What’s on in London Thursday 24 August

Old Royal Naval College

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to Old Royal Naval College See the spectacular ceiling of Sir James Thornhill's Painted Hall up close, from an observation deck 60-feet in the air.
Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall Proms Concert #53 at the Royal Albert Hall will re-visit the work of jazz legend Charles Mingus.
 
Mick Ferry at Comedy Store

to Comedy Store Mick Ferry is one of the best comperes around, and will be making regular appearances at the Comedy Store.
Maddie And Tae at KOKO

KOKO American country music duo, Maddie & Tae, will be coming to London in the summer and playing one night at KOKO.
 
Marc Cohn at Union Chapel

to Union Chapel Marc 'Walking in Memphis' Cohn will be coming to London in August and playing two nights at the Union Chapel.
Matt Okine at Soho Theatre

to Soho Theatre Aussie comic Matt Okine is coming over to London with a brand-new stand-up show, 'We Made You'.
 
Late Company at Trafalgar Studios

to Trafalgar Studios 'Late Company' is a brand-new play that explores the problems of cyber bullying and the difficulties of modern parenting.
Against at Almeida Theatre

to Almeida Theatre 'Against' is a new play about a Silicon Valley billionaire who plans to change the world, and only violence stands in his way.
 
The Majority at Dorfman Theatre

to Dorfman Theatre Rob Drummond will be returning to the National Theatre to perform his new political show, 'The Majority'.
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.
Were Going On A Bear Hunt at Cadogan Hall

to Cadogan Hall The popular children's book 'We're Going On A Bear Hunt' will be brought vividly (and noisily) to life at Cadogan Hall.
 
Clarence House

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to Clarence House Enjoy a guided tour around Prince Charles and Camilla's Clarence House, and be treated to a glass of champagne at the end.
Clarence House

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to Clarence House Have a tour around Clarence House, home to Prince Charles and Camilla, which used to be home to the Queen Mother.
 
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.
Tower Bridge

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to Tower Bridge Here is a list of the scheduled lift times for Tower Bridge, so you can see the roadway open and close and grab a photo.
 
Gangsta Granny at Garrick Theatre

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to Garrick Theatre David Walliams' best-selling kid's book 'Gangsta Granny' is coming to the Garrick Theatre for the school holidays.
Hunting Of The Snark at Vaudeville Theatre

to Vaudeville Theatre Come and join the ragtag gang of adventurers on their quest to capture the mythical Snark, through the worlds of Lewis Carroll.
 
Buckingham Palace

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to Buckingham Palace Why not combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the Queen's gardens as well?
Houses of Parliament

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to Houses of Parliament Have a nose around Parliament during the Summer Opening, and step inside the House of Commons and House of Lords.
 
Buckingham Palace

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to Buckingham Palace Step inside Buckingham Palace and see the State Rooms, lavishly decorated with treasures from the Royal Collection.
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.
 
London Zoo

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to London Zoo Travel back in time and see dinosaurs like Brachiosaurus, Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus Rex come alive at Zoorassic Park!
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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to 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

Cheap

to Leighton House Museum 'At Home in Antiquity' is an exhibition of romanticised images of domestic life in antiquity by Lawrence Alma-Tadema.
Much Ado About Nothing at Leicester Square Theatre

to Leicester Square Theatre Join Sh*T-Faced Shakespeare at the Leicester Square Theatre for a drunk performance of 'Much Ado About Nothing'.
 
Queen Anne at Theatre Royal Haymarket

to Theatre Royal Haymarket 'Queen Anne' explores the relationship between the Queen of England and Sarah, the pushy Duchess of Marlborough.
The Mentor at Vaudeville Theatre

to Vaudeville Theatre 'The Mentor' sets a rising new literary star up against a cantankerous old writer still basking in the glory of his long-ago success.
 
Courtauld Gallery

to Courtauld Gallery The Courtauld Gallery's 'Country People' exhibition will explore how William Henry Hunt depicted his rural figures.
Photographer’s Gallery

Cheap

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

to National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery's BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world.
The Ferryman at Gielgud Theatre

to Gielgud Theatre Sam Mendes will be directing a production of Jez Butterworth's 'The Ferryman' at the Gielgud Theatre.
 
Lady Day at Wyndham’s Theatre

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to Wyndham’s Theatre Hamlet is on trial for the murder of Polonius, and a cast of characters will take the stand to plead his case.
Wind In The Willows at London Palladium

to London Palladium Will Ratty, Mole and Badger be able to save Toad Hall from the evil Chief Weasel in 'The Wind in the Willows'?
 
National Gallery

Free

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be reuniting the two halves of a diptych, by the 14th-century Italian artist Giovanni da Rimini.
Hamlet at Harold Pinter Theatre

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to Harold Pinter Theatre Downton Abbey's Jessica Brown Findlay will be starring in the Harold Pinter Theatre's production of Shakespeare's "Hamlet".
 
 
 
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