Theatre highlights of the week: Breeders, Fully Committed and King Charles III

One Stage season begins at the St James Theatre, the Menier celebrates tenth anniversary and Almeida enjoys yet another West End transfer

Monday 8 September

Breeders opens at St James Theatre

Vicky Graham Productions presents Ben Ockrent's new play Breeders to the St James Theatre as part of the ONE STAGE season running September – December at the venue.

Directed by Tamara Harvey, the cast features Angela Griffin, Tamzin Outhwaite, Nicholas Burns and Jemima Rooper.

For more info and to buy tickets click here.

Land of Our Fathers opens at Trafalgar Studios

Chris Urch's critically acclaimed debut play Land of Our Fathers starring Clive Merrison (The History Boys), received its world premiere at Theatre503 last year.

Check out our recent interview with Merrison here or for more info and to buy tickets click here.

Tuesday 9 September

My Perfect Mind returns to the The Young Vic

My Perfect Mind​​ starring Edward Petherbridge returns to the Young Vic ahead of a national tour. Created by Told by an Idiot and directed by multi award-winner Kathryn Hunter, the show sees Petherbridge reflect on the impact of a stroke he suffered while rehearsing for the role of King Lear.

Petherbridge is joined on stage by co-writer Paul Hunter, who plays everyone from his hospital consultant to Lear's fool.

For more info and to buy tickets click here.

Wednesday 10 September

Fully Committed opens at the Menier Chocolate Factory

The Menier Chocolate Factory celebrate their tenth anniversary with a brand new production of the show that put it on the map in 2004.

Comedian Kevin Bishop stars in Becky Mode's one-man play centring on Sam Peliczowski, a 'resting actor' who works at one of the swankiest restaurants in Manhattan.

For more info and to buy tickets click here.

Thursday 11 September

King Charles III opens at Wyndham's Theatre

Tim Pigott-Smith returns to play Charles and Oliver Chris reprises his role as William for the West End transfer of Mike Bartlett's futuristic satire that imagines the ascension of Prince Charles to the throne, first seen at the Almeida Theatre earlier this year.

For more info and to buy tickets click here.

Saturday 6 September

Last chance to see: Some Girl I Used to Know, The Crucible, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Pajama Game and Dogfight

Some Girl I Used to Know – Denise Van Outen's one-woman show: Review/Tickets

The CrucibleHobbit star Richard Armitage critically acclaimed performance in Miller's classic: Review/Tickets

To Kill a Mockingbird – Open Air Theatre's revival of the WhatsOnStage Award-winning production: Review/Tickets

The Pajama Game – Michael Xavier and Joanna Riding star in this transfer from Chichester Festival Theatre: Review/Tickets

Dogfight – European premiere of Vietnam based musical with stand-out performance from Laura Jane Matthewson in her professional debut: Review/Tickets