Shows on 26 August 2019

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28 shows found
  • Bitter Wheat
    Bitter Wheat
    Garrick Theatre

    David Mamet tackles Hollywood's biggest scandals in his own unique way as he brings Bitter Wheat to the Garrick Theatre this summer, starring John Malkovich in his first West End theatre appearance in almost 30 years. 

  • The Night of the Iguana
    The Night of the Iguana
    Noel Coward Theatre

    Golden Globe-winner Clive Owen (Closer, Children of Men) returns to the West End for the first time in 18 years to play Rev. T. Lawrence Shannon in THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, in a new production directed by James Macdonald. Featuring an all-star cast including Lia Williams (Kiri, Mary Stuart) as Hannah Jelkes, Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad) as Maxine Faulk and Julian Glover (Game of Thrones) as Nonno.
     
    Set in the strange limbo of 1940, in a hot and humid Mexico, a group of travellers meet at the run-down Costa Verde Hotel, where Tennessee Williams’ play brings them together in an epic battle between flesh and spirit, captivity and freedom, art and faith, heightened by a tropical rain-storm.

  • Only Fools and Horses - The Musical
    Only Fools and Horses - The Musical
    Theatre Royal Haymarket

    Best availability from June. If you are looking for weekend performances, the best availability can be found from July.

    A stage adaptation of the classic British sitcom Only Fools and Horses, co-written by Paul Whitehousewhich is now in London's West End at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

  • A Very Expensive Poison
    A Very Expensive Poison
    Old Vic Theatre

    A shocking assassination in the heart of London. In a bizarre mix of high-stakes global politics and radioactive villainy, a man pays with his life.

    At this time of global crises and a looming new Cold War, A Very Expensive Poison sends us careering through the shadowy world of international espionage from Moscow to Mayfair.

    John Crowley (Brooklyn, The Goldfinch) directs Lucy Prebble’s (The Effect, ENRON) reimagining of Luke Harding’s jaw-dropping exposé of the events behind the notorious death of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko.

  • School of Rock
    School of Rock
    Gillian Lynne Theatre

    Based on the iconic, hit movie, this irresistible new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn an extra bit of cash by posing as a supply teacher at a prestigious prep school. 

  • The Son
    The Son
    Duke of York's Theatre

    Direct from a sold-out season at Kiln Theatre the five star, hit play, The Son, transfers to the Duke of York’s theatre for ten weeks only from 24 August.
     
    Written by the internationally acclaimed Florian Zeller, lauded by The Guardian as ‘the most exciting playwright of our time’, The Son is directed by the award-winning Michael Longhurst and forms the final part of the critically acclaimed trilogy with The Father and The Mother.
     
    I’m telling you. I don’t understand what’s happening to me.
     
    Nicolas is going through a difficult phase after his parents’ divorce. He’s listless, skipping school, lying and thinks that moving in with his father and his new family may help. A fresh start. When he doesn’t settle there either, he decides that going back to his mother’s may be the answer. When change feels like the only way to survive, what will he do when the options begin to run out?

  • Evita
    Evita
    Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

    From a life of poverty to the First Lady of Argentina, Eva Peron was hailed as the spiritual leader of the nation. Seen as the champion of the poor, her ambition, glamour and power made her the world’s first major political celebrity, winning the adoration of the people. Featuring lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

  • Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part 4
    Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part 4
    Apollo Theatre

    We all want to meet people from history! The trouble is everyone is dead!

    So it’s time to prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories live on stage with the smash hit production of Barmy Britain – Part Four!
    Would you be shaken or stirred by Richard III? Mount a mutiny against King Henry VIII! See Mary Tudor knock the spots off Mary Queen of Scots! Will Queen Elizabeth I endure her terrible teeth? Would you be hanged by King James I for being a witch? Peep into the world of Samuel Pepys and help Georgian detectives find the headless man! Take a trip into the night with the night soil men and discover how to survive the first ever train ride! After seven sensational years in the West End, Barmy Britain is back!

  • Only Fools and Horses The Musical - The Cushty VIP package
    Only Fools and Horses The Musical - The Cushty VIP package
    Theatre Royal Haymarket

    Mange Tout, Mange Tout, my esteemed and honoured guests! For the first time ever, Trotters Independent Trading Company are unveiling their latest venture – The Cushty Pre-Show VIP Package exclusively at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

  • The Illusionists
    The Illusionists
    Shaftesbury Theatre

    This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of five of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. Back in London by popular demand for a strictly limited season next Summer.
     
    THE ILLUSIONISTS  has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions.
     

  • Equus
    Equus
    Trafalgar Studio One

    Inspired by a true story, Peter Shaffer’s gripping psychological thriller, EQUUS, explores the complex relationships between devotion, myth and sexuality. When teenager Alan Strang’s pathological fascination leads him to blind six horses in a Hampshire stable, psychiatrist Dr. Martin Dysart is tasked with uncovering the motive behind the boy’s violent act. As Dysart delves into Alan’s world of twisted spirituality, passion and sexuality, he begins to question his own sanity and motivations in a world driven by consumerism.

  • Actually
    Actually
    Trafalgar Studio Two

    This deeply felt, funny and thought-provoking play comes from the award-winning playwright Anna Ziegler (Photograph 51). With wit and urgency, ACTUALLY investigates the highly charged topic of sexual consent, the complex intersection of race and gender politics, our crippling desire to fit in, and the three sides to every story.

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