Darling’s picks for the best shows this autumn in theatres across South West London and Surrey. See full listings on the theatre websites.
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre | 20 – 25 September | Guildford |
Mischief presents a comedy production called ‘Groan Ups’ which follows an unruly classroom of six year-olds on their journey through high school to adulthood.
Gielgud Theatre | 23 September – 28 November | London |
Hilary Mantel’s novel ‘The Mirror and The Light’ is premiering at the west end this year. This exciting finale of the award-winning Wolf Hall trilogy has been adapted by Hilary Mantel and Ben Miles who will be returning to his role as Thomas Cromwell.
Polka Theatre | 25 September – 31 October | 240 The Broadway Wimbledon |
Join Polka theatre’s first show of RED, an exciting visual and physical storytelling production with Sign Language.
Rose Theatre | 4 – 20 November | 24-26 High Street Kingston |
The world premiere of Colin Teevan’s ‘The Seven Pomegranate Seeds’ will showcase seven contemporary stories grounded in mythical origins in an unflinching, witty production.
Normansfield Theatre | 12 – 14 November | Teddington |
‘Dragon of Wantley’ is a wonderful pantomime by JF Lampe accompanying a Baroque orchestra to tell the story of local hero Moore being put to the test to put his drinking and womanising aside.
New Wimbledon Theatre | 4 December – 2 January | 93 The Broadway, Wimbledon |
This fabulous pantomime will follow the journey of Dick Whittington and his trusty cat Tommy as he seeks fortune, fame, and happiness to become the Lord Mayor of London.