London Theatre News

Photo credit: Stockard Channing in Apologia and Tamsin Greig in Talking Heads (Photos by Joan Marcus and Zac Nicholson)
Stockard Channing and Tamsin Greig to star in Hampstead Theatre season
The final two productions to open at Hampstead Theatre in 2021 have been revealed. Marsha Norman’s ‘night, Mother and Alan Plater’s Peggy for You will be revived at the Hampstead Theatre in winter... Read more
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‘Les Miserables’ announces West End reopening cast
With two weeks left of Les Miserables - The Staged Concert, the complete casting for the full musical return of Les Miserables has been named. Les Miserables is at the Sondheim Theatre from 25... Read more
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London Theatre Week is here, featuring over 40 West End and Off-West End shows
The annual event London Theatre Week returns for 2021, with over 40 West End shows taking part. Theatre tickets will be available from just £15, £25 and £35, with the aim of encouraging audiences to... Read more
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West End Live 2021 to take place at Trafalgar Square in September
West End Live will return to Trafalgar Square in 2021, it has been confirmed. West End Live will take place in London over two days, from 18 - 19 September. West End Live is an annual musical theatre... Read more
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Donny Osmond to star in ‘Pantoland at the Palladium’
Oh yes he is! Donny Osmond will make his West End debut in Pantoland at the Palladium this Christmas, as the celebratory pantomime show returns to the West End for a second year. Pantoland at the... Read more
Carrie Hope Fletcher and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt in Cinderella (Photo by Tristram Kenton)
Andrew Lloyd Webber thanks audiences for ‘staying with us’ at ‘Cinderella’ opening night
Andrew Lloyd Webber can’t quite believe his latest show has finally opened. Although Cinderella has taken a winding path to opening night at the Gillian Lynne Theatre on 18 August, full of pandemic-... Read more
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‘Yellowfin’ marine play to open at Southwark Playhouse
Are you ready to dive into a new play? The world premiere of marine play Yellowfin will open at Southwark Playhouse, with performances from 13 October - 6 November. Set in a committee room on Capitol... Read more
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‘Magic Mike Live’ extends booking period to June 2022
Magic Mike Live will continue performances for another year, and is now at the London Hippodrome to 26 Jun. 2022. Magic Mike Live tickets are on sale now. Based on the hit movie series starring... Read more
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Adrian Dunbar to star in Cush Jumbo-led 'Hamlet' at the Young Vic
Ahead of a new Hamlet adaptation opening at the Young Vic next month, the full casting to star alongside Cush Jumbo has been revealed. Hamlet is at the Young Vic from 25 September - 13 November. Best... Read more
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Matt Forde’s ‘Political Party’ to begin West End residency
Following a short West End engagement at the Garrick Theatre last month, political commentator Matt Forde will return to the West End for a longer residency. Matt Forde’s Political Party will run... Read more
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‘Hamilton’ lottery reopens in London for £10 Hamilton tickets
Ahead of Hamilton resuming performances in London, the Hamilton lottery in London has also reopened for entries. The Hamilton lottery allows entrants to be in with a chance of winning £10 tickets to... Read more
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‘Faulty Towers The Dining Experience’ to reopen in September
After celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2020, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience will return to its original pre-pandemic show this autumn. Faulty Towers The Dining Experience is at the Radisson... Read more
Photo credit: Anything Goes (Photo by Tristram Kenton)
‘Anything Goes’ starring Sutton Foster extends London run
We’re sailing on the S.S. American for a little bit longer! Anything Goes will extend its booking period by a fortnight at the Barbican Theatre, with Anything Goes performances now through to 31... Read more
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Windmill Theatre in Soho to reopen under new ownership
In recent years, new London theatres have cropped up all over the city; the Boulevard Theatre and the Turbine Theatre to name a couple. But, a new venue has been greenlit in a matter of days, as The... Read more
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‘Operation Ouch!’ starring Dr Chris and Dr Xand to play West End run
Doctors Chris and Xand van Tulleken will return to the West End for another medical show this Christmas, celebrating the human body. Operation Ouch! Live on Stage - Not for the Squeamish is at the... Read more
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