London theatre news



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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Casting announced for Kiss Me, Kate

18 March 2018

Casting has been announced for Opera North's award-winning production of Cole Porter's Broadway comedy classic which comes to the capital from 20 to 30 June at the London Coliseum.


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King Lear to transfer to West End

12 February 2018

Chichester Festival Theatre announce the West End transfer of Jonathan Munby's critically-acclaimed production of Shakespeare's King Lear, with a cast including Ian McKellen as Lear - tickets now on sale from ActDrop.


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Périclès, Prince de Tyr: Livestream

15 January 2018

Périclès, Prince de Tyr will be streamed live from the Barbican Centre on 19 April at 7.30pm BST. This will be Cheek by Jowl's third Shakespeare production to be filmed at their London home.


Tomorrow Creeps at Vault Festival

7 December 2017


A new play by David Fairs, drawn from the works of William Shakespeare and inspired by Kate Bush, heads to the Vault Festival from 24 January.


Sh*t-faced Shakespeare returns to Leicester Square Theatre

21 November 2017


Magnificent Bastard Productions serve up a generous double measure with two new Sh*t-faced Shakespeare productions at the Liecester Square Theatre in 2018.


The Winter's Tale: On Demand

9 October 2017


The live-capture of Cheek by Jowl's The Winter's Tale will be available to watch, for free, via their website and Facebook page from Friday 13th to Sunday 29th October.


Titus Andronicus at the Barbican Theatre

28 September 2017


Here's what Shakespeare's infamous Titus Andronicus is all about ... playing as part of the RSC's Rome MMXVII season at the Barbican Theatre and we have tickets starting at just £11!


King Lear: Live cinema broadcast

18 September 2017


On 21 September 2017, for the first time ever, Shakespeare's Globe will broadcast a production - King Lear - live from the Globe Theatre to cinemas across England and Ireland.


Macbeth at CLF Theatre

11 September 2017


Cue-script version of The Merchant of Venice

10 September 2017


The Tempest from Bilimankhwe Arts

16 August 2017


Hamlet at RADA

1 August 2017


Titus Andronicus in cinemas

2 July 2017


Antony & Cleopatra cinema screening

19 May 2017


RSC Hamlet on tour

17 May 2017


I Know You of Old

16 May 2017


RSC's Rome Season

12 May 2017


The Winter's Tale Livestream

7 May 2017




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