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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 Flamenco Festival 2017 - Israel Galván
Flamenco Festival 2017 - Israel Galván
Sadler's Wells
No Matinee

Israel Galván likes nothing more than pushing boundaries and surprising with a know-how fed by the best Flamenco tradition. In FLA.CO.MEN, he deconstructs syntax again, cleaving the memory of his earlier pieces and captures on-the-fly figures that he charges with a new electricity. 

“To call Galvan a brilliant dancer is like saying Einstein was pretty good at physics” Daily Express

42nd Street
42nd Street
Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Wednesday Matinee

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 Lost Theatre
A Christmas Carol - Lost Theatre
LOST Theatre
No Matinee

Charles Dickens’ timeless classic gets the full Broadway treatment in LOST Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol – The Musical, by 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 Christmas Carol with London Musical Theatre Orchestra
A Christmas Carol with London Musical Theatre Orchestra
Lyceum Theatre
No Matinee

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 Christmas Carol with Simon Callow
A Christmas Carol with Simon Callow
Arts Theatre
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

Following sell-out seasons in 2011/12 and critical and audience acclaim, Simon Callow returns in this much-lauded production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, playing at the Arts Theatre for a strictly limited season from 8 December.

A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream - Young Vic 2017
Young Vic
Wednesday Matinee

The dark heart of Titania and Oberon’s domain is explored as Joe Hill-Gibbins returns to the Young Vic’s Main House stage with a bold new production. In a world of grotesque transformations and sexual provocation, repressed conflicts between young lovers and their parents are released. There’s no magic in this place – manipulation leads to complications and desire becomes dangerous.

a profoundly affectionate, passionate devotion to someone (-noun)
Royal Court Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Debbie Tucker Green returns to the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs with her new play a profoundly affectionate, passionate devotion to someone (-noun) which she will also direct. Three couples. What might be. What once was. What could have been.

Adam and Eve and Steve
Adam & Eve... and Steve
King's Head Theatre
No Matinee

Adam & Eve... and Steve is a brand new five star musical farce set in a newly created paradise, the Garden of Eden. The basis of every love story, every romantic ballad, and every sentimental poem ever written is man meets woman, they disagree, they resolve their differences, they fall in love. But…..Adam & Eve...

Adriana Lecouvreur
Adriana Lecouvreur
Royal Opera House
No Matinee

Angela Gheorghiu and Hrachuhi Bassenz star in the first revival of David McVicar’s sumptuous production of Cilea’s tragic opera.

The actress Adriana Lecouvreur is adored by many – including stage manager Michonnet – but she loves Maurizio, Count of Saxony. He is entranced by Adriana, and desperately tries to extricate himself from his former lover, the Princesse de Bouillon.

After October
Finborough Theatre
No Matinee

The first Central London production in eighty years of Rodney Ackland’s After October.

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

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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

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.

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