Theatre in London 5th Nov, Guy Fawkes Night

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Theatre in London on Bonfire Night, Sat 5th November

Our guide to theatre shows in London on Bonfire Night, Saturday 5 November 2016.

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Stick Man at Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Help “Stick Man” get back to his family tree

to Leicester Square Theatre Show at the Leicester Square Theatre London. The Leicester Square Theatre is putting on a production of 'Stick Man', a kid's show about the adventures of a brave stick.
An Inspector Calls at Playhouse Theatre, London
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J. B. Priestley’s “An Inspector Calls”

to Playhouse Theatre JB Priestley's classic thriller "An Inspector Calls" is returning to the London stage for a limited run at the Playhouse Theatre. An Inspector Calls will be playing at the Playhouse Theatre in London on Saturday 5th Nov.
 
Half A Sixpence at Noël Coward Theatre, London
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Half A Sixpence — Flash, Bang, Wallop!

to 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.
 
Dead Funny at Vaudeville Theatre, London
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Dead Funny — Ralf Little and Katherine Parkinson

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.
 
Lazarus at King’s Cross Theatre, London
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Lazarus — David Bowie’s final work

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. Lazarus will be playing in London on Sat 5th November, during its run at the King’s Cross Theatre.
School Of Rock at New London Theatre, London
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‘School of Rock’ — from the Jack Black movie

to New London Theatre Show at the New London Theatre London. The Jack Black movie 'School of Rock' has been turned into a West End musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes.
 
Peter Pan Goes Wrong at Apollo Theatre, London
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Peter Pan Goes Wrong — Apollo Theatre

to Apollo Theatre "Peter Pan Goes Wrong" tells the story of Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society's inept attempts to put on show.
Amadeus at Olivier Theatre, London
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“Amadeus” — a play about the life of young Mozart

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!
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’

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.
The Dresser at Duke of York’s Theatre, London
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The Dresser — with Ken Stott, Reece Shearsmith

to Duke of York’s Theatre Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith will be starring in Ronald Harwood's greatest play -- 'The Dresser'.
 
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.
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".
No Mans Land at Wyndham’s Theatre, London
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No Man’s Land — Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart

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.
 
The Entertainer at Garrick Theatre, London
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The Entertainer — starring Kenneth Branagh

to Garrick Theatre Show at the Garrick Theatre London. Kenneth Branagh will be starring in John Osborne's modern classic "The Entertainer", at the Garrick 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 on Sat 5th November.
 
Bodyguard at Dominion Theatre, London
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The Bodyguard — starring Beverley Knight

to Dominion Theatre The Whitney Houston movie "The Bodyguard" has been turned into a West End musical starring Beverley Knight.
Gruffalo at Lyric Theatre, London
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Catch “The Gruffalo” — at the Lyric Theatre

to Lyric Theatre "The Gruffalo" is a musical adaptation of the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
 
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. The musical Aladdin will be playing on Saturday November 5th at the Prince Edward Theatre.
Theatre show in London: Comedy About A Bank Robbery at Criterion Theatre

 

to Criterion Theatre London theatre show at the Criterion Theatre. 'The Comedy About A Bank Robbery' at the Criterion Theatre is by the same guys as behind 'The Play That Goes Wrong'.
 
Musical in London: Motown The Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre

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Shaftesbury Theatre Relive the Motown years and Berry Gordy's journey as he launches the careers of Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye and more!
In The Heights at King’s Cross Theatre, London
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In The Heights — Tony Award-winning musical

to King’s Cross Theatre "In The Heights" is a Tony Award-winning musical built around the infectious Latin rhythms of salsa and merengue.
 
Musical in London: Beautiful Carole King Musical at Aldwych Theatre

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to Aldwych Theatre Theatre show in London at the Aldwych Theatre. "Beautiful" tells the story of music legend Carole King, who become one of the most successful songwriters in music history.
Railway Children at King’s Cross Theatre, London
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The Railway Children + real steam train!

to King’s Cross Theatre The Railway Children's cast includes a real-life 60-tonne steam train that comes chugging into the King's Cross Theatre. You can catch the popular theatre show Railway Children at the King’s Cross Theatre on Sat 5th November.
 
Theatre show in London: Play That Goes Wrong at Duchess Theatre

 

to Duchess Theatre The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society decide to put on a West End show, but will they start to crack under the pressure?
Theatre show in London: Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time at Gielgud Theatre

 

to Gielgud Theatre As Christopher stands beside a dead dog his innocence comes under suspicion, so he decides to solve the crime himself.
 
Musical in London: Jersey Boys at Piccadilly Theatre

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to Piccadilly Theatre "Jersey Boys" tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons' rise to fame and fortune in the 1960s.
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London
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Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

to Theatre Royal Drury Lane Roald Dahl's much-loved children's classic "Charlie & The Chocolate Factory" has been turned into a West End musical.
 
Book Of Mormon at Prince of Wales Theatre, London
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Anarchic comedy, “The Book of Mormon”

to Prince of Wales Theatre London theatre show at the Prince of Wales Theatre. The West End musical "The Book of Mormon" is written by the same guys behind the anarchic TV show "South Park".
Musical in London: Mamma Mia at Novello Theatre

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to Novello Theatre "Mamma Mia" is based on the hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan, and uses the songs of ABBA. Mamma Mia will be playing in London on Sat 5th November, during its run at the Novello Theatre.
 
 
 
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