If you're looking for an immersive theatre show in London, snap up tickets to Bacchanalia, an intense retelling of the Greek tragedy, Bacchae by Euripides. While in the unique underground venue CRYPT, witness the clash between mortals and the gods as you interact with free-roaming performers.
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 1st September 2023
If you're looking for the best theatre shows in London, there's no way you can miss out on this. Part escape room, part immersive performance, The Hunt For The Smoking Caterpillar is a twisted take on the Lewis Carroll classic with bonkers storylines and hilarious actors.
Ever got an urge to stand up and join in when watching your favourite musical? Well now you can, as the West End Musical Brunch brings live performances, tasty food, bottomless fizz and singing aplenty to a top-secret London location.
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.
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.
Combining live jazz and blues with circus, cabaret, theatre and more, The Cult Of... is a sultry experience inspired by 1930s Germany. This dark show encourages you to dress up, followed by offering the opportunity to dance to the DJ 'til late.
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.
Searching for fun theatre shows? Taking place in Woolwich, The Burnt City is offering one of the best immersive experiences, complete with interactive performances and a building that features 100 rooms. Follow strangers as you uncover secrets while learning about the fall of Troy.