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Plays in January

The Inheritance Part One

Noel Coward Theatre Until Jan 5, 2019

To be seen, and not just for the sake of it.

The Inheritance Part One, Noel Coward Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

After a stellar run at London's Young Vic, Matthew Lopez's trailblazing and epic two-parter, The Inheritance, makes its way to the Noel Coward Theatre for its West End transfer. From the playwright that...

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A beautiful, eloquent, dazzlingly inventive show about the wonders of life.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, Piccadilly Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

The seven-time Olivier and five-time Tony-winning The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to London's West End for a limited time only this Winter! Wowing audiences since 2013 the hit...

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Nine Night

Trafalgar Studios 1 Until Feb 9, 2019

Gordon's drama is wholesome, humane and hilarious

Nine Night, Trafalgar Studios 1, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

After a stellar run at the Dorfman Theatre last spring Natasha Gordon's debut play, Nine Night, is heading to the West End! In this funny and poignant piece, family traditions and rituals are explored...

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Summer and Smoke

Duke of Yorks Theatre Until Jan 19, 2019

Frecknall's account has both soulfulness and fluidity... the crucial relationship between Alma and John can never have felt so layered - or so painful.

Summer and Smoke, Duke of Yorks Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

After a sold-out run at the Almeida last February, Rebecca Frecknall's beautiful production of Tennessee William's Summer and Smoke heads to the Duke of York's Theatre this winter. With original stars,...

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The Inheritance Part Two

Noel Coward Theatre Until Jan 5, 2019

To be seen, and not just for the sake of it.

The Inheritance Part Two, Noel Coward Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

After a stellar run at London's Young Vic, Matthew Lopez's trailblazing and epic two-parter, The Inheritance, makes its way to the Noel Coward Theatre for its West End transfer with an appearance from...

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True West

Vaudeville Theatre Until Feb 23, 2019

Wickedly funny revival of Sam Shepard's play featuring two superb performances from Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn

True West, Vaudeville Theatre, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

Game of Thrones star Kit Harington heads back to the West End this winter for the revival of the late Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize finalist play, True West. Also starring Matthew Dunster, this production...

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The Play That Goes Wrong

Duchess Theatre Until Apr 7, 2019

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

Following a 21-date national tour around the UK and huge popularity at Trafalgar Studios last year, Mischief Theatre's Olivier-winning comedy lands in the Duchess Theatre due to huge demand. After benefiting...

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Don Quixote

Garrick Theatre Until Feb 2, 2019

...a fun and playful epic that bubbles over with imagination

Don Quixote, Garrick Theatre, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

After a stellar run at the Royal Shakespeare Company's Swan Theatre, Don Quixote makes its West End transfer this October! With stars of the show, Rufus Hound and David Threlfall, accompanying the transfer...

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Witness for the Prosecution

London County Hall Until Mar 15, 2019

"Lucy Bailey's production of Agatha Christie's ingenious courtroom drama fits perfectly in this debating chamber"

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....

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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

Criterion Theatre Open Run

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 brand new show, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, dispelling any myths that...

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The Messiah

The Other Palace Until Jan 5, 2019

I haven't laughed so much at any other show this festive season

The Messiah, The Other Palace, London
3 star rating3 star rating3 star rating

One of the oldest stories ever told gets a revamp this Christmas as The Messiah heads to The Other Palace for a month of festive hilarity. Starring Hugh Dennis, John Marquez and Lesley Garrett, fall head...

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The Mousetrap

St Martins Theatre Open Run

Join the millions who have already discovered whodunit, but will not share their secret...

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...

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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
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...

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Pinter at the Pinter - The Dumb Waiter/A Slight Ache

Harold Pinter Theatre Jan 31 - Feb 23, 2019

Closing the season with two early masterpieces

Pinter at the Pinter The Dumb Waiter A Slight Ache, Harold Pinter Theatre, London

Jamie Lloyd and co have cooked up a unique new event paying tribute to theatrical iconoclast Harold Pinter for the tenth anniversary of his death - a whole season at his namesake theatre, dedicated to...

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A Christmas Carol with Simon Callow

Arts Theatre Until Jan 12, 2019

Makes one bounce out of the theatre with heart aglow and eyes misted with tears.

A Christmas Carol with Simon Callow, Arts Theatre, London

Esteemed actor, national treasure and Charles Dickens aficionado Simon Callow returns to his favoured author again this Christmas with this one man theatrical retelling of the man's most beloved novel,...

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Pinter at the Pinter - Party Time/Celebration

Harold Pinter Theatre Dec 20, 2018 - Jan 26, 2019

A unforgettable celebration

Pinter at the Pinter Party Time Celebration, Harold Pinter Theatre, London

Jamie Lloyd and co have cooked up a unique new event paying tribute to theatrical iconoclast Harold Pinter for the tenth anniversary of his death - a whole season at his namesake theatre, dedicated to...

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Pinter at the Pinter - The Room/Victoria Station/Family Voices

Harold Pinter Theatre Until Jan 26, 2019

Three short by sharp classics

Pinter at the Pinter The Room Victoria Station Family Voices, Harold Pinter Theatre, London

Jamie Lloyd and co have cooked up a unique new event paying tribute to theatrical iconoclast Harold Pinter for the tenth anniversary of his death - a whole season at his namesake theatre, dedicated to...

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Coming Clean

Trafalgar Studios 2 Jan 9 - Feb 2, 2019

We haven't been faithful to each other since we me... why have you suddenly decided you're not in the mood for sharing

Coming Clean, Trafalgar Studios 2, London

After an acclaimed run at the King Head's Theatre Kevin Elyot's Coming Clean heads to London's West End in 2019. First debuting in 1982, Coming Clean is a groundbreaking production, looking into the nature...

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The Great Gatsby

Daisy and Gatsby's Drugstore Until Mar 31, 2019

Extraordinary... It is a piece of theatre that captures all of Fitzgerald's poetry, and the stink that hovers beneath the perfumed lives of its characters.

The Great Gatsby, Daisy and Gatsbys Drugstore, London

The Guild of Misrule and The Immersive Ensemble invite you into the world of elusive millionaire Jay Gatsby in this captivating new theatrical experience that retells F. Scott Fitzgerald's magnificent...

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Switzerland

Ambassadors Theatre Until Jan 5, 2019

The writer gets a mystery visitor in Joanna Murray-Smith's smartly self-referential salute to her riveting crime tales

Switzerland, Ambassadors Theatre, London

Fresh from a much-lauded run at Bath's Theatre Royal, this neat thriller steps into the Ambassador's Theatre this November, bringing with it lead Phyllis Logan who inhabits the role of celebrated novelist...

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Home, I'm Darling

Duke of Yorks Theatre Jan 26 - Apr 13, 2019

Katherine Parkinson's performance is immaculate in Laura Wade's superb new play

Home Im Darling, Duke of Yorks Theatre, London

Laura Wade's critically acclaimed play, Home, I'm Darling is transferring to the West End's Duke of York's Theatre this January. Katherine Parkinson will return to reprise her role as one woman determined...

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Box of Delights

Wilton's Music Hall Until Jan 6, 2019

The classic tale brought to life.

Box of Delights, Wiltons Music Hall, London

John Masefield's much-loved classic tale is being brought to life once more for 2018. Starring Olivier-award winner Matthew Kelly and three-time nominated Josefina Gabrielle, it's a holiday adventure that...

Chasing Bono

Soho Theatre Until Jan 19, 2019

Some are born great. Some achieve greatness. Some have greatness thrust upon them... and some have the misfortune to go to school with Bono

Chasing Bono, Soho Theatre, London

An hilarious true tale, based on Telegraph music critic Neil McCormick's memoir 'I Was Bono's Doppleganger', a story of ambition, rivalry and failure, Chasing Bono comes to the stage this December courtesy...

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Macbeth

National Theatre, Olivier Open Run

Rory Kinnear returns to the National in 2018

Macbeth, National Theatre Olivier, London

Anne-Marie Duff and Rory Kinnear lead Shakespeare's murderous tragedy when it returns to the National in 2018, directed by Rufus Norris. Marking Kinnear's return to the NT since his star turn in 2016's...

Leave To Remain

Lyric Hammersmith Jan 18 - Feb 16, 2019

Give me your worst day Give it to me I'll take the strain Give me all the times you go insane Your leave to remain

Leave To Remain, Lyric Hammersmith, London

After nine years of groundbreaking programming, the Lyric Hammersmith's celebrated artistic director Sean Holmes bids farewell with his final spring 2019 season at the South West London theatre hub. First...

Peter Pan

Park Theatre Until Jan 5, 2019

All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.

Peter Pan, Park Theatre, London

Start off your festive season with the high-flying magic of JM Barrie's beloved children's tale Peter Pan! Dazzlingly brought to life by Jonathan O'Boyle, the creative mastermind behind Off West End smash...

The Dame

Park Theatre Jan 2 - 26, 2019

By turns, jovial, tragic and vulnerable, Peter Duncan is hypnotic to watch. One of the hidden gems of the Fringe

The Dame, Park Theatre, London

After a critically acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, father-daughter team Katie and Ian Duncan (of Blue Peter fame), and acclaimed director Ian Talbot bring their arresting new drama to London's...

Rosenbaum's Rescue

Park Theatre Jan 9 - Feb 9, 2019

Unravelling one of the Holocaust's greatest mysteries

Rosenbaums Rescue, Park Theatre, London

Shining a spotlight on one of the Holocaust's greatest mysteries, British theatre maker A. Bodin Saphir presents the compelling world premiere of Rosenbaum's Rescue at London's Park Theatre this winter....

War Horse

National Theatre, Lyttelton Until Jan 5, 2019

The show that has stolen the hearts of thousands returns to London to mark the centenary of Armistice

War Horse, National Theatre Lyttelton, London

War Horse is returning to London for a limited run this year to mark one hundred years since the guns fell silent. Returning to its home at the National Theatre the award-winning production, based on Michael...

Thunderbirds - Beyond the Horizon

The Buzz Until Jan 27, 2019

Thunderbirds are go!

Thunderbirds Beyond the Horizon, The Buzz, London

West End company Limelight Productions are bringing the much loved retro puppets of 'Thunderbirds' to life at the new Elephant Castle venue The Buzz. The masterminds behind this nostalgic production were...

Antony and Cleopatra

National Theatre, Olivier Open Run

Ralph Fiennes returns to the Shakespeare play after 30 years!

Antony and Cleopatra, National Theatre Olivier, London

Film and stage royalty Ralph Fiennes returns to the play that made his name playing Claudio in 1988, this time in the lead role of Antony! Shakespeare's historical play depicting Ancient Egypt's first...

Alys, Always

Bridge Theatre Opens Jan 23, 2019

Harriet Lane's first novel is a tightly woven tale of deceit and ambition in literary London

Alys Always, Bridge Theatre, London

Harriet Lane's 2012 debut thriller is adapted into a new stage drama by Lucinda Coxon, premiering at London's brand-new theatre at Tower Bridge. As part of the Bridge Theatre's inaugural season directed...

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....

My Name is Lucy Barton

Bridge Theatre Jan 23 - Feb 16, 2019

Deeply affecting, heartbreaking. A powerful storyteller immersed in the nuances of human relationships, weaving family tapestries with compassion, wisdom and insight

My Name is Lucy Barton, Bridge Theatre, London

After a sell-out, and critically acclaimed last June, the Richard Eyre helmed production returns to The Bridge Theatre in 2019. Elizabeth Strout's debut short-novel took the world by storm in 2016. With...

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Palace Theatre Open Run

So this is Dickens, with magic. It's a raunchless Game of Thrones with heart. Crucially, it's authentic Potter but, most importantly, it's new. It's not the movie of the book. 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

Brace yourselves London, JK Rowling has blessed us with another foray into the Potterverse, announcing that new play 'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' will apparate into The Palace Theatre sometime next...

The Convert

Young Vic Until Jan 19, 2019

An extraordinarily ambitious play - intense, harrowing and compelling

The Convert, Young Vic, London

Tony-nominated playwright Danai Gurira, widely known for her screen roles in The Walking Dead and Black Panther, brings her critically acclaimed 2012 drama The Convert to the Young Vic this winter. Drawing...

Hole

Jerwood Theatre Upstairs Until Jan 12, 2019

An exciting new voice in theatre emerges!

Hole, Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, London

Whilst most may know her from her performances as Anne Frank in the 2009 BBC mini-series and Meera Reed in HBO phenomenon Game of Thrones, Ellie Kendrick is a prolific young writer for stage and screen....


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