Mr Burns

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 19TH JULY 2014

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OPENING TIMES
From Jun 5, Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed, Sat 2.30pm (press night Jun 12, 7pm), ends Jul 19
 
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£8-£32, tickets on sale Feb 25
 

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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.

 

About Almeida Theatre

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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LondonTown.com - Mr Burns Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

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Angel Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Hilton London Islington Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  27% off
    53 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Mr Burns
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    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  32% 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
     
     
     
    Thistle City Barbican Hotel
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £55  31% 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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    Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Company: Flamencura
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 20th to 28th June 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 14 minutes from Mr Burns
    Legendary flamenco guitarist, composer, dramatist and producer Paco Pena returns to Sadler's Wells with Flamencura. In pursuit of 'duende', the alchemy between interpreter and audience at ...More
     
     
     
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    Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui: milonga
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 9th to 13th Jun 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 14 minutes from Mr Burns
    There are so many milongas in Buenos Aires that the Argentines have come up with the verb 'milonguear' (meaning touring milongas). With his ...More
     
     
     
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    Matthew Bourne's The Car Man
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 14th July to 9th August 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 14 minutes from Mr Burns
    Fifteen years since its premiere, Matthew Bourne's "sweaty, oil-spattered version of Carmen" (The Guardian) is back. The internationally acclaimed award-winning dance thriller is loosely based ...More
     
     
     
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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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    The 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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    Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 7 minutes from Mr Burns
    You'll find a spectacular collection of paintings and sculpture by 20th century Italian artists at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, with a core of ... More
     
     
     
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    The Islington Metal Works
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    7 Torrens Street, EC1V | 10 minutes from Mr Burns
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    London > Shopping > House and Garden
    Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
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    London > Shopping > House and Garden
    274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Mr Burns
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    London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
    2 Haven Mews, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Mr Burns
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    Almeida
    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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    London > Restaurants > French restaurants
    140A Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
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    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    141 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
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    Jenius Social
    London > Education > Cookery Courses
    Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 18 minutes from Mr Burns
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    LSO St Luke's
    London > Education > Professional Training
    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 21 minutes from Mr Burns
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    London Wine Academy
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 22 minutes from Mr Burns
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    5 Pancras Square, N1C | 17 minutes from Mr Burns
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Tapper Walk, N1C | 17 minutes from Mr Burns
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Northampton Road, EC1R | 19 minutes from Mr Burns
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    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Mr Burns
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    The Drapers Arms
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Mr Burns
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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, N1 | 1 minute from Mr Burns
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    Pisco Embassy
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    176 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Mr Burns
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    Colebrookes
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, 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
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    Union Chapel
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 6 minutes from Mr Burns
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    Almeida Theatre events

     
    OresteiaOresteiaLia Williams returns to the Almeida as Klytemnestra in Robert Icke's radical reimagining of Aeschylus's bloodthirsty Greek tragedy spanning several decades about a family at war.2015-05-29T19:00:00+01002015-07-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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    Oresteia
    BakkhaiBakkhaiBen Whishaw makes his Almeida debut as Dionysos and Bertie Carvel returns to the Almeida as Pentheus in Anne Carson's new version of Euripides's electrifying tragedy. Directed by James Macdonald, using three actors and a chorus to echo the original performance model.2015-07-23T20:00:00+01002015-09-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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    Bakkhai
    MedeaMedeaRupert Goold directs Rachel Cusk's new version of the Greek tragedy by Euripides about a scorned wife, who takes bloodthirsty revenge on her husband when her leaves her for a Greek princess of Corinth. Kate Fleetwood makes her Almeida debut in the demanding title role.2015-09-25T20:00:00+01002015-11-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
    Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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    Themed craft activities....More

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    The Old Queen's Head 4 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

    Norman Jay spins an infectious mix of genre-hopping classics, skanking reggae, doo-wop soul and rare Good Times favourites....More

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    Angel Comedy Club 5 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

    Intelligent humour and witty observations from former accountant Tom Goodliffe. Also featuring Andrea Hubert, Phil Jerrod and Alex Oliver....More

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    The London Comedy Writers present a showcase of sketch-writing talent....More

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    Sadler's Wells Theatre 14 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

    The dancer performs in two new works, including a solo with live musicians on stage choreographed by Sacred Monsters choreographer ...More

     
     
     
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