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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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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £124  25% off
20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 6 minutes from Mission Drift
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £81  29% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 8 minutes from Mission Drift
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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Mission Drift, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Mission Drift
Disabled activist, actor and comedian Liz Carr joins director Mark Whitelaw, composer Ian Hill and a cast of actors to express an important and often unheard ...More
 
 
 
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Nofit State Circus: Bianco
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd November 2016 to 22nd January 2017
Mission Drift, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Mission Drift
Bringing their silver spaceship Big Top to Hungerford Car Park leading circus troupe NoFit State, present a new version of Bianco, an all-consuming, spellbinding concoction of ...More
 
 
 
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Mission Drift, 21 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 8 minutes from Mission Drift
The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and his journey from wide-eyed cub to ...More
 
 
 
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South Bank, South Bank, , South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Mission Drift
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National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Mission Drift
Replacing the National Theatre's Cottesloe Theatre, which closed in 2013, the Dorfman Theatre offers a greater capacity, more comfortable seats, better sightlines and enlarged foyer spaces. ... More
 
 
 
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Temporary Theatre (formerly The Shed)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as 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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Gabriel's Wharf
London > Attractions > Sights
Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Mission Drift
Situated just 2 minutes walk from Oxo Tower Wharf, this paved area becomes an oasis of outdoor eating as soon as the sun comes ... 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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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 > 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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Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Mission Drift
As you stare across the river at this bustling, stylish, multi-faceted venue, it’s hard to believe that this riverside warehouse was once a reprocessing plant for ... More
 
 
 
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Mezzanine
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
National Theatre, Upper Ground - South Bank, South Bank, London 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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Brasserie Blanc
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
9 Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Mission Drift
Seasonal French fare from Raymond Blanc's team is on offer at 20 brasseries across the UK, including seven in London. In 1996, Raymond opened his first ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from Mission Drift
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 10 minutes from Mission Drift
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 13 minutes from Mission Drift
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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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Mission Drift
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
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Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Mission Drift
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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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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London 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
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
 
 
 
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Mission Drift
Designed by the Eden Project, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening for stunning sundown views over the ... 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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Dandelyan
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Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Mission Drift
A sumptuous, Art Deco-inspired interior designed by Tom Dixon and views over the South Bank, Dandelyan is no unwanted weed. Instead it's a cut above your ... More
 
 
 
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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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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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Hedda GablerHedda GablerHedda GablerRuth Wilson, who so memorably played anti-heroine Alice Morgan in BBC drama Luther, stars in the title role as Ivo van Hove directs a new modern production of Henrik Ibsen's play about a newly married woman who longs to be free. In this new version by Patrick Marber, Ruth Wilson (who not only made an impression in Luther but also in The Affair) ret2017-01-19T19:30:00+00002017-02-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING  Dec 5-12 preview £15-£39, Dec 13-Feb 11 £15-£65
DATES  5th December 2016 to 11th February 2017
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
Ruth Wilson, who so memorably played anti-heroine Alice Morgan in BBC drama Luther, stars in the title role as Ivo van Hove directs a new modern production of Henrik Ibsen's play about a newly married woman who longs to be free. In this new version by Patrick Marber, Ruth Wilson (who not only made an impression in Luther but also in The Affair) ret... More about this event
 
Ruth Wilson On Hedda GablerRuth Wilson On Hedda GablerLibby Purves chairs a discussion with the actor about the challenges of playing Hedda Gabler.2017-01-23T15:00:00+00002017-01-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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Ugly Lies The BoneUgly Lies The BoneUgly Lies The BoneIndhu Rubasingham directs the UK premiere staging of award-winning American playwright Lindsey Ferrentino's brutally funny drama about an Afghanistan war veteran, who returns home to Florida and experiments with a pioneering virtual reality therapy to heal her deep emotional scars. Kate Fleetwood, who starred opposite Patrick Stewart in an "era-def2017-02-22T19:30:00+00002017-04-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  22nd February to 1st April 2017
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
Indhu Rubasingham directs the UK premiere staging of award-winning American playwright Lindsey Ferrentino's brutally funny drama about an Afghanistan war veteran, who returns home to Florida and experiments with a pioneering virtual reality therapy to heal her deep emotional scars. Kate Fleetwood, who starred opposite Patrick Stewart in an "era-def... More about this event
 
ConsentConsentRoger Michell's directs Nina Raine's provocative and painfully funny drama about two friends, who find themselves on opposite sides of a rape trial, sifting the shocking evidence from different perspectives. Contains scenes of sexual violence. A National theatre co-production with Out Of Joint.2017-03-28T19:30:00+01002017-05-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
 
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Angels In America: Part One: Millennium ApproachesAngels In America: Part One: Millennium ApproachesNew Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex in the mid-1980s as the spectre of the AIDS crisis casts a deathly pall over the conservative Reagan administration in the opening salvo of Tony Kushner's multi-award-winning landmark drama. Marianne Elliott directs Andrew Garfield as Prior Walter opposite Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, James McArdl2017-04-11T00:00:00+01002017-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
 
Angels In America: Part One: Millennium Approaches
Angels In America: Part Two: PerestroikaAngels In America: Part Two: PerestroikaThe sobering repercussions of betrayal and excess send shockwaves through New York and force a deeper understanding of the AIDS crisis in the second half of Tony Kushner's multi-award-winning landmark drama. Marianne Elliott directs Andrew Garfield as Prior Walter opposite Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, James McArdle and Russell Tovey.2017-04-11T00:00:00+01002017-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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Angels In America: Part Two: Perestroika
 

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The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
Dance | Until 14th March 2017 

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Written on Skin
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Concerts | Until 30th January 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Mission Drift

Five years after its well received premiere at the 2012 Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 'Written on the Skin' George Benjamin's full-scale piece ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Mission Drift

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
The Royal Opera: Il Trovatore
Concerts | Until 9th February 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Mission Drift

Verdi's "muddled masterpiece" (Telegraph) begins mid-way through the story of a gypsy, Azucena, who plans to avenge the Luna family's ...More

Royal Opera: Written On Skin
Concerts | Until 30th January 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Mission Drift

George Benjamin conducts in a first revival of his and Martin Crimp's highly acclaimed contemporary opera which draws on a ...More

The Woman In Black
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Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from Mission Drift

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

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Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 4th February 2017 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Mission Drift

An all-star cast which includes Katherine Parkinson (famous for The IT Crowd and Humans), Ralf Little (The Royle Family, Two ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
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Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Mission Drift

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Mission Drift

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 

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