The Cane

The Cane

“It will be the biggest send off any teacher has ever had. No teacher is as loved” After 45 years as a dedicated teacher, Edward is looking forward to the imminent celebration to mark his retirement... 

Room On The Broom Live

Room On The Broom Live

IGGETY ZIGGETY ZAGGETY ZOOM! Join the Witch and her cat on their mission to defeat the dragon in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler... 

Ear for Eye

Ear for Eye

Marchin’ days is over man. Patience is running out, times have changed. And progress isn’t enough. Black British. African American. Here. There. Now.  

The Height of the Storm

The Height of the Storm

André and Madeleine have been in love for over fifty years. This weekend, as their daughters visit, something feels unusual. A bunch of flowers arrives, but who sent them? A woman from the past turns up, but who is she? And why does André feel like he isn't there at all? The Height of the Storm is a beautifully compelling family drama by Florian Zeller, 'the most exciting playwright of our time' (The Guardian)... 

Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part 4

Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part 4

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it's time to prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories live on stage with a brand new show featuring all new scenes in Barmy Britain – Part Four! Be reduced to rubble by the ruthless Romans! Would you be shaken or stirred by Richard the Third? Will Queen Elizabeth I endure her terrible teeth? Would you be hanged by King James I for being a witch? Mount a mutiny against King Henry VIII! See Mary Tudor knock the spots off Mary Queen of Scots! Peep into the world of Samuel Pepys and help Georgian detectives find the headless man! Take a trip into the night with the night soil men and discover how to survive the first ever train ride!  

Pity

Pity

Statistics show that last year the most common reason cited in UK divorce papers was "irreconcilable bathroom habits”. In the same year, a US state approved benefit payment to anyone out of work due to jobs available “being a bit shit really”... 

King Lear

King Lear

★★★★★ “Ian McKellen reigns supreme in this triumphant production.” - Daily Telegraph Following its sold-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, Jonathan Munby’s explosive revival of Shakespeare’s epic tragedy moves to the West End with a celebrated cast led by Ian McKellen as the embittered monarch in a fractured kingdom... 

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

Widely considered one of the funniest plays in English, Wilde’s much loved masterpiece throws love, logic and language into the air to make one of theatre’s most dazzling firework displays... 

A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls

‘Stories are wild creatures, the monster said. When you let them loose, who knows what havoc they might wreak?’ Patrick Ness’s piercing novel A Monster Calls is brought to The Old Vic stage in a powerful new adaptation by visionary director Sally Cookson... 

As You Like It

As You Like It

In the mythical Forest of Arden, a world of transformation where anything is possible and anything permissible, two young people discover what it really means to be in love. Directed by Max Webster, with beautiful new music by Charlie Fink (former frontman of Noah and the Whale), this warm, open-hearted production promises adventure, sibling rivalry, mistaken identity and romance – Shakespeare comedy as you like it... 

Circa's Peepshow

Circa's Peepshow

Over a million people have experienced the sensation that is Circa . . . "the rockstars of the circus world" (The List). Now they are delighted to present for your pleasure their latest masterpiece – Peepshow... 

The Lieutenant of Inishmore

The Lieutenant of Inishmore

MGC Artistic Director Michael Grandage directs a  rare revival of Martin McDonagh’s critically acclaimed, brilliant satire on terrorism, The Lieutenant of Inishmore.   Stage and screen actor Aidan Turner, best known for playing the title role in the BBC hit series Poldark, plays Mad Padraic, a terrorist deemed too violent to be a member of the IRA, in this hilarious, acute observation of violence in contemporary culture... 

The Turn of the Screw

The Turn of the Screw

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and English National Opera rediscover Benjamin Britten's The Turn of the Screw. The story of unearthly encounters at a remote country house, and of a young governess desperate to protect her children, finds chilling new levels of suspense in this unique outdoor production at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre... 

Shakespearience

Shakespearience

Fresh from a West End run the "utterly enthralling" Shakespearience is back on the road in 2018!   Join Shakespeare's Men as they fly through classics Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet and Twelfth Night in a whirlwind hour of mischievous storytelling... 

Fatherland

Fatherland

Fatherland is a bold, ambitious show about contemporary fatherhood in all its complexities and contradictions. Created by Frantic Assembly’s Scott Graham, Karl Hyde from Underworld and playwright Simon Stephens (Punk Rock, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time), this daring collage of words, music and movement will transform the Lyric, animated by a 13-strong cast and a multitude of voices... 

Tartuffe

Tartuffe

Inspired by current world events, award-winning playwright Christopher Hampton Moliere's has adapted afresh Moliere’s comedic masterpiece. L.A. Present day. French media tycoon Orgon has re-located to Tinseltown with his family, his heart set on becoming Hollywood royalty... 

Uncle Vanya

Uncle Vanya

Vanya, together with his niece Sonya, has sacrificed his life managing the estate of Professor Serebryakov, his former brother-in-law and Sonya’s father. But when the Professor returns from the city with his glamorous young wife Yelena, tensions spiral as their world is thrown upside down... 

Life and Fate

Life and Fate

It’s early 1943. Hitler’s Germany and Stalin’s Russia are in a bitter struggle for their very survival. Life and Fate is a sweeping panorama of Soviet Society, an epic tale of a country told through the fate of a single Jewish family, the Shtrum’s... 

Red

Red

MGC Artistic Director Michael Grandage directs this first ever UK revival since directing the world premiere at the Donmar Warehouse in 2009. The production went on to win six Tony Awards, including Best Play... 

Mood Music

Mood Music

‘Music is medication. The elixir of life. It’s for injecting into the blood stream to take away the pain… to promote euphoria… to adrenalise us and give us courage and fortitude... 

Adam Kay - This is Going to Hurt (Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor)

Adam Kay - This is Going to Hurt (Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor)

Award-winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this “electrifying” (Guardian) evening of stand-up and music. Absolute sell-out Edinburgh Fringe 2016 & 2017 and Soho Theatre 2017... 

An Ideal Husband

An Ideal Husband

The Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home. An ambitious government minister, Sir Robert Chiltern’s smooth ascent to the top seems assured... 

Rasheeda Speaking

Rasheeda Speaking

Tanya Moodie (Trouble in Mind) and Elizabeth Berrington (Absent Friends) star in the UK Premiere of Joel Drake Johnson’s tense workplace drama Rasheeda Speaking. In one of Chicago’s wealthiest hospitals, a white doctor tries to remove a black receptionist by enlisting her colleague as a spy... 

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... 

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Lyric and Filter’s riotous reinterpretation of one of Shakespeare’s best loved plays, A Midsummer Night’s Dream returns to the Lyric for two performances only before embarking on a Nationwide Tour... 

Aliens Love Underpants

Aliens Love Underpants

Based on the book by Claire Freedman & Ben Cort Adapted & directed by Adam Bampton-Smith   Aliens love underpants Of every shape and size But there are no underpants in space So here's a big surprise!   This zany and hilarious tale based on the best-selling children’s book is wonderfully brought to life on stage for the very first time... 

The Moderate Soprano

The Moderate Soprano

The two great passions in John Christie’s life were opera and a beautiful young soprano, Audrey Mildmay, with whom he was completely smitten. Together with his formidable drive, they fuelled what many first saw as a monumental folly in the South Downs... 

Quiz

Quiz

Following a sell-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, QUIZ transfers to the West End for a strictly-limited 12 Week run at the Noël Coward Theatre from 31st March - 16th June 2018... 

Songs for Nobodies

Songs for Nobodies

Five iconic singers; Judy Garland, Patsy Cline, Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf and Maria Callas encounter five ordinary women in the UK premiere of this critically acclaimed one-woman show... 

The Plough and The Stars

The Plough and The Stars

Set amid the tumult of the Easter Rising, The Plough and the Stars is the story of ordinary lives ripped apart by the idealism of the time. The residents of a Dublin tenement shelter from the violence that sweeps through the city’s streets... 

Kiss of the Spider Woman

Kiss of the Spider Woman

This ground-breaking play is a provocative tale of love, victimisation, fantasy and the friendship that develops between two strikingly different men imprisoned together in a Latin American jail... 

Good Girl

Good Girl

Winner of Voice’s Pick of the Fringe Award, Naomi Sheldon’s exceptional debut play comes to London’s West End following a critically acclaimed smash hit run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe... 

Fanny & Alexander

Fanny & Alexander

‘There should be no shame in us taking pleasure in our little lives.’ Legendary filmmaker Ingmar Bergman’s masterpiece Fanny & Alexander is translated to the stage by BAFTA award-winning writer Stephen Beresford and Old Vic Associate Director Max Webster... 

The Best Man

The Best Man

Two opposing presidential party candidates are neck and neck in an unscrupulous battle for the nomination. The only thing that separates the ex-Secretary of State and his populist opponent is an endorsement from a respected ex-President... 

Harold and Maude

Harold and Maude

Harold and Maude is an idiosyncratic fable told though the eyes of the most unlikely pairing:  a compulsive, self-destructive young man who attends funerals for entertainment and a devil-may-care, septuagenarian bohemian... 

Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties

Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties

‘Everybody just stared at them and loved them and wanted to be them – but nobody was.’ Betty is rich; Betty is lonely; Betty’s busy working on her truck; Betty wants to talk about love, but Betty needs to hit something... 

Frozen

Frozen

One sunny evening a young girl walks to visit her Grandma, she never arrives.... A play about retribution, remorse and redemption, Frozen explores the interwoven lives of three strangers as they try to make sense of the unimaginable... 

Again

Again

World Premiere A once close-knit family of four reunite after a long period of estrangement. This time, this time, it must go right. Words never said. Words said that shouldn't be... 

The Divide Part 2

The Divide Part 2

The Divide, presented in two parts, is a tale that unflinchingly explores a dystopian society of repression, insurrection and forbidden love. The show is directed by Annabel Bolton, an Associate Director of The Old Vic... 

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience is the 5-star immersive theatre show that’s 70% improvised and wins acclaim internationally. Served a 3-course meal by Basil, Sybil and Manuel, audiences are promised plenty of laughs and interaction so it’s ideal for comedy fans, theatre fans, and anyone who simply fancies an unforgettable meal... 

The Divide Part 1

The Divide Part 1

The Divide, presented in two parts, is a tale that unflinchingly explores a dystopian society of repression, insurrection and forbidden love. The show is directed by Annabel Bolton, an Associate Director of The Old Vic... 

Long Day's Journey Into Night

Long Day's Journey Into Night

Following its sold out run as part of Bristol Old Vic’s 250th Anniversary season, Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville reprise their roles in Richard Eyre’s acclaimed production of Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer prize-winning masterpiece, Long Day’s Journey Into Night... 

Beginning

Beginning

Two desperately lonely people open up to each other at the end of a house warming party and eventually become a couple. This is a modern tale about a depth of loneliness that eats away at the protagonists, making them unable to function normally within a relationship... 

Mary Stuart

Mary Stuart

Two queens. One in power. One in prison. It’s all in the execution. Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out season at the Almeida Theatre in 2016-17, Robert Icke’s new adaptation of Mary Stuart transfers to the Duke of York’s Theatre in London’s West End from 13 January for a limited run... 

Things I Know to be True

Things I Know to be True

Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company of South Australia present, Things I Know To Be True, a new play by Andrew Bovell. Imogen Stubbs leads a stunning cast in Frantic Assembly’s latest production written by award-winning playwright Andrew Bovell... 

Lady Windermere's Fan

Lady Windermere's Fan

The day of Lady Windermere’s birthday party, and all is perfectly in order. Until her friend Lord Darlington plants a seed of suspicion. Is her husband having an affair? And will the other woman really attend the party?  ‘You gave me this fan today; it was your birthday present... 

Strangers In Between

Strangers In Between

Back by popular demand after critically acclaimed smash hit 2016 and 2017 seasons, award-winning playwright Tommy Murphy's slice of Aussie life returns to the stage in the second part of the King's Head Theatre in the West End Season Sixteen year old Shane has fled his rural hometown for the glitz, glamour and glory of Sydney’s King’s Cross... 

The Birthday Party

The Birthday Party

Stanley Webber (Toby Jones) is the only lodger at Meg (Zoë Wanamaker) and Petey Boles’ sleepy seaside boarding house. The unsettling arrival of enigmatic strangers Goldberg (Stephen Mangan) and McCann disrupts the humdrum lives of the inhabitants and their friend Lulu, and mundanity soon becomes menace when a seemingly innocent birthday party turns into a disturbing nightmare... 

De Profundis

De Profundis

H.M. Prison, Reading Dear Bosie, After long and fruitless waiting I have determined to write to you myself, as much for your sake as for mine, as I would not like to think that I had passed through two long years of imprisonment without ever having received a single line from you, or any news or message even, except such as gave me pain... 

Great Gatsby NYE

Great Gatsby NYE

“The honour would be entirely mine if you would attend my little party.” This New Year’s Eve, Jay Gatsby has invited you to one of his infamous parties, and that’s not an invite you want to turn down! It’s the roaring twenties – an era of bootleg liquor, red hot jazz and forbidden pleasures... 

Slava's Snowshow

Slava's Snowshow

The Tony and Olivier award-winning hit returns to Royal Festival Hall this Christmas! Slava’s Snowshow is now established as a leading London Christmas show, having delighted theatregoers of all ages around the world for over 20 magical years... 

Mischief Movie Night

Mischief Movie Night

Mischief Theatre, the award-winning company behind The Play That Goes Wrong, Peter Pan Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery return to their comedy roots with Mischief Movie Night, the improvised movie live on stage!  You suggest a genre, location and title and Mischief Theatre’s improvisers bring the show to life, complete with rewinds, fast forwards, directors cuts and a thrilling live score... 

London Musical Theatre Orchestra presents A Christmas Carol

London Musical Theatre Orchestra presents A Christmas Carol

London Musical Theatre Orchestra presents A Christmas Carol. After the sell-out five-star production last year, the London Musical Theatre Orchestra returns by popular demand to the Lyceum Theatre for two performances of their spectacular concert production A Christmas Carol... 

A Christmas Carol - The Fitzrovia Radio Hour

A Christmas Carol - The Fitzrovia Radio Hour

Dickens’ classic reimagined as a 1940s Christmas special. Spiffing scenes and Victorian stereotypes keep coming, despite visitations from more ghosts than the cast are expecting! Spectacular sound effects created live, cut-glass accents and sharp suits combine to create a unique alternative festive entertainment... 

Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus

The decay of Rome reaches vicious depths in Shakespeare’s most brutal and bloody play. ‘Consistently excellent’ (The Times), Blanche McIntyre directs the epic conclusion of the Rome Season... 

Guess How Much I Love You

Guess How Much I Love You

Selladoor Family presents Guess How Much I Love You. Join Little and Big Nutbrown Hare, from the 'Guess How Much I Love You' and 'I Love You All Year Round' collections, as they leap off the page and onto the stage... 

La Boheme

La Boheme

Dalston. East London. 2016. Ralph clocks Mimi and it's love at first sight. As their passionate affair heats up, romance turns to addiction, setting the couple on collision course with disaster... 

A Christmas Carol - Shoreditch

A Christmas Carol - Shoreditch

You are cordially invited to the parlour of Mr Ebeneezer Scrooge for a rousing rendition of this timeless classic. Through parlour games, festive songs and a little spirited trickery, we must warm the heart of the bah-humbugging miser... 

Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra

One of Shakespeare’s greatest love stories, Antony & Cleopatra continues the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Rome season, picking up the story where Julius Caesar ends. Following Caesar’s assassination, Mark Antony has reached the heights of power... 

The Red Lion

The Red Lion

Patrick Marber’s The Red Lion transfers to Trafalgar Studios, bringing us closer to an understanding of the devastating reality of England today within the confines of a sweaty semi-professional football club locker room... 

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

Angus Jackson directs Shakespeare’s epic political tragedy, as the race to claim the empire spirals out of control. Caesar returns from war, an all-conquering hero, but mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power... 

Coriolanus

Coriolanus

A full-throttle war play that revels in the sweat of the battlefield, Coriolanus transports us back to the emergence of the republic of Rome. Caius Martius Coriolanus is a fearless soldier but a reluctant leader... 

Glengarry Glen Ross

Glengarry Glen Ross

Christian Slater stars in David Mamet’s acclaimed masterpiece, GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS, returning to London’s West End this Autumn for its first major revival in over a decade... 

The Exorcist

The Exorcist

“I’m telling you that ‘thing’ upstairs isn’t my daughter…” Winner of two Academy Awards, and widely considered the scariest movie of all time, the film adaptation of The Exorcist sparked unprecedented worldwide controversy when it was released in cinemas in 1973... 

Dr. Seuss's The Lorax

Dr. Seuss's The Lorax

‘I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees!’ The irrepressible, big-hearted, moustachioed critter is back. Following rave reviews and an Olivier nomination for Best Entertainment and Family show, Dr... 

Graeme of Thrones

Graeme of Thrones

Straight from its world tour success, critically acclaimed comedy parody Graeme of Thrones will transfer to London’s West End at the Charing Cross Theatre this autumn.  In this theatrical journey through the Seven Kingdoms, avid ‘Thrones’ fan Graeme just wants to recreate his favourite fantasy saga on stage... 

Of Kith and Kin

Of Kith and Kin

‘He can’t call you both Dad. One of you should be Dad and the other one Daddy, surely?’ Daniel and Oliver are about to have their first baby. With their best friend, Priya, acting as surrogate, they’ve turned the study into a nursery and the bottles are sterilised... 

The Seagull

The Seagull

Unrequited love. Creative jealousy. Guns. Vodka and Art. Chekhov’s celebrated masterpiece is given vibrant new life in this dynamic new adaptation by Olivier-award winning playwright Simon Stephens directed by Sean Holmes and starring Lesley Sharp as Irina Arkadina... 

Dear Cancer, Love Victoria

Dear Cancer, Love Victoria

A much-loved and highly respected BBC journalist, Victoria Derbyshire has spent 20 years finding the human story behind the headlines. In 2015, she herself was in the news, after receiving a devastating breast cancer diagnosis... 

St George and the Dragon

St George and the Dragon

A folk tale for an uneasy nation. A village. A dragon. A damsel in distress. Into the story walks George: wandering knight, freedom fighter, enemy of tyrants the world over. One epic battle later and a nation is born... 

Faulty Towers (De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms)

Faulty Towers (De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms)

Click here for performances before 19 January 2018 Inspired by one of Britain's greatest ever comedy series, this 2 hour interactive production is set in a restaurant where you the audience are the diners... 

A Woman of No Importance

A Woman of No Importance

An earnest young American woman, a louche English lord, and an innocent young chap join a house party of fin de siècle fools and grotesques. Nearby a woman lives, cradling a long buried secret... 

Venus in Fur

Venus in Fur

'You don't have to tell me about sadomasochism. I'm in the theatre' Natalie Dormer and David Oakes star in the West End premiere of David Ives’ critically acclaimed Broadway smash hit, VENUS IN FUR... 

Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie

Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie

You have been summoned for jury service... Step inside the magnificent surroundings of London County Hall and experience the intensity and drama of Agatha Christie’s gripping story of justice, passion and betrayal in a unique courtroom setting... 

Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle

Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle

Tony and Olivier Award-winning director Marianne Elliott has teamed up with producer Chris Harper to create an exciting new theatre company, Elliott & Harper Productions. For their first production Marianne Elliott reunites with playwright Simon Stephens, and the creative team from The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time for the UK premiere of Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle... 

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

The year for the National Theatre so far has been beset by the dramas over the dramas on its programme – depending on your viewpoint, it either doesn't contain enough classics or it has far too many revivals; it's too risk averse or it includes too much theatrical pretension for a venue with inclusivity at its heart... 

Jekyll & Hyde - National Youth Theatre

Jekyll & Hyde - National Youth Theatre

Everyone has another face they hide behind… The National Youth Theatre REP Company invite you into the world of Victorian England, where civilised society meets seedy Soho for a thrilling new adaptation of Jekyll and Hyde from award-winning playwright Evan Placey (Consensual, Girls Like That) Directed by Roy Alexander Weise (Mountaintop, JMK 2016 Winner), this classic tale of secrets, deceit and revenge will be brought to life by some of Britain’s most exciting emerging talent on one the West End’s most historic stages... 

Labour of Love

Labour of Love

Michael Grandage Company and Headlong present the world première of James Graham's new play LABOUR OF LOVE, starring Martin Freeman and Tamsin Greig. This razor-sharp political comedy reunites James Graham and director Jeremy Herrin following their previous collaboration on This House, and plays at the Noël Coward Theatre from the 15th September for 11 weeks only... 

Othello - National Youth Theatre

Othello - National Youth Theatre

This is a mating ground. A dog-eat-dog kind of place.  And it’s about to kick off… In an exclusive collaboration, the National Youth Theatre are proud to present Frantic Assembly’s award-winning adaptation of Othello... 

Hershey Felder Our Great Tchaikovsky

Hershey Felder Our Great Tchaikovsky

Hershey Felder’s Our Great Tchaikovsky is a time-bending tale of music, politics and one of the world’s most beloved composers. Known for the beautiful ballets Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake and The Nutcracker, and the ferocious and melodic brilliance of his symphonic works, piano concerti, overtures, operas and chamber music, a healthy 53-year-old Tchaikovsky conducted the premiere of his enigmatic Symphony No... 

Le Grand Mort

Le Grand Mort

In his super stylish, sterilely beautiful Notting Hill kitchen, Michael is preparing dinner for two. As he meticulously cuts the vegetables with almost a surgeon’s precision, he talks, with knife-like wit, about cases in history where the human body has continued to prove useful even after death... 

Oslo

Oslo

The challenge with any dramatisation of an historic moment is in trying to appeal to the people for whom the event just ‘rings a bell’ right up to those whose lives were directly impacted by it ... 

Doubt, A Parable

Doubt, A Parable

John Patrick Shanley’s masterpiece is one of the most acclaimed plays in recent memory. Winning 4 Tony Awards including Best Play, named Best Play by the New York Drama Critics’ Circle, Best New Play (Drama Desk Awards) and Outstanding Play (Lucille Lortel Awards)... 

Man to Man

Man to Man

Celebrating 30 years since its UK première and following rave reviews and a sold out run at the 2015 Edinburgh Festival, Maggie Bain delivers a tour de force performance in Man to Man... 

Derren Brown: Underground

Derren Brown: Underground

Derren Brown: Underground hits the West End for a strictly limited 35 performances only! The multi-award winning master of mind-control and psychological illusion, Derren Brown, returns to London following his sell-out run earlier this year... 

Apologia

Apologia

Tony and Emmy Award winner Stockard Channing, Freema Agyeman (Doctor Who), Olivier Award winner Desmond Barrit, Laura Carmichael (Downton Abbey) and Joseph Millson (The Last Kingdom) star in a new production of Alexi Kaye Campbell’s darkly funny play about family and its secrets... 

The Knowledge

The Knowledge

Acclaimed actress and writer Maureen Lipman is to direct the world stage premiere of Jack Rosenthal’s The Knowledge. The Knowledge is based on the iconic 1979 TV film comedy. Maureen not only played a leading role in the film, but is also Jack Rosenthal’s widow... 

Ink

Ink

Fleet Street. 1969. The Sun rises. A young and rebellious Rupert Murdoch asks the impossible and launches The Sun’s first editor’s quest: to give the people what they want... 

Waiting for Godot

Waiting for Godot

Two tramps, Didi and Gogo wait on a country road by a tree for a man named Godot. They don’t know what he looks like or when they were supposed to meet. They don’t know what they asked him for or what he will do when he gets there... 

Children are Stinky

Children are Stinky

After a 5 STAR total SELL-OUT Edinburgh Fringe sensation, you’d better book your tickets in advance! High calibre circus, a rocking soundtrack and genuine belly laughs have propelled the Australian acrobatic duo to a non-stop multi award winning world tour... 

I Loved Lucy

I Loved Lucy

I Loved Lucy is a personal portrait of an iconic comedic entertainer whose public face is all too well known. But what was Lucille Ball really like? And how did she choose to live at the end of her life? Out of the spotlight... 

Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist

Adapted by ANYA REISS From the novel by CHARLES DICKENS Discover the original story of Victorian London's most famous child with Oliver Twist created for everyone aged six and over... 

Dessert

Dessert

A British financier and his wife host a lavish dinner party for their affluent American friends. The food is delicious, the conversation animated and dessert is on its way – when, from one second to another, the evening takes a sinister and alarming turn… With dark comic moments and unexpected twists, this world premiere of Dessert, written by Oliver Cotton and directed by Trevor Nunn, is a powerful, thought-provoking play about wealth, greed and the lengths to which people will go to claim what’s theirs... 

Briefs Close Encounters

Briefs Close Encounters

Having glitter-bombed the globe as we know it with their iconic and hilarious brand of circus, drag, burlesque and comedy, the Briefs boys are now ready to explore the third dimension... 

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

The truth hurts. On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell... 

The Tempest

The Tempest

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s ground-breaking production of The Tempest transfers to London for a limited seven week run at the Barbican this summer. Simon Russell Beale plays Prospero in this ground-breaking production directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran... 

A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

A new play by MATTHEW DUNSTER Adapted from the novel by CHARLES DICKENS “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times; it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness; it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair; we had everything before us, we had nothing before us” Sound familiar? How much more do those in power think Europe’s poor can take? When will the people take to the streets of the cities and roar enough is enough?    Tickets are non-refundable in the event of cancellation because of the weather but may be exchanged in accordance with the Weather Policy... 

Queen Anne RSC

Queen Anne RSC

Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out season at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Queen Anne transfers to the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 30 June... 

Outings

Outings

The world’s first show based on coming-out stories premiered to huge acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe, and has since delighted audiences on tour around the UK. Now it comes to the West End for the first time, in an exclusive one-night gala presentation in aid of the LGBT+ helpline charity Switchboard... 

The Mentor

The Mentor

Benjamin Robin is a cantankerous old writer, whiskey aficionado and pedant, still basking in the reflected glory of long-ago success. Martin Wegner is a rising young literary star, heralded as “The voice of his generation”... 

Terror

Terror

Guilty. Not Guilty. You Decide. Enter the courtroom. Hear the evidence. Make your judgement. A hijacked plane is heading towards a packed football stadium. Ignoring orders to the contrary a fighter pilot shoots the plane down killing 164 people to save 70,000... 

Rotterdam

Rotterdam

Following a critically-acclaimed, sell-out run at London's Theatre503 in 2015, and Trafalgar Studios in 2016, and in 59E59 Theaters Brits Off Broadway Season in New York, Jon Brittain's Olivier award winning Rotterdam comes to The Arts Theatre this Spring... 

Al Murray the Pub Landord: Let's Go Backwards Together

Al Murray the Pub Landord: Let's Go Backwards Together

Publican. Politician. Other thing beginning with P. Philosopher, yeah, that. The nation’s critically acclaimed bar-based-braveheart, Al Murray - The Pub Landlord embarks on a common sense campaign to re-Great Britain... 

Gloria

Gloria

New York. A city that runs on ambition – and coffee. In the offices of a notorious Manhattan magazine, a group of ruthless editorial assistants vie for their bosses’ jobs and a book deal before they’re thirty... 

Hir

Hir

“Stop behaving like a man!” “We are men!” Isaac gets home from serving in the marines to find war has broken out back home. In a nondescript town somewhere in Central Valley – America, Isaac’s mom Paige is blowing up entrenched routines... 

Look at Them Shine

Look at Them Shine

Rabbit Rabbit presents Look at Them Shine!- A showcase of our very favourite comedians in stunning settings around London. June 13th see Jason Byrne, Sara Pascoe, Tom Allen, John Kearn and Brian Gittins, all performing under the same beautiful roof at the Garrick Theatre... 

Funny Broken Bones

Funny Broken Bones

A Gala stand-up comedy show for the comedian Jim Tavare featuring twelve top comedians Harry Hill, Stewart Lee, Milton Jones, Paul Zerdin, Alan Davies, Paul Chowdhry, Dave Johns, Arthur Smith, Zoe Lyons, Hal Cruttenden (Acts subject to change)... 

Stephen K Amos: World Famous

Stephen K Amos: World Famous

Globe-trotting laughter master Stephen K Amos returns with his new tour show. In the last twelve months, Stephen has performed his unique brand of feel-good comedy all over England, Scotland, Wales, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Holland, Germany, Belgium, Greece, Spain, Australia, Tazmania, New Zealand and the Seychelles... 

Hamlet

Hamlet

Following a sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Olivier Award winning director Robert Icke’s new production of Hamlet transfers to the West End for a strictly limited season this summer... 

Barber Shop Chronicles

Barber Shop Chronicles

The Barber Shop Chronicles takes place in barber shops across the world, in Lagos, in Johannesburg, in Accra, in London and beyond. The shop becomes a space in which black masculinity and friendship is explored, through the profound, ridiculous, heated and ambivalent conversations men can have in a safe, community space... 

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

Following the phenomenal sold out Vault Festival run, the party continues… "The honour would be entirely mine if you would attend my little party." It’s the roaring twenties – an era of bootleg liquor, red hot jazz and hedonistic pleasures... 

Sand in the Sandwiches

Sand in the Sandwiches

Following a sell-out tour, Edward Fox returns to the stage with his acclaimed portrayal of John Betjeman, poet laureate and icon of British poetry. Sand in the Sandwiches celebrates a man famous not only for light verse and laughter, but for his passions, his sense of purpose and his unforgettable poetry... 

Morgan and West: More Magic For Kids

Morgan and West: More Magic For Kids

Time-travelling magicians Morgan & West return to the stage with a marvellous magic show full of crazy capers for the young, old, and everyone in-between! Expect the unexpected, believe the unbelievable, but do not dare miss the unmissable Morgan & West! Morgan & West have fooled Penn & Teller (Fool Us ITV 1), competed to be the Next Great Magician (ITV 1), and even attempted to escape The Slammer (CBBC)... 

The Amazing Bubble Man

The Amazing Bubble Man

See the act that has been thrilling audiences around the world for 30 years. Louis Pearl blends bubble art with magic, science and fun in a performance that has become an Edinburgh favourite, selling out every year... 

Jekyll & Hyde

Jekyll & Hyde

Jekyll and Hyde meets Blackadder via Monty Python, with just a hint of Spike Milligan. Set against the backdrop of Victorian London complete with Cholera and everything, Let Them Call It Mischief return to the Pleasance with their uniquely quirky and hilarious all new adaptation of Robert Louise Stevenson’s Gothic classic, Jekyll and Hyde... 

Othello

Othello

One of Shakespeare's most timeless plays is made ever more relevant with this contemporary re-setting, a Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory co-production directed by Richard Twyman, Artistic Director for English Touring Theatre... 

Woyzeck

Woyzeck

‘People like us are unhappy in this world and in the next: if we made it to heaven, we’d have to help make it thunder.’ The multi-award winning Jack Thorne breathes new life into Woyzeck, one of the most influential plays ever written, creating for our time what Büchner intended for his: an unforgettable howl of rage... 

Salome

Salome

"There is no language for what happened that night," states Salome in narration as her older self shortly after beginning this new, happily more feminist, retelling of the myth surrounding the woman who we think of as having lasciviously danced the dance of the seven veils before demanding the head of John the Baptist to be served to her on a silver plate... 

Love in Idleness

Love in Idleness

Following a sold out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Terence Rattigan’s brilliant comedy Love in Idleness transfers to the Apollo Theatre for 50 performances only. This brand new production marks Trevor Nunn's exciting return to Rattigan's work, following the huge success of Flare Path... 

Deposit

Deposit

Rachel and Ben want to buy a flat in London. And so do their friends, Melanie and Sam. But what with rent, tax, student loans and bills, it’s impossible to save for a deposit... 

Three Sisters

Three Sisters

Critically acclaimed the world over, and winner of a Drama Desk Award, The Sovremennik’s Three Sisters is widely regarded as one of the seminal versions of Anton Chekhov’s classic tale, enthralling audiences from Paris to New York, Berlin to London... 

Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour

Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour

Following sold out seasons at the National Theatre, Edinburgh Festival Fringe and UK Tour, the smash hit, award-winning new musical from the National Theatre of Scotland and Live Theatre Our Ladies transfers to the West End for a strictly limited season... 

Out There on Fried Meat Ridge

Out There on Fried Meat Ridge

Things could not get any worse for Mitchell, who just lost his girlfriend, his apartment, and his job. With nowhere to go, he answers an ad for a roommate and finds himself in a West Virginia countryside motel with JD, an affable hillbilly of mysterious origins... 

Two for the Seesaw

Two for the Seesaw

A Russian twist on the poignant and compelling American drama Two for the Seesaw is performed by two of the country’s greatest actors, Chulpan Khamatova and Kirill Safonov.  Set in New York, the play follows the course of an intense and tempestuous affair between a brooding Nebraska lawyer who has relocated to the Big Apple to escape his marriage, and an eccentric dancer he meets at a party... 

The Ferryman

The Ferryman

If populism breeds cynicism, then there's a high quota of cheap shots that could be made towards the Royal Court's latest offering. The desire for the Chelsea chattering theatregoers to have a Jez Butterworth experience under their belt to discuss, the results of the return of Sam Mendes to his theatrical homeland – one of the few directors' names your Mum may actually know, since his foray into Bond – the well-worn subject matter of the passions of the Irish during the height of the Troubles both towards the cause and to the family... 

Brodsky/Baryshnikov

Brodsky/Baryshnikov

Brodsky / Baryshnikov is a one-man show based on the poems of Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky, performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov. Conceived and directed by Alvis Hermanis, noted Latvian director of The New Riga Theatre, Brodsky / Baryshnikov is an emotional journey deep into the poet's visceral and complex compositions... 

Three Comrades

Three Comrades

Adapted for the stage from the novel by Erich Maria Remarque, critically acclaimed author of All Quiet on the Western Front, Three Comrades portrays the greatness of the human spirit, manifested through characters who must find the inner resources to live in a world they did not make, but must endure... 

Occupational Hazards

Occupational Hazards

September 2003. Rory Stewart, a thirty year old former British diplomat, is posted to serve as governor in a province of the newly liberated Iraq. His job is to help build a new civil society at peace with itself and its neighbours - an ambitious mission, admittedly, but outperforming Saddam should surely not prove too difficult… Yet, freedom from repressive tyranny has allowed centuries of tribal conflict, sectarian tension and ethnic division to burst into the open once more... 

Paul Auster's City of Glass

Paul Auster's City of Glass

Based on the first novel of The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster and the graphic novel by Paul Karasik and David Mazzucchelli. Tony Award-winning 59 Productions (An American in Paris, War Horse, David Bowie Is) and Olivier Award-nominated playwright Duncan Macmillan bring this seminal American novel to life in a dazzlingly original stage adaptation... 

All Our Children

All Our Children

"I used to be scared of them.  They seemed so different.  They don’t scare me anymore.  They’re just children, aren’t they?  Just children... 

Cat The Play

Cat The Play

A roller coaster, tongue-in-cheek homage to the world of musical theatre, CAT (THE PLAY!) is the fictitious account of how Dave the Cat was sacked from the iconic musical CATS just minutes before ‘curtain up’ on opening night... 

Alice's Adventures Underground

Alice's Adventures Underground

”There is a place. Like no place on Earth. A land full of Wonder, Mystery and Danger” wrote Lewis Carroll. In 2017, we invite you back. Back to this very place... Fall deep into the Vaults, hidden beneath Waterloo station and lose yourself in a land far removed from our own... 

Guards at the Taj

Guards at the Taj

Only a few weeks ago, the Bush Theatre emerged from its year-long renovation, boasting a revamped auditorium and studio space, alongside open-air decking for those all-important post-show drinks... 

The Twits

The Twits

Mr. Twit was a twit. He was born a twit. And, now at the age of sixty, he was a bigger twit than ever. Mr Twit has a very hairy face. His beard is spiky and smelly. It also contains cornflakes, sardines and even some stilton... 

The Philanthropist

The Philanthropist

“Intellectually stimulating, touchingly sympathetic and gloriously, gloriously funny” - Sunday Times Christopher Hampton’s most celebrated play has been delighting audiences and since its premiere at the Royal Court in 1970... 

Posh

Posh

OLD MONEY. NEW PROBLEMS. DIFFERENT GENDER. Darkly comic, and disgracefully entertaining, Laura Wade’s universally acclaimed play Posh, premiered at the Royal Court in 2010 before transferring to the West End... 

David Baddiel - My Family: Not the Sitcom

David Baddiel - My Family: Not the Sitcom

Back by popular demand following a critically-acclaimed West End run and sold out residency at the Menier Chocolate Factory, My Family: Not the Sitcom is a massively disrespectful celebration of the lives of David Baddiel’s late mother, Sarah, and dementia-ridden father, Colin... 

The Goat, Or Who is Sylvia?

The Goat, Or Who is Sylvia?

Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo return to the West End to star in the darkly comic masterpiece, Edward Albee’s The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? Martin is at the pinnacle of life: he has a loving wife and son, a hugely successful career as an architect, and the commission of a lifetime, but when he embarks upon an improbable and impossible love affair from which there is no return, familial relationships begin to collapse... 

The Missing Light

The Missing Light

‘You’re never too old for hopes and dreams… there’s always time for plans and schemes.’ The Missing Light is an enchanting family puppetry show for ages 7+ about hopes, dreams and true friendship created by Mark Arends for Make Mend and Do... 

The Wipers Times

The Wipers Times

By Ian Hislop and Nick Newman Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s The Wipers Times tells the true and extraordinary story of the satirical newspaper created in the mud and mayhem of the Somme... 

The Chemsex Monologues

The Chemsex Monologues

He was wandering around topless, clearly drug-f*cked, asking random guys to have sex. I took his hand and he grabbed me urgently, blue eyes intent and blazing.’ The Chemsex Monologues are the untold stories of the men and women adrift in London’s chill-out scene... 

Don Juan in Soho

Don Juan in Soho

ADRIAN SCARBOROUGH AND GAWN GRAINGER JOIN DAVID TENNANT IN D O N   J U A N   I N   S O H O WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY PATRICK MARBER STRICTLY LIMITED ELEVEN WEEK RUN David Tennant, who plays the title role in Patrick Marber’s Don Juan in Soho, will be joined by Adrian Scarborough as Stan and Gawn Grainger as Louis... 

Don Juan in Soho starring David Tennant

Don Juan in Soho starring David Tennant

“Please don’t be charmed, he’s not a lovable rogue...” David Tennant stars in the West End premiere of DON JUAN IN SOHO, the savagely funny and filthy play written and directed by Patrick Marber... 

My Brilliant Friend Part 1 & 2

My Brilliant Friend Part 1 & 2

World Premiere of a two-part dramatization of Elena Ferrante’s epic family saga. Adapted for the stage by April De Angelis and directed by Melly Still. Elena Ferrante’s intense portrait of an all-consuming female friendship in post-war Italy is brought to life for the first time on the Rose stage... 

Seventeen

Seventeen

  Acclaimed Australian writer, Matthew Whittet’s unique play, Seventeen, comes to the Lyric Hammersmith for its European premiere, after a sell-out run in Sydney. This new production sees a cast of veteran actors take on the role of a group of teenagers... 

The Godfather

The Godfather

Francis Ford Coppola’s Oscar-winning film brought to the big screen with Nino Rota’s haunting score performed simultaneously by live orchestra in matinee and evening shows... 

Filthy Business

Filthy Business

1968, East London.  Over the years and against all the odds, Yetta Solomon has built a thriving business from nothing through sheer grit and passion.  Ignoring all the obstacles - insufficient capital, economic downturns, aggressive competition - she has found a way to survive everything adversity could throw at her... 

Jonathan Pie: Live

Jonathan Pie: Live

Jonathan Pie is a respected News reporter for a respected News broadcaster but he has a problem. He has several problems. He hates his job. He hates his colleagues. But mainly he hates the ****ing News... 

Lost Without Words

Lost Without Words

'If we don't get lost, how can we find a new route?' Pioneering improvisers and theatre makers Improbable bring you their latest show, Lost Without Words - a theatrical experiment... 

My Brilliant Friend Part 2

My Brilliant Friend Part 2

World Premiere of a two-part dramatization of Elena Ferrante’s epic family saga. Adapted for the stage by April De Angelis and directed by Melly Still. Elena Ferrante’s intense portrait of an all-consuming female friendship in post-war Italy is brought to life for the first time on the Rose stage... 

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Half a century after its premiere on The Old Vic stage, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, the play that made a young Tom Stoppard’s name overnight, returns to The Old Vic in its 50th anniversary celebratory production... 

Ugly Lies the Bone

Ugly Lies the Bone

It's great to see new writing being performed at one of the National's bigger spaces and there are big themes at play here in writer Lindsey Ferrentino's National Theatre and UK debut... 

The Miser

The Miser

 

Stepping Out

Stepping Out

Amanda Holden heads a phenomenal cast in this wonderfully funny and heart-warming comedy which charts the lives of seven women and one man attempting to tap their troubles away at a weekly dancing class... 

My Brilliant Friend Part 1

My Brilliant Friend Part 1

World Premiere of a two-part dramatization of Elena Ferrante’s epic family saga. Adapted for the stage by April De Angelis and directed by Melly Still. Elena Ferrante’s intense portrait of an all-consuming female friendship in post-war Italy is brought to life for the first time on the Rose stage... 

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Imelda Staunton (Martha) and Conleth Hill (George) star in a new production of multi Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee’s landmark play: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? directed by James Macdonald... 

Speech and Debate

Speech and Debate

'A triumph...hilarious, cliché-free, and immensely entertaining...' New York Times Defibrillator presents the UK Premiere of this fiercely funny play by Tony award winning playwright Stephen Karam... 

Travesties

Travesties

I have an inherent discomfort with theatre that requires a certain knowledge or level of intelligence in order to appreciate it (reference my ongoing debate with the current Royal Court policy)... 

Harry Potter: Boy.Wizard.Hero

Harry Potter: Boy.Wizard.Hero

Have you ever wanted to explore the magical world of the Harry Potter books? Join the Professor of Potter’s brand new assistant for a fun, interactive hour with spells, potions and even a slow-motion Quidditch match! Learn about some of the great characters from J... 

Creating Who Do You Think You Are?

Creating Who Do You Think You Are?

The hugely successful TV programme, Who Do You Think You Are? traces celebrities’ ancestry, discovering surprises from their families’ past along the way. First aired in 2004, the show regularly attracts over 6 million viewers and has investigated the family histories of over 100 celebrities including Stephen Fry, Jeremy Irons, Boris Johnson and Zoe Wanamaker... 

Thenford: The Creation of an English Garden - In Conversation with Lord and Lady Heseltine

Thenford: The Creation of an English Garden - In Conversation with Lord and Lady Heseltine

Michael and Anne Heseltine describe the ups and downs of their shared 40-year project to transform, bit by bit, the wild, overgrown and often dilapidated woodland at their family home, “Thenford” into the magnificent English gardens there today... 

Stories with Michael Rosen and Chris Riddell

Stories with Michael Rosen and Chris Riddell

Join Children’s Laureate past and present Michael Rosen and Chris Riddell for a sublime afternoon of poetry and illustration for the young and young-at-heart. Bursting with ridiculous rhymes and intrepid illustrations as warm, vibrant and memorable as these legends of children’s books... 

In Conversation with Julian Fellowes

In Conversation with Julian Fellowes

A chance to hear from the multi-award-winning writer with a string of hit productions across theatre and television. Creator, writer and executive producer of the worldwide hit series Downton Abbey... 

The Boys in the Band

The Boys in the Band

Mark Gatiss stars in this strictly limited West End transfer of the first major revival of this iconic play in two decades. Razor sharp and packed with wit, The Boys in the Band is fresh, startling and brilliantly entertaining... 

Silver Lining

Silver Lining

On one dark and stormy night in the upper day room of the Silver Retirement Home, five elderly ladies are trading stories of their remarkable lives. With the storm floods rising and no rescue team in sight, the ladies are faced with the sudden realisation that in order to survive they are going to have to do what they have done for their entire lives – do it themselves! Silver Lining is the hilarious new comedy by writer, actor, presenter and political activist Sandi Toksvig... 

Sex with Strangers

Sex with Strangers

‘Look, I’m giving you another chance to show the world how talented you are. Take it. It’s worth the risk’ Olivia, an attractive and talented but underappreciated mid-career writer, is unexpectedly trapped overnight in a secluded, snowed-in B&B with Ethan, an equally attractive and wildly successful young blogger... 

BU21

BU21

Every night on the news there’s literally always some sort of massively catastrophic end-of-the-world shit going down: genocide, earthquake, terrorism, school shooting – it’s endless, you know? And I always wonder ‘how would I cope, if that happened to me?’ Transferring after a sell-out run at Theatre503, Stuart Slade's BU21 follows six Londoners in the aftermath of a terrorist attack... 

Making a Murderer - 29 Jan 2017

Making a Murderer - 29 Jan 2017

Following the overwhelming success of their UK tour this year with numerous sold-out venues, include the London Palladium, Dean Strang and Jerry Buting, defence attorneys for Steven Avery in the Netflix docuseries “Making A Murderer,” return to the UK in January 2017 for a special date at the Adelphi Theatre... 

Faulty Towers (Kingsway Hall Hotel)

Faulty Towers (Kingsway Hall Hotel)

Inspired by one of Britain's greatest ever comedy series, this 2 hour interactive production is set in a restaurant where you the audience are the diners. If you love the original show, you'll find Faulty Towers The Dining Experience a unique, novel pleasure and unmissably great fun... 

Dirty Great Love Story

Dirty Great Love Story

For 9 weeks only, Dirty Great Love Story makes its West End debut! Two hopeful hapless romantics get drunk, get it on and then get the hell away from each other. In her eyes he’s a mistake... 

The Glass Menagerie

The Glass Menagerie

Time is the longest distance between two places. Following a multi Tony Award-nominated run on Broadway, Oliver and Tony Award-winning director John Tiffany (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two, Let the Right One In, Black Watch) revives his visionary staging of Tennessee Williams’ heart-rending masterpiece about a family struggling to survive on hopes and dreams... 

The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner

This adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s best-seller was written back in 2006, a year before the filmic representation. Protagonist Amir narrates his life as if from the present day, taking him through his childhood in Kabul to his current existence in sunny San Francisco... 

Smashed - Special Edition

Smashed - Special Edition

The forbidden fruit gets its comeuppance in Gandini Juggling’s cult-hit show Smashed. In this special edition, created for the 40th anniversary of the London International Mime Festival, 17 performers challenge all preconceptions of juggling as they disrupt the carefully created constellations of flying fruit, and instead celebrate the ‘drop’ as the apples come tumbling down, and with them, the rigid conventions of etiquette, dress and body language... 

A Christmas Carol with London Musical Theatre Orchestra

A Christmas Carol with London Musical Theatre Orchestra

Charles Dickens' classic gets the full Broadway treatment buy the Broadway team of Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Little Mermaid), Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical) and Mike Ockrent (Crazy For You, Me and My Girl)... 

Art

Art

Directed by Matthew Warchus. Starring Tim Key, Paul Ritter and Rufus Sewell ‘Three friends and a white painting.’ One of the most acclaimed plays of recent times, Art premiered in London twenty years ago and went on to become a phenomenon, winning the Moliere, Evening Standard, Olivier and Tony Awards... 

Love

Love

In the run up to Christmas, three families are placed into cramped temporary accommodation. A middle-aged man and his elderly mum, a young family with a baby on the way, a newly arrived woman from Sudan... 

Hamlet

Hamlet

Flute Theatre Company’s critically-acclaimed adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet comes to the intimate space of Trafalgar Studios 2 this December in a co-production with English Touring Theatre... 

Love's Labour's Lost RSC

Love's Labour's Lost RSC

'We lose ourselves to keep our oaths.’ Summer 1914. In order to dedicate themselves to a life of study, the King and his friends take an oath to avoid the company of women for three years... 

Potted Panto

Potted Panto

Seven classic pantomimes in eighty frenetic minutes! Double Olivier nominees Dan and Jeff return for a third festive season of Potted Panto, hot on the heels of their recent world tour of Potted Potter... 

A Christmas Carol with Simon Callow

A Christmas Carol with Simon Callow

Following sell-out seasons in 2011/12 and critical and audience acclaim, Simon Callow returns in this much-lauded production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, playing at the Arts Theatre for a strictly limited season from 8 December... 

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

On of the most popular Shakespeare's comedies, Much Ado About Nothing, is a comedy of much wit and humour. Gender roles, infidelity and deception are all questioned in the play... 

Wild Honey

Wild Honey

BY MICHAEL FRAYN, ADAPTED FROM THE PLAY WITHOUT A NAME BY ANTON CHEKHOV DIRECTED BY HOWARD DAVIES Village schoolmaster Mikhail Vasilyevich has it all: wit, intelligence, a comfortable and respectable life in provincial Russia, and the attentions of four beautiful women - one of whom is his devoted wife… As summer arrives and the seasonal festivities commence, the rapidly intensifying heat makes everyone giddy with sunlight, vodka – and passion... 

The Varsity Match - Oxford v Cambridge

The Varsity Match - Oxford v Cambridge

Since 1872 The Varsity Match has been the focus of Oxford and Cambridge rivalry. The 135th Varsity Match will kick-off at 2.30pm with Oxford needing one more win to make it seven in a row to create a new record for the fixture... 

The Children

The Children

If the purpose of life is to continue its perpetuity, the implication is that those of us who spawn children are naturally superior to those who don't. But does that remove the focus from what we can all do to impact and improve the world which they are going to inherit? Why bring children into a world of problems – to solve and resolve the issues we created? Don't we owe it to future generations to fix our mistakes first?There are no children on stage in The Children, Lucy Kirkwood's slow and subtly written look at three 60-somethings as they attempt to live, matter and have purpose, rather than simply exist... 

Peter Pan

Peter Pan

There must be little more that can raise the spirits of young or old than the idea of flying free through the skies. And this production of Peter Pan brings that magic to life with aerobatic feats that are indeed a joy to behold... 

Nice Fish

Nice Fish

Direct from a sold out season in New York, Academy and Bafta Award-winner Mark Rylance returns to the West End to perform in Nice Fish, a hit new comic play written by Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins and directed by Claire van Kampen... 

Fool For Love

Fool For Love

Following the critically acclaimed smash hit productions of The Dazzle, Bug and Unfaithful, Emily Dobbs Productions is excited to present Fool for Love, the thrilling final show at Found111, ‘London’s most fashionable pop-up theatre’ – Fiona Mountford, Evening Standard... 

Buried Child

Buried Child

Estranged grandson Vince returns to his idealised family home in rural Illinois in the hopes of re-establishing a connection with the life he left behind six years previously. But when he arrives unannounced on the porch of a rotting, leak-ridden farmhouse, the men of his family claim not to remember him... 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by author/illustrator Eric Carle has delighted generations of readers since it was first published in 1969 selling more than 41 million copies worldwide... 

This House

This House

Taking place over the five years in the seventies that turned out to be the last Labour Government for nearly 20 years and that led to the Thatcher era, the politics being managed in This House will resonate more for those with a knowledge of not too distant political history... 

Cymbeline RSC

Cymbeline RSC

Shakespeare’s coming-of-age romance is stunningly retold for the 21st century with Gillian Bevan as Cymbeline, the first woman to take on the role for the Royal Shakespeare Company... 

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

Halfway through The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, I am laughing so much I have to take a moment to recompose. Act I has built to a searing, chaotic comedy crescendo as hapless bank robber Mitch (Henry Shields) attempts to seduce his wily girlfriend Candice (Charlie Russell) whilst likeable conman Sam (Dave Hearn) tries in vain to escape the bedroom... 

It Is Easy To Be Dead

It Is Easy To Be Dead

When twenty year old Charles Sorley is killed in action during the First World War, his devastated parents are left with only his letters and poems to remember him by. Using his extraordinary writings, together with music and songs of the period, It Is Easy To Be Dead is a tender portrait of a brief life filled with promise, cut short by the futility of war... 

An Inspector Calls

An Inspector Calls

From the Oscar nominated Director of The Reader, The Hours and Billy Elliot comes the multi award-winning West End and Broadway production of J. B. Priestley's classic thriller An Inspector Calls... 

Dead Funny

Dead Funny

Eleanor wants a child. Richard would oblige if he could, but he's too busy running the Dead Funny Society. When British comedy heroes Frankie Howerd and Benny Hill turn up their toes in the same week the society gather for a celebration of hilarity and laughter... 

Perfect for Christmas: Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Perfect for Christmas: Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Great for Christmas gifts and parties, this fabulous show in London’s West End is now booking until 30 April 2017. When guests become diners in the ‘Faulty Towers’ restaurant pretty much anything can happen! 

The Dresser

The Dresser

Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith come together as lead actor “Sir” and Norman “The Dresser” in this eagerly awaited revival of “a wonderfully affectionate and intelligent play about the theatre” The Guardian... 

The Libertine

The Libertine

Dominic Cooper returns to the stage to play the notorious Earl of Rochester in this major revival of The Libertine, directed by Terry Johnson. Stephen Jeffreys’ play, later made into a film, tells the true story of John Wilmot, the second Earl of Rochester – a charismatic poet, playwright and rake with a legendary appetite for excess... 

No Man's Land

No Man's Land

Playful Productions have confirmed a West End run for Harold Pinter's No Man's Land starring Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen. The pair are reprising their roles after previously starring in No Man's Land on Broadway... 

Escaped Alone

Escaped Alone

Caryl Churchill rarely does interviews and never discusses the meanings behind her plays (even her stage directions are scant) - so I would be building myself up for a fall if I were to try and interpret Escaped Alone in a way that wouldn't, inevitably, cause arguments... 

The Railway Children

The Railway Children

Set in a brand new, purpose built 1,000 seat venue, this breathtaking show features a stage built around a real train track, and a beautiful 60 tonne vintage locomotive that steams into the theatre to delight all ages... 

The Mousetrap

The Mousetrap

The Mousetrap is famous around the world for being the longest running show of any kind in the history of British theatre.  The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst... 

Woman In Black

Woman In Black

Join over 7 million theatregoers who have experienced "The most brilliantly effective spine-chiller you will ever encounter" - Daily Telegraph Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story is brought to dramatic life in Stephen Mallatratt’s ingenious stage adaptation... 

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

STARRING THE ORIGINAL ACCIDENT-PRONE CAST OF THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG The original cast of the West End's hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong return to the stage this Christmas in J... 

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Christopher, fifteen years old, stands beside Mrs Shears' dead dog. It has been speared with a garden fork, it is seven minutes after midnight and Christopher is under suspicion... 

The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong

Described as Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off, this is THE smash hit new comedy!  The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong...