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1984
By George Orwell; Adapted by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan
at Playhouse Theatre
April, 1984. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought and starts a diary. But Big Brother is always watching, and the door to Room 101 can swing open in the blink of an eye.
(from 14 Jun 2016 - Booking to 03 Sep 2016)
946 THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS
adapted by Michael Morpurgo and Emma Rice
at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Reimagines Morpurgo’s novel The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, about the preparation for the D-Day landings.
(from 11 Aug 2016 - Closing on 11 Sep 2016)
ALCHEMIST, THE
by Ben Jonson
at Barbican Theatre
When London is hit by plague, Lovewit flees to the country, leaving his townhouse in the hands of his trusted butler Jeremy. But no sooner has he left than Jeremy turns the house into a den of criminal activity, recruiting the conman Subtle and prostitute Doll Common to help him rip off half of the city.
(from 02 Sep 2016 - Closing on 01 Oct 2016)
ALL THE ANGELS - HANDEL AND THE FIRST MESSIAH
By Nick Drake
at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Traces the story of the world’s most popular choral work, Handel’s Messiah, from its first rehearsal in a Chester pub to the world stage.
(from 06 Dec 2016 - Closing on 12 Feb 2017)
AMADEUS
By Peter Shaffer
at Olivier, National Theatre

(from Expected Oct 2016 - Booking to )
AN INSPECTOR CALLS
By JB Priestley
at Playhouse Theatre
The story begins when the mysterious Inspector Goole calls unexpectedly on the prosperous Birling family home. Their peaceful family dinner party is shattered by his investigations into the death of a young woman.
(from 04 Nov 2016 - Booking to 04 Feb 2017)
ANGELS IN AMERICA (Double bill: Millennium Approaches and Perestroika)
By Tony Kushner
at Lyttelton, National Theatre

(from Expected Apr 2017 - Booking to )
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
By William Shakespeare
at Olivier, National Theatre

(from Expected Early 2018 - Booking to )
ART
by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton
at Old Vic Theatre
One of the most acclaimed plays of recent times, Art premiered in London twenty years ago and went on to become a phenomenon, winning Moliere, Evening Standard, Olivier and Tony Awards.
(from 10 Dec 2016 - Closing on 18 Feb 2017)
BLUE/ORANGE
by Joe Penhall
at Young Vic Theatre (Main House)
The day before Christopher is due to be discharged from a psychiatric ward his doctor has reservations. Convinced that oranges are blue and his father is a Ugandan dictator, is Christopher ready to leave? When the doctor raises his concerns with a senior colleague, a disturbing clash of ethics, budgets and self-promotion begins to overshadow Christopher’s future.
(from 12 May 2016 - Closing on 02 Jul 2016)
BOY
By Leo Butler
at Almeida Theatre (Off West End)
A boy
At a bus stop.
Easily missed.

(from 05 Apr 2016 - Closing on 28 May 2016)
BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S
By Truman Capote; Adapted by Richard Greenberg
at Haymarket Theatre Royal
Set in New York in 1943. Fred, a young writer from Louisiana, meets Holly Golightly, a charming, vivacious and utterly elusive good-time girl. Everyone falls in love with Holly – including Fred. But Fred is poor, and Holly’s other suitors include a playboy millionaire and the future president of Brazil. As war rages on in Europe, Holly begins to fall in love with Fred – just as her past catches up with her.
(from 30 Jun 2016 - Closing on 17 Sep 2016)
COMUS - A MASQUE IN HONOUR OF CHASTITY
By John Milton
at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
An unnamed heroine lost in the woods encounters Comus, God of Revelry. Trapped in his magical palace, she is forced to choose between pleasure and virtue.
(from 26 Oct 2016 - Closing on 19 Nov 2016)
CONSENT
By Nina Raine
at Dorfman, National Theatre

(from Expected Apr 2017 - Booking to )
CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, THE
based on the novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens
at Gielgud Theatre
Christopher, fifteen years old, stands beside Mrs Shears’ dead dog. It has been speared with a garden fork, it is seven minutes after midnight and Christopher is under suspicion....
(from 24 Jun 2014 - Booking to 07 Jan 2017)
CUTTIN' IT
by Charlene James
at Young Vic Theatre (Maria Studio)
Iqra and Muna live in the UK. They’re 15 years old, go to the same school, and were both born in Somalia. These superficial similarities kickstart a friendship based on a shared understanding. But as their trust grows, fundamental differences emerge and drive an irrevocable wedge between them.
(from 20 May 2016 - Closing on 11 Jun 2016)
CUTTIN’ IT
By Charlene James
at Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Upstairs
Teenagers Muna and Iqra get the same bus to school but they’ve never really spoken. Muna wears TopShop and sits on the top deck gossiping about Nicki Minaj’s latest spat, while Iqra sits alone downstairs in her charity shop hand-me-downs. They were both born in Somalia but come from different worlds. But as they get closer, they realise that their families share a painful secret.
(from 23 Jun 2016 - Closing on 13 Jul 2016)
CYMBELINE
by William Shakespeare
at Barbican Theatre
Cymbeline rules over a divided dystopian Britain. When Innogen, the only living heir, marries her sweetheart in secret, an enraged Cymbeline banishes him. Behind the throne, a figure plots to seize power by murdering them both. In exile, Innogen’s husband is tricked into believing she has been unfaithful, forcing her away from court on a journey fraught with danger.
(from 31 Oct 2016 - Closing on 22 Dec 2016)
DEEP BLUE SEA, THE
By Terence Rattigan
at Lyttelton, National Theatre
A flat in Ladbroke Grove, West London. 1952. When Hester Collyer is found by her neighbours in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt, the story of her tempestuous affair with a former RAF pilot and the breakdown of her marriage to a High Court Judge begins to emerge. With it comes a portrait of need, loneliness and long-repressed passion. Behind the fragile veneer of post-war civility burns a brutal sense of loss and longing.
(from 01 Jun 2016 - Booking to 17 Aug 2016)
DOCTOR FAUSTUS
by Christopher Marlowe
at Barbican Theatre
Two actors enter. Each lights a match and watches it burn. Whoever’s goes out first ‘loses’ and must play the fated doctor, while the other plays the demon Mephistophilis, in this notorious tale of vanity, greed and damnation. Faustus is a solitary scholar who has exhausted the confines of human knowledge. Frustrated with the futility of religion, law and science, he is desperate for a deeper understanding of the universe ...
(from 02 Sep 2016 - Closing on 01 Oct 2016)
DOCTOR FAUSTUS
By Christopher Marlowe, in a version by Colin Teevan
at Duke of York's Theatre
Faustus makes a pact with the Devil, selling his soul in return for the ability to perform anything he pleases with the power of black magic. This fatal decision catapults him into an intoxicating world of celebrity, as he becomes a world-renowned conjuror, international heartthrob and friend of the rich, famous and powerful. But what is the cost of his insatiable thirst for wealth and fame?
(from 09 Apr 2016 - Closing on 25 Jun 2016)
DRESSER, THE
By Ronald Harwood
at Duke of York's Theatre
The heart-breaking story of an ageing actor-manager and his long-suffering dresser as they struggle to keep the show on the road against the backdrop of a down-at-heel regional theatre in wartime.
(from 05 Oct 2016 - Closing on 14 Jan 2017)
ELEGY
By Nick Payne
at Donmar Warehouse
What if every neuron in the human brain could be mapped and decoded? Every act of human behaviour catalogued and wholly understood? Elegy imagines a very-near future in which radical and unprecedented advances in medical science mean that it’s now possible to augment and extend life.
(from 21 Apr 2016 - Closing on 18 Jun 2016)
EMPEROR, THE
by Ryszard Kapu ci ski, Adapted by Colin Teevan
at Young Vic Theatre (Maria Studio)
A despotic ruler’s regime is beginning to crumble. We witness the downfall and debris through the eyes of his staff: a catalogue of characters created by award-winning actor Kathryn Hunter. Based on the book by Polish journalist Ryszard Kapu ci ski, The Emperor explores the artifice of absolute power.
(from 03 Sep 2016 - Closing on 24 Sep 2016)
ENTERTAINER, THE
by John Osborne
at Garrick Theatre
Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborne's modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private torment.
(from 20 Aug 2016 - Booking to 12 Nov 2016)
FAITH HEALER
By Brian Friel
at Donmar Warehouse
Throughout the remote and forgotten corners of the British Isles, Frank Hardy offers the promise of redemption to the sick and the suffering. But his is an unreliable gift, a dangerous calling which brings him into conflict with his wife Grace and his manager Teddy.
(from 23 Jun 2016 - Closing on 20 Aug 2016)
FANNY AND ALEXANDER
Adapted from the film by Ingmar Bergman by Stephen Beresford
at Old Vic Theatre
The world is a den of thieves and night is falling. So let us be kind and generous. There should be no shame in us taking pleasure in our little lives.’
(from Expected 2017 - Closing on )
FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1,2 & 3)
By Suzan-Lori Parks
at Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
West Texas, 1862. Hero, a slave, is promised his freedom if he joins his master in the ranks of the Confederacy against the Union. In a nation at war with itself, he must work against those striving to abolish slavery. The family he leaves behind debates whether to escape or await his return, and they fear that, for Hero, freedom is an empty promise that may come at a great cost.
(from 15 Sep 2016 - Closing on 22 Oct 2016)
FINDING NEVERLAND
Book by James Graham, Music & Lyrics by Gary Barlow & Eliot Kennedy
at TBA
Based on the Miramax motion picture by David Magee and the play The Man Who Was Peter Pan by Allan Knee, Finding Neverland follows the relationship between playwright J. M. Barrie and the family that inspired Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up - one of the most beloved stories of all time.
(from Expected 2017 - )
FLICK, THE
By Annie Baker
at Dorfman, National Theatre
In a run-down movie theatre in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimetre film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lacklustre, second-run movies on screen.
(from 13 Apr 2016 - Booking to 15 Jun 2016)
FLYING LOVERS OF VITEBSK
by Daniel Jamieson
at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Delving into the loves and lives of artist Marc Chagall and his beloved wife Bella, the play is interwoven with music and dance inspired by the Russian Jewish tradition.
(from 16 Jun 2016 - Closing on 02 Jul 2016)
GRUFFALO, THE
Created by Tal Stories. Musical adaptation by Olivia Jacobs and Toby Mitchell, of the picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler. Music by Jon Fiber & Andy Shaw
at Lyric Theatre

(from 06 Jul 2016 - Booking to 04 Sep 2016)
HAMLET
by William Shakespeare
at Almeida Theatre (Off West End)
ghost / devil acting / madness be / not be
(from Expected Feb 2017 - Closing on )
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD PARTS I & II
By Jack Thorne, based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany
at The Palace Theatre
It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children.
(from 07 Jun 2016 - Closing on 27 May 2017)
HEDDA GABLER
By Henrik Ibsen
at Lyttelton, National Theatre

(from Expected Dec 2016 - Booking to )
HENRY V
By William Shakespeare
at Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park
As England triumphs at the Battle of Agincourt during her quest to win the French crown, Henry V becomes one of the great warrior kings leading “we happy few, we band of brothers” in Shakespeare’s retelling of this famous victory.
(from 17 Jun 2016 - Closing on 09 Jul 2016)
HUMAN ANIMALS
By Stef Smith
at Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Upstairs
In the overcrowded city, nature is getting out of control. The mice are scratching between walls, the pigeons are diseased and the foxes are beginning to rule the streets. The problem is growing. It’s contagious. It has to be stopped, before it’s too late.
(from 18 May 2016 - Closing on 18 Jun 2016)
IMOGEN
by William Shakespeare
at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Imogen, daughter of Cymbeline, enrages her father by marrying against his will. Lies are then told about Imogen to her husband, Posthumous, and he decides she should die. In an urban world that is as strange, erotic and violent as Shakespeare’s ancient Britain, Imogen is forced to re-imagine herself as she fights for the life she deserves and not the one that is being determined for her.
(from 17 Sep 2016 - Closing on 16 Oct 2016)
INN AT LYDDA, THE
by John Wolfson
at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
The play follows Tiberius Caesar and a meeting with Jesus Christ in Judea.
(from 02 Sep 2016 - Closing on 17 Sep 2016)
IVANOV
By Anton Chekhov, in a new version by David Hare
at Olivier, National Theatre
Nikolai Ivanov is only 35, a radical and a romantic, but already he’s feeling that he’s thrown his life away. Determined not to become a small-town Hamlet, he hopes one last desperate romance may save him from a society rotten with anti-Semitism and drink. This electric play is powered both by hilarious satire and passionate self-disgust.
(from 19 Jul 2016 - Booking to )
KING LEAR
by William Shakespeare
at Barbican Theatre
King Lear has ruled for many years. As age overtakes him, he decides to divide his kingdom among his children, living out his days without the burden of power. Allowing vanity to cloud his judgement, he believes he can relinquish the crown while enjoying the same authority and respect he has always known...
(from 10 Nov 2016 - Closing on 23 Dec 2016)
KING LEAR
by William Shakespeare
at Old Vic Theatre
A quarter of a century after she gave up acting for politics, double Academy Award-winning legend Glenda Jackson returns to play King Lear in Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy.
(from 25 Oct 2016 - Closing on 03 Dec 2016)
LES BLANCS
By Lorraine Hansberry
at Olivier, National Theatre
An African country teeters on the edge of civil war. A society prepares to drive out its colonial present and claim an independent future. Racial tensions boil over. Tshembe, returned home from England for his father’s funeral, finds himself in the eye of the storm. A family and a nation fall apart under the pressure to determine their own identity ...
(from 22 Mar 2016 - Booking to 02 Jun 2016)
LIBERTINE, THE
By Stephen Jeffreys
at Haymarket Theatre Royal
John Wilmot, the second Earl of Rochester is a charismatic poet, playwright and rake with a legendary appetite for excess. Yet this most ardent of hedonists is forced to reconsider everything he thinks and feels when a chance encounter with an actress at the Playhouse sends him reeling. Set in 1670s London.
(from 22 Sep 2016 - Closing on 03 Dec 2016)
LITTLE MATCHGIRL, THE (AND OTHER HAPPIER TALES)
By Hans Christian Andersen; Adapted by Joel Horwood and Emma Rice
at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

(from 24 Nov 2016 - Closing on 22 Jan 2017)
LOVE
By Alexander Zeldin
at Dorfman, National Theatre

(from Expected Dec 2016 - Booking to )
MACBETH
by William Shakespeare
at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
The Scottish play sees a man consumed by ambition and spurred on by a prophecy from three sisters, murdering his way to the crown.
(from 19 Jun 2016 - Closing on 01 Oct 2016)
MAN OF GOOD HOPE, A
Based on the book by Jonny Steinberg, adapted by Isango Ensemble
at Young Vic Theatre (Main House)
Asad is a young Somalian refugee in Ethiopia with a brilliant head for business. As a budding entrepreneur, he is in search of new opportunities abroad. And so he embarks on an epic journey to South Africa, hoping to find a promised land. But as he arrives horrific xenophobic violence ruptures society, sending the country – and Asad’s plans - into chaos.
(from 06 Oct 2016 - Closing on 12 Nov 2016)
MERCHANT OF VENICE THE
by William Shakespeare
at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
In Venice, the epicentre of consumption, speculation and debt, Bassanio borrows money from his friend Antonio to finance his attempt to win the hand of Portia, a wealthy heiress. Antonio, in turn, takes out a loan from the moneylender Shylock. The loan will be repaid when Antonio’s ships return to the city. But if they should fail, and the money cannot be repaid, Antonio shall give to Shylock a pound of his own flesh. And they do fail. And Shylock will have his ‘bond’.
(from 04 Oct 2016 - Closing on 15 Oct 2016)
MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, A
by William Shakespeare
at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
When four lovers, a host of fairies and the mischievous Puck take to the woods, magic, comedy and confusion ensue in equal measure.
(from 30 Apr 2016 - Closing on 11 Sep 2016)
MOSQUITOES
By Lucy Kirkwood
at Dorfman, National Theatre

(from Expected Jan 2017 - Booking to )
MOUSETRAP, THE
by Agatha Christie
at St Martin's Theatre
A group of people gathered together in a remote part of the countryside discover there is a murderer in their midst. The question is which one of them is the guilty party.
(from 25 Mar 1974 - Booking to 07 Jan 2017)
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
By William Shakespeare
at Haymarket Theatre Royal
Autumn 1918. A group of soldiers return from the trenches. The world-weary Benedick and his friend Claudio find themselves reacquainted with Beatrice and Hero. As memories of conflict give way to a life of parties and masked balls, Claudio and Hero fall madly, deeply in love, while Benedick and Beatrice reignite their own altogether more combative courtship.
(from 09 Dec 2016 - Closing on 18 Mar 2017)
NEST, THE
By Franz Xaver Kroetz, New translation by Conor McPherson
at Young Vic Theatre (Main House)
Kurt and Martha will soon become parents. They both work hard to provide for their new family, to give their child the best and most comfortable start in life. They have to; the perfect buggy doesn’t come cheap. But when Kurt’s boss offers him a chance to make some easy money, his decision threatens the health of his family and the entire community.
(from 28 Oct 2016 - Closing on 26 Nov 2015)
NO MAN'S LAND
By Harold Pinter
at Wyndham's Theatre
One summer's evening, two ageing writers, Hirst and Spooner, meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinking into the night at Hirst's stately house nearby. As the pair become increasingly inebriated, and their stories increasingly unbelievable, the lively conversation soon turns into a revealing power game, further complicated by the return home of two sinister younger men.
(from 08 Sep 2016 - Booking to 17 Dec 2016)
NO'S KNIFE
by Samuel Beckett
at Old Vic Theatre
'Where would I go, if I could go, who would I be, if I could be, what would I say, if I had a voice, who says this, saying it's me?' The world premiere of No’s Knife sees Samuel Beckett, a titan of theatrical writing, exploring the powerful resilience to stay alive.
(from 29 Sep 2016 - Closing on 15 Oct 2016)
OBSESSION
based on the film Obsession, itself based on James M Cain’s novel The Postman Always Rings Twice
at Barbican Theatre
Gino Costa, a handsome itinerant vagabond becomes involved in a chilling, destructive love triangle.
(from - Closing on )
OIL
Ella Hickson
at Almeida Theatre (Off West End)
The Stone Age. The Bronze Age. The Iron Age. The Age of Oil. The Stone Age didn’t end for want of stones. One woman and her daughter. What do you do when you know it’s going to run out?
(from 07 Oct 2016 - Closing on 26 Nov 2016)
ONCE IN A LIFETIME
By Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, adapted by Christopher Hart
at Young Vic Theatre (Main House)
Three actors in a struggling vaudeville troupe travel West to try their luck in 1930s Hollywood. With the advent of talking pictures, it’s a changing industry. A chance meeting with a film journalist gives the friends an idea: brimming with chutzpah they found a school of elocution for starlets of the silver screen, to help them adapt to ‘talkies’. When their scheme takes off they are plunged into the frenetic world of a Hollywood studio, full of glitz and glamour – but as their responsibilities escalate, will the lustre last?
(from 25 Nov 2016 - Closing on 14 Jan 2017)
OTHELLO
By William Shakespeare
at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Tracks Othello’s descent into jealousy and madness after the scheming Iago convinces him of his wife Desdemona’s infidelity.
(from 23 Feb 2017 - Closing on 16 Apr 2017)
OUR LADIES OF PERPETUAL SUCCOUR
By Alan Warner; Adaptation of Scottish novel 'The Sopranos'
at Dorfman, National Theatre

(from Expected Aug 2016 - Booking to )
PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS
By Duncan Macmillan
at Wyndham's Theatre
Emma was having the time of her life. Now she’s in rehab. Her first step is to admit that she has a problem. But the problem isn’t with Emma, it’s with everything else. She needs to tell the truth. But she’s smart enough to know that there’s no such thing. When intoxication feels like the only way to survive the modern world, how can she ever sober up?
(from 15 Mar 2016 - Booking to 18 Jun 2016)
PETER PAN
Based on the works of JM Barrie
at Olivier, National Theatre

(from Expected Nov 2016 - Booking to )
PLATONOV
By Anton Chekhov, in a new version by David Hare
at Olivier, National Theatre
Schoolteacher Mikhail Platonov has a problem – he’s irresistible to women. Set in the blazing heat of a rural summer, this freewheeling comedy is a cry of youthful defiance against the compromises of middle age.
(from 14 Jul 2016 - Booking to )
PLOUGH AND THE STARS, THE
By Sean O’Casey
at Lyttelton, National Theatre
From November 1915 to Easter 1916, as the rebellion builds to a climax half a mile away, the disparate residents of a Dublin tenement go about their lives, peripheral to Ireland’s history.
(from 20 Jul 2016 - Booking to 27 Aug 2016)
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
By Jane Austen; Adapted by Simon Reade
at Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park
As the Bennet sisters haplessly search for love in Jane Austen’s ultimate romantic story, it is Mr Darcy who unwittingly finds his match.
(from 02 Sep 2016 - Closing on 17 Sep 2016)
QUEENS OF SYRIA
Adaptation of Euripides’ play
at Young Vic Theatre (Main House)
An all-female cast of Syrian refugees amalgamate their own narratives of ferocious war and bitter exile with the ancient Greek text. The play is fused with scenes from a documentary to create a piece of multimedia theatre.
(from 05 Jul 2016 - Closing on 09 Jul 2016)
RED BARN, THE
By David Hare; Based on Georges Simenon’s novel 'La Main'
at Lyttelton, National Theatre

(from Expected Oct 2016 - Booking to )
RICHARD III
by William Shakespeare
at Almeida Theatre (Off West End)
A peaceful England. Family. Small children. But obstacles can be overcome
(from 07 Jun 2016 - Closing on 06 Aug 2016)
ROMEO AND JULIET
by William Shakespeare
at Garrick Theatre
Shakespeare's heartbreaking tale of forbidden love.
(from 12 May 2016 - Booking to 13 Aug 2016)
ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
By Tom Stoppard
at Old Vic Theatre
Against the backdrop of Shakespeare's Hamlet, this mind-bending situation comedy sees two hapless minor characters, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, take centre stage. Increasingly out of their depth, the young double act stumble their way through as events unravel. Stoppard’s brilliantly funny, existential labyrinth offers us as window into a world where life and art collide.
(from Expected Apr 2017 - Closing on )
RUNNING WILD
By Michael Morpurgo; Adapted by Samuel Adamson
at Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park
For Will and his mother, going to Indonesia isn’t just a holiday. It’s a new start, and the chance for Will to ride an elephant called Oona. But then the tsunami hit. Charging deep into the jungle Oona escapes the beach, but with her rider still clinging on, Will must now learn to survive the rainforest – and he is not alone.
(from 13 May 2016 - Closing on 12 Jun 2016)
SEAGULL, THE
By Anton Chekhov, in a new version by David Hare
at Olivier, National Theatre
On a summer’s day in a makeshift theatre by a lake, Konstantin’s cutting-edge new play is performed, changing the lives of everyone involved forever. Chekhov’s masterly meditation on how the old take revenge on the young is both comic and tragic, and marks the birth of the modern stage.
(from 23 Jul 2016 - Booking to )
SUNSET AT THE VILLA THALIA
By Alexi Kaye Campbell
at Dorfman, National Theatre
April 1967: Greece is in political turmoil. Charlotte and Theo have retreated to a small island in search of peace and inspiration. But when they meet a charismatic American couple at the port they are seduced into making choices with devastating consequences. This funny and passionate new play by Alexi Kaye Campbell (Woman in Gold, The Pride, Apologia) spans a decade as it explores the impact of foreign influence, planned and unintentional, on a nation and its people.
(from 25 May 2016 - Booking to 04 Aug 2016)
TAMING OF THE SHREW, THE
by William Shakespeare
at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Bianca is excited by the prospect and Kate horrified at losing her independence. Caroline’s production transports sparring couple Petruchio and Kate into a distinctly Irish setting.
(from 13 May 2016 - Closing on 06 Aug 2016)
THEY DRINK IT IN THE CONGO
by Adam Brace
at Almeida Theatre (Off West End)
What can we do for the worst thing in the world? The Congo. Home to the deadliest conflict since World War II. London. Home to a festival to raise awareness of the Congo. (That is, if Stef can get the festival off the ground.)
(from 12 Aug 2016 - Closing on 01 Oct 2016)
THIS HOUSE
by James Graham
at Garrick Theatre
Set in the engine rooms of Westminster, James Graham's This House strips politics down to the practical realities of those behind the scenes: the whips who roll up their sleeves and on occasion bend the rules to shepherd and coerce a diverse chorus of MPs within the Mother of all Parliaments.
(from 19 Nov 2016 - Booking to 25 Feb 2017)
TORN
By Nathaniel Martello-White
at Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Upstairs
Generations of secrets have broken the Brook family. Siblings split-up, traded-off, treated differently. Angel, the youngest, has called a family meeting to sift through the wreckage. And she’s not leaving until they’ve confronted the truth about how and why her family failed her.
(from 07 Sep 2016 - Closing on 15 Oct 2016)
TRUTH, THE
by Florian Zeller, in a translation by Christopher Hampton
at Wyndham's Theatre
The story of two couples, The Truth centres around businessman Michel and his affair with doctor Alice. When Alice – who also just happens to be married to Michel’s best friend Paul – decides she wants more from the relationship, Michel finds himself facing unexpected consequences to his extramarital dalliance.
(from 22 Jun 2016 - Booking to 03 Sep 2016)
TWELFTH NIGHT
By William Shakespeare
at Olivier, National Theatre

(from Expected Feb 2017 - Booking to )
TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, THE
by William Shakespeare
at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Valentine loves Silvia and Proteus loves Julia – but Proteus is fickle and falls for Silvia too. When Valentine plots an elopement, Proteus betrays him and Valentine is banished and joins some outlaws in the forest. What are the chances that he’ll be pursued by Silvia, and Silvia by Proteus, and Proteus by Julia, and that all will be waited upon – after a fashion – by their servants Speed and Launce and even Launce’s dog, Crab?
(from 20 Sep 2016 - Closing on 01 Oct 2016)
UNREACHABLE
By Anthony Neilson
at Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
A film director on an obsessive quest to capture the perfect light.
(from 01 Jul 2016 - Closing on 06 Aug 2016)
WHITE DEVIL, THE
By John Webster
at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Consumed by a violent passion for that which is forbidden, the Duke of Brachiano murders his wife in order to possess another woman, triggering a cycle of violence, deceit and madness.
(from 26 Jan 2017 - Closing on 16 Apr 2017)
WOMAN IN BLACK, THE
by Stephen Mallatratt from the novel by Susan Hill
at Fortune Theatre
Arthur Kipps , a junior solicitor, is summoned to attend the funeral of Mrs Alice Drablow, the house's sole inhabitant, unaware of the tragic secrets which lie hidden behind the shuttered windows.
(from 07 Jun 1989 - Booking to 21 Jan 2017)
WOYZECK
By Georg Buchner, in a new version by Jack Thorne
at Old Vic Theatre
‘People like us are unhappy in this world and in the next: if we made it to heaven, we’d have to help make it thunder.’
(from 25 Feb 2017 - Closing on 15 Apr 2017)
YERMA
by Simon Stone after Federico Garcia Lorca
at Young Vic Theatre (Main House)
Yerma tells the story of a woman whose inability to have a child tears her life apart. Her fierce desire to be a mother is met with painful indifference by her husband - provoking a desperate reaction.
(from 29 Jul 2016 - Closing on 24 Sep 2016)
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