Shows at London theatres


London Fringe - Shakespeare


We have 10 shows listed.

Much Ado About Nothing

Playing now

Shakespeare - comedy

The Courtyard
The 1960's in a confusing time. The cold war nuclear arms race have the armed forces on constant high alert, but with no enemy in sight.


The Tempest

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Cockpit Theatre
Cockpit Theatre
13 Mar To 23 Mar 2019
From the moment that a feral Miranda, daughter of Prospero, emerges, enraged and incredulous, onto the stage it is clear that there is to be no compromise in this ambiguous but ultimately uplifting version of The Tempest.


Othello

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

The Union Theatre
The Union Theatre
13 Mar To 6 Apr 2019
A bold and audacious new staging of Shakespeare's classic thriller in which the general Othello and his new wife, Desdemona are psychologically tortured and destroyed by a jealous, subordinate, Iago.


Richard III

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - history

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Alexandra Palace
13 Mar To 31 Mar 2019
After decades of civil war, the nation hangs in the balance. Enter Richard, Duke of Gloucester, to change the course of history. Richard was not born to be a king, but he's set his sights on the crown.


Shakespeare for Breakfast

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

Canal Cafe Theatre
Canal Cafe Theatre
14 Mar To 24 Mar 2019
A pleasing plethora of pentameter, puns and pastry. Perfect for hardened fans of the Bard and blank verse virgins alike.


King Lear

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Jack Studio Theatre
Jack Studio Theatre
19 Mar To 30 Mar 2019
Lear is retiring. He cannot stand in the way of progress. But dividing his vast empire between his daughters comes at a cost. Now he must navigate a treacherous path leading to refuge or madness.


Twelfth Night

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

The Rose Playhouse
The Rose Playhouse
23 Apr To 5 May 2019
On the SS Illyria two campaigns are being quietly waged - one by the lovesick Duke Orsino against the heart of the indifferent Olivia; the other by servants and hangers-on against the highhandedness of her steward, the pompous Malvolio.


The Tragedy of King Richard II

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

The Rose Playhouse
The Rose Playhouse
14 May To 19 May 2019
Creates raw and fast-paced Shakespeare, bringing you the multifaceted text by a diverse, gender-blind, actor-led ensemble without a director, inspired by the working conditions in which Shakespeare conceived his plays.


As You Like it

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
24 Aug To 27 Aug 2019
Forced from their homes, Orlando, Duke Senior, his daughter Rosalind and niece Ceila, escape to the Forest of Arden, a fantastical place where all are welcomed and embraced. Lost amidst the trees, they find community and acceptance under the stars …


Romeo and Juliet

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Stockwell Playhouse
Stockwell Playhouse
3 Sep To 14 Sep 2019
Part play, part gig, this hard-hitting tale of lost weirdoes and their painful family feud is told through a new lens with powerful live music. An innovative and accessible gateway to the true story of the world's most famous lovers.



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