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Bullet CatchOne man attempts the most notorious of theatrical illusions; so notorious and dangerous that even Houdini refused to attempt it, and twelve other brave illusionists, assistants and audience members have died since its 17th century conception. Bullet Catch is a solo drama written and performed by Rob Drummond in the National Theatre's new temporary theatre space, The Shed, comes direct from a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe where The Guardian reviewer Lyn Gardner described it as a "remarkable, multilayered and utterly gripping show".

 

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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 1st May 2016 - 10.30am-12noon
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Bullet Catch
The Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment presents a fun, interactive concert for children under the age of six....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 1st May 2016 - 3pm
The Courtauld Institute Of Art, Somerset House, Strand, WC2R | 6 minutes from Bullet Catch
With Tempe Nell....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th September 2002 to 3rd July 2016 - Various Times
The Lyceum Theatre, 21 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 8 minutes from Bullet Catch
The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and his journey from wide-eyed cub to ...More
 
 
 
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National Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, , South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Bullet Catch
Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best productions. From intimate character studies in the ... More
 
 
 
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National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Bullet Catch
Replacing the National Theatre's Cottesloe Theatre, which closed in 2013, the Dorfman Theatre offers a greater capacity, more comfortable seats, better sightlines and enlarged foyer spaces. ... More
 
 
 
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Temporary Theatre (formerly The Shed)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Bullet Catch
Originally called 'The Shed' when it first opened in March 2013, the Temporary Theatre run by and to the front of the National Theatre, is unmissable ... More
 
 
 
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The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bullet Catch
The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery, named ... More
 
 
 
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Gabriel's Wharf
London > Attractions > Sights
Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bullet Catch
Situated just 2 minutes walk from Oxo Tower Wharf, this paved area becomes an oasis of outdoor eating as soon as the sun comes ... More
 
 
 
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The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bullet Catch
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still growing. ... More
 
 
 
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Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bullet Catch
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Bullet Catch
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, ... More
 
 
 
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Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Bullet Catch
As you stare across the river at this bustling, stylish, multi-faceted venue, it’s hard to believe that this riverside warehouse was once a reprocessing plant for ... More
 
 
 
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Mezzanine
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
National Theatre, Upper Ground - South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Bullet Catch
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Benugo Bar & Kitchen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bullet Catch
Benugo is a high class chain of cafes selling handmade sandwiches, salads and desserts. What makes it stand out from the over-crowded coffee shop market is ... More
 
 
 
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Brasserie Blanc
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
9 Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bullet Catch
Seasonal French fare from Raymond Blanc's team is on offer at 20 brasseries across the UK, including seven in London. In 1996, Raymond opened his first ... More
 
 
 
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London City College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Royal Waterloo House, 51 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bullet Catch
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English Language Institute
London > Education > English Language Courses
Royal Waterloo House, 51-55 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bullet Catch
Wide variety of courses offered. Classes of 12-16. Under £200pw.... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from Bullet Catch
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bullet Catch
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Bullet Catch
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Bullet Catch
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Bullet Catch
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Bullet Catch
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
 
 
 
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Bullet Catch
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
 
 
 
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bullet Catch
Designed by the Eden Project, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening for stunning sundown views over the ... More
 
 
 
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Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Bullet Catch
Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ... More
 
 
 
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Dandelyan
London > Nightlife > Bars
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Bullet Catch
A sumptuous, Art Deco-inspired interior designed by Tom Dixon and views over the South Bank, Dandelyan is no unwanted weed. Instead it's a cut above your ... More
 
 
 
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The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Bullet Catch
The Deck is a modern roof-top venue with stunning views over the Thames, available for hire at the National Theatre, part of the Southbank Centre which ... More
 
 
 
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National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Bullet Catch
The greatest theatre in the world? Probably. Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best ... More
 
 
 
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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Bullet Catch
The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
 
 
 

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The SuicideThe SuicideThe SuicideCurrently Writer in Residence at the National Theatre Studio, Suhayla El-Bushra takes The Suicide , Nikolai Erdman's satiric masterpiece, and launches it into contemporary urban Britain with a new adaptation. First performed in 1932, the play was deemed a danger to Communism and was quickly suppressed by Stalin. Now, the Russian classic is d2016-05-01T00:00:00+01002016-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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event > Theatre > Adaptations
PRICING  £15-£35
DATES  6th April to 25th June 2016
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
Currently Writer in Residence at the National Theatre Studio, Suhayla El-Bushra takes The Suicide , Nikolai Erdman's satiric masterpiece, and launches it into contemporary urban Britain with a new adaptation. First performed in 1932, the play was deemed a danger to Communism and was quickly suppressed by Stalin. Now, the Russian classic is d... More about this event
 
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Having first opened at the National in 1989, August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is revived at the theatre in 2016. One of the ten-play Pittsburgh Cycle by the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, the play is set in 1920s Chicago and is inspired by real-life Blues legend Ma Rainey, who uses every trick in the book to fight her producers 2016-05-01T00:00:00+01002016-05-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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event > Theatre > Adaptations
PRICING  £15-£55
DATES  26th January to 18th May 2016
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
Having first opened at the National in 1989, August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is revived at the theatre in 2016. One of the ten-play Pittsburgh Cycle by the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, the play is set in 1920s Chicago and is inspired by real-life Blues legend Ma Rainey, who uses every trick in the book to fight her producers ... More about this event
 
The FlickThe FlickSam Gold directs Annie Baker's Pulitzer Prize-winning comic play in which three underpaid employees of a run-down movie theatre in Massachusetts attend one of the last 35-millimetre film projected screenings and reflect on authenticity in a fast-changing world.2016-05-02T19:00:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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Lear And Rosalind: The Biographer's TaleLear And Rosalind: The Biographer's TaleA discussion surrounding the timeless Shakespearean characters.2016-05-16T17:30:00+01002016-05-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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Lear And Rosalind: The Biographer's Tale
Sunset At The Villa ThaliaSunset At The Villa ThaliaA passionate new production by Alexi Kaye Campbell, following a couples relocation to Greece in the 1960s, exploring the impact of foreign influence on a nation and its people.2016-05-25T19:30:00+01002016-08-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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Sunset At The Villa Thalia
The Deep Blue SeaThe Deep Blue SeaWhen Hester Collyer is found by her neighbours in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt, the story of her tempestuous affair with a former RAF pilot and the breakdown of her marriage to a High Court judge begins to emerge. With it comes a portrait of need, loneliness and long-repressed passion. Behind the fragile veneer of post-war civility bur2016-06-01T19:30:00+01002016-08-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
 
The Deep Blue Sea
Facing The Fear With Bella MerlinFacing The Fear With Bella MerlinA talk with the actor and academic.2016-06-07T17:30:00+01002016-06-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
 
Facing The Fear With Bella Merlin
A Country Of RefugeA Country Of RefugeNew writings on asylum seekers by some of Britain and Ireland's finest writers.2016-06-10T18:00:00+01002016-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
 
A Country Of Refuge
Simon Godwin And Alexi Kaye Campbell On Sunset At The Villa ThaliaSimon Godwin And Alexi Kaye Campbell On Sunset At The Villa ThaliaAn informative discussion about the new play.2016-06-17T18:00:00+01002016-06-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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Simon Godwin And Alexi Kaye Campbell On Sunset At The Villa Thalia
 

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The Winter's Tale
The Winter's Tale
Dance | Until 10th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Bullet Catch

After creating Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for The Royal Ballet in 2011 - the company's first full length ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Bullet Catch

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
The Royal Opera: Tannhauser
Concerts | Until 15th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Bullet Catch

Tim Albery's critically acclaimed 2010 production of Wagner's early opera, Tannhauser, returns to the Royal Opera ...More

Lucia Di Lammermoor
Lucia Di Lammermoor
Concerts | Until 19th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Bullet Catch

Diana Damrau and Aleksandra Kurzak lead a world-class cast in Katie Mitchell's new production of Lucia di ...More

 
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from Bullet Catch

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Bullet Catch

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Hand to God
Theatre | Until 11th June 2016 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bullet Catch

Taking into account its favour with the critics and several Tony nominations, irreverent puppet comedy ...More

Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 29th May 2016 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bullet Catch

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 3rd July 2016 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bullet Catch

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Elegy
Elegy
Theatre | Until 18th June 2016 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Bullet Catch

Part of the Donmar Warehouse 2016 season, this world premiere of Elegy , Nick Payne's ...More

 
 
 
 
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