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The LyonsTom Ellis (who plays love interest Gary in BBC comedy Miranda) plays Curtis Lyons in The Lyons which comes to the Menier Chocolate Factory this September, helmed by the play's original New York director, Mark Brokaw. Ellis stars alongside Katy Secombe, Charlotte Randall and Ben Aldridge in this dark comedy written by Nicky Silver. The drama centres on the Lyons family, who have gathered around the hospital bed of their dying father, Ben. But soon sadness and compassion give way to familial bickering and the betrayal of secrets. The Lyons first ran off-Broadway in 2011 and then transferred to Broadway the following year when the New York Times critic gave it a glowing review, describing it as "directed with a pulsing comic rhythm".

About Menier Chocolate Factory

Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen West End transfers, most of them slick revivals of recent plays and musicals, including Merrily We Roll Along, A Little Night Music, Sunday in the Park With George, Dealer's Choice, and Little Shop of Horrors. More about Menier Chocolate Factory

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Snowsfields NCP
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CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £89† 26% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Lyons
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Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £98† 35% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Lyons
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £67† 37% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Lyons
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
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Redhed By Catherine Williams
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 23rd to 28th Oct 2017 - Various Times
The Lyons, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | Same location as The Lyons
Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More
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Reverberate: Borough New Music Series 2
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Tuesday 24th October 2017 - 1pm-2pm
The Lyons, Borough High Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Lyons
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London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 22nd and 26th to 29th Oct 2017 - Various Times
The Lyons, Long Lane, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Lyons
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as The Lyons
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
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The Bunker
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53a Southwark Street, SE1 | Same location as The Lyons
An Off-West End theatre housed in a former underground parking garage in London Bridge, The Bunker is a small 110-seater studio theatre used ... More
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Omeara
London > Entertainment > Live Music
6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from The Lyons
Mumford and Sons band member Ben Lovett, co-founder of independent record label Communion, bucks the trend for closing down ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Lyons
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Flat Iron Square
London > Attractions >
68 Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from The Lyons
The Flat Iron Square project is an exciting piece of town planning and urban renewal. This Bankside development has ... More
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Hunter Penrose
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
32 Southwark Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from The Lyons
A beautiful old brick factory next to a b lue railway bridge just off Southwark Street, this was once the home of Hunter Penrose ... More
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Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Lyons
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called the Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created and ... More
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Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from The Lyons
Founded by chef and baker Matthew Dryden in early 2016, Burnt Lemon Bakery is serious about sourdough breads, made exclusively with organic flours milled in the ... More
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from The Lyons
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Lyons
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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Menier Chocolate Factory Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as The Lyons
The menu at this Chocolate Factory has no golden eggs or endlessly chewable bubble gum on it and, on the night we went anyway, there were ... More
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The Breakfast Club, London Bridge
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
11 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as The Lyons
Arguably the most popular place in London to get breakfast, The Breakfast Club opened its sixth location in London Bridge in mid-2014. Just like the other ... More
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Boot and Flogger
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
10-20 Redcross Way, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Lyons
Venture into the past at Boot and Flogger, opened in 1964 and decked out with old-style furniture and fashionably-worn wood panelling. Dine on smoked fish and ... More
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 15 minutes from The Lyons
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 20 minutes from The Lyons
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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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 22 minutes from The Lyons
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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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Lyons
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 9 minutes from The Lyons
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from The Lyons
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Lyons
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Lyons
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Lyons
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Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from The Lyons
Within the Flat Iron Square site, an area encompassing six railway arches and filled with restaurants, street food and a live music venue, is Devonshire ... More
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Call Me Mr Lucky
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Breakfast Club, 11 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Lyons
Not content with leading London's breakfast scene, The Breakfast Club are now also pioneers in cocktail bars. Along with the opening of their café in London ... More
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Vinopolis Wine Wharf
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Lyons
Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Lyons
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Lyons
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
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Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 9 minutes from The Lyons
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Hidden MessagesHidden Messages2017-10-24T11:00:00+01002017-11-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Menier Chocolate Factory, 53† Southwark Street† † † SE1 1RU
Category: event
Free EventNow On
Hidden Messages
The LieThe LieLindsay Posner directs the English language world premiere of Florian Zeller's provocative drama, which has been translated by Christopher Hampton. Alice sees her friend's husband Paul with another woman and wrestles with the moral dilemma of telling her gal pal the shocking truth. Samantha Bond stars as Alice opposite Alexander Hanson, Tony Gardne2017-10-24T20:00:00+01002017-11-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Menier Chocolate Factory, 53† Southwark Street† † † SE1 1RU
Category: event
Ongoing
The Lie
Arts ProtestArts Protest2017-11-13T11:00:00+00002017-11-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Menier Chocolate Factory, 53† Southwark Street† † † SE1 1RU
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Arts Protest
Wendy Brooke-SmithWendy Brooke-Smith2017-11-21T11:00:00+00002017-11-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Menier Chocolate Factory, 53† Southwark Street† † † SE1 1RU
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Wendy Brooke-Smith
BarnumBarnumGordon Greenberg directs a revival of the razzle dazzle musical, which charts the rise of the greatest showman on Earth, 19th century circus supremo PT Barnum, with a book by Mark Bramble, music by Cy Coleman and lyrics by Michael Stewart. Starring Marcus Brigstocke, Laura Pitt-Pulford and Celinde Schoenmaker.2017-11-25T15:30:00+00002018-03-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Menier Chocolate Factory, 53† Southwark Street† † † SE1 1RU
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Los Colochos presents a fast-paced and blood-soaked ensemble production, relocating Shakespeare's Macbeth to Mexico's War of Independence in the early-19th ...More

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An exciting, adventurous and atmospheric new interpretation of the epic poem performed with live music. Written by Chris Thorpe. Directed ...More

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The Young Vic presents the London premiere of Arthur Kopit's Wings starring Juliet Stevenson. Directed by Natalie Abrahami, it tells ...More

 
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