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Miss Lotte von Muller

This free exhibition adorning the foyer of the National‘s Lyttelton Theatre derives its name from the German ‘tingel-tangel’, the title given to third rate theatrical variety shows during the heyday of the Weimar.  The prize winning contemporary artist Roxana Halls explores her fascination with the culture of Cabaret over the last century in a series of paintings inspired by her time spent in Berlin and her former studio, the saloon bar of a defunct 1930s London theatre, now a Bingo Hall.

Halls’ paintings are impressive to behold, giving visitors the feeling they are the sole audience in the surreal realm of cabaret entertainers, where nothing is quite what it seems…

Tingle-Tangle, until May 30. Admisssion: Free. National Theatre, South Bank, SE1

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