Entertainments Listings

Winter 2015/16 season listings
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The EY Exhibition: The World Goes Pop (Tate Modern)

SOUTHBANK – SE1 9PX – 020 7452 3000

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 – 5 March
Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years

3 November – 19 March
Harley Granville Barker’s originally banned masterpiece exposes a cut-throat world of sex, sleaze and suicide amongst the political elite of 1920s England

23 November – 15 March
A new musical inspired by Lewis Carroll’s iconic Alice in Wonderland that explores the boundaries between our on and offline lives. Score by Damon Albarn

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
26 January – 18 May
Inspired by the real-life Blues legend and infused with her music,August Wilson’s play speaks powerfully of a struggle for self-determination against overwhelming odds

56 PARK STREET – SE1 9AR – 020 7261 9565

19 November – 21 April
Imbued with music, miracle and the constant presence of the sea, the spirit of fairy tale is never far from the surface of Pericles, the first of Shakespeare’s late romances

2 December – 21 April
Strange, erotic, moving and politically charged, Cymbeline is perhaps the most psychologically acute of Shakespeare’s great late romantic quartet

The Winter’s Tale
28 January – 22 April
Keeping the human and divine in exquisite balance, The Winter’s Tale combines the exotic and magical with the realistic psychology of the tragedies

The Tempest
17 February – 22 April
Brilliantly conjuring up a magic and supernatural world,The Tempest is Shakespeare’s late masterpiece of forgiveness, generosity and enlightenment

103 THE CUT – SE1 8NB – 020 7928 2651

Dr Seuss’s The Lorax
2 December – 16 January
The Lorax blends theatrical invention, songs and zany humour in a timely and vibrant Christmas show with a message for grandparents, parents and children alike

The Master Builder
23 January – 19 March
A master architect’s life is turned upside down when a radiant country girl enters his life. A searing exploration of power, control, death and life in Henrik Ibsen’s late masterpiece

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

26 November – 23 January
Beginning with Shakespeare’s text, powerful choreography culminates in an unforgettable final act where words falter and finally give way

11 December – 9 January
The razor-sharp play that walks the fine line between office politics and playground bullying returns for a limited run

SLOANE SQUARE – SW1W 8AS – 020 7565 5000

25 November – 9 January
Kim Cattrall stars as Linda Wilde, an ambitious and award-winning businesswoman who refuses to let herself become irrelevant in her world

You For Me For You
3 December – 9 January
As they attempt to flee ‘The Best Nation in the World’, two North Korean sisters are torn apart at the border and must race across time and space to be together again

53 SOUTHWARK STREET – SE1 1RU – 020 7378 1713

Funny Girl
20 November – 5 March
The Broadway smash which sky-rocketed Barbra Streisand to stardom s revived with Olivier and BAFTA award winner Sheridan Smith starring as Fanny Brice

147 TOOLEY STREET – SE1 2HZ – 020 7645 0560

24 January – 2 April
No one ever returns form the labyrinth. This playful, clever retelling of the well known Greek myth promises to be an action-packed treat (ages 8+)

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

Tightrope Walk: Painted Images After Abstraction
25 November – 24 January
A series of abstract woks curated by Barry Schwabsky

28 SHAD THAMES – SE1 2YD – 020 7403 6933

Cycle Revolution
18 November – 30 June
Cycle Revolution celebrates the diversity of cycling in Britain from every day commuting to Olympic competition and looks at where innovation may take riders of the future

BANKSIDE – SE1 9TG – 020 7887 8888

The EY Exhibition: The World Goes Pop
17 September – 24 January
Tate Modern is ready to tell a global story of pop art, breaking new ground along the way, and revealing a different side to the artistic and cultural phenomenon

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  • turkish DELIGHTS #2: Moussaka Traditional exotic food served in comfortable modern style
  • beer O'CLOCK A taste of something different
  • lavender hill BLUE The Valentina craftsmanship and tremendous taste comes to Clapham Junction
  • WINE CLUB from Lant Street Wines
  • well-HEELED Stepping through London's winter fashions
  • a local hero REMEMBERED Concrete, metal and determination shaped into an outstanding tribute
  • a capital CHRISTMAS Highlights this year in and around London's centre
  • four winter TALES Previewing the winter season at The Globe, where four of Shakespeare's late, great plays will be performed by candlelight
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  • building a BETTER BODY The road to a healthier you starts here
  • sally ARMY Soup, Soap and Salvation
  • LIFE in abundance Recent reports and sightings have shown that life in our famous Thames is thriving
  • defining BOROUGH Exploring the past and present of the first London borough to emerge outside of The City
  • the grey lady: A GHOST STORY A 'haunted' house on Borough High Street is unremarkable in every other respect

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