Shows and Plays in London in May 2016


The Lion King
Where: Lyceum Theatre
Disney's musical phenomenon The Lion King continues to captivate audiences of all ages. Combining dazzling staging and highly imaginative costumes, masks and puppets, this astonishing show at the Lyceum Theatre uses breathtaking theatrical magic to tell the story of Simba - join him now in his epic journey to reclaim his kingdom!

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Les Misérables
Where: Queen's Theatre
Winner of the 2014 BBC Radio 2 Audience Olivier Award. In October 2010 Cameron Mackintosh's legendary production of Boublil and Schonberg's Les Miserables celebrated its 25th Anniversary in London and is now the world's longest running musical. This international award-winning musical sweeps its audience through an epic tale of passion and destruction, against the backdrop of a nation in the grip of revolution.

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The Woman in Black
Where: Fortune Theatre
Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story is brought to dramatic life in Stephen Mallatratt’s ingenious stage adaptation. Now celebrating over 25 terrifying years in the West End, Robin Herford’s gripping production is a brilliantly successful study in atmosphere, illusion and controlled horror.

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The Phantom of the Opera
Where: Her Majesty's Theatre
This multi-award winning musical continues to captivate audiences at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London’s West End, after more than 10,000 performances.

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The Mousetrap
Where: St. Martin's Theatre
Agatha Christie's legendary whodunit, THE MOUSETRAP, is still thriving after over 60 years in the West End. The world's longest-running play, this murder mystery masterpiece goes from strength to strength as a new generation of theatregoers are tricked and teased at St. Martin's Theatre. Experience this cracking yarn today - an irresistible treat for amateur sleuths everywhere!

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The Australian Ballet - Cinderella
Where: London Coliseum
This favourite fairy-tale is a thoroughly magical classic. The world’s favourite fairy-tale is brought to life by The Australian Ballet in acclaimed choreographer Alexei Ratmansky’s energetic production, bubbling with humour and set to Prokofiev’s divinely romantic score.

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Aladdin
Where: Prince Edward Theatre
Brought to theatrical life by a legendary creative team, Disney’s new Broadway musical Aladdin will sweep you into a world filled with beauty, comedy and breath-taking spectacle when it opens at the Prince Edward Theatre, London in June 2016.

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Wicked
Where: Apollo Victoria Theatre
Winner of 90 international awards, Wicked has been casting its magical spell over audiences of all ages across the world since 2003 and continues to be a record-breaking hit at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, where, as of 2013, it is has become the 16th longest-running West End musical of all time. 

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The Snowman
Where: Peacock Theatre
The stage show based on Raymond Briggs’ classic book and the subsequent film has become a muchloved festive tradition at the Peacock Theatre, and returns for a record-breaking 16th year. Featuring Howard Blake’s Walking In the Air, performed by a live band, choreographed by Robert North and directed by Bill Alexander, this is the perfect Christmas treat for all the family with its wonderful mix of storytelling, spectacle and magic.

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Stomp
Where: Ambassadors Theatre
A totally unique theatre experience which has thrilled audiences all over the world, Stomp makes incredible music from everyday objects and positively explodes with dance and comedy.

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No Man's Land
Where: Wyndham's Theatre
Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the UK stage in Sean Mathias’ acclaimed production of No Man’s Land, one of the most brilliantly entertaining plays by Nobel Prize laureate Harold Pinter.

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The Gruffalo
Where: Lyric Theatre
TALL STORIES’ magical, musical stage adaptation of THE GRUFFALO roars back in to the Lyric for a monster summer season!

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Madam Butterfly
Where: London Coliseum
Madam Butterfly is one of opera’s most enduring tales of unrequited love. With its breathtaking mix of cinematic images, traditional Japanese theatre, colourful costumes and stunning sets, Anthony Minghella’s Olivier Award-winning production has been hailed as ‘the most beautiful show of the year’ (Sunday Telegraph).

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Ragtime
Where: Charing Cross Theatre
Thom Sutherland directs a new production of Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty and Terrence McNally's multi Tony award winning muscial, Ragtime.

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Thriller Live
Where: Lyric Theatre
Moonwalking into the West End after three acclaimed UK tours and standing ovations across Europe, Thriller - Live is a spectacular, high-octane show celebrating the career of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5.

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Tango Fire: Flames of Desire
Where: Peacock Theatre
Tango Fire returns to the Peacock Theatre after an acclaimed sellout season in 2015. Since its formation, The Tango Fire Company of Buenos Aires has become a worldwide phenomenon and an international leading tango company. With a legion of fans across the USA, Europe and Asia, and a YouTube audience in excess of 18 million, Tango Fire brings this dynamic genre to life like no other show on the West End.

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Breakfast at Tiffany's
Where: Theatre Royal Haymarket
Breakfast at Tiffany’s, the classic tale of Holly Golightly written by Truman Capote and so memorably portrayed by Audrey Hepburn in the iconic 1961 film, is being given a new lease of life as a stage play with music in a sparkling, sophisticated production starring the multi award-winning Pixie Lott as Holly.

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Henry V
Where: Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
"Follow your spirit: and upon this charge, Cry — God for Harry! England and Saint George!"

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The Railway Children - Live On Stage
Where: King's Cross Theatre
A truly unique theatrical experience, now in its second steamtastic year, The Railway Children is a must-see event for all ages.

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Burn The Floor - Fire in the Ballroom
Where: Peacock Theatre
The ultimate high-voltage ballroom dance extravaganza, Burn the Floor is packed with striking choreography, heart-punding music and breathtaking moves. Experience the phenomenal energy of the 18 dancers as they throw themselves into each sequence with expert skill and an infectious sense of fun.

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Werther
Where: Royal Opera House
Joyce DiDonato and Vittorio Grigolo lead the cast with Antonio Pappano in the pit in Benoît Jacquot’s sumptuous production of Massenet’s operatic tragedy of duty and desire.

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Northern Ballet:1984
Where: Sadler's Wells
After the sell-out of success of The Great Gatsby, Northern Ballet returns with a brand new full-length ballet.

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Comedy Club 4 Kids
Where: Udderbelly
Kids, bring your folks to see the international circuit's best comedians, sketch acts and cabaret stars.

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Matilda The Musical
Where: Cambridge Theatre
Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. 

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Mamma Mia
Where: Novello Theatre
Join the ultimate feel-good party at MAMMA MIA!, the world’s sunniest and most exhilarating smash-hit musical!

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My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty
Where: Peacock Theatre
As a baby, Princess Aurora is cursed by the evil Carabosse: on her 16th birthday, she will prick her finger on a spinning wheel and die. Her godmother the Lilac Fairy alters the spell so Aurora will not die but will sleep for 100 years, only to be awoken by true love’s kiss. From Aurora's christening in the grand hall of the palace, to her jubilant wedding celebrations, the popular fairy tale comes alive on stage.

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Comedy In The Dark
Where: Udderbelly
Comedy in the Dark is the most fun you can have with the lights off.

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Spank!
Where: Udderbelly
The star-studded comedy party night returns to Southbank Centre.

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Briefs
Where: The Spiegeltent
Your glamorous host Shivannah will guide you through a jaw-dropping, eye-popping evening of extravagant birdbath boylesque, too-close-for-comfort yo-yo tricks, valiant aerial acrobatics, irreverent interludes, and show-stopping drag artistes.

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The Bodyguard
Where: Dominion Theatre
The Bodyguard, based on the smash-hit film that starred Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston, is wowing audiences at the Domion Theatre, London, starring Beverley Knight as Rachel Marron.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Where: Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Roald Dahl's deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectioner Mr Willy Wonka comes to life in a brand new West End musical directed by Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes. 

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The Book of Mormon
Where: Prince of Wales Theatre
Winner of 4 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical and Best Actor In A Musical. Rolling Stone says, 'The Genii of South Park hit Broadway, and history is made. Mormon is on its march into legend'. It's The Book of Mormon, the Broadway musical from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez. Time Out New York says, 'You'll laugh your head off. Mormon is musical comedy heaven'. The New York post says, 'I Love The Book Of Mormon'.

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Pride And Prejudice
Where: Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife"

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Nabucco
Where: Royal Opera House
Plácido Domingo and Dmitri Platanias take the title role in Daniele Abbado’s powerful production of Verdi’s epic opera.

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Where: Gielgud Theatre
Christopher, fifteen years old, stands beside Mrs Shears’ dead dog. It has been speared with a garden fork, it is seven minutes after midnight and Christopher is under suspicion. He records each fact in the book he is writing in an attempt to solve the mystery of who murdered Wellington.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - Programme A
Where: Sadler's Wells
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to Sadler’s Wells with three programmes that showcase the extraordinary artistry of a company that has changed the face of American dance over the course of more than half a century.

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The Play That Goes Wrong
Where: Duchess Theatre
Described as Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off, this is THE smash hit new comedy for 2014!

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The Taming of the Shrew
Where: Royal Opera House
The Bolshoi’s acclaimed production of Shakespeare’s boisterous comedy, with choreography by Jean-Christophe Maillot and music by Shostakovich.

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Cirque Eloize
Where: Peacock Theatre
Founded in 1993, Cirque Eloize combines circus arts with dance, theatre and music with path-breaking panache. Continually engaged in artistic experimentation, Cirque Eloize is a leader in contemporary circus arts, with more than 4,000 perfomances to its creidit in some 500 cities around the world. In addition to its touring shows, Cirque Eloize develops customised concepts for international special events, more than 1,400 to date.

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Jersey Boys
Where: Piccadilly Theatre
They were just four ordinary guys from New Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of.   But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story -- a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. 

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Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall
Where: The Spiegeltent
DJ Monski Mouse, brings high energy smiling to the Spielgeltent with her hit parent's and children's dance event for under 5's.

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience
Where: Torquay Suite Theatre
Inspired by one of Britain's greatest ever comedy series, this 2 hour interactive production is set in a restaurant where you the audience are the diners. If you love the original show, you'll find Faulty Towers The Dining Experience a unique, novel pleasure and unmissably great fun.

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Hobson's Choice
Where: Vaudeville Theatre
Harold Brighouse's classic comic love story is the tale of a Salford cobbler with three unruly daughters that owes more than a little to King Lear and Cinderella. The homage is purely intentional.

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Eastman - Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui - Fractus V
Where: Sadler's Wells
Celebrated as one of the most original and ambitious talents working in contemporary dance today, Sadler's Wells Associate Artist Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's latest creation is inspired by the American philosopher Noam Chomsky, and features an all-male cast of dancers and musicians.

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The Winter's Tale
Where: Royal Opera House
A co-production with The Royal Ballet and The National Ballet of Canada.

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King Lear RSC
Where: Barbican
RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran directs Antony Sher in one of the greatest parts ever written by Shakespeare. 

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1984
Where: Playhouse Theatre
April 1984. 13.00. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary, and falls in love. But Big Brother is always watching.

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Sunny Afternoon
Where: Harold Pinter Theatre
The Kinks are one of the greatest of all British rock groups, and now the story of their rise to fame comes to the stage, featuring the band's classic songs as written by head Kink Ray Davies, book by Joe Penhall, direction by Edward Hall and design by Miriam Buether.

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Knightmare Live
Where: Udderbelly
Do you want the chance to wear the iconic helmet of justice and play the dungeon?

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Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
Where: Aldwych Theatre
Beautiful is the untold story of Carole King’s journey from schoolgirl to superstar; from her relationship with husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, their close friendship and playful rivalry with fellow song-writing duo Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, to her remarkable rise to stardom. 

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Tristan and Isolde
Where: London Coliseum
Wagner's monument to the power of all consuming love.

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Bugsy Malone
Where: Lyric Hammersmith
Don’t miss the smash hit stage version of Alan Parker’s world famous musical. Olivier award-winning director Sean Holmes’ critically acclaimed production of Bugsy Malone is back following a sell out run last year.  

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Kinky Boots
Where: Adelphi Theatre
Winner of every major BEST MUSICAL award on Broadway and in the West End, KINKY BOOTS is the hottest show in town! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this "dazzling, fabulously sassy and uplifting" (Time Out) musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind.

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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical
Where: Lyric Theatre
Olivier Award 2016 winners The Showstoppers are back in the West End transforming audience suggestions into all-singing, all-dancing shows with unpredictable and hilarious results.

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Morgan & West's Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show
Where: The Spiegeltent
Time travelling Victorian magic duo Morgan & West unload another boxful of bafflement and impossibility. Witness a mountain of mysterious magic, a hatful of hyper-reality, and of course a truck full of tricks and tea. (Sadly there are no actual mountains or trucks on stage during the show, Mr West simply would not have them).

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Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School
Where: The Spiegeltent
Grab your sketch book and come to Dr. Sketchy's anti-art school, where life drawing meets cabaret. Sketch glamorous models and compete in drawing contests in an atmosphere of artistic mayhem.

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Between The Sheets: An Intimate Cabaret
Where: The Spiegeltent
Welcome to Miss Polly Rae’s boudoir. Celebrating all things ‘in the bedroom’ ‘Between The Sheets’ is a visually stunning, hilarious and risqué romp. 

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Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel
Where: Udderbelly
Austentatious returns to Southbank Centre, resplendent with Regency-era adventures. In each show, the all-star cast improvise a brand new Jane Austen work before your eyes, based only on audience suggestions. Previous 'lost' masterpieces have included Sixth Sense and Sensibility, Double 0 Darcy and Mansfield Shark.

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Romeo and Juliet
Where: Garrick Theatre (Branagh Theatre)
Reuniting the stars of his celebrated  film of Cinderella, Kenneth Branagh directs Richard Madden and Lily James who play the leads in Shakespeare's heartbreaking tale of forbidden love. 

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The Entertainer
Where: Garrick Theatre (Branagh Theatre)
Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborne's modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private moments. 

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American Idiot
Where: Arts Theatre
Green Day's explosive, award-winning Broadway musical American Idiot, returns to The Arts theatre after a smash-hit run last year.

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Impossible
Where: Noel Coward Theatre
IMPOSSIBLE, the breath-taking magic spectacular thrilling audiences worldwide, returns to its home in the West End for a limited season by popular demand.

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Motown the Musical
Where: Shaftesbury Theatre
Featuring an eighteen piece orchestra playing 50 Motown tracks including “My Girl”, “Dancing In The Street”, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” and “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”, Motown The Musical is a musical sensation with real soul.

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Whose Line Is It Anyway?... Live
Where: London Palladium
Legendary televised improv show Whose Line Is It Anyway? returns to London’s West End for 14 performances only! Back due to phenomenal demand, Whose Line Is It Anyway?...Live plays at the iconic London Palladium, 9-19 June 2016

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The Magic Hour
Where: Grand Royale London Hyde Park
The Magic Hour is a sell out magic show in the heart of London, awarded the 2015 Certificate of Excellence (TripAdvisor). Performed in the evocative old drawing room of the Grand Royale Hyde Park, you will take an unusual trip back in time to discover the illusions and deceptions of the Victorian masters. Tony Middleton 'Sonic' is an international magician who has performed from Rome to Rio de Janeiro. 

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In The Heights
Where: King's Cross Theatre
Welcome to Washington Heights, where life's a struggle but the streets are jumping to the irresistible rhythms of love, passion, hopes and dreams. This smash-hit, Tony Award-winning musical is a joyously uplifting tale of young love in a community on the brink of change, set in one bustling neighbourhood where everyone knows everybody, and the breeze carries the sweet sounds of three generations of music.                  

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Hofesh Shechter: Barbarians
Where: Sadler's Wells
Hofesh Shechter’s brand new evening, featuring the world class dancers of his internationally celebrated company, brings together the barbarians trilogy in the UK for the first time. For this evening Shechter presents a sparse world for three wildly different takes on intimacy, passion and the banality of love.

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong
Where: Apollo Theatre
The original cast of the West End's hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong return to the stage this Christmas in J.M Barrie's  classic Peter Pan. Once again the members of the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society battle against technical hitches , flying mishaps and cast disputes. Will they ever make it to Neverland?

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The Wedding Reception
Where: Kingsway Hall Hotel
From the producers of Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience comes this immersive comedy experience, which is based around the story of a wedding.

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Jekyll and Hyde
Where: Old Vic Theatre
A new dance thriller devised, directed and choreographed by Drew McOnie. Inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. One of the UK’s most innovative theatre choreographers Drew McOnie reimagines Robert Louis Stevenson’s sinister drama in an excitingly physical new dance production with music by Grant Olding.

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Mrs Henderson Presents
Where: Noel Coward Theatre
MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS Don’t miss the ‘joyous musical fun’ (The Times) of MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS, the hilarious five-star musical that the Daily Express is hailing as a ‘triumph’. Based on the much loved film that starred Dame Judi Dench and Bob Hoskins, this ‘unashamedly entertaining’ (Daily Mail) new musical has been acclaimed by the Times as ‘a winner’.

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People, Places and Things
Where: Wyndham's Theatre
Fresh from an acclaimed sold-out season in the Dorfman Theatre, this new production will transfer to the Wyndham's Theatre for 12 weeks only from 15 March 2016. An intoxicating new play about surviving the modern world. Written by Duncan Macmillan (1984) and directed by Jeremy Herrin (Wolf Hall).

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Funny Girl
Where: Savoy Theatre
Following a critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Funny Girl, starring multi award-winning stage and screen star Sheridan Smith, is back in London’s West End for the first time since the original Broadway hit transferred in 1966. 50 years on, the hit musical is now showing at the Savoy Theatre for a strictly limited run until 8 October 2016.

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The Merchants of Bollywood
Where: Peacock Theatre
The glamour and glitz of Bollywood bursts back onto The Peacock stage this May. A theatrical dance spectacular starring a large cast and an extravagant array of costumes, The Merchants of Bollywood is a riot of swirling colours and sensational dance numbers choreographed by one of Bollywood’s top choreographers, Vaibhavi Merchant.

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Into The Hoods: Remixed
Where: Peacock Theatre
Into the Hoods: REMIXED is the newly revamped version of the award-winning production that stormed the West End in 2008. Under the direction of Sadler's Wells Associate Artist Kate Prince, the much-loved show returns to the stage with all the wit and charm of the original, updated for 2016 with new choreography, a remixed soundtrack and fresh designs.

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Jenufa
Where: London Coliseum
Directed by David Alden, ENO’s Olivier-Award winning staging updates the setting to an isolated 20th century industrial estate in the Eastern Bloc, giving the story a contemporary edge that makes it feel even more relevant for today’s audiences.

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The Maids
Where: Trafalgar Studio One
The Jamie Lloyd Company’s first production of 2016 will be the full-throttle UK premiere of a contemporary adaptation of Jean Genet’s masterpiece, The Maids – not seen in the West End for twenty years.

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La Dance Project: Mixed Bill
Where: Sadler's Wells
LA Dance Project is a Los Angeles-based artistic collective founded in 2012 by renowned choreographer and dancer Benjamin Millepied, now Director at the Paris Opera Ballet. Following its London stage premiere in autumn 2013, LA Dance Project returns to Sadlers Wells with a much-anticipated mixed bill.

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Natalia Osipova
Where: Sadler's Wells
Multi award-winning Russian classical ballerina Natalia Osipova is a major star in the dance world. She started formal ballet training at age 8, joining the Bolshoi Ballet at age 18 and dancing many of the art forms biggest roles. After leaving the Bolshoi in 2011, she joined American Ballet Theatre as a guest dancer and later the Mikhailovsky Ballet. She joined The Royal Ballet as a principal in2013 after her guest appearance in Swan Lake. For this brand new production, Natalia experiments with the contemporary genre as she strives for new ways of artistic expression. The programme, the first ever to be commissioned by her, features new work inspired by this unique dancer, by three contemporary choreographers: Sadler’s Wells Associate Artists Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Russel Maliphant, alongside Opera House regular Arthur Pita.

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Marie Chouinard: Double Bill
Where: Sadler's Wells
The evenings first piece is titled Soft virtuosity, still humid, on the edge. Marie Chouinard, one of the world’s most daring and relentlessly original choreographers, presents a double bill of dance.

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Crystal Pite & Jonathan Young: Betroffeneit
Where: Sadler's Wells
Following the Olivier Award-winning Polaris (Thomas Adès: See the Music, Hear the Dance), this new creation from Sadlers Wells Associate Artist Crystal Pite cements her place as one of the most inventive choreographers working today. Shock and bewilderment encompass you in the wake of a disaster.

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Paco Pena Dance company - Patrias
Where: Sadler's Wells
Legendary flamenco guitarist Paco Peña brings a very personal new work to Sadler’s Wells, exploring through music and song the emotional, physical and cultural impact of the Spanish Civil War on his country’s history.

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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
Where: Criterion Theatre
One giant diamond. Eight incompetent crooks. And a security guard asleep on the job. What could possibly go right?

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Oedipe
Where: Royal Opera House
An excellent cast including Johan Reuter, John Tomlinson, Sarah Connolly and Sophie Bevan perform The Royal Opera’s first production of Enescu’s operatic masterpiece, directed by acclaimed Catalan company La Fura dels Baus. 

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The Pianist of Willesden Lane
Where: St James Theatre
A true story of family, hope and survival told through the world’s most beautiful music. Set in Vienna in 1938 and in London during the Blitz, The Pianist of Willesden Lane tells the true story of Lisa Jura, a young Jewish pianist who is dreaming about her concert debut at Vienna’s storied Musikverein concert hall. But with the issuing of new ordinances under the Nazi regime, everything for Lisa changes, except for her love of music and the pursuit of her dream – as she is torn from her family and sent onto the Kindertransport to London.

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Goosebumps Alive
Where: Vaults
London’s newest immersive experience is about to crawl out from beneath your feet...

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Guys and Dolls
Where: Phoenix Theatre
The sizzling New York tale of gamblers, gangsters and nightclub singers will leave you ‘exhilarated’ (The Guardian) with a glorious evening featuring some of Broadway’s greatest show-stopping tunes, including Luck be a Lady, Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat and My Time of Day. Along with dazzling choreography by world-renowned Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta and Andrew Wright (Singin’ in the Rain and Barnum); direction from the celebrated New Yorker, Gordon Greenberg, this is one feel-good show you won’t want to miss

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Doctor Faustus
Where: Duke of York's Theatre
Praised for their innovative and anarchic reinvention of the classics, The Jamie Lloyd Company propels Christopher Marlowe’s legendary tale Doctor Faustus into the here and now in an explosive and magical new production starring Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) in his long-awaited return to the London stage.

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The Libertine
Where: Theatre Royal Haymarket
Dominic Cooper returns to the stage to play the notorious Earl of Rochester in this major revival of The Libertine, directed by Terry Johnson.

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Barbarians v South Africa
Where: Wembley Stadium
The Barbarians will take on South Africa at Wembley Stadium connected by EE on Saturday 5 November, KO 3pm where the two sides will clash for the first time in six years.  

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The Go-Between
Where: Apollo Theatre
Michael Crawford plays Leo Colston, a man who can no longer hide from the memories of his past. Memories of the gloriously hot summer of 1900 and of his days spent in Norfolk come flooding back.

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Barbu
Where: The Spiegeltent
Daring, daft, and sexy as hell: this is cabaret, but not as you know it. Performed by one of the world's greatest circus companies – Canada's Cirque Alfonse – it takes edge-of-your-seat, off-the-wall entertainment to a whole other level.

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How The Other Half Loves
Where: Theatre Royal Haymarket
Alan Ayckbourn’s comedy of matrimonial mishaps, receives its first major West End revival for over 20 years.

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Foil, Arms and Hog
Where: Udderbelly
Foil, Arms & Hog return to Southbank Centre for three nights with their critically acclaimed show.

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Closer By Circa
Where: Udderbelly
Get up close and personal with four incredible circus performers.

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Hotel Black Cat
Where: The Spiegeltent
London's cabaret trailblazers are back with a brand new production for 2016 - a riotous explosion of cabaret, circus and live music, set in a less-than-completely-reputable Parisian hotel during the first decade of the 20th century.

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Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho
Where: Udderbelly
Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho makes her debut at Southbank Centre in a drag comedy musical extravaganza. She appears in the wake of two sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and London's Leicester Square Theatre.

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Show Boat
Where: New London Theatre
The ground-breaking classic musical Show Boat sails into London’s West End for the first time in almost 20 years, direct from a hugely successful and critically acclaimed run at Sheffield’s Cruicible Theatre.

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Andy Zalzman: Political Animal
Where: Udderbelly
The show comes to Udderbelly to bring a satirical eye to a very naughty planet.

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Wifi Wars
Where: Udderbelly
Play along with this live comedy game show.

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The Raunch
Where: The Spiegeltent
Welcome to the world premiere of The Raunch, a whip-cracking, high-flying, all-twerking, rodeo-rocking night out.

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Titanic
Where: Charing Cross Theatre
In the final hour of 14 April 1912 the RMS Titanic, on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York, collidedwith an iceberg and ‘the unsinkable ship’ slowly sank. It was one of the most tragic disasters of the 20th Century.1517 men, women and children lost their lives.

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Radio Times
Where: Charing Cross Theatre
In the heart of London’s Blitz-torn West End, the cast of BBC’s light-entertainment radio show, Variety Bandwagon are doing their bit for the war effort. But with the bombs falling outside, can star of the show, Sammy Shaw, hang on to his leading lady and broadcast live to America for the very first time?

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Death Takes A Holiday
Where: Charing Cross Theatre
Thom Sutherland directs the UK premiere of Death Takes a Holiday, music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and book by Peter Stone and Thomas Meehan, the European premiere of the follow-up to Titanic by its Tony Award-winning composers.

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Sideways
Where: St James Theatre
“If anyone orders Merlot, I’m leaving” Join best friends Miles and Jack on a hilarious journey into the heart of wine country with Sideways: The Play. Based on his beloved novel, which inspired the Academy Award and Golden Globe winning film, Rex Pickett’s stage adaptation fizzes with comedy and heartfelt emotion, and goes down better than a well-aged Pinot Noir.

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Lawrence After Arabia
Where: Hampstead Theatre
August, 1922. The most famous man in England has vanished without a trace: T.E. Lawrence has completely disappeared. But in the idyllic calm of the village of Ayot St Lawrence, on the top floor of the home of Mr and Mrs Bernard Shaw, the ‘uncrowned King of Arabia’ is hiding – with slabs of homemade carrot cake for comfort.

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Zik'r
Where: Peacock Theatre
ZIK'R returns to London having toured India, Morrocco, France, Edinburgh in 2015. A magical and alchemical journey ZIK'R offers a path towrds the divine through dance and music. An exciting, moving and beautiful show, ZIK'R has been created by celebrated musician and producer Youth (Killing Joke, Pink Floyd), the artist Fabrice Hyber, together with the acclaimed flamenco dancer and singer-songwriter Karen Ruimy.

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Wild
Where: Hampstead Theatre
Last week, Andrew was that guy with his girl lunching in KFC, discussing apartments and making plans for the future. Today he’s in Moscow, in an undisclosed hotel room, on the run and at risk of assassination. Last week, a nobody. This week, America’s Most Wanted: a man who humiliated his country with one touch of a button.

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Marvel Universe Live - O2 Arena
Where: The O2 Arena
Marvel families unite! For the first time ever, iconic Marvel Super Heroes and villains will be brought to life in a spectacular live action family arena show, when Marvel Universe LIVE! Super Heroes Assemble touches down at London O2 Arena this September.

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A View From Islington North
Where: Arts Theatre
"Politics has become too serious a matter to be left to politicians" TS Eliot Acclaimed director Max Stafford-Clark teams up with some of our most celebrated playwrights for an evening of political satire.

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English National Ballet - Akram Khan's Giselle
Where: Sadler's Wells
One of the anticipated dance events of 2016. London premiere. Choreographer Akram Khan creates a brand new version of the iconic romantic ballet Giselle for English National Ballet.

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Bryony Kimmings & Tim Grayburn: Fake It 'Til You Make It
Where: Peacock Theatre
Fake It ’Til You Make It is Bryony Kimmings and Tim Grayburn’s multi award winning show about clinical depression and men. After complete sell-out runs at Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre, London’s Soho Theatre and a full national tour, Bryony and Tim bring their hit show to The Peacock Theatre for three nights only. Each of these unique shows will have a special guest and added bonus material. 

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Vamos Cuba!
Where: Sadler's Wells
From the creators of the smash hit dance sensation Havana Rakatan comes Vamos Cuba! (Let's Go Cuba!), the spectacular new summer show from acclaimed Cuban choreographers Nilda Guerra and Macarela.  Vamos Cuba! is an exuberant mix of traditional and modern dance styles including salsa, rumba, cha-cha-cha and reggaeton, with a live band led by Julito Padron, a DJ and a cast of the hottest dancers Cuba has to offer.

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Mandela Trilogy
Where: Royal Festival Hall
The life of Nelson Mandela is brought to the stage in an epic operatic tribute. Wales Millennium Centre and Cape Town Opera present the story of one of the world's most iconic figures. It follows Mandela from tribal initiation rites on the banks of the Mbashe River and heady and rebellious jazz-fuelled days in Sophiatown, to incarceration and reflection on Robben Island and finally freedom and liberation.

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Beverley Knight
Where: London Palladium
Beverley Knight, the ‘Queen of UK Soul’, and now doyenne of the West End, is back with a brand new album and UK tour for 2016.  

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No Villain
Where: Trafalgar Studio Two
No Villain tells the story of a garment industry strike that sets a son against his factory proprietor father. Here, Miller explores the Marxist theory that would see him hauled before the House Un-American Activities Committee years later. 

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This Is Living
Where: Trafalgar Studio Two
'You weren’t moving. Your hair was soaked. We saw you' Alice and Michael met six years ago. Three years later their daughter Lily was born. Now, in a Yorkshire meadow, just past midnight, they’re having an argument. Because Alice is cold, she’s tired, and Michael won’t stop telling her that she died twelve hours ago.

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Thunderstorm Shanghai Opera
Where: London Coliseum
Based on the acclaimed play by Cao Yu, and set to music by legendary composer Mo Fan, this lavish production of Thunderstorm is a beautiful evocation of the atmosphere of Old Shanghai and not to be missed.

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Echoes of Eternity
Where: London Coliseum
The Song of Everlasting Regret is a legendary poem in the canon of Chinese literature, a favorite from the 8th-century Tang dynasty. This year, it will be brought to life by the world-renowned Shanghai Ballet.

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David Baddiel: My Family - Not The Sitcom
Where: Menier Chocolate Factory
Following on from the overwhelming success of the critically-acclaimed David Baddiel - Fame: Not the Musical, the Chocolate Factory is thrilled to present the World Premiere of David Baddiel: My Family: Not the Sitcom.

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Jesus Christ Superstar
Where: Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Celebrating 45 years since Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s seminal musical first hit the stage, Jesus Christ Superstar returns to London in a powerful new production directed by Timothy Sheader.

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Groundhog Day
Where: Old Vic Theatre
Director Matthew Warchus, composer and lyricist Tim Minchin, choreographerPeter Darling and designer Rob Howell, four of the creators of the international sensation Matilda The Musical, have joined forces with writer Danny Rubin to collaborate on this new musical based on his 1993 hit film

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Running Wild
Where: Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
In a new adaptation by Samuel Adamson, Michael Morpurgo’s novel is one “that you know from the start is going to break your heart” (Times). With a cast of 40 directed by Artistic Director Timothy Sheader and original Chichester director Dale Rooks, and puppetry design and direction by Finn Caldwell and Toby Olié, both previous Associate Puppetry Directors on War Horse, this is the largest-scale production ever to be presented at the Open Air Theatre. A story of love, loss, loyalty and of living for the moment

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Murder Ballad
Where: Arts Theatre
Don't miss Murder Ballad, the thrilling new musical of love, obsession and murderous desire as it heads to the Arts Theatre this October with West End and Broadway star, Kerry Ellis.

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Sex Workers' Opera
Where: Pleasance Theatre
Breaking through stigma and stereotypes, Sex Workers’ Opera is an award winning, repeat sell-out show created and performed by sex workers and their friends. With music spanning opera to ‘hip-hopera’, incorporating sound art, projections and poetry, it offers an unflinchingly honest, upliftingly human insight into the lives of sex workers locally and around the world.

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The Spoils
Where: Trafalgar Studio One
The Spoils is the razor-sharp new comedy written by and starring international film-star Jesse Eisenberg. A cuttingly satirical glimpse of a lost soul searching to assent the reality of his situation. Perceptively disconcerting, The Spoils speaks to the exasperated, self-analysing millennial generation. A painfully awkward comedy, not to be missed! Nobody likes Ben. Ben doesn’t even like Ben. He bullies everyone in his life, including his roommate Kalyan, an earnest Nepalese immigrant. When Ben discovers that his school crush is marrying a straight-laced banker, he sets out to destroy their relationship and win her back.

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Il trovatore
Where: Royal Opera House
Gianandrea Noseda conducts two casts including such singers as Lianna Haroutounian and Christopher Maltman in David Bösch’s new production of Verdi’s searing opera.

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In Parenthesis
Where: Royal Opera House
Welsh National Opera presents a new opera from acclaimed British composer Iain Bell, with a libretto by David Antrobus and Emma Jenkins that adapts David Jones’s epic poem set during the Battle of the Somme.

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Obsidian Tear Mixed
Where: Royal Opera House
Three ballets from three very different choreographers, all closely associated with The Royal Ballet: a world premiere from McGregor, dark drama from MacMillan and acclaimed ensemble work from Wheeldon.

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The Buskers Opera
Where: Park Theatre
The Buskers Opera is fresh from the pen of one of the hottest writers emerging in UK theatre, Dougal Irvine, whose catalogue of work includes Departure Lounge, The Snow Queen, Teddy, The Other School, In Touch and Britain’s Got Bhangra. Expect a reckless abandon of political correctness and some top class tunes to redefine a golden age. Starring Olivier Award winner George Maguire (Sunny Afternoon); David Burt, whose West End credits include Enjolras in the original cast of Les Miserables, Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar, and Lauren Samuels (Bend It Like Beckham, We Will Rock You).

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Don Quixote - Bolshoi Ballet
Where: Royal Opera House
The Bolshoi’s production of Marius Petipa’s Don Quixote, brilliantly staged by Alexei Fadeyechev, brings together breathtaking displays of virtuoso dancing and enchanting choreography. 

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Matthew Bourne The Red Shoes
Where: Sadler's Wells
An intoxicating drama where life imitates art with fateful consequences; The Red Shoes will dazzle your senses and break your heart.

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Swan Lake- Bolshoi Ballet
Where: Royal Opera House
The Bolshoi’s spellbinding adaptation of Tchaikovsky’s glorious ballet, with choreography by Yuri Grigorovich after Petipa and Ivanov.

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The Flames of Paris- Bolshoi Ballet
Where: Royal Opera House
Alexei Ratmansky’s celebrated revival of Vasily Vainonen’s revolutionary ballet, danced by the Bolshoi.

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The Suicide
Where: Lyttelton Theatre, National
Suhayla El-Bushratakes the satiric masterpiece by Nikolai Erdman and smashes it into urban London. It’s provocative and funny, bringing fast-paced humour and live music to the Lyttelton stage.

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Soul
Where: Hackney Empire
Soul is a dramatic thriller about one of the most influential musicians of our time.The Play is Directed by James Dacre and features the Hackney Empire Community Choir.

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Her Name Was Carmen
Where: London Coliseum
Experience love without boundaries in this struggle to survive.  One of the world’s most in-demand ballerinas returns to London from 26-28 August at the Coliseum.

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Cinderella
Where: London Palladium
The most enchanting rags-to-riches fairy tale of them all graces the stage of the West End’s most famous theatre this Christmas as pantomime returns to the London Palladium for the first time in nearly 30 years.

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Nutcracker - Coliseum
Where: London Coliseum
Over 100 dancers and musicians bring Nutcracker to life with exquisite dancing, beautiful sets and Tchaikovsky’s glorious score played live.

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Up & Down
Where: London Coliseum
Eifman Ballet returns to the London Coliseum this December with the UK premiere of Artistic Director Boris Eifman’s awe-inspiring balletUp & Down featuring the invigorating music of George Gershwin, Franz Schubert and Alban Berg

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - Programme B
Where: Sadler's Wells
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to Sadler’s Wells with three programmes that showcase the extraordinary artistry of a company that has changed the face of American dance over the course of more than half a century.  

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - Programme C
Where: Sadler's Wells
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to Sadler’s Wells with three programmes that showcase the extraordinary artistry of a company that has changed the face of American dance over the course of more than half a century.  

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Exposure
Where: St James Theatre
The world premiere of a new british musical, young photographer Jimmy Tucker faces the biggest and most exciting challenge of his life when a stranger commissions him to find and shoot the seven deadly sins alive and kicking in modern London.

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An American in Paris
Where: Dominion Theatre
Acclaimed as “a perfect integration of dance, romance and classic Gershwin” (The New York Times), An American In Paris is the award-winning, thrillingly staged and astonishingly danced Broadway musical featuring some of the greatest music and lyrics ever written.

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The Alchemist RSC
Where: Barbican
The Alchemist written by one of Shakespeare’s finest contemporaries, Jonson’s savage satire revels in just how vain we humans can be.

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Much Ado About Nothing RSC
Where: Theatre Royal Haymarket
One of the most popular comedies in the English language, Much Ado About Nothing was possibly known in Shakespeare’s lifetime as Love’s Labour’s Won.

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Doctor Faustus RSC
Where: Barbican
Transferring to London following its successful run at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s home in Stratford-upon-Avon, Maria Aberg’s punchy production updates Marlowe for our times with ritual, cabaret and carnival. Bristling ‘with originality and vision’ (Stage), it sees Sandy Grierson and Oliver Ryan share the roles of the doctor and the demon. 

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Love's Labour's Lost RSC
Where: Theatre Royal Haymarket
Following the productions 2014 run in Stratford-upon Avon and a subsequent run in Chichester, the RSC Chichester Festival Theatre productions of Christopher Luscombe’s heart-warming double bill Love’s Labour’s Lost and Much Ado about Nothing (or Love's Labour's Won) will transfer to the Theatre Royal Haymarket for a limited season.

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Cymbeline RSC
Where: Barbican
Cymbeline rules over a divided dystopian Britain. When Innogen, the only living heir, marries her sweetheart in secret, an enraged Cymbeline banishes him. Behind the throne, a figure plots to seize power by murdering them both.

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This House
Where: Garrick Theatre
Following two sell-out seasons at the National Theatre and an upcoming run at Chichester Festival Theatre, James Graham’s critically acclaimed political drama This House transfers to the Garrick Theatre this November.

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Horrible Histories - The Best of Barmy
Where: Apollo Theatre
So it's time to prepare yourselves for a special production of Horrible Histories featuring your favourite characters from our barmy past to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of Barmy Britain in the West End!

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The Secret Garden
Where: Ambassadors Theatre
The Secret Garden: Spring Edition is a brand new 70-minute edition of the 1991 Tony-Award- winning Broadway musical, The Secret Garden, by Marsha Norman & Lucy Simon.

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Giselle - English National Ballet
Where: London Coliseum
Giselle is a haunting story of innocence and betrayal, a timeless tale about the redemptive power of love.

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Mark Maier's Greatest Schvitz
Where: Duchess Theatre
Award winning Jewish comedian Mark Maier agonises over every hot topic from family ferribles to planning a holiday, from shopping at Costco to fressing with friends.

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The Australian Ballet - Swan Lake
Where: London Coliseum
Following sell-out seasons around the world, Graeme Murphy’s critically acclaimed production of Swan Lake returns to London. Visually stunning, bursting with glamour, wit and intrigue, the doomed love triangle between Odette, Baroness Rothbart and Prince Siegfried is set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious score and danced with breathtaking excellence.

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Romeo & Juliet - National Youth Theatre
Where: Ambassadors Theatre
 The National Youth Theatre’s latest adaption brings you vendettas, violence and star crossed lovers like you’ve never seen them before. 

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Twist of Lemmon
Where: St James Theatre Studio
The acclaimed US actor and composer, Chris Lemmon, presents his autobiographical play, Twist of Lemmon, celebrating the loves, times, trials and tribulations of his father, the Hollywood legend and multiple nominee and Oscar® winner, Jack Lemmon (Some Like It Hot, Missing, The Odd Couple, Save The Tiger, Mister Roberts).

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Pigeon English - National Youth Theatre
Where: Ambassadors Theatre
Stephen Kelman's 2011 Man Booker prize shortlisted novel is electrifyingly adapted for stage for its West End premiere by award-winning playwright Gbolahan Obisesan. 

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The Threepenny Opera
Where: Olivier Theatre
A landmark of twentieth century musical theatre, The Threepenny Opera comes to the National Theatre in a bold new production. Simon Stephens’ vivid and darkly comic new translation of Brecht’s book and lyrics meets Kurt Weill’s extraordinary score. The original German text is based on Elisabeth Hauptmann’s German translation of John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera

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DNA - National Youth Theatre
Where: Ambassadors Theatre
This West End premiere will see the National Youth Theatre REP Company bring to life Denis Kelly’s moral tug of war between actions and their consequences. 

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L-E-V: OCD Love
Where: Sadler's Wells
Star of Israel's thriving dance scene, Sharon Eyal presents the London premiere of L-E-V Dance Company, whose name nods to the Hebrew word for heart: 'lev'. Performed to deep, pulsing, tribal grooves, this is a powerful piece from the company's fiercely talented dancers, inspired from the text 'OCD' by Neil Hilborn.

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The Plough and the Stars
Where: Lyttelton Theatre, National
Sean O’Casey places a fixed lens to watch as a dozen vivid characters come and go – selfless, hilarious and desperate by turns – while the heroic myth of Ireland is fought over elsewhere.

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Dance Umbrella - Unknown Pleasures
Where: Sadler's Wells
Unknown Pleasures is an intentionally provocative proposition. A completely anonymous programme - no names, no fame and no glory - just the chance to experience an evening of dance unencumbered by preconceptions.

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Jerome Bel - Gala - Part of Dance Umbrella
Where: Sadler's Wells
Jérôme Bel, "the choreographer dedicated to turning the concepts of dance and performance inside out" (Observer) returns following the success of Disabled Theatre in Dance Umbrella 2014 and The Show Must Go On in 2015.

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Candoco Dance Company - 'Beheld' & 'Set and Reset/Reset'
Where: Sadler's Wells
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Candoco Dance Company presents a double bill, following its acclaimed restaging of Jérôme Bel's The Show Must Go On last year.

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Pinocchio - Jasmin Vardimon Company
Where: Sadler's Wells
This half term be charmed by Jasmin Vardimon's innovative take on the classic Collodi fairytale - a brand new family-friendly dance show, performed by Jasmin Vardimon Company's breathtakingly physical dancers.

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Rambert - The Creation
Where: Sadler's Wells
Joseph Haydn's The Creation is his masterpiece. Its lyrical arias and monumental choruses show off one of the greatest classical composers at the peak of his powers.

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Rambert - Contemporaries
Where: Sadler's Wells
Contemporaries is three specially commissioned pieces from a new generation of dance-makers. They explore themes including work, migration, identity, society and art Featuring pieces by Alexander Whitley (Frames), Malgorzata Dzierzon (no name for piece yet) and Patricial Okenwa (Hydrargyrum): emerging choreographers with unique perspectives on today's world.

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Cloud Gate 2 -Triple Bill
Where: Sadler's Wells
The sister company of Taiwan's internationally celebrated Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Cloud Gate 2 presents the country's most talented young dancers and choreographers. This hotly anticipated triple bill is the first time Cloud Gate 2has performed in the UK.

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Rotterdam
Where: Trafalgar Studio Two
A bittersweet comedy about gender, sexuality and being a long way from home from writer Jon Brittain, co-creator of Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho, and writer of What Would Spock Do? and The Sexual Awakening of Peter Mayo.  

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Yang Liping Contemporary Dance - Under Siege
Where: Sadler's Wells
Yang Liping is one of the most famous dancers in mainland China. Her work continues to combine and re-imagine the diversity of the country's contemporary and ancient traditions. Based on the classcal story Farewell My Concubine, Under Siege is Yang's first modern work as a choreographer, and is a more abstract piece than traditional narrative Chinese dance theatre.

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National Ballet of China - The Peony Pavilion
Where: Sadler's Wells
The 16th Century epic, The Peony Pavilion, is one of the most enduring love stories in Chinese literature. Originally performed as a Kunqu Opera in a 20-hour cycle, choreographer Fei Bo has redrawn it into a sublimely enchanting and pioneering two act fusion ballet that combines Western style choreography with traditional Chinese influences.

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The General and the Prime Minister - The China National Peking Opera Company
Where: Peacock Theatre
Based on historical accounts of the Warring States period of ancient China. The General and the Prime Minister is filled with thrilling drama and entertainment. Set against an emotive backdrop of trickery, power struggles and personal determination, its influence continues to be felt in China today.

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The Legend of the White Snake - China National Peking Opera
Where: Peacock Theatre
The Legend of White Snake is a famous piece of Chinese folklore, while its characters are household names in the country. In the long history of suppression and ovedience before her, Lady White, one of the story's key figures, is a symbol of rebellion, bravery and a quest for true love.

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Birmingham Royal Ballet - Shakespeare Triple Bill
Where: Sadler's Wells
Our celebration of Shakespeare continues with a combination of tragedy, comedy and poetry, all translated into dance.

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Michael Keegan-Dolan-Swan Lake/Loch na hEala
Where: Sadler's Wells
From the imagination of one of Ireland’s foremost dance and theatre-makers, Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Michael Keegan-Dolan, comes a magical new adaptation of one of the most famous ballets in the world, Swan Lake.

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New English Ballet Theatre: Quint-essential
Where: Peacock Theatre
New English Ballet Theatre returns with a programme showcasing five new works from the UK's top choreographic talents.

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The Tempest - Birmingham Royal Ballet
Where: Sadler's Wells
Immerse yourself in a magical world. Birmingham Royal Ballet's Artistic Director David Bintley’s new ballet conjures Prospero’s magical isle from Shakespeare’s late masterpiece into a spellbinding new work of ballet theatre.   

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Waiting for Godot
Where: St James Theatre Studio
Two hapless understudies occupy their time backstage, trying to understand art, life, theatre and their precarious existence within it. Described as “delectable” by The New York Times and “gleefully absurd” by Time Out New York this hilariously witty comedy ponders Beckett, showbiz and just what on earth it’s all about. Turns out, the only people who truly understand Beckett’s Waiting For Godot, are the understudies.

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Disney On Ice presents Frozen - London
Where: The O2 Arena
Enter a fantastical winter wonderland beyond imagination when Disney On Ice presents Frozen. The heartwarming Academy Award®-winning tale you love is now a full length production live on ice and skating.    This unforgettable celebration of love and friendship will leave your family with memories to last a lifetime. Experience the Full Story – Live on Ice!

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The Stripper
Where: St James Theatre Studio
As Wheeler is thrust into a sleazy underworld of strip-joints and lost lonely hearts, the truth isn’t the only thing he uncovers. Based on Carter Brown‘s beloved pulp fiction story, with music and lyrics by Richard Hartley and Richard O’Brien, the writers of cult favourite The Rocky Horror Show. Brought to you by the creative team behind Shock Treatment and The Toxic Avenger. Club Extravaganza takes residence in the Studio for six weeks.

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Nathan Carter
Where: London Palladium
Nathan Carter is one of the biggest names on the Irish music scene and is fast becoming a big name all over the UK with his fine performances that include the mega hit song ‘Wagon Wheel’. 

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Events from All In London

The Magic Hour
Location:
Grand Royale, 1-9 Inverness Terrace, London
Hand to God
Location:
Vaudeville Theatre, 404 Strand, London
How The Other Half Loves
Location:
Theatre Royal Haymarket, 18 Suffolk Street, London
Goosebumps Alive
Location:
The Vaults, Leeke Street, London
Gavin Nolan Portrait Paintings | Solo Art Exhibition | CHARLIE SMITH LONDON
Location:
Charlie Smith London, 336 Old St, Shoreditch, London
Trashed
Location:
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenters Mews, North Road, Islington
Blind Man's Song
Location:
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenters Mews, North Road, Islington
In the absence of silence
Location:
Chickenshed Theatre, 290 Chase Side, Southgate, London
HMS Pinafore
Location:
Hackney Empire, 291 Mare Street, London
The Destroyed Room
Location:
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London
H.M.S. Pinafore
Location:
Hackney Empire, 291 Mare Street, London
Might Never Happen
Location:
The Kings Head Theatre, 115 Upper Street, London
Vintage Humans
Location:
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London
Evita
Location:
Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, London
The Local Stigmatic
Location:
The Old Red Lion Theatre, 418 St John Street, London
Caitlin
Location:
Battersea Arts Centre
Before And After
Location:
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London
Garden
Location:
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenters Mews, North Road, Islington
The Man Who Flew Into Space From His Apartment
Location:
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London
Brave New Word Presents: May Day (What A Way To Make A Living)
Location:
Theatre N16, 77 Bedford Hill, Balham
Seven Sins
Location:
Café de Paris, 3-4 Coventry Street, London
Rah Rah Revue
Location:
Rah Rah Room, 215 / 217 Piccadilly, St James, London
The Magic Hour
Location:
Grand Royale Hyde Park, 1-9 Inverness Terrace, London
Showtime Cabaret
Location:
Café de Paris, 3-4 Coventry Street, London
Rah Rah Revue
Location:
Rah Rah Room, 215 / 217 Piccadilly, St James, London
Funny Girl at Savoy Theatre
Location:
Savoy Theatre, Strand, London
DiaoChan: The Rise of the Courtesan
Location:
Arts Theatre, Great Newport Street, London
Edgar & Me
Location:
St Mary's Church, High Street, Putney
Fairytales for Grownups: The Goddess Kali
Location:
Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, London
I’m Not Jesus Christ
Location:
Theatre N16, 77 Bedford Hill, Balham
27
Location:
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London
Jack the Ripper - A Musical Play
Location:
Cecil Hepworth Playhouse, Hepworth Way, Walton-on-Thames
Measure for Measure
Location:
Rose Playhouse, Bankside, 56 Park Street, London
Pleasure
Location:
Lyric Hammersmith
BalletBoyz
Location:
artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, London
Reassembled, Slightly Askew
Location:
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London
9 to 5 The Musical
Location:
Winston Churchill Theatre, Pinn Way, Ruislip
Black Shuck
Location:
The Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill, London
Wannsee
Location:
Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, London
Swan Lake - Vienna Festival Ballet
Location:
Millfield Theatre, Silver Street, Edmonton
Regional Room
Location:
artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, London
Blackadder
Location:
The Bull Theatre, 68 High Street, Barnet
Maruša Sagadin & Tina Di Carlo in conversation
Location:
SPACE, 129-131 Mare Street, London
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Location:
Regent's Park, London
Century Song
Location:
artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, London
Derek Acorah Live
Location:
Brookside Theatre 21a Eastern Road, Romford, Essex
Memories of Mayhem
Location:
The Lost Theatre 208 Wandsworth Road, London
Fagin's Twist
Location:
Stratford Circus Arts Centre, Theatre Square, London
Seven Sins
Location:
Café de Paris, 3-4 Coventry Street, London
Rah Rah Revue
Location:
Rah Rah Room, 215 / 217 Piccadilly, St James, London
The Magic Hour
Location:
Grand Royale Hyde Park, 1-9 Inverness Terrace, London
Devon Double Bills: Score and Ensuite
Location:
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London
Devon Double Bills: Score and Nel
Location:
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London
Grass
Location:
Stratford Circus Arts Centre
Showtime Cabaret
Location:
Café de Paris, 3-4 Coventry Street, London
Rah Rah Revue
Location:
Rah Rah Room, 215 / 217 Piccadilly, St James, London
Buster's
Location:
Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Road, Tottenham Green, London
King John
Location:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames
The Mousetrap
Location:
The Orchard Theatre, Home Gardens, Dartford
Funny Girl at Savoy Theatre
Location:
Savoy Theatre, Strand, London
This is Living
Location:
Trafalgar Studios, 14 Whitehall, London
Realife TV
Location:
Barons Court Theatre, 28A Comeragh Road, London
The Joke [by Will Adamsdale and Fuel]
Location:
Camden People's Theatre, 58-60 Hampstead Road, London.
Anything Goes
Location:
Hampton Hill Playhouse, 90, High Street, Hampton Hill, Middlesex
Under the Blue Sky by David Eldridge
Location:
Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Road, Putney
Under The Blue Sky
Location:
Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Road Putney London
Reefer Madness
Location:
Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, London
The Government Inspector
Location:
Theatre Royal Stratford East, Gerry Raffles Square, London
Romeo & Juliet
Location:
Steiner Theatre, Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Road, London
Thlides
Location:
The Cat's Back, 86-88 Point Pleasant, London
Remember Me
Location:
Camden People's Theatre, 58-60 Hampstead Road, London.
Tree Tops
Location:
JW3, 341-351 Finchley Road, London
Bobby Davro
Location:
Millfield Theatre, Silver Street, Edmonton
The Rise of the 'Jujitsu-Suffragettes'
Location:
Asia House, Library, 63 New Cavendish Street, London
Women's Hour [by Sh!t Theatre]
Location:
Camden People's Theatre, 58-60 Hampstead Road, London.
Rah Rah Revue
Location:
Rah Rah Room, 215 / 217 Piccadilly, St James, London
"Resilience" by Steve Waters
Location:
Welsh Church Hall 881 High Road Leytonstone London
The Magic Hour
Location:
Grand Royale Hyde Park, 1-9 Inverness Terrace, London
Rah Rah Revue
Location:
Rah Rah Room, 215 / 217 Piccadilly, St James, London
Transform Newcomers: Rise To Vertex
Location:
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London
Transform Newcomers: FADoubleGOT
Location:
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London
Transform Trailblazers
Location:
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London
Early Bloom Arts Festival
Location:
Roof Garden Crossrail Place, North Dock, Canary Wharf, London,
A Subject of Scandal and Concern
Location:
Finborough Theatre, 118 Finborough Road, London
The Summer of Love
Location:
The Earl Haig Hall
4.48 Psychosis
Location:
Lyric Hammersmith
Agitprojekt (Pilot Night) [presented by Sandy Grierson]
Location:
Camden People's Theatre, 58-60 Hampstead Road, London.
An Evening with Matthew Strachan and Guests
Location:
St. James Studio, 12 Palace Street, London
Paradise Lost (Lies Unopened Beside Me)
Location:
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London
This is Not a Magic Show [by Vincent Gambini]
Location:
Camden People's Theatre, 58-60 Hampstead Road, London.
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
Location:
The Bread & Roses Theatre, 68 Clapham Manor Street, Clapham, London
Becoming Hattie
Location:
Leicester Square Theatre, 6 Leicester Place, London
Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: The Scandalous Life and Fast Times of Lord Byron
Location:
Leicester Square Theatre, 6 Leicester Place, London
Edward Bond’s Dea – World Premiere
Location:
The Secombe Theatre 42 Cheam Road, Sutton
The Preston Bill
Location:
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London
Edward Bond’s Dea – World Premiere
Location:
Sutton Theatres, Sutton
Here Come The Rattling Trees
Location:
The CLF Art Cafe AKA The Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, London
Transitions Dance Company
Location:
Laban Theatre, Laban Building, Creekside, London
Julius Caesar
Location:
Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Road, Tottenham Green, London
The Pirates of Penzance
Location:
Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, London
The Forbidden Zone
Location:
Barbican, Silk Street, London
Julius Caesar
Location:
Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Road, Tottenham Green, London
Open Arts Café's 'Betwixt and Between'
Location:
Open Arts Cafe, 34 Upper Berkeley Street, London
Leicester Curve Takeover: I, Myself And Me
Location:
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London
My Friend Peter
Location:
Roof Garden Crossrail Place, North Dock, Canary Wharf, London
Leicester Curve Takeover: Ventoux
Location:
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience - Amba Hotel
Location:
Torquay Suite Theatre, Amba Hotel Charing Cross, The Strand, London
It's Nearly Friday
Location:
Grow, 98C Main Yard, Wallis Road, Hackney Wick
Street Girl
Location:
Albany Theatre, Douglas Way, Deptford, London
A Night of Dirty Dancing
Location:
Dugdale Centre, Thomas Hardy House, 39 London Road, Enfield
Rah Rah Revue
Location:
Rah Rah Room, 215 / 217 Piccadilly, St James, London
Julius Caesar
Location:
Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Road, Tottenham Green, London
The Magic Hour
Location:
Grand Royale Hyde Park, 1-9 Inverness Terrace, London
"Resilience" by Steve Waters
Location:
Welsh Church Hall 881 High Road Leytonstone London
Sister
Location:
Theatre503, The Latchmere, 503 Battersea Park Road, London
Moscow State Circus
Location:
Lillie Road Recreation Ground, Fulham
Emergo Inc presents... 'Street Girl'
Location:
The Albany, Douglas Way, London
Symphony to a Lost Generation
Location:
LSO St Lukes
Club Cairo
Location:
Jacksons Lane Theatre, 269a Archway Road, Highgate
Rah Rah Revue
Location:
Rah Rah Room, 215 / 217 Piccadilly, St James, London
Julius Caesar
Location:
Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Road, Tottenham Green, London
Symphony to a Lost Generation
Location:
LSO St Lukes. 161 Old St, London
Leicester Curve Takeover: Wrong
Location:
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London
Lullaby Lane
Location:
Roof Garden Crossrail Place, North Dock, Canary Wharf, London
Barisa Sahne - Stage For Peace
Location:
Millfield Theatre, Silver Street, Edmonton
The Librarian at North Woolwich Library
Location:
North Woolwich Library, 5 Pier Parade North Woolwich, London
Symphony to a Lost Generation - The World's First Fully Holographic Show
Location:
The Barbican's LSO St Lukes, 161 Old Street, London
BIG The Musical
Location:
Brookside Theatre 21a Eastern Road, Romford, Essex
Monstersaurus
Location:
Lyric Hammersmith Lyric Square, King Street
Equations for a Moving Body [by Hannah Niklin]
Location:
Camden People's Theatre, 58-60 Hampstead Road, London.
Dogs Don't Do Ballet
Location:
Millfield Theatre, Silver Street, Edmonton
Love, Bombs and Apples
Location:
Arcola Theatre, 24 Ashwin Street, Dalston

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