London theatre news



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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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


In the year of his hundredth birthday, Spike Milligan - granddaddy of modern comedy - looks back on his life with 90 minutes of laughs, songs, philosophy, and utter, utter silliness.


Don Juan at Hoxton Hall

10 April 2018


Theatre Lab Company bring Molière's Don Juan, directed by Anastasia Revi to Hoxton Hall from 25 April to 12 May 2018.


Bismillah! An Isis Tragicomedy at Vault Festival

27 February 2018


Wound Up Theatre's Bismillah! An ISIS Tragicomedy debuts at Vault Festival this week, with a post-show talk after the performance on 28 February.


Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel extends run

7 February 2018


Austentatious adds new dates to its West End run due to popular demand and transfers to the Savoy Theatre from 18 March.


There or Here at the Park Theatre

16 January 2018


The UK Premiere of Jennifer Maisel's new comedy, There or Here, about outsourcing motherhood, plays from 23 January to 17 February 2018 at the Park Theatre.


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


The Camden Fringe 2017

31 July 2017


Venus in Fur

12 May 2017


The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

29 March 2017


Whoopi Goldberg

4 February 2017


Silver Lining at the Rose Theatre Kingston

25 January 2017




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