We offer authoritative, independent
London theatre reviews. We also cover London's fringe and some theatre
outside London, notably the annual Edinburgh Festival. We list upcoming
shows and offer insiders' hints on saving money on theatre tickets.
you go to the theatre every evening or are planning a single night out,
whether you already know what you like or want help choosing a show, TheatreguideLondon's
reviews of past and current London shows will help you decide what to
see and what to skip!
do . . .
don't sell tickets. We don't take ads
from shows. And we have no tie-ins with producers or ticket brokers.
if a show is bad, we'll say so. And therefore if we say it's good, you
can believe us. Click on one of the categories to the left to read our
reviews of current London shows.
Who we are . . .
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WHAT'S NEW . . .
We reviewed more than a dozen new shows in the past two weeks, not all
fitting onto the list above, so check our listings pages to see what's new .
. . .Olivier Awards
for 2013 announced . . . . National Theatre's Travelex-sponsored summer season returns, with
many Olivier seats £15 . . . . WE WILL ROCK YOU closing after
12 year run . . . . Hampstead's GOOD PEOPLE transfers to Coward Theatre
1984 to Playhouse . . . . Tom Conti leads new cast
of TWELVE ANGRY
MEN . . . . 2013 was another record-breaking year for
London theatre, with more than 14 million tickets sold . . . . Rufus Norris named next Director of National
Theatre, starting 2015 . . . .
to STOMP and other
for a list and other guides to saving
money on London theatre . . . . TKTS
office now sells discount tickets in advance . .
LAST CHANCES . . . Closing
notices up for HOME April 30, PESTS May 3, A TASTE OF HONEY May 11, OTHER DESERT CITIES May 24,
BIRDLAND May 24, WE WILL ROCK YOU May 31, KING CHARLES III May 31, BLITHE SPIRIT June 7, TWELVE ANGRY MEN
June 14, GOOD PEOPLE June 14, FATAL ATTRACTION June 21, HANDBAGGED August 2, THE BODYGUARD August 30, JEEVES AND WOOSTER
September 20, LET THE RIGHT ONE IN September 27
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