London theatre news



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Gosh! It's Joanna Lumley!

16 July 2019


Joanna Lumley will be in conversation with Gyles Brandreth in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Haymarket Masterclass Trust at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on Sunday 15 September 2019.


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Alpha Who? - Camden Fringe

14 July 2019


Playing as part of The Camden Fringe, theatre, dance, and visual art installation come together in Alpha Who?, an autobiographical exploration of one man's struggle with society's expectations of masculinity.


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River In The Sky - Hope Theatre

11 July 2019


Turn Point Theatre will bring a brand-new show about grief, fertility and the power of storytelling to Islington's Hope Theatre next month.


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Omnibus Theatre Autumn Season

3 July 2019


Clapham's Omnibus Theatre has announced the shows playing in its Autmn Season for 2019, running from September to December and including nine productions.


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Arcola announces Autumn season

3 July 2019


Arcola Theatre announces its Autumn 2019 season with 7 shows that explore the power of truth and imagination in troubled times - with all plays written or adapted by female writers and over half directed by women.


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SIX announces new booking period

28 June 2019


85,000 extra tickets are now on sale for SIX, the smash hit musical at the Arts Theatre, which extends to July 2020, with new casting also announced, plus 3 new singalong shows.


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Obliterated at Amnesty International UK

24 June 2019


A free event at Amnesty International UK, features a new drama by Palestinian writer Ahmed Masoud, to be performed by Maxine Peake - on 9 August 2019.


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Spitfire Sisters

24 June 2019


The true, untold story of a collection of fierce, pioneering British and American women who took to the skies in World War II - plays at The Space from 2 to 6 July 2019.


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2019 Queer Season announced

23 June 2019


The King's Head Theatre has announced the full line-up for its 2019 Queer Season - headlining will be a double-bill of rare one-act plays by Tennessee Williams.


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Crystal Clear returns to Old Red Lion

19 June 2019


A revival of the critically acclaimed play, CRYSTAL CLEAR, devised by Phil Young, will return to its UK home - The Old Red Lion (where it first opened in 1982) - from July 23 until August 17.


Fiver - new song released

19 June 2019


Another song is released on video from new musical Fiver - the story of a humble five pound note - due to get its premiere at Southwark Playhouse from 3 to 20 July.


An Enemy of the People - Playground Theatre

18 June 2019


Adapted and directed by Jolley Gosnold, Henrik Ibsen's play gets an energetic, fresh and relevant new treatment bringing the text crashing into 21st Century London.


Reformation - White Bear Theatre

15 June 2019


James Martin Charlton's funny, gripping and challenging new play, Reformation, inspired by the life and art of the Renaissance artist Lucas Cranach, will be at the White Bear Theatre from 25 June.


Grey by Koko Brown

12 June 2019


Following her five-star solo show WHITE, Koko Brown brings the world premiere of GREY, the second instalment of her Colour Trilogy, to Ovalhouse from 27 June.


The Last Song of Oliver Sipple - King's Head Theatre

5 June 2019


A new play telling the true story of an unknown gay hero will play as part of the King's Head Theatre's Playmill festival of new writing this July.


Tickets on sale for Goldilocks and the Three Bears

31 May 2019



The Psychic Project at The Vaults

29 May 2019



Vincent River - post-show discussions

29 May 2019



Queen of the Mist transfers

29 May 2019



Amour to close early

28 May 2019



Bare: A Pop Opera - casting announced

28 May 2019



The Tales of Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddle-Duck

23 May 2019



Dark Sublime at Trafalgar Studios

23 May 2019



Transgender actor to star as Hamlet

22 May 2019



Custody - coming to Ovalhouse

22 May 2019





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