Shows at London theatres


London West End - Drama


We have 29 shows listed in this category.


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.


Woyzeck

Playing now

Drama

The Old VicVideo available for this show
The Old Vic
To 24 Jun 2017
The multi-award winning Jack Thorne breathes new life into Woyzeck by Georg Büchner, one of the most influential plays ever written. Starring John Boyega (Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens).


Killology

Playing now

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
A controversial new gaming experience is inspiring a generation. In Killology, players are rewarded for torturing victims, scoring points for “creativity”. It’s marketed by its millionaire creator as a deeply moral experience.


Anatomy of a Suicide

Playing now

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
Three generations of women. For each, the chaos of what has come before brings with it a painful legacy.


Road

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
A Road, a wild night, a drunken tour guide, a journey to the gutter and the stars and back. Jim Cartwright's seminal play, gives expression to the inhabitants of an unnamed northern road in Eighties Britain.


Yellowman

Upcoming show

Drama

Young Vic
Young Vic - The Maria
22 Nov To 2 Dec 2017
Alma and Eugene grew up together in the Deep South. As their friendship develops into something closer, they struggle to escape familiar definitions of blackness.


Life of Galileo

Playing now

Drama

Young Vic
Galileo Galilei: father, hero, heretic. When a chance discovery leads to evidence of a seismic shift in scientific thinking, Galileo sparks a dangerous dispute with authority, challenging the all-powerful Roman Catholic Church.


Yerma

Upcoming show

Drama

Young VicVideo available for this show
Young Vic - Main House
26 Jul To 31 Aug 2017
The extraordinary Billie Piper plays Her, a woman driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child. Simon Stone creates a radical new production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece.


Wings

Upcoming show

Drama

Young Vic
Young Vic - Main House
14 Sep To 28 Oct 2017
Emily was a fiercely independent woman, an aviator and a wingwalker until a stroke destroyed her sense of reality. Fragments of her life come together as she struggles to find her voice and herself.


The Suppliant Women

Upcoming show

Drama

Young VicVideo available for this show
Young Vic
13 Nov To 25 Nov 2017
A group of strong but scared women set sail from their home, leaving everything they have behind. Facing forced marriage, they seek sanctuary in Greece. When they arrive, the King and the people must decide their fate.


Queen Anne

Upcoming show

Drama

Theatre Royal Haymarket
Theatre Royal Haymarket
30 Jun To 30 Sep 2017
1702. William III is on the throne and England is on the verge of war. Princess Anne is soon to become Queen, and her advisors vie for influence over the future monarch.


The Ferryman

Playing now

Drama

Gielgud Theatre
Gielgud Theatre
To 7 Oct 2017
Rural Derry, 1981. The Carney farmhouse is a hive of activity with preparations for the annual harvest. A day of hard work on the land and a traditional night of feasting and celebrations lie ahead. But this year they will be interrupted by a visitor.


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.


Victory Condition

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre

An attempt to get to grips with the fact that everything happens at once.

And to see if there’s anything we can do about it.




Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Upcoming show

Drama

Apollo Theatre
Apollo Theatre
13 Jul 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.


bodies

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
Purchased from Russia. Developed in India. Delivered to the UK. A global transaction over nine months that offers ‘a lifetime of happiness’ for all involved.


The Kite Runner

Playing now

Drama

Playhouse Theatre
Playhouse Theatre
To 26 Aug 2017
A haunting tale of friendship which spans cultures and continents, follows one man's journey to confront his past and find redemption. Based on Khaled Hosseini's international best-selling novel.


Kiss Me

Playing now

Drama

Trafalgar Studios
A desperate woman. A chivalrous man. And a forbidden kiss that changes everything. A love story about two people struggling to escape the guilt and ghosts of the past, set against the shifting world of London post-World War I.


Oslo

Upcoming show

Drama

Harold Pinter TheatreVideo available for this show
Harold Pinter Theatre
30 Sep To 30 Dec 2017
Tells the true story of two maverick Norwegian diplomats who coordinated top secret talks and inspired seemingly impossible friendships. Their quiet heroics led to the groundbreaking Oslo Peace Accords.


Rotterdam

Playing now

Drama

Arts Theatre
Arts Theatre
To 15 Jul 2017
Alice wants to come out as a lesbian. Her girlfriend Fiona wants to start living as a man named Adrian. Now, as he begins his transition, Alice faces a question she never thought she'd ask ... does this mean she's straight?




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