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Bleakness abounds in Love and Other Acts of Violence, Cordelia Lynn's grave drama on love, loathing and societal deterioration, which reopens the Donmar
Celebrated director Yaël Farber returns to London with an elemental production of Macbeth, starring Saoirse Ronan and James McArdle
Martin McDonagh’s first, brilliantly manipulative play The Beauty Queen of Leenane is revived at the Lyric Hammersmith, directed by Rachel O’Riordan
Magical theatre adaptation of Man Booker-winning novel Life of Pi hits West End stage, after five-star reviews of sell-out Sheffield production
Double Man Booker prize winner Hilary Mantel masters the art of playwriting in her adaptation of The Mirror and The Light, the third instalment of her Wolf Hall series
Emily Brontë’s gothic novel Wuthering Heights comes to the National Theatre in a music and dance-heavy production by Emma Rice’s Wise Children
Cush Jumbo delivers a soaring performance in Greg Hersov’s relationship-driven Hamlet at the Young Vic Theatre
Premiering at the Royal Court, Caryl Churchill’s 20-minute micro-play What If If Only taunts its focal character and audience with the possibilities of unseeable futures
Killing Eve’s Jodie Comer makes her West End debut in Suzie Miller’s award-winning play Prima Facie. Justin Martin (The Walk, The Jungle) directs
Director Blanche McIntyre stages Shakespeare’s ‘problem play’ Measure for Measure in the atmospheric Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe
Director Sean Holmes stages the first ever production of Hamlet to play inside the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe
Larry Kramer’s political and largely autobiographical Aids drama The Normal Heart is revived at the National Theatre in a production directed by Dominic Cooke
The National Theatre’s Christmas show Hex reframes Sleeping Beauty’s evil fairy as the story’s misunderstood heroine. Rosalie Craig stars and Rufus Norris directs
East is East, Ayub Khan Din’s culture-clash comedy about a British-Pakistani family, comes to the National Theatre to mark its 25th anniversary
Cock, Mike Bartlett’s 2009 Olivier-winning play, makes its West End debut. Marianne Elliott directs, and Taron Egerton, Jonathan Bailey, Phil Daniels and Jade Anouka star
Patsy Ferran and Luke Thallon deliver powerful performances in Camp Siegfried, Bess Wohl’s coming-of-age story set at a Nazi summer camp on Long Island
Inherited family trauma brings laughter, tears and bloodshed: Aleshea Harris’ revenge play Is God Is comes to the Royal Court in the hands of director Ola Ince
Amy Adams makes her West End debut in Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie. Jeremy Herrin directs the production from new company Second Half Productions
In this West End musical, the six wives of Henry VIII are queens of pop reclaiming their narrative
Frozen glitters at the West End’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane, where a cast led by Samantha Barks and Stephanie McKeon bring to life the sisterhood-championing story
Days after playing Hamlet, Sir Ian McKellen stars in The Cherry Orchard at Theatre Royal Windsor, alongside Jenny Seagrove, Steven Berkoff and Francesca Annis
Jessie Buckley and Eddie Redmayne star in director Rebecca Frecknall’s revival of Cabaret, staged inside an intimate reconstruction of the musical’s Kit Kat Club
Punchdrunk’s Felix Barrett and Maxine Doyle on the company’s major new London show, The Burnt City, an immersive extravaganza based on the fall of Troy
Northwest London's literary queen Zadie Smith pens her first play, giving a Willesden twist to Chaucer's Wife of Bath
The ultimate children's storybook on stage has all our favourite characters, brought together for a Christmas family show
The Globe’s Associate Artistic Director Sean Holmes presents a Twelfth Night that sparkles with gender fluidity, astute comic timing and nostalgic Americana
After impressing in Bath, Richard Eyre's production of Blithe Spirit transfers to the West End, with Jennifer Saunders starring
Kathleen Marshall’s show-stopping revival of Anything Goes glides across the Atlantic to perk up the spirits of a London recovering from pandemic blues
Mark Rylance reprises his role in 'the greatest play of the century' as Jerusalem returns to the London stage in 2022
Ralph Fiennes’ stage adaptation of TS Eliot’s Four Quartets comes to the West End’s Harold Pinter Theatre after impressing at Theatre Royal Bath
Nicholas Hytner will transform Philip Pullman's La Belle Sauvage into a play at The Bridge Theatre in time for Christmas
The superlative stage production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to London for a seven-week run at the Troubadour Theatre, Wembley Park