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London's West End Is Open

Take your pick from the 40-or-so theatres in London's "Theatreland", showing the top London musicals and plays. 

Our Top Picks

Amélie The Musical, at the Criterion Theatre, based on the much-loved, five-time Oscar®-nominated film, transfers to the West End. The story of an astonishing young woman who lives quietly in the world, but loudly in her mind. She secretly improvises small, but extraordinary acts of kindness that bring happiness to those around her. But when a chance at love comes her way, Amélie realises that to find her own contentment she’ll have to risk everything and say what’s in her heart. Although times are hard for dreamers, Amélie is someone to believe in…

Constellations, at the Vaudeville Theatre, Nick Payne‘s beautiful and heartbreaking romance is revived in the West End with a twist: four different casts take turns to journey through the multiverse exploring the infinite possibilities of a relationship; each refracting the play afresh.

To Kill A Mockingbird, set in Alabama in 1934, centres on one of the most venerated characters in American literature, the small-town lawyer Atticus Finch. The long-awaited Broadway transfer will finally open in the West End in March 2022, with performances at the Gielgud Theatre. 

The Tiger Who Came To Tea, at The Haymarket, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show, based on Britain’s best-loved picture book by Judith Kerr, returns to the West End and is ideal for families.

After Life, at The National Theatre, follows a group of strangers who grapple with this impossible question as they find themselves in a bureaucratic waiting room between life and death. Encouraged by enigmatic officials, they must sift through their past lives to choose their forever.

Romeo & Juliet, at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, directed by Kimberley Sykes,  portrays the timeless story of two young people torn apart by a divided society and forbidden love.