London Theatre Events

These are the theatre events to look out for now and in the coming months. What’s hot, what’s not, and what you need to see now.

Good Grief

Good Grief

Fleabag’s Sian Clifford is all set to star as Cat in Lorien Hayes’ romantic comedy Good Grief early next year. An innovative hybrid of theatre and film, the show has been described by its producers as...

Redemption Room by Secret Theatre

Redemption Room

IRL theatre might be on hold for the next few months but there are plenty of virtual alternatives out there if you’ve been left craving your theatre fix. A good example is Secret Theatre’s Redemption ...

The Jersey Boys to christen new Trafalgar Theatre

The Jersey Boys

Jukebox musical The Jersey Boys will christen a redesigned Trafalgar Theatre (previously the Trafalgar Studios) when it reopens next spring. The musical, which tells the story of the rise to fame of F...

Doctor Who Time Fracture

Doctor Who – Time Fracture

 A “ground-breaking” immersive version of Doctor Who is coming to London later this year and tickets for it are now on sale! Doctor Who -Time Fracture will plunge theatre goers into the incredibl...

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...

War of the Worlds - The Immersive Experience

War of the Worlds – The Immersive Experience returns

With the promise of 5D effects and virtual & augmented realities, Jeff Wayne’s The War Of The Worlds – The Immersive Experience looks set to wow audiences all over again when it reopens in London ...

Prince of Egypt

Prince of Egypt

There can be miracles when you believe, or so the song goes, anyway. If you were in any doubt, just get yourself down to the Dominion Theatre for the West End’s latest hit – Prince of Egyp...

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...

Dirty Dancing (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...

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...

Doorstep Productions

A new service is bringing theatre productions to your doorstep

Doorstep Productions have found an ingenious way of getting around the government’s dreaded three tier Covid Management System by bringing theatre productions right to the audience’s doorstep. Every p...

National Theatre launches new streaming platform

The National Theatre launches streaming platform

The National Theatre’s new streaming platform, NT at Home, could not have arrived at a better time. With the UK still very much in the grips of the pandemic, and with the nation’s cultural life at a s...

Death Drop at the Garrick Theatre

Death Drop

Promising more twists than a drag queen’s wig, Death Drop is a brand new comedy featuring RuPaul’s Drag Race superstars Courtney Act and Monét X Change. A West End first for its all drag performer cas...

The Dumb Waiter

The Dumb Waiter

Harold Pinter’s hypnotic comedy masterpiece The Dumb Waiter is back at the Hampstead Theatre as part of the venue’s 60th anniversary programme. It is fitting, too, as the play first debuted at the the...

Dick Whittington at the National Theatre

Dick Whittington at the National Theatre

As London begins to reopen following the 2nd national lockdown, a new pantomime based on the story of Dick Whittington is all set to open at the National Theatre on the 11th of December. (SAGE) Oh no ...

A Christmas Carol at the Dominion Theatre

A Christmas Carol

Ebenezer Scrooge would have loved 2020. With cinemas, theatres, restaurants, and the rest of the hospitality industry closed for most of the year, there have been precious few things left to do other ...

A movie version of Josh O'Connor and Jessie Buckley's Romeo and Juliet is in the works

A movie version of Josh O’Connor and Jessie Buckley’s Romeo and Juliet is in the works

It’s the theatre blockbuster that never was. With bright young things Josh O’Connor (The Crown, The Durrells) and Jessie Buckley (War and Peace, Chernobyl) onboard, the National Theatre’s production o...

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