Shows at London theatres


London Fringe - Drama


We have 157 shows listed in this category.


An Octoroon

Playing now

Drama

Orange Tree Theatre
Orange Tree Theatre
To 1 Jul 2017
Judge Peyton is dead, and his plantation Terrebonne is in financial ruins. Peyton’s handsome nephew George arrives as heir apparent, and quickly falls in love with Zoe, a beautiful ‘octoroon’. But, the dastardly M’Closky has other plans.


Touch

Upcoming show

Drama

Soho Theatre
Soho Theatre - Soho Theatre
6 Jul To 26 Aug 2017
Dee’s sexual escapades are messy and temporary - just like her shoe box London flat. New to the city and in a stop-gap job, Dee has the chance to reinvent herself. But how can you change your life when you don’t know what you want?


Double Double Act

Playing now

Drama

Unicorn Theatre
Are children and adults sometimes the same? What does adulthood really mean? And what kind of things do we both find funny?  Made In China have created a show performed with 8-year-olds and adults that playfully explores these questions.


Ink

Playing now

Drama

Almeida Theatre
Almeida Theatre
To 5 Aug 2017
Fleet Street. 1969. The Sun rises. James Graham’s ruthless, red-topped new play leads with the birth of this country’s most influential newspaper.


Against

Upcoming show

Drama

Almeida Theatre
Almeida Theatre
12 Aug To 30 Sep 2017
Silicon Valley. The future. A rocket launches. Luke is an aerospace billionaire who can talk to anyone. But God is talking to him. He sets out to change the world. Only violence stands in his way.


Tiresia

Upcoming show

Drama

Etcetera Theatre
Etcetera Theatre
1 Jul To 16 Jul 2017


Tiresia, an enigmatic young artist, apparently recovering from a serious accident, faces a challenge to her identity and her sexuality. Tiresia's difficulties are compounded when she undergoes a unique transformation.


Albert's Boy

Upcoming show

Drama

Orange Tree Theatre
Orange Tree Theatre
20 Jul To 28 Jul 2017
The human race has never built a weapon it did not eventually turn on itself. Einstein’s guilt tangles him up in knots. It’s boomtime in America, 1953. At home in New Jersey, Einstein isn’t basking in this Free World glow.


Even Stillness Breathes Softly Against a Brick Wall

Upcoming show

Drama

Orange Tree Theatre
Orange Tree Theatre
20 Jul To 29 Jul 2017
Him loves her. Her loves him. Yet everyday they decay. Everyday they descend into the city, leaving their souls tucked up in bed. What do you do when you realise how inconsequential your life is?


Misterman

Upcoming show

Drama

Orange Tree Theatre
Orange Tree Theatre
21 Jul To 29 Jul 2017
Blasphemy, shameless flirting, deceit, excessive drinking, arrogance and laziness. Inishfree is immersed in evil and only Thomas Mcgill can see it. With God at his shoulder it is up to him to cleanse the town and bring salvation to its people.


Wasted

Upcoming show

Drama

Orange Tree Theatre
Orange Tree Theatre
22 Jul To 28 Jul 2017
Three old friends. One remarkable day. One epiphany. Tony’s tree changes four times a year - Ted, Danny and Charlotte need to catch up. It’s time to seize control. Make a difference. Change things. This is it.


Back To Where

Upcoming show

Drama

The Bread & Roses Theatre
The Bread & Roses Theatre
11 Jul To 15 Jul 2017
Will and Jane are a young married couple from different class and working backgrounds, struggling to deal with the pressures put on them by their parents' generation and the modern values of their Millennial peers.


Five Kinds Of Silence

Upcoming show

Drama

Etcetera Theatre
Etcetera Theatre
5 Sep To 1 Oct 2017


A production of the renowned play 'Five Kinds of Silence" ; an emotional and heart-wrenching performance


4:48 Psychosis

Upcoming show

Drama

Barons Court Theatre
Barons Court Theatre
4 Jul To 8 Jul 2017
Explores the effects of clinical depression on the individual. It is a disorder from which playwright Sarah Kane suffered. An examination of the condition, perhaps giving the audience a unique insight into Kane’s personal struggles with the illness.


The Last Ones

Playing now

Drama

Jermyn Street Theatre
1908, all of Russia is in chaos. A strikingly relevant and vivid portrayal of a family and a country in the grip of revolution, from one of the most important writers of the Twentieth Century.


Terror

Playing now

Drama

Lyric HammersmithVideo available for this show
A hijacked plane is heading towards a football stadium. Ignoring orders to the contrary, a fighter pilot shoots the plane down killing 164 people to save 70,000. Put on trial and charged with murder, the fate of the pilot is in the audience’s hands.


The Seagull

Upcoming show

Drama

Lyric Hammersmith
Lyric Hammersmith - Main House
3 Oct To 4 Nov 2017
Unrequited love. Creative jealousy. Guns. Vodka and Art. Examines the transcendence and destructiveness of love. The burning need to create Art and how harshly that need can be crushed permeates throughout the play.


Howerd's End

Upcoming show

Drama

Greenwich Theatre
Greenwich Theatre
12 Sep To 23 Sep 2017


Explores the untold story of comedy legend Frankie Howerd. Set in the living room of Wavering Down, the Somerset home of Howerd and Dennis Heymer, this is a punchy, passionate, revealing two-handed drama.


Groomed

Playing now

Drama

Soho Theatre
How can a Truth be told? How can a Secret be spoken? A betrayed schoolboy, a Japanese soldier, and the inventor of the saxophone. Three gripping narratives show how a story can save your life.


torn apart (dissolution)

Upcoming show

Drama

Hope Theatre
Hope Theatre
4 Jul To 22 Jul 2017
torn apart (dissolution) puts women centre stage and deals with issues such as feminism, immigration, male repression, fate, homosexuality, but above all it explores the most painful aspects of human conditioning.


The English Heart

Playing now

Drama

Etcetera Theatre
Etcetera Theatre
To 2 Jul 2017


Boston, Lincolnshire is the area of the UK with the highest percentage of votes for Brexit. 2017. Andre, a broken-hearted returnee from South Africa, buys the old family farmhouse from married couple Marie and Jake.




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