What’s on in London today

Whats on in London today

See what events are on today in London on Thursday 5th May.

Talk in London today at Suggs at O2 Empire Shepherd’s Bush

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(Today)O2 Empire Shepherd’s Bush Suggs' one-man show will take you on a journey through his life, with a bit of talking, a bit of comedy, and a bit of music too.
Music concert in London today: Above And Beyond at Royal Albert Hall

(Today)Royal Albert Hall Electronic group Above and Beyond will be coming to London and the Royal Albert Hall, as part of their 'Acoustic Tour'.
 
Comedy in London today: Andy Zaltzman at Jubilee Gardens

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(Today)Udderbelly Festival Andy Zaltzman's 'Political Animal' show will be returning to the Udderbelly Festival to pass a satirical eye over a naughty planet.
Music concert in London today: Shawn Mendes at Eventim Apollo

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(Today)Eventim Apollo Shawn Mendes will be touring Europe this year, which will include two big nights at London's Eventim Apollo. Catch Shawn Mendes’s gig today at the Eventim Apollo in May.
 
Music concert in London today: Bluetones at Roundhouse

(Today)Roundhouse Britpop band The Bluetones are back on tour this year, and playing one night at the Camden Roundhouse.
Classical music in London today: Royal Festival Hall

(Today)Royal Festival Hall The Philharmonia Orchestra will be playing some classical works by Mozart, Beethoven and Elgar at the Royal Festival Hall.
 
Comedy in London today: Dane Baptiste at Soho Theatre

(Today) to Soho Theatre Dane Baptiste will be appearing at the Soho Theatre in May, and performing his stand-up show "Reasonable Doubts". See Dane Baptiste’s show at the Soho Theatre on Thursday 5th May.
Theatre show in London today: A Midsummer Nights Dream at Globe Theatre

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(Today) to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of Shakespeare's comic love story, 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.
 
Theatre show in London today: Lawrence After Arabia at Hampstead Theatre

(Today) to Hampstead Theatre "Lawrence After Arabia" tells the tale of how TE Lawrence sometimes struggled with worldwide fame, and craved normality. See the theatre show Lawrence After Arabia today, at the Hampstead Theatre in London.
Opera in London today: Tannhauser at Royal Opera House

(Today) to Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House will be putting on a performance of one of Richard Wagner's early operas -- "Tannhauser".
Comedy in London today: Marcus Brigstocke at Soho Theatre

(Today) to Soho Theatre Join Marcus Brigstocke at the Soho Theatre as he explains why he's got a long face in his new show -- and it's a long list!
Theatre show in London today: Elegy at Donmar Warehouse

(Today) to Donmar Warehouse "Elegy" imagines a world in which the brain is no longer a mystery to medical science, and people can extend their life.
 
Museum exhibition in London today at British Museum

(Today) to British Museum This British Museum exhibition will explore the history of Sicily -- an important ccultural centre in the ancient and medieval world.
Museum exhibition in London today at British Library

(Today) to British Library 'Shakespeare in Ten Acts' will show how William Shakespeare's plays have been transformed during the last 400 years.
 
Art exhibition today at Queen’s Gallery

(Today) to Queen’s Gallery The Queen's Gallery's "Butterflies" exhibition will showcase works by Maria Sibylla Merian from her "Metamorphosis".
Art exhibition today at Photographer’s Gallery

(Today) to Photographer’s Gallery The "Drawing and Photography" exhibition explores the different ways artists they used them to engage with the world.
 
Art exhibition today at Photographer’s Gallery

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(Today) to Photographer’s Gallery This year's Deutsche Prize shortlist includes Laura El-Tantawy, Erik Kessels, Trevor Paglen and Tobias Zielony.
Musical in London today: Show Boat at New London Theatre

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(Today) to New London Theatre The New London Theatre will be putting on a production of the classic Hollywood musical 'Show Boat'.
 
Musical in London today: Funny Girl at Savoy Theatre

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(Today) to Savoy Theatre Sheridan Smith will be starring in "Funny Girl" at the Savoy Theatre — sure to be one of the highlights of the theatre year. You can catch the popular musical Funny Girl tonight, at the Savoy Theatre during May.
Theatre show in London today: Doctor Faustus at Duke of York’s Theatre

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(Today) to Duke of York’s Theatre "Game of Thrones" star Kit Harington will be starring in Christopher Marlowe's 400-year old play, "Doctor Faustus". The theatre play Doctor Faustus will be shown tonight (5th May), at the Duke of York’s Theatre.
 
Theatre show in London today: The Suicide at Lyttelton Theatre

(Today) to Lyttelton Theatre "The Suicide" tells the story of a man who finds himself the most popular man in town, now that he wants to commit suicide.
Art exhibition today at National Gallery

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(Today) to National Gallery 'Dutch Flowers' at the National Gallery will showcase some of the best Dutch flower paintings in the gallery's collection.
 
Museum exhibition in London today at Rolling Stones Exhibitionism at Saatchi Gallery

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(Today) to Saatchi Gallery The Rolling Stones will be taking over the Saatchi Gallery with 'Exhibitionism' -- a journey through their entire career.
Guided tour in London today at Jason’s Trip

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(Today) to Jason’s Trip Jason's Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regent's Canal, from Little Venice to Camden Lock.
 
Musical in London today: Sunset Boulevard at London Coliseum

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(Today) to London Coliseum The London Coliseum is putting on Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Sunset Boulevard", with Glenn Close in the lead role. See Sunset Boulevard at the London Coliseum today, on the 5th May.
Childrens event in London today at Serpentine

(Today) to Serpentine Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine, or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle.
 
Theatre show in London today: Comedy About A Bank Robbery at Criterion Theatre

(Today) to Criterion Theatre 'The Comedy About A Bank Robbery' at the Criterion Theatre is by the same guys as behind 'The Play That Goes Wrong'.
Theatre show in London today: The Caretaker at Old Vic

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(Today) to Old Vic Timothy Spall will be starring in Harold Pinter groundbreaking play "The Caretaker", at the Old Vic Theatre.
 
Museum exhibition in London today at Museum of Childhood

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(Today) to Museum of Childhood The Museum of Childhood have captured The Clangers, Bagpuss and Ivor the Engine, and put them in their new exhibition.
Musical in London today: Guys And Dolls at Phoenix Theatre

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(Today) to Phoenix Theatre The Phoenix Theatre is bringing back "Guys and Dolls", a tale of New York gamblers, gangsters and nightclub singers.
 
Art exhibition today at Queen’s Gallery

(Today) to Queen’s Gallery "From Caledonia to the Continent" includes works by Scottish artists from the reigns of George III up to Queen Victoria.
Art exhibition today at National Portrait Gallery

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(Today) to National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery's new exhibition is called "Russia and the Arts: The Age of Tolstoy and Tchaikovsky".
 
Photography exhibition today at Barbican Art Gallery

(Today) to Barbican Art Gallery "Strange and Familiar: Britain Revealed" will explore how photographers have managed to capture the British identity.
Museum exhibition in London today at Geffrye Museum

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(Today) to Geffrye Museum "Swept Under the Carpet" explores the life of servants in London, and the important role they played in everyday family life.
 
Art exhibition today at Royal Academy of Arts

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(Today) to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Art's "In the Age of Giorgione" exhibition will include works by Titian, Giorgione and Bellini.
Theatre show in London today: The Truth at Menier Chocolate Factory

(Today) to Menier Chocolate Factory You can see the premiere of Florian Zeller's new play, "The Truth", at the Menier Chocolate Factory. The Truth will be playing in London today, during its run at the Menier Chocolate Factory.
 
Art exhibition today at Royal Academy of Arts

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(Today) to Royal Academy of Arts The "Life of Line" exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts will explore the work of illustrator William Heath Robinson.
Museum exhibition in London today at Victoria & Albert Museum

(Today) to V&A The Victoria & Albert Museum will be putting on an exhibition of works by the 15th-century Italian painter Sandro Botticelli.
 
 
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