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Latest news and ticket deals from London’s theatreland.

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Flash sale on Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker!
Flash sale on Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker!

Flash sale on Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker!

Tchaikovsky’s score and Anthony Ward’s sets and costumes combine with Bourne’s choreography to create a charmingly irreverent interpretation of the traditional Christmas favourite.

Dec
10
2021
Flash sale on Prince of Egypt theatre tickets
Flash sale on Prince of Egypt theatre tickets

Flash sale on Prince of Egypt theatre tickets

Based on the 1998 DreamWorks Animation film, the Prince of Egypt is one of the greatest stories ever told.

Dec
03
2021
Black Friday deals on London theatre ticket sales
Black Friday deals on London theatre ticket sales

Black Friday deals on London theatre ticket sales

There's a lot of theatre ticket offers at the moment jumping on the Black Friday bandwagon, so here's a list of the best of the deals available.

Nov
26
2021
Tickets offer for Matilda the Musical
Tickets offer for Matilda the Musical

Tickets offer for Matilda the Musical

Roald Dahl's beloved childhood story comes to life on stage in this musical interpretation.

Nov
12
2021
Sale on tickets to Pride and Prejudice (*sort of)
Sale on tickets to Pride and Prejudice (*sort of)

Sale on tickets to Pride and Prejudice (*sort of)

An audacious retelling of Jane Austen’s most iconic love story.

Nov
05
2021
Cheap early week tickets to The Lion King
Cheap early week tickets to The Lion King

Cheap early week tickets to The Lion King

Barely needs any introduction - the Lion King musical that's been playing by Covent Garden for over 22 years.

Oct
29
2021
Cirque du Soleil returning to the Royal Albert Hall
Cirque du Soleil returning to the Royal Albert Hall

Cirque du Soleil returning to the Royal Albert Hall

Cirque du Soleil, the Circus of the Sun, is returning to the Royal Albert Hall in January with a brand new Mexico themed show.

Oct
22
2021
Better than half-price tickets to The Snowman this winter
Better than half-price tickets to The Snowman this winter

Better than half-price tickets to The Snowman this winter

Perennial favourite, The Snowman returns to the Peacock Theatre, Holborn this winter for the 23nd year in a row, with a half-price offer on selected dates.

Oct
15
2021
Sale on tickets to see Oleanna at the London Art’s Theatre
Sale on tickets to see Oleanna at the London Art’s Theatre

Sale on tickets to see Oleanna at the London Art’s Theatre

One of the most controversial and celebrated plays of the last thirty years makes its return to the West End.

Oct
08
2021
Discount deal on Noël Coward’s Blithe Spirit with Jennifer Saunders
Discount deal on Noël Coward’s Blithe Spirit with Jennifer Saunders

Discount deal on Noël Coward’s Blithe Spirit with Jennifer Saunders

A critically-acclaimed revival of Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward transferred to London’s West End just before the lockdown, but will reopen this Autumn, with Jenifer Saunders as the excentric clairvoyant, Madame Arcati.

Sep
24
2021
Mid-week theatre tickets offer for The Windsors: Endgame
Mid-week theatre tickets offer for The Windsors: Endgame

Mid-week theatre tickets offer for The Windsors: Endgame

Staring Harry Enfield as Charles, and adapted from Channel 4’s comedy spoof about the royals, The Windsors: Endgame currently has a deal on mid-week tickets.

Sep
10
2021
Save on tickets to Anything Goes at the Barbican
Save on tickets to Anything Goes at the Barbican

Save on tickets to Anything Goes at the Barbican

Felicity Kendal and Robert Lindsay are currently starring in the Cole Porter/P. G. Wodehouse classic at the Barbican, and there's a sale on ticket prices at the moment.

Sep
03
2021
Restored Theatre Royal Drury Lane to start public tours
Restored Theatre Royal Drury Lane to start public tours

Restored Theatre Royal Drury Lane to start public tours

Following a 2-year and £60 million restoration, the Theatre Royal Drury Lane reopened last month, and next month they will start public tours of the building.

Aug
30
2021
Discount sale on The Mousetrap tickets
Discount sale on The Mousetrap tickets

Discount sale on The Mousetrap tickets

Famously the world's longest consistently running play -  pandemic excepted - Agatha Christie's Mousetrap has now been running for 68 years, and is one of those plays that everyone is presumed to see once in their lives.

Aug
27
2021
Free theatre stage and muscial performances in Trafalgar Square
Free theatre stage and muscial performances in Trafalgar Square

Free theatre stage and muscial performances in Trafalgar Square

A celebration of the theatre stage and musicals will fill Trafalgar Square next month, as a free event.

Aug
26
2021
Discounted tickets to Prince of Egypt at the Dominion Theatre
Discounted tickets to Prince of Egypt at the Dominion Theatre

Discounted tickets to Prince of Egypt at the Dominion Theatre

The stage musical based on the 1998 animated movie opened for just a few weeks before the pandemic but is now back on stage for a few months.

Aug
20
2021
Flash sale on tickets to Singin’ in the Rain at Sadler’s Wells
Flash sale on tickets to Singin’ in the Rain at Sadler’s Wells

Flash sale on tickets to Singin’ in the Rain at Sadler’s Wells

If you fancy attending a musical with cheaper than usual tickets, this weekend only there's a flash sale on tickets to see Singin' in the Rain at Sadler's Wells.

Aug
13
2021
Cheap tickets to the English National Opera
Cheap tickets to the English National Opera

Cheap tickets to the English National Opera

As it reopens, the English National Opera (ENO) is expanding its range of free and cheap tickets offers.

May
19
2021
Underbelly Festival moves from Southbank to Oxford Street
Underbelly Festival moves from Southbank to Oxford Street

Underbelly Festival moves from Southbank to Oxford Street

The annual festival on the Southbank featuring a big purple cow is moving location this year, and ditching the cow.

Apr
28
2021
Tickets Alert: Les Misérables – The Staged Concert
Tickets Alert: Les Misérables – The Staged Concert

Tickets Alert: Les Misérables – The Staged Concert

Originally intended to be a stop-gap idea while a theatre was furbished, Les Mis as a concert rather than a musical play will be returning again this summer.

Apr
20
2021
National Theatre and Shakespeare’s Globe reopening
National Theatre and Shakespeare’s Globe reopening

National Theatre and Shakespeare’s Globe reopening

Two grand theatres on the Thames riverside will be reopening, with tickets starting from just £5 per person.

Mar
31
2021
Tickets Alert: Tours resume at the Globe Theatre
Tickets Alert: Tours resume at the Globe Theatre

Tickets Alert: Tours resume at the Globe Theatre

The doors to Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on Bankside have been closed, and while plays may not start yet, guided tours of the theatre building can.

Mar
10
2021
The Marriage of Figaro for £3 from the Royal Opera House
The Marriage of Figaro for £3 from the Royal Opera House

The Marriage of Figaro for £3 from the Royal Opera House

This Friday, the Royal Opera House will be broadcasting Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro for just £3.

Mar
01
2021
Reserve London theatre ticket vouchers ahead of reopening
Reserve London theatre ticket vouchers ahead of reopening

Reserve London theatre ticket vouchers ahead of reopening

Ahead of their reopening dates, London's west-end theatres are encouraging people to pay-it-forward and buy vouchers that can be exchanged for theatre tickets when the doors open.

Feb
26
2021