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Category: Theatre Guide

Parts of a theatre glossary - Queen's Theatre

Parts of a theatre glossary: Beginner’s guide

Do you know your box office from your backdrop? Our parts of a theatre glossary, created by Charlotte Marshall, explains it all.

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london-theatre-etiquette

A Londoner’s Guide to Theatre Etiquette

What to wear, when to go, what to eat – all your theatre etiquette questions answered

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Judi Dench at the Olivier Awards with MasterCard (London theatre Awards)

Beginner’s guide: London theatre awards

There are more theatre prizes blowing around than fallen leaves in London’s colder months. So we’ve created a simple guide to help understand who’s winning what.

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Royal Opera House - types of theatre glossary

Types of theatre glossary: Beginner’s guide

Charlotte Marshall explains everything, from amphitheatre to thrust, in our types of theatre glossary.

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Taking the family to see children's theatre shows

Beginner’s guide: Taking kids to children’s theatre shows

Thinking about swapping TV and board games for a trip to one of London’s children’s theatre shows? We have the perfect guide for you.

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Theatre terms - Reuel Guzman and John Heffernan in Saint George And The Dragon (Image: Johan Persson)

Theatre terms glossary: Beginner’s guide

From prologues to epilogues and everything in between, Charlotte Marshall explains the theatre terms you might find baffling.

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Standing at the Globe (Image: Pawel Libera)

Essential London Theatre: Standing at the Globe

What’s it like to get down and dirty in the pit at Shakespeare’s Globe? We found out…

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The Grinning Man at Trafalgar Studios - types of performance

Types of performance glossary: Beginner’s guide

Charlotte Marshall explains all about the types of performance you can see in London theatres.

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Crime And Punishment at The Scoop (open air theatre London)

The best open air theatre London has to offer

With the arrival of sunny days and warm evenings, we share the top open air theatre London has to offer this summer.

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King Lear starring Ian McKellen at the Duke of York's Theatre. (Image: Manuel Harlan. Courtesy of The Cornershop PR)

15 summer shows to book now

Our guide to the summer shows you need to see in the capital this year.

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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre (Fathers Day ideas)

Nine great theatrical Fathers Day ideas

With the day we celebrate our dads on the horizon, we’ve collected a few theatrical Father’s Day ideas to help you out.

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Rachel Parris stars in Thirty Christmases (Image: Josh Tomalin) - Theatre tips

Theatre tips for audiences: performers’ suggestions

We asked the stars of the London stage how to get the most from a trip to the theatre. They shared their best theatre tips.

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London Easter shows - Relentless Unstoppable Human Machine at Roundhouse (Image courtesy of Chloe Nelkin PR)

Twelve cracking London Easter shows

Our pick of the new theatre shows you can see across London this Easter.

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42nd Street at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Eight great Mother’s Day theatre tickets ideas

Want to treat Mum around 11 March? Here are our tips for Mother’s Day theatre tickets 2018

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VAlentine's Day Shows - The Phantom Of The Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre

London’s best Valentine’s Day shows

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. (We know!) What better way to celebrate your joy-filled relationship than a trip to see a show?

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Thirty Christmases at The New Diorama Theatre. (Image: Anna Soderblom) - London Christmas shows

London Christmas shows 2017

From children’s shows to adult productions, our guide to the best London Christmas shows 2017 has it all.

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Cinderella at Hackney Empire - London pantomimes

London Pantomimes 2017

Our guide to the best laughter-filled, audience-involving, thigh-slapping London pantomimes bringing theatrical joy to Christmas 2017.

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Hammer House of Horror Live - The Soulless Ones - London theatre Halloween

Terrifying treats for a London theatre Halloween

October is the season for spookiness, witching and all things ghoulish. Here’s our rundown of the treats (and possibly tricks) in store at London’s theatres.

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The Old Vic - best London theatres

Stage stars pick their best London theatres

Who better to tip you off about the best London theatres, than the stars who perform on their stages?

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Bush Theatre

In the spotlight: Bush Theatre

Artistic Director Madani Younis tells us about west London’s refurbished theatrical powerhouse, the Bush Theatre.

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