London theatre news



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Send In The Clowns Festival

29 July 2019


Four shows will offer the best in clowning, physical comedy and circus from some of the most promising companies in the UK, in The Space's Send In The Clowns Festival - from 6 to 17 August 2019.


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The Man in the White Suit - casting announced

17 July 2019


Full casting is announced for Sean Foley's stage adaptation of classic Ealing Studios comedy, The Man in the White Suit, due at Wyndham's Theatre from 27 September.


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Myra DuBois: We Wish You A Myra Christmas

14 May 2019


Myra DuBois presents an evening of off-season seasonal sing-a-longs and summertime yule-tide anecdotes from her Christmases past, all delivered with her trademark acerbic wit - at Soho Theatre from 28 May.


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Operation Mincemeat - New Diorama Theatre

13 April 2019


Spitlip, the company founded by members of supernatural theatre-comedy trailblazers Kill the Beast to produce modern comedy musicals, announce their first ever production: Operation Mincemeat.


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The Man in the White Suit - Wyndham's Theatre

12 April 2019


Tickets are now on sale for The Man in the White Suit, due at Wyndham's Theatre this September starring Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon.


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One Man, Two Guvnors

5 February 2019


October will see another chance to catch Richard Bean's hilarious comedy, One Man, Two Guvnors, at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch.


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Hear Me Howl

14 January 2019


Vault Festival offers another chance to catch Lydia Rynne's play, Hear Me Howl, about a woman suddenly questioning the social expectations of her prescribed gender.


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In Search of Applause by Maroussia Vladi

11 December 2018


Presented by Keep It Moving Theatre, Maroussia Vladi's 'In Search of Applause' will be at the Old Red Lion from 12 February 2019.


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My Dad's Gap Year - Park Theatre

5 December 2018


Former EastEnders and Coronation Street star Michelle Collins will join the cast of Tom Wright's knockabout comedy, My Dad's Gap Year, destined for the Park Theatre from 30 January 2019.


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The Ruffian On The Stair - Hope Theatre

27 November 2018


The Hope Theatre's 8th in-house production gives another airing to an early work of playwright Joe Orton - due next year from 29 January.


Chasing Bono - Soho Theatre

12 November 2018


Casting is announced for the world premiere of Chasing Bono, a new comedy by legendary writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, due at Soho Theatre from 6 December.


Not: Lady Chatterley's Lover

5 November 2018


Happy Idiot Productions present Not: Lady Chatterley's Lover - a darkly comic parody of the famous D.H. Lawrence novel - at Stockwell Playhouse on Sunday 18 November, ending a sold-out UK tour.


Boujie - World Premiere

17 October 2018


The world premiere of London playwright Hassan Govia's full-length debut, Boujie, plays at the Drayton Arms Theatre for a three week limited from Tuesday 20 November 2018.


The Goon Show on UK tour

3 August 2018


Apollo Theatre Company and Spike Milligan Productions present the first ever UK tour of the classic radio comedy The Goon Show - from 4 September to 11 November 2018.


Fat Jewels at The Hope Theatre

11 May 2018


Joseph Skelton's dark and surreal tragi-comedy about two lonely, repressed and marginalized individuals, plays at Islington's Hope Theatre from 3 to 21 July, directed by Luke Davies.


A Sockful of Custard at the Pleasance

10 April 2018



Don Juan at Hoxton Hall

10 April 2018



Bismillah! An Isis Tragicomedy at Vault Festival

27 February 2018



Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel extends run

7 February 2018



There or Here at the Park Theatre

16 January 2018



The Poetry We Make at Vault Festival

21 December 2017



Sh*t-faced Shakespeare returns to Leicester Square Theatre

21 November 2017



Curtain Call at the White Bear

7 November 2017



The Very Perry Show

19 October 2017



Horne A'Plenty at the White Bear Theatre

20 August 2017





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