London theatre news



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Many Rivers Crossed extended

23 July 2018

New one-man play, Many Rivers Crossed, written and directed by Richard Canal and performed by Emeson Nwolie, gets an additional run at The Cockpit Theatre this September.


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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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Many Rivers Crossed at the Landor Space

12 June 2018

New one-man play Many Rivers Crossed, written and directed by Richard Canal and performed by Emeson Nwolie, examines guilt and violence in this piece about the infamous Angolan dictator Jonas Savimbi.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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 ...


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.


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


San Domino - coming to Tristan Bates Theatre

24 January 2018


Frankenstein at The Space

22 January 2018


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




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