Theatre shows in London

Our guide to the best theatre shows currently running in London. The theatre district is around the West End. A lot of the most popular musicals are down Shaftesbury Avenue and Charing Cross Road. There are plenty of theatres down the Haymarket, the Strand and around Leicester Square and Covent Garden

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Theatre shows playing in November

Here’s our pick of the best West End shows running in London during November

Craig recommends… I’ve written about the area around the West End, Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus to give you a feeling for what the atmosphere is like when it’s all lit up at night

Les Miserables at Queen’s Theatre

to Queen’s Theatre Les Miserables is an epic tale of passion and destruction set against the backdrop of the French Revolution
Woman In Black at Fortune Theatre

to Fortune Theatre A man is obsessed with a family curse and hires a sceptical young actor to help him exorcise the fear that grips his soul
Phantom Of The Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre

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 Webbers finest scores
Lion King at Lyceum Theatre

to Lyceum Theatre Based on the Oscar-winning Disney movie The Lion King tells the story of Simba and his adventures in the jungle
Mousetrap at St. Martin’s Theatre

to St. Martin’s Theatre Agatha Christies murder mystery crime thriller has been running in the West End for nearly 60 years
Wicked at Apollo Victoria Theatre

to Apollo Victoria Theatre If you like The Wizard of Oz then you will love Wicked -- it tells the story of what happened to the good and evil witches
Thriller Live at Lyric Theatre

to Lyric Theatre Thriller celebrates Michaels career in a spectacular show filled with songs and dazzling dance moves
Matilda at Cambridge Theatre

to Cambridge Theatre Roald Dahls Matilda tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers
Mamma Mia at Novello Theatre

to Novello Theatre Mamma Mia is based on the hit movie starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan and uses the songs of ABBA
Book Of Mormon at Prince of Wales Theatre

to Prince of Wales Theatre The Book of Mormon is a totally fearless comedy musical written by the same guys as anarchic TV cartoon South Park
Play That Goes Wrong at Duchess Theatre

to Duchess Theatre The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society put on a West End show but will they crack under the pressure?
Kinky Boots at Adelphi Theatre

to Adelphi Theatre Kinky Boots tells the story of entertainer Lola who helps to save a bankrupt shoe factory by singing some Cyndi Lauper songs
Motown The Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre

to Shaftesbury Theatre Relive Berry Gordys journey as he launches Motown and the careers of superstars like Michael Jackson
Comedy About A Bank Robbery at Criterion Theatre

to Criterion Theatre The writers behind The Play That Goes Wrong are back with The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion
Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre

to Prince Edward Theatre Disneys Aladdin has been turned into a West End musical and will be showing at the Prince Edward Theatre
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

to Palace Theatre Palace Theatre will be showing Harry Potter and the Cursed Child -- a brand-new Harry Potter story by JK Rowling
School Of Rock at Gillian Lynne Theatre

to Gillian Lynne Theatre The Jack Black movie School of Rock has been turned into a West End mind-blowing musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes
Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre

to Savoy Theatre The Tony Award-winning musical Dreamgirls is about a struggling soul group from 1960s America
42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

to Theatre Royal Drury Lane 42nd Street tells the story of a Broadway dancer who gets her shot at stardom when the leading lady gets injured
Everybodys Talking About Jamie at Apollo Theatre

to Apollo Theatre Everybodys Talking About Jamie is all about overcoming prejudice with songs by The Feelings Dan Gillespie Sells
Hamilton at Victoria Palace Theatre

to Victoria Palace Theatre Alexander Hamilton was George Washingtons right hand man and one of Americas Founding Fathers
The Magic Circle

to The Magic Circle Enjoy an evening of magic at the Magic Circles own headquarters and have a look around their museum as well
Tina Turner Musical at Aldwych Theatre

to Aldwych Theatre TINA tells the story of Tina Turner from her humble start in Nutbush to her transformation into a global superstar
Chicago at Phoenix Theatre

to Phoenix Theatre Alexandra Burke and Duncan James will be starring in Chicago -- the sassiest and sexiest West End musical ever
Bat Out Of Hell Musical at Dominion Theatre

to Dominion Theatre The Domionion Theatre will be showing Bat Out Of Hell The Musical using the bombastic music of Jim Steinman and Meatloaf
Heathers at Theatre Royal Haymarket

to Theatre Royal Haymarket Heathers is a story about being a nobody in High School and is based on the 1980s movie starring Winona Ryder
Foxfinder at Ambassadors Theatre

to Ambassadors Theatre Game of Thrones star Iwan Rheon will be appearing in the premiere of the darkly thrilling new play Foxfinder
The Inheritance at Noël Coward Theatre

to Noël Coward Theatre Noel Coward Theatre is putting on a production of Matthew Lopezs celebrated play about young gay men in New York
Showstopper at Lyric Theatre

to Lyric Theatre Showstopper is an improvised musical that revolves around the suggestions fired out from the audience
Company at Gielgud Theatre

to Gielgud Theatre The legendary Broadway musical Company is coming to the West End with some of Stephen Sondheims best songs
The Magic Circle

to The Magic Circle Enjoy an evening of entertainment performed by some of the worlds best close-up magicians at the Magic Circles HQ
Measure For Measure at Donmar Warehouse

to Donmar Warehouse The Donmar Warehouse will be putting on a production of Shakespeares Measure For Measure starring Hayley Atwell
Austentatious at Savoy Theatre

to Savoy Theatre A comedy play improvised from start to finish when a lost Jane Austen novel will be discovered before your eyes
Height Of The Storm at Wyndham’s Theatre

to Wyndham’s Theatre Jonathan Pryce and Dame Eileen Atkins will be starring in The Height Of The Storm at Wyndhams Theatre
Wider Earth at Natural History Museum

to Natural History Museum The story of Charles Darwins dramatic voyage to the other side of the world onboard HMS Beagle
Macbeth at Barbican Centre

to Barbican Centre A contemporary re-telling of Shakespeares Macbeth starring Niamh Cusack and Christopher Eccleston
A Guide For The Homesick at Trafalgar Studios

to Trafalgar Studios A new thriller about two strangers who meet up in Amsterdam for the night and end up confessing their greatest fears
Landscape A Kind Of Alaska at Harold Pinter Theatre

to Harold Pinter Theatre Watch three of Harold Pinters one-act plays in one sitting: Landscape A Kind of Alaska and Monologue
Don Quixote at Garrick Theatre

to Garrick Theatre David Threlfall and Rufus Hound will be starring in the medieval adventures of Don Quixote at the Garrick Theatre
Moonlight Night School at Harold Pinter Theatre

to Harold Pinter Theatre The five-month long season of Harold Pinters one-act plays continues with Moonlight and Night School
Romeo And Juliet at Barbican Centre

to Barbican Centre Shakespeares tragic play Romeo and Juliet will receive a contemporary re-telling at the Barbican Theatre
Macbeth at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

to Sam Wanamaker Playhouse The Sam Wanamaker Theatre will be putting on a candlelit production of Shakespeares most brutal play Macbeth
Summer And Smoke at Duke of York’s Theatre

to Duke of York’s Theatre The Duke of Yorks Theatre will be putting on a production of Tennessee Williams Summer and Smoke
Caroline Or Change at Playhouse Theatre

to Playhouse Theatre Caroline is a poorly paid maid who transforms her basement workplace into a magical place of singing washing machines
Father Christmas at Lyric Hammersmith

to Lyric Hammersmith Raymond Briggs classic childrens book Father Christmas has been turned into a theatre show at the Lyric Hammersmith
Snowman at Peacock Theatre

to Peacock Theatre Fly through the sky with the magical snowman as the much-loved childrens book The Snowman comes to the Peacock
True West at Vaudeville Theatre

to Vaudeville Theatre True West tells the story of two brothers pitted against each other as they try and impress a producer with their film ideas
Fiddler On The Roof at Menier Chocolate Factory

to Menier Chocolate Factory Trevor Nunn will be directing the heartbreaking but ultimately joyous story of Tevye the milkman and his family
Robinson Crusoe at Greenwich Theatre

to Greenwich Theatre Set sail with Robinson Crusoe this Christmas and help him battle the Pirate Queen and find the treasure chest full of gold
Room On The Broom at Lyric Theatre

to Lyric Theatre Room On The Broom is a childrens adventure about a poor witch whose hat and wand blow away in the wind
Aladdin Panto at Hackney Empire

to Hackney Empire Join Aladdin in the magical land of Hackney where hell rub a magic lamp and get three wishes from a genie
Hot Gay Time Machine at Trafalgar Studios

to Trafalgar Studios Step aboard Zak and Tobys Hot Gay Time Machine and join them on a hilarious musical journey through their lives
A Christmas Carol at Old Vic

to Old Vic A Christmas Carol is returning to the Old Vic with a unique staging that will please everyone aged 8 and above
Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time at Piccadilly Theatre

to Piccadilly Theatre When Christopher comes under suspicion for killing Mrs Shears dog he decides to solve the crime himself

Theatre shows starting in December

Theatre shows and musicals opening in London during the month of December

Doctor Faustus at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

to Sam Wanamaker Playhouse The Sam Wanamaker Theatre will be putting on a candlelit production of Christopher Marlowes Doctor Faustus
The Band at Theatre Royal Haymarket

to Theatre Royal Haymarket Take Thats musical The Band tells the story of five girls who reunite after 25 years to try and meet the boys from the band
Nine Night at Trafalgar Studios

to Trafalgar Studios The Jamaican Nine Night wake is a traditional way to see off the dead -- with a nine night party of food and laughter
Operation Ouch at Apollo Theatre

to Apollo Theatre Popular childrens television series Operation Ouch with Dr Chris and Dr Xand is coming to the Apollo Theatre
Merry Wives Of Windsor at Barbican Centre

to Barbican Centre The Merry Wives of Windsor will be getting the reality TV treatment in this modern-day re-telling of Shakespeares play
Peppa Pigs Adventure at Theatre Royal Haymarket

to Theatre Royal Haymarket Take your little kids to see Peppa Pigs Adventure and go on a camping trip to the woods with all her friends
Beauty And The Beast at Shaw Theatre

to Shaw Theatre Beauty and the Beast is a traditional Christmas panto with lots of laughs and dancing and a bit of panto magic
Peter Pan at Richmond Theatre

to Richmond Theatre Robert Lindsay will be starring as Captain Hook in this years Christmas pantomime at the Richmond Theatre
Aladdin Panto at New Wimbledon Theatre

to New Wimbledon Theatre Paul Merton and comedy magician Pete Firman will be starring in the Christmas panto at Wimbledon Theatre
A Christmas Carol Musical at Lyceum Theatre

to Lyceum Theatre A Christmas Carol gets the full Broadway treatment when the London Musical Theatres version comes to the Lyceum
The Room Victoria Station at Harold Pinter Theatre

to Harold Pinter Theatre The five-month long season of Harold Pinters plays continues with The Room Victoria Station and Family Voices
Kimberley Walsh at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

to Theatre Royal Drury Lane A Christmas Spectacular at the Theatre Royal with the Jingle Belle Dancers and Kimberley Walsh
Nativity The Musical at Eventim Apollo

to Eventim Apollo The smash-hit Nativity movies have been turned into a comedy musical fun for all the family this Christmas
The Magic Circle

to The Magic Circle Treat yourself to a Christmas extravaganza at the world famous Magic Circle and watch some of the worlds top magicians
Party Time Celebration at Harold Pinter Theatre

to Harold Pinter Theatre The five-month long season of Harold Pinters one-act plays continues with Party Time and Celebration
Globe Theatre

to Globe Theatre Enjoy a Winter Wassail with music from the English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble and Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments

Theatre shows starting in January 2019

Here are some more theatre shows if you’re coming to London in January

Coming Clean at Trafalgar Studios

to Trafalgar Studios Coming Clean is a play about a seemingly happy couple whose relationship founders when a new man comes into their lives
Leave To Remain at Lyric Hammersmith

to Lyric Hammersmith Leave To Remain tells the story of a gay couple facing an uncertain future which threatens to fracture their families as well
9 To 5 at Savoy Theatre

to Savoy Theatre 9 To 5 uses the music of Dolly Parton to tell the story of three put-upon workers who oust their egotistical office boss
Come From Away at Phoenix Theatre

to Phoenix Theatre Come From Away tells the story of how a small Canadian town took in 7000 stranded air passengers after 9/11
A Slight Ache Dumb Waiter at Harold Pinter Theatre

to Harold Pinter Theatre The five-month long season of Harold Pinters one-act plays continues with A Slight Ache and The Dumb Waiter

Theatre shows starting in February 2019

West End shows and productions that are showing in London during February

American Clock at Old Vic

to Old Vic The American Clock is Arthur Millers play about the nations unwavering faith in capitalism after the 1929 stock market crash
Edward Ii at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

to Sam Wanamaker Playhouse The Sam Wanamaker Theatre will be putting on a candlelit production of Christopher Marlowes Edward II
Anton And Erin at Barbican Hall

to Barbican Hall TV ballroom dancers Anton and Erin are back at Barbican Hall with Dance Those Magical Musicals
Animals And Children Took To The Streets at Lyric Hammersmith

to Lyric Hammersmith When Agnes Eaves arrives late to the feared Bayou Mansions it either signals hope for the residents or horror
Richard Ii at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

to Sam Wanamaker Playhouse The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse will be putting on an intimate candlelit production of William Shakespeares Richard II
Romeo And Juliet at Globe Theatre

to Globe Theatre The Globe Theatre will be putting on a fast-paced performance of William Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet

Theatre shows starting in March 2019

Some of the new productions that are opening in London’s theatres this March

Ghost Stories at Lyric Hammersmith

to Lyric Hammersmith Chill your blood with Ghost Stories - a terrifying theatrical experience filled with real shocks that will turn your hair white!

More Theatre shows in 2019/20

Plan ahead and book yourself a meal in a restaurant and a night at the theatre

All My Sons at Old Vic

to Old Vic Arthur Millers All My Sons tells the story of a family who lost their son in war and reveals the price of their American dream
Dead Dog In A Suitcase at Lyric Hammersmith

to Lyric Hammersmith Dead Dog In A Suitcase is a twisted morality tale based on John Gays musical satire Beggars Opera
 
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