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Your guide to musicals in London

It had fantastic reviews – but is it still kicking after five cast changes? Time Out brings you news, up-to-date reviews and discounted tickets in its comprehensive guide to all London’s musicals: the best shows, the worst shows and the weirdest and most wonderful alternative choices. 

A-Z list of West End musicals

Billy Elliot the Musical

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Critics choice
  1. Victoria Palace Theatre 126 Victoria St, SW1E 5EA
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat May 16
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The Bodyguard

  • Rated as: 3/5
  1. Adelphi Theatre The Strand, WC2R 0NS
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat Aug 30
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The Book of Mormon

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice
  1. Prince of Wales Theatre Coventry St, W1D 6AS
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat Aug 23
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice
  1. Theatre Royal Drury Lane Catherine St, WC2B 5JF
  2. Until Wed May 20
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The Commitments

  • Rated as: 3/5
  1. Palace Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 5AY
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Sep 14
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I Can't Sing!

  • Rated as: 3/5
  1. London Palladium 8 Argyll Street, W1F 7TF
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat Oct 25
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Jersey Boys

  • Rated as: 5/5
  1. Piccadilly Theatre 4 Denman Street, W1D 7DY
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Wed Oct 1
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Les Miserables

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice
  1. Queen’s Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 6BA
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat Oct 25
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Matilda the Musical

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice
  1. Cambridge Theatre Earlham St, WC2H 9HU
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sun Dec 21
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Once

  • Rated as: 3/5
  1. Phoenix Theatre 104-110 Charing Cross Rd, WC2H 0JP
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat Jul 4
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The Phantom of the Opera

  • Rated as: 4/5
  1. Her Majesty's Theatre Haymarket and Charles II St, SW1Y 4QL
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat Oct 25
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Thriller Live

  • Rated as: 4/5
  1. Lyric Theatre Shaftesbury Ave, W1D 7ES
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat Apr 18
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Urinetown (off-West End)

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice
  1. St James Theatre 12 Palace St, SW1E 5JA
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat May 3
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We Will Rock You

  • Rated as: 3/5
  1. Dominion Theatre 268-269 Tottenham Court Rd, W1T 7AQ
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat May 31
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Wicked

  • Rated as: 4/5
  1. Apollo Victoria Wilton Rd, SW1V 1LG
  2. Fri Apr 18 - Sat Apr 25
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Shaun
Shaun

Once is undoubtedly one of the most cleverly staged, superbly choreographed yet touchingly intimate musicals I have yet seen. The ceilidh style opening which demands the audience to be sitting down well before the start is a superb idea and totally fools the audience the cast are excellent musicians/singers/actors. True triple threat stuff. Once is ALMOST as good as The Last Five Years at the Factory of Chocolate. Almost. What worries me is that it won't get the support it deserves from priggish and greyed theatre critics or stupid "see poster - see show" tourists. If I had some money to help it along I would donate. Seriously. Put the Mormon book back on the justifiably dusty shelf and take a chance - just ONCE.