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Theatre

Win a pair of tickets to Hogarth's Progress: The Art of Success

Delve into the fascinating life of William Hogarth with this hilarious double-bill.

Having a good time, Old Sport?

This summer, The Guild of Misrule 'The Great Gatsby' has become the longest running immersive production in the UK. The extraordinary retelling of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s iconic novel continues to invite audiences into the decadent world of 1920s jazz.

Unlimited Festival, Southbank Centre

5 September 2018 – 9 September 2018

Carmen La Cubana

George Bizet’s unyielding female heroine is given a Latin American make over in Sadler’s Wells summer blockbuster musical.

Win a pair tickets to Blood Wedding

This contemporary adaptation of celebrated Spanish dramatist Federico García Lorca’s tragedy is set in modern day London.

Being a LIAR is alarmingly fun

Interactive show £¥€$ (LIES) from acclaimed Belgian company Ontroerend Goed lets the audience members gamble against the financial system.

This August, Shakespeare's Globe uncovers the remarkable life of the woman who inspired the 'Dark Lady' in Shakespeare's sonnets.

10 August 2018 – 1 September 2018

“Will you play spies with me?”

Fulfil your childhood dreams of spy rings and espionage by attending Lamplighters at the Old Red Lion, an interactive performance where you will embark on your very own operation with the secret service.

The Everywhere Bear at Polka Theatre

We talk to illustrator Rebecca Cobb about seeing her creations come to life on stage!

It’s better down where it’s wetter

Metta Theatre awakens the imagination, crossing music, song, physical theatre and acrobatics to tell the story of The Little Mermaid.

The Best Theatre in August

Open-air theatre and Kid's Week make August a great month for shows.

“Crisis is inherent to the system"

Director Alexander Devriendt explains how his interactive theatre show £¥€$ (LIES) at the Almeida Theatre makes the banking system tangible.

A Disturbingly Provocative Play

Julie at the National Theatre, a contemporary adaptation of the Strindberg classic, transports the power game between a wealthy heiress and her chauffeur into a way too familiar modern day kitchen

“This may be the first show of its kind”

Theatre-makers Dean Rodgers and Neil Connolly are pushing the immersive medium to the next level – back into a traditional theatre!

The Everywhere Bear

A beautiful new story from best-selling author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Rebecca Cobb springs to life in Polka’s fun and exciting stage adaptation.

24 July 2018 – 26 August 2018

“My first job is in a play that I love!"

Actor Chris Walley talks to us about landing a dream job in ‘The Lieutenant of Inishmore’ opposite Aidan Turner.

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!