What’s on in London: February 2024

What's On February 2024 - RocKing Club

What’s on in London:
February 2024

What to see and do in the Capital this February

Words by Ali Howard


Just For One Day Until 30 March
If you love ’80s nostalgia, you’ll love this new musical, which relives the day rock ’n’ roll changed the world, AKA Live Aid. Written by John O’Farrell (Mrs Doubtfire, Something Rotten!) and directed by Luke Sheppard (& Juliet, The Little Big Things), and with songs by the original chart-toppers involved, it is guaranteed to be joyful. Plus, 10 per cent of ticket sales go directly to The Band Aid Charitable Trust.

The Old Vic, The Cut, SE1 (0344 871 7628; oldvictheatre.com)

What's On London February - Just For One Day


Dear Octopus  7 February-27 March
Lindsay Duncan takes on family matriarch Dora Randolph in this captivating revival of Dodie Smith’s 1938 comedy, which follows a highly charged golden wedding anniversary reunion on the cusp of World War Two. A moving dissection of family life and of growing up, the production promises to be heart-breaking and hilarious in equal measure.

Lyttelton Theatre, National Theatre, Upper Ground, South Bank, SE1 (nationaltheatre.org.uk)

Lindsay Duncan stars in Dear Octopus – Photography by Kelvin Murray


The Roc-King Club 10 & 11 February
A half-term treat that’s decidedly not just for kids, this all-new immersive experience promises a three-hour adventure into a magical world. Centred around an interactive tournament, and hosted by the charismatic Arthur Chalice, you’ll become knights around the table as you dine on a veritable feast.

Porchester Hall, Porchester Road, W2 (theroc-kingclub.com)

What's On London February - RocKing Club


Hadestown From 10 February
Returning to the Capital five years after its sold-out run at the National Theatre is this multi award-winning musical that takes audiences on an unforgettable journey into the underworld. With two mythical, intertwining love stories at its heart, the production has been hailed as “a deeply resonant and defiantly hopeful theatrical experience”. Not to be missed.

Lyric Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D (uk.hadestown.com)

What's On London February - Photography by Matthew Murphy

Hadestown – Photography by Matthew Murphy


INK 8 February-2 March
Step into the world of the hyper visual as Greek director, choreographer, and artist Dimitris Papaioannou takes over Sadler’s Wells. Widely known as the creator of the opening and closing ceremonies of 2004’s Olympic Games in Athens, you can expect the spectacular. With a background in painting, Papaioannou’s work blurs the boundaries between theatre and experimental choreography, with some eye-popping visuals all part of the live performance.

Sadler’s Wells, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R (020 7863 8000; sadlerswells.com)

What's On London February - Ink - photo by Julian Mommert

Ink – photo by Julian Mommert

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