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1001 NIGHTS
Devised by Douglas Rintoul
at Unicorn Theatre
Based around the timeless folk tales of The Arabian Nights, the enduring Islamic tales are collected and brought to life for a modern young audience by Shahrazad, a young girl torn between her home in Syria and her new life in the UK.
(from 05 Jun 2014 - Closing on 22 Jun 2014)
17
by Dameon Garnett
at Finborough Theatre
At seventeen years old, Scott is facing a future that is as uncertain as his past. The death of his adopted mother throws his life into chaos, and now he finds himself having to fit in with a new middle-class family, and the birth-mother he never knew. Class differences soon reach fever pitch, and guilt has the winning hand. Whoever thought change would be this difficult, and what is Scott hiding under the bed?
(from 20 Jul 2014 - Closing on 29 Jul 2014)
20th CENTURY BOY
By Peter Rowe in association with Gary Lloyd, with music and lyrics by Marc Bolan.
at New Wimbledon Theatre
Tells the story of Marc Bolan and his band T.Rex, exposing some of the myths and taking the audience on a journey through Marc’s life.
(from 23 Jun 2014 - Closing on 28 Jun 2014)
ADDAMS FAMILY, THE
Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
at Brookside Theatre
'They're creepy and they're kooky...' THE ADDAMS FAMILY is a  musical that brings the darkly delirious world of the infamous family with an affinity for all things macabre 'spook-tacularly'  to life.
(from 28 Oct 2014 - Closing on 01 Nov 2014)
ALICE IN WONDERLAND
By Richard Stratton, based on the story by Lewis Carroll
at The Selkirk Pub
Alice has lost her cat, but when her search leads her to a stuffy little junk shop, Alice discovers more than she could ever imagine. The audience is invited to join Alice as her world is turned upside down in this new adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale
(from 03 May 2014 - Closing on 18 May 2014)
ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
by Lewis Carroll
at St Paul's Church
Join Alice as she takes a journey 'through the looking glass' and back to the magical world of Wonderland. As she steps through the magic mirror she enters a strange yet familiar world of talking flowers, the Mad Hatter, Tweedledum and Tweedledee and the evil Jabberwock.
(from 30 Jul 2014 - Closing on 30 Aug 2014)
ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL
Based on the books and TV series by James Herriot
at Richmond Theatre
Brings to life the adventures of James, Siegfried and his easy going brother Tristan Farnon, alongside the unique characters and animals of the Yorkshire moors.
(from 28 Jul 2014 - Closing on 02 Aug 2014)
ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR
Music by David Essex
at Brookside Theatre
'Roll on up and see the main attraction... let's take a ride!' - All The Fun Of The Fair is the David Essex musical set in a fairground, featuring hit songs from the singer's multiple albums.
(from 02 Sep 2014 - Closing on 06 Sep 2014)
ANGINA MONOLOGUE, THE
by Doug Devaney
at Hen and Chickens Theatre
Doug Devaney's one man show is a tale of booze, bacon and the BBC Breakfast sofa. Join this bad patient on a comic journey from cardiac ward through rehab to media stardom and beyond, picking up a ukulele and Barbara Windsor on the way.
(from 20 May 2014 - Closing on 24 May 2014)
ANOTHER COUNTRY
by Julian Mitchell
at Richmond Theatre
What would lead a man to betray his country? What would lead a boy to betray his friends?
(from 14 Jul 2014 - Closing on 19 Jul 2014)
ANTIGONE
By Jean Anouilh
at Barons Court Theatre
The daughter of Oedipus, disobeys her uncle, Créon's edict that her brother's body should not be buried on pain of death. Antigone is determined to stick to principle and what she sees as the truth.
(from 29 Apr 2014 - Closing on 10 May 2014)
APRIL IN PARIS
by John Godber
at Richmond Theatre
Can a trip to the City of Love rekindle Al and Bet’s rocky relationship when the reality of returning home always looms large?
(from 09 Sep 2014 - Closing on 13 Sep 2014)
AVENUE Q
Music and Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx. Book by Jeff Whitty
at Brookside Theatre
AVENUE Q  is a hybrid of South Park and the Muppet Show in an all-singing, all-dancing musical 'fur-fest'.
(from 17 Apr 2014 - Closing on 26 Apr 2014)
AVENUE Q
Music and Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx. Book by Jeff Whitty
at Greenwich Theatre
Puppet Princeton moves to Avenue Q in order to find his purpose in life in this Tony Award winning musical comedy.
(from 23 Apr 2014 - Closing on 11 May 2014)
AYN LADY, THE
By Emma Kilbey
at Ovalhouse Theatre (Upstairs)
Who was Ayn Rand – and why do her questionable beliefs still resonate so strongly today? What’s the impact of a powerful life lived without empathy? Barker & Larkin attempt to crack through the Russian-doll layers of this self-styled individualist, author and philosopher.
(from 02 Jul 2014 - Closing on 05 Jul 2014)
BEAUTIFUL GAME, THE
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Book and Lyrics by Ben Elton
at Union Theatre
Set against the backdrop of the political troubles in Northern Ireland in the early 1970’s, The Beautiful Game is the story of an ordinary group of teenagers in an extraordinary situation.
(from 03 Apr 2014 - Closing on 03 May 2014)
BELIEVERS, THE
By Bryony Lavery
at Tricycle Theatre
Two families are flung together on a night of cataclysmic weather. Bruised, tired and seduced by the flow of alcohol, they wrestle with their differences until, suddenly, the unthinkable happens.
(from 22 Apr 2014 - Closing on 24 May 2014)
BEST OF FRIENDS
Music, Book and Lyrics by Nick Fogarty
at Landor Theatre
Music lovers Mike Chariot and Jim Ryan are brothers in every way but blood. In their 20s they used their passion to start a band, but after five years of trying they weren't as successful as they'd hoped.
(from 23 Apr 2014 - Closing on 10 May 2014)
BLONDE BOMBSHELLS OF 1943, THE
Written by Alan Plater, inspired by Ivy Benson’s all girl dance band and adapted from the television film ‘The Last of the Blonde Bombshells’.
at Upstairs at the Gatehouse Theatre
It’s 1943 and Betty’s female swing band urgently needs new recruits after losing them to the amorous attentions of nylon toting GIs.
(from 14 May 2014 - Closing on 29 Jun 2014)
BLUES IN THE NIGHT
Conceived by Sheldon Epps
at Hackney Empire Theatre
Chicago 1939. One man, three women, their lives, memories and the music that gets them through the night…
(from 24 Apr 2014 - Closing on 04 May 2014)
BOILING POINT
by Rachel Barnett
at Bridewell Theatre
A whimsical view of 39 years of marriage as seen through the rise and fall of four kettles.
(from 13 May 2014 - Closing on 30 May 2014)
BOUNCERS
by John Godber
at London Theatre New Cross
John Godber's play about a group of Bouncers working a Saturday night is one of the UK's most performed plays. This new production includes updates by the author and features a cast of professional stand up comics.
(from 09 Sep 2014 - Closing on 14 Sep 2014)
BRAINVILLE AT NIGHT
By Alexander Maschos
at Old Red Lion Theatre
Step into the belly of the Blue Whale, where the dancers are hot and the music is cool. You’re handed a drink sent over by a mysterious woman at the end of the bar and she invites you to take a trip on her own unique rollercoaster.
(from 15 Apr 2014 - Closing on 03 May 2014)
BUDDY
by Alan Janes and Robert Bettinson
at Richmond Theatre
Tells Buddy Holly’s story, from his meteoric rise to fame, to his final legendary performance at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa.
(from 27 May 2014 - Closing on 31 May 2014)
CAROUSEL
Music by Richard Rodgers, Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
at Arcola Theatre
When mill worker Julie Jordan falls for the masculine charms of Billy Bigelow, a chain of events unravels that suggests their destiny is predetermined by the hand of fate. Set on the New England coastline, against the backdrop of the Great Depression, this musical charts a story of recklessness, regret and redemption, and illuminates the immediacy of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s story; the belief in forgiveness and the power of the human spirit.
(from 18 Jun 2014 - Closing on 19 Jul 2014)
CATCH 22
by Joseph Heller
at Richmond Theatre
Set in the closing months of World War II, a bombardier named Yossarian is trapped in the absurd world of an inescapable war.
(from 24 Jun 2014 - Closing on 28 Jun 2014)
CHARACTER
By Florence Vincent
at The Selkirk Pub
Michelle about to turn thirty and not coping well. Desperate to do one good thing and finish her first novel before the big 3-0 arrives, she retreats to a countryside cottage with a typewriter, a lot of wine and her oldest friend Freya – who is harbouring problems of her own.
(from 01 May 2014 - Closing on 17 May 2014)
CHERRY ORCHARD, THE
by Anton Chekhov
at London Theatre New Cross
Chekhov's famous comic tragedy following the life of a Russian family and the effects of the Emancipation of the Serfs. This production will be performed in English and will explore the real reason Loparkin needed the land, matching how Chekhov lived his life at the time.
(from 03 Jun 2014 - Closing on 15 Jun 2014)
CHIGGER FOOT BOYS
By Pat Cumper
at Ovalhouse Theatre (Downstairs)
Based on true events in the lives of Jamaicans who fought in World War One and set amid the banter in a rum bar near Kingston Harbour, three young men tell their stories of death and glory as the end of the British Empire looms.
(from 08 Jul 2014 - Closing on 12 Jul 2014)
CLOSER THAN EVER
by Richard Maltby, Jr and David Shire
at Jermyn Street Theatre
Closer Than Ever is a roller-coaster ride of modern day manners with a focus on the ups and downs of love.
(from 06 May 2014 - Closing on 07 Jun 2014)
COLBY SISTERS OF PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, THE
by Adam Bock
at Tricycle Theatre
In a world of champagne and canapés, the five Colby sisters are the glamorous faces of New York high society. With wealth, style and desirable husbands, they appear to have it all. But privately, the sisters’ squabbles distort the picture of this perfect family. Image is everything, and struggling to maintain it could have life-changing consequences.
(from 19 Jun 2014 - Closing on 26 Jul 2014)
CORRUPTION OF DORIAN GRAY, THE
Based on 'The Portrait of Dorian Gray' by Oscar Wilde; Adapted by Adam Dechanel
at Lion and Unicorn Theatre
Dorian's deeds grow ever more evil in an attempt to hide a secret that keeps him forever young.
(from 10 Jun 2014 - Closing on 05 Jul 2014)
DASHING FELLOW, A
Inspired by the stories of Vladimir Nabokov
at New Diorama Theatre
Brings together characters and situations from three different tales into a darkly romantic vision of interwar Europe.
(from 22 Apr 2014 - Closing on 17 May 2014)
DEAD AT LAST, NO MORE AIR
by Werner Schwab, Translated by Meredith Oakes
at Camden People's Theatre
'Dead at Last, No More Air' is a brutal, irreverent and bizarrely comical piece about what happens when an emerging theatre production is sabotaged by outsiders
(from 06 May 2014 - Closing on 17 May 2014)
DERREN BROWN: INFAMOUS
by Derren Brown & Andy Nyman
at Hammersmith Apollo
Psychological illusion one man show.
(from 25 Jul 2014 - Closing on 27 Jul 2014)
DEVIL AND STEPASHKA, THE
Written by Clair Booker
at Space, The
Inspired by a Tolstoy short story, the play follows Zhenya’s obsession and its murderous consequence, as he finds himself driven mad with desire for Stepashka. Desperate to end his guilty liaison and safeguard his marriage, he shoots her and stands trial for murder. But can there be true justice in an unjust society? And is it guilt, insanity or the supernatural that finally haunts him?
(from 10 Jun 2014 - Closing on 20 Jun 2014)
DOLL'S HOUSE, A
by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Samuel Adamson
at Jack Studio Theatre
It is Christmas in the Helmer household and Nora and her husband Torvald are celebrating the season with their two children. When Nora receives an unexpected and unwelcome visit the idyllic family home is shattered. Over ‘three long days’ secrets and lies are revealed creating a chasm of such magnitude that things can never be the same again.
(from 22 Apr 2014 - Closing on 03 May 2014)
DONKEY HEART
By Moses Raine
at Old Red Lion Theatre
One family, three generations, the same hangover. Life after communism is utterly different and yet somehow eerily familiar.
(from 06 May 2014 - Closing on 31 May 2014)
DORIAN GRAY
Adapted by Linnie Reedman from Oscar Wilde’s novel; Music and Lyrics by Joe Evans
at Riverside Studios 3
About a handsome young man who somehow preserves his youthful beauty whilst his hidden portrait gradually reveals his inner ugliness.
(from 16 Apr 2014 - Closing on 10 May 2014)
DREAM OF PERFECT SLEEP
by Kevin Kautzman
at Finborough Theatre
A story of hope and loss in the face of dementia and terminal illness as an elderly couple plan their last days on earth.
(from 17 Jun 2014 - Closing on 12 Jul 2014)
DROWNED MAN, THE: A HOLLYWOOD FABLE
by Punchdrunk. Inspired by Georg Büchner's Woyzeck
at Temple Studios
A promenade production set in a seedy Hollywood underworld.. Step into the world of Temple Pictures where the Hollywood studio system meets a forgotten hinterland filled with dreamers who exist at the fringes of the movie industry.
(from 20 Jun 2013 - Booking to 18 May 2014)
EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON
by Mike Bartlett
at Broadway Studio Theatre, Catford
Earthquakes in London is a fast paced metropolitan crash of people, scenes and decades, as three sisters attempt to navigate their dislocated lives and loves, while their dysfunctional father, a brilliant scientist, predicts global catastrophe. An all-pervasive fear of the future and a guilty pleasure in the excesses of the present drive Mike Bartlett’s play from 1968 to 2525 and back again.
(from 30 Apr 2014 - Closing on 25 May 2014)
EAST OF BERLIN
by Hannah Moscovitch
at Southwark Playhouse - The Little Space
East of Berlin is a memory play about redemption from the sins of our fathers.
(from 18 Jun 2014 - Closing on 12 Jul 2014)
EGO OF THE YOGIS
By Gopi Warrier
at Steiner Theatre
Centres on an upper class English woman’s quest for true love and her search for a spiritual teacher.
(from 01 Apr 2014 - Closing on 24 Apr 2014)
ENDURING SONG
by Jesse Briton
at Southwark Playhouse - The Large Space
France. 1096. Matthew, a young French Knight, sets out on the First Crusade. Behind him he leaves a broken family, crumbling ancestral farm and teenage sister who must save it all from ruin.
(from 11 Jun 2014 - Closing on 05 Jul 2014)
ENGLAND EXPECTS
by Tom Glover
at Jack Studio Theatre
Vesta Tilley was music hall’s greatest male impersonator. Vesta’s role in recruiting thousands of men made her the darling of the establishment but as the brutal reality of the First World War became known, whose side was she really on?
(from 06 May 2014 - Closing on 10 May 2014)
FAME: NOT THE MUSICAL
by David Baddiel
at Menier Chocolate Factory
David Baddiel brings his latest comedy show to London for a four week season, focussing on what life is like in the media spotlight.
(from 29 Apr 2014 - Booking to 23 May 2014)
FAT MAN
By Martin Bonger
at Ovalhouse Theatre (Upstairs)
Orpheus is doing stand-up for the gods. This is a 'bitterly funny' story of love, loss and eating your way out of grief. As the audience are transformed into the gods of legend, will Orpheus ever escape his past?
(from 15 Jul 2014 - Closing on 19 Jul 2014)
FELINE INTIMATE
by Meow Meow
at London Wonderground, part of the Southbank Centre site
Following on from her shows in the West End and at the South Bank Centre the crowd-surfing queen of song delivers kamikaze cabaret. From Brecht to Radiohead, expect sequins and satire and possibly even the splits. Politics. Mayhem. Magnificence.
(from 20 May 2014 - Closing on 08 Jun 2014)
FINGS AIN’T WOT THEY USED T’BE
Music & Lyrics by Lionel Bart and book by Frank Norman; Adapted by Elliot Davis
at Theatre Royal, Stratford East
Musical set at the end of the 1950's within an East End underworld of gamblers, spivs, prostitutes and Teddy boys, telling the tale of Fred, a loveable rogue, who comes out of prison to find he is not quite the king of the manor he once was.
(from 08 May 2014 - Closing on 08 Jun 2014)
FINIAN'S RAINBOW
Music by Burton Lane, Lyrics by E. Y. Harburg, Book by E. Y. Harburg and Fred Saidy, Adapted by Charlotte Moore
at Charing Cross Theatre (formerly New Players Theatre)
Finian's Rainbow features an unashamedly silly plot involving an Irish immigrant, pursued by a leprechaun, hoping to grow gold in the soil around Fort Knox whilst finding a husband for his daughter.
(from 03 Apr 2014 - Closing on 10 May 2014)
FIRST EPISODE
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)
FOREPLAY
By Carl Djerassi
at King's Head Pub Theatre
A psycho-sexual thriller of betrayal and revenge, Foreplay examines the chasm between the public and private for people in the public eye, what is erotic and what is pornographic, and the uneasy relationship between genius and hypocrisy in us all.
(from 30 Apr 2014 - Closing on 31 May 2014)
FOSTERLING
By Zoe Palmer
at Ovalhouse Theatre (Downstairs)
1914. An orphan is delivered to a new life in a remote village in Yorkshire.
(from 01 Jul 2014 - Closing on 05 Jul 2014)
GODSPELL
By John-Michael Tebelak; Music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
A celebration of love with pop, folk and rock hits such as Light of the World and Day by Day.
(from 16 May 2014 - Closing on 07 Jun 2014)
GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN, THE
by Bertolt Brecht
at Trinity Buoy Wharf
The story of a young prostitute who struggles to lead a ‘good’ life in a society where goodness is not rewarded.
(from 09 Apr 2014 - Closing on 02 May 2014)
GRAND HOTEL
Music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest; Based on Vicki Baum's novel and play, Menschen im Hotel (People in a Hotel).
at Silk Street Theatre
Focuses on a weekend in an elegant hotel in Berlin in 1928 with a medley of eccentric guests.
(from 08 Jul 2014 - Closing on 16 Jul 2014)
GREAT GATSBY, THE
By F. Scott Fitzgerald; Adapted by Peter Joucla
at Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
Amid the glitz of the roaring '20s, mysterious young millionaire Jay Gatsby moves into town and throws a series of luxurious parties at his waterside mansion. He arouses the suspicions of Tom Buchanan, a wealthy philanderer who lives across the bay with his beautiful but unhappy wife Daisy. When Gatsby and Daisy meet one fateful afternoon, their lives change forever.
(from 11 Apr 2014 - Closing on 03 May 2014)
GRIMM TALES FOR YOUNG AND OLD: AN IMMERSIVE FAIRYTALE
By Philip Pullman; Adapted by Philip Wilson
at Shoreditch Town Hall - Basement
Something strange is brewing in the labyrinth beneath Shoreditch Town Hall: A witch surrounded by golden hair blinds a prince. Seven beds are left unmade. An old woman and her granddaughter gasp for air as they clamber from the entrails of a wolf. A snake slithers toward a soldier buried alive in his wife’s tomb. A father unknowingly sucks flesh from the bones of his missing son.
(from 14 Mar 2014 - Closing on 24 Apr 2014)
GRUFFALO, THE
Adapted from the book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler
at Rose Theatre, The (Kingston)
A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood.
(from 27 May 2014 - Closing on 01 Jun 2014)
HAIRSPRAY
book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Whittman.
at Brookside Theatre
Baltimore’s Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, has only one passion – to dance. She wins a spot on the local TV dance programme, ‘The Corny Collins Show’ and, overnight, is transformed from outsider to irrepressible teen celebrity.
(from 01 Jul 2014 - Closing on 05 Jul 2014)
HAMLET
by William Shakespeare
at Riverside Studios
Her Majesty’s Prison Liverpool. G Wing. Hamlet is incarcerated. His father has been murdered. The croaking raven doth bellow for revenge …
(from 28 May 2014 - Closing on 22 Jun 2014)
HAMLYN
Written by Juan Mayorga, translated by David Johnson
at Space, The
A detective story of twisted relationships where nothing is what it seems. It is a modern take on the tale of the Pied Piper. It questions the ability of systems of law, psychiatry and bureaucracy to effectively help the weak and vulnerable in modern societies.
(from 22 Apr 2014 - Closing on 09 May 2014)
HANDFUL OF STARS , A
By Billy Roche
at Theatre503
A look at the pain and disillusionment following the break-up of a family.
(from 30 Apr 2014 - Closing on 24 May 2014)
HEART
By Steven Gaythorpe
at Ovalhouse Theatre (Downstairs)
Set in 1950s Durham and Tehran, as a British and American orchestrated coup destabilises a nation - a love triangle unravels.
(from 03 Jun 2014 - Closing on 07 Jun 2014)
HOLIDAY / THE EISTEDDFOD (Double Bill)
Raimondo Cortese / Lally Katz
at Bussey Building

(from 14 May 2014 - Closing on 04 Jun 2014)
HOSTAGE SONG
Music and Lyrics by Kyle Jarrow. Book by Clay McLeod Chapman
at Finborough Theatre
In an unspecified time and place, Jim and Jennifer are hostages, blindfolded and awaiting their fate. In an effort to distract themselves from their inevitable demise, they forge a relationship while trying to let go of the images of their loved ones.
(from 22 Jun 2014 - Closing on 08 Jul 2014)
HOW TO BUILD A BETTER TULIP
by Mark Giesser.A modern update of the classic Dumas novel The Black Tulip
at Tabard Theatre
A modern update of the classic Dumas novel The Black Tulip about the importance of good breeding.
(from 30 Apr 2014 - Closing on 31 May 2014)
HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
Music and Lyrics: Frank Loesser, Book: Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock & William Gilbert, Based on the book by Shepherd Mead
at Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre
This Pulitzer Prize winning musical satire on the world of big business comes from the authors of 'Guys and Dolls'. It follows the corporate rise of J. Pierrepont Finch from the mailroom to executive with the aid of a trusty book: 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying'.
(from 06 May 2014 - Closing on 24/05/2014)
HOW TO WIN AGAINST HISTORY
By Seiriol Davies
at Ovalhouse Theatre (Upstairs)
The 5th Marquis of Anglesey burned brightly, briefly and transvestitely at the end of the 19th Century, blowing his family's colossal fortune on diamond frocks and lilac-dyed poodles. He died at 29; his family burned every record of him…as though he never was.
(from 09 Jul 2014 - Closing on 12 Jul 2014)
HURRICANE HILL
by Chris Leicester
at London Theatre New Cross
Hurricane Hill and the worst storm in years...At the isolated house of a famous recluse a stranger arrives and someone's past will finally be faced. Which life is more valuable; that of a child or of a brother-in-arms?
(from 21 Oct 2014 - Closing on 26 Nov 2014)
IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, THE
By Oscar Wilde
at Richmond Theatre
Follows the story of two upper class bachelors, Algernon Moncrieff and John Worthing, who both create alternative identities in order to persue their intended love interests.
(from 13 Oct 2014 - Closing on 18 Oct 2014)
IN THE HEIGHTS
Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a Book by Quiara Alegria Hudes
at Southwark Playhouse - The Large Space
In The Heights is a journey into Washington Heights, one of Manhattan's most vibrant communities – full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggle can be deciding which traditions to take with you, and which ones to leave behind.
(from 09 May 2014 - Booking to 07 Jun 2014)
IN THE VALE OF HEALTH: JAPES
By Simon Gray
at Hampstead Theatre Main Stage
The accidental death of their parents when Michael and Jason (Japes) were in their teens made them as close as brothers can be: the family home they inherited remains unchanged, part playground, part shrine. But their lives change forever when Michael falls in love with Anita… and so does Japes… and a passionate triangle develops.
(from 29 May 2014 - Closing on 14 Jun 2014)
IN THE VALE OF HEALTH: JAPES
By Simon Gray
at Hampstead Theatre Studio Downstairs
The accidental death of their parents when Michael and Jason (Japes) were in their teens made them as close as brothers can be: the family home they inherited remains unchanged, part playground, part shrine. But their lives change forever when Michael falls in love with Anita… and so does Japes… and a passionate triangle develops.
(from 20 Mar 2014 - Closing on 05 May 2014)
IN THE VALE OF HEALTH: JAPES TOO
By Simon Gray
at Hampstead Theatre Main Stage
The accidental death of their parents when Michael and Jason (Japes) were in their teens made them as close as brothers can be: the family home they inherited remains unchanged, part playground, part shrine. But their lives change forever when Michael falls in love with Anita… and so does Japes… and a passionate triangle develops.
(from 30 May 2014 - Closing on 14 Jun 2014)
IN THE VALE OF HEALTH: JAPES TOO
By Simon Gray
at Hampstead Theatre Studio Downstairs
The accidental death of their parents when Michael and Jason (Japes) were in their teens made them as close as brothers can be: the family home they inherited remains unchanged, part playground, part shrine. But their lives change forever when Michael falls in love with Anita… and so does Japes… and a passionate triangle develops.
(from 18 Apr 2014 - Closing on 08 May 2014)
IN THE VALE OF HEALTH: MICHAEL
By Simon Gray
at Hampstead Theatre Main Stage
The accidental death of their parents when Michael and Jason (Japes) were in their teens made them as close as brothers can be: the family home they inherited remains unchanged, part playground, part shrine. But their lives change forever when Michael falls in love with Anita… and so does Japes… and a passionate triangle develops.
(from 28 May 2014 - Closing on 14 Jun 2014)
IN THE VALE OF HEALTH: MICHAEL
By Simon Gray
at Hampstead Theatre Studio Downstairs
The accidental death of their parents when Michael and Jason (Japes) were in their teens made them as close as brothers can be: the family home they inherited remains unchanged, part playground, part shrine. But their lives change forever when Michael falls in love with Anita… and so does Japes… and a passionate triangle develops.
(from 25 Mar 2014 - Closing on 09 May 2014)
IN THE VALE OF HEALTH: MISSING DATES
By Simon Gray
at Hampstead Theatre Main Stage
The accidental death of their parents when Michael and Jason (Japes) were in their teens made them as close as brothers can be: the family home they inherited remains unchanged, part playground, part shrine. But their lives change forever when Michael falls in love with Anita… and so does Japes… and a passionate triangle develops.
(from 29 May 2014 - Closing on 14 Jun 2014)
IN THE VALE OF HEALTH: MISSING DATES
By Simon Gray
at Hampstead Theatre Studio Downstairs
The accidental death of their parents when Michael and Jason (Japes) were in their teens made them as close as brothers can be: the family home they inherited remains unchanged, part playground, part shrine. But their lives change forever when Michael falls in love with Anita… and so does Japes… and a passionate triangle develops.
(from 13 May 2014 - Closing on 17 May 2014)
INCOGNITO
by Nick Payne
at Bush Theatre
Three interwoven stories exploring the nature of identity and how we are defined by what we remember, Incognito is a dazzling new play about what it means to be human.
(from 14 May 2014 - Closing on 21 Jun 2014)
INNER LIFE OF SOPHIE TAYLOR, THE
Written by Roisin Rae
at Space, The
A fusion of physical expression and naturalistic drama; this is a play for grown-ups about art, compromise and the bizarre, fraught, comic nature of life with small children.
(from 03 Jun 2014 - Closing on 08 Jun 2014)
INTIMATE EXCHANGES: A PAGEANT
By Alan Ayckbourn
at Pentameters Theatre
A Pageant from the series of plays, Intimate Exchanges, which Alan Ayckbourn has described as a 'a piece of theatrical lunacy' involves the characters in a roundabout of mischance, misunderstandings and choices based only on the merest chance.
(from 08 Apr 2014 - Closing on 27 Apr 2014)
JEKYLL AND HYDE
Based on 'The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' by Robert Louis Stevenson; Adapted by Adam Dechanel
at Lion and Unicorn Theatre
A young lawyer visiting his Doctor friend at the London College of Tropical Diseases stumbles onto a series of horrifically dismembered corpses and takes it upon himself to hunt the killer.
(from 30 Sep 2014 - Closing on 25 Oct 2014)
JOHN FERGUSON
by St John Ervine
at Finborough Theatre
Ulster in the 1890s. John Ferguson lives by the word of God, and believes there is a reason for everything. His wife, Sarah lives by the earthly reality around her. The family is on the brink of eviction from their farm, as a result of John’s ailing health. When a local man makes a proposition to their daughter that will save them all, there begins a spiral of events that will test John’s faith and his family to their limits...
(from 20 May 2014 - Closing on 14 Jun 2014)
JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN
Adapted by Bradley Rand Smith; Based on the novel by Dalton Trumbo
at Southwark Playhouse - The Little Space
When the call came, idealistic Joe Bonham eagerly volunteered for the trenches of World War One. Now he has paid a price he never expected, and far away from his American homeland he struggles to come to terms with what his world has become.
(from 21 May 2014 - Closing on 14 Jun 2014)
JUST ANOTHER LOVE STORY
Songs by Stephen Sondheim
at London Theatre Workshop
A celebration of Stephen Sondheim’s love songs.
(from 06 May 2014 - Closing on 24 May 2014)
KABALE UND LIEBE
by Friedrich Schiller
at London Theatre New Cross
This classic German Drama, translated to "Intrigue and Love", tells the story of a group of plotting noblemen destroying the love between Ferdinand von Walter, a nobleman's son, and Luise Miller, daughter of a middle-class musician.
(from 02 Sep 2014 - Closing on 07 Sep 2014)
KINGSTON 14
by Roy Williams
at Theatre Royal, Stratford East
Set in modern day Jamaica, Kingston 14 follows the story of James, a black British police officer who is sent to Kingston to investigate the murder of an English tourist in a local hotel.
(from 28 Mar 2014 - Closing on 26 Apr 2014)
LAST OF THE DUTY FREE
Adapted from the Duty Free television comedy series
at Churchill Theatre
When working class David and Amy met upper-middle class Robert and Linda whilst holidaying at the San Remo in Spain, their differences were immediately apparent. But opposites were proven to attract and a most unlikely romance developed.
(from 27 May 2014 - Closing on 31 May 2014)
LIFE OF THE PARTY, THE - A CELEBRATION OF THE SONGS OF ANDREW LIPPA
By Andrew Lippa
at Menier Chocolate Factory
Andrew Lippa hosts a concert performance of his songs from some of his most successful shows including John & Jen, The Wild Party, The Addams Family, Big Fish and his brand-new oratorio I Am Harvey Milk. Expect some surprises as Andrew and the cast explore these stories and characters, sharing their journeys in this musical celebration.
(from 27 May 2014 - Closing on 14 Jun 2014)
LIMBO
by Underbelly Productions
at Southbank Centre ( Jubilee Gardens)
An exotic mix of cabaret, circus and acrobatics.
(from 07 May 2014 - Closing on 17 Aug 2014)
LONDON CUCKOLDS, THE
By Edward Ravenscroft
at Theatro Technis
The play presents three marriages: Dashwell is married to 'devout' Eugenia, Doodle to 'witty' Arabella, Wiseacres to 'simple' Peggy. Each thinks that he alone is safe from cuckolding - being 'cheated on' - but are they? Three young gallants set out to prove them wrong.
(from 22 Apr 2014 - Closing on 10 May 2014)
LUCIFER SAVED
By Peter Oswald
at Lion and Unicorn Theatre
Lucian Willow, an army chaplain, lost his memory in 1945 in Berlin. His former Commanding Officer, Lord Brook, is looking after Lucian on his country estate in the 1960’s. There is something Brook doesn’t want Lucian to remember, and when a circus comes to the estate, all hell is let loose...
(from 22 Apr 2014 - Closing on 17 May 2014)
MARTINE
by Jean-Jacques Bernard. Translated by John Fowles
at Finborough Theatre
The Great War is over. It is the summer of 1920, in rural France. By a dusty road, a girl is sitting under the shade of an apple tree. She sees someone walking towards her. He is a young man, just back from fighting in Syria. He joins her under the tree, and a tragic love story begins.
(from 22 Apr 2014 - Closing on 17 May 2014)
MEDEA
by Euripides; translated by Gilbert Murray
at London Theatre New Cross
The ancient Greek tragedy surrounding the myth of Jason and Medea. The story follows the angry Medea who feels vulnerable with her place in society. As she finds out her husband Jason has betrayed her for another woman, she takes revenge in the most harrowing way possible.
(from 20 May 2014 - Closing on 25 May 2014)
MICROCOSM
by Matt Hartley
at Soho Theatre Upstairs
Alex has his flat. His home. He's building a life with Clare. Nothing can derail his happiness, not even their Tom Cruise obsessed neighbour, who is always coming round. He just wishes those kids would stop hanging round outside his house. But they're just kids, with nothing to do, they're not dangerous, right?
(from 07 May 2014 - Closing on 25 May 2014)
MUGS ARROWS
By Eddie Elks
at Old Red Lion Theatre

(from 03 Jun 2014 - Closing on 21 Jun 2014)
NAPOLI MILIONARIA
By Eduardo de Filippo, adapted by Peter Tinniswood
at Milton Court Theatre
Set in Naples in 1942, exploring the morality of war and one family’s struggle to live and love under the pressures of the Allied occupation.
(from 23 May 2014 - Closing on 31 May 2014)
NOTORIOUS MRS EBBSMITH, THE
by Arthur Wing Pinero
at Jermyn Street Theatre
The English ex-pat community is scandalised by rumours about the latest arrivals in Venice. Lucas Cleeve, an up-and-coming politician, is travelling with a woman named Agnes Ebbsmith. Defying convention, they are refusing to marry, and living in a ‘compact’ together.
(from 08 Apr 2014 - Closing on 03 May 2014)
O NO!
By Jamie Wood in collaboration with Wendy Hubbard and Dominic Kennedy
at Ovalhouse Theatre (Downstairs)
Playing amongst the enigmatic instructions of Yoko Ono's art works, in the shadow of Lennon's death, O No! is a psychedelic ride, a wonky homage to the woman damned for destroying the Beatles.
(from 20 May 2014 - Closing on 24 May 2014)
OCCUPIED
By Carla Grauls
at Theatre503
Driven by a desire for belonging, two Romanian immigrants kidnap an Englishman to learn how to be English. Set in a derelict Victorian public toilet. A play about identity in crises.
(from 01 Apr 2014 - Closing on 26 Apr 2014)
ONCE WE LIVED HERE
By Dean Bryant and Mathew Frank
at King's Head Pub Theatre
Amy runs Emoh Ruo, the family sheep station in northern Victoria. She’s held onto the property through drought, bushfire and falling wool prices, determined not to let it slip out of the family grasp. But when the family gathers over a scorching long weekend, Amy has to face up to the myths and lies the place has been built upon. Is she holding on, or is she stuck?
(from 02 Apr 2014 - Closing on 26 Apr 2014)
ORPHEUS
by Little Bulb Theatre
at Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
A re-imagining of the Greek myth. About Orpheus’s ill-fated descent into the underworld. Set to a live score of club jazz, opera and French chanson.
(from 08 Apr 2014 - Closing on 17 May 2014)
ORTON THE MUSICAL
Book, Music & Lyrics by Richard Silver and Sean J Hume
at Above the Stag Theatre
The story of the controversial 1960’s playwright Joe Orton and long time lover, collaborator and eventual murderer Kenneth Halliwell
(from 02 Apr 2014 - Closing on 04 May 2014)
OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD
by Timberlake Wertenbaker
at Trinity Buoy Wharf
A group of Royal Marines and convicts in a penal colony in New South Wales explore the redemptive power of theatre through a production of The Recruiting Officer.
(from 23 Apr 2014 - Closing on 03 May 2014)
PATIENCE (OR BUNTHORNE'S BRIDE)
By W.S Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan
at King's Head Pub Theatre
Brimming with cheeky humour, some of Sullivan's most famous music and over-the-top characters, Patience is a sophisticated comic opera.
(from 04 Jun 2014 - Closing on 28 Jun 2014)
PAULA'S STORY
by Paula Rees, music by Jo Collins and lyrics by Paula Rees
at The Studio Theatre, Chickenshed
A true drama about the life of Chickenshed?s writer-in-residence, Paula Rees
(from 30 Apr 2014 - Closing on 17 May 2014)
PERFECT MURDER, THE
by Peter James
at Richmond Theatre
Victor Smiley’s marriage has reached crisis point and Victor has decided there is only one way to get his wife Joan out of his life. But he’s about to get a nasty surprise.
(from 22 Apr 2014 - Closing on 26 Apr 2014)
POLYESTER LORDSHIP
By Gopi Warrier
at Steiner Theatre
About the corrupt nature of many acquisitions and mergers, involving international businesses in most countries but particularly in Asia.
(from 01 Apr 2014 - Closing on 24 Apr 2014)
POOL
by Tom Harvey
at Jack Studio Theatre
Pool is a comedy about drowning, grief and forgiveness, and a reminder that friendship is about all we have to see us through.
(from 27 May 2014 - Closing on 07 Jun 2014)
PUFFBALL
Created by Mark Storor; Score by Jules Maxwell
at Roundhouse Theatre, The

(from 22 Apr 2014 - Closing on 27 Apr 2014)
RED BASTARD
by Eric Davis with Deanna Fleysher and Sue Morrison
at Pleasance Theatre - Main House
'Experience this exquisite monstrosity as he delicately leads you through a no-holds-barred show demanding to know nothing less than the existential query, 'Who the hell do you think you are?'
(from 29 Apr 2014 - Closing on 06 May 2014)
REGENERATION
dramatisation of Pat Barker’s novel is adapted for the stage by Nicholas Wright
at Richmond Theatre
A look at war and its devastating effects: a powerful, humane anthem for the youth of WWI
(from 27 Oct 2014 - Closing on 01 Nov 2014)
RICHARD III
by William Shakespeare
at St Paul's Church
Shakespeare's history play follows the Machiavellian King as he systematically removes all opposition to the throne, placing himself at the centre of England's War of the Roses.
(from 25 Jun 2014 - Closing on 25 Jul 2014)
RICHARD III
By William Shakespeare
at The Cockpit Theatre
Civil war, political upheaval, violent unrest: these are the backdrop to one of Shakespeare’s most popular history plays.
(from 30 Apr 2014 - Closing on 18 May 2014)
ROCK THE BALLET
created by Rasta Thomas
at Peacock Theatre
A fusion of classic ballet, hip hop, tap and acrobatics performed against a backdrop of animated scenery and stadium rock lighting.
(from 10 Jun 2014 - Closing on 28 Jun 2014)
ROMEO & JULIET
By William Shakespeare
at Pleasance Theatre - StageSpace
In fair Verona the Montagues and Capulets exist in perpetual opposition. Brawls abound and blood spills in a dystopian world defined by conflict. But as feuds rage, love blossoms: at first glimpse Romeo and Juliet fall desperately and wholly for each other with tragic consequences.
(from 22 Apr 2014 - Closing on 04 May 2014)
ROMEO AND JULIET
By William Shakespeare
at Royal Albert Hall

(from 11 Jun 2014 - Closing on 22 Jun 2014)
ROMEO AND JULIET
By William Shakespeare
at Space, The
Set in Verona during the Renaissance, Romeo and Juliet tells a story of love strong enough to die for. When Romeo and his friends gate-crash a masked ball of their family’s most hated enemy he falls in love with Juliet. From this moment they unknowingly begin an unstoppable chain reaction that will lead to passion, defiance, murder, suicide and the greatest love story ever told.
(from 13 May 2014 - Closing on 31 May 2014)
ROOF, THE
by Music David Rosenberg and Frauke Requardt.
at The Roof
A door opens and an immaculate gure steps out onto a roof. Knives are sharpened and the game begins ... Within the suspended reality of a brutal and unforgiving game, The Roof will transport audiences into the body of a reluctant hero, desperate to stay alive.
(from 30 May 2014 - Closing on 28 Jun 2014)
SANDEL
Written by Glenn Chandler, adapted from a story by Angus Stewart
at Above the Stag Theatre
Set in 1960’s Oxford, it tells the story of a love affair between 19 year old undergraduate, David Rogers, and the precocious and beautiful Cathedral choirboy, Antony Sandel.
(from 20 May 2014 - Closing on 14 Jun 2014)
SCHOOL FOR SCHEMING, THE
by Dion Boucicault
at Orange Tree Theatre
Just how far will people to go to attain position and fortune and who will they be prepared to sacrifice along the way?
(from 16 Apr 2014 - Closing on 17 May 2014)
SECRET THEATRE LONDON
a secret
at a Secret location (told when booking)
Secret Theatre London hosts an evening of mysterious site-specific theatre. An undisclosed new play in a hidden location somewhere in Central London.
(from 06 May 2014 - Closing on 31 May 2014)
SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
Book by David Landay, music by Gene De Paul and lyrics by Johnny Mercer.
at Richmond Theatre
Set in Oregon in 1850 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is the story of Adam, the eldest of seven brothers, who goes to town to get a wife.
(from 28 Apr 2014 - Closing on 03 May 2014)
SIZWE BANZI IS DEAD
By Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona
at The Albany
Exposes the struggle for freedom and identity in apartheid-era South Africa, unravelling the brutal absurdities of everyday life under oppression.
(from 27 May 2014 - Closing on 31 May 2014)
SLAVA'S SNOWSHOW
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)
SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS

at Richmond Theatre

(from 05 Dec 2014 - Closing on 11 Jan 2015)
SOMEWHERE UNDER THE RAINBOW - THE LIZA MINNELLI STORY
by Cillian O'Donnachadha
at Landor Theatre
'Somewhere Under The Rainbow: The Liza Minnelli Story' features Sharon Sexton delivering her portrayal of Ms Minnelli, sharing legendary stories and secrets from a fascinating career and belting her way through many of the signature tunes from the Minnelli songbook, including Mein Herr, Some People and Maybe This Time to name just a few.
(from 12 May 2014 - Closing on 17 May 2014)
SPOKESONG
by Stewart Parker
at Finborough Theatre
Belfast, 1973. The city is being torn apart by the Troubles. But to bike shop-owner Frank Stock, the greater threat is the imminent demolition of his neighbourhood to make way for a motorway through the city.
(from 25 May 2014 - Closing on 10 Jun 2014)
SPOONFUL OF SHERMAN, A
Features songs and music by Robert and Richard Sherman
at St James Theatre Studio
The work of the Sherman Brothers is celebrated live onstage in this intimate cabaret.
(from 15 Apr 2014 - Closing on 22 Apr 2014)
SPRING AWAKENING
by Frank Wedekind, adapted by Anya Reiss
at Richmond Theatre
This new version examines the exuberance, intensity and confusion of teenage life today, asking pressing questions about how young people are shaped for their future by a generation that doesn’t understand them.
(from 07 May 2014 - Closing on 10 May 2014)
SUNNY AFTERNOON
Music and Lyrics by Ray Davies, book by Joe Penhall
at Hampstead Theatre Main Stage
Explores the rise to stardom of The Kinks. Set against the back-drop of a Britain caught mid-swing between the conservative 50s and riotous 60s, this production explores the euphoric highs and agonising lows of one of Britain’s most iconic bands and the irresistible music that influenced generations.  
(from 14 Apr 2014 - Closing on 24 May 2014)
TAMING OF THE SHREW, THE
by William Shakespeare
at London Theatre New Cross
Shakespeare's early comedy follows the money-grabbing Petruchio as he attempts to turn the bad-tempered and agressive Katherine into an obedient housewife.
(from 14 Oct 2014 - Closing on 19 Oct 2014)
TED BUNDY PROJECT, THE
By Greg Wohead
at Ovalhouse Theatre (Upstairs)
In November 2012, Greg stumbled upon the confession tapes of Ted Bundy, the American serial killer, rapist and necrophile. He couldn't stop listening. The Ted Bundy Project was born from a curiosity about the nature of charm, the label of 'monster' and the tension between attraction and repulsion. Greg has a wig and Bundy's confession tapes.
(from 17 Jun 2014 - Closing on 21 Jun 2014)
TEN WOMEN
By Bethan Dear
at Ovalhouse Theatre (Downstairs)
This production invites everyone – men, women, young and old – to explore, remember and celebrate everything that makes us.
(from 27 May 2014 - Closing on 31 May 2014)
THERESE RAQUIN
by Emile Zola, Music by Craig Adams. Book, Lyrics by Nona Shepphard
at Park Theatre, Park200
A new musical adaptation. 1860s Paris. In a small dusty haberdasher’s shop near the Seine in the dank, narrow Passage du Pont Neuf, the young and beautiful Therese Raquin is trapped into a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin, Camille.
(from 30 Jul 2014 - Closing on 24 Aug 2014)
THERESE RAQUIN
by Emile Zola, Music by Craig Adams. Book, Lyrics by Nona Shepphard
at Park Theatre, Park200
A new musical adaptation. 1860s Paris. In a small dusty haberdasher’s shop near the Seine in the dank, narrow Passage du Pont Neuf, the young and beautiful Therese Raquin is trapped into a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin, Camille.
(from 30 Jul 2014 - Closing on 24 Aug 2014)
THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE
by Alan Ayckbourn
at Richmond Theatre

(from 19 May 2014 - Closing on 24 May 2014)
THIS FLESH IS MINE
by Brian Woolland
at Testbed1
Brings together the story of Homer's Iliad with the setting of today's Middle East.
(from 19 May 2014 - Closing on 25 May 2014)
THIS IS HOW WE DIE
By Christopher Brett Bailey
at Ovalhouse Theatre (Downstairs)
Tales of paranoia, young love and ultra-violence...
(from 17 Jun 2014 - Closing on 21 Jun 2014)
THIS MAY HURT A BIT
by Stella Feehily
at St James Theatre
A play about the NHS
(from 14 May 2014 - Closing on 21 Jun 2014)
THIS WAS A MAN
by Noel Coward
at Finborough Theatre
Edward Churt is a successful painter. His wife Carol has a "vivid personality composed of a minimum of intellect and a maximum of sex". Increasingly aware of her infidelity, Edward defends himself with a veneer of sophisticated insouciance. But his best friend and army comrade is determined to avenge him...
(from 15 Jul 2014 - Closing on 02 Aug 2014)
THREE SISTERS
By Anton Chekhov in a new version by Anya Reiss
at Southwark Playhouse - The Large Space
Three sisters. Three thousand miles from home. Overworked Olga, wild Masha and idealistic Irina dream of returning. Living in a world of deceit, desire and hard drinking it's difficult but is there something else holding them back?
(from 03 Apr 2014 - Closing on 03 May 2014)
TONIGHT AT 8.30
by Noel Coward
at Richmond Theatre
Collection of nine one-act plays - three plays per night.
(from 11 Jun 2014 - Closing on 14 Jun 2014)
TRAINEE DIRECTORS SHOWCASE DOUBLE BILL: SQUIRRELS AND THE AFTER-DINNER JOKE
Squirrels by David Mamet, The After-Dinner Joke by Caryl Churchill
at Orange Tree Theatre
In Squirrels, Arthur strives to write the story of a man whose hand is bitten by a squirrel. In The After-Dinner Joke, idealistic Selby resigns from her job as a personal secretary and begins work as one of the corporation’s charity campaign organisers, only to discover the extent to which politics and business can compromise a quest to do good.
(from 21 May 2014 - Closing on 07 Jun 2014)
TRANSFORMING STORIES: A TRIPLE BILL ( I'D LIKE TO TELL YOU ABOUT THIS / CAFE SALOME / ARtFUnSHACK )
By Lucy Hutson; DeNada Dance Theatre; Evan Ifekoya
at Ovalhouse Theatre (Upstairs)
Lucy has been practicing breast binding for years. She’s interested in its associations with sex, safety and secrecy. She’s interested in how it affects people’s lives, relationships and sense of self. .. And she’d like to talk to you about it....
(from 25 Jun 2014 - Closing on 28 Jun 2014)
TRANSLATIONS
By Brian Friel
at Rose Theatre, The (Kingston)
1833. Rural Ireland. The British Army arrives to translate Gaelic place names into the King’s English. The resulting clash of cultures strikes at the heart of the community as they struggle to interpret a new language, and each other. What gets lost in translation?
(from 22 Apr 2014 - Closing on 03 May 2014)
TRAVESTY
By Alex Swift
at Ovalhouse Theatre (Upstairs)
A 'punked-up, broken-down' drag show about man's inhumanity to woman. With a guitar and some dancing of sorts
(from 11 Jun 2014 - Closing on 14 Jun 2014)
TRICK TO CATCH THE OLD ONE, A
By Thomas Middleton
at Rose Playhouse, The (Bankside)
Young Witgood’s greedy uncle tricks him out of his inheritance and he determines to get his own back by passing off his courtesan as a wealthy widow...
(from 06 May 2014 - Closing on 24 May 2014)
TWO INTO ONE
By Ray Cooney
at Menier Chocolate Factory
On the eve before voting on a bill that would outlaw pornography, everyone in Parliament is on their best behaviour ­ everyone except MP Richard Willey. While his colleagues prepare to debate, Willey is attempting to bed the Leader of the Opposition’s secretary in a London hotel. All ministerial aide George Pidgen has to do is book a hotel room for Willey to meet his mistress ...
(from 08 Mar 2014 - Closing on 26 Apr 2014)
UNDER MILK WOOD
by Dylan Thomas
at Richmond Theatre
Dylan Thomas explores their lives, hopes and thoughts in the dreams of a night and the rhythm of a day.
(from 07 Jul 2014 - Closing on 12 Jul 2014)
URINETOWN THE MUSICAL
Music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann, book and lyrics by Greg Kotis
at St James Theatre
In a city of the future that has been inflicted with a terrible drought, business tycoon Caldwell B. Cladwell has made his fortune through bribery and the monopolisation of all public toilets.
(from 22 Feb 2014 - Closing on 03 May 2014)
USHERS: THE FRONT OF HOUSE MUSICAL
Music by Yiannis Koutsakos; Lyrics by James Oban & Yiannis Koutsakos; Book by James Rottger; Additional Lyrics by James Rottger
at Charing Cross Theatre (formerly New Players Theatre)
Set in a West End theatre. Follows a working shift in the lives of the stagiest people in the theatre - the front of house staff, portraying the 'hilarious', ridiculous and frequently moving stories of ice-cream and programme sellers who dare to dream.
(from 07 Mar 2014 - Closing on 07 Jun 2014)
VELOCITY
by Daniel Macdonald
at Finborough Theatre
Dot doesn't hate her father; she just wants to explode him out of his office tower to shake things up. Set him off. See what happens. And get an 'A' on her science project...
(from 27 Apr 2014 - Closing on 13 May 2014)
WAITING FOR GODOT
By Samuel Beckett
at Arcola Theatre Studio One
Two washed-up young drifters wait by the road for a man they've never met, hoping against all proof that now, as night closes in and their patter runs dry, they may finally catch a break. Over the bare horizon, a figure leads another on a leash. Can this be what they are waiting for?
(from 07 May 2014 - Closing on 14 Jun 2014)
WONDERLAND
By Beth Steel
at Hampstead Theatre Main Stage
The Midlands and London 1984. Two sides clash: the miners fight for their livelihoods and families, and the government for its vision of a free Britain. Together they change the fabric of the nation forever.
(from 20 Jun 2014 - Closing on 26 Jul 2014)
WOYZECK
by Georg Buchner
at London Theatre New Cross
Woyzeck deals with the dehumanising effects of doctors and the military on a young man's life and the madness he is driven to because of them. It is often seen as 'working class' tragedy, though it can also be viewed as having another dimension, portraying the 'perennial tragedy of human jealousy'.
(from 13 May 2014 - Closing on 18 May 2014)
YERMA
by Federico Garcia Lorca
at Trinity Buoy Wharf
A woman’s overwhelming longing for a child drives her to desperate action, resulting in tragedy.
(from 16 Apr 2014 - Closing on 03 May 2014)


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