Critic’s Choice – Top 10 West End Plays – 1st April 2015

The RSC presents Oppenheimer at the Swan Theatre

What Play should you see first in London? We have compiled this list to save you the trouble of working it out! It’s just our view – and everyone has one – based on our Reviewers’ thoughts. We will update the list regularly so new productions get on your radar and when original casts change that is factored in. Plays which have been running for more than three years are not included – this is a list for new or relatively new productions running in London. So go see them! 1. A View From The Bridge At the centre of the maelstrom of human experience that whips up and around and in Jan Versweyveld’s spare set is the towering, mesmerising and faultless turn from Mark Strong. Lean, muscular, a volcano approaching breaking point, Strong’s extraordinary Eddie is a once-in-a-generation performance. Read Our Review | This show is SOLD OUT 2. … Read more

London’s Ten Best Plays – 6 February 2015

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10 Best New Plays in London What Play should you see first in London? We have compiled this list to save you the trouble of working it out! It’s just our view – and everyone has one – based on our Reviewers’ thoughts. We will update the list regularly so new productions get on your radar and when original casts change that is factored in. Plays which have been running for more than three years are not included – this is a list for new or relatively new productions running in London. We’ve included booking links for the shows listed and there are some great offers available on some of these shows. So go see them! If you prefer musicals check out our Top 10 Musicals list. 1. Tree – Old Vic It’s gentle, fascinating stuff. Watching these two very different men bond over nothing really, except their maleness, and … Read more

Shakespeare In Love – Flash Sale

Shakespeare in Love Noel Coward Theatre

OFFER EXPIRES 22ND NOVEMBER 2014 Reworked for the stage by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot, The Pitman Painters) from the screenplay of the smash-hit 1998 movie romantic comedy by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, this sparkling screen-to-stage adaptation brings together a prestigious, multi-award winning creative team and has been rapturously received by audiences and critics alike. Among a slew of five-star reviews, the Mail called it ‘a swooning delight’. Plagued by debt, tormented by writer’s block and in desperate need of a new hit, promising new playwright Will Shakespeare finds his muse in the form of passionate young noblewoman Viola De Lesseps. Their forbidden love soon draws everyone, including Queen Elizabeth herself, into the drama and inspires Will to write the greatest love story of all time: Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare in Love revels in the sheer joy of love itself. Prepare to be transported to to a vibrant, vivid tableau … Read more

14 Nov – Critics Choice: Top 10 West End Plays

Critics Choice

What Play should you see first in London’s West End? We have compiled this list to save you the trouble of working it out! It’s just our view – and everyone has one – based on our Reviewers’ thoughts. We will update the list regularly so new productions get on your radar and when original casts change that is factored in. Plays which have been running for more than three years are not included – this is a list for new or relatively new productions running in the West End. So go see them! We’d like to know your thoughts. To vote for your favourite West End play and musical CLICK HERE 1. Our Town – We know that technically the Almeida isn’t in the West End, but this is just too good to miss! ✭✭✭✭✭ 2. King Charles III ✭✭✭✭✭ 3. John ✭✭✭✭✭ 4. Electra ✭✭✭✭✭ 5. Shakespeare in … Read more

First look production footage from Shakespeare In Love

Shakespeare in Love Noel Coward Theatre

BritishTheatre.com is excited to bring you this fantastic production footage from Shakespeare In Love, which opens next week at London’s Noel Coward Theatre. Presented by Disney and Sonia Freidman productions this is a great night in the theatre and is not to be missed. Book tickets to Shakespeare In Love  

Shakespeare in Love – First Look Photos

Shakespeare In Love

The World Premiere Production of the stage adaptation of Shakespeare In Love is now in previews at the Noel Coward Theatre and BritishTheatre.com is pleased to be able to bring you this first look at the production. Produced by Disney and Sonia Friedman Productions and based on the Academy Award®-winning screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, Shakespeare in Love has been adapted for the stage by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot). Featuring a company of 28 actors and musicians, one of the largest companies ever assembled for a play in the West End, plus a dog, this new play will be directed by Declan Donnellan and designed by Nick Ormerod, the driving force behind the world-renowned theatre company, Cheek by Jowl. Book Tickets to Shakespeare in Love

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