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Pleasance Theatre. The Pleasance Theatre opened in 1995 and quickly became one of the best fringe venues in London. The building was a former timber store for the London Omnibus Company (hence the huge winch by the entrance) and the opening production was Bus! The Musical.

 

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Larry Dean: Work In ProgressLarry Dean: Work In ProgressFresh from an Edinburgh Comedy Award nomination, the Scottish comedian tries out some new jokes for the very first time.2019-02-20T19:45:00+00002019-02-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Larry Dean: Work In Progress
Darren Harriott: Work In ProgressDarren Harriott: Work In ProgressNew material from the 2013 Comedy Gladiators Finalist.2019-02-20T21:00:00+00002019-02-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Darren Harriott: Work In Progress
Kali Theatre Discovery ShowcaseKali Theatre Discovery ShowcaseStaged readings of four striking and vivid short plays by newly discovered talents, Sarah Issac, Martha Pothen, Aroob Sajjad and Maeve Scullion.2019-02-22T07:45:00+00002019-02-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Kali Theatre Discovery Showcase
Beast By Krishna IsthaBeast By Krishna Istha2019-02-23T19:45:00+00002019-02-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Beast By Krishna Istha
Denim: The Denim JuniorsDenim: The Denim JuniorsTheatre, Children's Theatre.2019-02-24T14:00:00+00002019-02-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Denim: The Denim Juniors
Drunk Women Solving CrimeDrunk Women Solving CrimeJoin writer/comedian hosts Hannah George, Catie Wilkins and Taylor Glenn as they test out their drunk detective skills.2019-02-24T18:00:00+00002019-04-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Drunk Women Solving Crime
The Theatre Reserve Tryouts 2019The Theatre Reserve Tryouts 20192019-02-25T19:00:00+00002019-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
Category: event
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The Theatre Reserve Tryouts 2019
Mark Watson's Comedy MarathonMark Watson's Comedy MarathonComedy, Stand-Up.2019-02-27T21:48:00+00002019-02-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
Category: event
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Mark Watson's Comedy Marathon
Robin Morgan: HoneymoonRobin Morgan: HoneymoonThe comedian and writer of Have I Got News For You tours a show that is, quite literally, his honeymoon.2019-03-01T19:45:00+00002019-03-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
Category: event
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Robin Morgan: Honeymoon
The LET Award 2019 ShowcaseThe LET Award 2019 Showcase2019-03-02T19:00:00+00002019-03-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
Category: event
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The LET Award 2019 Showcase
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Caledonian Road Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Holloway Road Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arcade Car Parks
 
29 minutes walk
 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
29 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  42% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 22 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  27% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 24 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  31% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 25 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Theatres nearest Pleasance Theatre

Nearest to Pleasance Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Collection, Above The Lord Stanley Pub
London > Entertainment > Theatres
51 Camden Park Road, NW1 | 7 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
The Theatre Collection above the Lord Stanley pub in Camden was founded by Victor Sobchak and Shaban Arifi who between them have produced over 100 productions ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
A wonderful night out on London's thriving fringe scene can be had at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, which sits above the cosy, candlelit pub that shares ... More
 
 
 
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 19 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
 
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Pleasance Theatre

Near Pleasance Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Filthy's
London > Entertainment > Live Music
276 Holloway Road, N7 | 10 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
When Filthy McNasty's closed its doors in Clerkenwell many bemoaned its demise but now Ireland's favourite live music venue has dropped the McNasty and opened up ... More
 
 
 
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Thousand Island
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 15 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Thousand Island is a self-contained music venue and late night club where Upstairs at The Garage used to be, right next ... More
 
 
 
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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 15 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
This gritty music venue in Islington is everything a music venue should be, with a low ceiling, great sound system, about six inches separating the band ... More
 
 
 
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Larry Dean: Work In Progress
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Wednesday 20th February 2019 - 7.45pm-8.45pm
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | Same location as Pleasance Theatre
Fresh from an Edinburgh Comedy Award nomination, the Scottish comedian tries out some new jokes for the very first time....More
 
 
 
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Darren Harriott: Work In Progress
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Wednesday 20th February 2019 - 9pm
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | Same location as Pleasance Theatre
New material from the 2013 Comedy Gladiators Finalist....More
 
 
 
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Medea Electronica
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th to 24th Feb 2019 - 7.30pm
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | Same location as Pleasance Theatre
Pecho Mama's retelling of Euripides's Greek tragedy set in 1980s rural England....More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Pleasance Theatre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Pleasance Theatre
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House of Illustration
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
2 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
House of Illustration, the first permanent home of the charity of the same name, opened in Granary Square, King's Cross, in summer 2014 with an inaugural ... More
 
 
 
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Lewis Cubitt Park and Square
London > Attractions >
Handyside Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
On Stable Street in King's Cross, a short walk from Granary Square, Lewis Cubbit Square is the home of street food market KERB and host to ... More
 
 
 
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Gasholder 11
London > Attractions > Sights
Lewis Cubitt Square, King's Cross, N1C | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Gasholders Nos. 10, 11 and 12 were built for the storage of town gas for Pancras Gasworks, the largest gasworks in London. ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Pleasance Theatre

The best shops and markets near Pleasance Theatre
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Ooh-La-La!
London > Shopping >
147 Holloway Road, N7 | 11 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Second-hand... More
 
 
 
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Form&Thread
London > Shopping > Menswear
Stable Street, Coal Drops Yard, N1C | 14 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Rich Jean and Chris Bell started Form&Thread late in 2015, producing socks with the aim of creating well made essentials without the high ... More
 
 
 
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Dots
London > Shopping > Musician Supplies
132 St Pancras Way, Camden Town, NW1 | 16 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Just a couple of minutes from Camden Town tube station this harmonic haven is a convenient stop-off when faced with any dissonant difficulties. The staff are ... More
 
 
 
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Kokeb Ethiopian Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
45 Roman Way, Holloway, N7 | 6 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Muya Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
13 Brecknock road, N7 | 7 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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CoBa
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
244 York Way, N7 | 9 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
CoBa on York Way is the brainchild of Vietnamese born, Australia raised Damon Bui who built up a reputation through his supperclub Table for 10 where ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Pleasance Theatre

Near Pleasance Theatre
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 8 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
 
 
 
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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 15 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 20 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Pleasance Theatre

Pleasance Theatre gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Caroline Pick Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
131 Brecknock Road, N19 | 13 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Yoga from within from one of the UK's foremost practitioners. Caroline Pick uses yoga to exercise the body as an extension of the mind, and her ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 14 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
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Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 14 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Pleasance Theatre

The best pubs near London Pleasance Theatre.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 12 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
A well-stocked games cupboard, good gastropub food, a couple of open fires for warming up on chilly evenings, a number of outdoor benches for chilling out ... More
 
 
 
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Swimmer at the Grafton Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Eburne Road, N7 | 14 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
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The Lion and Unicorn
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
42-44 Gaisford Street, NW5 | 15 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
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Pleasance Theatre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Two Tribes KX
London > Nightlife > Bars
Tileyard Studios, Tileyard Road, N7 | 8 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Two Tribes KX, a brewhouse and taproom in King's Cross, unites craft beer, cutting-edge music and street food in Tileyard Studios, ... More
 
 
 
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EGG
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 9 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Spread out over three floors with each one providing its own distinct look and feel, Egg London is a venue like no other. The ground floor ... More
 
 
 
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The Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras International, Euston Road, NW1 | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
At 90 metres, The Champagne Bar at St Pancras International is Europe's longest and presents a very glamourous way to start your journey to Paris before ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Pleasance Theatre

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Pleasance Theatre.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 18 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 19 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 21 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Valeras
Concerts | On 20th February 2019 

The Garage 15 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

The Reading-based five-piece performs its own take on the contemporary rock genre....More

Three Little Pig Tails: Garlic Theatre (Ages 3-7)
Theatre | Until 24th February 2019 

Little Angel Studios 20 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

A puppet version of the story set in Paris....More

3 Little Pig Tails
3 Little Pig Tails
Theatre | Until 24th February 2019 

Little Angel Studios 20 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

A new take on the classic story of the Three Little Pigs, this funny French flavoured version by Garlic Theatre ...More

 
Prince Charming
Prince Charming
Theatre | Until 7th April 2019 

Little Angel Theatre 21 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

A musical for children exploring anxiety and how to cope with it....More

 
Escape The Fate
Concerts | On 20th February 2019 

Electric Ballroom 21 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

The quartet from Las Vegas performs their rock material in celebration of the 10th anniversary of their debut record with ...More

Natural Born Storytellers: Accidents & Emergencies
Comedy | On 20th February 2019 

The Camden Head 22 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

A themed open-mic night for anyone wanting to share intimate, honest stories....More

Mellow Mood
Concerts | On 20th February 2019 

The Jazz Cafe 23 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

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Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 20th February 2019 

Angel Comedy Club 23 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

A night for first-timers and experienced acts to try out new material and receive supportive criticism from the audience....More

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Lazinc
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Lazinc was first established in 2006 by contemporary art specialist Steve Lazarides....More

Stewart Copeland Lights Up The Orchestra
Stewart Copeland Lights Up The Orchestra
Concerts | On 30th March 

Southbank Centre

An orchestral celebration of Stewart Copeland's legendary career, ...More

 
David Gray
David Gray
Concerts | On 17th March 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Folk rock singer-songwriter and guitarist, David Gray, whose 1998 album White Ladder was the fifth ...More

 
The Zutons
The Zutons
Concerts | On 30th March 

Roundhouse

After nine years apart, Liverpool indie-rock band The Zutons celebrates the 15th anniversary of its ...More

 
David Rodigan & the Outlook Orchestra
Concerts | On 12th March 

Royal Albert Hall

After the success of the Royal Festival Hall and Somerset House with the Outlook Orchestra last year, Reggae star and veteran DJ David Rodigan performs Jamaican classics with ...More

Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2019
Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2019
Dance | On 31st March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

The Russian Ballet Icons Gala, an annual fixture ...More

 
Saburo Teshigawara's The Idiot
Saburo Teshigawara's The Idiot
Dance | From 20th March 

The Print Room at the Coronet

A man, a woman and a rat move ...More

 
Uniqlo Tate Late February
Uniqlo Tate Late February
Exhibitions | On 22nd February 

Tate Modern

Taking place on Friday 22nd, the February Uniqlo Late at Tate Modern celebrates women in ...More

 
V&A Friday Late: Sonic Boom
Exhibitions | On 22nd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The V&A's February Friday Late, Sonic Boom, explores the world of sound and its creation, experience and preservation. Visitors will be able to join a soundscape led tour ...More

Gatsby Brunch
Gatsby Brunch
Foodie Events | On 23rd February 

Quaglino's

This Saturday, Mayfair restaurant Quaglino's is transporting Londoners back to the 1920s with its Gatsby ...More

 
Barbican OpenFest: Art 50
Barbican OpenFest: Art 50
Exhibitions | On 23rd February 

Barbican Centre

Part of Sky Arts' Art 50, the Barbican is presenting a day of free activities ...More

 
Vapiano Centre Point
Vapiano Centre Point
Dining 

Located within the Centre Point development, Vapiano is a pasta place where you top up ...More

 
The Oak W2
The Oak W2
Dining 

Set on the cusp of Notting Hill on Westbourne Park Road, The Oak W2 is ...More

 
Teatulia
Teatulia
Dining 

This Covent Garden tea bar serves single-origin tea, tea-infused cocktails, a library of books and ...More

 
Barry's Bootcamp Canary Wharf
Barry's Bootcamp Canary Wharf
Sport 

Set up by LA based celebrity trainer Barry ...More

 
Barullo
Barullo
Dining 

Victor Garvey, of award-winning Catalan restaurant Rambla, is behind this fun, colourful Spanish restaurant in ...More

 
The Oak SW11
The Oak SW11
Dining 

From the owner of The Bird in Hand in Brook Green and The Oak in ...More

 
London Events 2019
Feature 

Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

Best New Openings in London in 2019
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A pool in the sky, a former magistrates ...More

 
 
 
 
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