West End Live
West End Live

West End Live, a weekend of free entertainment from top London shows, will return to Trafalgar Square on 22 and 23 June 2013.

Now in its ninth year, West End Live, organised by Westminster City Council and the Society of London Theatre, is the largest free event of its type in the UK.

Shows returning this year include: Billy Elliot The Musical, Horrible Histories, Jersey Boys, Disney's The Lion King, Mamma Mia!, Matilda The Musical, Les Misérables, Monty Python's Spamalot, The Phantom of the Opera, Stomp, Thriller Live, Top Hat, War Horse, We Will Rock You and Wicked.

Newcomers will include: Burn The Floor, The Bodyguard, A Chorus Line, The Color Purple, Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage, From Here to Eternity, The Golden Voice, High Society, Let It Be, Limbo, Merrily We Roll Along, Once: A New Musical, Peter Pan: Never Ending Story, The Showstoppers and The Sound Of Music.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson, said: "West End Live brings the roar of the greasepaint to the heart of the capital and all for free. From curtain up, to the encore, London Theatreland is unbeatable and this is a fabulous way to sample some of the most exciting shows to be seen anywhere in the world."

The event, which attracted over half a million people last year, is free and takes place in Trafalgar Square on Saturday 22 June 2013 (11am-6pm) and Sunday 23 June 2013 (12pm-6pm).