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Ian McKellen On StageMost people think about putting their feet up at the age of 80 but Ian McKellen, star of stage and legend on screen celebrates his 80th birthday with an 80-date, 8-month country wide tour. In London, alone, he's appearing on 20 dates at theatres and arts centres across the city and, what's more, all the profits will be donated to each theatre's charitable projects or restoration funds. His impromptu solo show last year - now the stuff of legend - treated theatre goers to "a bit of Gandalf and a couple of Shakespeare speeches" when injury prevented him from performing King Lear. For this special 80th birthday tour you can expect more of the same as well as convivial conversation, anecdotes and a reflection on his life. It opens at his local arts centre, The Space, in January and ends in Orkney in August. London venues include the National Theatre, Young Vic, Bridge Theatre, Richmond Theatre, Above the Stag, Hampstead Theatre, Arts Theatre, Old Vic, Royal Court, The Queens Theatre, RADA (for students only), Donmar Warehouse, Questors Ealing, Lyric Hammersmith, Duke of York's Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East before one last blast at the National Theatre.

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What Nicholas Hytner did next: after 12 years as director of the National Theatre, the theatre chief is building a theatre from the ground up. Designed by Steve Tompkins and Roger Watts of Haworth Tompkins, winner of the 2014 Stirling Prize for architecture for the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool, the Bridge Theatre brings theatre into the 21st century, offering theatre-makers a platform to create adventurous new work, and giving audiences a modern 900-seat adaptable theatre - capable of staging traditional, in-the-round and promenade performances. More about The Bridge Theatre

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Multi-purpose sunken outdoor amphitheatre next to London Bridge and Tower Bridge, next to City Hall on the South Bank of the Thames hosting films, theatre, music, ... More
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Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Ian McKellen On Stage
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Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Ian McKellen On Stage
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London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Tower Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Ian McKellen On Stage
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110 The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Ian McKellen On Stage
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36D Shad Thames, SE1 | 3 minutes from Ian McKellen On Stage
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106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 30 minutes from Ian McKellen On Stage
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Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 8 minutes from Ian McKellen On Stage
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Alys, AlwaysAlys, AlwaysAlys, AlwaysJoanne Froggatt, who played Anna in Downton Abbey, takes on the lead role of Frances in Lucinda Coxon's gripping psychological thriller at The Bridge Theatre. Based on the novel by Harriet Lane, Alys, Always is about an unassuming Sunday newspaper journalist, whose world is turned upside down when she stops by the roadside to aid an injured motoris2019-02-25T19:30:00+00002019-03-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Bridge Theatre, 3† Potters Fields Park† † † SE1 2SG
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event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES25th February to 30th March 2019
VENUEThe Bridge Theatre
Joanne Froggatt, who played Anna in Downton Abbey, takes on the lead role of Frances in Lucinda Coxon's gripping psychological thriller at The Bridge Theatre. Based on the novel by Harriet Lane, Alys, Always is about an unassuming Sunday newspaper journalist, whose world is turned upside down when she stops by the roadside to aid an injured motoris...†More about this event
A German LifeA German LifeA German LifeDame Maggie Smith returns to the stage for the first time in twelve years to star in a solo show based on the testimony of Goebbels's secretary, Brunhilde Pomsel. A German Life, brought to the Bridge Theatre under the direction of Jonathan Kent, is a new play by Christopher Hampton drawn from the life and testimony of Brunhilde Pomsel. She struggle2019-04-06T00:00:00+01002019-05-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bridge Theatre, 3† Potters Fields Park† † † SE1 2SG
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event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
PRICING£15-£69.50 (Adults), £15 (Under 26)
DATES6th April to 11th May 2019
VENUEThe Bridge Theatre
Dame Maggie Smith returns to the stage for the first time in twelve years to star in a solo show based on the testimony of Goebbels's secretary, Brunhilde Pomsel. A German Life, brought to the Bridge Theatre under the direction of Jonathan Kent, is a new play by Christopher Hampton drawn from the life and testimony of Brunhilde Pomsel. She struggle...†More about this event
A Midsummer Night's DreamA Midsummer Night's DreamReuniting the creative team who presented Julius Caesar at the Bridge in 2018, an immersive production of A Midsummer Night's Dream comes to the Tower Bridge theatre in summer 2019. Nicholas Hytner directs Shakespeare's comedy which plunges its audience into the heart of an enchanted forest, a place of change and infinite possibility. In the Bridge2019-06-03T00:00:00+01002019-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bridge Theatre, 3† Potters Fields Park† † † SE1 2SG
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event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES3rd June to 31st August 2019
VENUEThe Bridge Theatre
Reuniting the creative team who presented Julius Caesar at the Bridge in 2018, an immersive production of A Midsummer Night's Dream comes to the Tower Bridge theatre in summer 2019. Nicholas Hytner directs Shakespeare's comedy which plunges its audience into the heart of an enchanted forest, a place of change and infinite possibility. In the Bridge...†More about this event

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