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The greatest West End shows run for years and years. They are enduringly popular with all sorts of people from every walk of life, striking a deep human chord with young and old alike, nationally and internationally. That's what makes a classic performance: an absorbing storyline, beautiful music, great acting and stunning stage sets. If you've always dreamed of experiencing a West End classic with your family, a loved one or on your own, we're your primary source of good value tickets. Treat yourself to the best London West End theatre classics on offer today, and enjoy the time of your life for less.

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Wicked

Apollo Victoria

4.7/5 - based on 4544 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.7 4544 reviews Tickets from £19.00
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Based on the 1995 Gregory Maguire novel, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, this multi-award winning show is packing the house to the rafters every night, dubbed Best Musical of the Decade by Entertainment Weekly.
  • Booking until: Saturday, 23 May 2020
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Cinderella (Lyric Hammersmith)

Lyric Hammersmith

4.8/5 - based on 41 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.8 41 reviews Tickets from £18.00
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For the first time in nearly three decades, the famous London Palladium is hosting a Christmas pantomime. Brilliant news! Christmas 2016 is set to delight thousands of keen theatregoers with a brand new and supremely glitzy version of the classic Cinderella, delivering the sheer, unforgettable magic of top class pantomime to theatre lovers from all over the world
  • Booking until: Sunday, 5 January 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Starring: Natasha Barnes
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Matilda The Musical

Cambridge Theatre

4.7/5 - based on 831 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.7 831 reviews Tickets from £25.00
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The terrible parents of Matilda Wormwood, who is five years old, are completely uninterested in their daughter. But she’s a gifted child who taught herself to read at age three and devours both adults’ and childrens’ books from her local library with devilish joy. Matilda the Musical tells the story of this very special little girl and her battles against the weird world of grown-ups.
  • Booking until: Sunday, 20 December 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 40 minutes
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Carmen

London Coliseum

4.5/5 - based on 2 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.5 2 reviews Tickets from £11.90
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She creates a hunger in men.
But will it now consume her?

Carmen is a searing depiction of a woman who craves love, but creates obsession and jealousy. One of the most popular operas ever written, Bizet’s score is bursting with passionate melodies and includes such famous numbers as the ‘Habanera’, ‘Toreador’s Song’ and ‘Flower Song’.

  • Booking until: Thursday, 27 February 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 45 minutes
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The Woman in Black

Fortune Theatre

4.4/5 - based on 1995 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.4 1995 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 until: Saturday, 26 September 2020
  • Running time: 2 Hours (with a 15 min interval)
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Mousetrap

St Martins Theatre

4.5/5 - based on 836 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.5 836 reviews Tickets from £24.00
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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 until: Saturday, 7 November 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes
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Phantom of the Opera

Her Majesty's Theatre

4.8/5 - based on 2766 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.8 2766 reviews Tickets from £31.00
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The Phantom is a story that has captivated audiences from all over the world, a dark tale of love, obsession, revenge and tragedy set to a musical score that makes the heart soar. Based on a French thriller by writer Gaston Leroux, it’s a visual and aural feast of lavish costumes, eye-popping special effects, wonderful soaring music and superb acting.
  • Booking until: Saturday, 4 April 2020
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The Lion King

Lyceum Theatre

4.8/5 - based on 4829 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.8 4829 reviews Tickets from £35.00
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The Lion King, the multi-award winning musical, continues to wow audiences night after night with amazing puppets and stage sets, a heart-warming storyline, incredible choreography and a musical score that hits the mark every time.
  • Booking until: Saturday, 30 May 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Thriller - Live

Lyric Theatre

4.6/5 - based on 5892 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.6 5892 reviews Tickets from £33.00
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If you love Michael Jackson’s music you’ll adore this smash hit West End show. It’s a veritable feast for the eyes, ears and emotions with breath-taking choreography in true Jackson style and a musical roll of honour including thirty five of his greatest dance, disco, soul, Motown and indie chart toppers.
  • Booking until: Sunday, 26 April 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes
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Mamma Mia!

Novello Theatre

4.8/5 - based on 3102 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.8 3102 reviews Tickets from £18.00
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If you love one-time Eurovision winners Abba, you’ll adore Mamma Mia! Twenty two of the ‘70s supergroup’s biggest hits are brought into play to tell the funny, romantic tale of bride Sophie and her wayward mother Donna. Join 45 million fans and enjoy this superbly uplifting show, perfect for the whole family!
  • Booking until: Saturday, 19 September 2020
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The Book of Mormon

Prince of Wales Theatre

4.8/5 - based on 4115 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.8 4115 reviews Tickets from £24.00
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It's rare for a show to cause such a stir. But when this production hit the Broadway stage in 2010 a flock of often-hard-to-please reviewers gave it an immediate and enthusiastic thumbs-up. It's rude, irreverent and definitely NOT for the easily offended. Introducing The Book of Mormon, which has made the long-rumoured transfer to London's West End at last!
  • Booking until: Saturday, 7 March 2020
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The Play That Goes Wrong

Duchess Theatre

4.7/5 - based on 1296 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.7 1296 reviews Tickets from £24.00
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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 until: Sunday, 1 November 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 5 minutes
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Madam Butterfly

London Coliseum

4.4/5 - based on 9 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.4 9 reviews Tickets from £11.90
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A tender kiss can conceal the hardest of hearts.

Anthony Minghella’s Olivier Award-winning production returns to the London Coliseum. His staging combines cinematic images and traditional Japanese theatre.

  • Booking until: Friday, 17 April 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 50 minutes
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The Nutcracker - English National Ballet

London Coliseum

4.9/5 - based on 18 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.9 18 reviews Tickets from £16.70
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Over 100 dancers and musicians bring Nutcracker to life with exquisite dancing, beautiful sets and Tchaikovsky’s popular score played live.

On a sparkling Christmas Eve in a frost-dusted Edwardian London, Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker doll discover a magical world, where she battles with the Mouse King and meets a handsome stranger. As the air grows colder, Clara and her valiant Nutcracker take a hot air balloon ride across London to the glistening Land of Snow where her adventure really begins.

From the sound of the orchestra tuning up, to the final bows and cheers, a trip to see the English National Ballet at the London Coliseum is an unforgettable Christmas treat.

  • Booking until: Sunday, 5 January 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours
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Le Corsaire

London Coliseum

4.9/5 - based on 11 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.9 11 reviews Tickets from £16.70
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Travel to a faraway land for the adventures of a dashing pirate, Conrad, and his feisty girlfriend Medora. Will they outfox villainous schemers and find happiness on the high seas?

English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire is “hugely enjoyable entertainment” (The Daily Telegraph). Expect a swashbuckling romp, full of thrilling dancing by an extraordinary cast of performers, with gorgeous decors and costumes created by Hollywood’s Bob Ringwood, all set to a romantic score played live by English National Ballet Philharmonic.

English National Ballet is the only UK company to perform this classic story ballet. Their extravagant production, staged by Anna-Marie Holmes, has enthralled audiences and received rave reviews worldwide, including Paris and Tokyo. It returns to the London Coliseum following glorious performances in 2016.

  • Booking until: Tuesday, 14 January 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Radisson Blu Edwardian

4.8/5 - based on 241 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.8 241 reviews Tickets from £55.00
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You like your theatrical experiences a little bit different... or a lot different. How's this for something unusual and totally hilarious? If you've ever laughed yourself to tears over the classic TV comedy Fawlty Towers, this'll have you in stitches. Introducing a two hour feast of comedy interleaved with real food and drink, a dinner party you'll remember for the rest of your life. Welcome to Faulty Towers the Dining Experience.
  • Booking until: Sunday, 3 May 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours
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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Lyric Theatre

4.8/5 - based on 35 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.8 35 reviews Tickets from £18.00
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Do you want to be the first, and last, to see a brand-new musical?

With eleven years as an Edinburgh Festival must-see phenomenon, a critically acclaimed West End run and an Olivier Award to their name, The Showstoppers have blazed a trail in world class improvised comedy and delighted audiences across the globe. Now, as they approach their 1000th performance, this incredible show returns to the Lyric Theatre for a limited run of singular, one-night-only musical extravaganzas.

  • Booking until: Monday, 20 April 2020
  • Running time: 1 hour 30 minutes (One interval)
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The Mikado

London Coliseum

4/5 - based on 1 review - (Read reviews) 4 1 review Tickets from £11.90
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Fake, fatuous and full of hot air.
Titipu’s finest are farcically familiar.

Gilbert & Sullivan’s topsy-turvy story focuses on the unfolding love between Nanki-Poo and Yum-Yum and the absurdity of laws and law-makers.

  • Booking until: Saturday, 30 November 2019
  • Running time: 2 hours 40 minutes
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School of Rock the Musical

Gillian Lynne Theatre

4.8/5 - based on 554 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.8 554 reviews Tickets from £18.00
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School of Rock, The Musical – Fresh from Broadway. Jack Black gathered loads of critical acclaim for his lead role in the movie, a monster of a hit in 2003. It was quite simply hilarious, a feel-good film that out-grossed every screen comedy to earn vast amounts of money across the world. Now it's on stage in London, adapted masterfully for the stage and setting theatreland on fire for an extremely funny rock-fest you won't forget in a hurry.
  • Booking until: Sunday, 5 April 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Starring: David Fynn
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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

Criterion Theatre

4.7/5 - based on 536 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.7 536 reviews Tickets from £12.00
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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.
  • Booking until: Sunday, 1 November 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes (One interval)
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Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

Aldwych Theatre

4.8/5 - based on 469 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.8 469 reviews Tickets from £26.00
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At long last, Tina Turner will explode onto the West End’s Aldwych Theatre. Opening in March 2018, TINA is a musical about Turner’s transformation from humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee to the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Book those tickets now so you too can enjoy such classics as Proud Mary live on stage.
  • Booking until: Saturday, 27 June 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 45 minutes
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The Marriage of Figaro

London Coliseum

Tickets from £11.90

Mozart’s comedy is a whirlwind of mistaken identities and twists and turns, taking place on a single crazy day – the wedding day of Figaro and Susanna.

When their philandering master, Count Almaviva, is determined to bed Susanna before she is wed, Figaro and Susanna conspire with the rejected Countess to outwit him. General mayhem ensues, ending with the Count receiving a lesson in marital fidelity he’ll never forget. 

From the first notes of the bustling Overture, Mozart’s psychologically complex story portrays the women as wiser, shrewder and more civilised than the men.

  • Booking until: Saturday, 18 April 2020
  • Running time: 3 hours 20 minutes
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Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie

London County Hall

4.6/5 - based on 98 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.6 98 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 until: Sunday, 13 September 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 15 minutes
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Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Apollo Theatre

4.7/5 - based on 155 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.7 155 reviews Tickets from £22.00
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Everybody's Talking About Jamie is a brand new but already hugely popular 2017 musical with music by Dan Gillespie Sells and a book and lyrics by Tom MacRae. It was inspired by the remarkable BBC3 documentary, screened in 2011, called Jamie: Drag Queen at 16, and it's on at the glittering Apollo theatre.
  • Booking until: Saturday, 29 August 2020
  • Running time: 2 hours 40 minutes
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Only Fools, The (cushty) Dining Experience

Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton

4.6/5 - based on 55 reviews - (Read reviews) 4.6 55 reviews Tickets from £45.00
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It’s the show you’ve all been asking for – and it’s brought to you by the people behind the worldwide smash hit, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience.

This fully immersive show transports audiences to The Nags Head to meet the pride of Peckham in a night of wheeling, dealing and eating. 

  • Booking until: Saturday, 14 December 2019
  • Running time: 2 hours
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