The World Of Extreme Happiness

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 26TH OCTOBER 2013

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From Sep 25, Mon-Sat 8pm, mats Thu, Sat 3pm, no perf Sep 27, no mat perf Sep 26, 28, ends Oct 26
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New production The World of Extreme Happiness opens at the Shed on 25th September. The imaginative performance tells the story of young Sunny as she leaves her home in rural China for the promise of a job in a factory and a new life. However, as the reality of mopping factory floors dawns, the new future is proving to be hard and leaves Sunny striving for self-improvement.

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London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 26th October 2015 to 5th March 2016
National Theatre: Olivier Theatre, South Bank, SE1 | 3 minutes from The World Of Extreme Happiness
Shakespeare's As You Like It comes to the National Theatre for the first time in 30 years this autumn. Polly Findlay directs while Rosalie Craig plays ...More
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London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Tuesday 9th February 2016 - 6pm-8pm
Somerset House, Strand, WC2R | 6 minutes from The World Of Extreme Happiness
This event, delivered by Enterprise Nation founder, Emma Jones, will show you five ways to grow your business in 2016. It will look at how you ...More
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London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 24th September 2002 to 3rd July 2016 - Various Times
The Lyceum Theatre, 21 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 8 minutes from The World Of Extreme Happiness
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, , South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as The World Of Extreme Happiness
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 World Of Extreme Happiness
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 World Of Extreme Happiness
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 World Of Extreme Happiness
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 World Of Extreme Happiness
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 World Of Extreme Happiness
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London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The World Of Extreme Happiness
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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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The World Of Extreme Happiness
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 World Of Extreme Happiness
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 World Of Extreme Happiness
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 World Of Extreme Happiness
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 World Of Extreme Happiness
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
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Royal Waterloo House, 51 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The World Of Extreme Happiness
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English Language Institute
London > Education > English Language Courses
Royal Waterloo House, 51-55 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The World Of Extreme Happiness
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from The World Of Extreme Happiness
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The World Of Extreme Happiness
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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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The World Of Extreme Happiness
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 World Of Extreme Happiness
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 World Of Extreme Happiness
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 World Of Extreme Happiness
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The World Of Extreme Happiness
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 World Of Extreme Happiness
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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London > Nightlife > Bars
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The World Of Extreme Happiness
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 World Of Extreme Happiness
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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Skylon
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Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The World Of Extreme Happiness
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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Having first opened at the National in 1989, August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is revived at the theatre in 2016. One of the ten-play Pittsburgh Cycle by the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, the play is set in 1920s Chicago and is inspired by real-life Blues legend Ma Rainey, who uses every trick in the book to fight her producers for2016-02-09T00:00:00+00002016-05-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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event > Theatre > Adaptations
PRICING£15-£55
DATES26th January to 18th May 2016
VENUENational Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre
Having first opened at the National in 1989, August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is revived at the theatre in 2016. One of the ten-play Pittsburgh Cycle by the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, the play is set in 1920s Chicago and is inspired by real-life Blues legend Ma Rainey, who uses every trick in the book to fight her producers for...†More about this event
CleansedCleansedKatie Mitchell directs an unflinching staging of Sarah Kane's drama set in an uncompromising world in which language, human relationships and the body itself are pared away to bare bone. Contains graphic scenes of physical and sexual violence.2016-02-16T19:30:00+00002016-04-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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Evening At The Talk HouseEvening At The Talk HouseIan Rickson directs the world premiere staging of Wallace Shawn's drama chronicling a reunion at the almost legendary club, The Talk House, presided over by kindly hostess Nellie.2016-02-26T20:00:00+00002016-03-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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Katie Mitchell On CleansedKatie Mitchell On CleansedDan Rebellato talks to director Katie Mitchell about her new production of Sarah Kane's drama.2016-03-02T18:00:00+00002016-03-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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Sarah Kane Explored: Staging The Unstageable (Over 16s)Sarah Kane Explored: Staging The Unstageable (Over 16s)A day of talks, discussions and performed extracts to explore Kane's controversial work.2016-03-11T10:30:00+00002016-03-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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Sarah Kane Explored: Staging The Unstageable (Over 16s)
The SuicideThe SuicideThe Suicide 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 dras2016-04-06T00:00:00+01002016-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre, † South Bank† † † SE1 9PX
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event > Theatre > Adaptations
PRICING£15-£35
DATES6th April to 21st May 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 dras...†More about this event

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