London theatre news


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Mark Gatiss adapts A Christmas Carol

9 February 2020


A new adaptation of Dickens' classic, written by and starring Mark Gatiss will have a Christmas run at London's Alexandra Palace after premiering at Nottingham Playhouse.


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The Little Prince adaptation premieres at Omnibus

14 November 2019


This Christmas, multi-award-winning Omnibus Theatre premieres a new stage adaptation of The Little Prince, one of the best-selling and most translated novellas ever published.


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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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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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A Christmas Carol returns to Middle Temple Hall

17 October 2019


Antic Disposition return for a fifth magical run this festive season at Middle Temple Hall with their acclaimed adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.


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Escape From Planet Trash - Pleasance

3 September 2019


Drag queens are going to space as Sink the Pink return to the Pleasance with a camp sci-fi b-movie adventure in the second of their queer Christmas Trilogy.


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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!


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White Christmas tickets

21 March 2019


Tickets are now on sale for White Christmas, the feel-good family musical that is due to light up London's Dominion Theatre for a strictly limited season from this November.


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Christmas shows at The Hope Theatre

20 November 2018


The Hope Theatre in Islington is breaking out its shimmering tinsel and glittering baubles making ready for two shows slated for its festive season: Head-rot Holiday and Alternativity.


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'Twas the night before Christmas

12 November 2018


Queen's Theatre Hornchurch will present its magical festive treat, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, based on the well-known festive poem by Clement Clarke Moore, from 1 - 23 December.


Robin Hood: The Arrow Of Destiny - Theatre Peckham

6 November 2018


Theatre Peckham has announced the cast line-up for its new Christmas show - Robin Hood: The Arrow of Destiny - which plays from 4 to 22 December.


Pinocchio at The Albany

1 November 2018


Nearly There Yet, in association with Proteus, present a new adaptation of Carlo Collodis' Pinocchio this festive season - at The Albany from 2 to 29 December.


A Christmas Carol - UK Tour

20 October 2018


Celebrating the 175th anniversary of the publication of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, European Arts Company will tour their authentic adaptation from 12 November.


The Box of Delights at Wilton's Music Hall

2 October 2018


Casting is announced for fantasy classic, The Box of Delights, by Piers Torday based on the novel by John Masefield, which returns to Wilton's Music Hall from 30 November.


The Night Before Christmas - anti-festive black comedy

1 October 2018


Anthony Neilson's razor-edged comedy about finding the true spirit of Christmas is heading to Southwark Playhouse this festive season, with an all-star cast directed by Alex Sutton.


Snow White at the London Palladium

28 April 2018



Winter's Tales at the Print Room

27 November 2017



Snow-Pocalypse: Friendship Never Melts at Greenwich Theatre

24 November 2017



The Snowman at the Peacock Theatre

27 October 2017



Full Hearts, Full Tummies scheme returns

24 October 2017



Thirty Christmases - London premiere

19 October 2017



The Box of Delights

9 October 2017



A Christmas Carol - The Musical at the Lost Theatre

16 December 2016



Full Hearts Full Tummies Campaign

13 December 2016



A Christmas Carol at the Arts Theatre

30 November 2016





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