London theatre news
Queen Mab at Iris Theatre Summer Festival
28 May 2021
The world premiere of Danielle Pearson's Queen Mab will be part of Iris Theatre's Summer Festival at the Actor's Church, Covent Garden in June.
Dare To Look Down!
12 April 2021
A six-part postcard drama taking audiences on a ride through history, written by Jack McNamara, can be mailed to you from 25th May.
National Theatre to reopen
17 September 2020
The National's Olivier Theatre gets remodelled to stage a season of performances in-the-round from 21 October.
New theatre festival at the White Bear
10 September 2020
After pioneering online new writing with their show Bare E-ssentials, Encompass Productions return to the White Bear Theatre with Homecoming - A New Theatre Festival.
12 August 2020
Theatre Centre in collaboration with Theatre503 present ImagiNation Festival, an online festival showcasing plays written by 19 of the UK’s most exciting writers.
Bare E-ssentials 3 - new writing
21 July 2020
Encompass Productions is set to present another instalment of its online new writing night, featuring live performances of short plays from around the world.
Fly on the Wall: 24 Hour Play Challenge
30 June 2020
Be a 'Fly on the Wall' and witness scenes that would only take place behind closed doors in Plays Rough London's new-writing night - online 12 July.
24-Hour Song Challenge
8 April 2020
West End and Broadway star Elaine Paige challenges Olivier award-winning cast of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical to compose a new song against the clock!
New Nordics Festival 2020
4 March 2020
The New Nordics Festival, showcasing the best new Nordic plays, will be at The Yard from 18 to 21 March, presented by Cut the Cord.
Charity Case - Drayton Arms
3 February 2020
Checkpoint Productions will premiere Charity Case, a new play by Jeff Page, at the Drayton Arms Theatre from 17 to 21 March 2020.
Killing It - Vault Festival
1 February 2020
Through three generations of women who have lost someone close to them, Killing It is a dark and funny exploration of the very modern pressure to make grief useful.
New Nordics Festival launched
15 January 2020
Last night saw the launch of The New Nordics Festival, due in March and showcasing the best new Nordic plays from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands.
New Nordics Festival
12 December 2019
A week-long festival heads to London in March 2020 showcasing the best new Nordic plays from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands.
Maiden Speech Festival returns in 2019
16 September 2019
Providing a platform to showcase the boldest new work from a new generation of theatremakers, the third incarnation of Maiden Speech Festival will be at Tristan Bates Theatre this November.
London Horror Festival 2019
6 September 2019
The UK's original and largest festival of live horror performance returns this October at The Pleasance Theatre and the Old Red Lion Theatre.
This is Black at The Bunker
19 July 2019
Margot, Dame, The Most Famous Ballerina In The World
7 May 2019
Foreword Festival at The Space
4 April 2019
Rifco Associates Call Out 2019
28 November 2018
#YouWillKnowTheirNames season announced
14 November 2018
17 October 2018
Untold Stories New Writing Festival
17 October 2018
Maiden Speech Festival 2018
8 October 2018
London Horror Festival 2018
5 September 2018
'Pitch Your Play' - West End Showcase
9 August 2018