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Brainiac LiveExpect loud bangs, exploding dustbins and supercharged spinning chairs as Brainiac Live brings the award-winning (now defunct) Sky TV show to the West End for four weeks. Perfectly timed for the summer holidays, this fun science show will keep children aged six and above entertained with Airzooka challenges, lots of messy audience participation and big bangs. Brainiac Live has played to over 400,000 children and their families touring the UK theatres, holiday resorts and Science Festivals and now it's back in London's West End.

 

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Named after the great 18th century actor-manager David Garrick, whose portrait hangs in the foyer bar, The Garrick is a fantastic piece of late-Victorian kitsch, originally financed by WS Gilbert. The interior is decorated like a Renaissance palace, all cupids and laurels, with hardly a smooth surface visible among all the moulding, gilt and classical statues. More about Garrick Theatre

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With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2019 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2019 London events.

 
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Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £143  32% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 2 minutes from Brainiac Live
The Hampshire Hotel is located in the heart of film and Theatreland. Guests can enjoy superb Mexican- Peruvian sharing plates at Leicester Square Kitchen with drinks ... More
 
 
 
The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  26% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 4 minutes from Brainiac Live
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Trafalgar Square
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £115  37% off
8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 4 minutes from Brainiac Live
A fantastic nineteenth century exterior hides a thoroughly modern hotel, with clean, minimalist design in the rooms. The biggest draw is the location, in the very ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 31st March 2016 to 1st November 2020
Brainiac Live, 218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, W1V | 5 minutes from Brainiac Live
Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong - winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - and Peter Pan Goes Wrong, have ...More
 
 
 
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Good
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th October to 19th December 2020
Brainiac Live, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 5 minutes from Brainiac Live
David Tennant, the well loved actor best known for playing Doctor Who, returns to the West End to star in Good, the first play from the ...More
 
 
 
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Come From Away
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 30th January 2019 to 17th October 2020
Brainiac Live, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 6 minutes from Brainiac Live
Christopher Ashley directs the UK premiere staging of the Tony Award-winning musical about the residents of a small Newfoundland community, who take in grounded plane passengers ...More
 
 
 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Brainiac Live
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon Leicester Square
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Brainiac Live
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the biggest of the week's ... More
 
 
 
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Wyndham's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Brainiac Live
Wyndham's Theatre opened in Charing Cross Road on 16th November 1899 and was owned by Charles Wyndham. One of its biggest hits was Sandy Wilson's The ... More
 
 
 
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National Portrait Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
St Martin's Place, WC2H | 1 minute from Brainiac Live
The National Portrait Gallery houses portraits of significant figures from the late 15th century to the present day. This isn't the place to come for serious ... More
 
 
 
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National Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Brainiac Live
The National Gallery dominates London's Trafalgar Square with its neo-classical columns and portico designed by William Wilkins adjoining the square on its east side where it ... More
 
 
 
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St Martin-in-the-Fields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Brainiac Live
This historic church of St Martin-in-the-Fields overlooking Trafalgar Square was built in 1726 and is the best known work of Scottish architect James Gibbs whose ... More
 
 
 
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Tenderproduct
London > Shopping > Art and Design
6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Brainiac Live
Tenderproduct is the second tender venture by Etan Ilfeld, who previously founded the neighbouring Tenderpixel Gallery, an innovative space for emerging talent. Tenderproduct is a shop ... More
 
 
 
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Pan de Vie
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
5 New Row, WC2N | 2 minutes from Brainiac Live
Combining classic European baking with exotic flavours of the Far East, Pan de Vie delivers a visual treat of brilliantly-coloured sweet patisseries and ... More
 
 
 
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Hardys Original Sweet Shop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Brainiac Live
Retro sweet shops are all the rage at the moment. In the Covent Garden area alone you'll find half a dozen of them, one of which ... More
 
 
 
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The Portrait Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Brainiac Live
Housed on top of the National Portrait Gallery, the Portrait Restaurant boasts panoramic views across Trafalgar Square and the London Eye, making it a convenient but ... More
 
 
 
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
140 Irving Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Brainiac Live
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high-quality, fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy dipping ... More
 
 
 
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Notes - Trafalgar Square
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
31 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Brainiac Live
Coffee-cum-wine-bar Notes occupies a great spot close to Trafalgar Square and Leicester Square in what was a record shop of more than 15 years ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from Brainiac Live
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 9 minutes from Brainiac Live
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 10 minutes from Brainiac Live
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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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Brainiac Live
On the 6th floor of the W London the AWAY Spa certainly takes you away from the manic pace of life in Leicester Square ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Brainiac Live
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Brainiac Live
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 Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Brainiac Live
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Brainiac Live
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... More
 
 
 
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Mr Fogg's Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
58 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from Brainiac Live
Themed around explorer Phileas Fogg, this traditional Victorian tavern in the heart of Covent Garden's ... More
 
 
 
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Library
London > Nightlife > Bars
112 St Martin's Lane , Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Brainiac Live
Private members club housed in a five story town house, with a restaurant, hotel, bar and nightclub. Members are voted in by a committee but it's ... More
 
 
 
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Blind Spot
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martins Lane, WC2N | 1 minute from Brainiac Live
A late-night speakeasy within St Martins Lane Hotel, Blind Spot is hidden behind the faƧade of a boutique tea counter and a secret golden ... More
 
 
 
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The Den St Martins Lane
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 1 minute from Brainiac Live
An oak-panelled snug at St Martins Lane , The Den is the perfect place to enjoy afternoon tea, curl up with ... More
 
 
 
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Brainiac Live
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Brainiac Live
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
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Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Brainiac Live
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 

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Private PeacefulPrivate PeacefulAlexander Knott directs Simon Reade's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's story of a young soldier's final day of the First World War, conveying the strength of human spirit. Starring Emily Costello and James Demaine. Presented by BoxLess Theatre.2020-11-07T19:00:00+00002020-11-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
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Private Peaceful
The Comedy Store PlayersThe Comedy Store PlayersImprovisational humour every Sunday in the West End in the company of Josie Lawrence, Richard Vranch, Lee Simpson, Neil Mullarkey, Andy Smart and special guests.2020-11-08T20:00:00+00002020-11-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
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The Comedy Store Players
Showstopper! The Improvised MusicalShowstopper! The Improvised MusicalSpontaneous musical comedy based on suggestions from members of the audience, with a live on-stage band of six musicians, who set the tempo of the improvised mayhem. Not suitable for under 14s.2020-11-16T19:30:00+00002020-12-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical
Death DropDeath DropCourtney Act and Monet X Change from RuPaul's Drag Race headline a 1990s-set Dragatha Christie murder mystery set on Tuck Island, where sordid pasts are revealed and a killer forces the assembled guests to sashay away against their wills.2020-12-03T20:00:00+00002021-01-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
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Death Drop
Potted PantoPotted PantoOlivier Award nominated CBBC presenters Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner condense seven classic pantomimes into 70 madcap minutes without an interval, taking in Aladdin, Dick Whittington and Cinderella along the way.2020-12-05T13:00:00+00002021-01-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
Category: event
 
Potted Panto
Showstopper! The Improvised MusicalShowstopper! The Improvised MusicalSpontaneous musical comedy based on suggestions from members of the audience, with a live on-stage band of six musicians, who set the tempo of the improvised mayhem. Not suitable for under 14s.2021-01-11T19:30:00+00002021-01-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical
Here Come The BoysHere Come The BoysCBBC star Karim Zeroual hosts a competitive dance-off between Strictly Come Dancing favourites Aljaz Skorjanec, Pasha Kovalev, Robin Windsor and Graziano di Prima to a soundtrack of dancefloor anthems, club classics and guilty pleasures.2021-01-27T14:30:00+00002021-05-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
Category: event
 
Here Come The Boys
Showstopper! The Improvised MusicalShowstopper! The Improvised MusicalSpontaneous musical comedy based on suggestions from members of the audience, with a live on-stage band of six musicians, who set the tempo of the improvised mayhem. Not suitable for under 14s.2021-02-08T19:30:00+00002021-02-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
Category: event
 
Showstopper! The Improvised Musical
The Drifters GirlThe Drifters GirlBeverley Knight plays Faye Treadwell, manager of The Drifters, in the world premiere staging of a musical about the woman behind one of the world's greatest vocal groups. The songbook includes Saturday Night At The Movies, Save The Last Dance For Me, Stand By Me and Under The Boardwalk.2021-11-04T19:30:00+00002022-03-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Garrick Theatre, 2  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0HH
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Sin
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National Gallery 1 minute walk from Brainiac Live

A group exhibition exploring complex theological ideas and depictions of sinful everyday behaviour including works across the centuries by Bruegel, ...More

Artemisia
Exhibitions | Until 24th January 2021 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from Brainiac Live

This first major exhibition of 17th-century Italian artist Artemisia Gentileschi's work includes two versions of her painting Judith Beheading Holofernes ...More

Titian: Love, Desire, Death
Exhibitions | Until 17th January 2021 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from Brainiac Live

All six works in the series of paintings showing Classical myths primarily taken from the Roman poet Ovid's 'Metamorphoses', commissioned ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2022 

Trafalgar Square 3 minutes walk from Brainiac Live

London born artist Heather Philipson puts an ice cream with a cherry on top on The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar ...More

 
Hello, Dolly!
Hello, Dolly!
Theatre | Until 6th March 2021 

Adelphi Theatre 4 minutes walk from Brainiac Live

Multi Olivier and BAFTA Award winning Imelda Staunton plays meddlesome socialite turned matchmaker Dolly Levi, taking the title role in ...More

 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Theatre | Until 24th January 2021 

Palace Theatre 5 minutes walk from Brainiac Live

From the 36,000 retweets Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling got when she announced the ...More

 
Adam Kay: This Is Going To Hurt
Comedy | Until 8th November 2020 

Apollo Theatre 5 minutes walk from Brainiac Live

Adam reads aloud unsettling entries from his diary as a junior doctor and intersperses the anecdotes with songs....More

Good
Good
Theatre | Until 19th December 2020 

Playhouse Theatre 5 minutes walk from Brainiac Live

David Tennant, the well loved actor best known for playing Doctor Who, returns to the West End to star in ...More

 
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
Theatre | Until 1st November 2020 

Criterion Theatre 5 minutes walk from Brainiac Live

Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong - winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - ...More

 
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2021 

London Transport Museum 6 minutes walk from Brainiac Live

Experience an 'abandoned' Tube station and discover stories about Churchill in the Blitz at the London Transport Museum's exhibition, Hidden ...More

 
 
 
 
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