Shows at London theatres
London Rep - Olivier
We have 5 shows listed.
A company of 40 tells a story which journeys from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 - the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury.
Owen, the prodigal son, returns to rural Donegal from Dublin. With him are two British army officers. Their ambition is to create a map of the area, replacing the Gaelic names with English. It is an administrative act with radical consequences.
My Brilliant Friend
When the most important person in her life goes missing without a trace, Lenu Greco, now a celebrated author, begins to recall a relationship of more than 60 years.
In the town of Slurry, New York, post-war recession has bitten.Claire Zachanassian, improbably beautiful and impenetrably terrifying, returns to her hometown as the world's richest woman.
Jack Absolute Flies Again
Staged to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, Thea Sharrock (After The Dance) directs a riotous new comedy based on Sheridan's The Rivals, co-written by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Oliver Chris.