London theatre news
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
A festival of world premiere theatre shows by four, new, exciting Black writers, will explore identity, hate crime and family relationships with alternating double bills - at The Bunker from 5 to 25 August 2019.
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.
Foreword Festival at The Space
4 April 2019
The Foreword Festival is The Space's premier new writing festival, presenting the debut plays of four promising playwrights, celebrating the brightest in emerging stage talent.
Rifco Associates Call Out 2019
28 November 2018
Rifco Associates are looking for new scripts and treatments with a British Asian focus from experienced and emerging writers including musicals and dramas - deadline for applications is 7 December.
#YouWillKnowTheirNames season announced
14 November 2018
The Pleasance Theatre announces a new season - entitled #YouWillKnowTheirNames - featuring a game changing line-up of new writing fresh for 2019.
17 October 2018
The Platform, a page to stage scratch night, returns at The Bread & Roses Theatre from 1 to 3 November, coinciding with the 4th anniversary of the venue.
Untold Stories New Writing Festival
17 October 2018
Untold Stories New Writing Festival will head to The Pleasance, Islington this Autumn with a collection of diverse new plays - from 10 to 11 November.
Maiden Speech Festival 2018
8 October 2018
A dynamic and exciting theatre festival staging brand new work by emerging theatremakers, Maiden Speech returns bigger and bolder than ever ... and with bite!
London Horror Festival 2018
5 September 2018
The UK's original and largest festival of horror will return to the Old Red Lion Theatre from 7 October to 3 November with booking now open for the full schedule of 33 shows.
'Pitch Your Play' - West End Showcase
9 August 2018
Young playwriting scheme 'Pitch Your Play' will champion writers from "All Corners of the UK" in a West End Showcase - with free tickets to staged readings at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.
London Student Drama Festival 2018
31 January 2018
For its 6th year, the London Student Drama Festival will be at the West End's Duchess Theatre for the finals of its new writing competition and at The Bunker for the debut of 'Play in a Day'.
20 January 2018
London's festival of brand new performance for the theatrically adventurous returns for its 21st year at Camden People's Theatre from 5 to 24 March 2018.
The Female Gaze & Other Stories: Collection 2017
27 November 2017
Rich Creative returns to The Cockpit to showcase four exciting new writing talents whose work has been picked to be further developed from their sell-out feminist scratch night, The Female Gaze & Other Stories.
24 April 2017
Adam Morley Sponsor A Playwright Bursary
21 April 2017
10 April 2017
Young Harts Writing Festival
21 March 2017
Herstory: Feminist Theatre Festival
31 January 2017
25 January 2017
28 Plays Later 2017
11 January 2017
New Songs 4 New Shows
14 November 2016
9 November 2016
The Platform - Anniversary Edition
8 October 2016