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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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NightfallNightfallNightfallLaurie Sansom stars in Barney Norris' bruising drama set on a family farm outside Winchester, where a formidable mother struggles to cope in the aftermath of her husband's passing. When her daughter's boyfriend gatecrashes the reminiscence, flush with money from a job at an oil refinery, the family's simple dream of living off the land comes under 2018-04-28T19:45:00+01002018-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Bridge Theatre, 3  Potters Fields Park      SE1 2SG
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event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING  £15-£65, Premium Seats £90, Apr 28-30, May 1-5 previews £15-£55, Premium Seats previews £75, tickets on sale Apr 27, 9am
DATES  28th April to 3rd June 2018
Laurie Sansom stars in Barney Norris' bruising drama set on a family farm outside Winchester, where a formidable mother struggles to cope in the aftermath of her husband's passing. When her daughter's boyfriend gatecrashes the reminiscence, flush with money from a job at an oil refinery, the family's simple dream of living off the land comes under ... More about this event
 
A Very Very Very Dark MatterA Very Very Very Dark MatterA Very Very Very Dark MatterRevered children's author Hans Christian Andersen, played by Jim Broadbent, harbours a dark secret in the attic of his Copenhagen townhouse. A Very Very Very Dark Matter at the Bridge Theatre reveals the secret which he has kept hidden from millions of his adoring readers in Martin McDonagh's new play, a dark and twisted comedy drama which will, no2018-10-10T19:45:00+01002018-12-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Bridge Theatre, 3  Potters Fields Park      SE1 2SG
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event > Theatre > Comedies
PRICING  £15-£65, tickets on sale Nov 14, 10am
DATES  10th October to 29th December 2018
Revered children's author Hans Christian Andersen, played by Jim Broadbent, harbours a dark secret in the attic of his Copenhagen townhouse. A Very Very Very Dark Matter at the Bridge Theatre reveals the secret which he has kept hidden from millions of his adoring readers in Martin McDonagh's new play, a dark and twisted comedy drama which will, no... More about this event
 
 

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The Bridge Theatre  Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr. Photo Helen Maybanks  

   
The Bridge Theatre - Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr. Photo Helen Maybanks

The Bridge Theatre Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr. Photo Helen Maybanks 


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Underground Stations

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London Bridge Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Bermondsey Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Overground Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
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Car Parks

 
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  35% 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 £53  25% 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 £183  29% 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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Near The Bridge Theatre
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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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Shortwave Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
10 Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | 9 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
Shortwave films, a company whose primary objective was to promote emerging film and video artists, have set up this independent cinema in Bermondsey Square. As you'd ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 9th February to 6th May 2018
The Bridge Theatre, 83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
The Fashion and Textile Museum explores the t-shirt in the 20th century with its new exhibition, T-Shirt: Cult - Culture - Subversion. Charting the history of ...More
 
 
 
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The View From The Shard Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st February 2013 to 31st December 2022
The Bridge Theatre, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in Western ...More
 
 
 
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The View from The Shard
London > Events > Tours  Dates: 1st February 2013 to 31st December 2045
The Bridge Theatre, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The Shard offers visitors the chance to ...More
 
 
 
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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 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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Near The Bridge Theatre
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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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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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London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Bridge Theatre
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Bridge Theatre

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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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
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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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The View From The Shard Tickets
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Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 5 minutes walk from The Bridge Theatre

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 26th April 2018 

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

 
T-Shirt: Cult - Culture - Subversion
T-Shirt: Cult - Culture - Subversion
Exhibitions | Until 6th May 2018 

Fashion and Textile Museum 5 minutes walk from The Bridge Theatre

The Fashion and Textile Museum explores the t-shirt in the 20th century with its new exhibition, T-Shirt: Cult - Culture ...More

 
Travel Photographer of the Year
Travel Photographer of the Year
Exhibitions | Until 29th April 2018 

London Bridge City Pier 8 minutes walk from The Bridge Theatre

The free-to-view Travel Photographer of the Year exhibition returns for its 15th year in 2018, moving from Greenwich to London ...More

 
Hamlet
Theatre | Until 26th August 2018 

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

The new Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe, Michelle Terry, opens her tenure at the famous London theatre with Hamlet, taking ...More

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The Biscuit Factory 17 minutes walk from The Bridge Theatre

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