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The Time Traveller's Wife

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The Time Traveller's Wife in London

Now and again a story grabs everyone’s imagination, flies off with it, and scores a massive cultural hit. This is one of those stories. After a world premiere success at Chester Storyhouse, this beautiful musical will take to the stage at the Apollo Theatre, at the venue from 7th October 2023 until 30th March 2024. As you can imagine lovers of musical theatre are excited at the prospect of seeing such an unusual plot brought to life so cleverly on stage. It’s no wonder Time Traveller’s Wife theatre tickets are set to sell fast.

The cast? David Hunter will play the time traveller Henry, known and loved in the West End for his work in Waitress, Kinky Boots and Once. Joanna Woodward plays his wife Clare, an understudy for the role of Vivian Ward in Pretty Woman: The Musical. The rest of the cast will be confirmed nearer the time.

Lauren Gunderson has adapted this complicated story for the stage, with original music and lyrics by Joss Stone and Dave Stewart. There’s additional music by Nick Finlow, plus additional lyrics by Kait Kerrigan. Bill Buckhurst is the Director. The designs are by Anna Fleischle, the choreography comes from Shelley Maxwell, and the lighting design is from Lucy Carter. The sound designer is Richard Brooker and the show is produced by Colin Ingram.

The result is a clever and charming musical that represents this cherished story beautifully. If you’ve ever wondered what it’d be like if the love of your life could travel in time, the plot imagines everything in an extraordinary way – no wonder the book was an international best-seller, winning the Exclusive Books Booker Prize and a British Book Award. And it’s no surprise Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema bought the TV and movie rights. Whether you’ve seen the 2009 film, the TV series or not it’s a delightful on-stage experience and makes a magical musical theatre treat.

What's the plot of The Time Traveller’s Wife?

The Time Traveller’s Wife: The Musical is based on the 2003 book by Audrey Niffenegger, a gorgeous and complex novel that whisks readers backwards and forwards in time, following a time traveller’s husband and his wife’s whirlwind relationship. The 2009 movie starring Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams brought the story to millions more people. You’ll meet Henry and Clare, kept apart by time but united by a bond so powerful it never breaks. Will they manage to hold onto one another as time pulls them apart?

Who is The Time Traveller’s Wife for?

While the age limit of the stage musical is to be confirmed, the movie was recommended for people aged 14 or more.

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The Time Traveller's Wife Ticket Information

  • Booking until:

    Saturday, 24 February 2024

  • Running time:

    Approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes (including an interval)

  • Age restrictions

    Age Recommendation 11+

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The Time Traveller's Wife reviews

4.6 out of 5 based on 41 reviews

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Latest customer reviews
Back to the Future

The effects were excellent and the show mostly followed the film storyline with a couple of tweaks to bring it to the stage. Not sure it lends itself to a musical though.

Reviewed on 22 March 2024 by , Lincoln, United Kingdom

Fantastic in every way!

Reviewed on 21 February 2024 by , Glasgow, United Kingdom


Great fresh history with good music and amazing vocals…

Reviewed on 12 February 2024 by , Valladolid, Spain


The show was incredible. Our seats weren’t the best but it didn’t take away the enjoyment of it all

Reviewed on 08 February 2024 by , London, United Kingdom


Music too loud at the beginning.

Reviewed on 05 February 2024 by , Barnsley, United Kingdom

Highly recommended

Fantastic show. Great acting, fabulous production

Reviewed on 01 February 2024 by , Maidstone, United Kingdom

A good addition to the book/TV series/film to enjoy this captivating story.

We had seen the TV series, so the plot was probably easier to follow although I imagine not too difficult for a first timer. There were some particularly good vocals particularly from the leading lady. A nice thought-provoking story which some clever use of the stage area which constantly revolved and changed for each scene. Ideal for couples or those with a fascination for the challenges of time-travel.

Reviewed on 22 January 2024 by , Croydon, United Kingdom

The Time Traveller’s Wife

The first act of the show was more suited to a play as very fast moving story, music average. The second act was fantastic both visually and musically.

Reviewed on 21 January 2024 by , Lichfield, United Kingdom

Weirdly good

Reviewed on 16 January 2024 by , Cannock, United Kingdom

Music & show brilliant one too see

Story adapted well I did wonder what it would be like after seeing film . But it was amazing all the actors were so talented & funny in places . One to go & see

Reviewed on 14 January 2024 by , Salisbury, United Kingdom

Bit different

Something different from what I was expecting. Not the usual musical. Got a twist to it.

Reviewed on 10 January 2024 by , Bromley, United Kingdom


For a new show, you would think it had been around as long as some of the greats. Was a bit worried it wouldn't transcend from book/ film / TV and then stage, was I wrong!! The show was mesmerizing and acted beautifully, it was the act the played Gomez that actually stood out for me a very physical actor that just took the stage by storm. Well done all!!! 5******** of you've not seen it just get it booked

Reviewed on 06 January 2024 by , Lixum, United Kingdom


very enjoyable evening out

Reviewed on 06 January 2024 by , Edgware, United Kingdom


Reviewed on 03 January 2024 by , Frankfurt, Germany

A must see.

I loved the show , but I dont like the seating specially if you are in the highest part.

Reviewed on 26 December 2023 by , Ealing, United Kingdom

Lovely play

The play was lovely - great story and good acting. Nice night out. The theatre could be better - very narrow seats and extremely limited legroom. There was no advance warning that the play was about to start, nor about how long the break was.

Reviewed on 19 December 2023 by , Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Fantastic vibrant extraordinary

A great show. A must see. Music ,dance very seasoned and polished and professional. Not really my cup of tea but so glad I attended, as I have opened my horizons. I will now go to similar shows. Theatre is amazing and we will return. Thank You all.🎭

Reviewed on 16 December 2023 by , Hunstanton, United Kingdom

Loved this show!

The cast of the musical is led by David Hunter (Henry), Joanna Woodward (Clare), Tim Mahendran (Gomez), Hiba Elchikhe (Charisse) and Ross Dawes (Henry's Dad) and they were a strong team. The chemistry between the two principals was obvious moving the audience through many emotions and Tom and Hiba provided delightful comedy at just the right times. I can thoroughly recommend this treatment of the book.

Reviewed on 16 December 2023 by , London, United Kingdom

The Timetraveller’s Wife

What a fantastic prodigal acting, singing, the slick set changeover and the brilliant script which had the right tempo and equal measure of laughter and thought provoking moments. Thoroughly excellent

Reviewed on 13 December 2023 by , Holmrook, United Kingdom

Just fabulous!

I adore this film and book and didn’t know if the musical could live up to my expectations. Well, it surpassed them! Such a treat of a show.

Reviewed on 12 December 2023 by , Inniscarra, Ireland

Most enjoyable show I've seen in a while

An absolutely fantastic show not to be missed.

Reviewed on 09 December 2023 by , Essex, United Kingdom

Powerful, touching & sensational must see!!

Reviewed on 07 December 2023 by , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Such a lovely story. Excellent lighting and music! Very emotional at the end!

Reviewed on 30 November 2023 by , Glanmire, Ireland

A musical treat

Loved this show - superb leading characters, good music, wonderful singing, great acting, clever scenery arrangements and terrific special effects. My only criticism is it was a bit loud and I had to remove my hearing aids! However, I appreciated the diction being very clear so I didn’t miss anything.

Reviewed on 21 November 2023 by , Truro, United Kingdom

Very entertaining performances and an excellent score.

Reviewed on 18 November 2023 by , Coatbridge, United Kingdom

Innovative effects, reasonable plot, lead female actress was exceptional. Overall very entertaining.

Reviewed on 18 November 2023 by , Meols, United Kingdom

Romantic night out

Reviewed on 16 November 2023 by , Amsterdam, Netherlands

Captivating & engrossing. Time flew! A dazzling show.

Reviewed on 05 November 2023 by , Droitwich, United Kingdom


Reviewed on 04 November 2023 by , Malibu, United States Of America


I enjoyed the first half, the singing was very good and stage lighting effects were impressive however during the second half i got very bored and felt everything was so repetitive. Sadly couldn’t wait for it to end! The songs weren’t memorable and I didn’t get any goosebumps that I normally get watching musicals. I feel the story just doesn’t lend itself to a musical genre sadly.

Reviewed on 25 October 2023 by , London, United Kingdom

Poignant and thought provoking

Enjoyed the show. Was apprehensive having read and loved the book, but although couldn’t be as in depth as the book, was still done very well

Reviewed on 18 October 2023 by , Sheffield, United Kingdom

31 Jan
Emmie Newitt

West End January 2024 Monthly Round Up

by Emmie Newitt | Wednesday, January 31 2024, 10:09

The curtains have risen on a new year - read our January 2024 Theatre News Roundup which is jam-packed with news highlights, our bestsellers of the month and even a competition to win theatre tickets!

february theatre news 2024The cast of Priscilla the Party! ©Matt Crockett

West End January 2024 Monthly Round Up
16 Nov
Stuart King

Review: THE TIME TRAVELLER’S WIFE at Apollo Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue

by Stuart King | Thursday, November 16 2023, 14:13

The 2003 surprise bestseller by unlucky-in-love novelist Audrey Niffenegger provides the basis for Dave Stewart and Joss Stone’s musical treatment. By necessity the plot-line is erratic and segmented, but whilst the production is far from mind-blowing, it has a great deal to commend it, helped by some studious tweaking and truncating of the source material by playwright Lauren Gunderson.

The Time Traveller's Wife at the Apollo Theatre The Time Traveller's Wife at the Apollo Theatre.

Review: THE TIME TRAVELLER’S WIFE at Apollo Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue
25 Sep
Emmie Newitt

The 7 Shows Opening in London Theatres in October 2023

by Emmie Newitt | Monday, September 25 2023, 13:46

October is on its way - the month of pumpkins, Halloween and the crisp colours of Autumn are truly on their way. However, that doesn’t stop us from enjoying the West End and there is so much to look forward to.

london theatre shows opening in october 2023Dear England, Treason The Musical and The Time Traveller's Wife The Musical.

As we look ahead to October 2023, there are several exciting shows set to open in the heart of the city. The Ocean At The End of the Lane returns to London after its hugely successful UK tour and there’s even the arrival of new productions like The Time Traveller’s Wife and Backstairs Billy. So whether you’re a fan of musicals or plays, here are the 7 shows you can look forward to experiencing on the London stage from October:


The 7 Shows Opening in London Theatres in October 2023
31 Aug
Emmie Newitt


by Emmie Newitt | Thursday, August 31 2023, 08:49

The World Premiere of THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE: THE MUSICAL begins performances from 7 October 2023.

the cast of the time traveller's wife the musicalThe full cast of THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE The Musical, credit Danny Kaan

28 Mar
Eleni Cashell

Further casting announced for THE TIME TRAVELLER’S WIFE: THE MUSICAL 

by Eleni Cashell | Tuesday, March 28 2023, 11:41

Time Travellers Wife Further casting has been announced for THE TIME TRAVELLER'S WIFE: THE MUSICAL

Opening on the 7 October 2023, the newly announced cast will join David Hunter and Joanna Woodward at the Apollo Theatre for its West End run.

Further casting announced for THE TIME TRAVELLER’S WIFE: THE MUSICAL 
08 Feb
London Box Office

The Time Traveller’s Wife: The Musical is due in the West End

by London Box Office | Wednesday, February 8 2023, 21:14

The Time Traveller's Wife Musical The Time Traveller's Wife: The Musical is due in the West End at the magnificent Apollo Theatre, a world premiere promising just as much entertainment as the brilliant book, which delighted millions with its extraordinary plot. With Music and Lyrics by Joss Stone and Dave Stewart, the anticipation is already mounting. Performances begin on 7th October 2023.

The Time Traveller’s Wife: The Musical is due in the West End
18 Jul
London Box Office

Auditions for World Premiere of The Time Traveller’s Wife: The Musical

by London Box Office | Monday, July 18 2022, 10:37

The Time Traveller's Wife Musical It’s all go for the musical of the best-selling book and movie, The Time Traveller’s Wife. Auditions take place for the role of Young Clare at the Storyhouse Chester on 25th July, where the musical premieres from 30th September 2022 for two weeks. Then it’s heading for the West End, to a venue that’ll be announced soon. This is your chance to see the musical of the best-selling time travel romance that has delighted millions.

Auditions for World Premiere of The Time Traveller’s Wife: The Musical