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Take your pick from the many plays in London currently running in the West End. From long-running West End plays like The Play That Goes Wrong to incredible feats of theatre like Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and The Lehman Trilogy, there are current plays in London suitable for all audiences.
Theatre plays in London range from comedies to emotional dramas, and a lot of West End plays often end up on Broadway. Check out our London plays guide to find the best West End play for you and catch the next smash hit.
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Sometimes our memories deceive us. Amy Adams makes her West End debut in Tennessee Williams’ classic memory play about a family falling apart. Acclaimed director Jeremy Herrin guides an innovative reimagining of the story of Tom Wingfield, his sister Amanda, and his mother Amanda, all of whom are stuck in the past in their own way. Get your tickets to The Glass Menagerie at the Duke of York’s Theatre today.
Stranded at sea… with a tiger. After a sell-out premier in Sheffield, this adaptation of the hit novel comes to the West End for a highly anticipated run. Stunning life-size puppetry helps bring the story of Pi and his tiger Richard Parker to life, in a script by recent OBE awardee Lolita Chakrabarti. Join the journey of Life of Pi at Wyndham’s Theatre today.
Keep the secret of the world’s longest running mystery! This Agatha Christie classic has tantalised mystery-lovers for generations. Become part of theatrical history as you discover the answer to the theatre world’s best-kept secret. Only you can discover whodunnit! Get your tickets to The Mousetrap at St. Martin’s Theatre today.
The show must go on– no matter what goes wrong! The original hit from Mischief Theatre went from pub theatre to the West End, and has played to sell-out crowds everywhere along the way. The hilariously inept Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society won’t let anything stop them from putting on a good show in this riotously funny slapstick comedy. Book your tickets to The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre today.
What if the only way to get rid of a ghost is to tell her story? This long-running hit continues to terrify audiences with a masterful display of theatre magic. Two men try to rid themselves of a ghost– but surely the story they’re telling isn’t real? You’ll have to see it to believe it at The Woman In Black at the Fortune Theatre.
There’s nothing like family to bring out your bad side. This critically acclaimed family drama returns after a sell-out run. Funny, harsh, and intimate, this hit play provides a glimpse into one family’s deepest secrets. Claim your place at the table for Bad Jews at the Arts Theatre today.
What happens when the voice of a community falls out of step with the times? Alex Jennings stars in this new comedy from award-winning writer Stephen Beresford (Pride). A parish priest is losing his grip on his job and his place in the world, and an odd request at a funeral threatens to push it all over the edge. Learn more about tickets for The Southbury Child at The Bridge Theatre today.
Dreams and hopes collide in an isolated country home. Emilia Clarke makes her West End debut in this Chekov classic, also starring Indira Varma and Sophie Wu. You won’t want to miss the strictly limited run of a newly modernised adaptation from award-winning director Jamie Lloyd. Check out tickets for The Seagull at the Harold Pinter Theatre today.
Jay Gatsby invites you to one of his infamous parties. The champagne flows and as the drama unfolds the man himself will be the perfect host. As invites go, this is the hottest ticket in town. A hedonistic world of red-hot rhythms, bootleg liquor and pure jazz age self-indulgence awaits. Book The Great Gatsby tickets today.
Harry’s story isn’t quite over yet. This record-smashing global hit continues its successful West End. Nineteen years after the end of the iconic novels, Harry Potter’s son faces new kinds of dark magic. The two-part play is an epic tale of love, family, and redemption, with theatrical magic like you’ve never seen before. Fall under the spell of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre and book your tickets today.