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Succession’s Sarah Snook is returning to West End in one-woman show

The Golden Globe-winning Australian actress will play 26 different characters in the Theatre Royal Haymarket show starting in January 2024

<p>Get theatre ready for the best productions for June and July </p>

The best theatre to see in June and July - From Macbeth to SpongeBob

We’ve picked out London’s top stage performances opening over the next month


The Pillowman at the Duke of York’s: audacious and wickedly funny

Martin McDonagh’s swaggering play wrong-foots the audience throughout


A Strange Loop’s Michael R Jackson: ‘I wrote it as a little lifeboat’

The creator of the multi-award winning Broadway show on being credited with reinventing the American musical, his run-in with Liz Phair and why he’s fed up with modern TV


Dear England makes an unlikely stage hero out of Gareth Southgate

Our football correspondent puts on his commentators’ hat for the National Theatre’s latest kickabout


Dear England at the National Theatre review: thrilling football drama

The Nottingham playmaker takes on the England football team’s recent highs and lows in a brilliant fusion of sport and art


The Third Man at the Menier Chocolate Factory: why is this a musical?

The creative team has a record of turning unlikely subjects into musical gold. Not this time


Idiots Assemble: Spitting Image the Musical, Phoenix: shockingly funny

I wasn’t expecting this to be so outrageously entertaining


National Theatre director Rufus Norris announces plan to step down

Rufus Norris describes time in charge as ‘the most challenging in our history’


School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play review: that’s so fetch

Bioh’s dialogue fizzes with both laugh-out-loud quips and savage insults


When Winston Went to War With the Wireless at the Donmar Warehouse

The feud between Conservative politicians and our national broadcaster has been ongoing for longer than you think


West End show tickets on sale for £25

The sale includes famous productions, such as The Mousetrap and newly adapted productions including a revival of Guys & Dolls


Podcast: The curious case of reversing Benjamin Button’s age on stage

Plus our reviews of Patriots at the Noël Coward Theatre and A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Shakespeare’s Globe


Groundhog Day at the Old Vic: good enough to watch again and again

If this show doesn’t quite escape the shadow of its source material, it adds dimension and depth to it


The Curious Case of Benjamin Button at Southwark Playhouse: a delight

This musical version of the well-loved tale is full of rich, lovely numbers


Sarah Jessica Parker set to make West End debut in Plaza Suite

The Golden Globe-winner will appear at the Savoy Theatre from January 15


Andrew Scott, Fleabag’s sexy priest, announces one man show in London

Sherlock star to appear in Vanya, a Simon Stephens adaptation of Chekov’s Uncle Vanya


Is Brokeback Mountain really the queer story we need right now?

There’s much to love about this new stage adaptation but surely it’s time for bolder queer narratives, says Jason Okundaye


Tim Sheader named as the new Donmar Warehouse boss

He comes straight from a long tenure at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre


Patriots at the Noel Coward Theatre: the fight for Russia’s soul

This hectic, tragicomic tale has already gained new weight and prescience as it transfers into the West End from the Almeida


Tickets go on sale for manga adaptation Death Note: The musical

This will be the award-winning musical’s English language premiere


The Shape of Things at Park Theatre: precision engineered black comedy

Though slightly dated, the play is slick and efficient - and funny


Theatre Podcast: Mark Gatiss on playing Sir John Gieldgud

And how he got a little help from his famous friends...


Shows will go on: West End strike risk lifted after pay deal

A pay rise was backed by cast members in sell out shows including Frozen, Moulin Rouge and Cabaret


Aspects of Love at the Lyric: why revive this silly, creepy musical?

The dislikeable characters and preposterous plot, despite the stylish staging, make this revival hard to love


West End theatres to dim their lights for Tina Turner

As a mark of respect, London’s theatres will go dark for The Best singer


West End tributes for Tina Turner as fans hail ‘electric’ musical show

Fans laid flowers outside the venue showing the musical based on her extraordinary life


Luke Newton on returning to the stage, glow-ups and Colin Bridgerton

As he prepares to star in The Shape of Things at the Park Theatre, everyone’s favourite Bridgerton brother says he’s excited to look audiences in the eye again


A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the Globe: a fresh take on the forest romp

I’ve seen this play a hundred times, so it’s always a delight when a production shows it in new light


Showstopper! at the Cambridge Theatre review: still going strong

Creating shows from scratch is seemingly effortless for this ensemble, who never seem to lose their way


Podcast: Eddie Izzard on her solo adaptation of Great Expectations

Plus, open audience rehearsals around UK for her new Hamlet show


Ruth Wilson’s masterful stage marathon

The award-winning actor performed the same scene for a whole day opposite a revolving cast of 100 actors and amateurs. It was superb


Bleak Expectations at the Criterion Theatre: a mediocre Dickens parody

To borrow one of the show’s parodic lines: please sir, could we have some less


Once on This Island at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre: told with verve

There are many stirring performances in this revival of the show that puts a Caribbean spin on the story of The Little Mermaid


How to Succeed... at Southwark Playhouse: should have stayed lost

This musical, with its dodgy sexual politics, has been justly neglected