Theatre in London Thursday 5 January

Theatre in London on Thu 5th January

Our guide to theatre shows in London on Thursday 5 January 2017.

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Theatre show in London: Kite Runner at Wyndham’s Theatre

 

to Wyndham’s Theatre London theatre show at the Wyndham’s Theatre. Hamlet is on trial for the murder of Polonius, and a cast of characters will take the stand to plead his case.
Theatre show in London: Peppa Pig at Phoenix Theatre

 

to Phoenix Theatre Take your little kids to see "Peppa Pig's Surprise" and enjoy a lovely day with Peppa, George, and all their friends. Peppa Pig will be playing at the Phoenix Theatre in London on Thursday 5th Jan.
 
Theatre show in London: Art at Old Vic

to Old Vic The Old Vic will be putting on a production of Yasmina Reza's award-winning play, "Art".
Theatre show in London: Cinderella Panto at London Palladium

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to London Palladium Amanda Holden, Paul O'Grady and Julian Clary will be starring in the Christmas panto "Cinderella" at the London Palladium.
 
Theatre show in London: Saint Joan at Donmar Warehouse

to Donmar Warehouse Hollywood actress Gemma Arterton will be playing Joan of Arc in Bernard Shaw's classic play, "Saint Joan".
Theatre show in London: Dick Whittington at New Wimbledon Theatre

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to New Wimbledon Theatre WImbledon Theatre's Christmas panto this year l be "Dick Whittington", starring Matthew Kelly as Sarah the Cook.
 
Musical in London: Rent at St. James Theatre

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to St. James Theatre The legendary rock musical 'RENT' is coming to London for a seven week run at St James Theatre. Rent will be playing in London on Thu 5th January, during its run at the St. James Theatre.
Theatre show in London: Sleeping Beauty Panto at Richmond Theatre

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to Richmond Theatre London theatre show at the Richmond Theatre. Maureen Lipman and CBeebies' Chris Jarvis will be starring in Richmond Theatre's Christmas panto, "Sleeping Beauty".
 
Theatre show in London: Wild Honey at Hampstead Theatre

to Hampstead Theatre "Wild Honey" is a comedy of misunderstandings and passion, based on Anton Chekhov's early, untitled play.
Theatre show in London: Sleeping Beauty Panto at Hackney Empire

to Hackney Empire The Hackney Empire's Christmas pantomime this year is "Sleeping Beaty", packed with songs, comedy and family fun.
 
Theatre show in London: This House at Garrick Theatre

to Garrick Theatre 'This House' takes us behind the scenes in Parliament, when the whips do all they can to coerce the MPs into voting the right way.
Theatre show in London: Aladdin Panto at Lyric Hammersmith

to Lyric Hammersmith This year's Christmas panto at the Lyric Hammersmith will be have magical carpet ride to the mystical east, in "Aladdin".
 
Musical in London: Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre

to Savoy Theatre Amber Riley will be starring in the Tony Award winning musical "Dreamgirls", at the Savoy Theatre.
Theatre show in London: Peter Pan at Greenwich Theatre

to Greenwich Theatre Greenwich Theatre has chosen "Peter Pan" as this year's panto, which tells the tale of Peter, Wendy, Tinkerbell and Captain Hook.
Theatre show in London: Nice Fish at Harold Pinter Theatre

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to Harold Pinter Theatre Mark Rylance will be starring in 'Nice Fish' at the Harold Pinter Theatre, a comic play he co-wrote with Louis Jenkins.
Theatre show in London: Buried Child at Trafalgar Studios

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to Trafalgar Studios Hollywood star Ed Harris will be starring in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'Buried Child', at the Trafalgar Studios.
 
Theatre show in London: An Inspector Calls at Playhouse Theatre

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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.
Musical in London: Half A Sixpence at Noël Coward Theatre

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to Noël Coward Theatre Cameron Mackintosh and Julian Fellowes are bringing 'Half A Sixpence' to the West End, based on HG Well's novel.
 
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.
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 London theatre show at the 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. See the theatre show Peter Pan Goes Wrong on Thursday 5th Jan 2017, at the Apollo Theatre in London.
 
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: 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.
 
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. See Bodyguard at the Dominion Theatre on Thu 5th January 2017.
Theatre show in London: Gruffalo at Lyric Theatre

 

to Lyric Theatre London theatre show at the 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.
Theatre show in London: Comedy About A Bank Robbery at Criterion Theatre

 

to 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 Theatre show in London at the Shaftesbury Theatre. Relive the Motown years and Berry Gordy's journey as he launches the careers of Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye and more!
Musical in London: In The Heights at King’s Cross Theatre

to King’s Cross Theatre "In The Heights" is a Tony Award-winning musical built around the infectious Latin rhythms of salsa and merengue. The musical In The Heights will be playing on Thursday January 5th at the King’s Cross Theatre.
 
Musical in London: Kinky Boots at Adelphi Theatre

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to Adelphi Theatre "Kinky Boots" tells the story of a Lola and a bankrupt shoe factory, and it's songs are written by pop-star Cyndi Lauper.
Musical in London: Beautiful Carole King Musical at Aldwych Theatre

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

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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.
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 London theatre show at the 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. The musical Jersey Boys will be playing on Thursday January 5th at the Piccadilly Theatre.
 
 
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