London theatre news



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Night of the Living Dead LIVE! extends

16 April 2019

Now there's three extra weeks to join a bunch of strangers holed up in a farmhouse in rural Pennsylvania facing approaching hoards of the undead - at the Pleasance Islington until 8 June.


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Summer Rolls - Park Theatre

13 April 2019

Summer Rolls, by Tuyen Do, will get its world premiere at the Park Theatre from 19 June to 13 July, and is the first British Vietnamese play to be staged in the UK.


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Operation Mincemeat - New Diorama Theatre

13 April 2019

Spitlip, the company founded by members of supernatural theatre-comedy trailblazers Kill the Beast to produce modern comedy musicals, announce their first ever production: Operation Mincemeat.


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A Super Happy Story (about Feeling Super Sad)

22 March 2019

This multi award-winning cabaret musical about depression will get an extended London run after a sold-out Edinburgh Festival Fringe run, a successful national tour and a critically acclaimed stint at Vault Festival.


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QUEERETERIA TV - Above The Stag Theatre

20 March 2019

Erasure's ANDY BELL will star in Above The Stag's upcoming production of QUEERETERIA TV - the latest and third instalment in Andy Bell's project as his dystopian alter-ego, Torsten.


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Funeral Flowers at The Bunker

20 March 2019

Written and performed by Emma Dennis-Edwards, Funeral Flowers explores trauma, relationships, and our human instincts to find the courage to survive - at The Bunker from 15 April to 4 May.


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Summer Street - Waterloo East Theatre

12 March 2019

Written and directed by Andrew Norris, Summer Street - The Hilarious Aussie Soap Opera Musical, will bring sun, songs and '90s nostalgia to Waterloo East Theatre this May.


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Fiver - a new musical

7 March 2019

Daniel Buckley, Hiba Elchikhe and Kayleigh McKnight are to star in the new British musical - FIVER - due to premiere at Southwark Playhouse this summer.


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Kill Climate Deniers - Pleasance Theatre

7 March 2019

Felicity Ward will lead the cast of the European premiere of David Finnigan's provocative and incendiary play Kill Climate Deniers.


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Box Clever and Killymuck

5 March 2019

A double bill of two powerful one-woman plays - exploring the political cause and effect of what being born with less means - will be at The Bunker from 26 March.


Afterglow - Southwark Playhouse

28 February 2019


S. Asher Gelman's Afterglow is to get its UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse after a multiple-extended hit run Off-Broadway.


Queen of the Mist - Jack Studio Theatre

18 February 2019


The UK professional premiere of 'Queen of the Mist' explores the fickle world of celebrity and sensationalism at the turn of the century, with an unconventional heroine determined not to live an ordinary life.


Mary's Babies - coming to Jermyn Street Theatre

18 February 2019


Two of Britain's best-known classical actors, Emma Fielding and Katy Stephens, will co-star in Maud Dromgoole's funny and compelling play, Mary's Babies, about family and fertility - at Jermyn Street Theatre from 20 March.


Bed Peace - Cockpit Theatre

12 February 2019


Craft Theatre will premier their new work "Bed Peace: The Battle of Yohn and Joko" - marking the 50 year anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's famous bed-ins for peace - at the Cockpit Theatre from 29 March.


Status - on tour

12 February 2019


Chris Thorpe and Rachel Chavkin's Fringe First-winning hit about the internal and political conflicts that arise when people reject their national identity, is to head-out on tour from March.


Cast announced for Cry Havoc

12 February 2019


Mouthpiece - Soho Theatre

10 February 2019


Circa - casting announced

9 February 2019


New patron for Omnibus Theatre

7 February 2019


The Noises - Old Red Lion Theatre

5 February 2019


Beast on the Moon - Finborough Theatre

27 January 2019


Dinomania - New Diorama Theatre

22 January 2019


Casting announced for Kiss Me Quickstep

22 January 2019


DNA by Dennis Kelly

18 January 2019


Circa - Old Red Lion Theatre

15 January 2019




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