The Hush

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 3RD AUGUST 2013

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Dates:
17th July 2013 until 3rd August 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Tue-Sat 8pm, Jul 22, 8pm, mats Sat 3pm, Jul 28, 3pm, no perf Jul 23
 
PRICES
£12-£20
 

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The HushAn investigation into the emotions and politics of sound, as this contemporary work created by composer, DJ and electronic music pioneer Matthew Herbert and writer Ben Power, promises that the truth is there, if only one listens hard enough. The Hush is part-gig, part-play, part-installation - something of a departure for the National Theatre which is using its temporary 225-seat space, The Shed, to stage more experimental theatrical events.

 

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LondonTown.com - The Hush Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Waterloo Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Southwark Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Park
 
10 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near The Hush

Near The Hush
London Marriott Hotel County Hall
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £165  33% off
Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Hush
A simply unbeatable location for anyone who loves to keep themselves busy. London's County Hall is at the heart of the South Bank, surrounded by theatres, ... More
 
 
 
The Savoy London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £251  21% off
Strand, WC2R | 7 minutes from The Hush
After one of the most ambitious restoration programmes in Britain, The Savoy was officially reopened in autumn 2010 by Prince Charles. Pierre Yves Rochon's three-year, £220-million ... More
 
 
 
ME London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £200  26% off
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 8 minutes from The Hush
A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Hush

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Mummenschanz: Musicians Of Silence
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th to 27th July 2014
Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 11 minutes from The Hush
Inspiring and captivating illusions using colourful masks, incredible props and skillful sleight of hand, producing a magical world of possibilities, all without uttering a word. See ...More
 
 
 
Uncle Vanya
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd April to 3rd May 2014
Wyndham's Theatre, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 13 minutes from The Hush
Last year saw London stage four revivals of Anton Checkov's Uncle Vanya and now 2014 welcomes another. Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky transfers his ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skylight
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th June to 23rd August 2014
Wyndham's Theatre, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 13 minutes from The Hush
Carey Mulligan makes her West End debut starring as the former lover of Bill Nighy in Stephen Daldry's revival of David Hare's Skylight. Originally staged at ...More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dorfman Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, SE1 | Same location as The Hush
The Dorfman Theatre opens at the end of 2014. Replacing the National Theatre's Cottesloe Theatre, which closed on 23rd February 2013, the Dorfman Theatre will see ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
BFI IMAX Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Hush
With a huge 26m x 20m screen, a 12,000 watt digital surround sound-system, and the special multi-dimensional technology of the IMAX format (short for Image Maximum), ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Hush
London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Hush

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Hush
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Hush
The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery, named ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Hush
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still growing. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from The Hush
Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated artworks displayed at ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Hush

The best shops and markets near The Hush
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Hush
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
63 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Hush
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Hush
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The Hush

What are the best dining options near The Hush London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mezzanine
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
National Theatre, Upper Ground - South Bank, SE1 | Same location as The Hush
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Benugo Bar & Kitchen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Hush
Benugo is a high class chain of cafes selling handmade sandwiches, salads and desserts. What makes it stand out from the over-crowded coffee shop market is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
RSJ
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
13A Coin Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Hush
French cuisine. Booking advised. Separate room for parties. Tables on patio. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Hush

Near The Hush
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 14 minutes from The Hush
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 17 minutes from The Hush
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 17 minutes from The Hush
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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The Hush gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Hush
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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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Hush
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 9 minutes from The Hush
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Hush

The best pubs near London The Hush.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Hush
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Hush
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Hush
This is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in to sample some ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Hush

The Hush clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Hush
Designed by the Eden Project and run by Company of Cooks, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Hush
Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 8 minutes from The Hush
Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Hush

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Hush.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Hush
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Hush
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Hush
The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
 
 
 

National Theatre events

 
Tom HyattTom HyattFolk-infused singer-songwriter and guitarist from Lancashire who has been likened to John Martyn and Van Morrison.24th April 2014Thursday 24th April 2014 Where:
National Theatre,   South Bank  South Bank    SE1 9PX
Category: event
Free EventToday Only
Tom Hyatt
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Guitar | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 24th April 2014 - 5pm-8pm
VENUE  National Theatre 
Folk-infused singer-songwriter and guitarist from Lancashire who has been likened to John Martyn and Van Morrison.
HomeHomeAn urban, high-rise hostel, Target East, offers a semblance of shelter to a host of young homeless people, including Bullet, who doesn't want to call it home, and Garden Boy, who just wants to be safe. Drama featuring real testimonials, written and directed by Nadia Fall.24th April 2014Wednesday 30th April 2014 Where:
National Theatre,   South Bank  South Bank    SE1 9PX
Category: event
Now On
Home
event > Theatre > Specialist
DATES  23rd to 26th and 28th to 30th Apr 2014
VENUE  National Theatre 
An urban, high-rise hostel, Target East, offers a semblance of shelter to a host of young homeless people, including Bullet, who doesn't want to call it home, and Garden Boy, who just wants to be safe. Drama featuring real testimonials, written and directed by Nadia Fall.
The Silver TassieThe Silver TassieThe Silver TassieThe dazzling Harry Heegan is off to war, following the football team's latest victory in The Silver Tassie, Sean O'Casey's powerful, huge and rarely performed anti-war play of 1928 which comes to the National Theatre's Lyttelton Theatre this spring. Harry, played by Ronan Raftery, arrives at the trenches and finds a nightmarish world, where his fel24th April 2014Wednesday 21st May 2014 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
Now On
The Silver Tassie
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  15th April to 21st May 2014
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
The dazzling Harry Heegan is off to war, following the football team's latest victory in The Silver Tassie, Sean O'Casey's powerful, huge and rarely performed anti-war play of 1928 which comes to the National Theatre's Lyttelton Theatre this spring. Harry, played by Ronan Raftery, arrives at the trenches and finds a nightmarish world, where his fel... More about this event
 
Both Sides Now: Moments In American Music From The Corbis Photographic ArchiveBoth Sides Now: Moments In American Music From The Corbis Photographic ArchiveA photographic insight into American music history.24th April 2014Saturday 14th June 2014 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Both Sides Now: Moments In American Music From The Corbis Photographic Archive
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  7th April to 14th June 2014
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
A photographic insight into American music history.
Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: Poetry ReadingPoems That Make Grown Men Cry: Poetry ReadingReadings of poems by well-known literary figures.29th April 2014Tuesday 29th April 2014 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
On Soon
Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: Poetry Reading
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Poetry & Readings
DATES  Tuesday 29th April 2014 - 6pm
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
Readings of poems by well-known literary figures.
The BlondettesThe BlondettesVocal jazz trio Alice Gimblett, Claire Harbourne and Freya Ward-Smith rework pop sings from the likes of ABBA, Adele, Beyonce and James Brown.1st May 2014Thursday 1st May 2014 Where:
National Theatre,   South Bank  South Bank    SE1 9PX
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Blondettes
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 1st May 2014 - 5pm-8pm
VENUE  National Theatre 
Vocal jazz trio Alice Gimblett, Claire Harbourne and Freya Ward-Smith rework pop sings from the likes of ABBA, Adele, Beyonce and James Brown.
Yellow FaceYellow FaceWritten by Tony award-winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist David Henry Hwang, Yellow Face is an exploration on the impact race has had for the East Asian populace in the United States. This "enjoyably slick" "staged mockumentary" (Lyn Gardner, The Guardian) straddles the line between reality and fiction, questioning what race really means. This "supe5th May 2014Saturday 24th May 2014 Where:
National Theatre,   South Bank  South Bank    SE1 9PX
Category: event
On Soon
Yellow Face
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES  5th to 24th May 2014
VENUE  National Theatre 
Written by Tony award-winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist David Henry Hwang, Yellow Face is an exploration on the impact race has had for the East Asian populace in the United States. This "enjoyably slick" "staged mockumentary" (Lyn Gardner, The Guardian) straddles the line between reality and fiction, questioning what race really means. This "supe... More about this event
Craig Brown And FriendsCraig Brown And FriendsBrown and guests celebrate 25 years with Private Eye.9th May 2014Friday 9th May 2014 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
On Soon
Craig Brown And Friends
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 9th May 2014 - 6pm
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
Brown and guests celebrate 25 years with Private Eye.
First World War PoetryFirst World War PoetryFeaturing readings by Kenneth Cranham.16th May 2014Friday 16th May 2014 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
On Soon
First World War Poetry
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Poetry & Readings
DATES  Friday 16th May 2014 - 6pm
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
Featuring readings by Kenneth Cranham.
O'Casey: Beyond Dublin: TalkO'Casey: Beyond Dublin: TalkMairead Delaney, Wayne Jordan and James Moran discuss the later work of Sean O'Casey.17th May 2014Saturday 17th May 2014 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
On Soon
O'Casey: Beyond Dublin: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Saturday 17th May 2014 - 10.30am
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
Mairead Delaney, Wayne Jordan and James Moran discuss the later work of Sean O'Casey.
 

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Tom Hyatt
Concerts | On 24th April 2014 

National Theatre

Folk-infused singer-songwriter and guitarist from Lancashire who has been likened to John Martyn and Van Morrison....More

Home
Theatre | Until 30th April 2014 

National Theatre

An urban, high-rise hostel, Target East, offers a semblance of shelter to a host of young homeless people, including Bullet, ...More

The Silver Tassie
The Silver Tassie
Theatre | Until 21st May 2014 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

The dazzling Harry Heegan is off to war, following the football team's latest victory in The Silver Tassie, Sean O'Casey's ...More

 
Martin Creed: What's the point of it?
Martin Creed: What's the point of it?
Exhibitions | Until 5th May 2014 

The Hayward Gallery 2 minutes walk from National Theatre

He got all the bells ringing in the country at the same time to launch the cultural Olympic celebration in ...More

 
Milton Keynes Printmakers
Exhibitions | Until 4th May 2014 

Gabriel's Wharf 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

Featuring works from Lindsey Graham, Iain Hodgkinson, Deborah Hopson-Wolpe, Virginia Margerison, June Meadows, Di Oliver and Lynne Thirkell....More

Time Out Introduces
Comedy | Until 3rd July 2014 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

A showcase for the country's leading up-and-coming funny people, as handpicked by Ben Williams, Time Out's Comedy Editor....More

Daniel Rohn
Concerts | On 24th April 2014 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

The violinist performs Tartini's Variations On A Theme By Corelli, Mendelssohn's Violin Sonata In F, Bach's Chaconne from Partita No ...More

Pull Out All The Stops - An Organ Celebration
Pull Out All The Stops - An Organ Celebration
Concerts | Until 7th June 2014 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

Celebrating the complete restoration and return of the Royal Festival Hall's organ, the Southbank Centre is hosting Pull Out All ...More

 
Smashed
Dance | Until 18th May 2014 

Southbank Centre 3 minutes walk from National Theatre

Nine jugglers perform this physical work, set to a music hall soundtrack, which explores the joy of catching and the ...More

 
 
 
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