From a Grade II listed theatre to an independent production house, Seven Dials is the centre of London’s Theatreland. Discover critically acclaimed productions and new, experimental performances with our guide to the theatre highlights you wouldn't want to miss.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Based on an original new story by J.K Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and tells the story of how a now older Harry is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic. When Harry struggles to deal with his dramatic past, his youngest son Albus battles with the family legacy as the past and the present collide. A must-see for any Harry Potter fan – opening July 2016.
Wednesday: Part One 14:00 & Part Two 19.30
Thursday - Friday: Part One & Part Two 19:30
Saturday: Part One 14:00 & Part Two 19:30
Sunday: Part One 13:00 & Part Two 18:30
Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda the Musical
Inspired by the incomparable Roald Dahl’s beloved book, Matilda The Musical captures the imagination of young and old alike. Written by playwright Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by comedian, musician and composer Tim Minchin is, the musical is now in its fifth year in the West End. Having swept the board at the 2012 Olivier Awards with a record-breaking seven awards, Matilda The Musical has now received 56 awards in Stratford-upon-Avon, London, New York and Australia and has been seen by more than four million people worldwide.
Wednesday – Saturday: 19:30
Matinees on Wednesday and Saturday: 14:30
The Lady From The Sea
Ellida, the lighthouse keeper's daughter, is trapped in her marriage and longs for the sea. When a former lover returns from years of absence, she is forced to decide between freedom and the new life she has made for herself.
Donmar Associate Kwame Kwei-Armah directs Ibsen's moving play about duty and self-determination following the Olivier Award-nominated One Night in Miami.
Nikki Amuka-Bird returns to the Donmar as Ellida, following her recent BAFTA Television Award nomination for Zadie Smith's NW.
Until 2 December 2017
Matinees on Thursday and Saturday: 14:30
The International smash hit Stomp is fresher, faster and funnier than ever before, with new choreography and music at its Ambassadors Theatre residency. This multi-award winning show has a universal language of music, dance and theatre. With 8 performers using everything from Zippo lighters, plastic bags, bin lids and the kitchen sink to create feel-good rhythms, this is a theatre show unlike any other.
Monday & Thursday - Saturday: 20:00
Matinees on Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays: 15:00
Celebrating its 65th year of a record-breaking run, this piece of theatrical history written by crime novelist Agatha Christie is a must see. A mixture of comedy and mystery, this legendary show is known for its twist ending, which the audience is traditionally sworn to secrecy upon leaving.
St Martin’s Theatre
Monday – Saturday: 19:30
Matinees on Tuesday 15:00 and Saturday: 16:00
Image Credit: Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda the Musical