London Theatre Events

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The majority of London’s theatres have now closed their doors following the Prime Minister’s advice that Londoners should avoid pubs, restaurants and theatres due to the coronavirus outbreak.

We’ll keep you up to date with the latest news on this subject in the coming months.

The Show Must Go Online

The Show Must Go Online

Robert Myles’ new project sees the talented actor gather together an incredible group of actors and experienced amateurs to run through the complete works of Shakespeare. Using the conferencing ...

National Theatre At Home

National Theatre At Home

The National Theatre have opened up their vast archives to offer the nation a dose of feel good theatre during the Coronavirus Crisis. The National Theatre At Home initiative will see the institution ...

The Shows Must Go On

The Shows Must Go On!

A new You Tube channel from Universal is set to broadcast a series of musicals during the Coronavirus Crisis. The Shows Must Go On! A new show will be uploaded to the channel each week with each show ...

Dirty Dancing by Secret Cinema

Dirty Dancing (Secret Cinema)

Get ready to have the time of your life at Secret Cinema’s new production of Dirty Dancing. Following hot on the heels of the company’s award winning version of TV hit Stranger Things, this latest off...

Hairspray the Musical

Hairspray the Muscal

If you’re looking for a hairspray that will add vitality, volume and shine, then you really couldn’t do much better than this carefully crafted formula, which has been delighting audiences since it fi...

Six the Musical

Six the Musical

Six the Musical’s current run at the Arts Theatre has now ended. However, the production will open for a short run at Colesdale Farm, Enfield in September. This review refers to the production a...

Portia Coughlan at the Young Vic

Portia Coughlan at the Young Vic

This new production at the Young Vic sees Academy Award Nominee Ruth Negga take the lead in Marina Carr’s moving yet disturbing story of Portia Coughlan. Negga, who won her Oscar nomination for her ro...

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

If live theatre now seems a somewhat far off and exotic dream in lockdown Britain, then you’ll be delighted to hear that the stage version of the Great Gatsby is planning to reopen in October 2020. Th...

Cinderella the Musical

Cinderella The Musical

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber has teamed up with the writer of Killing Eve, Emerald Fennell, for a new take on the Cinderella story. Cinderella the Musical will open in September 2020 at the Gillian Lynne t...

The Mousetrap at St Martin's Lane Theatre

The Mousetrap

There is a wooden sign in the foyer at the St Martin’s Theatre that tells you how many times Agatha Christie’s famous play has been performed. On the day I visit the theatre, this board reads 27550. O...

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

It’s not Shakespeare and it won’t win any awards for originality, but taken for what it is, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a charming delight. Given a fresh lick of paint by director ...

Sister Act the Musical

Sister Act the Musical

Hollywood superstar Whoopi Goldberg is back in London in 2021 for a blink and you miss it four week run in Sister Act the Musical. Reprising the role that she first played in the motion picture of the...

Singing In The Rain Sadler's Wells

Singing in the Rain

You might not automatically feel like Singing in the Rain in the middle of August, but that’s exactly what we’ll be doing next summer at Sadler’s Wells. For that’s when the classic musical, based on t...

Murder She Didnt Write

Murder She Didn’t Write – Improvised Theatre

This is much more like it! A murder mystery caper which sees the audience choose the where, when and how as well as the identity of victim, this improvised theatre production is great fun, particularl...

On Your Feet the Musical with Gloria Estefan

On Your Feet at the London Coliseum

This exhilarating new musical arrives in London for a limited season, fresh from its success on Broadway. The production tells the story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan, tracing their story from their ch...

Hampstead Theatre At Home

Hampstead Theatre At Home

North London’s Hampstead Theatre has announced that it is to make some of its productions available online. Under the Hampstead Theatre At Home moniker, the theatre will screen Mike Bartlett’s Wild, B...

Royal Opera House Live At Covent Garden

Royal Opera House Live

Whisper it quietly, but live theatre is slowly making a comeback. First came news that the immersive theatre version of the Great Gatsby was to reopen, next came information on the Young Vic’s sociall...

To Kill A Mockingbird

To Kill A Mockingbird

Notting Hill’s Rhys Ifan will star in a new adaptation of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird at the Gielgud theatre, when the show transfers to London in May 2020. Ifans, who was previously seen in On...

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