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BBC Broadcasting HouseBBC HQ and home, in particular, to the BBC's famous Radio Theatre, Broadcasting House is an iconic building in Portland Place. This purpose-built broadcast centre, erected in 1932 to an art deco design, continues to serve as the heart of the British Broadcasting Corporation (even if the more substantial BBC Television Centre is across town in White City). Upgrades to the Grade II* listed Broadcasting House took place in 2005-2012, giving the†studios a complete overhaul and involving the creation of four new storeys at the top of the building as well as a new east wing behind All Souls Church. Phase one was officially opened by The Queen in April 2006. When the second phase is complete in 2012 Broadcasting House wiill contain the largest live newsroom in the world.

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Holiday Inn London Regent's Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £88† 29% off
Carburton Street, W1W | 5 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Located near the transport hub of Euston, and handy for shops and theatres in the West End as well for the City and the New East ... More
Holmes Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £258† 22% off
83 Chiltern Street, W1U | 11 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Holmes Hotel London is a conversion of two five-floor, 18th century houses, accommodating 119 clean, contemporary and individually furnished bedrooms. Frosted glass and cream tiles in ... More
Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
35 Charles Street, W1J | 15 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Typically for this aristocratic part of town, a discreet entrance leads to a thoroughly luxurious interior. Muted colours and marble floors give the sense of an ... More
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RIBA (Royal Institute Of British Architects)
London > Attractions > Sights
66 Portland Place, W1B | 4 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
The home of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, 66 Portland Place houses free exhibitions, a library, bookshop, cafe and ... More
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Centre Point
London > Attractions > Sights
101-103 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 12 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
One of London's best known landmarks, Centre Point has been used as a navigational tool since the 1960s. Lost in Soho's back streets, ... More
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Piccadilly Circus
London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 14 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Right in the middle of the West End, Piccadilly Circus isn't a circus at all, but an enormous road junction where Piccadilly itself Regent Street, Shaftesbury ... More
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All Souls Church Langham Place
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
2 All Souls Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 1 minute from BBC Broadcasting House
All Souls Church was the creation of the Prince Regent's favourite designer, John Nash. It was erected in 1824 and formed the pivotal point for Nash's ... More
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RIBA Architecture Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
66 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
A continuous series of exhibitions and events of architecture and design are held in this fantastic 1930s Grade II listed building. There is an architectural information ... More
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RIBA Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
66 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Opened in 2014, the RIBA Gallery - housed in the Royal Institute of British Architecture - was created by six of the ... More
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The Sound Of Joy Divison Orchestrated - Curated By Peter Hook & Manchester Camerata
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Friday 10th September 2021 - 7.30pm-10.30pm
BBC Broadcasting House, 8 Argyll Street, W1F | 6 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
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An Evening With Debbie Harry & Chris Stein
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Sunday 19th September 2021 - 8pm
BBC Broadcasting House, 8 Argyll Street, W1F | 6 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Blondie's frontwoman and co-founder discuss five decades of creativity....More
Steve Hackett: Genesis Revisited 2019
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: 20th, 21st and 22nd September 2021 - 7.45pm
BBC Broadcasting House, 8 Argyll Street, W1F | 6 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Having come to prominence as guitarist for rock band Genesis the singer-songwriter and musician from London now performs the band's Selling England By The Pound album ...More
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Regent Street Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
The historic Regent Street Cinema is where the first ever performance of moving images took place. Created by the Lumière brothers, the film was shown as ... More
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Wigmore Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
36 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Built by the Bechstein piano company in 1901, this grandiose concert hall is regarded by many as London's best venue for chamber and solo performances. Wigmore ... More
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London Palladium
London > Entertainment > Theatres
8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 6 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
For those who owned televisions in the 1950s and 1960s, the London Palladium is quite simply the most famous variety theatre in the world. Stars who ... More
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John Frieda
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
75 New Cavendish Street, Marylebone, London W1G | 2 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
John Frieda is a big media hairdresser, with a celebrity client list to die for. Established for over 20 years, the cutting skills here are legendary. ... More
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Toni & Guy - Oxford Circus
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
42-48 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
One of the UK's most well-known and well-respected brands when it comes to hair styling, this unisex branch of Toni & Guy is London's most central. ... More
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Villandry Delicatessen
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
170 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
This wide-ranging delicatessen, (attached to the famous restaurant) is located in what once were the unpromising wastelands north of Oxford Street. As the area developed, so ... More
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Roux at The Landau
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
1 Portland Place, Marylebone, London W1B | 1 minute from BBC Broadcasting House
You'll eat your breakfast off Vera Wang crockery and exchange your coat for a tag designed by Bill Amberg when you dine at The Landau at ... More
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The Langham Afternoon Tea
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
Langham Hotel, 1C Portland Place, Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 1 minute from BBC Broadcasting House
There's a long tradition of taking tea at the Langham Hotel - the first grand hotel in London - where the mid afternoon meal has ... More
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The Wigmore
London > Restaurants >
15 Langham Place, Upper Regent Street, W1B | 1 minute from BBC Broadcasting House
Building on the history of the British tavern, The Wigmore is an elegant pub from the team at The Langham hotel next door. ... More
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 4 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 6 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
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Chuan Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1c Portland Place, Marylebone, London W1B | 1 minute from BBC Broadcasting House
Chuan Spa, based at the Langham Hotel, is the ultimate in spa and wellbeing experiences. Designed to create a tranquil atmosphere to maximise relaxation, Chuan Spa ... More
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The London Academy of Krav Maga
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Despite several high-profile aficionados – J-Lo and Angelina Jolie included – Israel’s contribution to martial arts is still unknown to the general public. Krav Maga ... More
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Agua at Sanderson
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Walking into the clean white space that is the Agua Spa at The Sanderson is instantly calming, relaxing and heavenly. There are 14 private treatment rooms, ... More
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The Crown & Sceptre
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
86 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Following a refurbishment in 2014, the Crown & Sceptre in Fritzrovia has revealed a new look and an improved range of beers including London brews, seasonally ... More
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King & Queen
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
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The Adam and Eve
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
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Artesian at the Langham
London > Nightlife > Bars
Langham Hotel, 1C Portland Place, Marylebone, London W1B | 1 minute from BBC Broadcasting House
Enjoy dominoes and daiquris on Mondays from 5pm or sax on Saturday nights from 8pm at one of London's most glamorous hotel cocktail bars. When the ... More
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The Nest at Treehouse London
London > Nightlife > Bars
14-15 Langham Place, Treehouse London, W1B | 2 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Perched on the rooftop of the Treehouse Hotel London, and next to its in-house Mexican restaurant ... More
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Bandra Bhai
London > Nightlife > Bars
79-81 Mortimer Street, W1W | 3 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Sitting below regional Indian restaurant Pali Hill is its sister bar Bandra Bhai, an underground drinking den inspired by the illicit hangouts that were prolific ... More
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28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 1 minute from BBC Broadcasting House
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The Sanderson Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 7 minutes from BBC Broadcasting House
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More

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The Prince Of Egypt
Theatre | Until 8th January 2022 

Dominion Theatre 12 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

Scott Schwartz directs a biblical musical based on the DreamWorks Animation film, which includes the Oscar-winning song When You Believe, ...More

Anna X
Theatre | Until 4th August 2021 

Harold Pinter Theatre 16 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

Emma Corrin and Nabhaan Rizwan make their West End debuts in Joseph Charlton's drama of deceit and reinvention set amidst ...More

Oleanna
Theatre | Until 23rd October 2021 

Arts Theatre 16 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

Lucy Bailey directs Jonathan Slinger and Rosie Sheehy in David Mamet's incendiary drama about a female student, who threatens to ...More

Heathers The Musical
Theatre | Until 12th September 2021 

Theatre Royal Haymarket 17 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

The acerbic rock musical based on the cult 1988 film with a book, music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and ...More

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella
Theatre | Until 13th February 2022 

Gillian Lynne Theatre 18 minutes walk from Bbc Broadcasting House

The fairy tale heroine shall go the royal ball when Laurence Connor directs a musical comedy with a book by ...More

 
 
 
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