Weekday Theatre Matinee Tickets

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

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Disney's The Lion King
Disney's The Lion King
Lyceum Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Disney's musical phenomenon The Lion King continues to captivate audiences of all ages. Combining dazzling staging and highly imaginative costumes, masks and puppets, this astonishing show at the Lyceum Theatre uses breathtaking theatrical magic to tell the story of Simba - join him now in his epic journey to reclaim his kingdom!

Wicked
Wicked
Apollo Victoria Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Winner of 90 international awards, Wicked has been casting its magical spell over audiences of all ages across the world since 2003 and continues to be a record-breaking hit at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, where, as of 2013, it is has become the 16th longest-running West End musical of all time. 

Chess
Chess
London Coliseum
Wednesday Matinee

Written by great musical lyricist Sir Tim Rice, with music by ABBA songwriters Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, Chess will be returning to London for its first major revival in the capital for over 30 years, at the London Coliseum.

The Lieutenant of Inishmore
The Lieutenant of Inishmore
Noel Coward Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Michael Grandage directs a brand new production of Martin McDonagh’s play The Lieutenant of Inishmore, starring Poldark’s Aidan Turner at London’s Noel Coward Theatre.

Red
Red
Wyndham's Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Alfred Molina and Alfred Enoch star the first UK revival of John Logan’s Red since Michael Grandage directed the play at the Donmar Warehouse. The production first opened in 2009 and went on to win six Tony Awards following a Broadway transfer, including one for Best Play.

The Birthday Party
The Birthday Party
Harold Pinter Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Harold Pinter’s second full-length play, The Birthday Party, is one of the playwright’s most performed plays. The play focuses on Stanley Webber, a piano player who lives in a neglected house in an English seaside town run by Petey and Meg Bowles, a couple in their sixties.

Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Apollo Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. Jamie is going to be a sensation. Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight. This fearless, funny, fabulous brand new musical sensation hits London with catchy new songs by lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling Dan Gillespie Sells and writer Tom MacRae. Sixteen: the edge of possibility.  Time to make your dreams come true.

Motown the Musical
Motown the Musical
Shaftesbury Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Featuring an eighteen piece orchestra playing 50 Motown tracks including “My Girl”, “Dancing In The Street”, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” and “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”, Motown The Musical is a musical sensation with real soul.

Company
Company
Gielgud Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Broadway legend Patti LuPone will return to London in a new gender-reversed production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's 1970 musical Company.

The Height of the Storm
The Height of the Storm
Wyndham's Theatre
No Matinee

Florian Zeller’s latest play The Height of the Storm is a compelling family drama revolving around André and Madeleine, a married couple of fifty years. The play takes place during one weekend on which their daughters visit. But the weekend takes a suspicious turn when a bunch of flowers, and a woman from the past, turn up.

Frozen
Frozen
Theatre Royal Haymarket
Thursday Matinee

Starring Doctor Foster actress Suranne Jones, the Bryony Lavery play Frozen will be revived at Theatre Royal Haymarket for a limited 12-week run from February 2018.

Strictly Ballroom
Strictly Ballroom
Piccadilly Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Award-winning writer Baz Luhrmann, known for creating the films Moulin Rouge!, Romeo & Juliet and The Great Gatsby, presents Strictly Ballroom, a brand new musical inspired by his classic 1992 film.

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