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The Light PrincessA new fairytale musical written by Tori Amos, The Light Princess premieres at the National Theatre's Lyttelton stage on 9th October 2013, with previews from 25th September. Marianne Elliott, whose previous National Theatre credits include War Horse and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, directs the production which features music and lyrics by Amos and book and lyrics by Samuel Adamson. The cast of this coming-of-age story stars Rosalie Craig as Althea, the princess, who plays opposite Nick Hendrix as Digby, a neighbouring Prince, and includes Clive Rowe who recently starred in The Hothouse at Trafalgar Transformed. This "dark fairytale about grief, rebellion and the power of love" follows the lives of a princess and prince who have both lost their mothers. In the midst of war, the pair meet on contested land and start an illicit affair but the princess must still confront the darkness and her fears.

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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: 17th December - 2nd January 2017
The Light Princess, Belvedere Road, Covent Garden, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Light Princess
Spandau Ballet bassist, Martin Kemp, stars in the story of how the world's first supergroup came together when it comes to the Royal Festival Hall this ...More
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John Wilson & The John Wilson Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Saturday 3rd December 2016 at 3pm and 7.30pm
The Light Princess, Belvedere Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Light Princess
John Wilson's hand-picked orchestra of virtuoso players return with a programme of musical masterpieces from movies such as Funny Girl, My Fair Lady, The Wizard Of ...More
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London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 24th September - 4th June 2017
The Light Princess, 21 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 8 minutes from The Light Princess
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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London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, , South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The Light Princess
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 Light Princess
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 Light Princess
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 Light Princess
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 Light Princess
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 Light Princess
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 The Light Princess
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 Light Princess
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 Light Princess
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 Light Princess
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 Light Princess
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 Light Princess
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
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Royal Waterloo House, 51 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Light Princess
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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 Light Princess
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 The Light Princess
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Bernie Spain Gardens
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Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Light Princess
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 Light Princess
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Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Light Princess
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Light Princess
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 Light Princess
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 Light Princess
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Light Princess
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 Light Princess
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 Light Princess
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 Light Princess
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 Light Princess
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 Light Princess
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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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) ret2016-12-05T19:30:00+00002017-02-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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PRICINGDec 5-12 preview £15-£39, Dec 13-Feb 11 £15-£65
DATES5th December 2016 to 11th February 2017
VENUENational 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
Ugly 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:
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event > Theatre > Dramas
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

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