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Life of Pi

4.9111 reviews

All new stage adaptation Life of Pi has set sail!

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

4.7119 reviews

Experience this spellbinding universe like never before at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London.

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The Play That Goes Wrong

4.73,328 reviews

Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. Bonus: laughter galore.

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My Neighbour Totoro

Opens 08 October 2022

World premiere of the stage adaptation My Neighbour Totoro comes to London

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The Mousetrap

4.61,138 reviews

A West End staple for 70 years, The Mousetrap is the longest consistently running play in British theatre history.

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To Kill A Mockingbird

4.7117 reviews

this smash-hit Broadway production heads is at the West End's Gielgud Theatre!

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The Glass Menagerie

4.052 reviews

New production of The Glass Menagerie to star Amy Adams at the West End's Duke of York's Theatre

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Witness for the Prosecution

4.82,028 reviews

Agatha Christie's bone-chilling drama Witness for the Prosecution is presented in a perfect courtroom setting.

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Mad House

5.04 reviews

David Harbour and Bill Pullman star in this dark and funny new play

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Good

David Tennant to star in C.P. Taylor's Good!

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The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

Opens 18 July 2022

Narnia comes to the West End's Gillian Lynne Theatre

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Room On The Broom Live

4.450 reviews

Room on the Broom flies back into the West End!

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The Woman In Black

4.41,171 reviews

Can you survive the tale of The Woman in Black?

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The Seagull

4.25 reviews

Emilia Clarke stars in The Seagull

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Jitney

4.84 reviews

August Wilson's Olivier Award winning play come to the Old Vic

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I, Joan

Opens 25 August 2022

A stunning new play about an unlikely hero

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Julius Caesar

Shakespeare's epic tragedy comes to the Globe Theatre this summer

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea

4.568 reviews

The Tiger Who Came to Tea in the West End this Summer!

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Horrible Histories – Terrible Tudors

Opens 28 July 2022

History with the nasty bits left in at the Garrick Theatre!

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Much Ado About Nothing

4.33 reviews

Shakespeare’s timeless comedy at the Globe Theatre

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Rose

Opens 13 September 2022

Maureen Lipman at the Park Theatre

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King Lear

3.02 reviews

Shakespeare’s epic tragedy King Lear is heading to the Globe Theatre this Summer

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The Great Gatsby

4.733 reviews

The Great Gatsby roars into the 20's in style!

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Closer

Opens 21 July 2022

New staging of Olivier Award winning play Closer

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Bad Jews

Opens 14 July 2022

The dark comedy returns to London's Arts Theatre for a limited run

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Cruise

Cruise transfers to the Apollo Theatre for a limited run

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The Throne

5.01 reviews

A witty and irreverent new comedy at Charing Cross Theatre

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Oi Frog & Friends!

4.728 reviews

Oi Frog & Friends live on the London stage this spring!

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Walking With Ghosts

Opens 06 September 2022

Gabriel Byrne tells his own story in his own words.

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The Tempest

Opens 22 July 2022

Shakespeare's elemental comedy comes to life this summer!

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Henry VIII

4.65 reviews

Henry VIII

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The Still Room

4.01 reviews

World Premiere of the dark, sexy funny new play The Still Room

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9 Circles

the European premiere of this taut psychological thriller.

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How It Is (Part Two)

How It Is (Part Two) finally comes to the Coronet Theatre

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Derren Brown: Showman

Opens 05 July 2022

Derren Brown brings Showman to Manchester's Lyric Theatre at The Lowry

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Handbagged

Opens 09 September 2022

The Lady's not for turning. Or is she? Handbagged returns to London's West End!

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Cluedo

The ultimate WHODUNNIT!

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A Christmas Carol

4.9400 reviews

Don't be a Scrooge, celebrate the season with A Christmas Carol tickets!

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The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

starring Shobna Gulati, Ian Kelsey and Christina Bianco!

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Dr Richard Shepherd: Unnatural Causes

Opens 31 October 2022

Leading forensic scientist Dr Richard Shepherd comes to Duchess Theatre

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Opens 08 November 2022

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel comes to Manchester's Lowry

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Room On The Broom

Opens 07 December 2022

Room On The Broom Tickets

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Monster

Opens 27 July 2022

This thrilling new play comes to the Park Theatre for a limited premiere

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The Darkest Part of the Night

Opens 14 July 2022

Zodwa Nyoni’s new play comes to the Kiln Theatre

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The Smartest Giant in Town

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The Doctor

Opens 29 September 2022

The Doctor transfers from the Almeida to the Duke of York's Theatre

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Wendy and Peter Pan

Opens 03 December 2022

Wendy and Peter Pan come to Manchester for Christmas 2022!

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The Da Vinci Code

Opens 25 July 2022

The Da Vinci Code stage thriller comes to Manchester's Lowry Lyric Theatre in November 2021!

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A Single Man

Opens 19 October 2022

Christopher Isherwood's novel comes to the stage.

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Tom, Dick and Harry

Opens 26 July 2022

The inspiring true story of WW2's greatest escape comes to London!

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Peppa Pig: Best Day Ever!

4.323 reviews

Have the Best Day Ever with Peppa Pig this Christmas!

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West End Plays

Can't wait to get back to the theatre? Need a little drama in your life? Discover current and upcoming West End plays, browse our special offers, and book tickets for a night to remember.

Dramatic London

Plays are a piece of written literature popularly performed in a theatre setting. Although plays are available in written format, what better way to enjoy them than seeing the characters and story brought to life on stage? From magnificent West End plays to small productions in community and regional theatre, schools, and universities, many consider plays of high importance in art, literature, and entertainment. London is home to a multitude of theatres that put on the best possible productions - comedy, tragedy, and everything in between.

West End plays are a fantastic platform to showcase the talent of award-winning directors, producers, and creatives. You can also witness some of the world's leading actors perform live on stage. Whether you're looking for contemporary theatre or want to see a retelling of the Bard's classics, you can't go wrong with London theatre tickets during your stay in the capital.

Different Kinds of Plays

Suppose you've been lucky enough to see any West End plays. In that case, you already know how interesting and compelling they can be and how different people understand them in different ways. There are many types of play to enjoy in the heart of London. Which will you see?

Tragedy – A play with a tragic ending. Do not expect celebrations at the end; it won't be pretty!
Comedy – The complete opposite to tragedy, you'll laugh your socks off. Comedy is one of the most common types of play.
Melodrama – A melodrama is full of strong emotions. You will see the struggle of the hero or heroine and their quest to overcome adversity. Don't worry, though; it usually ends on a happy note!
Tragicomedy – When you can't choose between a tragedy and a comedy, why not experience both in one performance?
Domestic drama – Want to connect immediately? Witness stories of everyday life told brilliantly onstage in a domestic drama.
Symbolic – Although actors perform, this type of play puts all the focus on the idea it wants to share.