Medea (Gate Theatre)
Australian theatre company Belvoir turn Euripides' classic tale on its head – presenting the tragedy from the children's perspective
Dry Land (Jermyn Street Theatre)
The Jermyn Street Theatre plays host to the European premiere of Ruby Rae Spiegel's debut play
Lovesong of the Electric Bear (Above the Arts)
Matthew Parker directs Snoo Wilson's trip through the life of codebreaker Alan Turing
The Winter's Tale/Harlequinade (Garrick Theatre)
Kenneth Branagh kicks off his season of plays at the Garrick with this Shakespeare/Rattigan pairing featuring Judi Dench and Zoe Wanamaker
The Notebook (Battersea Arts Centre)
By Jo Caird
Forced Entertainment's 'powerful' show tells the story of twin brothers evacuated in WWII
Elf the Musical (Dominion Theatre)
Ben Forster and Kimberley Walsh star in the festive musical
Mr Foote's Other Leg (Theatre Royal Haymarket)
Ian Kelly's 'rambunctious, raucous ride of a play' transfers from Hampstead to the West End
Love for Love (Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon)
By Michael Davies
Selina Cadell makes her RSC directorial debut with William Congreve's Restoration comedy
Mary Poppins (Bristol Hippodrome and tour)
Zizi Strallen leads the cast of this 'full-scale re-think and re-animation' of the Disney classic
The Distance (Crucible Studio, Sheffield)
By Ron Simpson
Deborah Bruce's play about motherhood returns in a joint production between Sheffield Theatres and the Orange Tree