CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Many shows have been rescheduled or cancelled due to current travel and performance restrictions. That's why March and April may not have as many events on as you'd usually find. If you're flexible, why not browse our Summer listings or Autumn listings for a wider choice.

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Plays in August

The Play That Goes Wrong

Duchess Theatre Open Run

Immaculately staged... roused even a staid matinee audience to hysterics

The Play That Goes Wrong, Duchess Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Now eyeing over half a decade in the West End, Mischief Theatre's bonkers theatrical farce is one of the capital's most consistent audience favourites. The original production from the company, discover...

Leopoldstadt

Wyndhams Theatre Aug 7 - Oct 30, 2021

Tom Stoppard delivers an unforgettable... play from the heart

Leopoldstadt, Wyndhams Theatre, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

One of the casualties of the March 2020 lockdown, Leopoldstat is back this year for a limited 12 week run. Touted as the playwright Tom Stoppard's most personal work to date, Leopoldstadt is a look at...

The Mousetrap

St Martins Theatre Open Run

The West End legend reopens - with social distancing!

The Mousetrap, St Martins Theatre, London
3.5 star rating3.5 star rating3.5 star rating3.5 star rating

In 1952, Agatha Christie's sprawling and intricate new whodunnit, The Mousetrap (based on her radio play, Three Blind Mice), opened in the West End on a very strict condition; no one was to ever give away...

Constellations

Vaudeville Theatre Until Sep 21, 2021

One drink. And if you never want to see me again you never have to see me again.

Constellations, Vaudeville Theatre, London

Four starry casts, including Shelia Atim & Ivanno Jeremiah, Peter Capaldi & Zoe Wannamaker, Omari Douglas & Russell Tovey, and Anna Maxwell Martin & Chris O'Dowd, take on Nick Payne's intriguing tapestry...

Anna X

Harold Pinter Theatre Until Aug 4, 2021

After what has been such a devastating year for so many it fills me with the greatest joy and hope to announce RE:EMERGE, an SFP Season of bold, new work for a bold, new world as we begin to build back to the full reopening of British Theatre

Anna X, Harold Pinter Theatre, London

Immersed in an addictive world of front-row fashion shows, private views, and endless parties, Anna and Ariel find themselves struggling to keep up with New York's dazzling social elite. How far will two...

The Windsors: Endgame

Prince of Wales Theatre Until Oct 9, 2021

Channel 4's Hit Comedy Comes To Stage!

The Windsors Endgame, Prince of Wales Theatre, London

The stage adaptation of Channel 4's hit comedy The Windsors is coming to the West End! Experience the royals like never before, with a production that will feature many of the cast members from the iconic...

As You Like it

Shakespeares Globe Theatre Until Aug 29, 2021

We that are true lovers run into strange capers

As You Like it, Shakespeares Globe Theatre, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

The Forest of Arden does a roaring trade in confused lovers, exiled aristos and melancholy fools in Shakespeare's witty musical comedy returning to the Globe for the 2021Summer Season, following a successful...

The Tempest

Shakespeares Globe Theatre Until Aug 29, 2021

Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises, Sounds, and sweet airs, that give delight and hurt not

The Tempest, Shakespeares Globe Theatre, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

Shakespeare's island-bound drama returns to the Globe as part of the 2021 summer season! Enthralling and immersive, The Tempest is an atmospheric tale of shipwreck and sorcery on a spell-binding isle,...

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Shakespeares Globe Theatre Until Oct 30, 2021

An escapist treat

A Midsummer Nights Dream, Shakespeares Globe Theatre, London
3 star rating3 star rating3 star rating

When the fairy King and Queen quarrel, no one is safe from their fervour, setting the scene for a witty and vibrant comedy of romance, mischief and magic that enchant audiences of all ages from the first...

2:22 - A Ghost Story

Noel Coward Theatre Aug 3 - Oct 16, 2021

Lily Allen stars in 2:22 - A Ghost Story

222 A Ghost Story, Noel Coward Theatre, London

A supernatural thriller which will have you on the edge of your seat is coming to London! 2:22 - A Ghost Story is brought to you by award-winning writer and creator of hit BBC podcast The Battersea Poltergeist,...

CURRENTLY NO TICKETS

Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeares Globe Theatre Until Oct 7, 2021

My only love sprung from my only hate, Too early seen unknown, and known too late!

Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeares Globe Theatre, London

A must-see for Bard fans, the most iconic of Shakespeare's romantic tragedies returns to the Globe Theatre during Olivier Award-winning theatremaker Michelle Terry's long-awaited second season at the iconic...

Twelfth Night

Shakespeares Globe Theatre Until Oct 30, 2021

If this were played upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an improbable fiction.

Twelfth Night, Shakespeares Globe Theatre, London

From tropical shipwrecks to yellow stockings, Twelfth Night is one of Shakespeare's battiest and most memorable comedies and a season at the Globe is rarely complete without an outing. A perfect introduction...

Sherlock Holmes

Venue To Be Confirmed Open Run

Our version of Sherlock Holmes will have all the elements that fans want and expect, but with new twists and turns and plenty of surprises.....

Sherlock Holmes, Venue To Be Confirmed, London

Watson! The Game is afoot! The world's most famous sleuth is about to get a brand-new stage play adaptation on Broadway in 2017, then headed back over to the West End, at a venue yet to be confirmed....

CURRENTLY NO TICKETS

Beneath the streets of London, a gateway is opening, time as we know it is collapsing, and the fate of our world hangs in the balance...

Doctor Who Time Fracture An Immersive Adventure, Immersive LDN, London

The adventures of everybody's favorite shape-shifting, time-traveling do-gooder Doctor Who are bounding off the screen and into an all-new, interactive experience at a yet-to-be-specified London venue...

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