Theatre is not just for the weekend! Matinee shows in London take place every day of the week. Matinee theatre is great for theatregoers who want to see the latest openings but also want to keep their evenings free, or are looking a way to spend an afternoon.
Most West End shows in London will have matinee shows, so if you’re wanting a concert experience at Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, or to spend a magical afternoon at the theatre at The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, you can do it at a weekday matinee.
Browse our list of West End shows with a weekday matinee and see a weekday matinee whenever it suits you. Check out our Sunday shows guide for Sunday matinees.
Book tickets for matinee theatre in London on London Theatre.
Divorced, beheaded… live! It’s time to learn about the lives of the wives in this smash hit reimagining of the Tudor era. Sweeping up awards on the West End and Broadway, this rock concert imagines what Henry VIII’s wives would say if they got a chance at the mic. Check out tickets for SIX the Musical at the Vaudeville Theatre 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.
Roman general, Titus Andronicus, refuses to back down. Follow the ruler as he seeks justice in a unique, bloody way. Shakespeare's revenge tragedy pulsates at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. Join Titus in his fight. Book Titus Andronicus tickets today.
Infidelity, jealousy and potentially life-changing decision making consumes King Leonte's life. Can time be a healer? The Winter's Tale will be told over two stages: Shakespeare's Globe and the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, in a Globe first. Join The Winter's Tale in winter and book tickets today.
What happened when Alice peered into the looking glass? Discover for yourself in this interactive theatre show that allows you to step into your own wonderland. Will you grow? Will you shrink? Will you dine with the Mad Hatter or befriend the Queen of Hearts? The decision is down to you. See Alice's Adventure Underground in London today.