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A Christmas Carol with Simon CallowA Christmas Carol with Simon CallowA Christmas Carol with Simon CallowSimon Callow stars in a one-man version of Charles Dickens's novella, based on an adaptation the author himself used for public performances. The actor who appeared ...12th December 201812th January 2019 Where:
Arts Theatre,   6-7 Great Newport Street      WC2H
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
A Christmas Carol with Simon Callow
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th December 2018 to 12th January 2019
6-7 Great Newport Street, WC2H
Simon Callow stars in a one-man version of Charles Dickens's novella, based on an adaptation the author himself used for public performances. The actor who appeared ...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 ...12th December 201829th December 2018 Where:
The Bridge Theatre,   3 Potters Fields Park      SE1
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Aladdin at Hackney EmpireAladdin at Hackney EmpireAladdin at Hackney EmpireSusie McKenna has written and directed pantomimes for Hackney Empire for 20 years and marks two decades with a new staging of Aladdin. Olivier Award-winning Grande ...12th December 20186th January 2019 Where:
Hackney Empire,   291 Mare Street      E8
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Aladdin at Hackney Empire
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th November 2018 to 6th January 2019
291 Mare Street, E8
Susie McKenna has written and directed pantomimes for Hackney Empire for 20 years and marks two decades with a new staging of Aladdin. Olivier Award-winning Grande ...More
 
 
 
All About EveAll About EveAll About EveThis February, Gillian Anderson and Lily James will star in a stage version of All About Eve. Directed by Ivo van Hove, the major production will ...2nd February 201911th May 2019 Where:
Noel Coward Theatre,   St Martin's Lane      WC2N
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All About Eve
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd February to 11th May 2019
St Martin's Lane, WC2N
This February, Gillian Anderson and Lily James will star in a stage version of All About Eve. Directed by Ivo van Hove, the major production will ...More
 
 
 
All My SonsAll My SonsAll My SonsThe second in an Arthur Miller double-bill, The Old Vic presents an all-star production of All My Sons. Co-produced with Headlong and directed by Jeremy Herrin, ...15th April 20198th June 2019 Where:
Old Vic Theatre,   103 The Cut      SE1
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All My Sons
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th April to 8th June 2019
103 The Cut, SE1
The second in an Arthur Miller double-bill, The Old Vic presents an all-star production of All My Sons. Co-produced with Headlong and directed by Jeremy Herrin, ...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 ...12th December 201819th January 2019 Where:
National Theatre: Olivier Theatre,   South Bank      SE1
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Awful AuntieAwful AuntieThe Birmingham Stage Company, who recently completed a record-breaking tour of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny, now turn their attention to Walliams' Awful Auntie. Awfully thrilling fun ...12th December 20185th January 2019 Where:
Bloomsbury Theatre,   15 Gordon Street      WC1H
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Awful Auntie
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 12th December 2018 to 5th January 2019
15 Gordon Street, WC1H
The Birmingham Stage Company, who recently completed a record-breaking tour of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny, now turn their attention to Walliams' Awful Auntie. Awfully thrilling fun ...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 ...12th December 20185th January 2019 Where:
Dominion Theatre,   268-269 Tottenham Court Road      W1T
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
BetrayalBetrayalBetrayalTom Hiddleston, star of The Night Manager, returns to the London stage following his acclaimed Hamlet directed by Kenneth Branagh. Bringing the Pinter at the Pinter ...5th March 20191st June 2019 Where:
Harold Pinter Theatre,   6 Panton Street      SW1Y
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Betrayal
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th March to 1st June 2019
6 Panton Street, SW1Y
Tom Hiddleston, star of The Night Manager, returns to the London stage following his acclaimed Hamlet directed by Kenneth Branagh. Bringing the Pinter at the Pinter ...More
 
 
 
Cirque Du Soleil: TotemCirque Du Soleil: TotemCirque Du Soleil: TotemFollowing a successful run back in 2011, Cirque du Soleil's Totem returns to the Royal Albert Hall once again in 2019. The production will see the ...12th January 201926th February 2019 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore    South Kensington  SW7
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cirque Du Soleil: Totem
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 12th January to 26th February 2019
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7
Following a successful run back in 2011, Cirque du Soleil's Totem returns to the Royal Albert Hall once again in 2019. The production will see the ...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 ...12th December 201830th March 2019 Where:
Gielgud Theatre,   Shaftesbury Avenue      W1D
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Company
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th September 2018 to 30th March 2019
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
 
 
 
Cost of LivingCost of LivingCost of LivingAdrian Lester stars in the UK premiere of Martyna Majok's Pulitzer Prize winning play, Cost of Living, staged by Edward Hall at Hampstead Theatre which celebrates ...25th January 20199th March 2019 Where:
Hampstead Theatre,   Eton Avenue      NW3
Category: Theatre
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Cost of Living
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 25th January to 9th March 2019
Eton Avenue, NW3
Adrian Lester stars in the UK premiere of Martyna Majok's Pulitzer Prize winning play, Cost of Living, staged by Edward Hall at Hampstead Theatre which celebrates ...More
 
 
 
Cyprus AvenueCyprus AvenueCyprus Avenue"Gerry Adams has disguised himself as a new-born baby and successfully infiltrated my family home." Belfast Loyalist Eric Miller believes his five-week-old granddaughter is Gerry Adams. ...14th February 201923rd March 2019 Where:
Royal Court Theatre,   Sloane Square      SW1W
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cyprus Avenue
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th February to 23rd March 2019
Sloane Square, SW1W
"Gerry Adams has disguised himself as a new-born baby and successfully infiltrated my family home." Belfast Loyalist Eric Miller believes his five-week-old granddaughter is Gerry Adams. ...More
 
 
 
Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)Following a successful run in 2015, Kneehigh theatre return to Lyric Hammersmith in 2019 with Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs), a reimagining ...21st May 201915th June 2019 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square, 2 King Street      W6
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st May to 15th June 2019
Lyric Square, 2 King Street, W6
Following a successful run in 2015, Kneehigh theatre return to Lyric Hammersmith in 2019 with Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs), a reimagining ...More
 
 
 
Death of a SalesmanDeath of a SalesmanDeath of a SalesmanThe Old Vic is staging an Arthur Miller double bill in 2019 with The American Clock and All My Sons, but it's the Young Vic that's ...1st May 201929th June 2019 Where:
The Young Vic,   66 The Cut      SE1
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Death of a Salesman
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st May to 29th June 2019
66 The Cut, SE1
The Old Vic is staging an Arthur Miller double bill in 2019 with The American Clock and All My Sons, but it's the Young Vic that's ...More
 
 
 
Dick WhittingtonDick WhittingtonDick WhittingtonFor its 10th anniversary pantomime production Lyric Hammersmith stages an all-singing, all-dancing version of Dick Whittington with villainous baddies and heroic goodies plus a little bit ...6th January 20196th January 2019 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square, 2 King Street      W6
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dick Whittington
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th November 2018 to 6th January 2019
Lyric Square, 2 King Street, W6
For its 10th anniversary pantomime production Lyric Hammersmith stages an all-singing, all-dancing version of Dick Whittington with villainous baddies and heroic goodies plus a little bit ...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. ...12th December 201812th January 2019 Where:
The Vaults,   10 Leake Street      SE1
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 ...12th December 20182nd February 2019 Where:
Garrick Theatre,   2 Charing Cross Road      WC2H
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
DownstateDownstateDownstateComing to the National Theatre direct from its debut at Steppenwolf, Chicago, Downstate is a fiery and provocative new play from Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Bruce Norris. ...12th March 201927th April 2019 Where:
National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre,   National Theatre, South Bank      SE1
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Downstate
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 12th March to 27th April 2019
National Theatre, South Bank, SE1
Coming to the National Theatre direct from its debut at Steppenwolf, Chicago, Downstate is a fiery and provocative new play from Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Bruce Norris. ...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 ...12th December 201828th September 2019 Where:
Apollo Theatre,   29 Shaftesbury Avenue      W1D
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Everybody's Talking About Jamie
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th November 2017 to 28th September 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 ...13th December 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
 
 
 
Finding SantaFinding SantaFinding SantaWritten by children's author Sean Taylor, who also wrote Where the Bugaboo Lives, Finding Santa is a puppet adventure that follows on from the hugely popular ...12th December 201824th December 2018 Where:
Little Angel Studios,   1 Sebbon Street      N1
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Finding Santa
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th November to 24th December 2018
1 Sebbon Street, N1
Written by children's author Sean Taylor, who also wrote Where the Bugaboo Lives, Finding Santa is a puppet adventure that follows on from the hugely popular ...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) ...12th December 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
 
 
 
Grief Is The Thing With FeathersGrief Is The Thing With FeathersGrief Is The Thing With FeathersPeaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy "is riveting as a bereaved husband - and an imaginary crow" (The Guardian) in the Enda Walsh adaptation of Max Porter's ...25th March 201913th April 2019 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Grief Is The Thing With Feathers
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 25th March to 13th April 2019
Silk Street, EC2Y
Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy "is riveting as a bereaved husband - and an imaginary crow" (The Guardian) in the Enda Walsh adaptation of Max Porter's ...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, ...12th December 201830th March 2019 Where:
Victoria Palace Theatre,   Victoria Street      SW1E
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hamilton
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th December 2017 to 30th March 2019
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 ...12th December 20187th April 2019 Where:
Palace Theatre,   Shaftesbury Avenue      W1A
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
HuddleHuddleHuddleWaddle over to the Unicorn Theatre with your little ones for Huddle, a new Unicorn commission by Filskit Theatre, the makers of Breaking the Ice. In ...12th December 20186th January 2019 Where:
Unicorn Theatre,   147 Tooley Street, More London      SE1
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Huddle
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 13th November 2018 to 6th January 2019
147 Tooley Street, More London, SE1
Waddle over to the Unicorn Theatre with your little ones for Huddle, a new Unicorn commission by Filskit Theatre, the makers of Breaking the Ice. In ...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 ...12th December 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
 
 
 
IcarusIcarusIcarusThe Unicorn stages a new take on the classic myth of the boy who dared to fly too near the sun, given a bold, contemporary interpretation ...26th January 201910th March 2019 Where:
Unicorn Theatre,   147 Tooley Street, More London      SE1
Category: Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Icarus
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th January to 10th March 2019
147 Tooley Street, More London, SE1
The Unicorn stages a new take on the classic myth of the boy who dared to fly too near the sun, given a bold, contemporary interpretation ...More
 
 
 
 
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