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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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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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.


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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.


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


Guildhall Library and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama are hosting a spectacular light and sound production to celebrate the City's connection to Shakespeare, on the 400th anniversary of his death - 4 & 5 March 2016 ...


This Realm, This England

10 January 2016


A lighting installation developed by the Royal Shakespeare Company is running at the Barbican Centre (Mezzanine level) until 24 January 2016.


Firebird - free video stream

6 November 2015


Following a sold out run, Hampstead Downstairs and The Children's Society supported by Time Out present a free video stream of Firebird available online from Friday 6 November 10am until midnight, Tuesday 10 November 2015.


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