Which London productions should you see to brighten up your week? We have five suggestions for the shows to see this week:
The last-chance choice – Lonely Planet (Trafalgar Studios)
Steven Dietz’s acclaimed drama tells the storyof two friends, Jody and Carl, attempting to find their way through the Aids epidemic of the 1980s. Catch it before its short run ends on 7 July.
The musical choice – Knights Of The Rose (Arts Theatre)
Rock classics combine with a tale of knights and heroism in this new musical set in the age of chivalry and serfs. Songs from Bon Jovi, Bonnie Tyler, No Doubt and more accompany this story of a struggle to defend what is right. BOOK NOW
The family choice – The Tiger Who Came To Tea (Piccadilly Theatre)
When an unexpected visitor arrives at young Sophie’s house, he’s extremely hungry and eats almost everything in sight. In this stage adaptation of the children’s picture book, that guest happens to be a tiger! BOOK NOW
The circus choice – Peepshow (Underbelly Festival)
Wonder acrobatic feats and physical skill in this new show from circus superstars Circa. As well as stunning you with what the human body can achieve, Peepshow also explores ideas of gender, sexuality, watching and being watched.
The premiere choice – Incoming Festival (New Diorama Theatre)
See some of the hottest new theatre-makers in the UK at this festival, which offers emerging artists the chance to shine. This year’s Incoming Festival features 20 companies performing across two cities. The shows cover everything from bees and drones, to relationships and a boy who throws his heart away.