Maidens, Myths & Monsters
The debut of Nikita Gill’s mythological world Great Goddesses on stage. Olympus is falling and the time of the Gods is almost over. For millennia Hera sat on Olympus watching and waiting while her family fought, monsters were made and wars left their mark. She has been treated as a punchline to Zeus jokes for too long, but now she seeks her revenge.
Clapham Omnibus, 1 Clapham Common Northside
Rescue the Royals by Electronic Theatre
The founder of Tough Mudder is officially unveiling the latest offering for his new gaming tech venture, Electronic Theatre – ‘Rescue the Royals’. The adventure is set in a dystopian post-Brexit near-future where the entire country has been converted into a game show by a US streaming service. The Royal Family have been locked in Castle Haggis aka Balmoral, as the targets of this dastardly show. Teams of contestants have to battle their way through a series of games and challenges in order to save the Royals from their doomed fate.
Arch 3, 83 Scoresby Street, Southwark
Cirque du Soleil Luzia
A dazzling luminous spectacle playing in Europe for the first time. Luzia takes you to an imaginary Mexico, and the show is like a waking dream, taking audiences through a variety of scenes with breathtaking acrobatic performances feature as standard, and water has been integrated into this year’s performances adding a level of acrobatic complexity never seen under the Big Top at Cirque du Soleil.
January 12 – March 1
Royal Albert Hall Kensington
Chamber Tots: Growing in the Garden
Music-making workshop for children aged three – five and their parents or carers. A musical adventure in the garden with interactive music sessions for children aged 1 to 5. Children can discover exciting instruments, songs, and stories with experienced music leaders and emerging chamber ensembles.
Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore Street
When Viola washes up on the shores of Illyria, she witnesses the festivities first hand and is drawn into the schemes of the lovestruck Duke Orsino, and subjected to the antics of the anarchic Toby Belch. At first it’s all fun and games, but then things take a more serious turn… Twelfth Night exposes a world of love triangles, plotting drunkards and false identities. In the northern town of Illyria anything goes, especially on Twelfth Night.
Brockley Jack Studio Theatre, 410 Brockley Road
Little Red Riding Hood
Get ready to hiss, boo, cheer and laugh at Petite Pantos’ modern spin on this traditional tale. Red Riding Hood is splitting her time between her three Grannies when she is pitted against the Big Bad Wolf. Will she save the day? Will her best friend Woody let her see his chopper? Will there be a rendition of Memory? There’s only one way to find out. Bring the whole family for a laugh out loud panto with a heart of gold.
Balham Bowls Club, 7-9 Ramdsen Road
Comic geniuses, stand-up newcomers and extraordinary cabaret artistes will perform at a comedy bingo show. Every Bawlers Bingo event boasts a new, eclectic line-up who will call the numbers while flexing their funny bones resulting in a hilarious mash-up event. The prized patrons will be put through their paces by one of our resident hosts; TV’s Mark Dolan or comedian James Loveridge.
Dabbers Social Bingo, 18-22 Houndsditch, Aldgate