London SW4, NW1, NW3 and NW8

London SW4

Otto And The Robin runs at Omnibus from 1 to 8 October—London première

Known for its ensemble physical theatre, Angel Exit Theatre uses quirky set design and clever puppetry in a new tale about social anxiety and friendship, Otto And The Robin.

Puppets are made by Polly Beestone, original songs are composed by Tom Ball and Tamsin Fessey directs.

London NW1

Ricky Whittington plays New Diorama Theatre from 10 December to 7 January

Not your traditional Dick at New Diorama Theatre where Fight in the Dog modernises the classic.

Comedians Liam Williams and Daran Johnson have written the script and Call the Midwife star Charlotte Ritchie makes her panto début in the title role.

Holy Presents runs at Camden People's Theatre from 6 to 17 December

The Holy Ghost is on the loo and God’s lost his glasses. Yes, Humanish is back with a new absurd and endearing look at the festive season.

London NW3

Wild Honey runs at Hampstead Theatre from 2 December to 14 January 2017

Wild Honey is a comedy of errors by Michael Frayn from the play without a name by Anton Chekhov discovered after his death.

Howard Davies directs this tale of nineteenth century Russian life with music composed by Dominic Muldowney.

London NW8

The Winter’s Tale is at The Cockpit Theatre on 13 December—UK première (one performance only)

Contemporary classical quartet The Hermes Experiment have reimagined Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, integrating music composed by and devised with Kim Ashton with a pared down text performed by five actors.