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Theatre

The Croydon Avengers

A vibrant new play for young people about a trio of superheroes keeping Croydon safe.

14 June 2018 – 1 July 2018

Spotlight on: The Bunker

London newest off-West End fringe theatre venue was transformed from an abandoned, underground car park into a 110-seat theatre.

This week: 14 – 20 May

Let us entertain you!

Pippin at Bridewell Theatre

The sharp satire by Stephen Schwartz and Bob Fosse deserves much more praise than it ever got.

Retracing Our Footsteps

A series of play readings of classic works by British/South Asian writers at the Royal Court Theatre.

30 May 2018 – 1 June 2018

An Interview with Leanne Cope

With An American in Paris coming to cinemas this May, the ballerina reflects on the role that changed her life.

Pyar Actually

A comedy drama by Sukh Ojla at Theatre Royal Stratford East.

15 May 2018 – 19 May 2018

‘It wouldn’t take many wrong turns...'

An Interview with Trevor White, starring in the new topical play Building the Wall

The Best Theatre in London this May

It's a busy month for theatre lovers.

This week: 30 April – 6 May

What are your plans over the long weekend?

Cirque Berserk

Fast, funny, silly and skillful

Tales from the Phantasmagoria

A horror-comedy by Danse Macabre Productions

21 May 2018

In the Shadow of the Mountain

A new play by Felicity Huxley-Miners explores mental health, relationships and the universal question of what it is to be human.

15 May 2018 – 2 June 2018

RED – a rehearsal visit

London Calling talked to director Michael Grandage and the two leads of the production Alfred Enoch and Alfred Molina about bringing the acclaimed play back to London after 9 years.

London is the unrefuted global hub for theatre. No doubt about it. Whether you are attracted by the bright lights of the West End or the creativity and innovation of fringe venues, the crop of talent in the capital is remarkable. So make sure you’re keeping on top of what’s going on by browsing our collection of some of the best theatre shows to catch right now! We’ll always include an varied mix, so you can either go for something you know you’ll like, or perhaps even push the boat out and get inspired by something new… It’s your call!