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58 shows found
  • On Bear Ridge
    On Bear Ridge
    Royal Court Theatre
    No Matinee

    “One minute we had customers, the next minute there was no-one.” In a lost village, blurred by redrawn borders, hidden under a crumb on the map, Bear Ridge Stores still stands. After a hundred years, the family butchers and grocers – a place for odds and ends, contraband goods, and the last petrol pump for 30 miles – is now silent. But owners John Daniel and Noni are not leaving.

  • RSC: As You Like It
    RSC: As You Like It
    Barbican
    Thursday Matinee

    Rosalind is banished, and with her best friend Celia by her side, she journeys into exile. But not before catching the eye of love-struck Orlando, who is also forced from The Court into the dappled Forest of Arden. 

  • When the Crows Visit
    When the Crows Visit
    Kiln Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    When a son returns home after being accused of a violent crime, a mother is forced to confront the ghosts of her past when the crows visit. Inspired by true events in modern-day India, Anupama Chandrasekhar explores the themes of Ibsen’s Ghosts and the cyclical nature of oppression in a dark and thrilling world premiere.

  • Ghost Quartet
    Ghost Quartet
    Boulevard Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Rose has a problem. She’s been betrayed by her lover, a local tree-swelling astronomer, with her very own sister. Rose seeks vengeance and a passing bear might just offer the answer. But his service come at a price: a pot of honey, one piece of stardust, a secret baptism – and a photo of a ghost.

  • High Fidelity
    High Fidelity
    Turbine Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    The Turbine Theatre's inaugural musical will be the London premiere of High Fidelity, a musical based on the British novel by Nick Hornby.

  • Death of a Salesman
    Death of a Salesman
    Piccadilly Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Following a sold out run at the Young Vic Theatre, the smash hit, critically acclaimed production of Death of a Salesman starring Wendell Pierce and Sharon D. Clarke transfers to the Piccadilly Theatre for 10 weeks only.

  • RSC: The Taming of the Shrew
    RSC: The Taming of the Shrew
    Barbican
    Thursday Matinee

    The ultimate battle of the sexes is turned on its head in Justin Audibert’s The Taming of the Shrew as the 1590s are reimagined – with women in charge.

  • Mary Poppins
    Mary Poppins
    Prince Edward Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS returns to its original West End home at the Prince Edward Theatre from 23 October 2019.
    The magical story of the world’s favourite Nanny is triumphantly and spectacularly brought to the stage with dazzling choreography, incredible effects and unforgettable songs. Starring Zizi Strallen, returning to play the title role following great acclaim on the recent sell-out international tour, and Charlie Stemp as Bert, who recently gave an award-winning performance as Arthur Kipps in Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Half A Sixpence.

  • RSC: Measure for Measure
    RSC: Measure for Measure
    Barbican
    Thursday Matinee

    When a novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for help.

  • Touching The Void
    Touching The Void
    Duke of York's Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Touching The Void will transfer to Duke of York’s Theatre, following its critically acclaimed world premiere in 2018 and a run at Bristol Old Vic in March 2019.

  • Acosta Danza - Evolution
    Acosta Danza - Evolution
    Sadler's Wells
    Thursday Matinee

    After a critically acclaimed national and international tour, Carlos Acosta’s eclectic Cuban company bring a second programme of ballet and contemporary works to Sadler’s Wells.

  • The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
    The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
    The Bridge Theatre
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Matinee

    Step through the wardrobe this winter into the magical kingdom of Narnia for the most mystical of adventures in a faraway land. Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter as they wave goodbye to wartime Britain and say hello to a talking Faun, an unforgettable Lion and the coldest, cruellest White Witch.

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