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Book tickets to Off-West End summer shows

Sophie Thomas
Sophie Thomas

The long summer days are finally here. We're looking forward to the picnics, the outdoor get-togethers and the late night sunsets. But, a British summertime doesn't always mean sunny days and warm nights. British summers and rain are synonymous with one another, and one of the best ways to stay undercover and enjoy an unforgettable summer is at London's theatres.

There's lots of West End theatre to enjoy this summer: Anything Goes at the Barbican, Sister Act at the Eventim Apollo, and more.

But summer is the perfect time to explore and broaden your horizons, and we recommend visiting London's Off-West End theatres this summer. There's theatrical jewels to be discovered all across the city. Be an intrepid theatre explorer and travel across the city at London's must-see Off-West End shows.

Book Off-West End theatre tickets now with our Off-West End Theatre Week Sale! See dozens of Off-West End hits from just £10. The Off-West End Theatre Week Sale runs from 27 June - 10 July.

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Jitney

Don’t go round the bend with a lack of summer theatre plans. Instead, park yourself in a seat at The Old Vic and see Jitney in London. The August Wilson play follows a taxi-rank manager who looks after a local group of taxi drivers. When they’re not taking passengers to unwelcome areas of the city, they’re reflecting on their lives. Imagine you’re winding down the car windows and feeling the breeze on your neck. Instead though, the breeze is the feeling of watching an August Wilson play come to life.

Book Jitney tickets on London Theatre.

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The Southbury Child

Want a sedate summer? Head to the Bridge Theatre for the world premiere of The Southbury Child. Alex Jennings plays David Highland, a commanding vicar whose loyal parish stay by his side through thick and thin. But when he makes a questionable decision, can the community continue to stick with him? Not much is known about Stephen Beresford’s The Southbury Child, however as a new play, it’s sure to be one of the hottest tickets around. Be ahead of the curve and book tickets now.

Book The Southbury Child tickets on London Theatre.

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Sh!t-faced Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet

There's no love story quite like Romeo and Juliet, and there's no alcoholic version quite like this. In this summer's Romeo & Juliet, see the intoxicated Montagues and Capulets fall in love and try to mend centuries of feuds. During the performance, one cast member will be given alcohol throughout, resulting in plenty of (organised) theatre chaos! If you're looking for summer fun in London, you'll need to visit this show.

Book Sh!t-faced Shakespeare: Romeo & Juliet tickets on London Theatre.

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The Great Gatsby

Don't spend days and weeks planning a summer party, only for the weather to ruin it. Instead, guarantee a raucous night out at The Great Gatsby show this summer. Step into Gatsby's Mansion and you'll be welcomed by the man-of-the-moment, Dance the night away with all the F. Scott Fitzgerald characters and discover more about what goes down in West Egg. By the end of the evening, you’ll wish you could dance the charlestorn forevermore. Discover more about The Great Gatsby in London.

Book The Great Gatsby tickets on London Theatre.

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Fashion Freak Show

Instead of splashing the cash on tens of summer outfits you'll never wear, book tickets to Fashion Freak Show, the most stylish show in town. Jean Paul Gaultier’s fashionable cabaret-muscial spectacle dramatises Gaultier’s upbringing and eventual career as a world-class designer. The show blends 50 years of popular culture and styles into two hours of theatre heaven. Be a theatre trendsetter this summer and head to London's coolest catwalk, the Roundhouse.

Book Fashion Freak Show tickets on London Theatre.

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Millennials

Unplug your headphones for a few hours, and tune into the lives of Millennials. Get to know what goes through the minds of younger people in British society away from the headlines and tweets. Millennials is an immersive musical taking over The Other Palace studio this summer.

Book Millennials tickets on London Theatre.

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