London Shows & West End Theatre Productions

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Check out the latest West End shows and see what’s on in London theatre with our handy theatre listings guide! See which London shows are brand new or coming to a close, and view theatre productions by month or day of the week by browsing our theatre calendar. If it’s happening in the theatre scene, we can tell you what’s on. Can't decide? Our top 10 London shows and musicals guide has the perfect performance for an unforgettable experience.

19 shows found
  • Disney's Aladdin
    Disney's Aladdin
    Prince Edward Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Brought to theatrical life by a legendary creative team, Disney’s new Broadway musical Aladdin will sweep you into a world filled with beauty, comedy and breath-taking spectacle when it opens at the Prince Edward Theatre, London. 

  • A Slight Ache / The Dumb Waiter
    A Slight Ache / The Dumb Waiter
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    No Matinee

    The Pinter at The Pinter season culminates with two unmissable comedies that explore the political machinations of the powerful and the powerless.

    When a mysterious figure enters their elegant country home, the lives of Flora and Edward are changed forever.

  • 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 folowing a successful run last Christmas.

  • A Monster Calls
    A Monster Calls
    Old Vic Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    ‘Stories are wild creatures, the monster said. When you let them loose, who knows what havoc they might wreak?’

    Patrick Ness’s piercing novel A Monster Calls is brought to The Old Vic stage in a powerful new adaptation by visionary director Sally Cookson.

  • Akhnaten - ENO
    Akhnaten - ENO
    London Coliseum
    No Matinee

    Akhnaten is a mesmerising work whose text draws on ancient hymns, prayers and inscriptions sung in their original Egyptian, Hebrew and Akkadian. The opera’s unique mood will transport you to the ancient world through music that combines Glass’s characteristic minimalist voice with stylised movement and choreographed juggling to visualise the rhythms of his score.

  • An Evening with Sophia Loren
    An Evening with Sophia Loren
    Aldwych Theatre
    No Matinee

    An Intimate Evening with Sophia Loren, one of Hollywood’s true goddesses of the silver screen.

  • Arabian Nights
    Arabian Nights
    Hoxton Hall
    No Matinee

    From Sinbad to Ali Baba, join us on a voyage of discovery through the greatest stories ever told, as the historic Hoxton Hall is transformed into an opulent palace this autumn!

  • A Pupil
    A Pupil
    Park Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    In a dilapidated North London bedsit, Ye, a disgraced violinist is preparing to kill herself. The surprise arrival of Simona, an aspiring musician and wealthy heiress, throws her plans into disarray. Together the pair embark on a series of lessons that will test the limits of friendship, music, and success.

  • A Very Very Very Dark Matter
    A Very Very Very Dark Matter
    The Bridge Theatre
    No Matinee

    In a townhouse in Copenhagen works Hans Christian Andersen, a teller of exquisite and fantastic children’s tales beloved by millions. But the true source of his stories dwells in his attic upstairs, her existence a dark secret kept from the outside world.

  • Adam Kay - This is Going to Hurt (Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor)
    Adam Kay - This is Going to Hurt (Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor)
    Duchess Theatre
    No Matinee

    Award-winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this “electrifying” (Guardian) evening of stand-up and music. Absolute sell-out Edinburgh Fringe 2016 & 2017 and Soho Theatre 2017. The accompanying book, ‘This is Going to Hurt’ is a Sunday Times bestseller – and copies will be available to purchase and for signature after the performance.

  • Aliens Love Underpants (From August)
    Aliens Love Underpants (From August)
    Spiegeltent
    No Matinee

    Based on the book by Claire Freedman & Ben Cort Adapted & directed by Adam Bampton-Smith

    Aliens love underpants

    Of every shape and size

    But there are no underpants in space

    So here's a big surprise!

    This zany and hilarious tale based on the best-selling children’s book is wonderfully brought to life on stage for the very first time. With stunning effects, madcap action, original music (and lots of aliens of course!) this fantastically fresh and funny production will delight the whole family.

    You'll laugh your PANTS off!

  • Allelujah!
    Allelujah!
    The Bridge Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure as part of an NHS efficiency drive. Meanwhile, a documentary crew eager to capture its fight for survival follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people’s choir (newest member: the Pudsey Nightingale). 

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