Best events in London Sunday 23 October

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Best events in London on Sun 23rd October

Our guide to the best events in London on Sunday 23 October 2016.

 at Twickenham Stadium, London
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New York Giants v LA Rams, at Twickenham

Twickenham Stadium This is the second of three NFL regular season games, with the New York Giants taking on the LA Rams at Twickenham.
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.
Paul Merton at Comedy Store, London
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Paul Merton and the Comedy Store Players

to Comedy Store "Have I Got News For You" star Paul Merton will be appearing with the Comedy Store Players at London's Comedy Store.
 
 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.
 
 at Billingsgate Roman House and Baths, London
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Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

to Billingsgate Roman House and Baths A chance to see the remains of a Roman house and baths in the basement of an office block in Lower Thames Street.
 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.
 
 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.
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.
 
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.
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.
 

That’s all of our top picks, but there are plenty more London events on 23 October, including:

The Middle, by Tom Ellis — at the Wallace Collection23 OctoberThe British artist Tom Ellis has been commissioned to create a series of works for the Wallace Collection, called ‘The Middle’.

Courting to Contract: Love and Marriage in Iran23 OctoberThe British Museum’s “Courting to Contract” exhibition will explore the themes of love and marriage in Iranian art and literature.

Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies23 October“Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies” will show how real events inspired film-makers to make some classic war movies.

Champagne Life — at the Saatchi Gallery23 OctoberThe Saatchi Gallery is putting on an exhibition called “Champagne Life”, which will feature an all-female line-up of artists.

Colour & Vision — Look Through The Eyes of Nature23 OctoberExplore the history of colour and vision in nature, and how animals see the world, in the Natural History Museum’s new exhibition.

Victorians Decoded — Art and Telegraphy23 October“Victorians Decoded” will show how new communication technologies affected the imaginations of Victorian artists.

Tony Law at the Leicester Square Theatre23 OctoberTony Law will be performing his own peculiar brand of nonsense comedy at the Leicester Square Theatre.

Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear23 OctoberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Undressed’ exhibition will explore the history of underwear from the 18th-century to today.

Tom Stoppard’s ‘Travesties’ — with Tom Hollander23 OctoberThe Menier Chocolate Factory will be putting on a production of Tom Stoppard’s comedy “Travesties”.

 
 
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