London Theatre Openings

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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  • The Turn of the Screw
    The Turn of the Screw
    Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and English National Opera rediscover Benjamin Britten's The Turn of the Screw.

  • One for Sorrow
    One for Sorrow
    Royal Court Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    “You’ve endangered us. You’ve endangered your family.”

    During an attack on London, 20 year old Imogen joins a campaign offering refuge to victims. Before her family have even had a chance to have a reasonable discussion, John is at their door.

  • Sticky
    Sticky
    Southwark Playhouse
    No Matinee

    A boy is stuck to a screen. Society shuns and shames him. But shame is the glue that keeps him stuck. With messy truths leaking out of skin things get ‘Sticky’. Britain’s stuck under an archaic sex education system that is failing our youth who, with pornography in their pockets, are filling in the gaps themselves.

  • Fun Home
    Young Vic
    Wednesday Matinee

    Winner of five Tony Awards, this electrifying Broadway version of Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel took America by storm.

  • Infinite Joy
    Infinite Joy
    Southwark Playhouse
    No Matinee

    A small stormy island, a tribe of teenagers and their “Mother” live in complete isolation. Cut-off from the outside world, when a piece of modern technology washes up on the rocks, it opens up a strange new world of endless possibilities. These possibilities offer infinite joy, but at what cost?

  • The Winter's Tale
    The Winter's Tale - Shakespeare's Globe
    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
    No Matinee

    In a fit of groundless jealousy, Leontes wrecks his marriage, defies the gods, destroys his family and ruins himself. As the years roll around, a new generation flee their own country and take refuge in Sicilia. Unknowingly they bring with them the key to the past, present and future…

  • Genesis Inc.
    Genesis Inc.
    Hampstead Theatre
    No Matinee

    Serena and Jeff have one last chance: Genesis Incorporated, whose glowing testimonials and bespoke treatments surely justify a final roll of the dice. Meanwhile, Bridget has put her future literally on ice while she focuses on her high-flying career and on finding Mr Right.

  • For King and Country
    For King and Country
    Southwark Playhouse
    Tuesday Matinee

    1918. The Western Front.

    Private Hamp, a young working-class soldier from the North of England, has been in the frontline of a bloody battlefield for three years. One day he decides to walk away…

  • Spun
    Spun
    Arcola Theatre
    No Matinee

    Safa and Aisha have been best friends for years. They used to bunk off school, revise for exams together and even went to the same university.

    But now they’re forging different paths for the first time: Safa to work in the City, and Aisha to teach in Newham.

  • The King and I
    The King and I
    London Palladium
    Wednesday Matinee

    Tipped to be London’s theatrical event of 2018, the multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I comes to London's iconic Palladium in Spring 2018.

  • The Lieutenant of Inishmore
    The Lieutenant of Inishmore
    Noel Coward Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Michael Grandage directs a brand new production of Martin McDonagh’s play The Lieutenant of Inishmore, starring Poldark’s Aidan Turner at London’s Noel Coward Theatre.

  • The Jungle
    The Jungle
    Playhouse Theatre
    No Matinee

    This is the place where people suffered and dreamed. Meet the hopeful, resilient residents of The Jungle– just across the Channel, right on our doorstep. The Jungle tells stories of loss, fear, community and hope, of the Calais camp’s creation - and of its eventual destruction. Join the residents over freshly baked naan and sweet milky chai at the Afghan Café, and experience the intense, moving and uplifting encounters between refugees from many different countries and the volunteers who arrived from the UK.

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