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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!
We were gutted when the hilarious hit show finally ended, but lucky for us, you can experience Only Fools at this immersive dining show. Expect a three-course feast, complete with a side of entertainment from performers and the wheeler-dealers themselves.
Definitely one to leave the kids with a babysitter, The Book of Mormon brings adult humour to London's theatre scene. It's proved a hit all round, winning nine TONY awards with its acerbic one liners and crude jokes.
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.
Featuring much-loved characters such as Genie, Aladdin and Jasmine, the musical is just as heart-warming as the film. There's a lot of big names behind this West End smash, including lyrics from Howard Ashman of Beauty and the Beast fame, and Tim Rice.
With music from Tim Minchin, Matilda might just surprise adults with its sense of humour. The story of the amazing little girl will have both kids and parents giggling in their seats, with a star turn from Miss Trunchbull.
If you're looking to get a little spooky this summer, this event at The Vaults is sure to be just the ticket. Recreating tales of the CIA's psychic spies from the Cold War, you'll be put through your paces as you attempt to unpick the mystery of the Russian's mind-controlling research.
Showcasing world-class clowns, puppetry and cabaret, The Swell Mob is a unique immersive experience that places you in an 1800s taproom. Here, you'll swill bathtub gin and cheat, trick, dance and sing your way to becoming a local hero.
When it comes to theatre shows in London, this city is heaving with 'em. Go off the beaten track and discover something a little different as this legendary story comes to life within the setting of Abney Park in Hackney. Think live performances and a gorgeous backdrop.
Thought it was only Dorothy and the Wizard? There's so much more to the land of Oz as the amazing Wicked shows; looking beyond the famous film, the show focuses on the witches of the story, giving us a fascinating insight into life before the girl with the red shoes.
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.
With every singer under the sun getting their own musical, it's about time Dolly Parton stepped up. The queen of country has provided the soundtrack to this starry production, which will feature Louise Redknapp, Natalie McQueen, and Brian Conley.