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  • Othellomacbeth
    Lyric Hammersmith
    No Matinee

    Two iconic plays Seven deaths Fourteen characters One unique evening

  • Wise Children
    Wise Children
    Old Vic Theatre
    No Matinee

    ‘Let’s have all the skeletons out of the closet, today, of all days!’

    It’s 23 April, Shakespeare’s birthday.

    In Brixton, Nora and Dora Chance – twin chorus girls born and bred south of the river – are celebrating their 70th birthday. Over the river in Chelsea, their father and greatest actor of his generation Melchior Hazard turns 100 on the same day. As does his twin brother Peregrine. If, in fact, he’s still alive. And if, in truth, Melchior is their real father after all…

  • Forgotten
    Arcola Theatre
    No Matinee

    ‘The foreign devils will be entranced by our performance and line our path back to Shandong with gold and cherry blossoms…’

  • Misty
    Trafalgar Studio One
    Wednesday Matinee

    Following its sold-out run at the Bush Theatre, Arinzé Kene's acclaimed Misty transfers to London’s Trafalgar Studios for six weeks only.

    Through a visceral blend of theatre, gig and performance poetry, Arinzé delivers an epic, heartfelt and playful exploration of creative freedom, set against a pulsing vision of modern London.

    Misty is directed by the Bush Theatre’s Omar Elerian (NASSIM, One Cold Dark Night, Islands) and features an original musical score performed live during the show.

  • Pack of Lies
    Pack of Lies
    Menier Chocolate Factory
    No Matinee

    The Jacksons are a nice middle aged English couple. Their best friends are the Krogers, their Canadian neighbours. All is blissful in their world until a detective from Scotland Yard asks to use their house as an observation station to foil a Soviet spy ring operating in the area. They are really put to the test when the detective asks them to help set a trap. Should they betray their friends… Or their country?

    This play is based on a true story. 

  • The Trench
    The Trench
    Southwark Playhouse
    Tuesday Matinee

    Olivier Award nominated Les Enfants Terribles bring their signature style of visual storytelling to the stage with their First World War epic, The Trench; blending live music, puppetry and physical performance for this special centenary production.

  • Twelfth Night - Young Vic
    Young Vic
    Wednesday Matinee

    Shakespeare meets his match as brass bands and Beyoncé weave through this enchanting musical adaptation of Twelfth Night, with music and lyrics by the critically acclaimed songwriter Shaina Taub.

  • The Wolves
    The Wolves
    Theatre Royal Stratford East
    No Matinee

    Stretch, squat, lunge, kick, the girls are warming up, a pack of teenage warriors ready for battle and out to score some goals. 

  • I And You
    I And You
    Hampstead Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Housebound because of illness, Caroline hasn’t been to school in months. Confined to her room, she has only Instagram and Facebook for company. That is until classmate Anthony bursts in – uninvited and armed with waffle fries, a scruffy copy of Walt Whitman’s poetry and a school project due in the next day… Caroline is unimpressed all round.

  • Bury the Dead
    Bury the Dead
    Finborough Theatre
    No Matinee

    “They’re still standing up. They’re going to stand up from now till Doomsday. They’re not going to be able to bury soldiers anymore”

  • Ear for Eye
    Ear for Eye
    Royal Court Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Marchin’ days is over man.

    Patience is running out, times have changed.

    And progress isn’t enough.

    Black British. African American.

    Here. There.


  • A Guide For The Homesick
    A Guide For The Homesick
    Trafalgar Studio Two
    No Matinee

    A tender and bittersweet play about conscience and connection.

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