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  • RSC: Measure for Measure
    RSC: Measure for Measure
    Barbican
    Thursday Matinee

    When a novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for help.

  • RSC: As You Like It
    RSC: As You Like It
    Barbican
    Thursday Matinee

    Rosalind is banished, and with her best friend Celia by her side, she journeys into exile. But not before catching the eye of love-struck Orlando, who is also forced from The Court into the dappled Forest of Arden. 

  • A Right Royale Tea
    A Right Royale Tea
    Amba Charing Cross Hotel
    No Matinee

    Join Lord and Lady Right in A Right Royale Tea – a hilarious immersive comedy afternoon tea performance set in the grandeur of the British aristocracy. Performing at the Amba Hotel Charing Cross on Sundays at 2:30pm.

    Guests will join the fictitious Lord and Lady Right, and their servants, as they try to raise funds to save their crumbling castle in this unique and original two-hour comedy dining experience.

    Expect unexpected 1920’s elegance and a stiff-upper lip during a delightful traditional afternoon tea including scones, sandwiches and cakes. With mischievous maids, boisterous butlers, a magical daughter and a sumptuous songstress, what could possibly go wrong?!

    In A Right Royale Tea, the audience is part of the show – actors mingle and interact with the diners, with each actor portraying a character as the story unfolds. 70% of the performance is improvised, drawing from topical events and audience participation, with the remaining 30% following a scripted narrative.

    Tally-ho and toodle-pip!

    What’s included:
    2-hour comedy afternoon tea performance
    Afternoon tea including scones, sandwiches, cake and tea & coffee

  • Rusalka
    Rusalka
    London Coliseum
    No Matinee

    Dvořák’s best-loved opera, Rusalka is inspired by myths and folk-tales about a water-nymph that chooses to become human to win her Prince.
    The opera displays Dvořák’s exceptional gift for melody and orchestration and features the beautiful aria ‘Song to the Moon’.

  • Russell Maliphant Dance Company - Silent Lines
    Russell Maliphant Dance Company - Silent Lines
    Sadler's Wells
    No Matinee

    Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist and two-time Olivier Award-winner Russell Maliphant has long been fascinated by the human body.

  • Rambert Event
    Rambert Event
    Sadler's Wells
    No Matinee

    Merce Cunningham, master of improvisation, devised his revolutionary Event format to combine dance, music and design in a way that was unique to each location and performance.

    In the centenary year of Cunningham’s birth, Rambert form their own Event, featuring extracts from different Cunningham works, remixed for each performance with music composed and performed live by Radiohead’s Philip Selway, and designs based on the Cage series of paintings by the German contemporary artist Gerhard Richter.

  • Rambert - Double Bill
    Rambert - Double Bill
    Sadler's Wells
    No Matinee

    Scouring the globe each year for the next generation of contemporary dance talent, Rambert2 selects its dancers for both their technical virtuosity and their raw energy.

    This year’s ensemble perform work by two rising stars of the US dance scene: Andrea Miller, the first choreographer to be named artist in residence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Jermaine Spivey, award-winning dancer with Crystal Pite’s Kidd Pivot.

  • RSC: The Taming of the Shrew
    RSC: The Taming of the Shrew
    Barbican
    Thursday Matinee

    The ultimate battle of the sexes is turned on its head in Justin Audibert’s The Taming of the Shrew as the 1590s are reimagined – with women in charge.

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