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London theatre tickets for 11th December 2023

Plays and musicals open on the 11th December 2023

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
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
Join the Evil Queen Genetalia, Jack, Jill, Fairy Courgette, Daisy The Cow, and a whole host of pantomime characters for panto fun and frolics
Booking:
 To 22nd Dec 2023
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 The Prince Of Wales, Aldwych
Adult Panto - Jack And His Giant Bigstalk
Austentatious, an entirely improvised Jane Austen period parody play. You choose the name.
Booking:
 To 22nd Jul 2024
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 Arts Theatre, Soho
Austentatious
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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 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
Rock around the Christmas tree with the fabulously festive show Christmas Actually.
Booking:
 To 11th Dec 2023
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Location:
 Royal Festival Hall, Southwark
Christmas Actually
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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Location:
 Prince Edward Theatre, Soho
Dear England
Dreaming and Drowning is an intimate and visceral deep-dive into the boundless mind of a young Black queer man wrestling with anxiety.
Booking:
 To 23rd Dec 2023
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 Bush Theatre, Shepherds Bush
Dreaming and Drowning
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!
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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 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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 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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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
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
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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 Phoenix Theatre, Soho
Noises Off
Have a Fun Day Out with Peppa Pig this Christmas at Theatre Royal Haymarket.
Booking:
 To 31st Dec 2023
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Location:
 Theatre Royal Haymarket, St James
Peppa Pig’s Fun Day Out
The London Palladium Pantomime returns for an eighth year, with Jennifer Saunders and Julian Clary leading the cast in a brand new production of Peter Pan.
Booking:
 To 14th Jan 2024
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Location:
 London Palladium, Soho North
Peter Pan
The show combines classic and beloved tales from around the world into one night of joyous fun
Booking:
 To 30th Dec 2023
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Location:
 Wilton's Music Hall, Whitechapel
Potted Panto
In a madcap ride through the biggest stories and best-loved characters from the wonderful world of pantomime.
Booking:
 To 30th Dec 2023
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 Garrick Theatre, Soho
Potted Panto 2020
For the first time bringing together the traditions of Pantomime and Jewish storytelling, Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Pig is traditional Pantomime magic at its best.
Booking:
 To 7th Jan 2024
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 JW3, Hampstead
Red Riding Hood and The Big Bad Pig
If I was English I wouldn’t care if Communism in Czechoslovakia reformed itself into a pile of pig shit. To be English would be my luck.
Booking:
 To 30th Dec 2023
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 Hampstead Theatre, Hampstead
Rock 'n' Roll
1968 marked a significant turning point in history. With the Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia and the departure of Syd Barrett from Pink Floyd, both the political and cultural landscapes were shaken.
Booking:
 To 27th Jan 2024
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 Hampstead Theatre, Hampstead
Rock and Roll
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, Hampstead
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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 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
Discover a story of suffocating dread, one so disturbing that it has has since been adapted into a major motion picture by The Conjuring series and has captured the attention of the media.
Booking:
 To 2nd Mar 2024
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 The Ambassadors Theatre, Soho
The Enfield Haunting
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
A glimpse behind the scenes at the complicated relationship between art and celebrity.
Booking:
 To 23rd Mar 2024
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Location:
 Noel Coward Theatre, Trafalgar Square
The Motive and the Cue
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
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
This incredible children’s book by award-wining duo Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler bounds off the page and onto the stage, complete with music and puppets.
Booking:
 To 5th Jan 2025
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 St Martin's Theatre, Soho
The Smartest Giant in Town
H.G. Wells' masterpiece has been stripped of its seriousness and given a comedy makeover by a star-studded group of highly skilled (but slightly hapless) actors.
Booking:
 To 30th Dec 2023
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 Park Theatre, Finsbury Park
The Time Machine - A Comedy
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
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)
Disney villain. Octo-woman. Plus-size icon. Fresh from complete sell out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and around the UK comes this critically acclaimed hit parody musical. ‘Unfortunate’ is comin...
Booking:
 To 30th Dec 2023
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Location:
 Southwark Playhouse, Southwark
Unfortunate