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 updated on 1st November 2017
The King of Pop and with a huge back catalogue of hits, Michael Jackson is immortalised in this West End show. From 'Thriller' to 'Smooth Criminal', this musical is a feel good, uplifting burst of energy, full of catchy tunes.
If you haven't seen the Book of Mormon yet, chances are you've heard of this smash musical hit. Written by the creators of South Park, the show is hilarious, outrageous and brilliant fun.
First released in 1970, Company is taking a break from Broadway to charm London's West End. The musical was one of the first to explore adult themes, such as relationships and commitment, and is still as relevant as it was nearly 50 years ago.
As the world's longest running musical, Les Miserables has been winning hearts for decades. Full of roaring choruses and an epic storyline, this show is one of the West End's most iconic.
It was an era that changed the meaning of 'cool' and now it's being encapsulated in this stage production. All or Nothing is based on the 1960s Mod culture that swept Britain; think mopeds, think leather jackets and think The Talking Heads.
As well as being a hugely popular film, Mamma Mia is also a great London musical. Featuring the songs of ABBA, the show brings to life the story of Sophie and Donna, a mother and daughter duo caught in a conundrum.
Perfect for all the family, The Lion King musical is the wonderful stage version of the Disney classic. Bringing the story of Simba to life, this show will capture everyone's imagination with stunning visuals, music by Elton John and incredible set design.
The hotly anticipated Tina: The Tina Turner Musical is finally coming to the West End after a year in production. With belters such as 'The Best' and 'What's Love Got to Do With It', the show is both a tale of the music icon as well as a spirited rendition of her game-changing hits.
The American dream is captured in an all-singing, all-dancing show as 42nd Street makes its West End debut. Peggy Sawyer is fresh from a small country town in New York and dreams of making it big; follow her story as cast of more than 50 create an explosive performance.
Jasmine and Aladdin are brought to life at Prince Edward Theatre in this musical retelling of the timeless love story. Suitable for ages, the production has an all-star cast and team behind it, bringing dazzling set design and a whole new set of classic songs.