London theatre news

Keep up-to-date with what's happening in the world of London theatre with the latest news from ActDrop.

We cover London theatre shows which are opening or closing, upcoming shows as well as events such as galas, scratch nights and much more.

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More Autumn shows at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch

23 May 2018

The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch has today revealed more programme highlights to complement the previously announced shows in its upcoming Autumn season.

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Casting announced for Iris Theatre's The Tempest

23 May 2018

Casting has been announced for Iris Theatre's The Tempest which opens this year's outdoor season. The show will run at St. Paul's Church, Covent Garden, from 20 June to 28 July.

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Theatre festivals in June 2018

22 May 2018

Check-out our list of theatre festivals taking place in London and around the UK during the month of June - includes: RADA Festival, LIFT, Incoming Festival and more.

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Liberty Rides Forth! - a new musical

21 May 2018

Arriving at Waterloo East Theatre via the Edinburgh and Brighton Fringes, writer/composer David Kent's brand new full length musical will play from 2 to 21 October 2018.

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Sancho: An Act of Remembrance

21 May 2018

Wilton's Music Hall is to host the London premiere of Sancho: An Act Of Remembrance, acclaimed actor Paterson Joseph's one-man play that tells the extraordinary story of Charles Ignatius Sancho.

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Circa's Peepshow at Underbelly Festival

16 May 2018

Circa come to London with Peepshow, an exciting European premiere that turns cabaret on its head - at Underbelly Festival from 27 June.

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KING In Concert

16 May 2018

London Musical Theatre Orchestra and Hackney Empire present a special concert version of the late Martin Smith's acclaimed musical KING for two performances only.

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Conquest at The Bunker

14 May 2018

Following a 5 star run at VAULT Festival, this "timely, humorous look at feminism, period- shaming and the glaring issues of a patriarchal society" (A Younger Theatre) transfers to The Bunker for two weeks only.

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Lucid at RADA Festival

14 May 2018

After sell-out, five-star shows at the Bloomsbury Festival and the Tristan Bates Theatre, New Public's debut show, Lucid, makes a well-deserved return at RADA Festival.

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Pinter at the Pinter

12 May 2018

The Jamie Lloyd Company presents a season of Harold Pinter's one-act plays on the tenth anniversary of the Nobel Prize winner's death, performed at the theatre that bears his name - from 6 September 2018 to 23 February 2019.

Mindgame at the Ambassadors Theatre

12 May 2018

Anthony Horowitz's play, Mindgame, based on his novel of the same name, is set to run for a strictly limited 3 week run at the Ambassadors Theatre from 15 May to 2 June.

Playmill 18 at the King's Head Theatre

11 May 2018

35 brand new shows from the UK's most exciting emerging companies are set to hit the stage at the King's Head Theatre this July in Playmill, a three-week, curated season featuring drama, comedy, storytelling and musical theatre.

Fat Jewels at The Hope Theatre

11 May 2018

Joseph Skelton's dark and surreal tragi-comedy about two lonely, repressed and marginalized individuals, plays at Islington's Hope Theatre from 3 to 21 July, directed by Luke Davies.

Award nominations for Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

9 May 2018

The regional professional premiere production of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch) bags THREE nominations in the Off West End Theatre Awards.

Access London Theatre Summer 2018 brochure

9 May 2018

The Summer 2018 issue of the Access London Theatre Brochure, listing assisted performances of shows taking place between June and August 2018, is now available.

For King and Country - casting announced

5 May 2018

San Domino - cast announced

5 May 2018

First World War Reminiscence Charity Gala

2 May 2018

Bingo at the Pleasance Theatre

2 May 2018

4 Future Theatre Campaign

1 May 2018

Antic Disposition presents: Much Ado About Nothing

1 May 2018

Left My Desk from Lost Watch

30 April 2018

I Am Of Ireland by Seamus Finnegan

30 April 2018

Beautiful Thing at Above The Stag

30 April 2018

Snow White at the London Palladium

28 April 2018

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