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. Although their doors may be closed for now, we look forward to seeing them reopen in the near future.

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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

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

Aldwych Theatre

Featuring classic sing-along hits of the rock 'n' roll queen Tina Turner, this new musical spectacular reveals the untold story of the superstar from her humble beginnings in Tennessee, how she made a name for herself in the 1960s to her transformation into one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time.

2 minute walk

The Play That Goes Wrong

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.

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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.
2 minute walk

The Woman in Black

Fortune Theatre

Be prepared to be on the edge of your seat as The Woman in Black tells the story of a solicitor, Arthur Kipps, who visits a remote town a client’s funeral and witnesses a mysterious woman dressed in black. Arthur believes that a curse has been has been cast over him and recruits a young actor to help tell his spine-tingling story.    

3 minute walk 

The Mousetrap

St Martin's Theatre

Agatha Christie’s gripping murder mystery is the longest running show in the world. A group of strangers are gathered in a remote part of the countryside and soon discover there is a murderer on the loose. Eager to find out who did it, each character reveals their past until the final moment when the identity and motive is exposed.

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

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

Mary Poppins

Prince Edward Theatre

The much-loved nanny who flies in with an umbrella continues to delights audiences around the world. 

13 minute walk


Lyric Theatre

From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII take to the mic to tell their tales, remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an 80-minute celebration of 21st century girl power.

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

Hamilton: An American Musical

Victoria Palace Theatre

Taking the world by storm, the hip-hop musical Hamilton is the story of the poverty, politics and revolution which has shaped the modern day America as we know it. Founding Father of America, Alexander Hamilton arrived in New York as an immigrant from the Caribbean who went on to become one of America’s great ‘self-made’ men.   

20 minutes by tube


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