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.

July 2020Jul 20

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Plays in July

The Doctor

Duke of Yorks Theatre Until Jul 11, 2020

An astonishing, gripping evening

The Doctor, Duke of Yorks Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Ending his tenure as the Almedia's Associate Director, Robert Icke has once again created gold through his own brand of theatrical alchemy in this blazing play starring Juliet Stevenson, transferring into...

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 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 Sep 13, 2020

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

Witness for the Prosecution, London County Hall, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

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....

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 Until Sep 26, 2020

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

The Woman in Black, Fortune Theatre, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

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...

The Pillowman

Duke of Yorks Theatre Jul 24 - Oct 17, 2020

The Pillowman is a spellbinding stunner of a play.

The Pillowman, Duke of Yorks Theatre, London

Master of macabre comedy, Martin McDonagh is once again represented in the West End this summer as his Olivier winning 2003 play, The Pillowman returns in this new revival directed by Matthew Dunster,...

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...

A Doll's House

Playhouse Theatre Until Sep 5, 2020

Hollywood star Jessica Chastain makes West End debut in A Doll's House

A Dolls House, Playhouse Theatre, London

Hollywood powerhouse Jessica Chastain makes her West End debut in a new version of the Henrik Ibsen classic, A Doll's House courtesy of the Jamie Lloyd Company residency at the Playhouse Theatre. Directed...

To Kill A Mockingbird

Gielgud Theatre Open Run

This is theatrical storytelling so assured and involving it's hard to imagine anyone not being mesmerized.

To Kill A Mockingbird, Gielgud Theatre, London

Storming onto Broadway in late 2018 Aaron Sorkin's acclaimed adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird heads to London in May! Adapted from the classic Harper Lee novel the production wowed Broadway's critics,...

The Watsons

Harold Pinter Theatre Until Sep 26, 2020

It fizzes with life, rattles along at a cracking pace and provides an entertaining an evening as I've seen this year.

The Watsons, Harold Pinter Theatre, London

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that an off-West End production with rave reviews must be in want of a West End run... and thus The Watsons wish is granted! After thrilling audiences and critics...

Romeo and Juliet

Open Air Theatre Until Jul 25, 2020

But, soft! What light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.

Romeo and Juliet, Open Air Theatre, London

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2020 season continues with Kimberly Sykes' take on the Bard's timeless love story Romeo and Juliet. Nominated for the UK Theatre 2018 Best Director Award for her critically...

Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain Part Five

Apollo Theatre Jul 30 - Aug 29, 2020

It's history with the nasty bits left in!

Horrible Histories Barmy Britain Part Five, Apollo Theatre, London

The gift that keeps on giving, the kooky minds behind Horrible Histories are extending the saga in 2020 with Barmy Britain Part Five! Once again packed with crazy characters from the history of this sceptered...

The Tempest

Shakespeares Globe Theatre Until Oct 8, 2020

How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people in't.

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

Shakespeare's island-bound drama returns to the Globe this summer, for the first time in seven years! Enthralling and immersive, The Tempest is the tale of shipwreck and sorcery on a spell-binding isle,...

The Shark is Broken

Ambassadors Theatre Until Jul 28, 2020

an intoxicating combination of behind-the-scenes gossip and contemplation of the nature of popular art.

The Shark is Broken, Ambassadors Theatre, London

It's the summer of 1975 and somewhere in the water near Cape Cod, three men are sitting in a boat waiting for their colleague to get it together so they can film a scene of what is about to become one...

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Shakespeares Globe Theatre Until Oct 7, 2020

'Gentles, perchance you wonder at this show. But wonder on, till 'truth make all things plain.'

A Midsummer Nights Dream, Shakespeares Globe Theatre, London

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...

Twelfth Night

Shakespeares Globe Theatre Until Oct 3, 2020

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....

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Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeares Globe Theatre Until Oct 4, 2020

When I said I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were married.

Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeares Globe Theatre, London

One of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies, this also has its darker moments. Two couples are dancing around declaring their love for each other; Benedick and Beatrice, and Hero and Claudio. But when the...

Anthony and Cleopatra

Shakespeares Globe Theatre Jul 18 - Aug 29, 2020

Would I had never seen her. O, sir, you had then left unseen a wonderful piece of work...

Anthony and Cleopatra, Shakespeares Globe Theatre, London

The Globe's artistic director joins ensemble members Federay Holmes and Nadia Nadarajah on stage during a radical retelling of Shakespeare's ancient epic romance Anthony and Cleopatra. Billed as a raucous...

Malory Towers

Queen Elizabeth Hall Jul 27 - Aug 31, 2020

Best of all, it is a celebration of girlhood, with Blyton's postwar focus on the necessity not just to be kind but to be strong women. This, ironically, gives Malory Towers its most contemporary resonance. For grownups, it is a knowing trip back in time.

Malory Towers, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

The magic of English children's literature icon Enid Blyton is distilled on stage in celebrated theatremaker Emma Rice's latest adaptation of Mallory Towers. Following a critically acclaimed Bristol run...

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Oedipus

Venue To Be Confirmed Open Run

Coming soon

Oedipus, Venue To Be Confirmed, London

The undisputed queen of stage and screen Helen Mirren returns to the West End, bringing her esteemed talents to a brand new adaptation of Sophocles' ancient masterpiece by Robert Icke, alongside Mark Strong...

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