London Theatre Openings

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Want to find the newest shows in London theatre? Impress your friends by being the first to see that new, must-see show with our list of what's opening soon in the West End and beyond.

55 shows found
  • Potted Panto
    Potted Panto
    Southwark Playhouse
    Tuesday, Friday Matinee

    Seven classic pantomimes in eighty hilarious minutes! Double Olivier nominees Dan and Jeff return for a fifth festive season of Potted Panto, hot on the heels of their world tour of Harry Potter parody Potted Potter. In a madcap ride through the biggest stories and best-loved characters from the wonderful world of pantomime, our dastardly double act dash from rubbing Aladdin’s lamp to roaming the golden streets of Dick Whittington’s London and making sure that Cinderella gets to the ball. 

  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears
    Goldilocks and the Three Bears
    London Palladium
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Enter a world of wonder at the home of pantomime, as the magical Goldilocks and the Three Bears come to the West End for Christmas! Following last year’s sold-out production of Snow White, for five weeks only the iconic London Palladium will be transformed into a sensational circus, where everything is possible and anything could happen. Packed with riotous comedy routines, extraordinary special effects, hair-raising stunts, international circus acts and an all-star cast with a series of speciality acts.
     

  • A Kind of People
    A Kind of People
    Royal Court Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    ”In this country, you go as far as they let you.” Set amidst a contemporary British community, Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti‘s new play, directed by Michael Buffong, asks how it’s possible to get on when the odds are stacked against you.

  • Peter Pan Goes Wrong
    Peter Pan Goes Wrong
    Alexandra Palace
    No Matinee

    Once again the members of the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society battle against technical hitches, flying mishaps and cast disputes. Will they ever make it to Neverland?

  • The Tiger Who Came to Tea
    The Tiger Who Came to Tea
    Theatre Royal Haymarket
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Based on Britain’s best-loved picture book by Judith Kerr, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns to the West End for Christmas.

  • Girl From the North Country
    Girl From the North Country
    Gielgud Theatre
    Monday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    1934. A time-weathered guesthouse in the heartland of America. Only a song can shake off the dust for one group of wayward souls—and old dreams may hold the promise of new beginnings. As they pass in and out of each other’s lives, their stories awaken with passion, fury and extraordinary beauty. Reimagining the music of Bob Dylan as roof-raising ensemble pieces and soul-stirring solos, celebrated playwright Conor McPherson (The Weir, The Seafarer) writes and directs this heartbreaking and universal story about family and love. 

  • Snowflake
    Snowflake
    Kiln Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Snowflake is an epic story about generational conflict, fathers and daughters, and whether we’re living in the best or worst of times…

  • Billionaire Boy
    Billionaire Boy
    Bloomsbury Theatre
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Joe Spud is twelve years old and the richest boy in the country! He has his own sports car, two crocodiles as pets and £100,000 a week pocket money! But what Joe doesn't have is a friend.

    From the award-winning West End producers of Gangsta Granny and Awful Auntie comes this amazing new production of David Walliams' best-selling story!
     

  • Circus 1903
    Circus 1903
    Royal Festival Hall
    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Experience the thrills and daredevil entertainment of a turn-of-the-century circus this Christmas.

  • Fame
    Fame
    Troubadour Theatre - Wembley
    No Matinee

    Get ready for the musical that lives forever, and join the fame-hungry students New York’s High School For The Performing Arts as they tackle life, love and legwarmers alongside the eternal search for stardom.

  • The Nutcracker - Royal Albert Hall
    The Nutcracker - Royal Albert Hall
    Royal Albert Hall
    Monday, Tuesday Matinee

    This enchanting production, featuring Tchaikovsky’s ravishing score, is without a doubt the quintessential Christmas treat for all the family.

  • Magic Goes Wrong
    Magic Goes Wrong
    Vaudeville Theatre
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Mischief Theatre collaborate with co-writers for the first time as they bring their new show Magic Goes Wrong, created with stage legends Penn and Teller, to the London stage as part of the company’s year-long residency at the Vaudeville Theatre. 

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