Tickets for London Plays

There are all kinds of plays in London to keep you on the edge of your seat, on your seat or maybe even under your seat. From the hilarious 39 Steps to the terrifying The Woman in Black (which has been playing in London for over 20 years) there are plenty of good plays to see.

There are long running classics such as Agatha Christie's Mousetrap which has been playing in London for over 50 years and is the world's longest running play, revivals of some old classics and some fantastic new plays like War Horse.

So whatever kind of play you prefer there is sure to be something on in London to suit your taste.

Plays A-Z

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic Theatre

Matthew Warchus' big-hearted, smash hit production of Charles Dickens' immortal classic returns to The Old Vic, joyously adapted for the stage by Jac... more →

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A Day in the Death of Joe Egg

A Day in the Death of Joe Egg at the Trafalgar Studio One

Peter Nichols’ funny and moving masterpiece, A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, is the extraordinary play inspired by the author’s own exper... more →

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A Doll's House

A Doll's House at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

Calcutta. 1879.

Niru, is a young Bengali woman in a mixed-race marriage with an English colonial bureaucrat – Tom.

Tom lov... more →

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A Kind of People

A Kind of People at the Royal Court Theatre

”In this country, you go as far as they let you.”

Friday night and someone’s having a party. It seems like a laugh, but not ... more →

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A Very Expensive Poison

A Very Expensive Poison at the Old Vic Theatre

A shocking assassination in the heart of London. In a bizarre mix of high-stakes global politics and radioactive villainy, a man pays with his life.

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Acosta Danza - Evolution

Acosta Danza - Evolution at the Sadler's Wells

After a critically acclaimed national and international tour, Carlos Acosta’s eclectic Cuban company bring a second programme of ballet and contemporar... more →

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Adam Kay - This Is Going To Hurt

Adam Kay - This Is Going To Hurt at the Vaudeville Theatre

Award-winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this “electrifying” (Guardian) evening of stand-up and musi... more →

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An Act of God

An Act of God at the Vaults

God is back... and she has a lot to say!

After many millennia, and in just 90 minutes, God (award-winning comedian Zoe Lyons as seen on M... more →

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Antigone - The Burial at Thebes

Antigone - The Burial at Thebes at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

The war has ended. Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, learns her brothers are dead.

Forced onto opposing sides, they have killed each other in bat... more →

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Ballet Preljocaj - La Fresque

Ballet Preljocaj - La Fresque at the Sadler's Wells

It’s been seven years since Ballet Preljocaj performed their Snow White at Sadler’s Wells. Continuing his exploration of fairytales, the daring c... more →

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Barbarians vs. Fiji

Barbarians vs. Fiji at the Twickenham Stadium

For a limited time only! “Early Bird Ticket Offer” - save 50% on adult top price tickets (Category 1-3).

On Saturday 16th November... more →

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Birmingham Royal Ballet - Giselle

Birmingham Royal Ballet - Giselle at the Sadler's Wells

True to its 19th century origins and the original steps of Marius Petipa, David Bintley and Galina Samsova’s production of Giselle is the pe... more →

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Birmingham Royal Ballet - Mixed Programme

Birmingham Royal Ballet - Mixed Programme at the Sadler's Wells

In a thrilling collaboration, dancers of Birmingham Royal Ballet and Ballet Black appear on stage together in a mixed bill featuring Cathy Marston’s Na... more →

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Bitter Wheat

Bitter Wheat at the Garrick Theatre

Hollywood is a hell hole.

Everything in Hollywood is for sale except the awards, which are for rent.

Bitter Wheat is a play abo... more →

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Boat Show Comedy Club

Boat Show Comedy Club at the The Troxy

London's finest floating comedy club aboard the Tattershall Castle. It's a unique opportunity to enjoy a fantastic night out on a beautiful paddle st... more →

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Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: The Magic Cutlass

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: The Magic Cutlass at the Leicester Square Spiegeltent

Captain Flinn is ready for an adventure! Les Petits theatre company return to the high seas after their hugely successful shows David Walliams’ The... more →

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Circus 1903

Circus 1903 at the Royal Festival Hall

Experience all the thrills and daredevil entertainment of a turn-of-the-century circus when CIRCUS 1903 returns to the Southbank Centre this Christmas with n... more →

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Coming Clean

Coming Clean at the Trafalgar Studio Two

Following a critically-acclaimed, sell-out run, the smash-hit play by Kevin Elyo, writer of the landmark drama My Night With Reg, returns to Trafalgar Studio... more →

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Confetti & Chaos

Confetti & Chaos at the Amba Charing Cross Hotel

This mad, interactive show is the worst wedding reception you’ll ever go to… and everyone is invited!

It was meant to be a surprise... more →

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Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac at the Playhouse Theatre

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James McAvoy returns to the West End in an inventive new adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s ma... more →

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Dada Masilo - Giselle

Dada Masilo - Giselle at the Sadler's Wells

South African choreographer Dada Masilo is not afraid of reinventing a classic.

Her Swan Lake, which opened Sadler’s Wells Sampled in 20... more →

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Danse Élargie - Dance Expanded

Danse Élargie - Dance Expanded at the Sadler's Wells

Started in 2010 by French choreographer Boris Charmatz, theatre director Emmanuel Demarcy Mota and Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, Danse Éla... more →

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Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman at the Piccadilly Theatre

Following a sold out run at the Young Vic theatre, the smash hit, critically acclaimed production of Death of a Salesman transfers to the Piccadilly Theatre ... more →

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Dorrance Dance - Myelination and Other Works

Dorrance Dance - Myelination and Other Works at the Sadler's Wells

Game-changer in the world of tap, Michelle Dorrance had dedicated herself to exploring the capabilities of America’s original dance form. In an exhilar... more →

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Elf - A Christmas Spectacular

Elf - A Christmas Spectacular at the SSE Arena Wembley

ELF, the Broadway musical based on the hit Will Ferrell movie, is supersized into a huge Christmas spectacular this December. It’s the heart-warming st... more →

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Emanuel Gat Dance - WORKS

Emanuel Gat Dance - WORKS at the Sadler's Wells

Born in Israel and now based in France, the double Bessie Award-winning choreographer Emanuel Gat initially trained as a conductor before shifting his attent... more →

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Endgame

Endgame at the Old Vic Theatre

Go and get two bicycle-wheels.’

‘There are no more bicycle-wheels.’

‘What have you done with your bicyc... more →

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury

This 5* show that tours the world is ‘a two-hour eat, drink and laugh sensation’! Daily Telegraph, UK

The low-down…

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Faustus: That Damned Woman

Faustus: That Damned Woman at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

My name is Johanna Faustus. I was born almost four hundred years ago.

I gave my soul to achieve the impossible.

I watched this ... more →

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Ghost Stories

Ghost Stories at the Ambassadors Theatre

‘Ask yourself this. What is it that drew you to this event? If it's to discover what scares you then the answer to that is easy…’

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Goldilocks and the Three Bears at the London Palladium

Enter a world of wonder at the home of pantomime, as the magical Goldilocks and the Three Bears come to the West End for Christmas! Following last year&rsquo... more →

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Groan Ups

Groan Ups at the Vaudeville Theatre

From the parents of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG comes a brand-new comedy all about growing up.

Are we the same people at 30 as we were at 13?

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Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part 5

Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part 5 at the Apollo Theatre

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead!

So BARMY BRITAIN is back with a brand-new show full of crazy new cha... more →

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Ian McKellen On Stage: With Tolkien, Shakespeare, Others and YOU

Ian McKellen On Stage: With Tolkien, Shakespeare, Others and YOU at the Harold Pinter Theatre

Directed by Sean Mathias

“Taking this new Show to 80+ theatres around the country, has been a joyful birthday present to myself. I&rsqu... more →

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La Clique

La Clique at the Leicester Square Spiegeltent

The multi-award winning La Clique returns to the West End, a decade on from winning the Best Entertainment Olivier Award for its season at the Leicester Squa... more →

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Le Corsaire - English National Ballet

Le Corsaire - English National Ballet at the London Coliseum

Travel to a faraway land for the adventures of a dashing pirate, Conrad, and his feisty girlfriend Medora. Will they outfox villainous schemers and find happ... more →

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Leopoldstadt

Leopoldstadt at the Wyndham's Theatre

Vienna in 1900 was the most vibrant city in Europe, humming with artistic and intellectual excitement and a genius for enjoying life. A tenth of the populati... more →

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London Comedy Allstars - The Spiegeltent

London Comedy Allstars - The Spiegeltent at the Spiegeltent

Join us every Saturday night for a huge line up of the best comedy talent on offer. London Comedy Allstars is your one-stop shop for the biggest laughs, the ... more →

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Lungs

Lungs at the Old Vic Theatre

'I could fly to New York and back every day for seven years and still not leave a carbon footprint as big as if I have a child. Ten thousand tonnes of CO... more →

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Magic Goes Wrong

Magic Goes Wrong at the Vaudeville Theatre

Created with Magic legends Penn & Teller, Mischief Theatre conjure up an evening of grand illusion.

In the next ‘Goes Wrong’ comed... more →

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Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle at the Peacock Theatre

Message In A Bottle is the spectacular new dance-theatre show from triple Olivier Award nominee, Kate Prince to the iconic hits of 17-time Grammy Award-winni... more →

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Noises Off

Noises Off at the Garrick Theatre

"The funniest farce ever written." Evening Standard

Michael Frayn’s iconic backstage comedy Noises Off transfers to th... more →

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Nutcracker - English National Ballet

Nutcracker - English National Ballet at the London Coliseum

Over 100 dancers and musicians bring Nutcracker to life with exquisite dancing, beautiful sets and Tchaikovsky’s popular score played live.

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On Bear Ridge

On Bear Ridge at the Royal Court Theatre

“One minute we had customers, the next minute there was no-one.”

In a lost village, blurred by redrawn borders, hidden un... more →

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Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience

Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton

It’s the show you’ve all been asking for – and it’s brought to you by the people behind the worldwide smash hit, Faulty Towers The Din... more →

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Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever

Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever at the Duke of York's Theatre

Peppa Pig is excited to be going on a special day out with George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig - it’s going to be her best day ever!

Get rea... more →

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Peter Gynt

Peter Gynt at the Olivier Theatre, National

An ordinary man. A remarkable journey.

Peter Gynt has always set his heart on being special, on being a unique individual, on being unlike any... more →

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Peter Pan Goes Wrong at the Alexandra Palace

Following their multi award-winning success with The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Mischief Theatre return with... more →

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Poet in da Corner

Poet in da Corner at the Royal Court Theatre

Following its critically acclaimed premiere in 2018, this coming of age story inspired by Dizzee Rascal’s seminal album, returns for a limited run befo... more →

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Rambert - Double Bill

Rambert - Double Bill at the Sadler's Wells

Scouring the globe each year for the next generation of contemporary dance talent, Rambert2 selects its dancers for both their technical virtuosity and their... more →

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RSC: As You Like It

RSC: As You Like It at the Barbican

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 als... more →

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RSC: Measure for Measure

RSC: Measure for Measure at the Barbican

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 hel... more →

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RSC: The Taming of the Shrew

RSC: The Taming of the Shrew at the Barbican

In this radical take on Shakespeare’s fierce and energetic comedy of gender, Baptista Minola is seeking to marry off her two sons, the sweet-tempered B... more →

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Russell Maliphant Dance Company - Silent Lines

Russell Maliphant Dance Company - Silent Lines at the Sadler's Wells

Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist and two-time Olivier Award-winner Russell Maliphant has long been fascinated by the human body.

For his ... more →

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Scheherazade / Chopiniana

Scheherazade / Chopiniana at the London Coliseum

Kazakhstan’s oldest theatre, the Abay Kazakh State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, is embarking on major international tours during the 2019/20 seas... more →

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Showstopper The Improvised Musical

Showstopper The Improvised Musical at the Lyric Theatre

Olivier Award 2016 winners The Showstoppers are back in the West End transforming audience suggestions into all-singing, all-dancing shows with unpredictable... more →

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Snowflake

Snowflake at the The Troxy

Andy’s 43. He loves nostalgic TV and pints down the Kilburn High Road. His daughter Maya is 21. She left home three years ago and hasn’t spoken t... more →

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Solaris

Solaris at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

On a space station orbiting Solaris, three scientists have made contact with a new planet.

Sent from earth to investigate reports of abnormal ... more →

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Soul of Shaolin

Soul of Shaolin at the Troubadour Theatre - Wembley

A mother’s love. A son’s struggle.

Playing in London for the first time, Soul of Shaolin is an action-packed theatrical experience... more →

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Sucker Punch

Sucker Punch at the Theatre Royal Stratford East

1981, South London. Thatcher’s Britain.


Jab. Double jab, cross. Jab, hook to body.


Leon... more →

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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre

Mischief Theatre’s smash-and-grab hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is a fast, fabulous comedy caper and the funniest show in the West End!

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The Fishermen

The Fishermen at the Trafalgar Studio Two

In a small Nigerian town Ben, Obembe and their two older brothers slip away to fish at a forbidden river. Unnoticed and carefree they continue until the prop... more →

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The Girl Who Fell

The Girl Who Fell at the Trafalgar Studio Two

“It seems wrong that she experienced something so huge without me. Like if your kids had sex before you did.”

Sam’s dead at ... more →

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The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby at the Gatsby's Drugstore

“The honour would be entirely mine if you would attend my little party.”

It’s the roaring twenties – an era of bootleg ... more →

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The Great Gatsby - Immersive London

The Great Gatsby - Immersive London at the The Troxy

Jay Gatsby invites you to one of his infamous parties. Expect to be immersed in a world of red hot jazz, bootleg liquor and pure jazz age self-indulgence.more →

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The Life I Lead

The Life I Lead at the Wyndham's Theatre

Best remembered for playing Mr Banks in Disney's classic film Mary Poppins, David Tomlinson was renowned for playing the classic English gent, forthright... more →

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The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at the The Bridge Theatre

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 ... more →

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The Man in the White Suit

The Man in the White Suit at the Wyndham's Theatre

Join an incredible cast, including Stephen Mangan (Episodes, Jeeves and Wooster), Kara Tointon (Eastenders, Pygmalion) and Sue Johnston (more →

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The Mousetrap

The Mousetrap at the St. Martin's Theatre

Agatha Christie's legendary whodunit is still packing them in after more than 60 years in the West End.

The world's longest running pl... more →

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The Night of the Iguana

The Night of the Iguana at the Noel Coward Theatre

WRITTEN BY: Tennessee Williams – also writer of A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Sweet Bird Of Youth, The Glass Menagerie, Summer and Sm... more →

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The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre

2017 Broadway World Winner for Best New Play

2017 Broadway.com Winner Favourite New Play

2015 Olivier Award Winner for Best New... more →

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The Showstoppers Kids Show - The Spiegeltent

The Showstoppers Kids Show - The Spiegeltent at the Spiegeltent

Here at The Showstoppers’ Kids Show we take your ideas and turn them into marvellous, musical interactive adventures.

You decide where t... more →

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The Son

The Son at the Duke of York's Theatre

Direct from a sold-out season at Kiln Theatre the five star, hit play, The Son, transfers to the Duke of York’s theatre for ten weeks only from 24 Augu... more →

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The Watsons

The Watsons at the Menier Chocolate Factory

This thrilling new play from Laura Wade, the winner of this year's Olivier Award for Best New Comedy (Home I'm Darling), is making its London premier... more →

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The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street at the The Troxy

Jordan Belfort. Stock-market millionaire at 26. Federal convict at 36. By day, he made thousands of dollars a minute. By night, he spent it as fast as he cou... more →

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The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre

Adapted from Susan Hill’s classic book, The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre has been thrilling London audiences since 1989.

In The... more →

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Torch Song

Torch Song at the The Troxy

The Turbine Theatre’s inaugural season opens with TORCH SONG, a new revival of Harvey Fierstein’s dizzyingly funny and deeply touching landmark p... more →

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Touching The Void

Touching The Void at the Duke of York's Theatre

Touching The Void will transfer to Duke of York’s Theatre playing Saturday 9 November 2019 – Saturday 29 February 2020 following its critically ac... more →

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War Horse

War Horse at the Troubadour Theatre - Wembley

The National Theatre’s internationally-acclaimed smash-hit War Horse returns to London this autumn for a limited season at the Troubadour Wemb... more →

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When the Crows Visit

When the Crows Visit at the The Troxy

…and all the sins of his father and his forefathers came out of his body, through the pores of his skin, in the form of crows.

When a son... more →

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Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie

Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie at the London County Hall

YOU HAVE BEEN SUMMONED FOR JURY SERVICE...

Step inside the magnificent surroundings of London County Hall and experience the intensity and dra... more →

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ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company - Some Like It Hip Hop

ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company - Some Like It Hip Hop at the Peacock Theatre

ZooNation’s smash-hit sensation Some Like It Hip Hop thrilled audiences and critics when it opened in 2011, prompting five-star reviews and standing ov... more →

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