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ChimericaTwenty three years after the event, Joe, a young American photojournalist, is driven to discover the truth behind the unknown hero he captured on film in Tiananmen Square, 1989. Chimerica, a new co-production presented by the Almeida theatre and Rupert Goold's acclaimed Headlong theatre company, written drama by Lucy Kirkwood (NSFW, Royal Court) gets its world premiere at the Islington theatre on 20th May 2013. This provocative piece which examines the changing fortunes of the two countries is directed by Lyndsey Turner ('Posh' at the Royal Court and the West End) who makes her Almeida theatre debut. The play, which runs until 6th July 2013, will be the final production at the Almeida Theatre under Michael Attenborough who steps down as its artistic director after 11 years in the role.

About Almeida 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 West End transfers in 12 years, and early booking for tickets became essential - by the time the reviews came out, the run was usually sold out. More about Almeida Theatre

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £92† 28% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Chimerica
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
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £73† 42% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 11 minutes from Chimerica
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
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £53† 32% off
Central Street, EC1V | 17 minutes from Chimerica
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
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London > Events > Theatre †Dates: Monday 18th June 2018 at 10am, 11.30am and 2.30pm
Chimerica, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 2 minutes from Chimerica
An immersive show for children, inspired by nature and seasonal change....More
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Ghost About The House
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 7th to 29th June 2018 - Various Times
Chimerica, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Chimerica
Scott Le Crass directs Matthew Campling's amusing gay play combining witty period dialogue, modern relationships and our current political uncertainty....More
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The Unbuilt City
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 6th to 30th June 2018 - Various Times
Chimerica, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Chimerica
Glen Walford directs this work by Keith Bunin about a meeting between two people and a missing New York relic....More
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Chimerica
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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Chimerica
London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, ... More
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Chimerica
The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, ... More
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London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Chimerica
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 4 minutes from Chimerica
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 7 minutes from Chimerica
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London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Chimerica
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Chimerica
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
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Zoots
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
2 Haven Mews, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Chimerica
Zoots is a home-service dry cleaning outfit, who collect personal and household ironing, laundry and dry cleaning, delivering them back to your door as good as ... More
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Radici
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
30 Almeida Street, N1 | 1 minute from Chimerica
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La Porchetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
141 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Chimerica
Pizza & Pasta ... More
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Le Mercury
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
140A Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Chimerica
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 15 minutes from Chimerica
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 18 minutes from Chimerica
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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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 19 minutes from Chimerica
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Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 16 minutes from Chimerica
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5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 17 minutes from Chimerica
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Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 17 minutes from Chimerica
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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Chimerica
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Chimerica
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Chimerica
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Chimerica
Let the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has ... More
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Chimerica
The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks are expertly served by head bartender ... More
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Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Chimerica
Specialising in l ate night cocktails, long happy hours and disco dancing, Simmons bars have been popping up all over town ... More
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Chimerica
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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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Chimerica
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 6 minutes from Chimerica
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Almeida Theatre, † Almeida Street† † † N1 1TA
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