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Theatre What’s On: November

Check out the latest theatre shows opening this month with our guide to the absolute must-sees of November.

Words: Keziah Leary, Subeditor: Bea Renshaw

 

The Force of Destiny

Opens: 9th November
Location: London Coliseum
Tickets: from £12
Why you should see it: Performed by the English National Opera as their first new staging in over 20 years, the show is directed by Calixto Bieito. With a pre-show discussion for £5 on November 20th, it’s certainly not a show to be missed.

Four Minutes Twelve Seconds

Opens: 10th November
Location: Trafalgar Studios
Tickets: from £15
Why you should see it: The Olivier award nominated show comes to London following a successful sold out run at the Hampstead Theatre. Directed by award-winning Anna Ledwich, the 90 minute show is set to be a popular new addition to London’s West End.

wonder.land

Opens: 23rd November
Location: Olivier, National Theatre
Tickets: from £15
Why you should see it: With modern digital technology and gigantic moving teacups, wonder.land celebrates 150 years since Alice in Wonderland was first published. Adapted especially for the National, it features a music score by Blur’s Damon Albarn and is likely to be one of the theatre’s biggest shows of the year.

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Opens: 25th November
Location: Lyric Theatre
Tickets: from £14.50
Why you should see it: Relive your childhood with the return of The Tiger Who Came to Tea at the Lyric. Olivier award nominated and directed by David Wood OBE, what’s not to love about this family favourite?

The Mikado

Opens: 28th November
Location: London Coliseum
Tickets: from £12
Why you should see it: One of Gilbert and Sulivan’s biggest shows, The Mikado, is an absolute must-see for lovers of operatic comedy. There’s even a pre-show discussion for £5 before one of the performances for hardcore fans. If you can’t make it to the London Coliseum though, don’t worry because it’s going to be broadcast live to cinemas across the country on December 3rd.

A Christmas Carol

Opens: 30th November
Location: Noël Coward
Tickets: from £10
Why you should see it: Starring Jim Broadbent (Professor Slughorn in Harry Potter) in his long-awaited return to the stage, kick-start your festivities with this classic play. Watch the Charles Dickens’ classic come to life before your eyes, and with tickets starting at £10 each, how could you resist?

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