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From Mar 29, Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu, Sat 2.30pm, no mats Mar 29, 31, Apr 5 (press night Apr 5, 7pm, audio described mat perf May 12, captioned perf May 14), ends May 26
 
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£10-£40, Mar 29-31, Apr 1 and 2 previews £17.50-£37.50
 
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The Way Of The WorldJames Macdonald returns to the Donmar to direct Linda Bassett as Lady Wishfort in William Congreve's biting satirical comedy about a fractured, dysfunctional family willing to sacrifice everything - including their morals - for the sake of six thousand pounds. This new production of Restoration comedy, The Way of the World, reunites Macdonald with actress Linda Bassett (a familiar face from her film and TV roles in East in East and Call the Midwife) who returns to the Donmar after giving "a marvel of a performance" (The Guardian) in 2013's Roots.

 

About The Donmar Warehouse

Housed in an impressive red-brick industrial building - at various times a brewery, a banana warehouse and a film studio - this tiny repertory theatre is one of the great success stories of the 1990s. Created as a studio space for the RSC in 1977, it became a shabby but popular fringe theatre in the 1980s, a testing ground for producers with big ideas but little money. More about The Donmar Warehouse

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Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £117  33% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 1 minute from The Way Of The World
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Berberian Sound StudioBerberian Sound StudioA sound designer working in 1970s Rome slowly loses his grasp on reality in a slow-burning psychological horror thriller based on Peter Strickland's film, which has been conceived for the stage by writer Joel Horwood and director Tom Scutt.2019-02-08T19:30:00+00002019-03-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Donmar Warehouse, 41  Earlham Street  Seven Dials    WC2H 9LD
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Ian McKellen On StageIan McKellen On StageThe legendary actor celebrates his 80th birthday with conversation, anecdotes and a reflection on his life.2019-03-01T00:00:00+00002019-03-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Donmar Warehouse, 41  Earlham Street  Seven Dials    WC2H 9LD
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