Shows at London theatres


London West End - Drama


We have 38 shows listed.


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.


Brief Encounter

Playing now

Drama

Empire Cinema HaymarketVideo available for this show
Noël Coward's Brief Encounter is remembered as one of the most haunting love stories ever. This award-winning Kneehigh production has triumphed in the West End, toured the globe and opened to dazzling reviews on Broadway.


Consent

Upcoming show

Drama

Harold Pinter Theatre
Harold Pinter Theatre
18 May 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.


Frozen

Playing now

Drama

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


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

Upcoming show

Drama

Gielgud Theatre
Gielgud Theatre
14 Jun 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

Upcoming show

Drama

Gielgud Theatre
Gielgud Theatre
21 Jun 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.


Instructions for Correct Assembly

Playing now

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
Hari and Max weren't satisfied with their first attempt at parenthood, so they're giving it a second go. Only this time they've got a 30-day money back guarantee and an easy-to-follow construction manual.


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.


Lonely Planet

Upcoming show

Drama

Trafalgar Studios
Trafalgar Studios
12 Jun 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.


My Name is Lucy Barton

Upcoming show

Drama

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The Bridge Theatre
2 Jun 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.


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.


Notes From The Field

Upcoming show

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

Upcoming show

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.


Pity

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
A normal day. A person stands in the market square watching the world go by. What happens next verges on the ridiculous. Rory Mullarkey's new play asks whether things really are getting worse.




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