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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.

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

Theatre Royal Haymarket

4.5/5 - based on 28 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.5 28 reviews Tickets from £17.30
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Based on Britain’s best-loved picture book by Judith Kerr, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns to the West End.

  • Booking from: Friday, 1 January 2021
    Booking until: Sunday, 5 September 2021
  • Running time: 55 minutes (No interval)
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A Christmas Carol

Old Vic Theatre

4.8/5 - based on 23 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.8 23 reviews Tickets from £47.50
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Matthew Warchus' big-hearted, smash hit production of Charles Dickens' immortal classic returns to The Old Vic, joyously adapted for the stage by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child).

  • Booking from: Friday, 1 January 2021
    Booking until: Saturday, 16 January 2021
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The Snowman

Peacock Theatre

4.7/5 - based on 20 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.7 20 reviews Tickets from £21.50
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You know the song – everyone does. You've seen the animated film. You have read the book. Maybe you've experienced all three? Now it's time to treat the family to the theatre production, a wonderful bitter-sweet, feel-good show that has been delighting audiences of every age since 1986, and is still going strong.
  • Booking from: Friday, 1 January 2021
    Booking until: Sunday, 3 January 2021
  • Running time: 1 hour 50 minutes
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The Woman in Black

Fortune Theatre

4.4/5 - based on 2067 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.4 2067 reviews Tickets from £20.00
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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.
  • Booking from: Friday, 1 January 2021
    Booking until: Saturday, 3 April 2021
  • Running time: 2 Hours (with a 15 min interval)
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Mousetrap

St Martins Theatre

4.5/5 - based on 872 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.5 872 reviews Tickets from £23.25
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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.
  • Booking from: Friday, 1 January 2021
    Booking until: Sunday, 28 March 2021
  • Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes
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London Musical Theatre Orchestra presents A Christmas Carol

London Coliseum

4.7/5 - based on 37 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.7 37 reviews Tickets from £17.90
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Taken on a magical and transformational journey by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future the cold-hearted miser, Scrooge becomes a changed man overnight. 

A new staging with the orchestra and chorus of the English National Opera and the London Musical Theatre Orchestra brings this fabulous re-telling of Charles Dickens’ heart-warming tale of redemption and the true spirit of Christmas to the London Coliseum stage. 

  • Booking from: Tuesday, 1 December 2020
    Booking until: Sunday, 6 December 2020
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To Kill A Mockingbird

Gielgud Theatre

Tickets from £29.75
To Kill a Mockingbird is a 2018 play based on the 1960 novel of the same name. It was written by the brilliant Harper Lee and has been adapted for stage by Aaron Sorkin. It opened on Broadway in late 2018, a well-loved story set in the 1930s Deep South. This powerful tale of racial injustice deals with the fate of a black man, Tom Robinson, who is accused of raping a white woman. It stars the lawyer Atticus Finch and his daughter Scout, who together bring fresh hope to a community in crisis. Don't miss this. Seriously, it really is amazing.
  • Booking until: Saturday, 31 October 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 35 minutes (One interval)
  • Starring: Rhys Ifans
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Troubadour Theatre - Wembley

4.7/5 - based on 486 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.7 486 reviews Tickets from £21.50
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Based on the wonderful novel by Mark Haddon and adapted by Simon Stephens, this production is so good it has transferred to the West End, an accolade only achieved by the very best on-stage entertainment. And Adrian Sutton's soundtrack adds a very special extra dimension to this offbeat tale of a very unusual boy, a garden fork and a dead dog.
  • Booking from: Friday, 1 January 2021
    Booking until: Sunday, 10 January 2021
  • Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes
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The Play That Goes Wrong

Duchess Theatre

4.7/5 - based on 1357 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.7 1357 reviews Tickets from £23.75
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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!
  • Booking from: Friday, 1 January 2021
    Booking until: Sunday, 2 May 2021
  • Running time: 2 hours 5 minutes
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Romeo & Juliet

Open Air

4/5 - based on 3 reviews - (Read reviews) 4 3 reviews Tickets from £11.90
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Kimberley Sykes directs Shakespeare’s timeless story of two young people torn apart by a divided society and forbidden love.

  • Booking from: Saturday, 26 June 2021
    Booking until: Saturday, 24 July 2021
  • Playing at: Open Air
  • Booking until: Saturday, 24 July 2021
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A Doll's House

Playhouse Theatre

4.8/5 - based on 9 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.8 9 reviews Tickets from £18.00
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The dazzling two-time Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain is over here and she's playing Nora. It's her UK stage debut. The play is Henrik Ibsen’s all-time classic A Doll’s House, a version created by Frank McGuinness. It's part of the new Jamie Lloyd season at the Playhouse theatre, and it's on the cards for 2020. Don't miss this classy piece of serious theatre.
  • Booking from: Thursday, 10 June 2021
    Booking until: Sunday, 5 September 2021
  • Starring: Jessica Chastain
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The Nutcracker - English National Ballet

London Coliseum

4.9/5 - based on 31 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.9 31 reviews Tickets from £16.70
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The timeless Christmas story of Nutcracker makes its way back to the London Coliseum for Christmas, performed by the brilliant English National Ballet.

On Christmas Eve in Edwardian London, Clara is given a Nutcracker doll for Christmas, and the pair go on an enchanted adventure to discover a magical world. Clara battles with a Mouse King, discovers a handsome prince, and journeys to the Land of Sweets, which is ruled by the Sugar Plum Fairy. The pair meet sweet-makers from all around the world, and eventually take off in a hot air balloon ride over the glistening Land of the Snow, where Clara’s adventure is only just beginning.

  • Booking from: Friday, 1 January 2021
    Booking until: Saturday, 2 January 2021
  • Running time: 2 hours
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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Radisson Blu Edwardian

4.8/5 - based on 270 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.8 270 reviews Tickets from £55.00
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Interactive Theatre International presents… Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Book now for the world’s longest running and most successful tribute to the BBC’s iconic sitcom in London's West End, the one-of-a-kind original that's internationally recognised as ‘outrageously funny’ (BroadwayBaby) and highly acclaimed by audiences and critics alike.  

  • Booking until: Sunday, 20 December 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours
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Aladdin Pantomime

Lyric Hammersmith

3/5 - based on 1 review - (Read reviews) 3 1 review Tickets from £30.00
Join Aladdin, the Genie and their friends next Christmas and go on a magical carpet ride where all of your festive wishes shall be granted. Expect the usual Lyric twist on all of your favourite characters as well as live music, magic lamps, plenty of laughs and a journey to a far away land.
  • Booking from: Friday, 1 January 2021
    Booking until: Sunday, 3 January 2021
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The Great Gatsby tickets The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby

Gatsby's Mansion, Immersive London

4.5/5 - based on 60 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.5 60 reviews Tickets from £15.50
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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.
  • Booking until: Thursday, 31 December 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie

London County Hall

4.7/5 - based on 116 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.7 116 reviews Tickets from £10.00
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London County Hall is the perfect venue for this, a resurrection of one of Agatha Christie's best short stories and a courtroom drama that'll have you on the edge of your seat. Witness for the Prosecution is the name of the play, and it's as tense and dramatic as you'd expect from the pen of one of the most respected and original mistresses of crime drama.
  • Booking from: Friday, 1 January 2021
    Booking until: Sunday, 18 April 2021
  • Running time: 2 hours 15 minutes
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Magic Goes Wrong

Vaudeville Theatre

4.5/5 - based on 26 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.5 26 reviews Tickets from £23.75
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Introducing an hilarious new show due at the magnificent Vaudeville theatre in the West End. It has been create by the remarkable magicians Penn & Teller, in collaboration with Mischief Theatre, and it conjures an entire evening of magical splendour, almost all of which goes horribly wrong. It's one of the funniest plays for ages, as you'd expect from the Mischief Theatre company. Read on...
  • Booking from: Friday, 1 January 2021
    Booking until: Sunday, 2 May 2021
  • Running time: 2 hours 10 minutes
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The Watsons

Harold Pinter Theatre

5/5 - based on 1 review - (Read reviews) 5 1 review Tickets from £29.75
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It's a brand new play by Laura Wade. She has adapted it from the unfinished novel by Jane Austen. The critics adore it. So do audiences. It has been described as 'theatrical gold'. What's not to like about a production The Guardian is calling a 'beautifully bold production' and 'a stunning play'? Don't miss The Watsons, on at the Harold Pinter theatre for May 2020.
  • Booking until: Saturday, 26 September 2020
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Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part 5

Apollo Theatre

Tickets from £23.25

We all want to meet people from history! The trouble is everyone is dead!

So BARMY BRITAIN is back with a brand-new show full of crazy new characters and rude new rulers from Britain’s barmy past! 

  • Booking from: Friday, 1 January 2021
    Booking until: Saturday, 28 August 2021
  • Running time: 70 Minutes
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The Life of Pi

Wyndham's Theatre

Tickets from £29.75
Wyndhams theatre is your venue for Lolita Chakrabarti's magnificent take on the extraordinary award-winning novel, Life of Pi. It's a five-star production that has thrilled audiences and critics alike, and the puppetry is quite simply out of this world. What a story. What a ride. Don't miss the theatrical treat that has audiences talking, and critics talking, and will probably see everyone and his dog fighting for tickets. It really is remarkable.
  • Booking until: Sunday, 4 October 2020
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Machine de Cirque

Peacock Theatre

Tickets from £21.50

Since 1977 the London International Mime Festival has been showcasing the best in visual theatre with venues all around the capital. This year, the French contemporary circus company Galactik Ensemble comes to The Peacock as part of the festival.  

Five daredevil acrobats, all graduates of the famous circus school at Rosny sous Bois, try to survive a set that seems to be going out of its way to hurt them. Firecrackers explode, sandbags drop from the flies, walls shift and move and nothing stays still for long.

  • Booking until: Saturday, 26 September 2020
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Dragons and Mythical Beasts

Open Air

Tickets from £18.10

Calling all brave heroes! Enter into a magical world of myths and legends in this fantastical new interactive show for all the family.

  • Booking from: Sunday, 22 August 2021
    Booking until: Sunday, 22 August 2021
  • Running time: 50 minutes
  • Playing at: Open Air
  • Booking until: Sunday, 22 August 2021
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Russell Howard: Respite (London)

Hammersmith Apollo (Eventim)

Tickets from £43.40

Following the record-breaking success of his 2017 tour Round The World, Russell Howard returns with his biggest globe-spanning stand-up tour to date. 

Hot on the heels of his critically-acclaimed hit Sky One show The Russell Howard Hour, and his global smash Netflix special Recalibrate, Russell is back on stage where he belongs, making sense of a world that's spinning out of control.

It's time for Respite.

  • Booking from: Friday, 1 January 2021
    Booking until: Thursday, 29 April 2021
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The Seagull

Playhouse Theatre

Tickets from £18.00
The Seagull is a marvellous classic of a play by the Russian dramatist Anton Chekhov, written in 1895 and first staged a year later. This is one of the playwright's greatest successes, dramatising the romantic and artistic battles between four powerful people: the writer Boris Trigorin, an innocent young woman called Nina, the ageing actress Irina Arkadina, and her son the playwright Konstantin Tréplev. And the talented British actress Emilia Clarke is about to give it an entirely new, fresh face.
  • Booking from: Thursday, 11 March 2021
    Booking until: Sunday, 30 May 2021
  • Starring: Emilia Clarke
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Raymonda

London Coliseum

Tickets from £18.00

Love and courage in a time of war. 

England, 1853. Raymonda runs away from her comfortable life to become a nurse in the Crimean War. There, she becomes engaged to a soldier, John, but soon develops feelings for his friend Abdur, a leader of the Ottoman army. As turmoil grows around and inside her, who will she give her heart to?

  • Booking from: Thursday, 7 January 2021
    Booking until: Saturday, 16 January 2021
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Good

Playhouse Theatre

Tickets from £23.80
C P Taylor's marvellous play Good is about to enjoy a stunning revival in the West End, and David Tennant is in the starring role. We're fully expecting a sell-out at the Playhouse theatre, a dazzling epic of a play that delves deep into what it really means to be good when the world is falling to pieces around you. Don't miss this superb production.
  • Booking from: Tuesday, 6 October 2020
    Booking until: Saturday, 19 December 2020
  • Starring: David Tennant
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Noise Boys

Peacock Theatre

Tickets from £21.50

Nic Dodson Productions, Andrew Kay and Associates and Great Leap Forward presents… 

An exhilarating tap dancing and beatboxing spectacular straight from a smash hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. This is a full-throttle experience that will leave you on a complete high! 

Noise Boys is a high-octane show that combines unbelievable physical skill with incredible musicianship and infectious rhythms. Featuring an impressive line-up of multi award-winning champion beatboxers, world-class tap dancers and some of the best vocal and musical talent in the U.K, sit back and be amazed by the charm and the sheer unadulterated talent of the Noise Boys.

  • Booking from: Tuesday, 29 September 2020
    Booking until: Saturday, 10 October 2020
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Flamenka

Peacock Theatre

Tickets from £21.50

Latin and Flamenco join forces in a thrilling performance combining the power of Riverdance with the sultry heat of the Mediterranean. 

Flamenco legend Karen Ruimy leads an exceptional company of male dancers from Madrid and South America in a passionate fusion of two of the most exhilarating dance forms. As worlds collide, feet stomp and hips twirl, Flamenka takes you on an electrifying journey of a forbidden love affair. 

Directed and choreographed by Arlene Phillips CBE, famed for her work as a choreographer, director, television judge and presenter, and former dancer.

  • Booking from: Monday, 2 November 2020
    Booking until: Saturday, 7 November 2020
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The Pillowman

Duke of York's Theatre

Tickets from £17.90
Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Steve Pemberton are due to star in The Pillowman, enjoying a limited twelve week season at the West End's magnificent Duke of York's theatre. Directed by Matthew Dunster, who thrilled us with Hangmen at the Royal Court and the West End, this extraordinary piece of theatre is set to blow the minds of audiences in London. Originally premiered at the National theatre in 2003, a remarkable production, this one's going to be just as amazing!
  • Booking until: Saturday, 17 October 2020
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The Ocean At The End Of The Lane

Duke of York's Theatre

Tickets from £29.75

Following a sold out run at the National Theatre, the acclaimed production of The Ocean at the End of the Lane transfers to the West End this October. 

Returning to his childhood home, a man finds himself standing beside the pond of the old Sussex farmhouse where he used to play. He’s transported to his 12th birthday when his friend Lettie claimed it wasn’t a pond, but an ocean…Plunged into a magical world, their survival depends on their ability to reckon with ancient forces that threaten to destroy everything around them.

  • Booking from: Friday, 1 January 2021
    Booking until: Saturday, 6 February 2021
  • Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes (including interval)
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