London Shows & West End Theatre Productions

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Check out the latest West End shows and see what’s on in London theatre with our handy theatre listings guide! See which London shows are brand new or coming to a close, and view theatre productions by month or day of the week by browsing our theatre calendar. If it’s happening in the theatre scene, we can tell you what’s on. Can't decide? Our top 10 London shows and musicals guide has the perfect performance for an unforgettable experience.

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  • A Doll's House
    A Doll's House
    Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Calcutta. 1879.

    Niru, is a young Bengali woman in a mixed-race marriage with an English colonial bureaucrat – Tom.

    Tom loves Niru, exoticising her as a frivolous plaything to be admired and kept. But Niru has a long-kept secret. And just as she thinks she is almost free of it, it threatens to bring her life crashing down around her.

    Tanika Gupta reimagines Ibsen’s classic play of gender politics through the lens of British colonialism, offering a bold, female perspective exploring themes of ownership and race.

  • Antigone - The Burial at Thebes
    Antigone - The Burial at Thebes
    Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
    No Matinee

    The war has ended. Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, learns her brothers are dead. Forced onto opposing sides, they have killed each other in battle. When Creon, King of Thebes, grants the honour of a burial to one but not the other, Antigone and her sister must choose where their loyalties lie. This epic tale of humanity versus leadership centres on a young woman with the courage to defend her beliefs – whatever the cost.

  • Love Love Love
    Love Love Love
    Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
    No Matinee

    It’s 1967. The Beatles are performing All You Need Is Love on global TV for the very first time. Kenneth and Sandra meet. Love, Love, Love, charts one couple’s journey forty years from the era of free love to the beginning of the 21st Century. Smoking, drinking, affectionate and paranoid, Kenneth and Sandra build their life and family together in a time of increasing national prosperity, when the future is always better than the past.

  • Solaris
    Solaris
    Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
    No Matinee

    On a space station orbiting Solaris, three scientists have made contact with a new planet.

    Sent from earth to investigate reports of abnormal activity on-board, Kris Kelvin arrives to find one crew member dead and two who are seeing things that cannot be explained.

    When her dead lover appears to her, it seems she too has fallen victim to the mystery of this strange planet. Should she return to reality, or is this her chance to turn back time?

    Have the crew been studying Solaris – or has it been studying them?

    This psychological thriller asks who we are when we’re forced to confront our deepest fears.

  • Come From Away
    Come From Away
    Phoenix Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    This unique musical is set in the Canadian town of Gander where, in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the town - which had a population of 11,000 – welcomed 8,500 passengers from diverted flights. Starring Rachel Tucker, the musical gets its London premiere at the Phoenix Theatre.

  • The Book of Mormon
    The Book of Mormon
    Prince of Wales Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Winner of 4 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical. Rolling Stone says, 'The Genii of South Park hit Broadway, and history is made. Mormon is on its march into legend'. It's The Book of Mormon, the Broadway musical from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez. Time Out New York says, 'You'll laugh your head off. Mormon is musical comedy heaven'. The New York post says, 'I Love The Book Of Mormon'.

  • The Phantom of the Opera
    The Phantom of the Opera
    Her Majesty's Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    This multi-award winning musical continues to captivate audiences at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London’s West End, after more than 12,000 performances.

  • Disney's The Lion King
    Disney's The Lion King
    Lyceum Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Disney's musical phenomenon The Lion King continues to captivate audiences of all ages. Combining dazzling staging and highly imaginative costumes, masks and puppets, this astonishing show at the Lyceum Theatre uses breathtaking theatrical magic to tell the story of Simba - join him now in his epic journey to reclaim his kingdom!

  • The Lehman Trilogy
    The Lehman Trilogy
    Piccadilly Theatre
    Tuesday Matinee

    Tickets for Stefano Massini’s hit play The Lehman Trilogy completely sold out when the new English version premiered at the National Theatre’s Lyttelton Theatre in July.

  • Wicked
    Wicked
    Apollo Victoria Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire that re-imagined the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, the WICKED musical tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two girls who first meet as sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West. Experience this unforgettable, award-winning musical and discover that you’ve not been told the whole story about the land of Oz...

  • Fiddler on the Roof
    Fiddler on the Roof
    Playhouse Theatre
    Tuesday, Thursday Matinee

    Direct from its sold-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Tony and Olivier award-winning director Trevor Nunn’s ‘exuberant revival’ (The Telegraph) of the classic Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof transfers to the West End for a strictly limited run. The Playhouse Theatre will be specially transformed into an immersive space for this ‘shiveringly intimate chamber musical about family’ (The Times).
     

  • Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
    Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
    Aldwych Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    The much anticipated Tina Turner musical receives its world premiere in London with a show that chronicles the life of the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll and features his songs like  “Proud Mary”, “The Best”, and “River Deep Mountain High".

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