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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.

65 shows found
  • Misty
    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.

  • The Prisoner
    The Prisoner
    Dorfman - National Theatre
    No Matinee

    Somewhere in the world, a man sits alone outside a prison. Who is he, and why is he there? Is it a choice, or a punishment?

    Peter Brook and his long-time collaborator Marie-Hélène Estienne return to London with a provocative study of what it means to be free.

  • Eyam
    Eyam
    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
    No Matinee

    1665. As the plague runs rife through London, Reverend William Mompesson arrives in Eyam, Derbyshire, to lead the parish. But Eyam is no sleepy backwater; it is a village at war with itself. The community has dissolved, and neighbour feuds with neighbour under the watchful eye of a ruthless landowner bent on maintaining his grip on the village.

  • The Other Place
    Park Theatre
    Thursday Matinee


    Confident, intelligent and highly successful neurologist Juliana Smithton is at the top of her game. But while delivering a lecture to a roomful of doctors, she’s interrupted by a series of disturbing events...

  • Debris Stevenson
    Debris Stevenson
    Royal Court Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    What happens if you fight against the odds, against the opinions and attitudes that surround you, to achieve the life you want – and then realise it’s not what you need?

    Step into a pirate radio station, a teenage bedroom and a house party as an outsider battles to find her voice.

  • Antony and Cleopatra
    Antony and Cleopatra
    Olivier Theatre, National
    No Matinee

    Simon Godwin directs Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo as the iconic lovers in a new production of Antony and Cleopatra opening in September 2018. Set design by Hildegard Bechtler, costume design by Wojciech Dziedzic, lighting by Tim Lutkin, music by Michael Bruce and sound by Christopher Shutt.

    Opening September 2018, with full dates to be announced. 

  • Company
    Company
    Gielgud Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Broadway legend Patti LuPone will return to London in a new gender-reversed production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's 1970 musical Company.

  • The Lover / The Collection
    The Lover / The Collection
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    No Matinee

    Two miniature comedic masterpieces from the 1960s, The Lover and The Collection, which explore secrets, lies and seduction, are directed by “major Pinter interpreter” (Financial Times), Jamie Lloyd.

  • One for the Road / New World Order / Mountain Language / Ashes to Ashes
    One for the Road / New World Order / Mountain Language / Ashes to Ashes
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    No Matinee

    The first production of Jamie Lloyd’s complete Pinter at the Pinter season (at the Harold Pinter Theatre) features three of the playwright’s darkest one-act plays. Tickets are now on sale to see One for the Road, New World Order, Mountain Language and Ashes to Ashes.

  • 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.

  • Sketching
    Sketching
    Wilton's Music Hall
    No Matinee

    In the Victorian surroundings of Wilton’s Music Hall, Charles Dickens’ London is reimagined for the 21st Century…

    Twenty-four hours in the life of a city that has 371 people in every square kilometer, where every street and square shelters heroes and villains, emotional turmoil, violent allegiances, adventures, the remarkable and the everyday.

  • Bullet Hole
    Park Theatre
    No Matinee

    Young Londoner Cleo was given her ‘gift’ at age seven – except that ‘gift’ left her with type 3 Female Genital Mutilation.

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