Musicals in London Thursday 5 January

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Musicals in London on Thu 5th January

Our guide to West End musicals in London on Thursday 5 January 2017.

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Rent at St. James Theatre, London
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RENT — the legendary rock musical

to St. James Theatre Musical in London at the St. James Theatre. The legendary rock musical 'RENT' is coming to London for a seven week run at St James Theatre.
Musical in London: Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre

to Savoy Theatre Amber Riley will be starring in the Tony Award winning musical "Dreamgirls", at the Savoy Theatre. The musical Dreamgirls will be playing on Thursday January 5th at the Savoy Theatre.
 
Half A Sixpence at Noël Coward Theatre, London
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Half A Sixpence — Flash, Bang, Wallop!

to Noël Coward Theatre Cameron Mackintosh and Julian Fellowes are bringing 'Half A Sixpence' to the West End, based on HG Well's novel.
Lazarus at King’s Cross Theatre, London
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Lazarus — David Bowie’s final work

to King’s Cross Theatre 'Lazarus' is a musical based on 'The Man Who Fell To Earth', and was one of the last works created by David Bowie.
 
School Of Rock at New London Theatre, London
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‘School of Rock’ — from the Jack Black movie

to New London Theatre The Jack Black movie 'School of Rock' has been turned into a West End musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes.
Bodyguard at Dominion Theatre, London
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The Bodyguard — starring Beverley Knight

to Dominion Theatre The Whitney Houston movie "The Bodyguard" has been turned into a West End musical starring Beverley Knight.
 
Musical in London: Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre

 

to Prince Edward Theatre Disney's "Aladdin" has been turned into a West End musical, and will be showing at the Prince Edward Theatre. Aladdin will be on in London on Thursday January 5th, for a run at the Prince Edward Theatre.
Musical in London: Motown The Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre

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Shaftesbury Theatre Musical at the Shaftesbury Theatre London. Relive the Motown years and Berry Gordy's journey as he launches the careers of Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye and more!
 
In The Heights at King’s Cross Theatre, London
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In The Heights — Tony Award-winning musical

to King’s Cross Theatre "In The Heights" is a Tony Award-winning musical built around the infectious Latin rhythms of salsa and merengue.
Musical in London: Beautiful Carole King Musical at Aldwych Theatre

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to Aldwych Theatre "Beautiful" tells the story of music legend Carole King, who become one of the most successful songwriters in music history.
 
Musical in London: Jersey Boys at Piccadilly Theatre

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to Piccadilly Theatre "Jersey Boys" tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons' rise to fame and fortune in the 1960s.
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London
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Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

to Theatre Royal Drury Lane Roald Dahl's much-loved children's classic "Charlie & The Chocolate Factory" has been turned into a West End musical.
 
Book Of Mormon at Prince of Wales Theatre, London
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Anarchic comedy, “The Book of Mormon”

to Prince of Wales Theatre The West End musical "The Book of Mormon" is written by the same guys behind the anarchic TV show "South Park".
Musical in London: Mamma Mia at Novello Theatre

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to Novello Theatre "Mamma Mia" is based on the hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan, and uses the songs of ABBA.
Musical in London: Thriller Live at Lyric Theatre

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to Lyric Theatre "Thriller Live" celebrates the career of Michael Jackson in a spectacular show filled with songs and dazzling dance moves.
Musical in London: Lion King at Lyceum Theatre

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to Lyceum Theatre Based on the Oscar-winning Disney movie, "The Lion King" tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle.
 
Musical in London: Phantom Of The Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre

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to Her Majesty’s Theatre "The Phantom of the Opera" has some of the best sets in the West End, and one of Andrew Lloyd Webber's finest scores.
Musical in London: Les Miserables at Queen’s Theatre

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to Queen’s Theatre "Les Miserables" is an epic tale of passion and destruction, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution.
 

That’s all the West End musicals, but there are plenty more things to do on Thursday 5 January including:

Wembley Stadium tour5 JanuaryJoin a Wembley Stadium Tour and see the changing rooms, the pitch, and climb up to the Royal Box and lift the FA Cup.

Whispering Gallery at St. Paul’s Cathedral5 JanuarySt Paul’s Cathedal has got three domes that you can climb up — the Whispering Gallery, Stone Gallery and Golden Gallery.

Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies5 January“Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies” will show how real events inspired film-makers to make some classic war movies.

Afternoon tea, in the Ritz Hotel’s Palm Court5 JanuaryDress up in your Sunday best and enjoy an afternoon tea at the Ritz Hotel, in the luxurious surroundings of the Palm Court.

Star Wars Identities — Huge exhibition at The O25 January‘Star Wars Identities’ is a huge new exhibition at The O2 with 200 props, models, costumes and artworks from the movies.

11 — London’s cheapest sightseeing bus5 JanuaryIf you don’t fancy spending 25-30 pounds on a sightseeing bus, then there’s a much cheaper alternative… the No.11 bus.

Tropical garden at the top of the Sky Garden5 JanuaryThe Sky Garden is a three-story garden that spans the top three floors of 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the Walkie Scorchie).

Stewart Lee — Content Provider5 JanuaryStewart Lee will be testing out some new jokes at the Soho Theatre in a work in progress show called “Content Provider”.

Painters’ Painters — at the Saatchi Gallery5 JanuaryThe Saatchi Gallery’s “Painters’ Painters” exhibition showcases the work of nine artists who are inspiring the next generation.

 
 
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