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Upcoming Highlights

  • No's Knife

    Opens Sep 29

  • King Lear

    Opens Oct 25

  • Art

    Opens Dec 10

  • HMS Pinafore

    Opens May 12, 2017

  • Fanny and Alexander

    Opens Sep 07, 2017

No's Knife

September 29-October 15, 2016

Powerhouse Beckett adapter Lisa Dwan returns to the literary titan with this brand new monologue exploring these short writings and posing an answer to Text #4's question: "Where would I go, if I could go, who would I be, if I could be, what would I say, if I had a voice, who says this, saying it's me?". Full of Beckett's trademark humour and wit, existential musings, Dwan brings a gravitas to these rarely performed pieces.

King Lear

Opens October 25, 2016

One of William Shakespeare's most tragic plays returns to London in this new adaptation starring Glenda Jackson as the titular royal. When a once-proud monarch tries to divide his inheritance between his three daughters based on their perceived loyalty to him and their flattery, he descends into madness as he discovers that his family are just out to line their own pockets - and couldn't care less about him. So what is a king to do as the vultures circle?


December 10, 2016-February 18, 2017

Matthew Warchus' staging of Yasmina Reza's blockbuster satire on modern art and critic snobbery sees it celebrate 12 years as it returns to the Old Vic this December. Having run for an astonishing eight years in the West End, it remains a record-breaking play. Three friends find that their close relationship is highly tested when one of them buys a controversial piece of art. Whilst one extolls the virtues of the piece, another friend is scornful and determined to try make his friend "see sense".

HMS Pinafore

May 12-July 22, 2017

This much-loved Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera lampoons social class differences and celebrates love across the divide. The fourth collaboration between the pair, and their first international hit, HMS Pinafore has been performed continuously worldwide since its premiere at London's Opera Comique in 1878. The success of this work led to further operatic hits The Pirates Of Penzance and The Mikado, also performed regularly.

Fanny and Alexander

September 7-November 25, 2017

This brand-new work sees the celebrated movie by Ingmar Bergman translated to the London stage by Stephen Beresford, and directed by Max Webster. Focusing on two siblings whose idyllic family existence is shattered with the death of their father, the titular pair and their loving mother have a struggle for happiness when she is forced to marry a strict bishop. A touching portrayal of family upheaval and the sanctity of childhood.


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