What’s on in London Friday 22 June

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Whats on in London on Fri 22nd June

See what events are on in London on Friday 22 June 2012.

West Side Story at Royal Albert Hall, London
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“West Side Story”, with a live orchestra

to Royal Albert Hall "West Side Story" is 50 years old! To celebrate this milestone the Royal Albert Hall will be showing the Oscar-winning movie on a big screen whilst Leonard Bernstein's electrifying score will be played live by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.
Gianni Schicchi at Holland Park, London
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Double bill — Mascagni’s “Zanetto” and Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi”

to Holland Park Pietro Mascagni's "Zanetto" is a gorgeously scored miniature which tells of a meeting between a beautiful courtesan and a wandering minstrel, which leads to love, sacrifice and pain. The second-part of the double-bill is Puccini's one-act comedy "Gianni Schicchi" - the third and final part of his "Il trittico". Gianni Schicchi will be in London on Friday June 22nd, for a run at the Holland Park.
 
Jack White at Eventim Apollo, London
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Jack White (from the White Stripes)

Eventim Apollo Ex-White Stripes frontman Jack White has gone solo, and will be performing his very first UK solo dates this summer, in support of his debut album "Blunderbuss". You can catch him when he plays the Hammersmith Apollo in June.
Die Hard at Prince Charles Cinema, London
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“Die Hard” Trilogy — The first 3 movies back-to-back!

Prince Charles Cinema Bring your best white vest to the Prince Charles Cinema, as they're screening the first three "Die Hard" movies back-to-back! Can Bruce Willis single-handedly defeat a hundred terrorists in a skyscraper, a wintry airport and New York City (with a little help from Samuel Jackson)? Can he heck!
 
 at National Portrait Gallery, London
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BP Portrait Award 2012

to National Portrait Gallery The BP Portrait Award is worth a hefty £25,000, and is open to artists all around the world. More than 2,000 artists are expected to enter this year, and the 60 short-listed finalists will have their work on display at the National Portrait Gallery.
Alan Davies at Pleasance Theatre, London
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Alan Davies: “Life Is Pain”

to Pleasance Theatre It's been ten long years since the star of "Jonathan Creek" and "QI" last tried stand-up, but after a hugely successful tour of Australia, Alan Davies is back on stage with a brand-new show: the cheerily titled "Life Is Pain".
 
 at Tate Britain, London
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London Olympic and Paralympic Games posters

to Tate Britain London 2012 has commissioned twelve leading contemporary artists to create the official posters for the London Olympic and Paralympic Games. This will be on display at Tate Britain as part of the London 2012 Festival.
 at Regent’s Park, London
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Get a “Taste of London”, in Regent’s Park

to Regent’s Park A Taste of London will boost a boutique food market and tasting menus from more than 40 of London's finest restaurants, including the Michelin-starred Le Gavroche, Gauthier Soho, and the hot new Barbecoa and Corner Room. After you've had your fill, head to the Taste Theatre and learn some kitchen secrets from famous chefs like David Chang, Nuno Mendes and Michel Roux.
 
 at Serpentine Gallery, London
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Yoko Ono — “To The Light” — Serpentine Gallery

to Serpentine Gallery Yoko Ono needs no introduction... as the wife of John Lennon she became the most famous muses around. But not many people have seen the artwork, films and performance pieces which originally made her name. This major exhibition will be her first London show for more than a decade. It will be made up of new and existing works, and Ono will present a selection of her best installations and films.
Democracy at Old Vic, London
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“Democracy” — at the Old Vic

to Old Vic Michael Frayn's "Democracy" is a stylish thriller based on real-life events. It takes place during the final months of West German Chancellor Willy Brandt's term of office, and explores his suspicions that a Stasi spy has infiltrated his inner circle. As tensions mount, Brandt's precarious hold on his coalition government is pushed to the limits.
 
 at Courtauld Gallery, London
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“Mantegna to Matisse” exhibition — Courtauld Gallery

to Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallery is putting together a special exhibition called "Mantegna to Matisse", which showcases some of the greatest works from the gallery's collection. Artists on show will include Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Mantegna, to works by Rembrandt, Cezanne, Van Gogh and Matisse.
 at Hayward Gallery, London
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Invisible Art — at the Hayward Gallery

to Hayward Gallery The "Invisible Art" exhibition will bring together works of art from the past 50 years that explore ideas related to the invisible and the hidden. Many of the works will seek to turn our attention towards the unwritten rules and conventions that shape our understanding of art, whilst other works will emphasize the important role that our imaginations must play.
 
Gatz at Noël Coward Theatre, London
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“Gatz” — F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby”

to Noël Coward Theatre "Gatz" is set in an everyday office where the bored workers happen upon a copy of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby". They then proceed to read it aloud (word for word) as the story's characters swirl around them.
Henry V at Globe Theatre, London
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Shakespeare’s “Henry V”, at the Globe Theatre

to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of Shakespeare's patriotic history play "Henry V". Set immediately before and after the events of the Battle of Agincourt in 1415, Shakespeare's masterful plot tells the story of Henry's campaign to reclaim his English possessions in Northern France.
Yes Prime Minister at Trafalgar Studios, London
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Yes, Prime Minister

to Trafalgar Studios The original writers of the classic TV series "Yes, Prime Minister" have reunited for a special 30th anniversary production which follows the PM as head of a coalition government. With the country is on the verge of financial meltdown there is just one way out. Will he ride the punches and bounce back unscathed?
 at Royal Academy of Arts, London
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Summer Exhibition, at the Royal Academy of Arts

to Royal Academy of Arts Have you ever dreamt of seeing your art up on the walls of one of London's major galleries? The Royal Academy of Art's Summer Exhibition is the largest open contemporary art exhibition in the world, drawing together a wide range of new and recent work by established, unknown and emerging artists.
 
 at Fortnum & Mason, London
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Enjoy a picnic in the park, with a Fortnum & Mason hamper

to Fortnum & Mason Now that summer is upon us, how about enjoying a posh picnic in the park, courtesy of Fortnum & Mason. Not only will they supply a ready-made feast (complete with crockery and cutlery), but they can also deliver it straight to your picnic rug, as you sit and soak up the rays.
 at London Zoo, London
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London Zoo Lates

to London Zoo Have a wild night out at London Zoo -- after hours! Grab yourself a drink from the Penguin Beach Bar and enjoy the silent disco, twisted cabaret, and improvised comedy in the aquarium. You can grab a bite to eat from the BBQ, and pre-order a special picnic for you and your buddies.
 
The Physicists at Donmar Warehouse, London
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“The Physicists” — Donmar Warehouse

to Donmar Warehouse When another nurse is murdered in the world's most illustrious sanatorium, three men fall under suspicion -- Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, and Johann Wilhelm Mobius. But what are these great men doing here? And what have they got to hide? Durrenmatt's hilariously satirical masterpiece is set in the shadow of the atom bomb, at a time of unprecedented scientific advance.
Torch Song Trilogy at Menier Chocolate Factory, London
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“Torch Song Trilogy”… at the Menier Chocolate Factory

to Menier Chocolate Factory The Tony Award-winning comedy-drama "Torch Song Trilogy" tells the story of a drag queen's search for acceptance, encountering plenty of thrills, passion, love and loss along the way. Bursting with courage and quick wit, Arnold fights for his place in the world and his right to happiness.
 
Mercury Fur at Trafalgar Studios, London
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“Mercury Fur”, at Trafalgar Studios

to Trafalgar Studios In a London ravaged by riots, brothers Elliot and Darren organise sinister 'parties' to realise their clients' darkest fantasies. But as they busy themselves preparing for the next guest, they realise that the next party will guarantee not just their safety, but their salvation.
Ragtime at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, London
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“Ragtime” — Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

to Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre "Ragtime" is a poignant but ultimately triumphant musical which unites three families split by race and destiny. The timeless struggle between wealth and poverty, freedom and prejudice, and hope and despair, make this a theatre experience not to be missed. You can catch the popular musical Ragtime at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre on Fri 22nd June.
 
 at National Portrait Gallery, London
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The Queen: Art and Image

to National Portrait Gallery "The Queen: Art And Image" will bring together sixty images of Elizabeth II from throughout her reign, to show how the way she has been portrayed has changed down the decades. It will include formal portraits and photographs from the likes of Pietro Annigoni, Cecil Beaton, Lord Lichfield, Andy Warhol and Lucian Freud.
Abigails Party at Wyndham’s Theatre, London
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“Abigail’s Party” — with Jill Halfpenny

to Wyndham’s Theatre The Wyndham's Theatre will be putting on a production of Mike Leigh's acclaimed play, "Abigail's Party". Set in the 1970s, "Abigail's Party" tells the tale of a friendly drinks party held by happy couple Beverly and Laurence. But as the alcohol flows tempers flare and the evening careers towards disaster...
 
Posh at Duke of York’s Theatre, London
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Posh

to Duke of York’s Theatre "Posh" is a searing take on the privileged upper classes. Meeting in an oak-panelled room in Oxford, ten young bloods with deep pockets are intent on restoring their right to rule. It may look like a wild night of debauchery, decadence and good wine... but this isn't a jolly. They're planning a revolution! Posh will be playing at the Duke of York’s Theatre in London on Friday 22nd Jun.
The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe at Kensington Gardens, London
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe — Kensington Gardens

to Kensington Gardens CS Lewis' "The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe" is one of our best-loved children's tales, and Kensington Gardens will be hosting an enchanting theatrical experience when a specially created pavillion with 1480 seats and a circular stage will act as a doorway into the magical land of Narnia.
 
What The Butler Saw at Vaudeville Theatre, London
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“What The Butler Saw”, with Omid Djalili

to Vaudeville Theatre Joe Orton's legendary comedy "What The Butler Saw" stars stand-up comic Omid Djalili as Doctor Rance. When Dr Prentice orders his new secretary to undress things really start to unravel, as he is interrupted by his wife, her blackmailing lover, a nosey government inspector and an equally nosey policeman.
 at Queen’s Gallery, London
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Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomy

to Queen’s Gallery The "Anatomy" exhibiton at the Queen's Gallery will explore Leonardo da Vinci's studies of the human body. Long regarded as one of the greatest Renaissance artists, da Vinci was also a pioneer when it came to understanding the human anatomy.
 
 at Buckingham Palace, London
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Changing the Guard, at Buckingham Palace

to Buckingham Palace Strolling down The Mall to Buckingham Palace and watching the "Changing of the Guard" is one of the must-do events in everyone's itinerary. The new set of guards arrive on the forecourt accompanied by a military band, which they take part in a ceremonial handing over of the keys.
Collaborators at Olivier Theatre, London
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Collaborators, at the National Theatre

to Olivier Theatre The Olivier Theatre will be putting on a production of "Collaborators". Mikhail Bulgakov is living with Moscow's dissidents, and constantly watched by the secret police. But his dreams of freedom may cost him his life when he's commissioned to write a play to celebrate Stalin's 60th birthday. See the theatre show Collaborators on Friday 22nd Jun 2012, at the Olivier Theatre in London.
 
Sunshine Boys at Savoy Theatre, London
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“The Sunshine Boys” — with Danny DeVito

to Savoy Theatre Danny DeVito and Richard Griffiths are The Sunshine Boys... but the legendary comedy kings haven't spoken to each other for years. When CBS enquire whether they will be re-united for a 'History of Comedy' show, their families struggle to even get them in the same room. Can this cantankerous old double-act overcome their differences for one last show?
 at National Maritime Museum, London
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Royal River: Power, Pageantry and the Thames

to National Maritime Museum This year's Diamond Jubilee gave us a magnificent display of boats on the Thames, the likes of which we hadn't seen for two hundred years. This new exhibition at the National Maritime Museum will reveal what the royal river was like in years gone by, when it played host to the pomp and pageantry of the crown.
 
 at Saatchi Gallery, London
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Out of Focus: Photography

to Saatchi Gallery Forty artists are included, using a wide variety of styles and methods. You'll see everything from street portraits of everyday folk, to close-ups of ageing bodies and flamboyant eccentrics. You'll catch glimpses of interesting stories, without knowing what the story is -- like a man handcuffed to a pipe, and a child having his head wound dressed.
South Downs The Browning Version at Harold Pinter Theatre, London
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South Downs / The Browning Version

to Harold Pinter Theatre This double bill includes Terence Rattigan's "South Downs" alongside David Hare's specially commissioned companion piece, "The Browning Version". Both of the plays examine life in boarding schools. One is told through the eyes of a retiring master, whose sad personal life makes him act like a tyrant to the pupils, and the other takes the side of a boy.
 
Written On The Heart at Duchess Theatre, London
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“Written on the Heart” — Duchess Theatre

to Duchess Theatre David Edgar's critically acclaimed play marks the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible. The story is spread across an 80-year divide, and follows two men as they try and translate the word of God into English. For the first man, the work means certain death at the stake. But for the second, it could mean a promotion to archbishop...
 at Natural History Museum, London
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“Animal Inside Out” — Natural History Museum

to Natural History Museum You might remember Gunther von Hagens' "Body Worlds" exhibition a few years back... "Animal Inside Out" is an animal version of that exhibit. It features more than 100 anatomical specimens from a tiny frog all the way up to an enormous 4-tonne elephant. The skins have been stripped away so you can see the intricate inner workings of everything from a hare and a goat, to a giraffe, octopus and ostrich.
 
 
 
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