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Almeida TheatreAlong with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 West End transfers in 12 years, and early booking for tickets became essential - by the time the reviews came out, the run was usually sold out. The stuccoed building, once the home of the Islington Literary and Scientific Society was redesigned in 2001-2 , making it an even comfier theatre.

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The Twilight ZoneThe Twilight ZoneThe Twilight ZoneMagic, science fiction and fantasy collide in Anne Washburn's stage adaptation of stories from the cult TV series written by Rod Serling, Charles Beaumont and Richard Matheson, set in a dimension of imagination known as The Twilight Zone. Olivier Award winner Richard Jones directs this sci-fi adaptation at the Almeida Theatre in December as the hit2017-12-18T19:30:00+00002018-01-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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DATES5th December 2017 to 27th January 2018
Magic, science fiction and fantasy collide in Anne Washburn's stage adaptation of stories from the cult TV series written by Rod Serling, Charles Beaumont and Richard Matheson, set in a dimension of imagination known as The Twilight Zone. Olivier Award winner Richard Jones directs this sci-fi adaptation at the Almeida Theatre in December as the hit...†More about this event
Theatre ToursTheatre ToursAn experienced guide leads a tour of the theatre including backstage and wardrobe areas.2018-01-06T11:00:00+00002018-01-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Summer and SmokeSummer and SmokeSummer and SmokePatsy Ferran stars in Tennessee Williams' emotionally wrought drama about loneliness, love and self-destruction, set during one long hot summer when Alma meets a man, who will turn her life upside down and force her to question her obligations. Staged at the Almeida, Summer and Smoke explores the complex nature of body and soul, religion and indulg2018-02-24T19:30:00+00002018-04-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING£10-£39.50, Feb 24-Mar 2 previews £10-£32
DATES24th February to 7th April 2018
Patsy Ferran stars in Tennessee Williams' emotionally wrought drama about loneliness, love and self-destruction, set during one long hot summer when Alma meets a man, who will turn her life upside down and force her to question her obligations. Staged at the Almeida, Summer and Smoke explores the complex nature of body and soul, religion and indulg...†More about this event
Theatre ToursTheatre ToursAn experienced guide leads a tour of the theatre including backstage and wardrobe areas.2018-03-10T11:00:00+00002018-03-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Almeida Theatre, † Almeida Street† † † N1 1TA
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Underground Stations

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Angel Tube Station
9 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Canonbury Overground Station
15 minutes walk
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Elia Mews Car Park
11 minutes walk
Macclesfield Road NCP
16 minutes walk

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £84† 30% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Almeida Theatre
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £91† 37% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 11 minutes from Almeida Theatre
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £43† 28% off
Central Street, EC1V | 17 minutes from Almeida Theatre
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
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Alternative Theatres nearest Almeida Theatre

Nearest to Almeida Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Almeida Theatre
London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Almeida Theatre
The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 9 minutes from Almeida Theatre
A wonderful night out on London's thriving fringe scene can be had at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, which sits above the cosy, candlelit†pub that shares ... More
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The Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Almeida Theatre
One of the most striking cinema facades in the city (especially at night when it's all illuminated in startling red and white), the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Almeida Theatre
Opened in 1930, Islington Assembly Hall, the headquarters of the Borough of Islington, was extensively refurbished in 2010 by Islington Council to become a live music ... More
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Angel Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Almeida Theatre
Stand-up comedy every night of the week, with the programme ranging from new comedy talents to well-known TV stalwarts trying out new material. ... More
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All That Malarkey
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: Monday 18th December 2017 - 9pm
Almeida Theatre, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Almeida Theatre
Four classically trained singers led by their dynamic MD/pianist present a classical re-imagining of contemporary favourites, topped off with sketch mash-ups....More
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Beauty And The Beast
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 11th December 2017 to 6th January 2018 - Various Times
Almeida Theatre, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Almeida Theatre
Fat Rascal Theatre presents its gender-reversed version of the classic fairy tale as a musical....More
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Shoot From The Hip Improv Night
London > Events > Comedy †Dates: Monday 18th December 2017 - 8pm-10pm
Almeida Theatre, The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, N1 | 5 minutes from Almeida Theatre
The resident improv group introduces some of the best improv acts in the UK....More
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Sights and Attractions near Almeida Theatre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Almeida Theatre
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Almeida Theatre
This innovative children's theatre provides a showcase for the art of puppetry. Founded by master puppeteer John Wilkes in the early 1960s, this small, unusual theatre ... More
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 4 minutes from Almeida Theatre
The immersive Enchanted Christmas House adventure for children aged between one and eight welcomes youngsters into a house of dressing up, biscuit decorating and theatre, ... More
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 7 minutes from Almeida Theatre
You'll find a spectacular collection of paintings and sculpture by 20th century Italian artists at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, with a core of ... More
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Shopping near Almeida Theatre

The best shops and markets near Almeida Theatre
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Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Almeida Theatre
This design-orientated lifestyle store offers a wide range to choose from. From fashion, to homeware, to cosmetics, it's all here at Aria. Pick up a pastel-coloured ... More
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Almeida Theatre
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
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Zoots
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
2 Haven Mews, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Almeida Theatre
Zoots is a home-service dry cleaning outfit, who collect personal and household ironing, laundry and dry cleaning, delivering them back to your door as good as ... More
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Radici
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
30 Almeida Street, N1 | 1 minute from Almeida Theatre
Celebrated chef Francesco Mazzei, chef patron of Sartoria in Mayfair, has teamed up with D&D London to create Radici, an authentic Italian ... More
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La Porchetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
141 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Almeida Theatre
Pizza & Pasta ... More
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Le Mercury
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
140A Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Almeida Theatre
Mains for under £6 excellent value and a good atmosphere.... More
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Education near Almeida Theatre

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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 15 minutes from Almeida Theatre
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 18 minutes from Almeida Theatre
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 19 minutes from Almeida Theatre
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 16 minutes from Almeida Theatre
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 17 minutes from Almeida Theatre
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
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Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 17 minutes from Almeida Theatre
A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... More
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The best pubs near London Almeida Theatre.
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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Almeida Theatre
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Almeida Theatre
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Almeida Theatre
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Almeida Theatre
Let the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has ... More
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Almeida Theatre
The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks are expertly served by head bartender ... More
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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Almeida Theatre
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Almeida Theatre

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Almeida Theatre.
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Almeida Theatre
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Almeida Theatre
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 6 minutes from Almeida Theatre
... More

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Beauty And The Beast
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

The King's Head 2 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

Fat Rascal Theatre presents its gender-reversed version of the classic fairy tale as a musical....More

All That Malarkey
Theatre | Until 18th December 2017 

The King's Head 2 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

Four classically trained singers led by their dynamic MD/pianist present a classical re-imagining of contemporary favourites, topped off with sketch ...More

Sleepyhead
Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 2 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

Michael Fowkes's sleepy tale about Dad, who longs for his baby to go to sleep so he can too....More

Shoot From The Hip Improv Night
Comedy | On 18th December 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 5 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

The resident improv group introduces some of the best improv acts in the UK....More

London Community Gospel Choir
Concerts | On 18th December 2017 

Union Chapel 6 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

The acclaimed choir performs traditional and contemporary gospel classics....More

Revan And Fennell: Work In Progress
Comedy | On 18th December 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 9 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

The award-winning pair road test their latest sketch and observational material....More

M R James Ghost Stories For Christmas
Theatre | On 18th December 2017 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 11 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

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The Little Match Girl
The Little Match Girl
Theatre | Until 24th December 2017 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 14 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

A snowy stage sets the scene for an icy cold Christmas Eve, where the Little Match Girl paces the emptying ...More

 
Septura
Concerts | On 18th December 2017 

Kings Place 17 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

The group performs Schutz's Das Wort Ward Fleisch, Bach's Christmas Suite, Praetorius's Es Ist Ein Ros Entsprungen, Brahms's Es Ist ...More

Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

House of Illustration 17 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist Lucinda Rogers for a new exhibition examining the city's changing landscape. Lucinda ...More

 

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The Lehman Trilogy
Theatre | From 1st July 

National Theatre

From July 2018, Sam Mendes directs the epic story of Lehman Brothers from its beginning in 1844 to its end 163 years later. Few will forget the scenes of bankers leaving in 2008, their personal ...More

Exit the King
Theatre | From 1st July 

National Theatre

This July at the National, Patrick Marber directs his own adaptation of Ionesco's dark comedy, Exit the King, starring Rhys Ifans as the King opposite Indira Varma as Queen with designs by Anthony Ward....More

The Divide
Theatre | From 1st February 

Old Vic Theatre

Brother and sister Elihu and Soween glimpse cracks in the system of a dystopian regime that embraces brutal repression, forbidden love and insurrection in the world premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's landmark drama. This tale for ...More

English National Ballet: Voices Of America
Dance | From 12th April 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

English National Ballet return to Sadler's Wells in 2018 with a mixed bill of American-style neo-classic ballet. Voices of America brings together works from three generations of American ...More

Lee Bul: Wayward Wander
Exhibitions | From 30th May 

The Hayward Gallery

The Southbank Centre's Hayward Gallery hosts a mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul. The first retrospective of the artist in London, Wayward Wander explores the artist's extensive investigation into ...More

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Exhibitions | From 24th October 

Tate Britain

Tate Britain presents London's first comprehensive retrospective of Edward Burne-Jones in 40 years, showcasing 150 ...More

 
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Anni Albers
Exhibitions | From 11th October 

Tate Modern

In 2018, Tate Modern presents this century's first major UK museum exhibition of the work ...More

 
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Exhibitions | From 14th September 

Tate Modern

Sees Christian Marclay's unique installation, The Clock, at ...More

 
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Exhibitions | From 2nd May 

Tate Modern

Shape of Light at Tate Modern is the ...More

 
The Way Of The World
The Way Of The World
Theatre | From 29th March 

The Donmar Warehouse

James Macdonald returns to the Donmar to direct Linda Bassett as Lady Wishfort in William ...More

 
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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is 250 ...More

 
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Summer concerts return to Kenwood House in June 2018, Michael Jackson is On the Wall at the National Portrait Gallery, Katy Perry plays the O2 and the LIFT festival gets a new Artistic Director....More

Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

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Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
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The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

May in London 2018
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The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

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Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
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Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
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Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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