Tickets for London Plays

There are all kinds of plays in London to keep you on the edge of your seat, on your seat or maybe even under your seat. From the hilarious 39 Steps to the terrifying The Woman in Black (which has been playing in London for over 20 years) there are plenty of good plays to see.

There are long running classics such as Agatha Christie's Mousetrap which has been playing in London for over 50 years and is the world's longest running play, revivals of some old classics and some fantastic new plays like War Horse.

So whatever kind of play you prefer there is sure to be something on in London to suit your taste.

Plays A-Z

'Master Harold'... and the boys

'Master Harold'... and the boys at the Lyttelton Theatre, National

1950. Apartheid South Africa.

St George's Park Tea Room, Port Elizabeth, 1950. On a long rainy afternoon, employees Sam and Willie practis... more →

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic Theatre

Matthew Warchus' big-hearted, smash hit production of Charles Dickens' immortal classic returns to The Old Vic, joyously adapted for the stage by Jac... more →

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A Day in the Death of Joe Egg

A Day in the Death of Joe Egg at the Trafalgar Studio One

Peter Nichols’ funny and moving masterpiece, A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, is the extraordinary play inspired by the author’s own exper... more →

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A Kind of People

A Kind of People at the Royal Court Theatre

”In this country, you go as far as they let you.”

Friday night and someone’s having a party. It seems like a laugh, but not ... more →

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A Museum in Baghdad

A Museum in Baghdad at the QA Venue 6 - Non E-Ticket

In 1926, the nation of Iraq is in its infancy, and British archaeologist Gertrude Bell is founding a museum in Baghdad. In 2006, Ghalia Hussein is attempting... more →

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A Taste Of Honey

A Taste Of Honey at the Trafalgar Studio One

Shelagh Delaney’s ground-breaking British classic A Taste of Honey returns to the West End for the first time in 60 years.

Directed by B... more →

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Acosta Danza - Evolution

Acosta Danza - Evolution at the Sadler's Wells

After a critically acclaimed national and international tour, Carlos Acosta’s eclectic Cuban company bring a second programme of ballet and contemporar... more →

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Adam Kay: This Is Going To Hurt (Secret Diaries Of A Junior Doctor)

Adam Kay: This Is Going To Hurt (Secret Diaries Of A Junior Doctor) at the Garrick Theatre

Award-winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this “electrifying” (Guardian) evening of stand-up... more →

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Alexander Whitley Dance Company - Overflow

Alexander Whitley Dance Company - Overflow at the Sadler's Wells

In 2017 New Wave Associate Artist Alexander Whitley combined film and dance for 8 Minutes, a breath-taking journey to the sun. Known for his groundb... more →

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An Act of God

An Act of God at the Vaults

God is back... and she has a lot to say!

After many millennia, and in just 90 minutes, God (award-winning comedian Zoe Lyons as seen on M... more →

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Anne Teresa De Keersmaker / Rosa & B'Rock Orchestra - The Six Brandenburg Concertos

Anne Teresa De Keersmaker / Rosa & B'Rock Orchestra - The Six Brandenburg Concertos at the Sadler's Wells

Johann Sebastian Bach’s music has influenced so much of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s choreography. Following the performances of Mitten wir im Le... more →

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Antigone - The Burial at Thebes

Antigone - The Burial at Thebes at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

The war has ended. Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, learns her brothers are dead.

Forced onto opposing sides, they have killed each other in bat... more →

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BalletBoyz - Deluxe

BalletBoyz - Deluxe at the Sadler's Wells

Following their recent, triumphant shows Them/Us, Fourteen Days, Young Men and Life, the multi-award winning BalletBoyz are back a... more →

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balletLORENT - The Lost Happy Endings

balletLORENT - The Lost Happy Endings at the Sadler's Wells

balletLORENT returns as part of Family Weekend, Sadler’s Wells’ annual throwing-open of doors with free activities taking place alongside the per... more →

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Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit at the Duke of York's Theatre

Jennifer Saunders is one of the UK’s most popular comic actresses. Her gleefully funny performance as the eccentric clairvoyant, Madame Arcati, delight... more →

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Boat Show Comedy Club

Boat Show Comedy Club at the QA Venue 6 - Non E-Ticket

London's finest floating comedy club aboard the Tattershall Castle. It's a unique opportunity to enjoy a fantastic night out on a beautiful paddle st... more →

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Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: The Magic Cutlass

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: The Magic Cutlass at the Leicester Square Spiegeltent

Captain Flinn is ready for an adventure! Les Petits theatre company return to the high seas after their hugely successful shows David Walliams’ The... more →

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Cinderella - Trafalgar Studios

Cinderella - Trafalgar Studios at the Trafalgar Studio One

Not another Cinderella…?! We know, we know, BUT this time it’s the West End getting a fierce and funny drag makeover with this hilarious retelling... more →

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Cinderella (alternative pantomime)

Cinderella (alternative pantomime) at the Vaults

The Great British pantomime, staged in a traditional English pub! This unique twist on the Cinderella story sees all the characters you know, love and hate c... more →

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Circus 1903

Circus 1903 at the Royal Festival Hall

Experience all the thrills and daredevil entertainment of a turn-of-the-century circus when CIRCUS 1903 returns to the Southbank Centre this Christmas with n... more →

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Coming Clean

Coming Clean at the Trafalgar Studio Two

Following a critically-acclaimed, sell-out run, the smash-hit play by Kevin Elyot, writer of the landmark drama My Night With Reg, returns to Trafalgar Studi... more →

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Crystal Pite & Jonathon Young - Kidd Pivot - Revisor

Crystal Pite & Jonathon Young - Kidd Pivot - Revisor at the Sadler's Wells

The joint creators of the Olivier Award-winning Betroffenheit, writer and performer Jonathon Young and Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Crystal Pite, re... more →

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Cunningham / Keegan-Dolan / Peck - Nico Muhly: Drawn Lines

Cunningham / Keegan-Dolan / Peck - Nico Muhly: Drawn Lines at the Sadler's Wells

Nico Muhly’s pioneering music, played live by Britten Sinfonia, is the subject of this new triple bill from Julie Cunningham, Michael Keegan-Dolan and ... more →

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Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac at the Playhouse Theatre

James McAvoy returns to the West End in an inventive new adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s masterwork by Martin Crimp, with direction by Jamie Lloyd.

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Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman at the Piccadilly Theatre

Following a sold out run at the Young Vic theatre, the smash hit, critically acclaimed production of Death of a Salesman transfers to the Piccadilly Theatre ... more →

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Dragons and Mythical Beasts

Dragons and Mythical Beasts at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

Calling all brave heroes! Enter into a magical world of myths and legends in this fantastical new interactive show for all the family.

Unveil ... more →

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Endgame

Endgame at the Old Vic Theatre

Go and get two bicycle-wheels.’

‘There are no more bicycle-wheels.’

‘What have you done with your bicyc... more →

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Enter Achilles

Enter Achilles at the Sadler's Wells

One pub, eight blokes, a stacked jukebox and a load of pints. It was always going to kick off.

Twenty-five years after legendary dance iconoc... more →

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury

Interactive Theatre International presents… Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Book now for the world’s longest running and most s... more →

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Faustus: That Damned Woman

Faustus: That Damned Woman at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

My name is Johanna Faustus. I was born almost four hundred years ago.

I gave my soul to achieve the impossible.

I watched this ... more →

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Frank Skinner - Showbiz

Frank Skinner - Showbiz at the Garrick Theatre

Following a sold out 2019 national tour, comedy legend Frank Skinner is bringing his critically acclaimed stand-up show Showbiz to the West End for a strictl... more →

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German Cornejo's Dance Company - Tango After Dark

German Cornejo's Dance Company - Tango After Dark at the Peacock Theatre

The intimate and sensual Tango After Dark delves into the world of authentic Argentine tango. Exquisitely danced choreography is set to th... more →

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Ghost Stories

Ghost Stories at the Ambassadors Theatre

‘Ask yourself this. What is it that drew you to this event? If it's to discover what scares you then the answer to that is easy…’

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Goldilocks and the Three Bears at the London Palladium

Enter a world of wonder at the home of pantomime, as the magical Goldilocks and the Three Bears come to the West End for Christmas! Following last year&rsquo... more →

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Groan Ups

Groan Ups at the Vaudeville Theatre

From the parents of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG comes a brand-new comedy all about growing up.

Are we the same people at 30 as we were at 13?

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Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part 5

Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part 5 at the Apollo Theatre

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead!

So BARMY BRITAIN is back with a brand-new show full of crazy new cha... more →

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Ian McKellen On Stage: With Tolkien, Shakespeare, Others and YOU

Ian McKellen On Stage: With Tolkien, Shakespeare, Others and YOU at the Harold Pinter Theatre

Directed by Sean Mathias

“Taking this new Show to 80+ theatres around the country, has been a joyful birthday present to myself. I&rsqu... more →

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Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny

Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny at the Troubadour Theatre - Wembley

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. Bu... more →

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Kunene and the King

Kunene and the King at the Ambassadors Theatre

Don’t miss John Kani’s highly acclaimed play Kunene and the King marking the 25th anniversary of the end of apartheid with a strictly li... more →

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La Clique

La Clique at the Leicester Square Spiegeltent

The multi-award winning La Clique returns to the West End, a decade on from winning the Best Entertainment Olivier Award for its season at the Leicester Squa... more →

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Le Corsaire - English National Ballet

Le Corsaire - English National Ballet at the London Coliseum

Travel to a faraway land for the adventures of a dashing pirate, Conrad, and his feisty girlfriend Medora. Will they outfox villainous schemers and find happ... more →

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Leopoldstadt

Leopoldstadt at the Wyndham's Theatre

Vienna in 1900 was the most vibrant city in Europe, humming with artistic and intellectual excitement and a genius for enjoying life. A tenth of the populati... more →

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Life of Pi

Life of Pi at the Wyndham's Theatre

After a cargo ship sinks in the middle of the vast Pacific Ocean, there are five survivors stranded on a lifeboat - a hyena, a zebra, an orangutan, a Royal B... more →

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Machine de Cirque

Machine de Cirque at the Peacock Theatre

Since 1977 the London International Mime Festival has been showcasing the best in visual theatre with venues all around the capital. This year, the French co... more →

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Magic Goes Wrong

Magic Goes Wrong at the Vaudeville Theatre

Created with Magic legends Penn & Teller, Mischief Theatre conjure up an evening of grand illusion.

In the next ‘Goes Wrong’ comed... more →

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Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle at the Peacock Theatre

Message In A Bottle is the spectacular new dance-theatre show from triple Olivier Award nominee, Kate Prince to the iconic hits of 17-time Grammy Award-winni... more →

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Modanse

Modanse at the London Coliseum

Internationally acclaimed ballerina Svetlana Zakharova – the Bolshoi’s prima – is famous for thrilling audiences and critics all over the wor... more →

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Noises Off

Noises Off at the Garrick Theatre

"The funniest farce ever written." Evening Standard

Michael Frayn’s iconic backstage comedy Noises Off transfers to th... more →

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Northern Ballet - Geisha

Northern Ballet - Geisha at the Sadler's Wells

In his follow-up to the sumptuously sexy Casanova, choreographer and former Northern Ballet dancer Kenneth Tindall turns to another remarkable true story for... more →

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Nutcracker - English National Ballet

Nutcracker - English National Ballet at the London Coliseum

Over 100 dancers and musicians bring Nutcracker to life with exquisite dancing, beautiful sets and Tchaikovsky’s popular score played live.

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On Bear Ridge

On Bear Ridge at the Royal Court Theatre

“One minute we had customers, the next minute there was no-one.”

In a lost village, blurred by redrawn borders, hidden un... more →

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Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience

Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton

It’s the show you’ve all been asking for – and it’s brought to you by the people behind the worldwide smash hit, Faulty Towers The Din... more →

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Pass Over

Pass Over at the QA Venue 6 - Non E-Ticket

A lamppost. Night. Two friends are passing time. Stuck. Waiting for change.

Inspired by Waiting for Godot and the Exodus, Antoinette Nwandu fu... more →

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Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever

Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever at the Duke of York's Theatre

Peppa Pig is excited to be going on a special day out with George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig - it’s going to be her best day ever!

Get rea... more →

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Peter Pan Goes Wrong at the Alexandra Palace

Following their multi award-winning success with The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Mischief Theatre return with... more →

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Poet in da Corner

Poet in da Corner at the Royal Court Theatre

Following its critically acclaimed premiere in 2018, this coming of age story inspired by Dizzee Rascal’s seminal album, returns for a limited run befo... more →

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Potted Panto

Potted Panto at the Southwark Playhouse

Seven classic pantomimes in eighty hilarious minutes!

Double Olivier nominees Dan and Jeff return for a fifth festive season of Potted Panto, ... more →

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Remembering The Oscars

Remembering The Oscars at the Peacock Theatre

Fresh from their sell-out tour with their highly entertaining and innovative Remembering The Movies, Aljaz and Janette, will be returning with their... more →

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Richard Alston Dance Company - Final Edition

Richard Alston Dance Company - Final Edition at the Sadler's Wells

Since forming in 1994, Richard Alston Dance Company has been extolled for their musicality and lyricism. Over 25 years later, their final ever performances w... more →

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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

Kimberley Sykes directs Shakespeare’s timeless story of two young people torn apart by a divided society and forbidden love.

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RSC: As You Like It

RSC: As You Like It at the Barbican

Rosalind is banished, and with her best friend Celia by her side, she journeys into exile. But not before catching the eye of love-struck Orlando, who is als... more →

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RSC: Measure for Measure

RSC: Measure for Measure at the Barbican

When a novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for hel... more →

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RSC: The Taming of the Shrew

RSC: The Taming of the Shrew at the Barbican

In this radical take on Shakespeare’s fierce and energetic comedy of gender, Baptista Minola is seeking to marry off her two sons, the sweet-tempered B... more →

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Shen Yun

Shen Yun at the Eventim Apollo

An enlightening journey through 5,000 years!

SHEN YUN presents an epic production that expands the theatrical experience across time... more →

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Showstopper The Improvised Musical

Showstopper The Improvised Musical at the Lyric Theatre

Do you want to be the first, and last, to see a brand-new musical?

With eleven years as an Edinburgh Festival must-see phenomenon, a criticall... more →

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Sink The Pink presents ESCAPE FROM PLANET TRASH

Sink The Pink presents ESCAPE FROM PLANET TRASH at the Pleasance Theatre

It's 2050 and in a galaxy not too far from our own, Planet Trash is the most dangerous place in the solar system - the dumping ground for the universe.more →

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Snowflake

Snowflake at the QA Venue 6 - Non E-Ticket

Andy’s 43. He loves nostalgic TV and pints down the Kilburn High Road. His daughter Maya is 21. She left home three years ago and hasn’t spoken t... more →

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Spencer Jones: The Things We Leave Behind

Spencer Jones: The Things We Leave Behind at the Soho Theatre

Edinburgh Comedy Award and double BAFTA-nominated professional idiot Spencer Jones is back with his brand-new show.

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Stick Man

Stick Man at the Leicester Square Theatre

Touching, funny and utterly original, Scamp Theatre’s delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s STICK MAN is back at Leiceste... more →

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Sucker Punch

Sucker Punch at the Theatre Royal Stratford East

1981, South London. Thatcher’s Britain.


Jab. Double jab, cross. Jab, hook to body.


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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre

Mischief Theatre’s smash-and-grab hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is a fast, fabulous comedy caper and the funniest show in the West End!

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The Covent Garden Comedy Club @ Heaven

The Covent Garden Comedy Club @ Heaven at the Heaven

The Covent Garden Comedy Club @ Heaven is celebrating 17 years of making London laugh in 2019 and is the biggest and most successful independent comedy club ... more →

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The Doctor

The Doctor at the Duke of York's Theatre

Olivier Award winner Juliet Stevenson delivers “one of the performances of the year” (Evening Standard) in the West End transfer of Robert Icke&r... more →

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The Gift

The Gift at the Theatre Royal Stratford East

An outrageously quirky comedy about imperialism, cultural appropriation and tea drinking.

Brighton, 1852. Sarah, an African girl adopted by He... more →

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The Girl Who Fell

The Girl Who Fell at the Trafalgar Studio Two

“It seems wrong that she experienced something so huge without me. Like if your kids had sex before you did.”

Sam’s dead at ... more →

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The Great Gatsby - Immersive London

The Great Gatsby - Immersive London at the QA Venue 6 - Non E-Ticket

Jay Gatsby invites you to one of his infamous parties. Expect to be immersed in a world of red hot jazz, bootleg liquor and pure jazz age self-indulgence.more →

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The Greatest Play in the History of the World...

The Greatest Play in the History of the World... at the Trafalgar Studio Two

A man wakes in the middle of the night to discover that the world has stopped.

Through the crack in his bedroom curtains he can see no signs o... more →

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The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at the The Bridge Theatre

Step through the wardrobe this winter into the magical kingdom of Narnia for the most mystical of adventures in a faraway land. Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan and ... more →

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The Man in the White Suit

The Man in the White Suit at the Wyndham's Theatre

Join an incredible cast, including Stephen Mangan (Episodes, Jeeves and Wooster), Kara Tointon (Eastenders, Pygmalion) and Sue Johnston (more →

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The Mousetrap

The Mousetrap at the St. Martin's Theatre

Agatha Christie's legendary whodunit is still packing them in after more than 60 years in the West End.

The world's longest running pl... more →

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The Nutcracker - Royal Albert Hall

The Nutcracker - Royal Albert Hall at the Royal Albert Hall

This enchanting production, featuring Tchaikovsky’s ravishing score, is without a doubt the quintessential Christmas treat for all the family.

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The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre

2017 Broadway World Winner for Best New Play

2017 Broadway.com Winner Favourite New Play

2015 Olivier Award Winner for Best New... more →

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The Watsons

The Watsons at the Harold Pinter Theatre

Following sold-out runs at both Chichester Festival Theatre and the Menier Chocolate Factory, Laura Wade’s The Watsons transfers to the West End in 202... more →

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The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street at the QA Venue 6 - Non E-Ticket

Jordan Belfort. Stock-market millionaire at 26. Federal convict at 36. By day, he made thousands of dollars a minute. By night, he spent it as fast as he cou... more →

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The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre

Adapted from Susan Hill’s classic book, The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre has been thrilling London audiences since 1989.

In The... more →

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Touching The Void

Touching The Void at the Duke of York's Theatre

Touching The Void will transfer to Duke of York’s Theatre playing Saturday 9 November 2019 – Saturday 29 February 2020 following its critically ac... more →

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Translations

Translations at the Olivier Theatre, National

Following a sold-out run in 2018, Ian Rickson’s exquisite production of Brian Friel's masterpiece returns to the National Theatre.

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Uncle Vanya

Uncle Vanya at the Harold Pinter Theatre

Olivier Award-winner Conor McPherson’s stunning new adaptation of the Anton Chekhov masterpiece, UNCLE VANYA, is a portrayal of life at the turn of the... more →

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Upstart Crow

Upstart Crow at the Gielgud Theatre

Ben Elton brings his critically acclaimed and much adored BBC sitcom UPSTART CROW to its natural home, the stage, with an all-new comic play set to delight L... more →

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War Horse

War Horse at the Troubadour Theatre - Wembley

The National Theatre’s internationally-acclaimed smash-hit War Horse returns to London this autumn for a limited season at the Troubadour Wemb... more →

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When the Crows Visit

When the Crows Visit at the QA Venue 6 - Non E-Ticket

…and all the sins of his father and his forefathers came out of his body, through the pores of his skin, in the form of crows.

When a son... more →

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Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie

Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie at the London County Hall

YOU HAVE BEEN SUMMONED FOR JURY SERVICE...

Step inside the magnificent surroundings of London County Hall and experience the intensity and dra... more →

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