London theatre news



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Circa's Peepshow at Underbelly Festival

16 May 2018

Circa come to London with Peepshow, an exciting European premiere that turns cabaret on its head - at Underbelly Festival from 27 June.


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Lucid at RADA Festival

14 May 2018

After sell-out, five-star shows at the Bloomsbury Festival and the Tristan Bates Theatre, New Public's debut show, Lucid, makes a well-deserved return at RADA Festival.


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Playmill 18 at the King's Head Theatre

11 May 2018

35 brand new shows from the UK's most exciting emerging companies are set to hit the stage at the King's Head Theatre this July in Playmill, a three-week, curated season featuring drama, comedy, storytelling and musical theatre.


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Breaking Out Festival 2018

15 April 2018

A festival of world premiere shows by six of the country's most exciting emerging theatre companies, chosen by The Bunker's artistic team from over 45 different projects.


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Bismillah! An Isis Tragicomedy at Vault Festival

27 February 2018

Wound Up Theatre's Bismillah! An ISIS Tragicomedy debuts at Vault Festival this week, with a post-show talk after the performance on 28 February.


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Creative/Disruption 18

12 February 2018

Arcola Theatre's festival of productions celebrating the people and diversity of East London kicks-off on 26 February for a 7 week run until 14 April.


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Bury The Hatchet at Vault Festival

6 February 2018

Out Of The Forest Theatre re-examine the case of Lizzie Borden and the demise of her father and stepmother who were found dead in Fall River, Massachusetts on the morning of August 4th, 1892.


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Common People Festival

30 January 2018

Camden People's Theatre present a new fortnight-long festival of works that ask questions about class - from 17 to 28 April 2018.


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Dietrich - Natural Duty at Vault Festival

22 January 2018

An intoxicating mix of theatre, cabaret and drag, created and performed by Peter Groom, reveals a Hollywood icon's extraordinary commitment to duty - at Vault Festival from 24 to 28 January.


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Silk Road at Vault Festival

8 January 2018

The first play to be funded by Bitcoin, returns after a triumphant Edinburgh Fringe Festival with its London premiere, opening at Vault Festival later this month, before touring to Live Theatre, Newcastle.


Out of Spite Theatre at Vault Festival

1 January 2018


This Is Not Culturally Significant returns for two nights only, followed by a new devised piece, People Who Need People, from Out of Spite Theatre at Vault Festival.


Theatre festivals in January 2018

1 January 2018


January looks like it is going to bring some cracking theatre festivals - check out our list of what's coming up ...


Revolution at VAULT Festival

30 December 2017


Exit Productions Ltd present the return of their hit interactive gaming experience Revolution, playing from 24 January as part of Vault Festival.


Wind Bit Bitter, Bit Bit Bit Her at Vault Festival

22 December 2017


After the success of Force Of Trump, cough//drop is back with Wind Bit Bitter, Bit Bit Bit Her a brand new drama for Vault Festival 2018.


The Poetry We Make at Vault Festival

21 December 2017


Featuring live performances of some of Dolly Parton's greatest hits, The Poetry We Make explores love, loss and what gender actually counts for - heading to Vault Festival from 7 February 2018.


AI Love You at Vault Festival

19 December 2017


Great Again: The Musical at Vault Festival

13 December 2017


The Soul of Wittgenstein at Omnibus Theatre

13 December 2017


The One Festival 2018 at The Space

4 December 2017


Hiding Heidi at the Etcetera Theatre

11 November 2017


Theatre festivals in November 2017

21 October 2017


Old Joe's Fish 'n' Chill at The Bloomsbury Festival

9 October 2017


Voila! Europe

22 September 2017


Maiden Speech at Theatre N16

20 September 2017


Clapham Fringe Festival 2017

5 September 2017




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