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BakkhaiBakkhaiBakkhaiBen Whishaw makes his Almeida debut in Anne Carson's new version of Bakkhai, which also welcomes Bertie Carvel back to the theatre to play Pentheus. Euripides's electrifying tragedy sees Pentheus ban the wild, ritualistic worship of the god Dionysos but a stranger tries to change his mind. A struggle to the death between freedom and restraint, the 3rd August 2015Saturday 19th September 2015 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Bakkhai

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23rd July to 19th September 2015
 

Ben Whishaw makes his Almeida debut in Anne Carson's new version of Bakkhai, which also welcomes Bertie Carvel back to the theatre to play Pentheus. Euripides's electrifying tragedy sees Pentheus ban the wild, ritualistic worship of the god Dionysos but a stranger tries to change his mind. A struggle to the death between freedom and restraint, the ... More about this event

r event r Film Events r Film - Thriller
 
LysistrataLysistrataAn all-female ensemble relocates Aristophanes's comedy, about a group of women vigilantes, to post-election Britain. Directed by Deborah Coughlin.7th August 2015Saturday 8th August 2015 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Lysistrata

On Soon
Friday 7th and Saturday 8th August 2015 - 10.30pm
 

An all-female ensemble relocates Aristophanes's comedy, about a group of women vigilantes, to post-election Britain. Directed by Deborah Coughlin.

r event r Theatre r Fringe
 
Friday At Almeida TheatreFriday At Almeida TheatreDJs Rebecca Lucy Taylor and BBC Radio 1s Gemma Cairney spin floorfillers until late as part of the Dionysos: Music, Live Art and Celebration series.7th August 2015Friday 28th August 2015 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Friday At Almeida Theatre

Free Event On Soon
7th, 21st and 28th August 2015 - 10pm |  Free
 

DJs Rebecca Lucy Taylor and BBC Radio 1s Gemma Cairney spin floorfillers until late as part of the Dionysos: Music, Live Art and Celebration series.

r event r Clubbing and Nightlife r Dance - Various
 
The IliadThe Iliad14th August 2015Friday 14th August 2015 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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The Iliad

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Friday 14th August 2015 - 9am
 
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Saturday At Almeda TheatreSaturday At Almeda TheatreDJs Rebecca Lucy Taylor and BBC Radio 1s Gemma Cairney spin floorfillers until late as part of the Dionysos: Music, Live Art and Celebration series.15th August 2015Saturday 29th August 2015 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Saturday At Almeda Theatre

Free Event On Soon
15th, 22nd and 29th August 2015 - 10pm |  Free
 

DJs Rebecca Lucy Taylor and BBC Radio 1s Gemma Cairney spin floorfillers until late as part of the Dionysos: Music, Live Art and Celebration series.

r event r Clubbing and Nightlife r Dance - Various
 
From Dionysos To DawkinsFrom Dionysos To DawkinsExplore Athenian understanding of the divine.20th August 2015Thursday 20th August 2015 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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From Dionysos To Dawkins

On Soon
Thursday 20th August 2015 - 6pm
 

Explore Athenian understanding of the divine.

r event r Exhibitions r Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
 
The FrogsThe FrogsAn all-female take on this bonkers Greek classic about summoning dead playwrights to settle a divine score.21st August 2015Friday 21st August 2015 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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The Frogs

On Soon
Friday 21st August 2015 - 5.30pm-10.30am
 

An all-female take on this bonkers Greek classic about summoning dead playwrights to settle a divine score.

r event r Theatre r Adaptations
 
Oedipus: Almeida ProjectsOedipus: Almeida ProjectsYoung Friends Of The Almeida present an abridged version of Sophocles's drama.28th August 2015Friday 28th August 2015 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Oedipus: Almeida Projects

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Friday 28th August 2015 at 1.30pm and 3.30pm
 

Young Friends Of The Almeida present an abridged version of Sophocles's drama.

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Oedipus ExploredOedipus ExploredAn exploration of the famous play with Bijan Sheibani.6th September 2015Sunday 6th September 2015 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Oedipus Explored

 
Sunday 6th September 2015 - 3pm-7pm
 

An exploration of the famous play with Bijan Sheibani.

r event r Exhibitions r Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
 
Dickie Beau: Masking TapesDickie Beau: Masking TapesA performance by the award-winning drag fabulist and lip-synch maestro.11th September 2015Friday 11th September 2015 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Dickie Beau: Masking Tapes

 
Friday 11th September 2015 - 10.30pm
 

A performance by the award-winning drag fabulist and lip-synch maestro.

r event r Theatre r Burlesque
 
Orlando Gough: That FeelingOrlando Gough: That FeelingBakkhai composer Orlando Gough and members of the Bakkhai chorus present an eclectic day of musical Dionysia. Featuring Greek folk music star Rebetiko, Cigdem Aslan.13th September 2015Sunday 13th September 2015 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Orlando Gough: That Feeling

 
Sunday 13th September 2015 - 4pm-8pm
 

Bakkhai composer Orlando Gough and members of the Bakkhai chorus present an eclectic day of musical Dionysia. Featuring Greek folk music star Rebetiko, Cigdem Aslan.

r event r Concerts r World Music
 
Fiona Laird: WaspsFiona Laird: WaspsA reading from the author.18th September 2015Saturday 19th September 2015 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Fiona Laird: Wasps

 
Friday 18th September 2015 at 5.30pm & Saturday 19th September 2015 at 10.30am
 

A reading from the author.

r event r Exhibitions r Lifestyle - Poetry & Readings
 
MedeaMedeaMedeaRupert Goold directs Kate Fleetwood in Rachel Cusk's new version of Medea, which forms part of the Almeida's Ancient Greeks season. Coming at a time when Europe frets about the Grexit, Euripides's seminal play cuts to the heart of gender politics and asks what it means to be a woman and a wife. One of the most disturbing of all Greek myths, Media s25th September 2015Saturday 14th November 2015 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Medea

 
25th September to 14th November 2015
 

Rupert Goold directs Kate Fleetwood in Rachel Cusk's new version of Medea, which forms part of the Almeida's Ancient Greeks season. Coming at a time when Europe frets about the Grexit, Euripides's seminal play cuts to the heart of gender politics and asks what it means to be a woman and a wife. One of the most disturbing of all Greek myths, Media s... More about this event

r event r Film Events r Film - Thriller
 
Early Opera Company: Medee FurieuseEarly Opera Company: Medee FurieuseThe acclaimed Olivier Award-nominated Early Opera Company and Christian Curnyn are joined by mezzo-soprano Ciara Hendrick for Bernier's cantata Medee and excerpts from Charpentier's magnificent opera of the same name.4th October 2015Sunday 4th October 2015 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Early Opera Company: Medee Furieuse

 
Sunday 4th October 2015 - 7.30pm
 

The acclaimed Olivier Award-nominated Early Opera Company and Christian Curnyn are joined by mezzo-soprano Ciara Hendrick for Bernier's cantata Medee and excerpts from Charpentier's magnificent opera of the same name.

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Rachel Cusk: From Medea To Mumsnet: TalkRachel Cusk: From Medea To Mumsnet: TalkWhy Medea is such an incendiary figure and what her story asks of contemporary feminism?15th October 2015Thursday 15th October 2015 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Rachel Cusk: From Medea To Mumsnet: Talk

 
Thursday 15th October 2015 - 6pm
 

Why Medea is such an incendiary figure and what her story asks of contemporary feminism?

r event r Exhibitions r Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
 
LysistrataLysistrataRamin Gray (Actors Touring Company, RSC, Hampstead Theatre) directs a reading of a new version of Lysistrata by Richard Bean.16th October 2015Saturday 17th October 2015 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Lysistrata

 
Friday 16th October 2015 at 5.30pm & Saturday 17th October 2015 at 10.30am
 

Ramin Gray (Actors Touring Company, RSC, Hampstead Theatre) directs a reading of a new version of Lysistrata by Richard Bean.

r event r Theatre r Specialist
 
Charlotte Higgins: From Aristotle To Albert Square: TalkCharlotte Higgins: From Aristotle To Albert Square: TalkThis panel will be led by Charlotte Higgins, Guardian chief culture writer.22nd October 2015Thursday 22nd October 2015 Where:
Almeida Theatre,   Almeida Street      N1 1TA
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Charlotte Higgins: From Aristotle To Albert Square: Talk

 
Thursday 22nd October 2015 - 6pm
 

This panel will be led by Charlotte Higgins, Guardian chief culture writer.

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What's On Today Near Almeida Theatre

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Comedy | Until 24th August 2015
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Angel Comedy Club  5 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

Improvisational humour from Shoot From The Hip.... More

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Concerts | On 3rd August 2015
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O2 Academy Islington  7 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

Detroit hip hop super group.... More

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Comedy | Until 6th August 2015
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Hen & Chickens Theatre  9 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

A one woman show - a fusion of personal story, character comedy, social commentary, with a hint of stand-up... More

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Comedy | Until 4th August 2015
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Hen & Chickens Theatre  9 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

An array of comedy sketches and monologues with accents, characters, attitudes and stunning wig-work from trio Faye Barber, Paula Benson ... More

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Theatre | Until 6th August 2015
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Hen & Chickens Theatre  9 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

A musical comedy written, directed and produced by Thomas Giron-Towers and Grant Martin, starring Samuel Donaldson and Helen Peters.... More

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Theatre | Until 9th August 2015
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Hen & Chickens Theatre  9 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

Cavaliers Theatre Company presents a dark satire, devised and directed by the company with guidance from professional director John Walton.... More

Matthew Bourne's The Car Man
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Dance | Until 9th August 2015
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Sadler's Wells Theatre  14 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

Fifteen years since its premiere, Matthew Bourne's "sweaty, oil-spattered version of Carmen" (The Guardian) is back. The internationally acclaimed ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2015
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Millinery Works  15 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

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Ladybird by Design
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Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2015
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House of Illustration  17 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

Over 120 original illustrations from classic Ladybird titles go on display in celebration of 100 years of Ladybird Books in ... More

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Concerts | On 3rd August 2015
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Scala  18 minutes walk from Almeida Theatre

Alt rock trio comprising of Billy McCarthy, Eric Sanderson and Rob Allen.... More

 
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