London theatre news

Last week of #FESTIVAL45

22 November 2015

Just 6 days left of the King's Head Theatre's new writing festival, celebrating its 45th birthday. Still time to see 5 shows running through the week - check times and dates ...

#LoveTheatreDay 2015

16 November 2015

Wednesday 18 November 2015 is #LoveTheatreDay on Twitter. It's an online celebration of all things stage, run in partnership by the Guardian's Culture Professionals Network, Twitter UK and CultureThemes.

NOW '16 - Open submissions callout

10 November 2015

The Yard Theatre is looking for five new voices to take part in its festival of new performance - NOW '16 - which is scheduled to take place between 10 May and 11 June 2016.

TheatreCraft 2015

16 November 2015

A reminder that young people aged 16 to 25 can register for this year's TheatreCraft careers fair, which is due to take place on 20th November 2015.

Firebird - free video stream

6 November 2015

Following a sold out run, Hampstead Downstairs and The Children's Society supported by Time Out present a free video stream of Firebird available online from Friday 6 November 10am until midnight, Tuesday 10 November 2015.

VOILA! at the Cockpit

5 November 2015

The Cockpit's annual French-language-loving festival is back with a selection of talented companies that represent Francophone cultures in England. The festival began yesterday, and runs until 14 November 2015.

Home Theatre (UK) 2015

5 November 2015

Theatre Royal Stratford East presented video recordings last weekend of their Home Theatre 2015 plays which were performed in homes on October 17. You can now view all the videos online.

West End Wilma Awards 2015 - Hippodrome Casino

29 October 2015

The awards ceremony for this year's West End Wilma Awards takes place at The Hippodrome Casino tomorrow, Friday 30 October 2015, at 1-30pm.

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

Hamlet in cinemas tomorrow

14 October 2015

Shakespeare Schools Festival 2015

10 October 2015

West End Wilma Awards 2015

8 October 2015

Harry Potter Play Latest

27 September 2015

The Tempest - for children with autism and their carers

23 September 2015

West End Wilma Awards 2015

21 September 2015

The Homecoming tickets now on sale

21 September 2015

National Theatre Live - Coriolanus

18 September 2015

War Horse to close next year

18 September 2015

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