London theatre news



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New patron for Omnibus Theatre

7 February 2019

Lord Michael Cashman, co-founder of Stonewall and leading LGBTQ+ equality rights advocate, is announced as Omnibus Theatre's newest high-profile patron.


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Launch of the Chapel Playhouse

16 December 2018

Run by the team behind award-winning Bread & Roses Theatre in Clapham, the newly founded Chapel Playhouse gets its official launch on 19 January 2019.


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Madani Younis announces departure from Bush Theatre

5 September 2018

The Bush Theatre' Artistic Director and Chief Executive announces his departure to take on the role of Creative Director of the Southbank Centre.


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New Artistic Director at The Bunker

4 September 2018

The Bunker has announced that Chris Sonnex is to be its new Artistic Director, taking up the post with immediate effect and replacing founding Artistic Director Joshua McTaggart.


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New London Theatre to be renamed

18 March 2018

A first for women in theatre as Andrew Lloyd Webber this week announced that the New London Theatre will be renamed The Gillian Lynne Theatre.


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Access London Theatre Winter 2017

16 November 2017

The winter 2017 issue of the Access London Theatre brochure, listing assisted performances of shows taking place between December 2017 and February 2018, is available to download.


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Theatre N16 looking for a new home

26 September 2017

After more than 178 productions and over 28,000 audience members through the door since moving to the Bedford in 2015, Theatre N16 is looking for a new home from December 2017.


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Access London Theatre - Summer 2017

13 April 2017

The summer 2017 issue of the Access London Theatre brochure, listing assisted performances of shows taking place between May to August 2017, is now available.


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St James Theatre Closes

30 January 2017

On Saturday 28 January, the St. James Theatre closed its doors for the last time. In the next two weeks it will morph into a new theatre - The Other Palace - which opens from Monday 13 February 2017.


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Theatre events in February 2017

24 January 2017

Cinema screenings, awards, storytelling, networking and a whole lot more upcoming events in London theatres and elsewhere during next month.


Theatre festivals in February 2017

17 January 2017


Maybe you're still recovering from the excesses of the festive season, but it's already time to check-out what's coming-up in the festivals' department during February ...


Opening Night for Merton Arts Space

3 December 2016


Bucking the trend for closures and reduced funding for the arts, Merton Council opens its new Merton Arts Space at Wimbledon Library with its first professional production: Great Expectations from Attic Theatre Company.


ActDrop London Theatres' list on Twitter

15 November 2016


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The Trial of Hamlet

27 September 2016


Something a bit different here - actors in the witness box and real-life barristers deserting their chambers to try Hamlet. At Wyndham's Theatre on Sunday 27 November 2016, in aid of the annual Shakespeare Schools Festival.


Richmond Theatre Guided Tours

24 May 2016


This summer you get the chance to take a look behind the scenes at Richmond Theatre with tours running from next Saturday - 28 May 2016 - through til the end of August.


Royal Court On Screen

23 May 2016


Temporary Theatre to close

20 April 2016


Twitter updates for London Theatres

8 April 2016


Cabaret Fundraiser at The Union Theatre

29 March 2016


Camden Fringe 2016

23 March 2016


Spring Season at the Bread & Roses Theatre

23 March 2016


First Credit

21 March 2016


The Festival - Hampstead Theatre

15 March 2016


News in brief

12 March 2016


Name a seat campaign

3 March 2016




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