DRAMAS THAT HAVE ENDED THEIR RUNS
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MACBETH - Young Vic Theatre. Antony Sher stars in a new production of the Scottish play, transferred from the RSC in Stratford. 1999-2000
MACBETH - Albery Theatre. Sean Bean and Samantha Bond in the Scottish play. Winter 2002-2003
MACBETH - Almeida Theatre. Simon Russell Beale was the Scot. Winter-Spring 2005
MACBETH - Albery Theatre. RSC transfer from Stratford. Greg Hicks starred. Stratford 2004; London 2005.
MACBETH - Gielgud Theatre. Chichester Festival production, starring Patrick Stewart. Autumn 2007
MACBETH - Trafalgar Studios. James McAvoy starred. Spring 2013
MADAME BOVARY: BREAKFAST WITH EMMA - Lyric Hammersmith Theatre. Fay Weldon's take on Balzac. Autumn 2003.
MADAME DE SADE - Wyndhams Theatre. Rosamund Pike was the Count's wife, Judi Dench his mother-in-law. Spring 2009
MADAME MELVILLE - Vaudeville Theatre. Macaulay Culkin and Irene Jacob star in Richard Nelson's coming of age play.Winter 2000-2001
THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III - Apollo Theatre. David Haig as Alan Bennett's troubled king Winter-Spring 2012
THE MADRAS HOUSE - Orange Tree Theatre. Granville Barker epic of department store dynasty. Autumn 2006
MAHLER'S CONVERSION - Aldwych Theatre. Antony Sher in Ronald Harwood play about what the composer Mahler did to get a job. Autumn 2001
MAJOR BARBARA - Olivier Theatre. Shaw on saving souls and making bombs. Spring-Summer 2008
MAKINDE - Oval House Theatre. Macbeth-inspired tale of power struggles and betrayal in a Nigerian kingdom. Spring 2000.
MAKING NOISE QUIETLY - Donmar Warehouse. Three plays by Robert Holman. Spring 2012
MAKING TIME - Old Red Lion. Male and female casts alternate in Lance Nielsen's look at 30-somethings.February 2002
THE MALCONTENT - Gielgud Theatre Antony Sher in John Marston's 1604 satirical drama, part of RSC season of Shakespeare's contemporaries. Winter 2002-2003.
MAN AND BOY - Duchess Theatre. David Suchet in Terrence Rattigan revival. Winter-Spring 2005.
A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS - Haymarket Theatre. Martin Shaw in Robert Bolt revival. 2005-2006
THE MAN WHO HAD ALL THE LUCK - Donmar Theatre. Arthur Miller's rarely-done first play. Spring 2008
THE MAN WHO PAYS THE PIPER - Orange Tree Theatre. Drama of women after World War I. Spring 2013
MARAT/SADE - Arcola Theatre. The Marquis whiles away his time in the asylum by putting on a play using his fellow inmates.Spring 2001
MARIANNE DREAMS - Almeida Theatre. Catherine Storr tale of magical dreams.Winter 2007-2008
MARY BROOME - Orange Tree Theatre. Strong woman with weak husband in 1911. Spring 2011
MARY SHELLEY - Tricycle Theatre. Life and loves of the author of Frankenstein. Summer 2012
MARY STUART - Apollo Theatre. Schiller's drama of Elizabeth I and Mary of Scotland. 2005-2006
THE MASTER BUILDER - Albery Theatre. Late Ibsen play about the possibility of reinvigorating a life, with Patrick Stewart.Spring-summer 2003
THE MASTER BUILDER - Almeida Theatre. Ibsen drama. Winter 2010-2011
MASTER CLASS - Vaudeville Theatre. Tyne Daly as Maria Callas. Spring 2012
A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH - Olivier Theatre. Staging of classic film about heavenly court. Spring 2007
MEASURE FOR MEASURE - Lyttelton Theatre. National Theatre - Complicite coproduction. Winter 2005-2006
MEASURE FOR MEASURE - Almeida Theatre. Shakespeare's Problem Play. Spring 2010
MEDEA - Queens Theatre. Fiona Shaw stars, directed by Deborah Warner. Spring 2001
MEDEAMATERIAL, HEARTPIECE & QUARTET -Theatro Technis Triple bill of plays by Heiner Muller. Spring 2005
MEDEA/MEDEA - Gate Theatre. Multimedia and symbol-filled take on the Greek myth. Summer 2009
THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING - Young Vic Theatre. Carson McCullers' picture of adolescence in a mythical land called the American South. Autumn 2007
MEMORY - Pleasance Theatre. Drama set in 1930s Germany and 2000s Israel. Autumn 2008
MEN SHOULD WEEP - Lyttelton Theatre. Drama of 1930s Glasgow. Autumn-Winter 2010-2011
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE - Olivier Theatre. Henry Goodman as Shylock, transfer from the Cottesloe.Winter 1999-2000.
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE - The Pit Royal Shakespeare Company played London and Stratford briefly before national tour, Winter 2001-2002.
MERCURY FUR - Theatredelicatessen. Love and violence in very hard times. February-March 2010
MESSIAH - Old Vic Theatre. Steven Berkoff's version of the Gospels stars the author and Greg Hicks. Winter 2003-2004
METAMORPHOSIS - Lyric Hammersmith. Kafka's fable of man-become-bug. Winter 2013
MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN - Barbican Theatre RSC stages Salman Rushdie's novel. Spring 2003
MILL ON THE FLOSS - New Ambassadors Theatre. Shared Experience's take on George Eliot. Spring 2001
MINDGAME - Vaudeville Theatre.Limp thriller by Anthony Horowitz starred Simon Ward. June 2000.
A MIRACLE- Royal Court Theatre Upstairs. New play about unwed mother. Spring 2009
MISTERMAN - Lyttelton Theatre. Cillian Murphy played an entire village in Enda Walsh play. Spring 2012
THE MOB - Orange Tree Theatre. Galsworthy's remarkably contemporary sounding antiwar play. Autumn 2003
A MODEL FOR MANKIND - Cock Tavern Theatre. Play about Russian composer Shostakovich. Spring 2010
MOGADISHU - Lyric Hammersmith. Student lie threatens teacher's career. Spring 2011
MOLIERE - Finborough Theatre. Mikhail Bulgakov's play pits the artist against the state. Autumn 2009
MOMENT - Bush Theatre. Family faces buried secrets. Spring 2011
MONEY - Lyttelton Theatre. 1840 play watches a poor man suddenly become rich and have trouble telling who his true friends are. 1999-2000
MONEY - THE GAME SHOW - Bush Theatre. The financial crisis explained through party games. Winter 2013
A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN - Old Vic Theatre. Kevin Spacey as another haunted O'Neill hero. Autumn 2006
MOON ON A RAINBOW SHAWL - Cottesloe Theatre. Drama set in Trinidad in the 1940s. Spring 2012
MOONLIGHT - Donmar Theatre. Pinter on fathers and sons. Spring 2011
MORE LIES ABOUT JERZY - New End Theatre. New play inspired by the life of novelist Jerzy Kosinski. Autumn 2002
MOTHER CLAP'S MOLLY HOUSE - Aldwych Theatre. Mark Ravenhill's play jumps from 1726 brothel to 2001 gay orgy. NT Summer-Autumn 2001: Aldwych February-March 2002
MOTHER COURAGE - New Ambassadors Theatre. Shared Experience revival of Brecht's antiwar play. Spring 2000.
MOTHER COURAGE - Olivier Theatre. Fiona Shaw in Brecht. Autumn 2009
MOTORTOWN - Royal Court Theatre. Play about soldier back from Iraq. Spring 2006
THE MOUNTAINTOP - Trafalgar Studios. Imagining the last hours of Martin Luther King. Summer 2009
MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA - Lyttelton Theatre. Helen Mirren in O'Neill's American version of Aeschylus. Winter 2003-2004
MOURNING GLORY - Jermyn Street Theatre. David Benson's monologue takes a satirical swipe at the public and media reactions to Princess Diana's death.2000
MRS. AFFLECK - Cottesloe Theatre. Adaptation of Ibsen's Little Eyolf, about grieving couple.2009
MRS. KLEIN - Almeida Theatre. Drama in a family of psychoanalysts. Autumn 2009
MRS. STEINBERG AND THE BYKER BOY - Bush. Michael Wilcox play about an old-line socialist whose charity shop gets too successful. June 2000.
MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION - Strand Theatre. Brenda Blethyn in Shaw's satire on middle-class hypocrisy. Autumn-Winter 2002.
MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION - Comedy Theatre. Felicity Kendal in Shaw. Spring 2010
MUDLARKS - Bush Theatre. Aftermath of a prank gone horribly wrong. Autumn 2012
MURDER - Gate Theatre. Israeli play on the horrors of both war and peace Autumn 2001.
MY CITY - Almeida Theatre. Students met former teachers in new Stephen Poliakoff play. Autumn 2011
MY NAME IS RACHEL CORRIE - Playhouse Theatre. Brief run of play based on Corrie's witness of events in Palestine. Spring 2006
MY PERFECT MIND - Young Vic Theatre. Veteran actor Edward Petherbridge on life, acting and King Lear. Spring 2013
THE MYSTERY OF CHARLES DICKENS - Albery Theatre. Simon Callow's solo show firat seen Winter 2000-2001, return March 2002, again Playhouse Theatre 2012
NATHAN THE WISE - Hampstead Theatre Eighteenth-century play about Palestine. Autumn 2005
NATION - Olivier Theatre. Mark Ravenhill dramatises Terry Pratchett novel. Winter 2009-2010
NEVER SO GOOD - Lyttelton Theatre. Howard Brenton on Harold Macmillan. Spring - Summer 2008
A NEW WAY TO PLEASE YOU - Trafalgar Studios. RSC in play by contemporaries of Shakespeare. December 2005.
NICHOLAS NICKLEBY - Gielgud Theatre. David Edgar's 2-part staging of Dickens, from Chichester Festival. Winter 2007-2008
NIGHT OF THE SOUL - The Pit. David Farr's modern ghost story for the RSC Stratford Autumn 2001; London Spring 2002.
THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA - Lyric Theatre. Woody Harrelson and Clare Higgens in Tennessee Williams drama.Winter 2005-2006
THE NIGHT SEASON - Cottesloe Theatre. Drama of a visitor's effect on Irish family Autumn 2004.
NIGHTS AT THE CIRCUS - Lyric Hammersmith. Kneehigh Theatre Company adapts Angela Carter fantasy. February 2006
NIXON'S NIXON - Comedy Theatre. Award-winning fringe show imagines Nixon and Kissinger on the eve of resignation.Summer 2001.
NO. 2 - King's Head Theatre. Madeleine Sami in Toa Fraser's light-hearted look at a Fijian famly in New Zealand. Spring 2003.
NOCTURNAL - Gate Theatre. Juan Mayorga drama of emotional blackmail and insomnia. Spring 2009
NO MAN'S LAND - Lyttelton Theatre- Harold Pinter directs John Wood and Corin Redgrave in his 1975 play. Winter 2001-2002, then tour
NO MAN'S LAND - Duke of York's Theatre. Michael Gambon and David Bradley in enigmatic Pinter. Autumn-Winter 2008
THE NOTEBOOK OF TRIGORIN - Finborough Theatre. Chekhov's Sea Gull rewritten by Tennessee Williams. Spring 2010
NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH - Hampstead Theatre. John Kani starred in his play about post-apartheid Soth Africa. February 2007
NOVECENTO - Trafalgar Studios. Shipboard pianist who never goes ashore.Autumn 2010
NOW OR LATER - Royal Court Theatre. Drama set on the night of an American election. Autumn 2008
OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING TOWARDS THE SOMME - Hampstead Theatre. Irish soldiers in World War I. Summer 2009
THE OBSERVER - Cottesloe Theatre. New play set in African election.2009
OEDIPUS - Olivier Theatre. Sophocles' tragedy. Ralph Fiennes starred. 2008
OF MICE AND MEN - Savoy, then Old Vic Theatre. John Steinbeck's classic. Autumn 2003 - Spring 2004
OFF THE ENDZ - Royal Court Theatre. Drama set in London estate.February-March 2010
THE OLD COUNTRY - Trafalgar Studios. Timothy West in Alan Bennett play of exiled spy. Spring 2006
THE OLD MASTERS - Comedy Theatre. Simon Gray play about art dealers. Summer-Winter 2004
OLD MONEY - Hampstead Theatre. Widow begins to live a little. Winter 2012-2013
OLD TIMES - Harold Pinter Theatre. Pinter on conflicting memories among a trio. Winter-Spring 2013
OLEANNA - Garrick Theatre. Revival of David Mamet's look at sexual politics. Spring 2004
OLGA'S ROOM - Arcola Theatre. Imprisonment of militant communist. January 2013
OLLY'S PRISON - Cock Tavern Theatre. Edward Bond drama about prisoner. Autumn 2010
OLIVER TWIST - Lyric Hammersmith Theatre. Neil Bartlett's adaptation of Dickens. Winter-Spring 2004.
ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD - Cottesloe Theatre. New play about a troubled family by Simon Stephens Summer 2005
ON THE THIRD DAY - New Ambassadors Theatre. Winner of TV's Play's The Thing competition: unhappy woman meets a man who may be Jesus. Summer 2006
ON THE WATERFRONT - Haymarket Theatre. Stephen Berkoff directed stage version of classic film. Spring 2009
ONASSIS - Novello Theatre. Play about the billionaire's love life. 2010-2011
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST - Gielgud Theatre. Christian Slater as McMurphy. Autumn-winter 2004-2005., then Spring 2006
ONE FOR THE ROAD and VICTORIA STATION - The Print Room and Young Vic. Pinter double bill. Autumn 2011
OROONOKO - The Pit. Dramatisation of Aphra Behn's landmark anti-slavery novel, written in 1688. Winter 1999-2000.
ORWELL - A CELEBRATION - Trafalgar Studios. Performances of selections by the novelist and essayist. Spring 2009
OTHELLO - Trafalgar Studios. Sello Maake Ka Ncube and Antony Sher in RSC production from Stratford. Spring 2004
OTHELLO - Donmar Theatre. Chiwetel Ejiofor and Ewan McGregor starred. Winter 2007-2008
OTHELLO - Lyric Hammersmith Theatre. Frantic Assembly set Shakespeare in modern Yorkshire. November 2008
OTHELLO - Trafalgar Studios. Comedian Lenny Henry starred. Autumn 2009
OTHERWISE ENGAGED - Criterion Theatre. Revival of Simon Gray play of man who just wants to be left alone. Winter 2005-2006
OUR BOYS - Duchess Theatre. Drama of soldiers in military hospital. Autumn 2012
OUR CLASS - Cottesloe Theatre Polish play follows children of 1926 through life. Autumn-Winter 2009
OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD - St James Theatre. Australian prisoners put on a play. Spring 2013
OUR NEW GIRL - Bush Theatre. New nanny threatens wife. January-February 2012
OUTWARD BOUND - Finborough Theatre. Passengers on an ocean liner discover a secret. February 2012
OVER THERE - Royal Court Theatre. Mark Ravenhill play about twins separated by Berlin wall. Spring 2009
THE OVERWHELMING - Cottesloe Theatre. Americans face African genocide. 2006
PAINS OF YOUTH - Cottesloe Theatre. Bruckner on neurotic students, adapted by Martin Crimp. Winter 2009-2010
PANDORA'S BOX - Arcola Theatre. Should black Londoner put her son in a Nigerian school? Spring 2012
A PASSAGE TO INDIA - Lyric Theatre Hammersmith. Shared Experience adapt Forster's novel of culture clash Autumn 2004.
PASSION PLAY - Comedy Theatre. Revival of Peter Nichols' dissection of middle-class mores and mid-life crises.Summer 2000
PAUL - Cottesloe Theatre. New play about the saint by Howard Brenton. Winter 2005-2006.
PEER GYNT - Olivier Theatre. Ibsen's poetic epic of morality and myth at the NT. Autumn 2000
PERIBANEZ - Young VicTheatre. Lope de Vega drama of honour and love. Spring-Summer 2003
PERICLES - Roundhouse. Royal Shakespeare Company in one of the rarely-done plays Spring 2002, then Stratford.
PERICLES - Lyric Hammersmith Theatre. Shakespeare's rarely-done epic. Autumn 2003.
THE PERMANENT WAY - Lyttelton Theatre. David Hare's docudrama on the privatization of the railroads, Winter-Spring 2004
PETER PAN - Kensington Garden Theatre. Barrie's fable performed in a large tent. Summer 2009
PHAEDRA - Donmar Theatre. Euripides via Racine via Frank McGuinness. Clare Higgins starred. Spring 2006.
PHEDRE - Lyttelton Theatre. Helen Mirren in Racine tragedy. Spring-Summer 2009
PHILADELPHIA HERE I COME - Donmar Warehouse. Brian Friel play of Irish boy leaving home. Summer 2012
PHILISTINES - Lyttelton Theatre. Gorky drama of unhappy family. Summer 2007
THE PHYSICISTS - Donmar Warehouse. Durrenmatt drama of scientific responsibility. Summer 2012
PIAF - Donmar, then Vaudeville Theatre. Biography with songs of the French singer. 2008-2009
PILLARS OF THE COMMUNITY - Lyttelton Theatre. New version of Ibsen. Winter 2005-2006
THE PILLOWMAN - Cottesloe Theatre Martin McDonagh play about the interrogation of a writer. Winter 2003-2004
THE PITCHFORK DISNEY - Arcola Theatre. Philip Ridley post-apocalyptic play. Spring 2012
THE PITMEN PAINTERS - Cottesloe, then Lyttelton Theatre. Lee Hall play on miners who became artists. 2008-2009; 2009-2010. Revived at Duchess Theatre 2012
PLAGUE OVER ENGLAND - Finborough, then Duchess Theatres. Gay life in the 1950s, with focus on John Gielgud's arrest for soliciting. Finborough Spring 2008; Duchess Spring 2009
PLATONOV - Almeida Theatre (at King's Cross). David Hare's reconstruction of an early Chekhov play. Autumn 2001.
PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD - Cottesloe Theatre. Synge classic at the National Theatre.Spring 2001
THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD - Touring. Galway's Druid theatre in Synge comedy. Spring 2009
THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD - Old Vic Theatre. Town turns loser into hero in Synge classic. Autumn 2011
PLAY HOUSE & DEFINITELY THE BAHAMAS - Orange Tree Theatre. Martin Crimp directed a double bill of his plays. Spring 2012
PLAYING WITH FIRE - Olivier Theatre. David Edgar play about local government. Autumn 2005
POLAR BEARS - Donmar Warehouse. Mark Haddon play about bipolar woman and those around her. Spring 2010
THE POPE'S WEDDING - Cock Tavern Theatre. Edward Bond's first play. Autumn 2010
PORT - Lyttelton Theatre. Simon Stephens play of growing up in Manchester suburb. Winter-Spring 2013
POSH - Royal Court Theatre. Privileged members of Oxford drinking club. Royal Court Spring 2010, Duke of York's Summer 2012
PORT AUTHORITY - New Ambassadors Theatre. Conor McPherson presents another slice of life through gritty monologues.Winter 2000-2001
THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE - Playhouse Theatre. Val Kilmer in stage version of classic film noir. Summer 2005
THE POWER OF YES - Lyttelton Theatre. David Hare on how the banks fell. 2009-2010
THE POWERBOOK - Lyttelton Theatre. Deborah Warner directs Fiona Shaw in their adaptation of Jeanette Winterson novel. May 2002.
THE PRAYER -Young Vic. A Talawa production of new play about an abusive family and its grim consequences. Summer 2000.
A PRAYER FOR MY DAUGHTER - Young Vic Theatre. Drama set in New York police station. Spring 2008
A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY - Lyttelton Theatre. Dramatisation of John Irving's novel of faith. June 2002.
PRECIOUS LITTLE TALENT - Trafalgar Studios. Drama of father, daughter and carer. Spring 2011
THE PRESIDENT OF AN EMPTY ROOM - Cottesloe Theatre. Stephen Knight play set in Cuba. Summer-autumn 2005.
THE PRESIDENT'S HOLIDAY - Hampstead Theatre. Docudrama of Mikhail Gorbachev's house arrest and the collapse of the USSR. January-February 2008
PRETENDING TO BE ME - Comedy Theatre. Tom Courtenay in solo performance as poet Philip Larkin. Spring 2003
THE PRICE - Tricycle Theatre. Warren Mitchell in Arthur Miller's look at a life not misspent. November 2002; West End autumn-winter 2003-2004
THE PRIDE - Royal Court Theatre. Homosexual life in 1958 and 2008 Autumn-Winter 2008
THE PRINCE OF HOMBURG - Lyric Hammersmith. Royal Shakespeare Company coproduction. February-March 2002.
THE PRINCE OF HOMBURG - Donmar Warehouse. Kleist drama - soldier disobeys orders and wins the battle. Summer 2010
THE PRISONER'S DILEMMA - The Pit. David Edgar on war and negotiations, from the RSC. Winter 2001-2002.
THE PROMISE - Orange Tree Theatre. Private and political events leading to the Balfour Declaration. Spring 2010
THE PROMISE - Trafalgar Studios. Russian play about life during and after WW2. Winter 2012
PROOF - Arts Theatre. Daughter may have inherited her father's genius, but also his madness. Spring 2007
PROOF - Menier Chocolate Factory. Daughter fears she has inherited madness as well as mathematical genius. Winter-Spring 2013
PUNK ROCK - Lyric Hammersmith. School-set drama. September 2009
PURPLE HEART - Gate Theatre. Effects of the Vietnam war on a small-town family. Spring 2013
THE QUARE FELLOW - Tricycle Theatre. Revival of Brendan Behan's prison drama. Spring 2004 and Summer 2005
QUARTERMAINE'S TERMS - Wyndham's Theatre. Simon Gray play set in faculty common room. Winter-Spring 2013
RADIO GOLF - Tricycle Theatre. The last of August Wilson's cycle of African-American plays is set in 1997. Autumn 2008
RAIN MAN - Apollo Theatre. Stage version of film about autistic savant. Autumn-Winter 2008
A RAISIN IN THE SUN - Lyric Hammersmith. Young Vic production of Hanberry classic. Spring 2005
RANDOM - Royal Court Theatre. Effects of street violence on an ordinary family. Spring 2008
THE RAT TRAP - Finborough Theatre. Noel Coward's first play, about married writers. Winter 2006
READING HEBRON - Orange Tree Theatre. American Jew tries to understand Palestine. Spring 2011
THE REAL THING - Old Vic Theatre. Tom Stoppard on love. Spring 2010
REASONS TO BE PRETTY - Almeida Theatre. Neil LaBute play about how we define ourselves as others see us. Winter 2011-2012
RED - Donmar Warehouse. New play about artist Mark Rothko. Winter 2009-2010
RED BUD - Royal Court Theatre. Play about ageing buddies. Autumn 2010
THE RED SHOES - Battersea Arts Centre. Kneehigh Theatre retell the dark fable. Spring 2011
RED VELVET - Tricycle Theatre. The story of 19th century Shakespearean Ira Aldridge. Autumn 2012
REMEMBRANCE DAY - Royal Court Theatre. Reminders of Naziism in Latvia. Spring 2011
REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST - Olivier Theatre. National Theatre does Di Trevis staging of Pinter screenplay of Proust. Winter 2000-2001
THE REPORTER - Cottesloe Theatre. Nicholas Wright play about journalist's suicide. Spring 2007
RESIDENT ALIEN - Bush Theatre. Bette Bourne as gay icon Quentin Crisp . Winter 2000, Drill Hall winter 2001-2002, New End winter 2009, tours in between
RESURRECTION BLUES - Old Vic Theatre. Arthur Miller's final play. Spring 2006.
THE REPRESENTATIVE - Finborough Theatre. Rolf Hochhuth's controversial look at Pope Pius XII and the Nazis. Summer 2006
THE REVENGER'S TRAGEDY - Bridewell. 'Dynasty' 17th century-style as families battle it out in a ripping play attributed to Thomas Middleton Spring 2000
THE REVENGER'S TRAGEDY - Olivier Theatre. Jacobean blood-and-thunder. Spring-Summer 2008
RHINOCEROS - Royal Court Theatre. Ionesco on conformity. Autumn 2007
RICHARD II - The Pit. Royal Shakespeare Company begins the entire 8-play history cycle.Spring 2001
RICHARD II - Old Vic Theatre. Trevor Nunn directed Kevin Spacey. Autumn 2005.
RICHARD II - Roundhouse. Royal Shakespeare Company in the first of the complete eight-play history cycle. Spring 2008
RICHARD II - Donmar Warehouse Theatre. Eddie Redmayne starred; Michael Grandage directed. Winter 2011-2012
RICHARD III - Young Vic. RSC does the whole history cycle. Aiden McArdle is Richard.Spring 2001
RICHARD III - Roundhouse. Royal Shakespeare Company completes the eight-play history cycle.Spring 2008
RICHARD III - Hampstead Theatre. All-male Propeller company in Shakespeare.June 2011 and tour.
RICHARD III - Old Vic Theatre. Kevin Spacey as the king. Summer 2011
RIFLEMIND - Trafalgar Studios. Reunion of a rock band that broke up twenty years ago. Autumn 2008
THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE - Vaudeville Theatre. Jim Cartwright play about singer. 2002-2010
ROCK'N'ROLL - Royal Court, then Duke of York's Theatre Tom Stoppard play about music and the fall of Communism. 2006-2007
ROCKET TO THE MOON - Lyttelton Theatre. Clifford Odets Depression-era drama. Spring 2011
THE ROMAN ACTOR - Gielgud Theatre Antony Sher as mad emperor in 1626 play by Philip Massinger, part of RSC season of Shakespeare's contemporaries. Winter 2002-2003.
ROMAN NIGHTS - New End Theatre. The relationship between Anna Magnani and Tennessee Williams. Winter 2004.
ROMEO AND JULIET - Olivier Theatre. The National Theatre sets Shakespeare in South America. Autumn 2000
ROMEO AND JULIET - Barbican Theatre. RSC transfer from Stratford stars Alexandra Gilbreath & David Tennant. Winter 2000-2001
rom&jul - Shaw Theatre. Small-scale touring production. Spring 2002
ROMEO AND JULIET - Open Air Theatre. Shakespeare in Regent's Park Summer 2002
ROMEO AND JULIET - Albery Theatre. RSC transfer from Stratford stars Sian Brooke and Matthew Rhys. Stratford summer 2004; London winter 2004-2005.
ROMEO AND JULIET - Playhouse Theatre. Acrobatic Icelandic company . Young Vic 2003; West End winter 2004-2005
ROMEU AND JULIETA - Shakespeare's Globe. Enchanting and highly operatic Brazilian adaptation (in Portuguese). Summer 2000.
SHAKESPEARE'S R&J - Arts Theatre Romeo and Juliet as seen by schoolboys. Autumn 2003.
ROMEO AND JULIET - Roundhouse. Part of Royal Shakespeare Company rep season. Winter 2010-2011
ROPE - Almeida Theatre. Patrick Hamilton suspense classic. Winter 2009-2010
ROSE RAGE -Haymarket Theatre. Edward Hall directs an adaptation of Shakespeare's Heny VI plays. June-July 2002 after tour
ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD - Haymarket Theatre. Tom Stoppard on the fringes of Hamlet. Summer 2011
ROSMERSHOLM - Almeida Theatre. Ibsen drama of clergyman's involvement in politics. Summer 2008
A ROUND-HEELED WOMAN - Aldwych Theatre. Sex life of a woman in her sixties. Winter 2011-2012
ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN - Olivier Theatre. Revival of Peter Shaffer's epic of the conquest of Peru. Spring-Summer 2006
THE RUBENSTEIN KISS - Hampstead Theatre. Drama based on the Rosenberg spy case of the 1950s. November 2005
RUINED - Almeida Theatre. Drama set in Africa. Spring 2010
A RUSSIAN IN THE WOODS - The Pit. Peter Whelen's play about naive soldier encountering realities of the Cold War. Spring 2002.
SAINT JOAN - Olivier Theatre. Anne-Marie Duff as Shaw's maid of Orleans Summer-autumn 2007
SAINT'S DAY - Orange Tree. Revival of John Whiting's 1951 nihilistic drama. Autumn 2002
SALOME - Hampstead Theatre. Headlong Theatre does Oscar Wilde. Summer 2010
SALT, ROOT AND ROE - Trafalgar Studios. Ageing twins face the encroaching dementia of one. Autumn 2011
SATURN RETURNS - Finborough Theatre. A man's life seen at three stages. Autumn 2010
SAVED - Lyric Hammersmith. Edward Bond drama of empty lives. Autumn 2011
SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION - Lyttelton Theatre. Howard Barker drama about 16th Century artist. Autumn-Winter 2012
SCENES FROM THE BACK OF BEYOND - Royal Court Theatre Upstairs. Socialist idealism meets reality in 1959 Australia. Autumn 2006
SCENES FROM THE BIG PICTURE - Cottesloe Theatre. Owen McCafferty play on a day in the life of Irish community. Spring 2003
THE SCHUMAN PLAN - Hampstead Theatre. Britain's gradual involvement in the European Union. February 2006
THE SEAFARER - Cottesloe Theatre. New play by Conor McPherson about a poker game for supernaturally high stakes 2006-2007
THE SEAGULL - Barbican Theatre. Adrian Noble's production of Chekhov at the RSC. Penelope Wilton stars.Spring 2000.
THE SEAGULL - Lyttelton Theatre. Juliet Stevenson in Chekhov .Summer 2006
THE SEAGULL - Royal Court Theatre. Christopher Hampton adapts Chekhov. Spring 2007
THE SEAGULL - New London Theatre. RSC transfer from Stratford. Winter 2007-2008
SEAGULL - Arcola Theatre. Chekhov on love, writing and cruelty. Summer 2011
THE SEAGULL - Southwark Playhouse. Chekhov set in the present. Winter 2012
2nd MAY 1997 - Bush Theatre. Trio of scenes on the night of the Labour victory. Autumn 2009
THE SECRET OF SHERLOCK HOLMES - Duchess Theatre. The great detective at home. Summer 2010
THE SECRET RAPTURE - Lyric Theatre. Revival of David Hare's study in the perils of being good. Winter 2003-2004
SEIZE THE DAY - Tricycle Theatre. Kwame Kwei-Armah satire of black politics. Autumn 2009
SEJANUS - Trafalgar Studios. RSC in Ben Jonson tragedy. January 2006.
SEMI-MONDE - Lyric Theatre. Noel Coward revival continues with this once-banned shocker. Spring 2001
SENTENCE DEFERRED - Rosemary Branch Theatre. .The 1960s hit Africa in this ensemble piece. Spring 2000.
SERENADING LOUIE - Donmar Warehouse. Lanford Wilson on the unhappiness of being 30-something. Winter-Spring 2010
SEX WITH A STRANGER - Trafalgar Studios. Is an ongoing relationship any stronger than a one-night stand? February 2012
SHADES - Royal Court Theatre Upstairs. Romantic drama of London Muslims. February 2009
THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION - Wyndhams Theatre. Staging of Stephen King prison story. Autumn 2009
SHIRLEY VALENTINE - Menier Chocolate Factory and Trafalgar Studios. Willy Russell on how a woman finds herself in Greece. Menier Spring, Trafalgar Summer-Autumn 2010
SHOOT ME IN THE HEART - Gate Theatre Adaptation of Julio Liinas's short story De Eso No Se Hablo ('We Don't Talk About It') Autumn 2000.
SHOREDITCH MADONNA - Soho Theatre. Romance among London artists. Summer 2005
SHUN-KIN - Barbican Theatre. Complicite stages a Japanese fable. February 2009
SIDE MAN - Apollo Theatre. Jazz musician's son deals with conflicted memories. Spring 2000.
SEIZE THE DAY - Tricycle Theatre. Kwame Kwei-Armah satire of black politics .Autumn 2009
SHRUNK - Cock Tavern Theatre. Patient turns the tables on analyst. Spring 2010
SILENCE - Hampstead Theatre. RSC and Filter in play about the sounds in our lives. Spring 2011
THE SILENCE OF THE SEA - Trafalgar Studios. Soldier billeted with civilians. January 2013
THE SILENT TREATMENT - Finborough Theatre. Theatre 28 in Chris Pickles' black comedy. Spring 2001
SINGER - Tricycle Theatre. Peter Flannery's epic tale of a Holocaust survivor who becomes a slumlord. Spring 2004
SING YER HEART OUT FOR THE LADS - Cottesloe Theatre. Roy Williams play about racism in London. Spring 2004
SISTERS/OTHERS - Young Vic Theatre Double-bill of plays inspired by Chekhov's The Three Sisters. 2000.
SIT AND SHIVER - New End, then Hackney Empire Theatre. Steven Berkoff's love letter to his East End Jewish family. 2006-2007
6 ACTORS IN SEARCH OF A DIRECTOR - Charing Cross Theatre. Steven Berkoff play about what actors talk about on a film set. Summer 2012
SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR - Gielgud Theatre. New version of Pirandello what-is-reality classic. Autumn 2008
SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS - Haymarket Theatre. Billy Zane and Claire Bloom as teacher and student Winter 2006-2007
SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION - Old Vic Theatre. Imposter cons his way into people's lives. Winter-Spring 2010
SIZWE BANZI IS DEAD - Lyttelton Theatre. John Kani and Winston Ntshona's South African classic. Spring 2007
THE SKIN GAME - Orange Tree Theatre. Galsworthy play about old money v. new. Spring 2007
THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH - Young Vic Theatre. Thornton Wilder's history of the world. Spring 2004.
SMALL CHANGE - Donmar Theatre. Revival of memory play written and directed by Peter Gill. Spring 2008
SMALL CRAFT WARNINGS - Arcola Theatre. Tennessee Williams on lonely people in a bar. Autumn 2008
SMALLER - Lyric Theatre. Dawn French and Alison Moyet as sisters with invalid mother. Spring 2006
SMOKING WITH LULU - Soho Theatre. Janet Munsil recreates the meeting of Kenneth Tynan and Louise Brooks. February-March 2002.
SNAKE IN THE GRASS - The Print Room. Alan Ayckbourn Sleuth-style thriller. Spring 2011
SNOOKERED - Bush Theatre. Tanasha in new play about friends' reunion. Spring 2012
SOHO: A TALE OF TABLE DANCERS - Arcola Theatre. The RSC Fringe company's glimpse behind the scenes of dancers in a sex club. Winter 2000-2001.
THE SOLDIER'S TALE - Southwark Playhouse. Puppet show of a classic fairy tale set to Stravinsky's 1918 score. Spring 2000.
THE SOLDIER'S TALE - Old Vic Theatre. Stravinsky drama with music in new English-Arabic version. February 2006
SOLEMN MASS FOR A FULL MOON IN SUMMER -The Pit. Edinburgh's Traverse Theatre in new play by Michael Tremblay.May 2000.
SOLITARY ANIMALS - Hackney Empire Studio. Drama of an HIV-infected man, a victim of the Serbian rape camps and those around them. Winter 1999-2000.
SOME KIND OF BLISS - Trafalgar Studio 2. Solo show about a woman's stroll into memory and impulsiveness. Autumn 2007
SOME VOICES - Young Vic Theatre Return of Joe Penhall play about love and mental illness. March 2004
SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME - New Ambassadors Theatre. Frank McGuinness play about prisoners. Spring 2005
SOMERSAULTS - Finborough Theatre. Man loses everything, including the language he spoke as a child. January 2013
SOMETHING CLOUDY, SOMETHING CLEAR - Finborough Theatre. British premiere of Tennessee Williams' penultimate play.Spring 2003
SOME TRACE OF HER - Cottesloe Theatre. Director Katie Mitchell takes on Dostoyevsky's The Idiot 2008
SONG AT TWILIGHT - Gielgud Theatre. Vanessa Redgrave, Kika Markham and Corin Redgrave star in Noel Coward's play.Autumn 1999
SOUTH DOWNS and THE BROWNING VERSION - Harold Pinter Theatre. Double bill of plays by David Hare and Terrence Rattigan . 2012
SPEAKING IN TONGUES - Duke of York's Theatre. Tales of emotional betrayal. Autumn 2009
SPEAKING LIKE MAGPIES - Trafalgar Studios. RSC in Frank McGuinness play about the Gunpowder Plot. February 2006
SPEED-THE-PLOW - New Ambassadors. Revival of David Mamet's 1988 dissection of Hollywood power games.New Ambassadors Spring 2000; Duke of York's Summer 2000
SPEED-THE-PLOW - Old Vic Theatre. Jeff Goldblum and Kevin Spacey in David Mamet on Hollywood. Winter-Spring 2008
SPRING STORM - Cottesloe Theatre. Early Tennessee Williams play. Spring-Summer 2010
SPUR OF THE MOMENT - Royal Court Theatre. Family drama with laughs: teen girl, boy boarder, bickering parents. Summer 2010
STATEMENT OF REGRET - Cottesloe Theatre. Kwame Kwei-Armah play about Afro-Caribbean conflicts 2007-2008
STATE OF EMERGENCY - Gate Theatre. Drama of crumbling middle-class security. Autumn 2008
THE STEFAN GOLASZEWSKI PLAYS - Bush Theatre. Double bill of solo performances. Winter 2009-2010
THE STEPMOTHER - Orange Tree Theatre. 1924 drama of woman who becomes backbone of the family. Winter 2013
STILL LIFE - Aldwych Tube Station. Noel Coward play set in railroad station, performed in closed underground station.Spring 2003
STOCKWELL - Tricycle Theatre. Inquest into police shooting. Autumn 2009
THE STONE - Royal Court Theatre. A house in Germany and the several families who claim it between 1934 and 1993. February 2009
A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE - Lyttelton Theatre. Trevor Nunn directs Glenn Close and Iain Glen in classic Tennessee Williams. Autumn 2002.
A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE - Donmar Warehouse. Rachel Weisz in Tennessee Williams. Summer-Autumn 2009
STRIKE GENTLY, AWAY FROM BODY - Young Vic Studio. The thoughts of witnesses to a sudden death. Autumn 1999.
STUFF HAPPENS - Olivier Theatre. David Hare on the Iraq war. Summer-autumn 2004.
SUCKER PUNCH - Royal Court Theatre. Rise and fall of a boxer. Summer 2010
SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER - Albery Theatre. Diana Rigg and Victoria Hamilton in Tennessee Williams at his most Gothic. Summer 2004
THE SUIT - Young Vic Theatre. Peter Brook's Paris company in African drama. Summer 2012
SUMMER AND SMOKE - Apollo Theatre. Tennessee Williams and a Southern minister's daughter. Summer-Autumn 2006
SUMMER AND SMOKE - Southwark Playhouse. Tennessee Williams on the flesh and the spirit. Summer 2012
SUMMERFOLK - Olivier Theatre. National Theatre presented Gorky's picture of the idle but discontented Russian middle class.1999-2000
SUMMER IN THE CITY - Battersea Arts Centre. Trilogy of duologues inspired by a painting by American realist Edward Hopper. Winter 2000-2001
SUNSET BABY - Gate Theatre. Uncomfortable reunion of father and daughter. Autumn 2012
THE SWEETEST SWING IN BASEBALL - Royal Court Theatre. Rebecca Gilman play about artist who finds madness attractive. Spring 2004
SWEET PANIC - Duke of York's Theatre. Stephen Poliakoff play of psychologist and stalker. Winter 2003-2004
SWIMMING WITH SHARKS - Vaudeville Theatre. Christian Slater as a devious Hollywood producer. 2007-2008
TAKING SIDES - Duchess Theatre. Ronald Harwood WW2 drama, in rep with his Collaboration. Summer 2009
TALES FROM OVID - Young Vic Theatre. Royal Shakespeare Company's Story Theatre setting forTed Hughes's retelling of classical fables. Summer 2000.
TALES FROM THE VIENNA WOODS - Olivier Theatre. Odon von Horvath's drama, Autumn 2003
THE TALKING CURE - Cottesloe Theatre Ralph Fiennes is Jung in new Christopher Hampton play.Winter 2002-3.
TALKING HEADS - Three actresses in Alan Bennett's monologues of quietly eerie character exposure. Toured Summer 2000
TALKING TO TERRORISTS - Royal Court Theatre. Dramatised documentary based on interviews. Summer 2005.
TAMBURLAINE - Barbican Theatre Greg Hicks in Marlowe's epic. November 2005.
TEA AND SYMPATHY and YOUNG WOODLEY - Finborough Theatre. Two plays about adolescent sex, in repertory. Autumn 2006
TEAR FROM A GLASS EYE - Gate. Why do bad things happen? Matt Cameron's play had few answers, but asked the questions evocatively. March 2000
TELSTAR: THE JOE MEEK STORY - New Ambassadors Theatre. The rise and fall of a genius sixties pop producer. Summer 2005
TEN BILLION - Royal Court Theatre Upstairs. Scientific lecture on why we're all doomed. Summer 2012
TENET - Gate Theatre. Mathematics and politics. Spring 2012
THAT FACE - Duke of York's Theatre. Transfer from Royal Court of play about teens trying to raise their mother. 2008
THERE CAME A GYPSY RIDING - Almeida Theatre. Frank McGuinness play about grieving family. Winter 2007
THERESE RAQUIN - Lyttelton Theatre. Zola's story of doomed love. 2006-2007
THEY SHOOT HORSES DON'T THEY? - National Youth Theatre's adaptation of the Depression-era novel and movie. Spring 2000
THIS HOUSE - National Theatre. Behind the scenes view of Parliament. Cottesloe Theatre Autumn 2012; Olivier Spring 2013
THIS IS HOW IT GOES - King's Head Theatre. Neil LaBute play about romantic triangle. Autumn 2010
THIS IS OUR YOUTH - Garrick Theatre. Kenneth Lonergan's look at feckless city kids. Spring 2002-Spring 2003
THIS STORY OF YOURS - Old Red Lion Theatre. Police officer's breakdown. Spring 2010
THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING) - The Print Room. Monologue of an unhappy man. Autumn 2012
THOMAS MORE - Trafalgar Studios. RSC in play that may be a bit by Shakespeare. January 2006.
A THOUSAND STARS EXPLODE IN THE SKY - Lyric Hammersmith Theatre. Family drama as the world ends. Spring 2010
THREE BIRDS - Bush Theatre. Children living alone try to hide that fact. Spring 2013
THREE DAYS IN MAY - Trafalgar Studios. Churchill's war cabinet considers surrender. Winter 2011-2012
THREE DAYS OF RAIN - Apollo Theatre. Richard Greenberg play about trying to understand the past. Spring 2009
THREE KINGDOMS - Lyric Hammersmith Theatre. Police procedural in British-German-Estonian co-production. Spring 2012
THE THREE MUSKETEERS - Young Vic . Seasonal romp through Alexandre Dumas' swashbuckler. Winter 2000-2001
THREE SISTERS - Playhouse Theatre. Kirstin Scott Thomas was Masha in Chekhov classic. Spring 2003.
THREE SISTERS - Lyttelton Theatre Katie Mitchell directed Chekhov for the NT. Autumn 2003
THREE SISTERS - Lyric Hammersmith. The neo-Brechtian company Filter did Chekhov.February 2010
THREE SISTERS ON HOPE STREET- Hampstead Theatre. Chekhov set in 1946 Liverpool. Spring 2008
THE THRILL OF LOVE - St James Theatre. Story of 1950s murderess Ruth Ellis. Spring 2013
THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY - Almeida Theatre. Adaptation of Ingmar Bergman film of family coping with mental illness. Summer 2010
THROUGH THE LEAVES - Duchess Theatre. Simon Callow starred in Kroetz transfer from fringe.Spring 2003
THE THUNDERBOLT - Orange Tree Theatre Pinero play about a missing will. Autumn 2010
THYESTES - Arcola Theatre. Seneca via Caryl Churchill. Summer 2009
TIGER COUNTRY - Hampstead Theatre. Life in a big city hospital. January 2011
TIME AND THE CONWAYS - Lyttelton Theatre. J.B. Priestley time-bending drama. Summer 2009
A TIME TO REAP - Royal Court Upstairs. Polish woman's story. Winter-Spring 2013
TIMELESS - New End Theatre. Old friends reunite after 50 years and face unpleasant truths. Spring 2006
TIMON OF ATHENS - Barbican Theatre. Shakespeare's least-often done play, with Michael Pennington as the rich man turned poor .Winter 1999-2000
TIMON OF ATHENS - Olivier Theatre. Simon Russell Beale in rarely-done Shakespeare. 2012
TINDERBOX - Bush Theatre. Black comedy set in the near future. Spring 2008
TINY KUSHNER - Tricycle Theatre. Five short plays by the author of Angels In America. Autumn 2010
'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE - Silk Street Theatre, Barbican. Cheek By Jowl in 1630s tragedy of incest. Spring 2012
TO BE STRAIGHT WITH YOU - Lyttelton Theatre. DV8 physical theatre company addresses homophobia. Autumn 2008
TOM AND VIV - Almeida Theatre. Home life of T.S. Eliot and wife. Autumn 2006
TOM FOOL - Bush Theatre. Kroetz play about the small things that create an unhappy life. Spring 2007
TOO FAR TO WALK - King's Head. New play by Mary Morris about sisters' reunion starred Prunella Scales. November 2002
TOP GIRLS - Aldwych Theatre Twentieth anniversary of Caryl Churchill's ultimate feminist dinner party. January 2002, then tour
TOPLESS MUM - Tricycle Theatre. Satire of tabloid paper sold war atrocity photo. Summer 2008
TORCH SONG TRILOGY - Menier Chocolate Factory. Harvey Fierstein's gay theatre classic.Summer 2012
TOSCA'S KISS - Orange Tree Theatre. Play about Rebecca West's experience at the Nuremberg trials. Spring 2006
TOTAL ECLIPSE - Menier Chocolate Factory. Christopher Hampton play about poets Rimbaud and Verlaine. Spring 2007
TOYER - Arts Theatre. Cat-and-mouse thriller. Spring 2009
TRAD - Bush Theatre. 100-year-old-man and his father go on epic journey to the next village. Spring 2006
THE TRAGEDY OF THOMAS HOBBES - Wilton's Music Hall. RSC does new play about scientific debate in the 17th Century.December 2008
THE TRAIN DRIVER - Hampstead Theatre. Athol Fugard drama of man haunted by a suicide he witnessed.. Autumn 2010
TRANCE - Bush Theatre. Japanese play on themes of sanity and love. June 2007
TRANSLATIONS - Brian Friel's 1990 play about mapmaking and cultural clashes. Toured Summer 2000
TRAVELLING LIGHT - Lyttelton Theatre. Light-hearted fable of the early days of cinema. Spring 2012
TREASURE ISLAND - Haymarket Theatre. Pirates, parrot and a bottle of rum. Winter 2008-2009
THE TRIAL OF UBU - Hampstead Theatre. Crimes-against-humanity trial as seen by court translators. January-February 2012
TRIBES - Royal Court Theatre. Drama of unconventional family with deaf son. Autumn 2010
TRISTAN & YSEULT- Cottesloe Theatre. The medieval myth retold in NT coproduction with Kneehigh Theatre.Spring 2005
THE TROJAN WOMEN - Gate Theatre. Modern version of Euripides. Winter 2012
TROLLOPE IN BARSETSHIRE - Riverside Studios. Edward Fox reads selections from the Victorian novelist. Spring 2011
TRUMBO - Jermyn Street Theatre. Corin Redgrave as blacklisted Hollywood writer Dalton Trumbo. Spring 2009
truth and reconciliation - Royal Court Theatre. Commiters of atrocities face their victims. Autumn 2011
TU I TERAZ - Hampstead Downstairs. Polish family in England. Winter 2012-2013
TURANDOT - Hampstead Theatre. Not the opera, but Brecht's satire of political and intellectual corruption. Autumn 2008
THE TURN OF THE SCREW - Almeida Theatre. Henry James ghost story. Winter 2013
TUSK TUSK - Royal Court Theatre. Polly Stenham play of teenagers under pressure. Spring 2009
THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY - Jermyn Street Theatre. Tennessee Williams drama of brother and sister. Autumn 2010
2GRAVES - Arts Theatre. Paul Sellars' monologue play of a hardman's vengeance. Autumn 2006
2,000 FEET AWAY - Bush Theatre. Sex offenders in American Gothic land. Summer 2008
TWO ROSES FOR RICHARD III - Roundhouse. Brazilian company 's take on Shakespeare. Spring 2012
TWO THOUSAND YEARS - Lyttelton Theatre. New play by Mike Leigh about secularised London Jews. 2005-2006
TYNAN - Arts Theatre. Corin Redgrave in solo performance as the colourful critic and writer. Spring 2005
UNBROKEN - Gate Theatre. Version of La Ronde, about cycle of sexual encounters. February 2009
UNCLE VANYA - Donmar Warehouse. Sam Mendes's farewell as director: Simon Russell Beale starred. Autumn 2002.
UNCLE VANYA - The Print Room. Chekhov on wasted lives and unrequited loves. Spring 2012
UNCLE VANYA - Noel Coward Theatre. Moscow's Vakhtangov Theatre in Chekhov. November 2012
UNCLE VANYA - Vaudeville Theatre. Chekhov's drama of wasted lives. Winter 2012-2013
UNDER MILK WOOD - Tricycle Theatre. Dylan Thomas's day in the life of a mythical Welsh village. Spring 2008
UNDER THE BLUE SKY - Duke of York's Theatre. David Eldridge play about three couples transfers from Royal Court. Summer-Autumn 2008
UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL - Duchess Theatre. Overdue book sends librarian on epic quest. Spring 2007
UNTITLED - Finborough Theatre. Duchess of Windsor's story. February-March 2009
UP FOR GRABS - Wyndhams Theatre. Madonna as an art dealer desperate to make a sale. Spring 2002.
THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES - Arts Theatre. Eve Ensler's feminist self-examination. 2001-2002
.VANESSA AND VIRGINIA - Riverside Studios. The intertwined lives of the sisters Bell and Woolf. Spring 2013
VANYA - Gate Theatre. Adaptation of Chekhov. September 2009
THE VEIL - Lyttelton Theatre. Conor McPherson ghost story. Autumn 2011
VERA VERA VERA - Royal Court Theatre. Family reactions to a soldier's death. Spring 2012
VERNON GOD LITTLE - Young Vic Theatre. Stage version of novel about hapless Texas teenager. Spring 2007
VERNON GOD LITTLE - Young Vic. New version of black comic satire of America. Spring 2011
VIA DOLOROSA - Duchess Theatre. Brief return of David Hare's solo ruminations on Israel Summer 2002.
VICTORIA - The Pit. RSC in David Greig's new play tracing twentieth-century Scottish history through three women. Spring 2000
VIEUX CARRE - King's Head and Charing Cross Theatres. Tennessee Williams play set in New Orleans. Summer 2012
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE - Duke of York's Theatre. Arthur Miller tragedy; Ken Stott starred. 2009
THE VILLAGE BIKE - Royal Court Theatre. Comedy-drama of a woman's sexual frustration. Summer 2011
VINCENT IN BRIXTON - Cottesloe Theatre. Imagining Van Gogh's brief visit to England. National Theatre Spring 2002; Wyndhams Summer-Autumn; Playhouse Summer 2003
VINCENT RIVER - Landor Theatre. Aftermath of homophobic attack. To June 5
THE VORTEX - Apollo Theatre. Felicity Kendal in early Noel Coward drama. Spring 2008
A VOYAGE ROUND MY FATHER - Donmar Theatre, then Wyndhams. Derek Jacobi in John Mortimer's reminiscence. 2006
VOYAGERS - Croydon Warehouse Astronaut approaching Mars is haunted by ghosts of past explorers Spring 2001
THE VOYSEY INHERITANCE - Lyttelton Theatre. Granville-Barker play of family scandal. Spring 2006
WAITING FOR GODOT - New Ambassadors Theatre. Peter Hall, who directed the British premiere in 1955, returns to the Beckett classic.Autumn 2006
WAITING FOR GODOT - Haymarket Theatre. Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart in Beckett. Summer 2009; revived with cast changes Spring 2010
THE WAITING ROOM - Cottesloe Theatre. Tanika Gupta's play about a wandering ghost, at the NT. Spring 2000.
WAIT UNTIL DARK - Garrick Theatre. Revival of Frederick Knott's thriller about a blind woman in peril. Winter 2003
A WALK IN THE WOODS - Tricycle Theatre. Arms negotiators meet informally. Autumn 2011
WANDERLUST - Royal Court Theatre. Drama of unhappy sex lives. Autumn 2010
WAR AND PEACE - Hampstead Theatre. Shared Experience in two-part adaptation of Tolstoy. Spring 2008
WAR HORSE - Olivier Theatre. Staging of children's book about WW1. Winter 2007-2008
THE WAR NEXT DOOR - Tricycle Theatre. When do you intervene in your neighbour's - or another country's - affairs? February 2007
WARNINGS - St, Pancras Church Crypt. Ghost stories and odd behaviour. March 2010
WASTE - Almeida Theatre. Granville Barker play of politician caught in sex scandal. Autumn 2008
THE WASTE LAND - Wilton's Music Hall. Fiona Shaw speaks T. S. Eliot's poem. Winter 2009-2010
WASTWATER - Royal Court Theatre. Three stories of difficult decisions. Spring 2011
WATER - Lyric Hammersmith. Three stories loosely tied by ecological theme. Lyric 2007; Tricycle Theatre 2011
WAVES - Cottesloe Theatre. Group-created piece inspired by Virginia Woolf. Winter 2006-2007; Autumn 2008
WE THAT ARE LEFT - Palace Theatre Watford. Gary Owen play about a young couple in 1940 and an old couple today. Spring 2007
THE WEIR - Duke of York's Theatre. Conor McPherson's drama of ghost stories in an Irish pub. 1999-2000
WELCOME TO THEBES - Olivier Theatre. Greek tragedy as modern political drama. Summer 2010
THE WEXFORD TRILOGY (A Handful of Stars, Poor Beast in the Rain, Belfry) - Tricycle Theatre. Billy Roche's studies of life in his home town in Ireland. Winter 2000-2001
WHAT FATIMA DID... - Hampstead Theatre. Shock when a Westernised Asian girl dons the hijab. Autumn 2009
WHAT THE NIGHT IS FOR - Comedy Theatre. Gillian Anderson and Roger Allam in Michael Weller play about a lovers' reunion. Winter 2002-2003.
WHAT YOU WILL - Apollo Theatre. Actor Roger Rees gives an actor's view of Shakespeare. Autumn 2012
WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE COTTON DRESS GIRL? - New End Theatre. Solo portrayal of Bette Davis. Summer 2008
WHEN THE NIGHT BEGINS - Hampstead Theatre. Hanif Kureishi drama of accusations of abuse. March 2004
WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING - Almeida Theatre. New play about fathers and sons, and their sons. Spring 2009
WHEN YOU CURE ME - Bush Theatre. Drama of teenager responding to trauma. Winter 2005
THE WHISKY TASTER - Bush Theatre. Life and love in an ad agency. February 2010
A WHISTLE IN THE DARK - Tricycle Theatre. Boozing and brawling Irish family drama. Spring 2006
THE WHITE DEVIL - Menier Chocolate Factory. Jacobean tragedy. Autumn 2008
THE WHITE GUARD - Lyttelton Theatre. The Russian Revolution from the other side. Spring 2010
WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? - Apollo Theatre. Kathleen Turner in Edward Albee, from Broadway. Winter-Spring 2006.
WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? - Trafalgar Studios. Edward Albee on marriage; Matthew Kelly and Tracey Childs starred. Spring 2009
WHOSE LIFE IS IT ANYWAY? - Comedy Theatre. Kim Cattrell in the I-want-to-die drama. Winter-Spring 2005.
WIG OUT! - Royal Court Theatre. Life among drag queens. Winter 2008-2009
THE WINTERLING - Royal Court Theatre. Gangsters' reunion in new play by Jez Butterworth. Winter-Spring 2006
THE WINTER'S TALE - Olivier Theatre. Nicholas Hytner directs Alex Jennings in Shakespeare's play of jealousy and redemption. Spring-Summer 2001
THE WINTER'S TALE - Roundhouse. Royal Shakespeare Company in its new London base. Autumn 2002.
THE WINTER'S TALE - Old Vic Theatre. Shakespeare, in rep with Chekhov's Cherry Orchard. Spring-Summer 2009
THE WINTER'S TALE - Roundhouse. Part of RSC repertory season. Winter 2010-2011
THE WINTER'S TALE - Hampstead Theatre. All-male Propeller Theatre Company in Shakespeare. Summer 2012
WIT - Vaudeville Theatre. Off-Broadway hit about academic woman using her erudition to help her cope with cancer. Spring 2000.
THE WITNESS - Royal Court Theatre. Photojournalist who saved and adopted an African child. Summer 2012
WOMAN AND SCARECROW - Royal Court Theatre Upstairs. Marina Carr play about dying woman, with Fiona Shaw . Summer 2006
A WOMAN KILLED WITH KINDNESS - Lyttelton Theatre. Jacobean tragedy of two broken marriages. Summer 2011
A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE - Haymarket Theatre. Oscar Wilde's serious comedy. Winter 2003-2004.
WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN - Olivier Theatre. Jacobean tragedy. 2010
WOMEN OF TROY - Lyttelton Theatre. Katie Mitchell directs Euripides on the aftermath of war. Winter 2007-2008
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISSOCIA - Royal Court Theatre. Wonderland-like exploration of fantasy by Anthony Neilson Spring 2007
WORLD MUSIC - Donmar Theatre. Drama of the difficulties in understanding modern Africa. Winter 2003-2004.
WRECKS - Bush Theatre. Monologue of a man at his wife's funeral. Spring 2009
WRITTEN ON THE HEART - Duchess Theatre. RSC in David Edgar play about the making of the King James Bible. Spring 2012
WUTHERING HEIGHTS - Lyric Hammersmith Theatre. Bronte set in India. Spring 2009
THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING - Lyttelton Theatre. Vanessa Redgrave in Joan Didion's account of grief. 2008
YERMA - Gate Theatre. New version of Lorca play of barren woman. Winter 2011
YING TONG - New Ambassadors Theatre. New play about Spike Milligan and the Goon Show. Spring 2005
THE YORK REALIST - Strand Theatre. Peter Gill's play about romance at the Mystery Plays transfers from the Royal Court. Spring 2002
YOURS FOR THE ASKING - Orange Tree Theatre. Meeting of two deeply unhappy people. Autumn 2012
ZELDA - Trafalgar Studios. Solo portrayal of Mrs. F. Scott Fitzgerald. Autumn 2012
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