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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
Free theatre tickets for 18-25 year olds
Free theatre tickets for 18-25 year olds

Free theatre tickets for 18-25 year olds

To mark the 60th anniversary of the National Theatre, they will be giving away 3,600 tickets for free to people aged 16-25.

Sep
14
2023
Go on a history tour of Wilton’s Music Hall
Go on a history tour of Wilton’s Music Hall

Go on a history tour 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.

Sep
07
2023
Half price tickets to the ABBA drag comedy, The Way Old Friends Do
Half price tickets to the ABBA drag comedy, The Way Old Friends Do

Half price tickets to the ABBA drag comedy, The Way Old Friends Do

A new comedy written by and starring Ian Hallard, featuring the voices of Miriam Margolyes and the late Paul O’Grady, shimmers its way into the Criterion Theatre this summer.

Aug
25
2023
Sale on Tina Turner Musical tickets – from £25
Sale on Tina Turner Musical tickets – from £25

Sale on Tina Turner Musical tickets – from £25

Based on the life of international recording artist Tina Turner, this production made a huge splash in the UK during its West End premiere.

Aug
18
2023
New cast announced for Les Misérables
New cast announced for Les Misérables

New cast announced for Les Misérables

New casting for the London showing of Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre has been announced from Monday 25th September 2023.

Aug
10
2023
Tickets sale on the Dickens’ comedy Bleak Expectations
Tickets sale on the Dickens’ comedy Bleak Expectations

Tickets sale on the Dickens’ comedy Bleak Expectations

Based on the hit BBC Radio 4 comedy by Mark Evans this brand-new stage adaption portrays the story that Charles Dickens may have written after one too many gins...

Jul
28
2023
Discounts on tickets to Horrible Histories – Terrible Tudors
Discounts on tickets to Horrible Histories – Terrible Tudors

Discounts on tickets to Horrible Histories – Terrible Tudors

Horrible Histories returns to the West End’s Garrick Theatre with Terrible Tudors this summer. with tickets discounted to just £18.

Jul
14
2023
Les Misérables planning huge arena scale world tour shows
Les Misérables planning huge arena scale world tour shows

Les Misérables planning huge arena scale world tour shows

Already used to big stage shows, Les Misérables is expanding again, with a new series of shows in even larger arenas.

Jul
12
2023
The Lyceum Theatre is having a free open day for local residents
The Lyceum Theatre is having a free open day for local residents

The Lyceum Theatre is having a free open day for local residents

Next month, the Lyceum Theatre near Covent Garden will be opening its doors to families, community organisations and local residents for Lyceum Local, a day of activities for all the family.

Jul
11
2023
New cast announced for The Phantom of the Opera
New cast announced for The Phantom of the Opera

New cast announced for The Phantom of the Opera

Cameron Mackintosh has announced new casting for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera at His Majesty’s Theatre from Monday 31st July 2023.

Jul
07
2023
Half price tickets to see Spitting Image the Musical
Half price tickets to see Spitting Image the Musical

Half price tickets to see Spitting Image the Musical

Love them or hate them, the Spitting Image puppets are truly the spitting image of their real-life counterparts, and a plot that's even more improbable than the last year of British politics.

Jul
07
2023
Sale on Heathers The Musical tickets
Sale on Heathers The Musical tickets

Sale on Heathers The Musical tickets

Heathers The Musical, based on the 1988 cult hit, has returned to London to The Other Palace for a limited season, and there's a flash sale on ticket prices at the moment.

Jun
23
2023
Tickets to Grease the Musical now from just £17.50
Tickets to Grease the Musical now from just £17.50

Tickets to Grease the Musical now from just £17.50

One of the world’s most popular musicals is back touring theatres across the UK and is showing at the Dominion Theatre on Tottenham Court Road.

Jun
16
2023
Hoxton Hall’s fresh splashy twist in the tale of The Little Mermaid
Hoxton Hall’s fresh splashy twist in the tale of The Little Mermaid

Hoxton Hall’s fresh splashy twist in the tale of The Little Mermaid

Hoxton Hall is delighted to dive under the sea with a brand new pantomime The Little Mermaid opening on Monday 18th December to Friday 29th December 2023.

Jun
11
2023