Novello Theatre

5 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4LD GB

Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia! Tickets

4.7/5
based on 1870 reviews

Novello Theatre

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Booking from: Thursday, 6 September 2012

Booking until: Saturday, 14 October 2017

Running time: 2 hours 35 minutes (with a 15 minute interval)

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Age restrictions

Suitable for ages 5 and over.


Booking from:
Thursday, 6 September 2012

Booking until:
Saturday, 14 October 2017

Running time:
2 hours 35 minutes (with a 15 minute interval)

Sing your heart out to Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia the film, directed by Phyllida Lloyd with choreography by Anthony Van Laast, was the highest grossing musical film in the world… ever. And the musical version is a smash hit to end all smash hits. Mamma Mia the musical has already been seen and loved by more than forty five million people across six continents since it first opened in 1999. With music and lyrics by Abba’s Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, joined by songwriter Stig Andersen, this Olivier Award winning adaptation of British playwright Catherine Johnson’s book is an on-going runaway success.

Mamma Mia! - The story

Mamma Mia is a touching tale about a wedding on a sunny Greek island. Sophie, the bride, has nobody to walk her down the aisle and her mission to find her father uncovers three very different potential candidates from her mother Donna’s fascinating past. All three ex-lovers return to the island, where they first met Sophie’s mother two decades earlier, and Donna is transported back to re-experience the memories of her rebellious, carefree youth. The story of the wedding unfolds, infectiously funny and light hearted, told through twenty two of Abba’s greatest hits.

Mamma Mia the musical continues to deliver love, laughter and friendship to delighted audiences from all over the world. Taking its rightful place as one of the West End’s greatest triumphs, it’s popular with people of every age and taste.

Mamma Mia song list

Everyone loves Abba tunes, and Mamma Mia contains twenty two of their biggest and best-loved chart toppers. I Have A Dream, Honey, Honey and Money, Money, Money take the stage with uplifting songs like Thank You For The Music, Chiquitita, Dancing Queen and, of course, Mamma Mia itself.

You’ll be singing in your seat to Lay All Your Love on Me, Super Trouper and Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!, swaying to The Name of the Game, Voulez-Vous and Under Attack. With One of Us, S.O.S and Does Your Mother Know helping to move the story along, and Knowing Me, Knowing You and Our Last Summer bringing laughter and tears in equal measure, it’s one of the best feel-good West End shows to hit the London stage.

Slipping Through My Fingers, The Winner Takes It All, Take a Chance on Me and I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do join Dancing Queen and Waterloo in an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza that’ll leave you feeling uplifted, inspired and determined to buy a copy of Abba’s greatest hits as soon as the shops open the next day!

Mamma Mia theatre tickets for premium, standard and discounted seats

Enjoy one of the biggest global musical phenomena of the century with our excellent choice of premium Mama Mia tickets, standard tickets and discounted seats. You’ll be on your feet singing along with the cast in no time… it’s simply irresistible!

Press Reviews

A glorious evening of fun! Daily Mail

An irresistable enjoyable hit! Sheer heaven! Daily Telegraph

Infectious theatrical entertainment! Financial Times

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Anyone:
87%
Families:
93%
Teenagers:
91%
Couples:
94%
Theatregoers:
91%

based on 1869 reviews

superb entertainment

The show was fantastic. it was very entertaining and i loved the comedy and innuendos. It was funny but not vulgar.


London Box Office customer

Just very good entertainment for all.


London Box Office customer

No regret

Liked up to the last minute. Funny, great music and bit of drama.


London Box Office customer

Mamma Mia, what a show!

Super performance, great actors and good fun!


London Box Office customer

Feel good show amusing anicdotes

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Brilliant, amazing, fantastic

Brilliant show for all age groups


London Box Office customer

mama Mia

The show was a brilliant feel good event and very well performed.i can recommend it.


London Box Office customer

10th Birthday treat

Disappointed in the overt sexual bawdiness at times that was actually inappropriate for 9 and 10 year old girls and the swearing actually which wasn't actually necessary Just a shame that people think resorting to that makes the show cooler It's not in the movie and. It needed in this


London Box Office customer

One of the best musicals I've seen!

This musical brings Abba to life! Uplifting, happy, at times sad but overall heartwarming and captivating from start to finish. Loved it and certainly one of, if not the best musical I've seen (and I've seen dozens!).


London Box Office customer

Mumma Mia

Brilliant show, great seats. Would recommend to anyone.


London Box Office customer

A must see

This was my second time seeing MammaMia and enjoyed it even more. Great actors!Great Music! Went out of the theater still singing the songs and dancing!!


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Brilliant a must see !!

Absolutely loved it entertaining from start to finish


London Box Office customer

Fun and joyful !

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Musical!!!!

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good music, good vibes

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must see

go and enjoy it, join in singing with the cast at the end of the performance! An evening you will never forget!


London Box Office customer

Enjoyable

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FEEL GOOD FACTOR: 100%

A feel-good, easy to follow story!! Pure escapism! Needs some more humour.


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Amazing show

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Entertaining

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Energetic, Fun and Just a feel good show

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Not very good

Not as good as I had expected


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A must See for the people , who grow up with ABBA

I went with my daughter 21 years of age, she liked it. For me it was SUPER, but I am from the generation who grow up with the ABBA songs.


London Box Office customer

Fantastic performance. Great music. It's a must watch

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Cool happy ending

2 things Cast was great really Unfortunately the main character actress was way over shadowed by the bitch friend actoress which was really great


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Fabulous

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A great way to be entertained

This show was a real " pick me upper ". The energy of the cast was contagious and got the audience interacting with those on stage.


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Wonderful performance!


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Amazing

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10/10 would recommend

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Great show!

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Must see

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UPBEAT

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Must see

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Incredibly entertaining!!

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Entertaining

Fab family show


London Box Office customer

Enchanting

Mostly true to the original story and vibrant music and actors


London Box Office customer

Must see

Very good show


London Box Office customer

Could be better

The show was ok but not a five star just a run of the mill show you would get in your local town , the props were poor same all the way through the performance just turned around now and again and they were to far forward to the front of the stage nearly all the people upstairs were leaning over trying to see what was going on throughout the show , plus there was very little leg room felt very cramped all evening and I am only 5foot tall


London Box Office customer

Fun

London Box Office customer

Absolutely gorgeous, brilliant, must see!

My dream was to see the show (I saw first the film) and now I want to see the show again! I cried, I laughed, I sang the sings, I enjoyed it very much. Doesn't matter if you are old or a child, you'll enjoy it! I went to see the show with my husband and we both liked it so much that we decided to come back and see it again (from a better chosen seat). Don't miss it out!


London Box Office customer

Always super show

People arriving late should wait at the back and do not disturbed the audience scrambling into their seats!


London Box Office customer

Lively

Great


London Box Office customer

Took my Daughter for her 18 th Birthday had the best night ever the show was simply fantastic worth every penny


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Feel good

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A must see !!

It was a great show that will be enjoyed by everyone .


London Box Office customer

Outstanding Entertainment

London Box Office customer

very entertaining well worth seeing

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Will definitely recommending. Great!

We visited London for the weekend for our Christmas Works do and thought we should go and see a show. It was expensive per ticket but definitely worth the price. Great show and fabulous singing/acting. Thank you for a lovely afternoon.


London Box Office customer

Great entertainment

Same upbeat tempo all the way through, funny and entertaining, very much a sing along musical. Everyone knows the words !!! A lovely evening, thanks


London Box Office customer

Entertaining

London Box Office customer

I was very disappointed with the show

I bought tickets for my daughters 16th Birthday as we absolutely love musicals. Honestly, we found the show rather dull, lacking in energy and none of the characters really stood out. The finale /encore songs were the only ones with any energy and by then it was too late. It didn't feel as if the actors connected with each other and at times it looked quite amateurish. I am 55 and have seen a fair few shows and this is the first time I haven't enjoyed a musical. It was predictable, boring at times and lacking in joy or passion until the end. We expected a thrilling, fun, and dynamic production and instead I feel my money was wasted. There was one dynamic female dancer(with a hat on) who stood out and gave out the energy the show requires. I wouldnt reccomend the show at all.


London Box Office customer

FAB!

Absolutely amazing!! As expected plus so much more!! Really completed my day and trip away


London Box Office customer

Really enjoyed

We both really enjoyed BUT language did have some swear words which may shock some families


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Just full of joy!

A full-on energetic joy to watch. Impossible not to walk out with a smile on your face, even if you have seen the film a hundred times.


London Box Office customer

Good entertainment

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Exciting, emotional

London Box Office customer

A heartfelt performance by the actors really gelled into the story. Excellent


London Box Office customer

Great!!!

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REALLY LIVELY SHOW WITH WONDERFUL MUSIC

The whole story line and music was first class. No surprise we were all on our feet and the end.


London Box Office customer

Best night in ages!!

I knew I was going to love it anyway, just like it says when you arrive! So much fun, smiled the whole way through! LOVED IT!!!


London Box Office customer

Fab feelgood girly singalong

10 year old daughter loved it too!


London Box Office customer

Great ABBA tribute

A truly enjoyable ABBA show. i would recommend this to anybody.


London Box Office customer

Fantastic show

From the moment we arrived at the Novello theatre it was a most pleasurable experience due to the professionalism and friendly attitude of the theatre staff and the Mama Mia show.The enthusiasm of ALL the actors and actresses in the output was truely marvellous.I would recommend this show and theatre to anyone wanting an uplifting experience.


London Box Office customer

colorful

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A must see! will lift your spirit in few seconds!

London Box Office customer

Excellent work, must watch!

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Waterlooooo

London Box Office customer

Fantastic!!

This show is amazing, a family friendly show, laughter tears and joys had by all. Fantastic not to be missed


London Box Office customer

Wonderful night out!

London Box Office customer

Amazing performance, must see!

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A must see

Good well known songs from start to finish.


London Box Office customer

Excellent

Excellent show, just one thing prices in bar outrageous


London Box Office customer

A great performance!

The whole musical was well thought through and everyone played their parts brilliantly! At times it would have been nicer for the actors microphones to have been louder as you couldn't hear every word all the time.


London Box Office customer

Loved it!!

Took my mum for her birthday and having not been to the theatre before this has totally inspired me to go again. Love love loved it!! Brilliant show. I would 100% see this show again.


London Box Office customer

Great family show

Great show - I went with 11 year daughter! Audience participation at the end so got to sing and dance a bit.


London Box Office customer

Great fun

We had a great time. Actors were very good.


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Must see

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Mama tastic

Can't fault it


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Review of Mamma Mia!

11 Sep 2014 in Reviews

Mamma Mia! Musical Sometimes I get a gut feeling about whether I’m going to enjoy a production before I’ve even walked through the door. Normally I mistake this for hunger and grab a chocolate bar that I really don’t need, but this time as I walked through the doors of the Novello Theatre I had an uneasy feeling telling me that I was not going to be impressed by this show. But, Mamma Mia! has been running for 16 years and is still going strong, so I told myself to watch it with an open mind. Now don’t get me wrong, I love ABBA and can often be found belting out Dancing Queen in a karaoke bar or on a dance floor. I figured that I would spend the evening happily singing along to a corny show with a crazy storyline and great performances. I should have listened to my first gut feeling.

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Novello Theatre
5 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4LD GB

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Facilities

  • Air conditioned
  • Bar
  • Disabled toilets
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Member of Q-Park scheme
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair/scooter access

Theatre Info

  • Capacity: 1015
  • Year built: 1905

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