Shows at London theatres


London West End - Drama


We have 45 shows listed.


17c

Upcoming show

Drama

The Old Vic
The Old Vic
26 Sep To 29 Sep 2018
Samuel Pepys wants to tell us everything. Committed to self-improvement and serial adultery, he is a man desperate to be at the cutting edge. 17c splices music, dance, video and spoken word in a reverb-soaked romp through the tell-all diaries.


A Monster Calls

Upcoming show

Drama

The Old Vic
The Old Vic
7 Jul To 25 Aug 2018
Thirteen-year-old Conor and his mum have managed just fine since his dad moved to America. But now his mum's very sick and she's not getting any better. His grandmother won't stop interfering and the kids at school won't look him in the eye.


A Slight Ache / The Dumb Waiter

Upcoming show

Drama

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Harold Pinter Theatre
31 Jan To 23 Feb 2019
The Pinter at The Pinter season culminates with two unmissable comedies that explore the political machinations of the powerful and the powerless.


A Very Very Very Dark Matter

Upcoming show

Drama

The Bridge Theatre
The Bridge Theatre
10 Oct To 29 Dec 2018
In a townhouse in Copenhagen works Andersen, a teller of exquisite and fantastic children's tales beloved by millions. But the true source of his stories dwells in his attic upstairs, her existence a dark secret kept from the outside world.


Aristocrats

Upcoming show

Drama

The Donmar Warehouse
The Donmar Warehouse
2 Aug To 22 Sep 2018
Ballybeg Hall once played host to grand balls, musical evenings, tennis parties: its rooms busy, bursting with painters, poets and politicians. And presiding over all of it, the imposing figure of Judge O'Donnell.


Consent

Playing now

Drama

Harold Pinter Theatre
Harold Pinter Theatre
To 25 Aug 2018
Why is Justice blind? Is she impartial? Or is she blinkered? Friends Ed and Matt take opposing briefs in a rape case. The key witness is a woman whose life seems a world away from theirs. At home, their own lives begin to unravel.


Debris Stevenson

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
What happens if you fight against the odds, against the opinions and attitudes that surround you, to achieve the life you want - and then realise it's not what you need?


Ear For Eye

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
Patience is running out, times have changed. And progress isn't enough. Black British. African American. Here. There. Now.


Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II

Playing now

Drama

Palace Theatre
Palace Theatre
Booking to: 29 Apr 2018
It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he's an employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of 3 children. And his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted.


Hole

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
A hole in the ground. Three women are forcing their way out. They're singing. They're moving. They're taking up space. And they refuse to apologise.


Imperium I: Conspirator

Playing now

Drama

Gielgud Theatre
Gielgud Theatre
To 8 Sep 2018
Cicero, the greatest orator of his age, devoted all his energy and cunning to preserve the rule of law, and defend Rome's Republic against the predatory attacks of political rivals, discontented aristocrats, and would-be military dictators.


Imperium II: Dictator

Playing now

Drama

Gielgud Theatre
Gielgud Theatre
To 8 Sep 2018
Cicero, the greatest orator of his age, devoted all his energy and cunning to preserve the rule of law, and defend Rome's Republic against the predatory attacks of political rivals, discontented aristocrats, and would-be military dictators.


Landscape / A Kind of Alaska

Upcoming show

Drama

Harold Pinter Theatre
Harold Pinter Theatre
25 Oct To 8 Dec 2018
Landscape and A Kind of Alaska, directed by Jamie Lloyd, are spellbinding evocations of loneliness, isolation and the strange mists of time.


Lonely Planet

Playing now

Drama

Trafalgar Studios
Trafalgar Studios
To 7 Jul 2018
Focuses on the friendship between Jody and Carl. Their struggle coming to terms with illness, their own mortality and the stigma associated with AIDS.


Mood Music

Playing now

Drama

The Old Vic
The Old Vic
To 30 Jun 2018
In an expensive London recording studio two songwriters, their lawyers and their psychotherapists go to battle over music. A play about the drama and the psychodrama of making music by the writer of Sunny Afternoon and Blue/Orange.


Moonlight / Night School

Upcoming show

Drama

Harold Pinter Theatre
Harold Pinter Theatre
1 Nov To 8 Dec 2018
The brutality of family life and the subjectivity of memory are explored in Moonlight; and An East End criminal returns home from prison to find his room has been occupied by a mysterious woman with a secret in Night School.


My Name is Lucy Barton

Playing now

Drama

The Bridge Theatre
The Bridge Theatre
To 23 Jun 2018
On a farm outside Winchester, Ryan struggles to make a living off the land. His sister Lou has returned home after the death of their father to support Jenny, their formidable mother.


Nine Night

Upcoming show

Drama

Trafalgar Studios
Trafalgar Studios
1 Dec 2018 To 9 Feb 2019
Gloria is gravely sick. When her time comes, the celebration begins; the traditional Jamaican Nine Night Wake. But for Gloria's children and grandchildren, marking her death with a party that lasts over a week is a test.


Notes From The Field

Playing now

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
Drawn from interviews with more than 250 students, parents, teachers and staff caught up in the USA's school-to-prison pipeline, this powerful solo performance shines a light on a lost generation of American youth ...


One For Sorrow

Playing now

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
During an attack on London, 20 year old Imogen joins a campaign offering refuge to victims. Before her family have even had a chance to have a reasonable discussion, John is at their door.




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