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Check the running time of a West End show here

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Check the running time of a West End show here

Going to see a West End show is always a great experience, but you may need to know the running time of a production before you go. There are some shorter shows as well as mammoth-length performances in the West End. Let us take you through the running times of Theatreland to find out how long West End shows are.¬†Want to see a show in the middle of the week? We’ve also put a guide together of when every matinee performance happens in the West End.¬†

Running time of West End shows

Shows with a running time of under 2 hours

Show Time More Information
Six 1 hour 15 minutes Six Tickets
Come From Away 1 hour 40 minutes Come From Away Tickets
The Son 1 hour 45 minutes The Son Tickets
The Woman in Black 2 hours The Woman in Black Tickets

Shows with a running time from 2 hours to 2 hours 29 minutes

Show Time More Information
The Play That Goes Wrong 2 hours 5 minutes The Play That Goes Wrong Tickets
The Man in the White Suit 2 hours 10 minutes The Man in the White Suit Tickets
Noises Off 2 hours 10 minutes Noises Off Tickets
The Mousetrap 2 hours 15 minutes The Mousetrap Tickets
Witness for the Prosecution 2 hours 15 minutes Witness for the Prosecution Tickets
Thriller Live 2 hours 20 minutes Thriller Live Tickets

Shows with a running time from 2 hours 30 minutes to 2 hours 45 minutes

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The Book of Mormon 2 hour 30 minutes The Book of Mormon Tickets
The Lion King 2 hour 30 minutes The Lion King Tickets
The Phantom Of the Opera 2 hours 30 minutes The Phantom of the Opera Tickets
School of Rock 2 hours 30 minutes School of Rock Tickets
9 to 5 2 hours 30 minutes 9 to 5 The Musical Tickets
Only Fools and Horses 2 hours 30 minutes Only Fools and Horses The Musical Tickets
Waitress 2 hours 30 minutes Waitress Tickets
The Comedy About a Bank Robbery 2 hours 30 minutes The Comedy About a Bank Robbery Tickets
Mamma Mia! 2 hours 35 minutes Mamma Mia! Tickets
Matilda the Musical 2 hours 40 minutes Matilda the Musical Tickets

Shows with a running time of over 2 hours 45 minutes

Show Time More Information
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie 2 hours 45 minutes Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Tickets
Tina the Musical 2 hour 45 minutes Tina the Musical Tickets
Wicked 2 hour 45 minutes Wicked Tickets
Les Miserables 2 hours 50 minutes Les Miserables Tickets
Fiddler on the Roof 2 hours 50 minutes Fiddler on the Roof Tickets
Death of a Salesman 3 hours Death of a Salesman Tickets