London theatre news



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Trainspotting Live at The Vaults

3 November 2017

Trainspotting Live returns to The Vaults for a second fix. The acclaimed no-holds-barred immersive, in-yer-face theatre staging of Irvine Welsh's classic, plays an 8-week season at the Vaults from 27 March 2018.


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The Complete Greek Tragedies (in one hour)

3 November 2017

Catharsis mercilessly butcher the canon and drag Greek tragedy kicking and screaming off its plinth in this show due at the Rosemary Branch Theatre on 14 and 15 November.


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Jamaica Inn at the Tabard Theatre

3 November 2017

Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier, adapted by Lisa Evans, is a dark and disturbing gothic tale where nothing is quite what it appears to be - premieres at the Tabard Theatre from 8 November 2017.


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The Grift at the Town Hall Hotel

2 November 2017

Part theatre and part game, The Grift is an immersive, site-specific experience that will get its UK première staged in the historic Town Hall Hotel in London's Bethnal Green, from 23 January 2018.


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Old Fools at Southwark Playhouse

1 November 2017

The world premiere of 'Old Fools' - Tristan Bernays' first play in London since the storming success of 'Boudica' at The Globe - at Southwark Playhouse from 14 March 2018.


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Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2018 season

1 November 2017

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has announced its show line-up for the 2018 season, which will run from 17 May to 15 September 2018 with 5 shows, including the return of Peter Pan.


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Family fare at Tara Theatre

31 October 2017

Find fun-filled and thoughtful family fare in Tara Theatre's autumn programme with a range of theatre, puppetry and parent and baby cinema.


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Richard III: a one woman show at The Hope Theatre

31 October 2017

The latest in The Hope Theatre's Sunday/ Monday slot sees Brite Theater re-imagining Richard III as a bold and engaging one-woman show ...


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'tis unmanly grief at Theatre N16

30 October 2017

In the final show at Theatre N16's home at the Bedford pub, Tim Crowther's play about dealing with grief looks into the big messages of how men don't speak about their emotions and the important role women play in the world.


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This Beautiful Future at The Yard

29 October 2017

Following a sell-out and critically-acclaimed run earlier this year, This Beautiful Future returns for a limited run at The Yard - from 2 to 25 November 2017.


Poison - Orange Tree Theatre

28 October 2017


Featured in 'The 10 best things to do this week' in the Guardian, Poison starts its run this coming week at Orange Tree Theatre from 2 November.


Sunday at The Musicals

28 October 2017


Rosemarie Ford introduces a cast of musical theatre performers who, together with Classical Reflection and 70 members of the London Show Choir, perform songs from past and present musicals, in aid of Marie Curie UK ...


The Black Eye Club at the Bread & Roses Theatre

28 October 2017


Phil Charles's The Black Eye Club - winner of the Bread & Roses Playwriting Award for 2016/2017 - premieres in just a few days starting on 1 November, directed by Tessa Hart.


The Snowman at the Peacock Theatre

27 October 2017


Celebrating 20 spellbinding years on the West End stage, this magical version of Raymond Briggs' much-loved children's classic is a festive family favourite, and we have tickets from just £22.


Food Bank As It Is

24 October 2017


Dramatised real stories from a real food bank, written by a front-line worker, feature in this play that goes behind the statistics to bring to life the impact of poverty on the lives of the individuals - 15 November at Chelsea Theatre.


Am I Dead Yet? at Soho Theatre

24 October 2017


Full Hearts, Full Tummies scheme returns

24 October 2017


The Tailor-Made Man

23 October 2017


Now 18

22 October 2017


Theatre festivals in November 2017

21 October 2017


Ordinary Days at the Drayton Arms Theatre

21 October 2017


The Barricade Boys - Christmas Cabaret

19 October 2017


Thirty Christmases - London premiere

19 October 2017


The Very Perry Show

19 October 2017


The Damned United at the Pleasance, Islington

19 October 2017




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