Entertainment near King Lear  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 12TH SEPTEMBER 2014

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, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 9DT
 
 
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£15-£32, standing £5, disabled £7.50-£16, under 18s £12-£29, family £110-£135
 
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | At King Lear
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam... More
 
 
 
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The Sam Wanamaker Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | At King Lear
For the first time since it opened in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe has the facilities to present plays throughout the year at The Sam Wanamaker Theatre,... More
 
 
 
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes walk from King Lear
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were... More
 
 
 
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes walk from King Lear
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had... More
 
 
 
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The Bunker
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53a Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes walk from King Lear
An Off-West End theatre housed in a former underground parking garage in London Bridge, The Bunker is a small 110-seater studio theatre... More
 
 
 
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Omeara
London > Entertainment > Live Music
6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes walk from King Lear
Mumford and Sons band member Ben Lovett, co-founder of independent record label Communion, bucks the trend for closing... More
 
 
 
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes walk from King Lear
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of... More
 
 
 
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The Union Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes walk from King Lear
The Union Theatre was set up by actor/producer Sacha Regan in 1998 in an old paper warehouse and with the help of a Prince's Youth... More
 
 
 
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Roxy Bar & Screen
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 8 minutes walk from King Lear
The Roxy Bar and Screen on Borough High Street is an independent cinema which hosts monthly VJ/DJ nights and has a Popcorn Comedy night as... More
 
 
 
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The Jellyfish Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marlborough Playground, 11-25 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes walk from King Lear
London's first fully-functioning theatre made entirely from recycled and reclaimed materials was constructed over the summer of 2010 and will be open from late August... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Mondrian
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes walk from King Lear
Situated within Mondrian London, Curzon Mondrian is a 56-seat cinema run by the independent cinema company from Friday evenings through to Sunday. Screenings include new... More
 
 
 
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Shunt Vaults
London > Entertainment > Theatres
20 Stainer Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes walk from King Lear
The madcap Shunt Theatre company has created London's most unpredictable nightspot in the railway arches beneath London Bridge. Each week's entertainment at Shunt Vaults is... More
 
 
 
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HMS President
London > Entertainment
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 11 minutes walk from King Lear
One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically... More
 
 
 
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Rambert
London > Entertainment > Theatres
99 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes walk from King Lear
Founded by Marie Rambert in 1926, who was heavily influenced by her work with Diaghilev, Stravinsky and the Ballet Russes, Rambert dance company is one... More
 
 
 
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National Theatre Studio
London > Entertainment > Theatres
83-101 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes walk from King Lear
The National Theatre Studio is home to the National Theatre's Archive, open to anyone with an interest in the theatre's history. The archive includes every... More
 
 
 
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The Young Vic
London > Entertainment > Theatres
66 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes walk from King Lear
Knocked together out of breeze blocks for a minimal budget in 1970, Lawrence Olivier's experimental theatre was intended to last for five years, and provide... More
 
 
 
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 13 minutes walk from King Lear
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of... More
 
 
 
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Old Vic Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 13 minutes walk from King Lear
With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From... More
 
 
 
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Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment
147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes walk from King Lear
This £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300... More
 
 
 
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The Architecture Foundation
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 14 minutes walk from King Lear
Established in 1991, The Architecture Foundation is a non-profit agency for contemporary architecture whose programme of events and exhibitions promotes its core belief that architecture... More
 
 
 
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Southwark Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | 14 minutes walk from King Lear
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... More
 
 
 
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National Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, , South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes walk from King Lear
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... More
 
 
 
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National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes walk from King Lear
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... More
 
 
 
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Temporary Theatre (formerly The Shed)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes walk from King Lear
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... More
 
 
 
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BFI IMAX Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 15 minutes walk from King Lear
With a huge 26m x 20m screen, a 12,000 watt digital surround sound-system, and the special multi-dimensional technology of the IMAX format (short for Image... More
 
 
 
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The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 15 minutes walk from King Lear
The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 16 minutes walk from King Lear
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 16 minutes walk from King Lear
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly... More
 
 
 
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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 16 minutes walk from King Lear
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from... More
 
 
 
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The Vaults, Launcelot Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Launcelot Street, SE1 | 16 minutes walk from King Lear
The Vaults is a multi-disciplinary arts space located in underneath Waterloo station. The space features 30,000 sq ft of accessible, flexible and delectable Victorian... More
 
 
 
 
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