London theatre news



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The Fishermen

21 October 2018

New Perspectives' adaptation of the Booker Prize-nominated novel The Fishermen, by Chigozie Obioma, will return to the Arcola from 20 November to 1 December.


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A Christmas Carol - UK Tour

20 October 2018

Celebrating the 175th anniversary of the publication of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, European Arts Company will tour their authentic adaptation from 12 November.


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Thriller Live - new West End booking period

17 October 2018

Having recently celebrated its 4,000th West End performance, Thriller Live today opens a new booking period to September 29 2019, with over 190,000 extra seats going on sale.


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Peter Duncan stars in The Dame

17 October 2018

Oliver-nominated actor and former Blue Peter daredevil Peter Duncan stars in The Dame at the Park Theatre from 2 to 26 January 2019.


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Boujie - World Premiere

17 October 2018

The world premiere of London playwright Hassan Govia's full-length debut, Boujie, plays at the Drayton Arms Theatre for a three week limited from Tuesday 20 November 2018.


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An Honourable Man - World Premiere

16 October 2018

Michael McManus's disquieting, funny and touching play about the rise of a new populist political party in the UK, gets its world premiere at the White Bear Theatre from 20 November to 8 December 2018.


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Sexy Laundry - Tabard Theatre

15 October 2018

Michele Riml's Sexy Laundry will get its UK premiere at the Tabard Theatre, Chiswick, from 31 October to 25 November, directed by Phoebe Barran.


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Once Upon A Mattress postponed

12 October 2018

The upcoming London production of the hit Broadway musical Once Upon A Mattress, which was due to run at The Playground Theatre, is being postponed.


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Eugenius! The Musical cancels

11 October 2018

Eugenius! the Musical cancels planned West End transfer to the Ambassadors Theatre after a key investor pulls out.


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Club Tropicana The Musical - cast announced

11 October 2018

Star casting is announced today for the world premiere of Club Tropicana The Musical by Michael Gyngell, a summer adventure of love in the sun, with a soundtrack of smash-hit pop classics.


Sundowning - Tristan Bates Theatre

11 October 2018


Love, loneliness and guilt ricochet between three generations of women in Kali Theatre's production of Nessah Muthy's Sundowning, due at the Tristan Bates Theatre from 16 October to 3 November 2018.


Brexit - King's Head Theatre

11 October 2018


A sold-out smash hit at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018, Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky's play, Brexit, receives it's London premiere this Autumn.


Forgotten - Arcola Theatre

10 October 2018


Inspired by the little-known story of the 140,000 strong Chinese Labour Corps, who worked for Britain and the Allies behind the front lines during WWI, Forgotten premieres at the Arcola Theatre from 23 October.


Only Fools and Horses - The Musical

9 October 2018


The classic TV comedy, Only Fools and Horses, gets the musical treatment and premieres at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 9 February next year.


The Twilight Zone - Ambassadors Theatre

8 October 2018


Fresh from a rapturously received, sell-out run at the Almeida Theatre, The Twilight Zone is heading to the West End for a run starting on 4 March 2019 - tickets now on sale.


Love - coming to Queen's Theatre Hornchurch

8 October 2018


The Pit & The Pendulum - Omnibus Theatre

8 October 2018


Bury the Dead - Finborough Theatre

6 October 2018


Tiger Under the Skin by Tom Kelsey

4 October 2018


Eugenius! The Musical in the West End

4 October 2018


Beauty and the Beast - King's Head Theatre

3 October 2018


The Box of Delights at Wilton's Music Hall

2 October 2018


Drowned Or Saved? - Tristan Bates Theatre

2 October 2018


The Night Before Christmas - anti-festive black comedy

1 October 2018


Momma Golda - King's Head Theatre

1 October 2018




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