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, Musicals
- Rating: 4/5
‘Dessa Rose’ is a brutal musical with some red-raw scenes that will rip right through you. It is about slavery and friendship, set amid the American plantations and penned by the ‘Ragtime’ dream team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. This is its European...
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...
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...