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19 shows found
  • Aliens Love Underpants (From August)
    Aliens Love Underpants (From August)
    Spiegeltent
    No Matinee

    Based on the book by Claire Freedman & Ben Cort Adapted & directed by Adam Bampton-Smith

    Aliens love underpants

    Of every shape and size

    But there are no underpants in space

    So here's a big surprise!

    This zany and hilarious tale based on the best-selling children’s book is wonderfully brought to life on stage for the very first time. With stunning effects, madcap action, original music (and lots of aliens of course!) this fantastically fresh and funny production will delight the whole family.

    You'll laugh your PANTS off!

  • Allelujah!
    Allelujah!
    The Bridge Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure as part of an NHS efficiency drive. Meanwhile, a documentary crew eager to capture its fight for survival follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people’s choir (newest member: the Pudsey Nightingale). 

  • Alys, Always
    Alys, Always
    Wednesday Matinee

    Frances works on the books pages of a Sunday newspaper. She’s quiet and capable, but nobody takes much notice: her face is pressed to the window, on the outside, looking in.   One evening, driving back to London after visiting her infuriating parents, she comes across an upturned car crumpled on the side of the road. She waits with the injured driver, Alys Kyte, until the ambulance arrives.

  • An Adventure
    An Adventure
    Bush Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    “I’m not much now, I know, but I will be. So pick me Jyoti and I swear I will make us the greatest adventure you ever have.”

  • 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. 

  • Approaching Empty
    Kiln Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Forget friendship! This is business.

    In a scruffy minicab office, Mansha decides it’s time to create his own destiny and offers to buy a business from his lifelong friend Raf. As the realities of the state of the business slowly unravel, these two best friends must confront the difficulties of going into business with those closest to them.

  • Awful Auntie
    Awful Auntie
    Bloomsbury Theatre
    No Matinee

    When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened. But not everything Alberta tells her turns out to be true and Stella quickly discovers she’s in for the fight of her life against her very own awful Auntie!

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