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Plays and musicals in London on Thu 12th October 2017

If you think you know the Wicked Witch of the West, think again.
(Tickets cost from £21)

Thriller Live
THRILLER LIVE, the spectacular concert celebrating the world’s greatest entertainer and undisputed King of Pop, MICHAEL JACKSON.
(Tickets cost from £25.5)

Motown: The Musical
The songs. The sound. The story. Motown the Musical hits London's Shaftesbury Theatre.
(Tickets cost from £23)

The Play That Goes Wrong
Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. Bonus: laughter galore.
(Tickets cost from £24)

Kinky Boots
Get Kinky! Music by Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots at the Adelphi offers the ultimate feel-good fun!
(Tickets cost from £30)

The Mousetrap
A West End staple for 65 years, THE MOUSETRAP is the longest consistently running play in the history of British theatre
(Tickets cost from £31.5)

Miranda Hart, award-winning writer and star Miranda and Call the Midwife, makes her West End Debut as Miss Hannigan in Annie!
(Tickets cost from £0)

Woman In Black
“A truly nerve-shredding experience.” The Daily Mail
(Tickets cost from £21.5)

Matilda The Musical
Inspired by the Roald Dahl's genius imagination, with original songs from comedian Tim Minchin and book by Dennis Kelly, Matilda the Musical is the new musical masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company.
(Tickets cost from £30)

The Lion King
See the animated Disney movie come to life on the London stage in this family friendly musical spectacular.
(Tickets cost from £35)

'Magnificent, a shining, shimmering spectacle' - Huffington Post ★★★★★ Sunday Express
(Tickets cost from £30)

42nd Street
A Real Spectacle! Broadway’s Biggest Show on the West End’s Biggest Stage
(Tickets cost from £0)

Venus in Fur
VENUS IN FUR: an intoxicating dark comedy of desire, fantasy and the innate love of fur.
(Tickets cost from £0)

An American In Paris
Be swept away by breathless romance and spectacle of Broadways triumphant musical An American in Paris as it comes to London with the original stars, Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope.
(Tickets cost from £0)

Apologia is a witty, topical and passionate play about generations, secrets, and warring perspectives
(Tickets cost from £0)

Mamma Mia!
Set on a Greek island paradise, a story of love, friendship and identity is cleverly told through the timeless songs of ABBA including Dancing Queen, Super Trouper, Take A Chance On Me and The Winner takes it All.
(Tickets cost from £18)

Young Frankenstein
One of the "Greatest Comedy Films of All Time" is making an entrance to the West End!
(Tickets cost from £0)

Classic Lunch Cruise
Watch as the amazing cityscape of London glides by and you sit back and relax
(Tickets cost from £35)

Evening Dinner Cruise
Watch the amazing cityscape of London glide by as you sit back and relax
(Tickets cost from £79)

Five Guys Named Moe
Don't miss a visit at a brand new pop-up West End venue, Marble Arch theatre!
(Tickets cost from £0)

School of Rock
Based on the iconic, hit movie, this irresistible new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn an extra bit of cash by posing as a supply teacher at a prestigious school.
(Tickets cost from £0)

Les Miserables
See the acclaimed musical which as been running for over 30 years and still packing in the audiences.
(Tickets cost from £15)

The Ferryman
“This family can take care of its own.” The fastest selling play in the history of the Royal Court is transferring to the Gielgud.
(Tickets cost from £0)

Witness for the Prosecution
(Tickets cost from £0)

Everything, literally everything, can be a musical instrument for Stomp performers!
(Tickets cost from £26.5)

Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle
Everything, literally everything, can be a musical instrument for Stomp performers!
(Tickets cost from £0)

Le Grand Mort
Everything, literally everything, can be a musical instrument for Stomp performers!
(Tickets cost from £0)

The Toxic Avenger
Prepare to laugh, scream and sing as ‘Toxie’ rocks the house and saves the day!
(Tickets cost from £0)

The Knowledge
A story of the hardest exam in the world.
(Tickets cost from £0)

The Book of Mormon
A musical comedy, The Book of Mormon is the tale of the two Mormon missionaries to be as they try to share the lessons of the Bible with the inhabitants of a remote Ugandan village.
(Tickets cost from £33)

Stomp Stomp
It doesn't matter if your taste in music is jazz, classical, dance or pop! Stomp is about rhythm, which is common to all cultures
(Tickets cost from £37.50)

The Mousetrap The Mousetrap
The world's longest-running play of any kind! It is quite simply a great piece of theatrical history written by the greatest crime writer of all time
(Tickets cost from £33.50)

Phantom of The Opera Phantom of The Opera (St James)
The classic modern musical, running for 30 years in the same theatre, The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre remains one of London’s most popular shows
(Tickets cost from £27.75)

Craft Theatre to Bring A NAZI COMPARISON to Waterloo East Theatre Craft Theatre to Bring A NAZI COMPARISON to Waterloo East Theatre (Southwark)
A Craft Theatre original, devised from Hanns Johst's 'Schlageter' and Contemporary Political Rhetoric, A Nazi Comparison will run at Waterloo East Theatre 3rd - 29th October with press night on 4th Oc
(Tickets cost from £15)

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