London Shows & West End Theatre Productions

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.

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The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon
Prince of Wales Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Winner of 4 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical. Rolling Stone says, 'The Genii of South Park hit Broadway, and history is made. Mormon is on its march into legend'. It's The Book of Mormon, the Broadway musical from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez. Time Out New York says, 'You'll laugh your head off. Mormon is musical comedy heaven'. The New York post says, 'I Love The Book Of Mormon'.

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 the n English seaside town run by Petey and Meg Bowles, a couple in their sixties.

Birmingham Royal Ballet - Mixed Bill
Birmingham Royal Ballet - Mixed Bill
Sadler's Wells
No Matinee

A mixed programme of new work and much loved pieces. The ancient god Pan is unleashed in Birmingham Royal Ballet’s first artist Ruth Brill’s Arcadia, created to a score from saxophonist John Harle.

Michael Corder’s Le Baiser de la fée is a beautiful interpretation of this classic fairy tale.

Finally, a morris-dancing flea, a ballroom-dancing ram and many more endangered animals seek shelter from the storm in David Bintley’s ‘Still Life’ at the Penguin Café.

Birmingham Royal Ballet - Aladdin
Birmingham Royal Ballet - Aladdin
Sadler's Wells
Wednesday Matinee

A cave of riches is waiting to be explored in David Bintley’s glittering production of the classic story of Aladdin and his adventures with the magic lamp.

Featuring lavish sets and costumes, stunning special effects, beautiful choreography and a larger-than-life Chinese lion. It also boasts a score by BAFTA awardwinning composer Carl Davis, played live by the Royal Ballet Sinfonia, and dazzling designs from Dick Bird and Sue Blane.

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Royal Court Theatre
No Matinee

Alejandra and Marcela are planting bombs in the middle of the night.

They don’t want violence. They just want to be heard. Prison’s not much of a threat when most of your friends are inside.

But José Miguel is from another generation, and he’s committed to change by any means possible.

Bad Roads
Royal Court Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Ukranian playwright Natal'ya Vorozhbit's play follows different woman during wartime. They range from journalists on the frontline of war, to teenage girls who wait for sldiers on the beackes, to a medic who is mourning her lover killed in action. It is a heart-breaking, but powerful and comic account of what being a woman during war is really like. 

Barbarians V New Zealand
Barbarians V New Zealand
No Matinee

The Barbarians will take on the New Zealand All Blacks at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday 4th November in celebration of the NZRU's 125th anniversary. The winner will be awarded the Killik Cup.  

Beginning
Beginning
Dorfman - National Theatre
Tuesday Matinee

Every story starts somewhere.

It’s the early hours of the morning and Danny’s the last straggler at Laura’s party. The flat’s in a mess. And so are they. One more drink?

Belleville
Donmar Warehouse
Thursday Matinee

Writer Amy Herzog is one of the brightest new talents in the theater (New York Times). Her acclaimed play about a romantic dream gone sour receives its UK premiere. Michael Longhurst (Amadeus, National Theatre; Constellations, Royal Court, West End and Broadway) directs at the Donmar for the first time.

Big Fish
Big Fish
The Other Palace
Thursday Matinee

William Bloom, a young man who is facing the imminent death of his father, the travelling salesman Edward. As his father lies on his deathbed, William recalls their time together and comes to realise he wasn’t the impulsive liar he believed he was, and develops an understanding of Edward’s exaggerations.  

Black Men Walking
Royal Court Theatre
Thursday Matinee

“We walk. Though we are written into the landscape you don’t see us. We walked England before the English.”

Thomas, Matthew and Richard walk. They walk the first Saturday of every month. Walking and talking. But this walk…

Building The Wall
Building the Wall
Park Theatre
Thursday Matinee

2019, America. Rick is incarcerated awaiting sentencing for the crime of the century. He grants just one interview – to Gloria, an African American historian. In a world where history is written by the winners, Gloria wants a full account. Unfiltered. Direct from source.

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