Shows at London theatres


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We have 25 shows listed.


Memorial

Upcoming show

Experimental

Barbican TheatreVideo available for this show
Out of the darkness, a vast field of bodies emerges. At the centre of this universe, a woman stands as storyteller, her voice conveying the voice of a god, of the elements, of time itself, and of a thousand lives caught in visceral moments of war.


I'm Not Running

Upcoming show

Drama

National Theatre
National Theatre - Lyttleton
2 Oct 2018 No closing date announced.
Do I run? This is the question which is facing Pauline Gibson. She has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, she's faced with an agonising decision.


The Malady of Death (La Maladie de la mort)

Upcoming show

Drama

Barbican TheatreVideo available for this show
In a hotel room by the sea, a man waits. The woman comes at night, only ever at night, and is permitted neither to speak nor to resist. Anything he wants, she must do. The cost doesn't matter. He wants to learn how to love, what it is to feel again.


Stories

Upcoming show

Drama

National Theatre
National Theatre - Dorfman
10 Oct To 28 Nov 2018
The fertilisation of an idea. How do you have a baby when you're 39 and single? This is the story of Anna. A story filled with many chapters, unexpected characters and curious plot twists.


Macbeth

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Barbican TheatreVideo available for this show
Barbican Theatre - Barbican Theatre
15 Oct 2018 To 18 Jan 2019
Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder.


Concert

Upcoming show

Dance

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
17 Oct To 20 Oct 2018
Two artists united by a deep appreciation of tradition yet compelled by their desire to break it apart: Colin Dunne takes on the 'undanceable' music of the enigmatic Tommie Potts (1912-1988).


Guys and Dolls

Upcoming show

Musical

Royal Albert Hall
Royal Albert Hall
19 Oct To 20 Oct 2018
This sizzling New York tale of gamblers, gangsters and nightclub singers (and a missionary) features some of Broadway's greatest show-stopping tunes, including Luck be a Lady, Sit Down You're Rockin' the Boat and My Time of Day.


Hadestown

Upcoming show

Musical

National Theatre
National Theatre - Olivier
2 Nov 2018 To 26 Jan 2019
In the warmth of summertime, songwriter Orpheus and his muse Eurydice are living it up and falling in love. But as winter approaches, reality sets in. Tempted by the promise of plenty, Eurydice is lured to the depths of industrial Hadestown.


Romeo and Juliet

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - Barbican Theatre
2 Nov 2018 To 19 Jan 2019
Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents.


Macbeth

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
7 Nov 2018 To 2 Feb 2019
Returning as heroes from the battlefield, Macbeth and Banquo encounter three witches who prophesy that Macbeth will become King of Scotland. When Lady Macbeth learns of this, she compels her husband to murder King Duncan.


Imagined Touch

Upcoming show

Experimental

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
7 Nov To 11 Nov 2018
Shares the humour, grief, beauty and profound isolation of lives as deafblind artists. After a short introductory film, you'll be provided with individual headphones and goggles, then guided through to an unseen promenade installation.


War Horse

Upcoming show

Drama

National TheatreVideo available for this show
National Theatre - Lyttleton
8 Nov 2018 To 5 Jan 2019
At the outbreak of World War One, Albert's beloved horse, Joey, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. Though not yet old enough to enlist, Albert joins the army, and embarks on a treacherous mission to find his horse and bring him home.


Courage Everywhere

Upcoming show

Multi-show

National Theatre
National Theatre - Dorfman
15 Nov To 18 Nov 2018
To mark the 100th anniversary of (some) women in the UK gaining the right to vote, the NT marks this historic moment through a series of rehearsed readings, talks and screenings.


Ralegh: The Treason Trial

Upcoming show

Drama

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
24 Nov To 30 Nov 2018
Winchester Great Hall. 17 November, 1603. The air is alive with the silence of a thousand expectant eyes. Ralegh enters, slowly, walking with a cane, neither proud nor defiant, concealing a limp with a studied control.


Doctor Faustus

Upcoming show

Drama

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
1 Dec 2018 To 2 Feb 2019
Doctor Faustus sits in his Wittenberg study, restless for knowledge and frustrated with the limitations of conventional scholarship. Coveting fame and power, he conjures the menacing demon, Mephistopheles, who offers Faustus a deal.


The Tell-Tale Heart

Upcoming show

Drama

National Theatre
National Theatre - Dorfman
5 Dec 2018 To 9 Jan 2019
A young playwright rents an attic flat in Brighton, hoping it will break the writer's block that's preventing her from following up on her wildly successful debut.Whilst there, she forms a relationship with her landlady ...


The Merry Wives of Windsor

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Barbican TheatreVideo available for this show
Barbican Theatre - Barbican Theatre
7 Dec 2018 To 5 Jan 2019
Down on his luck in the suburbs, Sir John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men.


Wolfgang

Upcoming show

Circus

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
12 Dec To 22 Dec 2018
Straight from the score and onto the stage, the man known as Mozart appears amid a storm of powder, tumbling and twirling, as musical mayhem and movement fuse in this family show with a circus twist.


Circus 1903

Upcoming show

Circus

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South Bank Centre - Royal Festival Hall
19 Dec 2018 To 5 Jan 2019
Experience the thrills and daredevil entertainment of a turn-of-the-century circus this Christmas. Fresh from the Paris Theatre in Las Vegas, Circus 1903 visits Southbank Centre for its European premiere.


Dark Night of the Soul

Upcoming show

Drama

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
29 Dec 2018 To 2 Feb 2019
The Feminine Response to the Faustian Myth.




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