On Blueberry Hill, a new play from one of Ireland’s greatest living playwrights
James Bolam and Steve John Shepherd star in Bomber’s Moon at Trafalgar Studios 2
Rehearsal Photos of The Ruling Class starring James McAvoy at the Trafalgar Studios
James McAvoy stars in The Ruling Class at the Trafalgar Studios
Linda Marlowe stars in this extraordinary one-act play based on Charles Dickens’ Miss Havisham from Great Expectations.
James Swanton brings his new play Sikes & Nancy to the Trafalgar Studios.
James McAvoy stars in satirical comedy The Ruling Class by Peter Barnes at the Trafalgar Studios
James McAvoy returns to the Trafalgar Studios for major revival of The Ruling Class directed by Jamie Lloyd.
Round-up of reviews for EAST IS EAST at the Trafalgar Studios starring Jane Horrocks
History of the Trafalgar Studios Theatre in London – currently home to East is East – including designer and first production.
Full casting announced for East is East at the Trafalgar Studios starring Jane Horrocks
A round-up of reviews for Richard III starring Martin Freeman at the Trafalgar Studios
The European premiere of Dessa Rose, from the writers of Ragtime, comes to the Trafalgar Studios starring Cynthia Erivo and Cassidy Janson.
Production photos of Richard III at the Trafalgar Studios starring Martin Freeman
Rehearsal photos of Richard III, as part of the Trafalgar Transformed season at the Trafalgar Studios starring Martin Freeman.
Theatre503’s powerful production of Land of our Fathers transfers to Trafalgar Studios.
Boyzone star Keith Duffy makes his West End stage debut in this acclaimed revival of Billy Roche’s A Handful of Stars at the Trafalgar Studios.
Two new shows from London Fringe venue Theatre503 are to transfer to the Trafalgar Studios this autumn.
AYUB KHAN DIN in East is East
Jane Horrocks and Ayub Khan-Din star in a new revival of East is East at the Trafalgar Studios
Further casting has been announced for Richard III at the Trafalar Studios starring Sherlock and Fargo star Martin Freeman.
British star Martin Freeman to play Shakespeare’s Richard III.
MARTIN FREEMAN in Richard III
Fargo and Sherlock actor Martin Freeman stars as Shakespeare’s Richard III in Jamie Lloyd’s new season of plays at the Trafalgar Studios.
Richard III Cast Highlights
Jeremy Herrin’s production of Another Country is transferring to the Trafalgar Studios in London following it’s sell-out run at the Chichester Festival Theatre. Julian Mitchell’s award-winning play about a group of public schoolboys in 1930′s England will run at the Trafalgar Studios from 26 March to 30 April 2014. An accomplished cast includes rising new stars Will Attenborough and Rob Callender, plus Julian Wadham, Dario Coates, Cai Birdgen, Bill Milner, James Parris, Mark Donald and Mark Quartley. Book tickets for Another Country at the Trafalgar Studios
Production photos: Another Country coming to the Trafalgar Studios
Chichester Festival Theatre’s acclaimed production of Julian Mitchell’s play Another Country transfers to the Trafalgar Studios starring Will Attenborough and Rob Callender.
The Act transfers into the West End for a limited 5 week season starring Matthew Baldwin.
LESLEY MANVILLE in Ghosts
Lesley Manville stars in the West End transfer of Ibsen’s Ghosts, following a sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, directed and adapted by Richard Eyre.
David Eyre’s hit new production of Ibsen’s classic play Ghosts is transferring from the Almeida Theatre to the West End for a limited season.
A loving, funny tribute to Dame Julie Andrews as Sarah-Louise Young brings her Edinburgh hit to London this Christmas.
Jamie Lloyd continues his season of plays at the Trafalgar Studios with Alexi Kaye Campbell’s multi award-winning drama The Pride, starring Hayley Atwell, Harry Hadden-Paton, Al Weaver and Mathew Horne.
Jamie Lloyd’s third production for Trafalgar Transformed is the multi award-winning The Pride, written by Alexi Kaye Campbell. Starring Hayley Atwell (Captain America, Life of Crime, The Faith Machine, A View from the Bridge) as Sylvia, Harry Hadden-Paton (Posh, She Stoops to Conquer, Flare Path) as Philip, Al Weaver (Inadmissible Evidence, Coram Boy, Hamlet) as Oliver and Mathew Horne (Gavin and Stacey, Bad Education, Charley’s Aunt) as The Man/Peter/The Doctor, The Pride follows the critically acclaimed The Hothouse, starring Simon Russell Beale and John Simm, which continues at the Trafalgar Studios until 3 August 2013 and Macbeth with James McAvoy.
Simon Russell Beale and John Simm star in a new revival of Harold Pinter’s tragicomedy The Hothouse. Jamie Lloyd follows his acclaimed production of Macbeth starring James McAvoy with this macabre play at the Trafalgar Studios for a limited season.
Jamie Lloyd Productions today announced that The Hothouse, Harold Pinter’s macabre tragicomedy will return to London’s West End in a new production this May. The Hothouse is next up in a thrilling season of work for Trafalgar Transformed, a joint initiative between director Jamie Lloyd (Donmar’s Passion, Broadway’s Cyrano de Bergerac, the National Theatre’s She Stoops to Conquer, Royal Court’s The Pride) and Howard Panter. It comes hot on the heels of the critically acclaimed Macbeth, starring James McAvoy, tickets for which have sold out. The Hothouse, with design by award-winning Soutra Gilmour, runs from 4 May to 3 August, with the press night on 9 May 2013.
A round-up of reviews of Macbeth starring James McAvoy at the Trafalgar Studios in London.
What’s playing and coming up at the Trafalgar Studios
Acclaimed actor James McAvoy (The Last King of Scotland, Atonement) stars as Shakespeare’s Macbeth in Jamie Lloyd’s new production at the Trafalgar Studios. Also starring Claire Foy.
Claire Foy (White Heat, Little Dorrit, The Promise) will play Lady Macbeth, alongside the previously announced BAFTA winning and Golden Globe nominated actor James McAvoy (The Last King of Scotland, Atonement, X-Men) as Macbeth. Joining them, to complete the cast, are Jamie Ballard (Macduff), Graeme Dalling (Donalbain), Lisa Gardner (Witch), Kevin Guthrie (Lennox), Richard Hansell (Ross), Forbes Masson (Banquo), Allison McKenzie (Witch), Olivia Morgan (Witch), Catherine Murray (Caithness), Callum O’Neill (Angus), Mark Quartley (Malcolm) and Hugh Ross (Duncan/Doctor).
Star of The Inbetweeners, Blake Harrison, makes his West End debut in this hotly anticipated production of Step 9 (of 12) by Rob Hayes and directed by Tom Attenborough.
Stefan Golaszewski, writer of BBC 3’s hit sitcom Him & Her, presents his brilliant new play starring Russell Tovey (Being Human), Naomi Sheldon (Daisy Pulls It Off) and Jaime Winstone (Dagenham Girls).
A round-up of reviews of Three Days in May at the Trafalgar Studios. Warren Clarke stars as Winston Churchill in Ben Brown’s thrilling political drama set during three of the most important days in British history.
Warren Clarke stars as Winston Churchill in Three Days in May at the Trafalgar Studios. Ben Brown’s thrilling political drama is directed by Alan Strachan and also stars Jeremy Clyde as Lord Halifax and Robert Demeger as Neville Chamberlain.
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Max Stafford-Clark directs Caryl Churchill’s powerful modern classic set in Thatcher’s Britain, starring Stella Gonet, Suranne Jones and Catherine McCormack.
Production photos of Betwixt at the Trafalgar Studios, starring Ellen Greene.
Max Stafford-Clark’s new production of Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls is to transfer to the Trafalgar Studios following its critically acclaimed, sell-out run at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester. Top Girls, produced in the West End by Sonia Friedman Productions, will run at the Trafalgar Studios from 5 August – 15 October 2011 with press night on 16 August 2011. Designs are by Tim Shortall with lighting by Jason Taylor, sound by Ian Dickinson and video design by Finn Ross. Stafford-Clark’s Out of Joint/ Chichester Festival Theatre co-production reunites him with producer Sonia Friedman, with whom he co-founded Out of Joint Theatre Company in 1993.
Simon Callow will star in BEING SHAKESPEARE at Trafalgar Studios 1, opening on Wednesday 22 June, with previews from 15 June, running until 23 July. He brings to life Shakespeare’s unforgettable characters and the real man behind the legend in this new play, which comes to the West End for a strictly limited summer season after a hugely successful tour and staging at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last year.
The acclaimed production of End of the Rainbow, currently playing at the Trafalgar Studios in London until 21May 2011, will transfer to Broadway.
End of the Rainbow, Judy Garland, Peter Quilter, Terry Johnson, Tracie Bennett, Trafalgar Studios
Photos of End of the Rainbow at the Trafalgar Studios in London starring Tracie Bennett as Judy Garland.
End Of The Rainbow To Extend West End Run Due To Public Demand
This year’s London theatre scene is more festive than ever before, with a range of shows for children, families and adults. Here’s our selection of some of the West End’s Christmas theatre highlights.
A new play about the last months of screen and music legend Judy Garland has received rave reviews in the West End. Award-winning actress Tracie Bennett returns to the West End as Judy Garland.
End of the Rainbow – Reviews Round-up
This week’s West End openings include End of the Rainbow, FELA! and The Master Builder.
The critically acclaimed production of Dickens’ classic tale A Christmas Carol returns to the West End. Perfect entertainment for the whole family (suitable for children 6+).
End of the Rainbow star Tracie Bennett reveals her first show-biz experiences
Save £15 on tickets to see award-winning actress Tracie Bennett as Judy Garland in End of the Rainbow.
A London map highlighting the location of the Trafalgar Studios, Whitehall, London, SW1A 2DY
Award-winning actress Tracie Bennett returns to the West End in a new musical about the final days of Judy Garland.
Olivier Award winner Tracie Bennett puts in a career-defining performance as Judy Garland in Peter Quilter’s new musical play based on the star’s final days, directed by Terry Johnson.
Meera Syal puts in a stellar comic performance in Willy Russell’s hilarious and touching play about a middle-aged Liverpudlian housewife who decides to change her life.
Tim Pigott-Smith and Laura Dos-Santos star in Willy Russell’s much-loved play about a brash young hairdresser who discovers a passion for English literature.