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Celebrities on Stage in London

If you love to see celebrities on stage, we have some treats in store with dazzling performances from household-name talent on the menu. TV stars and movie stars, band members, solo chart toppers, comedians, soap and reality TV stars, these talented people make the West End shine brighter. Walk this way for glittering stars on stage in theatreland... live!

Oliver! tickets Opens 14 Dec 2024 Opens 14 December 2024 Oliver!

Oliver!

Gielgud Theatre

The fabulous score from this Olivier, Tony and Oscar-winning masterpiece includes Food Glorious Food, Consider Yourself, You’ve Got to Pick-a-Pocket or Two, I’d Do Anything, Oom Pah Pah and As Long As He Needs Me.

  • Opens: Saturday, 14 December 2024
    Booking until: Saturday, 15 February 2025
  • Starring: Simon Lipkin
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Hello, Dolly!

London Palladium

5 18 reviews 5 18 reviews Tickets from £18.00
Couples (89%) Theatregoers (100%) i
Hello Dolly is a classic piece of musical theatre that has delighted millions of people since it first played on the stage in 1964. It has won masses of awards. Now it's back in the West End and it stars the wonderful Imelda Staunton. Experience one of the greatest musicals of all time, with epic songs to match. What a treat!
  • Booking until: Saturday, 14 September 2024
  • Running time: 2hr 25min. Incl. 20min interval.
  • Starring: Imelda Staunton
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Sister Act

Dominion Theatre

4.7 243 reviews 4.7 243 reviews Tickets from £20.00
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Sister Act The Musical arrives back in the West End and this time - packed with a stellar cast including Beverley Knight and Alexandra Burke. Based on the hit 1992 comedy film of the same name that starred Whoopi Goldberg, this musical doesn't forget infectious music and a heartwarming story.

  • Booking until: Saturday, 31 August 2024
  • Running time: 2hr 30min. Incl. 1 interval.
  • Starring: Alexandra Burke, Beverley Knight
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A Midsummer Night's Dream tickets Opens 3 Dec 2024 Opens 3 December 2024 A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Barbican Theatre

4.7 3 reviews 4.7 3 reviews Tickets from £30.00
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A Midsummer Night's Dream offers audiences an enchanting blend of romance, comedy, and magical elements and it heads to London this summer. Starring Matthew Baynton, this 'ravishing fusion of flamboyancy and fun’ (Guardian) performs at the Barbican Theatre for a limited time this Winter.

  • Opens: Tuesday, 3 December 2024
    Booking until: Saturday, 18 January 2025
  • Running time: 2hr 30min. Incl. 20min interval.
  • Starring: Mathew Baynton
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A View from The Bridge

Theatre Royal Haymarket

4.8 20 reviews 4.8 20 reviews Tickets from £20.00
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Theatre Royal Bath Productions with Len Blavatnik and Danny Cohen for Access Entertainment present Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge starring BAFTA Award winner Dominic West (The Wire, The Crown, The Affair), Olivier and Tony Award nominee Kate Fleetwood (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Macbeth, London Road) and BAFTA Cymru Award winner Callum Scott Howells, (It’s A Sin, Cabaret).
  • Booking until: Saturday, 3 August 2024
  • Running time: 2hr 20min. Incl. 1 interval.
  • Starring: Callum Scott Howells, Kate Fleetwood, Dominic West
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Waiting For Godot tickets Opens 13 Sep 2024 Opens 13 September 2024 Waiting For Godot

Waiting For Godot

Theatre Royal Haymarket

Tickets from £18.00

Lucian Msamati and Ben Whishaw star in one of the greatest plays of the 20th century – Samuel Beckett’s masterpiece, Waiting for Godot, directed by James Macdonald is heading to London. Waiting for Godot centres on Vladimir and Estragon who wait for the mysterious Godot. The play delves into themes of existentialism, absurdity, and the human condition, highlighting the uncertainty and repetitiveness of life.

  • Opens: Friday, 13 September 2024
    Booking until: Saturday, 14 December 2024
  • Running time: 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Starring: Ben Whishaw
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Oedipus (Old Vic) tickets Opens 21 Jan 2025 Opens 21 January 2025 Oedipus (Old Vic)

Oedipus (Old Vic)

Old Vic Theatre

Tickets from £26.50
It’s a cold case but, according to the Oracle, if the murderer of old King Laius is found and punished then all will be well. The people turn to their new King, Oedipus, the man who solved the riddle of the Sphinx, to hunt down the perpetrator and bring salvation. He vows to succeed whatever the cost and so begins an unstoppable pursuit of the truth through a harrowing labyrinth of fear and love.
  • Opens: Tuesday, 21 January 2025
    Booking until: Saturday, 29 March 2025
  • Starring: Indira Varma, Rami Malek
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The Real Thing tickets Opens 28 Aug 2024 Opens 28 August 2024 The Real Thing

The Real Thing

Old Vic Theatre

Tickets from £26.00

James McArdle (Mare of Easttown) and Bel Powley (The Morning Show) star in a new production of Tom Stoppard's 1982 play The Real Thing.

  • Opens: Wednesday, 28 August 2024
    Booking until: Saturday, 26 October 2024
  • Running time: 2hr 20min. Incl. 1 interval.
  • Starring: James McArdle, Bel Powley
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Kiss Me Kate

Barbican Theatre

4.9 35 reviews 4.9 35 reviews Tickets from £25.00
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If you’re a musical theatre fan you’ll love Kiss Me Kate, a classic take on Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, complete with a suite of delicious Cole Porter tunes, gangsters, romance, comedy and thrills. It’s an enduringly popular show loved by millions, and it’s back for another run courtesy of Bartlett Sher. The production heads to the Barbican Theatre in Summer 2025.
  • Booking until: Saturday, 14 September 2024
  • Running time: 2hr 40min. Incl. 1 interval.
  • Starring: Adrian Dunbar, Stephanie J. Block
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Romeo & Juliet

Duke of York's Theatre

4 3 reviews 4 3 reviews
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TOM HOLLAND is Romeo in JAMIE LLOYD’s pulsating new vision of Shakespeare’s immortal tale of wordsmiths, rhymers, lovers and fighters. ROMEO & JULIET storms London’s West End for a strictly limited run from May 2024.
  • Booking until: Saturday, 3 August 2024
  • Starring: Tom Holland
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The Rocky Horror Show tickets Opens 6 Sep 2024 Opens 6 September 2024 The Rocky Horror Show

The Rocky Horror Show

Dominion Theatre

4.8 23 reviews 4.8 23 reviews Tickets from £30.00
Teenagers (87%) Theatregoers (91%) i

Millions of people have been captivated by the outrageous and utterly enjoyable, The Rocky Horror Show for over 50 years! With its unforgettable characters and infectious songs, this iconic musical has garnered a devoted global following and has become a staple of modern pop culture. Now, the cult classic heads back to the West End, featuring the talented Jason Donovan as Frank-N-Furter.

  • Opens: Friday, 6 September 2024
    Booking until: Friday, 20 September 2024
  • Starring: Jason Donovan
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People, Places and Things

Trafalgar Theatre

4.6 25 reviews 4.6 25 reviews Tickets from £60.00
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Duncan Macmillan's (Lungs, 1984) intoxicating hit play PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, directed by Jeremy Herrin (Best of Enemies, Wolf Hall, This House) and designed by Tony Award-winner Bunny Christie (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time), makes a triumphant return to London this Spring.
  • Booking until: Saturday, 10 August 2024
  • Running time: 2hr 30min. Incl. 1 intermission.
  • Starring: Denise Gough
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Only Fools and Horses the Musical tickets Opens 17 Dec 2024 Opens 17 December 2024 Only Fools and Horses the Musical

Only Fools and Horses the Musical

Eventim Apollo

4.7 370 reviews 4.7 370 reviews Tickets from £54.00
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If you fell about laughing every time Del Boy, Rodney, Trigger and co appeared on telly, you're not the only one. Millions of us almost did ourselves a mischief when Del Boy fell through the bar, and you're in good company. More or less the entire nation laughed fit to bust, and now it's coming to the West End stage. Welcome to Only Fools and Horses, the Musical.
  • Opens: Tuesday, 17 December 2024
    Booking until: Sunday, 5 January 2025
  • Running time: 2hr 30min. Incl. 1 interval.
  • Starring: Paul Whitehouse, Ryan Hutton, Tom Bennett
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Dr. Strangelove tickets Opens 8 Oct 2024 Opens 8 October 2024 Dr. Strangelove

Dr. Strangelove

Noel Coward Theatre

Tickets from £30.00

Stanley Kubrick's astonishing story, Dr Strangelove, will arrive in the West End in 2024, a world premiere. Widely described as one of the greatest comedy films of all time, Kubrick's 1964 movie was nominated for four Academy Awards and seven BAFTAs. This brand new stage production is the first adaptation of the film-maker’s work, a collaboration by the BAFTA and Emmy Award winner Armando Iannucci and the Olivier winner Sean Foley. Prepare for a very dark, horribly funny satire about nuclear war.

  • Opens: Tuesday, 8 October 2024
    Booking until: Saturday, 25 January 2025
  • Starring: Steve Coogan
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Two Strangers (carry a cake across New York)

Criterion Theatre

4.7 7 reviews 4.7 7 reviews Tickets from £18.00
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Dougal is a naive, impossibly upbeat Brit, flying to New York for his Dad's second wedding. The Dad he's never known. Waiting for him at the airport is Robin, the sister of the bride. She's a native New Yorker, she's late for work, and she doesn't have time to stop and see the sights. Instant attraction? Definitely not.
  • Booking until: Saturday, 31 August 2024
  • Running time: 2hr 15min. Incl. 1 interval.
  • Starring: Dujonna Gift, Sam Tutty
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Oedipus (Wyndham's Theatre) tickets Opens 4 Oct 2024 Opens 4 October 2024 Oedipus (Wyndham's Theatre)

Oedipus (Wyndham's Theatre)

Wyndham's Theatre

Tickets from £30.00
Election night. The polls predict a landslide victory. Everything is about to change. Starring the internationally renowned, multi award-winning Mark Strong and Lesley Manville, Sophocles’ epic tragedy is transformed into an essential, explosive human thriller.
  • Opens: Friday, 4 October 2024
    Booking until: Saturday, 4 January 2025
  • Starring: Lesley Manville, Mark Strong
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Slave Play

Noel Coward Theatre

3.6 5 reviews 3.6 5 reviews Tickets from £20.75
At the MacGregor Plantation the Old South is alive and well. The heat in the air, the cotton fields and the power of the whip. Yet nothing is quite as it appears… or maybe it is.
  • Booking until: Sunday, 22 September 2024
  • Running time: 2hr.
  • Starring: Kit Harington
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Robin Hood tickets Opens 7 Dec 2024 Opens 7 December 2024 Robin Hood

Robin Hood

London Palladium

The annual Christmas London Palladium Pantomime is back and this time audiences can expect an unforgettable experience with Robin Hood! A stellar cast is expected including Julian Clary, Jane McDonald, Marisha Wallace, Charlie Stemp and Rob Madge. Add this show to your festive plans!

  • Opens: Saturday, 7 December 2024
    Booking until: Sunday, 12 January 2025
  • Starring: Charlie Stemp, Julian Clary, Nigel Havers, Paul Zerdin, Jane McDonald, Marisha Wallace, Rob Madge, Tosh Wanogho-Maud
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Inside No.9 tickets Opens 18 Jan 2025 Opens 18 January 2025 Inside No.9

Inside No.9

Wyndham's Theatre

The theatrical world premiere of Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith’s award-winning television comedy Inside No.9 will open in London’s West End at Wyndham’s Theatre on 18 January with a newly written story – Inside No.9 Stage/Fright.
  • Opens: Saturday, 18 January 2025
    Booking until: Saturday, 5 April 2025
  • Starring: Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton
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Buyer & Cellar tickets Opens 18 Sep 2024 Opens 18 September 2024 Buyer & Cellar

Buyer & Cellar

King's Head Theatre

Tickets from £12.00
Meet Alex, an out-of-work actor who finds himself working beneath Barbra Streisand’s Malibu home in her legendary basement shopping mall. A big hit in New York and London, Buyer & Cellar is an outrageous comedy about the price of fame, the cost of things, and the oddest of odd jobs.
  • Opens: Wednesday, 18 September 2024
    Booking until: Saturday, 19 October 2024
  • Starring: Rob Madge
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Calamity Jane tickets Opens 13 May 2025 Opens 13 May 2025 Calamity Jane

Calamity Jane

New Wimbledon Theatre

Blending romance, comedy and action - Calamity Jane is back on stage in a new production led by West End favourite Carrie Hope Fletcher. Back in town for the first time in a decade, the musical will be staged in London following a UK tour.

  • Opens: Tuesday, 13 May 2025
    Booking until: Saturday, 17 May 2025
  • Starring: Carrie Hope Fletcher
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Richard II tickets Opens 10 Feb 2025 Opens 10 February 2025 Richard II

Richard II

The Bridge Theatre

Tickets from £23.00

Richard II is charismatic, eloquent and loved by his friends. And a disastrous King – dishonest, capricious and politically incompetent.

Echoing down the centuries is the perennial problem: how to deal with a ruler who has a rock solid right to rule but is set on wrecking the country he leads.

  • Opens: Monday, 10 February 2025
    Booking until: Saturday, 10 May 2025
  • Running time: 2hr 30min. Incl 1 interval.
  • Starring: Jonathan Bailey
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The Duchess tickets Opens 5 Oct 2024 Opens 5 October 2024 The Duchess

The Duchess

Trafalgar Theatre

Tickets from £25.00

Returning to the stage for the first time in over a decade, Jodie Whittaker (Doctor Who, Broadchurch) takes on the role of a lifetime in Zinnie Harris' acclaimed contemporary adaptation of The Duchess of Malfi, playing at the Trafalgar Theatre for 11 weeks only.

  • Opens: Saturday, 5 October 2024
    Booking until: Saturday, 21 December 2024
  • Running time: 2hr 30min. Incl. 1 interval.
  • Starring: Jodie Whittaker
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Shifters tickets Opens 12 Aug 2024 Opens 12 August 2024 Shifters

Shifters

Duke of York's Theatre

Tickets from £24.00

This epic and universal love story is about the enduring power of memory and young love. Meet Dre and Des, they are young, gifted, Black. He stayed. She left. Years later they come crashing back into each other’s lives, carrying new secrets and old scars. Caught in the space between memory and reality, they struggle to navigate the shifting borders that threaten to rewrite their past and reshape their future.

  • Opens: Monday, 12 August 2024
    Booking until: Saturday, 12 October 2024
  • Running time: 1hr 40min. No Interval.
  • Starring: Heather Agyepong, Tosin Cole
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The Fear of 13 tickets Opens 4 Oct 2024 Opens 4 October 2024 The Fear of 13

The Fear of 13

Donmar Warehouse

Nick’s got a story to tell you. About how a routine traffic stop turned into a conviction for murder. About how he spent the next 22 years on Death Row. About how he finally petitioned the court to ask not for an appeal, but for his execution date. And about what happened next…

  • Opens: Friday, 4 October 2024
    Booking until: Saturday, 30 November 2024
  • Starring: Adrien Brody
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Your favourite stars on the West End stage

You know that boy band you adored as a teen? Now your biggest teenaged crush is on stage in a West End musical and you're thrilled. Maybe a star of a popular children's TV show is making their way to theatreland for a West End debut and your kids can't wait to see them in real life. Perhaps someone from a beloved TV drama is taking to the stage to deliver masterful live entertainment. How can you resist?

It's no surprise stars on stage in London are such a big attraction. Adrian Dunbar, star of TV's Line of Duty, Ridley, Blood and Broken doesn't just act, he also sings like an angel. Dominic West from the US crime drama The Wire is no stranger to the stage. Mr Robot's Rami Malek and Mark Strong from Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy, they've all transferred from screen to stage and made an impressive impact on the world of theatrical entertainment.

Keep an eye open for your best-loved celebs on stage in the capital and make your dreams come true. There they are, right in front of your eyes, and it's amazing. There's a huge variety of great talent to see on stage. Your only challenge is choosing which to see first.

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