Entertainments Listings

Winter seasons listings

NATIONAL THEATRE – SOUTHBANK – SE1 9PX – 020 7452 3000

Treasure Island
From 3 December
Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life on the Olivier stage in a thrilling new adaptation by Bryony Lavery

3 Winters
26 November – 3 February
Against a country in turmoil, Tena Štivičić’s 3 Winters creates the portrait of an eclectic family held together by the courage to survive

Here Lies Love
30 September – 8 January
A revolutionary musical experience from David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, where audience participation and dancing is encouraged

JOHN
30 October – 13 January
JOHN authentically depicts real-life stories, where movement and spoken word combine to create an intense and poignant theatrical experience

Behind the Beautiful Forevers
From 10 November
A new play by David Hare based on Katherine Boo’s uncompromising book about the lives of people living in the slums of Mumbai

Dara
20 January – 4 April
The story of two brothers’ fight for control of the Muslim empire in the year 1659

THE BARGEHOUSE – OXO TOWER WHARF – SOUTHBANK – SE1 9PH –
020 7021 1600

Phillip Pullman’s Grimm Tales for Young and Old
21 November – 15 February
This immersive experience will plunge adults and children alike into the subversive world of the Brothers Grimm

GIELGUD THEATRE – 35 SHAFTESBURY AVENUE – W1D 6AR –
020 7492 1548

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
24 June – 14 February
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

SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE – 56 PARK STREET – SE1 9AR – 020 7261 9565

The Knight of the Burning Pestle
11 December – 11 January
Running two plays within-the-play simultaneously, this festive treat starring Phil Daniels and Pauline McLynn combines wicked humour, charming songs and a cast of hilarious London characters

The Changeling
15 January – 1 March
Charged with ferocious dramatic irony and a wild comic sub-plot, this tale of a liaison based on repulsion and fascination brings Jacobean theatre to the Globe

THE OLD VIC – 103 THE CUT – SE1 8NB – 020 7928 2651

Electra
22 September – 20 December
Frank McGuinness delivers a charged adaptation of this classic tale of power and revenge

THE YOUNG VIC – 66 THE CUT – WATERLOO – SE1 8LZ

Golem
9 December – 17 January
Blending stunningly original animation with entrancing music and live performance, Golem asks us what happens when mankind and machines become inextricably intertwined?

Bull
8 January – 7 February
A razor-sharp play about the fine line between office politics and playground bullying, Bull offers ringside seats as three employees fight to keep their jobs

A View from the Bridge
11 February – 11 April
The great Arthur Miller confronts the American dream in this dark and passionate tale

MENIER CHOCOLATE FACTORY – 53 SOUTHWARK STREET – SE1 1RU – 020 7378 1713

Assassins
21 November – 7 March
This multi Tony award-winning musical tells the secret story of assassins

WATERLOO EAST THEATRE – BRAD STREET – SE1 8TN – 020 7378 1713

The Eight Reindeer Monologues
15 – 20 December
In this adult comedy the eight reindeer do not hold back when they speak up about Santa and what he is really like

UNICORN THEATRE – 147 TOOLEY STREET – SE1 2HZ – 020 7645 0560

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
21 November – 4 January
For ages 8 and up, this adaptation of a festive classic is The Unicorn’s biggest Christmas show yet

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

Liza Lou – Solid/Divide
26 November – 18 January
For this exhibition, Lou explores the emotive potential of pure colour and the beauty of imperfection

DESIGN MUSEUM – 28 SHAD THAMES – SE1 2YD – 020 7403 6933

Women Fashion Power
29 October – 26 April
This exhibition looks at how influential women have used fashion to define and enhance their position in the world

TATE MODERN – BANKSIDE – SE1 9TG – 020 7887 8888

Conflict, Time, Photography
26 November – 15 March
From the seconds after a bomb is detonated to a former scene of battle years after a war has ended, this moving exhibition focuses on the passing of time through over 150 years of conflict around the world

Also from this Edition:
  • Prego An irresistible attitude to food and hospitality at Olivelli
  • a world of FEASTING Food for the season at home and abroad
  • LOCANDA del Melo Fine Foods Deli on Long Lane opens its doors for restaurant dining too
  • A bit of SPARKLE A look inside the methods and qualities of our favourite glasses of fizz
  • winter SPECIALS January deals to enjoy when the Christmas party is over
  • not a MULTIPLE CHOICE The 'Women Fashion Power' exhibition showcases at the Design Museum
  • SHARE the secrets The Lounge Hair Salon is a great place to discover the secrets of good hair-care
  • the winter in BLOOM From beautiful Lillies to Valentines Roses, the sweet scent of flowers can last all year long
  • GLAD again Revisiting an old haunt, and an old style of music
  • FAIRYTALES for young and old Philip Pullman’s Grimm Tales return in an immersive storytelling experience
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  • a true INSPIRATION The 'Inspiring Women' Campaign stopped off in SE1 to talk to girls about their career potential
  • competition winner: TANGLED A Short Story
  • DREAM Homes A new feature, looking at homes for lottery-winners and oligarchs
  • VISITING Clapham North Taking a walk through South London's 'village by the short hill'

	
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