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Instructions for Correct Assembly

Instructions for Correct Assembly

If The Royal Court’s reputation for producing work that’s a little ahem, “arty” has put you off making a visit recently for fear of Death by Pretension, then the enjoyable and easily accessible Instructions For Correct Assembly may be the show to help you brush those fears aside... 

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Macbeth
Macbeth

There’s a moral sense of the inevitable in Macbeth. Man is greedy. Greedy is bad. Murder is badder... 

John
John

UK theatregoers may be playing catch-up when it comes to playwright Annie Baker. Whilst her first major work, Body Awareness, premiered off-Broadway at the David Mamet and William H Macy founded Atlantic Theatre Company almost a decade ago, it was only 2016's The Flick here at The National's Dorfman that seemed to get most of us talking... 

Beginning
Beginning

Two desperately lonely people open up to each other at the end of a house warming party and eventually become a couple... 

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Features

The Spiegeltent returns to Underbelly Southbank Festival

The Spiegeltent returns to Underbelly Southbank Festival

Underbelly Festival’s 10th year on the Southbank went off with a bang in April with the London premiere of the effervescent, multicoloured Circus Abyssinia, and May looks set to be even more exciting with the opening of the iconic Paradiso Spiegeltent – a West End for the weird and wonderful – on 28 April. 

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Orlando Bloom to star as Killer Joe in the West End
Orlando Bloom to star as Killer Joe in the West End

Orlando Bloom (The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Hobbit, the Pirates of the Caribbean series) is to star in the West End as a cop who moonlights as a killer-for-hire in multi award-winning Tracy Letts' blackly comic thriller, Killer Joe. 

Tickets now on sale for Take That musical The Band at Theatre Royal Haymarket from 30 November
Tickets now on sale for Take That musical The Band at Theatre Royal Haymarket from 30 November

Tim Firth's hotly anticipated jukebox musical The Band, based on the music of the most successful boyband of all time, Take That, are now on sale with performances starting from 30th November at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. 

Concrete Dreams Exhibition To Take Audiences On Immersive Historical Journey Through Reopened Venues And Archives
Concrete Dreams Exhibition To Take Audiences On Immersive Historical Journey Through Reopened Venues And Archives

A new Southbank Centre exhibition, Concrete Dreams, is announced today, bringing to life the creative spirit of iconic arts venues, the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room and celebrating their public reopening after two years of extensive restoration and redesign. 

Latest Listings

Lee Nelson: Serious Joker

Lee Nelson: Serious Joker

LEE NELSON - Tour extended to cover legal fees for Theresa May stunt   Due to huge demand, and over-priced lawyers, Lee is extending his smash-hit tour for a second time, adding a final 30 dates to his huge 150-show run... 

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Eleanor Tiernan: Success Without a Sex Tape
Eleanor Tiernan: Success Without a Sex Tape

Chronic Irish over-thinker Eleanor Tiernan would like to think it’s possible to keep some things private... 

If I Were You: Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld
If I Were You: Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld

Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld bring their advice podcast "If I Were You" to the stage! Join our hosts as they dispense wisdom on areas of life they are qualified to talk about... 

Jason Rouse: Now Fear This
Jason Rouse: Now Fear This

Jason Rouse is a renegade touring stand-up comedian taking the mainstream comedy world and turning it upside down...