London Plays & Drama Tickets

Take your pick from one of the many plays and drama productions across London. From long running London plays such as The Woman in Black and The Mousetrap to productions at the Old Vic and RSC, you'll find something for everyone.

37 shows found
  • The Tempest
    The Tempest
    Iris Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Shakespeare’s final solo play The Tempest is this year’s enchanting opening to Iris Theatre’s outdoor summer season.

    Taking place across the gardens of St Paul’s Church in the heart of the West End, and inspired by the courtly royal masques of the 17th century and the designs of Inigo Jones, The Tempest is an evening of pomp and promenade, of magic and illusion.

  • The Moderate Soprano
    The Moderate Soprano
    Duke of York's Theatre
    No Matinee

    David Hare’s magnificent new play about the love story at the heart of the foundation of Glyndebourne transfers from its sold-out run at Hampstead Theatre to the West End. John Christie’s formidable vision, born out of his adoration for the beautiful soprano Audrey Mildmay and his innate passion for opera, became a gift to the nation, revered the world over. 

  • The Room / Victoria Station / Family Voices
    The Room / Victoria Station / Family Voices
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    No Matinee

    Harold Pinter’s first play, The Room, features in a triple-bill directed by Pinter’s colleague and friend, Patrick Marber. An all-too-familiar and frighteningly topical brand of English xenophobia runs through this darkly funny and unexpectedly odd play from 1957. In the hilarious Victoria Station and the reflective Family Voices, isolated voices attempt to communicate, but can we ever truly express the depths of our feeling? 

  • The Cane
    The Cane
    Royal Court Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    “It will be the biggest send off any teacher has ever had. No teacher is as loved”

    After 45 years as a dedicated teacher, Edward is looking forward to the imminent celebration to mark his retirement.

    But his home is under siege. A mob of angry students have gathered. A brick has been thrown through the window, he and his wife haven’t left the house for six days, and now his estranged daughter has arrived with her own questions.

    “Why would they attack the most popular teacher in the school?”

    Mark Ravenhill’s previous work for the Royal Court includes Over There (& Schaubühne, Berlin), Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat and Shopping and Fucking.

  • The Great Gatsby
    The Great Gatsby
    Gatsby's Drugstore
    No Matinee

    Step into a heart-racing immersive adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald’s seminal jazz-age novel which puts you in the heart of the action. Slip on your dancing shoes and watch the story unfold around you in this unique theatrical performance. The cocktails are flowing, the music is playing, the party is in full swing and there's the chance of more than a little scandal.

  • The Importance of Being Earnest
    The Importance of Being Earnest
    Vaudeville Theatre
    No Matinee

    Widely considered one of the funniest plays in English, Wilde’s much loved masterpiece throws love, logic and language into the air to make one of theatre’s most dazzling firework displays. Jack, Algy, Gwendolyn and Cecily discover how unsmooth runs the course of true love, while Lady Bracknell keeps a baleful eye on the mayhem of manners. ‘It is very romantic to be in love. The very essence of romance is uncertainty’

  • Thunderbirds - Beyond the Horizon
    Thunderbirds - Beyond the Horizon
    The Buzz
    No Matinee

    Book now for the pop up show of 2018 at London’s first purpose-built venue for immersive entertainment, The Buzz, at Mercato Metropolitano.

  • The Tiger Who Came To Tea
    The Tiger Who Came To Tea
    Piccadilly Theatre
    No Matinee

    The Tiger Who Came To Tea returns to the West End, to the Piccadilly Theatre, for another season. 

  • The Convert
    Young Vic
    Wednesday Matinee

    Black Panther star and Tony-nominated writer Danai Gurira’s striking play explores the impact of colonialism and Catholicism on black identity. 

  • The Daughter-in-Law
    The Daughter-in-Law
    Arcola Theatre
    No Matinee

    Minnie has big ambitions for her new marriage to Luther Gascoyne, but Luther’s mother Mrs Gascoyne has ideas of her own. When she discovers explosive news about one of Luther’s old flames, Mrs Gascoyne lays the battle-lines for an emotional struggle that could tear the whole family apart.

  • The Gronholm Method
    Menier Chocolate Factory
    No Matinee

    Set in the offices of a New York City Fortune 500 company, four unsuspecting candidates embark on the most testing job interview of their lives.
     
    This taut play, premiered in Barcelona in 2003 to great critical acclaim, exposes the psychological depths people will go to in order to get what they want.
     

  • The Lehman Trilogy
    The Lehman Trilogy
    Lyttelton Theatre, National
    Tuesday Matinee

    The Lehman Trilogy, by Stefano Massini a hit across Europe, is staged at the NT in a new English adaptation by Ben Power, directed by Sam Mendes, a co-production with Neal Street Productions. On a cold September morning in 1844, a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside.

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