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  • The Bridges of Madison County

    Until Sep 14, 2019

  • The Watsons

    Sep 20 - Nov 16, 2019

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The Bridges of Madison County

Until September 14, 2019

Trevor Nunn returns to the Menier Chocolate Factory this summer to present the U.K premiere of this musical adaptation of Robert James Waller's bestselling novel. A tearjerker that'll hit you right in the feels, The Bridges of Madison County follows Italian-American housewife Francesca, whose life is turned upside down by chance encounter with a handsome photographer for National Geographic. So grab your tissues and let this wonderfully received musical from Marsha Norman and Jason Robert Brown sweep you off your feet!

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The Watsons

September 20 - November 16, 2019

Famously unfinished at the time of her death, Jane Austen's The Watsons has kept fans guessing for over 200 years. A classic of her style, the heroine Emma Watson is intelligent and headstrong, cast into polite society to find a husband before spinsterdom claims her. With a queue of potential suitors and a decision to make she is then suddenly cut off after Chapter 5. Now, Olivier winning playwright Laura Wade (Posh, Home, I'm Darling) takes up the thread of Emma's tale in this fizzing stage adaptation set to make its London debut this autumn. Asking what can characters do after their author abandons them, Wade presents a suitably hilarious ending to Austen's beginning.

Menier Chocolate Factory

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53 Southwark Street, London SE1 1RU

  • Year opened: 2004
  • Capacity: 180
  • Concession stands
  • Disabled access

The Menier Chocolate Factory is an off-West End theatre, which opened in 2004 after having being derelict for twenty years. The theatre won the Peter Brook/Empty Space Up and Coming Venue Award in 2005. Previously as a chocolate factory, the building was listed Grade II in 1996. The venue hosts plays and musicals, as well as stand-up comedy and live music events.

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