London theatre news

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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

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