Theatre & Theatreland

Set in the heart of Covent Garden, One Aldwych is within a ten-minute walk of over twenty top West End theatres - here's our guide to some of the dazzling local productions.

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Aldwych Theatre

The untold story of Carole King's journey from schoolgirl to superstar; from her relationship with husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, to her remarkable rise to stardom.

2 minute walk

Disney’s The Lion King

Lyceum Theatre

A spectacular visual feast, this adaptation of Disney's much-loved film transports audiences to a dazzling world that explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music.

2 minute walk

The Play That Goes Wrong

The Duchess Theatre

The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society is putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong... does! The accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to get to the final curtain call, with hilarious consequences.

Enjoy a three-course dinner at Indigo with a glass of wine before seeing the play.

2 minute walk

Mamma Mia!

Novello Theatre

Mamma Mia tells the story of a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father on the eve of her wedding through the songs of ABBA.

Enjoy a three-course dinner at Indigo with a glass of wine before seeing the play.

2 minute walk

Kinky Boots

Adelphi Theatre

The Tony award-winning musical from Cyndi Lauper has opened in the West End with a bang and tells the story of a Northampton shoe factory.

5 minute walk

Motown The Musical

Shaftesbury Theatre

Unbeatable music and the incredible story of how Berry Gordy founded Motown records and launched the careers of Diana Ross and the Supremes, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and many others.

10 minute walk

Matilda The Musical

Cambridge Theatre

Roald Dahl's much-loved story bursts into life on stage in this musical by award-winning musician and comedian Tim Minchin. Children and adults alike will be thrilled. 

10 minute walk

Thriller Live

Lyric Theatre

Expect your favourite Jackson songs delivered by an exceptionally talented cast and live band, including the smash hits I Want You Back, ABC, Beat It and Billie Jean. 

15 minute walk

The Book of Mormon

Prince of Wales Theatre

After winning nine Tony Awards, this comic musical from the creators of South Park is about a pair of hapless Mormon missionaries who have come to London.

15 minute walk

Phantom of the Opera

Her Majesty's Theatre

In Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic musical, beneath the splendour of the Paris Opera House, hides the Phantom shamed by his physical appearance and obsessed with the singing sensation Christine.

15 minute walk

Jersey Boys

Piccadilly Theatre

The story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in their rag to riches tale from the streets of New Jersey to the heights of international pop-stardom. 

17 minute walk

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The Palace Theatre

J.K Rowling's eighth installment of the beloved Harry Potter series has arrived. Written by Jack Thorne and directed by John Tiffany, the play tells the story of Harry Potter and his family after the final '19 years later' chapter of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. 

12 minute walk

Aladdin The Musical

Prince Edward Theatre

The classic hit film has been brought to thrilling life on stage, featuring all the songs from the Academy Award-winning score, together with new music written for this production. 

13 minute walk

The Goat or Who Is Sylvia?

Theatre Royal Haymarket

Damian Lewis returns to the West End to star in Edward Albee’s darkly comic masterpiece - opening from March 2017.

14 minute walk

The Girls

Phoenix Theatre

Gary Barlow’s musical based on the 2003 Calendar Girls film makes its West End premiere at London’s Phoenix Theatre.

13 minute walk

Dream Girls

The Savoy Theatre

This UK and West End premiere of the sensational and iconic Tony Award-winning musical comes to The Savoy Theatre.

4 minute walk 

This House

Garrick Theatre

After a hugely successful season from the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company, James Herrin brings This House, the pertinent political drama, back to London.

10 minute walk

42nd Street

Theatre Royal Drury Lane

42nd Street is the song and dance, American dream fable of Broadway. Young Peggy Sawyer is fresh off the bus from small-town America and just another face in the chorus line on Broadway’s newest show. But when the leading lady gets injured, Peggy might just have the shot at stardom she's always dreamed of.

2 minute walk 

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