London theatre news



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Up Pompeii - anniversary audio revival

14 October 2019


David Benson led an all-star cast to record a 50th anniversary audio revival of the Frankie Howerd comedy classic, 'Up Pompeii', at London's Shaw Theatre.


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Tabard Theatre relaunches as Chiswick Playhouse

9 October 2019


The Tabard Theatre relaunches (in honour of the area's illustrious theatrical heritage) as Chiswick Playhouse, with an exciting opening season starting in late October.


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Casting announced for Before I Was A Bear

8 October 2019


Cast and creatvies have been announced for Before I Was A Bear - the debut production from London playwright Eleanor Tindall - due at The Bunker from 12 to 23 November 2019.


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Soho Cinders coming to Charing Cross Theatre

3 October 2019


West End stars Luke Bayer and Millie O'Connell head the cast of Soho Cinders coming to Charing Cross Theatre later this month.


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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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Autumn/winter season at The Old Red Lion

17 September 2019


The Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington has announced its 40th autumn/winter season which runs through to February 1 next year.


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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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Voila! Europe 2019 - upcoming festival

10 September 2019


London's landmark festival of European theatre will return for a seventh year this November to showcase boundary pushing work from across the continent.


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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.


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.


All's Well That Ends Well - Jermyn Street Theatre

27 August 2019


This autumn, Jermyn Street Theatre and the award-winning Guildford Shakespeare Company join forces to present Shakespeare's rarely performed bittersweet comedy All's Well That Ends Well.


A Haunted Existence - on tour

23 July 2019


Tom Marsham's true life show about a West Country town rocked by homophobia in the 1950s is set to tour the UK alongside forgotten local LGBTQ+ histories.


Tickets on sale for Death of a Salesman

12 June 2019


Following a sold-out run at the Young Vic theatre, the smash hit, critically acclaimed production of Death of a Salesman transfers to the Piccadilly Theatre for 10 weeks only - tickets now on sale.


Michael Ball to return in Hairspray

3 May 2019


Michael Ball is to reprise his Olivier Award-winning role as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray the Musical at the London Coliseum from April 2020 - tickets now on sale.


Pint of Wine Theatre Announces 2019 Season

10 February 2019





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