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The Barricade Boys - Christmas Cabaret

19 October 2017

The Barricade Boys invite you to a Christmas party packed with a stocking full of festive family favourites as they celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with a three-week London residency at The Other Palace!

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Thirty Christmases - London premiere

19 October 2017

Jonny Donahoe's hit comedy play-with-songs Thirty Christmases is to receive its London premiere from 4 to 23 December 2017 at New Diorama Theatre.

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The Very Perry Show

19 October 2017

Radio 4 writer and comedy ace Kate Perry takes The Very Perry Show to the Hen & Chickens Theatre in November before hitting Broadway.

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The Damned United at the Pleasance, Islington

19 October 2017

The stage adaptation of The Damned United is transferring to London for a run at The Pleasance Islington from 13 to 18 November as part of its first UK tour.

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Follies - cinema screening

19 October 2017

Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical, currently running at the National Theatre, will be broadcast live to cinemas on 16 November 2017.

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London International Mime Festival 2018

18 October 2017

The full schedule for next year's London International Mime Festival is now available with shows playing at 7 venues across the capital. The festival runs from 10 January to 3 February 2018.

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Aftershock at Theatre N16

17 October 2017

In November, Theatre N16 presents an entire season of military themed plays in remembrance of wars past, discussion of current conflicts and warning of those which may yet come to pass ...

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Skin Tight at The Hope Theatre

17 October 2017

Gary Henderson's 1994 play gets a revival at Islington's Hope Theatre starting today and playing to 4 November 2017, presented by Southern Magpie Theatre, directed by Max Kirk.

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The Dramatic Exploits of Edmund Kean

16 October 2017

Written and performed by Ian Hughes, The Dramatic Exploits of Edmund Kean charts the rise and decline of the great 19th century actor. Playing on 5 November 2017 at The Exchange in Twickenham.

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Harold and Maude with Sheila Hancock

13 October 2017

Olivier Award-winning West End star Sheila Hancock is to star in the London premiere of the black comedy, romantic drama Harold and Maude at Charing Cross Theatre from 19 February 2018 for a limited 6 week run.


11 October 2017

Inspired by the true, heartfelt online stories of students, Cookies follows seven teenagers dealing with the effects of sexting, radicalisation, cyber bullying and our wider digital world ... at Theatre Royal Haymarket on 29 October 2017.

Le Gateau Chocolat: Icons

11 October 2017

Opera and lycra loving cabaret sensation Le Gateau Chocolat returns to Soho Theatre for just 5 nights with a delicious musical homage to our best loved icons - from 31 October to 4 November 2017.

The Butch Monologues on tour

11 October 2017

Butches, masculine women and gender rebels share their powerful and human collection of secret stories celebrating vulnerability and desire - coming to Theatre Royal Stratford and Soho theatre in November.

Finding Peter at Theatre N16

10 October 2017

A new Peter Pan sequel from writer Frankie Meredith will be staged at Theatre N16 in Balham in the upcoming half term for kids over 4 (and for those of us who refuse to grow up!).

In The Heights from The British Theatre Academy

10 October 2017

The British Theatre Academy is to present The Tony Award-winning musical In The Heights from Lin-Manuel Miranda, at The Stockwell Playhouse on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 October.

The Melting Pot at the Finborough Theatre

10 October 2017

Old Joe's Fish 'n' Chill at The Bloomsbury Festival

9 October 2017

The Miniaturists launch short plays podcast

9 October 2017

The Box of Delights

9 October 2017

BADD - at London Horror Festival 2017

9 October 2017

The Winter's Tale: On Demand

9 October 2017

SchillerFest at The Bunker

8 October 2017

Ordinary Days at the Drayton Arms Theatre

8 October 2017

Boys in the Buff - the Concert

8 October 2017

Bananaman The Musical

8 October 2017

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