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Cheap West End theatre tickets and day-seats

Why pay full price? See the best of the West End for less with these day-seat offers and deals

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Unless the show is very hot or the run is short, you should be able to shop around and get discounted tickets to any West End show via third party sellers like our own Time Out theatre tickets service and TKTS

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Cheap seats aren't guaranteed to be great seats but the open secret of London theatre is that many big shows release excellent day tickets and day-seats on the day of performance, generally at a cheap rate, available in person from the box office only. See below for show-by-show info on day tickets and Time Out's best West End offers.

Ongoing West End theatre ticket offers

The Book of Mormon


A daily lottery will offer the winners a chance to buy 20 best stalls seats at £20 each. Entries will be accepted in person at the box office only two and half hours before each performance, and drawn two hours before the performance.

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Prince of Wales Theatre , Piccadilly Circus Until Saturday May 27 2017


There will be two tickets lotteries: a daily, in-person one for £20 a ticket, and a weekly online one for £37.50. More details nearer the time

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Victoria Palace Theatre , St James's Park Tuesday November 21 2017 - Saturday June 30 2018

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child


There is a daily ticket lottery to purchase a seat for that day’s performances – £30 in preview, £40 after. And every Friday at 1pm 20 tickets will go on sale on line for each of the following week’s performances at the same price.

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Palace Theatre , Soho Wednesday May 24 2017 - Sunday July 22 2018

Jersey Boys


Front row tickets are £22.50 for every performance (restricted view).

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