London Shows & West End Theatre Productions

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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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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Inheritance: Part 1
    The Inheritance: Part 1
    Noel Coward Theatre
    No Matinee

    Matthew Lopez’s epic two part drama transfers to the West End’s Noel Coward Theatre following a hugely successful sell-out run at the Young Vic earlier this year.

  • The Inheritance: Part 2
    The Inheritance: Part 2
    Noel Coward Theatre
    No Matinee

    Producers, Sonia Friedman and Nattering Way are today delighted to announce the West End transfer of the Young Vic production of The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez. Directed by multi Olivier Award winner Stephen Daldry, Lopez’s major two-part world premiere will play a strictly limited season at the Nöel Coward Theatre, beginning previews on 21st September with an official opening performance on Saturday 13th October.

  • Dust
    Dust
    Trafalgar Studio Two
    No Matinee

    ‘I’ve been dead for three days.’

    A woman. A suicide. A choice. A lie. A truth. An ending. Of sorts.

    Life, Alice thinks, isn’t worth living. So she kills herself. But she’s stuck. A fly on the wall. Forced to watch the aftermath of her suicide and its ripple effect on her family and friends, Alice quickly learns that death changes people. And discovers that death isn’t the change she hoped for. 

  • Follies
    Follies
    Olivier Theatre, National
    No Matinee

    The National Theatre will produce a revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's 1971 musical Follies at the Olivier Theatre in late 2017. Set on the crumbling stage of a Broadway theatre the musical brings together past performers from the Weismann's Follies as they reunite for one final time before the venue's destruction.

  • 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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