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!
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WHAT'S NEW . . .
a sudden rush of openings we've reviewed a dozen new shows since the
end of November, with almost as many yet to come before Christmas. So
have a look at our listings for the latest reviews, and check back
often to see what's new . . . . 'Tis the
season for Pantos and other family-friendly holiday shows. See our Family Page for a list . . . .
Evening Standard Theatre Awards
for 2013 announced . . . . GET INTO LONDON THEATRE, theatreland's
annual mid-winter sale, offers deep discounts to many shows for January
CLICK HERE for details . . . . Almeida's GHOSTS transfers
Studios . . . . Rufus Norris named next Director of National
Theatre, starting 2015 . . . .
BOYS moves to the Piccadilly Theatre in 2014, to make room for a
revival of MISS SAIGON . . . . Half-price tickets
to STOMP and other
for a list and other guides to saving
money on London theatre . . . . TKTS
office now sells discount tickets in advance . .
. . We
reviewed over 160 shows at the Edinburgh
Festival and Fringe. Some have
already come to London and others will follow , so browse through our
coverage. . . . Happy Holiday-of-your-choice to all! . . . .
LAST CHANCES . . . Closing
notices up for
December 14, SCOTTSBORO BOYS December
21, GASTRONAUTS December 21, LET THE RIGHT ONE IN December 21, BARKING
IN ESSEX January 4, BARRY
HUMPHRIES January 5, DRAWING THE LINE January 11, MOJO January
25, FROM MORNING TO MIDNIGHT January 26, THE LIGHT PRINCESS
February 2, HENRY V February 15, STRANGERS ON A TRAIN February
February 22, ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS
March 1, TWELVE ANGRY MEN March 1, ERIC & LITTLE ERN March 2, JEEVES & WOOSTER March 8, EMIL AND THE DETECTIVES March 8
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