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Plays in February

Upstart Crow

Gielgud Theatre Until Apr 25, 2020

The most consistently funny and expertly staged comedy since Richard Bean's One Man, Two Guvnors

Upstart Crow, Gielgud Theatre, London
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Forsooth! Direct thine eyeballs hither and rejoice in the knowledge of this all-new theatrical spectacular, starring comedian, actor, and panel show veteran David Mitchell in his West End debut. Reprising...

Prices from: £75

Cyrano de Bergerac

Playhouse Theatre Until Feb 29, 2020

James McAvoy gives a stunningly powerful performance in this piece of pure theatre

Cyrano de Bergerac, Playhouse Theatre, London
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Hollywood heavyweight James McAvoy is back in the West End in the Jamie Lloyd (Betrayal, The Ruling Class) helmed revival of Edmond Rostand's 1897 play, Cyrano de Bergerac. Adapted by Martin Crimp, Cyrano...

Prices from: £120

Uncle Vanya

Harold Pinter Theatre Until May 2, 2020

Ian Rickson's exquisite production is enlivened with expertly weighted humour and a modern beat

Uncle Vanya, Harold Pinter Theatre, London
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If you thought your family reunions were tough, spare a thought for Vanya, whose life is turned upside down by the appearance of his late sister's husband and his glamorous new wife. Interrupting his daily...

Prices from: £35

Endgame

Old Vic Theatre Until Mar 28, 2020

Wonderful comic performances from Alan Cumming and Daniel Radcliffe breath new life into Beckett's masterful play.

Endgame, Old Vic Theatre, London
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Daniel Radcliffe makes his Old Vic return alongside Olivier and Tony winner Alan Cumming in this brand new revival of Samuel Beckett's iconic play, presented in a double bill with his rarely played Rough...

Prices from: £80

Leopoldstadt

Wyndhams Theatre Until May 16, 2020

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

Leopoldstadt, Wyndhams Theatre, London
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At the sprightly age of 81, Tom Stoppard is back with this brand new play, Leopoldstadt. Touted as the playwright's most personal work to date, Leopoldstadt is a look at the titular old Jewish Quater in...

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

Witness for the Prosecution

London County Hall Until Mar 29, 2020

Over a year into its, it's better than ever

Witness for the Prosecution, London County Hall, London
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Head into the surrounds of the Grand Chamber of London County Hall for this innovative staging of Agatha Christie's dazzling play that casts you as the jury in the case of the Crown versus Leonard Vole....

Kunene and the King

Ambassadors Theatre Until Mar 28, 2020

Apartheid drama lit up by two veterans of the stage

Kunene and the King, Ambassadors Theatre, London
3.5 star rating3.5 star rating3.5 star rating3.5 star rating

Following a triumphant world premiere in Cape Town, South Africa and an equally triumphant debut at Stratford-upon-Avon's Swan Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Kunene and the King...

A Taste of Honey

Trafalgar Studios 1 Until Feb 29, 2020

more nimble and resonant than ever

A Taste of Honey, Trafalgar Studios 1, London
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Following its critically acclaimed UK-wide tour, English playwright Shelagh Delaney's career-defining drama has returned to the West End for the first time in six decades. A rivetingly real depiction of...

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

Criterion Theatre Until May 3, 2020

It's not what could go wrong; more a question of what could go right!

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Criterion Theatre, London
3.5 star rating3.5 star rating3.5 star rating3.5 star rating

Not content with dominating the West End with their mega-hit madcap romp The Play That Goes Wrong, Mischief Theatre bring us a criminally fun show, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, dispelling any myths...

Magic Goes Wrong

Vaudeville Theatre Open Run

Funny and entertaining...fusion of magic and comedy from Mischief Theatre

Magic Goes Wrong, Vaudeville Theatre, London
3 star rating3 star rating3 star rating

From the minds behind The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery comes a brand new, and disaster-prone, magic show! Co-created between the world's most iconic magical duo Penn & Teller...

The Mousetrap

St Martins Theatre Open Run

The longest running show in the West End

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...

The Woman in Black

Fortune Theatre Open Run

One of the most brilliantly effective spine-chillers you will ever encounter

The Woman in Black, Fortune Theatre, London
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Celebrating 30 years of frightening audiences in the West End, the spine-chilling adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novella The Woman in Black, is set as a play within a play. Elderly Arthur Kipps retells...

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Palace Theatre Open Run

So this is Dickens, with magic. It's the real deal, live in front of you, so much better than any film could be.

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, Palace Theatre, London

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play by Jack Thorne. It is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first...

Touching The Void

Duke of Yorks Theatre Until Feb 29, 2020

Nail-biting. You feel as if you've been to the ends of the earth without moving from your seat

Touching The Void, Duke of Yorks Theatre, London

Astounding and thrilling, the story of two climbers' fight for survival in the Peruvian Andes, Touching The Void transfers to the West End this winter for a strictly limited run. Based on the memoir by...

Blithe Spirit

Richmond Theatre Until Feb 22, 2020

Absolutely fabulous... comic gold

Blithe Spirit, Richmond Theatre, London

TV legend Jennifer Saunders returns to the stage as a quirky medium in Noel Cowards iconic comedy, Blithe Spirit. After thrilling audiences at the Theatre Royal Bath last summer, the Richard Eyre helmed...

Faustus: That Damned Woman

Lyric Theatre Until Feb 22, 2020

My name is Johanna Faustus. I was born almost four hundred years ago. I gave my soul to achieve the impossible. I watched this city grow sick and I swore to heal it. I might be damned, but I would save the world to spite the Devil.

Faustus That Damned Woman, Lyric Theatre, London

Spinning Goethe's tale of hubris and damnation on its head, Award-winning British playwright Chris Bush offers a bold reimagining of Faustus in partnership with up and coming Irish director Caroline Byrne....

The Glee Club

Kiln Theatre Until Jun 27, 2020

...a ribald, touching, song-filled play by Richard Cameron that, even though it has echoes of Billy Roche's The Cavalcaders and Peter Gill's The York Realist, still possesses its own authentic voice.

The Glee Club, Kiln Theatre, London

Written by Northern theatremaker Richard Cameron, who deftly explores themes of post-industrial society and the working class in his works, The Glee Club won much critical acclaim upon its debut in 2002....

La Cage Aux Follies

Park Theatre Until Mar 21, 2020

it's zany, outrageous, mad. A rampant farce, and utterly life-affirming

La Cage Aux Follies, Park Theatre, London

The glittering doors to La Cage Aux Follies are open in this brand new translation of Jean Poiret's classic play by Simon Callow, marking its English language world premiere in February 2020. That's right...

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....

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John Gabriel Borkman

Bridge Theatre Until Apr 17, 2020

Ibsen's penultimate play is a magnificently spacious work of art. It can be seen as a ruthless self-portrait, a Marxist attack on capitalism, a Freudian study in twisted passion.

John Gabriel Borkman, Bridge Theatre, London

The Bridge continues its 2020 season with the Father of Realism's penultimate masterpiece John Gabriel Borkman. Written in 1896, Ibsen's scorching exploration of rampant nineteenth century capitalism is...

A Number

Bridge Theatre Until Mar 14, 2020

What a tremendous play this is, moving, thought-provoking, and dramatically thrilling.

A Number, Bridge Theatre, London

Roger Allam and Colin Morgan, both fresh from separate runs at the National Theatre, make their Bridge debuts as a father and son in Carol Churchill's unsettling examination of the ethics of artificial...

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