London theatre news



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Sex With Robots and Other Devices

19 April 2018

A new play from award winning playwright Nessah Muthy, presented in a co-production between the King's Head Theatre and Cloakroom Theatre, will be at the Islington venue from 15 May.


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F*cking Men at the King's Head Theatre

18 April 2018

Following smash-hit, sell-out runs in London, Edinburgh and Dublin, F*cking Men returns to the King's Head for a strictly limited three-week run from 16 May to 2 June.


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Cockamamy by Louise Coulthard

15 April 2018

Following sell-out runs at Camden Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe, where it won the Lustrum Award for Outstanding Play, Cockamamy returns at Islington's Hope Theatre from 12 June.


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Eleanor Marx: The Jewess of Jews Walk

15 April 2018

A fascinating piece of South-East London history, regarding the life and death of Eleanor Marx, is being brought to life by Sydenham-based professional theatre company Spontaneous Productions.


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Dead or Alive? at Theatro Technis

11 April 2018

Veteran broadcaster Keith Hindell's new play examines abortion at a time when a woman's right to choose is still limited by law, although medical advances have made the procedure safer and easier than ever before.


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Nightclubbing at Camden People's Theatre

11 April 2018

Opening on 8 May before touring, Rachael Young presents an explosive new performance channeling the cult of Grace Jones and Afrofuturism to start a revolution ...


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Isaac Came Home From The Mountain

9 April 2018

Longlisted for The Bruntwood Prize, Carla Kingham directs the world premiere of Phil Ormrod's searing new play about searching for a future in the dying heart of England.


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The Rhythm Method at The Landor

6 April 2018

An extraordinary new British musical in the making - about the stuff that's difficult to talk about (sex, relationships and contraception) will be at The Landor from 14 to 18 May.


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Fox Hunting at the Courtyard Theatre

4 April 2018

A thought-provoking piece of verbatim theatre based on transcripts of interviews with South Londoners directly affected by knife crime, heads to the Courtyard Theatre for three weeks in May.


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In The Shadow of the Mountain

27 March 2018

Two chances to see this new play by Felicity Huxley-Miners at the King's Head Theatre and the Old Red Lion from April 24 2018.


Who runs the world?

5 March 2018


The King's Head Theatre announces a new season of work by female playwrights to run at the Islington venue from April 24 until May 12 2018.


Reduced ticket prices at King's Head Theatre

16 February 2018


Islington's King's Head Theatre announces that it will be offering reduced ticket prices, for the under-30s and the unwaged, starting at just £5.


Derailed at Ovalhouse

8 February 2018


International theatre company Little Soldier are raising a middle finger to Brexit with Derailed, a blow-out gig-theatre leaving party heading to Ovalhouse from 21 February to 3rd March.


Angels With Dirty Accents

29 January 2018


A brand new theatre company, R KID, take a look at the state of homelessness, modern society, religion and morality in their debut production playing at The Cockpit from 31 January to 17 February 2018.


Moonfleece at The Pleasance

29 January 2018


Lidless Theatre will be taking Philip Ridley's intense, thrilling, and hilarious exploration of modern Britain, Moonfleece, to The Pleasance Theatre from 21 March to 15 April 2018.


Frankenstein at The Space

22 January 2018


Foul Pages at the Hope Theatre

14 January 2018


Austen the Musical

10 January 2018


Wind Bit Bitter, Bit Bit Bit Her at Vault Festival

22 December 2017


The Poetry We Make at Vault Festival

21 December 2017


AI Love You at Vault Festival

19 December 2017


The Lady With a Dog at the White Bear Theatre

18 December 2017


Rupert Graves to direct The Ungrateful Biped

16 December 2017


The Soul of Wittgenstein at Omnibus Theatre

13 December 2017


On Monday Last Week - Etcetera Theatre

12 December 2017




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