Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

London theatre tickets for 1st November 2023

Plays and musicals open on the 1st November 2023

This October, London’s Hackney Town Hall becomes the Ministry of Truth for an extremely limited run with an immersive staging of 1984.
Booking:
 To 17th Dec 2023
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 Hackney Town Hall, Hackney
1984
Arthur Miller's gripping tragedy is the ultimate test of family bonds and personal honour
Booking:
 To 3rd Aug 2024
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Location:
 Rose Theatre Kingston, Kingston Upon Thames
A View From The Bridge
Ain't Too Proud the musical recounts the epic legacy of R&B icon group The Temptations.
Booking:
 To 7th Jan 2024
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Location:
 Prince Edward Theatre, Soho
Ain't Too Proud
Swimming in synchronicity, gasping for the air of freedom Two women incarcerated for breaking society’s harsh rules. Discarded and forgotten for half a century. Together treading water, cre...
Booking:
 To 13th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Union Theatre, Southwark
Airswimming
Michael Ball stars in Andrew Lloyd Webber's tangled love story Aspects of Love.
Booking:
 To 11th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Lyric Theatre, Soho
Aspects of Love
The blockbuster film and pop culture phenomenon arrives in London's West End as a groundbreaking new musical adventure.
Booking:
 To 22nd Dec 2024
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Location:
 Adelphi Theatre, Strand
Back to the Future - The Musical
Penelope Wilton and Luke Evans star in Michael Grandage's new comedy Backstairs Billy!
Booking:
 To 27th Jan 2024
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Location:
 Duke of York's Theatre, Trafalgar Square
Backstairs Billy
The darkest, funniest and most debauched Kabarett Klub west of Berlin.
Booking:
 To 6th Jan 2024
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Location:
 Underbelly Boulevard, Soho North
Bernie Dieter’s Club Kabarett
“Shisha lounges are an essential part of the Muslim experience bruv, like the Fillet o Fish”
Booking:
 To 18th Nov 2023
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 Royal Court Theatre, Soho North
Blue Mist
Are you ready for your close-up? Be transported to the 60s with Ben Elton's new musical.
Booking:
 To 18th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Menier Chocolate Factory, Southwark
Close-Up: The Twiggy Musical
George and Ira Gershwin's musical comedy, Crazy For You, celebrated its 30th-anniversary revival at Chichester Festival Theatre, and is now returning for a West End transfer!
Booking:
 To 20th Jan 2024
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Location:
 Gillian Lynne Theatre, Aldwych
Crazy For You
The sold-out National Theatre production transfers to the West End this Autumn.
Booking:
 To 13th Jan 2024
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Location:
 Prince Edward Theatre, Soho
Dear England
Derren has created a new show starring a multi-talented cast of seven who will perform MAGIC LIKE YOU HAVE NEVER SEEN.
Booking:
 To 31st Jan 2024
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 Criterion Theatre, Soho
Derren Brown Presents - Unbelievable
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, acclaimed psychological illusionist Derren Brown announces his astounding new show Unbelievable!
Booking:
 To 7th Apr 2024
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Location:
 Criterion Theatre, Soho
Derren Brown presents Unbelievable Tickets
Fall in love with this heart-warming story of one woman’s journey to achieve her dreams.
Booking:
 To 26th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Riverside Studios, Hammersmith
Flowers for Mrs. Harris
Frank and Percy is a poignant and witty take on the unexpected relationship that blossoms between two men.
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 To 17th Dec 2023
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Location:
 Other Palace Studio, Victoria
Frank & Percy
Prepare to fall in love with Disney’s Frozen all over again, as the brand-new theatrical experience is now open at London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
Booking:
 To 8th Sep 2024
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Location:
 Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Aldwych
Frozen The Musical
Join us for Guys & Dolls as The Bridge transforms for one of the greatest musicals of all time. It has more hit songs, more laughs and more romance than any show ever written.The seating is wrapped ...
Booking:
 To 31st Jul 2024
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Location:
 Bridge Theatre, Southwark
Guys & Dolls
Hugely popular musical, Hamilton, tells the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton with music, lyrics and a book by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Booking:
 To 29th Mar 2025
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Location:
 Victoria Palace Theatre, Victoria
Hamilton
Bear witness to the greatest untold tragedy of William Shakespeare, the death of his son.
Booking:
 To 17th Feb 2024
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Location:
 Garrick Theatre, Soho
Hamnet
Oh, what a night! It has been announced that Jersey Boys is returning to the West End stage with a limited run at the newly reopened Trafalgar Theatre.
Booking:
 To 28th Jan 2024
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Location:
 Trafalgar Theatre, Whitehall
Jersey Boys
Les Misérables -- reimagined for the Sondheim Theatre -- is the classic revolutionary musical.
Booking:
 To 29th Mar 2025
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Location:
 Sondheim Theatre, Soho
Les Misérables
Penelope Skinner’s hilarious and heartfelt new play, Lyonesse is now playing for a strictly limited run at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
Booking:
 To 23rd Dec 2023
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Location:
 Harold Pinter Theatre, St James
Lyonesse
This first-class experience features some of the world’s sexiest, most talented guys performing heart-racing dance routines in front of, above and all around you.
Booking:
 To 29th Jun 2025
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Location:
 The Theatre at Hippodrome Casino (over 18s only), Soho
Magic Mike Live
Mavelo presents a heart-pounding Argentine dance as you have never seen before.
Booking:
 To 4th Nov 2023
Location:
 Peacock Theatre, Holborn
Malevo
Set on a Greek island paradise, a story of love, friendship and identity is cleverly told through the timeless songs of ABBA.
Booking:
 To 29th Mar 2025
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Location:
 Novello Theatre, Aldwych
Mamma Mia
Matilda the Musical is inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, with original songs from comedian Tim Minchin and book by Dennis Kelly.
Booking:
 To 25th May 2025
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Location:
 Cambridge Theatre, Soho
Matilda The Musical
If the show that you are trying to book for is sold out, you can add your name to the waiting list by contacting the Box Office at info@wiltons.org.uk in case any returns or additional tickets beco...
Booking:
 To 4th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Wilton's Music Hall, Whitechapel
Maybe A Ghost Story
Enter a world of splendour and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur, and glory!
Booking:
 To 19th Oct 2024
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Location:
 Piccadilly Theatre, Soho
Moulin Rouge The Musical
She's coming to the West End, dearie. Mrs. Doubtfire transfers for a limited run in 2023
Booking:
 To 16th Feb 2025
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Location:
 Shaftesbury Theatre, Soho
Mrs. Doubtfire
Theatre Royal Bath Productions present Felicity Kendal, Jonathan Coy, Matthew Kelly and Tracy-Ann Oberman in the fortieth anniversary production of one of the greatest British comedies ever written.
Booking:
 To 16th Dec 2023
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Location:
 Phoenix Theatre, Soho
Noises Off
Desperate to maintain her connection to her heritage, Rachel organises the family’s very first celebration of Diwali
Booking:
 To 25th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Park Theatre, Finsbury Park
Passing
A chilling psychologicalhorror story for our time. Mehrosh, a celebrated student activist has been invited to an isolated house in the middle of a forest to take part in a debate with a powerful pol...
Booking:
 To 25th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Southwark Playhouse, Southwark
Phantasmagoria
Nigel Havers and Patricia Hodge star in a sparkling new production of Noel Coward’s immortal comedy of bad manners.
Booking:
 To 25th Nov 2023
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Location:
 The Ambassadors Theatre, Soho
Private Lives
Daphne du Maurier's eerie classic Rebecca comes to life on the Charing Cross stage!
Booking:
 To 18th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Charing Cross Theatre, Trafalgar Square
Rebecca
This controversial play is said to be inspired by the real-life murder of 14-year-old Bobby Franks in 1924 by University of Chicago students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb. Immortalized on film by...
Booking:
 To 13th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Union Theatre, Southwark
Rope by Patrick Hamilton
From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII finally take the mic to tell their tales.
Booking:
 To 4th May 2025
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Location:
 Vaudeville Theatre, Strand
Six
This once-in-a-lifetime event, produced by Cameron Mackintosh, is a chance to pay homage to the legendary Stephen Sondheim, who passed away at the age of 91 in November 2021.
Booking:
 To 6th Jan 2024
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Location:
 Gielgud Theatre, Strand
Stephen Sondheim's Old Friends
Nicole Scherzinger returns to the West End this September, starring as the immortal Norma Desmond in a new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s legendary Sunset Boulevard, directed by Jamie Lloyd.
Booking:
 To 6th Jan 2024
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Location:
 Savoy Theatre, Strand
Sunset Boulevard
An eye-raising comedy musical tells the story of two Mormon missionaries seeking to convert a disinterest village more worried about real problems than godly salvation.
Booking:
 To 7th Sep 2024
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Location:
 Prince of Wales Theatre, Soho
The Book of Mormon
Welcome to THE CHOIR OF MAN- the best night in your local you’ve ever had. It’s a party, it’s a concert, it’s a lock in like no other.
Booking:
 To 29th Sep 2024
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Location:
 Arts Theatre, Soho
The Choir of Man
An immersive theatre space with the world premiere of The Descent, a one-of-a-kind Greek Myth experience set to thrill – and terrify – audiences.
Booking:
 To 18th Nov 2023
Location:
 COLAB Bankside, Southwark
The Descent
Tindall Joe Aylward Bill Mark Foy Ted Ari Oskarsson Game William Pyke Joe Sam Rhodes Producer Mark Foy Sound Design Jordan Pezzimenti Director Steve Salt ...
Booking:
 To 13th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Union Theatre, Southwark
The Hunt
The Interview explores one of history's most controversial interviews - Princess Diana's.
Booking:
 To 25th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Park Theatre, Finsbury Park
The Interview
Ingenious puppetry, stunning effects and the enchanting music by Elton John, Tim Rice and Lebo M will transport you to the heart of the African Pridelands.
Booking:
 To 19th Oct 2024
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Location:
 Lyceum Theatre, Covent Garden
The Lion King
One ordinary young man, one remarkable true story. This is the life of Henry Fraser.
Booking:
 To 2nd Mar 2024
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Location:
 @sohoplace, Soho
The Little Big Things
The world's longest-running play of any kind, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap at the St Martin's Theatre
Booking:
 To 1st Mar 2025
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Location:
 St Martin's Theatre, Soho
The Mousetrap
Acapella choir THE NOTEABLES return to The Union Theatre after last years sell out shows. They are an award winning, pop chamber choir directed by Vikki Stone. You might recognise them as the BBC ...
Booking:
 To 13th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Union Theatre, Southwark
The Noteables
From the imagination of Neil Gaiman, best-selling author of Good Omens, Coraline and The Sandman, the National Theatre’s smash-hit production The Ocean at the End of the Lane returns to the West End this October for seven weeks only.
Booking:
 To 25th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Noel Coward Theatre, Trafalgar Square
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
The long-running classic musical story continues its record-breaking run at Her Majesty's Theatre.
Booking:
 To 29th Mar 2025
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Location:
 Her Majesty's Theatre, St James
The Phantom Of The Opera
When a production of the fictitious whodunnit mystery play, The Murder at Haversham Manor, is put on by the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, disaster awaits them at every turn. Behold as everything that could possibly go wrong does.
Booking:
 To 4th May 2025
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Location:
 Duchess Theatre, Aldwych
The Play That Goes Wrong
A couple is torn apart by time whilst being bound together by unconditional love.
Booking:
 To 30th Mar 2024
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Location:
 Apollo Theatre, Soho
The Time Traveller's Wife The Musical
Over several decades, The White Factory follows the life of Yosef Kaufman, a Holocaust survivor from Lodz.
Booking:
 To 4th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Marylebone Theatre, Camden
The White Factory
“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” During this special evening, a cast of actors and actress...
Booking:
 To 13th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Union Theatre, Southwark
The Wind in the Willows
A jukebox musical based on the, often tumultuous, life and legendary music of International recording artist Tina Turner.
Booking:
 To 31st May 2025
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Location:
 Aldwych Theatre, Aldwych
TINA: The Tina Turner Musical
He talks about going to Switzerland, to that place where you pay them to kill you… And I say “go! It’ll do you good. Broaden your horizons…you’ve never been abroad!
Booking:
 To 25th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Hampstead Theatre, Hampstead
To Have And To Hold
Written by Ronkẹ Adékọluẹ́jọ́ and The Company
Booking:
 To 4th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Young Vic, Southwark
Tribe
By Kimber Lee
Booking:
 To 4th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Young Vic, Southwark
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Wicked the Musical, is the smash-hit musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz.
Booking:
 To 1st Jun 2025
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Location:
 Apollo Victoria Theatre, Pimlico South
Wicked
Agatha Christie's bone-chilling drama presented in a courtroom setting.
Booking:
 To 30th Mar 2025
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Location:
 London County Hall, Southwark
Witness for the Prosecution