The hottest West End musicals

Jenai Laignel / 21 November 2014 ( 09 March 2015 )

If you're heading to the capital, be sure to take in a West End show. It's the best way to spend a few feel-good hours away from the crowds.

Here's our guide to what you should see...



An alternative take on the Wizard of Oz story, the magic of Wicked will never fade.

Now in its tenth year, this stellar musical marries unforgettable songs with spellbinding performances from its leads Emma Hatton and Savannah Stevenson, in roles made famous by Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth.


Mamma Mia!

Escape the busy London streets and head to the Greek Islands for the ultimate feel-good musical. As its many fans will tell you, Mamma Mia! is well worth a watch. It follows Sophie, who is on a quest to find out her real father – all set to your favourite songs by Abba.


Matilda The Musical

It's not only the younger members of your family who will be thrilled by the timeless story of Matilda, based on the classic book by Roald Dahl.

With award-winning musician and comedian Tim Minchin at the helm, you're guaranteed a few enjoyable hours.


The Book of Mormon

Dubbed “The best musical of this century” by the New York Times, The Book of Mormon is the hottest ticket in town.

This multi award-winning musical from the creators of South Park tells the story of two young Mormon missionaries sent to a remote village in northern Uganda in an attempt to convert the natives.

Find out what all of the fuss is about and catch it before it goes!

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