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Tickets Alert: Les Misérables – The Staged Concert
Tickets Alert: Les Misérables – The Staged Concert

Originally intended to be a stop-gap idea while a theatre was furbished, Les Mis as a concert rather than a musical play will be returning again this summer.

National Theatre and Shakespeare’s Globe reopening
National Theatre and Shakespeare’s Globe reopening

Two grand theatres on the Thames riverside will be reopening, with tickets starting from just £5 per person.

Tickets Alert: Tours resume at the Globe Theatre
Tickets Alert: Tours resume at the Globe Theatre

The doors to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre on Bankside have been closed, and while plays may not start yet, guided tours of the theatre building can.

The Marriage of Figaro for £3 from the Royal Opera House
The Marriage of Figaro for £3 from the Royal Opera House

This Friday, the Royal Opera House will be broadcasting Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro for just £3.

Reserve London theatre ticket vouchers ahead of reopening
Reserve London theatre ticket vouchers ahead of reopening

Ahead of their reopening dates, London’s west-end theatres are encouraging people to pay-it-forward and buy vouchers that can be exchanged for theatre tickets when the doors open.

Four London theatres are on the Theatres at Risk register
Four London theatres are on the Theatres at Risk register

Four of London’s older theatres are currently on a risk register with their long term future uncertain.

Watch National Theatre plays online
Watch National Theatre plays online

If you are missing the theatre, there’s an online service from the National offering a large range of their performances.

The National Threatre is offering some online Dick
The National Threatre is offering some online Dick

Dick Whittington that is! And Dick Whittington is coming to a computer screen near you.

Tickets Alert: See inside the former Welsh Chapel
Tickets Alert: See inside the former Welsh Chapel

You’ve probbaly walked past the locked doors of this grand looking building many times, but over the next couple of weeks, it will be opening its doors to let people inside.

An immersive Doctor Who show is coming to London in 2021
An immersive Doctor Who show is coming to London in 2021

Early next year will see Doctor Who: Time Fracture open in London, an immersive theatre event where you will be part of the show.

A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic screened online
A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic screened online

The festivities are starting to feel like the warning from the Ghost of Christmas Future, but the Old Vic theatre will still perform A Christmas Carol this year.

Tickets Alert: Watch the Royal Ballet rehearsals
Tickets Alert: Watch the Royal Ballet rehearsals

Next month, the Royal Opera House will have a fairly rare opportunity to watch the Royal Ballet in rehearsals.

Tickets Alert: Free theatre tickets for children
Tickets Alert: Free theatre tickets for children

In August there is an event called Kids Week that offers free tickets to children to go to the theatre. Despite its name, it appears to last all month.

Southwark Playhouse secures new permanent home
Southwark Playhouse secures new permanent home

An area near to one of London’s earliest purpose built theatres is once again going to be home to a theatre, as the Southwark Playhouse has secured a new long term lease.

There is a Big Red Shed on the SouthBank
There is a Big Red Shed on the SouthBank

If you have passed by the Southbank recently or crossed over Waterloo Bridge in a red bus, you might have struggled to avoid seeing a big red shed that has appeared next to the National Theatre.