London theatre news


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Birds and Bees - digital learning resource

1 March 2021


Charlie Josephine's new play Birds and Bees is released to UK state secondary schools as a free, online learning resource and also available to the public from 8 March.


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Talking Gods - from Arrows & Traps

25 February 2021


Casting has been announced for Talking Gods, a digital festival of five reimagined Greek myths from Arrows & Traps Theatre Company.


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Adventurous - online comedy premiere

25 February 2021


Jermyn Street Theatre will present the premiere of Ian Hallard’s debut play, a comedy two-hander, directed by Khadifa Wong.


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Love In The Lockdown - online play

24 February 2021


Rachael Stirling and Alec Newman will star in a new, topical play with music, set to be released in nine episodes screened on YouTube from 4 March to 23 May 2021.


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Going Outside by Leon Fleming

23 February 2021


A short play by writer Leon Fleming delves into the issue of revealing who you are when you're in the public eye - part of Bradford's LGBTQ+ History Month programme.


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Hear Me Roar from Burn Bright

17 February 2021


Burn Bright will showcase seven premiere performances of new writings from talented women in a unique live event to be broadcast via Zoom in March.


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Rice! - online

13 February 2021


An immersive, edible journey from Kuala Lumpur to London, via your own kitchen, fuses food and performance - cooked up in February by Wayang Kitchen.


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More Tales from the Front Line

11 February 2021


Talawa Theatre Company have released the next 2 pieces in their online series which use verbatim interviews from Black key and frontline workers.


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Graduates at Cadogan Hall concert series

5 February 2021


Applications get underway today, seeking musical theatre performers for 'Graduates at Cadogan Hall' concert series with proceeds going to Acting for Others.


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Grimm Tales For Fragile Times and Broken People

4 February 2021


Creation theatre present a dark and twisted set of fairytales devised by the company.


West End Musical Drive In to stream

2 February 2021


West End Musical Drive In concerts from 2020 will be made available in digitally streamed versions on Stream.Theatre.


Sharon 'n' Barry Do Romeo & Juliet

2 February 2021


Queen's Theatre Hornchurch will present the world premiere of a new comedy, Sharon 'n' Barry do 'Romeo & Juliet', on Zoom from 25 February 2021.


Love Down the Line

29 January 2021


Experimenting how intimate theatre can exist in lockdown, New Perspectives are presenting a series of short telephone dramas for Valentine’s weekend.


Peter Pan - Online from Chickenshed

28 January 2021


Chickenshed bring their magical 2014 show, Peter Pan, direct to your own home via YouTube - the perfect way to brighten up a dreary winter's day!


Love In A Wood - online reading

25 January 2021


An all-star cast will give an online reading of William Wycherley’s 1671 comedy, presented by Jermyn Street Theatre and performed in aid of Equity Charitable Trust.


Talking Gods - from Arrows & Traps

20 January 2021



Avalanche - online from Bloom Theatre

19 January 2021



Crips Without Constraints: Part 2 - from Graeae

18 January 2021



Star Man - online

13 January 2021



Gatsby A Musical

11 January 2021



The Sorcerer's Apprentice world premiere

11 January 2021



Christmas present from Polka Theatre

13 November 2020



Rose returns online

11 November 2020



The Legend of Moby Dick Whittington

11 November 2020



In Search of a White Identity

9 November 2020





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