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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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Evita
    Evita
    Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
    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.

  • Elf - A Christmas Spectacular
    Elf - A Christmas Spectacular
    SSE Arena Wembley
    No Matinee

    ELF, the Broadway musical based on the hit Will Ferrell movie, is supersized into a huge Christmas spectacular this December. It’s the heart-warming story of how human Buddy, raised by Santa’s elves at the North Pole, travels to New York to find his real father, falls in love and brings Christmas happiness to everyone.

  • Equus
    Equus
    Trafalgar Studio One
    Thursday Matinee

    Inspired by a true story, Peter Shaffer’s gripping psychological thriller, EQUUS, explores the complex relationships between devotion, myth and sexuality. When teenager Alan Strang’s pathological fascination leads him to blind six horses in a Hampshire stable, psychiatrist Dr. Martin Dysart is tasked with uncovering the motive behind the boy’s violent act. As Dysart delves into Alan’s world of twisted spirituality, passion and sexuality, he begins to question his own sanity and motivations in a world driven by consumerism.

  • Emanuel Gat Dance - WORKS
    Emanuel Gat Dance - WORKS
    Sadler's Wells
    No Matinee

    Born in Israel and now based in France, the double Bessie Award-winning choreographer Emanuel Gat initially trained as a conductor before shifting his attention to dance.

  • Electric Soul Festival
    Electric Soul Festival
    The O2 Arena
    No Matinee

    Four iconic acts will appear on the smoothest line-up of the year at The O2 on Saturday 7 September 2019, in what will be THE key date in the calendar for funk and soul fans, the inaugural Electric Soul Festival.   This one day only festival for soul brothers and sisters across the UK, hosted by legendary DJ Trevor Nelson, will feature three of the biggest ever bastions of British bass music, Level 42, Heather Small, and The Brand New Heavies, plus direct from the USA, post-Disco hitmakers Kool & The Gang, with further acoustic acts to be announced.   Commenting on the new festival, Trevor Nelson said, “I’m unbelievably excited to host the first ever Electric Soul Festival. We have massive day festivals for every other type of genre, so it’s about time we had one for funk and soul – the most influential and, obviously, my personal favourite kind of music! It’s an amazing line-up of acts that have sold millions across the globe, not to mention all the extra things that’ll be going on around The O2 across the day – I can’t wait!”   Between them, these artists have shaped popular music across the globe - inspiring new genres, selling millions of records, wining Grammy Awards and providing the soundtrack to so many.   A one-stop shop for soundsystem supremo’s, this is the biggest line-up for lovers of smooth soul and frivolous funk grooves nationwide.   Celebrating 50 years in music having formed in 1969, Kool & The Gang have earned an incredible two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten R&B hits, nine Top Ten Pop hits and 31 gold and platinum albums, with seminal hits like ‘Celebration’, ‘Cherish’, ‘Jungle Boogie’, ‘Summer Madness’, and ‘Open Sesame’.

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