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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
Big discounts on London theatre tickets
Big discounts on London theatre tickets

Big discounts on London theatre tickets

Major theatre ticket seller London Theatre Direct has rounded up a large collection of discounted theatre tickets for the next few weeks.

Nov
14
2023
Peppa Pig’s Fun Day Out tickets now available from £10
Peppa Pig’s Fun Day Out tickets now available from £10

Peppa Pig’s Fun Day Out tickets now available from £10

Peppa Pig returns to the West End for a strictly limited run in Peppa Pig’s Fun Day Out, and tickets are now available from £10 on selected performances.

Nov
10
2023
Discounted tickets  for under-30s to see Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends
Discounted tickets  for under-30s to see Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends

Discounted tickets  for under-30s to see Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends

If you're aged 30 or under, then you can get to see Stephen Sondheim's Old Friends at the Gielgud Theatre for just £25 for the next few weeks.

Oct
23
2023
Behind the scenes tours for young theatre job seekers
Behind the scenes tours for young theatre job seekers

Behind the scenes tours for young theatre job seekers

A free day of events for young people seeking a non-acting role in the theatre is now offering tickets to attend TheatreCraft, the UK’s largest careers event for anyone aged 16-30 seeking offstage roles in theatre

Oct
19
2023
Tickets Alert: Backstage tours of the Royal Court Theatre
Tickets Alert: Backstage tours of the Royal Court Theatre

Tickets Alert: Backstage tours of the Royal Court Theatre

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

Oct
09
2023
Plans revealed to restore a disused theatre on Westbourne Grove
Plans revealed to restore a disused theatre on Westbourne Grove

Plans revealed to restore a disused theatre on Westbourne Grove

Plans have been revealed to restore a disused theatre back to public use some 60 years after it closed.

Sep
25
2023
Flash sale on Frozen the Musical tickets
Flash sale on Frozen the Musical tickets

Flash sale on Frozen the Musical tickets

The long-running stage musical version of the Disney film currently has an offer on tickets with £48 tickets reduced to just £25 for most performances.

Sep
22
2023
Behind the curtain: Exploring the intriguing past of Hackney Empire
Behind the curtain: Exploring the intriguing past of Hackney Empire

Behind the curtain: Exploring the intriguing past of Hackney Empire

The Hackney Empire is one of those buildings that's had a remarkable life that manages to encapsulate many of the various histories that happened in pieces to other theatres across the country.

Sep
20
2023
Starlight Express is returning to London next year
Starlight Express is returning to London next year

Starlight Express is returning to London next year

Put your railway rollers skates on, as Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Starlight Express will be making a return to the London theatre next summer.

Sep
19
2023
Half price tickets to see Felicity Kendal in Noises Off
Half price tickets to see Felicity Kendal in Noises Off

Half price tickets to see Felicity Kendal in Noises Off

Following a West End run earlier this year Michael Frayn’s multi-award-winning backstage comedy Noises Off is back, and tickets are half-price for some performances.

Sep
15
2023