London theatre news
Cinderella postponed to March 2021
10 July 2020
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical Cinderella will get its world premiere on Wednesday 7 April 2021, with previews from Friday 19 March 2021.
Performing arts can resume outdoors on July 11
9 July 2020
Performing arts can now take place outdoors from 11 July with a socially distanced audience present, Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden announced today.
Government finds £1.57 billion to save UK arts
6 July 2020
At last ... the government finally stumps-up £1.57 billion to protect Britain’s world-class cultural, arts and heritage institutions.
Theatres Trust support for small theatres
19 June 2020
Theatres Trust has announced a package of additional support for small theatres to help them survive the impact of Covid-19
Open letter calls for government support
18 June 2020
Theatres on the "brink of ruin" force industry leaders and a host of top flight actors and creatives to write an open letter asking for government help.
Statement From Cameron Mackintosh
17 June 2020
Return of LES MISÉRABLES, MARY POPPINS, HAMILTON and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA delayed until as early as practical in 2021.
We R Not Virus
27 May 2020
Actors and creatives of East and South East Asian heritage unite to present a digital arts response to the surge in hate crime during the Covid-19 crisis.
West End theatres announce closure extension
6 April 2020
Society of London Theatre (SOLT) has announced extended closure of West End theatres until 31 May 2020.
Theatre closures and show postponements
16 March 2020
Catch-up with the latest about London theatre closures and show postponements in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Arcola suspends performances
15 March 2020
Arcola Theatre suspends all public performances until further notice, to avoid contributing to the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).