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The Real ThingThe Real Thing at the Rose Theatre Kingston takes a humorous look at love and infidelity. Laurence Fox (best known for his role as DS James Hathaway in detective drama Lewis) stars as Henry, a man of 40 going through what could well be called a midlife crisis, having left his marriage for a woman and not knowing if it's the real deal. Written by Tom Stoppard, The Real Thing is thought to be a thinly veiled self-portrait referring to Stoppard leaving his wife Miriam for Felicity Kendal, who appeared in the first production of the play. This revivial of a multi-award winning modern classic is directed by Stephen Unwin, Artistic Director of Rose Theatre Kingston for the past five years.

 

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  28% off
94 Kingston Hill, KT2 | 26 minutes from The Real Thing
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 > Business Events  Dates: Saturday 20th January 2018 - 11am-7pm
The Real Thing, 24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 | Same location as The Real Thing
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London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Sunday 21st January 2018 - 8pm
The Real Thing, 24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 | Same location as The Real Thing
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 23rd January to 3rd March 2018
The Real Thing, 24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 | Same location as The Real Thing
A collection of stitched textile portraits of Kingston-upon-Thames' local and colourful characters by the artist Ruth Blackford....More
 
 
 
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Rose Theatre Kingston
London > Entertainment > Theatres
24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 | Same location as The Real Thing
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London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
56 Old London Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 | 9 minutes from The Real Thing
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 Real Thing
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 Real Thing
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 Real Thing
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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East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 | 26 minutes from The Real Thing
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
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
56 King Street, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 | 2.8 miles from The Real Thing
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London > Shopping >
6-8 Thames Street, KT1 | 3 minutes from The Real Thing
JoJo Maman Bébé is a one-stop solution for pregnancy and beyond and offers a wide range of stylish maternity wear, adorable babywear and quirky, original children's ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Specialists
Diana Car Park, Bushy Park, KT8 | 24 minutes from The Real Thing
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 Real Thing
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 Real Thing
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 Real Thing
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 Real Thing
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 Real Thing
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 Real Thing
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 Real Thing
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 Real Thing
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 Real Thing
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 Real Thing
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 Real Thing
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 Real Thing
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Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
The Griffin Centre, 2 Market Place, KT1 | 2 minutes from The Real Thing
This Italian wine bar in Kingston upon Thames, set inside a listed building, sources its wine from the family vineyard of Veeno's co-founder, Nino ... More
 
 
 
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Tea Box
London > Nightlife > Bars
7 Paradise Road, TW9 | 3.6 miles from The Real Thing
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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Tap Tavern
London > Nightlife > Bars
Princes Street, TW9 | 3.7 miles from The Real Thing
Located in the heart of Richmond, Tap Tavern feeds London's desire for gin and craft beer with a carefully curated menu of micro-brewed beers and small ... More
 
 
 
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Ham House & Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
Ham Street, Richmond-upon-Thames, TW10 | 2.5 miles from The Real Thing
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Off Petersham Road, Petersham, Richmond, TW10 | 2.7 miles from The Real Thing
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Hampton Court Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hampton Court Palace, Hampton Court, KT8 | 26 minutes from The Real Thing
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

 
TEDxKingstonUponThames - Out of OrderTEDxKingstonUponThames - Out of OrderLiterary & Education, Conference.2018-01-20T11:00:00+00002018-01-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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Ed Byrne: Spoiler AlertEd Byrne: Spoiler AlertThe acclaimed master of observational humour, as seen on Mock The Week, presents his latest stand-up tour.2018-01-21T20:00:00+00002018-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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Kingston CharactersKingston CharactersA collection of stitched textile portraits of Kingston-upon-Thames' local and colourful characters by the artist Ruth Blackford.2018-01-23T00:00:00+00002018-03-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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Kingston Characters
Noggin The NogNoggin The NogAn adaptation of the children's TV stories with puppets.2018-01-25T16:30:00+00002018-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane)Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane)Wry observations from the popular stand-up and star of Grumpy Old Women.2018-02-01T19:30:00+00002018-02-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane)
Royal Philharmonic OrchestraRoyal Philharmonic OrchestraRory Macdonald conducts Vaughan Williams's Fantasia On A Theme By Thomas Tallis, Elgar's Cello Concerto and Dvorak's Symphony No 9, 'From The New World', with cellist Kian Soltani.2018-02-03T19:30:00+00002018-02-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Dr Jekyll And Mr HydeDr Jekyll And Mr HydeQuadrophenia star Phil Daniels plays the dichotomised character in an adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic Gothic thriller about a gifted doctor who unleashes his inner evil. Directed by Kate Saxon and adapted by Tony award-winning playwright David Edgar.2018-02-09T20:00:00+00002018-02-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
CurtainsCurtainsLindsay Posner directs this production of the comedy by Stephen Bill that deals with a birthday party that exposes the cracks in a family's relationship.2018-02-22T19:30:00+00002018-03-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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Curtains
David Baddiel: My Family: Not The SitcomDavid Baddiel: My Family: Not The SitcomIn his follow-up to Fame: Not The Musical, Baddiel paints an irreverent portrait of family life, memory, ageing, infidelity and gay cats, with a loving focus on his late mother Sarah and dementia-ridden father, Colin. Contains explicit language.2018-03-22T19:30:00+00002018-03-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26  High Street  Kingston upon Thames    KT1 1HL
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