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    The Book of Mormon - Prince of Wales Theatre
    Broadway’s hit musical has been a roaring success since arriving in London.  Expect plenty of laughter and controversy in this musical which takes a pop at anything and everything. Not for the feint hearted!

    Cats – London Palladium
    Cats is back!  One of the most popular musicals of all time follows a tribe of cats called the Jellicles as they gather at the Jellicle Ball for their leader, Old Deuteronomy, to choose which one them will make the journey to the Heaviside Layer and be reborn.

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Theatre Royal Drury Lane
    A magical musical which follows Charlie Bucket’s quest for a golden ticket, and with it a trip of a life time to Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory.

    Matilda the Musical
    - Cambridge Theatre
    Unloved and uncared for by her parents, Matilda discovers she has an incredible talent she can use to teach them a lesson.  It is not long before she has the last laugh.  Full of original and catchy music that will leave you wanting to go back again and again.   

    Miss Saigon - Prince Edward Theatre
    One of London’s best loved musicals is back! This is epic love story set during the Vietnam War is one of the most highly anticipated shows of the year.

     Once – Phoenix Theatre
    An Irish busker and a Czech mother meet through a shared love of music and as they begin song writing together a loving friendship develops.  A charming and beautiful musical like nothing else.

    The Lion King – Lyceum Theatre
    A superb stage adaptation of the great Disney film.  When the young lion prince Simba is born his uncle Scar is pushed back to second inline to the throne and plans to kill both Simba and his father for his own gain.  Will they both survive?

    The Commitments – Palace Theatre
    The Commitments follows Jimmy Rabbitte as he searches Dublin for the finest musical talent to join his band.  Get ready to dance the night away to some of best soul classics such as “Mustang Sally” and “In the Midnight Hour”.

    Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
    – Savoy Theatre
    Be transformed to the French Rivera to watch conmen Lawrence Jameson and Freddy Benson battle for the affections of millionaire soap heiress Christine Colgate.  Who will be able to fleece her first?

     Memphis the Musical - Shaftesbury Theatre
    White radio DJ Huey wants to change the fortunes of black singer Felicia in 1950’s Tennessee. Starring Beverley Knight.

    The Scottsboro Boys – Garrick Theatre
    “The Scottsboro Boys” tells the true story of nine young black men who travelled together on a train through Scottsboro, Alabama in 1931. By the end of their journey, their lives had been changed forever by the devastating effect of a single lie.

    Sunny Afternoon – Harold Pinter Theatre
    Following a sold out run at the Hampstead Theatre “Sunny Afternoon” comes to the West End swingin’, following the rise of The Kinks.

    Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown – Playhouse Theatre
    Heart-warming adaptation of Pedro Almodóvar’s “Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown”.  Set in liberated Spain, the story follows women struggling for control over their lives.


    Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Gielgud Theatre
    Following its premature closing due to a damaged theatre, the National Theatre’s hit show is back from 24th June 2014. The play follows Christopher, a 15 year old boy accused of killing his neighbour’s dog Wellington, on his quest find out the truth

    War Horse - New London Theatre
    A touching play set at the outbreak of World War I.  When Albert’s horse Joey is sold to the cavalry, he will stop at nothing to get him back.  Dazzling puppetry makes this West End stalwart a great choice.   

     King Charles III - Wyndham's Theatre
    The Queen is dead and it is finally time for Prince Charles to ascend the throne. But how to rule? A controversial new play from Mike Bartlett. 

    My Night with Reg – Apollo Theatre
    Julian Ovenden (Downtown Abbey) leads the cast of “My Night With Reg”, which transfers to the West End following its run at the Donmar Warehouse.  Set in London’s gay community during the 80s against the backdrop of the growing AIDS crisis this funny and bittersweet comedy captures the fragility of friendship, happiness and life itself.
    Shakespeare in Love – Noel Coward Theatre
    Shakespeare In Love brings to life the heart-warming and passionate story about the famous playwright as he struggles with writer’s block.

    Up and Coming


    Gypsy – Savoy Theatre
    Previews from 28th March
    Gypsy tells the tale of Momma Rose and her two daughters, Baby June and Louise, trekking across America in their family vaudeville act.  As times change, Momma Rose is forced to accept the demise of vaudeville and the rise of burlesque, as well as her daughters’ quest for autonomy.


    The Nether – Duke of York’s Theatre
    Previews from 30th January
    From a sold-out run at the Royal Court; a haunting thriller set in the year 2050 and an investigation into the disturbing morality of identity in the digital world
    Age guidance: 16+

    Game – Almeida Theatre (Fringe)
    Previews from 23rd February
    In a housing crisis, a young couple are offered a home of their own. But at what price?  The premier of Mike Bartlett’s (King Charles III) new play invites us to spy on a family as they embark upon a dangerous new way to live.

    American Buffalo – Wyndham’s Theatre
    Previews from 16th April
    Damian Lewis (Homeland) returns to the London stage in this dark heist comedy as Walter “Teach” Cole, one of three small-time crooks who decide to plan a big-time heist.

    The Audience – Apollo Theatre
    Previews from 21st April
    Kristin Scott Thomas takes on the role of Her Majesty The Queen in a new version of the 2013 hit “The Audience”.  The play imagines what might have been said between the Queen and British Prime Ministers during their weekly discussions, content which is never disclosed. 

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