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.

Motown the Musical
Motown the Musical
Shaftesbury Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Featuring an eighteen piece orchestra playing 50 Motown tracks including “My Girl”, “Dancing In The Street”, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” and “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”, Motown The Musical is a musical sensation with real soul.

Matilda the Musical
Matilda the Musical
Cambridge Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. 

Mamma Mia
Mamma Mia
Novello Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Join the ultimate feel-good party at MAMMA MIA!, the world’s sunniest and most exhilarating smash-hit musical!

The Mousetrap
The Mousetrap
St. Martin's Theatre
Tuesday Matinee

Agatha Christie's legendary whodunit, THE MOUSETRAP, is still thriving after over 60 years in the West End. The world's longest-running play, this murder mystery masterpiece goes from strength to strength as a new generation of theatregoers are tricked and teased at St. Martin's Theatre. Experience this cracking yarn today - an irresistible treat for amateur sleuths everywhere!

Mary Stuart
Mary Stuart
Duke of York's Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out season at the Almeida Theatre in 2016-17, Robert Icke’s new adaptation of Mary Stuart transfers to the Duke of York’s Theatre in London’s West End from 13 January for a limited run.

Mood Music
Mood Music
Old Vic Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

A play about the drama and the psychodrama of making music by the writer of Sunny Afternoon and Blue/Orange, the world premiere of Mood Music by Joe Penhall is directed by Roger Michell.

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.

A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Lyric Hammersmith
No Matinee

The Lyric and Filter’s riotous reinterpretation of one of Shakespeare’s best loved plays, A Midsummer Night’s Dream returns to the Lyric for two performances only before embarking on a Nationwide Tour.

Macbeth
Macbeth
Olivier Theatre, National
No Matinee

Sleep no more...

The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.

Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy is directed by Rufus Norris.

Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

Macbeth - Royal Opera
Macbeth - Royal Opera
Royal Opera House
No Matinee

Following a two week performance at the internationally renowned Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Hackney Empire's new Graduate Theatre Company, TWIST, return to London to perform their first production, a 21st Century take on Macbeth – Shakespeare meets Channel 4’s Empire with music, dance and a lot of attitude. Directed by Susie McKenna. 

Mad As Hell
Mad as Hell
Jermyn Street
No Matinee

A bar in Jamaica. The early 1960s. When womanizing, hell-raising film star Peter Finch meets Eletha Barrett, a charismatic island girl, they both get more than they bargained for. The relationship between Peter and Eletha scandalises Hollywood, and culminates in Finch’s Oscar-winning performance in Network.

Manon
Manon
Royal Opera House
No Matinee

Manon’s brother Lescaut is offering her to the highest bidder when she meets Des Grieux and falls in love. They elope to Paris, but when Monsieur G.M. offers Manon a life of luxury as his mistress she can’t resist.

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