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Mission DriftA series of mythic and modern tales collide in this musical tale created by the New York ensemble The Team. A journey is taken across the United States, in search of American capitalism, and is told via music that mixes Las Vegas glittering gaudiness with rock and gospel sounds. Directed by Rachel Chavkin, composed by Heather Christian.

 

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20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 6 minutes from Mission Drift
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  33% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 8 minutes from Mission Drift
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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Winter Charity Choirs
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: Saturday 10th December 2016 at 11.30am-2pm & Sunday 11th December 2016 at 11.30am-1pm
Mission Drift, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Mission Drift
Hear from choirs associated with charities throughout the weekend....More
 
 
 
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Gamelan Winter Chimes
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 11th December 2016 - 2pm-5pm
Mission Drift, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Mission Drift
Musicians from Southbank Centre's community Gamelan programme perform an array of mystical repertoire showcasing gongs, chimes and metallophones, as well as lively upbeat party pieces to ...More
 
 
 
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The Lion King
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th September - 4th June 2017
Mission Drift, 21 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 8 minutes from Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Benugo Bar & Kitchen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 Mission Drift
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 fiv2016-12-11T00:00:00+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) ret2016-12-12T19:00:00+00002017-02-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1 9PX
Category: event
On Soon

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
 
The National Theatre's Family Shopping ExtravaganzaThe National Theatre's Family Shopping ExtravaganzaCommunity & Lifestyle, Christmas/Xmas Lights.2016-12-18T11:00:00+00002016-12-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Theatre,   South Bank  South Bank    SE1 9PX
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The National Theatre's Family Shopping Extravaganza
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
Category: event
 
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
Category: event
 

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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Lost Without Words
 

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Royal Ballet Live: The Nutcracker
Royal Ballet Live: The Nutcracker
Dance | Until 12th January 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Mission Drift

That great seasonal stalwart The Nutcracker starts playing at the Royal Opera House on 23rd November, offering families a fun ...More

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

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Mission Drift

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 Mission Drift

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 Mission Drift

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

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

21 Slingsby Place 2 minutes walk from Mission Drift

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 Mission Drift

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 Mission Drift

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

 
One More Dance
Dance | On 11th December 2016 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Mission Drift

Old school meets the new as Gleb Savchenko and Strictly Come Dancing star Kristina Rihanoff perform a wide spectrum of ...More

Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Mission Drift

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 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Mission Drift

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

 
 
 
 
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