London theatre news



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Fundraising at Applecart Arts

10 February 2020


Applecart Arts have launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the redevelopment and renovation of their building, the Harold Road Centre in Upton Park, Newham.


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BAC - world's first Relaxed Venue

10 February 2020


Battersea Arts Centre becomes the world's first Relaxed Venue, radically embedding access and inclusivity across all its activities, opening-up the venue to more people.


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Persona - opening production at Riverside Studios

18 November 2019


Persona - the world premiere of a new theatrical adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's 1966 Swedish psychological movie - will be the opening production in Studio 3 of the new Riverside Studios.


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Redevelopment project at CPT

4 November 2019


Camden People's Theatre today announced plans to redevelop their performance and rehearsal spaces as well as transform their foyer for the first time in its 25 year history.


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Ovalhouse seeks new artistic director

23 October 2019


Deborah Bestwick, Director for over 20 years, will be departing from Ovalhouse ahead of its move to a new home in Brixton, leaving a job opening for a new Artistic Director/ CEO.


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Tabard Theatre relaunches as Chiswick Playhouse

9 October 2019


The Tabard Theatre relaunches (in honour of the area's illustrious theatrical heritage) as Chiswick Playhouse, with an exciting opening season starting in late October.


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Artistic Director to leave Iris Theatre

30 July 2019


Dan Winder is to leave Iris Theatre after 12 years at St Paul's Church in Covent Garden. He becomes Venue Director at Stanley Halls Grade II listed arts venue in South Norwood.


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New literary manager for The Space

22 July 2019


The Space announces the appointment of Mike Carter as its new Literary Manager.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Access London Theatre - Summer 2017

13 April 2017



St James Theatre Closes

30 January 2017



Theatre events in February 2017

24 January 2017



Theatre festivals in February 2017

17 January 2017



Opening Night for Merton Arts Space

3 December 2016



ActDrop London Theatres' list on Twitter

15 November 2016



The Trial of Hamlet

27 September 2016



Richmond Theatre Guided Tours

24 May 2016



Royal Court On Screen

23 May 2016



Temporary Theatre to close

20 April 2016





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