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.

  • 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. 

  • A Slight Ache / The Dumb Waiter
    A Slight Ache / The Dumb Waiter
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    No Matinee

    The Pinter at The Pinter season culminates with two unmissable comedies that explore the political machinations of the powerful and the powerless.

    When a mysterious figure enters their elegant country home, the lives of Flora and Edward are changed forever.

  • The Lover / The Collection
    The Lover / The Collection
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    No Matinee

    Two miniature comedic masterpieces from the 1960s, The Lover and The Collection, which explore secrets, lies and seduction, are directed by “major Pinter interpreter” (Financial Times), Jamie Lloyd.

  • Landscape / A Kind of Alaska
    Landscape / A Kind of Alaska
    Harold Pinter Theatre
    No Matinee

    Jamie Lloyd’s Pinter at the Pinter season continues with a double-bill of Harold Pinter’s Landscape and A Kind of Alaska. Tickets for the double bill directed by Lloyd at the Harold Pinter Theatre, which features Tamsin Greig, are on sale now.

  • The Band
    The Band
    Theatre Royal Haymarket
    No Matinee

    Featuring Take That’s biggest hits, Gary Barlow and Tim Firth’s The Band is a hugely uplifting new musical that you’ll never forget, and it comes to London's West End at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in December. 

  • 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.

  • A Christmas Carol
    A Christmas Carol
    Old Vic Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Esteemed writer Jack Thorne's joyous, atmospheric adaptation of the timeless Charles Dickens classic returns to The Old Vic folowing a successful run last Christmas.

  • Strictly Ballroom
    Strictly Ballroom
    Piccadilly Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Award-winning writer Baz Luhrmann, known for creating the films Moulin Rouge!, Romeo & Juliet and The Great Gatsby, presents Strictly Ballroom, a brand new musical inspired by his classic 1992 film.

  • Caroline, or Change
    Caroline, or Change
    Playhouse Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Following sold-out runs in Chichester and at the Hampstead Theatre, the brilliant Sharon D Clarke reprises her role in Tony Kushner’s ‘modern masterpiece’, Caroline, or Change.

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