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.

Anything Goes

Anything Goes

With a score by Cole Porter, direction by Kathleen Marshall, and a cast including Robert Lindsay and ‘Hollywood Royalty’ Sutton Foster, there’s little doubt that this latest version of Anything ...

Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe summer season 2021

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced that it will begin a new season of socially distanced shows on the 19th of May 2021 with seats from just just £5. The  Globe’s summer season 2021 will see ...

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 later this summer. The musical, which tells the story of the rise to fam...

Tina Turner

Tina Turner – The Musical

A new show about American rock singer Tina Turner is currently delighting audiences on its West End Run. Tina Turner the Musical is the result of many years of hard work bringing the story to the...

Secret Cinema Bridgerton Experience

Secret Cinema Bridgerton Experience

If you binge watched the show on TV, then you definitely won’t want to miss the forthcoming Secret Cinema Bridgerton Experience. Taking its cue from the stylish Netflix period drama, the event will of...

Shakespeare's Globe Winter Season 2021

Shakespeare’s Globe announce Winter Season 2021

Shakespeare’s Globe have today announced details of their Winter 2021/22 season. Set to take place at the theatres candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, the programme will explore the themes of love, ide...

Sister Act the Musical

Sister Act the Musical

Hollywood superstar Whoopi Goldberg is back in London in 2022 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...

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...

National Theatre to reopen with Death of England Sequel

National Theatre to reopen

The National Theatre has announced plans to reopen in late October with a bold new work that explores the relationship between nationality and ethnicity. Although the venue has not yet set a date for ...

Hamlet with Sir Ian Mckellen

Hamlet with Sir Ian Mckellen

In the midst of an incredibly difficult period for London theatre, it is refreshing to have something positive to talk about for a change. That’s why we were so pleased to hear news of a new version o...

Lungs At The Old Vic

Lungs at the Old Vic

This new version of Lungs at The Old Vic will give Londoners a taste of what live theatre might look like in the pandemic age. The play, which follows a couple, M and W, as they debate whether to have...

Shakespeare's Globe reopening

Shakespeare’s Globe Virtual Tour

I love Shakespeare’s Globe. There, I’ve said it. The Globe is, for my money, the most magical theatre in the whole of the UK, and a particularly fitting tribute to England’s greatest ever playwright, ...