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 25th November 2023

Plays and musicals open on the 25th 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
This joyous adaptation for the stage was created by Jack Thorne who wrote Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and was responsible for the new adaptation of Woyzeck which starred John Boyega.
Booking:
 To 6th Jan 2024
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 The Old Vic, Southwark
A Christmas Carol
Mark Gatiss and Nicholas Farrell star in this famous Dickensian ghost story
Booking:
 To 7th Jan 2024
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Location:
 Alexandra Palace, Wood Green
A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story
This Christmas, Dickens meets Doyle in this clever fusion of comedy and drama.
Booking:
 To 7th Jan 2024
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 Marylebone Theatre, Camden
A Sherlock Carol
Featuring a setlist of hit songs, see ABBA’s avatars accompanied by a 10-piece live band, at the custom-built ABBA Arena in London.
Booking:
 To 5th Jan 2025
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 ABBA Arena, Stratford
Abba Voyage
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
The much-loved tale of Aladdin flies into Hackney this festive season!
Booking:
 To 5th Jan 2025
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Location:
 Hackney Empire, Hackney
Aladdin
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
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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 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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 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
Get ready to shout, "Son of a nutcracker!" as London's "ultimate Christmas show" returns to the Dominion Theatre this winter.
Booking:
 To 6th Jan 2024
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 Dominion Theatre, Tottenham Court Road
Elf The Musical
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.
Booking:
 To 6th Jan 2024
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 Dominion Theatre, Tottenham Court Road
Elf!
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.
Booking:
 To 17th Dec 2023
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 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
Ghosts is a scandalous and searing exploration of family secrets and forbidden desires.
Booking:
 To 28th Jan 2024
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Location:
 Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Southwark
Ghosts
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
The global premiere of Japanese creative powerhouse Studio Ghibli’s My Neighbour Totoro live on stage at London’s Barbican.
Booking:
 To 23rd Mar 2024
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Location:
 Barbican Theatre, Barbican
Henry VIII
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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 Trafalgar Theatre, Whitehall
Jersey Boys
For eight weeks only the saucy and scintillating La Clique returns to London to bring Christmas joy to the adult girls and boys.
Booking:
 To 6th Jan 2024
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Location:
 Spiegeltent at Leicester Square, Soho
La Clique
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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 The Theatre at Hippodrome Casino (over 18s only), Soho
Magic Mike Live
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
Roll up, roll up! Morgan & West are back with a massive magic show for kids (and their childish grown-ups)! Expect gawps, gasps, and guffaws in this relentlessly funny and fantastical magic filled e...
Booking:
 To 25th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Wilton's Music Hall, Whitechapel
Morgan And West's Massive Magic Show For Kids
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
When I got your email my heart went out to you. All of a sudden it dawned on me how I had missed you – how I had missed what we’d had.
Booking:
 To 9th Dec 2023
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 Hampstead Theatre, Hampstead
Nineteen Gardens
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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 Phoenix Theatre, Soho
Noises Off
An immersive reimagining of the festive classic at the Royal Festival Hall.
Booking:
 To 6th Jan 2024
Location:
 Tuff Nutt Jazz Club, Southwark
Nutcracker
Roll up, Roll up! And take your seat for the ever-popular ‘War Game’! A cornerstone of modern musical theatre and one of the very greatest stage satires, Oh What A Lovely War is an extraordinary...
Booking:
 To 30th Nov 2023
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Location:
 Southwark Playhouse, Southwark
Oh What A Lovely War
Step into a live storytelling event celebrating the power of music: think Desert Island Discs meets The Moth Radio and TED talks.OneTrackMinds return with another vibrant selection of writers, thinker...
Booking:
 To 25th Nov 2023
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 Wilton's Music Hall, Whitechapel
Onetrackminds
One of Stephen Sondheim‘s most ambitious works comes to The Menier Chocolate Factory
Booking:
 To 25th Feb 2024
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Location:
 Menier Chocolate Factory, Southwark
Pacific Overtures
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
Don’t miss Peter Pan Goes Wrong in London this Christmas and brace yourselves for an awfully big adventure!
Booking:
 To 14th Jan 2024
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Location:
 Lyric Theatre, Soho
Peter Pan Goes Wrong
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
Dance, comedy, tragedy, Rambert and Ben Duke come together in Death Trap at Sadler's Wells. One of Britain’s oldest and most renowned dance theatres Rambert is teaming up with visionary choreogra...
Booking:
 To 25th Nov 2023
Location:
 Sadler's Wells, Clerkenwell
Rambert / Ben Duke - Death Trap
Fusing theatre and festival, Rematch retells one of histories most iconic sporting events through several immersive spectacles.
Booking:
 To 9th Dec 2023
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Location:
 Dock X, Rotherhithe
Rumble in the Jungle: Rematch
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
Brought to you by the creators of the Above the Stag pantos and following a highly successful run of queer adult pantos, London’s raunchiest and most popular adult-only pantomime company are bringing their sexiest show yet to 2023.
Booking:
 To 13th Jan 2024
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Location:
 Charing Cross Theatre, Trafalgar Square
Sleeping Beauty Takes A Prick
Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs will be coming to Greenwich Theatre, for our 2023 Pantomime. Secure your tickets early, for the theatrical event of the season. Written by everyone’s favourite baddi...
Booking:
 To 31st Dec 2023
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Location:
 Greenwich Theatre, Greenwich
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
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, Greenwich
Stephen Sondheim's Old Friends
Experience the world of Stranger Things like never before with the electrifying new production, Stranger Things: The First Shadow, inspired by the original series.
Booking:
 To 15th Dec 2024
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Location:
 Phoenix Theatre, Soho
Stranger Things: The First Shadow
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
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
Discover the captivating culture of Mongolia with the immersive experience The Mongol Khan
Booking:
 To 2nd Dec 2023
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Location:
 London Coliseum, Trafalgar Square
The Mongol Khan
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
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
The Snowman continues to enchant audiences with a captivating mix of dance, live music, storytelling, spectacle and magic.
Booking:
 To 30th Dec 2023
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Location:
 Peacock Theatre, Holborn
The Snowman
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
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
With the city at their feet and a lavish wedding on the horizon, anything could happen...
Booking:
 To 20th Jan 2024
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Location:
 Kiln Theatre, Kilburn
Two Strangers (carry a cake across New York)
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