Shows at London theatres


London West End - Drama


We have 32 shows listed.


A Christmas Carol

Playing now

Drama

The Old Vic
The Old Vic
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.


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 Very Very Very Dark Matter

Upcoming show

Drama

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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.


Again

Upcoming show

Drama

Trafalgar Studios
Trafalgar Studios
6 Feb To 3 Mar 2018
A once close-knit family of 4 reunite after a long period of estrangement. This time, this time, it must go right. Words never said. Words said that shouldn't be. Contradicting memories. Family history builds like sedimentary rock, layer upon layer.


Beginning

Playing now

Drama

Ambassadors Theatre
Ambassadors Theatre
To 24 Mar 2018
Justine Mitchell and Sam Troughton reprise their critically acclaimed roles as singletons Laura and Danny, in this season's must-see smash-hit; a tender and funny story about the first fragile moments of risking your heart and taking a chance.


Belleville

Playing now

Drama

The Donmar Warehouse
Americans Zack and Abby are bright, young and recently married. He's a doctor combating infant disease. She's an actress, also teaching yoga. It's just before Christmas and they're living the expat highlife in bohemian Belleville, Paris.


Fanny & Alexander

Upcoming show

Drama

The Old Vic
The Old Vic
21 Feb To 14 Apr 2018
Amongst the gilded romance and glamour of 1900s Sweden, siblings Fanny and Alexander's world is turned upside down when their widowed mother remarries the iron-willed local bishop.


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

Playing now

Drama

Playhouse TheatreVideo available for this show
Playhouse Theatre
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.


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.


Life and Fate / Uncle Vanya

Upcoming show

Drama

Theatre Royal Haymarket
Theatre Royal Haymarket
8 May To 20 May 2018
Life and Fate: an epic tale of a country told through the fate of a single Jewish family, the Shtrum's. Uncle Vanya: Chekhov's tragicomic masterpiece of dashed dreams and thwarted and eternal love.


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

Playing now

Drama

Duke of York's Theatre
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.


Mood Music

Upcoming show

Drama

The Old Vic
The Old Vic
21 Apr 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.


My Mum's a Twat

Playing now

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.


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.


Quiz

Upcoming show

Drama

Noël Coward Theatre
Noël Coward Theatre
31 Mar To 16 Jun 2018
Quiz is a fictional imagination based on real events which took place in 2001 following an episode of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? It is not in any way connected with the makers of the programme or any of the individuals portrayed.


Red

Upcoming show

Drama

Wyndham's Theatre
Wyndham's Theatre
4 May To 28 Jul 2018
Under the watchful gaze of his young assistant, and the threatening presence of a new generation of artists, Mark Rothko takes on his greatest challenge yet: to create a definitive work for an extraordinary setting.




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