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Want to find the newest shows in London theatre? Impress your friends by being the first to see that new, must-see show with our list of what's opening soon in the West End and beyond.

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45 shows found
  • Macbeth
    Macbeth
    Barbican
    No Matinee

    The Royal Shakespeare Company returns to the Barbican this autumn with a contemporary London Season comprising three of the playwright’s most loved titles: Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet and The Merry Wives of Windsor.

  • The Wild Duck
    The Wild Duck
    Almeida Theatre
    No Matinee

    verb. to duck

    1.     a quick lowering of the head (to avoid a blow or so as not to be seen)
    2.     depart quickly
    3.     avoid

    noun. wild duck (more commonly known as mallard duck or anas platyrhynchos) – an undomesticated duck.

  • 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.

  • Honour
    Honour
    Park Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    For Honour and George, the arrival of the self-assured Claudia threatens to wreck a 32-year marriage. But as the power balance starts to shift, the husband, wife, daughter and mistress together must face the fundamental question - what is love?

  • 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.

    Now.

  • The Funeral Director
    The Funeral Director
    Southwark Playhouse
    No Matinee

    “I just thought it would be a secret I’d have to die with. And now – I think it’ll be what kills me.”

    Life as the director of a Muslim funeral parlour isn’t always easy, but Ayesha has things pretty sorted. She and Zeyd share everything: a marriage, a business, a future.

  • A Pupil
    A Pupil
    Park Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    In a dilapidated North London bedsit, Ye, a disgraced violinist is preparing to kill herself. The surprise arrival of Simona, an aspiring musician and wealthy heiress, throws her plans into disarray. Together the pair embark on a series of lessons that will test the limits of friendship, music, and success.

  • Don Quixote
    Don Quixote
    Garrick Theatre
    No Matinee

    The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Don Quixote, which originally premiered at the RSC’s Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in spring 2016, will transfer to the Garrick Theatre in London’s West End from 27 October 2018 to 2 February 2019.

  • Switzerland
    Switzerland
    Ambassadors Theatre
    No Matinee

    It is 1995. In the Swiss Alps a reclusive author hides away in her study, surrounded by her collection of books and antique weaponry, finding solace in her seclusion, her cats and cigarettes. The author is Patricia Highsmith, the queen of the thriller, now ageing and ailing. Vitriolic, bigoted and alcoholic, her eccentricities are the stuff of legend.

  • Hadestown
    Hadestown
    Olivier Theatre, National
    No Matinee

    Following record-breaking runs at New York Theatre Workshop and Canada’s Citadel Theatre, Hadestown comes to the National Theatre prior to Broadway.

  • Pinter Three: Landscape / A Kind of Alaska / Monologue
    Pinter Three: Landscape / A Kind of Alaska / Monologue
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    No Matinee

    Jamie Lloyd’s Pinter at the Pinter season continues with a double-bill of Harold Pinter’s Landscape and A Kind of Alaska. Tickets for the double bill directed by Lloyd at the Harold Pinter Theatre, which features Tamsin Greig, are on sale now.

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