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Plays and musicals in London on Thu 15th November 2018

42nd Street
Broadway’s biggest show on the West End’s biggest stage. Now featuring Lulu as Dorothy Brock!

A Guide for the Homesick
'A Guide For The Homesick' Could Leave You With Spiritual Sunburn.

Soar into A Whole New World with Disney’s Aladdin at London’s Prince Edward Theatre.

Bat Out of Hell
Rebellious youth and passionate love against the backdrop of a post-cataclysmic city.

Brief Encounter
Noel Coward's classic love story returns to the West End.

Alexandra Burke and Martin Kemp star in Chicago in the West End!

Classic Lunch Cruise
Watch as the amazing cityscape of London glides by and you sit back and relax
(Tickets cost from £36)

Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical starring Patti LuPone and Rosalie Craig comes to the West End in 2018.
(Tickets cost from £30)

Disney's Aladdin at Prince Edward TheatreDisney's Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre

Disney's The Lion King at Lyceum TheatreDisney's The Lion King at Lyceum Theatre

Don Quixote
The RSC’s joyous, music-filled Don Quixote transfers to the West End for a limited season at the Garrick Theatre from 27 October.

Experience the soul and glamour of Dreamgirls on the West End.

Dreamgirls at Savoy TheatreDreamgirls at Savoy Theatre

Evening Dinner Cruise
Watch the amazing cityscape of London glide by as you sit back and relax

Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Come see why Jamie is the talk of the town.
(Tickets cost from £24)

Olivier Award-winner Iwan Rheon stars with Poldark's Heida Reed in the West End premiere of Dawn King’s award-winning thriller.

Jessie Cave: Sunrise
Jessie Cave returns to Soho Theatre with her acute blend of confessional comedy and DIY Performance Art.

Kinky Boots
London Gets Kinky! With music by Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots at the Adelphi is the ultimate feel-good show!
(Tickets cost from £30)

Tickets now available for the UK premiere of Don DeLillo’s Love Lies Bleeding.

Lucia di Lammermoor
Love. Honour. Obey. Lucia di Lammermoor returns to the ENO after 8 years.

Matilda The Musical
Roald Dahl's darkly comic musical continues to wow West End audiences.

Following its sold-out run at the Bush Theatre, Arinzé Kene's acclaimed Misty transfers to London’s Trafalgar Studios

Motown: The Musical
Motown the Musical brings the sounds and stories of 1960s America to London's West End.
(Tickets cost from £24)

Natalie Palamides: NATE
Natalie Palamides brings NATE to the Soho Theatre

Phantom of the Opera
After more than 30 years the West End still loves the Music of the Night.
(Tickets cost from £26)

Pinter 3: Landscape/A Kind of Alaska/Monologue
The new Harold Pinter season at the Pinter featuring Tamsin Greig
(Tickets cost from £18)

Pinter 4: Moonlight/Night School
Book Pinter 4 tickets now to see Jessica Barden and Peter Polycarpou in the Pinter Season
(Tickets cost from £18)

Pinter: Landscape/A Kind of Alaska
The new Harold Pinter season at the Pinter featuring Tamsin Greig

Pinter: Moonlight/Night School
The new Harold Pinter season at the Pinter with director Ed Stambollouian

School of Rock
Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock rocks the West End!
(Tickets cost from £18)

Soldier On
Soldier On tickets have come to London once more!

Summer and Smoke
Rebecca Frecknall brings Tennessee Williams’ Summer and Smoke to the West End

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery
Mischief Theatre presents another hilarious comedy of errors.

The Inheritance: Part 1
Featuring Vanessa Redgrave, do not miss your chance to see the start of this epic transfer!

The Lion King
Disney’s award-winning musical has been stunning West End audiences for 18 years.

The Mousetrap
A West End staple for 65 years, The Mousetrap is the longest consistently running play in British theatre history.

The Play That Goes Wrong
Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. Bonus: laughter galore.

The Wider Earth
Before Darwin changed the world, one voyage changed his life.

The Wipers Times
Returning to London's West End for 7 weeks only!

The Woman In Black
Can you survive the tale of The Woman in Black? Now starring Richard Hope and Mark Hawkins
(Tickets cost from £22)

The Woman in Black at Fortune TheatreThe Woman in Black at Fortune Theatre

Thriller Live
Thriller Live celebrates the world’s greatest entertainer and undisputed King of Pop, Michael Jackson.

Tina the Musical at Aldwych TheatreTina the Musical at Aldwych Theatre

TINA: The Tina Turner Musical
The highly anticipated Tina Turner musical is now taking the West End by storm!

Defy Gravity with Wicked, one of London's most beloved musicals.

Witness for the Prosecution
Agatha Christie's courtroom drama presented in a perfect setting.