Shows at London theatres


London West End - Drama


We have 36 shows listed in this category.


A Christmas Carol

Upcoming show

Drama

The Old Vic
The Old Vic
18 Nov 2017 To 20 Jan 2018
Transported to worlds past, present and future, Ebenezer Scrooge witnesses what a lifetime of fear and selfishness has led to and sees with fresh eyes the lonely life he has built for himself.


Apologia

Playing now

Drama

Trafalgar Studios
Kristin Miller is a firebrand liberal matriarch and eminent art historian. A birthday gathering should be a cause for celebration but the cracks in her family relationships are brought to the surface by the recent publication of her memoir.


B

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
Alejandra and Marcela are planting bombs in the middle of the night. They don’t want violence. They just want to be heard. Prison’s not much of a threat when most of your friends are inside.


Bad Roads

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
Heart-breaking, powerful and bitterly comic accounts of what it is to be a woman in wartime.


Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Playing now

Drama

Apollo Theatre
Apollo Theatre
To 7 Oct 2017
On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell.


Frozen

Upcoming show

Drama

Theatre Royal Haymarket
Theatre Royal Haymarket
9 Feb To 5 May 2018
A play about retribution, remorse and redemption, Frozen explores the interwoven lives of three strangers as they try to make sense of the unimaginable.


Girls & Boys

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
An unexpected meeting at an airport leads to an intense, passionate, head-over-heels relationship. Before long they begin to settle down, buy a house, juggle career, have kids. But then their world starts to unravel and things take a disturbing turn.


Glengarry Glen Ross

Upcoming show

Drama

Playhouse Theatre
Playhouse Theatre
26 Oct 2017 To 3 Feb 2018
Set in an office of cut-throat Chicago salesmen. Pitched in a high-stakes competition against each other, four increasingly desperate employees will do anything, legal or otherwise, to sell the most real estate.


Goats

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
In a small town in Syria, soldiers are celebrated as heroes and grieving families are nourished on propaganda. As the coffins pile up, the local party leader decides on a radical compensation scheme: a goat for each son martyred.


Gundog

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
The Royal Court Theatre
31 Jan To 10 Mar 2018
On a farm, sisters Becky and Anna try to hold their family together after the death of their mother. When they discover a stranger wandering aimlessly across the land, the three establish an unlikely partnership in their determination to survive.


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.


Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle

Upcoming show

Drama

Wyndham's TheatreVideo available for this show
Wyndham's Theatre
3 Oct 2017 To 6 Jan 2018
In this uncertain world, who can predict what brings people together? When two strangers meet by chance amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, their lives are changed forever.


Ink

Playing now

Drama

Duke of York's Theatre
Fleet Street. 1969. The Sun rises. Australian newspaper magnate Rupert Murdoch, eager to disrupt the sanctified traditions of Fleet Street, and against all odds launches what will become this country's most influential newspaper.


Knives In Hens

Playing now

Drama

The Donmar Warehouse
A ploughman and his wife live a simple existence in a pre-industrial time until they, along with the hated local miller, are drawn into a struggle of knowledge, power and attraction.


Long Day's Journey into Night

Upcoming show

Drama

Wyndham's Theatre
Wyndham's Theatre
27 Jan To 8 Apr 2018
The Tyrones' summer home, August 1912. Haunted by the past but unable to face the truth of the present, the Tyrones and their two sons test the bonds of a family caught in a cycle of love and resentment.


Mary Stuart

Upcoming show

Drama

Duke of York's Theatre
Duke of York's Theatre
13 Jan To 31 Mar 2018
Two queens. One in power. One in prison. It's all in the execution. Schiller's political tragedy takes us behind the scenes of some of British history's most crucial days.


Minefield

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
What is a veteran? Survivor? Hero? Mad Man? In Lola Arias' Minefield six Falklands/Malvinas war veterans who once faced each other across a battlefield now face each other across a stage.


My Mum's a Twat

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
One girl's funny, frank and true account of losing her Mum to a cult. A celebration of teenage rebellion and resilience.


My Name Is Rachel Corrie

Upcoming show

Drama

Young Vic
Young Vic - The Clare
29 Sep To 21 Oct 2017
March 2003. The Gaza Strip. 23 year old Rachel Corrie stands between a Palestinian house and an armoured bulldozer. This play captures the idealism, the blazing eloquence, the sardonic wit in Rachel's vivid diary entries.


Nightfall

Upcoming show

Drama

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The Bridge Theatre
28 Apr To 3 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.




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