London theatre news



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Casting for The Daughter-in-Law

12 December 2018

Matthew Barker - star of the National Theatre's Husbands and Sons - returns to D H Lawrence, completing the cast of The Daughter-in-Law, back at the Arcola Theatre from 10 January 2019.


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A Hero of Our Time - Arcola Theatre

13 November 2018

Oliver Bennett, Scarlett Saunders and James Marlowe have been cast in a new adaptation of Mikhail Lermontov's A Hero of Our Time - playing at the Arcola Theatre from 19 November to 15 December.


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Peter Duncan stars in The Dame

17 October 2018

Oliver-nominated actor and former Blue Peter daredevil Peter Duncan stars in The Dame at the Park Theatre from 2 to 26 January 2019.


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Sundowning - Tristan Bates Theatre

11 October 2018

Love, loneliness and guilt ricochet between three generations of women in Kali Theatre's production of Nessah Muthy's Sundowning, due at the Tristan Bates Theatre from 16 October to 3 November 2018.


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Forgotten - Arcola Theatre

10 October 2018

Inspired by the little-known story of the 140,000 strong Chinese Labour Corps, who worked for Britain and the Allies behind the front lines during WWI, Forgotten premieres at the Arcola Theatre from 23 October.


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Irish Theatre show to celebrate suffrage centenary

24 September 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre Company UK presents 'Sheehy-Skeffington, Reminiscences Of An Irish Suffragette' at The Irish Cultural Centre from 28 to 30 September.


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The Incident at Canada Water Theatre

14 September 2018

Joakim Daun's new play, coming to Canada Water Theatre this October, tackles belonging, migration, racism and power.


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The Daughter-in-Law returns to Arcola Theatre

20 August 2018

The most popular show ever to be staged in the Arcola's studio, D H Lawrence's 1913 play THE DAUGHTER-IN-LAW, transfers to the Arcola's main theatre in January 2019.


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A Lesson from Auschwitz - New Wimbledon Theatre

18 June 2018

A unique theatrical production explores how and why the Nazis did what they did, shedding light on the mentality of the perpetrators and the disturbing reality of life in a death camp.


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For King and Country - casting announced

5 May 2018

Casting is announced for John Wilson's military courtroom drama that will be seen in London for the first time in half a century at Southwark Playhouse, marking the centenary of the end of the First World War.


Left My Desk from Lost Watch

30 April 2018


Lost Watch will return to New Diorama Theatre with the world premiere of Left My Desk - the story of a social worker struggling to stay afloat in one of the most unforgiving professions in the country.


I Am Of Ireland by Seamus Finnegan

30 April 2018


An exciting new play by one of Ireland's most perceptive writers, Seamus Finnegan, will premiere at the Old Red Lion this summer, directed by Ken McClymont.


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.


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.


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.


Isaac Came Home From The Mountain

9 April 2018


For King and Country at Southwark Playhouse

28 March 2018


In The Shadow of the Mountain

27 March 2018


Trainspotting Live at The Vaults

27 March 2018


The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

21 March 2018


Tickets on sale for Consent

19 March 2018


Gauhar Jaan-The Datia Incident at Omnibus Theatre

15 March 2018


The Diana Tapes at Stockwell Playhouse

21 February 2018


Angels With Dirty Accents

29 January 2018


Moonfleece at The Pleasance

29 January 2018




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