London Theatre News

The Last Five Years Lauren Samuels Danny Becker
Lauren Samuels and Danny Becker to star in The Last Five Years
A self-filmed production of The Last Five Years will be available to watch next month, it has been announced. In a tweet by Daily Mail entertainment reporter Baz Bamigboye, Lauren Samuels and Danny... Read more
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat 2021
Joseph revival at the London Palladium rescheduled to 2021
This summer’s revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium has been rescheduled to next year, it has been announced. If you have booked tickets for Joseph and the... Read more
Hello, Dolly! postponed to 2022
Hello, Dolly! starring Imelda Staunton postponed to 2022
The West End revival of Hello, Dolly! starring Imelda Staunton at the Adelphi Theatre has been postponed, with the production now set to open in 2022. If you have booked tickets for Hello, Dolly! at... Read more
Lincoln Center Theater Broadway Fridays
Lincoln Center to stream collection of Broadway productions globally
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts will stream Broadway musicals filmed at Lincoln Center Theater next month, it has been announced. These broadcasts will be part of a ‘Broadway Friday’ series... Read more
The Seagull A Dolls House Emilia Clarke Jessica Chastain
Jamie Lloyd season including The Seagull and A Doll’s House postponed
The Jamie Lloyd Company have announced today that both productions of The Seagull and A Doll’s House, originally scheduled to play at the Playhouse Theatre have been postponed. However, it has also... Read more
This House National Theatre stream
James Graham’s This House available to stream tonight
This House is the latest play to be streamed as part of the National Theatre at Home series, which will be available to watch this evening. James Graham’s acclaimed play explores British politics in... Read more
Lungs Claire Foy Matt Smith
Lungs, starring Claire Foy and Matt Smith, available to stream from the Old Vic
Claire Foy and Matt Smith will reprise their roles in Lungs in a brand new initiative, which will see the play performed in adherence to social distancing rules. The limited run of performances is... Read more
Hairspray Live
Hairspray, starring Ariana Grande and Jennifer Hudson to be streamed online
The televised production of Hairspray Live! is the latest show to be streamed as part of The Show Must Go On series. Performed live on television in 2016, the star-studded musical event features... Read more
BalletBoyz Deluxe BBC iPlayer
BalletBoyz' 20th anniversary show to receive televised premiere on BBC Four
BalletBoyz’ 20th anniversary production, Deluxe will be broadcast on BBC Four later this week, as part of the BBC’s Culture in Quarantine initiative. Deluxe will be televised this Wednesday 27th May... Read more
BBC David Tennant Michael Sheen
David Tennant and Michael Sheen to star in BBC lockdown-themed comedy series
A brand new comedy series about actors in lockdown will air on BBC One next month, starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen. The pair will appear in Staged, a six-part series filmed remotely via... Read more
NHS Charity Gala West End
West End stars including Kerry Ellis to perform in NHS charity gala
A gala concert will be held at a West End venue to raise money for over 230 charities in the NHS Charities Together Covid-19 Urgent Appeal. The concert will be staged as part of the Newfound Hope... Read more
Carrie Underwood The Sound of Music
The Sound of Music, starring Carrie Underwood to be streamed online
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music is the latest production to be streamed as part of The Show Must Go On series. Carrie Underwood stars as Maria von Trapp in The Sound of Music Live! which... Read more
A Streetcar Named Desire Gillian Anderson
A Streetcar Named Desire, starring Gillian Anderson available to stream tonight
The 2014 Young Vic production of A Streetcar Named Desire is available to stream from this evening, as part of the National Theatre at Home series. The Olivier Award-nominated production remains the... Read more
BBC Arts Headlong
New series of digital plays coming to BBC, starring Gemma Arterton, Arthur Darvill and Rory Kinnear
The Olivier Award-winning theatre company Headlong have collaborated with Century Films to present a new series of plays, available to watch later this month. Titled Unprecedented, the digital plays... Read more
A Doll's House Lyric Hammersmith
A Doll’s House at Lyric Hammersmith available to stream for one day only
A free screening of last year’s Lyric Hammersmith production of A Doll’s House is available to stream today. Audiences will be able to watch Tanika Gupta’s adaptation of the Ibsen play from 2:30pm... Read more
Barber Shop Chronicles streaming
Barber Shop Chronicles available to stream as part of National Theatre series
Following last week’s announcement of the latest shows to be put online in the National Theatre at Home series, the archive recording of Barber Shop Chronicles will be streamed from tonight. The... Read more
The Doctor postponed
The Doctor, starring Juliet Stevenson, postponed to 2021
Due to the closure of West End theatres, currently to 28th June 2020, the Almeida Theatre transfer of The Doctor is now postponed to 2021. The acclaimed play will still star Juliet Stevenson as Ruth... Read more
Hamilton
Hamilton to be streamed by Disney+ this July, starring Lin-Manuel Miranda
Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical Hamilton, will now be streamed on Disney+ later this year. In a tweet by Disney on 12th May 2020, Hamilton will now be on Disney+ from 3rd July 2020. Ahead of the release... Read more
Andrew Scott Seawall
Sea Wall, starring Andrew Scott, available to stream for one week
A filmed version of Simon Stephens’ Sea Wall is now online on YouTube, with streaming made available yesterday for one week only. The 30-minute performance stars Andrew Scott, for whom Sea Wall was... Read more
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre postponed
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre 2020 season postponed to next year
Following the previous news of postponements of 101 Dalmatians and Romeo and Juliet at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, it has now been confirmed that the entire season will be moved to next year.... Read more
Cats Elaine Paige
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats starring Elaine Paige to be streamed online
The latest musical to be streamed as part of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Show Must Go On series has been announced today. Audiences will now be able to enjoy the 1999 production of Cats, starring... Read more
National Theatre at Home
Latest shows to be streamed in National Theatre at Home series announced
Four new titles to be streamed live as part of the National Theatre at Home series have been announced. The upcoming shows include National Theatre productions in recent years, as well as filmed... Read more
Antony and Cleopatra streaming
National Theatre’s Antony and Cleopatra available to stream tonight
The latest show to be streamed as part of the National Theatre at Home series can be watched online tonight, as Antony and Cleopatra is made available for one week. The William Shakespeare play was... Read more
Hairspray tickets
Hairspray tickets for rescheduled dates now on sale, starring Michael Ball
Tickets for the rescheduled dates of Hairspray at the London Coliseum are now on sale. Originally scheduled to begin a four-month engagement in April, the musical will receive its West End revival... Read more
Trafalgar Studios
Trafalgar Studios to be converted into single auditorium
Planning permission has been granted for renovation works to take place at Trafalgar Studios. Following initial reports and plans published in The Stage earlier this year, the two performance spaces... Read more
Society of London Theatre 28th June
West End theatre cancellations extended to 28th June due to global coronavirus pandemic
The Society of London Theatre has announced the closure of all productions to 28th June. This extends the closure of all shows by one month, previously suspended until 31st May. In a statement from... Read more
Sunday in the Park with George Postponed
Sunday in the Park with George postponed until further notice
Following the temporary closure of West End theatres, currently until 31st May, the upcoming production of Sunday in the Park With George at the Savoy Theatre has been postponed. If you have booked... Read more
By Jeeves Andrew Lloyd Webber
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s By Jeeves to be streamed online
Following last week’s stream of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 50th birthday concert, the latest show to be made available online as part of The Shows Must Go On series has been confirmed. From Friday 8th May... Read more
Andrew Lloyd Webber 50th birthday concert
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 50th birthday concert available to stream tonight
As part of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Shows Must Go On series, the latest show to be streamed online was announced earlier this week. Audiences will be able to watch a star-studded concert of Lloyd... Read more
Samantha Barks Concert
Samantha Barks to star in solo concert at the Adelphi Theatre
Soon to star as Elsa in the original London production of Frozen at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Samantha Barks will return to the West End with a solo concert later this year. Barks will perform a solo... Read more
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