What's on - London Shows & West End Productions

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.

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1984
1984
Playhouse Theatre

April 1984. 13.00. Comrade 6079, Winston Smith, thinks a thought, starts a diary, and falls in love. But Big Brother is always watching.

27 New Rock Musical
27
The Cockpit Theatre

New musical 27 is described as a "modern fable of our time, a dark interpretation of one of humanity’s oldest stories."

42nd Street
42nd Street
Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Broadway’s Biggest Show, on the West End’s Biggest Stage. 

42nd Street is the song and dance, American dream fable of Broadway. Young Peggy Sawyer is fresh off the bus from small-town America and just another face in the chorus line on Broadway’s newest show. But when the leading lady gets injured, Peggy might just have the shot at stardom she's always dreamed of…

A Christmas Carol with London Musical Theatre Orchestra
A Christmas Carol with London Musical Theatre Orchestra
Lyric Theatre

Charles Dickens' classic gets the full Broadway treatment buy the Broadway team of Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Little Mermaid), Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical) and Mike Ockrent (Crazy For You, Me and My Girl).

A Man of Good Hope
A Man of Good Hope
Young Vic

Asad is a young Somalian refugee in Ethiopia with a brilliant head for business. As a budding entrepreneur, he is in search of new opportunities abroad. And so he embarks on an epic journey to South Africa, hoping to find a promised land. But as he arrives horrific xenophobic violence ruptures society, sending the country – and Asad’s plans - into chaos.

A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer
A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer
Dorfman - National Theatre

An all-singing, all-dancing examination of life with a cancer diagnosis. This brand new musical confronts the highs and lows of the scariest word we know.

Adam Fischer
Adam Fischer
Hackney Empire

Internationally acclaimed Hungarian conductor Adam Fischer conducts the Danish Chamber Orchestra for a very special Memorial Concert for the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. Their programme includes Beethoven’s majestic Egmont Overture (the Revolution’s rally cry), and Mozart’s Symphonies No. 38 & No. 41. Presented by Hackney Empire and the Armel Opera Festival.

Aladdin - Disney's New Musical
Aladdin - Disney's New Musical
Prince Edward Theatre

Brought to theatrical life by a legendary creative team, Disney’s new Broadway musical Aladdin will sweep you into a world filled with beauty, comedy and breath-taking spectacle when it opens at the Prince Edward Theatre, London in June 2016.

Aladdin - Lyric Hammersmith
Aladdin - Lyric Hammersmith
Lyric Hammersmith

The Lyric's traditional panto returns in 2016 when Aladdin flies into Hammersmith on his magic carpet for some festive fun in true Lyric style.

Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs
Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs
London Palladium

On top of his myriad accomplishments and accolades, Alan Cumming has been hailed by Time Magazine as one of the most fun people in show business! 

All My Sons
All My Sons
Rose Theatre Kingston

A compelling story of love, guilt and the corrupting power of greed, All My Sons was Arthur Miller's first great Broadway success sealing his reputation as one of the most influential playwrights of the 20th Century. This is the first time we present work by this extraordinary writer as part of our American season.

All The Angels
All the Angels - Handel and the First Messiah
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Traces the story of the world’s most popular choral work, Handel’s Messiah, from its first rehearsal in a Chester pub to the world stage.

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