Set in the heart of Theatreland in buzzing Covent Garden, One Aldwych is within ten minutes walk of fifteen top West End theatres. Here is our guide to the dazzling productions that are currently showing in London's theatres.
Charlie & The
Chocolate Factory - Theatre Royal Drury Lane (2 minute
Roald Dahl's deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectioner Willy Wonka comes to life in a brand new West End musical directed by Academy Award winner Sam 'Skyfall' Mendes. Featuring ingenious stagecraft, a chocolate garden, an army of squirrels and the curiously peculiar Oompa-Loompas, this spectacular new musical must be seen to be believed.
Team your trip to the theatre with our scrumdiddlyumptious Charlie & The Chocolate Factory inspired afternoon tea.
Mamma Mia -
Novello Theatre (2 minute walk)
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. This smash hit musical certainly has the feel good factor and will have you dancing in the aisles.
Ward - Aldwych Theatre (2 minute walk)
Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest musical charts the events of the Profumo Affair; the infamous scandal thatshocked society. Opens 3 December.
Miss Saigon - Prince Edward Theatre (10 minute walk)
This epic love story tells the tragic tale of young bar girl Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with an American GI called Chris - but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon.
The Lion King -
Lyceum Theatre (2 minute walk)
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.
Enjoy a two course pre-theatre dinner and a glass of wine in Indigo before taking your top price seat to see the breathtaking show. From £79.50 including service.
The Resistible Rise of
Arturo Ui - Duchess Theatre (2 minute walk)
Arturo Ui is a funny, sharp and thrilling take on the rise of Hitler shot through with razor-sharp wit.
From Here To Eternity - Shaftesbury
Tim Rice's epic new musical about army life and illicit love is set in Pearl Harbour in 1941.
Henry V - Noël Coward Theatre
Hollywood star, Jude Law, takes to the stage as the King of England in Shakespeare's great play. Showing from 25 November 2013 to 5 January 2014.
Let It Be -
Savoy Theatre (5 minute walk)
You'll be transported back to the rocking world of the '60s with this new Beatles musical which traces the 'Fab Four's' history from Liverpool's Cavern Club to Beatlemania. It features all of band's top hits so get ready to wave your hands and sing-a-long to Hey Jude!
The Bodyguard -
Adelphi Theatre (5 minute walk)
If you loved the smash hit film, you'll love this. If you don't know the story, The Bodyguard is a romantic thriller which sees Frank Farmer try to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Featuring some of Whitney Houston's greatests songs, you won't be able to resist singing and dancing along.
War Horse - New
London Theatre (5 minute walk)
Based on a highly original novel, War Horse is set during the First World War and tells the exciting tale of bravery and the extraordinary bond between a young recruit and his horse. Actors, working with magnificent, life-sized puppets, lead us on a gripping and emotionally charged journey through history.
The Woman in
Black - Fortune Theatre (5 minute walk)
The Woman In Black is a classic ghost story. It is not a horror story or a tale of terror, yet the events build up to a horrifying climax and create a sense of horror. Not for the faint hearted...
Top Hat - Aldwych Theatre (5 minute
It's time to put on your top hat and brush off your tails… Top Hat is a giddy, glorious celebration of 1930s song and dance, featuring magnificent sets, over 200 costumes and a love story that will set the pulses racing!
The Musical - Phoenix Theatre
After winning 8 Tony Awards, including Best New Musical on Broadway, the West End welcomes Once The Musical. Featuring 'Falling Slowly', a song which won the Academy Award for best original song, and the Grammy Award for best Musical Theature Album, Once is an extraordinary, original and irresistably joyous celebration of love, friendship and music.
Musical - Cambridge Theatre (10 minute walk)
Roald Dahl's much-loved story bursts into life on stage in this brand new musical version by Dennis Kelly and award-winning musician and comedian Tim Minchin. Children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination.
Phantom of the Opera - Her Majesty's
Far beneath the majesty and splendour of the Paris Opera House, hides the Phantom in a shadowy existence. Shamed by his physical appearance and feared by all, the love he holds for his beautiful student Christine is so strong that even her heart cannot resist.
We Will Rock You
- Dominion Theatre (10 minute walk)
We Will Rock You is set in the future on Planet Mall in a time when musical instruments are banned and people are no longer individuals. Galileo makes it his mission to bring back rock and music to the people. Featuring all of Queen's greatest hits, this musical is certain to get you singing along.
Jersey Boys -
Prince Edward Theatre (10 minute walk)
The story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons tells the rag to riches tale of four boys working their way from the streets of New Jersey to the heights of international pop-stardom. Featuring all the classic hits including Big Girls Don't Cry and Walk Like A Man.
The Book of Mormon - Prince of Wales
After winning nine Tony Awards last year, this comic musical from the creators of South Park about a pair of hapless Mormon missionaries has hit London.
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. This show will have you moonwalking out of the theatre! Until September 2013.
Wizard of Oz - London Palladium
Andrew Lloyd Webber's new production of The Wizard of Oz is an enchanting adaptation of the all time classic. The production contains all of the much-loved songs from the Oscar winning movie, plus a few surprises along the way including appearances from the winner of the TV show 'Over the Rainbow'!
One Man, Two Guvnors - Theatre Royal
Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe… but Roscoe is really Rachel, posing as her own dead brother… who's been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers. Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a job with Stanley. To prevent discovery Francis must keep his two guvnors apart.
Billy Elliot The Musical - Victoria
In a northern town where men box and work in the mines, lives Billy. Billy does not want to fight, but is enthralled by the grace and wonder of ballet. With gritty determination he attempts to prove doubters wrong by going all the way and becoming a star.
Our Concierge team would be delighted to advise you as to what to see at the theatre during your time in London. Allow us to arrange tickets for the best seats at your chosen show and to assist with organizing any aspect of your trip.
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