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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 28TH MAY 2011

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They Came To A City at Southwark Playhouse. Nine people from different backgrounds are placed outside the walls of a strange, unknown city, a city where everyone is free from injustice. But is this really a perfect world? 1943-penned drama by J.B. Priestley.

 

About Southwark Playhouse

The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse in the heart of Southwark, a five minute walk from Borough Tube and Elephant and Castle Tube stations. More about Southwark Playhouse


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Elephant & Castle Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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London Bridge Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Elephant and Castle NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 25 minutes from They Came To A City
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 31 minutes from They Came To A City
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London > Apartment > Apartment
Dolphin Square, SW1V | 35 minutes from They Came To A City
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Southwark Playhouse
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77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as They Came To A City
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42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 1 minute from They Came To A City
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28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 4 minutes from They Came To A City
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Alma Enterprises
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38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from They Came To A City
After five years at 1 Vyner Street Alma Enterprises, the project-space which began as a base for successful young artists' collective 'Land', moved to this new ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
8B Sayer Street, SE17 | 8 minutes from They Came To A City
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London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 9 minutes from They Came To A City
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Mercato Metropolitano
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 1 minute from They Came To A City
At 45,000 square foot, Italian market Mercato Metropolitano has no shortage of artisanal talent. Housed in a disused paper factory, it brings together bakers, fishmongers, charcuterie ... More
 
 
 
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3 Archie Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from They Came To A City
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Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from They Came To A City
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Unit 4, Metro Central, 119 Newington Green Causway, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2 minutes from They Came To A City
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London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
304 Borough High Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from They Came To A City
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El Vergel
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132 Webber Street, SE10QL | 4 minutes from They Came To A City
Tiny Latino restaurant and café tucked away behind Borough tube which is much loved by local office workers and residents. Owned and run by a lovely ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
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Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 5 minutes from They Came To A City
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1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 13 minutes from They Came To A City
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 23 minutes from They Came To A City
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27 Union Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from They Came To A City
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33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 11 minutes from They Came To A City
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119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from They Came To A City
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160 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from They Came To A City
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160 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from They Came To A City
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Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 5 minutes from They Came To A City
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
 
 
 
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Union Street Bar
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47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from They Came To A City
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Devonshire House
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64 Union Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from They Came To A City
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London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from They Came To A City
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