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The Doctor

Duke of Yorks Theatre Apr 20 - Jul 11, 2020

An astonishing, gripping evening

The Doctor, Duke of Yorks Theatre, London
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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...

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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...

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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 criminally fun show, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, dispelling any myths...

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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...

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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
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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...

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Leopoldstadt

Wyndhams Theatre Jan 25 - May 16, 2020

My grandfather wore a caftan. My father went to the opera in a top hat, and I have the singers to dinner. It was not to last.

Leopoldstadt, Wyndhams Theatre, London

At the sprightly age of 81, Tom Stoppard is back with this brand new play, set to make its world premiere in early 2020. Touted as the playwright's most personal work to date, Leopoldstadt is a look at...

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4000 Miles

Old Vic Theatre Apr 6 - May 23, 2020

It was to finish something I started. Micah and I started something. I finished it. That's it. People want to make it really complicated but it's not

4000 Miles, Old Vic Theatre, London

Matthew Warchus's starry 5th season as Artistic Director of the Old Vic continues apace as Oscar-nominated wunderkind Timothee Chalamet teams up with Dame Eileen Atkins for a major staging of this Pulitzer...

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To Kill A Mockingbird

Venue To Be Confirmed Apr 1 - 19, 2020

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

To Kill A Mockingbird, Venue To Be Confirmed, 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,...

Upstart Crow

Gielgud Theatre Feb 7 - Apr 25, 2020

I'm delighted to have the opportunity to bring history's most famous balding dramatist to the West End via the amazing comic imagination of Ben Elton.

Upstart Crow, Gielgud Theatre, London

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...

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Uncle Vanya

Harold Pinter Theatre Jan 14 - May 2, 2020

Coming soon

Uncle Vanya, Harold Pinter Theatre, London

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...

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Magic Goes Wrong

Vaudeville Theatre Opens Dec 14, 2019

Penn & Teller and Mischief Theatre combine magical forces for brand new West End comedy.

Magic Goes Wrong, Vaudeville Theatre, London

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 worlds most iconic magical duo Penn & Teller...

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Blithe Spirit

Duke of Yorks Theatre Mar 5 - Apr 11, 2020

Absolutely fabulous... comic gold

Blithe Spirit, Duke of Yorks 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...

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...

Love, Love, Love

Lyric Theatre Mar 5 - Apr 4, 2020

...it's a scathing, occasionally sidesplitting and not precisely subtle indictment of the baby boomer generation and the havoc it has heedlessly wrought.

Love Love Love, Lyric Theatre, London

Celebrated Irish theatre maker Rachel O' Riordan celebrates her inaugural season as the new artistic director of the Lyric Hammersmith with a groundbreaking series of thought-provoking and highly entertaining...

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....

The Kite Runner

Churchill Theatre Apr 14 - 18, 2020

Giles Croft delivers a coup... an enthralling tale beautifully told

The Kite Runner, Churchill Theatre, London

Back by popular demand, Khaled Hosseini's international best-seller-turned-British-theatre-classic is once again touring the UK in the spring of 2020. Critically acclaimed for its haunting portrayal of...

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 b

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...

John Gabriel Borkman

Bridge Theatre Feb 11 - 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...

Antigone: The Burial at Thebes

Lyric Hammersmith Apr 18 - May 16, 2020

Sophocles' play is one of the most enduring texts in the history of western literary, philosophical and political consciousness

Antigone The Burial at Thebes, Lyric Hammersmith, London

Celebrated Irish theatre maker Rachel O' Riordan celebrates her inaugural season as the new artistic director of the Lyric Hammersmith with a groundbreaking series of thought-provoking and highly entertaining...

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