London theatre news


Keep up-to-date with what's happening in the world of London theatre with the latest news from ActDrop.


We cover London theatre shows which are opening or closing, upcoming shows as well as events such as galas, scratch nights and much more.



Image for Judges announced for West End Eurovision

Judges announced for West End Eurovision

23 April 2019

The celebrity judges are revealed for West End Eurovision 2019, due at the Adelphi Theatre on Sunday 28 April, when West End casts compete to carry-off coveted trophies.


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The Flies - from Exchange Theatre

23 April 2019

Exchange Theatre return to London this June with their tenth anniversary revival of Jean-Paul Sartre's rebellious and highly political play The Flies.


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Night of the Living Dead LIVE! extends

16 April 2019

Now there's three extra weeks to join a bunch of strangers holed up in a farmhouse in rural Pennsylvania facing approaching hoards of the undead - at the Pleasance Islington until 8 June.


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European premiere of Falsettos

16 April 2019

Selladoor Worldwide have announced the long awaited European premiere of the multi award-winning musical, Falsettos, due at The Other Palace this August.


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Summer Rolls - Park Theatre

13 April 2019

Summer Rolls, by Tuyen Do, will get its world premiere at the Park Theatre from 19 June to 13 July, and is the first British Vietnamese play to be staged in the UK.


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Operation Mincemeat - New Diorama Theatre

13 April 2019

Spitlip, the company founded by members of supernatural theatre-comedy trailblazers Kill the Beast to produce modern comedy musicals, announce their first ever production: Operation Mincemeat.


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The Man in the White Suit - Wyndham's Theatre

12 April 2019

Tickets are now on sale for The Man in the White Suit, due at Wyndham's Theatre this September starring Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon.


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Autumn season at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch

12 April 2019

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch announces its autumn season to include two plays from Essex playwrights performing alongside each other as part of its Essex on Stage programme, as well as two major revivals of modern classics.


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OVERTURES at Bishopsgate Institute

8 April 2019

OVERTURES Piano Bar - London's only sing-along piano bar dedicated to musical theatre - is travelling from its home in Marble Arch to Liverpool Street for a one-off celebration at Bishopsgate Institute.


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The Lehman Trilogy - cinema screening

8 April 2019

Sam Mendes' critically acclaimed production, with Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles, is to be broadcast live from London's West End as part of National Theatre Live's 10th Birthday season.


West End Eurovision returns

7 April 2019


The West End casts of Aladdin, Everybody's Talking About Jamie, Follies, Mamma Mia, Only Fools and Horses, The Phantom of the Opera and Wicked will compete in West End Eurovision 2019 on 28 April.


Foreword Festival at The Space

4 April 2019


The Foreword Festival is The Space's premier new writing festival, presenting the debut plays of four promising playwrights, celebrating the brightest in emerging stage talent.


Don't Look Away - casting announced

4 April 2019


Casting is announced for NOVAE theatre's production of Grace Chapman's 'Don't Look Away' due at the Pleasance, Islington, and on a short UK tour from 16 April.


Overtures Piano Bar

1 April 2019


A new sing-along musical theatre piano bar - OVERTURES - has now opened its doors, just fifty yards from Marble Arch at the City of Quebec.


Casting announced for Amour

1 April 2019


Casting is announced today for the UK professional première of Amour - a musical fantasy about daring to dream and the power of self belief - due at Charing Cross Theatre from 2 May to 20 July 2019.


Bromley Bedlam Bethlehem - Old Red Lion Theatre

1 April 2019


The Hired Man - Queen's Theatre Hornchurch

26 March 2019


The Fishermen

25 March 2019


A Super Happy Story (about Feeling Super Sad)

22 March 2019


Vault Festival 2019 - award winners

21 March 2019


White Christmas tickets

21 March 2019


QUEERETERIA TV - Above The Stag Theatre

20 March 2019


The Wasp from The UnDisposables

20 March 2019


Frozen coming to London

20 March 2019


Funeral Flowers at The Bunker

20 March 2019




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