London's Best Musicals

Home to one of the most diverse and scintillating musical scenes in the world, London is blessed with options if you’re looking for a live show. We’ve been out on a tour of the best theatre in London (in the name of research, of course) and returned with this guide to the cream of the crop; read on to discover a full list of the best musicals in London.

Last edited by Jasmine Lee Kennedy

Last updated on 20th June 2024




Starlight Express

@ Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre on Various dates from Friday 19th July 2024

One of the most celebrated musicals, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Starlight Express is coming to Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre in summer 2024. This magical tale sees a child's train set come to life, performed by a talented cast of 40 people. Seen all over the world by more than 20 million people across the last two decades, you don't want to miss out on this one - and you can nab tickets for as little as £36 per person.

The Book of Mormon

@ Prince of Wales Theatre on Various dates from Friday 19th July 2024

The hit musical from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez is coming to London this year, and it's bound to have you in stitches. The Book of Mormon will be at the Prince of Wales Theatre in Soho across multiple dates, with tickets to the multiple award-winning show starting from just £25 per person.

Six - Singalong

@ Vaudeville Theatre on Sun, 4th May 2025 @ 19:00 - 20:15

Taking place in their permanent royal residence at the Vaudeville Theatre in The Strand, Six the musical is giving you the chance to sing along to all their iconic songs for two nights only. This fantastic performance features incredible performers like Claudi Kariuki, Rhianne-Louise McCaulsky and Baylie Carson, telling the story of Henry VIII's six wives through fabulous tunes. Tickets start from just £42 per person, promising 75 minutes of sass, sequins and singing.

Back To The Future

@ Adelphi Theatre on Various dates from Friday 19th July 2024

One of the most iconic films of all time and an equally exciting musical, Back To The Future can be seen at the Adelphi Theatre in the West End. Follow the story of teenager Marty McFly as he's transported to 1955, with two and a half hours of great storytelling and iconic tunes. Even better? Tickets start from as little as £24 per person to this award-winning show.

Hadestown

@ Lyric Theatre on Various dates from Friday 19th July 2024

Take a trip to the underworld with the award-winning musical Hadestown by singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and director Rachel Chavkin. Taking place at London's Lyric Theatre, it tells the tale of two intertwining love stories of young dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice, and King Hades and his wife Persephone. Grab your tickets now from £25 per person and discover how the world really could be.