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Rory Mullarkey's drama, The Grandfathers, follows eight young lads into the battlefields of an unknown conflict. First seen in NT Connections 2012, this theatrical event which explores conscription into the armed forces is a Bristol Old Vic Young Company production created with St Brendan's Sixth Form College and returns to the National Theatre in July 2013, staged at The Shed for six performances only.

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20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Grandfathers
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £81† 42% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 8 minutes from The Grandfathers
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 > Events > Theatre †Dates: 5th December 2016 to 11th February 2017
The Grandfathers, South Bank, SE1 | Same location as The Grandfathers
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 ...More
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London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 19th, 20th and 21st February 2017 - 10.30am-11pm
The Grandfathers, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Grandfathers
An installation of handmade dens from a collaborative project between the Danish artist and young school children, investigating the concept of what a home is....More
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London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 24th September - 4th June 2017
The Grandfathers, 21 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 8 minutes from The Grandfathers
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National Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, , South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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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 The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
Modern European Cuisine... More
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Benugo Bar & Kitchen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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
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Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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 The Grandfathers
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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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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DATES22nd February to 1st April 2017
VENUENational 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
ConsentConsentRoger Michell's directs Nina Raine's provocative and painfully funny drama about two friends, who find themselves on opposite sides of a rape trial, sifting the shocking evidence from different perspectives. Contains scenes of sexual violence. A National theatre co-production with Out Of Joint.2017-03-28T19:30:00+01002017-05-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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Angels In America: Part One: Millennium ApproachesAngels In America: Part One: Millennium ApproachesNew Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex in the mid-1980s as the spectre of the AIDS crisis casts a deathly pall over the conservative Reagan administration in the opening salvo of Tony Kushner's multi-award-winning landmark drama. Marianne Elliott directs Andrew Garfield as Prior Walter opposite Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, James McArdl2017-04-11T19:00:00+01002017-08-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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Angels In America: Part One: Millennium Approaches
Angels In America: Part Two: PerestroikaAngels In America: Part Two: PerestroikaThe sobering repercussions of betrayal and excess send shockwaves through New York and force a deeper understanding of the AIDS crisis in the second half of Tony Kushner's multi-award-winning landmark drama. Marianne Elliott directs Andrew Garfield as Prior Walter opposite Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, James McArdle and Russell Tovey.2017-04-24T19:00:00+01002017-08-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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Angels In America: Part Two: Perestroika
Barber Shop ChroniclesBarber Shop ChroniclesBijan Sheibani directs the National Theatre's co-production with Fuel and West Yorkshire Playhouse of Inua Ellams' dynamic drama, which explores the timely concerns, personal trials and tribulations of the customers and staff of barber shops in London, Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala, Lagos and Accra.2017-05-30T20:00:00+01002017-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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