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 June 2018
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 definitely one of the best London musicals. This is a show about all of us. But mainly about Bourgeois & Maurice. A lot can... (more)
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2 The Best London Musicals Collabro
tickets from £25.00 | theatre information | availability

Collabro 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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3 The Best London Musicals ABC
tickets from £120.60 | theatre information | availability

ABC is one of the more popular as well as 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... (more)
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4 The Best London Musicals Marillion
tickets from £37.20 | theatre information | availability

With their Royal Albert Hall show selling out within the hour when tickets went on sale last year, Marillion have announced that they will play an additional two UK gigs this autumn, visiting... (more)
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5 The Best London Musicals The Simon Garfunkel Story
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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... (more)
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6 The Best London Musicals Showstopper The Improvised Musical
tickets from £23.40 | theatre information | availability

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 The Showstoppers. Audience suggestions are transformed... (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. It could be a particularly... (more)
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9 The Best London Musicals RAIN 50 Years Of Sgt Peppers
tickets from £43.80 | theatre information | availability

Together longer than The Beatles, RAIN has mastered every song, gesture and nuance of the legendary foursome, delivering a totally live, note-for-note performance that's as infectious as it is transporting, effectively... (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 a... (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... (more)
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12 The Best London Musicals The Zombies
tickets from £49.80 | theatre information | availability

The Zombies is a regular in the top lists 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... (more)
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13 The Best London Musicals The Wind In The Willows
tickets from £26.45 | theatre information | availability

In the search for the best London musicals, The Wind In The Willows stands out as an obvious contender. A great theatre experience, The Wind In The Willows is packed full of great songs, atmosphere and of course great sets. ... (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. A great theatre experience, Suzanne Vega is packed full of great songs, atmosphere and of course great sets. An absolute feast of entertainment. (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... (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

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, featuring three... (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 of terrific songs including... (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,... (more)
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21 The Best London Musicals The Woman In White
tickets from £24.00 | theatre information | availability

A great theatre experience, The Woman In White is packed full of great songs, atmosphere and of course great sets. An absolute feast of entertainment. (more)
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22 The Best London Musicals Some Lovers
tickets from £24.00 | theatre information | availability

Some Lovers 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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23 The Best London Musicals Everybodys Talking About Jamie
tickets from £12.00 | theatre information | availability

Everybodys Talking About Jamie is one of the more popular as well as one of the best London musicals. Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in.... (more)
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24 The Best London Musicals Evita
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In the search for the best London musicals, Evita stands out as an obvious contender. Bill Kenwright’s ‘superb’ (Sunday Telegraph) production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita is set... (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. 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... (more)
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26 The Best London Musicals Roald Dahls Fantastic Mr Fox
tickets from £18.00 | theatre information | availability

Roald Dahls Fantastic Mr Fox is one of the more popular as well as one of the best London musicals. Back by popular demand! This brand new musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox is family fun at its... (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. Celebrating its 50th anniversary year, the iconic tribal rock musical Hair transfers to London’s fully immersive Off-West End theatre, The Vaults... (more)
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28 The Best London Musicals The Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas
tickets from £17.25 | theatre information | availability

One of the best London musicals, The Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas is a huge hit. CHRISTMAS WITH THE RAT PACK 13th December 2017 - 6th January 2018 Christmas with the Rat Pack is still the coolest... (more)
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29 The Best London Musicals The Snowman
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The Snowman is one of the more popular as well as one 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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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 the death of the US as we know it, Chanteuse... (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!