London theatre news
The Merchant of Venice - on tour
27 February 2020
Tracy Ann Oberman is to star as Shylock in a new production of The Merchant of Venice set to tour from September with a stop-off at Rose Theatre Kingston.
All's Well That Ends Well - Jermyn Street Theatre
27 August 2019
This autumn, Jermyn Street Theatre and the award-winning Guildford Shakespeare Company join forces to present Shakespeare's rarely performed bittersweet comedy All's Well That Ends Well.
Macbeth at Temple Church
29 July 2019
A heady brew of greed, murder and dark magic heads to London's atmospheric Temple Church in a bold new production of Shakespeare's Macbeth from Antic Disposition.
Free Open Air Theatre Season 2019
3 May 2019
London's Free Open Air Theatre Season is back for another year in the stunning setting of The Scoop on the bank of the Thames, with 2 shows between 7 August and 1 September.
Twelfth Night at The Rose Playhouse
20 February 2019
Marking the 30th anniversary of the discovery of The Rose Playhouse, St Albans-based company OVO will be heading to London presenting their modern take on Twelfth Night from 23 April.
Table Top Shakespeare livestream
17 October 2018
Forced Entertainment will livestream their Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare from Spill Festival from 26 October to 3 November.
Romeo and Juliet from BoxLit Theatre
29 September 2018
BoxLit Theatre are heading to The Rose Playhouse Theatre from 25 to 28 October 2018 with their version of Romeo & Juliet which combines cinematic film, bold theatricality, evocative music and a glowing set.
The Taming Of The Shrew - Tristan Bates Theatre
24 September 2018
Prepared using the cue script technique used in Shakespeare's own theatres, Shake-Scene Shakespeare's production of 'The Shrew' will be at Tristan Bates from 8 to 13 October 2018.
Twelfth Night at Wilton's Music Hall
29 August 2018
Casting is announced for the Watermill Theatre's production of Twelfth Night due at Wilton's Music Hall from 12 to 22 September 2018.
Abducted - Elizabeth I's Child Actors
7 August 2018
Available on BBC iPlayer for the next 4 weeks, this BBC 4 documentary examines the story of a young boy kidnapped to act in plays at the Blackfriars Theatre in the last years of Elizabeth I's reign.
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.
A Midsummer Night's Dream from The Faction
6 June 2018
Casting has been announced for The Faction's upcoming version of A Midsummer Night's Dream due at Wilton's musical from 26 June.
Casting announced for Iris Theatre's The Tempest
23 May 2018
Casting has been announced for Iris Theatre's The Tempest which opens this year's outdoor season. The show will run at St. Paul's Church, Covent Garden, from 20 June to 28 July.
Antic Disposition presents: Much Ado About Nothing
1 May 2018
Award-winning theatre company Antic Disposition are on tour this summer presenting Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing in 7 of England's ancient cathedrals, and ending up at Gray's Inn Hall in London.
Périclès, Prince de Tyr live stream
19 April 2018
Cheek By Jowl's Périclès, Prince de Tyr is live streamed FREE tonight from the Barbican at 7-30pm.
Casting announced for Kiss Me, Kate
18 March 2018
King Lear to transfer to West End
12 February 2018
Périclès, Prince de Tyr: Livestream
15 January 2018
Tomorrow Creeps at Vault Festival
7 December 2017
Sh*t-faced Shakespeare returns to Leicester Square Theatre
21 November 2017
The Winter's Tale: On Demand
9 October 2017
Titus Andronicus at the Barbican Theatre
28 September 2017
King Lear: Live cinema broadcast
18 September 2017
Macbeth at CLF Theatre
11 September 2017
Cue-script version of The Merchant of Venice
10 September 2017