London theatre news

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream live-stream

5 September 2016

Emma Rice's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream is to be live-streamed from Shakespeare's Globe on Sunday 11 September 2016.

River Stage 2016 at the National

27 August 2016

River Stage - a free outdoor arts festival - has been running at the National since July, but this Bank Holiday weekend is your last chance to catch it.

The Duke - free performances at the Royal Court

16 August 2016

Free performances of The Duke with Shôn Dale-Jones are available at the Royal Court from 28 November to 2 December - collections at the end of each show will raise funds for Save the Children's Child Refugee Crisis Appeal.

Wild - Free stream

26 July 2016

Last chance today to see Hampstead Theatre's on-demand FREE stream of Wild - ends just before midnight, today.


21 July 2016

TONIGHT! Fast-paced adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic transfers the action to the cityscape of modern London in a FREE performance at Crossrail Place Roof Garden.

Bread & Roses Playwrights' Circle

25 June 2016

A playwrighting circle where writers can share their work. Run by The Bread & Roses Theatre in Clapham, it's FREE and takes place on the last Monday of every month, next meeting on 27 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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