• 1984-imageLT
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    "a thrilling production bursting with ideas"
    source-whatsonstage
  • 42nd-Street
  • Aladdin
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    "a magic carpet ride to panto land"
    source-guardian
  • An-Inspector-Calls
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    "delivers visual ravishment"
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  • Cinderella LT
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    "Sheridan Smith triumphantly reinvents Brice"
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  • Harry-Potter-Cursed-Child
  • Jersey-Boys-770x440
    critic-star-4.0
    "a characterful charismatic musical"
    source-dailyexpress
  • kinky-boots.770x400
    critic-star-4.0
    "glorious feel-good musical"
    source-whatsonstage
  • Les-Miserables-770x400
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    "brings audiences to their feet"
    source-independent
  • mamma-mia-770x400 (2)
    critic-star-5.0
    "THE SUNNIEST OF ALL MUSICALS"
    Sunday Express
  • matilda.770x400
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    "irresistible and ingenious"
    Sunday Express
  • Peter-Pan-Goes-Wrong
    critic-star-5.0
    "you'll have an awfully big adventure"
    source-whatsonstage
  • potted-panto-770x400
  • School of Rock temp
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    "Real artistic and musical weight."
    source-whatsonstage
  • LTKB-Garrick_the-entertainer
    critic-star-3.0
    "full of dandyish confidence"
    source-eveningstandard
  • The-Girls-Musical
  • Go-Between LT
    critic-star-3.0
    "done with taste and style"
    source-guardian
  • Gruffalo LT
  • The-Last-Tango
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    "IT LIGHTS UP THE WEST END"
    source-eveningstandard
  • phantom-of-the-opera.770x400
    critic-star-5.0
    "A TRUE PHENOMENON OF BRITISH MUSICAL THEATRE"
    source-whatsonstage
  • The-Play-that-Goes-Wrong
    critic-star-5.0
    "I feared I was going to hyperventilate"
    source-dailymail
  • The Woman In Black
    critic-star-4.0
    "entertainment at its very best"
    source-dailytelegraph
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    critic-star-4.0
    "WHAT MORE COULD ANY JACKSON FAN WANT?"
    source-dailyexpress
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    "so magical it defies belief"
    source-dailymail

A UNIQUE INTERACTIVE MAP OF LONDON THEATRES

London is widely regarded as the theatre capital of the world. With over 40 major theatres located in and around the West End, it can be difficult to keep up with what's going on in theatre land. That's why we've put together this simple interactive map that features all of London's most popular theatres and the shows currently booking at each of them.

ALL THE SHOW INFORMATION YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE

There is a huge variety of musicals, plays and operas booking in London at any given time. Theatre-goers are spoilt for choice, with many critically acclaimed productions to see including The Lion King , Book Of Mormon and The Phantom of the Opera. Select a theatre to find out what shows are currently booking at that venue and for a link to the official website to book tickets.

DIRECTIONS TO EVERY THEATRE

Central London is a big place and with so many theatres dotted around, it can be difficult to find the right one. The above interactive map shows you the nearest underground stations to each theatre, which will help you to plan your trip and arrive on time. Make sure that you’re not late, otherwise you won’t be admitted until an appropriate break in the show!

DETAILED HISTORY OF LONDON THEATRE

London’s theatres have a rich history behind them, dating back to Queen Elizabeth I’s reign in 1558. Her cultivation of British drama has resulted in a thriving theatre industry that is recognised across the globe. Our theatre experts have created detailed timelines highlighting the most important moments that made London’s theatre scene what it is today.

LONDON THEATRE HISTORY

To read all about the key events that occurred in London theatre history, check out our London Theatre History and Timeline page. This fascinating resource shows how London theatres were affected by wider historical events such as the Blitz and the bubonic plague.

INDIVIDUAL VENUE HISTORY

If you’re only interested in a specific venue, there are similar timelines available for individual venues too. Read about the numerous closures and openings of the Adelphi Theatre, or browse the array of amazing shows that ran at the London Palladium since it opened in 1910.