Best events in London Saturday 22 October

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Best events in London on Sat 22nd October

Our guide to the best events in London on Saturday 22 October 2016.

Micky Flanagan at Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Micky Flanagan — Work in progress show

Leicester Square Theatre East End comedy cockney geezer Micky Flanagan will be doing some 'work in progress' shows at the Leicester Square Theatre.
Frankie Boyle at Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Frankie Boyle — Leicester Square Theatre

to 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.
Tosca at London Coliseum, London
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Puccini’s Tosca — at the London Coliseum

to London Coliseum The London Coliseum is putting on a production of Puccini's "Tosca", a story full of love, lust, murder and political intrigue.
 
 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.
 
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.
 
 at Museum of London, London
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Fire! Fire! Great Fire of London exhibition

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″

to 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: 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.
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

to 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.
Jersey Boys at Piccadilly Theatre, London
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Jersey Boys — The Frankie Valli Story

to Piccadilly Theatre "Jersey Boys" tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons' rise to fame and fortune in the 1960s.
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.
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.
 
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.
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.
 

That’s all of our top picks, but there are plenty more London events on 22 October, including:

Money Matters — at the British Museum22 October‘Money Matters’ will show how its role has evolved throughout the centuries, explaining concepts like taxation, inflation, banking and debt.

Opus Anglicanum: English Medieval Embroidery22 OctoberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Opus Anglicanum’ exhibition will show some masterpieces of English medieval embroidery.

Agatha Christie crime thriller — The Mousetrap22 OctoberAgatha Christie’s murder mystery crime thriller “The Mousetrap” has been running in the West End for nearly 60 years.

John Gibson — A British Sculptor in Rome22 OctoberThe Royal Academy of Art’s will be putting on an exhibition of John Gibson’s marble sculptures, plaster reliefs and drawings.

Tony Law at the Leicester Square Theatre22 OctoberTony Law will be performing his own peculiar brand of nonsense comedy at the Leicester Square Theatre.

Edmund Clark: State Control and the War of Terror22 OctoberThe Imperial War Museum will be putting on an exhibition by Edmund Clark, exploring State control and the War on Terror.

Beyond Caravaggio — at the National Gallery22 October‘Beyond Caravaggio’ at the National Gallery will explore the impact that Caravaggio’s paintings had on later artists.

Rodin and Dance: The Essence of Movement22 OctoberThe Courtauld Gallery’s “Rodin and Dance” exhibition will showcase some sculptures and drawings of the Cambodian dancers.

Catch “The Gruffalo” — at the Lyric Theatre22 October“The Gruffalo” is a musical adaptation of the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

 
 
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