London theatre news



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Don't Look Away - casting announced

4 April 2019

Casting is announced for NOVAE theatre's production of Grace Chapman's 'Don't Look Away' due at the Pleasance, Islington, and on a short UK tour from 16 April.


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Bromley Bedlam Bethlehem - Old Red Lion Theatre

1 April 2019

Rachel Tookey's award-winning play about the intergenerational impact of mental illness and trauma, gets its first full-length London run at the Old Red Lion from 30 April to 25 May.


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Vincent River - Trafalgar Studios

11 March 2019

Louise Jameson and Thomas Mahy reprise their roles in Robert Chevara's acclaimed production of Philip Ridley's 'Vincent River', transferring to Trafalgar Studios from Park Theatre.


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Don't Look Away - Pleasance Islington

20 February 2019

NOVAE theatre are presenting Grace Chapman's 'Don't Look Away' at the Pleasance and on a short UK tour from 16 April.


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Mary's Babies - coming to Jermyn Street Theatre

18 February 2019

Two of Britain's best-known classical actors, Emma Fielding and Katy Stephens, will co-star in Maud Dromgoole's funny and compelling play, Mary's Babies, about family and fertility - at Jermyn Street Theatre from 20 March.


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The Noises - Old Red Lion Theatre

5 February 2019

Call the Midwife's Amy McAllister stars as Luna the dog in Bruntwood Prize longlisted play The Noises, written by Jacqueline Saphra and directed by Tamar Saphra - at The Old Red Lion Theatre from 2 to 20 April 2019.


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I'm woman - Tristan Bates Theatre

14 January 2019

A true story of an immigrant girl who grew up without her parents and was sexually abused in childhood, I'm Woman will be at the Tristan Bates Theatre from 28 to 30 January 2019.


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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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Vanessa Redgrave at the Rose Theatre Kingston

12 January 2019

Vanessa Redgrave, will be at Rose Theatre Kingston between 7 and 9 February for three work in progress performances of her new play and an evening sharing tales from her career.


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The Daughter-in-Law returns to Arcola Theatre

6 January 2019

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 this coming week - new trailer available ...


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Irish Theatre show to celebrate suffrage centenary

24 September 2018


The Incident at Canada Water Theatre

14 September 2018


A Lesson from Auschwitz - New Wimbledon Theatre

18 June 2018


For King and Country - casting announced

5 May 2018


Left My Desk from Lost Watch

30 April 2018


I Am Of Ireland by Seamus Finnegan

30 April 2018


The Daughter-in-Law at the Arcola

19 April 2018


Cockamamy by Louise Coulthard

15 April 2018


Dead or Alive? at Theatro Technis

11 April 2018


Isaac Came Home From The Mountain

9 April 2018




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