Shows at London theatres


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We have 30 shows listed in this category.


Jane Eyre

Upcoming show

Drama

National Theatre
National Theatre
26 Sep 2017 Booking to: 21 Oct 2017
The classic story of the trailblazing Jane is as inspiring as ever. This bold and dynamic production uncovers one woman's fight for freedom and fulfilment on her own terms.


After the Rehearsal / Persona

Upcoming show

Drama

Barbican Theatre
Two Bergman screenplays are reimagined for the stage in a double bill about the chaotic lives of theatre people, exposing the fine line between art and reality, illness and normality.


Saint George and the Dragon

Upcoming show

Drama

National TheatreVideo available for this show
National Theatre - Olivier
4 Oct 2017 Booking to: 2 Dec 2017
A folk tale for an uneasy nation. A village. A dragon. A damsel in distress. Into the story walks George: wandering knight, freedom fighter, enemy of tyrants the world over. One epic battle later and a nation is born.


Beginning

Upcoming show

Drama

National Theatre
National Theatre - Dorfman
5 Oct 2017 No closing date announced.
Every story starts somewhere. It's the early hours of the morning and Danny's the last straggler at Laura's party. The flat's in a mess. And so are they. One more drink?


Macbeth

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Barbican Theatre
Transposing the action to a 16th-century samurai world, this staging of Shakespeare’s bloody tragedy unfolds in war-torn Japan. Moving through a series of breathtaking images, its total effect is the stuff of theatre history.


to a simple, rock 'n' roll ... song

Upcoming show

Dance

Barbican Theatre
Having left elated audiences wanting more last autumn, Michael Clark is back with an extended version of his latest show, described by the Evening Standard as ‘an adrenaline shot that sends you away buzzing’.


Romantics Anonymous

Upcoming show

Musical

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
20 Oct 2017 To 6 Jan 2018
Angélique makes beautiful chocolates, infused with all the emotion that seems to overwhelm her in daily life. Jean-René runs a chocolate factory that is running out of steam, rather like his own existence. Both seek help from the usual sources.


Network

Upcoming show

Drama

National TheatreVideo available for this show
National Theatre - Lyttleton
4 Nov 2017 No closing date announced.
Howard Beale, news anchorman, isn't pulling in the viewers. In his final broadcast he unravels live on screen. But when the ratings soar, the network seize on their newfound populist prophet, and Howard becomes the biggest thing on TV.


Coriolanus

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Barbican TheatreVideo available for this show
Caius Martius Coriolanus is a fearless soldier but a reluctant leader. His ambitious mother attempts to carve him a path to power yet he struggles to change his nature and do what is required to achieve greatness.


Notorious

Upcoming show

Experimental

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
7 Nov To 11 Nov 2017
The Famous Lauren Barri Holstein interrogates representations of female subjectivity, looking at ways in which social media and consumerism have redefined how we relate to the female body, one's 'true self' and public shaming.


The Secret Theatre

Upcoming show

Thriller

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
16 Nov To 16 Dec 2017
Sir Francis Walsingham oversees a vast surveillance network from the heart of Elizabeth I's court. As the nation's relationship with Europe deteriorates and civil unrest grows, he adopts ever more extreme tactics to keep his queen and country safe.


The Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award 2017: ROLLER

Upcoming show

Experimental

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
23 Nov To 2 Dec 2017
Mars.tarrab have risked life and limb to bring you an energy-packed performance investigating female competition, ageing and power. Join this irresistible duo in their makeshift arena.


Julius Caesar

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Barbican TheatreVideo available for this show
Barbican Theatre - Barbican Theatre
24 Nov 2017 To 20 Jan 2018
Caesar returns from war, an all-conquering hero, but mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power. Although Brutus loves Caesar, he is persuaded to kill him for the greater good, and like all conspirators loses control of the consequences.


Antony & Cleopatra

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Barbican TheatreVideo available for this show
Barbican Theatre - Barbican Theatre
30 Nov 2017 To 20 Jan 2018
Following Caesar’s assassination, Mark Antony has reached the heights of power. Now he neglects his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt.


Pinocchio

Upcoming show

Kids/ family

National Theatre
National Theatre - Lyttleton
1 Dec 2017 No closing date announced.
On a quest to be truly alive, Pinocchio leaves Geppetto's workshop with Jiminy Cricket in tow. Their electrifying adventure takes them from alpine forests to Pleasure Island to the bottom of the ocean.


Titus Andronicus

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Barbican TheatreVideo available for this show
Barbican Theatre - Barbican Theatre
7 Dec 2017 To 19 Jan 2018
Titus is a ruler exhausted by war and loss. He relinquishes power but leaves Rome in disorder. Rape, cannibalism and severed body parts fill the moral void at the heart of this corrupt world.


Snow Mouse

Upcoming show

Kids/ family

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
13 Dec To 23 Dec 2017
Watch two friends embark on an adventure in a magical forest full of play, puppetry, music and wonder in this enchanting tale for babies and the very young to enjoy with their families.


Meow Meow: Apocalypse Meow

Upcoming show

Experimental

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
20 Dec To 31 Dec 2017
This most untraditional of Christmas shows combines moments of hare-brained hijinks with poignant and tender reflections on loneliness, lost dreams and the apocalypse.


Cirque du Soleil - Ovo

Upcoming show

Circus

Royal Albert HallVideo available for this show
Royal Albert Hall
7 Jan To 11 Feb 2018
Rush Headlong into a New Ecosystem. OVO is teeming with life. Insects work, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy in motion. Their home is filled with biodiversity, beauty, action and moments of quiet emotion.


All's Well That Ends Well

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
11 Jan To 3 Mar 2018
Helena has lost and buried her father. Now an orphan - and an outsider - she pines for the love of Bertram, the son of her adopted family. He too is reeling from the death of his father. Will grief unite or divide them?




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