London theatre news

The latest news from London's West End, Fringe and Off West End theatres ...

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Obliterated at Amnesty International UK

24 June 2019

A free event at Amnesty International UK, features a new drama by Palestinian writer Ahmed Masoud, to be performed by Maxine Peake - on 9 August 2019.

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Spitfire Sisters

24 June 2019

The true, untold story of a collection of fierce, pioneering British and American women who took to the skies in World War II - plays at The Space from 2 to 6 July 2019.

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2019 Queer Season announced

23 June 2019

The King's Head Theatre has announced the full line-up for its 2019 Queer Season - headlining will be a double-bill of rare one-act plays by Tennessee Williams.

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Crystal Clear returns to Old Red Lion

19 June 2019

A revival of the critically acclaimed play, CRYSTAL CLEAR, devised by Phil Young, will return to its UK home - The Old Red Lion (where it first opened in 1982) - from July 23 until August 17.

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Shubbak Festival 2019

19 June 2019

Shubbak 2019, a festival of contemporary Arab culture, opens next week running at venues across London from 28 June to 14 July.

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Fiver - new song released

19 June 2019

Another song is released on video from new musical Fiver - the story of a humble five pound note - due to get its premiere at Southwark Playhouse from 3 to 20 July.

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An Enemy of the People - Playground Theatre

18 June 2019

Adapted and directed by Jolley Gosnold, Henrik Ibsen's play gets an energetic, fresh and relevant new treatment bringing the text crashing into 21st Century London.

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Festival of Audacity 2019

17 June 2019

This July, Festival of Audacity makes Birmingham the stage for brave and audacious activist art, delivered in performances on buses, New Street Station, Rotunda Square, Bullring, and more.

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Reformation - White Bear Theatre

15 June 2019

James Martin Charlton's funny, gripping and challenging new play, Reformation, inspired by the life and art of the Renaissance artist Lucas Cranach, will be at the White Bear Theatre from 25 June.

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Tickets on sale for Death of a Salesman

12 June 2019

Following a sold-out run at the Young Vic theatre, the smash hit, critically acclaimed production of Death of a Salesman transfers to the Piccadilly Theatre for 10 weeks only - tickets now on sale.

Grey by Koko Brown

12 June 2019

Following her five-star solo show WHITE, Koko Brown brings the world premiere of GREY, the second instalment of her Colour Trilogy, to Ovalhouse from 27 June.

A Bit Of A Do

10 June 2019

Free mini-festival from Drunken Chorus returns championing the work of artists with and without disabilities.

The Last Song of Oliver Sipple - King's Head Theatre

5 June 2019

A new play telling the true story of an unknown gay hero will play as part of the King's Head Theatre's Playmill festival of new writing this July.

Tickets on sale for Goldilocks and the Three Bears

31 May 2019

Tickets are now on sale for this year's panto at the London Palladium - Goldilocks and the Three Bears - transforming the theatre into a sensational circus, where everything is possible!

Queen of the Mist transfers

29 May 2019

Pint of Wine Theatre Company's production of Michael John LaChiusa's Queen of the Mist is to transfer to Charing Cross Theatre for a seven-week season from 15 August to 5 October 2019.

Bare: A Pop Opera - casting announced

28 May 2019

Grimeborn Opera Festival 2019

23 May 2019

Dark Sublime at Trafalgar Studios

23 May 2019

Transgender actor to star as Hamlet

22 May 2019

Casting announced for Actually

17 May 2019

Autumn season at Battersea Arts Centre

17 May 2019

RADA Festival 2019

15 May 2019

Memories Season at Jermyn Street Theatre

15 May 2019

Tickets on sale for Florian Zeller's The Son

8 May 2019

The Knot - Old Red Lion Theatre

7 May 2019

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