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 September 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... (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'... (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... (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... (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,... (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 a regular in the top lists 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,... (more)
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7 The Best London Musicals The Adventures Of Pinocchio
tickets from £24.40 | theatre information | availability

A great theatre experience, The Adventures Of Pinocchio is packed full of great songs, atmosphere and of course great sets. An absolute feast of entertainment. (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. It could be a... (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 more popular as well as one of the best London musicals. Together longer than The Beatles, RAIN has mastered every song, gesture and nuance of the legendary foursome,... (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

Scouting For Girls is a regular in the top lists of the best London musicals. 2017 officially marks a decade since the release of Scouting For Girls’ unstoppable million-selling self-titled debut album and to celebrate... (more)
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12 The Best London Musicals The Zombies
tickets from £49.80 | theatre information | availability

In the search for the best London musicals, The Zombies stands out as an obvious contender. The Zombies is one of the best musicals in London. Great lyrics, superb music and a really excellent atmsophere. An unmissable... (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. A great theatre experience, The Wind In The Willows is packed full of great songs, atmosphere and of course great sets. An absolute feast... (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 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 35mm A Musical Exhibition
tickets from £23.00 | theatre information | availability

In the search for the best London musicals, 35mm A Musical Exhibition stands out as an obvious contender. Award-winning composer Ryan Scott Oliver’s music is inspired by Broadway photographer Matthew... (more)
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16 The Best London Musicals OVO Cirque Du Soleil
tickets from £52.80 | theatre information | availability

A great theatre experience, OVO Cirque Du Soleil 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 Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Co
tickets from £14.40 | theatre information | availability

The master of flamenco Paco Peña returns with his five-star show Flamencura, an electrifying showcase of incredible flamenco talent, featuring three dancers and six musicians. A legendary guitarist, composer,... (more)
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18 The Best London Musicals Arlene The Glitz The Glamour The Gossip
tickets from £31.50 | theatre information | availability

A great theatre experience, Arlene The Glitz The Glamour The Gossip is packed full of great songs, atmosphere and of course great sets. An absolute feast of entertainment. (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... (more)
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20 The Best London Musicals Wilde Creatures
tickets from £15.00 | theatre information | availability

Tall Stories, the Olivier-nominated producers of THE GRUFFALO, present a sparkling new musical adventure for everyone aged 5-105. Let the WILDE CREATURES take you on a fantastical journey through palaces, forests and beyond... (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 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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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 Sater (Spring Awakening),... (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 loving mum and surrounded... (more)
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24 The Best London Musicals Evita
tickets from £30.00 | theatre information | availability

Evita is one of the more popular as well as one of the best London musicals. 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

Singin In The Rain is definitely one of the best London musicals. 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

In the search for the best London musicals, Roald Dahls Fantastic Mr Fox stands out as an obvious contender. Back by popular demand! This brand new musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox is family... (more)
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27 The Best London Musicals Hair The Musical
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Celebrating its 50th anniversary year, the iconic tribal rock musical Hair transfers to London’s fully immersive Off-West End theatre, The Vaults in autumn 2017. Like a mini Woodstock, from the moment the audience... (more)
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28 The Best London Musicals The Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas
tickets from £17.25 | theatre information | availability

The Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas 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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29 The Best London Musicals The Snowman
tickets from £18.00 | theatre information | availability

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... (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... (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!