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Opening: NT transfers Untold Stories, St James' Thrill of Love & Third Finger, Left Hand

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Among this shortened bank holiday week's major London theatre openings, in the West End and further afield, are the West End transfer of Untold Stories, St James' Thrill of Love, Third Finger, Left Hand, and more:

Opening Tuesday

Untold Stories
2 April 2013
(Previews from 22 March)

Alex Jennings stars in Alan Bennett's double bill, which comes to the Duchess Theatre following a successful run at the National. The autobiographical recollections run until 15 June.

Molly Sweeney
2 April 2013
(Previews from 27 March)

Brian Friel's play about a blind woman, Molly Sweeney, who prepares for an operation which could save her sight stars Dorothy Duffy, Ruairi Conaghan and Stuart Graham. It runs at the Print Room until 27 April.

Moby Dick
2 April 2013
(Previews from 27 March)

A new play adapted from Herman Melville's classic novel, Moby Dick runs at the Arcola Theatre until 4 May.

Opening Wednesday

The Thrill of Love
3 April 2013
(Previews from 27 March)

James Dacre directs Amanda Whittington's play about Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain. It runs at the St James Theatre until 4 May.

Smack Family Robinson
3 April 2013
(Previews from 28 March)

Keith Allen and Denise Welch star in Richard Bean's comedy about a family of drug dealers who live in a leafy suburban neighbourhood. Directed by Richard Wilson, it runs at the Rose Theatre Kingston until 20 April. 

The Life & Sort of Death of Eric Argyle
3 April 2013
(Previews from 2 April)

Fringe First-winning theatre company 15th Oak bring their critically acclaimed show to the Soho Theatre following successful runs in Edinburgh and Dublin. It runs until 20 April.

Opening Thursday

Third Finger, Left Hand
4 April 2013
(Previews from 3 April)

Imogen Stubbs and Amanda Daniels star in Dermot Canavan's tale of feuding siblings. Directed by Ian Talbot, it runs at the Trafalgar Studios until 27 April.

Opening Friday

My Perfect Mind
5 April 2013
(Previews from 3 April)

Acclaimed theatre company Told By An Idiot bring their lates show, detailing actor Edward Petherbridge's recovery after a stroke. Directed by Kathryn Hunter, it runs at the Young Vic until 20 April.


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