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Tanya Ronder's English version of Luigi Pirandello's 19th century Neapolitan drama is directed by Richard Eyre at the National Theatre this summer. The main character, Liola, is untroubled by the traditions of his community, which seems to be governed by heightened passions and issues of property and kinship. He considers himself a free spirit. Performed by an Irish cast and gypsy musicians, the drama is funny yet touching.

About National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

The Lyttelton is one of three theatres which make up the National Theatre. It was built in a proscenium style, but has thoroughly modern sightlines and acoustics. There really is no bad seat here as there are no circle rails or view-blocking pillars. More about National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre


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Mondrian London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 6 minutes from Liola
London landmark Sea Containers House, situated between the OXO Tower and Blackfriars Bridge on the South Bank, has been transformed into the Mondrian London, a luxury ... More
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £188† 26% off
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 8 minutes from Liola
A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £78† 35% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 8 minutes from Liola
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
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London Concert Orchestra: Simply Gershwin
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Saturday 24th February 2018 - 2.30pm
Liola, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Liola
Alfonso Casado Trigo conducts a selection of toe-tapping tunes from America's greatest composer, with pianist Viv McLean and vocalists Katie Birtill and Rodney Earl Clarke....More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lion King
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 24th September - 25th March 2018
Liola, 21 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 8 minutes from Liola
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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Winter
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 14th to 24th February 2018 - Various Times
Liola, 66 The Cut, SE1 | 8 minutes from Liola
John Fosse's drama in which an ordinary businessman meets a volatile stranger in a park. Directed by Genesis Award winner John R. Wilkinson....More
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National Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, , South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Liola
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Liola
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Temporary Theatre (formerly The Shed)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Liola
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 best museums, galleries, attractions near Liola
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The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Liola
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 Liola
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 Liola
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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The best shops and markets near Liola
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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 Liola
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 > Delicatessens
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Liola
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 Liola
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 Liola
Modern European Cuisine... More
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Benugo Bar & Kitchen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Liola
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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Jimmy's Lodge On The River
London > Restaurants >
Thames Path, outside Queen Elizabeth Hall, SE1 | 2 minutes from Liola
Dine in your own personal snow globe alongside the Thames this winter. The four private dining domes are part of Jimmy's Lodge On The River, created ... More
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from Liola
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 10 minutes from Liola
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 13 minutes from Liola
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Liola
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 Liola
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Liola
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 Liola
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 Liola
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 Liola
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 Liola
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 Liola
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 Liola
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 Liola
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Liola
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Liola
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

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre events

PinocchioPinocchioPinocchioAfter co-writing Matilda the Musical, Dennis Kelly now brings Pinocchio to life at the National Theatre. The new production will be directed by John Tiffany, former director of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and will feature songs and score from the Walt Disney film, including I've Got No Strings, Give a Little Whistle and When You Wish Upon a 2018-02-24T14:00:00+00002018-04-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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Ongoing

event > Theatre > Musicals
PRICING£15-£62
DATES1st December 2017 to 7th April 2018
VENUENational Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre
After co-writing Matilda the Musical, Dennis Kelly now brings Pinocchio to life at the National Theatre. The new production will be directed by John Tiffany, former director of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and will feature songs and score from the Walt Disney film, including I've Got No Strings, Give a Little Whistle and When You Wish Upon a ...†More about this event
NetworkNetworkNetworkAn all star cast and creative team come directed by Olivier Award winner Ivo van Hove come together for Lee Hall's stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning 1976 film, Network, penned by Paddy Chayefsky. Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery, best known as icy Lady Mary in the TV drama, takes on the role of television executive Diana Christensen, played by 2018-02-27T19:30:00+00002018-03-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
Category: event
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event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES4th November 2017 to 24th March 2018
VENUENational Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre
An all star cast and creative team come directed by Olivier Award winner Ivo van Hove come together for Lee Hall's stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning 1976 film, Network, penned by Paddy Chayefsky. Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery, best known as icy Lady Mary in the TV drama, takes on the role of television executive Diana Christensen, played by ...†More about this event
Absolute HellAbsolute HellAbsolute HellThirty years after the rediscovery of Absolute Hell Joe Hill-Gibbins returns to the National Theatre to direct Rodney Ackland's plunge into post-war Soho, full of despair, longing and a need to escape. Branded 'a libel on the British people' on its first airing in 1952 under the title 'The Pink Room', the play was panned. Revised and rewritten but 2018-04-18T00:00:00+01002018-05-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
Category: event

event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
DATES18th April to 23rd May 2018
VENUENational Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre
Thirty years after the rediscovery of Absolute Hell Joe Hill-Gibbins returns to the National Theatre to direct Rodney Ackland's plunge into post-war Soho, full of despair, longing and a need to escape. Branded 'a libel on the British people' on its first airing in 1952 under the title 'The Pink Room', the play was panned. Revised and rewritten but ...†More about this event

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