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1898
by Hubert Essakow, Mbulelo Ndabeni, Tamarin Stott, Kirill Burlov
at Print Room at The Coronet
Exploring a historical London and its people from over 100 years ago, this evening of work in progress will draw inspiration from specific theatrical sources such as the first opera to be performed at the Victorian playhouse, and those who famously graced the Coronet stage such as Sarah Bernhardt, to the wider historical themes of the period including the Belle Epoque, and a world on the verge of political upheaval.
(from 23 Feb 2015 - Closing on 28 Feb 2015)
2000 YEAR OLD MAN, THE
by Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner, adapted by Kerry Shale
at JW3 - Jewish Community Centre London
The 2000 Year Old Man takes the audience on a journey through all the major earthly discoveries: fire, sex and the nectarine. He reveals his memories of Joan of Arc ('what a cutie'), Robin Hood ('he stole from everybody and kept it') and the Spanish Inquisition (years before Monty Python).
(from 09 Mar 2015 - Closing on 22 Mar 2015)
A CHUNK OF CHEKHOV: The Bear and The Proposal with The Harmful Effects of Smoking
By Anton Chekhov
at The London Theatre
'Not for love' says one...and 'not for money' says the other. A bear and a proposal is the subject matter of these two comical farces.
(from 17 Feb 2015 - Closing on 22 Feb 2015)
A NEW PLAY FOR THE GENERAL ELECTION
by Chris Dunkley
at Finborough Theatre

(from 26 Apr 2015 - Closing on 12 May 2015)
ABLUTIONS
adapted from the novel by Patrick deWitt
at Soho Theatre (Upstairs)
Picture yourself as a bartender, sipping top-shelf whiskey and watching your customers descend into nightly oblivion. Your heart is broken by the world around you and, leaving the whiskey aside, you hatch a devious, unthinkable plan of escape...
(from 10 Feb 2015 - Closing on 22 Feb 2015)
AFTER ELECTRA
by April De Angelis
at Tricycle Theatre
A black comedy that reimagines the meaning of family and explores how the choices we make can change our lives forever.
(from 07 Apr 2015 - Closing on 02 May 2015)
ALL MY SONS
By Arthur Miller
at Richmond Theatre
1947. Joe and Kate Keller, an all-American couple, are living with the ghosts of World War II. Joe is successful, a self-made businessman, loving family man and pillar of the community. He is a partner in a machine shop building fighter plane parts. Joe and Kate’s happiness is clouded by one thing - their son is missing in action, presumed dead by all but his mother …
(from 31 Mar 2015 - Closing on 04 Apr 2015)
AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
by Agatha Christie
at Richmond Theatre
A group of 10 strangers are lured to a remote island off the coast of Devon. Upon arrival it is discovered that their host, an eccentric millionaire, is missing… Stranded on the island by a torrential storm and haunted by an ancient nursery rhyme, one by one the guests begin to die… With only the fallen believed to be innocent who amongst them is the killer?
(from 26 May 2015 - Closing on 30 May 2015)
ANGRY BRIGADE, THE
By James Graham
at Bush, The
Set against a Britain of spending cuts, high unemployment and economic instability, The Angry Brigade tells the story of a group of four British Anarchists who terrorised the country in the 1970s, and the police manhunt that tracked them down.
(from 30 Apr 2015 - Closing on 13 Jun 2015)
ANIMALS
By Emma Adams
at Theatre503
77-year-old Norma is having a tricky day. She can’t finish the crossword and Joy keeps stealing her recliner. Not to mention Helen next door has twisted her ankle falling from a weather balloon, they’ve run out of Class A drugs and the Utility Inspector just popped round to see if it’s time for her involuntary euthanasia...
(from 07 Apr 2015 - Closing on 02 May 2015)
ANTIGONE
by Sophocles, adapted by Roy Williams
at Theatre Royal, Stratford East
When Creon refuses to bury the body of Antigone’s unruly brother, her anger quickly turns to defiance. Creon, in an attempt to retain control, condemns her to a torturous death - she’s to be buried alive. Antigone is a story about loyalty, truth and human nature and what happens when one person stands against the rules.
(from 19 Feb 2015 - Closing on 14 Mar 2015)
ANYTHING GOES
Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter. The Original Book is by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton & Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse. New Book by Timothy Crouse & John Weidman
at New Wimbledon Theatre
When Billy Crocker discovers that his heart’s desire, debutante heiress Hope Harcourt is engaged to an English aristocrat, he stows away aboard the S.S. American to win her back. Aided by a string of eccentric passengers on board the luxurious transatlantic liner, can this web of love be untangled before they reach Southampton?
(from 29 Jan 2015 - Closing on 07 Feb 2015)
ARTHUR’S WORLD
by Helena Thompson
at Bush Attic Space
Arthur is an OAP, hiding out from the world in his grotty top floor council flat. He’d move – if it weren’t for his missing son. Today is Michael’s birthday – will he finally come home? But the person Arthur finally lets in turns out to be someone else entirely. This teenager is seeking refuge from The Fights – the raging riots sparked years ago by a notorious computer game. As reality floods Arthur’s tiny world, he is forced to face facts – did the son he loves ever even exist?
(from 27 Jan 2015 - Closing on 14 Feb 2015)
AS YOU LIKE IT
By William Shakespeare
at Barons Court Theatre
Quick-witted cynic Rosalind and her worldly cousin Celia, disguised as forester Ganymede and his sister Aliena, hide out in the Forest of Arden after being banished from the court of the evil Duke Frederick.
(from 27 Jan 2015 - Closing on 01 Feb 2015)
ASSASSINS
By Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman
at Menier Chocolate Factory
The American Dream goes sour in this sometimes funny, sometimes disturbing examination of the people throughout history who have tried - and sometimes succeeded - in assassinating the President of the United States.
(from 21 Nov 2014 - Closing on 07 Mar 2015)
AVENUE Q
book by Jeff Whitty and music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
at Greenwich Theatre
Meet Princeton, a bright-eyed graduate who comes to New York City with big dreams and a tiny bank account. Soon discovering that the only neighborhood in his price range is Avenue Q, he finds himself moving in with some truly quirky characters.
(from 12 May 2015 - Closing on 24 May 2015)
AVENUE Q
book by Jeff Whitty and music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
at Richmond Theatre
Meet Princeton, a bright-eyed graduate who comes to New York City with big dreams and a tiny bank account. Soon discovering that the only neighborhood in his price range is Avenue Q, he finds himself moving in with some truly quirky characters.
(from 27 Oct 2015 - Closing on 31 Oct 2015)
BACKSEAT DRIVER (COME DOG WITH ME)
By Claire Mcgowan
at The London Theatre
A gentle comedy drama about a wood, some cars, some relationships and ....well you know.
(from 14 Apr 2015 - Closing on 18 Apr 2015)
BALLET FOLKLORICO DE MEXICO DE AMALIA HERNANDEZ
Created by Amalia Hernandez
at London Coliseum
A 'captivating spectacle' of live music and dance drawing on Mexico’s rich and varied history.
(from 22 Jul 2015 - Closing on 25 Jul 2015)
BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL
Story and book by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming; Music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe
at Southwark Playhouse
A strange bat-child is discovered in a dank cave in deepest, darkest West Virginia.
(from 09 Jan 2015 - Closing on 31 Jan 2015)
BERENICE
By Jean Racine
at The Space
The year 2050. The political landscape of Europe is rewritten; in Britain, a brutal civil war has destroyed both the royal family and democracy. At last, order has settled and the United Republic is ruled by a Supreme President.
(from 20 Jan 2015 - Closing on 25 Jan 2015)
BIG SEAN, MIKEY AND ME
by Ruaraidh Murray
at The Vaults
Big Sean, Mikey and Me is the story of Ruaraidh, his imaginary friend Sean Connery and his childhood pal, rough diamond, Mikey and their adventures through the streets of Edinburgh that tourist guides omit…
(from 04 Feb 2015 - Closing on 08 Feb 2015)
BIRDPHOBIA
By Eirini Dermitzaki
at The Space
A bitter-sweet story about mother-daughter relationship.
(from 14 Apr 2015 - Closing on 19 Apr 2015)
BLIND DATE
by Dave Simpson
at Jermyn Street Theatre
Blind Date explores the possibilities and the pitfalls of internet dating through the story of two reluctant singletons, who exaggerate their own desirability in order to attract their perfect partner.
(from 26 Jan 2015 - Closing on 31 Jan 2015)
BORIS GODUNOV
By Alexander Pushkin; Adapted by Howard Colyer
at Jack Studio Theatre
Moscow 1598. Ivan the Terrible is dead, as are all his sons, and now with seeming reluctance Boris Godunov wears the crown. But word spreads that Dimitry, the prince thought to be murdered, was not truly slain, but is alive and gathering an army to overthrow Russia’s government.
(from 13 Jan 2015 - Closing on 31 Jan 2015)
BOYS UPSTAIRS, THE
By Jason Mitchell
at Above the Stag
The new neighbour’s hot! But is he gay? New York City boys Josh, Seth and Ashley are determined to find out! Join them in their fabulous living room as they romp through relationships, careers, and the city with style, scandal, and speciality cocktails.
(from 14 Jan 2015 - Closing on 15 Feb 2015)
BREAKFAST OF EELS, A
by Robert Holman
at Print Room at The Coronet
A Breakfast of Eels is about the pain of growing up, the difficulty of survival and the journey to create an identity and sense of belonging in a world without parents.
(from 16 Mar 2015 - Closing on 11 Apr 2015)
BRITAIN’S BEST RECRUITING SERGEANT
by Joy Wilkinson
at Unicorn Theatre
Vesta Tilley was a pioneering star, whose celebrated act as a male impersonator made her one of the most popular and highly paid variety performers of her generation. Her taboo-busting routine was loved by both men and women in the reserved society of Edwardian Britain. When World War One broke out, her much-loved musical act played a crucial role in military recruitment and she was nicknamed ‘Britain’s Best Recruitment Sergeant’.
(from 13 Feb 2015 - Closing on 15 Mar 2015)
BUGSY MALONE
Play by Alan Parker, Words & Music by Paul Williams
at Lyric Hammersmith
Bugsy Malone is set in Prohibition era New York with rival gangsters Fat Sam and Dandy Dan at logger heads. As custard pies fly and Dan’s destructive 'splurge guns' wreak havoc, Bugsy Malone, a penniless ex-boxer and all round nice guy, falls for Blousey Brown, an aspiring singer. Will Bugsy be able to resist seductive songstress Tallulah, Fat Sam's moll and Bugsy's old flame, and stay out of trouble while helping Fat Sam to defend his business?
(from 11 Apr 2015 - Closing on 01 Aug 2015)
BUYER AND CELLAR
By Jonathan Tolins
at Menier Chocolate Factory
About an out-of-work actor working in Barbra Streisand’s personal shopping mall in the basement of her California home.
(from 12 Mar 2015 - Closing on 02 May 2015)
CAR MAN, THE
Music by Terry Davies & Rodion Shchedrin’s Carmen Suite (after Bizet’s Carmen)
at Sadler's Wells
The familiar 19th Century Spanish cigarette factory becomes a greasy garage-diner in 1960’s America where the dreams and passions of a small-town are shattered by the arrival of a handsome stranger. Fuelled by heat and desire, the inhabitants are driven into an unstoppable spiral of greed, lust, betrayal and revenge.
(from 14 Jul 2015 - Closing on 09 Aug 2015)
CASTRO OF MEDITERRANEAN
by George Eugeniou
at Theatro Technis
The main character of this play is Archbishop Makarios who became the first President of the Republic of Cyprus and soon was a target of US- CIA on the allegation that he was pro-Soviet. Therefore they nicknamed him Red Monk or Castro of Mediterranean.
(from 14 Jan 2015 - Closing on 31 Jan 2015)
CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE, THE
By Bertolt Brecht, translated by Frank McGuinness
at Unicorn Theatre
Blood runs through the streets and the Governor's severed head is nailed to the gates of the city. Grusha is a young servant girl who must make a difficult choice: should she save her own life or sacrifice everything to rescue the abandoned child of the Governor’s wife?
(from 16 Jan 2015 - Closing on 21 Mar 2015)
CHANGING STATE
By Tian Glasgow
at Hen and Chickens Theatre
A darkly comic coming-of-age story set in inner city London. Three of the characters cling to the hope that the uncertainty and confusion of adolescence will clear but having returned from university one of them knows that it is a long road. As they each try to realise their ambitions, they must confront that mistakes big and small are the only way forward.
(from 03 Feb 2015 - Closing on 14 Feb 2015)
CHICKEN DUST
by Ben Weatherill
at Finborough Theatre

(from 01 Mar 2015 - Closing on 17 Mar 2015)
CIRCOLOMBIA
by Circolombia
at Roundhouse, The
Inspired by Colombia’s diverse communities and featuring 14 performers from across Colombia. Mixes 'spectacular' circus with dance and an original soundtrack.
(from 14 Apr 2015 - Closing on 03 May 2015)
CITIZEN PUPPET / PUSH (Double Bill)
by Blind Summit Theatre / Adapted from the novel by Sapphire
at New Diorama Theatre
A verbatim puppet theatre experiment that delves into the lives of people on the political 'fringe', in the build up to the general election. / Push is a powerful and disturbing story told by Precious and her classmates, enlivened by humour, joy and 1980s music and dance moves.
(from 03 Mar 2015 - Closing on 14 Mar 2015)
COLLECTOR, THE
By Mark Healy
at The Space
Frederick Clegg has developed an obsession with Miranda Grey. An entomologist, he devotes himself to making her the latest addition to his 'collection'. Both captive in their own way, the two characters begin to build their separate resolves.
(from 03 Mar 2015 - Closing on 14 Mar 2015)
COMEDY OF ERRORS, THE
by William Shakespeare
at The Vaults
When two sets of estranged twins find themselves in the same city, unbeknownst to each other, confusion and chaos abounds in Shakespeare's age-old manner of mistaken identity and screwball comedy.
(from 18 Feb 2015 - Closing on 22 Feb 2015)
CROUCH, TOUCH, PAUSE, ENGAGE
By Robin Soans
at Arcola Theatre, Studio 1
On the eve of one of the most important games of his career, Welsh rugby legend Gareth Thomas received a warning: The Sun newspaper was going to 'out' him as gay.
(from 20 May 2015 - Closing on 20 Jun 2015)
CUTTING OF THE CLOTH, THE
By Michael Hastings
at Southwark Playhouse
The work-room of a Savile Row tailors, 1953. Two master craftsmen at daggers drawn: Polish-born Spijak insists that nothing can beat the excellence of a hand-sewn suit, while Eric uses his machine to work at twice the speed and earn twice the money. Sparks fly as each fights his own corner with biting wit and vicious humour. Into this battleground steps Maurice, a teenager at the very start of his apprenticeship. Will he survive the gruelling training to become a master tailor? Or will he, as Spijak’s daughter urges him to, escape?
(from 11 Mar 2015 - Closing on 04 Apr 2015)
DEAD SIMPLE
Adapted by Shaun McKenna from Peter James' novel 'Dead Simple'
at Richmond Theatre
Michael Harrison thinks he has it all; great career, good friends and a beautiful fiancée. But when his stag night prank goes horribly wrong, Michael finds himself alone, buried alive and staring death in the face. As time runs out and the terror grows, Detective Superintendent Roy Grace tries to solve his mysterious disappearance, but begins to fear that Michael will never be found in time.
(from 09 Mar 2015 - Closing on 15 Mar 2015)
DEADLY MURDER
By David Foley
at Queen's Theatre
Camille Dargus has worked her way up from humble beginnings to a glittering Manhattan lifestyle. Over the course of one explosive night, Camille must use all her wits and cunning to save her life – and to prevent the dark secrets of her past from destroying everything.
(from 30 Jan 2015 - Closing on 21 Feb 2015)
DEPOSIT
By Matt Hartley
at Hampstead Theatre - Downstairs
Rachel and Ben want to buy a flat in London. And so do their friends, Melanie and Sam. But what with rent, tax, student loans, pensions and bills, it’s impossible to save for a deposit. So the foursome come up with a fast-track solution: rent a tiny one bedroom flat between the four of them and split all costs 50/50. It’s only for a year after all – a piece of cake. But with paper thin walls and space growing sparser by the day, which will they sacrifice first – the friendship, the relationship, or the dream of buying their own property?
(from 12 Mar 2015 - Closing on 11 Apr 2015)
DIARY OF A NOBODY, THE
adapted from the book by George and Weedon Grossmith
at King's Head Pub Theatre
With four actors playing forty-five characters, a much-bashed-about front door, a human postbox and some living lamp shades, this production celebrates the joys and frustrations of everyday life.
(from 20 Jan 2015 - Closing on 14 Feb 2015)
DOG AND THE ELEPHANT, THE
By Matt Grinter
at The Vaults (Crescent)
‘The Dog and the Elephant’ is a fictional account of the violent, magical and surreal world that we discovered whilst researching the local legend of an elephant buried in a Kingswood graveyard.
(from 04 Feb 2015 - Closing on 15 Feb 2015)
DOKEI
By Jung Sun den Hollander
at Lion and Unicorn Theatre
Taki, the mistress of Japan's renowned western physician, Dr Phillip Von Siebold, is unable to let go of the past. Their unconventional and passionate relationship ended abruptly when Siebold was banned from Japan for life on charges of being a spy, in what became known as the 'Siebold incident' leaving Taki and their young daughter behind.
(from 28 Jan 2015 - Closing on 01 Feb 2015)
DOMESTIC EXTREMISTS, THE
By Dan Davies
at The Space
Young director Chloe wants to make a documentary about the marketisation of universities. Jaded channel commissioner Christopher seizes on it as the last chance to redeem his career. But Head of Factual and self-proclaimed 'rebel' Toby demands something 'watchable', so Chloe’s idealistic film becomes a sensationalist look at 'Molotov cocktail throwing anarchists'.
(from 10 Feb 2015 - Closing on 28 Feb 2015)
DRACULA
Based on the original novel by Bram Stoker, adapted by Simon James Collier
at Lion and Unicorn Theatre
Dracula, Bram Stoker’s enduring horror classic tells the story of newly qualified lawyer Jonathan Harker, who arrives in Transylvania to meet with the mysterious Count Dracula and help him with the purchase of a London home.
(from 10 Feb 2015 - Closing on 14 Mar 2015)
DUMB WAITER, THE
By Harold Pinter
at The Courtyard, Studio
Armed with revolvers and a few biscuits, Ben and Gus are waiting in a windowless basement…but who – or what – for?
(from 03 Feb 2015 - Closing on 07 Feb 2015)
EACH HIS OWN WILDERNESS
by Doris Lessing
at Orange Tree Theatre
It's 1958. Tony, back from National Service disillusioned and dissatisfied, finds his mother still the political activist she's been since her since youth. To Myra, Tony's attitude is a mystery - where's the anger? Myra and her friend Milly's restless Bohemianism leads them to a complex, erotic entanglement with the younger generation and exposes fault-lines in their own generation's complacency. They're about to learn that the personal is political.
(from 15 Apr 2015 - Closing on 16 May 2015)
EAST IS EAST
By Ayub Khan Din
at Richmond Theatre
Pakistani chip-shop owner George Khan - Genghis to his kids - is determined to give his children a strict Muslim upbringing against the unforgiving backdrop of 1970s Salford. Household tension reaches breaking point as their long-suffering English mother, Ella, gets caught in the cross fire - her loyalties divided between her marriage and the free will of her children.
(from 19 Jan 2015 - Closing on 24 Jan 2015)
ELEPHANT MAN
by Steven Green
at Jack Studio Theatre
Inspired by the David Lynch film and the true story of Joseph Merrick
(from 03 Feb 2015 - Closing on 21 Feb 2015)
EMPTY FRAME, THE
Based on Sophie Besse’s own experiences
at Theatre503
A stage. Lots of pictures hanging everywhere. Some call it a mess, others a life. Somewhere in the middle, HE and SHE and their baby that they can already see. HE is English, SHE is so francaise… They are waiting. On their own? Yes. Together? Good question... Oh, and there is also this clock. Yes, there's always a clock in a waiting area. If only SHE could stop it ticking...
(from 20 Jan 2015 - Closing on 24 Jan 2015)
ERADICATION OF SCHIZOPHRENIA IN WESTERN LAPLAND, THE

at Battersea Arts Centre
A family drama about recovery from schizophrenia, The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland simultaneously stages the first psychotic episodes of a mother and son as they navigate stress and change with fantastical results involving Finnish Folk, Margaret Drabble, Adolf Hitler and the knitted cover for a toilet roll.
(from 03 Feb 2015 - Closing on 14 Feb 2015)
ESPRESSO
by Lucia Frangione
at Drayton Arms Theatre
Rosa's father is in hospital with a lacerated heart received in a car accident. At Amante's urging, Rosa tells the story of the hours after the accident - how her large Italian family descend on the hospital to wish her father well, and how deep dark family secrets become unburied in the aftermath of her father's accident.
(from 20 Jan 2015 - Closing on 31 Jan 2015)
FAT MAN
by Martin Bonger
at The Vaults
A reimagining of one of the most iconic characters of Greek Mythology, as Orpheus becomes a flailing, overeating musician-turned-comedian, presenting his familiar story as an autobiographical standup routine.
(from 28 Jan 2015 - Closing on 15 Feb 2015)
FATHER, THE
by Florian Zeller In a translation by Christopher Hampton
at Tricycle Theatre
Now 80 years old, Andre was once a tap dancer. He lives with his daughter Anne and her husband Antoine. Or was he an engineer whose daughter Anne lives in London with her new lover, Pierre? The thing is, he is still wearing his pyjamas, and he can’t find his watch. He is starting to wonder if he’s losing control.
(from 07 May 2015 - Closing on 13 Jun 2015)
FEAST AT SOLHAUG, THE
By Henrik Ibsen
at Barons Court Theatre
The drama charts the story of Margit, Lady of Solhaug, who is awaiting her anniversary feast when an unexpected visitor brings forth memories of her lost youth. Suffocating in the gilded Solhaug, Margit plots a dramatic, desperate escape from the prison of her life.
(from 08 Apr 2015 - Closing on 25 Apr 2015)
FEVER, THE
by Wallace Shawn
at The May Fair Hotel (Amber Suite)
In a hotel in a distant city, a man is looking for answers. Back at home, he can only see questions. Does everything have a price? Do people? Does killing?
(from 07 Jan 2015 - Closing on 07 Feb 2015)
FICTION
By Glen Neath; Created with Dr Tristan Bekinschtein
at Battersea Arts Centre
Using images, light and subliminal messages to manipulate the senses and transport the mind into other dimensions, Fiction will then plunge its audience into complete darkness and into a 3-D sound world using binaural technology.
(from 03 Mar 2015 - Closing on 21 Mar 2015)
GIOVANNI
A new version of Mozart's Opera
at The Vaults
A digital remastering of Mozart's classic opera, Giovanni invites you to join him for the evening to witness his climactic, demonic and appalling downfall. An operatic orgy of drinking, lascivious tricks and tense confrontation, the audience are drawn into his most intimate circle to judge him, drink with him and condemn him in his final moments.
(from 25 Feb 2015 - Closing on 08 Mar 2015)
GODS AND MONSTERS
By Russell Labey; Based on the novel 'Fathers of Frankenstein' by Christopher Bram
at Southwark Playhouse
Frankenstein director James Whale, long forgotten by the studios and in reclusive Hollywood retirement has fallen victim to a series of strokes. The only demons he fights now are in his head. Handsome new gardener, Clayton Boone, becomes an unlikely friend and unwitting player in Whale’s grand finale.
(from 05 Feb 2015 - Closing on 07 Mar 2015)
GOODBYE – THE (AFTER) LIFE OF COOK & MOORE
By Jonathan Hansler & Clive Greenwood
at The Cooper Room – The Museum of Comedy
March 27 2002. Dudley Moore dies and finds himself in a bar… this must be heaven? Not quite! This bizarre bar is in a comedian’s limbo run by his old partner Peter Cook, and they face divine judgement for 'Derek & Clive'.
(from 03 Feb 2015 - Closing on 28 Feb 2015)
GRAND TOUR, THE
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman. Book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble. Based on the play Jacobowsky and the Colonel by Franz Werfel as adapted by S. N. Behrman.
at Finborough Theatre
France, 1940. Jacobowsky, a Polish Jewish intellectual, has been one step ahead of the Nazis for years. Stjerbinsky, an aristocrat, anti semitic Polish colonel is desperately trying to get to England. Jacobowsky has purchased a car he doesn't know how to drive. The Colonel knows how to drive, but has no car. When the two meet at a Paris hotel, they agree to join forces in order to escape the approaching Nazis. Together with the Colonel's girlfriend, Marianne, they begin their perilous journey on the road to freedom.
(from 01 Jan 2015 - Closing on 21 Feb 2015)
GRIMM TALES FOR YOUNG AND OLD
by Philip Pullman, Adapted by Philip Wilson
at The Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf
Follow Hansel and Gretel’s rumbling bellies as they wander the forest to find a freshly baked cottage and a rancid old witch, and watch an ambitious amphibious creature try his slimey luck in the sack with a shallow Princess.
(from 21 Nov 2014 - Closing on 11 Apr 2015)
HAIRSPRAY
Music and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman; Based on the 1988 film of the same name
at Churchill Theatre
It’s Baltimore 1962, where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national TV. Tracy’s audition makes her a local star and soon she is using her new-found fame to fight for equality, bagging local heartthrob Link Larkin along the way.
(from 02 May 2016 - Closing on 07 May 2016)
HAIRSPRAY
Music and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman; Based on the 1988 film of the same name
at New Wimbledon Theatre
It’s Baltimore 1962, where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national TV. Tracy’s audition makes her a local star and soon she is using her new-found fame to fight for equality, bagging local heartthrob Link Larkin along the way.
(from 02 Nov 2015 - Closing on 07 Nov 2015)
HAMLET
By William Shakespeare
at The Cockpit
Never paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament with matters getting completely out of hand and everyone dying a very nasty death.
(from 17 Feb 2015 - Closing on 15 Mar 2015)
HAPPY ENDING
by Anat Gov, music by Shlomi Shaban and Michal Solomon
at Arcola Theatre
Carrie Evans, a theatre star in her late forties, arrives at an Oncology clinic to begin a series of treatments to prolong her life. From her interactions with doctors and talking to other patients who will try anything from drugs with unpronounceable names to horse’s milk to cannabis smoking, she finally reaches liberation in her realisation that there is always a choice.
(from 28 Jan 2015 - Closing on 07 Mar 2015)
HARAJUKU GIRLS
by Francis Turnly
at Finborough Theatre
Set within the ‘cosplay’ subculture of 21st Century Japan
(from 24 Feb 2015 - Closing on 21 Mar 2015)
HARVEY
By Mary Chase
at Richmond Theatre
Elwood P. Dowd has only one character flaw: an unwavering friendship with a six-foot tall, invisible rabbit named Harvey. In order to save the family's reputation, Elwood's sister Veta takes him to see psychiatrist Dr William Chumley.
(from 03 Mar 2015 - Closing on 07 Mar 2015)
HEART OF THINGS, THE
by Giles Cole
at Jermyn Street Theatre
In the aftermath of the last general election, the political parties are wrangling over who will form the coalition government. Meanwhile, in a village near the Norfolk coast, a disillusioned English teacher and parttime election volunteer comes home for a rare visit and tries to put his life in order.
(from 03 Mar 2015 - Closing on 28 Mar 2015)
HELLO / GOODBYE
By Peter Souter
at Hampstead Theatre Main Stage
It’s a new year and Juliet, young, smart, and sassy, has got herself a fresh start in a new flat. But amidst the boxes, there’s a strange guy and he is also moving in. He says her agency has messed up and her flat is actually his flat - and he’s not leaving. And the real problem is that, well, he’s rather gorgeous…
(from 21 Jan 2015 - Closing on 28 Feb 2015)
HOUSE THAT LOOKS LIKE HITLER, THE

at The Courtyard, Main House
In 2011, Charli Dickenson's photo of an end of terrace house in Swansea went viral. Suddenly, people around the world were wanting to know the story behind the house, and more importantly, its tenants. What happens when the spotlight is firmly planted on a man that doesn't even know Twitter is?
(from 10 Feb 2015 - Closing on 14 Feb 2015)
HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
By Paula Vogel
at Southwark Playhouse
1969, Maryland, USA. Lil’ Bit is a precocious 17 year old frustrated with small-town life, her juvenile friends and her overbearing family. The only person who really appreciates her is her Uncle Peck.
(from 11 Feb 2015 - Closing on 14 Mar 2015)
HVI: PLAY OF THRONES
Adapted from the Henry VI, Wars of the Roses trilogy
at Union Theatre
The sun has set on the glorious reign of a mighty king leaving his ill prepared son to hold a vast and crumbling empire together whilst enemies watch from every shadow. He must keep the envious and feuding Northern lords in cheque whilst across the sea a warrior enchantress recaptures swathes of the old empire.
(from 06 Jan 2015 - Closing on 24 Jan 2015)
I AND THE VILLAGE
By Silva Semerciyan
at Theatre503
Summer in small town America. Aimee Stright wants to be Banksy in a town that hates vandals. As outsiders investigate what happened on the day she walked into a church with a gun, it seems Aimee is one against the world and the world wants to know why.
(from 09 Jun 2015 - Closing on 04 Jul 2015)
I WISH TO DIE SINGING - VOICES FROM THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE
Devised by Neil McPherson
at Finborough Theatre

(from 21 Apr 2015 - Closing on 16 May 2015)
IF I COVER MY NOSE YOU CAN'T SEE ME

at Battersea Arts Centre
A 28-year-old man stuck in a job he never wanted. A 10-year-old boy looking for answers. A tower block, an affair, Maradona, Batman, an imaginary friend and a tragic accident. If I Cover My Nose You Can’t See Me is a 21st century story about how things change and what we do in response.
(from 16 Feb 2015 - Closing on 21 Feb 2015)
INIGO
by Jonathan Moore
at The White Bear
Inigo follows the life of the Basque born nobleman and Christian revolutionary from ambitious hot-headed, street fighting hedonist with a lust for sensual pleasure and earthly glory to his conversion and subsequent adherence to the values of poverty, chastity, and obedience.
(from 03 Feb 2015 - Closing on 28 Feb 2015)
INVISIBLE, THE
By Rebecca Lenkiewicz
at Bush, The
Following cuts totalling £350m, many ordinary people will find their access to justice restricted as their entitlement to free legal aid is withdrawn. Based on interviews with real people at all levels of the British justice system, this play aims to tell the stories of those ordinary people affected by the reforms and examine how these cuts are driving deeper cracks into the fabric of our society.
(from 03 Jul 2015 - Closing on 15 Aug 2015)
ISLANDS
By Caroline Horton
at Bush, The
It is estimated that $18.5 trillion is siphoned into tax-saving schemes each year – Islands is about the people who benefit from these offshore havens, and those who suffer as a result.
(from 15 Jan 2015 - Closing on 21 Feb 2015)
IVY & JOAN
By James Hogan
at Jermyn Street Theatre
Explores what it is to live in a fast changing world and being unable to keep up, to hold onto dreams and not realise that they will stay as dreams forever. Above all they are tender and funny portraits of two lives lived in fantasy as time is passing and the chances of finding happiness are fading away.
(from 06 Jan 2015 - Closing on 24 Jan 2015)
JERRY'S GIRLS
Created by Jerry Herman and Larry Alford
at St James Theatre (Studio)
A musical revue celebrating the works of Jerry Herman.
(from 03 Mar 2015 - Closing on 15 Mar 2015)
JOAN OF ARC
by The Faction
at New Diorama Theatre
A young girl shuns her father’s arranged marriage to fight on the battlefield. She is prepared to die for her country following her calling from God. Yet a snap decision in combat threatens her fanatical quest. This epic text sings with spirituality, patriarchy and militarism and remains as significant and relevant to audiences now as it did at its premiere.
(from 30 Jan 2015 - Closing on 28 Feb 2015)
JOHN AND JEN
music by Andrew Lippa, lyrics by Tom Greenwald, book by Tom Greenwald and Andrew Lippa
at Drayton Arms Theatre
John and Jen is a chamber musical that looks at the complexities of relationships between brothers and sisters and parents and children. Set against the backdrop of a changing America between 1950 and 1990, it is a musical of connections, commitments and the healing of the human heart.
(from 15 Feb 2015 - Closing on 23 Feb 2015)
JUST LIKE THAT! THE TOMMY COOPER SHOW
by John Hewer
at The Cooper Room – The Museum of Comedy
Just Like That! is presented as part of a celebration of the life and work of Tommy Cooper which will also include Cooper’s original handmade props and an exhibition of unique photographs of him by celebrated photographer, John Claridge.
(from 30 Sep 2014 - Closing on 24 Jan 2015)
KING OF THE F-CKIN' CASTLE
By Richard Sheridan
at The Vaults (The Cavern)
Jack has been the king of this castle for years. Does he own it? All he owns is the sleeping bag he calls a bed. But that castle, it’s his. And one day his daughter is going to join him and they’re going to live there, him and his princess, together. But Jack’s reign is threatened when Emmie, a young woman who has recently found herself homeless and on the streets, turns up on Jack’s turf.
(from 04 Mar 2015 - Closing on 08 Mar 2015)
KLIPPIES
by Jessica Sian
at Southwark Playhouse
Thandi is swotting for her exams and keeping well away from any distractions. In the stifling heat, two teenagers collide. Downing Klipdrift brandy, they create an alliance away from everything else. But scars take time to heal and, as the thunder threatens to strike, the real world crashes in.
(from 13 May 2015 - Closing on 06 Jun 2015)
LARDO
by Mike Stone
at Old Red Lion Theatre
Obese, girlfriendless and struggling to make his way, Lardo (Daniel Buckley) is determined to join Tartan Wrestling Madness - the glamorous bad boys of the Scottish wrestling scene. When his dream finally comes true Lardo surprisingly becomes an overnight sensation, but the massive highs and crippling lows of being a professional wrestler soon threaten to overwhelm this unlikely hero.
(from 03 Mar 2015 - Closing on 28 Mar 2015)
LARK, THE
by Jean Anouilh
at The Rose Playhouse, Bankside
Surrounded by French, English and Spanish Inquisition judges, Joan is moments away from being burned. In a few seconds, she will be nothing but a pile of ashes at the foot of the stake. But hark! Are we back in Domremy, where Joan was born? Is that Chinon and Charles the Dauphin on his throne? As death draws nearer, Joan's life flashes before her eyes - and yours - allowing us to relive the key moments she wishes to witness one last time.
(from 20 Jan 2015 - Closing on 31 Jan 2015)
LAST OF THE DE MULLINS, THE
By St John Hankin
at Jermyn Street Theatre
Set in the Edwardian England of 1908, the work is startlingly modern in its outlook. As the suffragette movement grows, one woman, Janet De Mullins, defies her family and the traditions of the age, rejoicing in being a working mother and refusing to be tied to the institution of marriage. But her independence threatens the family line.
(from 03 Feb 2015 - Closing on 28 Feb 2015)
LIE COLLECTOR
By Yve Blake
at The Vaults (Studio)
A celebration of the confessions we have all been desperate to share, inspired by over 1000 stories from strangers in 154 different cities sent in to Yve Blake's interactive website, WhoWereWe.com.
(from 11 Feb 2015 - Closing on 01 Mar 2015)
LIFE AND LOVES OF A NOBODY, THE
Devised by Rachael Walton and Alexander Kelly
at The Albany
Tells the story of a woman called Rachel, who starts life in a tower block and dreams of being famous. The closest she ever gets is flipping burgers outside a circus, until finally she gives up all hope and becomes a nurse. That is until one day there comes the chance to change it all... but at what cost?
(from 03 Feb 2015 - Closing on 07 Feb 2015)
LITTLE LIGHT
by Alice Birch
at Orange Tree Theatre
A house by the sea. Teddy wants more light. He's knocked that staircase down. Alison is soaked through. She's livid. Clarissa's ready to burst. They can't keep meeting like this. A dark, volatile new play that asks if we can ever let go.
(from 04 Feb 2015 - Closing on 07 Mar 2015)
LIZ AND DICK SHOW, THE
By Dhanil Ali
at Old Red Lion Theatre
For Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, rehearsals for Private Lives were beginning to mirror real life. As their personal and professional partnership begins to unravel their sparring becomes something to rival anything that Noel Coward could ever write.
(from 13 Jan 2015 - Closing on 31 Jan 2015)
LORCA: AMOR EN EL JARDIN (LORCA: LOVE IN THE GARDEN)
An original adaptation by Theatre Sans Frontieres of 'El Amor de Don Perlimplin con Belisa en su jardín' by Federico Garcia Lorca
at Southwark Playhouse
In Lorca’s ‘garden of love’, the fantastical story of Don Perlimplin unfolds. A wealthy and studious man, he just wants to spend his days quietly reading books. Reluctantly he is persuaded to marry the gorgeous and much younger Belisa - but what has he let himself in for?
(from 14 Apr 2015 - Closing on 25 Apr 2015)
LULU: A MONSTER TRAGEDY
By Frank Wedekind (adapted by Katy Mulhern)
at The London Theatre
Frank Wedekind's play of sex, deception and murder is brought to life in this thrilling and darkly humorous new adaption. The play tells the story of Lulu, a woman possessed of a fatal combination of overpowering sexuality and innocence. As she embarks on a series of affairs and marriages, she destroys the men that have become obsessed with her, until finally she too meets her downfall.
(from 13 Jan 2015 - Closing on 25 Jan 2015)
MACBETH
By William Shakespeare
at LOST Theatre
The classic story of free will versus fate has been played out in many different concepts, but this production aims to take the text back to its roots in a minimal and brutal adaptation.
(from 10 Feb 2015 - Closing on 01 Mar 2015)
MACBETH
By William Shakespeare; Created by Filter
at The Vaults (Brick Hall)
Three weird sisters demarcate an area on stage. They operate a strange collection of electronic musical apparatus. Macbeth is invited in to play.
(from 04 Feb 2015 - Closing on 15 Feb 2015)
MACHINAL
By Sophie Treadwell
at The Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Silk Street Theatre
Inspired by the sensational trial of Ruth Snyder, a Long Island housewife who murdered her husband and died in the electric chair in 1927, this drama will see nine actresses share the role of the protagonist in scenes that explore the pressures of American industrial life.
(from 27 Mar 2015 - Closing on 01 Apr 2015)
MARCHING ON TOGETHER
By Adam Hughes
at Old Red Lion Theatre
Inspired by true events and commemorating the 30th anniversary of one of Britain’s bloodiest and most tragic footballing seasons
(from 03 Feb 2015 - Closing on 28 Feb 2015)
MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, A
By William Shakespeare, with new text by Patrick Cash
at Arcola Theatre, Studio 2
Welcome to the forest. A surreal world of fairies, spells, incantations, magic – disorder made right by the mischief of the night. When four young lovers escape to the woods, they find themselves embroiled in a battle of wills between the fairy king and queen.
(from 20 Jan 2015 - Closing on 24 Jan 2015)
MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, A
By William Shakespeare
at The Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Milton Court Studio Theatre

(from 09 Feb 2015 - Closing on 14 Feb 2015)
MIKVAH PROJECT, THE
by Josh Azouz
at The Yard Theatre
When Adam was banished from Eden, he sat in the river that flowed from the garden. Adam immersed in the water, in the very first Mikvah, repenting, begging to transform back to an original state of perfection.
(from 17 Feb 2015 - Closing on 14 Mar 2015)
MILKED
By Simon Longman
at Soho Theatre (Upstairs)
Set in the heart of the countryside, the work tells the story of two men in their twenties; Paul, who can’t find a job, and Snowy, who can’t find himself.
(from 03 Mar 2015 - Closing on 08 Mar 2015)
MISS DIETRICH REGRETS
By Gail Louw
at St James Theatre (Studio)
Marlene Dietrich was one of the most famous movie stars of all time. She became an icon without apparently ever growing old. Miss Dietrich Regrets is a revealing and poignant new look at the aging Marlene, alone in a Paris apartment, battling with her daughter to retain her independence to the very end.
(from 20 Jan 2015 - Closing on 25 Jan 2015)
MISSING
Created with Dr Tristan Bekinschtein
at Battersea Arts Centre, The Grand Hall
A journey into the depths of a person’s psyche: as Lily unearths her forgotten past the truth changes everything. Enter a deliciously warped world of striking imagery, multiple languages and beautiful music.
(from 04 Mar 2015 - Closing on 21 Mar 2015)
MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT
Book by Eric Idle, score by Eric Idle and John Du Prez.
at New Wimbledon Theatre
Spamalot tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.
(from 08 Jun 2015 - Closing on 13 Jun 2015)
MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT
Book by Eric Idle, score by Eric Idle and John Du Prez.
at Richmond Theatre
Spamalot tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.
(from 26 Jan 2015 - Closing on 31 Jan 2015)
MOUNTAIN BLUEBIRD, THE

at The Courtyard, Studio
‘Lads’ running PR campaigns as far right movements begin to stir. Josh and Amelia meet online in a world of false promises, inspirational quotes and a million Buzzfeed lists.
(from 29 Jan 2015 - Closing on 15 Feb 2015)
MOUNTAINEERING
by Non Zero One
at The Roundhouse
When do you choose your future? Some choices are small, some are big, some don't even feel like choices and perhaps some aren't choices at all. A lot of the time it feels like we are just putting one foot in front of the other, but we have to keep going if we ever want to get any closer. Whichever way, they brought us to this point right now, right here.
(from 03 Feb 2015 - Closing on 15 Feb 2015)
MRS SHUFFLEWICK
By Devon Cox
at The Bread & Roses Theatre
Tottering through the theatres, clubs, radios, televisions and graveyards of 60’s and 70’s Britain. Gay icon, comic’s comic, housewife’s favourite, music hall great and one of radio and TV’s most original and brilliant creations, Mrs. Shufflewick presents an intimate sketch of creator Rex Jameson’s gin-soaked back-stage life and his struggles with his past—abandoned by his mother—as well as his present—engaged in a series of abusive relationships to young working-class thugs—all interspersed with the 'uproariously funny' stand-up acts.
(from 03 Mar 2015 - Closing on 07 Mar 2015)
MULTITUDES
By John Hollingworth
at Tricycle Theatre
As the nation questions immigration policies and military support in the Middle East, one family face their own internal conflict of faith, belonging, and who gets to call themselves British.
(from 19 Feb 2015 - Closing on 21 Mar 2015)
MUSCOVADO
By Matilda Ibini
at The Bread & Roses Theatre
About slavery in Nineteenth Century Barbados.
(from 10 Mar 2015 - Closing on 14 Mar 2015)
MUSCOVADO
By Matilda Ibini
at Theatre503
About slavery in nineteenth-century Barbados. Set on a sugar plantation in Barbados in 1808, with a mix of sexual intrigue, choral music and extreme racial tension. Muscovado provides a snapshot at the heart of the Fairbranch family and their slaves, accompanied by an original musical score and atmospheric soundscape performed live.
(from 24 Feb 2015 - Closing on 07 Mar 2015)
NEW ATLANTIS
by LAStheatre
at The Crystal
Set in the year 2050, the show explores issues such as climate change and humanity’s relationship with water through a fictional intergovernmental organisation called New Atlantis, with the audience invited to take an active role as its front line ‘agents’. In a crucial pre-election assembly, the agents of New Atlantis will engage with policy makers, humanitarians, scientists and engineers and then must choose to stand behind a new leader, ultimately deciding the fate of the planet.
(from 19 Jan 2015 - Closing on 25 Jan 2015)
OBJECT LOVE
by Chloe Mashiter
at The Vaults
A show about objectum-sexual relationships: romances between people and objects. Monologues, re-enacted memories, live music and quick-fire montages build to reveal what this little-known and oft-misunderstood orientation is really like.
(from 28 Jan 2015 - Closing on 01 Feb 2015)
OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR
by Joan Littlewood, Theatre Workshop, Charles Chilton, Gerry Raffles and Members of the Original Cast.
at Theatre Royal, Stratford East
The musical is packed with familiar songs from the World War I era including ‘It's a Long Way to Tipperary’, ‘Pack up Your Troubles’ and ‘Keep the Home Fires Burning’. The songs are performed against a projected backdrop of images and shocking statistics conveying the harsh realities of war.
(from 29 Jan 2015 - Closing on 07 Feb 2015)
OH! WHAT A LOVELY WAR
Created by Joan Littlewood, Theatre Workshop, Charles Chilton, Gerry Raffles, Ted Allen and Members of the Original Cast
at Richmond Theatre
The musical is packed with familiar songs from the World War I era including ‘It's a Long Way to Tipperary’, ‘Pack up Your Troubles’ and ‘Keep the Home Fires Burning’. The songs are performed against a projected backdrop of images and shocking statistics conveying the harsh realities of war.
(from 10 Feb 2015 - Closing on 14 Feb 2015)
ORCHARD HOUSE, THE
by John-Paul Brennan
at Theatro Technis
A play about the shocking abuse of children in Children's Homes in Britain in 1970s and 80s
(from 03 Feb 2015 - Closing on 14 Feb 2015)
ORDINARY DAYS
By Adam Gwon
at Rosemary Branch
When Deb loses her most precious possession – the notes to her graduate thesis – she unwittingly starts a chain of events that turns the ordinary days of four New Yorkers into something extraordinary. Told through a series of intricately connected songs and vignettes, Ordinary Days is an original musical about growing up and enjoying the view.
(from 18 Feb 2015 - Closing on 28 Feb 2015)
OTHELLO
by William Shakespeare
at The Rose Playhouse, Bankside
The entire play is set in the meeting room of the company's office. Everyone is under constant surveillance, private and business lives entwine, workers are caught in a bubble without privacy or time off outside the Corporation. There's always someone watching you, analysing your every move and waiting for an opportunity to stab you in your back.
(from 03 Feb 2015 - Closing on 28 Feb 2015)
OTHELLO
by William Shakespeare, adapted by Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett
at Lyric Hammersmith
A take on Shakespeare’s brutal and gripping thriller-tragedy of paranoia, jealousy, sex and murder. Fusing a taut adaptation of the classic text with its trademark hard-hitting choreography, Frantic Assembly takes a scalpel to 21st century Britain, exposing prejudice, danger and fear.
(from 13 Jan 2015 - Closing on 07 Feb 2015)
OUR AMERICAN COUSIN
by Tom Taylor
at Finborough Theatre

(from 29 Mar 2015 - Closing on 14 Apr 2015)
PEDDLING
by Harry Melling
at Arcola Theatre (studio 2)
The earth grumbles. Growling. Rising. The city street-lamps flicker up. We're in a field somewhere in London. A pedlar boy awakes lying on the grass, in his hand a firework. How did he get here? To answer that question he must venture back to the very start via the doorsteps of privileged London and the cracks that swallow thousands of young Londoners every year.
(from 04 Mar 2015 - Closing on 28 Mar 2015)
PHOENIX
Inspired by Life of Rock Legend Nick Drake
at The Phoenix Artist Club,
40 years after his mysterious death, singer/songwriter Alan Phoenix has become a hero to millions. A young journalist, Chloe obsessed with learning the real story behind Phoenix's tragic life and death because it mirrors that of her brother, finds that the people who knew Phoenix have wildly differing memories of the same events.
(from 10 Feb 2015 - Closing on 28 Feb 2015)
PIG GIRL
by Colleen Murphy
at Finborough Theatre
For eighty-five minutes, a Killer holds a Dying Woman captive in a secluded barn. Their names say it; there is noescaping the horrific conclusion.
(from 11 Jan 2015 - Closing on 16 Feb 2015)
PINK CONFETTI
By Paul Roberts
at The Courtyard, Main House
It's 1973 and in the gloom of a Belfast safe house, tied to a chair, sits a hooded man. His captors, ‘Redhand” Ennis and ‘Halftank’ McGee, nervously await the interrogator’s arrival by seeking distraction in tea and bickering.
(from 27 Jan 2015 - Closing on 31 Jan 2015)
PLASTIC FIGURINES
by Ella Carmen Greenhill
at New Diorama Theatre
Rose loves her brother Mikey. Mikey loves Rose, Bruce Willis films and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles but he hates change. When their mum is diagnosed with leukaemia, their world is plunged into chaos.
(from 14 Apr 2015 - Closing on 18 Apr 2015)
PLAY MAS
by Mustapha Matura
at Orange Tree Theatre
1950s Port of Spain, Samuel, a young tailor's assistant, dreams of Trinidad's independence. On the eve of carnival everyone fills the streets, dressed up to play mas. This annual celebration turns to tragedy and spurs Samuel on to make a decision that will change the political landscape of the future of this vibrant, volatile island.
(from 11 Mar 2015 - Closing on 11 Apr 2015)
POINT OF NO RETURN, THE
by BeFrank Theatre Company
at New Diorama Theatre
The country is in a state of siege. The capital is on fire. Riot-police, specialist units and snipers are fighting the mob violently. Protesters are arming themselves with homemade weapons, torching police buses, throwing petrol bombs and besieging government buildings…
(from 28 Apr 2015 - Closing on 23 May 2015)
PRINCESS IDA
by Gilbert and Sullivan
at Finborough Theatre
The first London production in twenty years of Gilbert and Sullivan's operetta
(from 24 Mar 2015 - Closing on 18 Apr 2015)
PRIVATE FEARS IN PUBLIC PLACES
By Alan Ayckbourn
at The London Theatre
It intimately follows a few days in the lives of six characters, in four tightly-interwoven stories through 54 scenes.
(from 28 Jul 2015 - Closing on 02 Aug 2015)
PRIVATE VIEW
by Plunge Theatre
at The 4th Floor - Theatre Delicatessen
Private View uses dance, verbatim text and vast amounts of chocolate cake to look at the ideals forced on today's young women. Part love song, part hate mail, and constantly questioning. How can perfection be achieved? And at what cost?
(from 08 Jan 2015 - Closing on 31 Jan 2015)
PRODUCERS, THE
Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan; Music and lyrics by Mel Brooks
at Churchill Theatre
Impoverished by a string of flops, New York producer Max Bialystock recruits timid accountant Leo Bloom to help him pull off Broadway's greatest scam. Together they aim to produce the worst show ever and run away to Rio with millions, but they learn that Showbusiness can always find a way to kick you in the teeth.
(from 06 Mar 2015 - Closing on 14 Mar 2015)
PUBLIC INCONVENIENCES
By CL Collective
at The Courtyard, Main House
Welcome to the London Ladies' Lavatory. In use for over a century, its walls have seen it all: The Suffragettes, Great War, Roaring Twenties, Swinging Sixties, and the Naughty Noughties. This is a place where women (and the occasional man) have come to share their stories behind closed doors.
(from 17 Feb 2015 - Closing on 21 Feb 2015)
RADIANCE: The Passion of Marie Curie
by Alan Alda
at Tabard Theatre
In the intellectual and creative ferment of early 20th century Paris, Marie Curie and her husband, Pierre, struggle through endless hours of physically dangerous work in order to master the secrets of radiation. Reaching a remarkable breakthrough, they share a Nobel Prize, the first ever granted to a woman. But the world isn't fully ready to accept Marie's incredible achievement. After Pierre's death, a love affair with the brilliant, unhappily married physicist Paul Langevin rescues her from depression, but at the cost of a public scandal. It threatens to end Marie's career just when she might be awarded an unprecedented second Nobel Prize.
(from 04 Feb 2015 - Closing on 28 Feb 2015)
RAILWAY CHILDREN, THE
adapted by Mike Kenny based on E. Nesbit's novel The Railway Children
at King's Cross Theatre
The Railway Children tells the story of Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis, three children whose lives change dramatically when their father is mysteriously taken away. They move from London to a cottage in rural Yorkshire with their mother, where they befriend the local railway porter, Perks, and embark on a magical journey of discovery, friendship and adventure.
(from 16 Dec 2014 - Closing on 06 Sep 2015)
RED CHAIR, THE
By Sarah Cameron
at Soho Theatre (Upstairs)
Tells the story of a father who eats and eats until he turns into the chair he is sitting upon, the wife doomed to cook his meals and their 'inveesible' daughter.
(from 24 Feb 2015 - Closing on 01 Mar 2015)
RED RIDING HOOD AND THE WOLF WHO TRIED TO EAT HER
By Deborah Jones
at The Puppet Theatre Barge
Retells the popular story of Little Red Riding Hood with a new twist to the tale.
(from 17 Jan 2015 - Closing on 15 Mar 2015)
REVENGER'S TRAGEDY, THE
By Thomas Middleton; Adapted by Gavin Harrington-Odedra
at Jack Studio Theatre
Vindice, in disguise, takes a position in the corrupt and decadent Italian court. His masquerade, a device to seek utter revenge for the death of his one true love, leads to one of the bloodiest and most violent Jacobean plays of all time. After all, it is a Revenger’s Tragedy.
(from 03 Mar 2015 - Closing on 21 Mar 2015)
ROBBIE'S DATE
By Michelle Douglass
at The Courtyard, Studio
Holed up in their grimy Gateshead flat, Robbie and Carl are trapped in a dingy world of petty criminality and the eerie presence of their dead mother. But since Robbie was accidentally involved in a heroic act he has secretly yearned for change - and a rare date with young mum Gemma could be his big chance.
(from 20 Jan 2015 - Closing on 24 Jan 2015)
ROMEO AND JULIET
By William Shakespeare
at New Diorama Theatre
A stroke of fate - and a raucous party - leads a forbidden relationship to blossom as Romeo and Juliet are unable to resist their desire for each other. Shakespeare’s star crossed lovers are synonymous with young love. Conflict, passion and heartbreak burst out of this legendary text.
(from 06 Jan 2015 - Closing on 28 Feb 2015)
ROMEO AND JULIET
By William Shakespeare; Adapted by Rasta Thomas
at Peacock Theatre
A contemporary dance interpretation of Shakespeare’s enduring romantic tragedy.
(from 03 Mar 2015 - Closing on 29 Mar 2015)
ROMEO AND ROSALINE
By Sharon Jennings
at The Bread & Roses Theatre
The story of Romeo’s first love, Rosaline. With each scene mirroring the action of Shakespeare’s original, we watch the tragi-comedy of someone who thinks she’s the main character, but who isn’t really in it at all.
(from 27 Jan 2015 - Closing on 14 Feb 2015)
ROYALE, THE
By Marco Ramirez
at Bush, The
Tells the story of boxer Jay Jackson, the first African-American Heavyweight Champion of the World. It is loosely based on the real-life story of Jack Johnson, whose story is one of great talent and triumph, but also racism and injustice.
(from 13 Mar 2015 - Closing on 18 Apr 2015)
RUDDIGORE
By Gilbert & Sullivan
at King's Head Pub Theatre
Spooky spoof on melodrama, with mad damsels, moustachioed villains and a gallery of deceased ancestors.
(from 17 Feb 2015 - Closing on 14 Mar 2015)
SAILOR, BEWARE!
by Philip King and Falkland Cary
at Bridewell Theatre
Sparks fly and worms turn as they battle it out in this comedy
(from 20 Jan 2015 - Closing on 24 Jan 2015)
SCARLET
By Sam. H Freeman
at Southwark Playhouse
This morning Scarlet went viral. In a video she doesn’t remember making. With 10 men she doesn’t remember meeting. And now no one’s looking at anyone but her.
(from 15 Apr 2015 - Closing on 09 May 2015)
SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
By Sheriden
at The London Theatre
In The School for Scandal, the author mainly satirizes malicious gossip and hypocrisy in the fashionable society of London in the 1770s
(from 24 Mar 2015 - Closing on 29 Mar 2015)
SENSE OF AN ENDING
By Ken Urban
at Theatre503
Charles, a disgraced New York Times journalist, arrives in Rwanda for an exclusive interview with two Hutu nuns. Charged with war crimes, the nuns must convince the world of their innocence during the 1994 genocide. When an unknown survivor contradicts the nuns’ story, Charles must decide between saving his career or telling a murkier truth that might condemn the nuns to a life in prison.
(from 12 May 2015 - Closing on 06 Jun 2015)
SEPARATION, THE
By Richard Molloy
at Theatre503
Set in the build-up to Ireland's historic divorce referendum of 1995. On a Friday night in Dublin, Stephen Hanrahan ushers a young female colleague in from the summer rain to what was once his marital home. He’s ready to work his magic. But Stephen's estranged wife and wayward daughter are about to crash back into his living room and his life, casting a history of repressed truths and painful secrets into the light.
(from 27 Jan 2015 - Closing on 21 Feb 2015)
SHAW'S WOMEN: VILLAGE WOOING AND HOW HE LIED TO HER HUSBAND (Double Bill)
By Bernard Shaw
at Tristan Bates
Exploring the nature of marriage from two diverse perspectives, a double bill to shed light on the things that bring two people together and the obstacles that keep them apart.
(from 06 Jan 2015 - Closing on 31 Jan 2015)
SHE LOVES ME
by Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock
at Landor Theatre
She Loves Me revolves around one little shop in Budapest and two of its employees. Despite being consistently at odds with each other at work, through lonely hearts ads they unknowingly become each other’s anonymous pen pals and a world of witty romance evolves.
(from 04 Feb 2015 - Closing on 07 Mar 2015)
SHOOTING WITH LIGHT
by Idle Motion
at New Diorama Theatre
In 1934 a young German refugee flees to Paris and discovers the genius of photography She reinvents herself as Gerda Taro, becoming one of the pioneering women to photograph the front line. In this production Idle Motion expose one of the most remarkable untold stories of our age.
(from 24 Mar 2015 - Closing on 11 Apr 2015)
SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
Screenplay by Betty Comden & Adolph Green, Songs by Nacio Herb Brown & Arthur Freed
at Above The Gatehouse Pub
This feel-good musical takes the audience on a journey from silent movies to the age of the ‘talkies’. Based on one of the world's best-loved movies it features all the songs from the glorious MGM score including: Good Morning, Make 'em Laugh, Moses Supposes and the classic Singin' in the Rain.
(from 17 Dec 2014 - Closing on 25 Jan 2015)
SOFTEN THE GREY
By Jake Hassam and Nigel Munson
at The Hope Theatre
When a young diver finds himself trapped in a tunnel and runs out of air, he naturally assumes it’s game over. But then he’s transported to a bizarre Citizens Advice Bureau for the deceased, staffed only by an eccentric and mysterious receptionist, and things start to get a little confusing.
(from 13 Jan 2015 - Closing on 31 Jan 2015)
SONGS OF LEAR

at Battersea Arts Centre
Songs of Lear is a non-linear dramatic event that shows the world of subtle energies and rhythms that govern Shakespeare’s tragedy. Each song is a starting point for another ‘dramatic poem’. Here the music becomes character, relationships and events.
(from 19 Feb 2015 - Closing on 22 Feb 2015)
SOULLES
by Bips Mawson, Leila Sykes and John Rushton
at Drayton Arms Theatre
2024: Dr Joanna Faust enters the Oculus. Journey with her into a computer generated reality where your darkest dreams can come true; if you are willing to barter your soul. Soulless is a re-imagining of Goethe's Faust as a two-hander.
(from 03 Feb 2015 - Closing on 14 Feb 2015)
SOUND OF MUSIC, THE
Music by Richard Rodgers Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse
at New Wimbledon Theatre
Tells the true story of the world-famous singing family, from their romantic beginnings and search for happiness, to their thrilling escape to freedom as their beloved Austria becomes part of the Third Reich at the start of WWII.
(from 30 Mar 2015 - Closing on 11 Apr 2015)
STEVIE
By Hugh Whitemore
at Hampstead Theatre Main Stage
Stevie Smith commutes to the West End to her work as a secretary at a publishing company. Her evenings are spent at home with her beloved Aunt - a world of Battenberg cake, gossip, Ginger Nuts and sherry in tiny glasses. But at the same time as leading this seemingly mundane suburban existence, she is writing the piercing poetry and prose that will one day make her famous.
(from 06 Mar 2015 - Closing on 18 Apr 2015)
TALENTED MR RIPLEY, THE
by The Faction
at New Diorama Theatre
Tom Ripley is a nobody given the unexpected chance to make a name for himself in Europe. When he first meets Dickie Greenleaf, Tom’s skills for forging signatures, telling lies and impersonating just about anybody are nothing more than impressive games. But as his friendship with Dickie grows to obsession, Tom’s talents have very dangerous consequences.
(from 10 Jan 2015 - Closing on 28 Feb 2015)
TEA SET
by Gina Moxley
at Barons Court Theatre
Christmas, 1999. On the verge of the new millennium, a young woman becomes the caretaker of Mrs. A., an elderly woman who is forgotten and isolated from her family. As New Year's approaches, she makes an unlikely connection with her elderly charge and discovers the secret of her recent trauma, a secret that leaves both of them shaken in the wake of such unthinkable violence.
(from 19 Jan 2015 - Closing on 25 Jan 2015)
THERESE RAQUIN
By Emile Zola; Adapted by Sarah Chapleo
at The Courtyard, Main House
Harnessing Zola's fascination with the animalistic passions driving human behaviour, this adaptation by Sarah Chapleo examines a turbulent and passionate love affair. Seeing it's realisation in one desperate, catastrophic act which will haunt the lovers forever.
(from 03 Feb 2015 - Closing on 07 Feb 2015)
THESE TREES ARE MADE OF BLOOD
By Darren Clark, Amy Draper and Paul Jenkins
at Southwark Playhouse
Set in a timeless Buenos Aires cabaret club before, during and after Argentina’s Dirty War, the play tells the story of one Mother’s search for her daughter.
(from 18 Mar 2015 - Closing on 11 Apr 2015)
THIN LINE, THE

at The Courtyard, Main House
George is accused of the unspeakable, will his life ever be the same again?
(from 20 Jan 2015 - Closing on 24 Jan 2015)
THREE SISTERS, THE
By Anton Chekhov (translation by by Agnieszka Kennedy)
at The Cockpit
Chekhov's Prozorov family's relationships, aspirations and stirring conflicts starkly contrast with the ascetic stage setting, highlighting the characters dissatisfaction with life away from their beloved Moscow.
(from 20 Jan 2015 - Closing on 24 Jan 2015)
TIME FOR HEROES
By Kevin Lee
at Barons Court Theatre
When childhood friend Billy shows up out of the blue, there are questions which need to be answered as to his whereabouts over the last two years. As more is revealed into Billy’s sudden reappearance, a heated argument unfolds in trying to find the truth behind Afghanistan, and what it means to lose somebody at war.
(from 17 Feb 2015 - Closing on 28 Feb 2015)
TITLE AND DEED
by Will Eno
at Print Room at The Coronet
A nameless traveller from a far off place searches for connection and solace in an unknown country in this funny and sad meditation on mortality, loneliness, innocence, home, family, love, funerals, words, and the world.
(from 14 Jan 2015 - Closing on 07 Feb 2015)
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Harper Lee, adapted for the stage by Christopher Sergel
at Richmond Theatre
Jem and Scout’s idyllic childhood innocence is shattered by the realisation that prejudice rules their town when their father defends a young black man falsely accused of raping a white woman and the family becomes a target of gossip and abuse.
(from 12 May 2015 - Closing on 16 May 2015)
TRUE BRITS
By Vinay Patel
at The Vaults (Studio)
When a violent encounter leads to a whirlwind romance, Rahul is more than willing to be swept into it. But in the aftermath of 7/7, his world changes in ways he cannot control, drawing him into ever-darker places as he struggles to remain part of a British society that now distrusts him simply for being a British Asian.
(from 04 Feb 2015 - Closing on 22 Feb 2015)
TRUTH, LIES, DIANA
by Jon Conway
at Charing Cross Theatre
This is the story of 'Ray, a playwright who uncovers secrets about Diana and her death, that the Establishment have tried to keep hidden. As he strives to reveal the startling evidence, his personal life starts to unravel when he suspects the wife he is devoted is being unfaithful. The play charts his descent into paranoia as he has to decide what to do with the truths that confront him…
(from 09 Jan 2015 - Closing on 14 Feb 2015)
TWELFTH NIGHT
By William Shakespeare
at The Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Milton Court Studio Theatre

(from 16 Feb 2015 - Closing on 21 Feb 2015)
TWELVE ANGRY MEN
By Reginald Rose
at Richmond Theatre
Follows twelve jurors who have murder on their minds and a life in their hands as they decide the fate of a young delinquent accused of killing his father. But what appears to be an open and shut case soon becomes a dilemma for the twelve, as their prejudices and preconceived ideas about the accused, the trial and each other turn the tables every which way, until the nail-biting climax...
(from 27 Apr 2015 - Closing on 02 May 2015)
UPPER CUT
by Juliet Gilkes Romero
at Southwark Playhouse
Karen loves politics. She’s a rising star but on the eve of a general election she risks her career and reputation in a bitter and contentious fight over whether to allow short lists for black Parliamentary candidates. Deselected by her Party, and betrayed by the men she loves, Karen must embark on a relentless road to power and political redemption.
(from 14 Jan 2015 - Closing on 07 Feb 2015)
VERDI'S LA TRAVIATA
adapted by Robin Norton-Hale
at Tricycle Theatre
The story of Violetta, a so-called ‘fallen woman’ who sacrifices her own happiness for the sake of her lover’s family and future, this production is set in the 1920s underworld of speakeasies and bootlegging and reveals the hypocrisy and heartache behind the glittering façade of parties.
(from 22 Jun 2015 - Closing on 04 Jul 2015)
VERNON GOD LITTLE
By DBC Pierre, adapted for the stage by Tanya Ronder
at The Space
Fifteen-year-old Vernon Gregory Little is in trouble. His best friend, Jesus Navarro, has massacred sixteen of their classmates before turning his gun on himself - and the townsfolk of the tiny, flea-bitten town of Martirio need someone to blame.
(from 24 Mar 2015 - Closing on 11 Apr 2015)
WASP, THE
By Morgan Lloyd Malcolm
at Hampstead Theatre - Downstairs
Heather and Carla haven’t seen each other since school. Their lives have taken very different paths - Carla lives a hand to mouth existence while Heather has a high-flying career, husband and a beautiful home....
(from 29 Jan 2015 - Closing on 07 Mar 2015)
WE MACBETH
by James Hepurn
at Theatro Technis
In November 1963, sinister elements of the U.S. Government assassinated President Kennedy in broad daylight in Dallas. The men who accomplished this brazen hit never relinquished the power they gained from it. Here for the first time - in We, MacBeth - these men explain their motives
(from 13 Jan 2015 - Closing on 31 Jan 2015)
WEIMAR CABERET & JOY DIVISION
By Harry Denford
at The London Theatre
Two plays connected by one character focusing on the lesser known true stories of Nazi Germany.
(from 17 Mar 2015 - Closing on 22 Mar 2015)
WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND
Based on the novel by Mary Hayley Bell and the screenplay by Willis Hall & Keith Waterhouse and the film by Richard Attenborough and Bryan Forbes. Adapted by Russell Labey and Richard Taylor with music and lyrics by Richard Taylor
at Union Theatre
The time is the late 1950s, the place, a small village in Lancashire. Hurrying to a barn with three rescued kittens, Cathy, a schoolgirl, discovers a stranger hiding there. She recognises Him immediately as Jesus Christ and tells her sister, Nan.
(from 28 Jan 2015 - Closing on 21 Feb 2015)
WIDOWERS' HOUSES
by Bernard Shaw
at Orange Tree Theatre
When Harry met Blanche by the banks of the Rhine he knew he'd met his match. He just needed the approval of her father, the fearsome Sartorius. But is he quite what he appears? Back in London, Harry must face jeopardising his relationship with the fiery Blanche to uphold his moral standards. Cokane's wry remarks won't help: the cynical Lickcheese must sort it all out.
(from 17 Dec 2014 - Closing on 31 Jan 2015)
WILD WORLDS: DARK SIDE

at The Vaults (Cavern)
Exploring the animal instinct of the human condition; a curated collection of 'breath-taking' breakages, emotional explosives, anti-gravity time travellers, buffooning birds, bad habits & allegorical aerial.
(from 28 Jan 2015 - Closing on 14 Feb 2015)
WINK
By Phoebe Eclair-Powell
at Theatre503
John is a 27 year old teacher ‘who probably wasn’t allowed to teach at an all girls’ school’ and Mark is his 16 year old ‘Olympic porn watching’ pupil. A normal week in their normal lives – school, eat, TV, sleep, repeat. Except in an age of twisted technology and possible profiles, the life Mark really wants is only a click away… but what happens when that life already belongs to John?
(from 10 Mar 2015 - Closing on 04 Apr 2015)
WITHOUT RELUCTANCE AND WITHOUT RELIEF (Three Monologues: Without Reluctance and Without Relief / You Take the 321 / Again)
By Howard Colyer
at Jack Studio Theatre
Without Reluctance and Without Relief: a man seeks to cope when the world shifts beyond his understanding.
You Take the 321: a woman takes on a flat and a tenant more mysterious than any she had imagined.
Again: a man tries to recover once more from an attempt to help his girlfriend’s career.
(from 24 Feb 2015 - Closing on 28 Feb 2015)
YARICO
Music by James McConnell, Lyrics by Paul Leigh, Book by Carl Miller
at London Theatre Workshop
Yarico, an Amerindian beauty, is a young woman with great dreams and a fierce, independent spirit. When Inkle, the third son of a British merchant is shipwrecked on her island, he faces certain death at the hands of the islanders. In a courageous act, Yarico intervenes and saves him from his fate, marking the beginning of an extraordinary love story, which ultimately takes them to the island of Barbados.
(from 17 Feb 2015 - Closing on 14 Mar 2015)


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