Mission Drift

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 28TH JUNE 2013

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5th June 2013 until 28th June 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
From Jun 5, Mon-Sat 8pm, mats Sat 3pm, A (press night Jun 7, 7pm), ends Jun 28
 
PRICES
Stage And Gallery Level £20, Gallery Restricted View £12
 

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Mission DriftA series of mythic and modern tales collide in this musical tale created by the New York ensemble The Team. A journey is taken across the United States, in search of American capitalism, and is told via music that mixes Las Vegas glittering gaudiness with rock and gospel sounds. Directed by Rachel Chavkin, composed by Heather Christian.

 

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Mission Drift  Photo by Ves Pitts  

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LondonTown.com - Mission Drift Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Waterloo Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Southwark Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Park
 
10 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Mondrian London
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £158  38% off
Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from Mission Drift
A simply unbeatable location for anyone who loves to keep themselves busy. London's County Hall is at the heart of the South Bank, surrounded by theatres, ... More
 
 
 
The Savoy London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £209  32% off
Strand, WC2R | 7 minutes from Mission Drift
After one of the most ambitious restoration programmes in Britain, The Savoy was officially reopened in autumn 2010 by Prince Charles. Pierre Yves Rochon's three-year, £220-million ... More
 
 
 
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 8 minutes from Mission Drift
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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The Scottsboro Boys
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th October 2014 to 21st February 2015
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, South Bank, London WC2H | 12 minutes from Mission Drift
It's 1931, nine young black men aged between 12 and 19 are travelling on a train through Scottsboro, looking for a new life. Following a sold ...More
 
 
 
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War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 13 minutes from Mission Drift
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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National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, SE1 | Same location as Mission Drift
Replacing the National Theatre's Cottesloe Theatre, which closed on 23rd February 2013, the Dorfman Theatre will see the site redeveloped, with a greater capacity, more comfortable ... More
 
 
 
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BFI IMAX Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Mission Drift
With a huge 26m x 20m screen, a 12,000 watt digital surround sound-system, and the special multi-dimensional technology of the IMAX format (short for Image Maximum), ... More
 
 
 
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Southbank Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Mission Drift
London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Mission Drift
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The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Mission Drift
The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery, named ... More
 
 
 
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The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Mission Drift
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still growing. ... More
 
 
 
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South Bank
London > Attractions >
SE1 | 3 minutes from Mission Drift
This stretch along the Thames is one of the cultural and social hubs of London with the Southbank Centre - which includes Royal Festival Hall, Queen ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Mission Drift
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Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Mission Drift
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
63 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Mission Drift
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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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Mission Drift
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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What are the best dining options near Mission Drift London?
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Mezzanine
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
National Theatre, Upper Ground - South Bank, SE1 | Same location as Mission Drift
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Benugo Bar & Kitchen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Mission Drift
Benugo is a high class chain of cafes selling handmade sandwiches, salads and desserts. What makes it stand out from the over-crowded coffee shop market is ... More
 
 
 
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RSJ
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
13A Coin Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Mission Drift
French cuisine. Booking advised. Separate room for parties. Tables on patio. ... More
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 14 minutes from Mission Drift
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 17 minutes from Mission Drift
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 | 17 minutes from Mission Drift
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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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Mission Drift
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Mission Drift
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 9 minutes from Mission Drift
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 Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Mission Drift
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Mission Drift
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
 
 
 
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Mission Drift
This is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in to sample some ... More
 
 
 
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Mission Drift
Designed by the Eden Project and run by Company of Cooks, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening ... More
 
 
 
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Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Mission Drift
Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ... More
 
 
 
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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 8 minutes from Mission Drift
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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Mission Drift.
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The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Mission Drift
The Deck is a modern roof-top venue with stunning views over the Thames, available for hire at the National Theatre, part of the Southbank Centre which ... More
 
 
 
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National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Mission Drift
The greatest theatre in the world? Probably. Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best ... More
 
 
 
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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Mission Drift
The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
 
 
 

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Great BritainGreat BritainGreat BritainRichard Bean, best known for farcical hit 'One Man, Two Guvnors', has penned Great Britain, a topical drama about the media starring Billie Piper and directed by the National Theatre's Nicholas Hytner. "None is more odious than Billie Piper's convincingly shallow and ruthless news editor, Paige Britain" says Dominic Cavendish, theatre critic for Th28th August 2014Saturday 20th September 2014 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
Ongoing
Great Britain
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES  30th June to 20th September 2014
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
Richard Bean, best known for farcical hit 'One Man, Two Guvnors', has penned Great Britain, a topical drama about the media starring Billie Piper and directed by the National Theatre's Nicholas Hytner. "None is more odious than Billie Piper's convincingly shallow and ruthless news editor, Paige Britain" says Dominic Cavendish, theatre critic for Th... More about this event
 
Crazy In Love!Crazy In Love!Physical modern circus-theatre and madcap comedy are combined in this show from Joli Vyann, inspired by Shakespeare's romantic characters in A Midsummer Night's Dream.30th August 2014Saturday 30th August 2014 Where:
National Theatre,   South Bank  South Bank    SE1 9PX
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Crazy In Love!
event > Theatre > Physical theatre | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 30th August 2014 - 5pm
VENUE  National Theatre 
Physical modern circus-theatre and madcap comedy are combined in this show from Joli Vyann, inspired by Shakespeare's romantic characters in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Crazy In Love!Crazy In Love!Physical modern circus-theatre and madcap comedy are combined in this show from Joli Vyann, inspired by Shakespeare's romantic characters in A Midsummer Night's Dream.31st August 2014Sunday 31st August 2014 Where:
National Theatre,   South Bank  South Bank    SE1 9PX
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Crazy In Love!
event > Theatre > Physical theatre | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 31st August 2014 - 5pm
VENUE  National Theatre 
Physical modern circus-theatre and madcap comedy are combined in this show from Joli Vyann, inspired by Shakespeare's romantic characters in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
James I: The Key Will Keep The LockJames I: The Key Will Keep The LockThe National Theatre Of Scotland and the National Theatre Of Great Britain present Rona Munro's historical drama exploring the complex character of the colourful Stewart king. Directed by Laurie Sansom and starring James McArdle in the title role.10th September 2014Tuesday 28th October 2014 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
On Soon
James I: The Key Will Keep The Lock
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  10th September to 28th October 2014
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
The National Theatre Of Scotland and the National Theatre Of Great Britain present Rona Munro's historical drama exploring the complex character of the colourful Stewart king. Directed by Laurie Sansom and starring James McArdle in the title role.
BallyturkBallyturkBallyturkThe lives of two men unravel quickly over the course of 90 minutes in Enda Walsh's ambitious and tender new play, Ballyturk. Irish actor Cillian Murphy, who stars in BBC Two period crime drama Peaky Blinders and whose film credits include 'Disco Pigs', Danny Boyle's '28 Days Later...' and Neil Jordan's 'Breakfast on Pluto', returns to the National 11th September 2014Saturday 11th October 2014 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
On Soon
Ballyturk
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  11th September to 11th October 2014
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
The lives of two men unravel quickly over the course of 90 minutes in Enda Walsh's ambitious and tender new play, Ballyturk. Irish actor Cillian Murphy, who stars in BBC Two period crime drama Peaky Blinders and whose film credits include 'Disco Pigs', Danny Boyle's '28 Days Later...' and Neil Jordan's 'Breakfast on Pluto', returns to the National ... More about this event
 
James II: Day Of The InnocentsJames II: Day Of The InnocentsThe National Theatre Of Scotland and the National Theatre Of Great Britain present the second part of Rona Munro's historical trilogy. Directed by Laurie Sansom and starring Andrew Rothney in the title role.15th September 2014Wednesday 29th October 2014 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
On Soon
James II: Day Of The Innocents
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  15th September to 29th October 2014
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
The National Theatre Of Scotland and the National Theatre Of Great Britain present the second part of Rona Munro's historical trilogy. Directed by Laurie Sansom and starring Andrew Rothney in the title role.
Enda Walsh: TalkEnda Walsh: TalkThe writer and director discusses his play Ballyturk.19th September 2014Friday 19th September 2014 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
On Soon
Enda Walsh: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 19th September 2014 - 6pm
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
The writer and director discusses his play Ballyturk.
James III: The True MirrorJames III: The True MirrorThe National Theatre Of Scotland and the National Theatre Of Great Britain present the final instalment of Rona Munro's historical trilogy. Directed by Laurie Sansom and starring Jamie Sives in the title role.19th September 2014Wednesday 29th October 2014 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
On Soon
James III: The True Mirror
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  19th September to 29th October 2014
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
The National Theatre Of Scotland and the National Theatre Of Great Britain present the final instalment of Rona Munro's historical trilogy. Directed by Laurie Sansom and starring Jamie Sives in the title role.
John Lahr: TalkJohn Lahr: TalkThe author and critic discusses and signs copies of his book Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage Of The Flesh.22nd September 2014Monday 22nd September 2014 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
On Soon
John Lahr: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Monday 22nd September 2014 - 6pm
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
The author and critic discusses and signs copies of his book Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage Of The Flesh.
Denys Lasdun And The Architecture Of The National Theatre: TalkDenys Lasdun And The Architecture Of The National Theatre: TalkA celebratory event marking the centenary of the birth of the architect of the National Theatre.24th September 2014Wednesday 24th September 2014 Where:
National Theatre,   South Bank  South Bank    SE1 9PX
Category: event
On Soon
Denys Lasdun And The Architecture Of The National Theatre: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  Free booking required
DATES  Wednesday 24th September 2014 - 2.30pm-5pm
VENUE  National Theatre 
A celebratory event marking the centenary of the birth of the architect of the National Theatre.
 

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Great Britain
Great Britain
Theatre | Until 20th September 2014 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

Richard Bean, best known for farcical hit 'One Man, Two Guvnors', has penned Great Britain, a topical drama about the ...More

 
Festival of Love Film Series
Festival of Love Film Series
Exhibitions | Until 29th August 2014 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

Pucker up for the Southbank Centre's summer-long Festival of Love which continues throughout August with a special Film Series ...More

 
Rivers of the World
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2014 

South Bank 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

Linking over 2,000 young people around the world through a focus on a common theme - their river - large-scale ...More

The Human Factor
The Human Factor
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

A major survey examining how figurative sculpture has been reinvented from the late-1980s to the present, The Human Factor displays ...More

 
The Hunt Is On For The Lost Book
Exhibitions | On 28th August 2014 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

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Festival of Love
Festival of Love
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

Love in all its guises is celebrated in the summer-long Festival of Love at the Southbank Centre. Different types of ...More

 
Jeppe Hein: Appearing Rooms
Jeppe Hein: Appearing Rooms
Kids Events | Until 8th September 2014 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

To the art world Jeppe Hein's 'Appearing Rooms' is a delightful mix of sculpture and architecture, playing with the viewers ...More

 
Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby
Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby
Theatre | Until 31st August 2014 

Southbank Centre: Purcell Room 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

Irish actress Lisa Dwan performs these three Samuel Beckett monologues, directed by Walter Asmus, a close friend and collaborator ...More

 
Briefs - The Second Coming
Theatre | Until 28th September 2014 

London Wonderground Spiegeltent 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

An entertaining mix of cabaret, burlesque, modern circus theatre and drag from the seven-strong troupe, presenting a sequined-filled, fun show. ...More

House Of Burlesque
Theatre | Until 18th September 2014 

London Wonderground Spiegeltent 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

Bawdy hostess Miss Tempest Rose welcomes you to an evening of glitz, glamour, decadence and entertainment featuring an array of ...More

 
 
 
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