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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.

Plays A-Z

2:22 A Ghost Story

2:22 A Ghost Story at the Criterion Theatre

The West End theatre event of the year will return this summer by popular demand.

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A Christmas Carol - Old Vic

A Christmas Carol - Old Vic at the The Old Vic

Old Vic Artistic Director Matthew Warchus’ big-hearted, smash hit production of Charles Dickens’ immortal classic returns to The Old Vic, joyously adapted for the stage by Jack Thorne.

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A Single Man

A Single Man at the Park Theatre

California, 1962. College professor George is grieving the death of his long-term partner Jim.

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Best of Enemies

Best of Enemies at the Noel Coward Theatre

1968 – a year of protest that divided America. As two men fight to become the next President, all eyes are on the battle between two others: the cunningly conservative William F Buckley Jr., and the iconoclastic liberal Gore Vidal.

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Blues for an Alabama Sky

Blues for an Alabama Sky at the Lyttelton Theatre, National

To realise our dreams, we must wake up. New York, 1930.

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Cirque Du Soleil - Kurios

Cirque Du Soleil - Kurios at the Royal Albert Hall

In an alternate yet familiar past, in a place where wonders abound for those who trust their imagination, a Seeker discovers that in order to glimpse the marvels that lie just below the surface, we must first learn to close our eyes.

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Death Drop 2: Back in the Habit

Death Drop 2: Back in the Habit at the Garrick Theatre

Following three sold-out West End runs and a smash hit UK tour, Death Drop is back!

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Demon Dentist

Demon Dentist at the Bloomsbury Theatre

Don’t miss this electrifying tale from the West End producers of David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny and Billionaire Boy!

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Dr Richard Shepherd

Dr Richard Shepherd at the Duchess Theatre

Meet the forensic pathologist, Dr Richard Shepherd. A detective in his own right, who has solved the mystery of sudden and unexplained deaths as he takes to the road in 2022, following his hugely successful 2021 theatre tour.

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Eureka Day

Eureka Day at the The Old Vic

In Jonathan Spector's timely and hysterical comedy, polite debate descends into ideological warfare, as a democratic utopia tears itself apart.

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Faulty Towers the Dining Experience from 2022

Faulty Towers the Dining Experience from 2022 at the President Hotel

Inspired by one of Britain's greatest ever comedy series, this 2 hour interactive production is set in a restaurant where you the audience are the diners. If you love the original show, you'll find Faulty Towers The Dining Experience a unique, novel pleasure and unmissably great fun.

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Good

Good at the Harold Pinter Theatre

John Halder is a good man. But John Halder must adapt to survive. How is it possible to be a good person when things are falling apart?

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Guardians of the Galaxy (No Film)

Guardians of the Galaxy (No Film) at the Secret Cinema (Over 18s Only)

We bring your most loved stories to life through immersive experiences of unparalleled proportions. Expect an unforgettable evening as you get lost in the world of Marvel Studios' Guardians of the Galaxy.

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Guardians of the Galaxy + Film

Guardians of the Galaxy + Film at the Secret Cinema (Over 18s Only)

Taking the most-loved stories to life through immersive experience of epic proportions, Secret Cinema presents Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy this summer.

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Hakawatis - Globe

Hakawatis - Globe at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Share in the unifying power of storytelling as ancient tales are reclaimed, rewritten and reimagined for Hakawatis: Women of the Arabian Nights in our candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

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Handbagged

Handbagged at the Kiln Theatre

Following the sold-out 2013 season and subsequent West End and New York runs The Queen and the Iron Lady are reunited once again on the Kiln stage.

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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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Henry V - Globe

Henry V - Globe at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Civil unrest, trouble with Europe, a monarchy in peril… it’s not 2022 but the late fifteenth century, and young, newly crowned Henry is eager to assert power at home and abroad.

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Horrible Histories Live Onboard! Terrible Thames

Horrible Histories Live Onboard! Terrible Thames at the Tower Bridge Quay

Horrible Histories proudly presents a wicked new tour of the Terrible Thames!

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I, Joan

I, Joan at the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

A cry for courage erupts in the Globe Theatre this Summer with the premiere of Joan, a powerful new play uncovering the unlikely hero behind the legend.

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Iphigenia In Splott

Iphigenia In Splott at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

Effie’s life is a mess of drink, drugs and drama every night, and a hangover worse than death the next day – till one night gives her the chance to be something more.

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Jack and the Beanstalk - Lyric Hammersmith

Jack and the Beanstalk - Lyric Hammersmith at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

Join us in 2022 for the gigantic return of Jack and the Beanstalk.

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Jews. In Their Own Words.

Jews. In Their Own Words. at the Royal Court Theatre

Journalist Jonathan Freedland has created a searing and incisive play, using verbatim interviews to expose the roots and damning legacy of antisemitism in Britain - found in the places where you'd least expect it.

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John Gabriel Borkman

John Gabriel Borkman at the The Bridge Theatre

Simon Russell Beale plays Borkman in Ibsen’s towering masterpiece.

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La Voix - Eighth Wonder of the World

La Voix - Eighth Wonder of the World at the Lyric Theatre

P&O Cruises are proud to sponsor the Eighth Wonder of the World the diamanté diva herself, La Voix, who is hot footing her way for the first time to London with her brand new show as the Countess of Comedy!

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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, a sixteen year-old boy named Pi is stranded on a lifeboat with four other survivors - a hyena, a zebra, an orangutan, and a Royal Bengal tiger. Time is against them, nature is harsh, who will survive? Winner of 5 Olivier Awards, including 'Best New Play', Life of Pi is based on one of the most extraordinary and best-loved works of fiction – the smash hit adaptation of an epic journey of endurance and hope.

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Marvellous

Marvellous at the Soho Place

Be the first @sohoplace. The West End newest theatre opening 15 October with the joyful and inspiring - MARVELLOUS, the incredible story of Neil ‘Nello’ Baldwin. Which really happened/

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Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing at the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Much Ado About Nothing opens 22 April - 23 October. Director Lucy Bailey returns to the Globe after directing the seminal production of Titus Andronicus (2014) as well as Macbeth (2010), Timon of Athens (2008), As You Like It (1998), The Maid’s Tragedy (1997), and Comus for the Sam Wanamaker (2016). The battle of the sexes is reignited this summer with Shakespeare’s energetic tale of jealousy, self-discovery, and love.

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My Son’s A Queer (But What Can You Do?)

My Son’s A Queer (But What Can You Do?) at the Garrick Theatre

My Son’s a Queer (But What Can You Do?) is the joyous autobiographical story of social-media sensation Rob Madge as they set out to recreate that parade - and this time, nobody, no, nobody is gonna rain on it.

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Orlando

Orlando at the Garrick Theatre

Born in the reign of Elizabeth 1st, its hero-heroine journeys through five centuries and a myriad of encounters in search of the answer to just one question; how do any of us find the courage to truly be ourselves.

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Peaky Blinders: The Rise

Peaky Blinders: The Rise at the The Camden Garrison

PEAKY BLINDERS: THE RISE is "a truly unmissable experience" (Express) that transports you inside the world of TV’s most notorious drama at the Camden Garrison, the glamorously gritty new venue in the heart of Camden Market.

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Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever!

Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever! at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

Peppa Pig is excited to be going on a special day out with George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig - it’s going to be her best day ever!

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Peter Pan's Labyrinth

Peter Pan's Labyrinth at the Vaults

You are formally invited to the goblin wedding of the year in this alternative comedy from Sleeping Trees!

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Punchdrunk: The Burnt City

Punchdrunk: The Burnt City at the One Cartridge Place

Experience the epic new world from Punchdrunk, ‘the world-conquering theatre rebels’ (Evening Standard), as the greatest of Greek tragedies is transported to a sprawling dystopian labyrinth.

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Reasons You Should(n't) Love Me

Reasons You Should(n't) Love Me at the Kiln Theatre

Following a sold-out, critically acclaimed run in 2021, Amy Trigg‘s ‘enormously entertaining’ (The Guardian) Reasons You Should(n’t) Love Me returns to Kiln following a regional tour.

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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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The Caucasian Chalk Circle

The Caucasian Chalk Circle at the Rose Theatre Kingston

A thrilling and romantic adventure, The Caucasian Chalk Circle is a story of hope emerging in a time of chaos.

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The Doctor

The Doctor at the Duke of York's Theatre

The Guardian, The Telegraph, Financial Times, The Sunday Times, WhatsOnStage Olivier Award winner Juliet Stevenson “‘delivers one of the peak performances of the theatrical year” (The Guardian) in The Doctor: the West End transfer of Robert Icke’s sold-out, five-star Almeida Theatre production from 29th September 2022 at the Duke of York’s Theatre.

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The Fir Tree - Globe

The Fir Tree - Globe at the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Experience the magic of Christmas in the Globe Theatre with all the family, as our re-imagining of Hans Christian Andersen’s festive fairy tale returns for a second year.

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The Great Gatsby - Immersive London

The Great Gatsby - Immersive London at the Gatsby's Mansion, Immersive London

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 Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest at the Rose Theatre Kingston

Oscar Wilde's genius humour meets contemporary culture in a theatrical rollercoaster packed with shade, wit and plenty of gags.

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The Lehman Trilogy

The Lehman Trilogy at the Gillian Lynne Theatre

The National Theatre and Neal Street Productions’ The Lehman Trilogy makes a triumphant return to London following an acclaimed season in Los Angeles and a highly lauded run on Broadway, winning 5 Tony Awards® including Best Play.

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe at the Gillian Lynne Theatre

A major new production of CS Lewis’ classic tale comes to the West End this summer.

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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 P Word

The P Word at the Bush Theatre

‘I’m not in your Britain. I’m in another Britain.’

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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 Smartest Giant In Town

The Smartest Giant In Town at the St. Martin's Theatre

This heart-warming tale about friendship and helping those in need is brought to life in a musical, puppet-filled adventure, following on from Little Angel Theatre’s bestselling adaptations of Julia Donaldson’s picture books including The Singing Mermaid and The Everywhere Bear.

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The Unfriend

The Unfriend at the Criterion Theatre

Following its acclaimed sold-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, prepare to welcome The Unfriend to the West End for a strictly limited run at the Criterion Theatre.

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The Wife of Willesden

The Wife of Willesden at the Kiln Theatre

After a sold-out, critically acclaimed run in 2021, Alvita, The Wife of Willesden returns for one more round at the bar.

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The Wind in the Wilton's

The Wind in the Wilton's at the Wilton's Music Hall

Poop Poop! A brand-new adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s much loved The Wind in the Willows by award winning children’s author Piers Torday (The Last Wild series) comes to Wilton’s this Christmas.

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The Winter's Tale - Globe

The Winter's Tale - Globe at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Shakespeare’s romance The Winter’s Tale transforms the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and the Globe Theatre in a production that takes place across both stages.

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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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Titus Andronicus - Globe

Titus Andronicus - Globe at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

After a brutal 10-year battle, honoured Roman general Titus Andronicus embarks on an era of bloodshed when he refuses to show mercy to the eldest son of Tamora, Queen of the Goths

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To Kill A Mockingbird

To Kill A Mockingbird at the Gielgud Theatre

★★★★★ - Evening Standard ★★★★★ - Daily Telegraph Rafe Spall plays 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, now open at the Gielgud Theatre. 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. "All rise for the magnificent 'Mockingbird'. Unbearably moving. Sheer motion and moral force make this a powerfully uplifting theatrical event" - Evening Standard "This utterly riveting and revelatory staging blazingly captures the zeitgeist" - Daily Telegraph

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Witness for the Prosecution

Witness for the Prosecution 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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