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Tue-Sat 8pm, mats Sat & Sun 3.30pm
 
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Nov 22-30, Dec 1 previews £29.50, Meal Deal £37.50, Dec 2-31, Jan 1-31, Feb 1-28 £32.50, Meal Deal £39.50
 

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CandideThe Menier Chocolate Factory's Christmas musical this year is a revival of Leonard Bernstein's 1956 Broadway classic Candide, a witty musical adaptation of the 18th century novella by Voltaire. Candide tells the story of a young man determined to follow his instructor's creed of mindless optimism and sets out on a journey to prove that 'life is happiness indeed'. Fra Fee (who played Courfeyrac in the film version of "Les Miserables") stars alongside Scarlett Strallen, whose theatre credits include Cassie in A Chorus Line, Singin' in the Rain and Mary Poppins, and James Dreyfus - who is best known for his appearances in TV series The Thin Blue Line. The production is directed by Matthew White whose credits include Top Hat in the West End, with choreography by Adam Cooper. The Chocolate Factory has a tradition of sell-out Christmas musicals, many of which have gone on to transfer to the West End or Broadway, so book early.

 

About Menier Chocolate Factory

Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen West End transfers, most of them slick revivals of recent plays and musicals, including Merrily We Roll Along, A Little Night Music, Sunday in the Park With George, Dealer's Choice, and Little Shop of Horrors. More about Menier Chocolate Factory

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London Bridge Railway Station
 
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Union Car Parks
 
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Snowsfields NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Mercure London Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  36% off
71-79 Southwark Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Candide
This hotel in the Bankside area, just a five minute walk from London Bridge Tube station and Borough Market, offers good value for money. Walk from ... More
 
 
 
London Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  36% off
8-18 London Bridge Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Candide
The London Bridge Hotel is an independent 4 star boutique hotel located right in the heart of London, making it an ideal accommodation choice for those ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £87  23% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Candide
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
 
 
 
 
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Measure For Measure
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 25th to 29th May 2016 - Various Times
Rose Theatre, 56 Park Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Candide
Heady Conduct stages Shakespeare's dramatic tragi-comedy set in a Vienna ravaged by immorality and twisted desire....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Nordic Art And Its Discontents
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th to 31st May 2016
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Candide
This series of discussions looks at the Nordic welfare state model....More
 
 
 
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Performing for the Camera
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th February to 12th June 2016
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Candide
Charting how performers and photographers have worked collaboratively for the past 150 years, Performing for the Camera brings together over 500 images, ...More
 
 
 
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Candide
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
 
 
 
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Candide
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
 
 
 
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Roxy Bar & Screen
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Candide
The Roxy Bar and Screen on Borough High Street is an independent cinema which hosts monthly VJ/DJ nights and has a Popcorn Comedy night as well ... More
 
 
 
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Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Candide
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called the Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created and ... More
 
 
 
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Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Candide
Founded in 1948 to promote and champion British craft, Contemporary Applied Arts operates a modern gallery space at 89 Southwark Street as a showcase of the ... More
 
 
 
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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Candide
Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks the ... More
 
 
 
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Candide
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Candide
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
 
 
 
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The Wine Pantry
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Candide
The only wine shop in the world selling nothing but English wine, The Wine Pantry in Borough Market offers customers something quite unique. It may come ... More
 
 
 
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Menier Chocolate Factory Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Candide
The menu at this Chocolate Factory has no golden eggs or endlessly chewable bubble gum on it and, on the night we went anyway, there were ... More
 
 
 
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The Breakfast Club, London Bridge
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
11 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Candide
Arguably the most popular place in London to get breakfast, The Breakfast Club opened its sixth location in London Bridge in mid-2014. Just like the other ... More
 
 
 
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Boot and Flogger
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
10-20 Redcross Way, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Candide
Venture into the past at Boot and Flogger, opened in 1964 and decked out with old-style furniture and fashionably-worn wood panelling. Dine on smoked fish and ... More
 
 
 
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The Art Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Mermaid Court, 165a Borough High Street, SE11HR | 4 minutes from Candide
Art classes encompassing glass, metal, moulding and casting, life drawing and loads more.... More
 
 
 
Linguarama
London > Education > English Language Courses
101 Finsbury Pavement, Bankside, London EC1A | 6 minutes from Candide
Over £1000pw. One-to-one business English courses.... More
 
 
 
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Red Cross Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
76 Redcross Way, SE1 | 3 minutes from Candide
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National Register of Personal Trainers
London > Leisure > Fitness
16 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Candide
Personal Trainer ... More
 
 
 
On Your Bike
London > Leisure > Activities
The Vaults Montague Close, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Candide
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Candide
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Candide
Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Candide
... More
 
 
 
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Call Me Mr Lucky
London > Nightlife > Bars
, The Breakfast Club, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Candide
Not content with leading London's breakfast scene, The Breakfast Club are now also pioneers in cocktail bars. Along with the opening of their café in London ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis Wine Wharf
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Candide
Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 Bank End, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Candide
If you like wine, an afternoon spent exploring the alcoholic delights of Vinopolis is an ideal pursuit. This self-guided tour allows visitors to find out about ... More
 
 
 
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Kings College London - Guy's Campus
London > Business > Venue Hire
St Thomas St, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Candide
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Candide
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Candide
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 

Menier Chocolate Factory events

 
David Baddiel: My Family: Not The SitcomDavid Baddiel: My Family: Not The SitcomIn his follow-up to Fame: Not The Musical, Baddiel paints an irreverent portrait of family life, memory, ageing, infidelity and gay cats, with a loving focus on his late mother Sarah and dementia-ridden father, Colin.2016-05-26T20:00:00+01002016-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Menier Chocolate Factory, 53  Southwark Street      SE1 1RU
Category: event
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David Baddiel: My Family: Not The Sitcom
The Emily Kirby Tanzania CollectionThe Emily Kirby Tanzania CollectionExhibitions & Art, Painting.2016-06-07T11:00:00+01002016-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Menier Chocolate Factory, 53  Southwark Street      SE1 1RU
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Emily Kirby Tanzania Collection
Into The WoodsInto The WoodsFiasco Theater transfers its award-winning, off-Broadway staging of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairy tale musical to London, including the 10 American members of cast from the New York run. Directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld, the stripped back production incorporates multiple musical instruments and the songs Children Will Listen and2016-07-01T20:00:00+01002016-09-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Menier Chocolate Factory, 53  Southwark Street      SE1 1RU
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Tours | Until 31st December 2016 

Dr Johnson's House 13 minutes walk from Candide

A 300 year old town house, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys. It was built in 1700 and ...More

Grosvenor Light Opera Company: Pirates Of Penzance
Concerts | Until 28th May 2016 

Bridewell Theatre 15 minutes walk from Candide

The company performs Gilbert and Sullivan's comedy about a lowly pirate who falls in love with the Major-General's daughter....More

Goosebumps Alive
Theatre | Until 4th September 2016 

The Vaults, Arch 233 16 minutes walk from Candide

Tom Salamon directs an immersive live theatre adaptation of nine of RL Stine's spine-tingling stories full of ghouls, ghosts and ...More

The Great American Trailer Park Musical
Theatre | Until 5th June 2016 

Waterloo East Theatre 17 minutes walk from Candide

Rosemary Ashe stars in a comic musical fable exploring the relationships between tenants at the exclusive Armadillo Acres Trailer Park ...More

Pop That Jazz
Concerts | On 26th May 2016 

Primo Bar 18 minutes walk from Candide

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Theatre | Until 11th June 2016 

The Young Vic 18 minutes walk from Candide

Delving into the disturbing world of female genital mutilation, Cuttin' It by Charlene James reveals the price ...More

 
 
 
 
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