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!

  • The Moderate Soprano
    The Moderate Soprano
    Duke of York's Theatre
    No Matinee

    David Hare’s magnificent new play about the love story at the heart of the foundation of Glyndebourne transfers from its sold-out run at Hampstead Theatre to the West End. John Christie’s formidable vision, born out of his adoration for the beautiful soprano Audrey Mildmay and his innate passion for opera, became a gift to the nation, revered the world over. 

  • Moonlight / Night School
    Moonlight / Night School
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    No Matinee

    The brutality of family life and the subjectivity of memory are explored in the emotionally raw and richly funny Moonlight, directed by Olivier Award winner Lyndsey Turner, in which the past haunts the dark, lonely recesses of a dying father’s bedroom. 

  • 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 Musical Celebration of Andrew Lloyd Webber
    A Musical Celebration of Andrew Lloyd Webber
    The Royal Chelsea Hospital
    No Matinee

    A Musical Celebration, which takes place at the Royal Hospital Chelsea on Sunday 17th June as part of the ongoing celebrations for his 70th birthday this year.

    Announced Alfie Boe, Beverley Knight, Madalena Alberto, Jodie Prenger, Michael Xavier, Ben Lewis, Raphael Bellamy Plaice and Meghan Picerno will be joining the line-up which already includes Tyrone Huntley (Olivier Award winner, Jesus Christ Superstar 2017), Imelda May, Mica Paris, Ben Forster (Winner of ITV’s ‘Superstar’ talent search) and Joe McElderry with the current West End cast of School of Rock – The Musical and the former cast of The Phantom of the Opera performing.

    It is also announced that Myleene Klass will be acting as compere for the event.

  • The Merry Widow
    The Merry Widow
    London Coliseum
    No Matinee

    The Merry Widow is Franz Lehár‘s comic masterpiece, played out in a stream of memorable melodies including the familiar ‘Vilja Song’ and ‘Merry Widow Waltz’.

  • The Magic Flute - ENO
    The Magic Flute - ENO
    London Coliseum
    No Matinee

    Following his success with The Encounter at the Barbican, Simon McBurney’s five-star production of The Magic Flute returns to ENO, concerning the search for truth and reason, love and enlightenment.

     

    Mozart‘s timeless classic follows the adventures of Prince Tamino and the bird-catcher Papageno on their quest to rescue Pamina. To assist their mission, they are given musical instruments enhanced with magical powers, which they deploy to conquer the trials and tribulations placed in their path towards a deeper understanding of true love and happiness.

  • Macbeth - RSC at the Barbican
    Barbican
    No Matinee

    Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder.

    Our contemporary production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller marks both Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and the return of Niamh Cusack to the company.

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