Best Theatre Shows in London

Discover the best and most popular theatre shows in London with our hand-picked guide. Whether you're looking for a feel-good musical for the family, a tongue-in-cheek production that borders on the controversial or a pulse-raising, tear-jerker of a play, you just know that there's something for you in London. With an excellence for live theatre that is envied across the world, we've narrowed down a selection of our favourite West End shows to the following!

Last edited by Kiera Chapman

Last updated on 26th April 2024


The Double R Club is a Bethnal Green hideout that's bringing evenings of mystery, bolstered by twisted rock 'n' roll. Expect everything from Lynchian cabaret and burlesque to a choice of comedy, live music and more.

The London Cabaret Club

Fancy heading to a fabulous theatre show in the heart of Holborn? The London Cabaret Club has just what you need. Not only will you get to catch sultry burlesque and Gatsby-themed immersive entertainment on the stage, but there's also dinner and drinks to enjoy.

A Night of Theatrics! London Cabaret Show

@ Phoenix Arts Club on Various dates from Friday 24th May 2024

Phoenix Arts Club in the heart of Soho is a vibrant entertainment venue hosting an array of stellar performers that guarantee a good time. Grab your friends and head to A Night Of Theatrics! London Cabaret Show, with tickets starting from only £20 per person. The lineup includes some gorgeous burlesque, musical theatre stars and comedy that'll leave you chuckling for more.  

The Great Murder Mystery

@ The Lost Estate on Sunday 26th May 2024 and 3 other dates

Step back in time with tickets starting from £149.50 to The Great Murder Mystery, brought to you by The Lost Estate. Indulge in a three-course meal inspired by Victorian fine dining as a dark retelling of Sherlock Holmes' The Hound of Baskervilles unravels around you. Lose yourself in this theatrical experience and bask in martinis and wine pairings as London's top chefs and performers come together.

The Rosemary Branch Theatre

Nestled next to Regent's Canal in Islington is the characterful Rosemary Branch, an award-winning pub theatre that's just waiting for your visit. From comedies to straight plays and improv, this artsy spot has a little something for everyone to be dazzled by.