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The ShowstoppersA writer has just one night to create a hit musical to impress his producer. Stuck for ideas, he asks the audience for suggestions for a title, story lines and musical styles that they'd like to see in the show. This is the premise for The Showstoppers, an entirely improvised show where a brand new musical is created at every performance. After sell-out Edinburgh and West End seasons, and fresh from their residency at the Charing Cross Theatre, The Showstoppers perform a new Monday night residency throughout February at the Royal Albert Hall's Elgar Room. Starring Ruth Bratt, Pippa Evans, David Reed and Oliver Senton, and brought to the stage by co-creator Adam Meggido and musical director Duncan Walsh-Atkins, The Showstoppers are widely acknowledged as the UK's leading improvisers as well as phenomenal musicians in their own right. "The show that makes your jaw drop in impressed amazement and your ribs ache with laughter," says The Mail On Sunday, while The Telegraph urges the public to "go marvel" at "these hideously talented regulars [who] are pushing improv in new directions".

 

About Royal Albert Hall

Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's iconic oval walls. One of London's most versatile venues, it is a favourite of performers from Jose Carreras to Kylie Minogue. More about Royal Albert Hall

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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £120  42% off
190 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 2 minutes from The Showstoppers
A mellow, off-the-wall charm is the key to the success of this pleasantly eccentric boutique hotel located between the Royal Albert Hall and Harrods, and just ... More
 
 
 
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £244  36% off
Palace Gate, W8 | 5 minutes from The Showstoppers
Offering timeless elegance within Kensington, the Cheval Thorney Court apartments located by Kensington Gardens; are furnished with a timeless Georgian style - Regency stripes, leather-topped writing ... More
 
 
 
Baglioni Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £639  22% off
60 Hyde Park Gate, SW7 | 6 minutes from The Showstoppers
You can really tell the Italian influence on this London branch of the Roman boutique hotel group. Not only is it located a short step from ... More
 
 
 
 
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CBeebies Prom
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 28th and Monday 29th August 2016
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | Same location as The Showstoppers
It was sorely missed last year but thankfully the hugely popular CBeebies Prom returns in 2016. Featuring presenters from across its most popular shows including Andy's ...More
 
 
 
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Prom 58: CBeebies Prom
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Monday 29th August 2016 - 11am
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | Same location as The Showstoppers
Join the BBC Concert Orchestra and some of CBeebies' best-loved presenters and characters in a special musical journey....More
 
 
 
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Prom 59: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra: Beethoven
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 29th August 2016 - 7.30pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | Same location as The Showstoppers
Herbert Blomstedt conducts a performance of Beethoven's Overture 'Leonore' No 2, Piano Concerto No 5 In E Flat 'Emperor' and Symphony No 7 In A. With ...More
 
 
 
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as The Showstoppers
Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Showstoppers
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The Showstoppers
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Showstoppers
The Royal College of Art is one of London's most prestigious art colleges and the world's only wholly postgraduate university of art and design. Students need ... More
 
 
 
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Albert Memorial
London > Attractions > Sights
Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 2 minutes from The Showstoppers
This 180ft Victorian bronze gilt statue in Kensington Gardens is a tribute to Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, and was erected following his death through typhoid ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The Showstoppers
For the past two centuries this old-fashioned 'learned society' has sent explorers and adventurers all over the world. Famous names from Mungo Park to ... More
 
 
 
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Coys of Kensington
London > Shopping > Specialists
2-4 Queens Gate Mews, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Showstoppers
Car Auctioneers ... More
 
 
 
Koenig Books
London > Shopping > Books
Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 | 5 minutes from The Showstoppers
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Science Museum Shop
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The Showstoppers
This shop is full of gifts to inspire young and inquisitive minds. From robotics kits to telescopes they have all kinds of educational toys and ... More
 
 
 
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Verdi
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as The Showstoppers
Verdi is the appropritately named restaurant at the Royal Albert Hall which replaces the former Cafe Consort, following a £1 million refurbishment unveiled on Tuesday 15th ... More
 
 
 
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Bistrot 190
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
190 Queen's Gate, Gore Hotel, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The Showstoppers
Mediterranean cuisine. Booking advised. ... More
 
 
 
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Bistro One Ninety Queen's Gate
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
189 - 190 Queens Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The Showstoppers
Bistro One Ninety is an all-day restaurant in the prestigious Gore Hotel. With tasteful vintage décor and a friendly atmosphere, the bistro is known for fine ... More
 
 
 
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Imperial College of Science, Technology, Medicine
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Showstoppers
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Imperial College Business School (previously Tanaka Businesss School)
London > Education > Business Faculties
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Showstoppers
Imperial College is the leading scientific university in Europe and its Business School, situated in a beautiful new building on Exhibition Road, is also at the ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from The Showstoppers
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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Imperial College Climbing Wall
London > Leisure > Fitness
Ethos, 7 Prince's Gardens, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from The Showstoppers
Imperial College sports centre, Ethos, is Imperial's flagship sports centre. Within Ethos the climbing wall is the most unique facility, offering climbing for both beginners and ... More
 
 
 
Imperial College Sports Centre
London > Leisure > Fitness
7 Princess Gardens, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from The Showstoppers
Public Fitness Club.Offers Aerobics and Badminton.... More
 
 
 
The Serpentine Lido
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Hyde Park, South Kensington, London W2 | 5 minutes from The Showstoppers
A hugely popular swimming venue, every summer Hyde Park's lovely lake invites London folk to plunge into its watery depths. It's a great option ... More
 
 
 
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 14 minutes from The Showstoppers
Always a popular hangout with the South Kensington locals, The Devonshire Arms had a fresh lick of paint in 2014 and emerged with its proper pub ... More
 
 
 
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The Churchill Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 16 minutes from The Showstoppers
Now more England's national cuisine than sausages and mash, Thai food (the perfect accompaniment to a cooling pint of lager), saw its inauguration in the small, ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10a Strathearn Place, Paddington, London W2 | 17 minutes from The Showstoppers
High up on a wall, behind the counter of this opulent, smart Victorian pub is a clock dated 1864. A framed copy of the Sun newspaper ... More
 
 
 
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The Gore Hotel, Bar 190
London > Nightlife > Bars
190 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The Showstoppers
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as The Showstoppers
Can accomodate for up to 5200 people.... More
 
 
 
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Showstoppers
One of London's largest academic venues, the Imperial College London has a portfolio of more than 200 meeting and seminar rooms. Its largest conference room, The ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The Showstoppers
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1034 people.... More
 
 
 

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Prom 68: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment Opera Rara Chorus: Rossini - SemiramideProm 68: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment Opera Rara Chorus: Rossini - SemiramideProm 68: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment Opera Rara Chorus: Rossini - SemiramideSir Mark Elder conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment playing Rossini's operatic tragedy. An immediate success at its premiere, Semiramide was kept in the public consciousness throughout much of the 19th-century by leading sopranos of the day such as Adelina Patti and Nellie Melba who thrived on tackling the challenging title role. Oper2016-09-04T00:00:00+01002016-09-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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event > Concerts > Classical
PRICING  £6.85-£50.96
DATES  Running from  Sunday 4th September 2016untilSunday 4th September 2016
VENUE  Royal Albert Hall 
Sir Mark Elder conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment playing Rossini's operatic tragedy. An immediate success at its premiere, Semiramide was kept in the public consciousness throughout much of the 19th-century by leading sopranos of the day such as Adelina Patti and Nellie Melba who thrived on tackling the challenging title role. Oper... More about this event
 
Al Murray The Pub Landlord: One Man, One GuvnorAl Murray The Pub Landlord: One Man, One GuvnorBritain's funniest xenophobic publican comes to the Royal Albert Hall for a pint and a chat with friends as he calls last orders to his latest UK Tour. Al Murray's simple but clever creation The Pub Landlord, a bald, working-class, BNP-voting barman with a dislike for anything that soils his dated concept of Blighty, earned the comedian a Perrier A2016-10-11T00:00:00+01002016-10-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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event > Comedy > Stand-Up
PRICING  £24-£30
DATES  Running from  Tuesday 11th October 2016untilTuesday 11th October 2016
VENUE  Royal Albert Hall 
Britain's funniest xenophobic publican comes to the Royal Albert Hall for a pint and a chat with friends as he calls last orders to his latest UK Tour. Al Murray's simple but clever creation The Pub Landlord, a bald, working-class, BNP-voting barman with a dislike for anything that soils his dated concept of Blighty, earned the comedian a Perrier A... More about this event
Prom 58: CBeebies PromProm 58: CBeebies PromJoin the BBC Concert Orchestra and some of CBeebies' best-loved presenters and characters in a special musical journey.2016-08-29T11:00:00+01002016-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Prom 59: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra: BeethovenProm 59: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra: BeethovenHerbert Blomstedt conducts a performance of Beethoven's Overture 'Leonore' No 2, Piano Concerto No 5 In E Flat 'Emperor' and Symphony No 7 In A. With pianist, Sir Andras Schiff.2016-08-29T19:30:00+01002016-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Prom 59: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra: Beethoven
CBeebies PromCBeebies PromCBeebies PromIt was sorely missed last year but thankfully the hugely popular CBeebies Prom returns in 2016. Featuring presenters from across its most popular shows including Andy's Dinosaur Adventures, Let's Play and Robert the Robot swap the TV studio for the Royal Albert Hall. Essential viewing for the under 5's, the BBC's pre-school channel is a godsend for2016-08-29T00:00:00+01002016-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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event > Concerts > Classical - Easy Listening
DATES  Sunday 28th and Monday 29th August 2016
VENUE  Royal Albert Hall 
It was sorely missed last year but thankfully the hugely popular CBeebies Prom returns in 2016. Featuring presenters from across its most popular shows including Andy's Dinosaur Adventures, Let's Play and Robert the Robot swap the TV studio for the Royal Albert Hall. Essential viewing for the under 5's, the BBC's pre-school channel is a godsend for... More about this event
 
The BBC Proms 2016The BBC Proms 2016The BBC Proms 2016Held yearly at the Royal Albert Hall, the Proms is arguably the most popular season of classical music the world over, featuring a varied but accessible programme of 90 or so concerts in eight weeks, concluding on the fabled Last Night where seas of Union flag-waving Brits belt out classics such as Jerusalem and the national anthem. The aim, for th2016-08-29T00:00:00+01002016-09-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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event > Concerts > Classical - Festivals
PRICING  Various prices (standing from £6)
DATES  15th July to 10th September 2016
VENUE  Royal Albert Hall 
Held yearly at the Royal Albert Hall, the Proms is arguably the most popular season of classical music the world over, featuring a varied but accessible programme of 90 or so concerts in eight weeks, concluding on the fabled Last Night where seas of Union flag-waving Brits belt out classics such as Jerusalem and the national anthem. The aim, for th... More about this event
 
Prom 60: Gustav Mahler JugendorchesterProm 60: Gustav Mahler JugendorchesterPhilippe Jordan conducts a performance of J. S. Bach's Cantata No 82 and Bruckner's Symphony No 9 In D Minor.2016-08-30T19:00:00+01002016-08-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Prom 60: Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester
Prom 61: Kamasi WashingtonProm 61: Kamasi WashingtonThrilling California-based saxophonist and composer Kamasi Washington has been described as the biggest thing to hit jazz for years.2016-08-30T22:15:00+01002016-08-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Prom 61: Kamasi Washington
Prom 62: BBC Symphony Orchestra/Bayan NorthcottProm 62: BBC Symphony Orchestra/Bayan NorthcottSimon Young conducts a performance of Bayan Northcott's Concerto For Orchestra (BBC commission: world premiere), Mozart's Violin Concerto No 5 In A and Zemlinsky's Lyric Symphony.2016-08-31T19:30:00+01002016-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Prom 62: BBC Symphony Orchestra/Bayan Northcott
Prom 63: Bach - Mass In B minorProm 63: Bach - Mass In B minorWilliam Christie conducts Bach's Mass with a quartet of soloists and his own ensemble Les Arts Florissants, known for its historically informed and infectiously exciting performances of Baroque music.2016-09-01T19:30:00+01002016-09-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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BBC Proms Chamber Music 7: The Armida Quartet
Concerts | On 29th August 2016 

Cadogan Hall 1.98 miles from The Showstoppers

The ensemble performs a new work for viola and piano written for Lise Berthaud and David Saudubray by Sally Beamish ...More

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Chinese Afternoon Tea at Harrods
Foodie Events | Until 25th April 2017 

Chai Wu Harrods 2.01 miles from The Showstoppers

An eastern twist on the traditional afternoon tea, Chai Wu, the elegant Chinese restaurant on the fifth floor of Harrods, ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 4th September 2016 

Saatchi Gallery 2.16 miles from The Showstoppers

Going strong for 50 years and counting, the Rolling Stones stage their first major exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, documenting ...More

 
Richard Wilson: 20:50
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Saatchi Gallery 2.16 miles from The Showstoppers

The British sculptor's large-scale installation, created with recycled engine oil and steel....More

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2016: Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2016: Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)
Exhibitions | Until 9th October 2016 

Serpentine Gallery 2.3 miles from The Showstoppers

This summer the Serpentine Pavilion, the annual architectural project commissioned by the Serpentine Gallery, goes beyond its usual scope ...More

 
Etel Adnan
Exhibitions | Until 11th September 2016 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 2.3 miles from The Showstoppers

The first solo exhibition in a UK public institution dedicated to the Lebanese-American painter, ...More

Alex Katz
Exhibitions | Until 11th September 2016 

Serpentine Gallery 2.3 miles from The Showstoppers

American artist Alex Katz 's stylised figurative portraits were the subject of several major museum exhibitions in ...More

Road Building
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from The Showstoppers

Models, visualisations, sketches and mock ups of a new entrance, gallery, courtyard, shop and cafe for the V&A, including details ...More

Elytra Filament Pavilion
Elytra Filament Pavilion
Exhibitions | Until 6th November 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from The Showstoppers

This newly-commissioned Elytra Filament Pavilion, a striking installation in the V&A's John Madejski Garden, has been created by architects and ...More

 
Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York
Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from The Showstoppers

Part of a year-long programme of activity to mark 40 years of the Olivier Awards Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years ...More

 
 
 
 
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