Shows at London theatres


London West End - Drama


We have 42 shows listed.


Midnight Movie

Upcoming

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
A girl fights for her life in a lift. New Window. A protest in Trafalgar Square. New Window. A naked man in a bathtub. New Window. Janelle Monae, dancing.


Nanjing

Upcoming

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
Tells a story about belonging anywhere and nowhere at once, and looks at how our lives are shaped by history.


Nora: A Doll's House

Upcoming

Drama

Young Vic
Nora is the perfect wife and mother. She is dutiful, beautiful and everything is always in its right place. But when a secret from her past comes back to haunt her, her life rapidly unravels.


On Bear Ridge

Upcoming

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
A semi-autobiographical story about the places we leave behind, the indelible marks they make on us, and the unreliable memories we hold onto.


Poet in da Corner

Upcoming

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
In a strict Mormon household somewhere in the seam between East London and Essex, a girl is given Dizzee Rascal's ground-breaking grime album Boy in da Corner by her best friend SS Vyper.


Portia Coughlan

Upcoming

Drama

Young Vic
It's Portia Coughlan's 30th birthday. It is also the 15th anniversary of the death of her twin brother, Gabriel. Can she untether her soul from her dead twin and live in the real world, or will she surrender to her grief and reunite with her brother?


Purple Snowflakes and Titty Wanks

Upcoming

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
Sinéad Murphy has learnt to orgasm with an electric toothbrush; she's getting together with boys in car parks at church discos; and she's doing so well in exams, her teachers think she's cheating.


Rare Earth Mettle

Upcoming

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
A leading British doctor with a radical plan to save the NHS and a Silicon Valley billionaire with a radical plan to halt climate change, meet outside an abandoned train on a salt flat in South America.


Scenes with Girls

Upcoming

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
Tosh and Lou. 22 scenes. In a space they have created, using a language they have created, the two girls theorise. Other friends have come, got boyfriends and gone.


Shoe Lady

Upcoming

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
Viv has lost a shoe. They're her work shoes, her weekend shoes, her only pair of shoes, and she doesn't know what to do.


Teenage Dick

Upcoming

Drama

The Donmar Warehouse
As winter formal gives way to glorious spring fling, Richard - the class loser - lusts for power at Roseland High. After years of torment due to his hemiplegia, Richard plots the ultimate rise in power: to become president of his senior class.


The Fishermen

Upcoming

Drama

Trafalgar Studios
In a small Nigerian town, Ben and Obembe slip away to fish at a forbidden river. They continue unnoticed and carefree - until one day the prophecy of a madman changes the course of their lives forever.


The Glow

Upcoming

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
1863. An asylum. A woman locked in a windowless cell, with no memory as to who she is, or how she arrived there.


The Lehman Trilogy

Playing now

Drama

Piccadilly TheatreVideo available for this show
The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.


The Night of the Iguana

Playing now

Drama

Noël Coward Theatre
An epic battle between flesh and spirit, captivity and freedom, art and faith, heightened by a tropical rain-storm.


The Second Woman

Upcoming

Drama

Young Vic
Virginia waits. The door opens. Marty enters. Virginia has some things she needs to say. But how will he respond?


The Son

Playing now

Drama

Duke of York's Theatre
Nicolas is going through a difficult phase after his parents' divorce. He's listless, skipping school, lying and thinks that moving in with his father and his new family may help. A fresh start.


Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation

Upcoming

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
The writer manipulates a group of people to sit together and believe in something that isn't true. The book he's written predicts it all: the equations, the black hole and all the words we'll speak until the end.


Touching The Void

Upcoming

Drama

Duke of York's TheatreVideo available for this show
Life-affirming and often darkly funny, David Greig's thrilling adaptation of Touching The Void takes the audience on an epic adventure that asks how far you'd be willing to go to survive.


Two Ladies

Upcoming

Drama

The Bridge Theatre
As their husbands clash over an international crisis, the first ladies of France and America find themselves alone together in a side room. Friends, or enemies? When the stakes are so high, can they trust each other?




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