The Lyons

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 16TH NOVEMBER 2013

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Dates:
19th September 2013 until 16th November 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Tue-Sat 8pm, mats Sat & Sun 3.30pm (press night Sep 26)
 
PRICES
£25-£37.50
 

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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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LondonTown.com - The Lyons Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

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Borough Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
London Bridge Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
London Bridge Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

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Union Car Parks
 
1 minutes walk
 
Snowsfields NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Novotel London City South
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £86  39% off
53 61 Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from The Lyons
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ibis Styles London Southwark Rose
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £89  24% off
43-47 Southwark Bridge Road, SE19HH | 2 minutes from The Lyons
ibis Styles London Southwark Rose -formerly All Seasons is within walking distance of Globe Theatre, Borough Market, and Tate Modern. Nearby points of interest also include ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £68  33% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Lyons
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The View From The Shard Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st February 2013
The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from The Lyons
London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in ...More
 
 
 
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Electra
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th September to 20th December 2014
Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 12 minutes from The Lyons
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Free Rush Hour Concert: Stravinsky
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 18th September 2014 - 6pm-7pm
St John's Church, Waterloo, Waterloo Road, SE1 | 13 minutes from The Lyons
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as The Lyons
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Lyons
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
 
 
 
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Roxy Bar & Screen
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Lyons
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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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Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Lyons
Founded in 1948 to promote and champion British craft, Contemporary Applied Arts operates a modern gallery space at 89 Southwark Street as a showcase of the ... More
 
 
 
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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Lyons
Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks the ... More
 
 
 
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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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The Wine Pantry
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Lyons
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Menier Chocolate Factory Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as The Lyons
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Boot and Flogger
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
10-20 Redcross Way, SE1 | 1 minute from The Lyons
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
60 Southwark Street, SE1 | 1 minute from The Lyons
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 22 minutes from The Lyons
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 26 minutes from The Lyons
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London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 27 minutes from The Lyons
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
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London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 13 minutes from The Lyons
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from The Lyons
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Lyons
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Lyons
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Lyons
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London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Lyons
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London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 Bank End, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Lyons
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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Lyons
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London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Lyons
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Lyons
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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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Menier Chocolate Factory events

 
Forbidden BroadwayForbidden BroadwayForbidden BroadwayAnother rip-roaring night at the Menier Chocolate Factory as a cast of four - and their hard-working pianist - take a deep breath and launch themselves headlong into the spotlight of musical spoofs. Forbidden Broadway is like acrobatic theatre as numbers tumble over each other, performers reach higher and the stunts get ever more daring. This subve29th July 2014Saturday 30th August 2014 Where:
Menier Chocolate Factory, 53  Southwark Street      SE1 1RU
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Ongoing
Forbidden Broadway
event > Theatre > Musicals
DATES  19th June to 30th August 2014
VENUE  Menier Chocolate Factory 
Another rip-roaring night at the Menier Chocolate Factory as a cast of four - and their hard-working pianist - take a deep breath and launch themselves headlong into the spotlight of musical spoofs. Forbidden Broadway is like acrobatic theatre as numbers tumble over each other, performers reach higher and the stunts get ever more daring. This subve... More about this event
 
EvocativeEvocative5th August 2014Saturday 30th August 2014 Where:
Menier Chocolate Factory, 53  Southwark Street      SE1 1RU
Category: event
On Soon
Evocative
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  5th to 30th August 2014
VENUE  Menier Chocolate Factory 
Fully CommittedFully CommittedSam Peliczowski, currently resting from acting, finds himself in demand as he currently hosts the reservation phone line for the top Manhattan restaurant. So he finds himself having to satisfy his boss, z-list celebrities and wannabes, as well as famous socialites, as well as trying to sort out his own career. Kevin Bishop stars as Sam, in Becky Mo3rd September 2014Saturday 15th November 2014 Where:
Menier Chocolate Factory, 53  Southwark Street      SE1 1RU
Category: event
 
Fully Committed
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES  3rd September to 15th November 2014
VENUE  Menier Chocolate Factory 
Sam Peliczowski, currently resting from acting, finds himself in demand as he currently hosts the reservation phone line for the top Manhattan restaurant. So he finds himself having to satisfy his boss, z-list celebrities and wannabes, as well as famous socialites, as well as trying to sort out his own career. Kevin Bishop stars as Sam, in Becky Mo
 

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Theatre | Until 24th August 2014 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 5 minutes walk from Menier Chocolate Factory

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Antony and Cleopatra
Theatre | Until 1st September 2014 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 5 minutes walk from Menier Chocolate Factory

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Antony & Cleopatra
Theatre | Until 1st September 2014 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 5 minutes walk from Menier Chocolate Factory

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Concerts | On 29th July 2014 

Southwark Cathedral 5 minutes walk from Menier Chocolate Factory

The musician performs a selection of classical works....More

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Exhibitions | Until 30th July 2014 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Menier Chocolate Factory

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Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2014 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Menier Chocolate Factory

A major retrospective of Kazimir Malevich, leading pioneer of abstract art in Russia whose work was banned in the Soviet ...More

 
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Robert Mapplethorpe
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2014 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Menier Chocolate Factory

Photographs and self-portraits by the avant-garde American artist Robert Mapplethorpe are the subject of a free display at Tate Modern, ...More

 
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs
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Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Menier Chocolate Factory

In this exhibition of the work of Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Tate Modern ignores the artist's famous colourist paintings to focus ...More

 
 
 
 
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