Roots  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 30TH NOVEMBER 2013

ADDRESS
, 41 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Seven Dials, London WC2H 9LD
 
 
Dates:
  until 
 
OPENING TIMES
From Oct 3, Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu, Sat 2.30pm (press night Oct 8, 7pm, no mat perf Oct 3, 5), ends Nov 30
 
PRICES
Oct 3-7 previews £7.50-£27.50, Oct 8-31, Nov 1-30 £7.50-£35
 

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Arnold Wesker's post-war drama of rural life, Roots, follows the story of a young woman who returns to her Norfolk home with bold new ideas that clash with the countryside way of life. The Donmar Warehouse production stars Jessica Raine - best known for playing the lead role of midwife Jenny Lee in the BBC1 drama series Call the Midwife - and is directed by James Macdonald.

 

About The Donmar Warehouse

Housed in an impressive red-brick industrial building - at various times a brewery, a banana warehouse and a film studio - this tiny repertory theatre is one of the great success stories of the 1990s. Created as a studio space for the RSC in 1977, it became a shabby but popular fringe theatre in the 1980s, a testing ground for producers with big ideas but little money. More about The Donmar Warehouse


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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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City Thameslink Station
 
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Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Holborn NCP
 
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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  42% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 1 minute from Roots
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
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45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 5 minutes from Roots
One of the first design hotels, it certainly hasn't lost any of its cool appeal and continues to impress with great service and high standards. The ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £113  37% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 5 minutes from Roots
Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark. Relaunched in January 2009 following a '25million makeover, each of the 174 ... More
 
 
 
 
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Roots, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 6 minutes from Roots
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
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The Play That Goes Wrong
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Roots, Catherine Street, WC2B | 6 minutes from Roots
Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
 
 
 
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The Ferryman
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Roots, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 6 minutes from Roots
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Built in 1930, the Phoenix Theatre is a curious mix of classical theatre architecture and the Art Deco style. The columns and arches of the Phoenix ... More
 
 
 
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The Arts Theatre was built in 1927 as a members club, which allowed it to circumvent the censorship laws and perform unusual and avant garde fare. ... More
 
 
 
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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
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135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Roots
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising in ... More
 
 
 
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19 Greek Street
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19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Roots
19 Greek Street is a gallery and interior design practice promoting sustainable and socially responsible design. "Eloquently demonstrating that eclectic design and functionality can indeed go ... More
 
 
 
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St Paul's Covent Garden
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Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Roots
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
 
 
 
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Thomas Neal Centre
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29-41 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | Same location as Roots
This is a trend-setter’s heaven. Some say it’s a bit pretentious but there’s certainly no better place to pick up the latest streetwear collections. The inside ... More
 
 
 
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17 Shorts Gardens, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Roots
Cheese-enthusiasts will love this specialist shop in Covent Garden’s thriving, colourful Neal’s Yard. Sourced direct from small, independent farms, most of the cheese here is unpasteurised ... More
 
 
 
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Seven Dials
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Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Roots
The 'Seven Dials' refers to the layout of the cobbled streets in this scenic part of Covent Garden which includes Monmouth Street, Earlham Street and Mercer ... More
 
 
 
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Progreso
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Downstairs, Thomas Neal’s Centre, 35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | Same location as Roots
Two London addresses, both ideal for a break from frantic shopping. Escape the hustle and bustle of Portobello Road, or the sea of fashion outlets in ... More
 
 
 
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Flesh and Buns
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41 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Roots
The second London opening from chef proprietor Ross Shonhan who brought us the ever-popular ramen restaurant Bone Daddies, Flesh and Buns is a laid back Japanese ... More
 
 
 
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Earlham Street Clubhouse
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35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | Same location as Roots
Imagine a American highway roadhouse - a jukebox, Cooney Island fairground lights and recycled tin advertisments - and you've got it. The 160-capacity, basement venue ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 1 minute from Roots
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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10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from Roots
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25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Roots
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
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142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Roots
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
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Lamb & Flag
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33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Roots
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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Norman's Coach & Horses
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29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Roots
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
 
 
 
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Detroit Bar
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35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Roots
Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the ... More
 
 
 
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The Phoenix Artist Club
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1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Roots
Beneath the Phoenix Theatre lies this charming escape from the norm. Something of a 'hidden gem' the Phoenix Artist Club is secreted away down a little ... More
 
 
 
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The London Cocktail Club
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6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Roots
The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's free ... More
 
 
 
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St Martins Lane Hotel
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45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Roots
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
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23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from Roots
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
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This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 

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Knives in HensKnives in HensKnives in HensYael Farber directs a revival of David Harrower's modern classic, Knives in Hens, a haunting and poetic thriller about "lust, language and medieval peasant life" (Guardian). Making her directing debut at the Donmar Warehouse, the multi-award-winning director's recent credits include Salome (which she wrote and directed) and Lorainne Hansberry's Les2017-08-24T00:00:00+01002017-10-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Donmar Warehouse, 41  Earlham Street  Seven Dials    WC2H 9LD
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event > Theatre > Musicals
PRICING  £10-£40
DATES  17th August to 7th October 2017
VENUE  The Donmar Warehouse 
Yael Farber directs a revival of David Harrower's modern classic, Knives in Hens, a haunting and poetic thriller about "lust, language and medieval peasant life" (Guardian). Making her directing debut at the Donmar Warehouse, the multi-award-winning director's recent credits include Salome (which she wrote and directed) and Lorainne Hansberry's Les... More about this event
 
The Lady From The SeaThe Lady From The SeaKwame Kwei-Armah directs Henrik Ibsen's compelling drama about self-determination and duty, centred on a lighthouse keeper's daughter, who feels trapped in her marriage until a former lover returns from years of absence and offers her an opportunity at freedom. Nikki Amuka-Bird stars in the title role.2017-10-12T19:30:00+01002017-12-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Donmar Warehouse, 41  Earlham Street  Seven Dials    WC2H 9LD
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To marks the 65th anniversary of the death of Eva Peron, Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright co-direct the musical love ...More

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Lee Tannen's intimate and bittersweet play charting his 10-year relationship with TV comedy legend Lucille Ball. Starring Sandra Dickinson and ...More

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Palace Theatre 3 minutes walk from Roots

John Tiffany directs Jack Thorne's fantasy adventure based on an original story by JK Rowling, Thorne and Tiffany, which is ...More

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St Martin's Theatre 3 minutes walk from Roots

The longest running show in theatre history, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been delighting and perplexing audiences for over 46 ...More

 
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