Weekday Matinee Shows London

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

    Michael Ball, Alfie Boe, Carrie Hope Fletcher and Matt Lucas star in a special concert production of Les Miserables in London at the Gielgud Theatre

  • Mary Poppins
    Mary Poppins
    Prince Edward Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS returns to its original West End home at the Prince Edward Theatre from 23 October 2019.
    The magical story of the world’s favourite Nanny is triumphantly and spectacularly brought to the stage with dazzling choreography, incredible effects and unforgettable songs. Starring Zizi Strallen, returning to play the title role following great acclaim on the recent sell-out international tour, and Charlie Stemp as Bert, who recently gave an award-winning performance as Arthur Kipps in Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Half A Sixpence.

  • The Woman in Black
    The Woman in Black
    Fortune Theatre
    Tuesday Matinee

    Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story is brought to dramatic life in Stephen Mallatratt’s ingenious stage adaptation. Now celebrating over 25 terrifying years in the West End, Robin Herford’s gripping production is a brilliantly successful study in atmosphere, illusion and controlled horror.

  • The Man in the White Suit
    The Man in the White Suit
    Wyndham's Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon return to the West End to star in the world premiere of the classic Ealing comedy THE MAN IN THE WHITE SUIT, adapted and directed by Sean Foley.

    When Sidney Stratton (Stephen Mangan), invents a fabric that never gets dirty and never wears out, manufacturers and trades unions are terrified by the threat it poses to their industry and their jobs. Only Daphne (Kara Tointon) the mill owner's daughter, shows Sidney any support as the bosses and workers chase the Man in the White Suit determined to destroy them both. This fast-moving comedy reunites Stephen Mangan and Sean Foley who also created the Olivier award-winning production Jeeves and Wooster.

  • 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.

  • Only Fools and Horses - The Musical
    Only Fools and Horses - The Musical
    Theatre Royal Haymarket
    Wednesday Matinee

    A stage adaptation of the classic British sitcom Only Fools and Horses, co-written by Paul Whitehousewhich is now in London's West End at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

  • Uncle Vanya
    Uncle Vanya
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    No Matinee

    In the heat of summer, Sonya and her Uncle Vanya (Toby Jones) while away their days on a crumbling estate deep in the countryside, visited occasionally only by the local doctor Astrov (Richard Armitage). However, when Sonya’s father suddenly returns with his beautiful new wife declaring that he intends to sell the house, the polite facades crumble and repressed feelings start to emerge with devastating consequences.

  • Magic Goes Wrong
    Magic Goes Wrong
    Vaudeville Theatre
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Mischief Theatre collaborate with co-writers for the first time as they bring their new show Magic Goes Wrong, created with stage legends Penn and Teller, to the London stage as part of the company’s year-long residency at the Vaudeville Theatre. 

  • Endgame
    Endgame
    Old Vic Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    In a bare room, Hamm, an old, blind tyrant, is locked in a stalemate with his servant Clov. Interrupted only by the nostalgic musings of Hamm’s ancient, dustbin-dwelling parents, this bleakly funny double act cling stubbornly to their routine of casual savagery and mutual dependence. Richard Jones (The Hairy Ape, Into the Woods) directs Beckett’s macabre comedy in which hope and cruelty are the last things to die. Endgame will be presented in a double bill with Samuel Beckett’s rarely seen short play Rough for Theatre II, performed by members of the company.

  • Local Hero
    Local Hero
    Old Vic Theatre
    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.

  • A Christmas Carol
    A Christmas Carol
    Old Vic Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Esteemed writer Jack Thorne's joyous, atmospheric adaptation of the timeless Charles Dickens classic returns to The Old Vic following a successful run last Christmas.

  • School of Rock
    School of Rock
    Gillian Lynne Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Based on the iconic, hit movie, this irresistible new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn an extra bit of cash by posing as a supply teacher at a prestigious prep school. 

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