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42nd Street42nd Street42nd StreetGrammy Award winner Sheena Easton plays legendary diva Dorothy Brock in the hit Broadway musical 42nd Street at London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane. The multi Tony-Award-winning ...24th September 201820th October 2018 Where:
Theatre Royal Drury Lane,   Catherine Street      WC2B
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
42nd Street
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th March 2017 to 20th October 2018
Catherine Street, WC2B
Grammy Award winner Sheena Easton plays legendary diva Dorothy Brock in the hit Broadway musical 42nd Street at London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane. The multi Tony-Award-winning ...More
 
 
 
A Very Very Very Dark MatterA Very Very Very Dark MatterA Very Very Very Dark MatterRevered children's author Hans Christian Andersen, played by Jim Broadbent, harbours a dark secret in the attic of his Copenhagen townhouse. A Very Very Very Dark ...10th October 201829th December 2018 Where:
The Bridge Theatre,   3 Potters Fields Park      SE1
Category: Theatre
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A Very Very Very Dark Matter
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 10th October to 29th December 2018
3 Potters Fields Park, SE1
Revered children's author Hans Christian Andersen, played by Jim Broadbent, harbours a dark secret in the attic of his Copenhagen townhouse. A Very Very Very Dark ...More
 
 
 
About LeoAbout LeoThis September, Jermyn Street Theatre hosts the world premiere of Alice Allemano's About Leo. Directed by Michael Oakley, the play delves into the world of English-born ...24th September 201829th September 2018 Where:
Jermyn Street Theatre,   16B Jermyn Street      SW1Y
Category: Theatre
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About Leo
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th to 29th September 2018
16B Jermyn Street, SW1Y
This September, Jermyn Street Theatre hosts the world premiere of Alice Allemano's About Leo. Directed by Michael Oakley, the play delves into the world of English-born ...More
 
 
 
Aliens Love UnderpantsAliens Love UnderpantsAliens Love Underpants"Aliens love underpants, of every shape and size, but there are no underpants in space, so here's a big surprise!". Based on the on ...24th September 201830th September 2018 Where:
Underbelly Festival,   Jubilee Gardens, Belvedere Road      SE1
Category: Theatre
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Aliens Love Underpants
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th August to 30th September 2018
Jubilee Gardens, Belvedere Road, SE1
"Aliens love underpants, of every shape and size, but there are no underpants in space, so here's a big surprise!". Based on the on ...More
 
 
 
Allelujah!Allelujah!Allelujah!A film crew arrives at an NHS hospital on the edge of the Pennines, which is threatened with closure, to document the daily struggle to find ...24th September 201828th September 2018 Where:
The Bridge Theatre,   3 Potters Fields Park      SE1
Category: Theatre
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Allelujah!
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th July to 28th September 2018
3 Potters Fields Park, SE1
A film crew arrives at an NHS hospital on the edge of the Pennines, which is threatened with closure, to document the daily struggle to find ...More
 
 
 
An AdventureAn AdventureAn AdventureRenowned for his BAFTA Award-winning BBC drama Murdered by My Father and the critically acclaimed True Brits, Vinay Patel returns to the Bush Theatre with An ...24th September 201820th October 2018 Where:
Bush Theatre,   7 Uxbridge Road      W12
Category: Theatre
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An Adventure
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th September to 20th October 2018
7 Uxbridge Road, W12
Renowned for his BAFTA Award-winning BBC drama Murdered by My Father and the critically acclaimed True Brits, Vinay Patel returns to the Bush Theatre with An ...More
 
 
 
Antony and CleopatraAntony and CleopatraAntony and CleopatraRalph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play lovers Antony and Cleopatra at the National Theatre as Simon Godwin follows the success of Twelfth Night with another Shakespeare ...24th September 201819th January 2019 Where:
National Theatre: Olivier Theatre,   South Bank      SE1
Category: Theatre
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Antony and Cleopatra
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th September 2018 to 19th January 2019
South Bank, SE1
Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play lovers Antony and Cleopatra at the National Theatre as Simon Godwin follows the success of Twelfth Night with another Shakespeare ...More
 
 
 
At Last: The Etta James StoryAt Last: The Etta James StoryTelling the story of soul legend Etta James, Vika Bull stars in this narrative concert about the blues singer and her turbulent life. Since its world ...22nd October 201823rd October 2018 Where:
Cadogan Hall,   5 Sloane Terrace      SW1X
Category: Theatre
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At Last: The Etta James Story
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd October 2018
5 Sloane Terrace, SW1X
Telling the story of soul legend Etta James, Vika Bull stars in this narrative concert about the blues singer and her turbulent life. Since its world ...More
 
 
 
Bat Out Of Hell - The MusicalBat Out Of Hell - The MusicalBat Out Of Hell - The MusicalIt wowed audiences and won the Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards and now Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of ...24th September 20185th January 2019 Where:
Dominion Theatre,   268-269 Tottenham Court Road      W1T
Category: Theatre
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Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd April 2018 to 5th January 2019
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T
It wowed audiences and won the Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards and now Jim Steinman's Bat Out Of ...More
 
 
 
Black Cat: BohemiaBlack Cat: BohemiaBlack Cat: BohemiaFor the Underbelly Festival's final headline show of 2018, Black Cat Cabaret takes up a six week residency at the spiegeltent on the South Bank. Flying ...24th September 201830th September 2018 Where:
Underbelly Festival,   Jubilee Gardens, Belvedere Road      SE1
Category: Theatre
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Black Cat: Bohemia
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd August to 30th September 2018
Jubilee Gardens, Belvedere Road, SE1
For the Underbelly Festival's final headline show of 2018, Black Cat Cabaret takes up a six week residency at the spiegeltent on the South Bank. Flying ...More
 
 
 
ChicagoChicagoChicagoLast staged in the West End back in 2012 - when it concluded a 15-year run - hit musical Chicago returns to London for the first ...24th September 20186th October 2018 Where:
Phoenix Theatre,   Charing Cross Road    Soho  WC2H
Category: Theatre
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Chicago
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th March to 6th October 2018
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H
Last staged in the West End back in 2012 - when it concluded a 15-year run - hit musical Chicago returns to London for the first ...More
 
 
 
CompanyCompanyCompanyMarianne Elliott - best known for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse - directs a new take on Stephen Sondheim's ...26th September 201822nd December 2018 Where:
Gielgud Theatre,   Shaftesbury Avenue      W1D
Category: Theatre
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Company
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th September to 22nd December 2018
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D
Marianne Elliott - best known for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse - directs a new take on Stephen Sondheim's ...More
 
 
 
Dirty DancingDirty DancingEleanor Bergstein's stage adaptation of her hugely successful 1987 film screenplay features all the hits (Hungry Eyes, I've Had the Time of My Life, She's like ...19th November 201824th November 2018 Where:
New Wimbledon Theatre,   The Broadway      SW19
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dirty Dancing
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th November - 24th November 2018
The Broadway, SW19
Eleanor Bergstein's stage adaptation of her hugely successful 1987 film screenplay features all the hits (Hungry Eyes, I've Had the Time of My Life, She's like ...More
 
 
 
Divine ProportionsDivine ProportionsDivine ProportionsRenowned for hosting quirky and immersive events, the Vaults keep up the tradition with Divine Proportions, a unique dining experience that brings together feast and fetish. ...24th September 201812th January 2019 Where:
The Vaults,   10 Leake Street      SE1
Category: Theatre
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Divine Proportions
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th September 2018 to 12th January 2019
10 Leake Street, SE1
Renowned for hosting quirky and immersive events, the Vaults keep up the tradition with Divine Proportions, a unique dining experience that brings together feast and fetish. ...More
 
 
 
Don QuixoteDon QuixoteDon QuixoteDavid Threlfall, best known as Frank Gallagher in Channel 4's Shameless, and Rufus Hound reprise their roles as Don Quixote and Sancho Panza in James Fenton's ...27th October 20182nd February 2019 Where:
Garrick Theatre,   2 Charing Cross Road      WC2H
Category: Theatre
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Don Quixote
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th October 2018 to 2nd February 2019
2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H
David Threlfall, best known as Frank Gallagher in Channel 4's Shameless, and Rufus Hound reprise their roles as Don Quixote and Sancho Panza in James Fenton's ...More
 
 
 
DreamgirlsDreamgirlsDreamgirlsA multi-award winning hit on Broadway and a 2006 film starring Beyonce, Dreamgirls returns thirty-five years after the original 1981Tony Award-winningmusical was first staged.The story, based ...24th September 201825th September 2018 Where:
Savoy Theatre,   Savoy Court, Strand      WC2R
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dreamgirls
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th November 2016 to 25th September 2018
Savoy Court, Strand, WC2R
A multi-award winning hit on Broadway and a 2006 film starring Beyonce, Dreamgirls returns thirty-five years after the original 1981Tony Award-winningmusical was first staged.The story, based ...More
 
 
 
Everybody's Talking About JamieEverybody's Talking About JamieEverybody's Talking About JamieTom MacRae's musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to London's Apollo Theatre after an acclaimed run at the Sheffield Theatre. Despite being openly gay and confident ...24th September 20186th April 2019 Where:
Apollo Theatre,   29 Shaftesbury Avenue      W1D
Category: Theatre
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Everybody's Talking About Jamie
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th November 2017 to 6th April 2019
29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D
Tom MacRae's musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to London's Apollo Theatre after an acclaimed run at the Sheffield Theatre. Despite being openly gay and confident ...More
 
 
 
Faulty Towers: The Dining ExperienceFaulty Towers: The Dining ExperienceFaulty Towers: The Dining ExperienceCombine a meal out, the bright lights of the West End and a bellyful of laughs with this globetrotting production featuring the neurotic Basil Fawlty, his ...27th September 201816th December 2018 Where:
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel,   9-13 Bloomsbury Street      WC1B
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th April to 16th December 2018
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B
Combine a meal out, the bright lights of the West End and a bellyful of laughs with this globetrotting production featuring the neurotic Basil Fawlty, his ...More
 
 
 
FolliesFolliesFolliesAfter a sold-out run, Follies, winner of the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival in 2018, returns to the National Theatre in 2019. Joanna Riding takes ...14th February 201926th March 2019 Where:
National Theatre: Olivier Theatre,   South Bank      SE1
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Follies
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th February to 26th March 2019
South Bank, SE1
After a sold-out run, Follies, winner of the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival in 2018, returns to the National Theatre in 2019. Joanna Riding takes ...More
 
 
 
FoxfinderFoxfinderFoxfinderOlivier Award winner Iwan Rheon, who plays Ramsay Bolton in Game Of Thrones, stars alongside Poldark actress Heida Reed, Olivier nominee Bryony Hannah (Call the Midwife) ...24th September 20185th January 2019 Where:
Ambassadors Theatre,   West Street      WC2H
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foxfinder
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th September 2018 to 5th January 2019
West Street, WC2H
Olivier Award winner Iwan Rheon, who plays Ramsay Bolton in Game Of Thrones, stars alongside Poldark actress Heida Reed, Olivier nominee Bryony Hannah (Call the Midwife) ...More
 
 
 
Guys and DollsGuys and DollsGuys and DollsAdrian Lester, Jason Manford and Clive Rowe - reprising his Olivier Award-winning role - star in a semi-staged version of the classic musical comedy, Guys and ...19th October 201820th October 2018 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7
Category: Theatre
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Guys and Dolls
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 19th and Saturday 20th October 2018
Kensington Gore, SW7
Adrian Lester, Jason Manford and Clive Rowe - reprising his Olivier Award-winning role - star in a semi-staged version of the classic musical comedy, Guys and ...More
 
 
 
HamiltonHamiltonHamiltonLin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize winning hip hop musical, which won 11 Tony Awards in 2016, tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, one of America's founding fathers, ...24th September 201815th December 2018 Where:
Victoria Palace Theatre,   Victoria Street      SW1E
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hamilton
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th December 2017 to 15th December 2018
Victoria Street, SW1E
Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize winning hip hop musical, which won 11 Tony Awards in 2016, tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, one of America's founding fathers, ...More
 
 
 
Harry Potter and the Cursed ChildHarry Potter and the Cursed ChildHarry Potter and the Cursed ChildJudging by the 36,000 retweets Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling got when she announced the Cursed Child on Twitter back ...24th September 20187th April 2019 Where:
Palace Theatre,   Shaftesbury Avenue      W1A
Category: Theatre
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th June 2016 to 7th April 2019
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1A
Judging by the 36,000 retweets Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling got when she announced the Cursed Child on Twitter back ...More
 
 
 
Heathers The MusicalHeathers The MusicalFor '80s film fans who love the Winona Ryder and Christian Slater the West End transfers of smash Off-Broadway show Heathers the Musical is welcome news. ...24th September 201824th November 2018 Where:
Haymarket Theatre Royal,   Haymarket      SW1Y
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Heathers The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 3rd September to 24th November 2018
Haymarket, SW1Y
For '80s film fans who love the Winona Ryder and Christian Slater the West End transfers of smash Off-Broadway show Heathers the Musical is welcome news. ...More
 
 
 
Holy Sh!tHoly Sh!tFor the opening production of the Kiln Theatre (the newly refurbished replacement for the Tricycle Theatre) Indhu Rubasingham directs the premiere of Holy Sh!t, a dark ...24th September 20186th October 2018 Where:
Kiln Theatre (formerly Tricycle Theatre),   269 Kilburn High Road      NW6
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Holy Sh!t
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September to 6th October 2018
269 Kilburn High Road, NW6
For the opening production of the Kiln Theatre (the newly refurbished replacement for the Tricycle Theatre) Indhu Rubasingham directs the premiere of Holy Sh!t, a dark ...More
 
 
 
I and You: Hampstead TheatreI and You: Hampstead TheatreI and You: Hampstead TheatreWritten by 35-year-old American writerLauren Gunderson, "the most popular playwright in America today" (The Guardian, quoting American Theatre magazine), I and You is a "perky two-character ...18th October 201824th November 2018 Where:
Hampstead Theatre,   Eton Avenue      NW3
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
I and You: Hampstead Theatre
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th October to 24th November 2018
Eton Avenue, NW3
Written by 35-year-old American writerLauren Gunderson, "the most popular playwright in America today" (The Guardian, quoting American Theatre magazine), I and You is a "perky two-character ...More
 
 
 
I'm A Phoenix, BitchI'm A Phoenix, BitchBryony Kimmings, the searingly honest performance artist who has talked about mental illness, cancer and STIs in her Edinburgh Fringe shows is returning to the London ...3rd October 201820th October 2018 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
I'm A Phoenix, Bitch
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 3rd to 20th October 2018
Lavender Hill, SW11
Bryony Kimmings, the searingly honest performance artist who has talked about mental illness, cancer and STIs in her Edinburgh Fringe shows is returning to the London ...More
 
 
 
I'm Not RunningI'm Not RunningI'm Not RunningThe world premiere of David Hare's new play I'm Not Running stars a strong cast which includes Doctor Foster actress Sian Brooke, Alex Hassell and Joshua ...2nd October 201831st January 2019 Where:
National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre,   South Bank      SE1
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
I'm Not Running
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd October 2018 to 31st January 2019
South Bank, SE1
The world premiere of David Hare's new play I'm Not Running stars a strong cast which includes Doctor Foster actress Sian Brooke, Alex Hassell and Joshua ...More
 
 
 
James Graham's SketchingJames Graham's SketchingJames Graham's SketchingHe's one of the hottest playwrights in London right now - three of his plays (Ink, Labour of Love and Quiz) have been staged in the ...26th September 201828th October 2018 Where:
Wilton's Music Hall,   Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street      E1
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
James Graham's Sketching
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th September to 28th October 2018
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, E1
He's one of the hottest playwrights in London right now - three of his plays (Ink, Labour of Love and Quiz) have been staged in the ...More
 
 
 
Jeff Wayne's The War Of The WorldsJeff Wayne's The War Of The WorldsNearly 40 years on, based on HG Wells' dark Victorian tale, Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds remains a firm favourite to ...15th December 201815th December 2018 Where:
The O2 Arena,   Peninsula Square      SE10
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jeff Wayne's The War Of The Worlds
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Saturday 15th December 2018
Peninsula Square, SE10
Nearly 40 years on, based on HG Wells' dark Victorian tale, Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds remains a firm favourite to ...More
 
 
 
 
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