London theatre news



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The Elixir of Love - King's Head Theatre

23 September 2019


Donizetti's comic masterpiece L'elisir d'amore is transposed to 1980's Barry Island for a brand new production at the King's Head Theatre from 25 September to 26 October 2019.


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Cherie - My Struggle

4 September 2019


Transferring from Edinburgh Fringe to the Hen & Chickens Theatre, Cherie My Struggle is an intimate, gossipy memoir recounting Cherie Blair's amazing journey from an obscure Liverpool convent to the epicentre of power in Westminster.


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King's Head announces Associates

7 August 2019


Islington's King's Head Theatre has today announced 12 new Artistic Associates for 2019/20 encompassing a wide range of theatrical specialisms.


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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!


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Crystal Clear returns to Old Red Lion

19 June 2019


A revival of the critically acclaimed play, CRYSTAL CLEAR, devised by Phil Young, will return to its UK home - The Old Red Lion (where it first opened in 1982) - from July 23 until August 17.


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The Last Song of Oliver Sipple - King's Head Theatre

5 June 2019


A new play telling the true story of an unknown gay hero will play as part of the King's Head Theatre's Playmill festival of new writing this July.


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Margot, Dame, The Most Famous Ballerina In The World

7 May 2019


Casting is announced for Claudio Macor's new play, running as part of the King's Head Theatre's Playmill New Writing Festival on 17 and 18 July 2019.


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Flinch - Old Red Lion

28 April 2019


An unabashed interrogation of gender roles, emasculation, failure and the struggle for intimacy will be at at the Old Red Lion from 28 May to 15 June 2019.


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Bromley Bedlam Bethlehem - Old Red Lion Theatre

1 April 2019


Rachel Tookey's award-winning play about the intergenerational impact of mental illness and trauma, gets its first full-length London run at the Old Red Lion from 30 April to 25 May.


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The Wasp from The UnDisposables

20 March 2019


Written by critically acclaimed playwright Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, the electrifying two-hander The Wasp will be at The Space from 23 to 27 April 2019.


The Grenfell Project

6 March 2019


A devised, verbatim theatre piece investigating issues surrounding the Grenfell fire of June 2017 will be at Islington's Hope Theatre from 12 to 30 March 2019.


Unsung - King's Head Theatre

4 March 2019


A new play, celebrating history's forgotten women, by Lisa Holdsworth arrives at the King's Head Theatre from 14 to 15 April 2019.


Hope Theatre's AD to step down

6 February 2019


Matthew Parker - the Hope Theatre's Off West End award-winning Artisitic Director - is to step down by the end of 2019.


Vulvarine on tour

26 January 2019


Fat Rascal Theatre announce the cast for the UK tour of their hit Edinburgh show Vulvarine, which tours through Spring 2019 including stop-offs at Vault Festival and the King's Head Theatre.


The Crown Dual - King's Head Theatre

20 December 2018


A new comedy from parodic mastermind Daniel Clarkson, co-creator of Olivier Award-nominated hit shows 'Potted Potter' and 'Potted Panto', will get its world premiere at the Kings Head Theatre from 12 March 2019.


Tobacco Road at Vault Festival

17 December 2018



Rattled from Missmanaged Theatre

11 December 2018



A Modest Little Man - The Bread & Roses Theatre

27 November 2018



The Ruffian On The Stair - Hope Theatre

27 November 2018



Carmen

21 November 2018



Christmas shows at The Hope Theatre

20 November 2018



In Conversation with Graham Norton - Hope Theatre

14 November 2018



Timpson: The Musical - King's Head Theatre

12 November 2018



Outlying Islands by David Greig

1 November 2018



Little Women at The Space

29 October 2018





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