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Welcome to the Bridge: An early visitor’s view from foyer to gender-neutral toilets & comfy seats

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First things first, the foyer is extremely spacious and rather beautifully lit. So whilst there were hefty queues at the box office and the bar, there was still plenty of room to mill about, some seats available and a wide enough staircase that, when we finally started going down to the stalls, it wasn’t too much of a crush.

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NEWS: Nick Hytner receives Critics Circle Award for Services to the Arts

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Nick Hytner has been awarded the Critics Circle Award for Services to the Arts. The former Director of the National Theatre was presented with the award – an engraved crystal rose bowl – by Jeffery Taylor, President of the Critics Circle, at a celebration lunch at the National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, London SW1 on September 23, attended by critics …

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NEWS: NT’s Hytner and Starr unveil plans for new 900-seat riverside theatre

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Today (Thursday 20 August 2015) plans are announced for a new 900-seat theatre at Tower Bridge. Situated at the heart of Berkeley Homes’ landmark One Tower Bridge development, the venue will be the flagship theatre for the London Theatre Company, the new independent producing company founded by Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr, following their departure from the National Theatre after …