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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Chicago
Chicago
Phoenix Theatre
No Matinee

Chicago, the longest-running American musical in Broadway history, has delighted audiences around the world with its two Vaudevillian criminals Roxie and Velma. The pair are sent to Cook County Jail after they both commit murders, and the show takes you through their crimes, time in prison and subsequent trials.

Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Adelphi Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Winner of every major BEST MUSICAL award on Broadway and in the West End, KINKY BOOTS is the hottest show in town!

With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this "dazzling, fabulously sassy and uplifting" (Time Out) musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind.

42nd Street
42nd Street
Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Wednesday Matinee

Broadway’s Biggest Show, on the West End’s Biggest Stage. 

42nd Street is the song and dance, American dream fable of Broadway. Young Peggy Sawyer is fresh off the bus from small-town America and just another face in the chorus line on Broadway’s newest show. But when the leading lady gets injured, Peggy might just have the shot at stardom she's always dreamed of…

Disney's The Lion King
Disney's The Lion King
Lyceum Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Disney's musical phenomenon The Lion King continues to captivate audiences of all ages. Combining dazzling staging and highly imaginative costumes, masks and puppets, this astonishing show at the Lyceum Theatre uses breathtaking theatrical magic to tell the story of Simba - join him now in his epic journey to reclaim his kingdom!

Wicked
Wicked
Apollo Victoria Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Winner of 90 international awards, Wicked has been casting its magical spell over audiences of all ages across the world since 2003 and continues to be a record-breaking hit at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre, where, as of 2013, it is has become the 16th longest-running West End musical of all time. 

Chess
Chess
London Coliseum
Wednesday Matinee

Written by great musical lyricist Sir Tim Rice, with music by ABBA songwriters Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, Chess will be returning to London for its first major revival in the capital for over 30 years, at the London Coliseum.

The Lieutenant of Inishmore
The Lieutenant of Inishmore
Noel Coward Theatre
Wednesday Matinee

Michael Grandage directs a brand new production of Martin McDonagh’s play The Lieutenant of Inishmore, starring Poldark’s Aidan Turner at London’s Noel Coward Theatre.

Red
Red
Wyndham's Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Alfred Molina and Alfred Enoch star the first UK revival of John Logan’s Red since Michael Grandage directed the play at the Donmar Warehouse. The production first opened in 2009 and went on to win six Tony Awards following a Broadway transfer, including one for Best Play.

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

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.

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.

Company
Company
Gielgud Theatre
Thursday Matinee

Broadway legend Patti LuPone will return to London in a new gender-reversed production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's 1970 musical Company.

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