Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap – the longest-running show in the world, which had to be suspended when the Coronavirus Pandemic resulted in the closure of UK theatres – is to re-open in the West End on Friday 23rd October. The brilliant thriller, which has played in London since 1952, is to re-open at the St. Martin’s Theatre in accordance with the Government stipulations for Stage Four of the recently announced Road Map for the return of live theatre and music. Adam Spiegel, the producer … [Read more...]
Best Plays in London - New Plays in London
Here is our guide to plays in London. From long-running West End plays such as The Mousetrap and The Woman in Black to new plays opening soon. Book London theatre tickets online for plays – click one of the images or the link below which shows all listings of plays currently on sale.
Alex Turner Productions and Trish Wadley Productions in association with Park Theatre present The 10th Anniversary Production of Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris, running from 25th March to 2nd May 2020 with press Night on 30th March 2020. Director: Oliver Kaderbhai, Set and Costume Designer: James Turner, Lighting Designer: Zia Bergin-Holly, Sound Designer: Will Tonna, Casting Director: Lucy Casson. Cast includes Alisha Bailey (Francine/Lena), Maddy Hill (Betsy/Lindsey), Andrew Langtree … [Read more...]
Martin McDonagh, the multi Olivier, BAFTA and Academy Award-winning playwright and screenwriter responsible for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, In Bruges, Seven Psychopaths and Six Shooter, is back in London’s West End this summer with his acclaimed iconic play, The Pillowman. Performances begin at the Duke of York’s Theatre from Friday 24 July, for a strictly limited 12-week season (Press Night: Wednesday 5 August at 7:00pm). As a special initiative, the producers are also … [Read more...]
Initial casting is announced for the West End transfer of Laura Wade’s The Watsons, following sold-out runs at both Chichester Festival Theatre and the Menier Chocolate Factory. Samuel West directs Sam Alexander (Robert Watson), Sally Bankes (Nanny), Jane Booker (Lady Osborne), Elaine Claxton (Mrs Edwards), Ralph Davis (Lord Osborne), Tim Delap (Mr Howard), Sophie Duval (Mrs Robert), Louise Ford (Laura), John Wilson Goddard (Mr Watson), Rhianna McGreevy (Margaret Watson), Grace Molony (Emma … [Read more...]
As rehearsals for its tour and West End transfer commence, multi-award-winning actress Juliet Stevenson jointly wins the acclaimed Best Actress award at this year’s Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards for her portrayal of Dr Ruth Wolff in director, Robert Icke’s (The Wild Duck, Hamlet, Mary Stuart, Oresteia, 1984) sold-out, five-star Almeida Theatre production of The Doctor. In the most hotly-contested category of the year, the Critics’ Circle awarded this year’s Best Actress to both Juliet … [Read more...]