Bill Bailey: Thoughtifier in London's West End

Theatre Royal Haymarket

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Tuesdays to Sundays at 8pm, Wednesdays at 3pm


Two hours and 30 minutes (including one interval)




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Theatre Royal Haymarket

18 Suffolk Street
St James
+44 (0)20 7930 8890


Celebrate our own flawed humanity with Bill Bailey: Thoughtifier, a mysterious and musical tour showing for a limited period at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

Join legendary British comedian and musician Bill Bailey as he guides us through an error-strewn, distracted and downright audacious journey of human thought.

Through a musical guise, Bill takes us on a tour of the human mind, with each section firmly punctuated by comedy.

What is Bill Bailey: Thoughtifier about?

Following an extensive UK arena tour, Bill Bailey: Thoughtifier is set to land at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket in December 2024. The critically acclaimed show has wowed audiences up and down the UK, and now returns to the capital for a three-week limited run.

Focusing on the magnificent history of human thought, Bill Bailey: Thoughtifier explores the idea of sleepwalking into a world where humans might be made be redundant due to technology.

Punctuated by witty thoughts, pressing matters and musical melodies – Thoughtifier delivers a dynamic look into the human psyche with Bill firmly at the helm.

Bill Bailey: Thoughtifier cast and production

With an extensive career dating back to the 1980s, Bill Bailey is a familiar face in the UK comedy scene.

Famed for being a team captain on the British comedy panel game show Never Mind the Buzzcocks, a Strictly Come Dancing winner, a frequently featured player on quiz shows such as QI, and even a starring cast member in Hot Fuzz (2007), Bill Bailey is a household name with British audiences.

How to book tickets for Bill Bailey's Thoughtifier in London

Book tickets to see Bill Bailey: Thoughtifier with Visit London.

Check out the seating plan to pick where to sit to watch this strictly limited show. Ticket prices can be seen when viewing the seating map.

The play is currently scheduled to run until 19 January 2025.

What is the running time of Thoughtifier?

Bill Bailey Thoughtifier runs for roughly two hours and 30 minutes, including an interval.

What time is the evening show?

The evening shows for Bill Bailey: Thoughtifier are scheduled to take place Tuesday to Sunday at 8pm.

When are the matinees taking place?

Matinee shows for Bill Bailey: Thoughtifier will take place on Wednesdays at 3pm.

Where is Bill Bailey: Thoughtifier playing?

Bill Bailey: Thoughtifier is confirmed to show at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on Haymarket near Picadilly Circus.

How to get there:

  • Tube – The nearest tube station is Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo and Piccadilly lines). Charing Cross (Bakerloo and Northern lines) and Leicester Square (Piccadilly Circus and Northern lines) are also nearby.
  • Bus – The following bus routes stop at Trafalgar Square, near the theatre: 13, 15, 23, 88, 139, 453.
  • Cycle – Hire a Santander Cycles bike and head to Charles II Street, where you’ll find a docking station a few minutes’ walk away from the theatre.

Is there an age restriction?

This show is suitable for anyone aged five and over, however those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

What other plays can I see in London?

Discover more laugh-out-loud thrills in The Book of Mormon by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, or the West End’s longest running comedy, The Play That Goes Wrong


Adult Ticket From £27.67 per ticket