London theatre news

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Skin Tight at The Hope Theatre

17 October 2017

Gary Henderson's 1994 play gets a revival at Islington's Hope Theatre starting today and playing to 4 November 2017, presented by Southern Magpie Theatre, directed by Max Kirk.

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The Dramatic Exploits of Edmund Kean

16 October 2017

Written and performed by Ian Hughes, The Dramatic Exploits of Edmund Kean charts the rise and decline of the great 19th century actor. Playing on 5 November 2017 at The Exchange in Twickenham.

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Harold and Maude with Sheila Hancock

13 October 2017

Olivier Award-winning West End star Sheila Hancock is to star in the London premiere of the black comedy, romantic drama Harold and Maude at Charing Cross Theatre from 19 February 2018 for a limited 6 week run.

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11 October 2017

Inspired by the true, heartfelt online stories of students, Cookies follows seven teenagers dealing with the effects of sexting, radicalisation, cyber bullying and our wider digital world ... at Theatre Royal Haymarket on 29 October 2017.

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Le Gateau Chocolat: Icons

11 October 2017

Opera and lycra loving cabaret sensation Le Gateau Chocolat returns to Soho Theatre for just 5 nights with a delicious musical homage to our best loved icons - from 31 October to 4 November 2017.

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The Butch Monologues on tour

11 October 2017

Butches, masculine women and gender rebels share their powerful and human collection of secret stories celebrating vulnerability and desire - coming to Theatre Royal Stratford and Soho theatre in November.

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Finding Peter at Theatre N16

10 October 2017

A new Peter Pan sequel from writer Frankie Meredith will be staged at Theatre N16 in Balham in the upcoming half term for kids over 4 (and for those of us who refuse to grow up!).

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In The Heights from The British Theatre Academy

10 October 2017

The British Theatre Academy is to present The Tony Award-winning musical In The Heights from Lin-Manuel Miranda, at The Stockwell Playhouse on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 October.

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The Melting Pot at the Finborough Theatre

10 October 2017

The first London production in 80 years of Israel Zangwill's classic refugee drama 'The Melting Pot' will play at the Finborough Theatre from 3 to 19 December 2017.

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Old Joe's Fish 'n' Chill at The Bloomsbury Festival

9 October 2017

Playing at Bloomsbury Theatre Studio for just 1 performance on 22 October, Old Joe's Fish 'n' Chill is presented by an ensenble of international artists, be.wilder theatre company.

The Miniaturists launch short plays podcast

9 October 2017

Long running short plays event producer The Miniaturists are launching a brand new Miniaturists Podcast series on Thursday 16 November 2017, showcasing short plays by the most exciting emerging and established playwrights.

The Box of Delights

9 October 2017

Matthew Kelly and Josefina Gabrielle to star in the World Premiere stage adaptation of magical Christmas book The Box of Delights by Piers Torday, based on the novel by John Masefield, at Wilton's Music Hall.

BADD - at London Horror Festival 2017

9 October 2017

A darkly comic presentation on the multitude of Satanic threats hidden in seemingly innocuous everyday objects and media, plays at the Old Red Lion Theatre as part of the London Horror Festival on 28 and 29 October.

The Winter's Tale: On Demand

9 October 2017

The live-capture of Cheek by Jowl's The Winter's Tale will be available to watch, for free, via their website and Facebook page from Friday 13th to Sunday 29th October.

SchillerFest at The Bunker

8 October 2017

Peter Brook Award winners The Faction host a festival of rehearsed and semi-staged readings, solo performances, talks and events celebrating the genius of Schiller - at The Bunker from 31 October to 11 November 2017.

Boys in the Buff - the Concert

8 October 2017

Gilgamesh at the White Bear Theatre

6 October 2017

Mouths in a Glass Monologues

1 October 2017

The Female Gaze & Other Stories - Volume III: Spellbound

1 October 2017

When Midnight Strikes

1 October 2017

Titus Andronicus at the Barbican Theatre

28 September 2017

Ouroboros at Theatre N16

28 September 2017

In Memory of Leaves on the Fordham Gallery Barge

27 September 2017

Beauty and the Beast

27 September 2017

Theatre N16 looking for a new home

26 September 2017

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