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Upcoming Highlights

  • Groundhog Day

    Booking until Sep 17

  • No's Knife

    Opens Sep 29

  • King Lear

    Opens Oct 25

  • Art

    Opens Dec 10

  • Fanny and Alexander

    Opens Sep 07, 2017

Groundhog Day

Until September 17, 2016

With Tony and Olivier-Award winning Matilda: The Musical already under his belt, Australian comic Tim Minchin is bringing Harold Ramis' iconic 1993 movie to the Old Vic Stage with an all-musical treatment. Directed by Matthew Warchus, we follow the story of a flippant and cynical tv news reporter who is sent to a small town to cover the emergence of Pauxantauny Phil, the local groundhog celebrity. However, he finds himself trapped reliving the same day over and over again, until he changes his misanthropic ways!

No's Knife

September 29-October 15, 2016

Powerhouse Beckett adapter Lisa Dwan returns to the literary titan with this brand new monologue exploring these short writings and posing an answer to Text #4's question: "Where would I go, if I could go, who would I be, if I could be, what would I say, if I had a voice, who says this, saying it's me?". Full of Beckett's trademark humour and wit, existential musings, Dwan brings a gravitas to these rarely performed pieces.

King Lear

Opens October 25, 2016

One of William Shakespeare's most tragic plays returns to London in this new adaptation starring Glenda Jackson as the titular royal. When a once-proud monarch tries to divide his inheritance between his three daughters based on their perceived loyalty to him and their flattery, he descends into madness as he discovers that his family are just out to line their own pockets - and couldn't care less about him. So what is a king to do as the vultures circle?


December 10, 2016-February 18, 2017

Matthew Warchus' staging of Yasmina Reza's blockbuster satire on modern art and critic snobbery sees it celebrate 12 years as it returns to the Old Vic this December. Having run for an astonishing eight years in the West End, it remains a record-breaking play. Three friends find that their close relationship is highly tested when one of them buys a controversial piece of art. Whilst one extolls the virtues of the piece, another friend is scornful and determined to try make his friend "see sense".

Fanny and Alexander

September 7-November 25, 2017

This brand-new work sees the celebrated movie by Ingmar Bergman translated to the London stage by Stephen Beresford, and directed by Max Webster. Focusing on two siblings whose idyllic family existence is shattered with the death of their father, the titular pair and their loving mother have a struggle for happiness when she is forced to marry a strict bishop. A touching portrayal of family upheaval and the sanctity of childhood.


Nearby Restaurants

Assado - Waterloo
0.05 mi away at 157 Waterloo Road
Main £13 | Three course meal £24
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Auberge - Waterloo
0.14 mi away at 1 Sandell Street
Main £10 | Three course meal £17
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Baltic Restaurant & Bar
0.25 mi away at 74 Blackfriars Road
Main £12 | Three course meal £30
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