London Plays & Drama Tickets

Take your pick from one of the many plays and drama productions across London. From long running London plays such as The Woman in Black and The Mousetrap to productions at the Old Vic and RSC, you'll find something for everyone.

28 shows found
The Jungle
Young Vic
No Matinee

The Jungle by Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson of Good Chance Theatre tells stories of loss, fear, community and hope. Europe’s largest unofficial refugee camp, the Calais ‘Jungle’ became a temporary home for more than 10,000 people at its peak – many desperate to find a way to enter the UK.

The Melting Pot
Finborough Theatre
No Matinee

A rediscovery commissioned by the Finborough Theatre.

The classic story of a young Russian immigrant fighting to uphold his dream of a new life in a new country.

After his family are massacred in a pogrom, Jewish composer David Quixano escapes to New York City, in search of a new life. There he falls in love with Vera, a beautiful Russian Christian.

The Plough and the Stars
The Plough and the Stars
Lyric Hammersmith
No Matinee

'Th' time is rotten ripe for revolution.'

Following a sell-out season at the Abbey Theatre as part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the 1916 Easter Rising, as well as a successful Irish and US tour, The Plough and the Stars, comes to the Lyric as a co-production with the Abbey Theatre.

The Red Lion
The Red Lion
Trafalgar Studio Two
Thursday Matinee

Three generations explore contrasting ideas about loyalty, ambition and what it takes to win in this powerful locker room drama from multi award winning writer Patrick Marber. A promising young football player arrives at a struggling non-league club and pits the veteran kit man against the ambitious manager who’ll do anything to keep the club and himself afloat. 

The Retreat
The Retreat
Park Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Luke left his high-flying City life to discover serenity in the Highlands, but he can’t escape his past. Is Tony everything wrong with Luke's old life, or is he the only one who can really see into his soul?

The Secondary Victim
Park Theatre
No Matinee

Ali is a respected psychotherapist and loyal wife. Then suddenly a complaint of sexual misconduct by a male former client throws her professional and personal life into a maelstrom of suspicion and distrust. Who is lying? Is anyone telling the whole truth?

The Secret Theatre
The Secret Theatre
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
No Matinee

Matthew Dunster, the Globe’s Associate Director, directs this new play by Anders Lustgarten, an award-winning playwright renowned for his bold approach to social and political questions. The Secret Theatre asks what we are prepared to sacrifice in order to ensure our safety.

The Slaves of Solitude
Hampstead Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Nicholas Wright’s new play weaves a fascinating blend of dark hilarity and melancholy from Patrick Hamilton’s much-loved story about an improbable heroine in wartime Britain.

The Suppliant Women
The Suppliant Women
Young Vic
Wednesday Matinee

A group of strong but scared women set sail from their home, leaving everything they have behind. Facing forced marriage, they seek sanctuary in Greece. When they arrive, the King and the people must decide their fate. An ancient story of self and other first performed at the birth of democracy, David Greig’s new English translation of Aeschylus’ text has fresh relevance in 2017.

The Twilight Zone at the Almeida Theatre
The Twilight Zone
Almeida Theatre
Wednesday, Thursday Matinee

Between light and shadow, science and superstition, fear and knowledge is a dimension of imagination. An area which we call the Twilight Zone.
 

The Way of the World
The Way of the World
Donmar Warehouse
Thursday Matinee

Family, money, desire: the rules of the game, the way of the world.

Lady Wishfort’s sprawling, dysfunctional family are riven by desire – there’s everything to lose and six thousand pounds to gain. Congreve’s glorious ensemble of characters battle it out in this exposing, satirical comedy where everyone needs to win just to get by.

Ben Batt
The York Realist
Donmar Warehouse
Thursday Matinee

Peter Gill’s influential play about two young men in love is a touching reflection on the rival forces of family, class and longing.

Donmar associate Robert Hastie returns following his previous productions My Night with Reg and Splendour for this timely revival from one of our greatest living playwrights.

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