Best events in London Thursday 27 October

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Best events in London on Thu 27th October

Our guide to the best events in London on Thursday 27 October 2016.

Kiss Haunted House Party at SSE Arena Wembley, London
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KISS Haunted House Party — at the SSE Arena

SSE Arena Wembley The KISS Haunted House Party has lined-up Tinnie Tempah, Zara Larsson, Siagala, Clean Bandit, Louisa Johnson and WSTRN.
 at Natural History Museum, London
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Winter Ice Rink, at the Natural History Museum

to Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum always has one of the best outdoor ice rinks, decorated with a huge tree and fairy lights.
 
King Lear at Old Vic, London
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“King Lear” — Glenda Jackson, Jane Horrocks

to Old Vic Oscar winner Glenda Jackson is reprising her role as King Lear in Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, at the Old Vic Theatre.
Lazarus at King’s Cross Theatre, London
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Lazarus — David Bowie’s final work

to King’s Cross Theatre 'Lazarus' is a musical based on 'The Man Who Fell To Earth', and was one of the last works created by David Bowie.
 
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.
 
 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.
 
Theatre show in London: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

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to Palace Theatre Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling.
 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 27 October, including:

John Gibson — A British Sculptor in Rome27 OctoberThe Royal Academy of Art’s will be putting on an exhibition of John Gibson’s marble sculptures, plaster reliefs and drawings.

Paul Nash exhibition — at Tate Britain27 OctoberTate Britain’s Paul Nash exhibition will show works from his entire life, from his earliest drawings up to his iconic war paintings.

Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies27 October“Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies” will show how real events inspired film-makers to make some classic war movies.

Visscher’s London of 1616 — Redrawn for 201627 OctoberThe Guildhall Art Gallery will be showing Visscher’s image of medieval London alongside a new version by Robin Reynolds.

Agatha Christie crime thriller — The Mousetrap27 OctoberAgatha Christie’s murder mystery crime thriller “The Mousetrap” has been running in the West End for nearly 60 years.

Colour & Vision — Look Through The Eyes of Nature27 OctoberExplore the history of colour and vision in nature, and how animals see the world, in the Natural History Museum’s new exhibition.

Murder Ballad — at the Arts Theatre27 October“Murder Ballad” is a New York tale about love, obsession and murder, and will be playing at the Arts Theatre this October.

The Four Tops, The Temptations, and Tavares27 OctoberTwo timeless Motown legends for the price of one, when The Four Tops and The Temptations play together at The O2.

Opus Anglicanum: English Medieval Embroidery27 OctoberThe Victoria & Albert Museum’s ‘Opus Anglicanum’ exhibition will show some masterpieces of English medieval embroidery.

 
 
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