Shows at London theatres


London Fringe - Shakespeare


We have 18 shows listed.

Lear

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

The Bread & Roses Theatre
The Bread & Roses Theatre
30 Jan To 3 Feb 2018
A land-worker divides his land between his three daughters after losing his wife. Follows the breakdown of his relationships with these daughters and other friends, and the loss of his home, due to his grief and his own battle with mental health.


Macbeth

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

The Rose Playhouse
The Rose Playhouse
30 Jan To 24 Feb 2018
All Hail Macbeth, King of Scotland. On his way back from war, Macbeth learns his destiny, and his path seems set. Driven by ambition, and encouraged by his wife, Macbeth seizes power. How long can it last?


Romeo & Juliet

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Orange Tree Theatre
Orange Tree Theatre
2 Feb To 13 Feb 2018
Summer 2018. London. A city of extremes divided by wealth and property. A world of postcode street fights, catcalling and bants. In the middle of this a boy gatecrashes a fancy party and falls in love (for at least the second time that week).


The Tempest

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - romance

Jack Studio Theatre
Jack Studio Theatre
13 Feb To 3 Mar 2018
Beware the spirits of the air, the monsters of the earth and the wrath of dangerous sorcerers. Controlled Chaos's all female production of The Tempest shakes the ground with its bold re-imagining of William Shakespeare's final dark comedy.


Juliet And Romeo's Guide To Long Life And Happy Marriage

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

Battersea Arts Centre
Battersea Arts Centre
14 Feb To 24 Feb 2018
Award-winning dance theatre company, Lost Dog, re-imagine Shakespeare's tragic teenage love story in a version where Romeo and Juliet survive. A humourous and healtfelt show about love, loss and longevity.


Macbeth

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

Wilton's Music HallVideo available for this show
Wilton's Music Hall
23 Feb To 17 Mar 2018
Goaded by the whispers of demons, the Macbeths (Jonathan Goddard and Eleanor Duval) unleash murder for their own gains and set in motion their path to madness and self-destruction, unravelling events in a nightmare they cannot control.


Love's Labour's Lost

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

The Rose Playhouse
The Rose Playhouse
27 Feb To 24 Mar 2018
Berowne's boss invites him to undertake three years of intense study, renouncing the company of women. How long can they dodge Cupid's arrow when the Princess of France and her vivacious ladies come to town?


Julius Caesar

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

The Courtyard
The Courtyard
5 Mar To 1 Apr 2018
Julius Caesar returns to Rome after one of many conquests, and the crowds adore him. Although he refuses to be crowned as Emperor, jealous Cassius is thrown into a dark suspicion about Caesar's real intentions.


Hamlet

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Hackney EmpireVideo available for this show
Hackney Empire
6 Mar To 31 Mar 2018
Sent by the ghost of his father to avenge his brutal death, Hamlet's mission to expose the truth is a perilous journey of madness, murder and lost love. What will ultimately become of a young man sent to kill?


A Midsummer Night's Dream

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Questors
Questors - The Playhouse
9 Mar To 17 Mar 2018
Young lovers, feuding fairies and amateur actors collide in the woods outside Athens on a midsummer night.


The Paper Cinema's Macbeth

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

Battersea Arts Centre
Battersea Arts Centre
19 Mar To 4 Apr 2018
Immerse yourself on a journey through rugged Scottish landscapes and encounter storms, betrayal and murderous plot. Shakespeare's tragedy is vividly told with illustration, masterful puppetry and a live score.


Will or Eight Lost Years of Young William Shakespeare's Life

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

The Rose Playhouse
The Rose Playhouse
27 Mar To 21 Apr 2018
England, 1585. The young Will Shakespeare is living in the peaceful town of Stratford-upon-Avon, in the heart of England with his newlywed wife, Anne. But something's missing ...


Othello

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Barons Court Theatre
Barons Court Theatre
27 Mar To 31 Mar 2018
Set in modern-day London, KDC's production tells the tale of newly married Othello, who is sent to defend the Cyprus Housing Estate from a rival Turkish gang, The Ottomites, and who finds himself a pawn in a manipulative game.


Much Ado About Nothing

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Rose Theatre Kingston
Rose Theatre Kingston
13 Apr To 6 May 2018
Don Pedro is victorious. Having won a turf war down in the city, the Mafia overlord and his entourage take over the luxury spa hotel Messina in order to hide-out, party and recover deep in the Sicilian hills.


As You Like It

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

No photo available for this theatre
Network Theatre
18 Apr 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.


A Midsummer Night's Dream

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Greenwich Theatre
Greenwich Theatre
15 May To 26 May 2018


On a Midsummer's night, four young lovers find themselves entranced and entrapped in an enchanted forest where sprites lurk and fairies rule.


The Merchant of Venice

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Orange Tree Theatre
Orange Tree Theatre
26 May To 30 Jun 2018
Portia has a problem, Bassanio has a riddle to solve, and Shylock just wants respect. How far would you go to get what you want? Shakespeare's story of greed and injustice explored for a younger audience.


othellomacbeth

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

Lyric Hammersmith
Lyric Hammersmith - Main House
5 Oct To 3 Nov 2018
Two of Shakespeare's most brutal and poetic plays, exploring fear, jealousy, power and revenge. Two stories in which powerful men are manipulated into destroying their societies, their households, their loved ones and themselves.



Buy tickets from ActDrop for ...


Buy tickets for Dick Whittington at the London Palladium