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Our recommended shows to see in London’s West End right now. Find the best seats at great prices.

Cirque du Soleil: Corteo

Celebrate 40 years of dreaming the impossible, as Cirque du Soleil return to the Royal Albert Hall in January 2025 with one of their most joyous shows, Corteo.

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Sister Act: get two for the price of one this Summer

Your prayers have been answered! Book by 18 Aug to get two for the price of one, with 50% off tickets this Summer holiday.

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musicals

Find tickets to must-see musicals in London’s West End. Browse to book an unforgettable theatre trip, with great prices and availability that also suit last-minute plans.


Kiss Me, Kate whisks you into a world of backstage chaos and romantic entanglements.

This new production of Cole Porter’s Kiss Me, Kate, stars the multi-award-winning Adrian Dunbar (Ridley, Line of Duty) and Broadway musical Superstar and Tony Award Winner Stephanie J. Block (Into The Woods, The Cher Show, 9 to 5).

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The classic story of Jean Valjean – a condemned man – to his new life after a bishop shows him great kindness. Despite turning a new leaf, he is hunted by Javert for breaking his parole. His life on the run takes him to the heart of June Rebellion, where Paris’ students prepare for revolution.

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Get in, loser, Broadway smash-hit Mean Girls is coming to London. Expect iconic characters, razor-sharp wit, and killer songs, from an award-winning creative team including writer Tina Fey, composer Jeff Richmond, lyricist Nell Benjamin and director and choreographer Casey Nicholaw.

Prices from £33

You don’t have to go Far Far Away to find an unforgettable experience at London’s legendary Eventim Apollo; Shrek the Musical – a Shrektacular stage adaptation of the blockbuster movie.

Join Shrek and Donkey on their intrepid journey to rescue the beautiful, but cursed, Princess Fiona from a castle protected by a fearsome fire-breathing dragon.

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The multi-award winning new musical Standing at the Sky’s Edge – winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Musical, UK Theatre Award for Best Musical Production and the South Bank Sky Arts Award – transfers to the West End following sold-out runs at the National Theatre and Sheffield Theatres.​

Hailed as ’the most exciting new British musical in years’ (WhatsOnStage), Standing at the Sky’s Edge was originally written as a love (…)

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The arrival of a new Baker and his younger wife turns a provincial French village upside down in this cult classic musical from the legendary Stephen Schwartz (composer of Godspell, Wicked, Pippin) and Joseph Stein (writer of Fiddler On The Roof).

WhatsOnStage award winner Lucie Jones (Wicked, Waitress) and Olivier award winner Clive Rowe (Sister Act) star as Genevieve the Baker’s Wife and Aimable the Baker.

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Australian superstar Jason Donovan will star in Richard O’Brien’s legendary rock ‘n’ roll musical.

The Rocky Horror Show is the story of two squeaky clean college kids–Brad and his fiancée Janet. When their car breaks down outside a creepy mansion, they meet the charismatic Dr Frank’n’Furter. It’s an adventure they’ll never forget, filled with fun, frolics, frocks, and frivolity.

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This musical adaption of a manga favourite story, Your Lie in April, brings to life the poignant story of Kōsei Arima, a young piano prodigy, and his inability to play following his mother’s death. He strikes a friendship with violinist Kaori Miyazono and she slowly encourages him to perform again.

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Plays

Experience the best West End drama on stage with the year’s blockbuster plays in London.


At the MacGregor Plantation the Old South is alive and well: the heat in the air, the cotton fields and the power of the whip. Yet nothing is quite as it appears… or maybe it is.

The iconic, controversial, ground-breaking play comes to London in Jeremy O.Harris’s extraordinary play about race, identity and sexuality in twenty-first century America. Robert O’Hara directs at the intimate Noel Coward Theatre.

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This volatile new play stars Anna Maxwell Martin as a hard-working opposition backbencher whose ideals of public office are tested by the demands of a man in crisis, played by James Corden. The Constituent deconstructs politics, panic alarms and the conflict between public service and personal safety.

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LATEST NEWS

The Mousetrap has run for seven decades in the West End, and continues to wow London audiences.We chat to Artistic Director Denise Silvey on keeping the legend alive.

Cirque du Soleil have announced their return to the Royal Albert Hall in January 2025 with one of their most joyous and jubilant shows Corteo.

ABBA Voyage is now booking at London’s ABBA Arena to May 2025.

As we gear up to this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, we take some time with Kathy & Stella Solve A Murder! which had their debut at the very same festival.

July and August are the perfect summer months for top family shows, including Shrek The Musical, Matilda The Musical, Disney’s The Lion King and more.

A host of star-studded productions are taking place in London, including Doctor Who’s Jodie Whittaker returning to the West End stage in The Duchess, which comes to Trafalgar Theatre this October. You can also see Dominic West in A View From the Bridge, Steve Coogan in Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove, Jason Donovan in the Trafalgar Theare’s The Rocky Horror Show and more.

Disney’s Frozen The Musical plays its last performances in the West End this summer, officially closing at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane this September.

This summer, you can see a sparkling number of musical revivals in the West End.

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INTERNATIONAL THEATRE

Looking to plan a theatre trip overseas? Discover more theatre on our Broadway Guide and Ireland Theatre Guide.

BROADWAY GUIDE

Plan the ultimate theatre trip with our Broadway Guide. From the newest blockbuster musicals to iconic long-running hits, we have you covered the hottest tickets in New York.

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YOUR GUIDE TO THEATRE & ARTS IN IRELAND

Take a trip overseas and discover great musicals, plays, dance, operas and family shows in Ireland with our Theatre & Arts Guide.

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Theatre Guide

Ticketmaster’s West End Guide is dedicated to the best London theatre shows and entertainment for 2024, 2025 and beyond. Whether you’re looking for West End theatre tickets for today, tomorrow or months in advance, we’ve got you covered with listings to over 60 shows currently on sale in the London’s West End.

Book your tickets for London theatre direct from Ticketmaster for ground-breaking musicals including HamiltonMAMMA MIA! and Wicked, to Olivier Award-winning play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One & Two and brand new theatre including Stranger Things: The First Shadow.

Our London theatre guide is designed to help you find tickets to your next favourite show, from long-runners to new musicals and plays, all hand-picked by our West End experts. From legendary shows including The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, The Mousetrap and more, to new star-studded plays such as Dr. Strangelove starring Steve Coogan, and The Duchess, starring Jodie Whittaker. We even have unbeatable British musicals that transfer straight to the West End, including fan favourite SIX The Musical.

Want to buy London West End theatre tickets for tonight? No problem. Our guide lists all shows currently on sale in the West End so you can explore musicals and plays by date of performance and secure your tickets for that last-minute treat.

Looking for the perfect gift? West End theatre tickets make the perfect gift for someone you love and with our discounted offers and exclusive prices you can even save yourself a few pennies while making someone’s night. We even have exclusive access to a range of Premium seats, guaranteeing the best views of the stage and an unbeatable theatre experience.

With West End theatre shows on every day of the week, you’re bound to find something you’ll love. What are you waiting for? Discover your new favourite West End show in our top guide.

What else is on in London?

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