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American Buffalo at Wyndham's Theatre

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Damian Lewis returns to the West End stage to star in a revival of David Mamet's gripping 1975 play American Buffalo.

Starring alongside Lewis are Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner John Goodman and the Tony nominated actor Tom Sturridge. 

Directed by Daniel Evans at Wyndham’s Theatre, American Buffalo is an explosive drama examining the fickle nature of honour among thieves.

As three small-time crooks, Walter "Teach" Cole (Lewis), Don Dubrow (Goodman) and Bobby (Sturridge) plan one big-time heist, a tragedy of errors spins this razor-sharp and darkly funny play into a blistering account of divided loyalties, insatiable greed and a coveted Buffalo nickel

Director: Daniel Evans

St Patrick's Day in London 2015

From 15 March 2015 to 17 March 2015

About the event

Celebrate St Patrick's Day on and around 17 March with a parade through Central London, a free festival in Trafalgar Square and many more special events.

St Patrick's Day Parade

Every year London hosts a St Patrick's Day Parade on the Sunday closest to 17 March, which features spectacular pageantry, wonderful floats, marching bands from across the UK, sports clubs and Irish dancing schools. This year the Parade will make its way down Piccadilly at midday onSunday 15 March, on a 1.5 mile route passing some of London most iconic Landmarks includingThe RitzPiccadilly CircusTrafalgar Square and onto Whitehall.

St Patrick's Day Festival in Trafalgar Square

The free St Patrick's Day Festival in Trafalgar Square on 15 March is a great chance to experience Irish culture with an artisan Irish food market, comedy and film festivals, children’s activities, ceilidhs, music and dance..

More About St Patrick's Day

St Patrick's Day is celebrated across the capital, with parties in many London pubs and bars. Expect green decor, traditional Irish drinks and lots of fun! You might also find a special menu or two at London's restaurants

Saint Patrick is one of the patron Saints of Ireland and the day is traditionally celebrated with a feast and a national holiday in Ireland. St Patrick's Day is also celebrated all over the world, by people of both Irish and non-Irish descent.

For more about Irish culture in London, take a look at our Ireland in London blog post on Visit London's blog.

English National Ballet: Modern Masters at Sadler's Wells

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Relive some of the most dazzling examples of dance from the last century as English National Balletperforms Modern Masters at Sadler’s Wells.

This spectacular dance experience pays tribute to three of the great choreographers of recent times:Jiří KyliánJohn Neumeier and William Forsythe. Inspired by – and heavily referencing their unique artistry - this show displays the brilliance of their invention and the pure energy that was driven by the music.

Kylián’s Petite Mort features six men and six women armed with fencing foils who go through their paces to Mozart’s music, with their foils gradually becoming their partners in dance.

Neumeier’s Spring and Fall is a compelling work with two couples and corps de ballet, brilliantly exploiting the tensions to be found in Dvořák’s Serenade for Strings in E Major.

In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated is William Forsythe’s innovative and influential piece that arguably started a whole new form of choreography. It manages to deconstruct the form of classical ballet through its performance on a bare stage, with just nine dancers building slowly to a climax of sheer technical brilliance and physical feats.

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Enjoy London’s historical sites and be fascinated by its history as our guides give you much more in one hour than any conventional tour.

Our RIBs make your London adventure exclusive with passenger numbers limited to a maximum of 12 passengers per boat, enabling you to interact with and enjoy our entertaining and knowledgeable guides. This allows you to enjoy a more bespoke experience of London and the River Thames.

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