Shows at London theatres


London West End - Drama


We have 36 shows listed.


St Nicholas

Playing now

Drama

The Donmar Warehouse
The ballot for St Nicholas has now closed, but we will be releasing any returned tickets as soon as we receive them, and a small number of tickets will be released online on the day.


Summer and Smoke

Upcoming show

Drama

Duke of York's Theatre
Duke of York's Theatre
10 Nov 2018 To 19 Jan 2019
Trapped between desire and a life of obligation, Alma meets John and her world turns upside down.


Sweat

Upcoming show

Drama

The Donmar Warehouse
The Donmar Warehouse
7 Dec 2018 To 26 Jan 2019
The Pulitzer Prize-winning play that Lynn Nottage wrote following her experience. Her tale of friends pitted against each other by big business, and the decline of the American Dream.


The American Clock

Upcoming show

Drama

The Old Vic
The Old Vic
4 Feb To 30 Mar 2019
The American Clock turns, fortunes are made and lives are broken. In New York City in 1929, the stock market crashed and everything changed.


The Cane

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
After 45 years as a dedicated teacher, Edward is looking forward to the imminent celebration to mark his retirement. But his home is under siege. A mob of angry students have gathered.


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Upcoming show

Drama

Piccadilly Theatre
Piccadilly Theatre
29 Nov 2018 To 23 Feb 2019
Following an acclaimed UK and International tour, the smash-hit National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to London for a strictly limited season.


The Height of the Storm

Upcoming show

Drama

Wyndham's TheatreVideo available for this show
Wyndham's Theatre
2 Oct To 1 Dec 2018
André and Madeleine have been in love for over fifty years. This weekend, as their daughters visit, something feels unusual. A bunch of flowers arrives, but who sent them? A woman from the past turns up, but who is she?


The Inheritance

Playing now

Drama

Noël Coward Theatre
A generation after the peak of the AIDs crisis, what is it like to be a young gay man in New York? Explores profound themes through the turbulent and often hilarious experiences of a group of young, ambitious New Yorkers.


The Jungle

Playing now

Drama

Playhouse TheatreVideo available for this show
Playhouse Theatre
To 3 Nov 2018
Tells stories of loss, fear, community and hope, of the Calais camp's creation - and of its eventual destruction. Join the residents over freshly baked naan and sweet milky chai at the Afghan Café


The Lover / The Collection

Playing now

Drama

Harold Pinter Theatre
Harold Pinter Theatre
To 20 Oct 2018
Two miniature comedic masterpieces from the 1960s, The Lover and The Collection, which explore secrets, lies and seduction, are directed by Jamie Lloyd.


The Room / Victoria Station / Family Voices

Upcoming show

Drama

Harold Pinter Theatre
Harold Pinter Theatre
13 Dec 2018 To 26 Jan 2019
Harold Pinter's first play, The Room, features in a triple-bill directed by Pinter's colleague and friend, Patrick Marber.


The Wipers Times

Upcoming show

Drama

Arts Theatre
Arts Theatre - Main House
16 Oct To 1 Dec 2018
In a bombed out building during the First World War in the Belgian town of Ypres (mis-pronounced Wipers by British soldiers), two officers discover a printing press and create a newspaper for the troops.


The Woods

Playing now

Drama

The Royal Court TheatreVideo available for this show
A cabin deep in the woods. A lost boy buried in the snow. A lone woman. And her wolf.


True West

Upcoming show

Drama

Vaudeville Theatre
Vaudeville Theatre
23 Nov 2018 To 16 Feb 2019
Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn star as warring brothers Austin and Lee in the West End Premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winner Sam Shepard's ferociously funny, modern classic.


Trying It On

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
A new play written and performed by David Edgar, which reflects on the legacy of the worldwide student revolt of 1968.


Wise Children

Upcoming show

Drama

The Old Vic
The Old Vic
8 Oct To 10 Nov 2018
It's 23 April, Shakespeare's birthday. In Brixton, Nora and Dora Chance are celebrating their 70th birthday. Over the river in Chelsea, their father and greatest actor of his generation Melchior Hazard turns 100 on the same day.




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