London theatre news


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Untold Stories New Writing Festival

17 October 2018

Untold Stories New Writing Festival will head to The Pleasance, Islington this Autumn with a collection of diverse new plays - from 10 to 11 November.


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Breaking Out Festival 2018

15 April 2018

A festival of world premiere shows by six of the country's most exciting emerging theatre companies, chosen by The Bunker's artistic team from over 45 different projects.


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London Student Drama Festival 2018

31 January 2018

For its 6th year, the London Student Drama Festival will be at the West End's Duchess Theatre for the finals of its new writing competition and at The Bunker for the debut of 'Play in a Day'.


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Sprint 2018

20 January 2018

London's festival of brand new performance for the theatrically adventurous returns for its 21st year at Camden People's Theatre from 5 to 24 March 2018.


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Now 18

22 October 2017

Exceptional artists that the Yard Theatre thinks are making the most exciting and radical performance right now, present 5 weeks of explosive new work in double bills - from 16 January 2018.


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Cookies

11 October 2017

Inspired by the true, heartfelt online stories of students, Cookies follows seven teenagers dealing with the effects of sexting, radicalisation, cyber bullying and our wider digital world ... at Theatre Royal Haymarket on 29 October 2017.


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SchillerFest at The Bunker

8 October 2017

Peter Brook Award winners The Faction host a festival of rehearsed and semi-staged readings, solo performances, talks and events celebrating the genius of Schiller - at The Bunker from 31 October to 11 November 2017.


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World Fringe Day

11 July 2017

2017 marks the 70th year of the world's first fringe in Edinburgh and 70 years of the fringe movement. To celebrate, 200+ fringes worldwide join together today - 11 July 2017 - for World Fringe Day.


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Dreams of Freedom

13 June 2017

Chickenshed will be staging a powerful and inspirational celebration of children's hopes for the future in a truly monumental performance at the iconic Royal Albert Hall on Monday 26 June 2017.


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Shakespeare within the Abbey

9 April 2017

Sir Mark Rylance leads a company of actors in a unique event at Westminster Abbey in association with Shakespeare's Globe, to be held on 21 and 22 April 2017.


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.


Michael Ball and Alfie Boe Together Again

16 March 2017


Tickets available for Michael Ball and Alfie Boe's tour including their headlining appearance at this summer's Greenwich Music Time, which returns to The Old Royal Naval College.


Engine Room

5 March 2017


Dynamic and talented theatre makers perform new work in front of an audience in the latest version of Engine Room at Omnibus, Clapham on Thursday 23 March 2017.


International Women's Day 2017

27 February 2017


International Women's Day this year is on 8 March. We have details of some related events, plus links to the official Women's day website where you'll find more information.


Directors' Festival

15 February 2017


Booking is now open for a festival of plays directed by students from the first year of the Orange Tree Theatre and St Mary's University's MA in Theatre Directing. From 20 to 29 July 2017.


100: A Tribute to Dame Vera Lynn

26 January 2017


Sprint 2017

25 January 2017


Now '17

25 January 2017


Sara Pascoe - Animal

25 October 2016


Masonic Murders In The Temple

22 October 2016


Little Pieces Of Gold

23 September 2016


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