London theatre news
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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
31 May 2016
Write Now 7 Festival
16 May 2016
Young Harts Writing Festival
3 April 2016
On The Night
30 March 2016
22 March 2016
29 Plays Done!
3 March 2016
The Significant Other Festival - Plus One
2 March 2016