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.
Book London play tickets on London Theatre.
Can we ever escape from our mistakes? Simon Russell Beale stars in this tense Ibsen classic. A financier has ruined his family name through fraud– but all of them hope to claw their way back. Learn more about the strictly limited run of John Gabriel Borkman at the Bridge Theatre.
Who will come out on top in this battle of wits? Director Lucy Bailey returns to the Globe for the first time since her critically-acclaimed Titus Andronicus. Shakespeare’s beloved comedy about bickering lovers and misunderstandings is set in the lush gardens of post-war Italy. Experience the magic of an iconic venue with Much Ado About Nothing at Shakespeare’s Globe.
This war will never end– unless Joan can stop it. An all-new exploration of the iconic life of Joan of Arc. Playwright Charlie Josephine reimagines a celebratory and triumphant Joan of Arc for the Globe’s iconic outdoor stage. Join the revolution and get your tickets to I, Joan at Shakespeare’s Globe today.
Jack Absolute will do anything for love– even become someone else. A sparkling new comedy from the award-winning playwright Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guv’nors). This new play reimagines Sheridan’s Restoration classic in the screwball 1940s. Take flight and grab your seats to Jack Absolute Flies Again at the National Theatre today.
Two (dozen) drinks, all alike in dignity, in fair London where we lay our scene. See Romeo and Juliet in a new, intoxicated form. Sh!t-faced Shakespeare return with their latest alcoholic adaptation. Say cheers! Get Sh!t-faced Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet tickets today.
A shipwreck provides an opportunity for revenge… or redemption. Shakespeare’s moving final play comes to London’s most iconic venue. Sorcerer Prospero is ready to set in motion a decades-long scheme of revenge against those who wronged him, but the magic of his own island may get in the way. Take the voyage to The Tempest at Shakespeare’s Globe today.
You’ve been summoned for jury service! Experience an Agatha Christie classic in a unique, historic courtroom setting. A widower is on trial, but only you can decide if he faces the noose in this enthralling production. Cast your judgment at Witness for the Prosecution at London County Hall today.
Step through the wardrobe into a world of wintry magic! This critically acclaimed production comes to the West End after a series of hit runs. Lucy Cookson’s innovative adaptation tells the story of the Pevensie siblings’ journey to a magical world through dazzling puppetry and imaginative staging. Get your tickets to the limited run of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at the Gillian Lynne Theatre today.
Morals meet medicine in a national scandal. Acclaimed writer/director Robert Icke and Juliet Stevenson unite to bring this sell-out adaptation to the West End. Banned in its time, this 19th century drama is reimagined as the story of a North London physician who is faced with a difficult problem that becomes national news. Get your tickets to The Doctor at the Duke of York’s Theatre today.
Two couples wait to see if a ghost will appear - but maybe you'll spot it first! This spooky thriller has returned to the West End after two record-breaking runs. Believers and skeptics battle over the dinner table, but only you can decide if this is a haunting, or if another mystery is afoot. Get 2:22 - A Ghost Story tickets at the Criterion Theatre today.