What’s on in London Saturday 7 October

The Drums at O2 Empire Shepherd’s Bush

O2 Empire Shepherd’s Bush The Drums are coming to London this October, and playing one night at the O2 Empire Shepherd's Bush.
Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts The Royal Academy of Arts will be exploring the friendship between two artistic giants: Salvador Dali and Marcel Duchamp.
 
Blow Monkeys at 100 Club

100 Club 1980s band The Blow Monkeys are still going strong, and playing one night at the 100 Club in October.
Venus In Fur at Theatre Royal Haymarket

to Theatre Royal Haymarket 'Venus In Fur' tells the story of an enigmatic actress doing all she can to win the leading role in a new Broadway play.
 
National Gallery

to National Gallery The National Gallery's "Reflections' exhibition will explain how Van Eyck's 'Arnolfini Portrait' influenced the Pre-Raphaelites.
Ricky Gervais at Eventim Apollo

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to Eventim Apollo Ricky Gervais is taking his new 'Humanity' show on a 37-date world tour, including a two-week run at the Eventim Apollo.
 
Heisenberg The Uncertainty Principle at Wyndham’s Theatre

to Wyndham’s Theatre 'Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle' follows two complete strangers after they meet each other in a crowded station.
Tony Law at Soho Theatre

Soho Theatre Tony Law's peculiar brand of nonsense comedy is coming to the Soho Theatre with 'Absurdity For The Common People'.
 
Victoria & Albert Museum

to V&A 'Passion, Power and Politics' explores the history of opera from its origins in late-Renaissance Italy, right up to the present day.
Serpentine Gallery

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to Serpentine Gallery The Serpentine Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of work by Wade Guyton, called 'Das New Yorker Atelier, Abridged'.
 
Jane Eyre at Lyttelton Theatre

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to Lyttelton Theatre 'Jane Eyre' will be coming to the National Theatre with an innovative re-imagining of Charlotte Bronte's masterpiece.
Ahir Shah at Soho Theatre

Soho Theatre Ahir Shah is bringing his new stand-up show 'Control' to the Soho Theatre for a two-week run in September and October.
 
Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts 'Something Resembling Truth' is an exhibition of works by Jasper Johns, collecting together 150 works from the last 60 years.
Le Grand Mort at Trafalgar Studios

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to Trafalgar Studios Julian Clary will be starring in Stephen Clark's amusing thriller, 'Le Grand Mort', at Trafalgar Studios.
 
Labour Of Love at Noël Coward Theatre

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to Noël Coward Theatre Martin Freeman and Sarah Lancashire will be starring in James Graham's sharp new political play, 'Labour of Love'.
Tate Britain

to Tate Britain Tate Britain's will be putting on a comprehensive exhibition of works by the British sculpture Rachel Whiteread.
 
Derren Brown Underground at Playhouse Theatre

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to Playhouse Theatre Derren Brown is bringing his new show "Miracle" to the West End in November, for a two-month run at the Palace Theatre.
Prism at Hampstead Theatre

to Hampstead Theatre 'Prism' is a witty and poignant new play about the double Oscar-winning cinematographer Jack Cardiff.
 
Natural History Museum

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to Natural History Museum Re-live the movie 'Night At The Museum' by spending a whole night inside the Natural History Museum!
King Lear at Globe Theatre

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to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of 'King Lear' -- one of William Shakespeare's finest tragedies.
 
Royal Academy of Arts

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to Royal Academy of Arts 'Matisse in the Studio' collects together some of his most treasured objects, which he gathered from all around the world.
Apologia at Trafalgar Studios

to Trafalgar Studios 'Apologia' stars Stockard Channing, Freema Agyeman, Desmond Barrit, Joseph Millson and Downton Abbey's Laura Carmichael.
 
Guildhall Art Gallery

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to Guildhall Art Gallery The skull of a Roman gladiator will be returning to the amphitheatre where he lost his life, in the basement of the Guildhall Art Gallery.
Evita at Phoenix Theatre

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to Phoenix Theatre Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Evita' is returning to the West End for a 12-week run at the Phoenix Theatre.
 
Museum of Childhood

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to Museum of Childhood 'A Lifetime in Stories' will explore the work of Michael 'War Horse' Morpurgo, one of the Britain's best-loved authors.
Natural History Museum

to Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum's new exhibition is called 'Beneath The Surface', all about the evolution of whales and dolphins.
 
Much Ado About Nothing at Globe Theatre

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to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of William Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing' over the summer.
National Portrait Gallery

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to National Portrait Gallery 'The Encounter' is a major new portrait exhibition featuring works by Leonardo da Vinci, Holbein, Rubens and Rembrandt.
 
Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern's 'Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power' exhibition will showcase American during the 1960s-80s.
Girl From The North Country at Old Vic

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Old Vic 'Girl From The North Country' uses Bob Dylan's music to tell a story of a Minnesota guesthouse during the Great Depression.
 
Leighton House Museum

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to Leighton House Museum 'At Home in Antiquity' is an exhibition of romanticised images of domestic life in antiquity by Lawrence Alma-Tadema.
Photographer’s Gallery

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to Photographer’s Gallery The Photographer's Gallery will be putting on an exhibition called 'Cathedral of the Pines' by American artist Gregory Crewdson.
 
The Ferryman at Gielgud Theatre

Gielgud Theatre Sam Mendes will be directing a production of Jez Butterworth's 'The Ferryman' at the Gielgud Theatre.
National Gallery

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to National Gallery The National Gallery will be reuniting the two halves of a diptych, by the 14th-century Italian artist Giovanni da Rimini.
 
Tate Modern

to Tate Modern The Tate Modern will be putting on an exhibition of abstract works by Turkish artist Fahrelnissa Zeid.
Victoria & Albert Museum

to V&A The 'Shaping Fashion' exhibition will showcase some of the best pieces by Spanish fashion designer Cristobal Balenciaga.
 
Annie at Piccadilly Theatre

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to Piccadilly Theatre One of the world's favourite family musicals, Annie, is back in the West End for a run at the Piccadilly Theatre.
Queen’s Gallery

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to Queen’s Gallery 'Canaletto & The Art of Venice' collects together some of the greatest paintings and drawings of Venice by Canaletto.
 
Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

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to Billingsgate Roman House and Baths See the ancient remains of a Roman house and baths in the basement of an office block in Lower Thames Street.
The City

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The City Explore some of the prettiest and most historic gardens and churchyards in the City of London, on this 2-hour walking tour.
 
Jason’s Trip

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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.
Serpentine

to Serpentine Spend a pleasant afternoon pedalling around in a little hire boat on the Serpentine, or catch the sun-powered SolarShuttle.
 
 
 
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