People from across London came together on Sunday 22nd April to dance The NELKEN Line, as part of The Pina Bausch Foundation’s world-wide participatory project. This famous sequence is from the Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter line from NELKEN, 1982 by iconic German choreographer Pina Bausch. Watch out for familiar sights as the dancers weave their way through the London Bridge area, led by world-renowned dance artist Dickson Mbi. The venture forms part of a global project created in partnership with the Pina Bausch Foundation, Team London Bridge, London Bridge City, Potters Fields Management Trust, Network Rail, King’s College (Guy’s Campus) and Southwark Council. Read more about The NELKEN-Line Project. An Interview with Dickson Mbi https://vimeo.com/266354950/49e277a81c. Dickson Mbi will feature in the BBC Four programme Tuesday, 8 May at 19.30 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b2lx9h. He can also be seen performing his own work at Sadler’s Wells on 5 and 6 June at 8pm https://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2018/akram-khan-company-portraits-in-otherness/
Othello, the bold, brash, confident solider, and Desdemona, the Senator’s daughter, are truly in love – but not everyone is happy about it. And that is where the problem begins and tolerance ends. Inspired by William Shakespeare’s great tragedy, this is a modern, funny and inspired play by Belgian playwright Ignace Cornelissen (Henry the Fifth, The Hunting Lodge) that brings the story of Othello to life for younger audiences and reflects on the nature of relationships, friendships and how our flaws and feelings can blind us to the truth. Ticket Offers Preview prices 3 – 8 Feb, all tickets £10. Family and Friends Offer from 9 Feb – buy 4 tickets and save 15% (must include 1 adult / child ticket) At the Unicorn Theatre By Ignace Cornelissen | Inspired by William Shakespeare | Directed by Ian Nicholson Find out more/ book tickets
What is it like to be a young person today? 9 musicians aged 16 – 21 join fearless performance artist Kim Noble in a live-radio show that explores how we discover ourselves through music. Using original music, honest conversations and surprising on-air phone calls, Wild Life FM might just be one of the most unusual and exciting live performances you will see this year. Part gig, part play, don’t miss it. https://www.unicorntheatre.com/WildLifeFM Exclusive DealCard Offer: £5 Tickets Use promo code WLFM5 to get £5 tickets for 7pm performances on 17, 18, 19, 20 Jan, and 2pm on 20 Jan. Duration: 1 hour 10 mins. Head to the foyer before and after for free live music and a 3 for 2 offer on local craft beer.
Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital. Nicholas Hytner’s second production at the Bridge Theatre promises to be action packed, thrusting its audience into the street party that greets Caesar’s return, the congress that witnesses his murder, the rally that assembles for his funeral and the chaos that explodes in its wake. Ben Whishaw and Michelle Fairley play Brutus and Cassius, leaders of the coup, David Calder plays Caesar and David Morrissey is Mark Antony, who brings Rome back under control after the conspirators’ defeat. With seating wrapped around the action, there will also be 250 promenading tickets at £25 available in advance for each performance. The production designer is Bunny Christie, with costumes by Christina Cunningham, lighting by Bruno Poet and music by Nick Powell. 20th January – 15th April Book Tickets Ticket Prices Seated tickets: £65, £50, £35, £25, £15 Standing Tickets: £25 (£15 Young Bridge Members) Reduced prices for previews and midweek matinees Premium tickets available Performance Schedule Tuesday to Saturday 7.45pm, Wednesday & Saturday 2.30pm & Sunday 3pm Length 2 hours (no interval) Additional Information Performances will contain flashing lights and gun shots
For the 14th season of award-winning, free, open-air theatre at The Scoop, Gods and Monsters present an epic, action packed production of one of the world’s greatest adventure stories. As part of London Bridge City Summer Festival: Theatre Season, THE ODYSSEY will show every Wednesday between 6PM – 9PM from 9th August – 3rd September. Join our hero as he battles sea monsters, sirens, storms, a cyclops and ancient Greek gods on his voyage home to the woman he loves. Spend an evening on this massive adventure this summer or watch the three acts over multiple days. The entire Odyssey is suitable for all ages with the 6pm show particularly geared towards younger audiences and those new to Ancient Greek myth. More information here.
Join The Ivy Tower Bridge on Tuesday 1st August for a special event; an aerialist will perform with a hot air balloon, right on the riverside outside the restaurant in Potters Fields Park. Pop by to enjoy the shows, on the hour from 12pm-8pm. The best social post will win dinner for two! Use the hashtags #ivyintheair #ivytowerbridge