London theatre news


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Small Change - cast announced

11 March 2020


Casting is announced for Peter Gill's Small Change which launches new not-for-profit company Both Barrels Theatre - coming to Omnibus Theatre from 21 April.


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Blitz! at The Union Theatre

16 January 2020


Jessica Martin is set to star in a rare revival of Lionel Bart's epic musical Blitz! - coming to The Union Theatre from 5 February as part of this year's Essential Classics Season.


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For the Sake of Argument - Bridewell

8 January 2020


A cast of TV talent has been announced for Harry Darell's hard-hitting 'For the Sake of Argument' - heading to the Bridewell from 28 January to 8 February 2020.


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Sara Bareilles to play Jenna in Waitress

4 November 2019


Sara Bareilles will reunite with Gavin Creel to make her West End debut in Waitress from 27 January to 7 March 2020 for a strictly limited six-week run.


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Ovalhouse seeks new artistic director

23 October 2019


Deborah Bestwick, Director for over 20 years, will be departing from Ovalhouse ahead of its move to a new home in Brixton, leaving a job opening for a new Artistic Director/ CEO.


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Casting announced for Before I Was A Bear

8 October 2019


Cast and creatvies have been announced for Before I Was A Bear - the debut production from London playwright Eleanor Tindall - due at The Bunker from 12 to 23 November 2019.


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Beryl - casting announced

11 September 2019


Casting has been announced for the London transfer from East Riding Theatre to Arcola Theatre of 'Beryl' by actor and writer Maxine Peake - due from 16 October 2019.


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Black Chiffon - Park Theatre

29 August 2019


The critically-acclaimed revival of Lesley Storm's Black Chiffon transfers from Frinton Summer Theatre to Park Theatre from 18 September 2019, starring Abigail Cruttenden.


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Cast announced for Fast at Park Theatre

29 August 2019


Casting is announced for the compelling and chilling true story, Fast - a psychological drama, laced with suspense, that follows cult health professional Linda Hazzard, to be played by Caroline Lawrie.


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Cast announced for Jade City

27 August 2019


Casting has been announced for Alice Malseed's Jade City which follows two friends struggling with the pressures of everyday life in modern Belfast - from 2 to 21 September at The Bunker.


Casting announced for Tickle: The Musical

6 August 2019


Due at the King's Head Theatre from 14 to 26 October 2019, casting is today announced for Tickle - a new musical comedy about ... endurance tickling!


For Services Rendered - Memories Season

25 July 2019


Diane Fletcher and Rachel Pickup will lead the cast in Tom Littler's production of Somerset Maugham's 'For Services Rendered', the opening play in Jermyn Street Theatre's Memories Season.


Bare: A Pop Opera - casting announced

28 May 2019


A Broadway and West End cast has been announced for the electric and explosive Bare: A Pop Opera, due at The Vaults from 21 June 2019.


Casting announced for Actually

17 May 2019


Casting has been announced for the European premiere of Anna Ziegler's play Actually, due at Trafalgar Studios from 6 August 2019.


J'Ouvert - Theatre503

8 May 2019


Casting has been announced for Yasmin Joseph's J'Ouvert, directed by Rebekah Murrell, which will see Theatre503 transformed into the explosive, dizzying world of Notting Hill Carnival - from 29 May 2019.


The Hired Man - Queen's Theatre Hornchurch

26 March 2019



Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

14 March 2019



Casting announced for In Basildon

10 February 2019



Robin Hood: The Arrow Of Destiny - Theatre Peckham

6 November 2018



Battersea Arts Centre seeks new AD & CEO

12 October 2018



Madani Younis announces departure from Bush Theatre

5 September 2018



Casting announced for Square Rounds

3 August 2018



Casting announced for Once

2 August 2018



Casting announced for Abigail's Party

23 July 2018



Cast announced for The Three Musketeers

23 June 2018





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