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Christmas Carol

Christmas Carol

Matthew Warchus directs Charles Dickens’ timeless classic A Christmas Carol in a joyous new adaptation by Jack Thorne.

On a bitter Christmas Eve night a cold-hearted miser is visited by four ghosts. Transported to worlds past, present and future, Ebenezer Scrooge witnesses what a lifetime of fear and selfishness has led to and sees with fresh eyes the lonely life he has built for himself. Can Ebenezer be saved before it’s too late?

Booking from: Saturday, 1st December 2018
Booking until: Saturday, 19th January 2019
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Sylvia

Sylvia

Votes for Women and a fractured family at a momentous hour in British history.

100 years after the first women in Britain were granted the vote, Kate Prince combines dance, hip hop, soul and funk to shed new light on a remarkable story at the heart of the Suffragette movement.

Booking from: Thursday, 6th September 2018
Booking until: Saturday, 22nd September 2018
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A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls

‘Stories are wild creatures, the monster said. When you let them loose, who knows what havoc they might wreak?’

Patrick Ness’s piercing novel A Monster Calls is brought to The Old Vic stage in a powerful new adaptation by visionary director Sally Cookson.

Booking from: Saturday, 18th August 2018
Booking until: Saturday, 25th August 2018
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17c

17c

Samuel Pepys wants to tell us everything. Committed to self-improvement and serial adultery, he is a man desperate to be at the cutting edge.

17c splices music, dance, video and spoken word in a reverb-soaked romp through the tell-all diaries of the famed 17-century diarist and his tragic wife Bess.

Booking from: Friday, 28th September 2018
Booking until: Saturday, 29th September 2018
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Wise Children

Wise Children

‘Let’s have all the skeletons out of the closet, today, of all days!’

It’s 23 April, Shakespeare’s birthday.

In Brixton, Nora and Dora Chance – twin chorus girls born and bred south of the river – are celebrating their 70th birthday. Over the river in Chelsea, their father and greatest actor of his generation Melchior Hazard turns 100 on the same day. As does his twin brother Peregrine. If, in fact, he’s still alive. And if, in truth, Melchior is their real father after all…

Booking from: Friday, 12th October 2018
Booking until: Saturday, 10th November 2018
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Old Vic Theatre Seating Plan

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Old Vic Theatre on the Map

How to get there: (7mins) Take Mepham Street (100 metres) down to Waterloo Road. Turn right on Waterloo Road, but keep left as the theatre is 100 metres further along on the opposite corner.

Address:
103 The Cut
London
SE1 8NB

The Old Vic is one of the oldest theatres in London and famous throughout the English speaking world.

Long known as "the actors' theatre", many of the greatest performers of the last century have played on its stage, including Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Sybil Thorndyke, Edith Evans, Peggy Ashcroft, Alec Guiness, Vivien Leigh, Ralph Richardson, Michael Redgrave, Peter O'Toole, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Kevin Spacey.