Aliens Love Underpants

Aliens Love Underpants

Based on the book by Claire Freedman & Ben Cort Adapted & directed by Adam Bampton-Smith   Aliens love underpants Of every shape and size But there are no underpants in space So here's a big surprise!   This zany and hilarious tale based on the best-selling children’s book is wonderfully brought to life on stage for the very first time... 

Edinburgh Comedy Awards Show

Edinburgh Comedy Awards Show

An evening of comedy featuring some of the top comedians from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe including some of the winners and nominees of the lastminute.com Edinburgh Comedy Awards  

Les Vepres Siciliennes

Les Vepres Siciliennes

Hélène longs for vengeance on Montfort, who murdered her brother. She enlists the help of her lover, Henri, and the rebel Procida – although Henri will discover that Montfort is his father... 

Rip It Up

Rip It Up

Dancing through the 50’s TWO STRICTLY CHAMPIONS TOGETHER WITH ONE STRICTLY PROFESSIONAL Live on stage with BBC Radio Two’s Leo Green with musicians, dancers and singers Jay McGuiness, Natalie Lowe and Louis Smith will swing, bop, jitterbug, lindy hop, jive and ballroom through the greatest songs from the greatest decade of music! The music in the show spans various styles from romantic ballads and crooner songs through to classic pop hits and the shattering world of rock ’n’ roll... 

Evita

Evita

The story of an ordinary woman’s meteoric rise to power at a time of extraordinary political unrest, Evita is set to captivate West End audiences again as it makes a much anticipated return to London, playing 12 weeks at the Phoenix Theatre from 28 July – 14 October 2017, with a press Gala performance on Wednesday 2nd August at 7pm... 

Footloose

Footloose

Footloose is back and better than ever before. Everybody cut loose as the explosive 1980s rock ‘n' roll sensation bursts on to the stage in a remastered show for 2017 starring Gareth Gates as Willard and Maureen Nolan as Vi Moore... 

Waiting for Godot

Waiting for Godot

Two tramps, Didi and Gogo wait on a country road by a tree for a man named Godot. They don’t know what he looks like or when they were supposed to meet. They don’t know what they asked him for or what he will do when he gets there... 

Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar

Lyrics by TIM RICE Music by ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER Following its overwhelming sell-out success in 2016, Jesus Christ Superstar is back! Returning for just 41 performances, one final chance to see the production in its original home... 

Queen Anne RSC

Queen Anne RSC

Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out season at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Queen Anne transfers to the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 30 June... 

Alexander Whitley -8 minutes

Alexander Whitley -8 minutes

Following on from his innovative digital work Pattern Recognition, Sadler's Wells New Wave Associate Alexander Whitley takes on the breath-taking scale of space for his company's main stage debut... 

Outings

Outings

The world’s first show based on coming-out stories premiered to huge acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe, and has since delighted audiences on tour around the UK. Now it comes to the West End for the first time, in an exclusive one-night gala presentation in aid of the LGBT+ helpline charity Switchboard... 

Al Murray the Pub Landord: Let's Go Backwards Together

Al Murray the Pub Landord: Let's Go Backwards Together

Publican. Politician. Other thing beginning with P. Philosopher, yeah, that. The nation’s critically acclaimed bar-based-braveheart, Al Murray - The Pub Landlord embarks on a common sense campaign to re-Great Britain... 

Funny Broken Bones

Funny Broken Bones

A Gala stand-up comedy show for the comedian Jim Tavare featuring twelve top comedians Harry Hill, Stewart Lee, Milton Jones, Paul Zerdin, Alan Davies, Paul Chowdhry, Dave Johns, Arthur Smith, Zoe Lyons, Hal Cruttenden (Acts subject to change)... 

Stephen K Amos: World Famous

Stephen K Amos: World Famous

Globe-trotting laughter master Stephen K Amos returns with his new tour show. In the last twelve months, Stephen has performed his unique brand of feel-good comedy all over England, Scotland, Wales, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Holland, Germany, Belgium, Greece, Spain, Australia, Tazmania, New Zealand and the Seychelles... 

Cover My Tracks

Cover My Tracks

A night of live music and theatre. In an interconnected, digital world, what does it take to disappear? Former Noah and the Whale frontman and songwriter Charlie Fink, multi-award-winning playwright David Greig and director Max Webster bring us the tale of an idealistic young songwriter who sets out to write a 21st Century pop masterpiece and vanishes without a trace... 

Simple Minds Acoustic Live

Simple Minds Acoustic Live

Simple Minds will perform their acclaimed ACOUSTIC show across the UK & Europe in 2017. They will be joined by very special guest The Anchoress [Catherine AD] on the UK dates.  

The Dream Mixed

The Dream Mixed

A programme of three great works by Frederick Ashton closes The Royal Ballet’s Season. Shakespeare’s story and Mendelssohn’s delightful music provide the basis for his much-loved interpretation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream... 

La Strada

La Strada

A visually stunning new stage adaptation of Fellini’s classic 1957 film La Strada, directed by Olivier Award nominee Sally Cookson (Jane Eyre National Theatre, Hetty Feather West End), boasting a beautiful score by Benji Bower, with songs performed live on stage by a multi-talented cast... 

Sand in the Sandwiches

Sand in the Sandwiches

Following a sell-out tour, Edward Fox returns to the stage with his acclaimed portrayal of John Betjeman, poet laureate and icon of British poetry. Sand in the Sandwiches celebrates a man famous not only for light verse and laughter, but for his passions, his sense of purpose and his unforgettable poetry... 

L'elisir d'amore

L'elisir d'amore

Village boy Nemorino is besotted with the wealthy Adina. She rejects his declarations of love – but fortunately the quack Doctor Dulcamara is on hand with a ‘love potion’ to help him win her heart... 

Count Arthur Strong: The Sound of Mucus

Count Arthur Strong: The Sound of Mucus

Count Arthur Strong brings you… ‘The Sound of Mucus’ Using stories and other things that are secret, Count Arthur Strong, showbiz legend, pays tribute to one of the best musicals he can remember... 

An Evening with Anthony Joshua

An Evening with Anthony Joshua

A1 Sporting Speakers return to the Palladium in May with the much loved heavyweight champion of the World. ANTHONY ‘AJ’ JOSHUA live on stage to talk about his life and career so far... 

Festival of the Spoken Nerd - Udderbelly

Festival of the Spoken Nerd - Udderbelly

The science comedy phenomenon returns , and this time they're off the chart. Join acclaimed stand-up mathematician Matt Parker, experiments maestro Steve 'Danger' Mould and geek songstress Helen Arney for gragh-a-minute fun on an unprecidented scale... 

Jekyll & Hyde

Jekyll & Hyde

Jekyll and Hyde meets Blackadder via Monty Python, with just a hint of Spike Milligan. Set against the backdrop of Victorian London complete with Cholera and everything, Let Them Call It Mischief return to the Pleasance with their uniquely quirky and hilarious all new adaptation of Robert Louise Stevenson’s Gothic classic, Jekyll and Hyde... 

Jakop Ahlbom Company - Horror

Jakop Ahlbom Company - Horror

Conceived and directed by Jakop Ahlbom A deserted mansion... a young woman returns to the place of her bleak childhood. No longer able to suppress memories of her cruel parents and strange sister, she is forced to confront the past and some terrible truths! Jakop Ahlbom’s imaginative homage to the horror movie genre is ingenuously gruesome, genuinely scary and frequently very funny... 

Judy!

Judy!

Ray Rackham’s extraordinary biographical musical about the life of iconic movie star and chanteuse Judy Garland comes to the Arts Theatre for a limited season. This highly anticipated production sees Judy back in town following a critically acclaimed Southwark Playhouse 2015 debut (original title, Through The Mill)... 

Woyzeck

Woyzeck

‘People like us are unhappy in this world and in the next: if we made it to heaven, we’d have to help make it thunder.’ The multi-award winning Jack Thorne breathes new life into Woyzeck, one of the most influential plays ever written, creating for our time what Büchner intended for his: an unforgettable howl of rage... 

Don Carlo

Don Carlo

Elizabeth of Valois is promised in marriage to Don Carlos of Spain, as part of a peace treaty between the two kingdoms. They meet and fall in love – but no sooner have they declared their love than news comes that the terms of the treaty have changed: Elizabeth is to marry Carlos’s father Philip instead... 

Deposit

Deposit

Rachel and Ben want to buy a flat in London. And so do their friends, Melanie and Sam. But what with rent, tax, student loans and bills, it’s impossible to save for a deposit... 

Out There on Fried Meat Ridge

Out There on Fried Meat Ridge

Things could not get any worse for Mitchell, who just lost his girlfriend, his apartment, and his job. With nowhere to go, he answers an ad for a roommate and finds himself in a West Virginia countryside motel with JD, an affable hillbilly of mysterious origins... 

Driftwood

Driftwood

This is a circus show that does not let you forget that to feel is to be human and in a moment of danger, a grasping hold is survival. The unique acrobatic shapes signature to Casus abounds in this journey of explosive encounters, hidden looks, and humorous discoveries... 

Occupational Hazards

Occupational Hazards

September 2003. Rory Stewart, a thirty year old former British diplomat, is posted to serve as governor in a province of the newly liberated Iraq. His job is to help build a new civil society at peace with itself and its neighbours - an ambitious mission, admittedly, but outperforming Saddam should surely not prove too difficult… Yet, freedom from repressive tyranny has allowed centuries of tribal conflict, sectarian tension and ethnic division to burst into the open once more... 

Paul Auster's City of Glass

Paul Auster's City of Glass

Based on the first novel of The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster and the graphic novel by Paul Karasik and David Mazzucchelli. Tony Award-winning 59 Productions (An American in Paris, War Horse, David Bowie Is) and Olivier Award-nominated playwright Duncan Macmillan bring this seminal American novel to life in a dazzlingly original stage adaptation... 

All Our Children

All Our Children

"I used to be scared of them.  They seemed so different.  They don’t scare me anymore.  They’re just children, aren’t they?  Just children... 

The Life

The Life

You’re not in Kansas anymore… A thrilling exposé of the darker side of 1980’s New York, The Life is a defiant and heartfelt musical lament for the old Times Square... 

Carousel

Carousel

Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins will star for the first time together in the West End as Billy Bigelow and Julie Jordan in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel, the third production in the partnership between English National Opera (ENO) and the GradeLinnit Company... 

Whisper House

Whisper House

An eerie lighthouse stands on the sleepy East Coast of America. When Christopher’s father’s plane is shot down in the war, he is sent to live there with his enigmatic Aunt Lily... 

David Baddiel - My Family: Not the Sitcom

David Baddiel - My Family: Not the Sitcom

Back by popular demand following a critically-acclaimed West End run and sold out residency at the Menier Chocolate Factory, My Family: Not the Sitcom is a massively disrespectful celebration of the lives of David Baddiel’s late mother, Sarah, and dementia-ridden father, Colin... 

The Goat, Or Who is Sylvia?

The Goat, Or Who is Sylvia?

Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo return to the West End to star in the darkly comic masterpiece, Edward Albee’s The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? Martin is at the pinnacle of life: he has a loving wife and son, a hugely successful career as an architect, and the commission of a lifetime, but when he embarks upon an improbable and impossible love affair from which there is no return, familial relationships begin to collapse... 

Don Juan in Soho

Don Juan in Soho

ADRIAN SCARBOROUGH AND GAWN GRAINGER JOIN DAVID TENNANT IN D O N   J U A N   I N   S O H O WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY PATRICK MARBER STRICTLY LIMITED ELEVEN WEEK RUN David Tennant, who plays the title role in Patrick Marber’s Don Juan in Soho, will be joined by Adrian Scarborough as Stan and Gawn Grainger as Louis... 

The Wipers Times

The Wipers Times

By Ian Hislop and Nick Newman Ian Hislop and Nick Newman’s The Wipers Times tells the true and extraordinary story of the satirical newspaper created in the mud and mayhem of the Somme... 

Don Juan in Soho starring David Tennant

Don Juan in Soho starring David Tennant

“Please don’t be charmed, he’s not a lovable rogue...” David Tennant stars in the West End premiere of DON JUAN IN SOHO, the savagely funny and filthy play written and directed by Patrick Marber... 

The Miser

The Miser

 

Stepping Out

Stepping Out

Amanda Holden heads a phenomenal cast in this wonderfully funny and heart-warming comedy which charts the lives of seven women and one man attempting to tap their troubles away at a weekly dancing class... 

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Imelda Staunton (Martha) and Conleth Hill (George) star in a new production of multi Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee’s landmark play: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? directed by James Macdonald... 

Million Dollar Quartet

Million Dollar Quartet

Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. This Christmas, see a musical inspired by the recording session that brought together these rock 'n' roll grandees for the first and only time... 

Aladdin - Lyric Hammersmith

Aladdin - Lyric Hammersmith

What would you do with three wishes? The Lyric's traditional panto returns in 2016 when Aladdin flies into Hammersmith on his magic carpet for some festive fun in true Lyric style... 

A Christmas Carol with Simon Callow

A Christmas Carol with Simon Callow

Following sell-out seasons in 2011/12 and critical and audience acclaim, Simon Callow returns in this much-lauded production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, playing at the Arts Theatre for a strictly limited season from 8 December... 

Wild Honey

Wild Honey

BY MICHAEL FRAYN, ADAPTED FROM THE PLAY WITHOUT A NAME BY ANTON CHEKHOV DIRECTED BY HOWARD DAVIES Village schoolmaster Mikhail Vasilyevich has it all: wit, intelligence, a comfortable and respectable life in provincial Russia, and the attentions of four beautiful women - one of whom is his devoted wife… As summer arrives and the seasonal festivities commence, the rapidly intensifying heat makes everyone giddy with sunlight, vodka – and passion... 

Cinderella

Cinderella

For the first time in nearly three decades, experience the magic of pantomime this Christmas at the London Palladium with a star-studded production of Cinderella! Staged by Qdos Entertainment, the world’s biggest pantomime producer, Cinderella and its magical rags-to-riches tale will play from 9 December to 15 January... 

Rent

Rent

Rent was an instant success when it opened on Broadway, winning the Pulitzer Prize for drama, 4 Tony Awards, 6 Drama Desk Awards and 3 Obie Awards in its first year on Broadway. Its writer Jonathan Larson died of an aneurysm after the final dress rehearsal, just days before the show opened, so did not see the success his work became... 

Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes

Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes

Based on the film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale Music by Bernard Herrmann   A beloved fairy tale and Academy Award-winning movie, The Red Shoes has seduced audiences and inspired generations of dancers with its tale of obsession, possession and one girl's dream to be the greatest dancer in the world... 

Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, breathtaking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing, Dirty Dancing live on stage! Seen by millions across the globe this worldwide smash-hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives... 

The Children

The Children

If the purpose of life is to continue its perpetuity, the implication is that those of us who spawn children are naturally superior to those who don't. But does that remove the focus from what we can all do to impact and improve the world which they are going to inherit? Why bring children into a world of problems – to solve and resolve the issues we created? Don't we owe it to future generations to fix our mistakes first?There are no children on stage in The Children, Lucy Kirkwood's slow and subtly written look at three 60-somethings as they attempt to live, matter and have purpose, rather than simply exist... 

Fool For Love

Fool For Love

Following the critically acclaimed smash hit productions of The Dazzle, Bug and Unfaithful, Emily Dobbs Productions is excited to present Fool for Love, the thrilling final show at Found111, ‘London’s most fashionable pop-up theatre’ – Fiona Mountford, Evening Standard... 

Nice Fish

Nice Fish

Direct from a sold out season in New York, Academy and Bafta Award-winner Mark Rylance returns to the West End to perform in Nice Fish, a hit new comic play written by Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins and directed by Claire van Kampen... 

The Pearl Fishers

The Pearl Fishers

The life-long friendship of Nadir and Zurga has survived their precarious existence on the treacherous sea-shore. But with the arrival of Leïla, a grave threat to the bond between them is about to be unveiled... 

The Last Tango

The Last Tango

Fresh from their sell-out hit shows Midnight Tango and Dance ’Til Dawn, Strictly Come Dancing  superstars Vincent Simone & Flavia Cacace have created their most moving production yet as they prepare to dance in their final ever London show following a hit UK and Ireland tour... 

The Last 5 Years

The Last 5 Years

Tony Award-winning Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown will helm a new London production of his acclaimed musical The Last Five Years, starring Samantha Barks and Jonathan Bailey. The Last Five Years is an emotionally powerful and intimate musical telling the story of Jamie and Cathy, two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years... 

It Is Easy To Be Dead

It Is Easy To Be Dead

When twenty year old Charles Sorley is killed in action during the First World War, his devastated parents are left with only his letters and poems to remember him by. Using his extraordinary writings, together with music and songs of the period, It Is Easy To Be Dead is a tender portrait of a brief life filled with promise, cut short by the futility of war... 

Ragtime

Ragtime

It is the turn of the 20th Century in New York. An era is exploding. A century is spinning. And the people are moving in rhythm and rhyme to the music of Ragtime. Based on the novel by E... 

The Dresser

The Dresser

Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith come together as lead actor “Sir” and Norman “The Dresser” in this eagerly awaited revival of “a wonderfully affectionate and intelligent play about the theatre” The Guardian... 

Murder Ballad

Murder Ballad

Don't miss Murder Ballad, the thrilling new musical of love, obsession and murderous desire as it heads to the Arts Theatre this October with West End and Broadway star, Kerry Ellis... 

The Libertine

The Libertine

Dominic Cooper returns to the stage to play the notorious Earl of Rochester in this major revival of The Libertine, directed by Terry Johnson. Stephen Jeffreys’ play, later made into a film, tells the true story of John Wilmot, the second Earl of Rochester – a charismatic poet, playwright and rake with a legendary appetite for excess... 

The Railway Children

The Railway Children

Set in a brand new, purpose built 1,000 seat venue, this breathtaking show features a stage built around a real train track, and a beautiful 60 tonne vintage locomotive that steams into the theatre to delight all ages... 

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Christopher, fifteen years old, stands beside Mrs Shears' dead dog. It has been speared with a garden fork, it is seven minutes after midnight and Christopher is under suspicion... 

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

STARRING THE ORIGINAL ACCIDENT-PRONE CAST OF THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG The original cast of the West End's hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong return to the stage this Christmas in J... 

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Roald Dahl's deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectioner Willy Wonka comes to life in "a lavish feast of a musical" (The Guardian) directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes... 

Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys, the internationally acclaimed hit musical, tells the remarkable rise to stardom of one of the most successful bands in pop music history. Winner of 54 major awards worldwide including the 2009 Olivier award for Best New Musical!Jersey Boys is the electrifying true life story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons; the Mob, the heartaches, the triumph and the music...