Musicals and theatre in London

Your guide to plays and musicals in the West End and the best of London shows. Theatre reviews, tickets and offers

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Christmas shows in London

Christmas theatre in London – from pantomimes to family shows to something a little more alternative

Pantomimes in London

Where's the best pantomime in London this Christmas? It's behind you! Oop, no, it's here

Christmas theatre for families

Check out these Christmas shows that are bound to delight the entire clan

Alternative Christmas shows

Trying to avoid the bells, sleighs and fake snow over Christmas? Try something a little different

Cheap theatre tickets and offers

Get to the shows keeping the West End buzzing without breaking the bank

Critics' choice

The very best theatre London has to offer, all in one handy guide

Children's theatre in London

Kids need culture too, you know: find them a show they'll love

Shakespeare plays

See the Bard's classics in all sorts of imaginative settings and productions

Immersive theatre in London

Immersive theatre; interactive theatre; site-specific theatre; call it what you want!

West End theatre shows

The big hitters and their bright lights are ready to entertain you. Find the best with our West End guide

Circus in London

Roll up, roll up, for the best circus London has to offer

Open-air theatre

No need to stifle your theatre habit this summer; just go outdoors for an open-air performance instead

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Great theatre offers

Tickets to 'Made in Dagenham' at the Adelphi Theatre - ★★★★ Time Out

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Up to 50% off tickets to 'The 39 Steps' at the Criterion Theatre

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Seasonal theatre offers

Rip-roaring musicals, ghostly drama and hilarious comedy – we have great offers on top-rated theatre shows, but be quick, offers are for a limited period only.

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