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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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  • 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.

  • Les Miserables: The All-Star Staged Concert
    Les Miserables: The Staged Concert
    Sondheim Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Lucie Jones, Jon Robyns and Bradley Jaden will star in a special concert production of Les Miserables, returning to the West End from 20 May 2021.

  • Hairspray
    Hairspray
    London Coliseum
    Thursday Matinee

    Starring Michael Ball, Hairspray follows the story of Tracy Turnblad, an aspiring dancer who wins a part on a local TV show, The Corny Collins Show, and becomes an overnight sensation. Featuring the songs "Good Morning Baltimore" and "You Can't Stop the Beat". 

  • Heathers The Musical
    Heathers The Musical
    Theatre Royal Haymarket
    Wednesday Matinee

    Greetings, salutations. Welcome to Westerberg High, where Veronica Sawyer is just another of the nobodies dreaming of a better day. But when she’s unexpectedly taken under the wings of the three beautiful and impossibly cruel Heathers, her dreams of popularity finally start to come true. Until JD turns up, the mysterious teen rebel who teaches her that it might kill to be a nobody, but it’s murder being a somebody…

  • The Comeback
    The Comeback
    Noel Coward Theatre
    No Matinee

    The Comeback, a brilliantly original and hilarious new comedy, is set to delight all generations at the Noel Coward Theatre this December. This debut play from The Pin’s award-winning Ben Ashenden and Alex Owen tells the story of two double acts fighting to wrestle control of the most chaotic, farcical and high-stakes gig of their respective careers. 

  • Anything Goes
    Anything Goes
    Barbican
    Thursday Matinee

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

  • Romeo & Juliet
    Romeo & Juliet - Globe 2021
    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    From historic feud to ill-fated union, Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet speaks of chance, destiny and fortune, and after some of the most fractious years in recent history, this universal tale finds new significance in 2021.

  • Twelfth Night
    Twelfth Night - Globe 2021
    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
    No Matinee

    Shakespeare’s comedy of mistaken identity, music and the madness of love, Twelfth Night, finds new life this summer in the Globe Theatre.

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
    A Midsummer Night's Dream - Globe 2021
    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
    No Matinee

    Get ready for a fiesta like no other as the 2019 production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream returns with piñatas, streamers, glitter and a cacophony of brass.

  • 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.

  • Cinderella The Musical
    Cinderella The Musical
    Gillian Lynne Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella is the exciting new musical comedy starring Carrie Hope Fletcher, set to completely reinvent the world’s best-loved fairytale when it opens in London’s West End in July 2021.

  • Oleanna
    Oleanna
    Arts Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Set on an American campus, a seemingly innocuous conversation between a college professor and his female student warps into a nightmare which threatens to destroy them both, when she files a claim of sexual harassment against him.

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