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Sonia Prina contralto; Paolo Spadaro Munitto piano

Falla, Berio, Seiber and more

Sunday 10 September 7.30pm

Daniel Müller-Schott cello
Simon Trpceski piano

Beethoven, Debussy and Rachmaninov

Friday 15 September 7.30pm

Mahan Esfahani harpsichord


Tuesday 12 September 7.30pm

Shakespeare’s Globe announces full casting for Tanika Gupta’s Lions and Tigers

Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce casting for the world premiere of Tanika Gupta’s new play Lions and Tigers, directed by Pooja Ghai. Based on the true story of Tanika’s great uncle and freedom fighter Dinesh Gupta, Lions and Tigers will open on 23 August in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

The Grange Festival presents the first operatic adaptation of Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park, in the heart of Austen country.

Originally written for a cast of ten singers with four hands at a single piano, this new version was commissioned by The Grange Festival especially for the award-winning theatre at The Grange and will be the first production to be staged there outside of the main summer season.

Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce that Michelle Terry will be its Artistic Director from April 2018.

An Olivier Award-winning actor and writer, Michelle is well-known to the Globe’s stage, having starred as Rosalind in As You Like It (2015), as Titania/Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2013) and as the Princess of France in Love’s Labour’s Lost (2007).

The annual celebration of the River Thames returns with a creative and diverse programme that inspires, connects and enthrals - Totally Thames.

This year's programme is curated around the timely issue of plastic pollution in our rivers and oceans, Handel's 300th Anniversary of Water Music, and stories of the river.

Mrs Orwell - Old Red Lion Theatre

The production will explore the private side of one of the most public icons of the 20th century. This theme of public and private contrasts will be reflected in the staging by having a built in hospital corridor behind Room 65, the hospital room where the action takes place.

Wigmore Hall July
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Prom 38: Rachmaninov – All-Night Vigil (Vespers) Latvian Radio Choir

Sung unaccompanied, the Vigil is a choral tour de force, pushing the singers to the limits of both range and dynamics. The effect is strikingly dramatic, encompassing the ecstatic choral celebration of the Resurrection Hymn ‘Today salvation has come’ and the infinite tenderness of the ‘Ave Maria’.

This summer, award-winning theatre company Antic Disposition present a thrilling new production of Shakespeare's Richard III, which will be staged in six of England's most historic cathedrals and London's ancient Temple Church this summer.

The tour will include two special performances in Leicester Cathedral - the first production of Richard III to be performed in the building since the king's remains were discovered buried under a nearby car park and reinterred in the Cathedral in 2015. Antic Disposition's Richard III also visits Ely, Peterborough, Gloucester, Bristol and Salisbury Cathedrals.

A year-long celebration of Oscar Wilde
at the Vaudeville Theatre

Classic Spring, a new theatre company from former Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe Dominic Dromgoole, announces the first casting and creatives for a year-long celebration of Oscar Wilde at the Vaudeville Theatre.

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The Wasp

Written by Morgan Lloyd Malcom, The Wasp is an electric thriller asking how far beyond the playground we carry our childhood experiences and what lengths we are willing to go to overcome them.

The Red Lion

The Red Lion is a powerful, funny and touching locker room drama that reaches beyond the beautiful game, exploring contrasting ideas about loyalty, ambition and what it takes to win, from the perspectives of three different generations.


After running a successful scratch night and 24 hour play event, new collaborative theatre company emberfly theatre now come to Theatre N16 with their first full-length production, Heroines.

Soul of a Nation Tate Modern, London

Soul of a Nation shines a bright light on the vital contribution of Black artists to a dramatic period in American art and history.

Until 22 October 2017