Wise Children  

 
 
ADDRESS
, 103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 8NB
 
 
Dates:
 
OPENING TIMES
From Oct 8, Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed, Sat 2.30pm, except Oct 17, 2pm & 7pm (press night Oct 17, captioned perf Nov 5, audio-described mat perf Nov 10), ends Nov 10
 
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£12-£65
 
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Emma Rice launches her new theatre company by directing and adapting Angela Carter's evocative final novel, Wise Children, which charts the trials and tribulations of septuagenarian chorus girls Nora and Dora Chance. Rice's first new play since departing from Shakespeare's Globe, Carter's "love letter to the theatre" (as Emma Rice describes it, speaking to The Guardian) is staged at the Old Vic this autumn.

 

About Old Vic Theatre

With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From John Gielgud and Laurence Olivier, to Kevin Spacey and Judi Dench, the Vic has played host to generation after generation of stars since it opened its doors in 1818. More about Old Vic Theatre

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Library Street NCP
 
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £73  42% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from Wise Children
Situated just a five minute walk from London Waterloo Station, the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is nearby to many central London locations, with the London ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  27% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from Wise Children
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  34% off
6 Hercules Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from Wise Children
With attractions such as the London Eye and London Aquarium on its doorstep as well as Covent Garden and the West End just a short walk ... More
 
 
 
 
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ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company: Sylvia
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 1st to 22nd September 2018
Wise Children, 103 The Cut, SE1 | Same location as Wise Children
Dance, hip hop, soul and funk combine to bring to life the struggles of Sylvia Pankhurst, a leading figure in the Suffragette movement, in a dance ...More
 
 
 
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Warren Mailley-Smith
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 21st September 2018 - 6.30pm
Wise Children, 7 Exton Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Wise Children
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Conflict Cafe
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: 21st, 22nd and 23rd September 2018 - 7pm-10.30pm
Wise Children, Arches 228-232 Station Approach Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from Wise Children
Food & Drink, Pop Ups....More
 
 
 
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Old Vic Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Wise Children
With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From John ... More
 
 
 
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The Young Vic
London > Entertainment > Theatres
66 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Wise Children
Knocked together out of breeze blocks for a minimal budget in 1970, Lawrence Olivier's experimental theatre was intended to last for five years, and provide an ... More
 
 
 
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National Theatre Studio
London > Entertainment > Theatres
83-101 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Wise Children
The National Theatre Studio is home to the National Theatre's Archive, open to anyone with an interest in the theatre's history. The archive includes every stage ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Wise Children
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St George's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Wise Children
One of two cathedrals in Southwark, St George's Cathedral opened in 1848 as the first Catholic cathedral in the UK after the Reformation. The impressive building ... More
 
 
 
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Alma Enterprises
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Wise Children
After five years at 1 Vyner Street Alma Enterprises, the project-space which began as a base for successful young artists' collective 'Land', moved to this new ... More
 
 
 
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Gabriel's Wharf
London > Attractions > Sights
Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Wise Children
Situated just 2 minutes walk from Oxo Tower Wharf, this paved area becomes an oasis of outdoor eating as soon as the sun comes ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Wise Children
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Evans Cycles
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Wise Children
With over 80 years experience in selling bikes, Evans brings something special to the cycle scene. This shop is the original Evans bike shop. ... More
 
 
 
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Lower Marsh Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Wise Children
On weekdays a street food market runs along Lower Marsh displaying a diverse range of global food for all tastes, from Italian ... More
 
 
 
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Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Wise Children
Greensmiths combines an excellent butcher's (The Ginger Pig), artisan baker's (The Old Post Office Bakery) and Covent Garden Market greengrocer's (Solstice) under one roof - all ... More
 
 
 
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Waterloo Bar and Kitchen
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
131 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Wise Children
International cuisine. Tables on patio. ... More
 
 
 
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Bangalore Express Waterloo
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
103-105 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Wise Children
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Fire Station
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
150 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Wise Children
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Near Wise Children
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Wise Children
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 13 minutes from Wise Children
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 | 18 minutes from Wise Children
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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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 2 minutes from Wise Children
Located at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London, Leake Street Pocket Park is an urban oasis of shrubs, ... More
 
 
 
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Wise Children
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Wise Children
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Wise Children.
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Wise Children
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
 
 
 
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Wise Children
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
 
 
 
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Wise Children
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Elba
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 1 minute from Wise Children
The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop cocktail bar in Waterloo. ... More
 
 
 
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Wise Children
A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
 
 
 
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Wise Children
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Wise Children
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
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The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Wise Children
The Deck is a modern roof-top venue with stunning views over the Thames, available for hire at the National Theatre, part of the Southbank Centre which ... More
 
 
 
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National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Wise Children
The greatest theatre in the world? Probably. Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best ... More
 
 
 

Old Vic Theatre events

 
ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company: SylviaZooNation: The Kate Prince Company: SylviaDance, hip hop, soul and funk combine to bring to life the struggles of Sylvia Pankhurst, a leading figure in the Suffragette movement, in a dance drama co-written by Kate Prince and Priya Parmar with original music by Josh Cohen and DJ Walde. Sylvia is a co-production between the ZooNation dance company, Old Vic and Sadler's Wells, co-commissioned2018-09-21T19:30:00+01002018-09-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Old Vic Theatre, 103  The Cut      SE1 8NB
Category: event
Now On

event > Dance > Traditional dance - Modern
PRICING  £12-£45
DATES  1st to 22nd September 2018
VENUE  Old Vic Theatre 
Dance, hip hop, soul and funk combine to bring to life the struggles of Sylvia Pankhurst, a leading figure in the Suffragette movement, in a dance drama co-written by Kate Prince and Priya Parmar with original music by Josh Cohen and DJ Walde. Sylvia is a co-production between the ZooNation dance company, Old Vic and Sadler's Wells, co-commissioned... More about this event
Big Dance Theater: 17cBig Dance Theater: 17cThe company performs a contemporary dance piece built around the problematic 17th-century diaries of Samuel Pepys.2018-09-26T19:00:00+01002018-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Old Vic Theatre, 103  The Cut      SE1 8NB
Category: event
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Big Dance Theater: 17c
Wise ChildrenWise ChildrenEmma Rice launches her new theatre company by directing and adapting Angela Carter's evocative final novel, Wise Children, which charts the trials and tribulations of septuagenarian chorus girls Nora and Dora Chance. Rice's first new play since departing from Shakespeare's Globe, Carter's "love letter to the theatre" (as Emma Rice describes it, spe2018-10-08T19:30:00+01002018-11-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Old Vic Theatre, 103  The Cut      SE1 8NB
Category: event
On Soon

event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING  £12-£65
DATES  8th October to 10th November 2018
VENUE  Old Vic Theatre 
Emma Rice launches her new theatre company by directing and adapting Angela Carter's evocative final novel, Wise Children, which charts the trials and tribulations of septuagenarian chorus girls Nora and Dora Chance. Rice's first new play since departing from Shakespeare's Globe, Carter's "love letter to the theatre" (as Emma Rice describes it, spe... More about this event
A Christmas CarolA Christmas CarolMatthew Warchus' staging of Charles Dickens' timeless classic, which has been adapted from the stage by Jack Thorne, returns to the Old Vic for the festive season. Four ghosts visit Scrooge on Christmas Eve and shepherd the curmudgeon between past, present and future. Music and cheer abound as Scrooge races against time to thaw his heart in time fo2018-11-27T19:30:00+00002019-01-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Old Vic Theatre, 103  The Cut      SE1 8NB
Category: event
 
A Christmas Carol
 

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