What’s on in London September 2013

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Whats on in London in September

See what events are on in London during September 2013.

Let It Be at Savoy Theatre, London
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The Fab Four are back! — with “Let It Be”

to Savoy Theatre "Let It Be" is hitting the West End in a spectacular theatrical concert featuring over twenty of The Beatles' greatest hits! Witness The Beatles' meteoric rise from the Cavern Club, through Beatlemania, and on to their later masterpieces like "Hey Jude" and "Let It Be". Live performances will take you back to the swinging sixties when all you needed was love, and a little help from your friends!
A Dolls House at Duke of York’s Theatre, London
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“A Doll’s House” — Duke of York’s Theatre

to Duke of York’s Theatre Henrik Ibsen's masterful play "A Doll's House" is coming to the Duke of York's Theatre for a 12-week run. The cast will include Hattie Morahan as Nora Helmer, alongside Dominic Rowan as her husband Torvald. A Dolls House will be in London on September, during its run at the Duke of York’s Theatre.
 
The Pride at Trafalgar Studios, London
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“The Pride” — Trafalgar Studios

to Trafalgar Studios Hayley Atwell will be starring in the Olivier Award-winning show, "The Pride". Philip, Oliver and Sylvia's complex love triangle has lasted more than half a century, from 1958 to the present day -- against a background of changing attitudes towards homosexuality. But the future's promise of sexual liberation remains as elusive as ever, as constricting social morals give way to self-deception.
Strange Interlude at Lyttelton Theatre, London
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Strange Interlude

to Lyttelton Theatre "Strange Interlude" tells the tale of Nina, who escapes her jealous father and embarks on a series of tawdry sexual adventures after the love of her life is killed in the war. But when she marries the amiable Sam and gets pregnant, she learns a horrifying secret which propels her into the arms of another -- with fatal consequences.
 
Dinosaur Zoo at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, London
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Dinosaur Zoo! — at the Open Air Theatre

to Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre This tyrannosauric treat will bring these pre-historic creatures to the stage as you've never seen them before! The highly imaginative live show will teach you all about dinosaurs, and even allow your kids to get up close and personal with them on the picnic lawn. But watch out -- not all of them are as tame as they look!
Edward Ii at Olivier Theatre, London
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Christopher Marlowe’s “Edward II”

to Olivier Theatre Edward II lavished his lover Gaveston with titles and riches. But their all-consuming lust quickly makes enemies of the barons and bishops, and threatens to tear England to pieces. Christopher Marlowe's magnificent play "Edward II" is an exploration of power, sexual obsession, and a king who treats the kingdom as his playground.
 
 at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
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A caravan of donkeys, in St. Paul’s Cathedral

to St. Paul’s Cathedral St Paul's will be home to 25 life-size painted donkeys as part of an interfaith art exhibition. The donkeys will travel all the way from Cairo to Sotheby's, via St. Paul's Cathedral, where they will be auctioned to make money for Egyptian charities.
Paul Merton at Comedy Store, London
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Paul Merton and Josie Lawrence — Comedy Store

Comedy Store TV's Paul Merton will be joining Josie Lawrence at the Comedy Store for a night of comedy improvisation. Other comedians on the bill include Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch, Neil Mullarkey and Andy Smart.
 
 at London Duck Tours, London
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The D-Day Duck Tour… around London’s World War II sites

London Duck Tours The D-Day Duck Tour is a lively and informative tour suitable for the whole family, which takes you around some of London's most important Second World War sights. Once you enter the water you will get to see what these extraordinary boats were originally designed for -- an amphibious landing on the Normandy beaches!
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Proms #66 — Family Matinee, the Big Proms Bear Hunt

Royal Albert Hall Join conductor Matthew Coorey, In Harmony, the Liverpool Philharmonic Children's Choir and the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra for Proms #66 at the Royal Albert Hall, which will include music by Mussorgsky, Grieg and Stravinsky.
 
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Proms #67 — Arvo Part, Britten, Berlioz and Saint-Saens

Royal Albert Hall Join conductor Paavo Jarvi, violinist Janine Jansen and the Orchestre de Paris for Proms #67 at the Royal Albert Hall, as they perform a selection of classical works by Arvo Part, Britten, Berlioz and Saint-Saens.
Michael Ball at Kenwood House, London
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Live by the Lake — An Evening of Gershwin, with Michael Ball

Kenwood House Join West End star Michael Ball and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, for an evening of music by George Gershwin in the spectacular grounds of Kenwood House. There will be performances of "Rhapsody in Blue", "Summertime", "An American in Paris", "Cuban Over",and music from "Porgy & Bess".
 
 at Albert Memorial, London
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Guided tour of the Albert Memorial

Albert Memorial This fascinating tour gives you exclusive access inside the Albert Memorial railings to take a closer look at the Frieze of Parnassus and the other fine details on one of the greatest monuments of the Victorian era.
 at Buckingham Palace, London
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Buckingham Palace — Exclusive evening tour

to Buckingham Palace This Exclusive Evening Tour of Buckingham Palace offers the visitor a very special insight into the history and use of the State Rooms, and the works of art on display. The tour takes place in the company of an expert guide and includes a copy of the official guidebook and glass of champagne served in the Grand Entrance.
 at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, London
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Outdoor cinema at Regent’s Park — “The Birds”

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre What could be nicer than spending a summer evening under the stars, watching a great film on a big screen? The screen will be located at the Open Air Theatre -- and amphitheatre-type venue in Regent's Park. Tonight's movie will be Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" (15).
 at Spencer House, London
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Guided tour of Spencer House

to Spencer House Built a short distance from Buckingham Palace with magnificent views of Green Park, Spencer House is one of the finest aristocratic town houses in London. It the city's only great 18th-century private palace to survive intact. The restoration is complimented by a magnificent collection of paintings and furniture, including five Benjamin West paintings graciously lent by Her Majesty The Queen.
 
 at The City, London
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Explore the City’s gardens and churchyards

The City This two-hour tour will explore some of the best and most historic gardens and churchyards in the City of London. The walk will start at the City Information Centre opposite St Paul's Cathedral (on St. Paul's Church Yard). There is no need to book, just introduce yourself to the guide outside who will be wearing his or her official badge.
 at Cadogan Hall, London
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Proms Chamber Music #8 — Dowland

Cadogan Hall Cadogan Hall will be hosting a series of Chamber Music Proms as part of the world famous BBC Proms. Today's programme will feature tenor Ian Bostridge and lutist Elizabeth Kenny, performing Dowland's "The King of Denmark's Galliard", "Can she excuse my wrongs", "Flow, my tears", "My thoughts are winged with hopes", "Farewell Fancy", "Sorrow, stay, lend true repentant tears", "Come again, sweet love doth now invite", "Mr John Langton's Pavan", "I saw my lady weep", "Lachrimae amantis", "If my complaints could passions move", "Lachrimae tristes", "In darkness let me dwell" and "Shall I strive with words to move".
 
 at British Library, London
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Speakers’ Corner… at the British Library

to British Library The world-famous Speakers' Corner is coming to the British Library, with four days of public debate. The 45-minute sessions will be held outside in the Poets' Circle.
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Proms #68 — Tchaikovsky, Szymanowski and Rachmaninov

Royal Albert Hall Join conductor Vasily Petrenko, violinist Baiba Skride and the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra for Proms #68 at the Royal Albert Hall, as they perform a selection of classical works by Tchaikovsky, Szymanowski and Rachmaninov.
 
 at The City, London
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Guided walk around Roman London

to The City Explore the city beneath our feet -- as it existed in Roman times. The walk will include the site of the Roman amphitheatre, the military fort and Temple of Mithras. Discover how the city's residents worked, rested and played throughout the life of Roman Londinium.
 at Sir John Soane’s Museum, London
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See Sir John Soane’s Museum by candlelight

Sir John Soane’s Museum Sir John Soane's Museum is one of the most intriguing houses in the whole of London, crammed top to bottom with artifacts and oddities from all over the world, including masterpieces by Canaletto, Turner and Hogarth. Once a month you get the opportunity to see it by candlelight -- for free!
 
Confessions Of Gordon Brown at Trafalgar Studios, London
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The Confessions of Gordon Brown

to Trafalgar Studios Gordon Brown is back! But only on stage... in this hilarious expose of his time in Downing Street. "The Confessions of Gordon Brown" is filled with betrayals, stab-in-the-back plotting, and his darkest secrets. This candid one-man play reveals what it takes to knife your way to the top and rule a nation... and how his dreams all fell apart. Did he end up as Downing Street's greatest failure?
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Proms #69 — Beethoven and Bruckner

Royal Albert Hall Join conductor Vasily Petrenko, pianist Christian Ihle Hadland and the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra for Proms #69 at the Royal Albert Hall, as they perform a selection of classical works by Beethoven and Bruckner.
 
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Proms #70 — Britten and Lloyd

Royal Albert Hall Join conductor David Hill, the BBC Singers and the Choristers of the Temple Church for Proms #70 at the Royal Albert Hall, as they perform a selection of classical works by Britten and Lloyd.
Surrey at Oval, London
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County Cricket — Surrey v Middlesex

Oval If you fancy catching a few innings of cricket then get yourself down to the Kai Oval for an LV County Championship game between Surrey and Middlesex.
 
 at Kensington Palace, London
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Garden History Tour, at Kensington Palace

to Kensington Palace The Garden History Tour at Kensington Palace will explore the recent transformation of the palace gardens, their history, and their wider setting within the park. Also included will be the Golden Gates, the grand statue of Victoria, and free entry into the Sunken Garden (normally closed to the public).
Bjork at Alexandra Palace, London
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Bjork, at Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace Icelandic superstar Bjork is coming to London in September, for a special night 'in the round' at Alexandra Palace.
 
 at Mansion House, London
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Guided tour of Mansion House

to Mansion House Learn about the history of Mansion House, and how it has been used by previous Lord Mayors. The tour includes many of the public rooms and a collection of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish paintings by masters like Frans Hals, Nicoleas Maes, and Jacob Ruisdael.
 at Dr. Johnson’s House, London
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Explore Dr. Johnson’s London

Dr. Johnson’s House Follow in the footsteps of the legendary London wit Samuel Johnson, and explore the area that he called home. The walk will take in the Fleet Valley, Ludgate Hill and St Paul's Churchyard.
 
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Proms #71 — Gorecki, Vaughan Williams and Tchaikovsky

Royal Albert Hall Join conductor Osmo Vanska, the BBC Symphony Orchestra for Proms #71 at the Royal Albert Hall, as they perform a selection of classical works by Gorecki, Vaughan Williams and Tchaikovsky.
 at Charles Dickens Museum, London
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Walk around Charles Dickens’ London

to Charles Dickens Museum Walk the streets of London through the eyes of Charles Dickens and his characters. See the places where the Victorian novelist lived and worked, and where he conjured up scenes for his books. Listen to readings and his unfolding biography, as you take in some of the most evocative parts of the city, parts of which are largely unchanged from Dickens' time.
 
 at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
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City in Spires — a tour of Wren’s churches

to St. Paul’s Cathedral This enjoyable walk will take around some of Christopher Wren's finest City churches. After the Great Fire of London he rebuilt 51 of them, including St Michael Paternoster Royal (Dick Whittington's church) and St Mary-le-Bow (the Cockney church). Judge for yourself which is the finest.
 at Victoria & Albert Museum, London
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A History of Photography

to V&A This new exhibition will draw upon the museum's vast collection to chronicle the history of photography from the 1840s up to the 1970s. It will showcase some of the most technically brilliant and artistically accomplished photographs in the history of the medium, and include work by key figures such as Eugene Atget, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Man Ray, Alfred Stieglitz, Irving Penn and Hilla Becher.
 
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Proms #72 — Verdi and Tchaikovsky

Royal Albert Hall Join conductor Xian Zhang and the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi for Proms #72 at the Royal Albert Hall, as they perform a selection of classical works by Verdi and Tchaikovsky.
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Proms #73 — Late-night Schubert

Royal Albert Hall Join pianists Imogen Cooper and Paul Lewis for Proms #73 at the Royal Albert Hall, as they perform Schubert's "Piano Sonata in C minor" and "Piano Sonata in C major".
 
 
 
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