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...]
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.
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...]
Dominic Cooke and Kate Horton launch their company Fictionhouse with a new West End production of C. P. Taylor’s GOOD, starring David Tennant, Fenella Woolgar and Elliot Levey. Produced by Fictionhouse and Playful Productions, GOOD will play at the Playhouse Theatre for a strictly limited season from Tuesday 6th October (Press performance Wednesday 14th October). John Halder is a good man. But John Halder must adapt to survive. How is it possible to be a good person when things are … [Read more...]
Full casting has been announced for Life of Pi, the celebrated Sheffield Theatres production which will transfer to London this summer. Life of Pi - Lolita Chakrabarti’s dazzling adaptation of Yann Martel’s extraordinary, award-winning book - was awarded a string of five-star reviews when it opened in Sheffield last year. Hiran Abeysekera, whose performance in the lead role won him universal critical acclaim, will return as Pi. Life of Pi will transfer to the Wyndham’s Theatre where, for … [Read more...]
PW Productions are delighted to announce cast changes for Susan Hill’s THE WOMAN IN BLACK at The Fortune Theatre from Tuesday 28 January 2020 the show will star Terence Wilton as ‘Arthur Kipps’ and Max Hutchinson as ‘The Actor’. Having previously played the role of ‘Arthur Kipps’ at the Fortune Theatre in 2017, Terence Wilton returns to the show this year. His other West End credits include “Never So Good” at the National Theatre, “Treatment” at the Donmar and “War Music” and “Antony and … [Read more...]