The Vortex  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 9TH MARCH 2013

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, 24-26 High Street, Bankside, Kingston upon Thames, London KT1 1HL
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
7.30pm
 
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The VortexDescribed as 'un peu shocking', 'The Vortex' was Noel Coward's first great success. Its dark plot focuses on drug abuse among upper classes and a tense relationship between Florence, a highly-sexed mother and Nicky, her cocaine addicted son. With Nicky struggling to deal with his cocaine addiction, the resentment he has for his mother and her constant extramarital affairs is on the verge of an explosive climax. Coward wrote the character of Nicky with the intention of casting himself and, alike to Coward, he was homosexual - a fact that had to be subtly conveyed due to current attitudes. Brimming with controversial topics, the notoriety attracted large audiences and encouraged the move from a small theatre to a West End stage. Now, after numerous successful revivals, 'The Vortex' is set to take the stage once more.

 

About Rose Theatre Kingston

The Rose Theatre, Kingston is an 850 seat venue ideally suited to Shakespeare which opened in 2008 in the centre of Kingston Upon Thames. The design of the auditorium took its inspiration from the Rose Theatre, an Elizabethan structure situated on London's Bankside. More about Rose Theatre Kingston

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Brook Kingston Lodge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £52  37% off
94 Kingston Hill, KT2 | 26 minutes from The Vortex
This 4 star hotel has 63 elegantly decorated bedrooms with contemporary amenities; many of the rooms have their own balcony facing the landscaped gardens. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th to 30th Apr 2017 - Various Times
The Vortex, 24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 | Same location as The Vortex
Jeremy Herrin directs Headlong, Bristol Old Vic, Rose Theatre Kingston and Theatr Clwyd's co-production, a coming-of-age musical inspired by the true story behind the Lockleaze playground ...More
 
 
 
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Danny Link: We Find A Way
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th April to 1st June 2017
The Vortex, 24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 | Same location as The Vortex
World photography that aims to tell a story by combining light, dark and composition that capture a certain moment or emotion....More
 
 
 
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Jazz At The Rose
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 2nd May 2017 - 1.15pm-2.15pm
The Vortex, 24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 | Same location as The Vortex
The programme offers an exciting mixture of emerging artists....More
 
 
 
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Rose Theatre Kingston
London > Entertainment > Theatres
24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 | Same location as The Vortex
The Rose Theatre, Kingston is an 850 seat venue ideally suited to Shakespeare which opened in 2008 in the centre of Kingston Upon Thames. The design ... More
 
 
 
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The Fighting Cocks (Outside the Box comedy club)
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
56 Old London Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 | 9 minutes from The Vortex
Bill Bailey, Jimmy Carr and Robin Williams have all performed at this Kingston club, voted fourth best comedy club by The Guardian. Outside the Box run ... More
 
 
 
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Landmark Arts Centre
London > Entertainment >
Ferry Road, Teddington, TW11 | 31 minutes from The Vortex
Housed within a grand 19th century Grade II listed building that was formerly a church, the Landmark Arts Centre is a unique venue that hosts a ... More
 
 
 
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Strawberry Hill House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
268 Waldegrave Road, TW1 | 2.3 miles from The Vortex
This sinister Gothic castle is an exotic concoction of mysterious turrets, gilded ceilings and dazzling stained glass windows. Starting life as an unassuming cottage in Twickenham, ... More
 
 
 
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Garrick's Temple to Shakespeare
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hampton Court Road, Hampton, TW12 | 2.4 miles from The Vortex
Octagonal 18th century temple located in idyllic grounds. This extraordinary octagonal temple was commissioned by celebrated actor, dramatist and theatre manager, David Garrick (1717-1779) as a tribute ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 | 26 minutes from The Vortex
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
56 King Street, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 | 2.8 miles from The Vortex
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London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
26-30 Kings Street, TW1 | 2.8 miles from The Vortex
A cycling-only specialist store from Halfords, Cycle Republic opened its first London site in 2014 and now boasts several branches throughout the ... More
 
 
 
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Bushy Park
London > Shopping > Specialists
Diana Car Park, Bushy Park, KT8 | 24 minutes from The Vortex
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
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Jamie's Italian, Kingston
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
19-23 High Street, KT1 | 1 minute from The Vortex
Jamie Oliver's 'bish, bash, bosh', 'easy peasy', 'lovely jubbly' style of cooking lends itself well to the simplicity of Italian cuisine as Jamie's Italian in Kingston, ... More
 
 
 
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
16-18 High Street, KT1 | 1 minute from The Vortex
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high quality fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy ... More
 
 
 
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Carluccio's
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Charter Quay, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 | 1 minute from The Vortex
Carluccio's are springing up all over the place, from Bluewater to Brent Cross, spreading the gospel of good fresh superior Italian food. Each restaurant is also ... More
 
 
 
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Don Quijote UK
London > Education > Language Courses
2 Stoneleigh Park Road, Epsom, KT19 | 4.1 miles from The Vortex
Don Quijote UK sets you up with Spanish and other foreign language courses... in their home country. This is of course the best way to learn. These ... More
 
 
 
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Linguaphone Group
London > Education > Language Courses
Liongate Enterprise Park, 80 Morden Road, CR4 | 6.4 miles from The Vortex
Linguaphone is one of the most popular and effective ways of learning a language. Listen, repeat understand. That's their slogan, and the technique works very well ... More
 
 
 
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The Kids Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
107 Gunnersbury Lane, W3 | 6.7 miles from The Vortex
The Kids' Cookery School in West London is a unique venue offering cookery classes and workshops for children aged three upwards. Children can have fun creating ... More
 
 
 
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Bushy Park & The Longford River
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Park Office, White Lodge, The Stockyard, Hampton Court Road, Hampton, TW12 | 2.2 miles from The Vortex
Adjacent to Hampton Court Palace this is London's second largest Royal Park. Just north of the celebrated royal palace at Hampton Court, Bushy Park is the ... More
 
 
 
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Hampton Court Palace Golf Club
London > Leisure > Golf
Hampton Wick, Kingston-upon-Thames, KT1 | 5 minutes from The Vortex
Situated in the grounds of Henry VIII’s former residence, Hampton Court Palace, with deer roaming about the fairway, this golf course is an agreeable choice for ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Tennis Court, Hampton Court
London > Leisure > Racquet Sports
Hampton Court Palace, Surry, KT8 | 26 minutes from The Vortex
Set in 60 acres of beautiful gardens, Hampton Court charts the last 500 years of royal history from the time of Henry VIII. Not only that, ... More
 
 
 
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Marney's Village Inn
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Alma Road, Esher, KT10 | 2.4 miles from The Vortex
This picturesque pub is an out-of-town hidden gem, perfect for a Sunday jaunt or if you're visiting nearby Hampton Court. Marney's Village Inn is the kind ... More
 
 
 
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White Swan
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Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 | 2.8 miles from The Vortex
With probably one of the most idyllic settings of any of London's pubs, the White Swan is well worth a visit if you're in this neck ... More
 
 
 
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St Margarets Pub & Dining
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
107 St Margarets Road, TW1 | 3.2 miles from The Vortex
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Tea Box
London > Nightlife > Bars
7 Paradise Road, TW9 | 3.6 miles from The Vortex
Mostly the pick of London's traditional afternoon teas are found within the city's top hotels. But the Tea Box in Richmond's Paradise Road exists only to ... More
 
 
 
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All Bar One Wimbledon
London > Nightlife > Bars
37 Wimbledon Hill Road, SW19 | 4.4 miles from The Vortex
Bright airy chain bars with a good range of beer, wine and spirits offering reasonable gastropub style food. Comfortable, with plenty of tables, leather sofas, polished ... More
 
 
 
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Munki
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Putney High Street, SW15 | 5.7 miles from The Vortex
Cocktails for cheeky monkeys are served at Munki, a late night bar offering sophisticated drinks at a 100-cover venue split over three floors and overlooking Putney ... More
 
 
 
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Ham House & Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
Ham Street, Richmond-upon-Thames, TW10 | 2.5 miles from The Vortex
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Petersham Nurseries
London > Business > Venue Hire
Off Petersham Road, Petersham, Richmond, TW10 | 2.7 miles from The Vortex
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Hampton Court Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hampton Court Palace, Hampton Court, KT8 | 26 minutes from The Vortex
Travel through over 500 years of rich royal history reflected in the palace's varied and stunning mix of Baroque and Tudor architecture. The winding corridors, lavish ... More
 
 
 

Rose Theatre Kingston events

 
Jazz At The RoseJazz At The RoseThe programme offers an exciting mixture of emerging artists.2017-05-02T13:15:00+01002017-05-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Jazz At The Rose
Gulliver's TravelsGulliver's TravelsRose Youth Theatre presents Jonathan Swift's satirical novel about a shipwrecked sailor who encounters many strange beings in unknown lands.2017-05-02T19:30:00+01002017-05-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
Category: event
On Soon
Gulliver's Travels
Stewart Lee: Content ProviderStewart Lee: Content ProviderThe deep-thinking, anti-comedian returns with another panoply of caustic observations in his first full-length show since the award-winning Carpet Remnant World.2017-05-05T20:00:00+01002017-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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On Soon
Stewart Lee: Content Provider
Little Goats (Under 6s)Little Goats (Under 6s)Interactive show with puppets.2017-05-06T10:00:00+01002017-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
Category: event
On Soon
Little Goats (Under 6s)
All Or NothingAll Or NothingTony McHale directs Carol Harrison's musical about the career of the 1960s pop group The Small Faces, including live performances of all their hits.2017-05-11T00:00:00+01002017-05-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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All Or Nothing
The Big Charity Comedy ShowThe Big Charity Comedy ShowComedy, Stand-Up.2017-05-16T20:00:00+01002017-05-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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The Big Charity Comedy Show
We're Going On A Bear Hunt (Over 3s)We're Going On A Bear Hunt (Over 3s)Sally Cookson's adaptation of Michael Rosen's popular children's book.2017-05-17T14:00:00+01002017-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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We're Going On A Bear Hunt (Over 3s)
Bring On The BollywoodBring On The BollywoodSamir Bhamra's musical comedy extravaganza tells the story of a professional woman who returns to her ancestral home for her younger brother's wedding. Presented by Phizzical.2017-05-25T19:30:00+01002017-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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On Soon
Bring On The Bollywood
The Very Hungry Caterpillar ShowThe Very Hungry Caterpillar ShowJonathan Rockefeller's family-friendly stage production based on Eric Carle's hand-painted books.2017-05-31T15:00:00+01002017-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
Category: event
 
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
Rich Hall's HoedownRich Hall's HoedownRich Hall and friends host a mash-up of music and stand-up featuring the Hoedown's regular band.2017-06-10T20:00:00+01002017-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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