Best Theatre Shows In London 2017
It's no secret that London's theatre shows are some of the best in the world, often starting in our city and going on to tour the rest of the world. From sing-along musicals through to adaptions of our favourite books, seeing a West End show in London is an experience you have to add to your bucket list. Get ready for another stellar year of London stage shows and read our recommendations on the best theatre shows in London.
Last updated on 27th April 2017
The film had us weeping but the London musical blew everyone away with its vibrant set, talented cast and incredible atmosphere. Head to the Lyceum theatre to watch the iconic stage adaption of one of our favourite Disney films.
The guys behind South Park are more than TV show writers, they are also responsible for one of London's most popular theatre shows. Head to the West End to watch this hilarious and award-winning performance - be warned it may not be suitable for ALL the family.
Les Miserables is a global phenomenon having delighted audiences in 44 different countries with its moving and beautiful storyline. The London musical tells the story of the French Revolution through an incredible series of belters that will have you bawling.
Who doesn't know the story of Aladdin and Jasmine? And while the Disney film is an absolute corker, the musical in London is just as brilliant. With jaw-dropping set design, a hugely talented cast and a heartwarming plot, this is one London performance you won't want to miss.
Harry Potter. HARRY POTTER! Yes, Harry Potter has been revived for this utterly spectacular show. The West End theatre show picks up on Harry 20 years later, only not all is well with the Potters; head to central London to watch award-winning set design, fantastic performances and to hear the iconic character brought to life.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time has arrived on the London stage. The play tells the story of Christopher, a 15 year old, who tries to solve the murder of his neighbour's dog. Head to Shaftesbury Avenue to watch this smash hit.
It's won more than 50 awards and delighted children around the world, Matilda is a hugely popular London musical. Join the stellar class as they reenact Roald Dahl's iconic novel in this fresh new take.
This London theatre show has been running for 10 years and is still delighting audiences. Wicked is a fun new take on the Wizard of Oz, telling the story of the witches from the Land of Oz.
One of the most moving stage plays in London, The Kite Runner is an emotional adaption of the book. Head to Wyndhams Theatre to watch the award-winning show as it flicks between Afghanistan and the USA, as well as past and present in a tale that explores friendship, love and loyalty.
Prepare to be terrified witless as this London theatre show tells the spooky story of the woman in black. The jumpy performance is one of the longest running on the West End and will have you on the edge of your seats as you hear the tale of a mysterious spirit who haunts a town and their children.
During the dark times of World War II, a new cabaret club has opened with a new singer thrust into the spotlight. Miss Nightingale tells the story of scandal, satire and spunky spirit that gripped the country in this deeply touching and hilarious tale.
Get lost down the rabbit hole and frolic with Tweedledee and Tweedledum at this incredible piece of immersive theatre at The Vaults. Returning for 2017, Alice's Adventures Underground combines magical set design, jaw-dropping production and a big dose of mystery for an experience you will never forget.