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  • Tortured Each Other
    When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
    Dorfman - National Theatre
    No Matinee

    ‘Go on then: lock the doors and see what happens. Show me how much power you really have.’

    This new play breaks through the surface of contemporary debate to explore the messy, often violent nature of desire and the fluid, complicated roles that men and women play.

  • Totem - Cirque Du Soleil
    Totem - Cirque Du Soleil
    Royal Albert Hall
    No Matinee

    Cirque du Soleil returns to the Royal Albert Hall with Totem. Totem takes you on a stunning journey into the Evolution of Mankind – from our original amphibian state to our ultimate quest for flight. Alternating between primitive and modern myths, and peppered with aboriginal stories of creation, Totem explores the evolutionary process of species, our ongoing search for balance, and the curiosity that propels us ever further, faster, and higher…

  • Twelfth Night - Southwark Playhouse
    Southwark Playhouse
    No Matinee

    “If music be the food of love, play on. Give me excess of it!”

    Orsino loves Olivia.
    Olivia loves Viola.
    Viola loves Orsino.
    Malvolio loves himself
    and Sir Toby loves a drink.

    Whilst searching for her lost brother at a music festival in Illyria, Viola stumbles upon love instead.

  • My Name is Lucy Barton
    My Name is Lucy Barton
    The Bridge Theatre
    No Matinee

    Unsteady after an operation, Lucy Barton wakes to find her mother sitting at the foot of her bed. She hasn’t seen her in years, and her visit brings back to Lucy her desperate rural childhood, and her escape to New York. As she begins to find herself as a writer, she is still gripped by the urgent complexities of family life.

  • Superhoe
    Superhoe
    Royal Court Theatre
    No Matinee

    Sasha Clayton’s 24 and living with her mum, step-dad, and irritating little sister, in Plaistow. She’s gone from being the most popular girl at school, to spending most of her time on her own in her bedroom scrolling through social media.

  • True West
    True West
    Vaudeville Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    ‘Shepard's masterwork. It tells us a truth, as glimpsed by a 37 year old genius.’ New York Post ‘Sam Shepard is contemporary American drama, True West is contemporary America’ The Guardian ‘Shepard’s most accessible play. Scaldingly funny’ Variety Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) and Johnny Flynn (Beast, Genius) star as warring brothers Austin and Lee in the West End Premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winner Sam Shepard’s ferociously funny, modern classic, True West. Austin is working on a movie script that he has sold to producer Saul Kimmer when Lee stumbles back in to his life. Never content to watch from the sidelines he pitches his own idea to Kimmer, an action which has far reaching consequences... Set in the searing heat of the Californian desert this critically acclaimed drama pits brother against brother as a family tears itself apart, exposing the cracks in the American Dream.

  • Nine Night
    Nine Night
    Trafalgar Studio One
    Thursday Matinee

    Family, food, music and mourning.

    Gloria is gravely sick. When her time comes, the celebration begins; the traditional Jamaican Nine Night Wake. But for Gloria’s children and grandchildren, marking her death with a party that lasts over a week is a test. Nine nights of music, food, sharing stories – and an endless parade of mourners.

  • Pinter 7: A Slight Ache / The Dumb Waiter
    Pinter 7: A Slight Ache / The Dumb Waiter
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    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.

  • Songs for Nobodies
    Songs for Nobodies
    Ambassadors Theatre
    No Matinee

    On stage for 90 minutes accompanied by live musicians and ‘performed with astounding versatility’, Bernadette Robinson’s miraculous voice shifts from the smoky blues of Billie Holiday to the thrilling soprano of Maria Callas, via Garland, Cline and Piaf. With consummate ease, she breathes new life into the five legendary performers and the five ordinary women whose lives were changed by their brush with fame.

  • Agnes Colander
    Agnes Colander
    Jermyn Street Theatre
    No Matinee

    Three years after leaving her unfaithful husband and striking out as an artist, Agnes receives his letter ordering her home. But Agnes married young; her innocence has gone and her ambition is growing. Fleeing to France to find a new future, Agnes is pursued by the besotted Alec and worldly-wise Otho. Beset on all sides, can Agnes seize the chance to shape her own life?

    Hailed as a long-lost masterpiece, Harley Granville Barker's witty and compelling exploration of love, sexual attraction and independence was written in 1900 and unearthed in the British Library a century later. Following an acclaimed run at the Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath, Trevor Nunn’s world premiere production arrives at Jermyn Street for five weeks only.

  • Bush Theatre
    And The Rest Of Me Floats
    Bush Theatre
    No Matinee

    And The Rest Of Me Floats is all about the messy business of gender. Performers from across the trans, non-binary, and queer communities weave together autobiographical performance, movement, pop songs, stand-up and dress-up in this anarchic celebration of gender expression and identity.

  • The Trick
    The Trick
    Bush Theatre
    No Matinee

    Of course you take me away from the world, and who cares…you’re the best reason I know to wake up.

    Mira’s husband, Jonah, died seven months ago, but that doesn’t mean that either of them are ready to let him go.

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