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Theatre 503Originally created by the team behind the Gate Theatre in Notting Hill, the 503 is a well-designed theatre nestled above the busy Latchmere pub on Battersea Park Road. In 1982, the Gate Theatre expanded to include this custom-built studio theatre above The Latchmere Pub, on the south side of Battersea Bridge Road. Changing its name from the Grace Theatre to Theatre503 in 2002, it was relaunched as a home for new writing and hosted plays by the likes of Dennis Kelly, Phil Porter, Duncan Macmillan and Rachael Wagstaff. It went on to win the Peter Brook Empty Space Award, was nominated for a Time Out Live Award in 2006. More recently it pulled off "an extraordinary coup" (The Telegraph) with its production of The Mountaintop by Katori Hall which transferred to the West End where it won the Olivier Award for Best New play. The Broadway version stars Samuel L Jackson and Halle Berry. Regular comedy nights, fundraisers and free performances mix with the ambitious program of new work to make Theatre503 so much more significant than a fringe venue housed above a scruffy pub in Battersea.

 

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J'OuvertJ'OuvertYasmin Joseph's debut play is a timely reflection on the Black British experience and sexual politics of carnivals, following two friends battling to preserve a tradition in a society where women's bodies are frequently under threat. Rebekah Murrell directs.2019-06-18T19:30:00+01002019-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Theatre 503, 503  Battersea Park Road      SW11 3BW
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Theatre 503  Marianne Oldham as Mimi in the Giudecca and Theatre503 production of MIMI AND THE STALKER. Photo by Logan Riehl  

   
Theatre 503 - Marianne Oldham as Mimi in the Giudecca and Theatre503 production of MIMI AND THE STALKER. Photo by Logan Riehl

Theatre 503 Marianne Oldham as Mimi in the Giudecca and Theatre503 production of MIMI AND THE STALKER. Photo by Logan Riehl 


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Clapham Common Tube Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
Clapham South Tube Station
 
29 minutes walk
 
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Riverside West Car Park
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Imperial Road, SW6 | 15 minutes from Theatre 503
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354 Queenstown Road, SW8 | 18 minutes from Theatre 503
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9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 26 minutes from Theatre 503
The Sydney House Chelsea is a converted town house located in a Grade II listed building, just moments from the King's Road in London's fashionable Chelsea ... More
 
 
 
 
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Chickenshed Kensington and Chelsea
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 21 minutes from Theatre 503
Chickenshed theatre company has been working to make theatre inclusive for over 30 years and in 2011 they launched a new theatre programme in Kensington and ... More
 
 
 
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Finborough Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
118 Finborough Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 27 minutes from Theatre 503
The Finborough Theatre in Earls Court punches well above its weight, presenting award-winning plays and works by new writers in a small theatre above a pub. ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Court Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 29 minutes from Theatre 503
Dedicated to putting on new work and discovering new voices, the Royal Court Theatre was seen as 'the most important theatre in Europe' by no less ... More
 
 
 
 
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Le QuecumBar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
42-44 Battersea High Street, SW11 | 7 minutes from Theatre 503
Hot Club Gypsy Swing is a bizarrely niche musical genre for a wine bar in Battersea. Live acts vary depending on which night of the week ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Lavender Hill, SW11 | 9 minutes from Theatre 503
Carrying many of London's best fringe productions, the Battersea Arts Centre is one of the best off-West End theatres and art venues in the capital. A ... More
 
 
 
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The Magic Garden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
231 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 13 minutes from Theatre 503
The pub - if it still fits within the confines of that definition - has a vast outdoor space that is semi-covered with awnings ... More
 
 
 
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Sambrook's Brewery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Unit 1 & 2 Yelverton Road, Battersea, SW11 | 9 minutes from Theatre 503
An independent brewery on an unlikely housing estate in Battersea, Sambrook's was set up in August 2008 to give London drinkers some local brews to choose ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Park Children's Zoo
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 10 minutes from Theatre 503
Battersea Park Children's Zoo is home to a host of glorious creatures. There are farmyard animals, lemurs, otters and monkeys, as well as peacocks which roam ... More
 
 
 
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Pump House Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Battersea Park, SW11 | 10 minutes from Theatre 503
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Battersea Park
London > Shopping > Specialists
Chelsea Car Park, Carriage Drive North, Battersea Park, SW11 | 5 minutes from Theatre 503
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Warren Evans Furniture
London > Shopping > House and Garden
8 Grant Road, SW11 | 9 minutes from Theatre 503
Handmade wooden beds, matresses and furniture that are a class above your average flat packed homeware. All the timber is ethically sourced and fairly traded, with ... More
 
 
 
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Joy Clapham
London > Shopping > Clothing
Shopstop at Clapham Junction Station, 1-20 St Johns Hill, SW11 | 11 minutes from Theatre 503
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Antipasto & Pasta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
511 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | Same location as Theatre 503
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Duke of Cambridge
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228 Battersea Bridge Road, SW11 | 1 minute from Theatre 503
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The Lighthouse, 441 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 2 minutes from Theatre 503
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 12 minutes from Theatre 503
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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Le Club Tricolore
London > Education > Cookery Courses
10 Ballingdon Road, Wandsworth, SW11 | 25 minutes from Theatre 503
Get the kids interested in learning can be difficult, especially with regards to a foreign language. However, if they start at a young age what can ... More
 
 
 
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The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 33 minutes from Theatre 503
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
 
 
 
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Shillington Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Este Road, SW11 | 4 minutes from Theatre 503
Shillington Park in Battersea is a green space with ornamental shrubs, sitting out areas and space for dog walkers. Added to these there's free outdoor ... More
 
 
 
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Go Ape - Battersea
London > Leisure > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 10 minutes from Theatre 503
Release your inner gorilla at Go Ape and climb among the tallest tree tops in Battersea Park. This particular ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Albert Bridge Road, Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 | 13 minutes from Theatre 503
Situated on the south side of the Thames, facing Chelsea, Battersea Park caters for everyone within its 200-acre space. Firstly, there's lots of water - ... More
 
 
 
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228 Battersea Bridge Road, SW11 | 1 minute from Theatre 503
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The Lighthouse, 441 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 2 minutes from Theatre 503
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66 Latchmere Road, SW11 | 7 minutes from Theatre 503
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Dusk
London > Nightlife > Bars
339 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 8 minutes from Theatre 503
Swish, Battersea "style bar" with Oriental decadence and award-winning cocktails. Escape the clamour of West End clubs with this out-of-town, style bar alternative. High standards, a ... More
 
 
 
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Lost Society
London > Nightlife > Bars
339 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 8 minutes from Theatre 503
Late night South London hotspot Lost Society has moved to Battersea and the makeover has ... More
 
 
 
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The Grand, Clapham
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
21-25 St John's Hill, Clapham, SW11 | 13 minutes from Theatre 503
Opened in 1900, The Grand is a beautiful and historic former music hall that has since been home ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 17 minutes from Theatre 503
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 19 minutes from Theatre 503
With ten, widely different and uniquely versatile rooms, the National Army Museum can help you hold your event, your way. Plan your party in Victorian splendour, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 21 minutes from Theatre 503
Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who were ... More
 
 
 
 

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