Five shows to see this week

Our guide to the London shows you need to see right now

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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 – Again (Trafalgar Studios)

Again at Trafalgar Studios
Again at Trafalgar Studios – Five shows to see this week

The world premiere of a new comedy about a family reunion with a difference. When the estranged family are reunited, they have a chance to put right the things that forced them apart… again and again and again. Outlander star Rosie Day, who plays daughter Izzy, tells us more about the show.

The classic choice – A Passage To India (Park Theatre)

A Passage To India at Park Theatre
A Passage To India at Park Theatre – Five shows to see this week

EM Forster’s tale, set in colonial India, receives a new stage adaptation. Local Aziz is warned to stay away from the English. When he doesn’t heed the advice, it leads to his arrest for a disturbing crime. The production arrives in London following an acclaimed UK tour. BOOK NOW

The Oscar-winning choice – Fanny & Alexander (The Old Vic)

Fanny & Alexander at The Old Vic
Fanny & Alexander at The Old Vic – Five shows to see this week

Ingmar Bergman’s movie won the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award in 1984. This new stage adaptation, performed in English, brings to the stage the story of siblings whose lives are thrown into turmoil. That disruption begins when their father dies and their mother, played by Penelope Wilton, marries a cruel bishop intent on removing all their freedom. BOOK NOW

The musical choice – Pippin (Southwark Playhouse)

Previously a hit at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre, Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin now comes to London. Follow the adventures of an innocent young prince, as told by a troupe of Victorian vaudevillian performers.

The dance choice – Beats On Pointe (The Peacock Theatre)

This Australian dance hit brings together ballet and street dance to create an intriguing hybrid. Throw in freestyling, beatboxing, comedy and more, and it all adds up to a dance extravaganza. BOOK NOW