You've arrived at the home of all the best London plays. People travel from near and far to enjoy West End plays, whether it’s a hilarious comedy, a heart-breaking tragedy, an uplifting true-life tale, a biographical tale or a gripping drama, there’s a wide variety of genres to enjoy. Everything from masterful puppetry, ghost stories and biographical plays to thrilling stage adaptations of popular films and books. Whatever your tastes, you’ll discover excellent seat and ticket availability for all the best West End plays here on site, with plenty of top price, standard and cheap tickets to suit every budget.
If you thoroughly enjoy being frightened, you’ll love this super-scary show, an exercise in pure gothic creepiness that’ll see you hanging onto the edge of your seat and jumping at the slightest sound. The fact that it has been released as a film, starring Harry Potter’s Daniel Radcliffe, is testament to its uncanny appeal.
After a smash hit UK tour this hilarious play, which has won numerous accolades from reviewers who have laughed themselves silly over it, returns to the West End. If you haven't seen it yet and you love classic British comedies like the TV series Fawlty Towers, this one's for you. Funny just doesn't do it justice!
If you've seen the marvellous Olivier-winning 'The Play That Goes Wrong', so good it just keeps on running, you're going to love this. Actually, you'll love it anyway, another hilarious romp from the excellent Mischief Theatre Company who also absolutely floored audiences with 'Peter Pan Goes Wrong'. Their unique brand of madcap humour has scored another hit, and as the critics say, it would be criminal to miss it.
Treat yourself to one of the West End’s most popular theatre shows, an Agatha Christie classic that’ll have you on the edge of your seat as the mystery unfolds. The setting: a country hotel, where the guests are snowed in with a murderer in their midst. Who did the dirty deed? The Mousetrap is an intricate, complex tale of dark deeds that’s loved by audiences from all over the world.
The Gielgud Theatre is your venue for Jez Butterworth's magical new tale set in 1980s rural Derry. It's great to see Jez Butterworth returning to the West End after scoring huge successes with The River and Jerusalem, and there's more good news – the Director Sam Mendez is on board too.
Oscar Wilde satirised the Victorian era to perfection, a time when women had very few rights compared to men. A Woman of No Importance reveals a series of characters wrestling with the double standards of the 1800s, when this marvellous play was written. Amazingly, like so much of Wilde's work, it resonates just as powerfully now as it did way back then.
Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out season at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Queen Anne transfers to the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 30 June.
Have you ever read The Sun newspaper? Perhaps you wouldn't touch it with a bargepole. Perhaps you absolutely love it. Either way, it's a tabloid newspaper with a fascinating history, driven to success by one of our most feared and respected businessmen. This is the story of The Sun. This is Ink.
Welcome to the long-awaited revival of Alexi Kaye Campbell’s 2009 play, Apologia. It's the playwright's second play and the premise is a winner: how, exactly, did those famously 1960s idealists bring up their kids, and what are the results way down the line? It's on at the Trafalgar Studios and stars the marvellous Stockard Channing.
There's something about the 1920s, the so-called Roaring Twenties, that inspires the imagination. If you were poor back then your life, especially in the USA where The Great Gatsby is set, was probably one of deprivation and difficulty.
Inspired by one of Britain's greatest ever comedy series, this 2 hour interactive production is set in a restaurant where you the audience are the diners. If you love the original show, you'll find Faulty Towers The Dining Experience a unique, novel pleasure and unmissably great fun.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is probably the US playwright Tennessee Williams' best-loved play, and definitely his favourite. Back in 1955 it won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, an impressive accolade. Now it's playing at the Apollo theatre in the West End, fresh for summer 2017 and already causing a stir of anticipation. If you adore classic musical theatre at its very best, this one's for you.
Playwright James Graham is also a TV writer and ex-actor. His work has been staged at a host of British theatres including the National Theatre and his latest, eagerly awaited play is about to take to the stage.
Long Day’s Journey Into Night is a play written by the extraordinary American playwright Eugene O'Neill. It was completed by 1942 but wasn't published until 1956. It's a classic that's been given new life by the excellent Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville, and it's on at Wyndham’s theatre from January 2018.
Derren Brown: Underground hits the West End for a strictly limited 35 performances only! The multi-award winning master of mind-control and psychological illusion, Derren Brown, returns to London following his sell-out run earlier this year.
Werner Heisenberg, who died in 1976, was a revolutionary thinker and respected quantum mechanic. More recently he became a household name thanks to Netflix' smash hit TV series Breaking Bad. Now one of the world's greatest ever physicists has delivered the inspiration behind a stage show that's making waves in the West End. Welcome to the Uncertainty Principle.
Winner of two Academy Awards, and widely considered the scariest movie of all time, the film adaptation of The Exorcist sparked unprecedented worldwide controversy when it was released in cinemas in 1973.
Welcome to Oscar Wilde Season at the magnificent Vaudeville theatre. This is a long-awaited adventure into Wilde's four great Victorian plays, a series of dramas that shocked British theatre and redefined drama, so clever, witty and naughty that they still resonate down the years.
Oslo is a multiple award-winning play by J. T. Rogers. It weaves the true, previously top secret negotiations that led to the 1990s Oslo Peace Accords, talks that took place between sworn enemies Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organization. Welcome to Oslo.
Head for the splendid Royal Haymarket theatre for a play that has been long awaited in the West End. The off-Broadway production scored a hit in 2010. The Broadway version was lauded in 2011, and the Lyceum Theatre on Broadway was the venue for the production that won Nina Arianda a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. It also received a nomination for Best Play. Don't miss Venus in Fur.
London’s Playhouse Theatre once more plays host to a David Mamet production and a star-studded cast. Christian Slater leads the revival of Glengarry Glen Ross in a limited fourteen-week season that pits Chicago estate agents against each other in a desperate ploy to sell undesirable properties at outrageous prices. Go hard or go home, there is no prize for second place.
The irrepressible, big-hearted, moustachioed critter is back. Following rave reviews and an Olivier nomination for Best Entertainment and Family show, Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax returns to The Old Vic stage.
Matthew Warchus directs Charles Dickens’ timeless classic A Christmas Carol in a joyous new adaptation by Jack Thorne.
On a bitter Christmas Eve night a cold-hearted miser is visited by four ghosts. Transported to worlds past, present and future, Ebenezer Scrooge witnesses what a lifetime of fear and selfishness has led to and sees with fresh eyes the lonely life he has built for himself. Can Ebenezer be saved before it’s too late?
When an American psychiatrist comes to Britain to examine a serial killer, she ends up entangled in both his life and the life of the mother whose daughter he murdered. Bryony Lavery’s Tony Award-winning Frozen, starring Suranne Jones and Jason Watkins, plays at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in a harrowing production that looks at the forgiveness and acceptance of unforgiveable transgressions.
Step inside the magnificent surroundings of London County Hall and experience the intensity and drama of Agatha Christie’s gripping story of justice, passion and betrayal in a unique courtroom setting.
Stanley Webber’s innocent birthday quickly descends into a chaotic nightmare when his party at Petey and Meg’s boarding house is interrupted by twostrangers. Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party returns to London for its sixtieth anniversary, playing at the Harold Pinter Theatre from January 2018. A cast of stars and a critically acclaimed director – book now and don’t miss it!
Head to the magnificent Duke of York's theatre for a new production of Schiller's Mary Stuart, a verse play imagining the final days of Mary, Queen of Scots. There are five acts, each divided into a number of scenes, an unusual structure and an unusual story. It premièred during summer 1800 in Weimar, Germany, a play so good that it still wins friends and influences people more than 200 years after it first hit the stage.
This is a mating ground. A dog-eat-dog kind of place. And it’s about to kick off…
In an exclusive collaboration, the National Youth Theatre are proud to present Frantic Assembly’s award-winning adaptation of Othello.
This electrifying take on Shakespeare’s thriller of paranoia, jealousy and murder takes a scalpel to 21st century Britain and will leave you breathless.
There's no business like snow business. And you won't see snow in a show like the snow in Slava's Snowshow. This awe-inspiring, Olivier and Tony Award-winning family extravaganza is returning to London's Royal Festival Hall after a hugely successful run last Christmas. Only a flake would miss it.
Shakespeare’s gory revenge presents us with murder as entertainment. As the body count piles up, the tragedy poses questions about the nature of sexuality, family, class and society. David Troughton leads the cast.
Chekhov’s celebrated masterpiece is given vibrant new life in this dynamic new adaptation by Olivier-award winning playwright Simon Stephens directed by Sean Holmes and starring Lesley Sharp as Irina Arkadina.
Everyone has another face they hide behind… The National Youth Theatre REP Company invite you into the world of Victorian England, where civilised society meets seedy Soho for a thrilling new adaptation of Jekyll and Hyde from award-winning playwright Evan Placey (Consensual, Girls Like That) Directed by Roy Alexander Weise (Mountaintop, JMK 2016 Winner), this classic tale of secrets, deceit and revenge will be brought to life by some of Britain’s most exciting emerging talent on one the West End’s most historic stages.
Following Caesar’s assassination, Mark Antony has reached the heights of power. Now he has neglected his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. Torn between love and duty, Antony’s military brilliance deserts him, and his passion leads the lovers to their tragic end.
Back by popular demand after critically acclaimed smash hit 2016 and 2017 seasons, award-winning playwright Tommy Murphy's slice of Aussie life returns to the stage in the second part of the King's Head Theatre in the West End Season
Three generations explore contrasting ideas about loyalty, ambition and what it takes to win in this powerful locker room drama from multi award winning writer Patrick Marber. A promising young football player arrives at a struggling non-league club and pits the veteran kit man against the ambitious manager who’ll do anything to keep the club and himself afloat.