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.

Matilda the musical

Matilda The Musical

Matilda the musical succeeds on almost every level. It’s belly achingly funny, especially when put upon Matilda’s parents, the Wormwoods, are in the vicinity. It’s got fantastic music, with a host of ...

London Musical the Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre

The Lion King – London Musical

What can one say about the London musical phenomenon known as The Lion King which has not been said already? This version of the famous Disney film has been wowing audiences for over two decades in th...

Witness for the Prosecution

Witness for the Prosecution

Just when you think you know where you are with this London theatre version of Witness for the Prosecution, the play suddenly does something to surprise you. This take on the Agatha Christie classic i...

Mamma Mia The Party

Mama Mia the Party

Mama Mia the Party begins where the musical ends, in a cute little taverna on the island of Skopelos. We are greeted by landlord Nikos, along with his family and friends. They are our hosts for a non ...

Come From Away the Musical

Come From Away the Musical

This 9/11 inspired show sets out to demonstrate that love and compassion can flourish in the very darkest of places. In that respect, Come From Away succeeds admirably. The show’s message of hope and ...

& Juliet the Musical

& Juliet

Does the world really need another jukebox musical? If you answered no to that question then you really ought to see & Juliet. This spirited reimagining of the Romeo & Juliet story suggests ot...

The Mousetrap at St Martin's Lane Theatre

The Mousetrap

There is a wooden sign in the foyer at the St Martin’s Theatre that tells you how many times The Mousetrap has been performed on the London stage. On the day I visit the theatre, the board reads 27,55...

Tina Turner

Tina Turner – The Musical

A new show about American rock singer Tina Turner is currently delighting audiences on its West End Run. Tina Turner the Musical is the result of many years of hard work bringing the story to the...

The cast of Faulty Towers - the Dining Experience

Faulty Towers

As immersive theatre in London goes, Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience is right at the top of the pile with an enjoyable show which serves up laughs, hi jinks and even some edible food. The experie...

To Kill A Mockingbird

To Kill A Mockingbird

Notting Hill’s Rhys Ifan will star in a new adaptation of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird at the Gielgud theatre, when the show transfers to London in March 2022. Ifans, who was previously seen in ...

The London skyline at night

The Murder Express

Travelling by train can be murder these days, what with the regular delays and seemingly endless stoppages – so, at least the passengers on this particular journey get to have a bit of fun, too....

Shakespeare's Globe Summer Season 2022

Shakespeare’s Globe 2022 Season

Shakespeare’s Globe have this week announced details of their forthcoming 2022 summer season. The season will mark the 25th anniversary of the bankside theatre, which is widely considered to be the UK...

Grease the Musical

Grease the Musical to open at the Dominion Theatre

A brand new production of Grease is set to open at the Dominion Theatre in early May 2022. Grease the Musical will feature all new staging and choreography while remaining true to the original script ...

The Seagull at the Playhouse Theatre

The Seagull

Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, starring Game Of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke, is making a return to the West End later this year.  The actress, who starred in the winning Christmas movie, Last Chr...

Anything Goes

Anything Goes

After it’s phenomenally successful West End run came to an end last November, Anything Goes is ready to set sail once more with a new set of leads in the starring roles. Robert Lindsay and ‘Holl...

Sister Act the Musical

Sister Act the Musical

Hollywood superstar Whoopi Goldberg is back in London in 2022 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...