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Upcoming show

Drama

National Theatre
National Theatre - Olivier
22 May 2018 Booking to: 7 Jul 2018
Owen, the prodigal son, returns to rural Donegal from Dublin. With him are two British army officers. Their ambition is to create a map of the area, replacing the Gaelic names with English.


The Two Noble Kinsmen

Upcoming show

Shakespeare

Shakespeare's Globe
When the imprisoned Palamon and Arcite vow eternal friendship, they don't expect that anything will come between them. But then from their cell window they see the beautiful Emilia, and their priorities take a sudden and violent turn.


Julie

Upcoming show

Drama

National Theatre
National Theatre - Lyttleton
31 May 2018 Booking to: 4 Aug 2018
Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late night party. In the kitchen, Jean and Kristen clean up as the celebration heaves above them. Crossing the threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean. It descends into a savage fight for survival.


An Octoroon

Upcoming show

Drama

National Theatre
National Theatre - Dorfman
7 Jun To 18 Jul 2018
In 1859, white Irish playwright Dion Boucicault writes a hit play about America. Today, a black American playwright attempts to do the same.


Smack That (a conversation)

Upcoming show

Experimental

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
12 Jun To 16 Jun 2018
Beverly is having a party and you are one of her guests. There are games, drinks, shared conversation, energetic dance and heartbreaking moments as she bravely gives a raw and honest account of surviving an abusive relationship.


Kiss Me, Kate

Upcoming show

Musical

London ColiseumVideo available for this show
London Coliseum
20 Jun To 30 Jun 2018
Set both on and off-stage during the production of a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew, Kiss Me, Kate revolves around the tempestuous love lives of actor-manager Fred Graham and his leading lady and ex-wife, Lilli Vanessi.


The Town Hall Affair

Upcoming show

Drama

Barbican Theatre
Draws on experimental techniques to delve into the revolutionary fervour of 1970s' feminist thinking, and lets us consider who we were then and who we have become.


The Winter's Tale

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Shakespeare's Globe
In a fit of groundless jealousy, Leontes wrecks his marriage, defies the gods, destroys his family and ruins himself. As the years roll around, a new generation flee their own country and take refuge in Sicilia.


Nanjing

Upcoming show

Drama

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
22 Jun To 24 Jun 2018
A monologue about identity, dispossession, and the consequences of war. A story that is simultaneously delicate and epic. Tells the story of the Nanjing Massacre of 1937, frequently referred to as the Rape of Nanking.


The Turn of the Screw

Upcoming show

Opera

Regent's Park Open Air TheatreVideo available for this show
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
22 Jun To 30 Jun 2018
The story of unearthly encounters at a remote country house, and of a young governess desperate to protect her children from certain evil, finds chilling new levels of suspense in this unique outdoor production.


The Lehman Trilogy

Upcoming show

Drama

National Theatre
National Theatre
4 Jul 2018 Booking to: 8 Aug 2018
The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.


As You Like It

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
6 Jul To 28 Jul 2018
In the mythical Forest of Arden, a world of transformation where anything is possible and anything permissible, two young people discover what it really means to be in love.


Barry Humphries' Weimar Cabaret

Upcoming show

Cabaret

Barbican TheatreVideo available for this show
Barry Humphries is the masterfully seasoned emcee and cabaret diva Meow Meow the chanteuse in this risqué, sophisticated and seductive tribute to the jazz-infused music of the Weimar Republic.


Exit the King

Upcoming show

Black comedy

National Theatre
National Theatre - Olivier
17 Jul 2018 Booking to: 8 Sep 2018
Somewhere in Europe the kingdom is disintegrating. It's the last day of King Bérenger's life. Queen Marguerite is preparing for the end and Queen Marie is in denial. The King is 400 years old and dying, but he's clinging on for dear life.


Othello

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Shakespeare's Globe
The republic of Venice employs General Othello to defend its overseas territories against the Turks. As the Turkish threat gathers and Venetian forces are despatched to Cyprus, the love Othello holds for his new wife becomes a torrent.


Home, I'm Darling

Upcoming show

Comedy

National Theatre
National Theatre - Dorfman
24 Jul To 5 Sep 2018
How happily married are the happily married? Every couple needs a little fantasy to keep their marriage sparkling. But behind the gingham curtains, things start to unravel, and being a domestic goddess is not as easy as it seems.


Little Shop of Horrors

Upcoming show

Musical

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
3 Aug To 15 Sep 2018
For the misfits of Skid Row, life is full of broken dreams and dead ends. But there's hope on the horizon for flower shop assistant, Seymour, when he discovers a mysterious new plant with killer potential.


The Star Seekers

Upcoming show

Kids/ family

National Theatre
National Theatre - Dorfman
8 Aug To 1 Sep 2018
Do you want to fly to the moon? Visit a space station? Become an astronaut? Star Seekers Alph, Betty and Gammo need your help to save their space station, collect all the orbs and delve into the great unanswered question of the universe.


Emilia

Upcoming show

Drama

Shakespeare's Globe
Emilia Bassano was born into a musical family in 1569. She went on to become a published poet and a member of the court.


Dinosaur World Live

Upcoming show

Kids/ family

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
14 Aug To 9 Sep 2018
Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live in this interactive new for show all the family.




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