London theatre news
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.