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We have 31 shows listed.


The Captive Queen

Upcoming show

Drama

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
2 Feb To 4 Mar 2018
An ageing Emperor and his Governor rage at the loss of their youth and beauty. Two fratricidal sons are spurred from victory in war to the warfare of love. And all four are besotted with the same Captive Queen.


The Winter's Tale

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - romance

National Theatre
National Theatre - Dorfman
14 Feb To 28 Feb 2018
Perdita is a brave, intelligent and much-loved girl, but something is not quite right in her world. Join her on a journey through magic and mayhem as she uncovers her story - the girl who was once lost and then found.


John

Upcoming show

Drama

National Theatre
National Theatre - Dorfman
17 Feb To 3 Mar 2018
The week after Thanksgiving. A Bed and Breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. A cheerful host welcomes a young couple struggling to salvage their relationship, while thousands of inanimate objects look on.


Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank - Much Ado About Nothing

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Shakespeare's Globe
Shakespeare's Globe
24 Feb To 20 Mar 2018
Following the turbulent romances between Hero and Claudio and Beatrice and Benedict, this exploration of what loyalty, chivalry, and true love really mean empowers young people to challenge their own perceptions of relationships.


Macbeth

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

National TheatreVideo available for this show
National Theatre - Olivier
26 Feb 2018 Booking to: 12 May 2018
The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.


Smile upon Us, Lord

Upcoming show

Drama

Barbican Theatre
Efraim, an elderly stonecutter, journeys from his shtetl to Vilnius when he learns his son is awaiting trial for the attempted assassination of the governor-general there. The perilous pilgrimage of three everyday men conveys a universal human story.


Vivaldi's The Four Seasons

Upcoming show

Puppetry

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
9 Mar To 21 Apr 2018
Vivaldi's The Four Seasons comes to thrilling, theatrical life in an exhilarating show combining Gyre & Gimble's master puppeteers with a quintet of London's finest musicians.


The Great Wave

Upcoming show

Thriller

National Theatre
National Theatre - Dorfman
10 Mar To 14 Apr 2018
On a Japanese beach, teenage sisters Hanako and Reiko are caught up in a storm. Reiko survives while Hanako is lost to the sea. Their mother, however, can't shake the feeling her missing daughter is still alive.


The Little Matchgirl

Upcoming show

Puppetry

Sam Wanamaker PlayhouseVideo available for this show
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
27 Mar To 21 Apr 2018
As our destitute heroine struggles to survive, she strikes her matches to keep warm. Each match will conjure a new story, a new vision, and we will hold her hand as we tumble down the rabbit hole together.


Coraline

Upcoming show

Opera

Barbican Theatre
Coraline opens a mysterious door in her parents' home to discover an Other World. It is inhabited by her Other Mother and Other Father, who have buttons instead of eyes. Everything seems better in the Other World - to start with, at least.


Périclès, Prince de Tyr

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - romance

Barbican Theatre
To save his life, Pericles must navigate stormy seas, pirates, brothels, incest, shipwrecks, human traffickers and tournaments. But as the fireworks dim, and chaos resolves, loss and love reveal themselves.


Absolute Hell

Upcoming show

Drama

National Theatre
National Theatre - Lyttleton
18 Apr 2018 Booking to: 23 May 2018
Bomb-blasted London. A Soho den in the hangover from World War II, where members drink into the darkness, night after night. Lying, fighting and seducing, these lost souls and bruised lovers struggle from the rubble of war towards an unknown future.


Nine Night

Upcoming show

Drama

National Theatre
National Theatre - Dorfman
21 Apr To 25 May 2018
Gloria is gravely sick. When her time comes, the celebration begins; the traditional Jamaican Nine Night Wake. But for Gloria's children and grandchildren, marking her death with a party that lasts over a week is a test.


Hamlet

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - tragedy

Shakespeare's Globe
Learning of his father's death, Prince Hamlet comes home to find his uncle married to his mother and installed on the Danish throne. At night, the ghost of the old king demands that Hamlet avenge his 'foul and most unnatural murder.'


Chess

Upcoming show

Musical

London Coliseum
London Coliseum
26 Apr To 2 Jun 2018
Tells a story of love and political intrigue, set against the background of the Cold War in the late 1970s/early 1980s, in which superpowers attempt to manipulate an international chess championship for political ends.


As You Like It

Upcoming show

Shakespeare - comedy

Shakespeare's Globe
Rosalind, the daughter of an unjustly exiled duke, falls in love with the wronged Orlando, a courtier deprived of his birthright by his brother - but her usurping uncle, jealous of her popularity, banishes her from court.


Unexploded Ordnances (UXO)

Upcoming show

Drama

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Theatre - The Pit
15 May To 19 May 2018
Combining a Dr Strangelove-inspired performance with a daring forum for public conversation, the show explores ageing, anxiety, hidden desires and how to look forward when the future is uncertain.


Peter Pan

Upcoming show

Drama

Regent's Park Open Air TheatreVideo available for this show
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
17 May To 15 Jun 2018
For the wounded soldiers of World War One, imagination is their only escape. Yet as they're transported to the fantastical lagoons and pirate ships of Never Land, allegories of the war they've left behind are ever present.


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.


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.




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