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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: Friday 9th December 2016 - 1pm-2pm
Bullet Catch, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Bullet Catch
Anglo-Brazilian duo formed of guitarist and vocalist Fernando Machado and flautist and vocalist Hannah Dunster, mixing polyphonic melodies, rhythm and poetry, while experimenting with traditional Brazilian ...More
 
 
 
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London Lucumi Choir
London > Events > Music  Dates: Friday 9th December 2016 - 5.30pm-7pm
Bullet Catch, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Bullet Catch
The community choir formed in 2006 by Martha Galarraga and Daniela Rosselson De Armas, with help from percussionist Dave Pattman, performs a selection of its world ...More
 
 
 
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The Lion King
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th September - 4th June 2017
Bullet Catch, 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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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
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
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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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Concrete Reality: Architecture TourConcrete Reality: Architecture TourConcrete Reality: Architecture TourIn March 1976, Denys Lasdun's National Theatre was revealed to the public, an astonishing new cultural destination on the South Bank. Now, forty years on, to coincide with the 40th anniversary of this iconic Brutalist building, design lovers and culture enthusiasts can take a 90-minute Concrete Reality Architecture Tour of the NT site. Spanning fiv2016-12-09T00:00:00+00002016-12-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Theatre,   South Bank  South Bank    SE1 9PX
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Now On

event > Tours > Behind the Scenes - Theatres
PRICING  £12.50
DATES  23rd November to 29th December 2016
VENUE  National Theatre 
In March 1976, Denys Lasdun's National Theatre was revealed to the public, an astonishing new cultural destination on the South Bank. Now, forty years on, to coincide with the 40th anniversary of this iconic Brutalist building, design lovers and culture enthusiasts can take a 90-minute Concrete Reality Architecture Tour of the NT site. Spanning fiv... More about this event
 
Hedda GablerHedda GablerHedda GablerRuth Wilson, who so memorably played anti-heroine Alice Morgan in BBC drama Luther, stars in the title role as Ivo van Hove directs a new modern production of Henrik Ibsen's play about a newly married woman who longs to be free. In this new version by Patrick Marber, Ruth Wilson (who not only made an impression in Luther but also in The Affair) ret2016-12-09T19:30:00+00002017-02-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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Ongoing

event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING  Dec 5-12 preview £15-£39, Dec 13-Feb 11 £15-£65
DATES  5th December 2016 to 11th February 2017
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
Ruth Wilson, who so memorably played anti-heroine Alice Morgan in BBC drama Luther, stars in the title role as Ivo van Hove directs a new modern production of Henrik Ibsen's play about a newly married woman who longs to be free. In this new version by Patrick Marber, Ruth Wilson (who not only made an impression in Luther but also in The Affair) ret... More about this event
 
Us/ThemUs/ThemThe Brussels-based theatre group Bronks present Carly Wijs' moving drama based on the events of September 2004 when schoolchildren were taken hostage in Beslan, focusing on the individual ways in which children cope with extreme situations. Created with Thomas Vantuycom.2017-01-16T20:00:00+00002017-02-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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Us/Them
Dublin OldschoolDublin OldschoolPhillip McMahon directs Emmet Kirwan's darkly humorous spoken world odyssey about a wannabe DJ called Jason, who reconnects with his estranged brother Daniel during a chemically enhanced trip through the streets of Dublin. Starring Kirwan and Ian Lloyd Anderson.2017-01-24T20:00:00+00002017-01-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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Dublin Oldschool
Romeo And Juliet (Ages 8-12)Romeo And Juliet (Ages 8-12)A company of eight bring to life Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers using dancing and live song against a vibrant urban backdrop in Ben Powers' vibrant and hugely accessible adaptation for younger audiences.2017-02-11T14:00:00+00002017-02-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
 
Romeo And Juliet (Ages 8-12)
Macbeth (Over 12s)Macbeth (Over 12s)Justin Audibert directs a bold retelling of Shakespeare's bloodthirsty tragedy of witchcraft, murder, treason and treachery for younger audiences, featuring a cast of eight.2017-02-15T19:00:00+00002017-02-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
 
Macbeth (Over 12s)
Ugly Lies The BoneUgly Lies The BoneUgly Lies The BoneIndhu Rubasingham directs the UK premiere staging of award-winning American playwright Lindsey Ferrentino's brutally funny drama about an Afghanistan war veteran, who returns home to Florida and experiments with a pioneering virtual reality therapy to heal her deep emotional scars. Kate Fleetwood, who starred opposite Patrick Stewart in an "era-def2017-02-22T19:30:00+00002017-04-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  22nd February to 1st April 2017
VENUE  National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 
Indhu Rubasingham directs the UK premiere staging of award-winning American playwright Lindsey Ferrentino's brutally funny drama about an Afghanistan war veteran, who returns home to Florida and experiments with a pioneering virtual reality therapy to heal her deep emotional scars. Kate Fleetwood, who starred opposite Patrick Stewart in an "era-def... More about this event
 
My Country - A Work In ProgressMy Country - A Work In ProgressRufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre, collaborates with Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy on a provocative performance, which uses the exact words of interviews taken in the days after the EU referendum with people around the country.2017-02-28T20:00:00+00002017-03-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
 
My Country - A Work In Progress
Lost Without WordsLost Without WordsPhelim McDermott and Lee Simpson from pioneering improvisers Improbable co-direct six older actors in their 70s and 80s in a bold theatrical experiment without a script, which guarantees a different show every night.2017-03-04T19:30:00+00002017-03-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
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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

 
Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
Seasonal | Until 2nd January 2017 

Covent Garden Piazza 1 minute walk from Bullet Catch

The Royal Opera Chorus and The Royal Ballet fill Covent Garden's famous Piazza with song and dance before the Sugar ...More

 
The Royal Opera: Il Trovatore
Concerts | Until 9th February 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Bullet Catch

Verdi's "muddled masterpiece" (Telegraph) begins mid-way through the story of a gypsy, Azucena, who plans to avenge the Luna family's ...More

Royal Opera: Manon Lescaut
Concerts | Until 12th December 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Bullet Catch

Jonathan Kent's staging of Puccini's opera in four acts about a man who plans to marry his sister to an ...More

The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 21st January 2017 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from Bullet Catch

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Dolce by Ferrero Rocher
Dolce by Ferrero Rocher
Foodie Events | Until 11th December 2016 

21 Slingsby Place 2 minutes walk from Bullet Catch

If you're a fan of Ferrero Rocher, you won't want to miss Dolce by Ferrero Rocher, a pop-up dessert destination ...More

 
St Martin's Courtyard Christmas Lights
St Martin's Courtyard Christmas Lights
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2016 

St Martin's Courtyard 2 minutes walk from Bullet Catch

St Martin's Courtyard, a pedestrianised, pretty shopping district in Covent Garden, reveals its new Christmas Lights on Thursday 17th November ...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

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bullet Catch

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
Dead Funny
Dead Funny
Theatre | Until 4th February 2017 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bullet Catch

An all-star cast which includes Katherine Parkinson (famous for The IT Crowd and Humans), Ralf Little (The Royle Family, Two ...More

 
 
 
 
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