The White Carnation  

 
 

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OPENING TIMES
From Nov 26, Tue-Sat 7.30pm, mats Sat & Sun 3pm, preview perf Nov 26 & 27, no mat Nov 30, ends Dec 21
 
PRICES
Nov 26 and 27 £9 preview, Nov 28-30, Dec 1-21 £10-£16
 

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Described as "a neglected little treasure" by Dominic Cavendish in the Daily Telegraph, R. C. Sherriff's supernatural drama, The White Carnation, is a ghostly tale of one man's chance to do things differently. This rediscovery by the Finborough marks the first production since its premiere, starring Sir Ralph Richardson, in 1953.

 

About Finborough Theatre

The Finborough Theatre in Earls Court punches well above its weight, presenting award-winning plays and works by new writers in a small theatre above a pub. Founded in 1980, the Finborough has just 50 seats creating an intimate space for its productions which focus on developing new writing, rediscovering neglected works and presenting the best of the old and new in an eclectic programme. More about Finborough Theatre


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West Brompton Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Earls Court Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
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Imperial Wharf Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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Broadwood Terrace NCP
 
16 minutes walk
 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Stamford Bridge, SW6 | 7 minutes from The White Carnation
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15 Penywern Road, SW5 | 7 minutes from The White Carnation
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34-44 Barkston Gardens, SW5 | 8 minutes from The White Carnation
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th February to 25th March 2017 - Various Times
The White Carnation, 118 Finborough Road, SW10 | Same location as The White Carnation
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Songwriter's Round With Megan O'Neill
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 1st March 2017 - 8.30pm
The White Carnation, 263-267 Brompton Road, SW5 | 4 minutes from The White Carnation
A songwriter's round in the genre of country/ Americana music. Organised by Megan O'Neill with acts including Liv Austen and Claydon Connor....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 2nd March 2017 - 8.30pm
The White Carnation, 263-267 Brompton Road, SW5 | 4 minutes from The White Carnation
An emerging rock band based in Leeds/Birmingham with a growing fanbase....More
 
 
 
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263-267 Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 4 minutes from The White Carnation
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265 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 4 minutes from The White Carnation
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58 Pembroke Road, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from The White Carnation
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735 Fulham Road, SW6 | 16 minutes from The White Carnation
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257 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 4 minutes from The White Carnation
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233-235 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 4 minutes from The White Carnation
For all those late night emergencies which don’t quite warrant a trip to casualty, you can always try Zafash Pharmacy at Earl’s Court. You’ll never be ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Wharf, 15 Lots Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 6 minutes from The White Carnation
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116 Finborough Road, Chlesea, Fulham, London SW10 | Same location as The White Carnation
Firezza offers upmarket Neapolitan pizza cooked in stone ovens, eat-in or take-away.... More
 
 
 
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Nikita's Restaurant & Bar
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65 Ifield Road, Earls Court, Fulham, London SW10 | 2 minutes from The White Carnation
This Russian restaurant is a lively spot, with a special place reserved in the evening for chilled vodka, of which there is a good selection. ... More
 
 
 
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2 Hollywood Road, South Kensington, London SW10 | 4 minutes from The White Carnation
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London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 17 minutes from The White Carnation
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
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23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 18 minutes from The White Carnation
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Ping
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180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 10 minutes from The White Carnation
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Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre
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Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 7 minutes from The White Carnation
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Warwick Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 8 minutes from The White Carnation
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Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 17 minutes from The White Carnation
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 

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I'm Gonna Pray For You So HardI'm Gonna Pray For You So HardHalley Feiffer's black comedy which sheds new light on the eternal struggles of family life, directed by Jake Smith.2017-03-01T19:30:00+00002017-03-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Finborough Theatre, 118  Finborough Road      SW10 9ED
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I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard
You're Human Like The Rest Of Them / Down Red Lane / Not Counting The SavagesYou're Human Like The Rest Of Them / Down Red Lane / Not Counting The SavagesCarla Kingham directs three short plays by BS Johnson. Presented by Marricdale Productions.2017-03-05T19:30:00+00002017-03-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Finborough Theatre, 118  Finborough Road      SW10 9ED
Category: event
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You're Human Like The Rest Of Them / Down Red Lane / Not Counting The Savages
Incident At VichyIncident At VichyThe Phil Wilmott Company presents the first professional London production in over 50 years of Arthur Miller's startling wartime drama, providing a haunting examination of the cold, bureaucratic efficiency of evil.2017-03-28T19:30:00+01002017-04-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Finborough Theatre, 118  Finborough Road      SW10 9ED
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CasteCasteCharlotte Peters directs T. W. Robertson's 1867 comedy featuring soldier George D'Alroy, the son of French nobility, and a ballet dancer from a poor family, Esther Eccles. When the two fall in love their very different families are brought together showcasing the prejudices of Victorian England.2017-04-02T19:30:00+01002017-04-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Finborough Theatre, 118  Finborough Road      SW10 9ED
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Caste
Everything Between UsEverything Between UsNeil Bull directs David Ireland's dark, unflinching comedy surrounding estranged sisters Sandra and Teeni, and the path they must follow to a reconciliation.2017-04-30T19:30:00+01002017-05-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Finborough Theatre, 118  Finborough Road      SW10 9ED
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This course explores a thousand years of the city....More

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Exhibitions | Until 2nd July 2017 

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An exhibition displaying work by practising British silversmiths, exploring the development of traditional silversmithing to the more contemporary practices....More

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