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Up to third off tickets for the Tina Turner musical
Up to third off tickets for the Tina Turner musical

Up to third off tickets for the Tina Turner musical

Ticket prices currently start from just £20 for mid-week performances.

May
17
New casting announced for Hamilton London
New casting announced for Hamilton London

New casting announced for Hamilton London

New casting for the show who will have their first performance at the Victoria Palace Theatre on Monday 17th June 2024.

May
09
Tickets Alert: Tours of the London Palladium theatre
Tickets Alert: Tours of the London Palladium theatre

Tickets Alert: Tours of the London Palladium theatre

For the first time in five years, the London Palladium in central London will run backstage tours of the building for a few weeks this summer.

May
03
Spring savings on London theatre tickets
Spring savings on London theatre tickets

Spring savings on London theatre tickets

One of London's larger theatre ticket sellers is having a spring sale at the moment with a range of discounts and exclusive prices on plays to musicals to dance.

Apr
22
Flash sale on tickets to see The Mousetrap from £31 per seat
Flash sale on tickets to see The Mousetrap from £31 per seat

Flash sale on tickets to see The Mousetrap from £31 per seat

Famously the world’s longest consistently running play – pandemic excepted – Agatha Christie’s Mousetrap has now been running for over 70 years, and is one of those plays that everyone is presumed to see once in their lives.

Apr
05
Sale on tickets to the Tina Turner musical
Sale on tickets to the Tina Turner musical

Sale on tickets to the Tina Turner musical

Ticket prices start from £20, with offers on some of the better seats.

Mar
22
Hamilton tickets at London’s Victoria Palace Theatre now on sale up to April 2025
Hamilton tickets at London’s Victoria Palace Theatre now on sale up to April 2025

Hamilton tickets at London’s Victoria Palace Theatre now on sale up to April 2025

Booking for tickets to see Hamilton in London has been extended until Saturday, 29th March 2025. The Christmas 2024 performance schedule is also announced.

Mar
12
National Theatre planning £125 million upgrade for its 50 year old building
National Theatre planning £125 million upgrade for its 50 year old building

National Theatre planning £125 million upgrade for its 50 year old building

The National Theatre on the Southbank is about to embark on a major upgrade of the building, which is nearly 50 years old and starting to show it.

Mar
08
Les Misérables releases tickets up to April 2025
Les Misérables releases tickets up to April 2025

Les Misérables releases tickets up to April 2025

Cameron Mackintosh has announced that Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre has extended its booking until Saturday 29th March 2025.

Mar
08
Sale on tickets for  “My First Ballet: Swan Lake”
Sale on tickets for  “My First Ballet: Swan Lake”

Sale on tickets for  “My First Ballet: Swan Lake”

Have an introduction to the magical world of ballet with this specially adapted version of Swan Lake, which is aimed at children aged three and upwards.

Mar
01
Tickets Alert: Tours of the Royal Court Theatre
Tickets Alert: Tours of the Royal Court Theatre

Tickets Alert: Tours of the Royal Court Theatre

Sitting right in the heart of Sloane Square is the 135 year old Royal Court Theatre, and they offer tours of the building and the backstage areas.

Feb
23
Half price tickets to the King and I musical
Half price tickets to the King and I musical

Half price tickets to the King and I musical

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I epitomises the golden age of musicals, and the current touring show is in London at the moment, with tickets from just £20 per person.

Feb
02
Frozen the Musical to close in September 2024
Frozen the Musical to close in September 2024

Frozen the Musical to close in September 2024

The West-End musical Frozen has confirmed that it will close this coming September after three years at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

Jan
22
Flash sale on tickets to see Guys and Dolls at the Bridge Theatre
Flash sale on tickets to see Guys and Dolls at the Bridge Theatre

Flash sale on tickets to see Guys and Dolls at the Bridge Theatre

After premiering on Broadway in 1950, Guys & Dolls has established its reputation as one of the leading musical romantic comedies of all time, and you can now see it in London at the Bridge Theatre.

Jan
12
Sale on tickets to the Tina Turner musical
Sale on tickets to the Tina Turner musical

Sale on tickets to the Tina Turner musical

The musical is based on the life of Tina Turner made a huge splash in the UK during its West End premiere, and is based on the often tumultuous life and legendary music of international recording artist Tina Turner.

Jan
05
The Linbury Prize – an exhibition of theatre stage design
The Linbury Prize – an exhibition of theatre stage design

The Linbury Prize – an exhibition of theatre stage design

Inside the National Theatre at the moment is a large exhibition about the art of designing stage sets for theatre plays, showing off ideas from award-winning designers.

Jan
03
Tickets Alert: History tours of Wilton’s Music Hall
Tickets Alert: History tours of Wilton’s Music Hall

Tickets Alert: History tours of Wilton’s Music Hall

Down an East End alley can be found the decaying frontage of one of London’s last surviving music halls — and they offer tours of the building.

Jan
02
Half price tickets to the King and I musical
Half price tickets to the King and I musical

Half price tickets to the King and I musical

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I epitomises the golden age of musicals, and the current touring show returns to London in January, with tickets from £22 in a sale.

Dec
29
2023
Up to a third off tickets to Elf the Musical
Up to a third off tickets to Elf the Musical

Up to a third off tickets to Elf the Musical

Based on the hit Will Ferrell holiday classic, the hit Broadway and West End show Elf The Musical has returned to the Dominion Theatre for a limited 8-week season.

Dec
22
2023
Tickets Alert: Tours of the Ally Pally’s theatre
Tickets Alert: Tours of the Ally Pally’s theatre

Tickets Alert: Tours of the Ally Pally’s theatre

Restored in 2018 after being closed for eight decades, there will be a couple of weeks worth of tours of the Alexandra Palace theatre.

Dec
21
2023
Dancing all the way to the bank: ABBA Voyage boosts London’s economy by £320 million
Dancing all the way to the bank: ABBA Voyage boosts London’s economy by £320 million

Dancing all the way to the bank: ABBA Voyage boosts London’s economy by £320 million

The holographic dancing queens have had a tangible impact, adding over £320 million of money, money, money to London's economy in its first year.

Dec
21
2023
Exclusive prices on Stranger Things: The First Shadow tickets
Exclusive prices on Stranger Things: The First Shadow tickets

Exclusive prices on Stranger Things: The First Shadow tickets

Unsurprisingly, tickets are selling fast, but London Theatre Direct have exclusive prices, and if you don't mind waiting to see the show, tickets are still available from £37 per seat.

Dec
15
2023
Flash sale on tickets to see The Mousetrap from £20 per seat
Flash sale on tickets to see The Mousetrap from £20 per seat

Flash sale on tickets to see The Mousetrap from £20 per seat

Famously the world’s longest consistently running play – pandemic excepted – Agatha Christie’s Mousetrap has now been running for over 70 years, and is one of those plays that everyone is presumed to see once in their lives.

Dec
08
2023
Discounts on tickets to The Snowman musical
Discounts on tickets to The Snowman musical

Discounts on tickets to The Snowman musical

This winter, the family-favourite tale of a boy and a snowman who comes to life is back to enchant audiences for its 26th year.

Dec
01
2023