Among this shorter bank holiday week's major London theatre openings, in the West End and further afield, are Some Like It Hip Hop, Passion Play, and The Hothouse at the Trafalgar Studios.

Opening Tuesday

Passion Play
1 May 2013
(Previews from 23 April)

Zoe Wanamaker returns to the West End in Peter Nichol's black comedy at the Duke of York's Theatre, running until 3 August 2013.

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Some Like it Hip Hop
7 May  2013
(Previews from 3 May)

A story loosely based on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Billy Wilder's Some Like It Hot is told using a combination of physical theatre, comedy and hip hop. Running until 30 June 2013 at the Peacock Theatre.

Opening Wednesday

Travels with My Aunt
8 May 2013
(Previews from 2 May)

Graham Greene's comedy, adapted by Giles Havergal, tells the story of a retired bank manager and his globetrotting adventures with his Aunt. Starring David Bamber and Jonathan Hyde, it runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory until 29 June 2013.


The Match Box
8 May  2013
(Previews from 2 May)

A passionate story of one woman’s journey through forgiveness, revenge and redemption, Frank McGuinness's new play receives its London premiere at the Tricyle Theatre, and runs until 1 June 2013.

Opening Thursday

The Hothouse
9 May 2013
(Previews from 4 May)

Simon Russell Beale and John Simm lead Harold Pinter's tragicomedy set in a mental institution at the Trafalgar Studios. It runs until 3 August 2013.

Opening Friday

London Wall
10 May 2013
(Previews from 7 May)

The Two's Company production of London Wall transfers to the St James Theatre following a successful run at the Finborough. It runs until 1 June 2013.