Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 30TH DECEMBER 2018

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, Lyric Square, 2 King Street, W6 0QA
 
 
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Nov 21 & 22, 11.30am, 1pm, Nov 23, 9.30am, 11am, 1pm, Nov 24 & 25, Dec 1 & 2, 27-30, 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm, Nov 27 & 28, 9.30am, 11.30am, Nov 29 & 30, Dec 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 9.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, Dec 5, 7, 13, 9.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm, 4.30pm, Dec 6, 14, 9.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm, Dec 9, 15 & 16, 21 & 22, 9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm, 5pm, Dec 12, 20, 23 & 24, 9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm, Dec 17, 9.30am, 11am, Dec 18, 11am, 12.30pm, Dec 19, 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm, ends Dec 30
 
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Raymond Briggs' Father ChristmasReturning to the Lyric for a seventh Christmas run after six years of sell-out success, Raymond Briggs' famous Christmas story returns to the smallest stage of the Hammersmith theatre in 2018. Pins And Needles' festive stage adaptation is based on the book created by the London-born author and illustrator in 1973. Briggs' Father Christmas is as enchanting as it was 40 years ago, portraying Santa as a rather grumpy, discontented figure. In this adaptation the popular children's tale is told using puppet theatre and live music to create a wonderful seasonal outing for those under 6. Barry McCarthy, who plays the lead as, "a homely, flesh and blood old chap who snores, feels cold, goes to the loo..." (The Stage), reprises his role as Father Christmas.

 

About Lyric Hammersmith

Frank Matcham's velvet and gilt theatre was saved from demolition - following a public outcry - by being carefully dismantled, moved from its location further down King Street and then rehoused on its current site. As a consequence, the Lyric Hammersmith's gorgeous Victorian auditorium is housed in a severely utlitarian concrete cube, above Kings Mall shopping centre. More about Lyric Hammersmith

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Hammersmith Grove NCP
 
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £58  30% off
124 King Street, W6 | 5 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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407 Goldhawk Road, W6 | 15 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £52  34% off
Richmond Way, W14 | 15 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas, Lyric Square, 2 King Street, W6 | Same location as Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 19th April 2019 - 7pm
Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas, 45 Queen Caroline Street, W6 | 3 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 20th April 2019 - 3pm
Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas, 45 Queen Caroline Street, W6 | 3 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
The members of the TV show perform pop covers live on stage....More
 
 
 
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Lyric Square, 2 King Street, W6 | Same location as Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Blacks Road, W6 | 1 minute from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
Established since 1995, The Irish Cultural Centre provides a frequently changing programme of Ireland's traditional and contemporary musicians, an Irish film ... More
 
 
 
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Riverside Studios - Theatre
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Crisp Road, Hammersmith, W6 | 6 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
Excellent small studio theatre staging innovative comedy and more serious productions. The Riverside's location on the Thames in Hammersmith makes it the local theatre of West ... More
 
 
 
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26 Upper Mall, W6 | 9 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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Fulham Palace Road, W6 | 10 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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7 Hammersmith Terrace, W6 | 14 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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London > Shopping > Specialists
St Paul's Church, Queen Caroline Street, W6 | 2 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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Warren Evans Furniture
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240 Trussley Road, Hammersmith, W6 | 8 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
Handmade wooden beds, matresses and furniture that are a class above your average flat packed homeware. All the timber is ethically sourced and fairly traded, with ... More
 
 
 
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West Six Garden Centre
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Ravenscourt Avenue, W6 | 9 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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Lyric Square, W6 | 1 minute from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
If you're coming to the Lyric for a night at the theatre - or even if you're just passing Lyric Square - the Lyric Cafe is ... More
 
 
 
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Lyric Hammersmith Roof Garden
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8 King Street, W6 | 1 minute from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 11 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
 
 
 
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 14 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
 
 
 
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Leiths School of Food and Wine
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16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 19 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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Putting the fun into fitness, Frame puts you through your paces with mini-trampolines and dance classes under a disco ball but they also offer ... More
 
 
 
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30 Brackenbury Road, W6 | 11 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
Well respected natural health clinic where colonic irrigation is offered along with alternative treatments like cranio-sacral therapy, psychotherapy and homeopathy.... More
 
 
 
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Dartmouth Castle
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26 Glenthorne Road, W6 | 3 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
A world away from the chain shops and identikit booming bars that centre around Hammersmith's busy high street and transport hub, the Dartmouth Castle is worth ... More
 
 
 
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54 Cambridge Grove, Hammersmith, W6 | 3 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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Crisp Road, W6 | 6 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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Green Room
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45A Goldhawk Road, W12 | 13 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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BrewDog Shepherd's Bush
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15-19 Goldhawk Road, W12 | 13 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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Olympia London
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Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 14 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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High Road House
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162 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, W4 | 23 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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Ghost StoriesGhost StoriesGhost StoriesHaving premiered at Lyric Hammersmith back in 2010, Ghost Stories has since become a global phenomenon and in 2019 it will return to the west London theatre as part of Sean Holmes' last season as artistic director. Not recommended for those with a nervous disposition, the show is a series of short stories strung together by academic presenter, Prof2019-04-19T00:00:00+01002019-05-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
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event > Kids Events > Storytelling
PRICING  £10-£42
DATES  29th March to 11th May 2019
VENUE  Lyric Hammersmith 
Having premiered at Lyric Hammersmith back in 2010, Ghost Stories has since become a global phenomenon and in 2019 it will return to the west London theatre as part of Sean Holmes' last season as artistic director. Not recommended for those with a nervous disposition, the show is a series of short stories strung together by academic presenter, Prof... More about this event
 
Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)Following a successful run in 2015, Kneehigh theatre return to Lyric Hammersmith in 2019 with Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs), a reimagining of John Gay's infamous musical satire, The Beggar's Opera. 'Bursting with wit, wonder and weirdness', the show features a cast of actor musicians who shimmy their way through a story about an ass2019-05-21T00:00:00+01002019-06-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
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event > Theatre > Comedies
PRICING  £10-£42
DATES  21st May to 15th June 2019
VENUE  Lyric Hammersmith 
Following a successful run in 2015, Kneehigh theatre return to Lyric Hammersmith in 2019 with Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs), a reimagining of John Gay's infamous musical satire, The Beggar's Opera. 'Bursting with wit, wonder and weirdness', the show features a cast of actor musicians who shimmy their way through a story about an ass... More about this event
 
Kneehigh: Dead Dog In A Suitcase (And Other Love Songs)Kneehigh: Dead Dog In A Suitcase (And Other Love Songs)Kneehigh's contemporary re-imagining of John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, written by Carl Grose and directed by Mike Shepherd.2019-05-21T19:30:00+01002019-06-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
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Kneehigh: Dead Dog In A Suitcase (And Other Love Songs)
Noises OffNoises OffJeremy Herrin directs Michael Frayn's classic comedy in the theatre where it had its first performance in 1982.2019-06-27T19:30:00+01002019-07-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
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