The Time Traveller’s Wife

Apollo Theatre

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Mon - Sat 7.30pm, Wed & Sat 2.30pm






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Apollo Theatre

31 Shaftesbury Avenue
0845 4349290


This autumn, The Time Traveller’s Wife makes its debut in the London West End at the Apollo Theatre. The musical adaptation of the hit film and best-selling novel by Audrey Niffenegger explores the unique and intricate love story of Henry and Clare, two people whose love transcends time.  

The Time Traveller's Wife musical is a heart-warming and thought-provoking tale that explores themes of love, loss, and the complexities of human relationships. 

What is The Time Traveller’s Wife about? 

Discover a relationship that is quite out of the ordinary as you follow the story of Henry and Clare whose love is put to the test by Henry's genetic disorder that causes him to travel through time uncontrollably.  

Like many couples they meet, fall in love and marry, but not in that same order. Witness the highs and lows Henry and Clare face as the two lovers navigate this strange but wonderful journey they have chosen to embark on together. 

This new musical adaptation brings to life the complexities of time travel, jumping back and forth through different periods of life that many will resonate with. Accompanied by a breath-taking soundtrack comprised of original songs from Grammy Award winners Joss Stone and Dave Stewart. 

The cast of The Time Traveller's Wife

David Hunter (Waitress, Kinky Boots) plays Henry while Joanna Woodward (Pretty Woman) plays his wife Clare. Clare's best friends, Gomez is played by Tim Mahendran (The Horne Section) and Charisse is interpreted by Hiba Elchikhe (Everybody is talking about Jamie).

How long is the show? 

The Time Traveller's Wife is two hours and 30 minutes long and includes one interval.

Where is the musical showing? 

The Time Traveller’s Wife is playing at the Apollo Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue.

How to get there:

  • Tube - The closest tube station is Piccadilly Circus (on the Piccadilly and Bakerloo lines). 
  • Bus - A few buses (lines 14, N19 and N38) stop by Trocadeo/Haymarket, located a few steps away from the theatre.
  • Cycling - Rent a Santander bike and take the direction of Frith Street in Soho, where you will find a docking station. 

How to get Tickets? 

Enjoy up to 60% off until 12 January 2024. Book your tickets for The Time Traveller's Wife online with Visit London. View a seating plan to pick where to sit and watch this incredible musical. Ticket prices can be seen when viewing the seating map.

What time is the evening show? 

Evening performances usually take place at 7:30pm, Monday to Saturday

When are the matinee performances taking place? 

The Time Traveller’s Wife matinees are on Wednesday and Saturday, usually at 2:30pm - although times may vary.

What age is the play suitable for? 

The show is recommended for anyone aged 11 and above.  

What other shows can I see in London? 

Travel back in time and follow the explosive story of Marty McFly in the Back to the Future musical currently playing at the Adelphi Theatre. Or follow Nathan, a gambler in chief, in the streets of Manhattan and The Havana in an unlikely romance with Guys & Dolls, currently at the Bridge Theatre.