Bakersfield Mist

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 30TH AUGUST 2014

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10th May 2014 until 30th August 2014
 
OPENING TIMES
From May 10, Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu, Sat 3pm (press ngiht May 27, 7pm, no mat perf May 10, 15), booking to Aug 30
 
PRICES
May 10-26 previews £15-£42.50, May 27-Aug 30 £25-£52.50
 

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Bakersfield MistKathleen Turner, who famously bared all when she last appeared in the West End - in a stage adaptation of The Graduate fourteen years ago - returns to the London stage to play Maude, an unemployed bartender, in the European premiere of Stephen Sachs's comedy-drama Bakersfield Mist, at the Duchess Theatre. Maude has bought a painting from a thrift shop, and despite nearly destroying it, she believes it maybe a Jackson Pollock. An art expert, played by Ian McDiarmid, arrives in Bakersfield to authenticate it, but has no idea what he is about to truly discover. Producer Nica Burns told BBC News, "the chemistry between these two great stage actors was thrilling" at an early read through of the play.

 

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Underground Stations

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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
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Temple Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Drury Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £142  36% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 1 minute from Bakersfield Mist
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
ME London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £191  37% off
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from Bakersfield Mist
A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  28% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
 
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New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
 
 
 
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 6 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
 
 
 
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 8 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
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Aldwych Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 1 minute from Bakersfield Mist
With the Waldorf Hotel sandwiched inbetween them, the Aldwych and Strand theatres were originally built to work as a pair. The Aldwych is probably most noted for ... More
 
 
 
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Novello Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Bakersfield Mist
Built in 1905 to form a pair with the near-identical Aldwych Theatre, the Novello Theatre (formerly known as the Strand Theatre) is one of London's more ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Bakersfield Mist
London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on this ... More
 
 
 
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Bakersfield Mist
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
 
 
 
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London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Bakersfield Mist
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the second ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated artworks displayed at ... More
 
 
 
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The Albion Emporium
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Bakersfield Mist
As British as a bacon buttie, buying your groceries at The Albion Emporium is like getting first dibs on Mrs Beeton's pantry. A bastion of Britishness, ... More
 
 
 
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Primrose Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Bakersfield Mist
If cupcakes are you cup of tea then head to the Covent Garden outlet of Primrose Bakery, a family owned enterprise which makes the most scrumptious ... More
 
 
 
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Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
41 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Bakersfield Mist
130-year-old scent emporium with royal warrants. For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon’s has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston ... More
 
 
 
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Sofra
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
36 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, , Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Bakersfield Mist
Turkish cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Indigo Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1 Aldwych, One Aldwych Hotel, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Bakersfield Mist
On the mezzanine level above the buzzing Lobby Bar, Indigo Restaurant is one of two restaurants within the fabulous five star One Aldwych. A relaxed, informal ... More
 
 
 
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Christopher's
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
18 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, , Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Bakersfield Mist
The best of the Americas over two floors of this grade II listed building in the heart of Covent Garden and overlooking Waterloo Bridge. Lobsters (flown ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 9 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 10 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 10 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
 
 
 
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Bakersfield Mist
Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
 
 
 
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
 
 
 
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B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, WC2N | 5 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax in ... More
 
 
 
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Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Bakersfield Mist
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The Play That Goes WrongThe Play That Goes WrongThe Play That Goes WrongPresented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society as they attempt to create an ambitious 1920's murder mystery (Murder at Haversham Manor) to The Edinburgh Festival. Disaster ensues and the cast fall apart under the pre29th January 2015Sunday 1st February 2015 Where:
Duchess Theatre,   Catherine Street      WC2B 5LA
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The Play That Goes Wrong
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES  5th September 2014 to 1st February 2015
VENUE  Duchess Theatre 
Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society as they attempt to create an ambitious 1920's murder mystery (Murder at Haversham Manor) to The Edinburgh Festival. Disaster ensues and the cast fall apart under the pre... More about this event
 
 

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