Theatre & Arts

26 Dance Shows To See In London This Autumn From Just £3

26 Dance Shows To See In London This Autumn From Just £3

We've got our seats booked.
Theatre Review: Much Ado Meets Mexico

Theatre Review: Much Ado Meets Mexico

Bringing the Bard to revolutionary twentieth century Mexico.
Alternative Things To Do In North London

Alternative Things To Do In North London

Off the beaten track.
Did You Know About Euston Station's Ancient Benches?

Did You Know About Euston Station's Ancient Benches?

More than just a place to park your bum.
In Pictures: London's West End In The 1950s

In Pictures: London's West End In The 1950s

It's still Soho, but not as we know it.
These Are London's Biggest Theatres

These Are London's Biggest Theatres

For us, it's all about seating capacity.
Where to eat in artistic surroundings

Where to eat in artistic surroundings

Somebody get us a cream tea pronto
Harry Potter in Soho.

Harry Potter in Soho.

Finally, get your hands on that Hogwarts acceptance letter.
The Eccentric London Bookshops With Stories To Tell

The Eccentric London Bookshops With Stories To Tell

Secret histories and celeb spotting
Teenagers can be hard to please, but we reckon this lot'll keep them happy

Teenagers can be hard to please, but we reckon this lot'll keep them happy

As selected by a bestselling young adult author.
The London buildings that used to be theatres

The London buildings that used to be theatres

Theatres: reinvented.
11 Secrets Of London's Royal Opera House

11 Secrets Of London's Royal Opera House

Third time lucky.
Inside The Bush Theatre's new £4.3m revamp

Inside The Bush Theatre's new £4.3m revamp

A fairy-tale expansion
Is It Still Possible To Get Tickets For The Harry Potter Play?

Is It Still Possible To Get Tickets For The Harry Potter Play?

Sort of, yes.
London Places Connected To The Beatles

London Places Connected To The Beatles

Houses, studios and more.
11 Fun Facts About The London Palladium

11 Fun Facts About The London Palladium

Including its doomed months as a cinema.
The lost theatres of London: in pictures

The lost theatres of London: in pictures

Heard of any of these?
When Jim Reeves caused a riot in Camden - over a piano

When Jim Reeves caused a riot in Camden - over a piano

Strange times.
Inside London's Tiniest Theatres

Inside London's Tiniest Theatres

Size isn't everything.
Presenting The London Underground Sound Map

Presenting The London Underground Sound Map

Introducing the Tube Sound Map
Agatha Christie's London

Agatha Christie's London

The Queen of Crime left her mark all over the capital.
Was this London's most ridiculous riot?

Was this London's most ridiculous riot?

"The riot spilled out onto the street, with the theatre's insides piled up and made into a huge bonfire, and its curtain hauled up onto a pole like a sad flag"
11 Secrets of London's Eros Statue

11 Secrets of London's Eros Statue

A history of heartache and hooliganism.
London's most romantic neon

London's most romantic neon

Bright and beautiful.
London's Culture Is Too Expensive For Young People

London's Culture Is Too Expensive For Young People

If prices aren't reduced, it puts these institutions' future at risk.
Did you know the Royal Albert Hall was going to have its own personal train?

Did you know the Royal Albert Hall was going to have its own personal train?

Sumo wrestling and floods.
Nell Gwynn's London Life

Nell Gwynn's London Life

Did you know she lived on Pall Mall?
Everything You Need To Know About Hamilton The Musical

Everything You Need To Know About Hamilton The Musical

Put October 2017 in your calendar
10 Art Exhibitions To Look Forward To In 2014

10 Art Exhibitions To Look Forward To In 2014

Ice, witches, cut outs, Constable & Canada.
Review: Start The Fans Please, The Crystal Maze Is Back And It's A-maze-ing

Review: Start The Fans Please, The Crystal Maze Is Back And It's A-maze-ing

Mumsey would approve.
First Pictures Of Jamie Parker As Harry Potter

First Pictures Of Jamie Parker As Harry Potter

Cursed Child snaps released.
Do Audiences Have A Right To See Sheridan Smith? The Great Understudy Question

Do Audiences Have A Right To See Sheridan Smith? The Great Understudy Question

West End cancelling conundrum.
Celebrate Roald Dahl 100 in London

Celebrate Roald Dahl 100 in London

From food to theatre.
The Best London Art Galleries To Follow On Instagram

The Best London Art Galleries To Follow On Instagram

Gorgeous art. On your phone.
13 Ways To Celebrate Women's History Month In London

13 Ways To Celebrate Women's History Month In London

Comedians, scientists, rebels, musicians, engineers and more.
A Puzzle On Pepys Road: BBC1's Capital Review

A Puzzle On Pepys Road: BBC1's Capital Review

An intriguing adaptation of John Lanchester's novel.
15 Things We Can Share About Harry Potter

15 Things We Can Share About Harry Potter

No spoilers.
The National Theatre Is Closing Its 'Red Shed'

The National Theatre Is Closing Its 'Red Shed'

Final performance next month.
See Cast Photos For Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

See Cast Photos For Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger and Rose Granger-Weasley.
Join In With A Mass Karaoke Singalong Near Tower Bridge

Join In With A Mass Karaoke Singalong Near Tower Bridge

Plus free film and theatre shows.
Pixie Lott's #BreakfastAtTiffanys can be skipped ->

Pixie Lott's #BreakfastAtTiffanys can be skipped ->

This version of Breakfast At Tiffany's is scrambled and fried.
Philip Pullman's Grimm Tales at Shoreditch Town Hall

Philip Pullman's Grimm Tales at Shoreditch Town Hall

Immerse yourself in a fairytale world.
Pride Special: 5 Gay Plays In London

Pride Special: 5 Gay Plays In London

For the LGBTQI community and anyone who enjoys a 'straight play'.
Immersive Theatre And Film At The Cinema Museum

Immersive Theatre And Film At The Cinema Museum

Enter a haunted cinema, become part of the story.
Lee Miller Exhibition Review: More Than Just The Woman In Hitler's Bathtub

Lee Miller Exhibition Review: More Than Just The Woman In Hitler's Bathtub

Imperial War Museum presents an astonishing life.
Is Shakespeare's Globe Too Old Fashioned For Its Own Good?

Is Shakespeare's Globe Too Old Fashioned For Its Own Good?

Emma Rice to go in 2018.
London's Most Raucous Poetry Night: Bang Said The Gun Is Back

London's Most Raucous Poetry Night: Bang Said The Gun Is Back

Not your average recital.
Hallelujah! Briefs: The Second Coming Returns To London Wonderground

Hallelujah! Briefs: The Second Coming Returns To London Wonderground

Gender-bending circus/burlesque troupe are back at the Spiegeltent.
Yayoi Kusama's Pumpkins: Delightful Dottiness

Yayoi Kusama's Pumpkins: Delightful Dottiness

Super squashes by the Japanese artist.
Picnic With Where's Wally and Meet The Gruffalo

Picnic With Where's Wally and Meet The Gruffalo

All at the Foyles Storybox children's literature festival
Party With Pepys And Other Stuart Soirées

Party With Pepys And Other Stuart Soirées

Baroque around the Christmas tree and more at the National Maritime Museum.
Unmissable London Theatre This October

Unmissable London Theatre This October

Glenda Jackson is back(son).
The End Of Longing: Will Matthew Perry Be There For You? Review

The End Of Longing: Will Matthew Perry Be There For You? Review

The one with the playwriting debut.
Happy Birthday, Shakespeare: Brilliant And Barmy Bits Of Bardolatry

Happy Birthday, Shakespeare: Brilliant And Barmy Bits Of Bardolatry

Including how to get your hands on a copy of THAT tube map.
New National Theatre Season Feels The Squeeze

New National Theatre Season Feels The Squeeze

Starry classics and unusual recasting on the menu.
The Bard Is Dead; Long Live The Bard: A Year-Long Celebration Of Shakespeare

The Bard Is Dead; Long Live The Bard: A Year-Long Celebration Of Shakespeare

What to see at Shakespeare400.
Review: If You See One Philip Glass Opera, Make It This One

Review: If You See One Philip Glass Opera, Make It This One

Ancient Egyptian minimalism will appeal to the masses.
Gods And Monsters Revealed At Southwark Playhouse

Gods And Monsters Revealed At Southwark Playhouse

The semi-fictional life of a semi-forgotten great.
Interview: Theatre Heart-Throb Ramin Karimloo

Interview: Theatre Heart-Throb Ramin Karimloo

One-off Palladium show.
Warhol, Burroughs And Lynch At The Photographers' Gallery

Warhol, Burroughs And Lynch At The Photographers' Gallery

Pop art, cut-ups and lurking factories...
Long Live Soho: Photo Portraits Of Its People And Places

Long Live Soho: Photo Portraits Of Its People And Places

By Jayne Taylor, MA Photographic Studies, University of Westminster.
A Boozy Twist On The Great Gatsby

A Boozy Twist On The Great Gatsby

Entertaining adaptation.
Review: Glenn Close Is Blinding In Sunset Boulevard

Review: Glenn Close Is Blinding In Sunset Boulevard

While stripped back staging brings you closer to the words.
Celebrate the Birth of TV at Ally Pally

Celebrate the Birth of TV at Ally Pally

Broadcasting's 80th birthday
Behind The Scenes Photos Of 1984 At Sadler’s Wells

Behind The Scenes Photos Of 1984 At Sadler’s Wells

Orwell's dark vision made manifest in dance.
Words, Words, Mere Words: Shakespeare’s Will Goes On Display

Words, Words, Mere Words: Shakespeare’s Will Goes On Display

400th anniversary exhibition does nothing to illuminate the treasures on show.
Review: Virtual Reality And Zombies, Terrifying As It Sounds?

Review: Virtual Reality And Zombies, Terrifying As It Sounds?

We visit a dystopian Hackney to find out.
Review: Ralph Fiennes Gives Towering Performance In The Master Builder

Review: Ralph Fiennes Gives Towering Performance In The Master Builder

Ibsen’s late masterpiece reaches for the heights.
Review: Branagh And Brydon Strip For Unfunny French Farce The Painkiller

Review: Branagh And Brydon Strip For Unfunny French Farce The Painkiller

It's still not enough to numb the awkwardness.
English National Ballet's Swan Lake Is Undeniably Powerful

English National Ballet's Swan Lake Is Undeniably Powerful

Delicacy, dynamism and a show-stealing villain.
Royal Albert Hall Launches First Film Festival

Royal Albert Hall Launches First Film Festival

A celebration of magic of the movies and cinema’s most stunning scores.
The Great Gatsby Touches Down In Sadler's Wells

The Great Gatsby Touches Down In Sadler's Wells

Go back to 1920s New York.
Royal Ballet's Frankenstein Is Brilliantly Brutal

Royal Ballet's Frankenstein Is Brilliantly Brutal

A horror classic, danced.
How To Watch Sh!tfaced Shakespeare While Sh!tfaced

How To Watch Sh!tfaced Shakespeare While Sh!tfaced

Please imbibe your Bard and booze responsibly.
'600 Years' Of Red Lion To Be Marked With Theatre Festival

'600 Years' Of Red Lion To Be Marked With Theatre Festival

New talent invited to apply.
A Journey Through The Dreams Of A Pharmaceutical Building

A Journey Through The Dreams Of A Pharmaceutical Building

An immersive experience in an old factory in Dagenham.
New Play Great Britain Is Super-Topical But Problematic

New Play Great Britain Is Super-Topical But Problematic

Laughs aplenty in this tabloid-based tale but don't expect insight.
Elastic Fantastic: London International Mime Festival Returns

Elastic Fantastic: London International Mime Festival Returns

It's mime time!
Book Now: Bowie's Baby Ballroom At The Arcola Theatre

Book Now: Bowie's Baby Ballroom At The Arcola Theatre

Celebrate the life of the goblin king with your little princes and princesses.
La Soirée Is One Heck Of A Trip

La Soirée Is One Heck Of A Trip

Exquisite circus variety returns to its spiritual home.
Jim Broadbent Is A Loveable Scrooge In A Christmas Carol

Jim Broadbent Is A Loveable Scrooge In A Christmas Carol

Dickens as Dickens would have known it.
Saucy Mystery In Lady Chastity's Reserve

Saucy Mystery In Lady Chastity's Reserve

An innuendo-laden mystery game.
See The Great Jane Horrocks Sing Joy Division And Soft Cell

See The Great Jane Horrocks Sing Joy Division And Soft Cell

Electrifying songs set to an 80s soundtrack.
Classic Songs Marred By Poor Writing In Dreamgirls

Classic Songs Marred By Poor Writing In Dreamgirls

We've waited long enough - here's what we made of Dreamgirls
Review: Welcome Home, Captain Fox! Is Not So Fantastic

Review: Welcome Home, Captain Fox! Is Not So Fantastic

Shaky start to Donmar's 2016 season.
Art: Sewell, Key And Ritter Give Old Masterpiece A Fresh Lick Of Paint

Art: Sewell, Key And Ritter Give Old Masterpiece A Fresh Lick Of Paint

20th anniversary production of international hit.
Review: Play About Rehab Is Disturbing Yet Compelling Viewing

Review: Play About Rehab Is Disturbing Yet Compelling Viewing

Denise Gough is great in People, Places & Things.
Rich Mix Will Project Messages Of Support On Its Building Tonight

Rich Mix Will Project Messages Of Support On Its Building Tonight

Campaign to save venue gets visible.
Circusfest 2014 Hits London This Week

Circusfest 2014 Hits London This Week

Snorkels at the ready: London town is about to be drowned in circus.
Review: Ballet Of The Winter's Tale Is A Modern Classic

Review: Ballet Of The Winter's Tale Is A Modern Classic

Second chance to see this outstanding creation.
Should You Go Gaga For This Gabler?

Should You Go Gaga For This Gabler?

"She brings her own flamethrower to a party".
There's No Leaving Ballyturk...

There's No Leaving Ballyturk...

Brilliantly uncomfortable comedy-drama.
Muslim-Jewish Theatre Group Celebrates 10 Years Together

Muslim-Jewish Theatre Group Celebrates 10 Years Together

Come In! Sit Down! with MUJU Crew.
Immigrant Diaries: How To Pakora Lunch

Immigrant Diaries: How To Pakora Lunch

Shared stories at Southbank Centre.
Waiting For Godot At Arcola Theatre

Waiting For Godot At Arcola Theatre

What are you waiting for?
Review: Shakespeare’s Daughter Stars In Jacobean Sex Scandal

Review: Shakespeare’s Daughter Stars In Jacobean Sex Scandal

Peter Whelan's The Herbal Bed.
These Trees Are Made Of Blood: A Cabaret Coup

These Trees Are Made Of Blood: A Cabaret Coup

Harrowing history, colourfully recounted.
Rebel Wilson To Make London West End Debut In Guys And Dolls

Rebel Wilson To Make London West End Debut In Guys And Dolls

Pitch Perfect and Bridesmaids star takes to the boards next month.
Hackney's Hidden History Revealed In App-Led Art Trail

Hackney's Hidden History Revealed In App-Led Art Trail

This hipster haven was once a tropical paradise and textile centre.
In Conversation With A Soho Plumber And Playwright

In Conversation With A Soho Plumber And Playwright

Laurence Lynch talks about the place he knows and loves.
Last Chance To See: Space Program Photography At Bankside

Last Chance To See: Space Program Photography At Bankside

Classified interiors revealed.
Interview: Leo Butler On How His Play Boy Minds The Gap

Interview: Leo Butler On How His Play Boy Minds The Gap

And how it's important to keep up with yoof speak.
Scott Thomas Is Electric In Electra

Scott Thomas Is Electric In Electra

Revenge, grief and daddy issues.
Review: BalletBoyz At Sadler's Wells Is A Show Of Two Halves

Review: BalletBoyz At Sadler's Wells Is A Show Of Two Halves

And one's far better than the other.
Is It Time To Fall In Love With La Traviata Again?

Is It Time To Fall In Love With La Traviata Again?

Timeless opera La Traviata returns to a troubled ENO.
Review: Ayckbourn's Adulterous Romp Is A Hilarious Affair

Review: Ayckbourn's Adulterous Romp Is A Hilarious Affair

How The Other Half Loves shows absurdity of marital mix-ups.
Is The Wolf From The Door A Keeper?

Is The Wolf From The Door A Keeper?

Duckface & co. bring anarchy to the UK in Royal Court's much-anticipated play.
Battle Of The Sexes Rages In Strindberg’s The Father

Battle Of The Sexes Rages In Strindberg’s The Father

How to make a drama out of a marital crisis.
Festival Celebrating Hip-Hop Culture Comes To Brixton

Festival Celebrating Hip-Hop Culture Comes To Brixton

Tame those two left feet and learn about the history of street dance.
Review: Show Boat Sails Into London, Packed With Polish And Pizzazz

Review: Show Boat Sails Into London, Packed With Polish And Pizzazz

Old Man River like you've never heard it before.
Review: The Future Of Sex Brings Your First Student Disco Horrifically Back To Life

Review: The Future Of Sex Brings Your First Student Disco Horrifically Back To Life

Fresh Meat meets the 70s.
Review: Escaped Alone Brews Storm In A Teacup

Review: Escaped Alone Brews Storm In A Teacup

Caryl Churchill's new play spikes cosiness with catastrophe.
Review: Sister Act Meets Druids In ENO's First Ever Norma

Review: Sister Act Meets Druids In ENO's First Ever Norma

Curiosity alone should lead you to watch this one.
Comedy Connoisseurs' Favourite Podcast Comes To Soho Theatre

Comedy Connoisseurs' Favourite Podcast Comes To Soho Theatre

ComComPod closes in on West End.
What Do The Latest Arts Council Awards Mean For Your Local Arts Centre?

What Do The Latest Arts Council Awards Mean For Your Local Arts Centre?

Cash for the Almeida, Blackheath Halls and Theatre Peckham.
Review: Few Reasons To Like Reasons To Be Happy

Review: Few Reasons To Like Reasons To Be Happy

An unstable love rhombus of a show at Hampstead Theatre.
Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 29 November 2013

Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 29 November 2013

The Canning Town Caravenserai, with N Quentin Woolf
The Queer Christmas Panto That's Got More Innuendo Than The Average

The Queer Christmas Panto That's Got More Innuendo Than The Average

Good filthy fun
Branagh Season Starts With Two Rare One-Act Plays

Branagh Season Starts With Two Rare One-Act Plays

You Branagh believe it.
The Lost Lectures Become The Lost Circus For One Night Only

The Lost Lectures Become The Lost Circus For One Night Only

Transvestitism, adventures in science and kooky sonics.
Lightness And Longing In Sadler's Wells

Lightness And Longing In Sadler's Wells

Europe's finest dirty pretty things make a rare London appearance.
Altar Boyz: Fantastically Funny And Poptastic

Altar Boyz: Fantastically Funny And Poptastic

US hit show makes UK debut.
Review: Deathwatch Shows Men Imprisoned By Their Desires

Review: Deathwatch Shows Men Imprisoned By Their Desires

Jean Genet's prison drama is a playful eroticisation of crime.
Review: No Winners In The Philanderer's Banter Of The Sexes

Review: No Winners In The Philanderer's Banter Of The Sexes

And you can see both.
Review: Maureen Lipman Is Grand In Surreal Version Of EastEnders

Review: Maureen Lipman Is Grand In Surreal Version Of EastEnders

Four-woman four-generation domestic drama get London revival.
Deal Of The Day: The Moscow State Circus Performs Zhelaniy

Deal Of The Day: The Moscow State Circus Performs Zhelaniy

Discounted tickets for stunning O2 show.
Review: Angels In America Makes Heavenly Theatre

Review: Angels In America Makes Heavenly Theatre

A Gay Fantasia.
London Short Fiction: The Conqueror

London Short Fiction: The Conqueror

Here's what happens if you nick London Stone.
Truly Epic: Mark Bruce Company's The Odyssey Reviewed

Truly Epic: Mark Bruce Company's The Odyssey Reviewed

An epic retold in smoke, mirrors, rock n' roll and dance.
See A Broadway Musical Reimagined At Bishopsgate Institute

See A Broadway Musical Reimagined At Bishopsgate Institute

Historic archives inspire this unique show.
Roll Up, Roll Up For London Clown Festival

Roll Up, Roll Up For London Clown Festival

Seriously, it's not the scary type of clown.
Review: World Premiere Of Arthur Miller's First Play No Villain

Review: World Premiere Of Arthur Miller's First Play No Villain

Youthful debut hints of master playwright to come.
Review: Lawrence After Arabia Reveals The Man Behind The Legend

Review: Lawrence After Arabia Reveals The Man Behind The Legend

Howard Brenton's new play is a damning indictment of colonialist politics.
The Show Must Go On Is Witty And Joyful

The Show Must Go On Is Witty And Joyful

Witty, joyful, sometimes plain daft dance.
Review: Plate Smashing And High Notes - Earnest Goes Wilde At Barbican

Review: Plate Smashing And High Notes - Earnest Goes Wilde At Barbican

Oscar Wilde's most famous comedy played as opera.
Review: Spall Moves Effortlessly From Harry Potter To Harold Pinter

Review: Spall Moves Effortlessly From Harry Potter To Harold Pinter

Brilliant West End return of The Caretaker.
Gig Preview: The Acid Tease Debut Album With Homerton Show

Gig Preview: The Acid Tease Debut Album With Homerton Show

We chat to The Acid as they prepare to perform their debut London show.
Fringe Favourite Spencer Jones Props Up In Soho

Fringe Favourite Spencer Jones Props Up In Soho

Physical and prop comedy show that wowed Edinburgh.
Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 20 June 2014

Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 20 June 2014

Joe Kerr is both a historian at RCA and a London bus driver.
We pour praise on this rain-drenched classic ???? ->

We pour praise on this rain-drenched classic ???? ->

Delicately modulated performances.
Review: Herons Wades Into Teenage Troubles

Review: Herons Wades Into Teenage Troubles

Simon Stephens' early play mixes savage violence with tender hope.
Review: Will Everyone Get The Jokes At Jest End?

Review: Will Everyone Get The Jokes At Jest End?

Waterloo East show sends up musical theatre.
Orpheus at Battersea Arts Centre: A Musical Feast

Orpheus at Battersea Arts Centre: A Musical Feast

To Hades and Back...with Swing!
Deal Of The Day: Explore Penny Woolcock's Utopia

Deal Of The Day: Explore Penny Woolcock's Utopia

The devil is in the detail at Roundhouse.
Angry Brigade Blasts Into Bush Theatre

Angry Brigade Blasts Into Bush Theatre

James Graham's play has panoramic political vision.
Exclusive: Junip Premiere Their New Video For ‘Walking Lightly'

Exclusive: Junip Premiere Their New Video For ‘Walking Lightly'

And chat to Londonist.
Hagit Yakira: Playfully Dark Physical Theatre

Hagit Yakira: Playfully Dark Physical Theatre

Now touring the UK.
Deal Of The Day: Christmas At Proud Cabaret City

Deal Of The Day: Christmas At Proud Cabaret City

Liven up your Tuesday evening with a night of cabaret.
Deal Of The Day: The Blues Brothers Christmas Special

Deal Of The Day: The Blues Brothers Christmas Special

Sing along to rock'n roll classics.
Deal Of The Day: The Woman In Black At Fortune Theatre

Deal Of The Day: The Woman In Black At Fortune Theatre

Try not to jump out of your seat at this creepy classic
Balls In The Air: Learning To Juggle With A Circus Troupe

Balls In The Air: Learning To Juggle With A Circus Troupe

"My uncle ran away to join the circus in the 1970s only to return a year later to burn down the parish hall"
Everything You Need To Know About Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Everything You Need To Know About Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Including how to get tickets to this sold-out show.
Review: Why This Double Act Aren't National Treasures Is A Mystery

Review: Why This Double Act Aren't National Treasures Is A Mystery

Don't miss this gorgeous performance of The Tempest

Don't miss this gorgeous performance of The Tempest

The RSC strikes gold again
Children's theatre review: Horrible Histories

Children's theatre review: Horrible Histories

Summer holiday inspiration
The Kardashians meet Mozart in this disaster of a musical

The Kardashians meet Mozart in this disaster of a musical

A tale of romance sunk by a lack of vocal talent.
10 Things To Look Forward To In London In 2017

10 Things To Look Forward To In London In 2017

Plan your London fun for 2017...
Treat your kids to an amazing London theatre show this summer

Treat your kids to an amazing London theatre show this summer

Introduce your kids to the magic of theatre this summer
See The Salesman First And For Free In Trafalgar Square

See The Salesman First And For Free In Trafalgar Square

London premiere is a snub to Trump's 'Muslim ban'
Alternative Ideas For Family Christmas Fun In London 2016

Alternative Ideas For Family Christmas Fun In London 2016

Some of the best Christmas treats are free.
No Man's Land Is Pitch Perfect Pinter

No Man's Land Is Pitch Perfect Pinter

Two legends of the stage... on the same stage.
How To Get Free Theatre Tickets If You're Under 26

How To Get Free Theatre Tickets If You're Under 26

Just for Donmar Shakespeare season.
Local residents have lost the fight to save this Art Deco cinema building

Local residents have lost the fight to save this Art Deco cinema building

To be replaced by a Lidl.
Amazing Old And New Pictures Of London

Amazing Old And New Pictures Of London

Compare old and modern locations.
11 Reasons To See Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

11 Reasons To See Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Can you change history without changing the future? Harry Potter finds out ...
Where To See The Nutcracker And Other Festive Shows This Christmas

Where To See The Nutcracker And Other Festive Shows This Christmas

Yep we're humming Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy too...
This is why La Soirée is seventh heaven

This is why La Soirée is seventh heaven

Flesh ahoy.
5 Big Theatre Shows To Watch (Or Not) In London This September

5 Big Theatre Shows To Watch (Or Not) In London This September

Including stark naked Australians.
Get Into London Theatre: Theatreland's Annual Sale Is Now Open

Get Into London Theatre: Theatreland's Annual Sale Is Now Open

Christmas present inspiration right here
Ticket Alert: David Bowie's Lazarus Comes To London

Ticket Alert: David Bowie's Lazarus Comes To London

A David Bowie musical is coming to London.
See Harry Potter, Psycho Or ET With A Live Orchestra In London

See Harry Potter, Psycho Or ET With A Live Orchestra In London

A new way to experience the classics.
Vault Festival Is Back... Better Get Planning

Vault Festival Is Back... Better Get Planning

So THIS is underground theatre.
Groundhog Day The Musical is an instant classic.

Groundhog Day The Musical is an instant classic.

Minchin works his Matilda magic again.
Southwark's getting a new theatre - and it's underground

Southwark's getting a new theatre - and it's underground

First season launches in October
Mother Goose Is Classic Music Hall Panto

Mother Goose Is Classic Music Hall Panto

Panto season is upon us
Dance Shows To Watch In London This Spring

Dance Shows To Watch In London This Spring

This'll put a spring in your step.
Hear The Voice Of God In London

Hear The Voice Of God In London

New Bankside art installation will make your eyeballs vibrate
Review: The Plough And The Stars At Lyttelton, National Theatre

Review: The Plough And The Stars At Lyttelton, National Theatre

The last of O’Casey’s ‘Dublin trilogy’ comes to London.
See The League Of Gentlemen Return To The London Stage

See The League Of Gentlemen Return To The London Stage

Albeir separately.
Win Tickets To The Latest RSC Play

Win Tickets To The Latest RSC Play

Worth £100.
Theatre Review: Project Mayhem

Theatre Review: Project Mayhem

We're going deeper underground...
Is Andrew Scott Any Good In Hamlet?

Is Andrew Scott Any Good In Hamlet?

Shakespeare for the Borgen generation
A Gay Play With Knitwear, Not Nudity: The Boys In The Band Reviewed

A Gay Play With Knitwear, Not Nudity: The Boys In The Band Reviewed

Shag carpet and all
Lion King Theatre Faces 50% Tax Hike

Lion King Theatre Faces 50% Tax Hike

Ouch.
London's Latest Immersive Game Turns You Into A Spy

London's Latest Immersive Game Turns You Into A Spy

Spy game on the streets of London, starring you.
London Theatre: What To Watch In August

London Theatre: What To Watch In August

Five biggies opening this month.
We Revolted At The Tower Of London

We Revolted At The Tower Of London

Slinking through the castle under the cover of darkness....
Top Musicals From Across the Pond

Top Musicals From Across the Pond

West End to rock with big and small scale musicals
There Is Nothing Like A Dame. Or six ...

There Is Nothing Like A Dame. Or six ...

Cinderella tickets for £300 - it's not for Baron Hardup ...
Decide One Man's Fate At The Lyric Hammersmith

Decide One Man's Fate At The Lyric Hammersmith

Innocent or guilty? You decide.
These Are The Artists You Should Know About

These Are The Artists You Should Know About

Check out this art fair.
Ice Ice Fishing: Rylance Returns With Fishy Comedy

Ice Ice Fishing: Rylance Returns With Fishy Comedy

Snow joke: Mark Rylance returns with ice fishing comedy
Escape To A Greek Island Paradise With Mamma Mia!

Escape To A Greek Island Paradise With Mamma Mia!

Singalong and brighten up the dark nights.
2 Ways To Scare Yourself Senseless In London Right Now

2 Ways To Scare Yourself Senseless In London Right Now

We want our mummy.
Trilogy of plays is proof that history is still relevant today

Trilogy of plays is proof that history is still relevant today

Should we be re-examining history at all?
Bratty As A Bieber: The National Theatre's New Take On Mozart

Bratty As A Bieber: The National Theatre's New Take On Mozart

Pouty, priapic prodigy.
They Drink It In The Congo

They Drink It In The Congo

The devil's in the detail of this otherwise flat play
See two fascinating plays about politics:

See two fascinating plays about politics:

Fascinating exploration of two topics.
Buried Child Treads The Line Between Comedy And Brutality

Buried Child Treads The Line Between Comedy And Brutality

1978 play opens at Trafalgar Studios
Londonist Reader Offer: Tickets to Seventeen

Londonist Reader Offer: Tickets to Seventeen

Another unexpected gem from the Lyric...
Get Involved In A Musical Marathon For Oxjam

Get Involved In A Musical Marathon For Oxjam

Party away for a good cause.
Sexy Beast Don Giovanni Fails To Satisfy

Sexy Beast Don Giovanni Fails To Satisfy

A missed opportunity to do something fresh.
Peter Pan Is Flying High At National Theatre

Peter Pan Is Flying High At National Theatre

Peter Pan gets a retro hipster makeover
Theatre Review: Mrs Orwell

Theatre Review: Mrs Orwell

Exploring the business of marriage.
Bored Of The Olympics? Try These Shows Instead

Bored Of The Olympics? Try These Shows Instead

Music, ballet or Sadie Frost - you choose.
Stage Review: Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch In Masurca Fogo

Stage Review: Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch In Masurca Fogo

An uplifting and sensuous delight.