Following a sold-out, critically acclaimed premiere at the Royal Court Theatre earlier this year, Jez Butterworth's newest play, The Ferryman, transferred into London's West End. Directed by Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes and designed by Rob Howell, The Ferryman opened to five-star reviews across the board and marks a hat-trick of acclaimed plays from Jez Butterworth, after The River and the multi-award winning Jerusalem played in London.
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.
A musical by Clarke Peters, featuring Louis Jordan's greatest hits presented by Underbelly in association with Cameron Mackintosh. A major new production of the hit West End and Broadway musical, Five Guys Named Moe features the toe-tapping and irresistible hits of jazz legend Louis Jordan, including; Early In The Morning, Choo Choo Ch'Boogie and Saturday Night Fish Fry, plus many more performed on stage by a live band.
Regular collaborators Fabrizio Cassol and Alain Platel join forces once again in a work inspired by Mozart’s final and unfinished work.
Please note: Show contains somewhat challenging imagery. Throughout its duration there will be a video installation screening a real film of a person dying.
Fatherland is a bold, ambitious show about contemporary fatherhood in all its complexities and contradictions. Created by Frantic Assembly’s Scott Graham, Karl Hyde from Underworld and playwright Simon Stephens (Punk Rock, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time), this daring collage of words, music and movement will transform the Lyric, animated by a 13-strong cast and a multitude of voices.
Inspired by one of Britain's greatest ever comedy series, this 2 hour interactive production is set in a restaurant where you the audience are the diners. If you love the original show, you'll find Faulty Towers The Dining Experience a unique, novel pleasure and unmissably great fun.
From the House of the Dead is Janáček’s final work and arguably his most powerful. Completed just before his death and first performed posthumously in 1930, the opera is based on Dostoyevsky’s semi-autobiographical novel describing life in a Siberian gulag. Janáček does not soften that harsh reality at the heart of his tale, but imbues the work with compassion in its honest depiction of humanity’s difficult truths. The result is one of his most humane and inspiring creations.