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8pm, mats Sat 19 & 26 Sep, 3 & 10 Oct 3pm
 
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PomonaNed Bennett directs Alistair McDowall's sinister and surreal thriller about a girl called Ollie, who searches Manchester for her missing sister and discovers that all roads lead to an abandoned concrete island called Pomona at the heart of the city. Pomona transfers to the National Theatre's Temporary Theatre following a critically-acclaimed run at the Orange Tree in Richmond when 'Curious Incident...' playwright Simon Stephens described it as "a ferociously bold bit of programming achieved with real force" and Lyn Gardner said, "Pomona is fantastic. Astonishingly slippery and dark thriller, a twisted game or fairytale in which monsters are all too real."

 

About Temporary Theatre (formerly The Shed)

Originally called 'The Shed' when it first opened in March 2013, the Temporary Theatre run by and to the front of the National Theatre, is unmissable thanks to its brilliant red colour and power station-like towers. Originally intended as a temporary venue, to be used for twelve months while the Cottesloe closed and became the Dorfman Theatre, the design by Haworth Tompkins has proved so popular that the structure still remains in place. More about Temporary Theatre (formerly The Shed)

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Waterloo Railway Station
 
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Waterloo East Railway Station
 
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Union Car Park
 
10 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Sea Containers London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 6 minutes from Pomona
London landmark Sea Containers House, situated between the OXO Tower and Blackfriars Bridge on the South Bank, was transformed into the Mondrian London in 2014 before ... More
 
 
 
ME London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 8 minutes from Pomona
A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  26% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 8 minutes from Pomona
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Follies
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th February to 26th March 2019
Pomona, South Bank, SE1 | 3 minutes from Pomona
After a sold-out run, Follies, winner of the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival in 2018, returns to the National Theatre in 2019. Joanna Riding takes ...More
 
 
 
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Hippity Hop
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th February 2019 at 10.30am and 2.30pm
Pomona, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Pomona
An interactive and multi-sensory hip hop show with poetry, puppetry, music and movement....More
 
 
 
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The Lion King
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th September - 1st June 2019
Pomona, 21 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 8 minutes from Pomona
The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and his journey from wide-eyed cub to ...More
 
 
 
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National Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, , South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Pomona
Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best productions. From intimate character studies in the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Theatre: Dorfman
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Pomona
In place of the National Theatre's Cottesloe Theatre, which closed in 2013, the Dorfman Theatre offers a greater capacity, more comfortable seats, better sightlines and enlarged ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Pomona
Replacing the National Theatre's Cottesloe Theatre, which closed in 2013, the Dorfman Theatre offers a greater capacity, more comfortable seats, better sightlines and enlarged foyer spaces. ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Pomona
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Southbank Centre Beach
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Queens Walk, SE1 | 2 minutes from Pomona
Every summer, from the end of May until the beginning of September, the Southbank Centre brings the beach to ... More
 
 
 
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The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Pomona
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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Gabriel's Wharf
London > Attractions > Sights
Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Pomona
Situated just 2 minutes walk from Oxo Tower Wharf, this paved area becomes an oasis of outdoor eating as soon as the sun comes ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Pomona
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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 Pomona
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
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Pomona
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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Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Pomona
As you stare across the river at this bustling, stylish, multi-faceted venue, it’s hard to believe that this riverside warehouse was once a reprocessing plant for ... More
 
 
 
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Mezzanine
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
National Theatre, Upper Ground - South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Pomona
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Benugo Bar & Kitchen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Pomona
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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Jimmy's Lodge On The River
London > Restaurants >
Thames Path, outside Queen Elizabeth Hall, SE1 | 2 minutes from Pomona
Dine in your own personal snow globe alongside the Thames this winter. The four glass igloos are part of Jimmy's Lodge On The River created by ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from Pomona
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 | 10 minutes from Pomona
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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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 13 minutes from Pomona
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Pomona
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Pomona
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 Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Pomona
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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The best pubs near London Pomona.
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Pomona
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 Pomona
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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Doggett's Coat and Badge
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Blackfriars Bridge, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Pomona
Functional, multi-purpose pub whose saving grace is its excellent Southbank location and views of the river. Doggett's Coat and Badge could hardly be described as a ... More
 
 
 
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Pomona clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Pomona
Designed by the Eden Project, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening for stunning sundown views over the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Pomona
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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Proud Embankment
London > Nightlife >
8 Victoria Embankment, WC2R | 6 minutes from Pomona
Baz Luhrmann meets Cirque du Soleil at Proud Embankment, an immersive cabaret-dining experience and the largest club of its kind in ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Pomona.
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The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Pomona
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Pomona
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Pomona
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
 
 
 
 
 

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A musical and puppet adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks's story....More

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An interactive and multi-sensory hip hop show with poetry, puppetry, music and movement....More

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Keeping kids entertained over the February half-term, the Imagine Children's Festival delivers 12 days of family fun for 0-12 year ...More

 

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