What’s on in London March 2014

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Bodyguard at Adelphi Theatre, London
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The Bodyguard — The Musical

to Adelphi Theatre "The Bodyguard" is based on the Kevin Costner/Whitney Houston movie, and tells the story of Frank Farmer, an ex-Secret Service agent who is hired to protect a pop singer from a mystery stalker. The soundtrack features a clutch of Whitney's greatest hits including "One Moment in Time", "Saving All My Love", "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" and "I Will Always Love You".
Emil And The Detectives at Olivier Theatre, London
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Emil and the Detectives

to Olivier Theatre Join young Emil as he waves goodbye to his mother and sets off on a journey through 1920s Berlin that will change his life forever. When his money is stolen on the train by a mysterious stranger, Emil starts tracking him down and discovers that he's not all alone in the big city after all.
Versailles at Donmar Warehouse, London
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“Versailles” — Donmar Warehouse

to Donmar Warehouse As part of the British delegation sent to Versailles to draw up the peace treaty after World War I, Leonard Rawlinson understands that the choices made in Paris will shape the fate of millions. But the ghost of a fallen loved one still haunts him... "Versailles" is a timely production of a brilliant play, reminding us of this pivotal moment in history at the beginning of the Great War's hundredth anniversary.
Sleeping Beauty at Royal Opera House, London
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The Royal Ballet — “The Sleeping Beauty”

to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet will be putting on a performance of Tchaikovsky's classic ballet "The Sleeping Beauty". Tchaikovsky's score is one of the finest in all classical music. It tells the story of Princess Aurora, cursed on her christening day by the wicked fairy Carabosse. She is doomed to prick her finger on a spindle and die. But a kind fairy tempers the curse so that the Princess will instead fall asleep for 100 years -- and be woken by a handsome prince.
Tim Key at Soho Theatre, London
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Tim Key — Single White Slut

to Soho Theatre Tim Key is back on stage with a brand new show — "Single White Slut". His show will be full of simple tales of love, verses, and talking. A lot of fairly grubby water has sloshed under his bridge of late, so he'll be churning that up as well. And there will also be some Indian poetry, beer, owls and maybe fairies.
 at Royal Academy of Arts, London
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Norman Stevens — Selected Prints

to Royal Academy of Arts Norman Stevens trained as a painter alongside John Loker, David Hockney and David Oxtoby, and became a master of printmaking in the early 1970s. His prints make great use of colour, light and shade to create powerful and haunting effects.
 at Cartoon Museum, London
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Spitting Image: From Start to Finish

to Cartoon Museum The Cartoon Museum will be celebrating one of TV's most iconic shows, with an exhibition of cartoons, caricatures and puppets from "Spitting Image". All of the most memorable characters will be there, including Maggie, John Major, Michael Jackson... and the a few familiar Royal faces.
Good People at Hampstead Theatre, London
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“Good People”, with Imelda Staunton

to Hampstead Theatre When single-mother Margie loses yet another job she'll do anything it takes to pay the bills. When she hears that an old boyfriend is doing well in town, she decides to corner him -- with very unexpected results.
 at National Portrait Gallery, London
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The Great War in Portraits

to National Portrait Gallery With the centenary of the First World War coming up this year, the National Portrait Gallery will be putting on a timely exhibition of "Great War Portraits". The exhibition will look at the different roles, experiences and destinies of those caught up in the conflict.
La Boheme at Royal Albert Hall, London
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Puccini’s “La Boheme” — Royal Albert Hall

to Royal Albert Hall "La Boheme" is one of Puccini's most powerful operas. It follows the story of two couples: the poet Rodolfo, who falls in love with the pretty seamstress Mimi, and the painter Marcello, who enjoys the company of his mistress Musetta. The opera's exploration of the joy, anguish and heartbreak of young love blighted by sudden tragedy, and its succession of passionate arias and duets, makes this the ultimate romantic opera.
Beyonce at O2 Arena, London
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Beyonce — The Mrs Carter Show World Tour

to O2 Arena Beyonce's "Mrs Carter Show World Tour" is coming to The O2 for a 6-night run. As one of the most successful females stars in the world, Beyonce has sold more than 75 million albums and racked up 16 Grammies. This tour promises to be her most ambitious show to date.
Rodelinda at London Coliseum, London
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Handel’s opera, “Rodelinda”

to London Coliseum Handel's operatic masterpiece, "Rodelinda", is an epic story of love, power and mistaken identity. After Bertarido is driven from his kingdom by Grimoaldo, his wife (Rodelinda) presumes him to be dead. Grimoaldo then threatens to imprison her unless she agrees to marry him... but the exiled king returns in disguise.
 at Somerset House, London
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Guided tour at Somerset House

Somerset House This guided tour at Somerset House will explore some of the Tudor intrigues and extravagant entertainments of the Georgian Enlightenment. As you explore the graceful staircases and atmospheric Deadhouse, you will get to see some scientific curiosities and learn more about British naval power.
 at Old Royal Naval College, London
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Lights, Camera, Action!

Old Royal Naval College As one of the UK's most popular film locations, the beautiful baroque buildings of the ONRC have appeared in lots of big blockbuster films like "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Les Miserables". You will recognise many of the settings, and hear some of the stories of what actually happens on location.
Bill Bailey at Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Bill Bailey Unplugged

Leicester Square Theatre Bill Bailey is back at the Leicester Square Theatre with a "work in progress" show. No whistles, bells or owls at this stage.
Oz Clarke at Vinopolis, London
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Oz Clarke — Meet the Expert at Vinopolis

Vinopolis Oz Clarke is back at Vinopolis, to guide you through five of his top wines for 2014. What does he love about them? What gives them such great quality? And most importantly, what do they taste like? Oz is the consummate wine lover, and he will be sharing his passion with you this March.
Sebastian Faulks at London School of Economics, London
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Voices of the Great War, with Sebastian Faulks

London School of Economics Author Sebastian Faulks will be introducing four other writers (Tobias Hill, Michael Longley, Timberlake Wertenbaker and Louisa Young) to discuss which pieces of First World War literature mean most to them.
Mark Thomas at Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Mark Thomas — “100 Acts of Minor Dissent”

to Leicester Square Theatre Comedian and political activist Mark Thomas has set himself the task of committing 100 Acts of Minor Dissent in the space of a year... everything from small and silly gestures to big grand confrontations. The results are subversive, hilarious, mainly legal and occasionally inspiring.
Blithe Spirit at Gielgud Theatre, London
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“Blithe Spirit” — with Angela Lansbury

to Gielgud Theatre The Gielgud Theatre will be putting on a production of Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit", which tells the tale of a clairvoyant invited to a house for a seance. But whilst she's lost in a trance, she unwittingly summons up the ghost of the host's dead wife, who straight away makes a play to reclaim her husband...
 at Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
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Beethoven, Stravinsky and Brahms

Queen Elizabeth Hall Join pianist Nikolaj Znaider and pianist Robert Kulek at Queen Elizabeth Hall, as they perform a selection of classical works by Beethoven, Stravinsky and Brahms.
 at Tower Bridge, London
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Tower Bridge Engineering Tour

Tower Bridge Have you ever wondered what it's like behind the scenes at Tower Bridge? The popular Engineering Tour will take you into areas that are normally out of bounds to the public. One of the Bridge's Senior Technical Officers will show you the Bridge Control Room, Machinery Room, and the immense Bascule Chambers below the water level.
 at Royal Festival Hall, London
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London Philharmonic — Anderson and Beethoven

Royal Festival Hall Join conductor Vladimir Jurowski and the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir at the Royal Festival Hall, as they perform a selection of classical works by Julian Anderson and Beethoven.
 at Old Royal Naval College, London
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Explore Royal Greenwich

Old Royal Naval College The tour will focus on the history of Royal Greenwich, which dates to the 1400s when Greenwich Palace was Henry VIII's favourite retreat. You will learn some of the stories behind the kings and queens who shaped the magnificent buildings that you see today.
Russell Brand at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London
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Russell Brand — Messiah Complex

Theatre Royal Drury Lane Russell Brand is back on stage with his brand new show -- "Messiah Complex". A 'Messiah Complex' is a mental disorder where the sufferer thinks they might be God. Did Jesus have it? What about Che Guevara, Gandhi and Hitler? All great people are flawed, and for every historical icon there is an anonymous mob of nobodies doing all the admin and heavy lifting.
 at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London
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Sunday organ recitals, at St. Paul’s Cathedral

to St. Paul’s Cathedral St. Paul's Cathedral puts on a regular program of Organ Recitals on Sunday afternoon. They last for half-an-hour and are free to attend.
 at Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
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Beethoven, Rachmaninov and Schumann

Queen Elizabeth Hall Join Brazilian pianist Nelson Freire at Queen Elizabeth Hall, as he performs a selection of classical works by Beethoven, Rachmaninov and Schumann.
 at Cadogan Hall, London
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Vienna Tonkunstler — Kodaly, Rachmaninov and Beethoven

Cadogan Hall Join conductor Andres Orozco-Estrada, pianist Barry Douglas and the Vienna Tonkunstler Orchestra at Cadogan Hall, as they perform a selection of classical works by Kodaly, Rachmaninov and Beethoven.
Richard Herring at Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Richard Herring’s Podcast

Leicester Square Theatre The "Podfather" Richard Herring is bringing his Edinburgh Fringe Podcast show to London, during which he will partake in some improvised comedy and serious chat with another comedian. Each episode in the series will appear on iTunes and the British Comedy Guide.
La Fille Du Regiment at Royal Opera House, London
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Donizetti’s “La Fille du Regiment”

to Royal Opera House Donizetti's entertaining opera "La Fille du Regiment" is full of irrepressible humour, patriotic sentiment and catchy melodies. It tells the story of Marie, found on a battlefield as a baby by a regiment of soldiers. When she falls for a civilian in later life, she faces a choice between love and her military family.
 at Tate Britain, London
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Rain Lust — Tate Britain

to Tate Britain "Ruin Lust" will explore the use of ruins in art from the 17th-century to the present day. It will include more than 100 works by artists such as JW Turner, John Constable, John Martin, Paolozzi, Whiteread and Dean. The exhibition begins with the craze for ruins that overtook artists in the 18th-century. Turner and Constable were among those who toured Britain in search of ruins. The exhibition will also explore ruination caused by slow decay and abrupt apocalypse.
 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!
Ray Davies at Union Chapel, London
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The Kinks’ frontman, Ray Davies

Union Chapel Join the legendary Kinks frontman Ray Davies for an evening of songs, stories and home movies at the Union Chapel.
 at Old Truman Brewery, London
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The Great Spitalfields Pancake Race

Old Truman Brewery The Great Spitalfields Pancake Race will take place outside the Old Truman Brewery. The idea is to run along Dray Walk flipping your meal high into the sky and trying not to drop it. If you make it through the heats then you will progress all the way to the grand final, where a beautifully engraved frying pan will be waiting for the winner.
England Football at Wembley Stadium, London
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England v Denmark, at Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium Denmark will be travelling to Wembley in March to take on the Three Lions. During their last match in 2011 England got the upper hand, beating the Danes 2-1 in Copenhagen. That takes our tally to 11 wins in 18 games. Can we improve our record again?
A Taste Of Honey at Lyttelton Theatre, London
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A Taste of Honey

to Lyttelton Theatre "A Taste of Honey" is one of the great defining plays of the 1950s, exposing the strengths and vulnerabilities of the female spirit in a run-down world. When her mother runs off with a car salesman, teenager Jo takes up with a black sailor who leaves her pregnant and alone. Art student Geoff takes on the role of surrogate parent, but when he sends for Jo's mother, their whole unconventional setup unravels.
 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 Tower of London, London
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Twilight Tour, at the Tower of London

to Tower of London Hosted by one of the world-famous Yeoman Warders, the Tower of London Twilight Tour will allow you to experience the fortress after all the visitors have left. You will see famous sights like the Bloody Tower and Traitors' Gate, and hear spine-chilling stories of residents pasts, including some of Britain's most famous kings, queens and criminals.
 at Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
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Pianist Gabriela Montero, playing Schumann

Queen Elizabeth Hall Join the Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero at Queen Elizabeth Hall, as she performs Robert Schumann's "Fantasie in C" and Clara Schumann's "Piano Sonata in G minor".
 at Serpentine Gallery, London
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Martino Gamper: Design is a State of Mind

to Serpentine Gallery The Serpentine Gallery's new exhibition will be curated by the Italian designer Martino Gamper. "Design is a State of Mind" is not your normal sort of exhibition. It will present an extensive landscape of shelving systems from the 1930s to the present day, telling the story of their design, and their impact on our lives.
 at Serpentine Gallery, London
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Haim Steinbach — Once Again The World Is Flat

to Serpentine Gallery "Once Again The World Is Flat" will feature work by the American artist Haim Steinbach, drawn from across his forty-year career. The exhibition will include major new works, some reconfigured installations and a selection of grid-based paintings from early on in his career.
 at British Museum, London
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Vikings: Life and Legend

to British Museum The Vikings are coming! This is the British Museum's first major exhibition on Vikings for more than 30 years. The Viking age (800-1050) was a period of major change across Europe, when they spread from their Scandinavian homelands to create new cultures on four different continents. The highlight of the exhibition will be the surviving timbers of a 37-metre-long Viking warship.
Analog Ue at Lyttelton Theatre, London
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to Lyttelton Theatre A mess of cables and a mound of electronic junk. A single cassette player. And then - Lights. Power Sockets. Audio Tape. Televisions. Vinyl. Neon Words. VCR Machines. Speaker cables. Amplifiers. And lots and lots of running...
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