5 stars 'London's guiltiest pleasure' Mail on Sunday. Agatha Christie Witness for the Prosecution. An overhead shot of London County Hall with the court in order, the accused faces the bench. The gallery is full of audience members.
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Text: The longest running comedy in the West End. The Play That Goes Wrong. Duchess Theatre. Image:: Image of the cast in costume stood ina V formation.
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Image: Lee Mack, Frances Barber and Sarah Alexander. Text Now on sale. The Unfriend a new comedy by Steven Moffat. Directed by Mark Gatiss. A Chichester Festival Theatre production. Wyndham's Theatre.
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London Plays - Play Tickets

Witness for the Prosecution

From £19

John Cleese’s Fawlty Towers - The Play

Opens 04 May 2024
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An Enemy of the People

From £37
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A View From The Bridge

From £28
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The Play That Goes Wrong

From £25

The Mousetrap

From £31

The Unfriend

From £37

A Mirror

From £43

The Hills of California

From £19

Stranger Things : The First Shadow

From £25

The Motive and the Cue

From £25

Harry Clarke

Opens 09 March 2024
From £43

The Merchant of Venice 1936

From £22
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PLAYER KINGS - Henry IV Part I and II

Opens 01 April 2024
From £33
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Long Day’s Journey Into Night

From £27

Shakespeare's Macbeth

Opens 04 March 2024
From £73
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The Enfield Haunting

From £45
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Austentatious

From £25

The Duchess of Malfi

From £31

Much Ado About Nothing

From £13

POWER OF SAIL

Opens 20 March 2024
From £43

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

From £13

Mind Mangler: Member of the Tragic Circle

From £28
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Whodunnit [Unrehearsed] 3

Opens 27 March 2024
From £70

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

From £16

Machinal

Opens 17 April 2024
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Red Pitch

Opens 15 March 2024
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Richard III

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Othello

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Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon

Opens 17 March 2024
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L’amore Del Cuore (Heart’s Desire)

Opens 13 June 2024
From £25

Redcliffe

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Taiwan Festival: Chou Kuan-Jou - Tomato

Opens 23 April 2024
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Minority Report

Opens 20 April 2024
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Chiten Theatre - GOOD-BYE

Opens 05 March 2024
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Faith Healer

Opens 21 March 2024
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Antony and Cleopatra

Opens 04 August 2024
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KAREN

Opens 19 March 2024
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Peanut Butter & Blueberries

Opens 08 August 2024
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The Ballad of Hattie and James

Opens 11 April 2024
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The Comedy of Errors

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Princess Essex

Opens 13 September 2024
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The Dream of a Ridiculous Man

Opens 21 March 2024
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The Forsyte Saga Part 1: Irene

Opens 11 October 2024
From £19

The Forsyte Saga Part 2: Fleur

Opens 14 October 2024
From £19

The Glass Menagerie

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The Marilyn Conspiracy

Opens 19 June 2024
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Taiwan Festival: Riverbed Theatre - taking it down and putting it up

Opens 26 April 2024
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The Taming of the Shrew

From £13

Rough Magic

Opens 20 July 2024
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A Raisin in the Sun

Opens 09 October 2024
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Our Country’s Good

Opens 06 September 2024
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The Government Inspector

Opens 03 May 2024
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Wedding Band: A Love/Hate Story in Black and White

Opens 01 June 2024
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Double Feature

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The Frogs

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Hir

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English

Opens 05 June 2024
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My Neighbour Totoro

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Official London Plays Tickets | Discounted London Plays Tickets | London Plays A-Z

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 highly important 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.

What are the best plays in London?

Belly-tickling comedies, deep-thinking contemporary works, and dramas that’ll make you cry - London’s West End plays are some of the best in the world. The Mousetrap is a solid choice for drama and murder mystery lovers, whilst those who appreciate breathtaking effects will marvel at Harry Potter and The Cursed Child. London plays often occur in atmospheric, historical settings, making the experience all the more immersive. Be sure to check out our best-selling plays to see what captures your attention, and to see the best West End plays tickets. 

What plays are on in London?

Besides the long-standing favourites, many of London’s plays come and go due to the fast-paced nature of the West End. Some current favourites that are playing are Witness for The Prosecution and The Play That Goes Wrong, and the best thing is, that’s just a small taste of what’s on offer! You can always keep up to date with our list of all plays currently playing.

What are some new plays in London?

Some of the most recent plays in London that made their mark are the award-winning My Neighbour Totoro, the winner of 6 Olivier Awards, which is sure to be a returning favourite. James Graham’s Dear England has also received critical acclaim since appearing in London. As always, make sure to keep up to date with our new plays to see what is currently taking the West End by storm!