What’s on in London October 2016

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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.
 at Lord’s, London
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Afternoon tea, in the Long Room at Lord’s

to Lord’s Cricket fans will love dressing themselves up for this Afternoon Tea, because it's held in the historic Long Room at Lord's.
 
 at Natural History Museum, London
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Dino Snores — Natural History Museum sleep-over

to Natural History Museum Re-live the movie 'Night At The Museum' by spending a whole night inside the Natural History Museum!
 at Royal Academy of Arts, London
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Abstract Expressionism — Royal Academy of Arts

to Royal Academy of Arts "Abstract Expressionism" will feature works by celebrated artists like Kline, Pollock, Rothko, Newman, Still and de Kooning.
 
 at Tate Britain, London
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Turner Prize 2016 — at Tate Britain

to Tate Britain Whether you love it or loathe it, the Turner Prize is certainly one of Britain's most prestigious contemporary art prizes.
La Fille Mal Gardee at Royal Opera House, London
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La Fille Mal Gardee (The Wayward Daughter)

to Royal Opera House The Royal Ballet will be performing Frederick Ashton's 'La Fille Mal Gardee' (The Wayward Daughter) at the Royal Opera House.
 
 at National Gallery, London
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Heaven on Earth — Maino’s Two Adorations

to National Gallery The National Gallery will be showing two works by Maino - 'The Adoration of the Shepherds' and 'The Adoration of the Kings'.
Nos Knife at Old Vic, London
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Samuel Beckett’s “No’s Knife” — Old Vic

to Old Vic Lisa Dwan will be performing Samuel Beckett's previously un-performed "No's Knife" at the Old Vic Theatre.
 
Barry Crimmins at Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Barry Crimmins — Seeking Political Asylum

Leicester Square Theatre American comic Barry Crimmins is bringing his 'Seeking Political Asylum' to the Leicester Square Theatre for three nights.
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.
 
Don Giovanni at London Coliseum, London
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Mozart’s comic opera masterpiece: Don Giovanni

to London Coliseum Mozart's comic opera "Don Giovanni" is an exhilarating re-telling of the Don Juan legend, following his final 24 hours on earth.
Josie Long at Soho Theatre, London
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Josie Long wants ‘Something Better’

to Soho Theatre Josie Long is coming to the Soho Theatre for a two-week run with her new show 'Something Better'.
 
 at Victoria & Albert Museum, London
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Opus Anglicanum: English Medieval Embroidery

to V&A The Victoria & Albert Museum's 'Opus Anglicanum' exhibition will show some masterpieces of English medieval embroidery.
 at Hampton Court Palace, London
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Spend the night at Hampton Court Palace

to Hampton Court Palace Pretend you're Henry VIII and spend an entire night inside Hampton Court Palace, sleeping on the floor of the Cartoon Gallery.
 
 at Regent Street, London
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NFL Fan Rally, in Regent Street

Regent Street Get ready for the NFL game between the Indianapolis Colts and Jacksonville Jaguars with the NFL fan rally in Regent Street.
 at Saatchi Gallery, London
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Champagne Life — at the Saatchi Gallery

to Saatchi Gallery The Saatchi Gallery is putting on an exhibition called "Champagne Life", which will feature an all-female line-up of artists.
 
Andrea Bocelli at O2 Arena, London
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Opera star Andrea Bocelli, at The O2

O2 Arena Italian opera star Andrea Bocelli will be coming to The O2 in October in support of his latest album, 'Cinema'.
 at Museum of London, London
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Boat trip on the Thames — Fire and Architecture

Museum of London The Museum of London is putting on a boat trip down the Thames to show us how the city emerged after the Great Fire of London.
 
 at Royal Albert Hall, London
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A celebration of John Williams’ movie music

Royal Albert Hall John Williams has composed some of the best tunes in the movies, and the RPO will be playing some at the Royal Albert Hall.
 at Wembley Stadium, London
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NFL — Indianapolis Colts v Jacksonville Jaguars

Wembley Stadium This is the first of three NFL regular season games, with the Indianapolis Colts taking on the Jacksonville Jaguars.
 
Frankie Boyle at Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Frankie Boyle, at the Leicester Square Theatre

Leicester Square Theatre Frankie Boyle is back in town to test out some brand new jokes in a "Work in Progress" show at the Leicester Square Theatre.
2001 A Space Odyssey at Royal Festival Hall, London
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2001: A Space Odyssey, with a live score

Royal Festival Hall The Royal Festival Hall will be screening '2001 - A Space Odyssey' on a giant screen, alongside a live performance of the score.
 
Paul Merton at Comedy Store, London
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Paul Merton and the Comedy Store Players

to Comedy Store "Have I Got News For You" star Paul Merton will be appearing with the Comedy Store Players at London's Comedy Store.
Tosca at London Coliseum, London
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Puccini’s Tosca — at the London Coliseum

to London Coliseum The London Coliseum is putting on a production of Puccini's "Tosca", a story full of love, lust, murder and political intrigue.
 
Alan Carr at Soho Theatre, London
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Alan Carr — Work in progress shows

to Soho Theatre Alan Carr is coming to the Soho Theatre for a 'work in progress' show, testing out some new jokes for a forthcoming tour.
Richard Herring at Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Comedy podcast with Richard Herring

to Leicester Square Theatre Richard Herring's podcast at the Leicester Square Theatre contains comedy skits and chats with other famous comedians.
 
 at Cadogan Hall, London
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Spanish Symphony Orchestra — at Cadogan Hall

Cadogan Hall The Spanish Symphony Orchestra will be performing some Gimenez, Rodrigo, Falla and Mendelssohn at Cadogan Hall.
Vonda Shepard at Bush Hall, London
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Vonda ‘Ally McBeal’ Shepard — at Bush Hall

Bush Hall You might remember Vonda Shepard's songs from Ally McBeal, well now she's over here to plug her latest album.
 
Aisling Bea at Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Grainne Maguire, Aisling Bea, Nish Kumar, Bec Hill

Leicester Square Theatre The Leicester Square Theatre will be hosting a comedy night with Grainne Maguire, Aisling Bea, Nish Kumar and Bec Hill.
 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London
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Free lunchtime music at St. Martin-in-the-Fields

to St. Martin-in-the-Fields St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square usually puts on a free classical music recitals a couple of times each week.
 
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'.
 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.
 
 at Barbican Hall, London
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“Antoine et Cleopatre”, plus Shakespearean readings

Barbican Hall The BBC Symphony Orchestra will be performing Schmitt's "Antoine et Cleopatre", including some readings from Shakespeare.
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'.
 
 at Apsley House, London
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Twilight Tour around the Duke of Wellington’s home

to Apsley House Walk around Apsley House by torchlight, and learn a little history of the Duke of Wellington and his splendid London home.
Hans Teeuwen at Soho Theatre, London
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Hans Teeuwen’s “Real Rancour” — Soho Theatre

to Soho Theatre Hans Teeuwen is returning to the UK in October to perform his "Real Rancour" show at the Soho Theatre.
 
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.
 at Museum of London, London
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Explore the remains of London’s Roman Fort

Museum of London This short guided tour will show you what is left of the Roman military fort that stood on the western edge of Londinium.
 
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'.
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.
 
Stewart Lee at Bush Hall, London
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Stewart Lee, Simon Munnery and Rhys James

Bush Hall Bush Hall will be putting on a comedy night headlined by Stewart Lee, with Simon Munnery and Rhys James.
Abandoman at Tattershall Castle, London
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Abandoman, at the Boat Show Comedy Club

to Tattershall Castle Abandoman will appearing at a floating comedy club onboard the Tattershall Castle, which is moored on the Embankment.
 
Dirty Dancing at Prince Charles Cinema, London
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Sing-a-long with Swayze in Dirty Dancing

Prince Charles Cinema The Prince Charles Cinema will be screening a sing and dance along version of the ulitimate chick flick -- "Dirty Dancing".
 at Photographer’s Gallery, London
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Feminist Avant-Garde (from the Verbund Collection)

to Photographer’s Gallery The Photographers' Gallery "Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s" exhibition includes work from the Verbund Collection.
 
Romesh Ranganathan at Eventim Apollo, London
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Romesh Ranganathan is being “Irrational”

Eventim Apollo Romesh Ranganathan's new show "Irrational" will be coming to London in October, for two nights at the Eventim Apollo.
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.
 
 
 
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