The Best New Theatre Shows for Spring 2019

From a Pullitzer prize-winning playright to a theatre in a pub, Robert Jackman gives you the inside scoop on the latest plays

The best West End shows to see this Christmas

Our take on the six best shows to catch while you still can

Olivier Awards 2018: full list of winners

Hamilton won seven awards at the Royal Albert Hall ceremony

Plays to book ahead for

Poldark’s Aidan Turner is heading to the West End

Girl from the North Country

The Old Vic, 10 July – 7 October

The Stepmother

Chichester Festival Theatre, from 11 August


National Theatre, 5-23 September

Daniel Kitson

Royal Exchange Manchester, from 31 August

Young Frankenstein

Garrick Theatre, from 28 September

Olivier Awards 2017: full list of nominations

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child receives a record-breaking 11 nominations

The Girls

Phoenix Theatre from 28 January

Escaped Alone

Royal Court, 25 January – 11 February

The White Devil

The Globe, 26 January – 16 April


Soho Theatre, 5–16 December

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Touring from 22 November

Strictly Ballroom

West Yorkshire Playhouse, from 30 November

This House

Garrick Theatre, from 19 November

One Night in Miami

Donmar Warehouse, from 6 October