West End plays are a major part of the London theatre scene. Award winning dramas, hilarious comedies and vibrant kid's shows all form the rich cultural mix that plays in London have to offer. Play tickets in London's West End bring you close to an artistic tradition with centuries of history.
Browse our list of London plays below. Sort by date and matinee or evening performances to find your ideal theatre tickets. To see our own picks for the must-see London plays this year, see our Best Plays in London page.
A Little Life
James Norton and Omari Douglas star in a stage adaptation of Hanya Yanagihara’s Booker-nominated bestseller, directed by Ivo van Hove.
Best of Enemies
James Graham’s acclaimed political play transfers to the West End, starring Zachary Quinto and David Harewood as Vidal and Buckley Jr.
Agatha Christie’s classic whodunnit is the world's longest running show. Can you keep the secret?
To Kill A Mockingbird
All rise for Harper Lee’s classic novel about race and injustice on stage, adapted by Academy Award-winning writer Aaron Sorkin.
Witness for the Prosecution
The landmark production of Agatha Christie's courtroom thriller is set inside the magnificent council chamber of London County Hall.
Stage and screen star Emma Corrin returns to the West End to star as Virginia Woolf’s Orlando in an exciting new stage adaptation.
Tom Hollander transforms into Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky as Peter Morgan’s acclaimed play transfers to the West End.
A Christmas Carol
This delightful production of Dickens’ masterpiece returns, ready to warm the cockles of audience members young and old. Best for age 8+.
Michael Frayn’s beloved backstage farce celebrates its 40th anniversary with a perfectly-pitched revival starring Felicity Kendal.
Shakespeare’s history play explores the cost of war and British identity, as Henry V leads his troops to the Battle of Agincourt.
Life of Pi
Yann Martel's international bestseller roars on the West End stage in a spectacular theatrical adaptation.
The Play That Goes Wrong
Mischief Theatre’s hilarious comedy of errors will leave you in stitches, as an am-dram group's latest murder mystery goes awry.
Steven Moffat’s hilarious middle-class satire transfers to the West End, starring Amanda Abbington, Reece Shearsmith and Frances Barber.
Sophie Okonedo stars as the towering, vengeful Medea opposite Ben Daniels as Jason, in a new adaptation of the gut-wrenching Greek tragedy.
The Lehman Trilogy
After huge success on Broadway, this epic drama about a family business that changed the world returns to the West End.
Olivier Award-winner Juliet Stevenson and director Robert Icke reunite in this smart, snappy study of race, gender and identity politics.
2:22 A Ghost Story
The hit supernatural thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat as it returns to London for a third season.
2:22 A Ghost Story
The record-breaking supernatural thriller celebrates a fourth season in the West End. Do you dare discover the truth?
As You Like It
Journey into the Forest of Arden as Shakespeare’s joyous comedy is staged in the round, starring Leah Harvey and Rose Ayling-Ellis.
Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons
Aidan Turner and Jenna Coleman star in a West End revival of Sam Steiner’s tender rom-com, set in a world where words are restricted.
The Woman in Black
Susan Hill’s classic ghost story continues to haunt the West End, offering a spooky night out for theatre fans.
David Tennant returns to the West End as a morally conflicted German professor during the rise of Nazism, in C.P. Taylor's classic play.
Hakawatis: Women of the Arabian Nights
A group of women gather to share and reclaim ancient tales under candlelight in this new play from Globe Resident Writer Hannah Khalil.
Liz Kingsman: One Woman Show
Liz Kingsman sends up the one person show genre in a smart, satirical and hugely funny piece, hot off a sold-out run at Soho Theatre.
Shakespeare’s gory tragedy about a Roman general’s descent into madness is performed by candlelight in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
J. K. Rowling's Wizarding World is transformed on stage, offering fans a unique return to their favourite fantasy world. Best for age 10+.
The Upstart Crow brings the hit TV comedy to the West End, starring David Mitchell as Shakespeare in a witty, laugh-out-loud performance.
My Neighbour Totoro
The beloved Studio Ghibli film is adapted for the stage in a magical new production. Best for age 6+.
Frequently asked questions
One of the most successful comedy plays of all time, The Play That Goes Wrong, still plays at the Duchess Theatre nearly 8 years after its West End debut.