London theatre news



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Unreachable - follow the ideas

25 May 2016

A film director is on an obsessive quest to capture the perfect light in this new play from writer and director Anthony Neilson. You can follow the show's development in the rehearsal room ...


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Sunset at the Villa Thalia

24 May 2016

Starting tomorrow (25 May 2016) in the National's Dorfman Theatre, is this new play by Alexi Kaye Campbell, directed by Simon Godwin.


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Richmond Theatre Guided Tours

24 May 2016

This summer you get the chance to take a look behind the scenes at Richmond Theatre with tours running from next Saturday - 28 May 2016 - through til the end of August.


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Christie in Love

24 May 2016

Rough Haired Pointer present Howard Brenton's 1969 award-winning and shockingly funny play which uncovers the crime that changed British society and triggered the abolition of capital punishment - King's Head Theatre from tomorrow.


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Now 16 - Week 3

23 May 2016

Week 3 of the Yard Theatre's annual festival of contemporary theatre sees another double bill from 24 to 28 May ...


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Dalston Children's Festival

23 May 2016

This festival, for young people under 18, is scheduled to run over two weekends on Saturday 28 May & Saturday 4 June 2016 and is the perfect way for Hackney's young people to be entertained for free!


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Equations for a Moving Body

23 May 2016

A one woman show about what it takes to compete in a triathlon and the physiology of endurance, both physical and psychological - playing at Camden Poeple's Theatre from 31 May to 4 June 2016.


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Royal Court On Screen

23 May 2016

As part of the Royal Court Theatre's 60th anniversary celebrations the theatre is partnering with Picturehouse Cinemas for a season of gala screenings of films that were originally Royal Court Theatre productions.


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A Play For The Nation

23 May 2016

This production of A Midsummer Night's Dream by the Royal Shakespeare Company, featuring amateur companies, is now touring again after its run at the Barbican.


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Leftovers at Theatre N16

22 May 2016

Hounded Theatre in collaboration with the Ugly Collective will present Gabrielle Sheppard's Leftovers, coming to Theatre N16 during the first week of June 2016.


The Collector at The Vaults Theatre

22 May 2016


Mark Healy's adaptation of the classic John Fowles novel The Collector will run at The Vaults Theatre for a four week limited season from Tuesday, 2 August 2016.


Billy Elliot The Musical - on tour 2016-17

18 May 2016


Good news for Billy Elliot fans ... the tour of the UK and Ireland is wending its way round the country and is now at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford until 11 June ...


Minefield

17 May 2016


Part of LIFT 2016, this production at the Royal Court Theatre brings together British and Argentinian veterans of the Falkland Islands/Islas Malvinas war to share their first-hand experience of the conflict and life since. From 2 June 2016.


Gertrude - The Cry

17 May 2016


LWL Entertainment Ltd, in association with Theatre N16, have announced the cast for Howard Barker's Gertrude - The Cry, opening at Theatre N16 next month.


Open For Everything

17 May 2016


Part of LIFT 2016, this show is a mixture of music and dance which provides a journey through the Roma communities of Europe - look-out for the zebra carring a nun in the accompanying video ...


The Threepenny Opera

16 May 2016


Happy Birthday Park Theatre

16 May 2016


Write Now 7 Festival

16 May 2016


Now 16 - Week 2

16 May 2016


Wandsworth Arts Fringe

15 May 2016


The Quentin Dentin Show

14 May 2016


LIFT 2016

14 May 2016


Words, Words, Words

11 May 2016


Little Shop of Horrors on tour

11 May 2016


National Youth Theatre 2016 season

11 May 2016




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