The White Carnation  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 21ST DECEMBER 2013

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OPENING TIMES
From Nov 26, Tue-Sat 7.30pm, mats Sat & Sun 3pm, preview perf Nov 26 & 27, no mat Nov 30, ends Dec 21
 
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Nov 26 and 27 £9 preview, Nov 28-30, Dec 1-21 £10-£16
 

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Described as "a neglected little treasure" by Dominic Cavendish in the Daily Telegraph, R. C. Sherriff's supernatural drama, The White Carnation, is a ghostly tale of one man's chance to do things differently. This rediscovery by the Finborough marks the first production since its premiere, starring Sir Ralph Richardson, in 1953.

 

About Finborough Theatre

The Finborough Theatre in Earls Court punches well above its weight, presenting award-winning plays and works by new writers in a small theatre above a pub. Founded in 1980, the Finborough has just 50 seats creating an intimate space for its productions which focus on developing new writing, rediscovering neglected works and presenting the best of the old and new in an eclectic programme. More about Finborough Theatre


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West Brompton Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Earls Court Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Broadwood Terrace NCP
 
16 minutes walk
 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  40% off
Stamford Bridge, SW6 | 7 minutes from The White Carnation
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £49  26% off
15 Penywern Road, SW5 | 7 minutes from The White Carnation
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £82  29% off
34-44 Barkston Gardens, SW5 | 8 minutes from The White Carnation
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd, 23rd and 26th October 2017 at 3pm and 7.30pm
The White Carnation, 118 Finborough Road, SW10 | Same location as The White Carnation
The ninth annual year of this showcase of new plays, with works by June Carryl, Sue Healy, Adam Hughes, Iain Finlay Macleod, Joe Marsh, Carmen Nasr, ...More
 
 
 
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The Busy World Is Hushed.
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th October to 25th November 2017 - Various Times
The White Carnation, 118 Finborough Road, SW10 | Same location as The White Carnation
Originally premiered at New York City's Playwrights Horizons, Keith Bunin's play examines with wisdom, humour and insight the contradictions we find in our faith, our families ...More
 
 
 
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Troubadour Sunday Night Jazz
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 6th August to 31st December 2017 - 8pm-10.30pm
The White Carnation, 263-267 Brompton Road, SW5 | 4 minutes from The White Carnation
Weekly jazz night hosted by Sebastiaan De Krom and friends....More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
118 Finborough Road, Fulham, London SW10 | Same location as The White Carnation
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London > Entertainment > Live Music
263-267 Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 4 minutes from The White Carnation
The Troubadour is a lovely little cafe, which hosts an inspiring program of folk, blues, psychedelia and poetry downstairs. It's also the place where Private Eye ... More
 
 
 
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The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
265 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 4 minutes from The White Carnation
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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 5 minutes from The White Carnation
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Maggie & Rose
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
58 Pembroke Road, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from The White Carnation
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London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
735 Fulham Road, SW6 | 16 minutes from The White Carnation
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London > Shopping > Florists
257 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 4 minutes from The White Carnation
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Zafash
London > Shopping > Chemists
233-235 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 4 minutes from The White Carnation
For all those late night emergencies which don’t quite warrant a trip to casualty, you can always try Zafash Pharmacy at Earl’s Court. You’ll never be ... More
 
 
 
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The Pro Centre
London > Shopping > Photography
Chelsea Wharf, 15 Lots Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 6 minutes from The White Carnation
Owned by Hasselblad (UK) this shop certainly lives up to its name in catering for the professional. This is strictly still photography but the digital ... More
 
 
 
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Firezza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
116 Finborough Road, Chlesea, Fulham, London SW10 | Same location as The White Carnation
Firezza offers upmarket Neapolitan pizza cooked in stone ovens, eat-in or take-away.... More
 
 
 
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Nikita's Restaurant & Bar
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
65 Ifield Road, Earls Court, Fulham, London SW10 | 2 minutes from The White Carnation
This Russian restaurant is a lively spot, with a special place reserved in the evening for chilled vodka, of which there is a good selection. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
2 Hollywood Road, South Kensington, London SW10 | 4 minutes from The White Carnation
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 17 minutes from The White Carnation
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 18 minutes from The White Carnation
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 19 minutes from The White Carnation
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London > Leisure >
4 Sotheron Place, Michael Road, SW6 | 11 minutes from The White Carnation
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Clip n Climb Chelsea
London > Leisure >
19 Michael Road, SW6 | 12 minutes from The White Carnation
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Kayaking London
London > Leisure >
Cremorne Riverside, Cremorne Gardens, Lots Road, SW10 | 12 minutes from The White Carnation
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
190 Fulham Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW10 | 7 minutes from The White Carnation
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Lazy Fox
London > Nightlife > Pubs
18 Farm Lane, Fulham, London SW6 | 8 minutes from The White Carnation
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The Harwood Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Walham Grove, Fulham, London SW6 | 9 minutes from The White Carnation
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Beaver Lodge
London > Nightlife > Bars
266 Fulham Road, SW10 | 5 minutes from The White Carnation
From the people who brought you Barts, Maggie's and Bunga Bunga, Beaver Lodge is a mountain cabin and dance ... More
 
 
 
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Evans & Peel Detective Agency
London > Nightlife > Bars
310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 6 minutes from The White Carnation
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Vagabond Wines Fulham
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
18-22 Vanston Place, SW6 | 10 minutes from The White Carnation
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Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 7 minutes from The White Carnation
What a difference a game makes... at the end of 1993, a couple of surprise results lifted the Blues out of mid-table and into the Champions ... More
 
 
 
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Earls Court Conference and Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Warwick Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 8 minutes from The White Carnation
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 17 minutes from The White Carnation
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 

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Vibrant 2017Vibrant 2017The ninth annual year of this showcase of new plays, with works by June Carryl, Sue Healy, Adam Hughes, Iain Finlay Macleod, Joe Marsh, Carmen Nasr, Jeff Page, Avin Shah and Athena Stevens.2017-10-22T15:00:00+01002017-10-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Finborough Theatre, 118  Finborough Road      SW10 9ED
Category: event
Now On
Vibrant 2017
Quaint HonourQuaint HonourRoger Gellert's drama, presented for the first time since its world premiere in 1958 and celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act of 1967 which decriminalised homosexuality in the UK. Directed by Christian Durham.2017-10-29T19:30:00+00002017-11-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Finborough Theatre, 118  Finborough Road      SW10 9ED
Category: event
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Quaint Honour
The Melting PotThe Melting PotIsrael Zangwill's classic story of a young Russian immigrant fighting to uphold his dream of a new life in a new country. After his family are massacred in a pogrom, Jewish composer David Quixano escapes to New York City, in search of a new life. There he falls in love with Vera, a beautiful Russian Christian.2017-12-03T19:30:00+00002017-12-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Finborough Theatre, 118  Finborough Road      SW10 9ED
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