London (England)

Brantley in Britain: Hamlet and the Surveillance State of Denmark

Andrew Scott’s portrayal in a London production of “Hamlet” almost banishes other performances from memory.

An Advocate for Classical Music and Women

Gillian Moore, the director of music at the Southbank Center in London, focuses on what is closest to her heart.

Live Auctions End at Christie’s South Ken. Will Online Sales Fill the Void?

More than 40 years of history at the London salesroom closed with the sale of a walnut table used for auction house board meetings.

A New Mike Bartlett Play and a ‘Twilight Zone’ Adaptation Are Planned at Almeida

Highlights of the Almeida Theater’s 2017-18 season, announced Monday, include “Albion,” a new work by Mr. Bartlett, the author of “King Charles III.”

London Theater Reviews: Birth Pangs, Royal and Otherwise

Surrogacy brings challenges, a childless queen is upstaged by her dearest friend, and two writers vie for supremacy — all on London stages this summer.

The Young Vic Theater in London Unveils Its 2017-18 Season

A new play in the spirit of “Angels in America” and a revival of a work by Tarell Alvin McCraney of “Moonlight” are among the highlights.

New Contest to Bolster London as a Cultural Hot Spot

The city’s 32 boroughs are being asked to compete for the designation of Borough of Culture, which will come with a $1.3 million grant.

Sotheby’s Makes the Best of a Thinner Summer Season

The auction house confirmed its position as a place to sell high-end contemporary art in London the week before Wimbledon tennis tournament, even if total sales were less than in 2015.

Fewer and Smaller: A New Normal for London’s Summer Auctions

Christie’s cuts its London auctions, leaving Sotheby’s to go it alone with an “Imps and Mods” week.

London Theater Reviews: Sharing Joy and Sacrifice from the Barber Shop Chair

As the cast of “Barber Shop Chronicles” gets a (simulated) trim and shave, the audience shares in the genuine, if sorrow-inflected, buoyancy of the piece.

Ariana Grande Brings Message of Defiance to Concert for Manchester Victims

The event was Ms. Grande’s first appearance since a suicide bombing at her May 22 concert at the Manchester Arena killed 22 people.

London Theater Reviews: Ripping Up the Rule Book in ‘An Octoroon,’ and Making a Patchwork of ‘Woyzeck’

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s “An Octoroon” reaches London and offers a mixture of disbelief and awe, while John Boyega steps into a troubled role of a German soldier.