April 2018

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West End Shows in April

Long Day's Journey Into The Night

Wyndhams Theatre Until Apr 8, 2018

Director Richard Eyre has taken a classic, written in 1941, and treated it as a new play, stripping away all previous conceptions. Thanks to a quartet of magnificent performances led by Lesley Manville and Jeremy Irons, it finds a freshness and directness

Long Days Journey Into The Night, Wyndhams Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Powerhouse duo Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville return to the London stage this winter in Eugene O'Neil's Pulitzer Prize winning magnum opus. The story of a mercurial family in crisis told over the course...

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Victoria Palace Theatre Open Run

"The Greatest Show on Earth", one paper declared the other day. C'mon! But seriously folks, there's going to be more where that came from, because - lock up your doubters: I have to report that it really is as good as we've been told

Hamilton, Victoria Palace Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

It's the musical that has bowled over Broadway, an all out smash-hit epic that traverses the life of one Alexander Hamilton, one of America's Founding Fathers, who took on the might of the British and...

Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Apollo Theatre Open Run

Fabulous, fresh and enormously fun homegrown musical

Everybodys Talking About Jamie, Apollo Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

When this exuberant new musical from The Feeling's Dan Gillespie Sells and writer Tom MacRae premiered at the Sheffield Crucible earlier in 2017, it became an instant success with both audiences and critics....

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Les Miserables

Queens Theatre Open Run

Celebrating 31 years in the West End!

Les Miserables, Queens Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Over 65 million people have enjoyed this spectacular adaptation of Victor Hugo's masterpiece since it premiered on the West End in 1985. Now let Les Miserables sweep you too through its epic tale of passion...

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Matilda The Musical

Cambridge Theatre Open Run

"Easily the standout musical of the decade!"

Matilda The Musical, Cambridge Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Matilda, Roald Dahl's much-loved classic of an extraordinary child with magical powers, is given the musical treatment by the combined talents of Tim Minchin and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Winner of...

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42nd Street

Theatre Royal Drury Lane Open Run

It's an extraordinary thing, crammed with songs by Al Dubin and Harry Warren, full of the sound and fury of tapping feet, illuminated by dazzling colour.

42nd Street, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

42nd Street sings and dances its way back into the Theatre Royal Drury Lane - 30 years after it made its West End debut on that very same stage! A dazzling cast of over 50 tell the iconic story of a chorus...

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Young Frankenstein

Garrick Theatre Open Run

If you don't find Young Frankenstein a satisfyingly hilarious night in the theatre, you might want to get your vital signs checked: this is the funniest West End musical since The Producers.

Young Frankenstein, Garrick Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Mel Brooks brings his hugely successful 2007 re-imagining of Young Frankenstein to the West End, following its critically acclaimed run on Broadway, and the following US tour.

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Savoy Theatre Open Run

Fantastically entertaining ride on a showbiz rollercoaster

Dreamgirls, Savoy Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Don't miss this musical biopic based on the story of The Supremes. The musical first hit the Broadway stage in 1981 and in 2005 enjoyed an adaptation to the big screen starring Beyonce Knowles, Jennifer...

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Book of Mormon

Prince of Wales Theatre Open Run

The most cryingly good night out to have come along for years!

Book of Mormon, Prince of Wales Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

'The greatest time of a Mormon kid's life is his mission,' sings Elder Kevin Price, but things are not as the handsome and pious Elder Price predicted, when he's sent to...UGANDA! From Trey Parker and...

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Witness for the Prosecution

London County Hall Until Sep 16, 2018

"Lucy Bailey's production of Agatha Christie's ingenious courtroom drama fits perfectly in this debating chamber"

Witness for the Prosecution, London County Hall, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

Head into the surrounds of the Grand Chamber of London County Hall for this innovative staging of Agatha Christie's dazzling play that casts you as the jury in the case of the Crown versus Leonard Vole....

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Prince Edward Theatre Open Run

"Aladdin is exactly what you wish for!"

Aladdin, Prince Edward Theatre, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

In an exotic, faraway land, one young pauper's life is about to change with the luck of an ancient lamp - and you're invited to join this magic carpet ride! Based on the hit Disney classic movie Aladdin,...

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The Best Man

Playhouse Theatre Until May 12, 2018

Vidal's play is as relevant as ever - and delicious light relief.

The Best Man, Playhouse Theatre, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

Although written over 50 years ago, Gore Vidal's political comedy is still startlingly relevant today. Concerning the competition between two Democratic party candidates to stand for their party, the liberal...

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Fanny and Alexander

Old Vic Theatre Until Apr 14, 2018

In celebrating the power of stagecraft, Beresford and Webster have made a truly effective slice of theatre.

Fanny and Alexander, Old Vic Theatre, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

This brand-new work sees the celebrated movie by Ingmar Bergman translated to the London stage by Stephen Beresford, and directed by Max Webster. Focusing on two siblings whose idyllic family existence...


Theatre Royal Haymarket Until May 5, 2018

Watkins has a rare capacity for playing outsiders, and while he doesn't exactly excite sympathy for Ralph, he increases our understanding, which, after all, is Lavery's ultimate intention.

Frozen, Theatre Royal Haymarket, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

Definitely not related to a certain Disney property, Bryony Lavery's Frozen gets a welcome revival in February 2018. Starring woman-of-the-moment and amazing actor Suranne Jones, this 2002 play is a haunting...

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The Birthday Party

Harold Pinter Theatre Until Apr 14, 2018

Toby Jones, Zoe Wanamaker, Stephen Mangan and Pearl Mackie do rich justice to the playwright's strange and captivating psychodrama

The Birthday Party, Harold Pinter Theatre, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

Following critically acclaimed productions of Betrayal and Old Times, the incredible Ian Rickson reunites with Sonia Friedman Productions to the direct this revival of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party....

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Apollo Victoria Theatre Open Run

Wicked will entrance every generation in wonder, wit and suspense

Wicked, Apollo Victoria Theatre, London
4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating

The subversive and downright twisty hit musical follows two unlikely friends and how they become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch of the South. Based on Gregory Maguire's best-selling...

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Lion King

Lyceum Theatre Open Run

A wonderful, wonderful musical. It will touch a deep chord in anybody

Lion King, Lyceum Theatre, London
4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating

This vastly successful re-imagining of Disney's 1994 hit adventure film has seen 70 worldwide productions and is now on its first national UK tour. The Lion King conjures up the African savannah in all...

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Lady Windermere's Fan

Vaudeville Theatre Until Apr 7, 2018

(A) fun night out...fans of Saunders would be mad to miss it

Lady Windermeres Fan, Vaudeville Theatre, London
3.5 star rating3.5 star rating3.5 star rating3.5 star rating

Former Artistic Director of the Globe Dominic Dromgoole heads a new year long season in celebration of Oscar Wilde with his new theatre company Classic Spring. Second on the docket is this early Wilde...

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Phantom of the Opera

Her Majestys Theatre Open Run

I'm not sure any show 'deserves' to be the most successful entertainment event of all time, but I'll hand this to the current holder of that title, "The Phantom of the Opera" - it still works hard for its audience.

Phantom of the Opera, Her Majestys Theatre, London
4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating

Andrew Lloyd Webber's romantic musical is based on Gaston Leroux's gothic novel of life beneath the stage of the Paris Opera House. A mysterious masked Phantom becomes obsessed with Christine Daae, the...

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Brief Encounter

Empire Cinema Haymarket Until Sep 2, 2018

the spirit of music hall lives on - along with the spirits of doomed romance and wartime cinema, clipped vowels and buttoned-up exteriors, puppetry and Rachmaninov piano concertos - in this unstoppably entertaining exhumation of Emma Rice's greatest hit.

Brief Encounter, Empire Cinema Haymarket, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Laura was happily married until a few weeks ago... A brief encounter with an idealistic doctor Alec, sets the pair on a whirlwind yet doomed romance. Originally written by Noel Coward for David Leon's...

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Mamma Mia!

Novello Theatre Open Run

Sheer enjoyablility... a 5-STAR experience!

Mamma Mia, Novello Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Soon-to-be married Sofia is desperate to find her father to walk her down the aisle; unfortunately, her mother Donna has no idea who it it, one of three men as Sofia discovers in an uncovered diary. She...

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School of Rock

New London Theatre Open Run

The most enjoyable few hours money can buy

School of Rock, New London Theatre, London
4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating

After schooling Broadway with his newest hit Andrew Lloyd Webber returns to the West End with School of Rock. Adapted from the Jack Black movie of the same name, School of Rock is set to feature his bumbling...

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ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo Open Run

With so much to see and do, a visit to ZSL London Zoo is the perfect day out for people of all ages.

ZSL London Zoo, ZSL London Zoo, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Whether you love animals cuddly, scary, creepy, slinky, big or small, old or very young, you are bound to be thrilled by at least one of the 750 species of animal at ZSL London Zoo. Nestled within Regent's...

Thriller - Live

Lyric Theatre Open Run

A glitzy concert of song and dance...a great night out.

Thriller Live, Lyric Theatre, London
3.5 star rating3.5 star rating3.5 star rating3.5 star rating

Thriller - Live is an uplifting, feelgood show with the incredible choreography and sensational songs of Michael Jackson that everyone knows and loves. High production values, a large company on stage...

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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

Criterion Theatre Open Run

It's not what could go wrong; more a question of what could go right!

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Criterion Theatre, London
3.5 star rating3.5 star rating3.5 star rating3.5 star rating

Not content with dominating the West End with their mega-hit madcap romp The Play That Goes Wrong, Mischief Theatre bring us a brand new show, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, dispelling any myths that...

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The Mousetrap

St Martins Theatre Open Run

Join the millions who have already discovered whodunit, but will not share their secret...

The Mousetrap, St Martins Theatre, London
3.5 star rating3.5 star rating3.5 star rating3.5 star rating

In 1952, Agatha Christie's sprawling and intricate new whodunnit, The Mousetrap (based on her radio play, Three Blind Mice), opened in the West End on a very strict condition; no one was to ever give away...

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The Woman in Black

Fortune Theatre Open Run

One of the most brilliantly effective spine-chillers you will ever encounter

The Woman in Black, Fortune Theatre, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

Celebrating 27 years of frightening audiences in the West End, the spine-chilling adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novella The Woman in Black, is set as a play within a play. Elderly Arthur Kipps retells...

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London Coliseum Apr 26 - Jun 2, 2018

The ultimate Rock Opera is back after 30 years.

Chess, London Coliseum, London

Chess, the 1980s rock opera which shook the world is back on the West End for the first time in 30 years. The English National Opera will be presenting Chess at the London Coliseum for a limited five-week...

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Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

Aldwych Theatre Mar 21 - Jun 16, 2018

Tina Turner's new musical set to prove why she's Simply The Best!

Tina The Tina Turner Musical, Aldwych Theatre, London

Biographical musicals are all the rage both on Broadway, and in the West End. The latest to join the glitz of the stage is Tina - The Tina Turner Musical, set to premiere in London in March 2018. Based...


Phoenix Theatre Opens Mar 26, 2018

The West End gets some Razzle-Dazzle

Chicago, Phoenix Theatre, London

After six years away from the West End the infamous Chicago returns this March! Join Roxie and her merry murderesses as they battle for fame and freedom in this satirical look at the world of celebrity...

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The Ferryman

Gielgud Theatre Until May 19, 2018

It is thrilling to know that wider audiences will now have a chance to see this extraordinary new work from one of our most important writers.

The Ferryman, Gielgud Theatre, London

Following a successful run at The Royal Court, Jez Butterworth's much anticipated new play transfers part and parcel to the West End's Gielgud Theatre. Promising to be as monumental as 2009's Jerusalem,...

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Kinky Boots

Adelphi Theatre Open Run

"Broadway sends a British film back home as a hit musical that's as fun as it is frequently fabulous."

Kinky Boots, Adelphi Theatre, London

Winner of SIX Tony Awards, three Oliviers and nominated for seven, Cyndi Lauper's high-heeled musical has reached its 1,000th performance on the West End. Based on 2005 film starring Chiwetel Ejifor as...

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The Cutting Edge

The Comedy Store Open Run

If you've never seen live stand-up, make a resolution to start here

The Cutting Edge, The Comedy Store, London

Join a rotating cast of comedians for their take on the weirdest, wackiest and just plain mad news stories of the week. Featuring a hilarious mixture of satire, jokes, puns, songs and even competitions,...


Noel Coward Theatre Mar 31 - Jun 16, 2018

James Graham, theatre's golden boy, has hit the jackpot again.

Quiz, Noel Coward Theatre, London

James Graham's hilarious new play, based on the cheating scandal around the infamous TV contest 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire', heads to the West End after a scintillating run at the Chichester Festival...

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Kiss of the Spider Woman

Menier Chocolate Factory Until May 5, 2018

-And the good thing about feeling happy, you know, Valentin? ...It's that you think it's forever, that one's never ever going to feel unhappy again.

Kiss of the Spider Woman, Menier Chocolate Factory, London

Join the Menier Chocolate Factory for this new adaptation of Manuel Puig's provocative novel about the unlikely bond that blossoms between two cellmates as they pass the time in a Buenos Aires jail. Navigating...

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Bat Out Of Hell

Dominion Theatre Opens Apr 2, 2018

A jaw-dropping spectacle...Meat Loaf's most famous album finally gets the blazing operatic treatment it deserves

Bat Out Of Hell, Dominion Theatre, London

Crack out those leathers, this hard-rocking musical epic is coming back to London in 2018, giving you a second chance to have your mind blown by the ingenious fusion of Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman's incredible...

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The Grinning Man

Trafalgar Studios 1 Open Run

The Grinning Man is a weird and wonderful, dark delight.

The Grinning Man, Trafalgar Studios 1, London

A strange new act has arrived at the Stokes Croft Fair, the home of an array of interesting and grotesque characters. Grinpayne and his hideously scarred face soon captures the interests and the hearts...

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Arts Theatre Until Jun 23, 2018

I've had a normal childhood. It's time to move on.

Ruthless, Arts Theatre, London

Joel Paley and Marvin Laird's very dark comedy finally gets a UK premiere, bringing the madcap musical to the Arts Theatre this spring. A gloriously screwball send-up of Broadway classics in the vein of...

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An Ideal Husband

Vaudeville Theatre Apr 20 - Jul 14, 2018

A gret political comedy by Oscar Wilde

An Ideal Husband, Vaudeville Theatre, London

Sir Robert Chiltern is on a quest to rise through the ranks of the British Government with his unparalleled sense of ambition. All seems to be in hand and his assertion a given until Mrs Cheveley arrives...

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Kathleen Turner: Finding My Voice

The Other Palace Apr 17 - May 6, 2018

Being a sex symbol has to do with an attitude, not looks. Most men think it's looks, most women know otherwise.

Kathleen Turner Finding My Voice, The Other Palace, London

With that voice, it's a surprise Kathleen Turner has never stepped up to the mic before, but in come spring 2018, that's about to change! The iconic Hollywood and stage actress will be working her way...

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Instructions for Correct Assembly

Royal Court Theatre Apr 7 - May 19, 2018

Thomas Eccleshare makes his Royal Court debut

Instructions for Correct Assembly, Royal Court Theatre, London

Unsatisfied with their first attempt at parenthood, Harry and Max decide to have another go at it. This time is sure to be different so armed with an instruction manual and a 30-day money back guarantee,...

The Selfish Giant

Vaudeville Theatre Apr 10 - 14, 2018

You let Me play once in your garden, to-day you shall come with Me to My garden, which is Paradise.

The Selfish Giant, Vaudeville Theatre, London

Included in Wilde's Happy Prince and Other Stories anthology, the tale of the Selfish Giant is given life anew in this folk-opera adaptation from Guy Chambers and Bill Buckhurst. From high up in his tower,...

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The Great Gatsby

Daisy and Gatsby's Drugstore Until Jul 29, 2018

Extraordinary... It is a piece of theatre that captures all of Fitzgerald's poetry, and the stink that hovers beneath the perfumed lives of its characters.

The Great Gatsby, Daisy and Gatsbys Drugstore, London

The Guild of Misrule and The Immersive Ensemble invite you into the world of elusive millionaire Jay Gatsby in this captivating new theatrical experience that retells F. Scott Fitzgerald's magnificent...

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Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

Royal Opera House Apr 12 - 27, 2018

...a benchmark alchemy of music and theatre

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Royal Opera House, London

As with most of Shostakovich's works, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk suffered strict censorship from the Stalinist regime. A roaring success when it premiered in 1934, just two years later it was buried under...

Strictly Ballroom

Piccadilly Theatre Opens Mar 28, 2018

I have to help Wayne with his bogo pogo!

Strictly Ballroom, Piccadilly Theatre, London

In news that can only be described as strictly amazing, Baz Lurhman's 1992 dance-tastic film is getting a musical adaptation! A cult classic, Strictly Ballroom is glittering, wacky love story set in the...

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Royal Opera House Mar 29 - May 16, 2018

The Royal Opera House revives Kenneth MacMillan's modern masterpiece

Manon, Royal Opera House, London

Marking the 25th anniversary of British choreographer and Ballet dancer Kenneth Macmillan's death, The Royal Opera House revive one of his greatest masterpieces, Manon. Considered a great modern masterpiece...


Shakespeares Globe Theatre Apr 25 - Aug 26, 2018

To be or not to be? That is the question...

Hamlet, Shakespeares Globe Theatre, London

Celebrate Shakespeare's Globe's 21st year with The Bard's most famous play. Kicking off 2018 summer season, Hamlet asks "Who's there?", the first of many questions that the Globe will be asking itself...

Mood Music

Old Vic Theatre Apr 21 - Jun 16, 2018

I'm not saying he's a sociopath. I'm just saying you find a lot of damaged people are drawn to the music industry. Lack of empathy, raging narcissism, grandiose egocentricity is expected of them.

Mood Music, Old Vic Theatre, London

Apple Tree Yard's Ben Chaplin heads to the Old Vic to lead this world premiere play from the man behind Sunny Afternoon and Blue/Orange. Scratching beneath the glitz and glamour of the music industry,...

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Motown - The Musical

Shaftesbury Theatre Open Run

"Motown the Musical may just be the ultimate jukebox musical"

Motown The Musical, Shaftesbury Theatre, London

Motown is the big Broadway musical which tells the story of America's greatest record label. With a book by founder Berry Gordy, this dazzling musical is bursting at the seams with iconic tracks from The...

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The Moderate Soprano

Duke of Yorks Theatre Apr 5 - Jun 30, 2018

David Hare's new play transfers to the West End

The Moderate Soprano, Duke of Yorks Theatre, London

After resounding success at London's Hampstead Theatre, David Hare's brand new play, The Moderate Soprano, transfers to London's West End in 2018. Based on the life of John Christie, the Opera manager,...

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Miss Nightingale

London Hippodrome Mar 21 - May 6, 2018

Matthew Bugg's music and lyrics brilliantly evoke 1940s Britain... beautifully moving... a well-told and captivating love story.

Miss Nightingale, London Hippodrome, London

After becoming a hit on the touring circuit, this delightfully spirited musical from Matthew Bugg lands at the Hippodrome Casino for an immersive new experience. Telling the story of one 'Miss Nightingale',...

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All Or Nothing - The Mod Musical

Ambassadors Theatre Mar 28 - Jun 2, 2018

Heading to the Ambassador's Theatre from March 28!

All Or Nothing The Mod Musical, Ambassadors Theatre, London

Carol Harrison's swinging musical, All Or Nothing - The Mod Musical is receiving a West End transfer this March! Taking its audiences back to the Swingin' Sixties All Or Nothing - The Mod Musical tells...

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The Marriage of Figaro

London Coliseum Mar 29 - Apr 14, 2018

A thoroughly enjoyable evening

The Marriage of Figaro, London Coliseum, London

English National Opera will once again present Fiona Shaw's critically celebrated production of The Marriage Of Figaro, which first premiered in 2011. Now in its second revival, Mozart's enduring comic...

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National Theatre, Olivier Open Run

Rory Kinnear returns to the National in 2018

Macbeth, National Theatre Olivier, London

Anne-Marie Duff and Rory Kinnear lead Shakespeare's murderous tragedy when it returns to the National in 2018, directed by Rufus Norris. Marking Kinnear's return to the NT since his star turn in 2016's...


London Coliseum Until Apr 7, 2018

Can the Fairy Queen call Parliament to order?

Iolanthe, London Coliseum, London

It's the whimsy of Fairyland against the lechery of the House of Lords in this classic Savoy opera from the hilarious 18th-century duo Gilbert and Sullivan. A thinly veiled dig at the politics of the time,...

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Tower of London

Tower of London Open Run

Step back in time!

Tower of London, Tower of London, London

Step back in history to experience life in the Middle Ages, at the most famous of Britain's fortresses and places of execution, as well as the home of the Crown Jewels. You can choose to take a guided...

La Traviata

London Coliseum Until Apr 13, 2018

Starring Claudia Boyle as Violetta!

La Traviata, London Coliseum, London

La Traviata makes a welcome return to the Coliseum in 2018, in a brand-new retooled production by newcomer ENO Artistic Director, Daniel Kramer. Soprano Claudia Boyle returns to ENO following her star...

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Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace Open Run

What was once a stuffy and frustrating member of the Historic Royal Palaces to visit is now accessible, lively, intriguing and very, very modern.

Kensington Palace, Kensington Palace, London

Kensington Palace is synonymous with the generations of stylish royal women who have called it their home: where Queen Victoria was born and raised; Queens Mary, Anne and Caroline held court; and the royal...

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle Open Run

An official royal residence for over 900 years

Windsor Castle, Windsor Castle, London

The oldest inhabited castle in the world, Windsor Castle is an official royal residence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. A home to the British Royal family since the reign of Henry I, the castle, which...

The Plough and the Stars

Lyric Hammersmith Until Apr 7, 2018

...this production succeeds in being very moving, while asking insistent questions about social justice that often get lost in the fray.

The Plough and the Stars, Lyric Hammersmith, London

Sean O'Casey's harrowing drama about the 1916 Republic Of Ireland Easter Rising comes to Hammersmith's Lyric Theatre in co-production with Dublin's Abbey Theatre. Transported to a present-day tower block...

Phoenix Dance - Windrush: Movement of the People

Sadlers Wells Theatre Apr 26 - 28, 2018

An uplifting dance production that is not only enjoyable, but will shine a light on an important era of the history of black people here in the UK

Phoenix Dance Windrush Movement of the People, Sadlers Wells Theatre, London

A story told through the eyes of the very first Caribbean immigrants to set foot on UK soil, Phoenix Dance Theatre's Windrush: Movement of the People chronicles a powerful journey that marked the start...

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The Paper Cinema's Macbeth

Battersea Arts Centre Mar 20 - Apr 4, 2018

Fair is foul, and foul is fair.

The Paper Cinemas Macbeth, Battersea Arts Centre, London

Experience Shakespeare as you've never seen it before! The thrilling twists and turns of one of the bard's most famous tragedies is recreated with paper and puppetry in The Paper Cinema's Macbeth. Using...

BalletBoyz - Fourteen Days

Sadlers Wells Theatre Apr 26 - 28, 2018

In Fallen, by Russell Maliphant, the dancers are a cadre, a phalanx...To a reverberant score by Armand Amar, the 10 men move with ritualistic, neo-folkish precision

BalletBoyz Fourteen Days, Sadlers Wells Theatre, London

Groundbreaking UK ballet company and resident Sadler's Wells associate artists BalletBoyz present an exciting programme of four works by a host of iconic international choreographers and composers. Regular...

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London Dungeon

London Dungeon Open Run

A ghoulishly great time!

London Dungeon, London Dungeon, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

What's scarier than stepping into the London Dungeon? Knowing that all the horrors within are all based on real historical events! London's grisly past is brought to creeptastically realistic life by London...

The diary-and-ditties combination is always entertaining; the closing cri de coeur is electrifying

Adam Kay This Is Going To Hurt Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor, Duchess Theatre, London
4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating4 star rating

Fresh from his successful runs at Edinburgh Fringe and Soho Theatre, comic writer and performer, Adam Kay brings his first-hand account of life as a junior doctor, This Is Going To Hurt, to the Duchess...

Sir Michael Parkinson: Our Kind of Music

London Palladium Apr 14, 2018

One night only

Sir Michael Parkinson Our Kind of Music, London Palladium, London

Best known for his writing and interviews, Sir Michael takes to the stage for one night only for a different sort of show, a thoughtful theatrical journey through the veteran broadcaster's love of music....


Barbican Theatre Mar 29 - Apr 7, 2018

"Hush and shush... for the Beldam might be listening...."

Coraline, Barbican Theatre, London

Avant-garde opera creator Mark-Anthony Turnage returns next March with a world premiere new work, based on the beloved and creepy story by award-winning novellist Neil Gaiman. Having previously brought...

View From The Shard

The Shard Open Run

The mangled, magnificent history and scale of the city is on full display.

View From The Shard, The Shard, London

No matter where you are in London, there is one sight that you will always see, towering above the rest of the skyline majestically. We are of course talking about the Shard building at London Bridge,...

Kew Gardens

Kew Royal Botanic Gardens Open Run

Perfect to get the family outside during the summer!

Kew Gardens, Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, London

Founded in 1840 by Lord Capel John of Tewkesbury​, Kew Gardens remains one of the capital's most popular and unique attractions. A vast expanse that covers some 300 acres, Kew comprises numerous...

The Prudes

Royal Court Theatre Apr 18 - Jun 2, 2018

Anthony Neilson returns to the Royal Court with new play

The Prudes, Royal Court Theatre, London

The ever-experimental playwright, Anthony Neilson, the writer that brought you Unreachable (2016) returns to the Royal Court in 2018 with his brand new work The Prudes. The audience is invited on a journey...

King Gong

The Comedy Store Open Run

An open night mic, with a difference!

King Gong, The Comedy Store, London

A comedy night so brutally famous that even safely established comedians quake in their boots at a mere mention of it, The Comedy Store's King Gong is quite something to behold. Each week, 30 new acts...

Original London Sightseeing Tour

The Original London Visitor Centre Open Run

The best way to see London

Original London Sightseeing Tour, The Original London Visitor Centre, London

London is one of the most tourist friendly cities in the world, with every square mile of the capital absolutely packed with iconic buildings, new and old. And there's no better way to see it all than...

Promises, Promises

Southwark Playhouse Open Run

The Burt Bacharach musical makes a long-awaited return to London

Promises Promises, Southwark Playhouse, London

Following a recent spate of Burt Bacharach shows lighting up the West End this year, the legendary composer's classic musical Promises, Promises finally makes a welcome return to London for the first time...

The Black Cloud

Bridge Theatre Open Run

Fred Hoyle's political science fiction thriller comes to the stage

The Black Cloud, Bridge Theatre, London

Based on the novel by Fred Hoyle, a new stage adaptation by Sam Holcroft comes to London's newest theatre, described by Richard Dawkins as "one of the greatest works of science fiction ever written". The...

Summer and Smoke

Almeida Theatre Until Apr 7, 2018

The girl who said 'no' - she doesn't exist anymore, she died last summer - suffocated in smoke from something on fire inside her.

Summer and Smoke, Almeida Theatre, London

This rarely staged drama by Tennessee Williams has often been overlooked in favour of works such as "To Kill A Mockingbird" and now comes to the Almeida Theatre in February, directed by Rebecca Frecknell....

Alys, Always

Bridge Theatre Open Run

Harriet Lane's first novel is a tightly woven tale of deceit and ambition in literary London,

Alys Always, Bridge Theatre, London

Harriet Lane's 2012 debut thriller is adapted into a new stage drama by Lucinda Coxon, premiering at London's brand-new theatre at Tower Bridge. As part of the Bridge Theatre's inaugural season directed...

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Tour & Exhibition

Shakespeares Globe Theatre Tour Open Run

The capital at its very best

Shakespeares Globe Theatre Tour Exhibition, Shakespeares Globe Theatre Tour, London

Get schooled in Shakespeare with The Globe Exhibition, London's ultimate guide to The Bard. Packed full of video, artifacts and practical reconstructions, it takes you back in time to the raucous streets...

Disney's Pinocchio: The Musical

National Theatre, Lyttelton Until Apr 7, 2018

A special Christmas musical between the National and Disney!

Disneys Pinocchio The Musical, National Theatre Lyttelton, London

The National Theatre are now working with Disney for its most ambitious project in recent years! Director John Tiffany (Harry Potter And The Cursed Child) will direct a new musical adaptation of Disney's...

The Inheritance

Young Vic Until May 5, 2018

A tribute to gay men in New York - and to the ones lost during the AIDS epidemic

The Inheritance, Young Vic, London

A world premiere play in two parts is coming to the Young Vic in March 2018, that is set to be the talk of the town. Written by lauded playwright Matthew Lopez whose works include 2011's The Whipping Man...

Julius Caesar

Bridge Theatre Until Apr 15, 2018

Hytner delivers a visceral, politically urgent tragedy

Julius Caesar, Bridge Theatre, London

As Rome celebrates the return of their leader Caesar after a victory in battle, a conspiracy is growing beneath the surface. Caesar has absolute power, surely it will not be long until he begins to abuse...


Pleasance Islington Mar 20 - Apr 8, 2018

Sondheim's Assassin's returns to London

Assassins, Pleasance Islington, London

What drives you to assassinate your President? Sondheim's 90s musical, Assassins, looks into the motives, passions and desperations of 9 Americans who attempted to assassinate the man in charge. Some failed,...

Ripley's Believe It or Not

Ripley's Believe It Or Not London Open Run

There is much at Ripley's to enjoy and I suspect that children, especially, will love it.

Ripleys Believe It or Not, Ripleys Believe It Or Not London, London

For fans of the weird, wonderful and downright bonkers, venture into Ripley's London where over 700 exhibits wait to be discovered. Here you can experience the dark and irregular sides of art, foreign...

London Eye River Cruise

London Eye River Cruise Open Run

The live commentary is superb and everyone who takes this river cruise will learn something new about one of the attractions they pass.

London Eye River Cruise, London Eye River Cruise, London

All aboard the Silver Bonito for this history and view-packed circular cruise which launches from just underneath the London Eye! IN 40 minutes, you will be sweeping along the Thames taking in sight ans...

SEA LIFE London Aquarium

London Aquarium Open Run

The SEALIFE London Aquarium underwent a 5 million pound refurbishment and transformed into Sea Life London Aquarium in 2009, and still continues to improve

SEA LIFE London Aquarium, London Aquarium, London

Situated next to the London Eye at County Hall, this mega aquarium is the jewel in the crown of the 28 Sea Life Centres throughout the UK and Europe.You will be taken on a truly fascinating journey from...

Black Men Walking

Royal Court Theatre Mar 21 - Apr 7, 2018

All set to shake up British Theatre.

Black Men Walking, Royal Court Theatre, London

On the first Saturday of every month Thomas, Matthew, and Richard walk. However, on one strange Saturday out on the Peaks, their walk takes a different turn. Finding themselves walking back through time...

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Palace Theatre Open Run

So this is Dickens, with magic. It's a raunchless Game of Thrones with heart. Crucially, it's authentic Potter but, most importantly, it's new. It's not the movie of the book. It's the real deal, live in front of you, so much better than any film could be

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, Palace Theatre, London

Brace yourselves London, JK Rowling has blessed us with another foray into the Potterverse, announcing that new play 'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' will apparate into The Palace Theatre sometime next...

Much Ado About Nothing

Rose Theatre Apr 13 - May 6, 2018

The Shakespearean classic with a modern day twist!

Much Ado About Nothing, Rose Theatre, London

Swapping the cameras and cues of the telly for the bright lights of the stage, celebrated British actress and media personality Mel Giedroyc helps celebrate the Rose Theatre's 10th Anniversary with a performance...

London Eye Flights

London Eye Open Run

The most famous Ferris wheel in the world

London Eye Flights, London Eye, London

Since opening in March 2000 The London Eye (formerly The Millennium Wheel) has become an iconic landmark and a symbol of modern Britain. The London Eye is the UK's most popular paid for visitor attraction,...

Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds Open Run

Experience the glittering world of fame for a day, and more!

Madame Tussauds, Madame Tussauds, London

Get up close and personal with your favourite faces from the worlds of film, music, sport, history and more at the world famous Madame Tussauds, one of London's premiere tourist attractions! Founded...

Wizard of Oz - Film with Orchestra

London Palladium Apr 13, 2018

The Wizard of Oz has a wonderful surface of comedy and music, special effects and excitement, but we still watch it six decades later because its underlying story penetrates straight to the deepest insecurities of childhood, stirs them and then reassures

Wizard of Oz Film with Orchestra, London Palladium, London

The magic and nostalgia of the golden age of film is revived and renewed in this live screening of the 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical classic The Wizard Of Oz. Join Dorothy and Toto as they journey down...

April 2018