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Top 12 New Shows: 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!

1. Carousel at London Coliseum

Hear tenor Alfie Boe and mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel. The semi-staged production tells the story of charming carousel barker Billy Bigelow who is allowed to return to earth for one day, 15 years after his death. Powerful sentiment and uplifting music make the show one of the best-loved musicals of the 20th century. 7 Apr-13 May Book now

2. The Miser at Garrick Theatre

See Olivier Award-winning comedian Griff Rhys Jones return to the London stage to play the leading role of Harpagon in The Miser. Joined by TV stars Matthew Horne and Lee Mack, the production by Sean Foley and Phil Porter is a much anticipated adaption of Molière’s comic masterpiece. Until 3 Jun Book now

3. 42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

See Grammy Award-winning Sheena Easton make her West End debut in this smash-hit musical bursting with Broadway glamour. Mark Bramble’s new production of 42nd Street tells the story of Peggy Sawyer, a small town girl who has the opportunity to live her American dream and become a huge star of the stage. Until 14 Oct Book Now

4. The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? at Theatre Royal Haymarket

Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo star in Edward Albee’s dark comedy about a dysfunctional family. The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? follows a successful architect, husband and father whose seemingly perfect life is threatened when he has to admit to a very unusual affair. 24 Mar-24 Jun Book Now

The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? at Theatre Royal Haymarket

5. An American in Paris at Dominion Theatre 

Be dazzled by the award-winning Broadway musical, which tells the romantic tale of an American GI in the French capital as it faces the aftermath of war, in this spectacular theatre production of An American in Paris. 4 Mar-30 Sep Book now

 

6. The Wipers Times at Arts Theatre

Discover the incredible story of a satirical newspaper created in the trenches of the Somme. Written by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman, The Wipers Times recounts the true tale of human spirit winning at a time when it could have easily been crushed. 21 Mar-13 May Book Now

George Kemp, James Dutton and Dan Tetsell in The Wipers Times. Photo: Philip Tull

7. Don Juan in Soho at Wyndhams Theatre

Follow David Tennant as he navigates his way around Soho’s social scene, playing a DJ based on Molière’s notorious lothario. With its contemporary setting and Techno-Mozart musical interludes, Don Juan in Soho brings all the humour of the 17th-century classic into the present-day for a limited 11-week run in London. 17 Mar-10 Jun Book now

8. Bat Out of Hell – The Musical at London Coliseum

Sing along to the music of one of the world’s favourite rock artists, Meatloaf in Jim Steinman’s Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical. Written in collaboration with the star himself, expect to hear hit anthems from the album accompanying a dramatic love story, set against the backdrop of a dystopian New York. 5 Jun-22 Jul Book now

9. The Philanthropist at Trafalgar Studios

An all-star cast brings Christopher Hampton’s hilarious play to the London stage. Simon Callow directs Matt Berry, Simon Bird and Lily Cole in The Philanthropist, which follows a group of academics who pass an evening locked away from the real world, while elsewhere politicians and writers are being murdered. 3 Apr-22 Jul Book Now

Charlotte Ritchie, Matt Berry, Tom Rosenthal, Simon Bird and Lily Cole in The Philanthropist. Photo: Shaun Webb

10. Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour at Duke of York’s Theatre

Following a sell-out run at the National Theatre, the award-winning musical Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour sees six Catholic schoolgirls lose all inhibitions during a crazy trip to Edinburgh and features the songs of Electric Light Orchestra. 9 May-2 Sep Book Now

Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour at Duke of York’s Theatre

11. Woyzeck at The Old Vic

Catch Star Wars’ John Boyega as he returns to the West End stage in Woyzeck. This magnificent production is adapted by award-winning Jack Thorne, co-writer of Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, and tells the tale of a soldier whose tragic life leads him to a desperate moment of violence. 13 May-24 Jun Book Now

John Boyega in Woyzeck at The Old Vic. Photo: AKSE P19 Pentagram

12. David Baddiel – My Family: Not The Sitcom at Playhouse Theatre

Laugh your way through an evening with David Baddiel, as this critically acclaimed production focuses on the comedian’s parents. My Family: Not The Sitcom uses fun and humour to explore all the family issues that could be uncomfortable if they weren't made hilarious by Baddiel. 28 Mar-3 Jun Book Now