London theatre news



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The Daughter-in-Law at the Arcola

19 April 2018

Casting is announced for the first London staging in over 15 years of D H Lawrence's groundbreaking play The Daughter-In-Law, destined for the Arcola Theatre from 23 May.


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Cockamamy by Louise Coulthard

15 April 2018

Following sell-out runs at Camden Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe, where it won the Lustrum Award for Outstanding Play, Cockamamy returns at Islington's Hope Theatre from 12 June.


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Dead or Alive? at Theatro Technis

11 April 2018

Veteran broadcaster Keith Hindell's new play examines abortion at a time when a woman's right to choose is still limited by law, although medical advances have made the procedure safer and easier than ever before.


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Isaac Came Home From The Mountain

9 April 2018

Longlisted for The Bruntwood Prize, Carla Kingham directs the world premiere of Phil Ormrod's searing new play about searching for a future in the dying heart of England.


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For King and Country at Southwark Playhouse

28 March 2018

John Wilson's military courtroom drama will be seen in London for the first time in half a century this summer, marking the centenary of the end of the First World War.


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In The Shadow of the Mountain

27 March 2018

Two chances to see this new play by Felicity Huxley-Miners at the King's Head Theatre and the Old Red Lion from April 24 2018.


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Trainspotting Live at The Vaults

27 March 2018

Starting its run at The Vaults today, Trainspotting Live gets a 2-week extension to its London season ... and also announces its New York premiere.


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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

21 March 2018

In the 100th anniversary year of Muriel Spark's birth, her iconic novel receives an arresting new stage adaptation by David Harrower, with Lia Williams in the title role ...


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Tickets on sale for Consent

19 March 2018

Time to grab your tickets for Nina Raine's 'blistering new play' (New York Times), which makes a triumphant and timely transfer to the Harold Pinter Theatre from May, following a sold-out season at the National Theatre.


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Gauhar Jaan-The Datia Incident at Omnibus Theatre

15 March 2018

Tarun Jasani's new play is a historical re-imagining, inspired by the real-life experiences of Gauhar Jaan, one of India's most renowned singing and dancing sensations - at Omnibus Theatre from 10 to 29 April.


The Diana Tapes at Stockwell Playhouse

21 February 2018


The true story of one of the greatest ever media scandals - the publication of Andrew Morton's book 'Princess Diana, Her True Story in Her Own Words' - will be at Stockwell Playhouse from 26 June.


Angels With Dirty Accents

29 January 2018


A brand new theatre company, R KID, take a look at the state of homelessness, modern society, religion and morality in their debut production playing at The Cockpit from 31 January to 17 February 2018.


Moonfleece at The Pleasance

29 January 2018


Lidless Theatre will be taking Philip Ridley's intense, thrilling, and hilarious exploration of modern Britain, Moonfleece, to The Pleasance Theatre from 21 March to 15 April 2018.


San Domino - coming to Tristan Bates Theatre

24 January 2018


Musical drama, 'San Domino', heads to Tristan Bates theatre this June, recounting the story of men sentenced to five years confinement for degeneracy during Mussolini's persecution of homosexuals.


Frankenstein at The Space

22 January 2018


Burn Bright Theatre will return to East London's The Space this Spring to present an innovative, visceral, feminist retelling of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.


Premiere of Gold Coast at Theatre503

20 January 2018


Cast announced for Transpotting Live

18 January 2018


Checkpoint Chana by Jeff Page

2 January 2018


Out of Spite Theatre at Vault Festival

1 January 2018


The Poetry We Make at Vault Festival

21 December 2017


The Soul of Wittgenstein at Omnibus Theatre

13 December 2017


On Monday Last Week - Etcetera Theatre

12 December 2017


Tickets on sale for Michael Grandage Company season

28 November 2017


The Dog Beneath the Skin

20 November 2017


Ajax at The Space

12 November 2017




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