Theatre in 2021

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Well, that went a lot better than expected!


A Christmas Carol, Old Vic
A Christmas Carol (Goblin Theatre)
, Painted Hall
, Criterion Theatre
Bad Nights and Odd Days, Greenwich Theatre
Bagdad Café, Old Vic
Best of Enemies, Young Vic (x2)
Cabaret, Kit Kat Club (Playhouse Theatre) (x2)
Camp Siegfried, Old Vic
Carousel, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
Constellations (Zoë Wanamaker & Peter Capaldi), Vaudeville Theatre
Constellations (Sheila Atim & Ivanno Jeremiah), Vaudeville Theatre
Constellations (Anna Maxwell-Martin & Chris O’Dowd), Vaudeville Theatre
Constellations (Omari Douglas & Russell Tovey), Vaudeville Theatre
Cratchit, Park Theatre (Park90)
Get Up, Stand Up!, Lyric Theatre
Hamlet, Young Vic
Joe Strummer Takes A Walk, Cervantes Theatre
Measure for Measure, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Metamorphoses, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Not: Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Greenwich Theatre
Only Fools and Horses The Musical, Theatre Royal Haymarket
Operation Mincemeat, Southwark Playhouse (x3)
Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of), Criterion Theatre
Rare Earth Mettle, Royal Court Theatre
Romeo & Juliet, Shakespeare’s Globe
Shedding A Skin, Soho Theatre
Shit-faced Shakespeare: Macbeth, Leicester Square Theatre
Singin’ In The Rain, Sadler’s Wells Theatre
The Dumb Waiter, Old Vic
The Magician’s Elephant, Royal Shakespeare Theatre
The Tempest, Jermyn Street Theatre
The Wife of Willesden, Kiln Theatre
The Witchfinder’s Sister, Queens Theatre Hornchurch
Typical Girls, Crucible Theatre
Under Milk Wood, National Theatre (Olivier)
What’s New Pussycat?, Birmingham Rep
Wuthering Heights, Bristol Old Vic (x3)
Wuthering Heights, York Theatre Royal (x2)
Yellowfin, Southwark Playhouse


Lazarus (x3)
Culture in Quarantine: Uncle Vanya
Mercury Reads: Morgue
Off Menu podcast: Redemption Dinner Party
The Show Must Go Online: Pericles
Licensed To Ill
reunion Q&A
Virginia and Vita: Love Letters with Alison Bechdel
HistFest: Molly Houses and Madams: Unravelling Georgian Subcultures
Romeo & Juliet 2021
Kiln Theatre rehearsed reading: Girl On An Altar
Fane Online: A Night in with Adam Rutherford and David Olusoga
Treason the Musical, 
Cadogan Hall
The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Barn Theatre
Dream, The RSC Online
The Monobox Coffee Morning: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
The TSMGO 2021 Groundlings’ Choice Awards
Remembering the Oscars
Stream.Theatre: Scaramouche Jones
Seth Lakeman: Freedom Fields 15th anniversary concert
CtrlAltRepeat: The Temporal Society
HistFest 2021: HistQuiz
The Monobox Coffee Morning: Omari Douglas
HistFest 2021: Disability in the Industrial Revolution – Pitmen, Politicians, Activists, and Artists
HistFest 2021: Artemisia – Mistress of Blood
HistFest 2021: Empireland – Nesrine Malik in conversation with Sathnam Sanghera
HistFest 2021: Resistance and Rebellion – From Tacky’s Revolt to the Haitian Revolution
HistFest 2021: Voices from the Archives – The Secret Lives of Sixteenth-Century Women
HistFest 2021: The Real World of Arthur Conan Doyle
HistFest 2021: The House of Byron – Scandal, Fall, and the Rise to Celebrity
HistFest 2021: Black Tudors, Activists, and Midwives – When Historical Fact Meets Historical Fiction
HistFest 2021: Æthelflæd – Lady of the Mercians
Off Menu podcast: Redemption Dinner Party – Second Helpings
OV In Camera: The Lorax
National Theatre: Romeo & Juliet
The Show Must Go Online: Gallathea
HistFest 2021: Shakespeare’s Sisters
Shakespeare & The World of Theatre, City of Westminster Libraries & Archives
The Story of China, Friends of West Hampstead Library
Restoration 360 Online: Plague and Hellfire
Restoration 360 Online: Rebellion before Restoration
The Monobox Coffee Morning: Lydia West
Stream.Theatre: The Barn
Restoration 360 Online: Pepys and the Navy of Charles II
Restoration 360 Online: Making Fiction from Fact – Novelising Childbirth in the Restoration
HistFest 2021: Ancestors
The Fall of the House of Byron, 
The Georgian Group
An Evening with James Graham, Nottingham Playhouse
Anti-Racist Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
HistFest 2021: Outrageous Women – The Remarkable Lives of Elizabeth Chudleigh and Caroline Norton
Restoration 360 Online: Sex, Love & Scandal in Restoration Britain
HistFest 2021: John of Gaunt – The Red Prince (Helen Carr in conversation with Dan Jones)
Variety Virtual TV Fest: New Girl Reunion
Variety Virtual TV Fest: Marvel Superpanel
The Show Must Go Online: Edward II
HistFest 2021: Wake – The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts
The Show Must Go Online: Dido, Queen of Carthage
Garderobes & Gongfermors: Going to the Privy in the Mediaeval Era
, Triskele Heritage
HistFest 2021: Meet the Trans Romans
The Show Must Go Online: Doctor Faustus
The Show Must Go Online: ‘Marlowe Lives’ Cabaret
Razorlight: Reunion concert
Giles Terera: Hamilton and Me online book launch
Anti-Racist Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet
Courtiers: The Secret History of Kensington Palace
Stream.Theatre: Dorian: A Rock Musical
Thomas Becket: Murder and the Making of a Saint
, British Museum online
Letters Live, Roundhouse online
This Wooden O: Romeo & Juliet livestream
South Pacific, Chichester Festival Theatre online
OV In Camera: Bagdad Café
This Wooden O: Twelfth Night livestream
The Show Must Go Online: The Two Noble Kinsmen
The Rules of Regency Dating with Emily Brand
, North Notts Lit Fest
Stream.Theatre: Lady Chatterley’s Lover
Mary Queen of Scots: The Power and the Glory
, British Library online
The Tragedy of Macbeth, Almeida online
Some Kind Of Theatre: William Shakespeare’s Tragical History of Frankenstein, Edinburgh Horror Festival
Wuthering Heights, Bristol Old Vic online
The Lyrics: Paul McCartney in Conversation, London Literature Festival online
Being Human in Conversation: Why Science Needs History
Wuthering Heights
, Wise Children Digital on-demand

Anything else

National Gallery – Art Route A
The V&A – Raphael Cartoons
LV County Championship: Surrey v. Gloucestershire (day 1), The Oval
LV Test Match: England v. New Zealand (days 3 & 4), Lord’s
LV County Championship: Surrey v. Somerset (day 1), The Oval
LV County Championship: Surrey v. Somerset (day 4), The Oval
Black Widow, Vue Eltham
The Hundred: Oval Invincibles women v. Manchester Originals women, The Oval
Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster – Live, Royal Festival Hall (Southbank Centre)
LV Test Match: England v. India (day 1), Trent Bridge
National Space Centre, Leicester
Royal London Cup: Somerset v. Leicestershire, County Ground
LV Test Match: England v. India (day 5), Lord’s
People Just Do Nothing: Big in Japan, Odeon Luxe Haymarket
The Hundred Eliminators: Oval Invincibles women v. Birmingham Phoenix women and Southern Brave men v. Trent Rockets men, The Oval
Sara Pascoe and Friends (comedy fundraiser), Bloomsbury Theatre
LV Test Match: England v. India (day 4), The Oval
LV County Championship: Surrey v. Essex (day 1), The Oval
The Moon Under Water Live… with Tim Key, The George IV
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Odeon Luxe Haymarket
Damon Albarn at Shakespeare’s Globe
No Time To Die, Odeon Greenwich
Bob Willis Trophy final: Warwickshire v. Lancashire (day 3), Lord’s
Tailenders Live, City Hall Sheffield
No Time To Die, Vue Westfield (Shepherd’s Bush)
Tailenders Live, Eventim Apollo
Tailenders Live, City Hall Newcastle
Roger Taylor: Outsider, O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Sarfraz Manzoor: Blinded by the Light (the true story), Leicester Square Theatre
, Curzon Soho
The Listening Party with Tim Burgess
, Queen Elizabeth Hall (Southbank Centre)
Letters Live, Royal Albert Hall
Last Night in Soho, Odeon Greenwich
Tim Minchin: Back Again, Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
TudorFest: You Can’t Wear That! Fashion, Jewellery and Sumptuary Laws, British Library
TudorFest: Dynasty – Mothers, Sisters, Allies and Rivals, British Library
TudorFest: The Tudor World, British Library
TudorFest: Hidden LGBT+ Histories, British Library
Stereophonics: Just Enough Education to Perform (20th anniversary), O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
The Muppet Christmas Carol in Concert, Royal Albert Hall
Brian Cox and Robin Ince’s Christmas Compendium of Reason, Royal Albert Hall
Spider-Man: No Way Home, Odeon Luxe Haymarket

Challenge weeks
Mind the Bard 3: Hospital Shift (a.k.a. The Pestilence Edition)
Mind the Band 2021: Extended Play