What's On this Month in Local Theatres

Busy programme includes everything from Shakespeare to science fiction

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Barons Court Theatre

Chelsea Theatre

Drayton Arms Theatre

Finborough Theatre

London Theatre Workshop


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Our patch of West London contains a number of very popular small theatres, each with its own busy autumn programme.

Here's what's to see on local stages in October:

Barons Court Theatre, Comeragh Road, W14

Amy, Amy A New Musical - September 29 - October 3, nightly till Saturday, 7.30pm
Comedy Showcase - October 4 only, 7.30pm
Gays from the Grave: Aids, Blades and Transubstantiation
October 12 only, 7.30pm
Othello by William Shakespeare - October 6 - 18, Tuesdays to Sundays, 7.30pm
Breathing Corpses, frightening drama - October 20 - 24 Tuesday to Saturday. 7.30pm, matinee on Saturday 2.30pm
Night Night, Sleep Tight, six short plays based on fairytales
October 17 - 31, Tuesday to Saturday. 7.30pm, matinee on Saturday 2.30pm
Find out more here.

Chelsea Theatre, World's End Place, SW10

L’Entrevue de Saint-Cloud - October 1 - 9, 7.30pm, Sunday 4 October matinee performance at 3pm. Post-performance meeting and signature with the author Harold Cobert October 1 and 2
International Music Festival - October 13 only, 7pm - 9.30pm
Theatre of Widdershins – The Elves & The Shoemaker, children's theatre - October 18 only, 11am and 2pm
TALOS – Science Fiction Theatre Festival of London - October 24 and 25, 7.30pm
The Day Nina Simone Stopped Singing, acclaimed play followed by Q&A - October 26 and 27, 7.30pm
The Magic Queen, children's theatre - October 29 -31, 1.30pm and 3.30pm

Find out more here.

Drayton Arms Theatre, Old Brompton Road

Cuddle Party - October 4 and 5, 8pm
Blackout - October 6 - 17, 8pm
Moments - October 20 - 31, 8pm

Find out more here.

Finborough Theatre, Finborough Road

The Sweethearts, world premiere of new play, till October 17, Tuesday to Saturday 7.30pm, Saturday and Sunday matinees 3pm
Horniman's Choice, four one act plays, October 4-6 and 11-13, Sunday and Monday 7.30, Tuesday matinees 2pm
Treasure, Yiddish theatre classic, October 20 - November 14,Tuesday to Saturday 7.30pm, Saturday and Sunday matinees 3pm

Find out more here.

London Theatre Workshop, New King's Road

William Shakespeare's The Tempest - October 7 - 24, Tuesday-Saturday 7.30pm, Saturday matinees 2.30pm
The Killing of Sister George - October 29 - November 21, Tuesday to Saturday 7.45pm, matinees Saturday and Sunday 3pm

Find out more here


October 1, 2015