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The Bridge TheatreWhat Nicholas Hytner did next: after 12 years as director of the National Theatre, the theatre chief is building a theatre from the ground up. Designed by Steve Tompkins and Roger Watts of Haworth Tompkins, winner of the 2014 Stirling Prize for architecture for the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool, the Bridge Theatre brings theatre into the 21st century, offering theatre-makers a platform to create adventurous new work, and giving audiences a modern 900-seat adaptable theatre - capable of staging traditional, in-the-round and promenade performances. Teaming up with Nick Starr, his right hand man at the NT, Hytner's theatre within One Tower Bridge will stage predominantly new work, plus the occasional re-invention of a great work from the past. The riverside site, originally expected to accommodate the Royal Opera House during the renovation of its Covent Garden home, is now set to become a cultural venue of national importance. And, if all goes well, it will be the flagship of a number of new theatres in London.

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Alys, AlwaysAlys, AlwaysAlys, AlwaysJoanne Froggatt, who played Anna in Downton Abbey, takes on the lead role of Frances in Lucinda Coxon's gripping psychological thriller at The Bridge Theatre. Based on the novel by Harriet Lane, Alys, Always is about an unassuming Sunday newspaper journalist, whose world is turned upside down when she stops by the roadside to aid an injured motoris2019-02-25T19:30:00+00002019-03-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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DATES25th February to 30th March 2019
Joanne Froggatt, who played Anna in Downton Abbey, takes on the lead role of Frances in Lucinda Coxon's gripping psychological thriller at The Bridge Theatre. Based on the novel by Harriet Lane, Alys, Always is about an unassuming Sunday newspaper journalist, whose world is turned upside down when she stops by the roadside to aid an injured motoris...†More about this event
A German LifeA German LifeA German LifeDame Maggie Smith returns to the stage for the first time in twelve years to star in a solo show based on the testimony of Goebbels's secretary, Brunhilde Pomsel. A German Life, brought to the Bridge Theatre under the direction of Jonathan Kent, is a new play by Christopher Hampton drawn from the life and testimony of Brunhilde Pomsel. She struggle2019-04-06T00:00:00+01002019-05-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bridge Theatre, 3† Potters Fields Park† † † SE1 2SG
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event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
PRICING£15-£69.50 (Adults), £15 (Under 26)
DATES6th April to 11th May 2019
Dame Maggie Smith returns to the stage for the first time in twelve years to star in a solo show based on the testimony of Goebbels's secretary, Brunhilde Pomsel. A German Life, brought to the Bridge Theatre under the direction of Jonathan Kent, is a new play by Christopher Hampton drawn from the life and testimony of Brunhilde Pomsel. She struggle...†More about this event
A Midsummer Night's DreamA Midsummer Night's DreamReuniting the creative team who presented Julius Caesar at the Bridge in 2018, an immersive production of A Midsummer Night's Dream comes to the Tower Bridge theatre in summer 2019. Nicholas Hytner directs Shakespeare's comedy which plunges its audience into the heart of an enchanted forest, a place of change and infinite possibility. In the Bridge2019-06-03T00:00:00+01002019-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bridge Theatre, 3† Potters Fields Park† † † SE1 2SG
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event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES3rd June to 31st August 2019
Reuniting the creative team who presented Julius Caesar at the Bridge in 2018, an immersive production of A Midsummer Night's Dream comes to the Tower Bridge theatre in summer 2019. Nicholas Hytner directs Shakespeare's comedy which plunges its audience into the heart of an enchanted forest, a place of change and infinite possibility. In the Bridge...†More about this event

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London Bridge Tube Station
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Bermondsey Tube Station
14 minutes walk
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Surrey Quays Overground Station
22 minutes walk
Canada Water Overground Station
24 minutes walk
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Q-Park Butlers Wharf
2 minutes walk
Snowsfields NCP
10 minutes walk

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Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £113† 21% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
The Tower Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £71† 36% off
Guoman Tower, E1Q | 5 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
It's the location on the River Thames that give this hotel next to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge a wow factor. It's also very ... More
Cheval Three Quays Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment † from £174† 35% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 6 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
Perfect for feeling home away from home, the Cheval Three Quays offers multi-award winning accommodation in the heart of the City of London, boasting views across ... More
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Alternative Theatres nearest The Bridge Theatre

Nearest to The Bridge Theatre
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Shunt Vaults
London > Entertainment > Theatres
20 Stainer Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
The madcap Shunt Theatre company has created London's most unpredictable nightspot in the railway arches beneath London Bridge. Each week's entertainment at Shunt Vaults is curated ... More
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The Jellyfish Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marlborough Playground, 11-25 Union Street, SE1 | 13 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
London's first fully-functioning theatre made entirely from recycled and reclaimed materials was constructed over the summer of 2010 and will be open from late August through ... More
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
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Entertainment near The Bridge Theatre

Near The Bridge Theatre
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The Scoop at More London
London > Entertainment >
The Queen's Walk Bridge City, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
Multi-purpose sunken outdoor amphitheatre next to London Bridge and Tower Bridge, next to City Hall on the South Bank of the Thames hosting films, theatre, music, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Architecture Foundation
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
Established in 1991, The Architecture Foundation is a non-profit agency for contemporary architecture whose programme of events and exhibitions promotes its core belief that architecture enriches ... More
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Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment >
147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
This £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300 people ... More
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Icarus
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 26th January to 10th March 2019
The Bridge Theatre, 147 Tooley Street, More London, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
The Unicorn stages a new take on the classic myth of the boy who dared to fly too near the sun, given a bold, contemporary interpretation ...More
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It's Hot, It's Not
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 2nd February to 10th March 2019
The Bridge Theatre, 147 Tooley Street, More London, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
A physical performance exploring the weather in all its forms, for children aged two to five. A new weather exploration for the Unicorn by doyens of ...More
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Draw Like A Designer
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Friday 22nd February 2019 at 11.30am-12.30pm and 2pm-3pm
The Bridge Theatre, 83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
Literary & Education, Art Workshop....More
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Sights and Attractions near The Bridge Theatre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Bridge Theatre
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Tower Bridge Exhibition
London > Attractions > Museums
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Bridge Theatre
Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its ... More
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Tower Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Tower Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Bridge Theatre
With its views of the Tower Of London and The Shard, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its ... More
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City Hall
London > Attractions > Sights
110 The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
It may look like a pile of CDs tilted at a precarious angle so it's about to fall over, but this attractive Norman Foster building near ... More
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The best shops and markets near The Bridge Theatre
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The Kiosk at Le Pont de la Tour
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
36D Shad Thames, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
A small store serving take away coffee, sandwiches and salads, The Kiosk is run by ... More
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Maltby Street Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Maltby Street, Bermondsey, Southwark, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
With Borough Market getting more and more popular, some vendors have opened up shop underneath the railway arches at nearby Maltby Street. More of an informal ... More
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KaseSwiss
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
104 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
On Saturday mornings, from 9am to 2pm, Arch 104 on Druid Street is home to KaseSwiss, who sell a great selection of Swiss cheeses, and who ... More
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Tom Simmons Tower Bridge
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
2 Still Walk, SE1 | 1 minute from The Bridge Theatre
Taking Welsh cooking beyond the Seven Bridge, Tom Simmons, a former star of MasterChef: The Professionals, dishes up cockle popcorn, ... More
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The Coal Shed
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Unit 3.1 One Tower Bridge, 4 Crown Square, SE1 | 1 minute from The Bridge Theatre
Named by Observer Food Monthly as one of the best places to eat in the UK, The Coal Shed in Brighton has also been recommended by ... More
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The Draft House - Tower Bridge
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Bridge Theatre
Named Number 1 Pub in London 2010 by Time Out, The Draft House showcases local British cuisine and an acclaimed menu. An eclectic selection of beer, ... More
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 23 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
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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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 28 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 30 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
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MoreYoga Tower Bridge
London > Leisure >
7 Horselydown Lane, SE1 | 1 minute from The Bridge Theatre
Two years after launching its first studio in 2016 MoreYoga, which has studios across London, added this Tower Bridge space. The 14th yoga studio from the ... More
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
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The best pubs near London The Bridge Theatre.
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The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Bridge Theatre
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
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The Garrison Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
99 - 101 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
Oh how we wish we lived in Bermondsey, then we could call this gem of a pub our local. We'd stop in for a regular drink ... More
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 11 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
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The Bridge Theatre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Nine Lives
London > Nightlife > Bars
8 Holyrood Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
The founders of Sweet&Chilli, experts in cocktail research and creation, are behind this late night Bermondsey Street cocktail bar. Set in a Victorian ... More
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Hide Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
Conveniently located on the ground floor of the International Wine & Spirit Centre on Bermondsey Street, a stone's throw from London Bridge, it comes as no ... More
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40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Bridge Theatre.
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London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
... More
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Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 7 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 8 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More

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Icarus
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The Unicorn stages a new take on the classic myth of the boy who dared to fly too near the ...More

 
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The View from The Shard
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Tours | Next performance 22nd February 2019 

The Shard 5 minutes walk from The Bridge Theatre

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution / Terence Conran - Mary Quant
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Exhibitions | Until 2nd June 2019 

Fashion and Textile Museum 5 minutes walk from The Bridge Theatre

Ahead of and tying in nicely with Mary Quant (at the V&A from 6th April 2019), Swinging London: A Lifestyle ...More

 
Draw Like A Designer
Exhibitions | On 22nd February 2019 

Fashion and Textile Museum 5 minutes walk from The Bridge Theatre

Literary & Education, Art Workshop....More

CirqueduLagos By CoCoCure
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th March 2019 

Proud Cabaret City 11 minutes walk from The Bridge Theatre

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Boots
Theatre | Until 16th March 2019 

The Bunker 15 minutes walk from The Bridge Theatre

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Fiddler On The Roof
Fiddler On The Roof
Theatre | Until 9th March 2019 

Menier Chocolate Factory 15 minutes walk from The Bridge Theatre

Proud father Tevye struggles to maintain his family's Jewish traditions in turn of the 20th century Imperial Russia in the ...More

 
Richard II
Theatre | Until 21st April 2019 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 17 minutes walk from The Bridge Theatre

A king reflects with startling eloquence on the disintegration of his status and identity when he is forced to relinquish ...More

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