The Best London Musicals

London has been the home of the best musicals in the world since as long as anyone can remember.

There may be a few New Yorkers who would argue otherwise, but across the world London is considered to be the city that leads the way, helped in no small part by being the home city of the Andrew Lloyd Webber, the Lord of musicals.

The Best London Musicals January 2017
1 The Best London Musicals 100 Hearts Charity Gala
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Laugh out loud for Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals at 100 Hearts Charity Gala hosted by Clive Anderson. This is a truly unique chance to see comedy favourites Rowan Atkinson, Jo Brand, Nina... (more)
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2 The Best London Musicals An American In Paris
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One of the best London musicals, An American In Paris is a huge hit. A great theatre experience, An American In Paris is packed full of great songs, atmosphere and of course great sets. An absolute feast of entertainment. (more)
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3 The Best London Musicals Dick Whittington
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Hot on the heels of Cinderella, pantomime returns to the iconic London Palladium for Christmas 2017. An enchanting new production of Dick Whittington will open on Saturday 9 December 2017, produced by Qdos Entertainment,... (more)
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4 The Best London Musicals Carousel
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Carousel is a regular in the top lists of the best London musicals. Rodgers & Hammerstein’s iconic musical Carousel comes to the London Coliseum, starring Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins on stage together for the... (more)
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5 The Best London Musicals La Soire
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The hit cabaret show is back for another awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping and downright unmissable Christmas run in Leicester Square. A theatrical phenomenon, an inspirational night of live entertainment: La Soirée's... (more)
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6 The Best London Musicals Miles Jupp Songs Of Freedom
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Astronauts. Regrets. The sexes. Social Media. Hipsters. Rage. Medicine. Manners. Identity. Lost stuff. Other stuff. Miles Jupp, (Stand-up, actor, writer, thinker, father, husband, worrier, fool,... (more)
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7 The Best London Musicals The Gruffalos Child
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The Gruffalos Child is one of the more popular as well as one of the best London musicals. Following hot on the heels of The Gruffalo’s monstrous West End success comes The Gruffalo’s Child - with attitude! Just how... (more)
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8 The Best London Musicals 10cc
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10cc is a regular in the top lists of the best London musicals. A great theatre experience, 10cc is packed full of great songs, atmosphere and of course great sets. An absolute feast of entertainment. (more)
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9 The Best London Musicals Motown The Musical
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Motown The Musical is a regular in the top lists of the best London musicals. THE SONGS. THE SOUND. THE STORY. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL HITS LONDON’S SHAFTESBURY THEATRE With just $800... (more)
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10 The Best London Musicals Cinderella
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In the search for the best London musicals, Cinderella stands out as an obvious contender. Cinderella is one of the best musicals in London. Great lyrics, superb music and a really excellent atmsophere. An unmissable... (more)
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11 The Best London Musicals The Book Of Mormon
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A smashing and stunning Broadway success and winner of nine Tony awards, The Book of Mormon is a Broadway import yet readily compatible to West End needs. As a religious satirical comedy,... (more)
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12 The Best London Musicals Cinderella At Chiswick House
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This Christmas Chiswick House plays host to a remarkable event – within a Big Top in the beautiful walled garden will be a spectacular new stage production of Cinderella. This thrilling version of the classic tale combines... (more)
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13 The Best London Musicals Nathan Carter
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Nathan Carter is a regular in the top lists of the best London musicals. A great theatre experience, Nathan Carter is packed full of great songs, atmosphere and of course great sets. An absolute feast of entertainment. (more)
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14 The Best London Musicals Death Takes A Holiday
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Death Takes A Holiday is one of the best musicals in London. Great lyrics, superb music and a really excellent atmsophere. An unmissable musical and one to remember for a long time! (more)
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15 The Best London Musicals Aladdin At Lyric Hammersmith
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What would you do with three wishes? The Lyric's traditional panto returns in 2016 when Aladdin flies into Hammersmith on his magic carpet for some festive fun in true Lyric style. 'No... (more)
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16 The Best London Musicals Wind In The Willows Kingston
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A great theatre experience, Wind In The Willows Kingston is packed full of great songs, atmosphere and of course great sets. An absolute feast of entertainment. (more)
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17 The Best London Musicals Half A Sixpence
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This new stage version of HALF A SIXPENCE, the musical adaptation of H.G. Wells's semi-autobiographical novel 'Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul', is a completely fresh adaptation which reunites book-writer... (more)
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18 The Best London Musicals The Girls
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THE GIRLS is the true story of the Yorkshire CALENDAR GIRLS a group of ordinary ladies who achieved something extraordinary. This new musical comedy has brought together the writing talents of Gary Barlow and Tim Firth who... (more)
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19 The Best London Musicals Matilda
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Matilda is a regular in the top lists of the best London musicals. Roald Dahl's story is the inspiration of this terrific show in the West End. The words and music of Australian comedian Tim Minchin... (more)
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20 The Best London Musicals La Strada
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A great theatre experience, La Strada is packed full of great songs, atmosphere and of course great sets. An absolute feast of entertainment. (more)
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21 The Best London Musicals Dirty Dancing
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In the search for the best London musicals, Dirty Dancing stands out as an obvious contender. Dirty Dancing is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, breath-taking... (more)
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22 The Best London Musicals Aladdin
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Disney's Aladdin has “landed triumphantly in London's West End" (Daily Telegraph). Featuring all the songs from the Academy Award-winning classic film, this "shining, shimmering... (more)
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23 The Best London Musicals Amaluna
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Amaluna invites the audience to a mysterious island governed by Goddesses and guided by the cycles of the moon. Their Queen, Prospera, directs her daughters coming-of-age ceremony in a rite that honours femininity,... (more)
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24 The Best London Musicals The Godfather Live With 60 Piece Orchestra
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The Godfather Live With 60 Piece Orchestra is a regular in the top lists of the best London musicals. The Godfather Live With 60 Piece Orchestra is one of the best musicals in London. Great lyrics,... (more)
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25 The Best London Musicals Beautiful The Carole King Musical
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Beautiful The Carole King Musical is a regular in the top lists of the best London musicals. The beautiful story of the rise to fame of Brooklyn-born Carole King, accompanied by a series of terrific... (more)
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26 The Best London Musicals She Loves Me
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In the search for the best London musicals, She Loves Me stands out as an obvious contender. She Loves Me, originally by Joe Masteroff, Sheldon Harnick, and Jerry Bock and premiering in 1963, the musical... (more)
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27 The Best London Musicals Stomp
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Stomp is one of the more popular as well as one of the best London musicals. Well not exactly a traditional musical, but a great musical night out all the same. The Stomp crew were already well known before the London 2012 Olympics,... (more)
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28 The Best London Musicals The Great Gatsby
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Six Weeks Only! It’s the roaring 1920s – an era of bootleg liquor, red hot jazz and some of the most swinging parties in town. Step in to a heart racing adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald’s seminal jazz-age... (more)
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29 The Best London Musicals John Prine
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A great theatre experience, John Prine is packed full of great songs, atmosphere and of course great sets. An absolute feast of entertainment. (more)
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30 The Best London Musicals Jersey Boys
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The story of the rise to glory of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons who sold over one hundred million records in their career. Packed full of hits, the show takes the audience through the highs, the lows, the dreams and the pain... (more)
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Musicals were originally called musical theatre, and originated in the mid/late 19th Century… to be popularised by Gilbert and Sullivan in the UK. Some of the key musicals that have pushed the genre forward include Show Boat, Oklahoma, West Side Story and Les Miserables. The Golden Age of musicals used to be considered the 1940s to the 1960s, but the recent resurgence suggests that we are indeed living through a new Golden Age!