London Theatre Events

These are the theatre events to look out for now and in the coming months. What’s hot, what’s not, and what you need to see now.

Cinderella the Musical

Cinderella The Musical

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber has teamed up with the writer of Killing Eve, Emerald Fennell, for a new take on the Cinderella story. Cinderella the Musical will open in September 2020 at the Gillian Lynne t...

The Return of Six the Musical

The Return of Six the Musical

Its current run at the Arts Theatre may have come to an end, but West End sensation Six the Musical is set to return in November 2020. The production, which wowed audiences in Leicester Square, will m...

A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic

Andrew Lincoln to star in A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic

The Walking Dead’s Andrew Lincoln is stepping into the shoes of Ebenezer Scrooge this Christmas in Jack Thorne’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic.  The actor is best known for...

Prince of Egypt

Prince of Egypt

There can be miracles when you believe, or so the song goes, anyway. If you were in any doubt, just get yourself down to the Dominion Theatre for the West End’s latest hit – Prince of Egyp...

Doctor Who Time Fracture

Doctor Who – Time Fracture

 A “ground-breaking” immersive version of Doctor Who is coming to London next year with tickets going on sale this week! Doctor Who -Time Fracture will plunge theatre goers into the incredible wo...

War of the Worlds - The Immersive Experience

War of the Worlds – The Immersive Experience returns

With the promise of 5D effects and virtual & augmented realities, Jeff Wayne’s The War Of The Worlds – The Immersive Experience looks set to wow audiences all over again when it reopens in London ...

The Jersey Boys to christen new Trafalgar Theatre

The Jersey Boys will christen new Trafalgar Theatre next year

Jukebox musical The Jersey Boys will christen a redesigned Trafalgar Theatre (previously the Trafalgar Studios) when it reopens next spring. The musical, which tells the story of the rise to fame of F...

Hairspray the Musical

Hairspray the Muscal

If you’re looking for a hairspray that will add vitality, volume and shine, then you really couldn’t do much better than this carefully crafted formula, which has been delighting audiences since it fi...

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

It’s not Shakespeare and it won’t win any awards for originality, but taken for what it is, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a charming delight. Given a fresh lick of paint by director ...

Sister Act the Musical

Sister Act the Musical

Hollywood superstar Whoopi Goldberg is back in London in 2021 for a blink and you miss it four week run in Sister Act the Musical. Reprising the role that she first played in the motion picture of the...

Dirty Dancing (Secret Cinema)

Dirty Dancing (Secret Cinema)

Get ready to have the time of your life at Secret Cinema’s new production of Dirty Dancing. Following hot on the heels of the company’s award winning version of TV hit Stranger Things, this latest off...

Singing In The Rain Sadler's Wells

Singing in the Rain

You might not automatically feel like Singing in the Rain in the middle of August, but that’s exactly what we’ll be doing next summer at Sadler’s Wells. For that’s when the classic musical, based on t...

A movie version of Josh O'Connor and Jessie Buckley's Romeo and Juliet is in the works

A movie version of Josh O’Connor and Jessie Buckley’s Romeo and Juliet is in the works

It’s the theatre blockbuster that never was. With bright young things Josh O’Connor (The Crown, The Durrells) and Jessie Buckley (War and Peace, Chernobyl) onboard, the National Theatre’s production o...

National Theatre to reopen with Death of England Sequel

National Theatre to reopen

The National Theatre has announced plans to reopen in late October with a bold new work that explores the relationship between nationality and ethnicity. Although the venue has not yet set a date for ...

Back To The Future the Musical

Back To The Future the Musical

One of Hollywood’s best loved movie franchises is being remade for the stage with Back To The Future the Musical set to open in London in the spring of 2021. The new show, which comes from the same pr...

Hamlet with Sir Ian Mckellen

Hamlet with Sir Ian Mckellen

In the midst of an incredibly difficult period for London theatre, it is refreshing to have something positive to talk about for a change. That’s why we were so pleased to hear news of a new version o...

Lungs At The Old Vic

Lungs at the Old Vic

This new version of Lungs at The Old Vic will give Londoners a taste of what live theatre might look like in the pandemic age. The play, which follows a couple, M and W, as they debate whether to have...

Shakespeare's Globe Virtual Tour

Shakespeare’s Globe Virtual Tour

I love Shakespeare’s Globe. There, I’ve said it. The Globe is, for my money, the most magical theatre in the whole of the UK, and a particularly fitting tribute to England’s greatest ever playwright, ...

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