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Shirley Valentine play with Sheridan Smith extended to a 15 week run
Shirley Valentine play with Sheridan Smith extended to a 15 week run

Shirley Valentine play with Sheridan Smith extended to a 15 week run

Willy Russell’s classic monologue Shirly Valentine opening next month has been extended to a 15-week run due to high interest, and the extra tickets are on sale from today.

Jan
17
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

The 40th-anniversary production opened at the Theatre Royal Bath and following a tour will come to the Phoenix Theatre for a limited 8-week run.

Jan
13
2023
Cabaret Casting – BAFTA Winner Aimee Lou Wood and Olivier Nominee John McCrea Announced to Join The Show From 13 February 2023
Cabaret Casting – BAFTA Winner Aimee Lou Wood and Olivier Nominee John McCrea Announced to Join The Show From 13 February 2023

Cabaret Casting – BAFTA Winner Aimee Lou Wood and Olivier Nominee John McCrea Announced to Join The Show From 13 February 2023

The producers of the multi award-winning, critically acclaimed production of Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club in London’s West End are delighted to announce that BAFTA Award winner Aimee Lou Wood will play ‘Sally Bowles’, Olivier Award nominee John McCrea will play ‘The Emcee’ and Nathan Ives-Moiba will play ‘Cliff Bradshaw’ from 13th February 2022 until 27th May 2023.

Jan
10
2023
Discounts on Great British Bake Off musical tickets
Discounts on Great British Bake Off musical tickets

Discounts on Great British Bake Off musical tickets

The UK’s most beloved baking show Great British Bake Off (GBBO) has been adapted for the stage and reinvented into a delicious musical-comedy, opening at the Noel Coward Theatre next month.

Jan
06
2023
Phantom of the Opera – tickets currently from £27
Phantom of the Opera – tickets currently from £27

Phantom of the Opera – tickets currently from £27

The soaring music of this classic production has made it a mainstay of the West End for decades, and tickets are currently available starting from just £27.

Dec
30
2022
Winter sales on London theatre tickets
Winter sales on London theatre tickets

Winter sales on London theatre tickets

There's a winter sale on tickets to London theatre shows, with offers ranging from exclusive prices to substantial discounts.

Dec
22
2022
We Will Rock You – the Queen and Ben Elton musical returns to London
We Will Rock You – the Queen and Ben Elton musical returns to London

We Will Rock You – the Queen and Ben Elton musical returns to London

It has been over 20 years since the premiere, and the rock musical is returning home to the London Coliseum for a 12-week run in summer 2023. 

Dec
09
2022
Behind the scenes tours of the Barbican theatre
Behind the scenes tours of the Barbican theatre

Behind the scenes tours of the Barbican theatre

If you've ever fancied wandering around the back corridors and up to the high fly tower, then the Barbican is now offering backstage tours of its main theatre.

Dec
06
2022
Christmas themed tours of Shakespeare’s Globe theatre
Christmas themed tours of Shakespeare’s Globe theatre

Christmas themed tours of Shakespeare’s Globe theatre

Hear how Christmas was observed in Shakespeare’s time and the folk traditions that people practiced to welcome in winter.

Dec
05
2022
Save on tickets to Les Miserables at the Sondheim Theatre
Save on tickets to Les Miserables at the Sondheim Theatre

Save on tickets to Les Miserables at the Sondheim Theatre

The long running stage musical based on Victor Hugo's novel and set to music for the West End has a sale over Christmas on tickets.

Dec
02
2022
Black Friday deals on London theatre tickets
Black Friday deals on London theatre tickets

Black Friday deals on London theatre tickets

That time of year when loads of companies jump on that bandwagon and offer discounts, and London's theatreland is no exception.

Nov
23
2022
Save up to £35 on tickets to Frozen the Musical this winter
Save up to £35 on tickets to Frozen the Musical this winter

Save up to £35 on tickets to Frozen the Musical this winter

The long-running stage musical version of the Disney film currently has a special offer on tickets in the run up to Christmas, and the early next year.

Nov
18
2022
The Woman in Black to close in the West End next March
The Woman in Black to close in the West End next March

The Woman in Black to close in the West End next March

It's been playing in the West End for a third of a century, but you now have just four months to see Susan Hill's, The Woman in Black as it's finally closing its curtains next March.

Nov
11
2022
Flash sale on Elf the Musical tickets this weekend
Flash sale on Elf the Musical tickets this weekend

Flash sale on Elf the Musical tickets this weekend

Based on the hit Will Ferrell holiday classic, the hit Broadway and West End show is coming to London’s Dominion Theatre for a limited 8-week season,  just in time for Christmas.

Nov
04
2022
London’s newest concert hall opens in Nine Elms
London’s newest concert hall opens in Nine Elms

London’s newest concert hall opens in Nine Elms

London's first purpose built concert hall in nearly a decade has opened in Nine Elms, for a music education charity that supports young people who would otherwise be unable to have access to instruments and recording spaces.

Nov
03
2022
Half price tickets at London’s newest theatre
Half price tickets at London’s newest theatre

Half price tickets at London’s newest theatre

The West End's newest large-scale theatre in 50 years opened recently, and as an opening offer, there's a discount on the inaugural play.

Oct
28
2022
Limited time offer sale on tickets to Matilda the Musical
Limited time offer sale on tickets to Matilda the Musical

Limited time offer sale on tickets to Matilda the Musical

Roald Dahl's darkly comic musical at the Cambridge Theatre currently has a discount sale on tickets for a couple of weeks in November.

Oct
21
2022
Only Fools and Horses theatre tickets from just £20
Only Fools and Horses theatre tickets from just £20

Only Fools and Horses theatre tickets from just £20

The famous BBC comedy, Only Fools and Horses has made a transition to the stage at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, and there’s currently an offer on tickets to see it.

Oct
14
2022
Half price on “& Juliet” theatre tickets
Half price on “& Juliet” theatre tickets

Half price on “& Juliet” theatre tickets

Do you believe in life after Romeo? What if Juliet put the dagger down and decided to take a girl's trip instead? In this irreverent rewrite that’s exactly what happens.

Oct
07
2022
Discounts on Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe tickets
Discounts on Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe tickets

Discounts on Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe tickets

A major new production of the classic story The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is now showing at London’s Gillian Lynne Theatre - and there are some savings on tickets for the beginning of October.

Sep
30
2022
Offer on tickets to see Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre
Offer on tickets to see Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre

Offer on tickets to see Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre

The multi-award-winning Mary Poppins the Musical has returned to its original home, London's Prince Edward Theatre, and there's an offer on tickets for the month ahead.

Sep
23
2022
Exclusive discounts on Back to the Future musical tickets from £20
Exclusive discounts on Back to the Future musical tickets from £20

Exclusive discounts on Back to the Future musical tickets from £20

To mark the one-year anniversary of Back to the Future The Musical at the Adelphi Theatre, there's a special offer on prices for performances up to the end of November.

Sep
16
2022
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets now from just £15
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets now from just £15

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets now from just £15

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is playing at the Palace Theatre in the West End, and there's an offer on tickets at the moment.

Sep
09
2022
Half-price tickets for Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby
Half-price tickets for Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby

Half-price tickets for Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby

Inspired by the hit show, Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby, is a limited run show, and there's also a sale on tickets.

Sep
02
2022