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South Bank, London, SE1 9PX
The Beaux Strategem
Booking until Sep 20
As You Like it
Opens Oct 26
Opens Nov 27
Until September 20, 2015
Extended for another month this this raucous money and sex comedy was first performed in 1707, by George Farquhar follows two young drifting gentlemen, Archer and Aimwell, two young gentlemen who have fallen on hard times who plan to travel through small towns, entrap young heiresses, embezzle their money and move on. However, the plan falls at the first hurdle when they reach the first town, Lichfield when Aimwell falls truly in love with the beautiful Dorinda. With a host of comedic and outlandish characters, welcome this slice of 18th century farce into the 21st century.
October 26, 2015-March 5, 2016
Stage favourite Rosalie Craig (The Light Princess, NT) heads up a talented cast in Shakespeare's comedy As You Like It, playing the lead role of Rosalind. One of Shakespeare's most enduring and popular comedies, As You Like it combines cross-dressing, satire and intellect in a story of love, justice and court life. Famed for originating the phrase "All the world's a stage", this is also a musical comedy, featuring more songs in this one work than the rest of the Bard's plays put together.
November 27, 2015-January 31, 2016
This brand-new musical from the National Theatre sees a young tween pulled into a radical virtual world inspired by Lewis Carroll's iconic Alice in Wonderland. Music is supplied by Gorrilaz founder and Blur's Damon Albarn with the book and lyrics Moira Buffini of Tamara Drewe and Handbagged fame. When a bullied girl seeks escape online, she meets an eclectic host of characters who seem strangely familiar. In wonder.land, Aly becomes brave and bold Alice, and discovers a different, more fearless side to herself that she never dreamed possible.
0.08 mi away at Royal National Theatre
Main £15 | Three course meal £35
Fine Dining: Modern British Cuisine
0.08 mi away at Upper Ground
Main £8 | Three course meal £17
Bistro & Bar: Modern European Cuisine
0.15 mi away at Southbank Centre
Main £17 | Three course meal £34
Riverside Restaurant: European Cuisine
0.25 mi away at 20 Upper Ground
5 Star, Prices from £198
onefinestay - Waterloo Apartments
0.28 mi away at Various locations around Waterloo
5 Star, Prices from £252
Novotel London Blackfriars
0.33 mi away at 46 Blackfriars Road
4 Star, Prices from £140
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