London theatre news
Casting announced for shows at The Scoop
11 July 2018
London's Free Open Air Theatre has announced cast and crew for their new adaptations of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and King Arthur, now in their 15th year at the outdoor amphitheatre The Scoop.
Shakespeare Trilogy on the BBC
14 June 2018
The Donmar Warehouse's all-female Shakespeare Trilogy, directed by Phyllida Lloyd, will be available throughout the UK from Sunday 17 June as part of the BBC's Hear Her season.
River Stage Festival 2018
13 June 2018
London's largest free outdoor arts festival returns for a fourth year this July and August with five weekends of live music, DJ's, family workshops, club nights and theatre from the National Theatre and friends ...
West End Live 2018
30 May 2018
The line-up of shows taking part in this year's West End Live has been announced - the free event takes place on 16 and 17 June.
Free theatre at The Scoop
26 May 2018
Gods and Monsters Theatre return to The Scoop this August to bring their take on the Wizard of Oz and the legend of King Arthur to the open air stage ... and it's FREE!
Disabled Access Day 2019
19 March 2018
Time to save the date for the next Disabled Access Day which celebrates good access and offers opportunities for people to try something new - takes place on 16 March 2019.
The Odyssey at The Scoop
5 July 2017
Ancient Greece's greatest epic story The Odyssey comes to London this summer as a 3-part open-air theatre experience played out in The Scoop ampitheatre - and it's completely free!
The Passion of Jesus
4 April 2017
100 Wintershall players bring their electric and moving portrayal of the final days of Jesus to Trafalgar Square on Good Friday.
Making The Most Of The Edinburgh Fringe
25 March 2017
If you're planning on taking a show to the Edinburgh Fringe, then this informative FREE event at the Cockpit Theatre on 22 April will give you the low-down on how to get your production noticed.
Disabled Access Day 2017
4 March 2017
There's less than a week to go before Disabled Access Day which this year has been extended to more than just a single day - it's for the whole of the weekend 10 to 12 March!
Hamlet For Free Festival
14 February 2017
The Almeida Theatre presents a programme of free performances, events, and workshops inspired by the themes and making of Hamlet, exclusively for anyone aged 25 and under.
Live stream of Hamlet
21 October 2016
Currently on tour, Black Theatre Live's production of Hamlet will be live-streamed on Thursday 27 October 2016 from 7-15pm.
Janak Dulari Sita - Diwali Celebration
25 September 2016
Celebrate Diwali with this dramatic staging of India's timeless epic tale of Rama and Sita - at the Rose Theatre Kingston, Sunday 16 October at 6pm.
Family Fun Day 2016 at Chickenshed
18 September 2016
Chickenshed's annual autumn fundraiser is back on 2 October 2016, bigger and better and with even more games and performances to ensure a brilliant day out for all their supporters and their families!
In Memory of Leaves
7 September 2016
Written and performed by Natasha Langridge, this is an immersive monologue exploring love amongst the bulldozers from Wornington Green W10 to the camps of Calais - 14 & 15 September 2016.
A Midsummer Night's Dream live-stream
5 September 2016
River Stage 2016 at the National
27 August 2016
The Duke - free performances at the Royal Court
16 August 2016
Wild - Free stream
26 July 2016
21 July 2016
Bread & Roses Playwrights' Circle
25 June 2016
Shakespeare Son et Lumière
29 February 2016
This Realm, This England
10 January 2016
Firebird - free video stream
6 November 2015