London theatre news



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The Night Before Christmas - anti-festive black comedy

1 October 2018

Anthony Neilson's razor-edged comedy about finding the true spirit of Christmas is heading to Southwark Playhouse this festive season, with an all-star cast directed by Alex Sutton.


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Call out: Composer & Writer needed

3 August 2018

An innovative development programme to support musical theatre professionals is coming to the Queen's Theatre Hornchurch this Autumn having had two successful years in Wales.


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The British Musicals Collection

26 June 2018

Theatrical Rights Worldwide is launching a major search to discover the next generation of great British musicals to add to The British Musicals Collection ...


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Say My Name!

20 June 2018

'Say My Name! - The Unauthorised 'Breaking Bad' Parody Musical', is a new musical currently seeking funding for a production later this year, or early 2019.


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Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow

18 February 2018

Chickenshed offer an artistic response to climate change, fears and hopes in their upcoming production 'Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow' which plays from 8 to 31 March 2018.


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Casting announced for Harold and Maude

16 January 2018

Bill Milner is to star alongside Olivier Award winner Sheila Hancock as the full cast is announced for the London premiere of 'Harold and Maude', due at Charing Cross Theatre next month.


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Bananaman The Musical

28 November 2017

A video has been released for the song 'A Call To Action' from the world premiere of the all-singing, all-flying Bananaman The Musical due at Southwark Playhouse from December 15.


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Harold and Maude with Sheila Hancock

13 October 2017

Olivier Award-winning West End star Sheila Hancock is to star in the London premiere of the black comedy, romantic drama Harold and Maude at Charing Cross Theatre from 19 February 2018 for a limited 6 week run.


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TINA - The Tina Turner Musical

15 September 2017

Stage Entertainment have today announced that TINA, a new musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, will open at the Aldwych Theatre in April 2018.


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Doubt, A Parable at Southwark Playhouse

7 September 2017

Stella Gonet stars in the Pulitzer award winning play Doubt, A Parable by John Patrick Shanley, now playing at Southwark Playhouse until 30 September 2017 - tickets available from ActDrop.


The Diary of a Nobody returns

30 August 2017


Rough Haired Pointer return to the King's Head Theatre, Islington, with their adaptation of the classic comic novel The Diary of a Nobody - from 31 October to 18 November 2017.


Mother Courage and her Children at Southwark Playhouse

27 July 2017


Multi award-winning Josie Lawrence is to star in a new production of Mother Courage and her Children at Southwark Playhouse from 2 November to 9 December.


Casting announced for Loot

19 July 2017


Final casting has been announced for the 50th anniversary production of Loot - Joe Orton's darkly comic masterpiece - due at the Park Theatre from 17 August.


Olympilads at Theatre N16

17 July 2017


Lonesome Schoolboy Productions announce casting for Andrew Maddock's new play, Olympilads, due at Theatre N16 in Balham from 8 August 2017.


'boom' at Theatre503

11 July 2017


Theatre503 will host the UK premiere of US comedy 'boom', written by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, playing from 2 to 26 August 2017 - cast: Nicole Sawyerr, Mandi Symonds and Will Merrick.


America's No.1 Detective Agency

8 July 2017


Bullish at Camden People's Theatre

4 July 2017


Everybody's Talking About Jamie

1 July 2017


Lead Suspect at the King's Head Theatre

28 June 2017


The Wasp at Jermyn Street Theatre

26 June 2017


Evita at the Phoenix Theatre

26 June 2017


Boys Club at Jacksons Lane

17 June 2017


Simon Stephen's Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle

16 June 2017


The Witch's Mark at The Space

13 June 2017


Pageant

12 June 2017




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