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Les Enfants Terribles' United Queendom © Rah Petherbridge Photography

The Best Theatre in London Right Now

1 July 2020 | London Calling

Spotlight On: United Queendom at Kensington Palace
What do I need to know? Immersive theatre aficionados Les Enfants Terribles are storming through Kensington Palace to create a royal feast for the eyes. The show features two interactive storylines that follow Queen Caroline and her husband's mistress, Lady Henrietta Howard. Both women rebelled against the strict royal etiquette and chaos ensued. You’ll experience high levels of royal shenanigans while you delight in the flamboyance of the sumptuous 18th Century costumes and opulent setting of Kensington Palace. 
When can I see it? February 28 - March 30 
 


Les Enfants Terribles' United Queendom © Rah Petherbridge Photography

The Best of the Rest:
Women Beware Women at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
What do I need to know? Thomas Middleton might have written this exploration of gender power dynamics 500 years ago, but that doesn't mean it's not relevant - we are still trying to answer the question of how to live while navigating a society in which women are consciously and unconsciously commodified, coerced and controlled.
When can I see it? 21 February - 18 April

4000 Miles at the Old Vic
What do I need to know? 
Timothee Chalamet is the tempting celebrity bait in this intriguing two-hander which deals with dual grief for a 21-year-old and his grandmother. Darling Timothée stars opposite Eileen Atkins, who you will recognise from The Crown.
When can I see it? 6 April - 23 May

The Prince of Egypt at Dominion Theatre
What do I need to know? Written by the composer of Wicked and Godspell, this musical score features the Oscar-winning song ‘When You Believe’. You’re guaranteed to have a feel-good night out experiencing the wonders of Egypt live on stage.  
When can I see it? 5 February – 12 September
 
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