London Theatre Events


Below you'll find our listings for theatre-related events such as talks, meetings, scratch nights, charity events etc.


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Events are listed below in upcoming date order.



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Maydays Improv Drop In


Saturday 25 April 2015 to Saturday 20 June 2020


Improvised fun with some of the best improv teachers in the country! The drop-in is a wide ability class, so everyone is welcome!


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The Writer's Room


Wednesday 19 September 2018 to Wednesday 28 November 2018


Over 8 weeks, you will work with Hackney Empire, the Royal Court and a professional playwright to: learn how to approach a script, gather tips & tools for writing, gain valuable insight into the industry, and see theatre for free.


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Pop-Up Opera's La Trag├ędie de Carmen


Thursday 20 September 2018 to Saturday 24 November 2018


Pop-up Opera is taking a reimagining of Bizet's famous masterpiece, La Tragédie de Carmen by Peter Brook, on tour to various venues around London and the UK.


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Visas, divas and hotel rooms


Tuesday 2 October 2018 to Tuesday 20 November 2018


A seven-week crash course on running a festival from LIFT.


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The WhatsOnStage Awards 2019


Thursday 1 November 2018 to Sunday 3 March 2019


The only major theatre awards in which you, the audience, are the judges across all categories. The shortlists are announced at a launch event held in early December, when voting opens and runs until the end of January.


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TheatreCraft 2018


Monday 19 November 2018


Free careers event for anyone aged 16 - 30 looking for a non-performance career in theatre.


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Engine Room - November 2018


Monday 19 November 2018


Dynamic and talented theatre makers perform new work in front of an audience, often for the very first time.


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The Madness of George III - cinema screening


Tuesday 20 November 2018


National Theatre Live's first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse. Written by one of Britain's best-loved playwrights, Alan Bennett.


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Passing


Friday 23 November 2018 to Wednesday 30 November -0001


Part of Pitch Your Play 2018: A series of staged readings. Starts at 2-30pm, free.


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John Cooper Clarke


Saturday 24 November 2018


Britain's best loved poet, Dr John Cooper Clarke, heads to the London Palladium. The show is a sensational showcase of spoken word - a chance to see John perform material both classic and brand new.


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The Bread & Roses Playwrights Circle November 2018


Monday 26 November 2018


A friendly and supportive circle in which playwrights can share their work and work-in-progress, run by The Bread & Roses Theatre once a month.


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The revival of Broadway theatre


Tuesday 27 November 2018


Step inside Bloomsbury Publishing as they explore the rebirth of Broadway musicals and theatre over the past twenty-five years from 'Angels in America' to 'Hamilton'.


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Loud & Queer: Free Improv Comedy Night!


Wednesday 28 November 2018


From Zeal, the people behind the sell-out Pride Improv Festival, comes another Loud And Queer: Free Improv Comedy Night showcasing the most exciting improvised comedy from the city's top LGBTQIA+ improvisers!


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So this is what happened - November 2018


Thursday 29 November 2018


Regular event at Omnibus Theatre, Clapham, where storytellers tell their extraordinary stories - tickets £6.


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Antony & Cleopatra - cinema screening


Thursday 6 December 2018


Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare's famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.


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A Christmas Carol


Monday 10 December 2018 to Monday 17 December 2018


Following on the five-star sell-out successes in 2016 and 2017, the London Musical Theatre Orchestra returns to the Lyceum Theatre with their spectacular concert production of A Christmas Carol - now a firm London Christmas tradition. 


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Modern Girl 1895


Friday 14 December 2018


Join award winning storyteller Cathianne Hall as she brings alive the stories behind a lost 'agony column' of the 1890s.


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So this is what happened - December 2018


Thursday 20 December 2018


Regular event at Omnibus Theatre, Clapham, where storytellers tell their extraordinary stories - tickets £6.


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An Evening With Sir Derek Jacobi


Sunday 6 January 2019


A unique opportunity to spend an evening in the company of one of the world's greatest and best-loved actors. On Chickenshed's Christmas Carol set, Sir Derek Jacobi will look back on his illustrious career, and share seasonal readings.


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The Tragedy of King Richard the Second - cinema screening


Tuesday 15 January 2019


Simon Russell Beale plays King Richard II in a visceral new production about the limits of power, directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins, broadcast live from the Almeida Theatre.




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