Entertainments Listings

Autumn 2015 season listings
Daniel Mays Red Lion London National Theatre On Stage Changing Room

Daniel Mays in The Red Lion

SOUTHBANK – SE1 9PX – 020 7452 3000

The Red Lion
3 June – 30 September
A haunting and humorous new play about the dying romance of the great English game – football – and the tender, savage love that powers it

Three Days in the Country
21 July – 21 October
A handsome new tutor brings reckless, romantic desire to an eccentric household. Over three days one summer the young and the old will learn lessons in love

Jane Eyre
8 September – 10 January
This bold and dynamic re-imagining of Bronte’s masterpiece shows one woman’s fight for freedom and fulfilment on her own terms

Husbands and Sons
19 October – 19 January
DH Lawrence evokes a now-vanished world of manual labour and working class pride, interweaving three of his greatest dramas and playing them simultaneously

As You Like It
26 October 2015 – 5 March 2016
Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years

56 PARK STREET – SE1 9AR – 020 7261 9565

Measure for Measure
20 June – 17 October
Injustice, hypocrisy and the challenge of inflexible virtue combine in Shakespeare’s most searching exploration of sexual politics and social justice

Richard II
11 July – 18 October
Dazzlingly eloquent and ceremonious, Richard II is Shakespeare’s most searching exploration of the meaning of kingship and the rising powers that can destroy it

35 SHAFTESBURY AVENUE – W1D 6AR – 020 7492 1548

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Until 24 October
This acclaimed production of Mark Haddon’s award-winning novel, adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott, has won 7 Olivier Awards – including Best Play in 2013

103 THE CUT – SE1 8NB – 020 7928 2651

Future Conditional
1 September – 3 October
Alia has a radical solution for Britain’s schools that could restore our place in the world education league. But is the system ready to take lessons from a schoolgirl? Also starring Rob Brydon

The Hairy Ape
17 October – 21 November
A classic expressionist masterpiece by Nobel prize-winner Eugene O’Neill, a labourer is forced to confront primal questions about his true place in the world

66 THE CUT – WATERLOO – SE1 8LZ – 020 7922 2922

Song from Far Away
2 – 19 September
An unforgettable tale of an estranged family and lost love, written by Simon Stephens (Curious Incident) and directed by Ivo Van Hove (Streetcar)

La Musica
24 September – 17 October
Marguerite Duras’ lyrical and poignant study of the damage we inflict on those we love receives its first London revival in two decades

26 November – 16 January
Beginning with Shakespeare’s text, powerful choreography culminates in an unforgettable final act where words falter and finally give way

SLOANE SQUARE – SW1W 8AS – 020 7565 5000

10 September – 10 October
Local celebrity and second-best hangman in England Harry finds his life takes a peculiar turn after hanging is abolished

21 October – 14 November
On a hallucinatory road trip from the Badlands to Graceland, the spirits of Elvis Presley and Theodore Roosevelt battle over the soul of Ann, a shy meat-processing plant worker

53 SOUTHWARK STREET – SE1 1RU – 020 7378 1713

Dinner With Saddam
10 September – 14 November
What happens when Saddam Hussein turns up on your doorstep and announces he is staying for dinner? Find out in Anthony Horowitz’s new comedy

147 TOOLEY STREET – SE1 2HZ – 020 7645 0560

15 September – 10 October
Fundamentalism and tolerance clash in this funny, provocative play, which asks how far we should go in accommodating another’s faith (ages 15+)

LAVENDER HILL – SW11 5TN – 020 7223 2223

A House Repeated
7 – 24 October
Inspired by choose-your-own-adventure stories and early computer games, this highly interactive show invites you to explore rooms real and imagined without leaving your seat

144 – 152 BERMONDSEY STREET – SE1 3TQ – 020 7930 5373

Robert Irwin
23 September – 15 November
Irwin uses light and subtle alterations of space to refocus the habituated eye, encouraging an awareness of the visual field around us

28 SHAD THAMES – SE1 2YD – 020 7403 6933

Life on Foot: Camper at the Design Museum
13 May – 1 November
Embark on a creative journey into how traditional shoemaking has been shaped by contemporary design and new technologies

BANKSIDE – SE1 9TG – 020 7887 8888

Agnes Martin
3 June – 11 October
Working within tight, self-imposed limits Martin was able to continue to make extraordinary, visionary paintings for over three decades until her death in 2004

Also from this Edition:
  • WINES with provenance Selling to both trade and public, local wine specialists have re-opened their doors as the 'Lant Street Wine Company' with a fabulous RIVER Reader 'Wine Club'
  • BISCUIT town Sounds like a dream… Where is this place?
  • turkish DELIGHTS - #1: Iskender Kebap Getting to know Turkey through it's food, drink and hospitality at Kilikya's in St Katharine Docks
  • SHIPBUILDING at Surrey Quays The Surrey Quays Shopping Centre; its past, present and future
  • EVER HopeFull Rep. “Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art”
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  • bermondsey street FESTIVAL 2015 The village fête in the city returns Saturday 19th September
  • THREE DAYS in the country John Simm leads a fantastic ensemble cast at the National
  • pencils DOWN With a first prize of £8,000, who will win the coveted Jerwood Drawing Prize?
  • pure EXCELLENCE A relentless drive for outstanding performance is behind the progress at Walworth Academy
  • OUTSTANDING in all areas The Dominie, a co-educational school for children with dyslexia and dyspraxia
  • 330 YEARS & Girls Allowed A year to be proud of; an exceptional past and a promising new future at Archbishop Tenison's School in Kennington
  • PRIME school Southwark's Free Primary School has links to the meadows and woodland of Pickhurst’s Forest School and lots more new facilities on site too
  • THREE schools in one In just five years an east London school has been transformed into a beacon of aspiration
  • CREATIVITY & collaboration Lambeth's Poetry School is the place for the aspiring wordsmith
  • 'A' STAR students Year on year success for the girls at St Saviour's & St Olave's
  • Education Open Day Events Open day events at local schools this Autumn
  • what's your property WORTH? With interest rates due to rise, when is best time to sell?
  • the rise of ROTHERHITHE The gateway to other worlds
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