London theatre news


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One Man, Two Guvnors

25 September 2019


October provides another chance to catch Richard Bean's fabulously funny, One Man, Two Guvnors, at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch.


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The Elixir of Love - King's Head Theatre

23 September 2019


Donizetti's comic masterpiece L'elisir d'amore is transposed to 1980's Barry Island for a brand new production at the King's Head Theatre from 25 September to 26 October 2019.


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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.


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The Ice Cream Boys - Jermyn Street Theatre

17 September 2019


Casting is announced for The Ice Cream Boys, a gripping exploration of politics and power by acclaimed playwright Gail Louw, due at Jermyn Street Theatre this October.


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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.


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Thriller Live to end record-breaking 11-year run

13 September 2019


Thriller Live will end its record-breaking 11-year run at the Lyric Theatre in April 2020 as plans are announced for major refurbishment of the venue.


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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.


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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.


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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


Following an Offie nomination as Best Male Performance and a sold out critically acclaimed West End season, Richard Shelton's Sinatra: RAW embarks on a 14-date UK tour, with 2 weeks in London at Wilton's Music Hall.


tick, tick... BOOM!

9 September 2019


Casting has been announced for the musical 'tick, tick... BOOM!' by Jonathan Larson, directed by Guy Retallack, at The Bridge House Theatre SE20.


Theatre Centre to tour The Border

5 September 2019


The UK's leading producer and pioneer for thought provoking theatre in schools, will tour the world premiere of The Border by Afsaneh Gray, winner of the 2018 Brian Way Award, from September to November.


Cherie - My Struggle

4 September 2019


Transferring from Edinburgh Fringe to the Hen & Chickens Theatre, Cherie My Struggle is an intimate, gossipy memoir recounting Cherie Blair's amazing journey from an obscure Liverpool convent to the epicentre of power in Westminster.


Escape From Planet Trash - Pleasance

3 September 2019


Drag queens are going to space as Sink the Pink return to the Pleasance with a camp sci-fi b-movie adventure in the second of their queer Christmas Trilogy.


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



Black Chiffon - Park Theatre

29 August 2019



Cast announced for Fast at Park Theatre

29 August 2019



All's Well That Ends Well - Jermyn Street Theatre

27 August 2019



Cast announced for Jade City

27 August 2019



We Anchor In Hope at The Bunker

27 August 2019





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