London Plays - Play Tickets

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Shirley Valentine

Opens 17 February 2023

The iconic Sheridan Smith stars as the loveable Liverpudlian lass in Shirley Valentine!

From £24

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Noises Off

4.3(280)

Felicity Kendal stars in the West End transfer of Noises Off at the Phoenix Theatre!

From £20
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To Kill A Mockingbird

4.7(705)

Harper Lee's critically-acclaimed coming-of-age classic at the West End's Gielgud Theatre!

From £30

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The Mousetrap

4.6(1,583)

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap is a West End staple. Do you know whodunnit?

From £30

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The Play That Goes Wrong

4.7(3,901)

Anything that can go wrong will, it's all laughter Galore with The Play That Goes Wrong!

From £24

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The Lehman Trilogy

4.7(395)

The Lehman Trilogy returns to London in 2023

From £24

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Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons

4.1(26)

What will be said in Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons at the Harold Pinter Theatre?

From £25
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Best of Enemies

4.7(149)

The West End transfer of Best of Enemies stars Zachary Quinto and David Harewood

From £33

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Witness for the Prosecution

4.8(2,311)

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

From £15

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The Unfriend

4.6(27)

Steven Moffats' dark and murderous comedy The Unfriend comes to the Criterion Theatre!

From £24

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Orlando

4.6(36)

The retelling of Virginia Woolf's Orlando at Garrick Theatre

From £30

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Penn & Teller

Opens 13 June 2023

Iconic duo Penn & Teller play the Eventim Apollo in London for a magical 45th Anniversary.

From £50

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Medea

Opens 10 February 2023

Sophie Okonedo stars in Medea, based on the Greek tragedy, for a limited run @sohoplace

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Patriots

Opens 26 May 2023

The political drama Patriots comes to the Noel Coward Theatre, exploring Berezovsky's life

From £24

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Windfall

Opens 09 February 2023

The creators of The Play That Goes Wrong bring you Windfall, a new and outrageous comedy!

From £12.50
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The Woman In Black

4.4(1,244)

Step into the eerie marshes and moaning winds of Susan Hill's The Woman in Black!

From £27

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My Son's A Queer, But What Can You Do

4.9(41)

Rob Madge brings their award winning show back to London!

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ALEX EDELMAN: JUST FOR US

5.0(1)

Alex Edelman's Just For Us - a wise and witty monologue that explores all from his career!

From £37.50
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Rose

5.0(27)

Maureen Lipman comes to the West End's Ambassadors Theatre in Rose for an extremely limited run.

From £18
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August In England

Opens 28 April 2023

August in England, a play inspired by the Windrush scandal, playing at the Bush Theatre.

From £14

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DOM – The Play

Opens 21 February 2023

Witness the scandals of the controversial politician Dominic Cummings in DOM - The Play.

From £24

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Vardy V Rooney: The Wagatha Christie Trial

Opens 06 April 2023

It is the trial that gripped the nation - Vardy v Rooney: The Wagatha Christie trial!

From £30
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The Way Old Friends Do

Opens 15 March 2023

A queer celebration of two dancing queens that are here to do it The Way Old Friends Do!

From £18
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Age Is A Feeling

Opens 14 February 2023

Age Is A Feeling comes to Soho Theatre, exploring the beautiful uncertainties of life.

From £30

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Mind Mangler: Member of the Tragic Circle

5.0(1)

The Play That Goes Wrong creators are back with the disastrous magical Mind Mangler!

From £24
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The Burnt City

Travel to Downtown Troy in this immersive Greek Tragedy. The fate is yours to decide.

From £87

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Steel Magnolias - Dartford

Opens 04 July 2023

Witness the epic story of six steel magnolias in this heartfelt and hilarious musical!

From £25
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Dance of Death

Opens 16 March 2023

August Strindberg's savage comedy gets a 21st-century makeover in Dance of Death!

From £24

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And Then The Rodeo Burned Down

And Then The Rodeo Burned Down at King's Head Theatre is an electric hour of clowning!

From £12
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Austentatious

Austentatious, an entirely improvised Jane Austen period parody play. You choose the name.

From £21

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Gone Too Far!

Opens 24 March 2023

Are you proud of where you're from? Gone Too Far explores the complexity of identity.

From £24

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Sleepova

Opens 24 February 2023

Sleepova comes to the Bush Theatre London for a celebration of black women and friendship.

From £14

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Peaky Blinders: The Rise

4.8(20)

Peaky Blinders: The Rise comes to the Camden Garrison for a night of immersive action!

From £59

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Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Opens 18 March 2023

When a young anarchist dies in police custody, the Maniac rains hell on the police force!

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Marjorie Prime

Opens 03 March 2023

Marjorie Prime is a futuristic and chilling introspection into the human psyche.

From £48

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How Not To Drown

5.0(1)

How Not To Drown - the true and inspiring story of the survival of Dritan Kastrati.

From £12

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Linck & Mülhahn

Based on true court records, the love story Linck & Mülhahn comes to Hampstead Theatre!

From £18
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Something Rhymes with Purple

5.0(4)

Spend an evening with Gyles and Susie. Something Rhymes with Purple live on stage!

Price TBC

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Steel Magnolias - Cardiff

Opens 18 April 2023

Witness the epic story of six steel magnolias in this heartfelt and hilarious musical!

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On the Ropes

5.0(2)

On The Ropes at Park Theatre - Vernan Vanriel's fight for justice in the face of prejudice.

Price TBC

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Steel Magnolias - Swindon

Opens 20 June 2023

Witness the epic story of six steel magnolias in this heartfelt and hilarious musical!

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Charlie & Stan

5.0(2)

They are the greatest comedy duo that nearly was - Charlie & Stan come to the Wilton's!

From £24

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Quiz

4.3(48)

Based on a jaw-dropping scandal, James Graham's Quiz is the world's greatest quiz show!

From £28
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Steel Magnolias - High Wycombe

Opens 29 March 2023

Witness the epic story of six steel magnolias in this heartfelt and hilarious musical!

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Steel Magnolias - Westcliff-on-Sea

Opens 07 March 2023

Witness the epic story of six steel magnolias in this heartfelt and hilarious musical!

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Animal

Opens 19 April 2023

In Animal David is gay, disabled and profoundly horny, but he just wants to get laid!

From £18
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A Little Life

Opens 25 March 2023

Witness this brilliant story of navigating trauma based on Hanya Yanagihara's novel!

Price TBC

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High Performance Live ‘23

Opens 20 April 2023

Unlock your high happiness in the live staging of High Performance at The London Palladium

From £33

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Winner’s Curse

Opens 08 February 2023

Clive Anderson hilariously helps negotiate a truce in Winner's Curse at Park Theatre!

From £18
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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.