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Plays in April

A Mirror

Trafalgar Theatre Until Apr 20, 2024

An ingenious drama

A Mirror, Trafalgar Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

A roaring success during its Almeida run, Sam Holcroft and Jeremy Herrins 'surprising, entertaining, and thought-provoking new play is set to transfer to the West End, beginning performances at the Trafalgar...

The Play That Goes Wrong

Duchess Theatre Open Run

We laughed until the tears ran down our faces

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

Now eyeing up 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 where...

Witness for the Prosecution

London County Hall Open Run

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....

The Mousetrap

St Martins Theatre Open Run

The Moustrap is to the West End what ravens are to the Tower of London, it's disappearance could impoverish us

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...

An Enemy of the People

Duke of Yorks Theatre Until Apr 6, 2024

Thomas Ostermeier pushes the form and boundaries of theatre... It is an honour to be able to work with him on this great play and become part of this unique project.

An Enemy of the People, Duke of Yorks Theatre, London

Matt Smith swaps the dragons of Westeros for the West End as he makes his much-anticipated stage return in this brand-new, boldly reimagined production of Henrik Ibsen's 1883 play by Thomas Ostermeier....

Player Kings

Noel Coward Theatre Apr 1 - Jun 22, 2024

It's an exciting challenge to bring together two of Shakespeare's plays into one production, and I'm so excited to share Player Kings with audiences in the West End and across the country.

Player Kings, Noel Coward Theatre, London

Sir Ian McKellen once more proves that age is no barrier to the stage as he returns to tread the boards in this new play adapted and directed by Robert Icke. A reimagining of William Shakespeare's Henry...

Harry Clarke

Ambassadors Theatre Mar 9 - May 11, 2024

80 minutes. 19 characters. 1 tour-de-force performance.

Harry Clarke, Ambassadors Theatre, London

After a marvelously successful run in New York, Billy Crudup heads to the West End to reprise his 'tour de force performance' in David Cale's one-man thriller, as the unscrupulous Harry Clarke. Pitch dark,...

Machinal

Old Vic Theatre Apr 11 - Jun 1, 2024

one of the great theatre nights of the decade

Machinal, Old Vic Theatre, London

Often considered a landmark of expressionist theatre, the groundbreaking 1928 play Machinal' is coming to London's Old Vic this April. Directed by Olivier-Award-winning Richard Jones, Rosie Sheehy (Chernobyl)...

The Hills of California

Harold Pinter Theatre Until Jun 15, 2024

Butterworth's language contains great riches

The Hills of California, Harold Pinter Theatre, London

During the dry, dry summer of 1976, the beaches of Blackpool are packed full of holidaymakers, the B&Bs and hotels are full to the brim and the people of Britain are lapping up the sun. Yet in the sweltering...

Instructions For A Teenage Armageddon

Garrick Theatre Mar 17 - Apr 28, 2024

[This show] is a rollercoaster ride through youth

Instructions For A Teenage Armageddon, Garrick Theatre, London

Solely performed by Bridgerton star Charithra Chandran, Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon tells the story of a 17-year-old girl who undergoes the death of her sister in an untimely Yorkshire pudding...

Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeares Globe Theatre Apr 25 - Aug 24, 2024

Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps

Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeares Globe Theatre, London

One of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies, Much Ado About Nothing pits the sexes against each other with riotous results. Two couples dance around declaring their love for each other; Benedick and Beatrice,...

Faith Healer

Lyric Hammersmith Mar 14 - Apr 13, 2024

Brian Friel's Iconic Play Comes To London

Faith Healer, Lyric Hammersmith, London

Directed by Rachel O'Riordan, Brian Friel's Tony Award-winning play is revived at the Lyric Hammersmith. Faith Healer and tells the story in four monologues of titular faith healer Frank Hardy, who traveled...

Priscilla The Party!

HERE at Outernet Mar 3 - Sep 30, 2024

500 award-winning costumes, 200 extraordinary head-dresses and a hit parade of dance floor favourites

Priscilla The Party, HERE at Outernet, London

Drawing inspiration from the beloved Oscar-winning film and the Tony Award and Olivier Award-winning stage production, Priscilla The Party! promises an unforgettable journey filled with laughter, love,...

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...

Othello

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Until Apr 3, 2024

But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve For daws to peck at: I am not what I am.

Othello, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London

Shakespeare's iconic tale of racism, jealousy, and betrayal returns to the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse for the 2023/34 winter season. Directed by Ola Ince following her success with 2021's Romeo and Juliet,...

Antony and Cleopatra

National Theatre, Olivier Open Run

Antony and Cleopatra, National Theatre Olivier, London

Minority Report

Lyric Hammersmith Apr 20 - May 18, 2024

Thrilling and unnerving

Minority Report, Lyric Hammersmith, London

Philip K. Dick's classic dystopian science fiction story Minority Report gets its thrilling stage adaptation by David Haig (My Boy Jack) and Director Max Webster (Life of Pi)! In the year 2050, Dame Julia...

Power of Sail

Menier Chocolate Factory Mar 20 - May 18, 2024

Reflective and rich in thought-inspiring dialogue

Power of Sail, Menier Chocolate Factory, London

The acclaimed Paul Grellong-penned thriller Power of Sail makes its European debut this spring at the Menier Chocolate Factory! Following a much lauded run at Los Angeles' Geffen Playhouse featuring Breaking...

The Duchess of Malfi

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Until Apr 14, 2024

I account this world a tedious theatre, For I do play a part in't gainst my will.

The Duchess of Malfi, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London

Familial ties are tested to the limit as John Webster's scathing revenge tragedy returns to the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse a decade after it first opened the venue. First staged around 1612, Webster sets...

Nachtland

Young Vic Until Apr 20, 2024

A hard hitting commentary

Nachtland, Young Vic, London

In present day Germany, Nicola and Philipp are in a heated dispute as they sift through their late father's belongings. Tensions begin to flare even further when they uncover an aged painting in the attic....

Long Day's Journey Into Night

Wyndhams Theatre Mar 19 - Jun 8, 2024

It has long been an ambition of mine to play Eugene O'Neill's flawed patriarch James Tyrone, and I'm delighted to have the opportunity to do so on a West End stage.

Long Days Journey Into Night, Wyndhams Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Eugene O'Neil's Pulitzer Prize-winning magnum opus returns to London in spring 2024, starring Emmy, Golden Globe, and Olivier winner Brian Cox in his first West End stage appearance in nearly a decade....

Plaza Suite

Savoy Theatre Until Apr 13, 2024

While this production doesn't leave you rolling in the aisles, it is likely to at least leave you smiling.

Plaza Suite, Savoy Theatre, London
3.5 star rating3.5 star rating3.5 star rating3.5 star rating

Multi-award-winning megastars, Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick join theatrical forces as they bring this highly feted Broadway production of Neil Simon's classic play, Plaza Suite to London...

The 39 Steps

Richmond Theatre Apr 2 - 6, 2024

Clever, very funny, imaginative and brilliantly acted!

The 39 Steps, Richmond Theatre, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

A tour-de-force of stage acting, with just four talented cast members creating over 139 characters in just 100 minutes flat, don't miss this award-winning production of The 39 Steps! Adapted by Patrick...

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Stranger Things - The First Shadow

Phoenix Theatre Until Jun 1, 2024

Before the world turned upside down...

Stranger Things The First Shadow, Phoenix Theatre, London

The West End is being turned upside down due to this exciting new addition to the Duffer Brother's Stranger Things universe! Taking us back to the town of Hawkins in 1959, this new story by Kate Trefry,...

The Syndicate

Richmond Theatre Apr 9 - 13, 2024

World premiere!

The Syndicate, Richmond Theatre, London

Based on the hit BBC show, enjoy all the highs and lows of Kay Mellor's cautionary comedy drama in this all-new stage production. Marking the legendary writer's final theatrical work and directed by Gaynor...

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Mind Mangler

Apollo Theatre Mar 14 - Apr 28, 2024

a night of laugh filled, mind-bending silliness

Mind Mangler, Apollo Theatre, London

Mischief, the collective behind the hilarious mega-hit The Play That Goes Wrong and the BBC's The Goes Wrong Show return with another madcap comedy caper as 'Mind Mangler: Member Of The Tragic Circle'...

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The Comeuppance

Almeida Theatre Apr 6 - May 18, 2024

One of this country's most original and illuminating writers

The Comeuppance, Almeida Theatre, London

Equally amusing as it is thought-provoking, The Comeuppance is the new cutting satire from the masterminds of renowned director Eric Ting and writer Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. It asks the age-old question:...

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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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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...

Spirited Away

London Coliseum Apr 30 - Jul 24, 2024

Watching the stage play adaptation of Hayao Miyazaki's Academy Award-winning, animated masterpiece Spirited Away is a surreal experience

Spirited Away, London Coliseum, London

The stage adaptation of Studio Ghibli's timelessly beautiful anime movie Spirited Away comes to the London Coliseum for its European premiere in 2024. Based loosely on themes from Japanese folklore, the...

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

Theatre Royal Haymarket Until Apr 13, 2024

A dizzyingly beautiful tour de force. An embrace of theatre's past, present and future.

The Picture of Dorian Gray, Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

Succession star Sarah Snook takes on a challenge worthy of the Roys as she returns to the stage in this novel new adaptation of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Grey, where she'll be playing every role!...

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Bear Snores On

Open Air Theatre Mar 23 - Apr 21, 2024

Family fun with loveable animals!

Bear Snores On, Open Air Theatre, London

For the first time outside of the Regents Park Open Air Theatre's annual summer season, the venue plays host to the global premiere of the stage version of Bear Snores On, Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman's...

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