London theatre news
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
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.
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.
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
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
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