Theatre shows in London October 2016

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Theatre shows in London in October

Our guide to theatre shows in London during October 2016.

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Musical in London: Half A Sixpence at Noël Coward Theatre

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to Noël Coward Theatre Theatre show in London at the Noël Coward Theatre. Cameron Mackintosh and Julian Fellowes are bringing 'Half A Sixpence' to the West End, based on HG Well's novel.
Last Five Years at St. James Theatre, London
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The Last Five Years — at the St. James Theatre

to St. James Theatre "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. Last Five Years will be playing at the St. James Theatre in London during Oct 2016.
 
Theatre show in London: Dead Funny at Vaudeville Theatre

 

to Vaudeville Theatre When Benny Hill and Frankie Howard drop dead, Eleanor discovers what's more important - the Dead Funny Society or her marriage.
King Lear at Old Vic, London
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“King Lear” — Glenda Jackson, Jane Horrocks

to Old Vic Oscar winner Glenda Jackson is reprising her role as King Lear in Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, at the Old Vic Theatre.
 
Musical in London: Lazarus at King’s Cross Theatre

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to King’s Cross Theatre 'Lazarus' is a musical based on 'The Man Who Fell To Earth', and was one of the last works created by David Bowie.
Musical in London: School Of Rock at New London Theatre

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to New London Theatre The Jack Black movie 'School of Rock' has been turned into a West End musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes.
 
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. You can catch the popular theatre show Peter Pan Goes Wrong at the Apollo Theatre in October 2016.
Theatre show in London: Amadeus at Olivier Theatre

Olivier Theatre London theatre show in October at the Olivier Theatre. The National Theatre will be putting on a production of "Amadeus", which tells the story of the young composer Mozart.
 
A Pacifists Guide To The War On Cancer at Dorfman Theatre, London
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A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer

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!
Musical in London: Showstopper at Lyric Theatre

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to Lyric Theatre "Showstopper" is an ad-libbed and improvised musical that revolves around the suggestions fired out from the audience.
 
Together For Dance at Novello Theatre, London
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Together For Dance — at the Novello Theatre

Novello Theatre The Novello Theatre will be bringing together dance stars for a one-off evening of dance called "Together For Dance".
 at The Magic Circle, London
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Close-up magic show, at The Magic Circle

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.
 
Oil at Almeida Theatre, London
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Oil — at the Almeida Theatre

to 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.
One Night In Miami at Donmar Warehouse, London
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One Night in Miami (about Muhammad Ali)

to Donmar Warehouse "One Night in Miami" imagines a conversation between Cassius Clay, Malcom X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown.
Lunch And The Bow Of Ulysses at Trafalgar Studios, London
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Steven Berkoff’s ‘Lunch’ and ‘The Bow of Ulysses’

to Trafalgar Studios Trafalgar Studios are showing two of Steven Berkoff's finest small plays together -- 'Lunch' and 'The Bow of Ulysses'.
Red Barn at Lyttelton Theatre, London
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The Red Barn — at the National 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'.
 at The Magic Circle, London
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Watch some magic at the home of the Magic Circle

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.
 
Merchant Of Venice at Globe Theatre, London
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Jonathan Pryce in “The Merchant of Venice”

to Globe Theatre Jonathan Pryce will be starring in the Globe Theatre's production of William Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice'.
Murder Ballad at Arts Theatre, London
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Murder Ballad — at the 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.
 
Nos Knife at Old Vic, London
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Samuel Beckett’s “No’s Knife” — Old Vic

to Old Vic Theatre show in October at the Old Vic. Lisa Dwan will be performing Samuel Beckett's previously un-performed "No's Knife" at the Old Vic Theatre.
Last Tango at Phoenix Theatre, London
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The Last Tango — Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace

to Phoenix Theatre 'The Last Tango' features Strictly Come Dancing's Argentine Tango Champions, Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace. You can catch the popular musical Last Tango at the Phoenix Theatre during October.
 
The Libertine at Theatre Royal Haymarket, London
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The Libertine — starring Dominic Cooper

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.
Travesties at Menier Chocolate Factory, London
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Tom Stoppard’s ‘Travesties’ — with Tom Hollander

to Menier Chocolate Factory The Menier Chocolate Factory will be putting on a production of Tom Stoppard's comedy "Travesties".
 
Imogen at Globe Theatre, London
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Imogen — Shakespeare’s Cymbeline, reworked

to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatreis putting on a production of "Imogen", which is a re-imagined version of Shakespeare's 'Cymbeline'. Imogen will be in London on October, during its run at the Globe Theatre.
David Baddiel My Family Not The Sitcom at Vaudeville Theatre, London
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My Family: Not The Sitcom — by David Baddiel

to Vaudeville Theatre Theatre show in October at the Vaudeville Theatre. David Baddiel's new show celebrates his mum and dad by remembering everything they would probably want to forget.
 
Things I Know To Be True at Lyric Hammersmith, London
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Things I Know To Be True — 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 Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will be starring in Harold Pinter's classic play, 'No Man's Land', at the Wyndham's Theatre.
 
Pianist Of Willesden Lane at St. James Theatre, London
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The Pianist of Willesden Lane — with live piano

to St. James Theatre London theatre show at the 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.
Doctor Faustus at Barbican Centre, London
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Doctor Faustus — at the Barbican

Barbican Centre The Royal Shakespeare Company will be putting on a production of Christopher Marlowe's "Doctor Faustus" at the Barbican. Doctor Faustus will be in London on October, during its run at the Barbican Centre.
 
The Alchemist at Barbican Centre, London
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The Alchemist — by Ben Johnson

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

Trafalgar Studios Vanities is an American musical that follows three girls in college, desperate to look good and stay popular.
 
Labyrinth at Hampstead Theatre, London
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Labyrinth — at the Hampstead Theatre

to Hampstead Theatre "Labyrinth" is a thriller which explores the economic catastrophic that brought Latin America to its knees for decades.
The Entertainer at Garrick Theatre, London
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The Entertainer — starring Kenneth Branagh

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

Almeida Theatre London theatre show at the 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.
Our Ladies Of Perpetual Succour at Dorfman Theatre, London
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Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour

Dorfman Theatre This National will be putting on a production of 'Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour' at the Dorfmann Theatre. The musical Our Ladies Of Perpetual Succour will be on during October at the Dorfman Theatre.
 
 
 
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