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 October 2017
1 The Best London Musicals Bourgeois Maurice Style Over Substance A 10 Year RetroSpeculative
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In the search for the best London musicals, Bourgeois Maurice Style Over Substance A 10 Year RetroSpeculative stands out as an obvious contender. A great theatre experience, Bourgeois Maurice Style Over Substance A 10 Year... (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
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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. This new full band... (more)
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4 The Best London Musicals Marillion
tickets from £37.20 | theatre information | availability

Marillion is a regular in the top lists of the best London musicals. A great theatre experience, Marillion is packed full of great songs, atmosphere and of course great sets. An absolute feast of entertainment. (more)
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5 The Best London Musicals The Simon Garfunkel Story
tickets from £18.00 | theatre information | availability

In the search for the best London musicals, The Simon Garfunkel Story stands out as an obvious contender. Direct from a SELL OUT Worldwidetour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story... (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 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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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

Elkie Brooks is a regular in the top lists of the best London musicals. A great theatre experience, Elkie Brooks 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 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, delivering a totally... (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... (more)
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11 The Best London Musicals Scouting For Girls
tickets from £28.80 | theatre information | availability

A great theatre experience, Scouting For Girls is packed full of great songs, atmosphere and of course great sets. An absolute feast of entertainment. (more)
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12 The Best London Musicals The Zombies
tickets from £49.80 | theatre information | availability

5 years after recording their iconic album the original and current members of The Zombies reunite to perform "Odessey & Oracle" in its entirety for the final time. (more)
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13 The Best London Musicals The Wind In The Willows
tickets from £26.45 | theatre information | availability

The major new musical based on Kenneth Grahame’s much-loved classic opens at the London Palladium from June 2017. Starring Rufus Hound as the amazing Mr Toad in a spectacular new production reuniting... (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

One of the best London musicals, 35mm A Musical Exhibition is a huge hit. Award-winning composer Ryan Scott Oliver’s music is inspired by Broadway photographer Matthew Murphy’s images in... (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 make its... (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 definitely one 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,... (more)
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18 The Best London Musicals Arlene The Glitz The Glamour The Gossip
tickets from £31.50 | theatre information | availability

One of the best London musicals, Arlene The Glitz The Glamour The Gossip is a huge hit. Arlene! The Glitz. The Glamour. The Gossip. Freddie Mercury. Whitney Houston. Elton John. Starlight Express. We Will Rock... (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 good night out for everyone. (more)
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20 The Best London Musicals Wilde Creatures
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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.... (more)
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22 The Best London Musicals Some Lovers
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Some Lovers is definitely one 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... (more)
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23 The Best London Musicals Everybodys Talking About Jamie
tickets from £12.00 | theatre information | availability

In the search for the best London musicals, Everybodys Talking About Jamie stands out as an obvious contender. Everybodys Talking About Jamie is one of the best musicals in London. Great lyrics, superb music... (more)
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24 The Best London Musicals Evita
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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
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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 be projected onto a huge 40ft screen, accompanied by full live orchestra... (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... (more)
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27 The Best London Musicals Hair The Musical
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Hair The Musical is a regular in the top lists 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... (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
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The Snowman is a regular in the top lists of the best London musicals. The Snowman is coming to the Peacock theatre this Chrismas! Twinkling with festive spirit this stage show is now celebrating... (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 a regular in the top lists 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... (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!