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In Photos: London's Lost Theatres

In Photos: London's Lost Theatres

Exploring London's theatrical past
London Places Connected To The Beatles

London Places Connected To The Beatles

Where to see memorabilia and more
Wilton's Music Hall: Refurbished, But Still With All Its Charm

Wilton's Music Hall: Refurbished, But Still With All Its Charm

Refurbed building still does the opposite of sparkle.
Theatre Doesn't Need To Be Expensive: Our Tips For Cheap Tickets

Theatre Doesn't Need To Be Expensive: Our Tips For Cheap Tickets

Includes West End musicals and cutting edge drama
Inside London's Tiniest Theatres

Inside London's Tiniest Theatres

Size isn't everything.
How To Find Jane Austen's Lost Novels In London

How To Find Jane Austen's Lost Novels In London

There are at least 864 of them.
Everything You Need To Know About Hamilton The Musical

Everything You Need To Know About Hamilton The Musical

Put October 2017 in your calendar
Where To Find Agatha Christie in London

Where To Find Agatha Christie in London

We went searching for Agatha...
The New Harry Potter Play - What's It All About?

The New Harry Potter Play - What's It All About?

It sold out long ago, but there are ways to get tickets.
7 Ways To Float Your Boat In London

7 Ways To Float Your Boat In London

Look out for London's boat-based bookshop.
London's Top 10 Fringe Theatres

London's Top 10 Fringe Theatres

Theatre beneath train platforms, above pubs and in an old church house.
Whatever Happened To The Whitehall Farce?

Whatever Happened To The Whitehall Farce?

The history of the classic comedy form.
The Pick Of London's Fringe Theatre In February

The Pick Of London's Fringe Theatre In February

It's not all about the West End.
Top 10 Longest-Running London Theatre Shows

Top 10 Longest-Running London Theatre Shows

Congratulations to Mamma Mia! on its 12th birthday... But does this anniversary entitle the musical to a place in the current Top 10 long-running shows on the West End?
London’s Lost Yiddish Theatre

London’s Lost Yiddish Theatre

A look at the East End’s bygone Jewish heritage.
Ever Been To The Rose Playhouse?

Ever Been To The Rose Playhouse?

Putting on plays once more.
London's Best Theatres For Children

London's Best Theatres For Children

Big kids also welcome.
No Longer Invisible: The Emergence Of London's East Asian Arts Scene

No Longer Invisible: The Emergence Of London's East Asian Arts Scene

And where to experience it.
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.
Competition: Win A Pair Of Top-Price Theatre Tickets

Competition: Win A Pair Of Top-Price Theatre Tickets

Break a leg.
A Guide To Spoken Word Nights In London

A Guide To Spoken Word Nights In London

More than hipsters reading a shopping list 'ironically'. Promise.
In Conversation With A Biscuit Sommelier

In Conversation With A Biscuit Sommelier

All those vital questioned answered.
What's Behind Pantomime?

What's Behind Pantomime?

How the theatrical tradition conquered Christmas.
Three Of A Kind: Cultural Guidebooks For Kids

Three Of A Kind: Cultural Guidebooks For Kids

Extend your kid's cultural experiences with these fab guide books.
We Know We Want This: Blurred Lines At The Shed

We Know We Want This: Blurred Lines At The Shed

A searing exploration of gender inequality.
Edwardian Politics Can Still Teach Us A Thing Or Two

Edwardian Politics Can Still Teach Us A Thing Or Two

You might leave the theatre wanting to join the struggle.
We Talk To The Man Who's Starred In The Mikado Since 1986

We Talk To The Man Who's Starred In The Mikado Since 1986

Richard Suart is the definitive Ko-Ko.
Cirque Du Soleil's Kooza Is A Doozy Of A Show

Cirque Du Soleil's Kooza Is A Doozy Of A Show

Mesmerising acrobatics take over Royal Albert Hall once more.
Londonist Out Loud: Bringing A Theatre Back To Life

Londonist Out Loud: Bringing A Theatre Back To Life

From cinema to glory.
Londonist Out Loud: Take Lamp, Go West

Londonist Out Loud: Take Lamp, Go West

Choose your own adventure with Seth Kriebel.
Happy Days Aren't Here Again

Happy Days Aren't Here Again

Juliet Stevenson shines in Beckett's bleak farce.
Magician supergroup fails to make a hit ->

Magician supergroup fails to make a hit ->

One or two watercooler moments though.
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.
Witchcraft In A Wine Cellar: The Master And Margarita Review

Witchcraft In A Wine Cellar: The Master And Margarita Review

Satirical black magic in the Barons Court Theatre pub.
Sprint Festival Of New Theatre Gets Off To Flying Start

Sprint Festival Of New Theatre Gets Off To Flying Start

Opening show Locus Amoenus is a winner.
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.
Should You Go Gaga For This Gabler?

Should You Go Gaga For This Gabler?

"She brings her own flamethrower to a party".
Review: To Kill A Machine A Pale Imitation Of The Life Of Alan Turing

Review: To Kill A Machine A Pale Imitation Of The Life Of Alan Turing

The life of Turing after Bletchley.
David Bowie Musical Lazarus Crashes To Earth   

David Bowie Musical Lazarus Crashes To Earth  

Brixton's favourite son waves farewell with bizarre musical.
Review: How Different Is Shakespeare's First Draft Of Hamlet?

Review: How Different Is Shakespeare's First Draft Of Hamlet?

The first quarto is performed for the first time.
Book Early For These Awesome Autumn Theatre Shows

Book Early For These Awesome Autumn Theatre Shows

Seen Amadeus the film? Time to watch the stage show
Review: The Father Is How Immersive Theatre Ought To Be

Review: The Father Is How Immersive Theatre Ought To Be

Lear meets Kafka meets Groundhog Day.
Review: Bottom Almost Drops Out Of Riotous A Midsummer Night's Dream

Review: Bottom Almost Drops Out Of Riotous A Midsummer Night's Dream

Filter's irreverent take on Shakespeare is comic mayhem.
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
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.
5 Last Chance To See's In London Theatre

5 Last Chance To See's In London Theatre

Theatrical closings.
Review: Kit Harington Is Bloody Great In A Grotesquely Entertaining Doctor Faustus

Review: Kit Harington Is Bloody Great In A Grotesquely Entertaining Doctor Faustus

If this is hell, where do we sign up?
Review: The Maids Serves Up Psychosexual Power Games

Review: The Maids Serves Up Psychosexual Power Games

Jean Genet's play blurs fantasy with reality.
First Pictures Of Jamie Parker As Harry Potter

First Pictures Of Jamie Parker As Harry Potter

Cursed Child snaps released.
West End Live Is Back This Weekend

West End Live Is Back This Weekend

See 30+ West End shows for free.