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

Inside No. 9

Prepare to step into a world of intrigue as acclaimed BBC TV series Inside Number 9 comes to the West End for a strictly limited season from January 2025. Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith star in this theatrical experience like no other.

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Waiting for Godot

Lucian Msamati  and Ben Whishaw star in a landmark production of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, from multi award-winning director James Macdonald.

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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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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.

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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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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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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.

Prices from £33

Plays

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


Nearly 50 years since it first hit our TV screens, the ‘Greatest British sitcom of all time’ (Radio Times) is now a brand-new stage play, adapted by comedy legend John Cleese and directed by Caroline Jay Ranger.

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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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From the outside, Helen Jones and her husband had a ‘happy marriage’. Until she murdered him.

Based on the true crime story of Ruth Snyder in 1928 that shook a nation, Sophie Treadwell’s seminal Machinal is a pulse-pounding journey of someone pushed to breaking point by the relentless machinery of life, expectation and convention.

Prices from £26.50

LATEST NEWS

Looking for the best theatre deals this summer? For the whole month of May, Tickemaster has best seats at best prices on top West End shows. Book by 31 May to secure savings on tickets.

John Cleese’s Fawlty Towers – The Play has opened at the Apollo Theatre to great reviews, with the Daily Express hailing it as the ‘funniest show in town’.

New shows are opening in the West End this June, with top picks including Next To Normal, Starlight Express, and Broadway’s Mean Girls, plus Stephanie J Block and Adrian Dunbar in Kiss Me, Kate.

ABBA Voyage celebrates two years at the ABBA Arena this May.

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INTERNATIONAL THEATRE

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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 Long Day’s Journey Into Night starring Brian Cox. 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.

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