The best feel-good musicals

Jenai Laignel / 08 September 2014 ( 02 November 2015 )

A trip to London should always include a West End show - they are the ultimate way to spend a few feel-good hours and, dare we say it, you could even tie your visit to the capital in with some Christmas shopping!

Read on to find out our current pick of the bunch:


Speaking the universal language of rhythm, Stomp has been revamped to include brand new dance routines and music. The eclectic mix of tap dance, percussion and music, all with a healthy dollop of high energy, is bound to have you up on your feet.

Using everything from paint cans to plastic bags, Stomp is pure stage magic.


Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia! (pictured) is now in its 15th year at the West End and is as irresistible and hilarious as it's always been. Follow Sophie, who is on a quest to find out her real father – all set to the timeless songs of Abba. Millions of people over the world have fallen in love with this ultimate feel-good production; now it's your turn.


Matilda The Musical

It's not just children who will be thrilled by this delightful story, based on the classic story by Roald Dahl. Award-winning musician and comedian Tim Minchin wrote the music and lyrics, along with writer Dennis Kelly.

The story follows a special little girl, Matilda, who has a vivid imagination and a very special power. It's relatively new to the West End, bursting onto the stage in 2011, but picked up a record-breaking seven Laurence Olivier Awards in 2012. Watch this irresistible show for yourself and you'll soon see why.


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