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PeopleFrances de la Tour, Linda Bassett and Selina Cadell star in Nicholas Hytner's production of Alan Bennett's drama. When Dorothy contemplates having a sale, a chance to release all her wonderful treasures onto the open market, she has one aspect to consider: the horrifying thought of opening her beloved stately home to the public. Will the end result be worth inviting all these people to traipse through her home? Book tickets for People at the National Theatre on LondonTown.com.

 

About National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

The Lyttelton is one of three theatres which make up the National Theatre. It was built in a proscenium style, but has thoroughly modern sightlines and acoustics. There really is no bad seat here as there are no circle rails or view-blocking pillars. More about National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £132  27% off
20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 6 minutes from People
London landmark Sea Containers House, situated between the OXO Tower and Blackfriars Bridge on the South Bank, has been transformed into the Mondrian London, a luxury ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £157  42% off
Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from People
A simply unbeatable location for anyone who loves to keep themselves busy. London's County Hall is at the heart of the South Bank, surrounded by theatres, ... More
 
 
 
The Savoy London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £209  29% off
Strand, WC2R | 7 minutes from People
After one of the most ambitious restoration programmes in Britain, The Savoy was officially reopened in autumn 2010 by Prince Charles. Pierre Yves Rochon's three-year, £220-million ... More
 
 
 
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 8 minutes from People
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 11 minutes from People
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
 
 
 
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War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 13 minutes from People
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
 
 
 
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National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, SE1 | Same location as People
Replacing the National Theatre's Cottesloe Theatre, which closed on 23rd February 2013, the Dorfman Theatre will see the site redeveloped, with a greater capacity, more comfortable ... More
 
 
 
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Rambert
London > Entertainment > Theatres
99 Upper Ground, SE1 | 3 minutes from People
Founded by Marie Rambert in 1926, who was heavily influenced by her work with Diaghilev, Stravinsky and the Ballet Russes, Rambert dance company is one of ... More
 
 
 
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BFI IMAX Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from People
With a huge 26m x 20m screen, a 12,000 watt digital surround sound-system, and the special multi-dimensional technology of the IMAX format (short for Image Maximum), ... More
 
 
 
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The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from People
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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The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from People
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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South Bank
London > Attractions >
SE1 | 3 minutes from People
This stretch along the Thames is one of the cultural and social hubs of London with the Southbank Centre - which includes Royal Festival Hall, Queen ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near People
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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 People
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 > Delicatessens
63 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from People
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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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from People
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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Mezzanine
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
National Theatre, Upper Ground - South Bank, SE1 | Same location as People
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Benugo Bar & Kitchen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from People
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, SE1 | 3 minutes from People
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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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 14 minutes from People
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 17 minutes from People
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 17 minutes from People
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 6 minutes from People
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from People
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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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from People
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from People
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 People
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 People
This is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in to sample some ... More
 
 
 
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London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from People
Designed by the Eden Project and run by Company of Cooks, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening ... 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 People
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
London > Nightlife > Bars
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 6 minutes from People
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 People
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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National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as People
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 People
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
 
 
 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre events

 
DV8 Physical Theatre: JOHNDV8 Physical Theatre: JOHNDV8 Physical Theatre: JOHNLloyd Newson, Artistic Director of DV8 Physical Theatre, interviewed more than 50 men asking them frank questions, initially about love and sex. One of those men was John. A story of years of crime, drug use and struggling to survive, JOHN authentically depicts real-life stories, where movement and spoken word combine to create an intense, moving19th December 2014Tuesday 13th January 2015 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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DV8 Physical Theatre: JOHN
event > Dance > Modern Dance - Physical Theatre
DATES  30th October 2014 to 13th January 2015
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
Lloyd Newson, Artistic Director of DV8 Physical Theatre, interviewed more than 50 men asking them frank questions, initially about love and sex. One of those men was John. A story of years of crime, drug use and struggling to survive, JOHN authentically depicts real-life stories, where movement and spoken word combine to create an intense, moving... More about this event
 
3 Winters3 Winters3 WintersOver many years in Croatia from the rise of Communism and democracy, war and joining the European Union, the Kos family fall in and out of love, argue and adapt. Tena Stivicic's family drama, set from 1945 to 2011, is directed by Howard Davies. This may be Stivicic's first production to be staged at the National but she has already won numerous awa22nd December 2014Sunday 11th January 2015 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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3 Winters
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  26th November 2014 to 11th January 2015
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
Over many years in Croatia from the rise of Communism and democracy, war and joining the European Union, the Kos family fall in and out of love, argue and adapt. Tena Stivicic's family drama, set from 1945 to 2011, is directed by Howard Davies. This may be Stivicic's first production to be staged at the National but she has already won numerous awa... More about this event
 
DaraDaraDaraA play originally performed in Pakistan, Dara takes the audience to seventeenth century Mughal India two watch the story of two brothers, whose mother's death inspired the Taj Mahal, who are heirs to the Muslim empire. With two different interpretations of religion, they will fight for succession. Shahid Nadeem's intense domestic drama has been ada20th January 2015Saturday 4th April 2015 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
 
Dara
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  20th January to 4th April 2015
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
A play originally performed in Pakistan, Dara takes the audience to seventeenth century Mughal India two watch the story of two brothers, whose mother's death inspired the Taj Mahal, who are heirs to the Muslim empire. With two different interpretations of religion, they will fight for succession. Shahid Nadeem's intense domestic drama has been ada... More about this event
 
Man and SupermanMan and SupermanMan and SupermanRalph Fiennes stars as the radical bachelor Jack Tanner in Man and Superman, Simon Godwin's reinvented version of the grand-scale, romantic comedy by George Bernard Shaw. Acting alongside Indira Varma, who plays the heiress Ann, Fiennes is celebrated radical thinker and rich bachelor, and now guardian to the alluring Ann. She decides to marry Tanne17th February 2015Sunday 17th May 2015 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
 
Man and Superman
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  17th February to 17th May 2015
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
Ralph Fiennes stars as the radical bachelor Jack Tanner in Man and Superman, Simon Godwin's reinvented version of the grand-scale, romantic comedy by George Bernard Shaw. Acting alongside Indira Varma, who plays the heiress Ann, Fiennes is celebrated radical thinker and rich bachelor, and now guardian to the alluring Ann. She decides to marry Tanne... More about this event
 
 

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DV8 Physical Theatre: JOHN
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Dance | Until 13th January 2015 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

Lloyd Newson, Artistic Director of DV8 Physical Theatre, interviewed more than 50 men asking them frank questions, initially about love ...More

 
Here Lies Love
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Theatre | Until 8th January 2015 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre

David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's musical Here Lies Love opens the new Dorfman Theatre (formerly the Cottesloe) at the National ...More

 
Mirrorcity
Mirrorcity
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

Presented in a wide variety of media, this group exhibition includes works by artists who seek to address the dilemmas, ...More

 
An Unknown Soldier: An Exhibition By Henningham Family Press
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Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

The Poetry Library 3 minutes walk from National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

A contemporary response to the first world war, An Unknown Soldier is an exhibition of screenprints, illustrations and poems by ...More

 
Southbank Winter Festival
Southbank Winter Festival
Seasonal | Until 11th January 2015 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

The Southbank Winter Festival takes place this festive season at venues both within the Southbank Centre itself and across the ...More

 
Southbank Centre Christmas Market
Southbank Centre Christmas Market
Seasonal | Until 4th January 2015 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

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Real Food Christmas Market
Real Food Christmas Market
Shopping | Until 23rd December 2014 

Southbank Centre Square 3 minutes walk from National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

The Southbank Centre's weekly Real Food Market turns festive in the lead up to Christmas an ideal chance to ...More

 
There Was An Old Woman: Oily Cart
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 3 minutes walk from National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

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Slava's Snowshow (Over 8s)
Slava's Snowshow (Over 8s)
Theatre | Until 5th January 2015 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

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Treasure Island (Over 10s)
Treasure Island (Over 10s)
Theatre | 22nd December 2014 - 21st January 2015 

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Royal Academy Of Arts at 6 Burlington Gardens

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