Queen Elizabeth Hall
© Mark Mawston
Time Out says
Posted: Fri Nov 30 2012
The second largest space within the sprawling Southbank Centre, the Queen Elizabeth Hall is where more prominent dance, music and performance events play out. QEH's brutalist architecture sits well with fellow venue the Hayward, both designed in the 1960s, and skaters have found a lively use for the vacant car park-like enclosure beneath it, turning it into a graffitied performance space.
What's on at Queen Elizabeth Hall
West End, Circuses, Festivals, Drama
Banish the January blues with the help of some dynamic performances as part of the London International Mime Festival. Circus Ronaldo's piece 'Amortale' should be a warming, nostalgic look back at the history of the travelling fairground theatre. There's...
Musical comedy, West End, Musicals, Comedy, Drama
Comedy trio Fascinating Aida arrive at the Southbank for Christmas. Dillie Keane, Adele Anderson and Liza Pulman will perform songs from last year's show and some older and outrageous ones with the company's usually unfailing funny panache.
Musical comedy, Musical comedy
Hard to credit, but Fascinating Aida have been at it for 30 years now and remain at the top of their game. Adèle Anderson, Liza Pulman and founder member Dillie Keane deliver witty, musically nimble tunes that hark back to music-hall classics while remaining...
Pop and rock
The prominent-browed frontman of cheeky-chappy Britpop survivors Supergrass continues his solo streak. He may look a bit like a villain from 'Game of Thrones', but he's an impressive pop performer. As well as strong material from his debut album, 'Here...
Indie rock, Singer-songwriter
The Radiohead drummer shows off his singer-songwriter skills, showcasing tracks from his heartfelt debut solo album 'Familial' and the new follow-up 'Weatherhouse'.
Music, Stand-up, Solo shows, Musical comedy
One man. One loop machine. A non-human vocal range and the ability to channel a wide range of vocal characters. Mega-afro'd American comic Reggie Watts returns to the Southbank Centre for two solo shows. Exploiting a jaw-dropping vocal range, Reggie covers...
Things to do, Design, Installation, Architecture
- Critics' choice
Perched on top of the Queen Elizabeth Hall, with a commanding view of the river, this wonderfully whimsical temporary hotel room was designed by David Kohn Architects in collaboration with artist Fiona Banner in response to a competition organised by...
West End, Circuses, Things to do
- Rating: 4/5
This review was of 'Timber's 2013 run Forget leotards and lithe bodies; they’re for sissies. There’s a new type of circus in town and it’s all about the white vests and bushy beards. ‘Timber!’, which makes its UK debut here, pays homage to the woodlands...
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