London theatre news

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DiaoChan: The Rise of the Courtesan

4 May 2016

Based on the ancient Chinese legend of DiaoChan, an epic story of lust, jealousy and revenge - sometimes called the Chinese Macbeth - is heading to the Arts Theatre from 9 to 28 May 2016.

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Get 'Em Off!

29 April 2016

Emotions and more are apparently going to be laid bare in this 'outrageous new musical comedy' from Above The Stag Theatre - from 22 June 2016.

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The Buskers Opera

28 April 2016

Previews start today for this new show from the Park Theatre, written by Dougal Irvine (based on The Beggar's Opera by John Gay) and directed by Lotte Wakeham - continues to 4 June 2016.

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in the absence of silence

27 April 2016

A verbatim theatre piece from Chickenshed starts tonight and continues to 14 May 2016 - inspired by interviews conducted with women as part of an outreach project ...

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Art in Antarctica

22 April 2016

Artist and performer Chris Dobrowolski is taking his fascinating and humorous tales of life in Antarctica on a UK tour with three dates in London at Shoreditch Town Hall on 4, 5, and 6 May 2016.

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Omnibus Edition

22 April 2016

Celebrate the written and spoken word with Omnibus Edition, Clapham's biggest and most ambitious literary festival yet. From Tue 3 to Sun 8 May ...

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National Theatre Live - encore screenings

13 April 2016

UK and international repeat screenings for Hangmen, The Audience, A View from the Bridge, War Horse, Frankenstein and One Man, Two Guvnors from 16 April 2016 ...

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11 April 2016

Starting today, Monday 11 April, the Print Room at the Coronet is presenting the first major revival in nearly thirty years of Deathwatch by Jean Genet, in a new translation by David Rudkin. Contnues to 7 May ...

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Cinderella at the Palladium

8 April 2016

Panto returns to the London Palladium after on absence of almost 3 decades. Cinderella is set to run at the prestigious venue from 9 December 2016 until Sunday 15 January 2017.

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Olivier Awards 2016 - Winners

4 April 2016

Watch the stars on the red carpet then take a look at the list of winners and watch a video of their reactions ... the full ceremony is on ITV tonight ...

Billy Elliot - the final performance

4 April 2016

Just a few days of performances left for Billy Elliot The Musical - its final show will be at the Victoria Palace this Saturday, 9 April 2016 ...

On The Night

30 March 2016

This event at the Arcola Theatre, produced by Falling Pennies Theatre Company, aims to showcase 15 minute segments of writers' work with the help of professional actors and directors - 17 April 2016, with tickets at £10.

Cabaret Fundraiser at The Union Theatre

29 March 2016

The Union Theatre is moving to new premises later in the year and this cabaret, featuring the songs of Stephen Sondheim, is a fundraiser for the new premises - Sunday April 10 2016 at 8pm, with tickets priced at £20.

Musical politics at Waterloo East

26 March 2016

Political musicals are on the agenda in the coming month at Waterloo East Theatre - UKIP The Musical starts on 30 March, followed by Corbyn the Musical: The Motorcycle Diaries in mid-April.

Camden Fringe 2016

23 March 2016

The Camden Fringe returns in August for another celebration of theatre, comedy and fringe - applications to perform are being taken now, but the deadline is fast approaching.

Spring Season at the Bread & Roses Theatre

23 March 2016

Incoming Festival Fundraiser

23 March 2016

NEW: 2016

22 March 2016

First Credit

21 March 2016

The Festival - Hampstead Theatre

15 March 2016

Women in the West End

14 March 2016

Round The Horne: 50th Anniversary Tour

8 March 2016

Crew For Calais

7 March 2016


7 March 2016

Omnibus Patrons' Night

7 March 2016


Buy tickets for Back to the Future at the Adelphi Theatre