From West End shows to world-famous musicals, London offers some of the best theatre. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a last-minute trip to see a captivating opera, or booking in advance to secure front row seats at a box office play, there’s plenty of theatre opportunities in the Big Smoke this winter.
Here, we’ve listed some of our top choices for theatre buffs, Broadway beginners and families. Climb on board and get the show on the road with Caledonian Sleeper.
Transferring from the big screen to the stage, Matilda the Musical is capturing the imaginations of both children and adults.
Hosted at Cambridge Theatre until spring next year, the musical follows Matilda, a five year old girl with a special gift who learns that sometimes you have to be a little naughty to get through life.
The National Theatre’s much-loved production of Simon Stephen’s play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime has returned to London’s West End.
Running at the Piccadilly Theatre until April, the play is sure to delight audiences with its award-winning wit, innovative stage design and thought provoking story.
If you’re looking for something gripping then opt for The Woman in Black, currently showing at the Fortune Theatre.
One of the West End’s longest running plays, terrifying audiences in London since 1989, The Woman in Black is based on Susan Hill’s novel of the same name. It tells the story of Arthur Kipps – a solicitor who is sent to a remote town to attend the funeral of a client, during which he sees a mysterious woman dressed in black.
Until the end of March audiences can be transported back to the roaring 1920s by catching The Great Gatsby at Gatsby’s Drugstore.
An immersive adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald’s jazz-age novel which puts the audience at the heart of the action, this is an invite not to be missed, with lively music, unique theatrical performances and flowing cocktails all promised.