London theatre news


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Digital season of plays from Chronic Insanity

9 June 2020


Nottingham based theatre company Chronic Insanity is to present a digital season of plays using 360 video, ASMR, VR, and volumetric video capture this summer.


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New play 'Declan' makes debut online

6 June 2020


Declan, a contemporary ghost story written and performed by Alistair Hall, is making its debut online to raise funds for The Actors Centre.


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Winner announced for 2019 Bruntwood Prize

5 November 2019


Phoebe Eclair-Powell's play 'Shed: Exploded View' snaps up the top prize as overall winner of the 2019 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting.


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A Hundred Words For Snow - on tour

29 November 2018


Written by Tatty Hennessy and directed by Lucy Atkinson, A Hundred Words For Snow will be on tour before landing at the West End's Trafalgar Studios next year.


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A Hundred Words For Snow - Trafalgar Studios

23 October 2018


Written by Tatty Hennessy and directed by Lucy Atkinson, A Hundred Words For Snow heads for the West End's Trafalgar Studios next year after a successful run at this year's Vault Festival.


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Tiger Under the Skin by Tom Kelsey

4 October 2018


After the success of his company's show Lucid at RADA Festival and a stint at the National Theatre in 2018, Tom Kelsey brings his one man show, Tiger Under the Skin, to Bloomsbury Festival this month.


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'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.


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Tennessee Williams' play at the King's Head

7 August 2018


Never performed in the writer's lifetime, 'And Tell Sad Stories Of The Deaths Of Queens' gets a short airing as part of the Islington venue's 2018 Queer Season.


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Andrew Marr interviews Alan Bennett

15 July 2018


Andrew Marr's interview with Alan Bennett about his new play, Allelujah! at The Bridge Theatre, is available on BBC iPlayer.


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Boxman at the Blue Elephant Theatre

11 June 2018


Flugelman Productions with StoneCrabs Theatre will present the London premiere of an intimate and deeply moving one-man play by Australian playwright Daniel Keene, directed by Edwina Strobl - from 4 July.


Pinter at the Pinter

12 May 2018


The Jamie Lloyd Company presents a season of Harold Pinter's one-act plays on the tenth anniversary of the Nobel Prize winner's death, performed at the theatre that bears his name - from 6 September 2018 to 23 February 2019.


Casting for Tomorrow at Noon

11 April 2018


Jermyn Street Theatre announces casting for Tomorrow at Noon, a programme of three new plays each of which reacts to one of Noël Coward's Tonight at 8.30 plays, and responds to it in a contemporary voice.


The Bread & Roses Playwriting Award 2018/2019

5 March 2018


Submissions for the Bread & Roses Theatre's latest playwriting award are now open until 31 May 2018, with up to 3 winning plays receiving a professional production at the venue.


Trying It On by David Edgar

26 February 2018


On the day that David Edgar - one of the most important British playwrights of the post-1960s generation - celebrates his 70th birthday, he also announces his stage debut on tour and at London's Royal Court.


Snow-Pocalypse: Friendship Never Melts at Greenwich Theatre

24 November 2017


Clowning, silliness and light-up antlers feature in a show about the last two people in the world discovering a book which tells of something called 'Christmas'!


The Miniaturists launch short plays podcast

9 October 2017



The Bread & Roses Playwriting Award 2016

11 August 2016



Bread & Roses Playwrights' Circle

25 June 2016



The Platform

31 May 2016



Write Now 7 Festival

16 May 2016



Young Harts Writing Festival

3 April 2016



On The Night

30 March 2016



NEW: 2016

22 March 2016



29 Plays Done!

3 March 2016



The Significant Other Festival - Plus One

2 March 2016





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