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14 Celebrities To See Live In London

Your favourites in the flesh.

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2. James McAvoy at Trafalgar Studios

Whether he's a superhero, a faun, a romantic lead, or an anti-hero, A-lister McAvoy is known for bringing his all to the stage and screen. Following a sellout performance in Macbeth in London last year, McAvoy is reuniting with award-winning director Jamie Lloyd for the dark comedy The Ruling Class at Trafalgar Studios. Catch his performance from 16 January to 11 April.


7. Tamsin Greig at the Playhouse Theatre

The Black Books and Episodes star is headlining Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, a raucous musical comedy set in Spain in the 1980s. Don't miss her West End debut at the Playhouse Theatre.


9. Mark Strong at the Young Vic

Mark Strong has perfected his performances as spies and gangsters throughout the years (you might recognise him from RocknRolla, Tailor Tinker Soldier Spy, and Kick-Ass), but he shows his range in the Young Vic's upcoming production of the classic Arthur Miller play A View From The Bridge. See Strong live in the dark domestic drama from 10 February to 11 April.

10. Penelope Wilton at the Theatre Royal Haymarket

Downton Abbey fans won't want to miss Penelope Wilton (Isobel Crawley) in Taken at Midnight at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Wilton, who has also been featured on Doctor Who, Woody Allen's Match Point, and the 2005 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, will appear at the Haymarket until 14 March.

11. Beverley Knight at the Shaftesbury Theatre

The renowned British recording artist and radio presenter Beverley Knight is dropping jaws in the soulful West End production of Memphis at the Shaftesbury Theatre. Check out her performance schedule to catch her live in the Tony Award-winner.

12. Juliette Binoche at the Barbican

French icon Juliette Binoche will grace the Barbican stage in a fresh translation of the timeless Greek tragedy Antigone. Catch her for the limited run from 4 to 28 March.

Arthur Darvill is currently appearing in "Treasure Island". A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that Mr Darvill would appear in "Once".

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