London theatre news


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



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Danelaw at the Old Red Lion

14 August 2019


Peter Hamilton returns to the Old Red Lion Theatre with a new adaptation of his groundbreaking play Danelaw, combining his absurdist writing style with a fierce political and social breakdown of the far/alt-right.


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Falsettos: The Make A Difference Trust Charity Gala

14 August 2019


A charity gala evening performance of Falsettos at The Other Palace will be supporting the Make A Difference Trust, raising funds for HIV/AIDS projects in the UK and Sub-Sharan Africa.


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The Escape Act - A Holocaust Memoir

10 August 2019


Telling the riveting story of a Jewish acrobat who hid in a German circus during WWII to escape the concentration camps, The Escape Act will be at Jackson's Lane in September and on tour.


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Jade City at The Bunker

10 August 2019


Due at The Bunker from 3 September, Alice Malseed's Jade City follows two friends struggling with the pressures of everyday life in modern Belfast.


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King's Head announces Associates

7 August 2019


Islington's King's Head Theatre has today announced 12 new Artistic Associates for 2019/20 encompassing a wide range of theatrical specialisms.


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Casting announced for Tickle: The Musical

6 August 2019


Due at the King's Head Theatre from 14 to 26 October 2019, casting is today announced for Tickle - a new musical comedy about ... endurance tickling!


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A Conversation with Dame Julie Andrews

31 July 2019


Dame Julie Andrews will be in conversation with acclaimed actor Alex Jennings at the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall on Saturday 2 November 2019.


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Artistic Director to leave Iris Theatre

30 July 2019


Dan Winder is to leave Iris Theatre after 12 years at St Paul's Church in Covent Garden. He becomes Venue Director at Stanley Halls Grade II listed arts venue in South Norwood.


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What Girls Are Made Of - Soho Theatre

30 July 2019


Cora Bissett is bringing her critically-acclaimed, Fringe First-winning production, What Girls Are Made Of, to Soho Theatre this September.


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Macbeth at Temple Church

29 July 2019


A heady brew of greed, murder and dark magic heads to London's atmospheric Temple Church in a bold new production of Shakespeare's Macbeth from Antic Disposition.


Writer performs as Queen Catherine Parr

29 July 2019


Toby Marlow, one of the writers of the West End hit musical SIX, stepped in to take on the role of Catherine Parr and save two performances of the show threatened by illness.


Musik - coming to Leicester Square Theatre

29 July 2019


'MUSIK' by writer Jonathan Harvey and Pet Shop Boys, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, is to transfer to London following its world premiere at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe.


Last Orders at the Old Red Lion

26 July 2019


New company The Knock Knock Club will be exploring a different kind of 'spirit' at the Old Red Lion and will then share their findings in a show due in October.


West End Bares 2019 - Stripped

26 July 2019


Taking over the iconic Troxy for one night only on Sunday 13th October, WEST END BARES, theatre's hottest annual fundraiser, will revisit some of the much loved and classic strips from its 10 year history.


For Services Rendered - Memories Season

25 July 2019


Diane Fletcher and Rachel Pickup will lead the cast in Tom Littler's production of Somerset Maugham's 'For Services Rendered', the opening play in Jermyn Street Theatre's Memories Season.


A Haunted Existence - on tour

23 July 2019



New literary manager for The Space

22 July 2019



Call for participants

22 July 2019



This is Black at The Bunker

19 July 2019



The Man in the White Suit - casting announced

17 July 2019



Cast announced for immersive adult fairy tale

17 July 2019



Gosh! It's Joanna Lumley!

16 July 2019



Omnibus Theatre Autumn Season

3 July 2019



Arcola announces Autumn season

3 July 2019



2019 Queer Season announced

23 June 2019





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