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Shakespeare's Globe TheatreShakespeare's Globe TheatreShakespeare's Globe TheatreThis replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam...2017/11/17 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre,   21 New Globe Walk, Bankside    Bankside  SE1
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (7 events)
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21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam... More
 
 
 
Sadler's Wells TheatreSadler's Wells TheatreSadler's Wells TheatreModern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of...2017/11/17 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue    Clerkenwell  EC1R
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Sadler's Wells Theatre (19 events)
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Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of... More
 
 
 
Soho TheatreSoho TheatreSoho TheatreThe Soho Theatre Company was formed in 1969 by Verity Bargate and Fred Proud, but it didn't have a permanent home until 2000, when its...2017/11/17 Where:
Soho Theatre,   21 Dean Street    Soho  W1D
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Soho Theatre (69 events)
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21 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D
The Soho Theatre Company was formed in 1969 by Verity Bargate and Fred Proud, but it didn't have a permanent home until 2000, when its... More
 
 
 
Old Vic TheatreOld Vic TheatreOld Vic TheatreWith the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From...2017/11/17 Where:
Old Vic Theatre,   103 The Cut    South Bank  SE1
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Old Vic Theatre (3 events)
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103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1
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... More
 
 
 
Royal Court TheatreRoyal Court TheatreRoyal Court TheatreDedicated to putting on new work and discovering new voices, the Royal Court Theatre was seen as 'the most important theatre in Europe' by no...2017/11/17 Where:
Royal Court Theatre,   Sloane Square    Belgravia  SW1W
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Royal Court Theatre (7 events)
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Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W
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... More
 
 
 
The Young VicThe Young VicThe Young VicKnocked 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...2017/11/17 Where:
The Young Vic,   66 The Cut    South Bank  SE1
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The Young Vic (8 events)
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66 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1
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... More
 
 
 
National TheatreNational TheatreNational TheatreEach year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best productions. From intimate character studies in...2017/11/17 Where:
National Theatre,   South Bank, South Bank,     South Bank  SE1
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National Theatre (2 events)
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South Bank, South Bank, , South Bank, London SE1
Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best productions. From intimate character studies in... More
 
 
 
Savoy TheatreSavoy TheatreSavoy TheatreSituated alongside the Savoy Hotel, the building of the current theatre with its Art Deco auditorium, was financed by Richard d'Oyly Carte with the considerable...2017/11/17 Where:
Savoy Theatre,   Strand    Covent Garden  WC2R
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Savoy Theatre (2 events)
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Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R
Situated alongside the Savoy Hotel, the building of the current theatre with its Art Deco auditorium, was financed by Richard d'Oyly Carte with the considerable... More
 
 
 
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and DanceTrinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and DanceTrinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and DanceTate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Trinity Laban building, a place where excellence...2017/11/17 Where:
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance,   Creekside, Deptford      SE8
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Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
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Creekside, Deptford, SE8
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Trinity Laban building, a place where excellence... More
 
 
 
Barbican TheatreBarbican TheatreBarbican TheatreThe Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance...2017/11/17 Where:
Barbican Theatre,   Silk Street    City  EC2Y
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Barbican Theatre
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Silk Street, City, London EC2Y
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance... More
 
 
 
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)Carrying many of London's best fringe productions, the Battersea Arts Centre is one of the best off-West End theatres in the capital. A Grade II...2017/11/17 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Old Town Hall, Lavender Hill, Battersea      SW11
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Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
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Old Town Hall, Lavender Hill, Battersea, SW11
Carrying many of London's best fringe productions, the Battersea Arts Centre is one of the best off-West End theatres in the capital. A Grade II... More
 
 
 
Little Angel TheatreLittle Angel TheatreLittle Angel TheatreThe Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and...2017/11/17 Where:
Little Angel Theatre,   14 Dagmar Passage    Islington  N1
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Little Angel Theatre (2 events)
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14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1
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... More
 
 
 
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling...2017/11/17 Where:
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO),   St Martin's Lane    Covent Garden  WC2N
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) (6 events)
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St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling... More
 
 
 
Prince Edward TheatrePrince Edward TheatrePrince Edward TheatreThe Prince Edward Theatre was designed by Edward Stone and opened in 1930 with a performance of the musical ‘Rio Rita’. Just a few years...2017/11/17 Where:
Prince Edward Theatre,   Old Compton Street    Soho  W1D
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Prince Edward Theatre (1 event)
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Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D
The Prince Edward Theatre was designed by Edward Stone and opened in 1930 with a performance of the musical ‘Rio Rita’. Just a few years... More
 
 
 
Theatre Royal Stratford EastTheatre Royal Stratford EastTheatre Royal Stratford EastTheatre Royal Stratford East opened in 1884 and became the home of the Theatre Workshop Company in 1954. The first performance ever held here was...2017/11/17 Where:
Theatre Royal Stratford East,   Gerry Raffles Square      E15
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Theatre Royal Stratford East (20 events)
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Gerry Raffles Square, E15
Theatre Royal Stratford East opened in 1884 and became the home of the Theatre Workshop Company in 1954. The first performance ever held here was... More
 
 
 
Tricycle TheatreTricycle TheatreTricycle TheatreLocated in Kilburn, the Tricycle Theatre specialises in new work with political themes, and are notable as pioneers of verbatim theatre. The theatre was founded...2017/11/17 Where:
Tricycle Theatre,   269 Kilburn High Road      NW6
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Tricycle Theatre (1 event)
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269 Kilburn High Road, NW6
Located in Kilburn, the Tricycle Theatre specialises in new work with political themes, and are notable as pioneers of verbatim theatre. The theatre was founded... More
 
 
 
Victoria Palace TheatreVictoria Palace TheatreVictoria Palace TheatreThe exterior of the Victoria Palace is among the most impressive of any theatre in London. Before the advent of air travel, the giant arch,...2017/11/17 Where:
Victoria Palace Theatre,   Victoria Street    Victoria  SW1E
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Victoria Palace Theatre (1 event)
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Victoria Street, Victoria, London SW1E
The exterior of the Victoria Palace is among the most impressive of any theatre in London. Before the advent of air travel, the giant arch,... More
 
 
 
Almeida TheatreAlmeida TheatreAlmeida TheatreAlong with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had...2017/11/17 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street    Islington  N1
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Almeida Theatre (5 events)
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Almeida Street, Islington, London N1
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had... More
 
 
 
Barbican The PitBarbican The PitIn the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from...2017/11/17 Where:
Barbican The Pit,   Silk Street    City  EC2Y
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Barbican The Pit
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Silk Street, City, London EC2Y
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from... More
 
 
 
Gate TheatreGate TheatreWith an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so,...2017/11/17 Where:
Gate Theatre,   11 Pembridge Road    Notting Hill  W11
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Gate Theatre (4 events)
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11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so,... More
 
 
 
Hen & Chickens TheatreHen & Chickens TheatreHen & Chickens TheatreA 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...2017/11/17 Where:
Hen & Chickens Theatre,   109 St Paul's Road      N1
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Hen & Chickens Theatre (19 events)
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109 St Paul's Road, N1
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... More
 
 
 
Puppet Theatre BargePuppet Theatre BargePuppet Theatre BargeFor a completely different kind of theatre experience, hop on board the Puppet Theatre Barge. Launched in 1982, this floating puppet theatre has 50 seats...2017/11/17 Where:
Puppet Theatre Barge,   Opp 35 Blomfield Road      W9
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Puppet Theatre Barge (2 events)
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Opp 35 Blomfield Road, W9
For a completely different kind of theatre experience, hop on board the Puppet Theatre Barge. Launched in 1982, this floating puppet theatre has 50 seats... More
 
 
 
Shaftesbury TheatreShaftesbury TheatreShaftesbury TheatreA large and appealingly shabby Edwardian theatre which has produced almost a century of successful popular theatre and musicals. The most notorious of these was...2017/11/17 Where:
Shaftesbury Theatre,   210 Shaftesbury Avenue    Covent Garden  WC2H
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Shaftesbury Theatre (1 event)
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210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H
A large and appealingly shabby Edwardian theatre which has produced almost a century of successful popular theatre and musicals. The most notorious of these was... More
 
 
 
Theatre Royal Drury LaneTheatre Royal Drury LaneTheatre Royal Drury LaneLondon's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on...2017/11/17 Where:
Theatre Royal Drury Lane,   Catherine Street    Covent Garden  WC2B
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane (3 events)
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Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B
London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on... More
 
 
 
Half Moon Young People's TheatreHalf Moon Young People's TheatreHalf Moon Young People's TheatreAn excellent youth theatre housed in an old Victorian townhouse, the Half Moon has been entertaining young Londoners since the mid-1970s. Occupying the former Limehouse...2017/11/17 Where:
Half Moon Young People's Theatre,   43 White Horse Road    Tower Hamlets  E1
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Half Moon Young People's Theatre (20 events)
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43 White Horse Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1
An excellent youth theatre housed in an old Victorian townhouse, the Half Moon has been entertaining young Londoners since the mid-1970s. Occupying the former Limehouse... More
 
 
 
Lyric HammersmithLyric HammersmithLyric HammersmithFrank Matcham's velvet and gilt theatre was saved from demolition - following a public outcry - by being carefully dismantled, moved from its location further...2017/11/17 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square, 2 King Street      W6
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Lyric Hammersmith (11 events)
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Lyric Square, 2 King Street, W6
Frank Matcham's velvet and gilt theatre was saved from demolition - following a public outcry - by being carefully dismantled, moved from its location further... More
 
 
 
Menier Chocolate FactoryMenier Chocolate FactoryMenier Chocolate FactoryHoused in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had...2017/11/17 Where:
Menier Chocolate Factory,   53 Southwark Street    Bankside  SE1
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Menier Chocolate Factory (5 events)
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53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had... More
 
 
 
New London TheatreNew London TheatreAlthough this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making...2017/11/17 Where:
New London Theatre,   Drury Lane    Covent Garden  WC2B
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New London Theatre (2 events)
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Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B
Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making... More
 
 
 
Novello TheatreNovello TheatreNovello TheatreBuilt in 1905 to form a pair with the near-identical Aldwych Theatre, the Novello Theatre (formerly known as the Strand Theatre) is one of London's...2017/11/17 Where:
Novello Theatre,   Aldwych    Covent Garden  WC2B
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Novello Theatre (1 event)
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Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B
Built in 1905 to form a pair with the near-identical Aldwych Theatre, the Novello Theatre (formerly known as the Strand Theatre) is one of London's... More
 
 
 
St. Martin's TheatreSt. Martin's TheatreSt. Martin's TheatreDesigned as a companion theatre to the New Ambassador’s, which stands next to it, separated only by the narrow Tower Court, St Martin’s was completed...2017/11/17 Where:
St. Martin's Theatre,   West Street    Covent Garden  WC2H
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St. Martin's Theatre (1 event)
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West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H
Designed as a companion theatre to the New Ambassador’s, which stands next to it, separated only by the narrow Tower Court, St Martin’s was completed... More
 
 
 
 
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