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FrINge MuSIc tHeatre FILM
JUNE – SEPTEMBER 2014
www.morelondon.com
FRINGE MUSIC THEATRE FILM
Located on the Southbank opposite the Tower
of London, More London Estates organises a
four month outdoor free festival. From June
to September the sunken amphitheatre The
Scoop, comes alive with a programme of music,
dance, theatre, films and for the first time, live
tennis. There are no tickets — seats are on a
first come, first served.
For full details of the programme and more
information go to www.morelondon.com
FRINGE
June Enjoy an eclectic mix of free music,
dance, theatre and opera
4 – 7 June lunchtime and evening Street Party
The More London Free Festival opens with a Street Party,
a celebration of Latin and Caribbean food and music. Enjoy
the performances from world bands and dance troupes,
sample some of London’s best street food and soak up
the very special More London atmosphere. Watch or join
in — each day there’ll be different performances.
11 – 13 June 18:30 – 20:30 The Pantaloons’ History of Britain
Mud, blood and stiff upper-lips! It’s the History of Britain
as you’ve never seen it before. Join the critically-acclaimed
Pantaloons Theatre Company for a breathless race through
the centuries in this delightfully inventive open-air show.
This historically hysterical show is packed with songs,
sketches and silliness and is suitable for all ages.
18 – 20 June 18:30 – 21:00 Kiss me, Figaro!
The Merry Opera Company present a romantic comedy
about the backstage passions of a touring opera company
that draws on classic favourites from opera and music
theatre. This is musical theatre like you’ve never seen before
with music by Handel, Mozart, Puccini, Brahms and Irving
Berlin. Performed by a cast of 9 performers this will appeal
to opera connoisseurs and newcomers alike and to all ages.
Music arranged by Stephen Hose.
The Pantaloons’ History of Britain
More London
Wimbledon
Fortnight
23 JUNE – 6 July times vary depending on weather
More London will screen live tennis for the whole
Wimbledon fortnight. Full coverage of the Championship
will be shown on an LED Screen located at the bottom
of The Scoop. This is our chance to create our own urban
More London Murray Mound!
MUSIC
July Listen to an eclectic mix of Free Music
9 – 25 July every Wednesday – Friday
Each Wednesday, Thursday and Friday lunchtime and
evening enjoy a huge variety of Free Music. Lunchtime
enjoy acoustic music to have your lunch to, while in the
evening join us for some dance and excitement!
9 July
18 July
12:30Music in Offices
18:30 Cocktail Nation
12:30 Mayor’s Music Fund
with Southwark
Music Services
18:30 Elements
10 July
12:30
Louise Marshall –
Scottish Piper
18:30
Roxanne de Bastion
& Respect Music
23 July
12:30Balkan Express
18:30London Bulgarian Choir
11 July
24 July
12:30
Louise Marshall –
Scottish Piper
18:30 Ronnie Scott’s Rejects
12:30ManningCamerata
a capella
18:30
Rights Recording
Showcase
16 July
12:30 Balkan Express
18:30 Please refer to
our website
17 July
25 July
12:30ManningCamerata
a capella
18:30 Pacifico Blues
12:30 Balkan Express
18:30 Randolph Matthews
& Gui Tavares
Randolph Matthews
& Gui Tavares
Theatre
August London’s Free Open-Air Theatre Season
6 – 31 AUGUST every Wednesday – Sunday
THE RING CYCLE PLAYS
A Tale of Gods and Monsters!
Devised by Phil Willmott and Mervyn Millar.
Adapted from Richard Wagner’s librettos by Lisa Kuma.
18:00 – 18:45 The Rhine Gold
19:00 – 19:45 The Valkyrie
19:45 – 20:30 Break
20:30 – 21:15 Siegfried
21:30 – 22:15 Twilight of the Gods
A new theatrical adventure from The Scoop’s award-winning,
resident company, Gods and Monsters Theatre (previously
known as Steam Industry Free Theatre).
Richard Wagner’s celebrated adaptation of Viking myths,
presented on this occasion without the operatic scores,
remains one of the most powerful and influential tales of
sword and sorcery ever written, directly inspiring The Lord
of the Rings and many other fantasy and sci-fi classics.
Join us as we bring an extraordinary story of gods, giants,
nymphs, dwarfs and humans to life, revealing how mortals
and immortals fall under the spell of a powerful ring, possession
of which brings the chaos and glory of absolute power!
The story unfolds over four hours interspersed with generous
intervals and builds into an unforgettable, family-friendly
evening of mythical romance, comedy and drama. Catch
them on different nights or see them all in one epic visit.
A unique opportunity for everyone, from opera buffs to
fantasy fans alike, to gain fresh insight into Wagner’s
extraordinary chronicle by encountering The Ring Cycle
operas performed as plays.
Post show chats:
14, 21 & 28 August
STAGETEXT
captioned
performance
of all four plays:
21 August
Proudly supported by:
and by The Dr. Mortimer & Theresa Sackler Foundation and the Wagner Society.
FILMS
September
3 – 26 September every Wednesday – Friday at 19:30
For four weeks a mixture of current, classic and cult films
will be screened in the open air. There are no tickets — just
take your seat early as these screenings are very popular
and capacity is quickly reached.
3 September
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) — cert PG
4 September
Philomena (2013) — cert 12A
5 September
Life of Pi (2011) — cert PG
10 September
The Truman Show (1998) — cert PG
11 September
The Croods (2013) — cert U
12 September
All is Lost (2013) — cert 12A
17 September
Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom (2013) — cert 12A
18 September
The Goonies (1985) — cert 12
19 September
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) — cert U
24 September
The LEGO Movie (2014) — cert U
25 September
Rush (2013) — cert 15
26 September
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) — cert 12A
Rush
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A cancellation decision will be made 30 minutes before the
performance is due to start, keep an eye on our website and
social media for up to the minute updates. Seats are on a first
come, first served basis and cannot be reserved. The Scoop
at More London reserves the right to refuse entry and to make
last minute changes to the programme for reasons beyond
our control. For the comfort of everyone we ask that you do
not smoke in The Scoop.
• Cushions are available for hire FOR
A £1 DONATION
• Purchase hot and cold food / beverages
at more london or Bring your own picnic
• NO GLASS PLEASE
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ushchair and wheelchair accessible
• FREE disabled access TOILETS 75 METRES
FROM THE SCOOP
More London Riverside
London SE1 2DB
(situated between HMS
Belfast and City Hall)
T: 020 7403 4866
E: [email protected]
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