London theatre news



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Cinderella at the Palladium

8 April 2016

Panto returns to the London Palladium after on absence of almost 3 decades. Cinderella is set to run at the prestigious venue from 9 December 2016 until Sunday 15 January 2017.


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The James Plays on tour

8 April 2016

Presented by National Theatre of Scotland, Edinburgh International Festival and National Theatre of Great Britain, these three plays are touring the UK - currently at King's Theatre, Glasgow.


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Twitter updates for London Theatres

8 April 2016

Subscribe to our Twitter list for London Theatres and get the lastest info from theatres right across the capital ...


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Henry V Film Screening

7 April 2016

As part of its celebrations for the anniversary of Shakespeare's death, the National Theatre is presenting a free screening of the 1944 version of Henry V starring Laurence Olivier. Takes place on 22 April 2016 at 8pm ...


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Olivier Awards 2016 - Winners

4 April 2016

Watch the stars on the red carpet then take a look at the list of winners and watch a video of their reactions ... the full ceremony is on ITV tonight ...


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Billy Elliot - the final performance

4 April 2016

Just a few days of performances left for Billy Elliot The Musical - its final show will be at the Victoria Palace this Saturday, 9 April 2016 ...


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Young Harts Writing Festival

3 April 2016

Young writers compete against their professional counterparts in this festival from the Lyric Hammersmith - less than a week away: on 8 and 9 April 2016.


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On The Night

30 March 2016

This event at the Arcola Theatre, produced by Falling Pennies Theatre Company, aims to showcase 15 minute segments of writers' work with the help of professional actors and directors - 17 April 2016, with tickets at £10.


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Theatre Festivals in April

30 March 2016

Here's our list of London theatre festivals which continue or start in April 2016. We have links to events for the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death - which will be celebtrated on 23 April. But there's lots more to enjoy too.


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Cabaret Fundraiser at The Union Theatre

29 March 2016

The Union Theatre is moving to new premises later in the year and this cabaret, featuring the songs of Stephen Sondheim, is a fundraiser for the new premises - Sunday April 10 2016 at 8pm, with tickets priced at £20.


The So & So Arts Club

28 March 2016


An arts club based in the heart of the city which aims to pool the resources of actors, writers, directors, designers, musicians, artists and producers, and through networking and club events offer support and other benefits.


Musical politics at Waterloo East

26 March 2016


Political musicals are on the agenda in the coming month at Waterloo East Theatre - UKIP The Musical starts on 30 March, followed by Corbyn the Musical: The Motorcycle Diaries in mid-April.


Camden Fringe 2016

23 March 2016


The Camden Fringe returns in August for another celebration of theatre, comedy and fringe - applications to perform are being taken now, but the deadline is fast approaching.


Richard II at the House of Commons

23 March 2016


Just one month away from the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death and here's a special event marking the occasion - to be performed live in the House of Commons.


Spring Season at the Bread & Roses Theatre

23 March 2016


Just announced, the season includes an in-house revival of Clare McIntyre's award-winning dark-comedy Low Level Panic, a new play Cooked by twice Bruntwood Prize long-listed Christopher Adams, and much more ...


Incoming Festival Fundraiser

23 March 2016


NEW: 2016

22 March 2016


First Credit

21 March 2016


Forced Entertainment wins Ibsen Award

18 March 2016


Headways Stonecrabs Young Directors' Festival

16 March 2016


The Dark Lady from The Datura Collective

15 March 2016


Lord of the Flies - on tour

15 March 2016


The Festival - Hampstead Theatre

15 March 2016


Women in the West End

14 March 2016


News in brief

12 March 2016




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