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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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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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David Suchet - Poirot and More, A Retrospective

David Suchet - Poirot and More, A Retrospective at the Harold Pinter Theatre

Sir David Suchet makes his eagerly awaited return to the West End in POIROT AND MORE, A RETROSPECTIVE this New Year.

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Doctor Who: Time Fracture

Doctor Who: Time Fracture at the UNIT HQ at Immersive London

Doctor Who: Time Fracture, a ground-breaking Immersive Theatrical Adventure, plunges you into the incredible Universe of Doctor Who.

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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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Hamlet - Globe 2021/22

Hamlet - Globe 2021/22 at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Go inside the mind of Shakespeare's grief stricken prince as Hamlet is performed in the intimate confines of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse for the first time, directed by Sean Holmes.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One & Two

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One & Two at the Palace Theatre

There’s magic in every moment at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the most awarded play in history and “one of the most defining pop culture events of the decade” (Forbes). And now, the 8th Harry Potter story is bringing the magic back to London’s West End from 14 October.

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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 Apollo 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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Measure for Measure - Globe 2021/22

Measure for Measure - Globe 2021/22 at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Shakespeare's powerful and darkly comic Measure for Measure comes to thrilling life in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

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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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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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Shen Yun

Shen Yun at the Eventim Apollo

SHEN YUN presents an epic production that takes you on a journey through 5,000 years of Chinese civilisation.

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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 Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors at the Barbican Theatre

Shakespeare’s ever popular fairy-tale farce of everyday miracles, mistaken identity and double vision, directed by comedy master Phillip Breen.

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre

The National Theatre’s smash hit production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to London this Autumn.

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The Fir Tree - Globe 2021/22

The Fir Tree - Globe 2021/22 at the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Based on the original fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen

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The Glass Menagerie

The Glass Menagerie at the Duke of York's Theatre

Six time Academy Award nominated actress Amy Adams makes her West End debut in a new production of Tennessee Williams's celebrated memory play, The Glass Menagerie

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The Great Gatsby - Immersive London

The Great Gatsby - Immersive London at the QA Venue 0 - US No-Seats

Jay Gatsby invites you to one of his infamous large parties. Reimagined and reset to meet COVID Secure guidelines, the champagne continues to flow and as the drama unfolds the man himself will be the perfect host. As invites go, this is the hottest in town.

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The Merchant of Venice - Globe 2021/22

The Merchant of Venice - Globe 2021/22 at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Director Abigail Graham shines candlelight on Shakespeare's complex exploration of prejudice, patriarchy and capitalism in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

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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 Mousetrap

The Mousetrap at the St. Martin's Theatre

AGATHA CHRISTIE’S THE MOUSETRAP is the world’s longest-running play. This thrilling West End production – which has become as much of a London icon as Big Ben or Buckingham Palace – is THE genre-defining murder mystery from the best-selling novelist of all time… case closed! As news spreads of a murder in London, a group of seven strangers find themselves snowed in at a stately countryside guesthouse. When a police sergeant arrives, the guests discover – to their horror – that a killer is in their midst! One by one, the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts. Which one is the murderer? Who will be their next victim? Can you solve the mystery before another “mouse” goes SNAP? For almost 70 years, AGATHA CHRISTIE’S THE MOUSETRAP has kept millions of people from every corner of the globe on the edge of their seats. HAVE YOUDUNNIT

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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 Shark is Broken

The Shark is Broken at the Ambassadors Theatre

The sell-out, smash hit of the Edinburgh festival fringe 2019 transfers to the West End for a strictly limited run from 9 October 2021 – 15 January 2022.

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The Windsors: Endgame

The Windsors: Endgame at the Prince of Wales Theatre

Join Harry Enfield, Kara Tointon, Tracy-Ann Oberman and many of the stars of The Windsors, Channel 4’s irreverent royal spoof, live on stage, at the Prince of Wales theatre in The Windsors: Endgame.

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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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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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Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie

Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie at the London County Hall

YOU HAVE BEEN SUMMONED FOR JURY SERVICE... Step inside the magnificent surroundings of London County Hall and experience the intensity and drama of Agatha Christie’s gripping story of justice, passion and betrayal in a unique courtroom setting.

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