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A Bench at the Edge

Upcoming show

Black comedy

Tristan Bates Theatre

In the style of Theatre of the Absurd, two strangers meet on a bench at the edge of an abyss and contemplate their chosen paths. Is there life beyond the void? What is drawing them closer and closer to the edge? Will they take the 'heroic dive'?



A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego

Upcoming show

Drama

Pleasance - Islington

Andrea has been giving her lecture but it's not going well. Her previous events were marred by protests and she's hoping the open minded audience at Pleasance will hear her out.



A Christmas Carol

Upcoming show

Christmas show

The Old Vic

The Old Vic's A Christmas Carol fills the auditorium to the brim with mince pies, music and merriment. A unique staging immerses the audience in this uplifting story.



A Christmas Carol

Upcoming show

Christmas show

South London Theatre

Using only Charles Dickens' extraordinary words and an ensemble of eight actors, the quintessential story of ghosts, greed and goodwill is given boisterous new life in this chilling, contemporary, fresh production.



A Christmas Carol

Upcoming show

Christmas show

Middle Temple Hall

Following four sell-out Christmas seasons, Antic Disposition's much-loved musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens festive classic A Christmas Carol returns to the spectacular Elizabethan setting of Middle Temple Hall in London.



A Day in the Death of Joe Egg

Playing now

Comedy drama

Trafalgar Studios

Bri and Sheila have been struggling to care for their disabled 10 year-old daughter ever since she was born. Nicknaming her "Joe Egg", they lose themselves in fantasy games and black humour to help cope with the struggle of their daily reality.



A Doll's House

Playing now

Drama

Lyric Hammersmith

Tanika Gupta reimagines Ibsen's classic play of gender politics through the lens of British colonialism, offering a bold, female perspective exploring themes of ownership and race.



A Fight Against...

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre

Pablo Manzi's darkly comic odyssey across the Americas explores whether violence brings us closer together and what it takes to walk past on the other side of the street.



A Friendly Society

Upcoming show

Drama

Kiln Theatre

In 1929 the Foresters' Friendly Society laid the foundations of a building which would be a vibrant community resource for generations to come. A play about Brent, for Brent, performed by the people of Brent.



A Haunted Existence

Upcoming show

Gay

Camden People's Theatre

Weaves together history and hearsay to highlight turmoil, stigma and heartbreak and tell the story of Britain's very recent, shameful past when sex between consenting male adults was illegal.



A Haunted Existence

Upcoming show

Gay

Battersea Arts Centre

Weaves together history and hearsay to highlight turmoil, stigma and heartbreak and tell the story of Britain's very recent, shameful past when sex between consenting male adults was illegal.



A History of Water in the Middle East

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre

British Egyptian Sabrina Mahfouz grew up with ambitions of being a spy. She has two passports, speaks two languages and has a cultural understanding of two very different countries.



A Kind of Loving

Upcoming show

Drama

Jack Studio Theatre

Its 1962. Victor Brown is 20 years old and he's infatuated with Ingrid Rothwell, a typist from the factory where he works. Both are from Cressley, a working-class town in West Riding, Yorkshire.



A Kind of People

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre

Friday night on the fringes of the city and someone's having a party. It seems like a laugh, but not everyone's having fun.



A Letter To A Friend In Gaza

Upcoming show

Drama

The Coronet Theatre

When today's current events become our children's history lessons, how will they view our actions? In the film-maker Amos Gitai's multimedia performance, four actors address the foundations of the conflict at the Israel-Gaza border.



A Life Twice Given

Upcoming show

Drama

Upstairs at the Gatehouse

David and Lisa lead a blessed life in rural Virginia; children, a summer-house by the river, warmth and laughter. Then their worst nightmare happens and their eldest son is killed ...



A Midsummer Night's Dream

Playing now

Shakespeare - comedy

Shakespeare's Globe

Four sparring lovers take refuge in the woods, only to find themselves in the midst of a dispute between the king and queen of the fairies. With the roguish Puck causing havoc, what could possibly go wrong?



A Midsummer Night's Dream

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Wilton's Music Hall

Fizzing with magic and a large dose of chaos in the enchanted Athenian woods, secrets, love and mistaken identities collide.



A Modest Little Man

Upcoming show

Comedy

Upstairs at the Gatehouse

May 1945. Britain celebrates victory and cheers Winston Churchill. The people who fought the war want a better world. But the Labour Party is led by a nonentity.



A Partnership

Upcoming show

Drama

Theatre503

This tragi-comic play follows Ally (Ben Hadfield) and Zach (Rory Thomas-Howes) in real time - the hour before Ally's 30th birthday - finally confronting the issues and lies in their five-year relationship.





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