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Theatre Tickets for Plays

London plays may not be as popular as musicals but personally we much prefer a good play. There are all kinds of London plays ranging from the brand new stories to the terrifying The Woman in Black which has been running for over 30 years.

Whatever kind of play you prefer there is sure to be something on in London to suit your taste.

Select a play from the list below for full information and to check availability of tickets.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream - Globe 2021

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Globe 2021 at the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Get ready for a fiesta like no other as our ★★★★ (The Times, The Stage)raucous 2019 production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream returns with piñatas, streamers, glitter and a cacophony of brass.

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Al Murray: The Pub Landlord

Al Murray: The Pub Landlord at the Underbelly Earls Court

The Nation’s favourite pub philosopher turns pop-up publican, bringing his unique satirical genius to London’s Wonderground.

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ANNA X

ANNA X at the Harold Pinter Theatre

Immersed in an addictive world of front-row fashion shows, private views, and endless parties, Anna and Ariel find themselves struggling to keep up with New York’s dazzling social elite. How far will two outsiders go to construct the identities they want? And at what price?

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As You Like It - Globe 2021

As You Like It - Globe 2021 at the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Shakespeare’s As You Like It runs the glorious gamut of romance and poetry, satire and slapstick. A tale of sibling rivalry, exile, cross-dressing, and misplaced love, it takes travelling to the Forest of Arden for friendships to be formed, and families and lovers to be reunited. #AsYouLikeIt ‘We that are true lovers run into strange capers’ — Act II, scene 4

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Austentatious

Austentatious at the Underbelly Earls Court

See a regency tale like no other featuring wilful heroines, haughty gentlemen, wayward vicars and hilarious consequences – no two shows are ever the same and swooning is guaranteed!

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Billionaire Boy

Billionaire Boy at the Garrick Theatre

From the award-winning West End producers of Gangsta Granny comes this amazing new production of David Walliams’ best-selling story Billionaire Boy! Joe Spud is twelve years old and the richest boy in the country! He has his own sports car, two crocodiles as pets and £100,000 a week pocket money! But what Joe doesn’t have is a friend. So he decides to leave his posh school and start at the local comp. But things don’t go as planned for Joe and life becomes a rollercoaster as he tries to find what money can’t buy! Following a sell-out run of Gangsta Granny at the Garrick Theatre in 2017, Birmingham Stage Company are delighted to return to the Garrick this summer with Billionaire Boy.

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Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit at the Harold Pinter Theatre

Novelist Charles Condomine and his second wife Ruth are literally haunted by a past relationship when an eccentric medium – Madame Arcati - inadvertently conjures up the ghost of his first wife, Elvira, at a séance. When she appears, visible only to Charles, and determined to sabotage his current marriage, life – and the afterlife – get complicated.

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Circus 1903

Circus 1903 at the Royal Festival Hall

Expect acrobats, contortionists, trapeze artists, a death-defying high-wire act and sensational life-sized elephants, created by the puppeteers behind War Horse.

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Constellations

Constellations at the Vaudeville Theatre

Following sell out runs in the West End and Broadway and a critically acclaimed 5 star tour, Nick Payne’s ‘ingenious, touching and intellectually searching play’ (Daily Telegraph), Constellations returns to London for 3 weeks only starring Louise Brealey (Sherlock, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) and Joe Armstrong (Happy Valley, Hollow Crown, Robin Hood).

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Death Drop

Death Drop at the Garrick Theatre

The smash hit sold-out sensation sashays back into the West End. Legendary RuPaul’s Drag Race superstarsWillam and Latrice Royale are joined by star of Britain’s Got Talent Myra DuBois in the sold-out killer comedy Death Drop as it sashays back into the West End for a limited season.

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Dreamgun Film Reads Kids: The Lion King

Dreamgun Film Reads Kids: The Lion King at the Underbelly Earls Court

Dreamgun present their first film read that is intentionally for young audiences instead of accidentally for young audiences.

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Eshaan Akbar: In the Flesh

Eshaan Akbar: In the Flesh at the Underbelly Earls Court

As seen on Mock The Week, QI, Frankie Boyle’s New World Order, The Stand Up Sketch Show and heard on BBC Radio 4, BBC Asian Network, Eshaan Akbar heads to the Underbelly festival for with a buffet of his best bits and new bits for one night only. Not to be missed!

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury

A 2 hour interactive production set in a restaurant where the audience are the diners who enjoy a 3 course lunch or dinner. Faulty Towers The Dining Experience debuted in Brisbane on April 24 1997. Since then thousands of people have enjoyed the antics of Basil, Sybil and Manuel. This is the 5-star critically acclaimed production constantly in demand throughout the Australia, Europe, United Kingdom, Ireland, Scandinavia, United Arab Emirates ...

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Films To Be Buried With with Brett Goldstein – Live

Films To Be Buried With with Brett Goldstein – Live at the Underbelly Festival Cavendish Square

We are born. We die. In between we watch a lot of films. And some of these films shape the people we are. This is a (live) podcast about those films. (And a bit about death.)

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Fireman Sam Live - Saves the Circus

Fireman Sam Live - Saves the Circus at the Underbelly Earls Court

When all of his friends go away, Norman Price decides to find adventure in Pontypandy and become the star of a visiting circus.

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Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part 5

Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part 5 at the Apollo Theatre

We all want to meet people from history! The trouble is everyone is dead! So BARMY BRITAIN is back with a brand-new show full of crazy new characters and rude new rulers from Britain’s barmy past!

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Hotel Paradiso

Hotel Paradiso at the Underbelly Festival Cavendish Square

Check into the quirkily ineffective Hotel Paradiso and meet Madame, the charming staff and the bankers who are scheming to repossess the hotel. As the tenants introduce us to their beloved home, we witness their battle. Will they manage to stay open, or will they be forced to move on? And who is the mysterious writer of love letters to Madame?

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J'OUVERT

J'OUVERT at the Harold Pinter Theatre

“What people you know can party through all of the earth’s elements?” 2017. Carnival is here. The streets of Notting Hill are alive with history and amidst the soca, sequins, and endless feathers, Jade and Nadine are fighting for space in a world that should be theirs. A timely echo of Caribbean resistance across centuries, J’OUVERT is a joyful and fearless story of two best friends, battling to preserve tradition in a society where women’s bodies are frequently under threat. J’OUVERT marks the debut play of James Tait Black Award-winner Yasmin Joseph and directorial debut of actor Rebekah Murrell (Nine Night), coming together with Annice Boparai (Trojan Horse), Gabrielle Brooks (Twelfth Night), Sapphire Joy (Our Country’s Good) and DJ Zuyane Russell to tell this epic story at the Harold Pinter Theatre.

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Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny at the Palace Theatre

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they’re just jokes – they are not the terrible things. Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo. Now you’ve been warned, buy a ticket.

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Leopoldstadt

Leopoldstadt at the Wyndham's Theatre

Tom Stoppard’s Olivier Award-winning BEST NEW PLAY returns to the Wyndham’s Theatre for 12 weeks only. LEOPOLDSTADT – the Olivier Award-winning new ‘masterwork’ (Evening Standard) by Tom Stoppard opened to overwhelming critical acclaim in early 2020, playing seven weeks of sold-out performances, before being temporarily shut down. Since then, the grand Viennese apartment on Wyndham's stage has waited for a great reawakening, as audiences eagerly anticipate the return of LEOPOLDSTADT. Now, Stoppard's ‘unforgettable play from the heart’ (The Telegraph) re-opens in the West End, June 2021.

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Life of Pi

Life of Pi at the Wyndham's Theatre

After a cargo ship sinks in the middle of the vast Pacific Ocean, there are five survivors stranded on a lifeboat - a hyena, a zebra, an orangutan, a Royal Bengal tiger, and a sixteen year-old boy named Pi. Time is against them, nature is harsh, who will survive? Based on one of the most extraordinary and best-loved works of fiction – winner of the Man Booker Prize, selling over fifteen million copies worldwide – and featuring breath-taking puppetry and state-of-the-art visuals, Life of Pi is a universally acclaimed, smash hit adaptation of an epic journey of endurance and hope.

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Magic Goes Wrong

Magic Goes Wrong at the Vaudeville Theatre

Created with Magic legends Penn & Teller, Mischief Theatre conjure up an evening of grand illusion. In the next ‘Goes Wrong’ comedy to hit the West End, the original Mischief company play a hapless gang of magicians presenting a charity event.

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Magical Bones: Live and Direct

Magical Bones: Live and Direct at the Underbelly Earls Court

The Britain’s Got Talent finalist returns to Underbelly with fully revamped hour for 2021.

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Mighty Kids Beatbox Comedy Show

Mighty Kids Beatbox Comedy Show at the Underbelly Earls Court

Calling kids aged 5 to 100, join our MIGHTY gang! A sensational interactive show, where the worlds of comedy and beatboxing collide with electrifying results. Pick-up beatboxing tips to impress your friends, make mind-blowing music, and laugh through your pantaloons!

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Morgan & West Present: The Three Musketeers

Morgan & West Present: The Three Musketeers at the Underbelly Earls Court

Sharpen your swords, lace up your boots, and stick a great big feather in your hat!

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Romeo & Juliet - Globe 2021

Romeo & Juliet - Globe 2021 at the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

From historic feud to ill-fated union, Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet speaks of chance, destiny and fortune, and after some of the most fractious years in recent history, this universal tale finds new significance in 2021. Romeo and Juliet fall in love. Romeo and Juliet die. It’s not a spoiler. It’s written in the stars. Final. Finite. But what if it isn’t?

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Sam and Mark's On The Road Show

Sam and Mark's On The Road Show at the Underbelly Festival Cavendish Square

Children’s TV royalty Sam and Mark, as seen on CBBC’s Big Friday Wind Up, Copycats and Crackerjack are delighted to be joining the hotly anticipated line up at Underbelly Festival 2021. Join the BAFTA award winning duo for an unmissable hour of entertainment jam packed with sketches, jokes and games in a show full of fun and laughs for all the family!

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Sh!t-faced Shakespeare: Macbeth

Sh!t-faced Shakespeare: Macbeth at the Leicester Square Theatre

Sh!t-faced Shakespeare® is back for the 5th year at Leicester Square Theatre and it’s going to be a bloodbath, with their all-new production of Macbeth.

Upon hearing the weird sisters’ prediction, Macbeth and his wily wife take matters into their own hands and burn down everything in their wake. Well, almost. Fair is foul and foul is fair in this tale of prophecy gone slightly off the rails. Perhaps an inebriated actor will help the process along?

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Strictly Come Dancing (Liverpool)

Strictly Come Dancing (Liverpool) at the M&S Bank Arena

2022 will see the return of the magnificent Strictly Come Dancing Live Arena Tour. Kicking off in Birmingham on 20 January 2022, a host of the celebs and professional dancers from the BBC One TV series will waltz around the country performing 33 shows in some of the UK’s biggest arenas in Leeds, Newcastle, Manchester, Sheffield, Liverpool, Glasgow, Nottingham and London. As a result of Covid-19 restrictions – and to keep everyone safe – the 2021 arena tour will not go ahead, but tickets for the 2022 arena tour are on sale now.

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The Bugle with Andy Zaltzman

The Bugle with Andy Zaltzman at the Underbelly Earls Court

A live performance of the global smash-hit podcast The Bugle

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The Comeback

The Comeback at the Noel Coward Theatre

The Comeback, a brilliantly original and hilarious new comedy, is set to delight all generations at the Noel Coward Theatre this December. This debut play from The Pin’s award-winning Ben Ashenden and Alex Owen – ‘destined to become one of the great comedy duos’ (Radio Times) – tells the story of two double acts fighting to wrestle control of the most chaotic, farcical and high-stakes gig of their respective careers. Directed by Emily Burns, The Comeback will have audiences doubled over laughing and wiping a tear away at the end with its heart-warming exploration of bittersweet nostalgia and the enduring power of friendship. This show is a much needed dose of feel-good, dizzying escapism with real emotional heart, and a celebrity guest each night to boot.

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The Mirror and the Light

The Mirror and the Light at the Gielgud Theatre

Playful Productions and the RSC bring The Mirror and the Light, the highly anticipated final chapter of Hilary Mantel's WOLF HALL TRILOGY, to the West End this September.

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The Money

The Money at the London County Hall

The Money. Theatre where YOU the audience is in charge.

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The Mousetrap

The Mousetrap at the St. Martin's Theatre

Starring Danny Mac and Cassidy Janson. Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap – the longest running show in the world, which has been suspended since the pandemic resulted in the closure of UK theatres in March 2020 – is to re-open in the West End on Monday 17 May 2021.

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The Ocean At The End Of The Lane

The Ocean At The End Of The Lane at the Duke of York's Theatre

Following a sold out run at the National Theatre, the acclaimed production of The Ocean at the End of the Lane transfers to the West End October 2021. Returning to his childhood home, a man finds himself standing beside the pond of the old Sussex farmhouse where he used to play. He’s transported to his 12th birthday when his friend Lettie claimed it wasn’t a pond, but an ocean…Plunged into a magical world, their survival depends on their ability to reckon with ancient forces that threaten to destroy everything around them.

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The Play That Goes Wrong

The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre

2017 Broadway World Winner for Best New Play 2017 Broadway.com Winner Favourite New Play 2015 Olivier Award Winner for Best New Comedy 2015 BroadwayWorld UK Winner for Best New Play 2014 WhatsOnStage Award Winner for Best New Comedy The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong... does! The accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences!

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The Showstoppers' Kids Show

The Showstoppers' Kids Show at the Underbelly Festival Cavendish Square

’The Showstoppers’ Kids Show takes kids’ ideas and turn them into marvellous, musical adventures from scratch, right away and in front of your very noses.

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The Tempest - Globe 2021

The Tempest - Globe 2021 at the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Inspired by Elizabethan reports of the West Indies in the 16th Century and imbued with a spirit of magic and superstition, The Tempest is Shakespeare’s tumultuous play of betrayal, love and forgiveness. Set on a remote and mysterious desert island, a banished father must relinquish control and release his daughter in order for her, and for him, to grow, love and understand this brave new world. With enchantments and treachery at every turn, will anyone ever escape? #TheTempest ‘Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises,
Sounds, and sweet airs, that give delight and hurt not.’ — Act III, scene 2

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea

The Tiger Who Came to Tea at the Theatre Royal Haymarket

Based on Britain’s best-loved picture book by Judith Kerr, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns to the West End.

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The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black at the Fortune Theatre

Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story is brought to dramatic life in Stephen Mallatratt’s ingenious stage adaptation. Now celebrating 3 terrifying decades in the West End, Robin Herford’s gripping production is a brilliantly successful study in atmosphere, illusion and controlled horror.

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To Kill A Mockingbird

To Kill A Mockingbird at the Gielgud Theatre

★★★★★ "All rise for the miracle that is 'Mockingbird'. Unmissable and unforgettable. An American classic" - Rolling Stone, Peter Travers Rafe Spall will play Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, Aaron Sorkin's new play based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, directed by Bartlett Sher, which opens at the Gielgud Theatre in March 2022. Harper Lee's enduring story of racial injustice and childhood innocence has sold 45 million copies worldwide. On Broadway the production has not played to an empty seat and has become the most successful American play in Broadway history. "It will change how you see the world. This is what great theater is for. Aaron Sorkin's 'Mockingbird' is filled with deep compassion and overwhelming humanity. Do not miss it." - NY Post "A 'Mockingbird' for our moment. Beautiful, elegiac, satisfying, even exhilarating" - New York Times

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Tuckshop: Live

Tuckshop: Live at the Underbelly Festival Cavendish Square

Relaunching the Underbelly with a bang this Summer, join TuckShop, the creators of Death Drop and Gals Aloud, for a hilarious and raucous variety night of drag and campery like no other. Starring some of the UK's best Drag performers, this extravaganza of an evening will kick start you Summer in the fiercest and most fabulous way!

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Twelfth Night - Globe 2021

Twelfth Night - Globe 2021 at the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Shakespeare’s comedy of mistaken identity, music and the madness of love, Twelfth Night, finds new life this summer in the Globe Theatre. Illyria is a society in limbo, held captive by loss. Until a sea-drenched stranger arrives and unexpectedly unleashes the chaotic and transformative power of love. Wild, surprising, fierce and funny, this fiery new production is directed by Globe Associate Artistic Director Sean Holmes and is infused with the mesmeric nostalgia and soulful music of the world of Americana.

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Wonderville Magic & Illusion

Wonderville Magic & Illusion at the Palace Theatre

Five incredible acts. A vaudevillian journey of illusion. Wonderville brings its magic to the West End this Summer. Wonderville brings together some of the greatest illusionists live on stage in a breath-taking display of magic and illusion that will electrify, surprise and leave theatregoers in awe at what they are seeing.

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