Shows in January 2019

56 shows found
  • A Christmas Carol
    A Christmas Carol
    Old Vic Theatre

    Esteemed writer Jack Thorne's joyous, atmospheric adaptation of the timeless Charles Dickens classic returns to The Old Vic folowing a successful run last Christmas. This new adaptation comes from the Olivier Award-winning playwright of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Jack Thorne, who returns to the theatre following Woyzeck, alongside Old Vic artistic director Matthew Warchus at the helm.

  • A Slight Ache / The Dumb Waiter
    A Slight Ache / The Dumb Waiter
    Harold Pinter Theatre

    The Pinter at The Pinter season culminates with two unmissable comedies that explore the political machinations of the powerful and the powerless.

    When a mysterious figure enters their elegant country home, the lives of Flora and Edward are changed forever.

  • Disney's Aladdin
    Disney's Aladdin
    Prince Edward Theatre

    Brought to theatrical life by a legendary creative team, Disney’s new Broadway musical Aladdin will sweep you into a world filled with beauty, comedy and breath-taking spectacle when it opens at the Prince Edward Theatre, London in June 2016.

  • 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.

  • Approaching Empty
    Kiln Theatre

    Forget friendship! This is business.

    In a scruffy minicab office, Mansha decides it’s time to create his own destiny and offers to buy a business from his lifelong friend Raf. As the realities of the state of the business slowly unravel, these two best friends must confront the difficulties of going into business with those closest to them.

  • 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?

  • Bill Bailey - Larks in Transit
    Bill Bailey - Larks in Transit
    Wyndham's Theatre

    Larks in Transit is a compendium of travellers tales and the general shenanigans of twenty years as a travelling comedian. With musical virtuosity, surreal tangents and trademark intelligence, Bill Bailey tackles politics, philosophy and the pursuit of happiness. Plus, he fashions a symphony from a ringtone, tells the real story of Old McDonald, and a re-imagines the Stars and Stripes. Two decades of touring larks from a comic described by the Daily Telegraph as the brainiest comic of his generation.

  • La boheme
    La boheme
    London Coliseum

    Jonathan Miller’s classic production returns to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the director’s ENO debut.

  • 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!

  • Dreamgirls
    Dreamgirls
    Savoy Theatre

    Thirty-five years after the groundbreaking original Broadway production, the UK and West End premiere of the sensational and iconic Tony Award-winning musical Dreamgirls opened at the Savoy Theatre in November 2016 to critical and audience acclaim.

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