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Weekday Matinee Shows London

Theatre is not just for the weekend! Browse our list of West End weekday matinee shows and see a matinee between Monday and Saturday. Looking for a Sunday matinee? Why not check out our Sunday shows guide.

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  • Back to the Future: The Musical
    Back to the Future: The Musical
    Adelphi Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Take an electrifying ride back in time with Doc Brown and Marty McFly in this groundbreaking new musical production. Featuring all the characters and songs you love alongside a brand new score and a few added surprises, Back to the Future: The Musical is the hilarious, high-voltage story you know...but with added plutonium.

  • 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.

  • Anything Goes
    Anything Goes
    Barbican
    Thursday Matinee

    Emmy-Award winning Megan Mullally and Tony and Olivier Award-winning Robert Lindsay star in this major new production of Cole Porter and P. G. Wodehouse’s classic golden age musical, Anything Goes.

  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
    Palace Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play by Jack Thorne. It is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage.

  • The Book of Mormon
    The Book of Mormon
    Prince of Wales Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Winner of 4 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical. Rolling Stone says, 'The Genii of South Park hit Broadway, and history is made. Mormon is on its march into legend'. It's The Book of Mormon, the Broadway musical from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez. Time Out New York says, 'You'll laugh your head off. Mormon is musical comedy heaven'. The New York post says, 'I Love The Book Of Mormon'.

  • Sister Act
    Sister Act: The Musical
    Eventim Apollo
    Thursday Matinee

    Academy® Award winning actress Whoopi Goldberg is back as Deloris Van Cartier with BAFTA award winner Jennifer Saunders in the role of Mother Superior as Sister Act The Musical comes to London in Summer 2021. 

    Based on the iconic movie, this sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood and music tells the hilarious story of the disco diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she won’t be found – a convent!  Disguised as a nun and under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own.

     

  • Wicked
    Wicked
    Apollo Victoria Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire that re-imagined the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, the WICKED musical tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two girls who first meet as sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West. Experience this unforgettable, award-winning musical and discover that you’ve not been told the whole story about the land of Oz...

  • Pretty Woman
    Pretty Woman: The Musical
    Piccadilly Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Based on the 1990 film of the same name, the musical adaptation of Pretty Woman transfers from Broadway to London's Piccadilly Theatre from February 2020, with tickets now on-sale.

  • Potted Panto
    Potted Panto
    Garrick Theatre
    No Matinee

    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. 

  • Come From Away
    Come From Away
    Phoenix Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    This unique musical is set in the Canadian town of Gander where, in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the town - which had a population of 11,000 – welcomed 8,500 passengers from diverted flights. Winner of best new musical at the 2019 Olivier Awards, the musical gets its London premiere at the Phoenix Theatre.

  • Matilda the Musical
    Matilda the Musical
    Cambridge Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. 

  • Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
    TINA - The Tina Turner Musical
    Aldwych Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them. This new stage musical, presented in association with Tina Turner herself, reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race.

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