London theatre news


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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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One Million Tiny Plays About Britain

3 November 2019


Originally published as a series of sketches in The Guardian, a heartwarming collage of scenes about twenty-first century life heads to Jermyn Street theatre this December.


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The Pirate Queen - charity gala performance

3 November 2019


Boublil And Schönberg's 'The Pirate Queen' will get a charity gala performance (in aid of Leukaemia UK) next February at the London Coliseum, marking its West End debut.


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Peter Andre to guest star in Thriller Live

23 October 2019


A year after he stopped the show with a mid-song standing ovation at Thriller Live's 4,000th West End performance, Peter Andre will guest star in Thriller Live for a two-week season this December.


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Soho Cinders coming to Charing Cross Theatre

3 October 2019


West End stars Luke Bayer and Millie O'Connell head the cast of Soho Cinders coming to Charing Cross Theatre later this month.


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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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Thriller Live to end record-breaking 11-year run

13 September 2019


Thriller Live will end its record-breaking 11-year run at the Lyric Theatre in April 2020 as plans are announced for major refurbishment of the venue.


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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!


Writer performs as Queen Catherine Parr

29 July 2019


Toby Marlow, one of the writers of the West End hit musical SIX, stepped in to take on the role of Catherine Parr and save two performances of the show threatened by illness.


Musik - coming to Leicester Square Theatre

29 July 2019


'MUSIK' by writer Jonathan Harvey and Pet Shop Boys, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, is to transfer to London following its world premiere at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe.


The Man in the White Suit - casting announced

17 July 2019


Full casting is announced for Sean Foley's stage adaptation of classic Ealing Studios comedy, The Man in the White Suit, due at Wyndham's Theatre from 27 September.


SIX announces new booking period

28 June 2019


85,000 extra tickets are now on sale for SIX, the smash hit musical at the Arts Theatre, which extends to July 2020, with new casting also announced, plus 3 new singalong shows.


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.


Tickets on sale for Death of a Salesman

12 June 2019



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

5 June 2019



Tickets on sale for Goldilocks and the Three Bears

31 May 2019



Vincent River - post-show discussions

29 May 2019



Queen of the Mist transfers

29 May 2019



Dark Sublime at Trafalgar Studios

23 May 2019



Transgender actor to star as Hamlet

22 May 2019



Casting announced for Actually

17 May 2019



Memories Season at Jermyn Street Theatre

15 May 2019



Tickets on sale for Florian Zeller's The Son

8 May 2019





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