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Tough CrowdTough Crowd, titled after the uninterested audiences that every comedian has experienced, is an exhibition from Dave Brown that offers an intimate view of some of the comedy circuits best-loved comedians. The man behind Bollo the Gorilla on Channel 4's cult comedy The Might Boosh and the photography and design for Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy, Brown is no stranger to the comedy world. Now, with his photos of famous personalities such as Jimmy Carr, Harry Hill, Noel Fielding and Lee Mack, he provides a look at the images behind the on stage personas: "I want to capture a glimpse of these thick skinned, seriously tough, complex, moody characters and try to show them in a different light to the usual smiley happy go lucky comedy world image we're used to."

 

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Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £111  41% off
The Strand, WC2N | 1 minute from Tough Crowd
Located within walking distance from Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, the Amba Hotel Charing Cross is ideal for guests looking to be near to all the ... More
 
 
 
Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £244  28% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 3 minutes from Tough Crowd
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £179  29% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 3 minutes from Tough Crowd
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 29th September 2018
Tough Crowd, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 3 minutes from Tough Crowd
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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The Importance Of Being Earnest
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th July to 20th October 2018
Tough Crowd, 404 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Tough Crowd
Concluding the Classic Spring Oscar Wilde Season, The Importance of Being Earnest is staged at the Vaudeville Theatre this summer. Olivier Award-winner Sophie Thompson takes ...More
 
 
 
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The Lieutenant Of Inishmore
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd June to 8th September 2018
Tough Crowd, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 4 minutes from Tough Crowd
Poldark star Aidan Turner makes his West End stage debut this June, starring as terrorist Mad Padraic in Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Michael Grandage ...More
 
 
 
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Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Tough Crowd
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing ... More
 
 
 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Tough Crowd
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
 
 
 
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Savoy Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Tough Crowd
Situated alongside the Savoy Hotel, the building of the current theatre with its Art Deco auditorium, was financed by Richard d'Oyly Carte with the considerable profits ... More
 
 
 
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The Strand Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | Same location as Tough Crowd
Part of the Proud Galleries family, Proud Central became The Strand Gallery in 2010 expanding from a photography gallery to an exhibition space for all disciplines ... More
 
 
 
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British Optical Association Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
42 Craven Street, WC2N | 1 minute from Tough Crowd
Run by the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers the British Optical Association Museum in Charing Cross features historic examples of London-made spectacles from ... More
 
 
 
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St Martin-in-the-Fields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Tough Crowd
This historic church of St Martin-in-the-Fields overlooking Trafalgar Square was built in 1726 and is the best known work of Scottish architect James Gibbs whose ... More
 
 
 
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Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Tough Crowd
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
 
 
 
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Pan de Vie
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
5 New Row, WC2N | 4 minutes from Tough Crowd
Combining classic European baking with exotic flavours of the Far East, Pan de Vie delivers a visual treat of brilliantly-coloured sweet patisseries and ... More
 
 
 
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Hardys Original Sweet Shop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Tough Crowd
Retro sweet shops are all the rage at the moment. In the Covent Garden area alone you'll find half a dozen of them, one of which ... More
 
 
 
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Five Guys, Villiers Street
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
9/1 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Tough Crowd
After opening at 1-3 Long Acre in Covent Garden in summer 2013, Five Guys have opened a number of branches across London, including this Villiers Street ... More
 
 
 
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The Terrace, Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Tough Crowd
In the centre of London's world famous West End, right on The Strand, is The Terrace, an all-day dining venue and bar located within the Amba ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
25 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Tough Crowd
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 7 minutes from Tough Crowd
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes from Tough Crowd
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 10 minutes from Tough Crowd
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Tough Crowd
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
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ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Tough Crowd
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes from Tough Crowd
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Tough Crowd
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Tough Crowd
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... More
 
 
 
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The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Tough Crowd
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Tough Crowd
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
 
 
 
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Adventure Bar, Covent Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 3 minutes from Tough Crowd
A former wine cellar, the Adventure Bar in Covent Garden is a subterranean den of delight, with cocktails, food, tunes and parties. ... More
 
 
 
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Library
London > Nightlife > Bars
112 St Martin's Lane , Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Tough Crowd
Private members club housed in a five story town house, with a restaurant, hotel, bar and nightclub. Members are voted in by a committee but it's ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Tough Crowd
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Tough Crowd
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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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Tough Crowd
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
 

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Choral Evensong
Concerts | On 25th June 2018 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 2 minutes walk from Tough Crowd

A 45-minute service of words and music, described as one of the glories of the Anglican tradition. Sung by the ...More

Bella Cora
Concerts | On 25th June 2018 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 2 minutes walk from Tough Crowd

The choir performs Eriks Esenvalds's Stars, Poulenc's Litanies A La Vierge Noire, Faure's Cantique De Jean Racine, Juneau's O Oriens, ...More

The Jungle
The Jungle
Theatre | Until 3rd November 2018 

Playhouse Theatre 2 minutes walk from Tough Crowd

It won five star reviews during its Young Vic run and now The Jungle, an immersive play from Good Chance ...More

 
Kiss Me, Kate
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Concerts | Until 30th June 2018 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 2 minutes walk from Tough Crowd

Opera North's award-winning production of Cole Porter's classic musical comedy, Kiss Me, Kate, comes to the London Coliseum for a ...More

 
Monet & Architecture
Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2018 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Tough Crowd

Major exhibition comprising some of Claude Monet's greatest paintings depicting architecture from the 1860s onwards....More

Take One Picture
Exhibitions | Until 12th August 2018 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Tough Crowd

The exhibition celebrates the work of children from 27 schools across the UK who have produced paintings, prints, designs and ...More

Thomas Cole: Eden To Empire
Exhibitions | Until 7th October 2018 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Tough Crowd

Cole's paintings of American landscapes are shown alongside the masterpieces that inspired him, such as swirling storms painted by Turner ...More

The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Monet & Architecture
The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Monet & Architecture
Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2018 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Tough Crowd

Monet maybe best known for his paintings of lilies - impressionistic images of the floating flowers immediately spring to mind ...More

 
Thomas Cole's Journey
Thomas Cole's Journey
Exhibitions | Until 7th October 2018 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Tough Crowd

The National Gallery stages the first exhibition to establish British-born Thomas Cole, one of America's leading painters of the mid-19th ...More

 
Ed Ruscha: Course of Empire
Ed Ruscha: Course of Empire
Exhibitions | Until 7th October 2018 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Tough Crowd

Ed Ruscha, whose 2005 Venice Biennale installation evoked Thomas Cole's famous 'The Course of Empire' painting cycle of 183336, has ...More

 

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