Best events in London Saturday 29 October

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Best events in London on Sat 29th October

Our guide to the best events in London on Saturday 29 October 2016.

 at Royal Academy of Arts, London
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Intrigue — James Ensor (curated by Luc Tuymans)

to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Arts have invited artist Luc Tuymans to curate an exhibition of works by James Ensor.
Alan Partridge at Waterstone’s, London
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Alan Partridge book signing at Waterstones

Waterstone’s Steve Coogan (in the guises of Alan Partridge) will be at Waterstones in Piccadilly to sign copies of his latest book, 'Nomad'. Alan Partridge will be coming to London on Sat October 29th, for a comedy gig at the Waterstone’s.
 
Carmina Burana at Royal Albert Hall, London
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400 voices singing Orff’s ‘Carmina Burana’

Royal Albert Hall Hear Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana" sung like you've never heard it sung before — with 400 voices at the Royal Albert Hall.
Half A Sixpence at Noël Coward Theatre, London
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Half A Sixpence — Flash, Bang, Wallop!

to Noël Coward Theatre Cameron Mackintosh and Julian Fellowes are bringing 'Half A Sixpence' to the West End, based on HG Well's novel.
 
 at Natural History Museum, London
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Winter Ice Rink, at the Natural History Museum

to Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum always has one of the best outdoor ice rinks, decorated with a huge tree and fairy lights.
King Lear at Old Vic, London
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“King Lear” — Glenda Jackson, Jane Horrocks

to Old Vic Oscar winner Glenda Jackson is reprising her role as King Lear in Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, at the Old Vic Theatre.
 
Lazarus at King’s Cross Theatre, London
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Lazarus — David Bowie’s final work

to King’s Cross Theatre 'Lazarus' is a musical based on 'The Man Who Fell To Earth', and was one of the last works created by David Bowie. Lazarus will be playing in London on Sat 29th October, during its run at the King’s Cross Theatre.
School Of Rock at New London Theatre, London
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‘School of Rock’ — from the Jack Black movie

to New London Theatre The Jack Black movie 'School of Rock' has been turned into a West End musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes.
 
Frankie Boyle at Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Frankie Boyle — Leicester Square Theatre

Leicester Square Theatre Frankie Boyle is back in town to test out some brand new jokes in a "Work in Progress" show at the Leicester Square Theatre.
Peter Pan Goes Wrong at Apollo Theatre, London
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Peter Pan Goes Wrong — Apollo Theatre

to Apollo Theatre "Peter Pan Goes Wrong" tells the story of Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society's inept attempts to put on show.
 
 at Tate Britain, London
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Turner Prize 2016 — at Tate Britain

to Tate Britain Whether you love it or loathe it, the Turner Prize is certainly one of Britain's most prestigious contemporary art prizes.
 at Royal Academy of Arts, London
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Abstract Expressionism — Royal Academy of Arts

to Royal Academy of Arts "Abstract Expressionism" will feature works by celebrated artists like Kline, Pollock, Rothko, Newman, Still and de Kooning.
 
 at Billingsgate Roman House and Baths, London
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Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

to Billingsgate Roman House and Baths A chance to see the remains of a Roman house and baths in the basement of an office block in Lower Thames Street.
No Mans Land at Wyndham’s Theatre, London
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No Man’s Land — Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart

to Wyndham’s Theatre Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will be starring in Harold Pinter's classic play, 'No Man's Land', at the Wyndham's Theatre.
The Entertainer at Garrick Theatre, London
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The Entertainer — starring Kenneth Branagh

to Garrick Theatre Kenneth Branagh will be starring in John Osborne's modern classic "The Entertainer", at the Garrick Theatre.
Theatre show in London: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

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to Palace Theatre Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Museum of London

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to Museum of London This year is the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, and the Museum of London will be putting on a special exhibition.
Bodyguard at Dominion Theatre, London
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The Bodyguard — starring Beverley Knight

to Dominion Theatre The Whitney Houston movie "The Bodyguard" has been turned into a West End musical starring Beverley Knight.
 
1984 at Playhouse Theatre, London
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George Orwell’s chilling novel — “1984″

Playhouse Theatre Big Brother will be watching George Orwell's nightmarish vision of the future, when it comes to the Playhouse Theatre.
 at British Museum, London
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Ancient Sunken Cities — Egypt’s Lost Worlds

to British Museum This fantastic new exhibition at the British Museum will explore the ancient sunken cities that have been discovered in Egypt.
 
Musical in London: Motown The Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre

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Shaftesbury Theatre Relive the Motown years and Berry Gordy's journey as he launches the careers of Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye and more!
Musical in London: Beautiful Carole King Musical at Aldwych Theatre

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to Aldwych Theatre "Beautiful" tells the story of music legend Carole King, who become one of the most successful songwriters in music history. The musical Beautiful Carole King Musical will be playing on Saturday October 29th at the Aldwych Theatre.
 
Railway Children at King’s Cross Theatre, London
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The Railway Children + real steam train!

to King’s Cross Theatre The Railway Children's cast includes a real-life 60-tonne steam train that comes chugging into the King's Cross Theatre.
Sunny Afternoon at Harold Pinter Theatre, London
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“Sunny Afternoon” — the story of The Kinks

Harold Pinter Theatre "Sunny Afternoon" tells the story of how Ray Davies and The Kinks rose to become one of the Sixties best British bands.
 
Musical in London: Jersey Boys at Piccadilly Theatre

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to Piccadilly Theatre "Jersey Boys" tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons' rise to fame and fortune in the 1960s. Jersey Boys will be playing in London on Sat 29th October, during its run at the Piccadilly Theatre.
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London
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Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

to Theatre Royal Drury Lane Roald Dahl's much-loved children's classic "Charlie & The Chocolate Factory" has been turned into a West End musical.
 
Book Of Mormon at Prince of Wales Theatre, London
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Anarchic comedy, “The Book of Mormon”

to Prince of Wales Theatre The West End musical "The Book of Mormon" is written by the same guys behind the anarchic TV show "South Park".
Musical in London: Mamma Mia at Novello Theatre

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to Novello Theatre "Mamma Mia" is based on the hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan, and uses the songs of ABBA.
 
Stomp at Ambassadors Theatre, London
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“Stomp”, at the Ambassadors Theatre

to Ambassadors Theatre "Stomp" is one of the most original shows in London, as the dancers use everyday props to bash out their beats and rhythms.
Musical in London: Thriller Live at Lyric Theatre

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to Lyric Theatre "Thriller Live" celebrates the career of Michael Jackson in a spectacular show filled with songs and dazzling dance moves. Thriller Live will be on in London on Saturday October 29th, for a run at the Lyric Theatre.
 
Musical in London: Lion King at Lyceum Theatre

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to Lyceum Theatre Based on the Oscar-winning Disney movie, "The Lion King" tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle.
Musical in London: Phantom Of The Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre

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to Her Majesty’s Theatre "The Phantom of the Opera" has some of the best sets in the West End, and one of Andrew Lloyd Webber's finest scores.
 
Theatre show in London: Woman In Black at Fortune Theatre

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to Fortune Theatre A man is obsessed with a family curse and hires a sceptical young actor to help him exorcise the fear that grips his soul.
Musical in London: Les Miserables at Queen’s Theatre

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to Queen’s Theatre "Les Miserables" is an epic tale of passion and destruction, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution.
 
 
 
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