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THREE SISTERS

Almeida Theatre, Almeida Street, London, UK
Essex Road

Chekhov’s classic Three Sisters gets a modern interpretation at the Almeida Theatre courtesy of playwright Cordelia Lynn and director Rebecca Frecknall. As well as Moscow in 1901, Olga, Masha and Irina also have to content with their disaffection and dreams in contemporary London.

6th April - 1st June 2019

ALL MY SONS

Old Vic Theatre, The Cut, London, UK
Waterloo Waterloo

Arthur Miller’s classic gets the A-list treatment with Sally Field, Bill Pullman and Jenna Coleman in the cast of this production at the Old Vic. Set in 1947, the play tells the story of Joe and Kate Keller, who’ve thrived despite losing their eldest son to war but whose lives are about to be disrupted by the return of a figure from the past.

13th April - 8th June 2019

SWEET CHARITY

41 Earlham Street, Seven Dials, London WC2H 9LX
Covent Garden

For her final production as Artistic Director of the Donmar Warehouse, Josie Rouke is taking on Sweet Charity with Wayne McGregor providing the choreography. The classic Cy Colman musical tells the story of NYC dance hall hostess Charity Hope Valentine (played by Anne-Marie Duff) who’s faith in love is restored once she meets tax accountant Oscar (played by Arthur Darvill).

6th April - 8th June 2019

ROSMERSHOLM

85-88 Saint Martin's Lane, London, UK
Leicester Square

Tom Burke and Hayley Atwell star in this Ian Rickson-directed production of Duncan Macmillan’s adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s Rosmersholm. With political and social change at the heart of the play, which sees head of an influential dynasty John Rosmer torn between his past and idealised future, it’s very relevant for today.

24th April - 20th July 2019

TOP GIRLS

National Theatre, Upper Ground, London, UK
Embankment Waterloo Waterloo

Caryl Churchill’s famous 1982 play hits the National Theatre with Lyndsey Turner directing. The play follows Marlene, who’s become the first woman to lead the Top Girls employment agency and it opens with her hosting a dinner party featuring some of the most powerful women in history. Written during the Thatcher years, Top Girls tackles themes like ambition and feminism, so it should hit the spot today.

26th March - 22nd June 2019

WAITRESS

The Adelphi Theatre London WC2R 0NS
Charing Cross Charing Cross

The Tony-Award nominated musical, which has been a smash on Broadway, is coming to the West End with an all-female lead creative team, a score by six-time Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles and Katharine McPhee in the lead role. The musical tells the story of Jenna, a pie maker in a small town who wants out of her marriage and a new life, which she just might get by entering a baking contest in the next county over.

8th February - 25th May 2019

ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES THE MUSICAL

Theatre Royal Haymarket, 18 Suffolk St, London SW1Y 4HT, UK
Piccadilly Circus Charing Cross Charing Cross

Yes the Trotter family is going from Peckham to the West End thanks to Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan (son of show creator John Sullivan) who are bringing the classic comedy back to life, complete with an original score. Directed by Caroline Jay Ranger and with musical contributions from Chas n Dave, the production will feature all your fave characters including the main trio of Grandad (played by Paul Whitehouse), Del Boy (Tom Bennett) and Rodney (Ryan Hutton) as well as Trigger, Cassandra, Boycie and Marlene, Raquel and Mike the Barman. It’s all kicking off in 1989…Del Boy is searching for his soulmate, Rodney and Cassandra are getting married, Boycie and Marlene are trying to have a baby and Trigger is preparing for an actual real life date.

9th February - August 2019

9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL

Savoy Ct, London WC2R 0ET, UK
Temple Covent Garden

The 1980 classic is hitting the West End stage courtesy of Dolly Parton herself, featuring that original Oscar, Grammy and Tony award-nominated score. Louise Redknapp, Amber Davies, Natalie McQueen and Brian Conley are starring in the tale of Doralee, Violet and Judy, three colleagues who decide to take on their sexist and egotistical boss.

28th January - August 2019

ALL ABOUT EVE

Noel Coward Theatre, Saint Martin's Lane, London, UK
Leicester Square

Gillian Anderson and Lily James are starring in this Ivo Van Hoe-directed adaptation of the Bette Davis film that explores jealousy, ambition, youth and fame. Anderson plays theatre star Margo Channing and James takes on the role of Eve, a fan who inserts herself into Margo’s life and eventually usurps her. Not only will two A-listers be gracing the stage, the production also features original music from PJ Harvey.

4th February - 11th May 2019

ADMISSIONS

Trafalgar Studios, 14 Whitehall, London SW1A 2DY, UK
Charing Cross Charing Cross

After receiving critical acclaim over in New York, Admissions transfers to the West End for a limited run before going on tour across the country. Directed by Daniel Aukin, the comedy stars Alex Kingston as Sherri, the Head of Admissions at a private school who is fighting for more diversity amongst the intake, has to wrestle with her values and her own personal desires when her son is overlooked from a university in favour of his friend who ticks more boxes.

28th February - 25th May 2019

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, London, UK
Embankment

After an initial run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, the Trevor Nunn-directed revival of the famous musical transfers to the Playhouse Theatre, with Oliver Award-winning Andy Hyman heading up the cast as Teyve. This classic tells the story of Tevye and his efforts to maintain his Jewish traditions as he faces the actions of his daughters as well as those of the Tsar of Russia.

21st March - 15th June 2019

COME FROM AWAY

Phoenix Theatre, Charing Cross Rd, London WC2H 0JP, UK
Tottenham Court Road Covent Garden

A musical set in the immediate aftermath of 9/11 doesn’t sound like it would be a feel good ride but that’s exactly what Come From Away is. It tells the true story of 7000 travellers who were grounded in a small town in Newfoundland, Canada in the wake of the tragedy and the community that welcomed these ‘come from aways’ into their lives.

Until 14th September 2019

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE

Shaftesbury Ave, Soho, London W1D 7EZ, UK
Piccadilly Circus Leicester Square

inspired by a documentary about 16-year-old Jamie Campbell who wanted to become a drag queen and following a sell-out run at the Sheffield Crucible, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is a big hit in the West End. With songs from Dan Gillespie Sells and a showstopping performance from John McCrea, it’s a feel good story of a boy who just wants to go to prom in a dress.

Until 25th January 2020

WICKED

Apollo Victoria Theatre, Wilton Road, London, UK
Victoria Victoria

The award-winning Wicked, London’s 14th longest running show, is based on Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel ‘Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West’, which is set in the land of Oz way before Dorothy and the gang got there in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The show tells the story of an unlikely friendship between two sorcery students at Shiz University, who eventually become Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West. The Apollo Victoria Theatre is handily just next to Victoria station, and if you fancy a trip to watch Wicked with guests visiting London then Super Break have combined a deal for stall tickets and one night’s stay at the Royal National Hotel, with prices starting at only £98 per person, running until the end of December.

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME

16 Denman St, Soho, London W1D 7DY
Piccadilly Circus

After an award-winning initial run at the National and on the West End, and a transfer to the US, Marianne Elliot’s production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is back in London, this time at the Piccadilly Theatre. Based on Mark Haddon’s bestseller, the play follows Christopher John Francis Boone on his investigation of the death of his neighbour’s dog Wellington.

Until 27th April 2019

WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION

County Hall, Belvedere Rd, South Bank, London SE1 7GP, UK
Waterloo Waterloo

The Olivier Award-nominated Witness for the Prosecution brings Agatha Christie’s famous tale to life in a whole new way thanks to its staging in the debating chamber of County Hall. The set design is so well executed that you do really feel like you’re sitting in criminal court, which adds a new level of tension to the testimonies of Leonard Vole, accused of murdering a wealthy widow, and the witness trying to send him down.

Until 29th March 2020

THE BOOK OF MORMON

Coventry St, London W1D 6AS, UK
Piccadilly Circus Leicester Square

If you like your musicals to be wildly politically incorrect and funny as hell, The Book of Mormon is the one for you. Created by Matt Stone and Trey Parker, the minds that brought you South Park, the show follows two Mormon missionaries on their journey to convert Ugandan natives to their religion. The lyrics may inappropriate, bordering on offensive, but the songs are bloody catchy and you won’t be able to stop laughing.

HAMILTON

Victoria St, Westminster, London SW1E 5EA, UK
Victoria Victoria

Hip-hop meets history in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s epic musical about the US Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an Caribbean immigrant who fights in the War of Independence and becomes the country’s first Treasury Secretary. Even if you think you don’t care about American history, you’ll find yourself rapping about the 1776 the Declaration of Independence and Aaron Burr for weeks afterwards. Do whatever it takes to get tickets, it’s worth it.

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG

3-5 Catherine Street, London WC2B 5LA, UK
Covent Garden

The award-winning The Play That Goes Wrong, which stated life at fringe venue in London with only four punters in the house, has had a remarkable run in the West End and shows no signs of slowing down. The show is (shockingly) about a drama society putting on a play that goes wrong, collapsing sets and all, and it’s an absolute riot.

Until 27th October 2019

MAMMA MIA!

Novello Theatre, Aldwych, London, UK
Temple Covent Garden

20 years on stage and two record-breaking films and we’ve still got Mamma Mia fever. The musical, which tells the tale of a mother, a daughter and three fathers set on Greek island to a soundtrack of ABBA’s greatest hits, has been seen by almost 9 million people in London since it premiered in 1999 and it’s still going strong at the Novello Theatre.

Until 7th March 2020

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