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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 2ND MARCH 2013

ADDRESS
, Chalk Farm Road, Camden, London NW1 8EH
 
 
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Dates:
 until 
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon-Sat 7pm
 
PRICES
£15-£45, concs available
 

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Playing Cards 1: SPADESA deck of cards and the games played with them can represent rules, skills, symbols, mythologies, signs and characters. Using this concept, international director and theatrical master Robert Lepage has created a quartet of plays that focus on the meaning behind the cards; each play is shaped around one suit and what that suit represents. Playing Cards 1: Spades will be the first in the series and, exploring the theme of war, will juxtapose two desert cities at the time when the United States invaded Iraq. Based in Las Vegas, a caricature of the Western World and its values, it delves into a world of illusions, escape and private battles with a heavy dose of sex, drugs, violence and politics. Bets are on as to how the story will play out in Sin City.

 

About Roundhouse

It's great to see this fabulous arts venue re-open its doors after a stunning refurbishment. Boasting a colourful history, the Roundhouse initially started life as an engine shed. It was later transformed into a bonded warehouse for Gilbey's Gin before Arnold Wesker the playwright came along in 1964 and established Centre 42 here, insisting it became one of the most cutting-edge performing arts venue in the country. More about Roundhouse

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LondonTown.com - Playing Cards 1: SPADES Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Chalk Farm Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Camden Town Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
St John's Wood Masterpark
 
21 minutes walk
 
Arcade Car Parks
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    49 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
    Arch 65, The Catacombs, Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
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    London > Shopping > Eyewear
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    London > Education > Evening Classes
    89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 11 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, WC1H | 28 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    London > Education > Evening Classes
    17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 28 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    6 Erskine Road, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 5 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    London > Leisure > Fitness
    213 Haverstock Hill, NW3 | 17 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Highgate Road, NW5 | 17 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    90 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    150, Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    65 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    91-92 Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    St Pancras International, Euston Road, NW1 | 9 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 27 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    DATES  14th April to 3rd May 2015
    VENUE  Roundhouse 
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