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Orson's Shadow at Southwark Playhouse. Austin Pendleton's critically acclaimed comedy about Orson Welles and Laurence Olivier is a sharp-witted yet tender-hearted expose of the thin skins, hot tempers and rampaging egos that exist when two titans of the stage and screen come together.

About Southwark Playhouse

The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse in the heart of Southwark, a five minute walk from Borough Tube and Elephant and Castle Tube stations. More about Southwark Playhouse


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London Bridge Railway Station
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Elephant and Castle NCP
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Library Street NCP
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H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £93† 23% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 8 minutes from Orson's Shadow
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £84† 24% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 9 minutes from Orson's Shadow
Situated just a five minute walk from London Waterloo Station, the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is nearby to many central London locations, with the London ... More
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £78† 34% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 10 minutes from Orson's Shadow
From comfy king sized beds and an international plug system to free movies and complimentary WiFi, the citizen London Bankside hotel promises to offer its guests ... More
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Other People's Money
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 17th April to 11th May 2019 - Various Times
Orson's Shadow, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | Same location as Orson's Shadow
Set in the world of corporate business, Jerry Sterner's dark comedy explores commercial values and whether everything has a price....More
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Ain't Misbehavin'
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 19th April to 1st June 2019 - Various Times
Orson's Shadow, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | Same location as Orson's Shadow
A Made in Colchester production that explores the life and times of jazz musician Fats Waller. Directed by Tyrone Huntley....More
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Free Concert: Lisa Nelsen (Flute)
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Tuesday 23rd April 2019 - 1pm-2pm
Orson's Shadow, Borough High Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Orson's Shadow
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Southwark Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Orson's Shadow
The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse in ... More
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The Buzz
London > Entertainment > Theatres
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 1 minute from Orson's Shadow
Located in Mercato Metropolitano, The Buzz is the UK's first permanent purpose-built immersive theatre. The fully flexible performing arts space has been created as a community ... More
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The Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Orson's Shadow
This 2600-capacity venue hosts some of the most rocking club nights and live music events in town. Starting out life as a Victorian theatre - staging ... More
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Alma Enterprises
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Orson's Shadow
After five years at 1 Vyner Street Alma Enterprises, the project-space which began as a base for successful young artists' collective 'Land', moved to this new ... More
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Orson's Shadow
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
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Tibetan Peace Gardens
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Orson's Shadow
Buddhist garden in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. Located in the ground of the Imperial War Museum, lies this fitting tribute to peace and the ... More
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Mercato Metropolitano
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 1 minute from Orson's Shadow
At 45,000 square foot, new Italian market Mercato Metropolitano has no shortage of artisanal talent. Housed in a disused paper factory, it brings together bakers, fishmongers, ... More
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Orson's Shadow
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
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Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from Orson's Shadow
Founded by chef and baker Matthew Dryden in early 2016, Burnt Lemon Bakery is serious about sourdough breads, made exclusively with organic flours milled in the ... More
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
Unit 4, Metro Central, 119 Newington Green Causway, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Orson's Shadow
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Qvintessenza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
304 Borough High Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Orson's Shadow
Qvintessenza serves casual Venetian specialities using ingredients sourced directly from Italian artisan producers. Venetian founder, Alessandro Selazone, spent a year travelling the length ... More
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El Vergel
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
132 Webber Street, SE10QL | 4 minutes from Orson's Shadow
Tiny Latino restaurant and cafť tucked away behind Borough tube which is much loved by local office workers and residents. Owned and run by a lovely ... More
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Orson's Shadow
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 23 minutes from Orson's Shadow
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 | 28 minutes from Orson's Shadow
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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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 11 minutes from Orson's Shadow
What is the oldest annual sporting event in the world? Where was the Roman Forum? How do I become Lord Mayor? What was (and is!) the ... More
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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 12 minutes from Orson's Shadow
Located at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London, Leake Street Pocket Park is an urban oasis of shrubs, ... More
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 13 minutes from Orson's Shadow
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
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Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from Orson's Shadow
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Orson's Shadow
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Mc & Sons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
160 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Orson's Shadow
Very much a family affair, with roots in Ireland, Mc & Sons is an Irish boozer serving Thai food. ... More
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Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 5 minutes from Orson's Shadow
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Orson's Shadow
A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
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Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from Orson's Shadow
Within the Flat Iron Square site, an area encompassing six railway arches and filled with restaurants, street food and a live music venue, is Devonshire ... More
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Orson's Shadow
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Orson's Shadow
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Orson's Shadow
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More

Southwark Playhouse events

Other People's MoneyOther People's MoneySet in the world of corporate business, Jerry Sterner's dark comedy explores commercial values and whether everything has a price.2019-04-18T20:00:00+01002019-05-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85† Newington Causeway† † † SE1 6BD
Category: event
Now On
Other People's Money
Ain't Misbehavin'Ain't Misbehavin'A Made in Colchester production that explores the life and times of jazz musician Fats Waller. Directed by Tyrone Huntley.2019-04-19T19:30:00+01002019-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85† Newington Causeway† † † SE1 6BD
Category: event
On Soon
Ain't Misbehavin'
Little Pieces Of GoldLittle Pieces Of GoldA programme comprising eight new plays by various writers.2019-04-28T19:00:00+01002019-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85† Newington Causeway† † † SE1 6BD
Category: event
On Soon
Little Pieces Of Gold
OnenessOnenessEmmanuel Akwafo play examines identity in modern society. Directed by Emmanuel Akwafo and Liliana Tavares.2019-05-05T17:00:00+01002019-05-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85† Newington Causeway† † † SE1 6BD
Category: event
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Oneness
Vision Of YouVision Of YouSharon Sexton and Rob Fowler perform a selection of duets from the West End show, Bat Out Of Hell.2019-05-05T19:00:00+01002019-05-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85† Newington Causeway† † † SE1 6BD
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Vision Of You
Songs For JeremySongs For JeremyCast members from Hamilton, Les Miserables, Aladdin, Miss Saigon, Hadestown, Little Shop of Horrors, The Book of Mormon, West Side Story and Six perform a charity concert in aid of The Good Grief Trust, hosted by Katie Shalka.2019-05-12T19:00:00+01002019-05-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85† Newington Causeway† † † SE1 6BD
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Songs For Jeremy
The Curious Case Of Benjamin ButtonThe Curious Case Of Benjamin ButtonJethro Compton Productions present a musical set in Cornwall about a man whose life moves in reverse, based on the short story by F Scott Fitzgerald. Book and lyrics by Jethro Compton and music and lyrics by Darren Clark. Directed by Jethro Compton.2019-05-15T20:00:00+01002019-06-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85† Newington Causeway† † † SE1 6BD
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The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
Slackline StoriesSlackline StoriesA programme of short plays or excerpts by six emerging playwrights.2019-05-26T19:00:00+01002019-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85† Newington Causeway† † † SE1 6BD
Category: event
Slackline Stories
AfterglowAfterglowAdam Roebuck presents an exploration of a married couple in an open relationship and the effect of third person on it.2019-06-05T19:30:00+01002019-06-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85† Newington Causeway† † † SE1 6BD
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Afterglow
The SandmanThe SandmanThe Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Bridge Company presents a musical thriller, loosely based on the short story by ETA Hoffmann, that deals with friendship, art and the supernatural. Written and directed by Harry Blake and Jennifer Fletcher in collaboration with the company.2019-06-14T20:00:00+01002019-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85† Newington Causeway† † † SE1 6BD
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