London theatre news



Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II - details announced

24 October 2015

At last (we hear you cry) ... the details you've all been waiting for! Well, maybe not all of you, but many we suspect. Dates, times, and a bit of background about the new stage play and how it fits with the other Potter stories.


More tickets released for The Moderate Soprano

22 October 2015

Hampstead Theatre has released more tickets for The Moderate Soprano - seats go on sale to Hampstead Friends from 10am tomorrow, 23 October, which also sees the first preview of the show.


My favourite plays of all time

29 October 2015

Two 'titans of theatre criticism' are going to lock horns and reveal their favourite plays in a Guardian Live event, chaired by the Donmar Warehouse's artisitic director, Josie Rourke. The curtain rises at 7pm tomorrow, Friday 30 October 2015.


Open Air Theatre - Digital Heritage

22 October 2015

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have a new website devoted to a digital archive project which gives access to the theatre's fascinating 83 year history.


Takeover 2016 - Tricycle Theatre

22 October 2015

Takeover 2016 - where young people literally take over the Tricycle Theatre and pack it with theatre, film, music, poetry and events - will take place during an 11 day schedule between 13 and 23 March 2016.


British Theatre Challenge - performances start tomorrow

22 October 2015

The winning plays of the British Theatre Challenge 2015 playwriting competition are due to be presented on 23 and 24 October 2015 at the Lost Theatre.


Barbican Hamlet - Encore screenings

20 October 2015

Another chance to see Benedict Cumberbatch as the Prince of Denmark in the Barbican production from NT Live.


Accidents and Emergencies - 4 New Musicals

16 October 2015

The Lost Theatre is presenting a programme of brand-new, short musicals inspired by experiences in Accident and Emergency (A&E) departments in England. From 3 Novmber 2015.


Hamlet in cinemas tomorrow

14 October 2015

Hamlet, with Benedict Cumberbatch as the Prince of Denmark, is to be broadcast through National Theatre Live tomorrow, Thursday 15 October 2015.


Shakespeare Schools Festival 2015

10 October 2015

The annual Shakespeare Schools Festival starts in two days time on 12 October and continues to Friday 27th November 2015. There's still time to get out your wallets and buy some tickets to support our young actors, directors and technicians.


West End Wilma Awards 2015

8 October 2015


Voting ends today for this year's Wilma awards.


Harry Potter Play Latest

27 September 2015


J. K Rowling reveals that the stage play set to hit the Palace Theatre next year will be in two parts.


The Tempest - for children with autism and their carers

23 September 2015


A special production of The Tempest where the actors invite the children to join them on Prospero's island and the story unfolds through sensory games, which the children and actors play together.


West End Wilma Awards 2015

21 September 2015


West End Wilma - everyone's favourite nana in the Theatre world and theatre blogger - is in the throws of taking votes for her annual awards.


The Homecoming tickets now on sale

21 September 2015


Tickets for the Jamie Lloyd production of Harold Pinter's The Homecoming at Trafalgar Studios are now available.


National Theatre Live - Coriolanus

18 September 2015


War Horse to close next year

18 September 2015


Curious Tour

7 September 2015


TheatreCraft 2015

14 September 2015


The Rocky Horror Show - live in cinemas

14 September 2015




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