THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 6TH JULY 2013
Twenty 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.
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53 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Chimerica
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14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Chimerica
This innovative children's theatre provides a showcase for the art of puppetry. Founded by master puppeteer John Wilkes in the early 1960s, this small, unusual theatre ... More
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
30 Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Chimerica
This popular D & D London (formerly Conran Restaurants) eatery is renowned as Islington's top restaurant, a much sought after plaudit given the area's sheer volume ... More
London > Education > Arts and Drama
35 Britannia Row, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Chimerica
City Academy is a performing arts schools which runs evening and weekend dancing, singing, acting and modelling classes with top professionals from theatre, film, television and ... More
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Syracusae, 134 Liverpool Road, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Chimerica
Pilates, yoga, contact improvisation, belly dancing, action theatre, movement, dance and tango - it's all going on at Moving Arts Base in Islington for a reasonable ... More
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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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14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Chimerica
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