The Vortex †

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 9TH MARCH 2013

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, 24-26 High Street, Bankside, Kingston upon Thames, London KT1 1HL
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7.30pm
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The VortexDescribed as 'un peu shocking', 'The Vortex' was Noel Coward's first great success. Its dark plot focuses on drug abuse among upper classes and a tense relationship between Florence, a highly-sexed mother and Nicky, her cocaine addicted son. With Nicky struggling to deal with his cocaine addiction, the resentment he has for his mother and her constant extramarital affairs is on the verge of an explosive climax. Coward wrote the character of Nicky with the intention of casting himself and, alike to Coward, he was homosexual - a fact that had to be subtly conveyed due to current attitudes. Brimming with controversial topics, the notoriety attracted large audiences and encouraged the move from a small theatre to a West End stage. Now, after numerous successful revivals, 'The Vortex' is set to take the stage once more.

About Rose Theatre Kingston

The Rose Theatre, Kingston is an 850 seat venue ideally suited to Shakespeare which opened in 2008 in the centre of Kingston Upon Thames. The design of the auditorium took its inspiration from the Rose Theatre, an Elizabethan structure situated on London's Bankside. More about Rose Theatre Kingston

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Brook Kingston Lodge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £52† 29% off
94 Kingston Hill, KT2 | 26 minutes from The Vortex
This 4 star hotel has 63 elegantly decorated bedrooms with contemporary amenities; many of the rooms have their own balcony facing the landscaped gardens. ... More
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TEDxKingstonUponThames - Out of Order
London > Events > Business Events †Dates: Saturday 20th January 2018 - 11am-7pm
The Vortex, 24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 | Same location as The Vortex
Literary & Education, Conference....More
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Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert
London > Events > Comedy †Dates: Sunday 21st January 2018 - 8pm
The Vortex, 24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 | Same location as The Vortex
The acclaimed master of observational humour, as seen on Mock The Week, presents his latest stand-up tour....More
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Kingston Characters
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 23rd January to 3rd March 2018
The Vortex, 24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 | Same location as The Vortex
A collection of stitched textile portraits of Kingston-upon-Thames' local and colourful characters by the artist Ruth Blackford....More
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Rose Theatre Kingston
London > Entertainment > Theatres
24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 | Same location as The Vortex
The Rose Theatre, Kingston is an 850 seat venue ideally suited to Shakespeare which opened in 2008 in the centre of Kingston Upon Thames. The design ... More
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The Fighting Cocks (Outside the Box comedy club)
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
56 Old London Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 | 9 minutes from The Vortex
Bill Bailey, Jimmy Carr and Robin Williams have all performed at this Kingston club, voted fourth best comedy club by The Guardian. Outside the Box run ... More
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Landmark Arts Centre
London > Entertainment >
Ferry Road, Teddington, TW11 | 31 minutes from The Vortex
Housed within a grand 19th century Grade II listed building that was formerly a church, the Landmark Arts Centre is a unique venue that hosts a ... More
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Strawberry Hill House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
268 Waldegrave Road, TW1 | 2.3 miles from The Vortex
This sinister Gothic castle is an exotic concoction of mysterious turrets, gilded ceilings and dazzling stained glass windows. Starting life as an unassuming cottage in Twickenham, ... More
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Garrick's Temple to Shakespeare
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hampton Court Road, Hampton, TW12 | 2.4 miles from The Vortex
Octagonal 18th century temple located in idyllic grounds. This extraordinary octagonal temple was commissioned by celebrated actor, dramatist and theatre manager, David Garrick (1717-1779) as a tribute ... More
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Hampton Court Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 | 26 minutes from The Vortex
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Sandy's Fishmongers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
56 King Street, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 | 2.8 miles from The Vortex
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JoJo Maman Bebe, Kingston
London > Shopping >
6-8 Thames Street, KT1 | 3 minutes from The Vortex
JoJo Maman Bébé is a one-stop solution for pregnancy and beyond and offers a wide range of stylish maternity wear, adorable babywear and quirky, original children's ... More
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Bushy Park
London > Shopping > Specialists
Diana Car Park, Bushy Park, KT8 | 24 minutes from The Vortex
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
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Jamie's Italian, Kingston
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
19-23 High Street, KT1 | 1 minute from The Vortex
Jamie Oliver's 'bish, bash, bosh', 'easy peasy', 'lovely jubbly' style of cooking lends itself well to the simplicity of Italian cuisine as Jamie's Italian in Kingston, ... More
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
16-18 High Street, KT1 | 1 minute from The Vortex
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high quality fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy ... More
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Carluccio's
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Charter Quay, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 | 1 minute from The Vortex
Carluccio's are springing up all over the place, from Bluewater to Brent Cross, spreading the gospel of good fresh superior Italian food. Each restaurant is also ... More
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Don Quijote UK
London > Education > Language Courses
2 Stoneleigh Park Road, Epsom, KT19 | 4.1 miles from The Vortex
Don Quijote UK sets you up with Spanish and other foreign language courses... in their home country. This is of course the best way to learn. These ... More
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Linguaphone Group
London > Education > Language Courses
Liongate Enterprise Park, 80 Morden Road, CR4 | 6.4 miles from The Vortex
Linguaphone is one of the most popular and effective ways of learning a language. Listen, repeat understand. That's their slogan, and the technique works very well ... More
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The Kids Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
107 Gunnersbury Lane, W3 | 6.7 miles from The Vortex
The Kids' Cookery School in West London is a unique venue offering cookery classes and workshops for children aged three upwards. Children can have fun creating ... More
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Bushy Park & The Longford River
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Park Office, White Lodge, The Stockyard, Hampton Court Road, Hampton, TW12 | 2.2 miles from The Vortex
Adjacent to Hampton Court Palace this is London's second largest Royal Park. Just north of the celebrated royal palace at Hampton Court, Bushy Park is the ... More
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Hampton Court Palace Golf Club
London > Leisure > Golf
Hampton Wick, Kingston-upon-Thames, KT1 | 5 minutes from The Vortex
Situated in the grounds of Henry VIII’s former residence, Hampton Court Palace, with deer roaming about the fairway, this golf course is an agreeable choice for ... More
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Royal Tennis Court, Hampton Court
London > Leisure > Racquet Sports
Hampton Court Palace, Surry, KT8 | 26 minutes from The Vortex
Set in 60 acres of beautiful gardens, Hampton Court charts the last 500 years of royal history from the time of Henry VIII. Not only that, ... More
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Marney's Village Inn
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Alma Road, Esher, KT10 | 2.4 miles from The Vortex
This picturesque pub is an out-of-town hidden gem, perfect for a Sunday jaunt or if you're visiting nearby Hampton Court. Marney's Village Inn is the kind ... More
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White Swan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 | 2.8 miles from The Vortex
With probably one of the most idyllic settings of any of London's pubs, the White Swan is well worth a visit if you're in this neck ... More
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St Margarets Pub & Dining
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
107 St Margarets Road, TW1 | 3.2 miles from The Vortex
Gastropub... More
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Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
The Griffin Centre, 2 Market Place, KT1 | 2 minutes from The Vortex
This Italian wine bar in Kingston upon Thames, set inside a listed building, sources its wine from the family vineyard of Veeno's co-founder, Nino ... More
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Tea Box
London > Nightlife > Bars
7 Paradise Road, TW9 | 3.6 miles from The Vortex
Mostly the pick of London's traditional afternoon teas are found within the city's top hotels. But the Tea Box in Richmond's Paradise Road exists only to ... More
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Tap Tavern
London > Nightlife > Bars
Princes Street, TW9 | 3.7 miles from The Vortex
Located in the heart of Richmond, Tap Tavern feeds London's desire for gin and craft beer with a carefully curated menu of micro-brewed beers and small ... More
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Ham House & Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
Ham Street, Richmond-upon-Thames, TW10 | 2.5 miles from The Vortex
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Petersham Nurseries
London > Business > Venue Hire
Off Petersham Road, Petersham, Richmond, TW10 | 2.7 miles from The Vortex
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Hampton Court Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hampton Court Palace, Hampton Court, KT8 | 26 minutes from The Vortex
Travel through over 500 years of rich royal history reflected in the palace's varied and stunning mix of Baroque and Tudor architecture. The winding corridors, lavish ... More

Rose Theatre Kingston events

TEDxKingstonUponThames - Out of OrderTEDxKingstonUponThames - Out of OrderLiterary & Education, Conference.2018-01-20T11:00:00+00002018-01-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26† High Street† Kingston upon Thames† † KT1 1HL
Category: event
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TEDxKingstonUponThames - Out of Order
Ed Byrne: Spoiler AlertEd Byrne: Spoiler AlertThe acclaimed master of observational humour, as seen on Mock The Week, presents his latest stand-up tour.2018-01-21T20:00:00+00002018-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26† High Street† Kingston upon Thames† † KT1 1HL
Category: event
On Soon
Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert
Kingston CharactersKingston CharactersA collection of stitched textile portraits of Kingston-upon-Thames' local and colourful characters by the artist Ruth Blackford.2018-01-23T00:00:00+00002018-03-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26† High Street† Kingston upon Thames† † KT1 1HL
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Kingston Characters
Noggin The NogNoggin The NogAn adaptation of the children's TV stories with puppets.2018-01-25T16:30:00+00002018-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26† High Street† Kingston upon Thames† † KT1 1HL
Category: event
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Noggin The Nog
Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane)Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane)Wry observations from the popular stand-up and star of Grumpy Old Women.2018-02-01T19:30:00+00002018-02-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26† High Street† Kingston upon Thames† † KT1 1HL
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Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane)
Royal Philharmonic OrchestraRoyal Philharmonic OrchestraRory Macdonald conducts Vaughan Williams's Fantasia On A Theme By Thomas Tallis, Elgar's Cello Concerto and Dvorak's Symphony No 9, 'From The New World', with cellist Kian Soltani.2018-02-03T19:30:00+00002018-02-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26† High Street† Kingston upon Thames† † KT1 1HL
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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Dr Jekyll And Mr HydeDr Jekyll And Mr HydeQuadrophenia star Phil Daniels plays the dichotomised character in an adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic Gothic thriller about a gifted doctor who unleashes his inner evil. Directed by Kate Saxon and adapted by Tony award-winning playwright David Edgar.2018-02-09T20:00:00+00002018-02-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26† High Street† Kingston upon Thames† † KT1 1HL
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Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
CurtainsCurtainsLindsay Posner directs this production of the comedy by Stephen Bill that deals with a birthday party that exposes the cracks in a family's relationship.2018-02-22T19:30:00+00002018-03-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26† High Street† Kingston upon Thames† † KT1 1HL
Category: event
Curtains
David Baddiel: My Family: Not The SitcomDavid Baddiel: My Family: Not The SitcomIn his follow-up to Fame: Not The Musical, Baddiel paints an irreverent portrait of family life, memory, ageing, infidelity and gay cats, with a loving focus on his late mother Sarah and dementia-ridden father, Colin. Contains explicit language.2018-03-22T19:30:00+00002018-03-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26† High Street† Kingston upon Thames† † KT1 1HL
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