Emmie Newitt

5 plays to watch in London in June (2024)

June is an exciting month for theatre enthusiasts in London, offering a diverse lineup of plays that cater to all tastes. Here are 5 of the best plays to see in the city this month.

fawlty towers west endHemi Yeroham, Victoria Fox, Adam Jackson-Fox and Anna-Jane Casey. © Trevor Leighton

Among the standout productions, Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge delivers a powerful drama at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, whilst comedy lovers can look forward to the stage adaptation of the classic British sitcom Fawlty Towers at the Apollo Theatre. Keep up to date with the best plays to see in London with our carefully curated guide too.

1. A View From The Bridge

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Intense themes of family and justice are portrayed in Arthur Miller’s classic play, A View From The Bridge. Featuring a stellar cast including Dominic West, Kate Fleetwood and Callum Scott Howells, experience this gripping exploration of human emotions, moral dilemmas and powerful performances.

A View From The Bridge Tickets

2. Witness for the Prosecution

witness for the prosecution ticketsWitness for the Prosecution - Photo by Ellie Kurttz.

Watch Agatha Christie’s courtroom drama unfold in the stunning setting of London’s County Hall. With immersive staging and authentic atmosphere, Witness for the Prosecution thrusts audiences in the thick of the action, adding an extra layer of excitement and tension to the gripping plot.

Witness for the Prosecution Tickets

3. Fawlty Towers

fawlty towers west endHemi Yeroham, Victoria Fox, Adam Jackson-Fox and Anna-Jane Casey. © Trevor Leighton

If you love the popular British sitcom, now you can enjoy it live on the West End stage. Adapted by John Cleese himself, this production weaves together three classic episodes into one thoroughly enjoyable two-hour play. Featuring the beloved characters, Fawlty Towers is proving to be a huge hit with theatre audiences!

Fawlty Towers Tickets

4. 2:22 A Ghost Story

222 a ghost story gielgud theatre" Donna Air as Lauren and James Buckley as Ben, Stacey Dooley and Jenny and Joe McFadden as Sam in 2:22 A Ghost Story. Photo by Helen Murray

The popular supernatural production, 2:22 A Ghost Story, is already a huge hit with audiences and has returned to the West End for a limited time. This play masterfully blends psychological tension with supernatural intrigue, keeping viewers on the edge of their seats. Featuring a stellar cast including Donna Air, Joe McFadden, Stacey Dooley, and James Buckley, the show promises an unforgettable theatrical experience.

2:22 A Ghost Story Tickets

5. Much Ado About Nothing

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Experience Shakespeare’s timeless witty and romantic comedy Much About Nothing in the historical setting of the Globe Theatre this month. Providing a unique and immersive atmosphere that will bring the play’s lively characters and vibrant dialogue to life.

Much Ado About Nothing Tickets

With tickets for A View From The Bridge and 2:22 A Ghost Story selling out quickly, there's clearly a huge demand for plays in London. Make your June unforgettable by experiencing some brilliant theatre. For more inspiration, check out our full list of plays to see in London