London theatre news



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'Sex / Crime' - Soho Theatre

16 October 2019


Following a critically acclaimed, sell-out run at alternative East End queer venue The Glory, 'Sex/Crime' will transfer to Soho Theatre from 21 January to 1 February 2020.


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You Game - RADA

16 October 2019


Rotterdam's Alice McCarthy joins the cast of Sam Ra's You Game, a modern, female led story based on the Tony Award-winning classic Sleuth by Anthony Shaffer - due at RADA in November.


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Up Pompeii - anniversary audio revival

14 October 2019


David Benson led an all-star cast to record a 50th anniversary audio revival of the Frankie Howerd comedy classic, 'Up Pompeii', at London's Shaw Theatre.


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The Last Act of Harry Houdini

13 October 2019


Barry Killerby brings his acclaimed one man show, The Last Act of Harry Houdini, to London's Cockpit Theatre from 29 October to 2 November.


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Katheryn Howard - Hope Theatre

9 October 2019


The fifth wife of King Henry VIII, Katheryn Howard, finds her place in the spotlight as Catherine Hiscock's play gets an outing at Islington's Hope Theatre.


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The Play at 8: The Monkey's Paw

8 October 2019


W.W. Jacob's classic novella 'The Monkey's Paw' gets a stage airing, adapted and presented as a live 1930's radio play from The Storyfleas, due next week at The Space.


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Casting announced for Before I Was A Bear

8 October 2019


Cast and creatvies have been announced for Before I Was A Bear - the debut production from London playwright Eleanor Tindall - due at The Bunker from 12 to 23 November 2019.


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Art Heist - London premiere

7 October 2019


Poltergeist's critically acclaimed sold-out hit of the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe, Art Heist, will have its London premiere at New Diorama Theatre from 15 to 26 October.


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Christmas Carol - a fairy tale

19 September 2019


Sally Dexter is set to be the first female Scrooge in Wilton's Music Hall's festive production of 'Christmas Carol - a fairy tale' by Piers Torday based on the story by Charles Dickens.


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Velvet - Above The Stag Theatre

18 September 2019


Tom Ratcliffe's topical, touching and hard-hitting play - Velvet - finds a natural home at Vauxhall's Above The Stag Theatre from 2 to 27 October 2019 - we have a Q and A with the author/ performer.


Autumn/winter season at The Old Red Lion

17 September 2019


The Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington has announced its 40th autumn/winter season which runs through to February 1 next year.


Cinderella at The Vaults

17 September 2019


James Seabright presents the Not Too Tame production of Cinderella - a panto set in a pub, complete with karaoke - at The Vaults from 22 November to 12 January.


Paradise Lodge - Tabard Theatre

12 September 2019


Based on writer Steve Cooper's own experiences of caring for his mother-in-law through her dementia, Paradise Lodge will transfer to London direct from a highly acclaimed run during Edinburgh Fringe.


Beryl - casting announced

11 September 2019


Casting has been announced for the London transfer from East Riding Theatre to Arcola Theatre of 'Beryl' by actor and writer Maxine Peake - due from 16 October 2019.


One Under - tour and casting

10 September 2019


Casting has been announced for Graeae Theatre Company and Theatre Royal Plymouth's production of Winsome Pinnock's new version of One Under - due in London at the Arcola Theatre from 10 to 21 December 2019.


Richard Shelton's Sinatra: Raw

9 September 2019



tick, tick... BOOM!

9 September 2019



Now Is The Time To Say Nothing

6 September 2019



Theatre Centre to tour The Border

5 September 2019



Escape From Planet Trash - Pleasance

3 September 2019



Up Pompeii - An Audio Revival

3 September 2019



Derrière on a G String - Sadler's Wells

3 September 2019



Mites - Tristan Bates Theatre

2 September 2019



Conspiracy - New Diorama Theatre

30 August 2019



The Eyes of the Night - Los ojos de la noche

30 August 2019





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