London theatre news


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Theatre events in February 2017

24 January 2017


Cinema screenings, awards, storytelling, networking and a whole lot more upcoming events in London theatres and elsewhere during next month.


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Theatre festivals in February 2017

17 January 2017


Maybe you're still recovering from the excesses of the festive season, but it's already time to check-out what's coming-up in the festivals' department during February ...


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Opening Night for Merton Arts Space

3 December 2016


Bucking the trend for closures and reduced funding for the arts, Merton Council opens its new Merton Arts Space at Wimbledon Library with its first professional production: Great Expectations from Attic Theatre Company.


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ActDrop London Theatres' list on Twitter

15 November 2016


Subscribe to our updated Theatres in London Twitter list and get all the news, events and gossip from theatres right across the capital.


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The Trial of Hamlet

27 September 2016


Something a bit different here - actors in the witness box and real-life barristers deserting their chambers to try Hamlet. At Wyndham's Theatre on Sunday 27 November 2016, in aid of the annual Shakespeare Schools Festival.


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Richmond Theatre Guided Tours

24 May 2016


This summer you get the chance to take a look behind the scenes at Richmond Theatre with tours running from next Saturday - 28 May 2016 - through til the end of August.


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Royal Court On Screen

23 May 2016


As part of the Royal Court Theatre's 60th anniversary celebrations the theatre is partnering with Picturehouse Cinemas for a season of gala screenings of films that were originally Royal Court Theatre productions.


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Temporary Theatre to close

20 April 2016


The red wooden box with what look like four chimneys - otherwise known as the National's Temporary Theatre - which currently resides in Theatre Square, is heading for closure with the final performance on Saturday 7 May 2016.


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Twitter updates for London Theatres

8 April 2016


Subscribe to our Twitter list for London Theatres and get the lastest info from theatres right across the capital ...


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Cabaret Fundraiser at The Union Theatre

29 March 2016


The Union Theatre is moving to new premises later in the year and this cabaret, featuring the songs of Stephen Sondheim, is a fundraiser for the new premises - Sunday April 10 2016 at 8pm, with tickets priced at £20.


Camden Fringe 2016

23 March 2016


The Camden Fringe returns in August for another celebration of theatre, comedy and fringe - applications to perform are being taken now, but the deadline is fast approaching.


Spring Season at the Bread & Roses Theatre

23 March 2016


Just announced, the season includes an in-house revival of Clare McIntyre's award-winning dark-comedy Low Level Panic, a new play Cooked by twice Bruntwood Prize long-listed Christopher Adams, and much more ...


First Credit

21 March 2016


Leaving university or drama school in 2016? Then Theatre N16 have a scheme which you may be interested in - four actors and a director are being recruited for an in-house production.


The Festival - Hampstead Theatre

15 March 2016


On the weekend of 18 to 20 March 2016, Hampstead Theatre will be jam-packed with panel discussions, workshops and performances ... some 30 events on offer with a wide variety of artists, from a cross section of disciplines - tickets still available.


News in brief

12 March 2016


Here's a round-up of odd bits and pieces of news which you may have missed during the week - or we may have missed - including the Catford Upon Avon Festival, NT cinema screenings and more ...


Name a seat campaign

3 March 2016



29 Plays Done!

3 March 2016



Guided Tours - Richmond Theatre

11 February 2016



New Season at The Yard Theatre

20 January 2016



London Theatre Workshop to relocate

20 January 2016



#LoveTheatreDay 2015

16 November 2015



Home Theatre (UK) 2015

5 November 2015





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