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True WestKit Harington - famous for his leading role in Game of Thrones - and Johnny Flynn - star of Lovesick, Beast and US TV series Genius, and who received rave reviews for his performance in the New York transfer of Hangmen - star as warring brothers Austin and Lee in the West End premiere of True West. Penned by Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard, the plays is a ferociously funny, modern classic. Director Matthew Dunster (who also worked on Hangmen), asks, "Is it about two brothers, or is it about how we all grapple with two sides of ourselves"? Set in the stifling Californian desert, tensions rise as brother goes against brother, exposing the cracks in the American Dream.

 

About Vaudeville Theatre

Designed by CJ Phipps, the Vaudeville is the third theatre to be built on this site. The current Vaudeville opened on 23rd February 1926 with a revue called RSVP. One of the theatre's major successes was in 1954 with the musical 'Salad Days', starring Julian Slade and Deborah Reynolds. More about Vaudeville Theatre

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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City Thameslink Station
 
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St Martins Lane NCP
 
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Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
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Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  42% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from True West
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £189  36% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from True West
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
 
 
 
Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £133  42% off
The Strand, WC2N | 3 minutes from True West
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
 
 
 
 
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Waitress
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th February to 19th October 2019
True West, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from True West
Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical to have an all-female creative team, ...More
 
 
 
Mamma Mia!
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th September 2012 to 14th September 2019
True West, Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from True West
Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the distant memories of carefree days and ...More
 
 
 
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Nine Night
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st December 2018 to 23rd February 2019
True West, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 7 minutes from True West
Following a smash hit sold-out run at the National Theatre, Nine Night, Natasha Gordon's "remarkable debut play" (Evening Standard) transfers to Trafalgar Studios in the West ...More
 
 
 
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Savoy Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from True West
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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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from True West
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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Novello Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from True West
Built in 1905 to form a pair with the near-identical Aldwych Theatre, the Novello Theatre (formerly known as the Strand Theatre) is one of London's more ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near True West
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St Paul's Church, Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from True West
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
 
 
 
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Covent Garden East Piazza
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from True West
A visit to Covent Garden is a must, whether you intend to shop, sightsee or soak in the carnival atmosphere. The focal ... More
 
 
 
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from True West
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near True West
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Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
44 The Market, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from True West
This tiny shop in the heart of Covent Garden is crammed full of traditional toys but is probably most famous for its selection of toy theatres ... More
 
 
 
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Lush
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
Unit 10 The Piazza Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from True West
An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose before you even enter these premises, which offer a huge mix of fizzing bath bombs to suit all ... More
 
 
 
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from True West
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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Porterhouse Stout & Oyster Bar
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
21 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from True West
Brasseries ... More
 
 
 
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Gourmet Burger Kitchen
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from True West
New Zealanders take their burgers pretty seriously, and back in 2001 three Kiwis living in London found themselves homesick from the lack of well-crafted quality burgers ... More
 
 
 
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Big Easy Covent Garden
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
12 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from True West
Located in a former electricity power station, set over three floors and occupying 10,000 square feet, the famous American Big Easy restaurant comes to Covent Garden ... More
 
 
 
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Near True West
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from True West
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 | 5 minutes from True West
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 | 7 minutes from True West
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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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from True West
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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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from True West
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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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from True West
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London True West.
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from True West
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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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from True West
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 Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from True West
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration
London > Nightlife > Bars
1A Bedford Street, WC2E | 1 minute from True West
Mr Fogg's adventures around the globe (well, London, more like) continue apace with the opening of ... More
 
 
 
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Blame Gloria
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from True West
A subterranean den of delight, with cocktails, tunes and parties, Blame Gloria is a basement bar in Covent Garden where the wallpaper is based on ... More
 
 
 
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B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from True West
A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax in ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near True West.
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from True West
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from True West
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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Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 5 minutes from True West
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
 
 
 

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True WestTrue WestMatthew Dunster directs Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn in the West End premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winner Sam Shepard's painfully funny drama of bitter sibling rivalries. Two brothers, Austin and Lee, chase the same American Dream in the searing heat of the Californian desert.2019-02-21T15:00:00+00002019-02-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Vaudeville Theatre, 404  Strand      WC2R 0NH
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James Acaster: Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999James Acaster: Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999The energetic comic reflects on the best and worst year of his life while throwing a strop.2019-02-25T20:00:00+00002019-03-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Vaudeville Theatre, 404  Strand      WC2R 0NH
Category: event
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James Acaster: Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999
EmiliaEmiliaEmiliaHailed as "an act of revolution" (The Times) and "a landmark moment in the history of Shakespeare's Globe" (The Independent), Morgan Lloyd Malcolm's "exhilarating all-female production" is brought to a wider audience with this West End transfer. Based on the biography of the 17th-century poet and feminist, Emilia Bassano, the play tells the story -2019-03-08T19:30:00+00002019-06-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Vaudeville Theatre, 404  Strand      WC2R 0NH
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event > Theatre > Specialist
DATES  8th March to 15th June 2019
VENUE  Vaudeville Theatre 
Hailed as "an act of revolution" (The Times) and "a landmark moment in the history of Shakespeare's Globe" (The Independent), Morgan Lloyd Malcolm's "exhilarating all-female production" is brought to a wider audience with this West End transfer. Based on the biography of the 17th-century poet and feminist, Emilia Bassano, the play tells the story -... More about this event
 
Groan UpsGroan UpsMischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong, chart the fortunes of an unruly classroom of children through their turbulent teenage years and into the aches and pains of adulthood. Written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields, and directed by Kirsty Patrick Ward.2019-09-20T19:30:00+01002019-12-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Vaudeville Theatre, 404  Strand      WC2R 0NH
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True West
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Matthew Dunster directs Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn in the West End premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winner Sam Shepard's painfully funny ...More

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Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical ...More

 
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Jeff Calhoun directs Amber Davies, Natalie McQueen, Bonnie Langford and Brian Conley in the empowering musical based on the 1980 ...More

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Explore the world of transport engineering in the Future Engineers gallery, a permanent display at the London Transport Museum since ...More

 
The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories
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Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from True West

The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019 displays 100 shortlisted competition entries as chosen by an independent panel of judges. Taking ...More

 
February Half Term: London Transport Museum
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Kids Events | Until 24th February 2019 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from True West

This February half term families visiting the London Transport Museum can learn about the amazing women who keep London moving. ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 1st June 2019 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from True West

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
English National Opera: Akhnaten
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Concerts | Until 7th March 2019 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 3 minutes walk from True West

Karen Kamensek conducts a revival of Phelim McDermott's Olivier Award-winning 2016 production of Philip Glass's opera set in ancient Egypt. ...More

 
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Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from True West

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 27th October 2019 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from True West

Award-winning company Theatre Mischief presents a hilarious play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society staging a murder mystery, which is beset ...More

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