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39 STEPS , THE
by John Buchan, adapted by Patrick Barlow. From an original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon
at Criterion Theatre
Comic adaptation of Hitchcock’s 1935 classic move thriller.
(from 14 Sep 2006 - Booking to 05 Sep 2015)
AS YOU LIKE IT
By William Shakespeare
at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Rosalind, the daughter of a banished duke, falls in love with Orlando at a wrestling match, but her usurping uncle, jealous of her popularity, banishes her from court.
(from 15 May 2015 - Closing on 05 Sep 2015)
BEAUX' STRATAGEM, THE
by George Farquhar
at Olivier, National Theatre
The 'Beaux': Mr Aimwell and Mr Archer, two charming, dissolute young men who have blown their fortunes in giddy London. Shamed and debt-ridden, they flee to provincial Lichfield. Their 'Stratagem': to marry for money.
(from 19 May 2015 - Booking to 20 Sep 2015)
COMEDY OF ERRORS
By William Shakespeare, in a new version by Ben Power
at Temporary Theatre, National Theatre
In a city celebrating carnival, two sets of identical twins seek each other amidst a riot of music and colour. Separated for many years, the brothers face comedic confusion, arrests, and multiple mistaken identities before a final joyful reunion.
(from 21 Oct 2015 - Closing on 06 Nov 2015)
DAWN FRENCH: 30 MILLION MINUTES
By Dawn French, based on her life and career
at Vaudeville Theatre
Dawn French takes audiences through the various lessons life has taught her, and the things she knows for sure.
(from 11 Nov 2015 - Closing on 05 Dec 2015)
DEAR LUPIN
By Roger Mortimer & Charlie Mortimer; Adapted by Michael Simkins
at Apollo Theatre
Roger Mortimer's often hilarious, sometimes touching, always generous letters to his son, Charlie, are packed with crisp anecdotes and sharp observations. The trials and tribulations of Charlie's youth and adulthood are received by his father with both humour and resignation. Spanning twenty-five years, their correspondence forms a memoir of their relationship, an affectionate portrait of a time gone by.
(from 30 Jul 2015 - Booking to 19 Sep 2015)
HARLEQUINADE / ALL ON HER OWN (Double Bill)
by Terence Rattigan
at Garrick Theatre
Harlequinade: In this rarely seen comic gem, a classical theatre company attempts to produce The Winter’s Tale and Romeo and Juliet, while the intrigues and dalliances of the company members are accidently revealed with increasingly chaotic and hysterical consequences.
All On Her Own: A woman with a secret, alone at midnight in London has a burden to share that is at times both heart-breaking and sinister.
(from 24 Oct 2015 - Booking to 13 Jan 2016)
IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, THE
by Oscar Wilde
at Vaudeville Theatre
Written shortly before Wilde fell foul of society's unbending condemnation, The Importance of Being Earnest delights in debunking social pretensions.
(from 24 Jun 2015 - Booking to 07 Nov 2015)
KINKY BOOTS
Book by Harvey Fierstein, Music & Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, based on motion picture of the same name
at Adelphi Theatre
Inspired by a true story and based on  the Miramax film written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth, Kinky Boots tells the story of Charlie Price who has reluctantly inherited his father's Northampton shoe factory. Trying to live up to his father's legacy and save the family business from bankruptcy, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola. A fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos, Lola turns out to be the one person who can help Charlie become the man he's meant to be. As they work to turn the factory around, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible… and discovers that when you change your mind, you can change the world.
(from 21 Aug 2015 - 06 Feb 2016)
LIGHTS! CAMERA! IMPROVISE!
By Mischief Theatre
at Duchess Theatre
You choose the genre, the location and the title and the movie is brought to life before your very eyes while OSCAR, the resident 'film buff' can pause, rewind and fast forward scenes…
(from 01 Dec 2014 - Booking to 07 Sep 2015)
MENTALISTS, THE
By Richard Bean
at Wyndham's Theatre
Holed up in a faceless Finsbury Park hotel room, Ted and Morrie are forced to confront the darker side of their unique relationship.
(from 03 Jul 2015 - Booking to 29 Aug 2015)
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
By William Shakesepeare
at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Claudio loves Hero and Hero Claudio and nothing seems capable of keeping them apart. Claudio’s friend Benedick loves Beatrice and Beatrice Benedick, but (because neither will admit it) nothing seems capable of bringing them together. Only the intrigues of a resentful prince force Benedick to prove his love for Beatrice – by vowing to kill his best friend.
(from 10 Aug 2015 - Closing on 13 Sep 2015)
PAINKILLER, THE
by Francis Veber in an adaptation by Sean Foley
at Garrick Theatre
Two men. Two lonely hotel rooms. An adjoining door… One of them is a killer… one of them wants to die… What could possibly go wrong?
(from 05 Mar 2016 - Booking to 30 Apr 2016)
PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, THE
By Mischief Theatre company members Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields
at Duchess Theatre
The play introduces The ‘Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’ who are attempting to put on a 1920s’ murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does, as the accident prone thespians battle on against all the odds to get to their final curtain call.
(from 05 Sep 2014 - Booking to 14 Feb 2016)
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