The top West End transfers you need to see in London
Theatreland is home to some of the longest-running productions in the world, but there are also shows which transfer to the West End from regional theatres. Don’t miss out on these West End transfers, which are either currently running or soon to play at some of London’s iconic playhouses, as well as Edinburgh Fringe shows in the capital.
West End transfers you need to see
City of Angels
Be transported to 1940s Hollywood at City of Angels, coming to the Garrick Theatre in 2020. Transferring from the Donmar Warehouse to the West End, Josie Rourke directs a jazzy musical following a screenwriter trying to make it big in Hollywood, starring the Donmar cast including Hadley Fraser, Rebecca Trehearn and Rosalie Craig. If you want to see a glittering musical that’s oozing with sophistication, you’ll want to see City of Angels.
Life of Pi
After critically-acclaimed performances at Sheffield Crucible, don’t miss the extraordinary stage adaptation of Life of Pi. Experience a young boy’s heroic journey of endurance and hope in a show that’s full of magical moments, state-of-the-art visuals and breathtaking puppetry, coming to the Wyndham’s Theatre this summer.
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
After an acclaimed engagement at the National Theatre, witness the sci-fi spectacular The Ocean at the End of the Lane at the Duke of York’s. When a Boy and his friend Lettie are thrown deeper and deeper into a magical world, can they survive their new surroundings? Creepy characters and phantasmagorical figures come to life in this magical play in the West End from October 2020.