Roots

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 30TH NOVEMBER 2013

ADDRESS
The Donmar Warehouse, 41 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Seven Dials, London WC2H 9LD 
 
TELEPHONE
 
Dates:
3rd October 2013 until 30th November 2013
 
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

LondonTown.com - Roots Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Holborn NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £93  26% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 1 minute from Roots
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45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 5 minutes from Roots
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £61  31% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 5 minutes from Roots
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 5 minutes from Roots
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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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
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Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 10 minutes from Roots
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London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Roots
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
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St. Martin's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Roots
Designed as a companion theatre to the New Ambassador’s, which stands next to it, separated only by the narrow Tower Court, St Martin’s was completed in ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Roots
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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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
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
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, 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
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Roots
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Thomas Neal Centre
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
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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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
17 Shorts Gardens, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Roots
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Stuart Phillips
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25 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Roots
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Progreso
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
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, WC2H | 1 minute from Roots
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Earlham Street Clubhouse
London > Restaurants >
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | Same location as Roots
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 10 minutes from Roots
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 12 minutes from Roots
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21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Roots
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Norman's Coach & Horses
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29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Roots
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Philomena's Irish Bar
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40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from Roots
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Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Roots
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The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Roots
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Roots
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Roots
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from Roots
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Roots
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
 
 
 

The Donmar Warehouse events

 
Henry IVHenry IVHenry IVFollowing on from 'The Iron Lady' Phyllida Lloyd's 2012 all-female production of Julius Caesar which placed the play in a women's prison, the director now takes on Shakespeare's Henry IV in the second instalment of what will be a trilogy of works at the Donmar. If Julius Caesar is anything to go by - which stunned audiences on both sides of the Atl24th October 2014Saturday 29th November 2014 Where:
The Donmar Warehouse, 41  Earlham Street  Seven Dials    WC2H 9LD
Category: event
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Henry IV
event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
DATES  3rd October to 29th November 2014
VENUE  The Donmar Warehouse 
Following on from 'The Iron Lady' Phyllida Lloyd's 2012 all-female production of Julius Caesar which placed the play in a women's prison, the director now takes on Shakespeare's Henry IV in the second instalment of what will be a trilogy of works at the Donmar. If Julius Caesar is anything to go by - which stunned audiences on both sides of the Atl... More about this event
 
City Of AngelsCity Of AngelsCity Of AngelsA New York novelist is given the opportunity to adapt his detective character of his books into a big-screen hero in Cy Coleman and David Zippel's musical, City Of Angels, revived by the Donmar's Josie Rourke as the theatre's 2014 Christmas production. The musical comedy is set in the glamorous world of the film studios of Broadway in the 1940s a5th December 2014Saturday 7th February 2015 Where:
The Donmar Warehouse, 41  Earlham Street  Seven Dials    WC2H 9LD
Category: event
 
City Of Angels
event > Theatre > Musicals
DATES  5th December 2014 to 7th February 2015
VENUE  The Donmar Warehouse 
A New York novelist is given the opportunity to adapt his detective character of his books into a big-screen hero in Cy Coleman and David Zippel's musical, City Of Angels, revived by the Donmar's Josie Rourke as the theatre's 2014 Christmas production. The musical comedy is set in the glamorous world of the film studios of Broadway in the 1940s a... More about this event
 
 

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Henry IV
Henry IV
Theatre | Until 29th November 2014 

The Donmar Warehouse

Following on from 'The Iron Lady' Phyllida Lloyd's 2012 all-female production of Julius Caesar which placed the play in a ...More

 
Here Come The Rattling Trees
Theatre | Until 25th October 2014 

Tristan Bates Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Donmar Warehouse

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Private Peaceful: National Youth Theatre
Theatre | Until 21st November 2014 

Ambassadors Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Donmar Warehouse

Simon Reade's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's compelling novel....More

Stomp
Stomp
Theatre | Until 21st December 2014 

Ambassadors Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Donmar Warehouse

Stomp stages an aural assault on your senses at the Ambassadors Theatre. There is no plot, no dialogue and nobody ...More

 
Friday Fever
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th November 2014 

Salsa! 2 minutes walk from The Donmar Warehouse

Resident Jorge Andre spins pop, Latin and salsa tunes, plus dance lessons....More

Salsa
Sporting Events | Until 28th November 2014 

Salsa! 2 minutes walk from The Donmar Warehouse

Dance class....More

1 Big Night Out Pub Crawl
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 31st December 2014 

Verve 2 minutes walk from The Donmar Warehouse

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La Scala Di Seta
Concerts | Until 24th October 2014 

Linbury Studio Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Donmar Warehouse

The rising stars of The Royal Opera's Jette Parker Young Artists Programme present Gioachino Rossini's absurd early farce La scala ...More

I due Foscari
I due Foscari
Concerts | Until 2nd November 2014 

Royal Opera House 3 minutes walk from The Donmar Warehouse

Placido Domingo takes on the title role of the Doge Francesco Foscari in Verdi's I due Foscari, the first ...More

 
The Royal Ballet Mixed Programme
The Royal Ballet Mixed Programme
Dance | Until 12th November 2014 

Royal Opera House 3 minutes walk from The Donmar Warehouse

The Royal Ballet celebrates its founder choreographer, Frederick Ashton, with a mixed programme of some of his finest works including ...More

 
 
 
 
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