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Top 10 London musicals and shows

Take a look at the best musicals and shows in London's West End right now.

Find your new favourite West End musical, from heartwarming adaptations and award-winning scores, to hilarious musical theatre and must-see London shows. 

Book theatre tickets in advance for the best choice of seats and to make sure you don't miss out on the hottest shows. If musicals aren't your thing, find more London theatre.

1. The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre

Enjoy songs such as Circle Of Life. Image courtesy of Disney The Lion King.
The award-winning adaptation of Disney's The Lion King features music by Elton John, plus outstanding costumes and wonderful special effects. The Lion King dazzles all ages with evocative rhythms of Africa set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains. Read More
Prices from £43.05 Book now

2. Wicked at the Apollo Victoria

Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre
Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz and how one came to be called "good" and the other "wicked". Experience this unforgettable, award-winning London musical and discover the hidden story of Oz.  Read More
Prices from £26.18 Book now

3. The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre

The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre. Image courtesy of Cameron Mackintosh Ltd.
Andrew Lloyd Webber's epic musical, The Phantom of the Opera, tells the tale of a shadowy character who attempts to make his protégé the leading lady of the Paris Opera. With a mesmerising score and breathtaking special effects, this long-running show is one of the must-see musicals in London.  Read More
Prices from £30.75 Book now

4. Thriller – Live at the Lyric Theatre

Thriller – Live at the Lyric Theatre
See Thriller – Live, a musical tribute to Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5. The show joined London's West End after three acclaimed UK tours and standing ovations across Europe. Celebrate the career of the world's undisputed King of Pop during non-stop hits at this top London theatre show.  Read More
Prices from £32.72 Book now

5. School of Rock at New London Theatre

The cast of School of Rock with Gary Trainor. Image: Tristram Kenton
Rock out with the whole family at this award-winning new musical. Based on the 2003 smash-hit movie, School of Rock follows the side-splitting story of Dewey Finn and his quest to transform a class of A-grade students into the ultimate rock group. But will they make it to the Battle of the Bands? Booking until Jan 2019 Read More
Prices from £18.00 Book now

6. Mamma Mia! at the Novello Theatre

Mamma Mia! at the Novello Theatre
Take a trip down the aisle you'll never forget with Mamma Mia!. More than 10 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the ABBA songs that make it one of the ultimate feel-good musicals in London.  Read More

7. The Book of Mormon at the Prince of Wales Theatre

This comedy musical follows the plight of a pair of teenage Mormon missionaries sent to convert a village in a dangerous part of Uganda. The brainchild of South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, The Book of Mormon has won nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical.  Read More

8. Matilda The Musical at the Cambridge Theatre

Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda The Musical. Photo by Manuel Harlan. Image courtesy of The Corner Shop.

Be wowed by the Royal Shakespeare Company's multi-award-winning production of Matilda The MusicalRoald Dahl's celebrated story bursts into life in this West End musical by Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin. Children and adults alike will be delighted by the little girl with an extraordinary imagination.

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Prices from £24.00 Book now

9. Everybody's Talking About Jamie at The Apollo Theatre

Layton WIlliams and the Ensemble at the Apollo Theatre. Image courtesy of Jo Allen PR and Johan Perrson
Life-affirming British musical Everbody's Talking About Jamie follows 16-year-old Jamie as he attempts to fulfil his dream of becoming a drag queen. Follow Jamie as he overcomes bullies and prejudice with the support of his mother and friends.

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Prices from £23.80 Book now

10. Waitress at the Adelphi Theatre

Waitress at the Adelphi Theatre, Lucie Jones as Jenna and company. Photo: Johan Persson. Image courtesy of The Corner Shop PR.
Don't miss Waitress, a tale of love, friendship and baking, fresh from Broadway! An unhappily married woman enters a baking contest, and finds it's the catalyst for a whole new life. Read More
Prices from £23.21 Book now