Shows at London theatres


London Fringe - Playing now


We have 67 shows listed.


4.48 Psychosis

Playing now

Opera

Lyric Hammersmith
Despite the dark nature of its subject and the eventual fate of its troubled creator, it's a work that contains humour and warmth as well as tremendous emotional power, all of them underlined in Venables' original and hard-hitting operatic version.


A Midsummer Night's Dream - Shakespeare for a Camden audience.

Playing now

Shakespeare - comedy

Theatro Technis
Theatro Technis
To 5 May 2018
Adapted and directed by Gavin McAlinden and set in modern music Festival culture; this is a radical reimagining of Shakespeare's tale of youth, love, sex, drugs, music, mistaken identity and bad trips!!


A Woman's World / Monster of State

Playing now

Drama

Etcetera Theatre
Etcetera Theatre
To 29 Apr 2018


Two monologues highlighting the Mental Health challenges that confront Women in Contemporary Society, one a would be Global Superstar, and one a Minister of State.


An Evening of Meat

Playing now

Entertainment

The Vaults Theatre
The Vaults Theatre
To 2 Jun 2018
This unique dinner installation destabilises our gaze and draws out our innermost contradictions as we become part of each performer's journey. A journey that will proclaim to the world - nobody is a piece of meat.


As You Like It

Playing now

Shakespeare - comedy

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Network Theatre
To 28 Apr 2018
Love blossoms among the trees as lovers Rosalind and Orlando are banished to the Forest of Arden. Together with shepherds and exiled courtiers they become enmeshed in a web of romance and deception.


Awful Auntie

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Kids/ family

New Wimbledon Theatre
New Wimbledon Theatre
To 28 Apr 2018
When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened.


Before It Starts

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Comedy drama

The Bread & Roses TheatreVideo available for this show
Growing up is hard and when a girl starts school and reveals her controversial sexuality her friends have a lot to laugh about. But when the jokes turn sour and the playful banter becomes bullying the group realise they have a lot to be sorry for.


Bismillah! (An Isis Tragicomedy)

Playing now

Drama

Pleasance - Islington
Dean joined the Army, 'Danny' joined the Islamic State. One's from Leeds, the other's from London. Brought together in a holding cell in Northern Iraq, as captive and volatile guard.


Broken

Playing now

Drama

Old Red Lion Theatre
Old Red Lion Theatre
To 12 May 2018
Explores the highs and lows of falling in, and inevitably out, of love on the grimy streets of London town. Broken is a bawdy, bolshy ballad exploring humanity's greatest addiction.


Cagebirds

Playing now

Drama

New Wimbledon Theatre
Six extraordinary women, each wrestling with their own version of reality, live a dystopian and dysfunctional existence in the captivity of the sinister 'Mistress'.


Citizen

Playing now

Drama

The Space
The Space
To 5 May 2018
Drawing on interviews with Iranian migrants, a powerful new production explores the blurry line between our identities as humans and ethnic types, and when we stop being seen as one or the other.


Coconut

Playing now

Drama

Ovalhouse
Meet Rumi, a British Pakistani woman who's referred to as a 'Coconut' (brown on the outside, white on the inside). When she meets Simon, a white guy, she hopes that his decision to convert to Islam will be enough to keep everyone happy.


Cream Tea and Incest

Playing now

Comedy

Hope Theatre
Hope Theatre
To 28 Apr 2018
Romance! Adventure! Murder! Aristocrat Eddie Spangler and valet Jeffrey must learn the meaning of these words and more in this new knockabout Edwardian comedy. Delight in their capers, mix-ups, and the dead bodies left in their wake.


Dames

Playing now

Drama

Pleasance - Islington
Bridesmaids with less glamour, Women with less to say, A play with much less humour. Set in a toilet. It's 2am on some idle Friday. Six women collide in the only place for honesty … a club toilet.


Devil With The Blue Dress

Playing now

Drama

The BunkerVideo available for this show
The Bunker
To 28 Apr 2018
Exhuming the little blue dress that launched the biggest media circus of a generation, this barbed spin on a political drama conjures the five women who collided in what became known as The Lewinsky Scandal.


Don Juan

Playing now

Drama

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Hoxton Hall
To 12 May 2018
Don Juan is remorseless, unrepentant and has a voracious libido. Sganarelle is clever, pious and ambitious. Set against the backdrop of the Venice Carnival, Don Juan is a black comedy that follows the last day of the legendary playboy's life.


Faceless

Playing now

Drama

Park Theatre


Susie, a suburban Chicago teenager lives her life on the internet. However, when she meets someone online who convinces her to convert from Christianity to Islam, Susie finds herself arrested for conspiring to commit acts of terrorism.


Frankie Vah

Playing now

Drama

Soho Theatre
It's 1987 and Frankie Vah gorges on love, radical politics, and skuzzy indie stardom. But can he keep it all down? Deals with love, loss and belief, against a backdrop of grubby indie venues and 80s politics.


Free Solo

Playing now

Musical

Drayton Arms Theatre
John Robinson was a world-renowned free solo climber. Until he fell to his death at the age of 43. Eleven years later, his daughter Hazel discovers his old climbing journal.


Gauhar Jaan-The Datia Incident

Playing now

Drama

Omnibus Theatre
Omnibus Theatre
To 29 Apr 2018
A multilingual play fused with live music and dance that celebrates the early 20th century musical revolution, and the remarkable story of a talented musician who only ever craved control over her own fate.




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