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Whether it’s a revival of a classic Shakespeare work, or the latest play from one of the world’s most renowned writers, the West End is the perfect place to experience theatre’s purest form.

If it’s a classic you’re after, then The Mousetrap is the show for you. Performed in London continuously since 1952, Agatha Christie’s murder mystery is the longest running show ever in the West End.

New plays include the premiere of All About Eve, a stage adaptation of the 1950 Hollywood film. Ivo van Hove will direct Gillian Anderson and Lily James in this exciting premiere. Set to bring a touch of movie glamour to the West End, make sure you “fasten your seatbelts, it’s going to be a bumpy night”.

Why not unwind with the best comedy that London has to offer. Join the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society as they attempt to stage a complex murder mystery in The Play That Goes Wrong or witness the heist of the century in The Comedy About A Bank Robbery. There’s nothing better than a bit of comic relief to help you laugh your way through the week!

The West End is also home to transfers of plays from some of London’s leading fringe theatres. The Duke of York’s Theatre hosts the Almeida Theatre’s production of Tennessee Williams’ Summer and Smoke.

 

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Find our top 5 plays

  1. 1 All About Eve Noel Coward Theatre, London
  2. 2 Macbeth Barbican, London
  3. 3 The Height Of The Storm Wyndham's Theatre, London
  4. 4 The Twilight Zone Ambassadors Theatre, London
  5. 5 The Woman In Black Fortune Theatre, London
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"The two actors are excellent and the play is fantastically written, building the tension whilst providing moments of light relief.

It is definitely scary, using clever staging that will have you jumping out of your seat, making it a great night out that’s a bit different from everything else that’s on."

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