Playwright Philip Ridley seems to be enjoying a resurgence at the moment; not that he has ever been out of fashion.
Artistic Director James Haddrell has made a brave and perhaps rather surprising choice for the Greenwich Theatre’s first in-house production of 2023.
John Godber reinforces his campaign for the arts in education with Teechers Leavers ’22, an updated version of his original play now on its fourth UK tour courtesy of the outstan…
An extraordinary journey from the perspective of an acorn; the hectic forest floor, thrumming underworlds, and dazzling heights of icy branches.
A celebration of trees told through groundbreaking live camera work, intricate puppetry and live music.
‘Take a journey into Mental Health through live music and storytelling.
In just two years from 2017 to 2019, more than 800 people died living and sleeping rough on the streets of the UK ” a significant number of them have never been identified or named…
This story follows the journey of two sisters – Peggy and Janet – in their search for happiness.
If we ever needed more proof as to why second wave or white feminism should no longer be considered relevant, here it is.
A thrilling adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s dark psychological fantasy, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde immerses you in the myth and mystery of 19th century Lond…
The three Gunwallow brothers from St Day are in a bit of bother.
When Mark Twain said the only two certainties in life were death and taxes, he clearly hadn’t accounted for Andrew Pollard and the Greenwich team knocking out a cracking panto.
In just two years from 2017 to 2019, more than 800 people died living and sleeping rough on the streets of the UK – a significant number of them have never been identified or nam…
The Greenwich Theatre reopened last week with the inspired programming of four short plays by Caryl Churchill.
Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope is the highly acclaimed solo show that depicts the legendary Quentin Crisp at two distinct phases of his extraordinary life: in the late ‘60s, in his fi…
One ordinary evening turns into one extraordinary adventure… JM Barrie’s Peter Pan the boy who wouldn’t grow up flies into Greenwich Theatre in this all-new ensemble producti…
Intelligent and ambitious Hedda is newly married and suffocating.
Victorious from a bloody battle the triumphant Macbeth is greeted by the three weird sisters.
Acclaimed actor Mark Farrelly presents his riveting, kinetic solo show portraying one of the great English writers of the inter-war years.
A riotous adaptation of John Gay’s banned sequel to The Beggar’s Opera, with techno, tracksuits and palm trees.
The predictably brilliant writer/director/dame Andrew Pollard returns to Greenwich Theatre again for another triumphant Panto season, marking the 50th anniversary of the theatre’…
Curtain’d Sleep dives into the wings of two of Shakespeare’s greatest plays, Hamlet and Macbeth, to pose the question: why do Ophelia and Lady Macbeth take their final breaths …
Set in the shadow of Brooklyn Bridge on a shabby corner, Brooklyn The Musical is a play-within-a-play staged by a rag-tag bunch of street performers who call themselves the Ci…
Puppet theatre about a female physicist forced to balance the personal and the professional whilst fighting to make her voice heard in a male dominated world.
The leitmotifs of the Lazarus canon shine brightly in their interpretation of Oscar Wilde’s scandalous 19th century play Salomé.
Court rooms can often make for high drama, but unfortunately in this case the transcript of ‘the trial of the century, proves to be less than gripping.
The are more "sounds" than "sweet airs" in Lazarus Theatre Company’s production of The Tempest at the Greenwich Theatre and while some elements of the perform…
One day, the singing mermaid is tempted away from all of her sea creature friends and her peaceful home at Silversands to join a travelling circus.
17 year old Callum is proud to be shy and he thinks you should be too, because what this noisy, crazy world needs is a bit more self-restraint.
An epic, murderous tale of family, history, vengeance and honour in a story nearly as old as theatre.
TWO ONE ACT PLAYS Linked by common themesCARRIAGES & CORRESPONDENTS.
LongSleeves is a jumper.
He’s back in Greenwich and he’s right back on form.
Carried all over the land the mysterious book of darkness and light contains within it some of the most chilling tales ever told.
Shakespeare Schools Foundation is proud to present the world’s largest youth drama festival at Greenwich Theatre.
Award-winning comedian Juliette Burton performs her hugely popular show, in which she investigates the power of kindness and whether small, kind-hearted acts can make the…
Since 2005, the Comedy Club 4 Kids has been getting the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit to do their thing for an audience of children (aged 6+) and th…
South East London band Rubber Johnny originally formed to fill a gap between the punk and reggae bands performing at the 1978 Rock against Racism concerts at the Albany, Deptford, …
Join acclaimed children’s writer and illustrator Nick Sharratt to find out how he creates his picture books.
Naming Moby Dick, The Odyssey and All Quiet On The Western Front as the booking which had the biggest impact on his career, Dylan is the only songwrit…
Inspired by the life of Nina Simone, Black Is The Color Of My Voice follows a successful jazz singer and civil rights activist seeking redemption after the untimely death…
One night in her attic writing room with her housekeeper and a mysterious guest she reads them a story, not one of her cherished children’s tales, but one of her terrifying early…
A dark and mysterious story of a balloon expedition to the North Pole.
Calling all Bingsters! Bing and his friends are coming to Greenwich in the first ever Bing stage show!Join Bing, Sula, Coco and Pando as they find out how to tell stories by preten…
Dracula – Welcome to D’s is a mesmerising new ballet created by Chantry Dance Company for 2018, a company of highly skilled international ballet and contemporary danc…
In ten years’ time, we discover a way to record, store and replay memories at will.
A young couple are viewing a flat and bicker about whether it’s right for them or not.
Open a book and discover a world where anything is possible.
When a lion is chased out of town, a little girl, Iris, helps him to find somewhere to hide.
Some rise by sin and some by virtue fallVienna is rife with brothels, loose morality and ludicrous characters.
Award-winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this ‘electrifying’ (Guardian) evening of stand-up comedy.
Ventoux is the most fearsome mountain encountered on the Tour de France.
After their sell-out international hit Smother, award winning 201 Dance Company are back on tour with SKIN.
Anyone unfamiliar with Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book could have been conceivably raised by the same wolves that adopt man-cub Mowgli at the heart of this century-old collecti…
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Prime Minister Clement Attlee once observed that ‘the House of Lords is like a glass of champagne that has stood for five days’.
The intention of Shakespeare’s plays is writ large under the titles.
With live, original music, this highly visual, sensitive production is a humorous and touching exploration of the dragons we all face.
£7 / £24 family
“No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man’s…”
What kind of man are you? Do you call yourself a man? Are you man enough? Are you a new man?These kind of classic questions about masculinity are set to be asked in a gro…
Ingo was a very nervous dog.
Our fuzzy little friends need our help and so we’re launching a political party disguised as a party party disguised as a show.
In the snowy town of Seldomberg test tubes bubble, experiments explode and new inventions whirr at the annual science fair.
There’s a light bulb moment in A Spoonful Of Sherman when you realise its magic lies not within its high production values, exquisite lighting, fantastic set, immaculate choreogr…
William Golding’s seminal tale of children going feral when left to their own devices on a Pacific island gets a trademark Lazarus Theatre treatment on this their second producti…
Alice is becoming more and more forgetful.
For fans of This is England, Monty Python and Rick & Morty
A raucous comedy about what it means to be British, the new play by the award-winning Joseph Wilde (Casualty, Cuddles) c…
Being a young mum is supposed to be hard - but for Hanna, the only thing she’s ever been brilliant at is raising her beloved daughter Ellie.
Dark and challenging, epic and shocking, human and uplifting.
Lazarus Theatre kick off their year-long residency at
Greenwich Theatre on a visceral note with Christopher Marlowe’s homoerotic epic
Seasonal jokesmith Andrew Pollard marks his twelve years of Christmas at Greenwich Theatre with a presentation of family favourite, Cinderella.
Chinese Whispers is based on the bizarre life of Sir Edmund Backhouse, a confidence trickster of the Victorian age who pulled off audacious swindles against entire nations.
The Explorer is an adventurous children’s show (for ages 3-8) that follows the journey of a female pilot when she crash-lands on an unfamiliar, seemingly deserted planet.
Whilst those accused of bloody murder over a century ago
isn’t breaking new ground for a musical (think Jason Robert Brown’s Parade), this unusually grisly subject
at a Distant Star is a melancholy reminiscence on
missing people, told by those left behind.
More than a century after Wendy was having
an awfully big adventure with Peter Pan and the Lost Boys, her
Great-Great-Granddaughter – also called
Wendy (Louise Young) – is …
A man yearns to escape the routines of his moderate, shy existence.
It’s not just the eponymous seldom heard, often
bullied, fragile young girl LV who struggles to be heard in Jim Cartwright’s
classic tragicomedy The Rise and Fall
– finding he…
Much can be understood by words that aren’t
Bridging a gap of 80 years between author
George Orwell’s early life in Paris and a social experiment by Guardian
journalist Polly Tonybee in London, Down
& Out In Paris And L…
Another week, another example of storytelling to
be seen at Greenwich Theatre, with The Flanagan Collective’s gently soporific
tale of the strive for idealism in today’s frenetic…
The fantastical, magical stories created by
Roald Dahl have proven themselves to have the potential to inspire family shows
that enthral rather than patronise with the award-winn…
You don’t need to have read any of the Arthur
Conan Doyle novels in order to feel that you know a great deal about Sherlock
For some strange and unknown reason, the idea of
witches and witchcraft tends not to carry the darkness or horror that other
(possibly) mythical demons do – even though there w…
It’s 1984 and the effects of the six-month-old
Miner’s Strike is really starting to bite.
With the current societal hatred for bankers and
their sky high bonuses, we may put aside any thought for the young individuals
who throw away any chance for a personal life, wit…
Families eh? You can’t live with them, you can’t
legally murder them for feeling that you have no more in common than a
Tim FitzHigham has spent many years
investigating – and replaying – the bizarre pastime of making bets for the sake
of making bets.
A mixed troupe of lost
souls find comfort in each other in the enjoyment of telling “silly little
stories about silly little things” that are extensions and exaggerations
When faced with the knowledge that one has a
high risk of a potentially terminal illness such as cancer, there are many
different ways of dealing with the news.
Panto is the season for daytime TV stars and
sportsmen past their fighting prime to don outrageous costumes and deliver
With stage musicals being turned into movies, books into plays, and singers’ back catalogues into flimsy show storylines, it’s becoming rare these days to see a piece of theatre (o…
It’s a somewhat hackneyed saying - favoured by
many a High School teacher of English Literature - that if Shakespeare were
alive today then he would likely be writing for soap op…
Even if you don’t know the whole story of F.
The publicity for this new revival of Tommy at Greenwich Theatre talks a lot about it marking 40 years
since the original film was released of The
Who’s 1969 concept album - and …
The son of a boxer who couldn’t win, Flynn is determined not to end up like his father.
Hallelujah! After five hilarious years and over 2000 performances Off-Broadway, ALTAR BOYZ will make its UK Premiere in a strictly limited run of 14 performances here at Greenwich …
Freshly-graduated and bright-eyed Princeton arrives in Avenue Q looking for his purpose but
lacking the funds to afford anywhere better to stay.
CELL tells the story of Ted who, after being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, goes on a trip of a lifetime.
You have been cordially invited to Mrs McMoon’s house for an entertaining tea
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