London theatre news


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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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Michael Ball to return in Hairspray

3 May 2019


Michael Ball is to reprise his Olivier Award-winning role as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray the Musical at the London Coliseum from April 2020 - tickets now on sale.


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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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The Man in the White Suit - Wyndham's Theatre

12 April 2019


Tickets are now on sale for The Man in the White Suit, due at Wyndham's Theatre this September starring Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon.


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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 Fishermen

25 March 2019


New Perspectives' adaptation of the Booker Prize-nominated novel The Fishermen, by Chigozie Obioma, gets a West End transfer - coming to Trafalgar Studios from 3 September to 12 October 2019.


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White Christmas tickets

21 March 2019


Tickets are now on sale for White Christmas, the feel-good family musical that is due to light up London's Dominion Theatre for a strictly limited season from this November.


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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.


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Frozen coming to London

20 March 2019


Disney's Frozen will reopen the Theatre Royal Drury Lane after its £45 million renovation and restoration programme, in the Autumn of 2020.


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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

14 March 2019


Jason Donovan will return to the London Palladium to star as the Pharaoh in the new production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.


River Stage Festival 2019

13 March 2019


The Glory, Shubbak Festival, National Park City Festival and Frantic Assembly have been announced in the National Theatre's 2019 River Stage Festival line-up.


Vincent River - Trafalgar Studios

11 March 2019


Louise Jameson and Thomas Mahy reprise their roles in Robert Chevara's acclaimed production of Philip Ridley's 'Vincent River', transferring to Trafalgar Studios from Park Theatre.


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.


Iris Theatre announces season shows

26 February 2019


Hamlet and The Hunchback of Notre Dame will be in Iris Theatre's 10th anniversary season of Summer Promenade Productions at St Paul's Church, Covent Garden.


SIX announces first Sing Along

21 February 2019



Hope Theatre's AD to step down

6 February 2019



Vulvarine on tour

26 January 2019



SIX extends West End booking

14 January 2019



Double Fake - Alison Jackson

4 January 2019



Murder, She Didn't Write

21 December 2018



The Crown Dual - King's Head Theatre

20 December 2018



Tobacco Road at Vault Festival

17 December 2018



Rattled from Missmanaged Theatre

11 December 2018



A Hundred Words For Snow - on tour

29 November 2018





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