The Death of Stalin meets Bond in Unleash The Llama’s Man of 100 Faces returns, a tragicomic one-man homage to the greatest spy MI6 ever produced. Following a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the show returns to London’s King’s Head Theatre, running from 8-12 November 2022.
Surrey-based LynchPin Productions will be staging the European premiere of the award-winning play Apples in Winter by Jennifer Fawcett, directed by Claire Parker, at London’s Playground Theatre from 5-15 October 2022 (press night is 6 October).
Billed as an hilarious and heartfelt comedy for those who are thinking of starting a family, have already done so, or just love babies, betting, and Brooklyn, Over Here Theatre Company’s UK premiere of Eric Henry Sanders’ award-winning play Maybe, Probably continues at London’s Old Red Lion Theatre until 15 October 2022, directed by Lydia Parker.
Guinea Pigs, a new play that shines a light on Britain’s decades-long nuclear testing cover-up, written by the daughter of a test veteran, premieres next month at London’s The Space, coinciding with the 70th anniversary of Operation Hurricane, Britain’s first nuclear detonation.
In 1600 English Will Kemp triumphantly arrived in Norwich after Morris dancing the entire 125-mile journey from London. Now audiences can relive his one-man romp through the country lanes of Elizabethan England in Blue Fire Theatre Company’s production of Kemp’s Jig which is heading to those very locations: the Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich on 28 September 2022 and Hampton Hill Theatre in Richmond on 1 October.
A new one-man play about notorious British serial killer Harold Shipman, written by a former patient and relative of one of his victims, receives its world premiere this month in London. Time to get booking!
In the centenary year of Marie Lloyd’s death, J.J. Leppink’s Marie Lloyd Stole My Life, beginning a regional tour on 18 September at Colchester’s Headgate Theatre, tells the story of how the ‘Queen of the Music Hall’ came to fame at another’s expense.
After the success with Anita Luna THE DIVA at Clapham Fringe last year, award-winning Italian cabaret artist Anita Giovanni is back at the festival this year, debuting her new show Full of Shit, which runs for one performance only on 26 September 2022. It’s a love affair: in London, Anita found her artistic heart. Time to get booking!
Pither Productions is presenting the London premiere of Nina Atesh’s atmospheric dark thriller The Drought –a drama of desperation, dread and deception set to take the audience on a voyage of emotions – at the King’s Head Theatre from 20-24 September 2022.
A brand-new production of Joe Penhall’s brilliant 2007 play Landscape With Weapon – about the moral dilemma faced by a scientist involved in creating weapons of mass destruction – will run at London’s Cockpit Theatre from 13-18 September 2022, directed by Jason Moore and presented by OnBook Theatre.
The world premiere of Elizabeth Fry: The Angel of Prisons, the latest in a series of site-specific plays inspired by the history of Newham in east London, will be staged in the Elizabeth Fry Room at Canning Town Library for one week only from 22 to 27 August 2022.
Award-winning new musical RIDE, charting one woman’s radical act and exploring the lies we tell to escape ourselves, gears up for its first full production at London’s Charing Cross Theatre from 25 August to 17 September 2022 (press night is 31 August).
The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is back and standing out from the crowd will be the critically acclaimed play My Own Private Shakespeare, fresh from a sold-out, three-week run in Toronto, Canada and now heading for Willow Theatre, Greenside at Riddle’s Court for the show’s debut UK engagement from 5-27 August 2022.
Four up-and-coming actors will star in the world premiere of Proforca Theatre’s latest explosive new play Flashbang, which has a strictly limited run at the start of the new autumn season at London’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre. Meet the cast below – and then get booking!
After lauded productions of Feel, At Last, Lately and Volcano, Proforca Theatre premieres Flashbang, its latest new play by James Lewis at London’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre this autumn. Time to get booking!
Jamie Lloyd’s quietly compelling production of The Seagull features a cast at the top of their game, but Anya Reiss’ adaptation is a little slow to get going.
Peter Hamilton’s new play Blue, a dark comedy about the quest for spiritual meaning in a modern secular and cynical age directed by directed by Ken McClymont, will run at London’s White Bear Theatre from 12-23 July 2022 (press night is 13 July).
Tom Ratcliffe’s compelling play Evelyn at Southwark Playhouse challenges our thoughts and opinions to great effect, while also offering a raw emotional experience.
After its successful premiere last year as part of Paines Plough’s Roundabout Season, Midlands writer Frankie Meredith’s May Queen returns to Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre for a strictly limited season this summer.
In association with The Ukrainian Cultural Association in the UK (UCA-UK) London’s Playground Theatre is presenting Love & Destruction, celebrating the work of female Ukrainian artists through piano music and poetry and questioning the role of authoritarian male dictatorship through drama, running from 25 May to 28 May 2022 and on 29 May 2022.