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Mr BurnsA well-loved episode of The Simpsons is recounted by a group of survivors in post-apocalyptic America, and is told over and over again, and as in Chinese whispers, it is reshaped and becomes a myth. Anne Washburn's drama, Mr Burns, is directed by Almeida associate Robert Icke, currently directing Headlong's hit 1984, for its European premiere. When it opened in New York last autumn the New York Times raved about the "downright brilliant Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play" which will leave you "dizzy with the scope and dazzle of its ideas". Although the play spans 80 years and centres on a vision of American after an apocalypse, at its heart is a renewed appreciation of storytelling in all its different guises.

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Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 West End transfers in 12 years, and early booking for tickets became essential - by the time the reviews came out, the run was usually sold out. More about Almeida Theatre

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Macclesfield Road NCP
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53 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Mr Burns
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £69† 29% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 11 minutes from Mr Burns
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £59† 41% off
Central Street, EC1V | 17 minutes from Mr Burns
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
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London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 26th May to 18th June 2016 - Various Times
The King's Head, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
Bitter Pill Theatre presents an unconventional portrayal of one of the most feared and loathed men in history, Adolf Hitler. Written and directed by Hew Rous ...More
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London Swing Festival 2016
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th May 2016
Islington Assembly Hall, Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Mr Burns
Workshops, social dancing and music from industry icons....More
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Afro Hair & Beauty Live 2016
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Sunday 29th and Monday 30th May 2016
Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Mr Burns
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Mr Burns
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, ... More
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, ... More
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
This innovative children's theatre provides a showcase for the art of puppetry. Founded by master puppeteer John Wilkes in the early 1960s, this small, unusual theatre ... More
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 4 minutes from Mr Burns
The immersive Enchanted Christmas House adventure for children aged between one and eight welcomes youngsters into a house of dressing up, biscuit decorating and theatre, ... More
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Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
This design-orientated lifestyle store offers a wide range to choose from. From fashion, to homeware, to cosmetics, it's all here at Aria. Pick up a pastel-coloured ... More
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
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Zoots
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
2 Haven Mews, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Mr Burns
Zoots is a home-service dry cleaning outfit, who collect personal and household ironing, laundry and dry cleaning, delivering them back to your door as good as ... More
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London > Restaurants > French restaurants
30 Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
This popular D & D London (formerly Conran Restaurants) eatery is renowned as Islington's top restaurant, a much sought after plaudit given the area's sheer volume ... More
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120 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
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119 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
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William Tyndale School
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Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
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Islington Student Support Section
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Islington Education Service, Laycock Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
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City Academy
London > Education > Arts and Drama
35 Britannia Row, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Mr Burns
City Academy is a performing arts schools which runs evening and weekend dancing, singing, acting and modelling classes with top professionals from theatre, film, television and ... More
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Islington Float Tank
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239 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
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142 B Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
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Moving Arts Base
London > Leisure > Fitness
Syracusae, 134 Liverpool Road, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
Pilates, yoga, contact improvisation, belly dancing, action theatre, movement, dance and tango - it's all going on at Moving Arts Base in Islington for a reasonable ... More
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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Mr Burns
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Mr Burns
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Mr Burns
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
Let the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has ... More
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Mr Burns
The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks are expertly served by head bartender ... More
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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Mr Burns
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Mr Burns
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
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Union Chapel
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The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 6 minutes from Mr Burns
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Almeida Theatre events

Richard IIIRichard IIIRichard IIIRalph Fiennes returns to the Almeida after 16 years to take the lead in the theatre's opening 2016/17 production, Richard III. Taking the title role, Fiennes will star alongside Academy Award-winner Vanessa Redgrave as Queen Margaret in an emotionally wrought staging directed by Artistic Director Rupert Goold. Fiennes will follow in the footsteps o2016-06-07T19:30:00+01002016-08-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
PRICING£10-£38
DATES7th June to 6th August 2016
VENUEAlmeida Theatre
Ralph Fiennes returns to the Almeida after 16 years to take the lead in the theatre's opening 2016/17 production, Richard III. Taking the title role, Fiennes will star alongside Academy Award-winner Vanessa Redgrave as Queen Margaret in an emotionally wrought staging directed by Artistic Director Rupert Goold. Fiennes will follow in the footsteps o...†More about this event
They Drink It In The CongoThey Drink It In The CongoFollowing on from his 2009 debut play Stovepipe about the Iraq War, Adam Bruce is back with another timely production. Staged at the Almeida, They Drink It In The Congo is a dark satire about one well-meaning Briton's efforts to stage a festival that raises awareness of the conflict in the Congo. Unfortunately, the act of charity seems to create mo2016-08-12T19:30:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Almeida Theatre, † Almeida Street† † † N1 1TA
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event > Theatre > Comedies
PRICING£10-£38
DATES12th August to 1st October 2016
VENUEAlmeida Theatre
Following on from his 2009 debut play Stovepipe about the Iraq War, Adam Bruce is back with another timely production. Staged at the Almeida, They Drink It In The Congo is a dark satire about one well-meaning Briton's efforts to stage a festival that raises awareness of the conflict in the Congo. Unfortunately, the act of charity seems to create mo...†More about this event
OilOilAnne-Marie Duff and Yolanda Kettle star in the world premiere of Ella Hickson's explosive drama Oil, which explores mankind's relationship with black gold. Staged at the Almeida, with Carrie Cracknell making her Almeida directing debut, the play spans 1889 to 2016 and beyond, drilling deep into the world's relationship with the finite resource.2016-10-07T19:30:00+01002016-11-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Almeida Theatre, † Almeida Street† † † N1 1TA
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event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING£10-£38
DATES7th October to 26th November 2016
VENUEAlmeida Theatre
Anne-Marie Duff and Yolanda Kettle star in the world premiere of Ella Hickson's explosive drama Oil, which explores mankind's relationship with black gold. Staged at the Almeida, with Carrie Cracknell making her Almeida directing debut, the play spans 1889 to 2016 and beyond, drilling deep into the world's relationship with the finite resource....†More about this event

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