London's Hot Theatre Tickets: Book a Show Now

Looking to catch a great show while in London? These are the hottest London theatre tickets right now. Book early to avoid disappointment!

The Railway Children

Make tracks to the King's Cross Theatre for some classic family entertainment, as The Railway Children returns to a purpose-built 1,000-seat stage, complete with a train track and a 60-tonne steam locomotive. 16 Dec-1 Mar

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Women on the Verge...

A witty insight into the ups and downs of romance, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown comes to the Playhouse Theatre this winter. Based on the film of the same name by Pedro Almodóvar and starring Tamsin Greig, this sparkling adaptation delves into the romantic complications of a group of women in Spain. 16 Dec-9 May

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Swan Lake

For a night of romance, drama and spellbinding dance, The English National Ballet's Swan Lake at the London Coliseum is an event like no other. Arguably the ultimate ballet experience, Swan Lake has been delighting audiences since the 19th century with its magical story, enchanting sets and Tchaikovsky's stunning musical score. 7-18 Jan  

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Taken at Midnight

For a night of tense, thought-provoking drama, Taken at Midnight at the Theatre Royal Haymarket is essential viewing. Set in Berlin in 1931, it tells the remarkable story of Hans Litten, a renowned and brilliant lawyer who fearlessly calls on Hitler as a lead witness. 15 Jan-14 Mar

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The Ruling Class

If devastating satire and anarchic comedy sound appealing, then don’t miss The Ruling Class at Trafalgar Studios. Directed by Jamie Lloyd and starring James McAvoy as a paranoid schizophrenic, the cult classic remains a razor sharp work that brilliantly mocks the British class system. 28 Jan-15 Apr

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The Nether

The power of cutting-edge technology is the compelling theme of The Nether, the unmissable play that has transferred to the Duke of York's Theatre. Part sci-fi thriller and part police drama, Jennifer Haley’s work combines a rare mix of edge-of-the-seat tension and thought-provoking ideas. 30 Jan-25 Apr

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Strictly Come Dancing Tour

Featuring a brand new line-up of top celebrities and their dance partners, this hugely popular UK arena tour returns for the eighth consecutive year, coming to both the SSE Arena, Wembley and The O2 in February. Celebrities don glitzy gowns to become dance contestants, competing for the votes of the audiences. Judges score the celebrities, but the audience has the final say. 5-8 Feb 

A View From The Bridge

Mark Strong (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Sherlock Holmes) and Nicola Walker (Spooks) lead the cast of this major revival of Arthur Miller's American classic, A View From The Bridge. This is the West End transfer of the show which garnered extraordinary critical acclaim at the Young Vic last year. 11 Feb-11 Apr

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The Indian Queen

This new version of Purcell's Indian Queen recounts the confrontation between Europeans and the Mayans of the New World from a female perspective, based on stories by Nicaraguan author Rosario Aguilar. The production is a spectacle of music, theatre, dance and visual art featuring stunning set designs from graffiti artist, Gronk. 26 Feb-14 Mar

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Beautiful: Carole King Musical

Book a night at the Aldwych Theatre to learn about the life and work of one of the most influential singers of recent times, as Beautiful – The Carole King Musical arrives on the London stage. This new show tells the story of the singing sensation from her early days as an ordinary schoolgirl to her rise to global superstardom. 10 Feb-13 Jun

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Let it Be

As enduring as the band that inspired the show, Let It Be is an essential experience for fans of the Fab Four. The show follows Liverpool's favourite sons from their humble beginnings at the Cavern Club through to the heady days of the Abbey Road Studio sessions, with the madness of Beatlemania taking up the intervening years. 28 Feb-27 Sep

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Lord Of The Dance

Irish dance star Michael Flatley directs the thrilling Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games as it returns to London's West End at the Dominion Theatre. Book now for a thrilling night of the electrifying synchronised choreography that has become the director's trademark  13 Mar-5 Sep

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The Audience

For 60 years, The Queen has met her Prime Ministers in a weekly audience. Unlike any other meeting in British public life, it is a private affair; both parties agree never to repeat what is said. The Audience breaks this silence, imagining the meetings between the Downing Street incumbents and their Queen. 21 Apr-25 Jul

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Bend It Like Beckham

Experience the uplifting big-screen hit Bend It Like Beckham, as it transfers to the stage at the Phoenix Theatre. Based on the worldwide film success of the same name, this bright and breezy musical follows the much-loved on-screen tale but adds a few twists of its own. 15 May-11 Jul

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To Kill A Mockingbird

Book a date at the Barbican for some powerful drama as To Kill a Mockingbird returns to the London stage. Based on the classic novel by Harper Lee, this captivating adaptation stars Robert Sean Leonard, and has been subject to some very enthusiastic reviews from its summer performance at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre. 24 Jun-25 Jul

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