Shows at London theatres


London West End - Drama


We have 36 shows listed.


17c

Playing now

Drama

The Old Vic
The Old Vic
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 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
12 Oct 2018 To 6 Jan 2019
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.


All About Eve

Upcoming show

Drama

Noël Coward Theatre
Noël Coward Theatre
2 Feb 2019 No closing date announced.
A razor-sharp, unsettling exposé of the eternal obsession at the heart of show-business.


All My Sons

Upcoming show

Drama

The Old Vic
The Old Vic
15 Apr To 8 Jun 2019
Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. But nothing lasts forever and their contented lives, already shadowed by the loss of their eldest boy to war, are about to shatter.


Coming Clean

Upcoming show

Drama

Trafalgar Studios
Tony and Greg seem to have love all figured out. They’re in a committed relationship, but with room for a little sex-on-the-side. Their only rule? Never sleep with the same man twice. Then, drop-dead gorgeous cleaner Robert walks into their lives ...


Dust

Playing now

Drama

Trafalgar Studios
Forced to watch the aftermath of her suicide and its ripple effect on her family and friends, Alice quickly learns that death changes people. And discovers that death isn't the change she hoped for.


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: 28 Jul 2019
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.


Hot Gay Time Machine

Upcoming show

Drama

Trafalgar Studios
Trafalgar Studios
27 Nov 2018 To 5 Jan 2019
Just like A Christmas Carol - but with fewer ghosts and more gays - the dynamic double-act sing, shimmy and sashay the audience on a time travelling adventure through the history of their favourite topic: themselves.


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.


Little England

Upcoming show

Drama

Leicester Square Theatre
Heidi has made her life in England but after losing her job she faces immediate deportation. Will she be captured by the sinister Immigration Office with its unsympathetic officials and vast network of eager informers?


Misty

Playing now

Drama

Trafalgar Studios
Trafalgar Studios
To 20 Oct 2018
Through a visceral blend of theatre, gig and performance poetry, Arinzé delivers an epic, heartfelt and playful exploration of creative freedom, set against a pulsing vision of modern London.


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.


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.


One for the Road / New World Order / Mountain Language / Ashes to Ashes

Playing now

Drama

Harold Pinter Theatre
Harold Pinter Theatre
To 20 Oct 2018
Opening the Pinter at the Pinter season is a dynamic collection of Harold Pinter's most potent and dangerous political plays.


Party Time / Celebration

Upcoming show

Drama

Harold Pinter Theatre
Harold Pinter Theatre
20 Dec 2018 To 26 Jan 2019
A scathing and bitterly amusing attack on the increasingly powerful and narcissistic super-rich, set against the backdrop of terrifying state oppression, the highly pertinent Party Time is paired with Harold Pinter's final play, Celebration. 


Poet in da Corner

Playing now

Drama

The Royal Court TheatreVideo available for this show
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?


Sea Wall

Upcoming show

Drama

The Old Vic
The Old Vic
18 Jun To 30 Jun 2019
Things for Alex are good. He loves his wife, his daughter, his city, his job. But sometimes the force of life can crash against you. Sometimes everything you thought you could always depend on can be taken away.




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