The York Realist  

 
 
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From Feb 8, Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu, Sat 2.30pm, no mats Feb 8, 10, 15 (press night Feb 13, 7pm, captioned perf Mar 12, audio described mat perf Mar 17), ends Mar 24
 
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The York RealistDonmar Associate Robert Hastie, who delighted Donmar audiences with his celebrated productions of My Night with Reg and Splendour, directs a timely revival of Peter Gill's affecting drama about two young men in love, set against the backdrop of 1960s Yorkshire. The all-star cast includes Jonathan Bailey (who's appeared in Broadchurch, Crashing and as Will's love rival in W1A), Ben Batt (Joe Pritchard in Channel 4's Shameless) and Lesley Nicol (better known as Mrs Patmore in Downton Abbey) star in The York Realist, a Donmar Warehouse and Sheffield Theatres co-production about love and family ties.

 

About The Donmar Warehouse

Housed in an impressive red-brick industrial building - at various times a brewery, a banana warehouse and a film studio - this tiny repertory theatre is one of the great success stories of the 1990s. Created as a studio space for the RSC in 1977, it became a shabby but popular fringe theatre in the 1980s, a testing ground for producers with big ideas but little money. More about The Donmar Warehouse

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £139  29% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 1 minute from The York Realist
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £189  23% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 5 minutes from The York Realist
One of the first design hotels, it certainly hasn't lost any of its cool appeal and continues to impress with great service and high standards. The ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £110  42% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 5 minutes from The York Realist
Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark. Relaunched in January 2009 following a '25million makeover, each of the 174 ... More
 
 
 
 
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English National Opera: The Marriage Of Figaro
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 29th March - 14th April 2018
The York Realist, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 5 minutes from The York Realist
Actress Fiona Shaw returns to direct the second revival of her production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro by the English National Opera at the London ...More
 
 
 
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Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 29th September 2018
The York Realist, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 6 minutes from The York Realist
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 25th February 2018
The York Realist, Catherine Street, WC2B | 6 minutes from The York Realist
Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from The York Realist
Designed as a companion theatre to the New Ambassador’s, which stands next to it, separated only by the narrow Tower Court, St Martin’s was completed in ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from The York Realist
Built in 1930, the Phoenix Theatre is a curious mix of classical theatre architecture and the Art Deco style. The columns and arches of the Phoenix ... More
 
 
 
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Arts Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from The York Realist
The Arts Theatre was built in 1927 as a members club, which allowed it to circumvent the censorship laws and perform unusual and avant garde fare. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from The York Realist
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19 Greek Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from The York Realist
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from The York Realist
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Thomas Neal Centre
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
29-41 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | Same location as The York Realist
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
17 Shorts Gardens, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from The York Realist
Cheese-enthusiasts will love this specialist shop in Covent Garden’s thriving, colourful Neal’s Yard. Sourced direct from small, independent farms, most of the cheese here is unpasteurised ... More
 
 
 
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Seven Dials
London > Shopping > Street or Area
Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from The York Realist
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Downstairs, Thomas Neal’s Centre, 35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | Same location as The York Realist
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Flesh and Buns
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
41 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from The York Realist
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35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | Same location as The York Realist
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 1 minute from The York Realist
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from The York Realist
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 8 minutes from The York Realist
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from The York Realist
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London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from The York Realist
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from The York Realist
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from The York Realist
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from The York Realist
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from The York Realist
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Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from The York Realist
Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the ... More
 
 
 
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London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from The York Realist
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The London Cocktail Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from The York Realist
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from The York Realist
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from The York Realist
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from The York Realist
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 

The Donmar Warehouse events

 
The York RealistThe York RealistThe York RealistDonmar Associate Robert Hastie, who delighted Donmar audiences with his celebrated productions of My Night with Reg and Splendour, directs a timely revival of Peter Gill's affecting drama about two young men in love, set against the backdrop of 1960s Yorkshire. The all-star cast includes Jonathan Bailey (who's appeared in Broadchurch, Crashing and 2018-02-21T19:30:00+00002018-03-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Donmar Warehouse, 41  Earlham Street  Seven Dials    WC2H 9LD
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event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING  £10-£40, Feb 8-12 previews £17.50-£37.50
DATES  8th February to 24th March 2018
VENUE  The Donmar Warehouse 
Donmar Associate Robert Hastie, who delighted Donmar audiences with his celebrated productions of My Night with Reg and Splendour, directs a timely revival of Peter Gill's affecting drama about two young men in love, set against the backdrop of 1960s Yorkshire. The all-star cast includes Jonathan Bailey (who's appeared in Broadchurch, Crashing and ... More about this event
 
The Way Of The WorldThe Way Of The WorldThe Way Of The WorldJames Macdonald returns to the Donmar to direct Linda Bassett as Lady Wishfort in William Congreve's biting satirical comedy about a fractured, dysfunctional family willing to sacrifice everything - including their morals - for the sake of six thousand pounds. This new production of Restoration comedy, The Way of the World, reunites Macdonald with 2018-03-29T19:30:00+01002018-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Donmar Warehouse, 41  Earlham Street  Seven Dials    WC2H 9LD
Category: event
 

event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES  29th March to 26th May 2018
VENUE  The Donmar Warehouse 
James Macdonald returns to the Donmar to direct Linda Bassett as Lady Wishfort in William Congreve's biting satirical comedy about a fractured, dysfunctional family willing to sacrifice everything - including their morals - for the sake of six thousand pounds. This new production of Restoration comedy, The Way of the World, reunites Macdonald with ... More about this event
 
 

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