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A selection of shows announced for London in the coming months

(NOTE: Most shows will have a week or more of previews, usually at reduced prices, before the official opening)

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE - Apollo Theatre. Musical about a boy who wears a dress. November 22 - April 21

NETWORK - Lyttelton Theatre. Stage version of film about mad newsreader. November 13 - March 24

JULIUS CAESAR - Barbican Theatre. RSC, in rep with ANTONY and TITUS. November 24 - January 20

GOATS - Royal Court Theatre. Syrian drama. November 24- December 30

A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Old Vic Theatre. Dickens. November 29 - January 20

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA - Barbican Theatre. RSC in rep with CAESAR and TITUS. November 30 - January 20  

THE TWILIGHT ZONE - Almeida Theatre. Tales from the 1960s TV series. December 5- January 27

GRIMLY HANDSOME - Royal Court Theatre.  Urban thriller in promenade production. December 6-23

TITUS ANDRONICUS - Barbican Theatre. RSC in rep with Caesar and Antony. December 7 - January 19

DICK WHITTINGTON - Palladium. Christmas Panto. December 13 - January 14

PINOCCHIO - Lyttelton Theatre. New musical version of the tale. December 13 - April 7

BELLEVILLE - Donmar Theatre. Drama of Parisian couple. December 14 - February 3

THE RAT PACK LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS - Haymarket Theatre. Frank, Dean and Sammy imitators. December 15

THE GRINNING MAN - Trafalgar Studios. Musical of Victor Hugo novel. December 18

HAMILTON - Victoria Palace. Hip-hop musical about American history. December 21

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY - Noel Coward Theatre. Drama by Conor McPherson, songs by Bob Dylan. December 29

THE BIRTHDAY PARTY - Pinter Theatre. Early Pinter drama. January 9 - April 14

RITA, SUE AND BOB TOO - Royal Court Theatre. Teen girls take up with a married man. January 9-27

AMADEUS - Olivier Theatre. Peter Shaffer drama of the one contemporary able to appreciate (and resent) Mozart's genius. January 11 - February 17

MARY STUART - Duke of York's Theatre. Schiller drama, with lead actresses alternating roles.  January 13 - March 31

BEGINNING - Ambassadors Theatre. Play about start of a romance transfers from the National. January 23 - March 24

GUNDOG - Royal Court Theatre. Hard farm life. January 31 - March 10

LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT - Wyndham's Theatre. Eugene O'Neill classic. February 6 - April 8

GIRLS AND BOYS - Royal Court Theatre.  Breakdown f a marriage. February 8 - March 10

THE YORK REALIST - Donmar Theatre. Effect of film company on farm community. February 13 - March 24

FROZEN - Haymarket Theatre. Aftermath of violent crime. February 21 - May 5

THE GREAT WAVE - Dorfman Theatre. March

ABSOLUTE HELL - Lyttelton Theatre. Drama of 1940s cafe society. April

NINE NIGHT - Dorfman Theatre. April

THE WAY OF THE WORLD - Donmar Theatre. Restoration comedy. April 5 - May 26

STRICTLY BALLROOM - Piccadilly Theatre. Stage version of film. April 11

TINA - Aldwych Theatre. Life of singer Tina Turner. April 17

CHESS - Coliseum. ABBA-Tim Rice musical about pawns and politics. May 1 - June 1

TRANSLATIONS - Olivier Theatre. Brian Friel drama  of mapmaking as politics. May

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY - Lyttelton Theatre. June

JULIE - Lyttelton Theatre. Polly Stenham play. June

THE KING AND I - Palladium. Broadway revival, June 21

AN OCTOROON - Dorfman Theatre. June

HOME, I'M DARLING - Dorfman Theatre. July

EXIT THE KING - Olivier Theatre. Patrick Marber play. July

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA - Olivier Theatre. Shakespeare. September 

COMPANY - Gielgud Theatre. Gender-bending version of Sondheim  musical. September 26

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