London theatre news


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Danelaw at the Old Red Lion

14 August 2019


Peter Hamilton returns to the Old Red Lion Theatre with a new adaptation of his groundbreaking play Danelaw, combining his absurdist writing style with a fierce political and social breakdown of the far/alt-right.


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The Escape Act - A Holocaust Memoir

10 August 2019


Telling the riveting story of a Jewish acrobat who hid in a German circus during WWII to escape the concentration camps, The Escape Act will be at Jackson's Lane in September and on tour.


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Jade City at The Bunker

10 August 2019


Due at The Bunker from 3 September, Alice Malseed's Jade City follows two friends struggling with the pressures of everyday life in modern Belfast.


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Casting announced for Tickle: The Musical

6 August 2019


Due at the King's Head Theatre from 14 to 26 October 2019, casting is today announced for Tickle - a new musical comedy about ... endurance tickling!


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What Girls Are Made Of - Soho Theatre

30 July 2019


Cora Bissett is bringing her critically-acclaimed, Fringe First-winning production, What Girls Are Made Of, to Soho Theatre this September.


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Macbeth at Temple Church

29 July 2019


A heady brew of greed, murder and dark magic heads to London's atmospheric Temple Church in a bold new production of Shakespeare's Macbeth from Antic Disposition.


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Writer performs as Queen Catherine Parr

29 July 2019


Toby Marlow, one of the writers of the West End hit musical SIX, stepped in to take on the role of Catherine Parr and save two performances of the show threatened by illness.


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Musik - coming to Leicester Square Theatre

29 July 2019


'MUSIK' by writer Jonathan Harvey and Pet Shop Boys, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, is to transfer to London following its world premiere at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe.


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Last Orders at the Old Red Lion

26 July 2019


New company The Knock Knock Club will be exploring a different kind of 'spirit' at the Old Red Lion and will then share their findings in a show due in October.


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For Services Rendered - Memories Season

25 July 2019


Diane Fletcher and Rachel Pickup will lead the cast in Tom Littler's production of Somerset Maugham's 'For Services Rendered', the opening play in Jermyn Street Theatre's Memories Season.


Call for participants

22 July 2019


A groundbreaking immersive theatre experience The Home, centrepiece to Age Against The Machine festival, is seeking participants for a provocative excursion into residential care.


The Man in the White Suit - casting announced

17 July 2019


Full casting is announced for Sean Foley's stage adaptation of classic Ealing Studios comedy, The Man in the White Suit, due at Wyndham's Theatre from 27 September.


Cast announced for immersive adult fairy tale

17 July 2019


Casting has been announced for London's new immersive masquerade ball, Red Palace, showcasing cabaret, circus, dance and genre-defying performance - due at The Vaults from 24 September.


Gosh! It's Joanna Lumley!

16 July 2019


Joanna Lumley will be in conversation with Gyles Brandreth in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Haymarket Masterclass Trust at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on Sunday 15 September 2019.


Alpha Who? - Camden Fringe

14 July 2019


Playing as part of The Camden Fringe, theatre, dance, and visual art installation come together in Alpha Who?, an autobiographical exploration of one man's struggle with society's expectations of masculinity.


River In The Sky - Hope Theatre

11 July 2019



Omnibus Theatre Autumn Season

3 July 2019



Arcola announces Autumn season

3 July 2019



SIX announces new booking period

28 June 2019



Obliterated at Amnesty International UK

24 June 2019



Spitfire Sisters

24 June 2019



2019 Queer Season announced

23 June 2019



Crystal Clear returns to Old Red Lion

19 June 2019



Fiver - new song released

19 June 2019



An Enemy of the People - Playground Theatre

18 June 2019





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