Theatre shows in London October 2016

Theatre shows in London in October

Our guide to theatre shows in London during October 2016.

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Musical in London: Last Five Years at St. James Theatre

to St. James Theatre Show at the St. James Theatre London. "The Last Five Years" tells the story of a couple falling in and out of love over five years, as their careers take off and decline.
Theatre show in London: King Lear at Old Vic

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to Old Vic Oscar winner Glenda Jackson is reprising her role as King Lear in Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, at the Old Vic Theatre. You can catch the popular theatre show King Lear at the Old Vic in October 2016.
 
Theatre show in London: Peter Pan Goes Wrong at Apollo Theatre

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to Apollo Theatre "Peter Pan Goes Wrong" tells the story of Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society's inept attempts to put on show.
Theatre show in London: Amadeus at Olivier Theatre

Olivier Theatre The National Theatre will be putting on a production of "Amadeus", which tells the story of the young composer Mozart.
 
Musical in London: A Pacifists Guide To The War On Cancer at Dorfman Theatre

to Dorfman Theatre "A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer" is a musical look at living with cancer -- complete with shiny costumes and songs!
Theatre show in London: Together For Dance at Novello Theatre

Novello Theatre The Novello Theatre will be bringing together dance stars for a one-off evening of dance called "Together For Dance".
 
Theatre show in London: The Magic Circle

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The Magic Circle Enjoy an evening of entertainment performed by some of the world's best close-up magicians, at the Magic Circle's HQ.
Theatre show in London: Oil at Almeida Theatre

to Almeida Theatre Theatre in London at the Almeida Theatre. "Oil" is a new play which drills deep into the world's relationship with oil, through the eyes of one woman and her daughter.
 
Theatre show in London: One Night In Miami at Donmar Warehouse

to Donmar Warehouse "One Night in Miami" imagines a conversation between Cassius Clay, Malcom X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown.
Theatre show in London: Red Barn at Lyttelton Theatre

to Lyttelton Theatre The National Theatre will be putting on a production of "The Red Barn", a psychological thriller by David Hare.
 
Theatre show in London: The Dresser at Duke of York’s Theatre

to Duke of York’s Theatre Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith will be starring in Ronald Harwood's greatest play -- 'The Dresser'.
Theatre show in London: The Magic Circle

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to The Magic Circle Enjoy an evening of magic at the Magic Circle's own headquarters, and have a look around their museum as well.
 
Theatre show in London: Merchant Of Venice at Globe Theatre

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to Globe Theatre Jonathan Pryce will be starring in the Globe Theatre's production of William Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice'.
Musical in London: Murder Ballad at Arts Theatre

to Arts Theatre "Murder Ballad" is a New York tale about love, obsession and murder, and will be playing at the Arts Theatre this October.
Theatre show in London: Nos Knife at Old Vic

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to Old Vic Lisa Dwan will be performing Samuel Beckett's previously un-performed "No's Knife" at the Old Vic Theatre.
Theatre show in London: The Libertine at Theatre Royal Haymarket

to Theatre Royal Haymarket "The Libertine" tells the story of the notorious Earl of Rochester, who's life is turned upside down when he meets an actress.
 
Theatre show in London: Travesties at Menier Chocolate Factory

to Menier Chocolate Factory The Menier Chocolate Factory will be putting on a production of Tom Stoppard's comedy "Travesties".
Theatre show in London: Imogen at Globe Theatre

to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatreis putting on a production of "Imogen", which is a re-imagined version of Shakespeare's 'Cymbeline'.
 
Theatre show in London: David Baddiel My Family Not The Sitcom at Vaudeville Theatre

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to Vaudeville Theatre David Baddiel's new show celebrates his mum and dad by remembering everything they would probably want to forget.
Theatre show in London: Things I Know To Be True at Lyric Hammersmith

Lyric Hammersmith The Lyric Hammersmith will be putting on a production of "Things I Know To Be True" -- a new play by Andrew Bovell.
 
Theatre show in London: No Mans Land at Wyndham’s Theatre

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to Wyndham’s Theatre Show at the Wyndham’s Theatre London. Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will be starring in Harold Pinter's classic play, 'No Man's Land', at the Wyndham's Theatre.
Musical in London: Pianist Of Willesden Lane at St. James Theatre

to St. James Theatre "The Pianist of Willesden Lane" tells the story of a young Jewish pianist, who is packed off to London before the war. See Pianist Of Willesden Lane at the St. James Theatre during October 2016.
 
Theatre show in London: Doctor Faustus at Barbican Centre

Barbican Centre The Royal Shakespeare Company will be putting on a production of Christopher Marlowe's "Doctor Faustus" at the Barbican.
Theatre show in London: The Alchemist at Barbican Centre

Barbican Centre The Royal Shakespeare Company will be putting on a production of Ben Johnson's "The Alchemist" at the Barbican.
 
Musical in London: Vanities The Musical at Trafalgar Studios

Trafalgar Studios Vanities is an American musical that follows three girls in college, desperate to look good and stay popular. The musical Vanities The Musical will be on during October at the Trafalgar Studios.
Theatre show in London: Labyrinth at Hampstead Theatre

to Hampstead Theatre London theatre show in October at the Hampstead Theatre. "Labyrinth" is a thriller which explores the economic catastrophic that brought Latin America to its knees for decades.
 
Theatre show in London: The Entertainer at Garrick Theatre

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to Garrick Theatre Kenneth Branagh will be starring in John Osborne's modern classic "The Entertainer", at the Garrick Theatre.
Theatre show in London: They Drink It In The Congo at Almeida Theatre

Almeida Theatre 'They Drink It In The Congo' tells the story of a London festival, which will raise awareness of the conflict in the Congo.
 
Musical in London: Our Ladies Of Perpetual Succour at Dorfman Theatre

Dorfman Theatre Theatre show in October at the Dorfman Theatre. This National will be putting on a production of 'Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour' at the Dorfmann Theatre.
Theatre show in London: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

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to Palace Theatre Palace Theatre has snapped up the rights to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" -- a brand-new story by JK Rowling. You can catch the popular theatre show Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre in October 2016.
 
Musical in London: Bodyguard at Dominion Theatre

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to Dominion Theatre The Whitney Houston movie "The Bodyguard" has been turned into a West End musical starring Beverley Knight.
Theatre show in London: How The Other Half Loves at Duke of York’s Theatre

Duke of York’s Theatre "How The Other Half Loves" has a starry cast that includes Nicholas Le Prevost, Jenny Seagrove and Jason Merrells.
 
Theatre show in London: Gruffalo at Lyric Theatre

 

to Lyric Theatre "The Gruffalo" is a musical adaptation of the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Theatre show in London: Macbeth at Globe Theatre

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Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of 'the Scottish play', which tells the story of Macbeth's rise and fall.
 
Theatre show in London: 1984 at Playhouse Theatre

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to Playhouse Theatre London theatre show at the Playhouse Theatre. Big Brother will be watching George Orwell's nightmarish vision of the future, when it comes to the Playhouse Theatre.
Musical in London: Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre

 

to Prince Edward Theatre Disney's "Aladdin" has been turned into a West End musical, and will be showing at the Prince Edward Theatre. Aladdin will be on in London this Oct, for a run at the Prince Edward Theatre.
 
 
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