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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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Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Grandfathers
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London > Events > Kids Events †Dates: Sunday 29th May 2016 - 11.30am
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Grandfathers
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London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 24th September - 4th June 2017
The Lyceum Theatre, 21 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 8 minutes from The Grandfathers
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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
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Grandfathers
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Gabriel's Wharf
London > Attractions > Sights
Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Grandfathers
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London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Grandfathers
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Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Grandfathers
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Grandfathers
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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
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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
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Brasserie Blanc
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
9 Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Grandfathers
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Royal Waterloo House, 51 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Grandfathers
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English Language Institute
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Royal Waterloo House, 51-55 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Grandfathers
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Courtauld Institute of Art
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from The Grandfathers
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The Thirsty Bear
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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
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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
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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
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Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Grandfathers
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Dandelyan
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Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Grandfathers
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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
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Skylon
London > Business > Venue Hire
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Grandfathers
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The SuicideThe SuicideThe SuicideCurrently Writer in Residence at the National Theatre Studio, Suhayla El-Bushra takes The Suicide , Nikolai Erdman's satiric masterpiece, and launches it into contemporary urban Britain with a new adaptation. First performed in 1932, the play was deemed a danger to Communism and was quickly suppressed by Stalin. Now, the Russian classic is d2016-05-29T00:00:00+01002016-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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event > Theatre > Adaptations
PRICING£15-£35
DATES6th April to 25th June 2016
VENUENational Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre
Currently Writer in Residence at the National Theatre Studio, Suhayla El-Bushra takes The Suicide , Nikolai Erdman's satiric masterpiece, and launches it into contemporary urban Britain with a new adaptation. First performed in 1932, the play was deemed a danger to Communism and was quickly suppressed by Stalin. Now, the Russian classic is d...†More about this event
Sunset At The Villa ThaliaSunset At The Villa ThaliaCharlotte and Theo retreat to a small island in April 1967 in search of peace but they are seduced by a charismatic American couple into making devastating choices in Alexi Kaye Campbell's funny and passionate drama. Directed by Simon Godwin.2016-05-30T19:30:00+01002016-08-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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The Deep Blue SeaThe Deep Blue SeaThe Deep Blue SeaAfter working together on the acclaimed 2014 production of Medea, Helen McCrory and director Carrie Cracknell reunite for an adaptation of Terrence Rattigan's The Deep Blue Sea. Staged at the National's Lyttelton Theatre, the devastating masterpiece contains what is regarded as one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama. In a Ladbroke G2016-06-01T19:30:00+01002016-08-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING£15-£65
DATES1st June to 17th August 2016
VENUENational Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre
After working together on the acclaimed 2014 production of Medea, Helen McCrory and director Carrie Cracknell reunite for an adaptation of Terrence Rattigan's The Deep Blue Sea. Staged at the National's Lyttelton Theatre, the devastating masterpiece contains what is regarded as one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama. In a Ladbroke G...†More about this event
The FlickThe FlickSam Gold directs Annie Baker's Pulitzer Prize-winning comic play in which three underpaid employees of a run-down movie theatre in Massachusetts attend one of the last 35-millimetre film projected screenings and reflect on authenticity in a fast-changing world.2016-06-03T19:00:00+01002016-06-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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Facing The Fear With Bella MerlinFacing The Fear With Bella MerlinA talk with the actor and academic.2016-06-07T17:30:00+01002016-06-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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A Country Of RefugeA Country Of RefugeNew writings on asylum seekers by some of Britain and Ireland's finest writers.2016-06-10T18:00:00+01002016-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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National Debates: Europe - In Or Out'National Debates: Europe - In Or Out'Evan Davis and a panel of guests discuss the benefits of remaining and exiting the EU.2016-06-14T17:45:00+01002016-06-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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Simon Godwin And Alexi Kaye Campbell On Sunset At The Villa ThaliaSimon Godwin And Alexi Kaye Campbell On Sunset At The Villa ThaliaAn informative discussion about the new play.2016-06-17T18:00:00+01002016-06-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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Carrie Cracknell & Tom Scutt: The Deep Blue SeaCarrie Cracknell & Tom Scutt: The Deep Blue SeaA talk about the show's production.2016-06-21T18:00:00+01002016-06-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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Carrie Cracknell & Tom Scutt: The Deep Blue Sea
London Theatre In The 50sLondon Theatre In The 50sThe panel compares the theatre of the past to today's shows.2016-07-01T18:00:00+01002016-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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