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London Theatre Openings

Want to find the newest shows in London theatre? Impress your friends by being the first to see the re-openings of these must-see shows with our list of what’s opening soon in the West End and beyond. 

Covid-19 Information

Indoor performances are making a comeback to London theatres, with social distancing, and other restrictions in place in line with most-recent Government guidance regarding the coronavirus.

A selection of upcoming West End shows musicals and plays will be hosted under full Covid-19 regulations, with mandatory face-coverings to be worn when in theatres (including during the show). Ahead of any performance, ticket holders will be sent full information about safety measures and requirements. 

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  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice
    The Sorcerer's Apprentice
    Southwark Playhouse
    Tuesday Matinee

    The world premiere of The Sorcerer's Apprentice will now take place online. For more information, read here.

  • The Tempest
    The Tempest
    Jermyn Street Theatre
    No Matinee

    This production of Shakespeare’s final play is loosely inspired by the life of Paul Gauguin on the island of Tahiti. Michael Pennington, one of the foremost Shakespearean actors of his generation, plays Prospero for the first time.

  • To Kill A Mockingbird
    To Kill A Mockingbird
    Gielgud Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Set in Alabama in 1934, To Kill a Mockingbird centres on one of the most venerated characters in American literature, the small-town lawyer Atticus Finch. The long-awaited Broadway transfer will finally open in the West End in 2021, with performances at the Gielgud Theatre. 

  • 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.

  • The Ocean At The End Of The Lane
    The Ocean At The End Of The Lane
    Duke of York's Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Following a sold out run at the National Theatre, the acclaimed production of The Ocean at the End of the Lane transfers to the West End in October 2021. Returning to his childhood home, a man finds himself standing beside the pond of the old Sussex farmhouse where he used to play. He’s transported to his 12th birthday when his friend Lettie claimed it wasn’t a pond, but an ocean…Plunged into a magical world, their survival depends on their ability to reckon with ancient forces that threaten to destroy everything around them.

  • The Drifters Girl
    The Drifters Girl
    Garrick Theatre
    Monday, Wednesday Matinee

    The Queen of British Soul and West End leading lady BEVERLEY KNIGHT stars in the world premiere of a brand new musical - THE DRIFTERS GIRL. Coming to the West End Autumn 2021, discover the remarkable story of THE DRIFTERS, one of the world’s greatest vocal groups, and the truth about the woman who made them.

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