Aspects of Love

Lyric Theatre

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Lyric Theatre

Shaftesbury Avenue
St James
0330 333 4812


Don't miss out on Andrew Lloyd Webber's timeless musical Aspects of Love, which makes its West End comeback at the Lyric Theatre for a limited run of 26 weeks.

Michael Ball takes to the stage, 34 years after starring in the original production of this romantic show. Set against the backdrop of glamorous destinations, from the cobbled streets of Paris and sunny South of France to beautiful Venice, relationships across three generations become entangled and the lines between passion, desire and loyalty soon become blurred.

A man wearing a grey three-piece suit stands next to a young lady wearing a red ball gown while a couple in the background is looking at them

What is Aspects of Love about?

In post-war France, actress Rose finds herself struggling after her hopes for a big career break vanish when the theatre she performs at is forced to close. Upon meeting Alex, a young American who becomes bewitched by her, the pair escape to his villa in the countryside. But their trip is soon interrupted by Alex’s distinguished uncle George. It’s then that Rose’s destiny is turned on its head, revealing how love truly changes everything.

A woman wearing a white towel wrapped up around her figure is sitting on a chair while looking at man wearing a military uniform.

Discover an incredible cast that brings each character’s romantic dilemmas to life. West End legend Michael Ball, known for his success in productions such as Les Misérables, makes his comeback as the estranged uncle George. He is joined by exceptional co-stars including celebrated opera soprano Danielle De Niese, and talented Laura Pitt-Pulford, best known for her role in the popular British soap, Emmerdale.

Andrew Lloyd Webber's enchanting melodies effortlessly capture the emotions of each character, from the hauntingly beautiful "Love Changes Everything" to the emotionally charged "Seeing Is Believing”.

The sets take you across breathtaking landscapes, from picturesque French vineyards to bustling Italian piazzas. The seamless integration of these backdrops combined with captivating film creates an unforgettable theatrical experience.

Michael Ball, who portrays a man wearing a purple bathrobe, looks at a woman, Danielle de Niese, sculpting his portrait.

Where is the show taking place?

The play is showing at the Lyric Theatre on Shaftsbury Avenue. The closest tube station is Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo and Piccadilly lines).

How to get tickets?

Book your tickets for Aspects of Love now.

Please note: The role of George will be played on Mondays by Dave Willetts (Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera and Jesus Christ Superstar) instead of Michael Ball.

A man wearing a grey suit and a woman wearing a red ball gown are sitting at a table and chatting while another man stands by.

How long is the show?

The play lasts two hours and 20 minutes, and includes one interval.

When are the evening performances taking place?

Evening performances of Aspect of Love are from Mondays to Saturdays at 7:30 pm.

Are there any matinees? 

Matinee performances are on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2:30 pm.

What age is the musical suitable for?

The show is recommended for anyone aged 12 years and above. Please note, that some scenes involve themes surrounding mental health struggles, bullying and abuse of power.

What other shows can I see in London?

See another of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s stage adaptation with the timeless Phantom of the Opera West End at His Majesty's Theatre. Or travel back to France in the 1800s and see the heart-wrenching theatre adaptation of Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre.