Theatre in London Wednesday 23 August

Follies at Olivier Theatre

to Olivier Theatre Stephen Sondheim's 'Follies' will be coming to the National Theatre with Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton.
Late Company at Trafalgar Studios

to Trafalgar Studios 'Late Company' is a brand-new play that explores the problems of cyber bullying and the difficulties of modern parenting.
 
Against at Almeida Theatre

to Almeida Theatre 'Against' is a new play about a Silicon Valley billionaire who plans to change the world, and only violence stands in his way.
The Majority at Dorfman Theatre

to Dorfman Theatre Rob Drummond will be returning to the National Theatre to perform his new political show, 'The Majority'.
 
King Lear at Globe Theatre

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to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of 'King Lear' -- one of William Shakespeare's finest tragedies.
Were Going On A Bear Hunt at Cadogan Hall

to Cadogan Hall The popular children's book 'We're Going On A Bear Hunt' will be brought vividly (and noisily) to life at Cadogan Hall.
 
Apologia at Trafalgar Studios

to Trafalgar Studios 'Apologia' stars Stockard Channing, Freema Agyeman, Desmond Barrit, Joseph Millson and Downton Abbey's Laura Carmichael.
Evita at Phoenix Theatre

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to Phoenix Theatre Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Evita' is returning to the West End for a 12-week run at the Phoenix Theatre.
 
Gangsta Granny at Garrick Theatre

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to Garrick Theatre David Walliams' best-selling kid's book 'Gangsta Granny' is coming to the Garrick Theatre for the school holidays.
Hunting Of The Snark at Vaudeville Theatre

to Vaudeville Theatre Come and join the ragtag gang of adventurers on their quest to capture the mythical Snark, through the worlds of Lewis Carroll.
 
Much Ado About Nothing at Globe Theatre

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to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a production of William Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing' over the summer.
Girl From The North Country at Old Vic

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to Old Vic 'Girl From The North Country' uses Bob Dylan's music to tell a story of a Minnesota guesthouse during the Great Depression.
 
Much Ado About Nothing at Leicester Square Theatre

to Leicester Square Theatre Join Sh*T-Faced Shakespeare at the Leicester Square Theatre for a drunk performance of 'Much Ado About Nothing'.
Queen Anne at Theatre Royal Haymarket

to Theatre Royal Haymarket 'Queen Anne' explores the relationship between the Queen of England and Sarah, the pushy Duchess of Marlborough.
 
The Mentor at Vaudeville Theatre

to Vaudeville Theatre 'The Mentor' sets a rising new literary star up against a cantankerous old writer still basking in the glory of his long-ago success.
The Ferryman at Gielgud Theatre

to Gielgud Theatre Sam Mendes will be directing a production of Jez Butterworth's 'The Ferryman' at the Gielgud Theatre.
 
Lady Day at Wyndham’s Theatre

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to 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.
Wind In The Willows at London Palladium

to London Palladium Will Ratty, Mole and Badger be able to save Toad Hall from the evil Chief Weasel in 'The Wind in the Willows'?
 
Hamlet at Harold Pinter Theatre

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to Harold Pinter Theatre Downton Abbey's Jessica Brown Findlay will be starring in the Harold Pinter Theatre's production of Shakespeare's "Hamlet".
Kite Runner at Playhouse Theatre

to Playhouse Theatre Based on Khaled Hosseini's best-selling book, 'The Kite Runner' tells the story of two friends torn apart in Afghanistan.
 
Annie at Piccadilly Theatre

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to Piccadilly Theatre One of the world's favourite family musicals, Annie, is back in the West End for a run at the Piccadilly Theatre.
Our Ladies Of Perpetual Succour at Duke of York’s Theatre

to Duke of York’s Theatre The Duke of York's Theatre will be putting on a musical production of 'Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour'.
 
42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

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to Theatre Royal Drury Lane 42nd Street tells the story of a Broadway dancer who gets her shot at stardom when the leading lady gets injured.
An American In Paris at Dominion Theatre

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to Dominion Theatre "An American in Paris" uses the music of George and Ira Gershwin to tell the story of an American GI in post-war Paris.
 
The Girls at Phoenix Theatre

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to Phoenix Theatre Gary Barlow and Tim Firth have got together and created 'The Girls', based on the much-loved movie 'Calender Girls'.
Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre

to Savoy Theatre Amber Riley will be starring in the Tony Award-winning musical 'Dreamgirls' at the Savoy Theatre.
 
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.
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.
 
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.
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.
 
Comedy About A Bank Robbery at Criterion Theatre

to Criterion Theatre The writers behind 'The Play That Goes Wrong' are back with 'The Comedy About A Bank Robbery' at the Criterion Theatre.
Motown The Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre

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to Shaftesbury Theatre Relive the Motown years and Berry Gordy's journey as he launches the careers of Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye and more!
 
Kinky Boots at Adelphi Theatre

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to Adelphi Theatre 'Kinky Boots' tells the story of a Lola, who helps to save a bankrupt shoe factory by singing some Cyndi Lauper songs.
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?
 
Book Of Mormon at Prince of Wales Theatre

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to 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'.
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.
 
Matilda at Cambridge Theatre

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to Cambridge Theatre Roald Dahl's "Matilda" tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers.
Thriller Live at Lyric Theatre

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to Lyric Theatre "Thriller Live" celebrates the career of Michael Jackson in a spectacular show filled with songs and dazzling dance moves.
 
Wicked at Apollo Victoria Theatre

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to Apollo Victoria Theatre If you like "The Wizard of Oz" then you will love "Wicked" -- it tells the story of what happened to the good and evil witches.
Mousetrap at St. Martin’s Theatre

to St. Martin’s Theatre Agatha Christie's murder mystery crime thriller "The Mousetrap" has been running in the West End for nearly 60 years.
 
Lion King at Lyceum Theatre

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to Lyceum Theatre Based on the Oscar-winning Disney movie, "The Lion King" tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle.
Phantom Of The Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre

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to Her Majesty’s Theatre "The Phantom of the Opera" has some of the best sets in the West End, and one of Andrew Lloyd Webber's finest scores.
 
 
 
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