Theatre shows in London November 2016

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Theatre shows in London in November

Our guide to theatre shows in London during November 2016.

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Trial Of Hamlet at Wyndham’s Theatre, London
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The Trial of Hamlet… for the murder of Polonius

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.
Sleeping Beauty Panto at Hackney Empire, London
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Sleeping Beauty — Hackney Empire Christmas panto

to Hackney Empire The Hackney Empire's Christmas pantomime this year is "Sleeping Beaty", packed with songs, comedy and family fun.
 
Snowman at Peacock Theatre, London
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Raymond Briggs’ “The Snowman”

to Peacock Theatre Fly through the sky with the magical snowman, as the much-loved children's book "The Snowman" comes to the Peacock.
 at British Museum, London
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Dickens’ A Christmas Carol — British Museum

British Museum Enjoy a heart-warming performance of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol", in the Great Court of the British Museum.
 
This House at Garrick Theatre, London
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This House — at the 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.
Aladdin Panto at Lyric Hammersmith, London
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Christmas panto at the Lyric Hammersmith — Aladdin

to Lyric Hammersmith This year's Christmas panto at the Lyric Hammersmith will be have magical carpet ride to the mystical east, in "Aladdin".
 
Peter Pan at Greenwich Theatre, London
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Peter Pan panto, at the 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.
Peter Pan at Olivier Theatre, London
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Peter Pan — at the National Theatre

Olivier Theatre The National Theatre will be bringing Peter Pan to London (via Neverland), with Tinkerbell, Tiger Lily and Captain Hook in tow.
 
Nice Fish at Harold Pinter Theatre, London
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“Nice Fish” — starring Mark Rylance

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.
Buried Child at Trafalgar Studios, London
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Buried Child — with Ed Harris and Amy Madigan

to Trafalgar Studios Hollywood star Ed Harris will be starring in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'Buried Child', at the Trafalgar Studios.
 
Its Easy To Be Dead at Trafalgar Studios, London
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It Is Easy To Be Dead — at the Trafalgar Studios

to Trafalgar Studios 'It Is Easy To Be Dead' uses the letters and poetry of a dead soldier to relive his short life, cut short during World War I.
Stick Man at Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Help “Stick Man” get back to his family tree

to Leicester Square Theatre The Leicester Square Theatre is putting on a production of 'Stick Man', a kid's show about the adventures of a brave stick.
 
 at The Magic Circle, London
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Close-up magic show at the Magic Circle

to 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.
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.
 
 at The Magic Circle, London
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Watch some magic at 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.
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.
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!
 
Showstopper at Lyric Theatre, London
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Showstopper! — The Improvised Musical

to Lyric Theatre "Showstopper" is an ad-libbed and improvised musical that revolves around the suggestions fired out from the audience.
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.
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 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.
 
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.
 
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 "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.
Jersey Boys at Piccadilly Theatre, London
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Jersey Boys — The Frankie Valli Story

to Piccadilly Theatre "Jersey Boys" tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons' rise to fame and fortune in the 1960s.
 
 
 
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