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 December 2017
1 The Best London Musicals Bourgeois Maurice Style Over Substance A 10 Year RetroSpeculative
tickets from £15.60 | theatre information | availability

Bourgeois Maurice Style Over Substance A 10 Year RetroSpeculative is one of the best musicals in London. Great lyrics, superb music and a really excellent atmsophere. An unmissable musical and one... (more)
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2 The Best London Musicals Collabro
tickets from £25.00 | theatre information | availability

Collabro is one of the more popular as well as one of the best London musicals. Britain's Got Talent winners Collabro are an English musical theatre band, formed in 2014 on the talent show's eighth... (more)
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3 The Best London Musicals ABC
tickets from £120.60 | theatre information | availability

ABC is definitely one of the best London musicals. Following an incredible 12 months including a critically acclaimed new album and nationwide sell out shows,ABC have announced a brand new UK tour for October performing all their... (more)
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4 The Best London Musicals Marillion
tickets from £37.20 | theatre information | availability

Marillion is one of the more popular as well as one of the best London musicals. With their Royal Albert Hall show selling out within the hour when tickets went on sale last year, Marillion have announced that they will... (more)
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5 The Best London Musicals The Simon Garfunkel Story
tickets from £18.00 | theatre information | availability

The Simon Garfunkel Story is one of the more popular as well as one of the best London musicals. A great theatre experience, The Simon Garfunkel Story is packed full of great songs, atmosphere and of course great sets. An absolute... (more)
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6 The Best London Musicals Showstopper The Improvised Musical
tickets from £23.40 | theatre information | availability

One of the best London musicals, Showstopper The Improvised Musical is a huge hit. A new musical is born at every performance of this incredible show, each created on the spot by the incredible, multi-award... (more)
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7 The Best London Musicals The Adventures Of Pinocchio
tickets from £24.40 | theatre information | availability

The Adventures of Pinocchio featuring music and lyrics by Neil Bartram and book by Brian Hill, the musical will be directed by Bronagh Langan. Described as a family musical it is based on Carlo Collodi’s classic tale of a... (more)
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8 The Best London Musicals Elkie Brooks
tickets from £38.53 | theatre information | availability

Elkie Brooks is definitely one of the best London musicals. Long before the end of a live show and the frequent standing ovations that accompany it, there comes a point where Elkie does something so... (more)
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9 The Best London Musicals RAIN 50 Years Of Sgt Peppers
tickets from £43.80 | theatre information | availability

RAIN 50 Years Of Sgt Peppers is definitely one of the best London musicals. Together longer than The Beatles, RAIN has mastered every song, gesture and nuance of the legendary foursome, delivering a totally live, note-for-note... (more)
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10 The Best London Musicals Nathan Carter
tickets from £39.68 | theatre information | availability

Nathan Carter 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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11 The Best London Musicals Scouting For Girls
tickets from £28.80 | theatre information | availability

2017 officially marks a decade since the release of Scouting For Girls’ unstoppable million-selling self-titled debut album and to celebrate the 10th anniversary, SFG returns with the release of an... (more)
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12 The Best London Musicals The Zombies
tickets from £49.80 | theatre information | availability

The Zombies is definitely one of the best London musicals. The Zombies is one of the best musicals in London. Great lyrics, superb music and a really excellent atmsophere. An unmissable musical and one to remember... (more)
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13 The Best London Musicals The Wind In The Willows
tickets from £26.45 | theatre information | availability

A great theatre experience, The Wind In The Willows 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 Suzanne Vega
tickets from £50.60 | theatre information | availability

Suzanne Vega is one of the more popular as well as one of the best London musicals. Legendary singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega announces 2017 Anniversary UK Tour Celebrating and performing classic albums Solitude Standing & 99.9F... (more)
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15 The Best London Musicals 35mm A Musical Exhibition
tickets from £23.00 | theatre information | availability

35mm A Musical Exhibition is one of the more popular as well as one of the best London musicals. Award-winning composer Ryan Scott Oliver’s music is inspired by Broadway photographer Matthew Murphy’s images... (more)
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16 The Best London Musicals OVO Cirque Du Soleil
tickets from £52.80 | theatre information | availability

After the success of Amaluna, Cirque du Soleil returns to London in January 2018 with OVO. Having thrilled more than 4.5 million people worldwide since the show premiered in Montreal in 2009, OVO will... (more)
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17 The Best London Musicals Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Co
tickets from £14.40 | theatre information | availability

Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Co is a regular in the top lists of the best London musicals. The master of flamenco Paco Peña returns with his five-star show Flamencura, an electrifying showcase of incredible flamenco talent, featuring... (more)
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18 The Best London Musicals Arlene The Glitz The Glamour The Gossip
tickets from £31.50 | theatre information | availability

Arlene The Glitz The Glamour The Gossip 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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19 The Best London Musicals Beautiful The Carole King Musical
tickets from £37.38 | theatre information | availability

The beautiful story of the rise to fame of Brooklyn-born Carole King, accompanied by a series of terrific songs including The Locomotion, I Feel The Earth Move and We Gotta Get Out Of This Place. A really... (more)
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20 The Best London Musicals Wilde Creatures
tickets from £15.00 | theatre information | availability

A great theatre experience, Wilde Creatures 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 The Woman In White
tickets from £24.00 | theatre information | availability

Acclaimed rising star Thom Southerland will direct this brand new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony and Olivier-Award nominated musical, The Woman in White in a strictly limited 12-week season. A tempestuous... (more)
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22 The Best London Musicals Some Lovers
tickets from £24.00 | theatre information | availability

Some Lovers is a valentine to the New York we’re always leaving behind - a new musical from Tony and Grammy Award winning writer Steven Sater (Spring Awakening), and Academy Award, Grammy Award winning... (more)
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23 The Best London Musicals Everybodys Talking About Jamie
tickets from £12.00 | theatre information | availability

Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. Jamie is going to be a sensation. Supported by his brilliant... (more)
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24 The Best London Musicals Evita
tickets from £30.00 | theatre information | availability

One of the best London musicals, Evita is a huge hit. Bill Kenwright’s ‘superb’ (Sunday Telegraph) production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita is set to captivate the West End... (more)
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25 The Best London Musicals Singin In The Rain
tickets from £37.80 | theatre information | availability

One of the best London musicals, Singin In The Rain is a huge hit. One of the most iconic musicals of the golden era of Hollywood will be brought to life as never before this November 12th, as Singin’ In The Rain will... (more)
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26 The Best London Musicals Roald Dahls Fantastic Mr Fox
tickets from £18.00 | theatre information | availability

Back by popular demand! This brand new musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox is family fun at its finest. A juicy tale of greed, pride and the power of friendship, a dahlicious theatrical... (more)
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27 The Best London Musicals Hair The Musical
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Hair The Musical is definitely one of the best London musicals. Hair The Musical 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... (more)
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28 The Best London Musicals The Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas
tickets from £17.25 | theatre information | availability

CHRISTMAS WITH THE RAT PACK 13th December 2017 - 6th January 2018 Christmas with the Rat Pack is still the coolest party in town so beat the winter blues with Frank, Sammy and Dean. Drift back in time to... (more)
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29 The Best London Musicals The Snowman
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The Snowman is coming to the Peacock theatre this Chrismas! Twinkling with festive spirit this stage show is now celebrating 20 consecutive years at The Peacock.? Based upon the book by Raymond Briggs and... (more)
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30 The Best London Musicals Lady Rizo Red White And Indigo
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Lady Rizo Red White And Indigo is definitely one of the best London musicals. Red, White and Indigo. My love-hate relationship with America. America is a very bad boyfriend but why do I still love him? If we are potentially witnessing... (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!