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Musicals and theatre in London

Theatre reviews, tickets and offers – it’s your one-stop guide to plays and musicals in the West End and the best shows in London.

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Our regularly-updated round-up of the very best shows and plays you can currently see on London’s stages…

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Liz Kingsman: One Woman Show

Liz Kingsman: One Woman Show

5 out of 5 stars

Liz Kingsland’s sublimely theatrical hour of meta-comedy ‘One Woman Show’ both is and isn’t a merciless takedown of Phoebe...

Soho
Force Majeure

Force Majeure

4 out of 5 stars

‘Force Majeure’ was one of the handful of high profile December theatre openings delayed by the ravages of the omicron wave. But I’m very...

Seven Dials
David Suchet: Poirot and More, a Retrospective

David Suchet: Poirot and More, a Retrospective

3 out of 5 stars

David Suchet is an unusual sort of star, a tremendously gifted stage actor specialising in dark, difficult roles who is nonetheless predominantly famous...

Leicester Square
Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

5 out of 5 stars

I was blown away by the Almeida’s revival of ‘Spring Awakening’…

Islington

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London musicals

London musicals

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Old Vic

Old Vic

The combination of double-Oscar winner Kevin Spacey and top producer David Liddiment at this 200-year-old Waterloo theatre continues to be a commercial success...

Young Vic

Young Vic

The Young Vic finally returned to its refurbished home in The Cut in 2007 with acclaimed community show ‘Tobias & the Angel’. As you would...

Lyric Hammersmith

Lyric Hammersmith

A beacon of culture in Hammersmith, the Lyric's distinctive look is largely down to a fusion of the building's 1970s structure, the theatre's Victorian...

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