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 updated on 13th February 2018
Widely regarded as one of the greatest plays of the 20th Century, Long Day's Journey into Night is still as powerful as it was when it was first performed. Thought-provoking and intense, this story looks at family relationships and how they affect us.
Feast on three creative courses of food and a chilled glass of Champagne Lallier, before enjoying a live screening from the Royal Opera House of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale from a luxurious screening room.
Based on the novel of the same name, Witness for the Prosecution is a gripping and fast-moving court drama. Told in Agatha Christie's sharp style, the play unfolds rapidly, as Leonard Vole and his wife battle to prove his innocence in a murder case.
Prepared to jump out of your seat as this terrifying ghost story is brought to the stage. From other-worldly whispers to sudden appearances, The Woman in Black is not for the fainthearted.
From the same team behind The Play that Goes Wrong, The Comedy About a Bank Robbery is also a physical comedy bonanza. There's one diamond, eight terrible crooks and one sleeping security guard, what could possibly go wrong?
With slap-stick humour and lots of laughs, The Play That Goes Wrong is a great choice for all the family. Don't believe us? The London play also picked up the 'Best New Comedy' title at the Laurence Olivier Awards.
Mary Stuart is an innovative look at a crucial point in Britain's history. Lead by Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams, the play's actors decide their roles each night with a flip of the coin, keeping things fresh and varied with each performance.