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Anthony Burgess’ A Clockwork Orange
Theatre Royal Stratford East, Theatre Square | 3 Sept –1 Oct

Anthony Burgess’ cult novel A Clockwork Orange is re-imagined for the Theatre Royal Stratford East on the eve of its 50th anniversary.

Angie Le Mar's One Woman Show – In My Shoes
The Soho Theatre | 14 Oct - 5 Nov

Angie Le Mar is back. This time she is ready to get her heels stuck firmly in.
Her brand new show premieres at The Soho Theatre this October, before it goes on the international Stage, 2012 New York, LA and Atlanta to name a few

Young Kings of Comedy
Catford Broadway, London | 2 Oct

Experience the best young urban comedians in the UK today; Eddie Kadi; Richard Blackwood; Kevin J; Kane Brown; Kojo; Jamie Howard and Axel The Entertainer.

Tiata Delights 2011
The Africa Centre | 26 Sept – 8 Oct

We’re looking forward to presenting two terrific weeks of performances at this year’s expanded Tiata Delights festival. You can find out more about each play on its page on the site

One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show by Don Evans
The Albany, Douglas Way, Deptford | 04 - 08 Oct

A UK premiere, One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show from acclaimed company Eclipse Theatre is a co-production with Sheffield Theatres and an uproarious family drama where The Cosby Show meets Restoration humour in an intoxicating blend of riotous comic elements.

Under a Foreign Sky by Paula B Stanic
Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street | 04 - 08 Oct

Autumn 2011 will see a fascinating new production by acclaimed theatre company Theatre Centre. UNDER A FOREIGN SKY by Paula B. Stanic follows the fortunes of three young immigrants from the Balkans who have made the journey to Britain for a new start.

DreamArts presents - Carnival the Musical
Royal Opera House, Linbury Studios | 09 Oct

DreamArts, the charity which creates opportunities for young people across inner London to learn through the creative arts, is happy to announce that the celebrations for ten years of its New Musicals programme will culminate in a very special performance of its latest show Carnival – the Musical.

Tara Arts in association with Arcadia Books presents Uprising
11 – 14 Oct

Marking the 30th anniversary of the Brixton riots, award winning author Alex Wheatle MBE presents his moving autobiographical story of how he became a writer.

J.A Story the Caribbean musical extravaganza returns to the London stage
Stratford Circus theatre on 7-9th Oct | Fairfield Halls, Croydon on 16 Oct

J.A. Story the Caribbean Musical extravaganza returns to the London stage with a new cast, new songs and new section, Jews of Jamaica. The history of Jamaica musical will also feature the new character of Francis Barber

The Colored Museum at the V&A
The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre at the Victoria and Albert Museum | 15 – 23 Oct

Britain’s leading Black-led theatre company, Talawa, will take up residence at the world famous Victoria and Albert Museum this autumn to present George C. Wolfe’s barbed satire, The Colored Museum.

I have a Dream…
Polka Theatre, 240 The Broadway, Wimbledon | 23 Sept – 29 Oct

Polka Theatre’s new show for 7 – 11 year olds, ‘I Have a Dream...’ addresses the necessity to remind audiences young and old about the Civil Rights Movement and its relevance today.

Dons of Comedy 2011
Catford Broadway, London | 29 Oct

Featuring Slim, Felicity Ethnic, Felix Dexter and Curtis Walker

11 Oct – 5 Nov
bang, bang, bang, Royal Court Theatre by Stella Feehily

A seasoned humanitarian worker and her idealistic young colleague get ready for a trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo. For Mathilde it's an induction into a life less ordinary. For Sadhbh it's back to madness and chaos away from her lover and London – exactly as she likes it.

Royal Court’s Theatre Local w Truth and Reconciliation
Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane | 29 Sept – 19 Nov

Theatre Local will open with debbie tucker green’s new play, truth and reconciliation. Set in five different countries it explores the very personal, human stories at the heart of conflicts in South Africa, Rwanda, Bosnia, Zimbabwe and Northern Ireland.

Shalom Baby - A new comedy-drama by Rikki Beadle-Blair
Theatre Royal Stratford East | 20 Oct - 19 Nov

Shalom Baby is a love story initially set within the vibrant backdrop of 1930s Berlin as the city’s well-documented nightlife culture contrasts with the rise of the Nazis and the onslaught of the Second World War.

ZooNation Dance Company presents the world premiere of Some Like It Hip Hop
Peacock Theatre, London | 20 Oct - 19 Nov

Award-winning Sadler’s Wells Resident Company ZooNation brings Some Like It Hip Hop to the Peacock Theatre. Created by ZooNation founder Kate Prince and Felix Harrison, the show is the company’s first full-length production since the award-winning West End smash hit, Into the Hoods.

Driving Miss Daisy
Wyndham's Theatre, 32 Charing Cross Road | 26 Sept – 17 Dec

Two-time Tony Award® winner James Earl Jones (Hoke Coleburn), Tony and Oscar® winner Vanessa Redgrave (Daisy Werthan) and four-time Tony Award® winner Boyd Gaines (Boolie Werthan) will star in the critically acclaimed production of Driving Miss Daisy, at the Wyndham's Theatre.

Katori Hall's The Mountaintop comes to Broadway
previews begin September 22. Opens on Broadway October 13th at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

Taking place on April 3, 1968, THE MOUNTAINTOP is a gripping reimagining of events the night before the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Death and the Maiden the play
Harold Pinter Theatre, 6 Panton Street | Until 21 Jan 2012

Thandie Newton plays the role of Paulina Salas, wife of Gerardo (Tom Goodman-Hill), alongside Anthony Calf as Doctor Roberto Miranda in Ariel Dorfman’s Olivier award-winning thriller Death and the Maiden. Jeremy Herrin, Associate Director of the Royal Court, directs the play and the production is designed by Peter McKintosh.

Shrek The Musical ®
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London | Until 19 Feb, 2012

Shrek the Musical ® opened at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane on May 6, 2011 starring Nigel Lindsay as Shrek, Richard Blackwood as Donkey, Nigel Harman as Lord Farquaad and Amanda Holden as Princess Fiona.

* FREE* Pegasus Opera's Singing Academy looking for teenage stars of the future
The Brix, St Matthews Church, Brixton | From 12 Feb 2011 [term time until 2014]

Pegasus Opera Company is looking for young people to be part of a new singing academy in Lambeth called POSA (Pegasus Opera Singing Academy).

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