London theatre news



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Parents' Evening at Jermyn Street Theatre

17 September 2018

Casting is announced for Bathsheba Doran's Parents' Evening, which receives its European premiere in a new production directed by Stella Powell Jones at Jermyn Street Theatre this October.


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Frankenstein at Sutton House

17 September 2018

The 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's famous novel will be celebrated in a fun and contemporary way with a feminist twist in Tea Break Theatre's new immersive production at Sutton House from 16 October to 3 November.


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Hot Gay Time Machine at Trafalgar Studios

15 September 2018

The smash-hit, 100% sold out Edinburgh sensation - HOT GAY TIME MACHINE - by multi-award-winning Zak Ghazi-Torbati, and Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, arrives in the West End for a gaytastic Christmas season.


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First look at The Wider Earth

14 September 2018

We get a sneak peak from the cast and creative team of the award-winning Darwin drama The Wider Earth, due at the Natural History Museum from 2 October - 30 December 2018.


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The Incident at Canada Water Theatre

14 September 2018

Joakim Daun's new play, coming to Canada Water Theatre this October, tackles belonging, migration, racism and power.


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Autumn season at Ovalhouse

13 September 2018

Ovalhouse's autumn season brings together an outstanding collection of six new shows plus seven FiRST BiTES that, for the first time, are all co-produced in-house.


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Love, Genius and a Walk - new dates announced

12 September 2018

Mixing a modern love story with fact-based historical drama, Love, Genius and a Walk continues its London pub theatre tour in October with dates at the Drayton Arms and Etcetera Theatre.


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A Funny Thing Happened ...

11 September 2018

A European premiere from acclaimed American playwright Halley Feiffer - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynaecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City - is coming to the Finborough Theatre.


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To Have To Shoot Irishmen at Omnibus Theatre

11 September 2018

Inspired by the murder of Irish pacifist Francis Sheehy Skeffington during the Easter Rising in Dublin in 1916, Lizzie Nunnery's new play explores fractured national identity and the chaotic legacy of British military intervention.


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The Teind at the Old Red Lion

11 September 2018

A personalised, choose-your-own-adventure horror story unfolds through daily interactions with characters over three weeks via email, text or social media, before a final face-to-face interaction ...


The Paradise Circus by James Purdy

10 September 2018


The Playground Theatre's Autumn season kicks-off with the world premiere of James Purdy's The Paradise Circus, directed by the venue's co-artistic director, Anthony Biggs.


The Sword of Alex at the White Bear Theatre

6 September 2018


The Sword of Alex, by award-winning playwright Rib Davis and starring Kate Terence, Georgia Winters, Patrick Regis and DK Ugonna, examines how identity fares in the struggle between the political and the personal.


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.


London Horror Festival 2018

5 September 2018


The UK's original and largest festival of horror will return to the Old Red Lion Theatre from 7 October to 3 November with booking now open for the full schedule of 33 shows.


The Pass at The Playground Theatre

5 September 2018


Written and performaed by Denise Marsa, The Pass gets its world premiere at The Playground Theatre from 27 to 29 September 2018.


New Artistic Director at The Bunker

4 September 2018


The Lesson at The Hope Theatre

4 September 2018


Visas, divas and hotel rooms

3 September 2018


Kinky Boots - our show of the month

3 September 2018


Surprise for cast of Bring it On

3 September 2018


Jericho's Rose from Althea Theatre

31 August 2018


The Caledonian Express

30 August 2018


Eavesdropping Again from Angel Theatre Company

30 August 2018


The Wider Earth at the Natural History Museum

29 August 2018


Twelfth Night at Wilton's Music Hall

29 August 2018




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