Right in the centre of the West End, this theatre puts on some great pieces of theatre if you want an alternative to the musicals.
Time Out says
Posted: Wed Jun 20 2012
A kitsch-free rebel on the outskirts of theatreland, Trafalgar Studios is a modern, minimalist space in the shell of the former Whitehall Theatre. Its two studios tend to present emerging, established and international talent with varied success, from Polly Teale’s inventive ‘Jane Eyre’ to the lacklustre ‘Riflemind’, which, despite being awash with the talent of Andrew Upton, Philip Seymour Hoffman and John Hannah, was a flop.
What's on at Trafalgar Studios
West End, Comedy, Drama
Ayub Khan Din's classic comedy about British Asian life in the 1970s 'East Is East' opened 17 years ago at the Royal Court before becoming a hit film. Now it returns to the London stage, in a new production directed by Jamie Lloyd and starring Jane Horrocks...
Drama, West End
- Rating: 5/5
- Critics' choice
This is soul-searching, soul-scorching stuff. Margaret Thatcher is on the cusp of power and somewhere deep down a coalmine in Wales, six men are trapped. Will these miners escape or has the world above forgotten them completely? Theatre503 has found...
West End, Drama
A tour of Stephen Macdonald's drama featuring WW1 poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen. Based on true events, the play looks at the two men's friendship which was founded during their time at Craiglockhart War Hospital. Feelgood Theatre's production...
Shakespeare, Drama, West End
- Rating: 4/5
Saying that Martin Freeman’s Richard III perfectly captures the banality of evil may sound like damning the everybloke actor with faint praise. But this is a clever interpretation of Shakespeare’s ultimate bad guy. London's last two major Richards were...
Drama, West End
A West End transfer for this show, which has been co-written by Oscar Wilde's only grandchild Merlin Holland and is staged in support of Stonewall. The piece looks in depth at the trial for indecency in 1895 that Wilde went through which led to a sentence...