Our Country's Good

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 9TH MARCH 2013

ADDRESS
St James Theatre, 12 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E 5JA 
 
TELEPHONE
 
Dates:
30th January 2013 until 9th March 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Monday-Saturday 7:30pm | Thursday & Saturday matinee 2:30pm
 
PRICES
£25-£50
 

Nearby

 

Twenty five years after its premiere, the award winning 'Our Country's Good' returns to the stage with its original director Max Stafford-Clark. Based on Thomas Keneally's 'The Playmaker', the play tells the true story of a cast of convicts in Australia who put on a theatre production under the guidance of Ralph Clark, an earnest young marine officer. However, the production runs into trouble straight away when the barriers between the captors and captives break down but, ultimately, they begin to discover each other.

 

About St James Theatre

Billed by its operators as 'the first newly built central London theatre in 30 years', St James Theatre opens to the public in September 2012. Built on the site of the former Westminster Theatre in Victoria , the venue will include a state-of-the-art 312 seat theatre, a studio performance space, broadcast TV facilities and a bar and brasserie designed by architect Tim Foster (also responsible for redevelopment projects at the Polka Children's Theatre , Gate Theatre and Tricycle Theatre and cinema). More about St James Theatre

LondonTown.com - Our Country's Good Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Victoria Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Victoria Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arlington House Pure Parking
 
10 minutes walk
 
Carrington Street NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Entertainment > Theatres
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London > Entertainment > Classical Music
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from Our Country's Good
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
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Buckingham Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | 3 minutes from Our Country's Good
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Big Bus Company
London > Attractions > Sightseeing Tours
48 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W | 3 minutes from Our Country's Good
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
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London > Shopping > Clothing
12 Upper Tachbrook Street, Victoria, London SW1V | 8 minutes from Our Country's Good
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London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
71 St James Street, St James's, London SW1A | 10 minutes from Our Country's Good
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19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 24 minutes from Our Country's Good
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 27 minutes from Our Country's Good
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London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
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39 - 41 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 2 minutes from Our Country's Good
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Spencer House
London > Business > Venue Hire
27 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 9 minutes from Our Country's Good
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44 Elizabeth St, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 10 minutes from Our Country's Good
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St James Theatre events

 
Al Murray The Pub Landlord: One Man, One GuvnorAl Murray The Pub Landlord: One Man, One GuvnorThe character comic returns as the opinionated pub landlord performing observational humour and cheeky banter.28th July 2014Monday 28th July 2014 Where:
St James Theatre, 12  Palace Street      SW1E 5JA
Category: event
Today Only
Al Murray The Pub Landlord: One Man, One Guvnor
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  Monday 28th July 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  St James Theatre 
The character comic returns as the opinionated pub landlord performing observational humour and cheeky banter.
InvincibleInvincibleA young city-based couple and their family have downsized and have moved to a smaller, country-set community. Having invited their new neighbours over, Emily and Oliver find that their views on Karl Marx and art clashes with everyone else. Torben Betts' drama is directed by Ellie Jones.28th July 2014Saturday 9th August 2014 Where:
St James Theatre, 12  Palace Street      SW1E 5JA
Category: event
Now On
Invincible
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  10th July to 9th August 2014
VENUE  St James Theatre 
A young city-based couple and their family have downsized and have moved to a smaller, country-set community. Having invited their new neighbours over, Emily and Oliver find that their views on Karl Marx and art clashes with everyone else. Torben Betts' drama is directed by Ellie Jones.
Marry Me A LittleMarry Me A LittleStephen Sondheim and co-creator Craig Lucas' musical about the secret and sweet fantasies of two singletons, both alone in their apartments on a Saturday evening. Directed by Hannah Chissick.29th July 2014Sunday 10th August 2014 Where:
St James Theatre, 12  Palace Street      SW1E 5JA
Category: event
On Soon
Marry Me A Little
event > Theatre > Musicals
DATES  29th July to 10th August 2014
VENUE  St James Theatre 
Stephen Sondheim and co-creator Craig Lucas' musical about the secret and sweet fantasies of two singletons, both alone in their apartments on a Saturday evening. Directed by Hannah Chissick.
David Bedella And Friends - Primetime!David Bedella And Friends - Primetime!The stage and screen actor hosts this intimate and sophisticated evening, where laughter, song, gossip and chatter go hand in hand. Special guest performers include Douglas Hodge.3rd August 2014Sunday 14th September 2014 Where:
St James Theatre, 12  Palace Street      SW1E 5JA
Category: event
On Soon
David Bedella And Friends - Primetime!
event > Theatre > Fringe
DATES  Sunday 3rd August and Sunday 14th September 2014 - 7pm
VENUE  St James Theatre 
The stage and screen actor hosts this intimate and sophisticated evening, where laughter, song, gossip and chatter go hand in hand. Special guest performers include Douglas Hodge.
Jack Foley: Mario Lanza TributeJack Foley: Mario Lanza TributeThe singer performs the music made famous by the American tenor.4th August 2014Monday 4th August 2014 Where:
St James Theatre, 12  Palace Street      SW1E 5JA
Category: event
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Jack Foley: Mario Lanza Tribute
event > Music
DATES  Monday 4th August 2014 - 8pm
VENUE  St James Theatre 
The singer performs the music made famous by the American tenor.
The Hired Man: National Youth Music TheatreThe Hired Man: National Youth Music TheatreNikolai Foster directs a musical adaptation of Melvyn Bragg's novel of Cumbrian rural life.13th August 2014Saturday 16th August 2014 Where:
St James Theatre, 12  Palace Street      SW1E 5JA
Category: event
On Soon
The Hired Man: National Youth Music Theatre
event > Theatre > Community Theatre
DATES  13th to 16th Aug 2014
VENUE  St James Theatre 
Nikolai Foster directs a musical adaptation of Melvyn Bragg's novel of Cumbrian rural life.
Celia ImrieCelia ImrieOlivier award-winning actress, Celia Imrie with songs and sketches from Noel Coward, Mozart and others and anecdotes from her autobiography The Happy Hoofer performs something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue and the one about the snakes.13th August 2014Sunday 17th August 2014 Where:
St James Theatre, 12  Palace Street      SW1E 5JA
Category: event
On Soon
Celia Imrie
event > Comedy > Sketch show
DATES  13th to 17th Aug 2014
VENUE  St James Theatre 
Olivier award-winning actress, Celia Imrie with songs and sketches from Noel Coward, Mozart and others and anecdotes from her autobiography The Happy Hoofer performs something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue and the one about the snakes.
The LionThe LionThe musician Benjamin Scheuer presents his solo show, developed from an album composed by Scheuer. Directed by Sean Daniels.19th August 2014Sunday 7th September 2014 Where:
St James Theatre, 12  Palace Street      SW1E 5JA
Category: event
On Soon
The Lion
event > Theatre > Fringe
DATES  19th August to 7th September 2014
VENUE  St James Theatre 
The musician Benjamin Scheuer presents his solo show, developed from an album composed by Scheuer. Directed by Sean Daniels.
Understanding Shakespeare Masterclass: WorkshopUnderstanding Shakespeare Masterclass: WorkshopMaster the craft of Shakespeare.21st August 2014Thursday 21st August 2014 Where:
St James Theatre, 12  Palace Street      SW1E 5JA
Category: event
On Soon
Understanding Shakespeare Masterclass: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Thursday 21st August 2014 - 10.30am-4pm
VENUE  St James Theatre 
Master the craft of Shakespeare.
Simon Callow In JuvenaliaSimon Callow In JuvenaliaAssembly, Riverside Studios and Theatre Royal Plymouth present the renowned actor in a solo comedy about the satires of the Roman writer Juvenal. Adapted by Richard Quick and directed by Simon Stokes.26th August 2014Saturday 30th August 2014 Where:
St James Theatre, 12  Palace Street      SW1E 5JA
Category: event
On Soon
Simon Callow In Juvenalia
event > Theatre > Solo
DATES  26th to 30th Aug 2014
VENUE  St James Theatre 
Assembly, Riverside Studios and Theatre Royal Plymouth present the renowned actor in a solo comedy about the satires of the Roman writer Juvenal. Adapted by Richard Quick and directed by Simon Stokes.
 

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Al Murray The Pub Landlord: One Man, One Guvnor
Comedy | On 28th July 2014 

St James Theatre

The character comic returns as the opinionated pub landlord performing observational humour and cheeky banter....More

Invincible
Theatre | Until 9th August 2014 

St James Theatre

A young city-based couple and their family have downsized and have moved to a smaller, country-set community. Having invited their ...More

Billy Elliot
Billy Elliot
Theatre | Until 19th December 2015 

Victoria Palace Theatre 2 minutes walk from St James Theatre

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Royal Mews Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 28th July 2014 

Royal Mews 3 minutes walk from St James Theatre

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The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-60: Talk
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 3 minutes walk from St James Theatre

Special introductory talk by an exhibition guide....More

The First Georgians: Art and Monarchy 1714-1760
The First Georgians: Art and Monarchy 1714-1760
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 3 minutes walk from St James Theatre

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Buckingham Palace Tickets - Summer Opening
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Tours | Until 28th September 2014 

Buckingham Palace 3 minutes walk from St James Theatre

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Wicked
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Concerts | Until 29th September 2014 

Boisdale Of Belgravia 8 minutes walk from St James Theatre

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We Will Remember Them: London's Great War Memorials
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2014 

Wellington Arch 9 minutes walk from St James Theatre

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