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Image for The Signalman - Old Red Lion Theatre

The Signalman - Old Red Lion Theatre

11 November 2019


Paragon Theatre Collective bring Martin Malcolm's adaptation of Charles Dickens' final completed work to the Old Red Lion Theatre over the festive season.


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The Importance of Being Earnest at Tower Theatre

11 November 2019


Pan Productions welcome in the new year with Oscar Wilde's quintessentially English play - their first show in English, created with a team of immigrant actors and creatives.


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Afterglow extends at Waterloo East

6 November 2019


London's hottest stage hit, seen by over 10,000 people, 'Afterglow' today announces a 2 week extension to its scheduled run at Waterloo East Theatre.


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Les Misérables: The Staged Concert - cinema screening

5 November 2019


Les Misérables: The Staged Concert gets a cinema screening on 2 December 2019 direct from London's Gielgud Theatre.


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Hansel and Gretel at Chiswick Playhouse

5 November 2019


Chiswick Playhouse brings an enchanting, reimagined take on the classic tale of Hansel and Gretel to the stage this festive season featuring a dazzling original soundtrack.


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Winner announced for 2019 Bruntwood Prize

5 November 2019


Phoebe Eclair-Powell's play 'Shed: Exploded View' snaps up the top prize as overall winner of the 2019 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting.


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Redevelopment project at CPT

4 November 2019


Camden People's Theatre today announced plans to redevelop their performance and rehearsal spaces as well as transform their foyer for the first time in its 25 year history.


Image for Sara Bareilles to play Jenna in Waitress

Sara Bareilles to play Jenna in Waitress

4 November 2019


Sara Bareilles will reunite with Gavin Creel to make her West End debut in Waitress from 27 January to 7 March 2020 for a strictly limited six-week run.


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New play about junior doctors

4 November 2019


Tania Amsel's new one-woman play - Blood Orange - brings to light the life of junior doctors in A&E over the holiday season - due at the Old Red Lion from 10 December to 4 January.


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One Million Tiny Plays About Britain

3 November 2019


Originally published as a series of sketches in The Guardian, a heartwarming collage of scenes about twenty-first century life heads to Jermyn Street theatre this December.


The Pirate Queen - charity gala performance

3 November 2019


Boublil And Schönberg's 'The Pirate Queen' will get a charity gala performance (in aid of Leukaemia UK) next February at the London Coliseum, marking its West End debut.


Robin Hood at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch

3 November 2019


Expect festive family fun on the menu from 28 November when Queen's Theatre Hornchurch gets its traditional Christmas panto spectacular underway.


Joan Of Leeds set for festive premiere

1 November 2019


Breach Theatre's first ever Christmas show will get its world premiere next month at New Diorama Theatre.


Little Miss Burden - The Bunker

23 October 2019


Harts Theatre Company head to The Bunker in December with Matilda Ibini's vital tale of growing up with a wheelchair in the '90s - a poignant new coming-of-age story.


Ovalhouse seeks new artistic director

23 October 2019


Deborah Bestwick, Director for over 20 years, will be departing from Ovalhouse ahead of its move to a new home in Brixton, leaving a job opening for a new Artistic Director/ CEO.


Peter Andre to guest star in Thriller Live

23 October 2019



A Christmas Carol returns to Middle Temple Hall

17 October 2019



'Sex / Crime' - Soho Theatre

16 October 2019



You Game - RADA

16 October 2019



Up Pompeii - anniversary audio revival

14 October 2019



Katheryn Howard - Hope Theatre

9 October 2019



Tabard Theatre relaunches as Chiswick Playhouse

9 October 2019



Casting announced for Before I Was A Bear

8 October 2019



Soho Cinders coming to Charing Cross Theatre

3 October 2019



Christmas Carol - a fairy tale

19 September 2019





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