Shows in January 2019

24 shows found
  • Alys, Always
    Alys, Always

    Frances works on the books pages of a Sunday newspaper. She’s quiet and capable, but nobody takes much notice: her face is pressed to the window, on the outside, looking in.   One evening, driving back to London after visiting her infuriating parents, she comes across an upturned car crumpled on the side of the road. She waits with the injured driver, Alys Kyte, until the ambulance arrives. Later, when Alys’s famous family gets in touch, Frances finds herself for the first time ushered into the world on the other side of the window.

  • The Band
    The Band
    Theatre Royal Haymarket

    Featuring Take That’s biggest hits, Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s The Band is a hugely uplifting new musical that you’ll never forget, and it comes to London's West End at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in December. 

    The story follows a group of five young girls in the 1990s who are obsessed with a boyband who are set to rule the world. After 25 years apart, the girls reunite in Prague to see their heartthrobs one last time in what could be the greatest day of their lives. But will their newly rediscovered friendship last; are they back for good?

  • The Cane
    The Cane
    Royal Court Theatre

    “It will be the biggest send off any teacher has ever had. No teacher is as loved”

    After 45 years as a dedicated teacher, Edward is looking forward to the imminent celebration to mark his retirement.

    But his home is under siege. A mob of angry students have gathered. A brick has been thrown through the window, he and his wife haven’t left the house for six days, and now his estranged daughter has arrived with her own questions.

    “Why would they attack the most popular teacher in the school?”

    Mark Ravenhill’s previous work for the Royal Court includes Over There (& Schaubühne, Berlin), Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat and Shopping and Fucking.

  • Caroline, or Change
    Caroline, or Change
    Playhouse Theatre

    Following sold-out runs in Chichester and at the Hampstead Theatre, the brilliant Sharon D Clarke reprises her role in Tony Kushner’s ‘modern masterpiece’, Caroline, or Change.

  • The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
    The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
    Criterion Theatre

    Mischief Theatre’s smash-and-grab hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is a fast, fabulous comedy caper and the funniest show in the West End!

    Book now for this dynamite comedy. It would be criminal to miss it!

  • Hole
    Hole
    Royal Court Theatre

    “We’re harpies.
    We’re a three headed bitch.
    We’ve been guarding the gates. 
    Now we’re throwing them open.”

    A hole in the ground. Three women are forcing their way out.
    They’re singing. They’re moving. They’re taking up space. And they refuse to apologise.

    “This is a take over. We’re taking over. 
    You came here to look.
    We’re giving you something to watch.”

  • Les Miserables
    Les Miserables
    Queen's Theatre

    Winner of the 2014 BBC Radio 2 Audience Olivier Award. In October 2015 Cameron Mackintosh's legendary production of Boublil and Schonberg's Les Miserables celebrated its 30th Anniversary in London and is now the world's longest running musical. This international award-winning musical sweeps its audience through an epic tale of passion and destruction, against the backdrop of a nation in the grip of revolution.

  • Macbeth - RSC at the Barbican
    Barbican

    Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder.

    Our contemporary production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller marks both Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and the return of Niamh Cusack to the company.

    Macbeth will be broadcast live to cinemas on 11 April 2018 and will transfer to the Barbican as part of our London Season from October 2018 – January 2019. 

  • Mamma Mia
    Mamma Mia
    Novello Theatre

    Join the ultimate feel-good party at MAMMA MIA!, the world’s sunniest and most exhilarating smash-hit musical!

  • Manon - English National Ballet
    Manon - English National Ballet
    London Coliseum

    Kenneth MacMillan’s full-blooded ballet of love, decadence and passion.

  • Matilda the Musical
    Matilda the Musical
    Cambridge Theatre

    Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. 

  • Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake
    Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake
    Sadler's Wells

    When it premiered at Sadler’s Wells in 1995, Matthew Bourne’s triumphant modern re-interpretation of Swan Lake turned tradition upside down, and took the dance world by storm. Now firmly established as a modern day classic, this iconic production is perhaps best-known for replacing the traditional female corps de ballet with a menacing male ensemble. Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist, Matthew Bourne blends dance, humour and spectacle with extravagant, award-winning designs by Lez Brotherston, to create a provocative and powerful Swan Lake for our times.

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