Theatre tickets that make the perfect West End gift for anyone

By | Posted on 04-Feb-2019

Theatre tickets that make the perfect West End gift for anyone

Show just how much you care about someone with theatre tickets to one of the hottest West End shows around. From West End classics including Les Misérables to brand-new productions of Dear Evan Hansen and The Drifters Girl, nothing says thank you to that special someone at any time of year like a night to remember in the West End.

Shows that will make a great West End gift

Theatre tickets for musical lovers


Photo credit: Matthew Murphy

DEAR EVAN HANSEN arrives in London at the Noël Coward Theatre in November 2019. A profound, new musical about life and the way we live it, DEAR EVAN HANSEN has an original score by the Academy Award-winning songwriters of The Greatest Showman and La La Land, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul. It is an uplifting musical that has struck a powerful chord with critics everywhere and audiences of all generations. The Washington Post calls it “one of the most remarkable shows in musical theatre history.”



One of the latest musical theatre phenomenons to take over the world, Six is a dizzying mix of history and contemporary music all about Henry VIII’s wives. As the wives compete to see who had it worst with the Tudor monarch, join the sextet as they celebrate their lives in a musical championing girl power! As some of the hottest theatre tickets in town, you’ll want to book your tickets for Six now – just don’t lose your head!


In a musical where kindness triumphs over evil to win the day, join Matilda in the stage adaptation of this Roald Dahl classic, charming audiences at the Cambridge Theatre. As it becomes clear that Matilda has extra-special gifts that aren’t appreciated by her parents or her headmistress Miss Trunchbull, she’s accepted and bonds with her teacher Miss Honey, who sees just how special Matilda truly is. With the help of her friends and her teacher, see how Matilda is able to defeat her enemies – even if she has to be a little bit naughty! Perfect for audiences of all ages, surprise friends and family with tickets to Matilda

Theatre tickets for play aficionados

Magic Goes Wrong

Magic Goes Wrong

Extending the presence of their trademark comedy style across the West End, Mischief Theatre present their latest play at the Vaudeville Theatre that’s sure to put a smile on anyone’s face. In Magic Goes Wrong, the cast members take on the roles of magicians as they work hard to impress punters at a charity event. Created with the help of legendary magic duo Penn & Teller, get ready to be wowed at death-defying tricks and spellbinding sleight-of-hand in a show that’s guaranteed to dazzle any theatregoer.

Uncle Vanya

Uncle Vanya

Toby Jones plays the title role in a new production of Chekhov’s classic, adapted by Conor McPherson. Whether you’ve seen countless plays or you’re looking to watch a well-known drama in the West End, you’ll want to see this explosive family drama. With relationships crumbling thanks to one man returning to the family with a new wife, hidden feelings rise to the surface in a play that’s both exciting and tense. With West End stars including Richard Armitage and Ciarán Hinds in the cast, it’s sure to be one of the must-see plays of 2020.

Upstart Crow

Best known for his appearances on comedy panel shows including Would I Lie to You?, David Mitchell makes his West End debut as the Bard in Upstart Crow. First commissioned as a BBC television show to celebrate Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary, Mitchell will play Shakespeare as he’s struggling to find inspiration for a play that will please the masses – can he create a sensation and be a successful writer? Guaranteed to be one of the West End’s finest laugh-out-loud plays of the year, get ready to see Mitchell alongside his TV co-stars Gemma Whelan, Rob Rouse and Mark Heap in Upstart Crow.

Theatre tickets for family-friendly shows

The Lion King

The Lion King

Sit back and enjoy the “Circle of Life” at The Lion King that has entertained audiences at the Lyceum Theatre since 1999. Bringing the Disney movie to life, follow Simba in his formative years as a tiny lion cub to becoming King of the Pride Lands. Going away from home, Simba finds himself at peril on numerous occasions, but nothing will stop him from becoming the king. You’ll find yourself singing along at old Disney classics including “Hakuna Matata” and “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” which will transport you deep into the Serengeti.

The Lion King is suitable for children aged 6 and above.

School of Rock

School of Rock

Join the cast of School of Rock as the kids at Horace Green get ready to compete in the Battle of the Bands. When Dewey Finn takes on the identity of his friend Ned Schneebly to be a substitute teacher at a local private school, he’s initially concerned that the children won’t be fun. Stumbling upon the kids while they’re in a music class, Dewey taps into the potential in front of him, forming a band out of the class. Complete with killer vocals and rocking drum solos, you’ll all be getting out your air guitar at School of Rock.

School of Rock is suitable for children aged 6 and above.

& Juliet

Theatre tickets

What would have happened if Juliet had never taken her life? Join Shakespeare’s best-known female character on an unbelievable journey of self-discovery in & Juliet. Miriam Teak-Lee plays the titular character in a cast featuring Oliver Tompsett and Cassidy Janson, performing pop songs written by Max Martin including ‘Can’t Feel My Face’ and ‘Baby One More Time’.

& Juliet is suitable for children aged 6 and above.

Planning ahead? Theatre tickets for the latest shows

City of Angels

City of Angels

First wowing audiences at the Donmar Warehouse in 2014, Josie Rourke’s energetic, slick revival of City of Angels receives a West End transfer. A ‘who’s who’ of West End famous faces including Rosalie Craig, Hadley Fraser, Rebecca Trehearn and Rob Houchen star in a musical following the life of a New York screenwriter named Stine trying to make it big in Hollywood, with Stine’s screenplay also acted out in the production. Hailed as “a jazzy take on film noir and Tinseltown” by The Independent when it was at the Donmar, City of Angels tickets make the perfect gift for anyone who loves the Golden Age of jazz and musical theatre.

The Prince of Egypt

Be lifted through the power of musical theatre at The Prince of Egyptopening at the Dominion Theatre in 2020. Based on the 1998 Dreamworks film of the same name, the musical follows religious tales of Moses as told in the Old Testament, changing the lives of future generations forevermore as he leads the Israelites to safety. With a soundtrack of anthemic songs including ‘Deliver Us’, the Grammy Award-winning ‘When You Believe’ and 10 original songs written by Stephen Schwartz, The Prince of Egypt is sure to send shockwaves throughout the West End in 2020.

The Drifters Girl

You’ve heard the songs ‘Stand By Me’ and ‘Saturday Night At The Movies’. Now, get ready to save the last dance for that special someone with tickets to the world premiere of The Drifters Girl at the Garrick Theatre. Beverley Knight will star as Faye Treadwell, the world’s first African-American female music manager while in charge of The Drifters, a 20th-century American vocal group who became a global phenomenon. Get your feet tapping along and sing to yourself in what’s set to be an upbeat musical about some of the greatest singers the world has ever seen.

Gift Vouchers

Still struggling to decide what show to see? Take advantage of our gift vouchers, redeemable against tickets across our entire catalogue of West End shows, attractions and live entertainment. Whether you’re giving gift vouchers to friends or family or you’re buying them as a treat for yourself, gift vouchers make a wonderful West End present.