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 9th January 2020

@ Masquerade Palace on Various dates from Tuesday 28th January 2020

One of the best immersive theatre shows in London this year, the Secret Theatre Project are back in the capital with a unique take on the murder mystery evening. Enter a mysterious world of masked balls and secret societies and watch closely as the action unfurls around you. 

  Dead Quiet

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@ Kensington Central Library on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Uncover clues, communicate with the dead and help solve one of Kensington Central Library's most intriguing mysteries. Librarian Gwendolyn Radcliffe has always been unsure about the dead homeless man found after a lecture in the library, but now she needs your help to solve the Cold War mystery.

VAULT Festival is offering you the chance to catch a number of impressive and unique performances as part of its season of celebrations. Take your pick from fabulous burlesque, immersive dinners, comedy cabaret and cosmos-inspired evenings fro a top night of unforgettable entertainment.  

From Mamma Mia through to Matilda, Want Theatre is making your West End trip evening more special. Along with enjoying some of the best seats in the house, the evening will include a slap-up meal at swish London spots, including Library private members club, and a welcome drink.

The Phoenix Arts Club

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Often hailed as one of Soho's top spots for live entertainment and late-night partying, Phoenix Artists Club is a hub for live music, theatre, cabaret and burlesque. Expect the unexpected from this extravagant haunt of debauchery and decadence.

@ The Phoenix Theatre on Thu, 3rd Oct 2019 - Sat, 15th Feb 2020

Finding some light in one of America's darkest days, Come From Away is the story of the town of Gander in Newfoundland and Labrador. On 9/11, 38 planes unexpectedly had to land in the small town, and suddenly the area's population increased by more than 7000. Through song and dance, see how people came together even in the darkest of times.

@ Various on Various dates from Thursday 23rd January 2020

With only a very limited number of tickets going, this wonderfully unique and intimate show is bound to be unlike any theatre show you've ever been to. Taking place at a different venue every time, you'll be given the address only 24 hours before the show.