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The A-Z of Mrs PA musical comedy about the eccentric Phyllis Pearsall, the woman behind the excellent A-Z street guide which still helps guide London's visitors through the city's streets today. Singer/composer Gwyneth Herbert (The Sea Cabinet) and playwright/author Diane Samuels (Kindertransport) have joined forces to follow the trail left by Phyllis' footsteps. We discover a formidable lady who, after getting lost on a way to a party, spent five years walking the streets of London creating the A-Z.

 

About Southwark Playhouse

The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse in the heart of Southwark, a five minute walk from Borough Tube and Elephant and Castle Tube stations. More about Southwark Playhouse

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Elephant & Castle Tube Station
 
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Borough Tube Station
 
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London Bridge Railway Station
 
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Elephant and Castle NCP
 
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Library Street NCP
 
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    The Late Henry MossThe Late Henry MossW14 Productions presents its take on the drama written by the actor, director and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard.2015-09-02T20:00:00+01002015-09-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Southwark Playhouse, 77-85  Newington Causeway      SE1 6BD
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    The Late Henry Moss
    XanaduXanaduXanadu at the Southwark Playhouse recreates the cult roller-skating 1980 musical movie - "a fabulously insipid turkey" (The New York Times) - starring Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly. Can a play be "simultaneously indefensible and irresistible?" asked The New York Times reviewing this play eight years ago. "Why, yes it can" came the reply, going 2015-10-16T00:00:00+01002015-11-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
    Southwark Playhouse, 77-85  Newington Causeway      SE1 6BD
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    event > Theatre > Comedies
    DATES  16th October to 21st November 2015
    VENUE  Southwark Playhouse 
    Xanadu at the Southwark Playhouse recreates the cult roller-skating 1980 musical movie - "a fabulously insipid turkey" (The New York Times) - starring Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly. Can a play be "simultaneously indefensible and irresistible?" asked The New York Times reviewing this play eight years ago. "Why, yes it can" came the reply, going ... More about this event
     

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