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WEST END THEATRES | OFF WEST END THEATRES

Adelphi Theatre – Waitress
The Strand, WC2E. Tel: 0870 403 0303.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross. From February 8, 2019.
Read the preview l Casting announced l Cast Album Karaoke nights announced l Jack McBrayer joins cast as Ogie l Full casting announced

Aldwych Theatre – Tina
Aldwych, WC2B 4DF. Tel: 0870 400 0805.
Nearest Tube: Holborn/Covent Garden. Booking until July 20, 2019.
Read the preview l Adrienne Warren to play Tina Turner l Further casting announced l Over 100,000 new tickets released l Production images l Booking into 2019 l Booking until July 2019 l Broadway opening scheduled for Autumn 2019

Ambassadors Theatre – Songs For Nobodies
West Street, WC2H 9ND. Tel: 0870 060 6627.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until February 23, 2019.
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The Twilight Zone – From March 4, 2019.
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Apollo Theatre – Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1V 7HD. Tel: 0870 890 1101.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until September 28, 2019.
Read the preview l Full casting announced l Production wins two UK Theatre Awards l Shobna Gulati joins cast l Plans for a major film announced l Live screening reaches No1 at UK cinema box office l Cast changes announced l Michelle Visage joins cast l Layton Williams to play Jamie l Extends until September 2019 l Production images l Shane Richie to play Hugo/Loco Chanelle

Apollo Victoria – Wicked
Wilton Road, SW1V ILG. Tel: 0870 400 0751.
Nearest Tube: Victoria. Booking until November 30, 2019.
Read our review l 6th Birthday l Casting news l Major Tour Announced l New booking period l Harriet Thorpe returns as Madame Morrible l Willemijn Verkaik joins cast l Savannah Stevenson joins cast l Casting for UK Tour l 3000 performances l 17th new booking period l Martyn Ellis is new Wizard l Wicked becomes W/E’s 10th longest running show l Cast changes in October 2014 l Cast changes for tour l Kerry Ellis returns as Elphaba l Wicked welcomes six millionth theatregoer l Emma Hatton to star as Elphaba l Jennifer DiNoia joins cast l New Box Office records in W/E and on tour l Emma Hatton photo gallery l Booking into 2016 l Steven Pinder joins cast l Wicked receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award l Cast changes announced l Tom McGowan joins cast as The Wizard l Booking until November 2016 l Wicked welcomes 7 millionth theatregoer l Sixth year of the Wicked Young Writer Awards l Sabrina Mahfouz joins judging panel l 21st new booking period announced l Mark Curry to play The Wizard l Mark Curry as The Wizard l 4,000 performances l Rachel Tucker, Anita Dobson and Suzie Mathers join cast l Winners of the 2016 Wicked Young Writer Awards announced l Wicked on tour photo gallery l Anita Dobson and new cast members l Willemijn Verkaik returns as Elphaba l Wicked Young Writer Awards 2017 l Wicked celebrates ten years in W/E l Wicked named Best Theatre Production For Schools l Fundraising for the Woodland Trust l 2018 Tour l Run continues to May 2018 l Wicked welcomes eight millionth theatregoer l Wicked partners with Make It Social l New cast from July 24, 2017 l Finalists announced for the 2017 Wicked Young Writer Awards l Winners of 2017 Wicked Young Writer Awards announced l New cast members l Aaron Sidwell joins 2018 tour l 24th extension announced l Full casting for 2018 tour l New portrait images l Two extra shows added for Christmas 2017 l Winner of 2017/18 Best Theatre Production for Schools l Over £16,500 raised for the Woodland Trust l 25th new booking period announced l Year-long partnership with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity announced l 2018/19 Christmas performance schedule l David Witts to play Fiyero l Finalists announced for 2018 Young Writer Awards l Chris Jarman to play Doctor Dillamond l Winners announced for the 2018 Wicked Young Writer Awards l First look at David Witts and new cast l 5000th performance l Wicked celebrates its 12th birthday l Wicked Young Writer Awards 2019 l Eighth year of Wicked and The Woodland Trust partnership l Inua Ellams and Hussain Manawer join judging panel for Wicked Young Writer Awards

Arts Theatre
6-7 Great Newport Street, WC2H 7JB. Tel: 020 7836 8463.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square.
Six – January 16, 2019 to January 5, 2020.
Read the preview l Final casting announced l Run extends until January 2020

Barbican Theatre
Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS. Tel: 0845 120 7550.
Nearest Tube: Barbican/Moorgate/St Paul’s.
Barbican celebrates 35th Anniversary with the launch of Barbican Firsts
Royal Shakespeare Company – Macbeth – until January 18, 2019.
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DECEMBER 2018/JANUARY 2019 HIGHLIGHTS
Les Antliaclastes – Waltz of the Hommelettes (London International Mime Festival) – January 15 to January 19.
Le Théâtre de L’Entrouvert – Anywhere (London International Mime Festival) – January 22 to January 26.
Gecko: The Wedding (London Internation Mime Festival) – January 24 to January 26, 2019.
Peeping Tom – Father (Vader) (London Internation Mime Festival) – January 30 to February 2.
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FEBRUARY 2019 HIGHLIGHTS
Moscow Pushkin Drama Theatre – The Cherry Orchard – February 5 and 6.
Moscow Pushkin Drama Theatre – The Good Person of Szechwan – February 8 and 9.
Moscow Pushkin Drama Theatre – Mother’s Field (The Pit) – February 9.
Charles Atlas/Rashaun Mitchell/Silas Riener – Tesseract – February 28 to March 2.
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Jesus Christ Superstar – July 4 to August 24, 2019.
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Exhibition – Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde – until January 27, 2019.
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Exhibition – Daria Martin: Tonight the World (The Curve) – January 31 to April 7, 2019.
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Cambridge Theatre – Matilda, A Musical
Earlham Street, WC2. Tel: 0870 890 1102.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden. Booking until May 24, 2020.
Read the preview l Casting Update l Alex Gaumond joins cast l New Matildas announced l UK and Ireland Tour announced l New adult cast from September 12, 2017 l New children’s cast from September 12, 2017 l Production images l Adult casting for UK and Ireland tour l Child casting for UK and Ireland tour l New children’s cast and online lottery announced for W/E production l UK and Ireland Tour extends into 2019 l Two relaxed performances for 2018 l 7pm weekday evening starts announced l New casting from September 11, 2018 l New child casting for the UK & Ireland Tour l New production images l Elliot Harper to play Miss Trunchbull in UK & Ireland Tour l Miss Trunchbull’s chair in Covent Garden

Charing Cross Theatre
The Arches, Villiers Street, WC2N 6NG. Tel: 020 7930 6601.
Nearest Station: Charing Cross.
Thom Southerland appointed Artistic Director
Violet – January 14 to April 6, 2019.
Read the preview l Casting announced

Criterion Theatre – The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
2 Jermyn Street, SW1Y 4XA. Tel: 020 7413 1437.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until November 3, 2019.
Read the preview l Extends until November 2018 l New extension announced

Dominion Theatre
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T 7AQ. Tel: 0870 169 0116.
Nearest Tube: Tottenham Court Road.

Drury Lane (Theatre Royal) – Closed until September 2020 for major renovation work.
Catherine Street, WC2B 5JF. Tel: 0870 890 1109.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden.

Duchess Theatre – The Play That Goes Wrong
Catherine Street, WC2B 5LA. Tel: 0844 579 1973.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden. Booking until October 27, 2019.
Read the preview l The Play That Goes Wrong extends run l Second extension announced l New cast announced l New booking period announced l New cast from June 29, 2016 l Broadway transfer announced l 1001st performance l New booking period announced l New cast announced l Booking extended to September 30, 2018 l New booking period and new cast announced l Booking extended until October 2019

Duke of York’s Theatre – Summer and Smoke
St Martin’s Lane, WC2N 4BG. Tel: 0870 060 6623.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until January 19, 2019.
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Home, I’m Darling – January 26 to April 13, 2019.

Fortune Theatre – The Woman in Black
Russell Street, WC2B 5HH. Tel: 0870 060 6626.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden. Booking until July 27, 2019.
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Austentatious – February 18 to July 22, 2019 (Mondays only).

Garrick Theatre – Don Quixote
Charing Cross Road, WC2H, 0HH. Tel: 0870 890 1104.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross/Leicester Square. Booking until February 2, 2019.
Read the preview l Final casting announced
Rip it Up – The 60’s – February 7 to June 2, 2019.
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Gielgud Theatre – Company
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 6AR. Tel: 0870 890 1105.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until March 30, 2019.
Read the preview l Production images

Gillian Lynne Theatre (formerly New London Theatre) – School of Rock – The Musical
Drury Lane, WC2B 5PW. Tel: 0870 890 0141.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden. Booking until October 20, 2019.
Read the preview l Casting announced l Production images l Box office records broken on both sides of the Atlantic l Third extension announced l Gary Trainor takes over the role of Dewey Finn l New kids cast l School of Rock to host this year’s BBC Radio 2’s Children in Need Gala l Adult cast changes announced l Kids cast changes announced l Production images2 l Cast changes from August 22, 2018

Harold Pinter Theatre – Pinter at the Pinter
6 Panton Street, SW1Y 4DN. Tel: 0870 060 6637.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until February 23, 2019.
Betrayal – March 6 to June 1, 2019.
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Haymarket (Theatre Royal) – Only Fools and Horses The Musical
18 Suffolk Street, SW1Y 4HT. Tel: 0870 400 0626.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. February 9 to August 2019.
Read the preview l Further casting announced

Her Majesty’s Theatre – The Phantom of the Opera
Haymarket, SW1Y 4QR. Tel: 0870 890 1106.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until October 5, 2019.
Read the review l Tim Howar to play The Phantom

Leicester Square Theatre
5 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7BP. Tel: 0844 8472 475
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square.
Broadway @ Leicester Square Theatre (Jenna Russell with Seth Rudetsky at 4pm and Judy Kuhn with Seth Rudetsky at 8pm – February 3, 2019.
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London Palladium
Argyll Street, W1V 1AD. Tel: 0870 890 1108.
Nearest Tube: Oxford Street.
100 Hearts, a Night of Comedy – February 13, 2019.
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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – June 26 to September 8, 2019.
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The London Palladium Wall of Fame

Lyceum Theatre – The Lion King
Wellington Street, WC2E 7RQ. Tel: 0870 243 9000.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden/Charing Cross/Temple. Booking until June 1, 2019.
Read the feature l Photo Gallery l Brand new photography released l New concept images l Autism-Friendly Performance in June 2017 l Cast changes announced l New booking period and 2017 Christmas schedule l Summer pop-up experience in Covent Garden
Relaxed Performance of The Lion King – Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 1:30pm.
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Lyric Theatre – Thriller Live
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 7ES. Tel: 0870 890 1107.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until September 29, 2019.
Read our review l 1000th Performance l 1000th Performance Gallery l Candle-lit Tribute l Candle-lit Tribute Gallery l 1,500th Performance l Halloween Makeover l One millionth West End customer l Thriller Live MJ Academy l Thriller – Live 2013 Gallery l Lyric’s longest running show l Thriller continues until September 2014 l Kieran Alleyne returns for one night only l Booking into 2015 l Cleo Higgins joins cast l Thriller continues until September 2015 l Now 20th longest running musical in W/E history l Thriller Live celebration l Cast and production changes l Thriller Live starts 7th year in W/E l Fundraising for Red Nose Day l Now 18th Longest Running West End Musical Of All Time l Thriller Live Top 18 Gallery l Major changes imminent/tour dates announced l Now the 17th longest running West End musical of all time l Booking extended until October 2017 l 2016 Halloween makeover l Thriller Live becomes the 15th Longest Running West End Musical of all time l New dancers join cast l Production images of new cast l 2018, a year of celebration l Extends into 2019 l Gala Charity Performance in aid of The Prince’s Trust l 60th birthday celebration l Guest stars announced for Gala Charity Performance l Extends booking to September 29, 2019 l Buy tickets
The Simon & Garfunkel Story – January 21, February 25, March 25, April 29, May 20 and June 24, 2019.
Read the preview l Production images l More dates added
A Beautiful Noise – February 11, 2019.
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Liza Pulman Sings Streisand – March 18 and April 1, 8 and 15, 2019.
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Noel Coward Theatre – The Inheritance
St Martin’s Lane, WC2N 4BW. Tel: 0870 950 0920.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until January 19, 2019.
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All About Eve – February 2 to May 11, 2019.
Read the preview l Further casting announced l Final casting announced
Dear Evan Hansen – Autumn 2019.
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Novello Theatre – Mamma Mia!
Aldwych, WC2B 4LD. Tel: 0870 950 0940.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden/Holborn. Booking until September 14, 2019.
Read the feature l New booking period l Cast changes from June 2015 l New cast and new booking period l New cast and new booking period l Buy tickets

Old Vic – A Christmas Carol
103 The Cut, Waterloo Road, SE1 8NB. Tel: 0870 060 6628.
Nearest Tube: Waterloo. Booking until January 19, 2019
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SEASON 4: PART 2
The American Clock l Giles Terera joins cast – February 4 to March 30, 2019.
All My Sons l Jenna Coleman and Colin Morgan join cast l Further casting and NT Live broadcast announced – April 15 to June 8, 2019.
A Very Expensive Poison – dates to be announced.
Local Hero – June 2020.
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Emma Rice’s Wise Children is new Company in Residence
Penny, a new food and drink space for The Old Vic
New digital initiative allows users to create their own Shakespeare

Palace Theatre – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1V 8AY. Tel: 0870 895 5579.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square/Tottenham Court Road. Booking until September 29, 2019.
Read the preview l Updated preview l Principal casting announced l Final casting announced l Character portraits l Extends until December 2017 l Extends until February 2018 l Discussions underway for Broadway transfer l New London cast announced l Broadway premiere confirmed l Character portraits of new cast l New cast and new tickets l New booking period l Tickets now available up to and including July 28, 2019 l The Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to be released on November 2, 2018 l Extends booking until September 2019 as new footage released

Peacock Theatre
Portugal Street, WC2A 2HT. Tel: 020 7369 1793.
Nearest Tube: Holborn.
Tango Fire – January 29 to February 16, 2019.
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Cirque Éloize: Hotel – February 20 to March 9, 2019.
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Yamato: Passion – March 12 to March 31, 2019.
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Phoenix Theatre – Come From Away
Charing Cross Road, WC2H OJP. Tel: 0870 060 6629.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. January 30 to September 14, 2019.
Read the preview l Casting announced

Piccadilly Theatre – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
4 Denman Street, W1V 8DY. Tel: 0844 412 6666.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Booking until April 27, 2019.
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The Lehman Trilogy – From May 11, 2019.
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Playhouse Theatre – Caroline, Or Change
Northumberland Avenue, WC2N 5DE. Tel: 0870 060 6631.
Nearest Tube: Embankment/Charing Cross. Booking until April 6, 2019.
Read the preview l Full casting announced l Extension and unique ticket scheme announced l Production images l Black Ticket Project l New production images

Prince Edward Theatre – Disney’s Aladdin
28 Old Compton Street, W1D 4HS. Tel: 0870 850 9191.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus/Leicester Square. Until late August 2019.
Read the preview l Full casting announced l Production images l Cast changes l Second Autism-Friendly Performance announced l New casting announced l Prince Edward first West End theatre to receive National Autistic Society Award l Michael James Scott to play the Genie l Summer pop-up experience in Covent Garden
Mary Poppins – Autumn 2019.
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Prince of Wales Theatre – The Book of Mormon
Coventry Street, W1D 6AS. Tel: 0870 850 0393.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until April 27, 2019.
Read the preview l Cast changes from February 1, 2016 l Buy tickets

Queen’s Theatre – Les Miserables
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1V 8BA. Tel: 0870 890 1110.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until July 13, 2019.
Read our review l Production to move to Gielgud Theatre in July 2019 l Buy tickets

Sadler’s Wells
Rosebery Avenue, EC1R 4TN. Tel: 0870 737 7737.
Nearest Tube: Angel/Farringdon.
Sadler’s Wells and The Victoria and Albert Museum collaborate in Dancing Memories – January 19 and 26; and February 2, 2019.
Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake – Booking until January 27, 2019.
Sadler’s Wells Sampled – February 8 and 9, 2019.
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New Piece I – Since she/New Piece II – Bon Voyage, Bob… – February 14 to February 25, 2019.
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BalletBoyz: Them/Us – March 5 to March 9, 2019.
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Russell Maliphant and Vangelis: The Thread – March 15 to March 17, 2019.
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Savoy Theatre – 9 to 5 The Musical
The Strand, WC2R 0ET. Tel: Tel: 0870 164 8787.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross/Embankment. January 28 to August 31, 2019.
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Shaftesbury Theatre – Motown the Musical
Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8DP. Tel: 0870 870 4868.
Nearest Tube: Holborn/Tottenham Court Road. Booking until April 20, 2019.
Read the preview l Casting announced l Further casting announced l Final casting announced l Obioma Ugoala joins cast l Extends until February 2018 l Extends until January 2019 l Production images l Cast changes announced l New production images l Completes run on April 20, 2019 ahead of major refurbishments at the Shaftesbury Theatre
The Illusionists – Direct From Broadway – July 6 to September 1, 2019.
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St Martin’s Theatre – The Mousetrap
West Street, Cambridge Circus, WC2H 9NH. Tel: 0870 162 8787.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. Booking until October 5, 2019.
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Trafalgar Studios
14 Whitehall, SW1A 2DY. Tel: 0870 060 6632.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross.
Nine Night – Booking until February 23, 2019.
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Coming Clean – Booking until February 2, 2019.
Black is the Color of My Voice – February 5 to March 2, 2019.
Soul Sessions – February 7 to March 2, 2019.
Admissions – February 28 to May 25, 2019.
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A Hundred Words For Snow – March 5 to March 30, 2019.
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Scary Bikers – April 2 to April 27, 2019.
Dark Sublime – June 25 to August 3, 2019.

Vaudeville Theatre – True West
The Strand, WC2R 0NH. Tel: 0870 890 0511.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross. Booking until February 23, 2019.
Read the preview l Final casting announced l Rehearsal images
Emilia – March 8 to June 15, 2019.
Read the preview l Casting announced

Victoria Palace Theatre – Hamilton
8 Victoria Street, SW1E 5EA. Tel: 0870 895 5577.
Nearest Tube: Victoria. Booking until April 27, 2019.
Read the preview l Further casting announced l Opening delayed as final casting announced l Further tickets released for first booking period l Daily lottery plans announced l Extends until the end of March 2019 l New cast members announced

Wyndham’s Theatre – The Price
Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0DA. Tel: 0870 950 0925.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square. February 5 to April 27, 2019.
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WEST END THEATRES | OFF WEST END THEATRES

Above the Stag
Arch 17, Miles Street, London, SW8 1RZ.
Nearest Station: Vauxhall.
Above The Stag Theatre plans move to larger venue
Extra Virgin – January 13 to February 10, 2019.
Grindr: The Opera – January 17 to February 16, 2019.

Albany Theatre
Douglas Way, SE8 4AG. Tel: 020 8692 4446.
Nearest Station: Deptford Bridge Rail.
Significant refurbishment works planned for summer 2016
Dame Joan Ruddock succeeds Claire Pritchard as Albany Chair
Rachel Nelken appointed as new Head of Creative Programmes
A Theatre Trip for Every Child campaign
Spring 2019 – February 1 to May 14.
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Three Sat Under The Banyan Tree – February 10, 2019.
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Almeida
Almeida Street, N1 1TA. Tel: 020 7359 4404.
Nearest Tube: Angel/Highbury and Islington.
NEW SEASON
The Tragedy of King Richard the Second – until February 2, 2019.
Shipwreck – February 11 to March 30, 2019.
Three Sisters – April 8 to June 1, 2019.

Arcola
24 Ashwin Street, E8 3DL. Tel: 020 7503 1646.
Nearest Station: Dalston Junction Rail
Arcola Theatre wins carbon-neutral heating system
Stop and Search – until February 9, 2019.
The Daughter-in-Law – until February 2, 2019.
Read the review l Matthew Barker completes cast
Little Miss Sunshine – March 21 to May 11, 2019.
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Artsdepot
5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, N12 0GA. Tel: 020 8369 5454.
Nearest Tube: Finchley Central.

BAC
176 Lavender Hill, SW11 5TN. Tel: 020 7223 2223.
Nearest Station: Clapham Junction Rail.
No Kids – February 5 to February 23, 2019.
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dressed. – February 25 to March 2, 2019.
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Barons Court Theatre
28a Comeragh Road, W14 9HR. Tel: 020 8932 4747.
Nearest Tube: Barons Court.
Sherlock Homeless – until January 14, 2019.
The Ministry of Biscuits – January 28 to February 10, 2019.
Headhog – February 11 to February 17, 2019.

Blue Elephant Theatre
59a Bethwin Road, SE5 0XT. Tel: 020 7701 0100.
Nearest Tube: Oval.
Sponsor Matthew Craig on his epic fundraising bike ride for the theatre
Maggie Alphonsi and Radzi Chinyanganya become Patrons
Blue Elephant Theatre to become a National Portfolio Organisation from 2018
Artists for 2018 residencies announced

Bridewell Theatre
Bride Lane, Off Fleet Street, EC4 8EQ. Tel: 020 7226 3633.
Nearest Tube: Blackfriars.
Sedos announces 2019 Season
Season’s Greetings – January 17 to January 19, 2019.
Baal – January 22 to January 26, 2019.
Something Old, Something New – March 13 to March 16, 2019.
LUNCHBOX THEATRE
Stanley Grimshaw Has Left the Building – May 14 to May 17, 2019.

Bridge Theatre
One Tower Bridge, London SE1 2SD. Tel: 0843 208 1846.
Nearest Tube: London Bridge.
My Name is Lucy Barton – January 23 to February 16, 2019.
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Alys, Always – February 25 to March 30, 2019.
Read the preview l Casting news l Full casting announced
A Midsummer Night’s Dream – June 3 to August 31, 2019.
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Brockley Jack Theatre
410 Brockley Road, SE4 2DH. Tel: 0844 8700 887.
Nearest Station: Crofton Park rail.
Howard Colyer becomes first playwright in residence
ARROWS AND TRAPS REP SEASON
Gentleman Jack – January 15 to February 16, 2019.
Shooting With Light – January 19 to February 16, 2019.
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As a Man Grows Younger – February 19 to February 23, 2019.
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Footfalls and Play – February 26 to March 9, 2019.
Queen of the Mist – April 9 to April 27, 2019.
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Bush Theatre
7 Uxbridge Road, London, W12 8LJ. Tel: 020 8743 5050.
Nearest Tube: Shepherd’s Bush.
UP NEXT, a new initiative to champion the next generation of Bamer artists
Bush Theatre re-opens after a year-long, £4.3 million major redevelopment l New Bush Theatre Gallery
Jon Gilchrist to step down as Executive Director
Babylon – February 4 to February 16, 2019.
And the Rest of Me Floats – February 20 to March 16, 2019.
The Trick – February 19 to March 23, 2019.
Going Through – March 28 to April 27, 2019.
Yvette – May 14 to June 1, 2019.
Class – May 7 to June 1, 2019.
Strange Fruit – June 12 to July 20, 2019.
Rust – June 26 to July 27, 2019.

Camden People’s Theatre
58-60 Hampstead Road, London, NW1 2PY. Tel: 020 7419 4841.
Nearest Tube: Warren Street.
New Artist Development Programme marks joining the National Portfolio
Winner of inaugural People’s Theatre Award announced
Camden Youth Theatre
Camden People’s Theatre celebrates 25th anniversary
Re-Visions – January 17 to January 19, 2019.
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Chickenshed
The Studio Theatre, Chase Side, Southgate, London, N14 4PE. Tel: 020 8292 9222.
Nearest Tube: Oakwood/Cockfosters.
Lou Stein appointed Chickenshed’s new Artistic Director
Chickenshed enters the exciting world of film
monolog 2 – February 12 to March 2, 2019.
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SHOWS FOR CHILDREN
Tales from the Shed – January 18 to March 9, 2019.
Planet Play – January 18 to March 8, 2019.
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Donmar Warehouse
41 Earlham Street, WC2H 9LX. Tel: 0870 060 6624.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden.
Lord Browne appointed Chair of the Donmar Warehouse Board
Tom Scutt announced as Associate Artist
Michael Longhurst appointed new Artistic Director
Henny Finch appointed Executive Producer
Sweat – until February 2, 2019.
Read the preview l Rehearsal images l Production images l Sweat extends run
Berberian Sound Studio – February 8 to March 30, 2019.
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Etcetera Theatre
Oxford Arms, 265 Camden High Street, NW1 7BU. Tel: 020 7482 4857.
Nearest Tube: Camden Town.

Finborough Theatre
The Finborough, 118 Finborough Road, SW10 9ED. Tel: 01223 357851.
Nearest Tube: Earl’s Court.
Finborough Arms re-opens as traditional pub
New underground music venue at the Finborough Arms Pub
DECEMBER 2018 – FEBRUARY 2019
Time is Love/Tiempo es Amor – until January 26.
Beast on the Moon – January 29 to February 23.
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A Lesson From Aloes – February 27 to March 23, 2019.
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Gate Theatre
11 Pembridge Road, W11 3HQ. Tel: 020 7229 0706.
Nearest Tube: Notting Hill Gate.

Greenwich Playhouse – closed
Greenwich Station Forecourt, 189 Greenwich High Road, SE10 8JA. Tel: 020 8858 9256.
Nearest Station: Greenwich DLR.
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Greenwich Theatre
Crooms Hill, SE10 8ES. Tel: 020 8858 7755.
Nearest Station: Greenwich DLR.
Dame Helen Mirren is one of three new patrons of the theatre
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Greenwich Theatre and Sell a Door Theatre Company announce partnership
Winners of the LET Award and Greenwich Partnership Award announced
Robinson Crusoe – until January 13, 2019.
Dinosaur Pieces – January 16 to January 19, 2019.
Oresteia – January 21, 2019.
The Shy Manifesto – February 1 to February 3, 2019.

Hampstead Theatre
Eton Avenue, NW3 3EX. Tel: 020 7722 9301.
Nearest Tube: Swiss Cottage.
Edward Hall to step down as Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive
Roxana Silbert appointed new Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive
Cost of Living – January 24 to March 2, 2019.
Read the preview l Casting announced
The Phlebotomist – March 19 to April 20, 2019.
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DOWNSTAIRS – September 2018 to January 2019
Paradise – until January 19.
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Eden – February 7 to March 16, 2019.
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Wilderness – March 21 to April 27, 2019.

Hope Theatre
207 Upper Street, London, N1 1QN. Tel: 0333 666 3366.
Nearest Tube: Highbury and Islington

Jermyn Street Theatre
16b Jermyn Street, SW1Y 6ST. Tel: 020 7287 2875.
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus.
Tom Littler to succeed Anthony Biggs as Artistic Director
PORTRAIT SEASON – Spring/Summer 2019
Original Death Rabbit l Kimberly Nixon replaces Hannah Arterton – until February 9.
Agnes Colander: An Attempt at Life l Full casting announced – February 12 to March 16.
Mary’s Babies – March 20 to April 13.
Miss Julie/Creditors – in rep from April 25 to June 1.
Pictures Of Dorian Gray – June 5 to July 6.
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King’s Head Theatre: London’s Little Opera House
115 Upper Street, Islington, N1 1QN. Tel: 020 7478 0160.
Nearest Tube: Angel.
Kate Lock wins Adrian Pagan Award 2015
James Seabright appointed new Chair of the Board
Two new staff members appointed
Atticist announced as New Associate Company
Reduced ticket prices for under-30s and the unwaged announced
Outlying Islands – until February 2, 2019.
Carmen – February 7 to March 9, 2019.
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Timpson: The Musical – February 18 to March 8, 2019.
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The Crown Dual – March 12 to April 6, 2019.
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Vulvarine: A New Musical – June 11 to July 6, 2019.
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Lion and Unicorn Theatre
42-44 Gaisford Street, London NW5 2ED. Tel: 0207 419 6043.
Nearest Tube: Kentish Town.
Simon James Collier is new Artistic Director
Giant Olive Theatre gives up its residency at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre

Little Angel Theatre
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, N1 2DN. Tel: 020 7226 1787.
Nearest Tube: Angel.
Wow! It’s Night-Time – until January 27, 2019.
The Singing Mermaid – until January 27, 2019.
Rise and Fall – January 30 to February 3, 2019.
The Selfish Giant – February 6 to February 10, 2019.

London Theatre Workshop
Leadenhall Market, 88 Gracechurch Street, London, EC3V 0DN
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Lyric Hammersmith
Lyric Square, King Street, London, W6 0QL. Tel: 020 8741 6850.
Nearest Tube: Hammersmith.
Sian Alexander appointed new Executive Director
Sir William Atkinson appointed Chairman of the Board
Lyric Hammersmith and Digital Theatre+ announce a new pioneering digital partnership
Lisa Burger appointed new Chair of Lyric Hammersmith Board
Refurbishment of Main House auditorium and Studio announced
Funding boost from Suez Communities Trust for Studio refurbishment
Sean Holmes announces his departure
Three beehives installed on the Lyric’s roof
New board members appointed
Rachel O’Riordan appointed new Artistic Director
Lyric awarded 5 Star Creative Green Certification by Julie’s Bicycle
SPRING 2019
Leave to Remain l Further casting announced l Rehearsal images – January 18 to February 16.
The Animals and Children Took to the Streets – February 19 to March 16.
Ghost Stories – March 29 to May 11.
Dead Dog in a Suitcase – May 21 to June 15.
Little Lyric Spring 2019 – January 5 to June 2.
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Menier Chocolate Factory
51 Southwark Street, SE1 1RU. Tel: 020 7907 7060.
Nearest Tube: London Bridge.
Fiddler on the Roof – until March 9, 2019.
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National Theatre
South Bank, SE1 9PX. Tel: 020 7452 3000.
Nearest Station: Waterloo.
OLIVIER THEATRE
Antony & Cleopatra – until January 19, 2019.
Hadestown – until January 26, 2019.
Follies – from February 14, 2019.
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LYTTELTON THEATRE
I’m Not Running – until January 31, 2019.
Tartuffe – from February 9, 2019.
Top Girls – from March 26, 2019.
DORFMAN THEATRE (formerly the Cottesloe)
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other – January 16 to March 2, 2019.
The Winter’s Tale – February 6 to February 21, 2019.
Downstate – March 12 to April 27, 2019.
Plans announced for 2019 and beyond
The Max Rayne Centre

New Diorama Theatre
15 – 16 Triton Street, Regents Place, London, NW1 3BF. Tel: 0844 2090 344.
Nearest Tube: Warren Street.
The War of the Worlds – until February 9, 2019.
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New Wimbledon Theatre
The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 1QG. Tel: 0870 060 6646.
Nearest Tube: Wimbledon.
The Magnificent Music Hall Matinee – January 23, 2019.
Believe – The Cher Songbook – January 24, 2019.
The Johnny Cash Roadshow – January 30, 2019.
Russian State Ballet of Siberia – Cinderella – January 31, 2019.
Russian State Ballet of Siberia – La Fille Mal Gardee – February 1, 2019.
Russian State Ballet of Siberia – Nutcracker – February 2, 2019.
Avenue Q – February 5 to February 9, 2019.
The Rocky Horror Show – February 11 to February 16, 2019.
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Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom: Live on Stage – March 4 and 5, 2019.
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Hair – March 22 to March 30, 2019.
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Club Tropicana The Musical – April 23 to April 27, 2019.
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American Idiot – May 14 to May 18, 2019.
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Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – October 7 to October 12, 2019.
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Old Red Lion Theatre
418 St John Street, EC1V 4NJ. Tel: 0844 412 4307.
Nearest Tube: Angel.
Anomaly – until February 2, 2019.
Rattled – February 12 to March 2, 2019.
In Search of Applause – February 12 to March 2, 2019.
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Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park
Tel: 0844 826 4242.
Jesus Christ Superstar to tour North American in Autumn 2019
Full cast and dates announced for the UK tour of To Kill a Mockingbird
SUMMER 2019
Our Town – May 16 to June 8.
Hansel and Gretel – June 14 to June 22.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream – June 28 to July 27.
Evita – August 2 to September 21.
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Orange Tree Theatre
1 Clarence Street, Richmond, TW9 2SA. Tel: 020 8940 3633.
Nearest Station: Richmond rail/tube.
The Double Dealer – until January 26, 2019.
Allegri Quartet – January 13 to June 30, 2019 (Sundays only).
Cougar – February 1 to March 2, 2019.

Ovalhouse Theatre
52-54 Kennington Oval, SE11 5SW. Tel: 020 7582 7680.
Nearest Tube: Oval.
Pierce Brosnan fronts campaign for Ovalhouse move to Brixton l Planning permission for new Brixton home granted l Major funding received for Brixton move l Buy A Brick Campaign launched by Sanjeev Bhaskar l Jenny Sealey and Paulette Randall appointed Ovalhouse patrons
Rebecca Atkinson-Lord and Rachel Briscoe step down as Co-Directors of Theatre

Park Theatre
Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, London, N4 3JP. Tel: 020 7870 6876.
Nearest Tube: Finsbury Park.
JANUARY TO JUNE 2019
PARK200
Rosenbaum’s Rescue – until February 9.
Gently Down the Stream – February 13 to March 16.
The Life I Lead – March 18 to March 30.
Intra Muros – April 3 to May 4.
The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson – May 9 to June 8.
Napoli, Brooklyn – June 13 to July 13.
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PARK90
The Dame l Production images – until January 26.
My Dad’s Gap Year – January 30 to February 23.
We’re Staying Right Here – February 26 to March 23.
Cry Havoc – March 27 to April 20.
Hell Yes I’m Tough Enough – April 24 to May 18.
Beneath The Blue Rinse – May 21 to June 15.
Summer Rolls – June 18 to July 13.
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Playground Theatre
Unit 8, Latimer Road, London, W10 6RQ. Tel: 020 8960 0110.
Nearest Tube:
Once Upon A Mattress – until January 19, 2019.
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Sacha Guitry, Ma Fille et Moi – January 28 to February 2, 2019.
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Intronauts – February 12 to February 16, 2019.
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Pleasance Theatre
Carpenters Mews, North Road, N7 9EF. Tel: 020 7609 1800.
Nearest Tube: Caledonian Road.
In Lipstick – until January 27, 2019.
Lilies and Sweets – February 5 to February 16, 2019.
Medea Electronica – February 19 to February 24, 2019.
Call Me Vicky – February 19 to March 9, 2019.

Richmond Theatre
The Green, Surrey, TW9 1QJ. Tel: 0870 060 6651.
Nearest Station: Richmond.
Beyond the Barricade – 20th Anniversary Tour – January 27, 2019.
Moscow City Ballet presents Swan Lake – January 30 and 31, 2019.
Moscow City Ballet presents Sleeping Beauty – February 1 to February 3, 2019.
The Girl on the Train – February 11 to February 16, 2019.
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Trial By Laughter – February 18 to February 23, 2019.
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The Lady Vanishes – March 11 to March 16, 2019.
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Glengarry Glen Ross – April 15 to April 20, 2019.
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Admissions – May 27 to June 1, 2019.
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Rich Mix
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA. Tel: 020 7613 7498.
Nearest Station: Liverpool Street.

Riverside Studios – opening in 2019
Crisp Road, off Queen Caroline Street, W6, 9RL. Tel: 020 8237 1111.
Nearest Tube: Hammersmith.

Rose Theatre Kingston
24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL. Tel: 0871 230 1552.
Nearest Station: Kingston.
Ian McKellen on Stage – February 1, 2019.
Zog – February 14 to February 23, 2019.
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Stones In His Pockets – February 28 to March 9, 2019.
To Kill a Mockingbird – March 12 to March 23, 2019.
The Cat in the Hat – April 10 to April 21, 2019.
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Rosemary Branch Theatre
2 Shepperton Road, London, N1 3DT. Tel: 020 7704 6665.
Nearest Tube: Old Street.

Royal Court Theatre
Sloane Square, SW1 8AS. Tel: 020 7565 5000.
Nearest Tube: Sloane Square.
JERWOOD THEATRE UPSTAIRS
Superhoe – January 30 to February 16, 2019.
Inside Bitch – February 27 to March 23, 2019.
Pah-La – April 3 to April 27, 2019.
Salt – May 14 to June 1, 2019.
seven methods of killing kylie jenner – July 4 to July 27, 2019.
JERWOOD THEATRE DOWNSTAIRS
The Cane – until January 26, 2019.
Cyprus Avenue – February 14 to March 16, 2019.
White Pearl – May 10 to June 15, 2019.
The End of History – June 27 to August 10, 2019.

Shakespeare’s Globe
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 9DT. Tel: 020 7902 1400.
Nearest Tube: Mansion House.
Saint-Omer First Folio to be exhibited in 2016
Emma Rice appointed new Artistic Director
Emma Rice to stand down as Artistic Director
Michelle Terry to be new Artistic Director
Globe on Screen launches in China
Margaret Casely-Hayford appointed as Chair of Shakespeare’s Globe
Podcast – Such Stuff
Sean Holmes to become Associate Artistic Director
SAM WANAMAKER PLAYHOUSEWINTER 2018/19
Macbeth – until February 2.
Doctor Faustus – until February 2.
Dark Night of the Soul: a feminine response to the Faustian bargain – until February 2.
Edward II – February 7 to April 20.
Richard II – February 22 to April 21.
After Edward – March 21 to April 6.
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Casting announced for Macbeth, Doctor Faustus and Richard II
Full casting announced for Edward II and After Edward
SUMMER 2019
Henry IV Part 1, or Hotspur – April 23 to October 11.
Henry IV Part 2, or Falstaff – April 25 to October 11.
Henry V, or Harry England – April 30 to October 11.
The Merry Wives of Windsor – May 17 to October 12.
Bartholomew Fair – August 23 to October 12.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream – June 28 to October 13.
As You Like It – August 7 to September 21.
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Soho Theatre
21 Dean Street, W1D 3NE. Tel: 020 7478 0100.
Nearest Tube: Tottenham Court Road.
Chasing Bono – until January 19, 2019.
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Sarah Keyworth: Dark Horse – January 28 to February 2, 2019.
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Paul Mayhew-Archer: Incurable Optimist – March 19 to March 23, 2019.
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Southwark Playhouse
77-85 Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6BD. Tel: 020 7407 0234.
Nearest Tube: Elephant and Castle.
Plans announced for 2019 and beyond
EARLY 2019 IN THE LARGE
Aspects of Love – until February 9.
All in a Row – February 14 to March 9.
The Rubenstein Kiss – March 14 to April 13.
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EARLY 2019 IN THE LITTLE
Twelfth Night – January 17 to February 9.
Bodies – February 13 to March 9.
Stay Awake, Jake – March 13 to April 6.
Other People’s Money – April 17 to May 11.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – May 15 to June 8.
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Ain’t Misbehavin’ – April 19 to June 1, 2019.
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St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden
Bedford Street, London, WC2E 9ED. Tel: 020 7836 5221.
Nearest Tube: Covent Garden.

St Saviour’s Church (Intermission Theatre)
Walton Place, London, SW3 1SA. Tel: 020 7823 8979.
Nearest Tube: Knightsbridge.

St Stephen’s
Rosslyn Hill, Hampstead, London, NW3 2PP. Tel: 0871 230 5540.
Nearest Tube: Belsize Park.

Tabard Theatre
2 Bath Road, W4 1LW. Tel: 08701 696 805.
Nearest Tube: Turnham Green.
Tied to the Vicarage – until January 19, 2019.

Tara Theatre
356 Garratt Lane, London, SW18 4ES. Tel: 020 8333 4457.
Nearest Tube: Earlsfield.
Arts Council England announces support for Black Live
January to April 2019 – January 8 to April 27.
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Of Our Own Making – January 30 to February 16, 2019.
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Three Sat Under The Banyan Tree – February 20 to February 23, 2019.
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The Other Palace
12 Palace Street, London, SW1E 5JA. Tel: 0844 264 2121.
Nearest Tube: Victoria.
The Other Palace, formerly St James Theatre, opens in February 2017
Murder For Two – until January 13, 2019.
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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical – January 22 to March 16, 2019.
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MT Fest UK – February 11 to February 23, 2019.
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Toast – April 4 to August 3, 2019.
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The Space
269 Westferry Road, Isle of Dogs, London E14 3RS. Tel: 020 7515 7799.
Nearest Tube: Canary Wharf.

Theatre N16
5 Ashley Road, London, N17 9LJ. Tel:
Nearest Station:
Theatre N16 looks for new home

Theatre503
The Latchmere Pub, 503 Battersea Park Road, London, SW11 3BW. Tel: 020 7978 7040.
Nearest Station: Clapham Junction.
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Erica Whyman appointed Chair of Theatre503’s Board
Jake Orr joins Theatre503 as producer
Fake News – January 14 and 15, 2019.
Endless Second – January 16 and 17, 2019.
Blackpool, What A Sh*t Place To Die – January 19, 2019.
Cuzco – January 23 to February 16, 2019.

Tricycle Theatre renamed Kiln Theatre
269 Kilburn High Road, NW6 7JR. Tel: 020 7328 1000.
Nearest Tube: Kilburn.
Approaching Empty – until February 2, 2019.
The Son – February 20 to March 23, 2019.
The Half God of Rainfall – April 25 to May 17, 2019.
Wife – May 30 to July 6, 2019.
Blues in the Night – July 18 to September 7, 2019.
A Friendly Society (working title) – September 26 to September 29, 2019.
When the Crows Visit – October 23 to November 30, 2019.

Tristan Bates Theatre
1a Tower Street, WC2H 9NP. Tel: 020 7240 6283.
Nearest Tube: Leicester Square.
Nuns – January 15 to January 26, 2019.
I’m Woman – January 28 to January 30, 2019.
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The Knot – January 29 to February 2, 2019.

Unicorn Theatre
147 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2HZ. Tel: 0207 6450560.
Nearest Tube: London Bridge.
Unicorn wins 2014 Peter Brook Empty Space Award
Purni Morell to step down as Artistic Director
AUTUMN 2018 and beyond
Baby Show – ongoing from September 25.
Icarus – January 26 to March 10, 2019.
It’s Hot, It’s Not – February 2 to March 10, 2019.
The Show In Which Hopefully Nothing Happens – March 21 to April 28, 2019.
The Polar Bears Go, Go, Go! – March 26 to April 28, 2019.
Aesop’s Fables – June 16 to August 4, 2019.
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Union Theatre
Union Street, SE1 0LR. Tel: 020 7261 9876.
Nearest Tube: Southwark.
An Enemy of the People – until February 2, 2019.
Can-Can! – February 6 to March 9, 2019.
Othello – March 13 to April 6, 2019.

Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Junction of Hampstead Lane/North Road, N6 4BD. Tel: 020 8340 3488.
Nearest Tube: Highgate.
Nice Work If You Can Get It – until January 27, 2019.
Where Is Mrs Christie? – February 1, 2019.
Histories Of The Unexpected – February 2 and 3, 2019.
Radiant Vermin – February 9 and 10, 2019.
Bad Girls: The Musical – February 13 to March 3, 2019.
Strike Up The Band – March 6 to March 31, 2019.
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Waterloo East Theatre
Brad Street, London, SE1 8TG. Tel: 020 7928 0060.
Nearest Station: Waterloo.
Briefs – January 17, 2019.
Tokens of Affection – February 5 to February 24, 2019.
The Lady of the Camellias – March 4 to March 24, 2019.
Summer Street – May 14 to June 2, 2019.

White Bear Theatre
138 Kennington Park Road, SE11 4RB. Tel: 020 7793 9193.
Nearest Tube: Kennington.
Franz Kafka – Apparatus – until January 26, 2019.
Fourplay – until January 14, 2019.
The Project – March 5 to March 23, 2019.
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Wilton’s Music Hall
1 Graces Alley, London, E1 8JB. Tel: 020 7702 2789.
Nearest Tube: Aldgate East.
Digital archive in partnership with Google Arts and Culture launched
Dad’s Army Radio Show – January 22 to January 26, 2019.
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50-Hour Improvathon: The Good, the Bad and the Fifty – February 15 to February 17, 2019.
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Young Vic
66 The Cut, SE1 8LZ. Tel: 020 7922 2922.
Nearest Tube: Southwark/Waterloo.
MAIN HOUSE
The Convert – until January 26, 2019.
Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train – February 14 to March 30, 2019.
Death of a Salesman – May 1 to June 29, 2019.
Tree – July 29 to August 24, 2019.
Blood Wedding – September 19 to November 2, 2019.
Fairview – November 28, 2019 to January 18, 2020.
MARIA STUDIO
Draw Me Close – January 21 to February 2, 2019.
The Jumper Factory – February 27 to March 9, 2019.
Bronx Gothic – June 1 to June 29, 2019.
THE CLARE
Wild East – February 6 to February 16, 2019.
Ivan and the Dogs – July 10 to July 20, 2019.
Kate Hewitt wins JMK Young Directors Award