CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Many shows have been rescheduled or cancelled due to current travel and performance restrictions. That's why March and April may not have as many events on as you'd usually find. If you're flexible, why not browse our Summer listings or Autumn listings for a wider choice.

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West End Shows in October

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 in 2017, it became an instant success with both audiences and critics. Based...

Six

Arts Theatre Open Run

This is quite the most uplifting piece of new British musical theatre I have ever had the privilege to watch

Six, Arts Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

The Queens are back for 2019 with five Olivier award nominations! Henry the VIII's hunt for an heir and his love of beheadings has made him one of the most famous monarchs in Britain's history, with the...

Back To The Future - The Musical

Venue To Be Confirmed Open Run

The movie and pop culture phenomenon has landed with a bang and it's an evening of entertainment that doesn't disappoint.

Back To The Future The Musical, Venue To Be Confirmed, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Great Scott! Back To The Future is getting a musical make-over! The hit 80s franchise is the latest movie sensation to receive a musical adaptation and will be flying into London's West End in 2021. Back...

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 Sophie is desperate to find her father to walk her down the aisle; unfortunately, her mother Donna has no idea who it is! After discovering three possible candidates in her mother's...

The Play That Goes Wrong

Duchess Theatre Open Run

Immaculately staged... roused even a staid matinee audience to hysterics

The Play That Goes Wrong, Duchess Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Now eyeing nearly half a decade in the West End, Mischief Theater's bonkers theatrical farce is one of the capital's most consistent audience favourites. The original production from the company, discover...

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

Aldwych Theatre Open Run

One of the most impressive musicals I have ever seen

Tina The Tina Turner Musical, Aldwych Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Biographical musicals are all the rage both on Broadway and in the West End. One of the best is this phenomenal extravaganza based on the life of iconic songstress Tina Turner. With Mamma Mia and The Iron...

Adam Kay - This Is Going To Hurt

Apollo Theatre Oct 22 - Nov 8, 2020

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

Adam Kay This Is Going To Hurt, Apollo 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 best-selling first-hand account of life as a junior doctor, This Is Going To Hurt to...

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...

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 Matt...

Wicked

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...

Come From Away

Phoenix Theatre Open Run

it takes all of ten seconds to be in its generous embrace...It calls for quicksilver, charismatic acting and singing. It gets it from this versatile cast. It's an evening that, frankly, gets everything right.

Come From Away, Phoenix Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Also playing on Broadway and in Toronto, this touching musical celebrating the strength of human compassion is now inspiring audiences in the West End. Created by Canadian husband and wife team Irene Snakoff...

Magic Goes Wrong

Vaudeville Theatre Open Run

Funny and entertaining...fusion of magic and comedy from Mischief Theatre

Magic Goes Wrong, Vaudeville Theatre, London
3 star rating3 star rating3 star rating

From the minds behind The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery comes a brand new, and disaster-prone, magic show! Co-created between the world's most iconic magical duo Penn & Teller...

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Pretty Woman

Venue To Be Confirmed Until Jan 1, 2021

Magnetic Aimie Atkinson brings power and depth to musical rom-com revival

Pretty Woman, Venue To Be Confirmed, London
3 star rating3 star rating3 star rating

Pretty Woman is walking down the street to London's West End in 2020! With music by 90s icon Bryan Adams and a book by Garry Marshall and J.F Lawton the brand new musical adaptation has wowed audiences...

The Prince of Egypt

Dominion Theatre Until Oct 31, 2020

Moses' story told in good faith and with blistering bible-belters

The Prince of Egypt, Dominion Theatre, London
3 star rating3 star rating3 star rating

DreamWorks' 1998 smash hit movie The Prince of Egypt is finally in London! Based on the biblical story of Moses, The Prince of Egypt features songs by musical extraordinaire Stephen Schwartz, direction...

Sister Act

Venue To Be Confirmed Open Run

It's time to raise your voice as Sister Act returns to London!

Sister Act, Venue To Be Confirmed, London

The gloriously joyous Sister Act returns to take us to heaven once again as it comes back to London in 2020. Hollywood legend Whoopi Goldberg will reprise her Golden Globe-nominated turn as sassy songstress...

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Palace Theatre Open Run

So this is Dickens, with magic. 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

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play by Jack Thorne. It is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first...

The Great Gatsby

Immersive LDN Until Jan 31, 2021

It'll be hard to find a more enjoyable night out this side of the twenties.

The Great Gatsby, Immersive LDN, London

The 20s are roaring once more thanks to the return of The Great Gatsby, an immersive theatrical experience that first took the capital city by storm in 2018. Using the lockdown period as a chance to refresh...

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