The Divide - Part 1  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 10TH FEBRUARY 2018

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, 103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 8NB
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Feb 1, 6, 7.30pm, mat Feb 3, 7, 9 & 10, 1.30pm (press night Feb 3, audio described mat perf Feb 7, captioned mat perf Feb 9)
 
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£12-£50, Part 1 and 2 £30-£80
 
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Following its premiere at the Edinburgh International Festival Alan Ayckbourn's new play, The Divide, opens at The Old Vic, with previews from 30th January 2018. Set in a dystopian future, the six-hour play - a tale for our own turbulent times - is told in two parts. Part 1 sees brother and sister Elihu and Soween glimpse cracks in the system of a regime that embraces brutal repression, forbidden love, division of the sexes and insurrection. In part two, Elihu's romance with the daughter of two radical mothers threatens to ignite a bloody revolution. Despite Ayckbourn's 'national treasure' status, The Divide did come in for some stinging reviews - "more punishment than a play" (Daily Telegraph) and "strains patience" (Guardian) - after its Edinburgh Festival run.

 

About Old Vic Theatre

With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From John Gielgud and Laurence Olivier, to Kevin Spacey and Judi Dench, the Vic has played host to generation after generation of stars since it opened its doors in 1818. More about Old Vic Theatre

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Waterloo Railway Station
 
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Waterloo East Railway Station
 
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Library Street NCP
 
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Union Car Park
 
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £73  39% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
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284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
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6 Hercules Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
With attractions such as the London Eye and London Aquarium on its doorstep as well as Covent Garden and the West End just a short walk ... More
 
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
66 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Divide - Part 1
Knocked together out of breeze blocks for a minimal budget in 1970, Lawrence Olivier's experimental theatre was intended to last for five years, and provide an ... More
 
 
 
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National Theatre Studio
London > Entertainment > Theatres
83-101 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Divide - Part 1
The National Theatre Studio is home to the National Theatre's Archive, open to anyone with an interest in the theatre's history. The archive includes every stage ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
One of two cathedrals in Southwark, St George's Cathedral opened in 1848 as the first Catholic cathedral in the UK after the Reformation. The impressive building ... More
 
 
 
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Alma Enterprises
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
After five years at 1 Vyner Street Alma Enterprises, the project-space which began as a base for successful young artists' collective 'Land', moved to this new ... More
 
 
 
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Gabriel's Wharf
London > Attractions > Sights
Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
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With over 80 years experience in selling bikes, Evans brings something special to the cycle scene. This shop is the original Evans bike shop. ... More
 
 
 
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Lower Marsh Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
On weekdays a street food market runs along Lower Marsh displaying a diverse range of global food for all tastes, from Italian ... More
 
 
 
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Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
Greensmiths combines an excellent butcher's (The Ginger Pig), artisan baker's (The Old Post Office Bakery) and Covent Garden Market greengrocer's (Solstice) under one roof - all ... More
 
 
 
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131 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Divide - Part 1
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103-105 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Divide - Part 1
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
150 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
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London > Education > Professional Training
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 13 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
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 | 18 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
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Located at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London, Leake Street Pocket Park is an urban oasis of shrubs, ... More
 
 
 
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
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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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
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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London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
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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London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
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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Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 1 minute from The Divide - Part 1
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
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The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
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
 
 
 
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National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Divide - Part 1
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
 
 
 

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Wise ChildrenWise ChildrenEmma Rice launches her new theatre company by directing and adapting Angela Carter's evocative final novel, Wise Children, which charts the trials and tribulations of septuagenarian chorus girls Nora and Dora Chance. Rice's first new play since departing from Shakespeare's Globe, Carter's "love letter to the theatre" (as Emma Rice describes it, spe2018-10-19T19:30:00+01002018-11-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Old Vic Theatre, 103  The Cut      SE1 8NB
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event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING  £12-£65
DATES  8th October to 10th November 2018
VENUE  Old Vic Theatre 
Emma Rice launches her new theatre company by directing and adapting Angela Carter's evocative final novel, Wise Children, which charts the trials and tribulations of septuagenarian chorus girls Nora and Dora Chance. Rice's first new play since departing from Shakespeare's Globe, Carter's "love letter to the theatre" (as Emma Rice describes it, spe... More about this event
A Christmas CarolA Christmas CarolMatthew Warchus' staging of Charles Dickens' timeless classic, which has been adapted from the stage by Jack Thorne, returns to the Old Vic for the festive season. Four ghosts visit Scrooge on Christmas Eve and shepherd the curmudgeon between past, present and future. Music and cheer abound as Scrooge races against time to thaw his heart in time fo2018-11-27T19:30:00+00002019-01-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Old Vic Theatre, 103  The Cut      SE1 8NB
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event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING  £12-£67.50
DATES  27th November 2018 to 19th January 2019
VENUE  Old Vic Theatre 
Matthew Warchus' staging of Charles Dickens' timeless classic, which has been adapted from the stage by Jack Thorne, returns to the Old Vic for the festive season. Four ghosts visit Scrooge on Christmas Eve and shepherd the curmudgeon between past, present and future. Music and cheer abound as Scrooge races against time to thaw his heart in time fo... More about this event
 

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The Oscar-winning actress talks candidly to author Elizabeth Day about her life and career....More

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Exhibitions | Until 28th October 2018 

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This Halloween, The London Dungeon is hosting Screamfest, its scariest event in 40 years. Billed as the ultimate Halloween event, ...More

 

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