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Fringe & Other London shows playing now or in the near future!

Fringe & Other London shows
by Fat Git Theatre
at New Diorama Theatre
Boy meets girl. Girl meets boy. Boy and girl have a wonderful night together. And in the morning it's the start of the beginning of the end of the world...
(from 02 Dec 2014 - Closing on 06 Dec 2014)
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)
By Emlyn Williams
at St James Theatre
London, 1950. Private and public worlds collide when author Will Trenting’s knighthood attracts the glare of the British press. Will is forced to battle against the exposure of his secret life and the double standards of a society bent on destroying him.
(from 12 Nov 2014 - Closing on 13 Dec 2014)
by Plummer Wood Productions
at Shaw Theatre
Aladdin is a traditional pantomime for the whole family, featuring a live band, 'stunning' sets, 'glittering' costumes, and plenty of audience participation.
(from 11 Dec 2014 - Closing on 03 Jan 2015)
by John Hinton
at Southwark Playhouse - The Little Space
Ever looked at E=mc² and thought… um… what?! Then come and join Albert, the genius behind the über-coolest moustache in science, for a musical comedy lecture like no other, featuring his two wives and mum on the piano, guest star rapper MC Squared, peer-reviewed explanations of his landmark scientific theories and the wurst sausage joke ever!
(from 20 Dec 2014 - Closing on 03 Jan 2015)
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)
AMERICAN BLUES ( The Dark Room / The Lady of Larkspur Lotion / The One Exception - Triple Bill )
By Tennessee Williams
at Pentameters Theatre
The Dark Room - An Italian mother (Mrs Pocciotti), a welfare officer (Miss Morgan) and a fifteen-year-old girl hiding in 'the dark room.'
The Lady of Larkspur Lotion - Set in a run-down rooming house in New Orleans. The central character (Mrs Hardwicke-Moore) is a delusional heroine, who like Blanche Dubois, holds on to respectability through an imaginary past, sharing the moment with a failed writer who clings to his own fantasy of literary world renown.
The One Exception - Williams was haunted by the unquiet ghost of the playwright’s mentally ill sister, Rose, who was lobotomised and institutionalised against her will. In this play, Williams hauntingly depicts a mentally ill woman (Kyra), her devoted caretaker (May) and a callous, fair-weather friend (Viola).
(from 25 Nov 2014 - Closing on 14 Dec 2014)
by Wilde, Shaw, Yeats, Joyce and more
at The Ophelia Theatre
Extracts from the works of some of the great Irish writers of the past performed with great humour mixed with pathos in a one-person show by Neil O'Shea.
(from 02 Dec 2014 - Closing on 13 Dec 2014)
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)
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)
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)
Book & Lyrics by Ray Rackham; Music by Tom Lees
at London Theatre Workshop
Explores how relationships are affected by the endless possibility of choice. Told over the course of one evening, the musical examines decades of love, happiness, regret and loss; chances taken and options missed; and how it is sometimes impossible to make any kind of distinction between the past and the present.
(from 03 Dec 2014 - Closing on 20 Dec 2014)
by Meow Meow
at Southbank Centre, Purcell Room
Floods, fires, famines and unexpected fur-balls. Are we at the End of Days, or just the end of another year? Laugh in the face of imminent cat-astrophe as our favourite feline makes a rapturous return to Southbank Centre with her purr-fect, provocative brand of deliciously non-traditional holiday cheer.
(from 16 Dec 2014 - Closing on 29 Dec 2014)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Story and book by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming; Music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe
at Southwark Playhouse - The Large Space
A strange bat-child is discovered in a dank cave in deepest, darkest West Virginia.
(from 09 Jan 2015 - Closing on 31 Jan 2015)
Book & Lyrics by Paul Sirett, Music & Lyric by Wayne Nunes & Perry Melius
at Theatre Royal, Stratford East
Join Belle on her magical adventures across a strange unfamiliar land. Will our heroine rescue the Beast and save the day, or will the evil witch get her wicked way and ruin all our happy ever afters?
(from 29 Nov 2014 - Closing on 17 Jan 2015)
by James Greaves, devised by Sarah Thom and Sarah Toogood
at St James Theatre (Studio)
Now on her own deathbed, Davis is forced by Hollywood hacks Hedda Hopper and Louella Parsons to confront the ghost of her nemesis, Crawford herself. And of course, just because someone's dead doesn't mean they've changed?
(from 03 Jan 2015 - Closing on 09 Jan 2015)
by Charles Court Opera
at Rosemary Branch Theatre
Saddle up for panto fun with a Calamity Dame complete with swinging saloon doors, bar room brawls, cowboys, Indians, duels at dawn and jaw-dropping musical numbers from pop to opera.
(from 28 Nov 2014 - Closing on 10 Jan 2015)
by Idle Motion
at New Diorama Theatre
Exploring the life of visionary writer Jorge Borges and his remarkable work whilst integrating creative stagecraft, innovative video projection and beautiful physicality, hundreds of books transform into a plethora of images, from a flock of birds to a city skyline, from an airplane to a universe of libraries.
(from 09 Dec 2014 - Closing on 13 Dec 2014)
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)
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)
by James Lantz
at Above the Stag
Secret teenage love in the heart of America’s Bible Belt
(from 22 Oct 2014 - Closing on 22 Nov 2014)
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 11 Mar 2015 - Closing on 02 May 2015)
By Stuart Slade
at Theatre503
Jen’s Dad is dead. To make matters worse, Uncle Len has made it his mission to help her get over it. Hiding from a very hostile world in a very shitty garage, Len and Jen down cider, drown mice, talk crap, mend cats, share painful secrets, tell appalling jokes, and try to work out whether either of them has any kind of future whatsoever.
(from 04 Nov 2014 - Closing on 29 Nov 2014)
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)
By Dr Seuss, adapted by Katie Mitchell
at Pleasance Theatre, Islington
From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that the cat in the hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met.
(from 08 Dec 2014 - Closing on 04 Jan 2015)
By Simon Stephens
at White Bear Theatre
A week before Christmas in an East-End pub, hard-bitten landlord Michael Macraw awaits the arrival of his customers. As the evening progresses and the drink flows, it emerges that one of them has a secret he dare not share ...
(from 25 Nov 2014 - Closing on 21 Dec 2014)
by Charles Dickens, book and Lyrics by Ben Horslen and John Risebero, music by Christopher Peake
at Middle Temple Hall
On Christmas Eve, the miser Ebenezer Scrooge is haunted by the ghost of his business partner, Jacob Marley. To help Scrooge avoid the ghastly fate that awaits beyond the grave, Marley arranges for him to be visited by three spirits. But can the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come persuade Scrooge to open his heart to the magic of Christmas before the sun rises?
(from 20 Dec 2014 - Closing on 30 Dec 2014)
by Charles Dickens, adapted by Neil Bartlett
at Old Red Lion Theatre
Ebenezer Scrooge is a man who has everything; a thriving business, a house of his own in a popular part of London and a huge stash of money he wants to keep for himself. Best of all, it’s Christmas Eve and he's about to be visited by his old friend Jacob Marley. The only problem is that Marley is dead. Dead as a door-nail. Scrooge is about to be dragged on a ride through the snowy and uncertain landscapes of Christmas past, present and yet to come. What is to be seen cannot be forgotten.
(from 10 Dec 2014 - Closing on 03 Jan 2015)
By Let Them Call It Mischief, re-imagined from the Dickens classic
at Pleasance Theatre, Islington
Seven cast members recreate over 40 familiar characters, telling the much-loved story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his very unique Christmas journey.
(from 09 Dec 2014 - Closing on 04 Jan 2015)
by Sleeping Trees
at Theatre503
Follow Cinderella on a perilous adventure as the scheming Rumple Stiltskin blackmails the would-be princess into retrieving the coveted golden eggs from the top of the beanstalk. Cinderella must complete her quest in order to recover her glass slipper, but with Prince Charming, the Fairy Godmother and Jack's pregnant cow all doing their best to get in the way, these delicious, oversized eggs may not be so easily sought out…
(from 02 Dec 2014 - Closing on 10 Jan 2015)
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)
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)
by Henry Naylor
at Arcola Theatre
The Collector is a tale of murder, evil and betrayal set in occupied Iraq in 2003. Mazrat Gaol was one of Saddam's most notorious torture houses. More than 10,000 people died here. Now under Allied command, Nassir works as a local translator for American interrogators.
(from 17 Nov 2014 - Closing on 22 Nov 2014)
by Fiona Doyle
at Finborough Theatre
Coolatully shines a light on modern rural Ireland, where suicide rates among young men are the fourth highest in the world, asking whether a generation can be saved.
(from 28 Oct 2014 - Closing on 22 Nov 2014)
by August Strindberg, adaptation by David Greig
at Courtyard Theatre Studio
Set in the parlour of a seaside resort, where years earlier Tekla met Adolph and deserted her first husband, Gustav, for him. Now Tekla and Adolph have returned for a brief recess and when Tekla departs, Adolph falls under the sway of Gustav, who has also returned. Gustav pretends friendship, but intends destruction.
(from 05 Nov 2014 - Closing on 22 Nov 2014)
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)
by Tom Wells
at Lyric Hammersmith
The streets of Hammersmith will be paved with gold this Christmas as the Lyric’s traditional panto returns for a 6th year. Hammersmith welcomes Dick Whittington and his Cat to W6 for some festive fun in true Lyric style.
(from 22 Nov 2014 - Closing on 03 Jan 2015)
by Yevgeny Schwartz in a new adaptation by Daniel Goldman and Company
at Southwark Playhouse - The Little Space
When Lancelot arrives at Elsa’s door, falls hopelessly in true love and discovers she’s to be sacrificed the next day, he challenges the town’s Dragon to a fight to the death. What he’s not expecting is that the townspeople will do anything and everything to stay in chains.
(from 16 Dec 2014 - Closing on 10 Jan 2015)
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)
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)
by Tim Burton, adapted by Matthew Bourne
at Sadler's Wells
Featuring the unmistakable music of Danny Elfman and Terry Davies this touching love story tells the bittersweet modern fairytale of a boy created with only scissors for hands, left alone to fend for himself in a strange new suburban world.
(from 02 Dec 2014 - Closing on 11 Jan 2015)
By Rose Heiney
at Hampstead Theatre - Downstairs
Disastrous events from last Christmas have left their mark on the Llewellyn family and attempts to paper over it make for an explosive evening of surprising revelations and dark secrets exposed.
(from 11 Dec 2014 - Closing on 17 Jan 2015)
Created by Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens, featuring material by Eddie Braben, Dick Hills and Sid Green
at St James Theatre
Recreating some of the finest moments of Eric and Ernie’s (Morecambe and Wise) television and stage performances, cherished moments from the archives sit alongside new material created by the performers.
(from 16 Dec 2014 - Closing on 11 Jan 2015)
by Fascinating Aida
at Southbank Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hall
Comedy cabaret.
(from 01 Jan 2015 - Closing on 11 Jan 2015)
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)
By Terence Rattigan, co-authored with Philip Heimann
at Jermyn Street Theatre
Based on the true story of a movie star’s appearance in an Oxford student play.
(from 28 Oct 2014 - Closing on 22 Nov 2014)
by Samuel Beckett
at Arcola Theatre
A man, a woman, a recollection. First Love is one of Samuel Beckett's most masterful stories.
(from 20 Nov 2014 - Closing on 13 Dec 2014)
By Lee Lyford
at Unicorn Theatre
Everyone has heard of the Three Wise Men, but have you heard of Artaban, the fourth? One day Artaban, the wisest of them all, spots a beautiful new star in the sky. It’s the biggest and brightest star he has ever seen, and he knows it will lead him to something special. A special baby in fact, so special that everything (and that means everything) must be perfect. Join Artaban as he prepares for a momentous journey. But what should he wear? What gift should he bring? And where on earth will he find the right camel?
(from 30 Nov 2014 - Closing on 04 Jan 2015)
by Chris Larner
at Bridge House Theatre
When quiet, unassertive Zoe agrees to let an old university chum sleep on her sofa for just a couple of nights, little does she imagine how much her life will be blown apart. For Ruth - vain, driven, and totally narcissistic, is an unemployed actor and extraordinarily cross about it. And when Ruth determines to show the World a thing or two by writing and starring in a play of her own, the hapless Zoe is dragged unwillingly into playing a supporting role or eight.
(from 04 Nov 2014 - Closing on 23 Nov 2014)
by Howard Goodall, based on a book written by Howard Goodall, Richard Curtis & John Retallack
at Union Theatre

(from 29 Oct 2014 - Closing on 22 Nov 2014)
By Evan Placey
at Unicorn Theatre
A naked photo of Scarlett goes viral. Rumours spread across smartphones like wildfire and her reputation becomes toxic, threatening to shatter the fragile unity of the girls she has grown up with. But how long can Scarlett remain silent? And why isn't it the same for boys?
(from 06 Nov 2014 - Closing on 22 Nov 2014)
by Max Saunders-Singer
at Tristan Bates Theatre
Confined in a cramped, makeshift prison on the back line of the Somme, two men stand charged with cowardice and desertion. Trapped inside the damp, cold and oppressive walls of this ‘Glasshouse’, a beautiful friendship crystallizes between them. But how long can friendship last? And how much can a man withstand before he breaks?
(from 28 Oct 2014 - Closing on 22 Nov 2014)
By Norris Church Mailer
at King's Head Pub
David/Paul and Marie/Michelle are strangers in the city. Two lost souls hiding behind masks of self-deception and manufactured identities...
(from 12 Nov 2014 - Closing on 29 Nov 2014)
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)
by Carl Grose
at Southwark Playhouse - The Large Space
A psychiatrist obsessed with a playwright’s gruesome dramas ingratiates his way into the company. But when he starts to unpick the author’s mind, the boundaries between theatre and truth begin to blur…
(from 23 Oct 2014 - Closing on 22 Nov 2014)
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)
by Mordaunt Shairp
at Jermyn Street Theatre
Telling the story of a beautiful young man as he is forced to choose between the love of his fiancee and the lifestyle of his male mentor, the work is a comedy of manipulation and self-repression.
(from 25 Nov 2014 - Closing on 21 Dec 2014)
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 15 Feb 2015)
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)
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)
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)
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)
By Rebecca Lenkiewicz
at Silk Street Theatre
Set in London in 1913 when militancy in the Suffragette Movement was at its height, the play follows the love-affair between two fictional suffragettes, one upper-class and the other working-class, during British women’s struggle for the vote in the early 20th century.
(from 28 Nov 2014 - Closing on 03 Dec 2014)
by Euripides, translated by Frederic Raphael and Kenneth McLeish
at The Colepit at Victoria and Albert Museum
Phaedra is sick. She is in love with her stepson, Hippolytos. The prince hates sexual passion and any mortal 'impurity'. He also hates women. Can Phaedra live with her secret?...
(from 01 Nov 2014 - Closing on 27 Nov 2014)
by Action Hero in collaboration with Nick Walker
at Shoreditch Town Hall
Hoke’s Bluff navigates the curious territory in which our emotional responses to American dreams outweigh our rational understanding of what America (and the Western world) really stands for.
(from 18 Nov 2014 - Closing on 29 Nov 2014)
By Marcus Gardley
at Tricycle Theatre
A bewitching new drama of desire, jealously, murder and voodoo.
(from 09 Oct 2014 - Closing on 22 Nov 2014)
By Paula Vogel
at Southwark Playhouse - The Little Space
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)
at Richmond Theatre
As the healthy, penny-pinching Argan is obsessed by a list of imaginary ailments he believes he is suffering from, a series of eccentric quacks and his treacherous wife try to fleece him of his fortune.
(from 24 Nov 2014 - Closing on 29 Nov 2014)
by Tony Palermo
at Bridge House Theatre
Based on the Hollywood film, performed as a live radio play in front of a studio audience.
(from 09 Dec 2014 - Closing on 04 Jan 2015)
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)
The songs of Jacques Brel with English translations by Mort Shurman and Eric Blau
at Charing Cross Theatre
The songs of Jacques Brel explore the human condition through honest storytelling, with themes of joy and sorrow, love and loss, war and peace and life and death.
(from 16 Oct 2014 - Closing on 22 Nov 2014)
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)
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)
at Southbank Centre, La Soiree Spiegeltent
La Soiree’s heady cocktail of cabaret, new burlesque, circus sideshow and contemporary variety is more potent than ever this year as Haylock and co introduce some of the newest members to their ever-expanding and truly international family.
(from 05 Nov 2014 - Closing on 11 Jan 2015)
By Simon Gross and Joe Meloy
at Upstairs At The Prince Of Wales Pub
Join our Aladdin, Widow Wankey, Wishee Washee, Princess Nymomanic, and the most campest genie ever to be seen in pantomime history for the most magical carpet ride this Christmas.This pop-powered drag panto is suitable for adults only.
(from 02 Dec 2014 - Closing on 04 Jan 2015)
A reworking of Shakespeare’s King Lear
at The Hope Theatre
Goneril, Cordelia and Regan now take centre stage in a reworking of the text that strips the piece of high politics to explore the domestic struggle at the heart of this tragic tale.
(from 09 Dec 2014 - Closing on 20 Dec 2014)
By Steven Lally
at Drayton Arms Theatre
Sam is a homeless girl who begs by and obsessively reads the letters by a roadside memorial. Andy’s the grieving father who’s desperate to move her. Jamie’s a posh kid who thinks he can help. And Julia. She’s a copper whose instincts tell her that there’s more to this than meets the eye.
(from 25 Nov 2014 - Closing on 20 Dec 2014)
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,
(from 11 Feb 2015 - Closing on 01 Mar 2015)
From the novels by Zizou Corder; Adapted by Marcelo Dos Santos
at Tricycle Theatre
Charlie Ashanti lives in a future where phones are powered by the sun, cars are banned and companies are more powerful than countries. Charlie is a perfectly normal boy, except for one thing: he can speak to cats. So when his parents are kidnapped, he sets off on a rescue mission – with a little help from a floating circus and its pride of performing lions.
(from 17 Dec 2014 - Closing on 10 Jan 2015)
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)
By David Bown
at Jack Studio Theatre
In a backstreet garage in Sheffield the tensions are mounting. One minute Pete and his co-workers, Mick and Hud, are having a laugh fleecing Mondeo drivers, the next they’re engaged in an unspoken war. It’s got less to do with camshafts and more to do with Carol. Poor, desperate, manipulative Carol. Carol needs saving – mainly from herself – and money is needed for that. Pete hasn’t got any but Mick and Hud are planning a job, something big, something involving shooters and Pete can be in on it, if he’s got the nerve.
(from 11 Nov 2014 - Closing on 29 Nov 2014)
By Daniel Ward Garber
at Theatro Technis
Set in a derelict bar, of the same name, in Los Angeles 1994, the play details the events that lead a group of friends to turn on each other following the unexpected death of one of the bar’s patrons.
(from 05 Nov 2014 - Closing on 22 Nov 2014)
by William Shakespeare
at Clapham Omnibus
The concept for the production was partly inspired by photographs of Clapham Common taken shortly after World War II, when pre-fab buildings and allotments occupied local public spaces in a bid to alleviate the devastation of the war.
(from 11 Nov 2014 - Closing on 29 Nov 2014)
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)
By John Whiting
at Bridewell Theatre
The play is set in an unnamed European capital seven years after a bruising defeat in war and deals with life in the wake of armed conflict with all its social upheaval and personal stress.
(from 09 Dec 2014 - Closing on 13 Dec 2014)
by William Shakespeare
at Barons Court
Vienna is in chaos. The brothels have been left to flourish, and now the Duke has mysteriously left the city, leaving Angelo, his pious deputy, to clean things up. However, when the virtuous Isabella, comes to plead for the life of her brother, a man Angelo has condemned to death, he must make a choice, between justice and desire.
(from 02 Dec 2014 - Closing on 14 Dec 2014)
A 're-conceived version'; Music by Arthur Sullivan; Libretto by W. S. Gilbert
at Charing Cross Theatre
Set in the Titipu Umbrella and Fan Factory, owned by The Mikado. With familiar characters and songs, including Yum-Yum, Peep-Bo, Pitti-Sing, who sing the classic 'Three little maids from school are we', as workers in the department providing fans for local schools.
(from 27 Nov 2014 - Closing on 03 Jan 2015)
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)
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)
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)
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)
by Susie McKenna
at Hackney Empire
Is beauty really only skin deep? One fateful day two magical sisters decide to find out who is the most powerful witch… and so our tale begins… Mother Goose is given the gift of Princess Pricilla, a magic golden-egg-laying goose…
(from 22 Nov 2014 - Closing on 04 Jan 2015)
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)
By Bob and Barry Cryer, in association with Spymonkey
at Wilton’s Music Hall
Situated in the kitchen of the celebrated 221B Baker Street, this 'riotous' production contrasts the minutiae of a landlady’s daily domestic routine with the grand opera of Conan Doyle’s Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle.
(from 02 Dec 2014 - Closing on 31 Dec 2014)
By Jennifer R. Lee
at Blue Elephant Theatre
Hammer and Tongs Theatre take on the myths of Ancient Greece - dodge snakes with Medusa’s stylists, chug protein shakes with the goddess of war, and glimpse the dinner-party squabbles on Mount Olympus that really started the Trojan War.
(from 18 Nov 2014 - Closing on 06 Dec 2014)
Adapted by John Ward from Terry Jones’ original children’s story
at LOST Theatre
In a land where Dragons are locked in boiler rooms and mountains move like the oceans, Nicobobinus and his best friend Rosie embark on a wild adventure to cure him of a golden curse.
(from 11 Dec 2014 - Closing on 04 Jan 2015)
By Nick Hutchison
at St James Theatre (Studio)
London, December 1940: the bombs rain down in the Blitz, and Britain faces up to Christmas under fire. In his Mayfair flat, Noel Coward uses his latest creation, Madam Arcati, the visionary medium, to summon up voices that tell of the enduring spirit of Christmas through the ages.
(from 08 Dec 2014 - Closing on 23 Dec 2014)
By Annie Siddons
at Unicorn Theatre
It’s Christmas Eve and seven year-old Marie retrieves the sad and broken Nutcracker from under the Christmas tree and promises to look after him. But on the stroke of midnight he comes alive...
(from 21 Nov 2014 - Closing on 04 Jan 2015)
by Aurin Squire
at Finborough Theatre
When African-American college graduate Warren takes a job with the 2008 Obama campaign, he’s fired up and ready to go – until he lands in the troubled streets of East Cleveland. But somewhere between knocking on doors, fending off cops, and questioning his own racial and sexual identity, he learns that changing society isn’t as easy as he imagined…
(from 30 Nov 2014 - Closing on 16 Dec 2014)
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)
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)
by William Shakespeare
at St Leonard's Church
Threatened with invasion from the Muslim Turks, Venice holds the key to the gates of Christian Europe. The hopes of the city rest on the shoulders of their uniquely talented General, Othello.
(from 05 Nov 2014 - Closing on 29 Nov 2014)
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)
by Ester Montalto and Marga Domenech
at The Vaults
Jealousy: the fear of losing your loved one. Funny and colorful in childhood, an unstoppable and eventually violent emotion in some adults. Pathos explores the mechanism of passionate love, from the first sight to its very conclusion. Without words, through symbolic images and dreamlike projections while making use of commedia dell arte, pantomime, grammelot, clownerie and white masks, we describe the most unpredictable and bloody aspect of every passionate feeling: love.
(from 25 Nov 2014 - Closing on 29 Nov 2014)
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)
By David Edgar
at The Cockpit
Widely regarded as one of the best British plays to come out of the 1990s, Pentecost tells the story of Gabriela Pecs, a feisty and passionate art curator in a small, unnamed Eastern European country. Gabriela believes she has discovered something wonderful in an ancient, abandoned church near one of her country's borders.
(from 14 Nov 2014 - Closing on 30 Nov 2014)
By J M Barrie
at Chickenshed, The (Rayne Theatre)
Wendy Darling loves telling her brothers bedtime stories of the dastardly pirate Captain Hook and the heroic Peter Pan, and the children's imaginations become reality when Peter flies into their nursery one starry night.
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by Oscar Wilde, adapted by The Alchemic Order
at Dorian Gray's Townhouse
Welcome to Dorian Gray's Gothic Christmas. This adaptation will transport you to the luxurious, languid and licentious world of Wilde as you experience the classic story unfold across a series of rooms.
(from 02 Dec 2014 - Closing on 20 Dec 2014)
by Colleen Murphy
at Finborough Theatre

(from 11 Jan 2015 - Closing on 16 Feb 2015)
by Philip Ridley
at Old Red Lion Theatre
It's Mother's Day and mother is dead. Now her two sons gather in her home to argue about the truth of their childhood. But a storm is approaching...with a violent new truth all of its own.
(from 11 Nov 2014 - Closing on 06 Dec 2014)
devised by the company
at Hen and Chickens Theatre
A fist-full of clowns from France, Italy, Switzerland, England, and Australia, storm London with a display of such ridiculousness. You will never again question your own intelligence.
(from 04 Nov 2014 - Closing on 22 Nov 2014)
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)
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)
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)
by Alistair McDowall
at Orange Tree Theatre
Ollie's sister is missing. Searching Manchester in desperation, she finds all roads lead to Pomona, an abandoned concrete island at the heart of the city. Here at the centre of everything, journeys end and nightmares are born.
(from 12 Nov 2014 - Closing on 13 Dec 2014)
By David Edgar
at The Cockpit
In Finland, in the stylish home of a very modern European family, a peace negotiation begins. Traveling to these top secret talks are militant freedom fighters and representatives of the government's oppressive leadership. Will the Peace Talks take? Or has the battlefield simply changed locations.
(from 15 Nov 2014 - Closing on 30 Nov 2014)
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)
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)
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 01 Mar 2015)
by Raymond Briggs, adapted by Pins and Needles
at Lyric Hammersmith Studio
Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas follows Santa as he awakes from a dream of sun, sea and sand only to find it is the busiest day of the year: Christmas Eve. This timeless festive story bursts into life with live music, playful puppets and a magical set.
(from 14 Nov 2014 - Closing on 31 Dec 2014)
Book by Maureen Chadwick & David Watson, Music & Lyrics by Kath Gotts
at Hackney Downs Studios
When some people won’t believe you’ve changed, and others don’t want to let you change,  it isn't easy to make a new start. Jay Johnson is fresh out of prison and determined never to go back inside, but for all his efforts to stay on track,  he finds himself making a detour back in the wrong direction. Finally he's faced with the hardest choice of his life and only then does he understand what he has to do to change things for real.
(from 13 Nov 2014 - Closing on 20 Dec 2014)
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)
Adapted from the book by Russell Hoban
at Southwark Playhouse - The Large Space
Little Rosie collects ice-lolly sticks and puts them in an old cigar box. As Rosie dreams of helping her parents pay off the bills her stick collection dreams of becoming something greater.
(from 03 Dec 2014 - Closing on 20 Dec 2014)
by Engineer Theatre Collective
at New Diorama Theatre
In 2013, Engineer Theatre Collective began a dialogue with the latest generation of aspiring financiers. Whilst they hold little power today, these young professionals will be running our banks, trading our stocks and managing our pensions tomorrow.
(from 25 Nov 2014 - Closing on 29 Nov 2014)
by Daniel Andersen
at Southwark Playhouse - The Little Space
It’s Christmas 2011 in the City at the height of the financial crisis. A bad time for bankers; a worse time for the poor and vulnerable. But the person who’s having the worst day of her life is small-time businesswoman Donna Saxon of Saxon Court Financial Recruitment-to-Recruitment Services.
(from 19 Nov 2014 - Closing on 13 Dec 2014)
By Sam. H Freeman
at Southwark Playhouse - The Little Space
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)
Developed by Dr Clive Selwyn; Co-Written by Dr Clive Selwyn and Rachel Rose Reid; Lecture created by Dr Anna Maerker
at The Old Operating Theatre
Medical cabaret, set in Britain's oldest surviving operating theatre, dating from 1822, featuring some of London's cabaret performers. Against these unique performances Rachel Rose Reid will engross you with an eye-opening lecture about the history of voice.
(from 02 Dec 2014 - Closing on 07 Dec 2014)
By David Edgar
at The Cockpit
Originally premiered at the National Theatre on the one-year anniversary of this remarkable event, The Shape of the Table looks inside the government of an unnamed Soviet satellite country as the thousands appeared, suddenly, on their streets and in their squares.
(from 13 Nov 2014 - Closing on 29 Nov 2014)
by Greg A. Smith
at Tabard Theatre
London: Christmas Day. Middle class couple Harry and Tamsin invite young homeless man Rory into their home to share Christmas with them and their daughter, Jenna. Presents are opened; parlour games played; parsnips and sprouts prepared.
(from 18 Nov 2014 - Closing on 06 Dec 2014)

By Donald Margulies
at Jack Studio Theatre
Embarking on an epic journey, Louis encounters extraordinary creatures and strange islands, overcomes storms, shipwreck and attacks by a native tribe and a man-eating octopus, only to return to London thirty years later to publish his exploits.
(from 09 Dec 2014 - Closing on 04 Jan 2015)
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)
by Eve Leigh
at Finborough Theatre
a Cold War drama
(from 25 Nov 2014 - Closing on 20 Dec 2014)
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)
Created and staged by Russian performance artist Slava Polunin.
at Southbank Centre, Royal Festival Hall
Russian clown theatrical extravaganza, incorporpating mime, clowning and physical theatre.
(from 17 Dec 2014 - Closing on 05 Jan 2015)
by Toby Mitchell
at St James Theatre
Tells the story of Billy, a spoilt young goat whose parents give him everything he wants. And what he doesn't get from them, he steals from his friends. On New Year's Eve, Billy is looking forward to the annual visit of the legendary Snow Dragon, who will bring him even more goodies during the night... But when Billy bumps into some hungry wolves in the forest, New Year's Day seems a long way off. Find out how Billy escapes - and whether the Snow Dragon will bring him a present. Has Billy been naughty or nice?
(from 09 Dec 2014 - Closing on 04 Jan 2015)

at Richmond Theatre

(from 05 Dec 2014 - Closing on 11 Jan 2015)
by Alice Collins
at Bridewell Theatre
Charles is the last surviving soldier of World War 1. The government wishes to honour him but he does not feel honourable.
(from 18 Nov 2014 - Closing on 22 Nov 2014)
By Becky Callaghan
at Waterloo East Theatre
Depicts the final few hours before the opening of the fictional play ‘Another Day in Paradise’, and the consequences of upsetting the backstage team moments before curtains go up.
(from 02 Dec 2014 - Closing on 07 Dec 2014)
By Atiha Sen Gupta
at Hampstead Theatre - Downstairs
Richard and Joyce have just returned home from the House of Lords. To their astonishment, and relief, they find their estranged son, Luke, fast asleep on the sofa. After a year’s absence, where has he been, and why has he come back now?
(from 07 Nov 2014 - Closing on 06 Dec 2014)
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)
By Jon Welch
at Pleasance Theatre, Islington
Rosa is 15. After the death of her mother and the breakdown of her father, she seeks solace in the friendship of her reclusive new neighbour, whose home-grown business earns her £3.50 a minute, 20 times a night. With evocative sound design, a shape-shifting set, projection and puppetry, Streaming is a rites of passage story for a modern age where walls become veils and private becomes public.
(from 11 Nov 2014 - Closing on 29 Nov 2014)
SWEENEY TODD - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by Hugh Wheeler
at Harrington’s Pie and Mash Shop
Site specific production. In this staging of Sondheim’s musical thriller, audiences will congregate at Anton’s barber shop before being shown through to Harrington’s Pie and Mash Shop, where the décor, little changed since it was opened in 1908, will provide the setting for Mrs Lovett’s infamous establishment.
(from 21 Oct 2014 - Closing on 29 Nov 2014)
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)
adapted from The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare by Darren Raymond
at St Saviour's Church
It's Freshers' week at Uni, and Petruchio arrives on campus full of excitement with his younger brother Grumio. However, an unexpected call from their Dad quickly turns them into despair: he wants them to come and live with him in Nigeria as there is no one to look after them in London. In a moment of panic Petruchio tells his Dad that he is married. Surprisingly contented by the news, Dad allows them to stay, but will travel to London to meet her? Petruchio has three days to find a wife!
(from 29 Oct 2014 - Closing on 22 Nov 2014)
by Tim Webb
at Southbank Centre, Blue Room
Takes families on a journey through the sights, scents, textures and sounds of a multi-sensory wonderland. Families will be accompanied by a live musician and plenty of puppets as they embark on a mysterious adventure uncovering all sorts of shoes.
(from 13 Dec 2014 - Closing on 04 Jan 2015)
By Darren Clark, Amy Draper and Paul Jenkins
at Southwark Playhouse - The Little Space
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)
By Robert Wallis & Liam Fleming
at Top Secret Comedy Club
The play takes us through a few hours in the life of one stressed individual and his well-meaning friend as Christmas is forced upon them in more ways than one!
(from 09 Dec 2014 - Closing on 04 Jan 2015)
By Nina Raine
at Hampstead Theatre Main Stage
Beyond the corridors of a busy London hospital lies a workplace full of professionals under the most extreme pressure – especially at Christmas - where an unintentional slip can have disastrous consequences. Professionalism and prejudice, turbulent staff romances, ambition and failure collide in a drama about an overburdened service that we all depend on and the dedicated individuals that keep it going.
(from 08 Dec 2014 - Closing on 17 Jan 2015)

at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre
A unique family circus troupe juggle axes and perform daring aerial acrobatics and stunts with lumberjack saws, as well as clog-dancing, beam-balancing, cooking, vegetable chopping and storytelling.
(from 21 Dec 2014 - Closing on 31 Dec 2014)
By Charles Busch
at Union Theatre
A hardboiled Christmas Fantasy. A Christmas Carol meets Scrooge with a little bit of Tootsie thrown in for good measure.
(from 26 Nov 2014 - Closing on 21 Dec 2014)
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)
by Jon Bradfield and Martin Hooper
at Above the Stag
Jim Hawkins wants adventure! Tired of swallowing seamen's stories in his mum's hotel on the Cornish coast, he gets his hands on a sailor's chest and discovers a mysterious treasure map. Will he find riches? Sunshine? Speedo-clad men in the sand-dunes? Only if he can beat John Silver, a charismatic and curiously disabled pirate - and a very nautical boy.
(from 28 Nov 2014 - Closing on 10 Jan 2015)
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)
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)
By William Shakespeare
at Richmond Theatre
A story of love, disguise and mistaken identities.
(from 18 Nov 2014 - Closing on 22 Nov 2014)

at Bridge House Theatre
Annie and Fannie are heading to the Palace to meet their new sister Cinderella for the very first time - however en route they lose their way and end up in deepest, darkest south east London...Can you help Annie and Fannie reunite with their sister Cinderella? Oh yes you can!
(from 12 Dec 2014 - Closing on 21 Dec 2014)
by Juliet Gilkes Romero
at Southwark Playhouse - The Little Space
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)
Based on the comic-book by Stan Sakai and adapted for the stage by Stewart Melton
at Southwark Playhouse - The Large Space
17th Century Japan. A world of bandit racoons, feline ninjas and warring animal clans.
(from 28 Nov 2014 - Closing on 04 Jan 2015)
book by Blake Edwards; music by Henry Mancini; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse; additional music by Frank Wildhorn
at Bridewell Theatre
A musical comedy about a woman pretending to be a man, pretending to be a woman.
(from 26 Nov 2014 - Closing on 06 Dec 2014)
By Barney Norris
at Bush, The
In a farmhouse at the edge of Salisbury Plain, a family is falling apart.
(from 26 Nov 2014 - Closing on 10 Jan 2015)
by Chuck Anderson
at Lion and Unicorn Theatre
A new play wrenched from today's shocking headlines about the tragedies unfolding in the Middle East will help children whose lives have been uprooted by war.
(from 11 Nov 2014 - Closing on 06 Dec 2014)
based on Shakespeare's Sonnets
at The Rose Playhouse Bankside
A 'little moment' of a timeless story told through Shakespeare's Sonnets.
(from 04 Nov 2014 - Closing on 29 Nov 2014)
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)

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)
By Roy Williams
at Hampstead Theatre Main Stage
Gail Wilde is an average policewoman, but one who lives up to her nickname, 'WILDEFIRE' - and in the precarious world of modern policing, being wild or full of fire is hardly likely to be appropriate for the job in hand... Suspicions surrounding Gail's professional conduct reach fever pitch when a fellow officer is involved in a serious incident on the beat.
(from 06 Nov 2014 - Closing on 29 Nov 2014)
By William Shakespeare; Adaped by Ross McGregor
at Lion and Unicorn Theatre
A Winter's Tale re-imagined. A story of bears, broken hearts and a new-born baby left out in the wilderness.
(from 09 Dec 2014 - Closing on 03 Jan 2015)
by Flip Webster and Maggie Bourgein
at Canal Cafe Theatre
Through character-led sketches, song and dance, Flip and Maggie share coffee ice cream, hip hop moves and what it means to 40+
(from 18 Nov 2014 - Closing on 30 Nov 2014)
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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