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 April 2018
1 The Best London Musicals Bourgeois Maurice Style Over Substance A 10 Year RetroSpeculative
tickets from £15.60 | theatre information | availability

This is a show about all of us. But mainly about Bourgeois & Maurice. A lot can change in 10 years. 2007 was the year that Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone, Barack Obama announced his plans for Presidency, Tony Blair... (more)
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2 The Best London Musicals Collabro
tickets from £25.00 | theatre information | availability

Britain's Got Talent winners Collabro are an English musical theatre band, formed in 2014 on the talent show's eighth series. The band have released two albums to date, with their debut 'Stars' reaching... (more)
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3 The Best London Musicals ABC
tickets from £120.60 | theatre information | availability

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 greatest hits.... (more)
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4 The Best London Musicals Marillion
tickets from £37.20 | theatre information | availability

In the search for the best London musicals, Marillion stands out as an obvious contender. With their Royal Albert Hall show selling out within the hour when tickets went on sale last year, Marillion have... (more)
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5 The Best London Musicals The Simon Garfunkel Story
tickets from £18.00 | theatre information | availability

Direct from a SELL OUT Worldwidetour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story arrives in London’s West End! Using huge projection photos and original film footage, this 50th Anniversary Celebration... (more)
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6 The Best London Musicals Showstopper The Improvised Musical
tickets from £23.40 | theatre information | availability

Showstopper The Improvised Musical is definitely one of the best London musicals. A new musical is born at every performance of this incredible show, each created on the spot by the incredible, multi-award winning musical comedians... (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... (more)
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8 The Best London Musicals Elkie Brooks
tickets from £38.53 | theatre information | availability

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 amazing that it leaves her audience almost spellbound.... (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 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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10 The Best London Musicals Nathan Carter
tickets from £39.68 | theatre information | availability

Nathan Carter is one of the biggest names on the Irish music scene and is fast becoming a big name all over the UK with his fine performances that include the mega hit song ‘Wagon Wheel’. Nathan and his six man band perform... (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 extended,... (more)
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12 The Best London Musicals The Zombies
tickets from £49.80 | theatre information | availability

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 for a long time! (more)
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13 The Best London Musicals The Wind In The Willows
tickets from £26.45 | theatre information | availability

One of the best London musicals, The Wind In The Willows is a huge hit. The major new musical based on Kenneth Grahame’s much-loved classic opens at the London Palladium from June 2017. Starring... (more)
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14 The Best London Musicals Suzanne Vega
tickets from £50.60 | theatre information | availability

Legendary singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega announces 2017 Anniversary UK Tour Celebrating and performing classic albums Solitude Standing & 99.9F in full & more Vega will perform tracks such as ‘Luka’, ‘Tom’s... (more)
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15 The Best London Musicals 35mm A Musical Exhibition
tickets from £23.00 | theatre information | availability

Award-winning composer Ryan Scott Oliver’s music is inspired by Broadway photographer Matthew Murphy’s images in this thrilling new alternative-rock musical. Together, they weave a collection of remarkable stories... (more)
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16 The Best London Musicals OVO Cirque Du Soleil
tickets from £52.80 | theatre information | availability

In the search for the best London musicals, OVO Cirque Du Soleil stands out as an obvious contender. After the success of Amaluna, Cirque du Soleil returns to London in January 2018 with OVO. Having thrilled... (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 one of the more popular as well as one of the best London musicals. Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Co is one of the best musicals in London. Great lyrics, superb music and a really... (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. Freddie Mercury. Whitney Houston. Elton John. Starlight Express. We Will Rock You. Annie. Hot Gossip… The list goes on… and on... and on… ... (more)
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19 The Best London Musicals Beautiful The Carole King Musical
tickets from £37.38 | theatre information | availability

In the search for the best London musicals, Beautiful The Carole King Musical stands out as an obvious contender. The beautiful story of the rise to fame of Brooklyn-born Carole King, accompanied by a series... (more)
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20 The Best London Musicals Wilde Creatures
tickets from £15.00 | theatre information | availability

In the search for the best London musicals, Wilde Creatures stands out as an obvious contender. Tall Stories, the Olivier-nominated producers of THE GRUFFALO, present a sparkling new musical adventure for everyone aged 5-105. Let... (more)
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21 The Best London Musicals The Woman In White
tickets from £24.00 | theatre information | availability

The Woman In White is definitely one of the best London musicals. 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... (more)
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22 The Best London Musicals Some Lovers
tickets from £24.00 | theatre information | availability

Some Lovers is a regular in the top lists of the best London musicals. 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... (more)
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23 The Best London Musicals Everybodys Talking About Jamie
tickets from £12.00 | theatre information | availability

One of the best London musicals, Everybodys Talking About Jamie is a huge hit. 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... (more)
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24 The Best London Musicals Evita
tickets from £30.00 | theatre information | availability

Bill Kenwright’s ‘superb’ (Sunday Telegraph) production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita is set to captivate the West End again for a strictly limited season. This ‘monumental... (more)
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25 The Best London Musicals Singin In The Rain
tickets from £37.80 | theatre information | availability

A great theatre experience, Singin In The Rain is packed full of great songs, atmosphere and of course great sets. An absolute feast of entertainment. (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 feast with live music and... (more)
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27 The Best London Musicals Hair The Musical
tickets from £30.00 | theatre information | availability

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 a long time! (more)
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28 The Best London Musicals The Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas
tickets from £17.25 | theatre information | availability

A great theatre experience, The Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas is packed full of great songs, atmosphere and of course great sets. An absolute feast of entertainment. (more)
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29 The Best London Musicals The Snowman
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In the search for the best London musicals, The Snowman stands out as an obvious contender. The Snowman is coming to the Peacock theatre this Chrismas! Twinkling with festive spirit this stage show is now celebrating 20 consecutive... (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... (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!