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London theatre breaks

Want to combine a show with an overnight stay? We’ve picked out some cracking London theatre breaks to make your life a whole lot easier

West End at night
Nicola Ferrara
By Time Out editors |

The West End isn’t just for Londoners: it's for anybody in the world who wants to come and see a theatre show. And that means you might need somehere to stay after the show. Which is where this list of London theatre breaks could be handier than a prompter for a forgetful thesp. Buy an all inclusive theatre and hotel pages, with some of the London theatre scene’s best shows available. Splash out on a top-priced ticket for a five-star stay, or go easier on your bank balance with a range of more affordable options.  

And if you can’t find a specific package then tailor your own trip: we’ve added links to some of our favourite West End hotels and loads of great theatre content (including discounted tickets and other deals), so you can create your very own London theatre break package, just the way you want it. 

Theatre breaks in London

West End theatres on Shaftesbury Avenue
Ben Rowe

Deluxe one night theatre break for two

Want to go one better? This London theatre break will not only get you a couple of top-priced Friday or Saturday night tickets to a show like ‘Wicked’, ‘Thriller Live’ or ‘Kinky Boots’, you’ll be put up in a five-star London hotel, with breakfast thrown in, too.

West End in London
Photo: Steve Collis/Flickr

Classic one-night theatre break for two

Much like the above but with the best seats available on the night,  either in the dress circle or the stalls. And with ’Annie’, ’Dreamgirls’, ‘Wicked’ and ‘Motown the Musical’ all currently on, plus breakfast at your hotel, you’ll be able to catch one of London’s most popular theatre shows.

Bertie Carvel, Miss Trunchbull, Matilda
© Manuel Harlan

A three-star stay with upper circle tickets for two

Fancy exploring a bit of London on a weekday before catching a show like ‘Stomp’, ‘An American in Paris’, ‘Matilda’ or ‘Thriller Live’? And then retiring to your comfortable three-star hotel for a little bit of shut-eye? Then this theatre break is probably worth a look.

Kinky Boots
© Matt Crockett
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