Shows at London theatres


London West End - Drama


We have 38 shows listed.


Pressure

Upcoming show

Drama

Ambassadors TheatreVideo available for this show
Ambassadors Theatre
6 Jun To 1 Sep 2018
D-Day, June 1944. The Allied forces led by General Eisenhower are poised to launch. 350,000 lives at stake and the decision of whether or not to attack comes down to the most important weather forecast of all time.


Quiz

Playing now

Drama

Noël Coward Theatre
Noël Coward Theatre
To 16 Jun 2018
Quiz is a fictional imagination based on real events which took place in 2001 following an episode of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? It is not in any way connected with the makers of the programme or any of the individuals portrayed.


Red

Upcoming show

Drama

Wyndham's Theatre
Wyndham's Theatre
4 May To 28 Jul 2018
Under the watchful gaze of his young assistant, and the threatening presence of a new generation of artists, Mark Rothko takes on his greatest challenge yet: to create a definitive work for an extraordinary setting.


The Best Man

Playing now

Drama

Playhouse Theatre
Playhouse Theatre
To 12 May 2018
Two opposing presidential party candidates are neck and neck in an unscrupulous battle for the nomination. The only thing that separates the ex-Secretary of State and his populist opponent is an endorsement from a respected ex-President.


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 Ferryman

Playing now

Drama

Gielgud Theatre
Gielgud Theatre
To 19 May 2018
Northern Ireland, 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.


The Height of the Storm

Upcoming show

Drama

Wyndham's Theatre
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

Young Vic
A generation after the worst of the AIDS crisis, what is it like to be a young gay man in New York? How many words are there now for the different kinds of pain, the different kinds of love?


The Jungle

Upcoming show

Drama

Playhouse Theatre
Playhouse Theatre
16 Jun 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 Lieutenant of Inishmore

Upcoming show

Drama

Noël Coward Theatre
Noël Coward Theatre
23 Jun To 8 Sep 2018
Who knocked Mad Padraic's cat over on a lonely road on the island of Inishmore and was it an accident? He'll want to know when he gets back from a stint of torture and chip-shop bombing in Northern Ireland: he loves that cat more than life itself.


The Moderate Soprano

Playing now

Drama

Duke of York's TheatreVideo available for this show
The two great passions in John Christie's life were opera and a beautiful young soprano, Audrey Mildmay, with whom he was completely smitten ...


The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Upcoming show

Drama

The Donmar Warehouse
The Donmar Warehouse
4 Jun To 28 Jul 2018
At Marcia Blaine School for Girls, Miss Jean Brodie presides over her 'set', her chosen few. In return for their absolute devotion, Miss Brodie will provide an education far beyond the confines of the curriculum.


The Prudes

Playing now

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
They haven't 'done it' in a year. Now they're coming together in a last-ditch effort to re-boot their sex life and save their relationship. But a lot has changed in that year; for them and for the world.


The Way Of The World

Playing now

Drama

The Donmar Warehouse
The Donmar Warehouse
To 26 May 2018
Family, money, desire: the rules of the game, the way of the world. Lady Wishfort's sprawling, dysfunctional family are riven by desire - there's everything to lose and six thousand pounds to gain.


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

Upcoming show

Drama

The Royal Court Theatre
A cabin deep in the woods. A lost boy buried in the snow. A lone woman. And her wolf.


Things Of Dry Hours

Upcoming show

Drama

Young Vic
Young Vic
15 Aug To 25 Aug 2018
Tice Hogan and his daughter Cali live a quiet life, keeping their heads down, reading the Bible, Karl Marx, and washing the rich folks' laundry. Until one day an unknown white factory worker crashes into their lives.


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.




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