Amongst the major London openings, in the West End and further afield, this week are:

OPENING MONDAY

Vera Vera Vera
26 MARCH 2012
(PREVIEWS FROM 22 MARCH)

Hayley Squires' debut play, examining the fall-out of a soldier's death, continues the Young Writers Festival in the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, where it runs to 14 April.

OPENING TUESDAY

The King's Speech
27 MARCH 2012
(PREVIEWS FROM 22 MARCH)

Adrian Noble's debut production of David Seidler's play about King George VI's struggle to overcome his stammer in the run-up to WW2 comes to the West End's Wyndham's Theatre, starring Charles Edwards and Jonathan Hyde.

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A Clockwork Orange
(PREVIEWS FROM 21 MARCH)

Fifty years after the publication of Anthony Burgess' dystopian novel, a revival of the stage version by Volcano Theatre Company comes to the Arcola Theatre, where it runs to 21 April.

OPENING WEDNESDAY

The Duchess of Malfi
28 MARCH 2012
(PREVIEWS FROM 17 MARCH)

Eve Best plays the title role in Jamie Lloyd's revival of John Webster’s gruesome tragedy at the Old Vic, running until 9 June 2012.

OPENING THURSDAY

Uncle Vanya
29 MARCH 2012
(PREVIEWS FROM 21 MARCH)

Iain Glen stars in a new version of Chekhov's classic drama at the Print Room in Notting Hill. Directed by Lucy Bailey, it runs until 28 April.