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.

50 shows found
  • Local Hero
    Local Hero
    The Old Vic
    Wednesday Matinee

    Ambitious Texan oil executive Mac MacIntyre arrives in Scotland on a mission to buy a small seaside village and replace it with a refinery. It’s the deal of a lifetime, but Mac soon finds that putting a price on this beautiful spot is more complicated than he bargained for. Before the locals get rich, they must decide what their home is worth. The hit comedy film Local Hero takes to the stage as John Crowley (Brooklyn, The Goldfinch) directs a new musical adaptation by Bill Forsyth and David Greig (Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax) with music and songs by the legendary Mark Knopfler.

  • The Watsons
    The Watsons
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    The Watsons is at the Harold Pinter Theatre from May 2020. Directed by Samuel West, The Watsons played to critical acclaim at Chichester Festival Theatre in 2018 and at the Menier in 2019. 

  • Evita
    Evita
    Barbican
    Thursday Matinee

    From a life of poverty to the First Lady of Argentina, Eva Peron was hailed as the spiritual leader of the nation. Seen as the champion of the poor, her ambition, glamour and power made her the world’s first major political celebrity, winning the adoration of the people. Featuring lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

  • Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie
    Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie
    London County Hall
    Thursday Matinee

    You have been summoned for jury service... Step inside the magnificent surroundings of London County Hall and experience the intensity and drama of Agatha Christie’s gripping story of justice, passion and betrayal in a unique courtroom setting.

  • Nutcracker - English National Ballet
    Nutcracker - English National Ballet
    London Coliseum
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    On Christmas Eve in Edwardian London, Clara is given a Nutcracker doll for Christmas, and the pair go on an enchanted adventure to discover a magical world. Clara battles with a Mouse King, discovers a handsome prince, and journeys to the Land of Sweets, which is ruled by the Sugar Plum Fairy. The pair meet sweet-makers from all around the world, and eventually take off in a hot air balloon ride over the glistening Land of the Snow, where Clara’s adventure is only just beginning.

  • 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 for Christmas.

  • The Snowman
    The Snowman
    Peacock Theatre
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Delighting audiences for 23 years, this magical stage adaption of Raymond Briggs’ much-loved book, and the film directed by Dianne Jackson and produced by John Coates, has transported a generation of children and their families into the wintery wonderland of a boy and a snowman that comes to life

  • Dragons and Mythical Beasts
    Dragons and Mythical Beasts
    Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Matinee

    Calling all brave heroes! Enter into a magical world of myths and legends in this fantastical new interactive show for all the family.

  • 101 Dalmatians
    101 Dalmatians
    Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Based on Dodie Smith's iconic story set in the heart of Regent’s Park, this new musical is written by Zinnie Harris and Douglas Hodge. Timothy Sheader directs with puppetry created and directed by Toby Olié (Running Wild).

  • 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 2020, discover the remarkable story of THE DRIFTERS, one of the world’s greatest vocal groups, and the truth about the woman who made them.

  • City of Angels
    City of Angels
    Garrick Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    The Donmar Warehouse's production of City of Angels, directed by Josie Rourke, is set to transfer to the Garrick Theatre in March 2020 starring Rosalie Craig and Hadley Fraser reprising their roles alongside Rebecca Trehearn and Vanessa Williams.

     

  • Aladdin - Pantomime
    Aladdin - Pantomime
    Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Matinee

    Join Aladdin, the Genie and their friends next Christmas and go on a magical carpet ride where all of your festive wishes shall be granted.

    Expect the usual Lyric twist on all of your favourite characters as well as live music, magic lamps, plenty of laughs and a journey to a far away land.

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