10. An Intimate Evening with Liza Minnelli

Liza Minnelli, winner of four Tony Awards, an Oscar, a special "Legends" Grammy, two Golden Globe Awards, an Emmy and a BAFTA gets up-close and personal with her British fans on stage in the West End.

London Palladium, 20 September then tour.

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9. The Audience

Kristin Scott Thomas (The Queen)
Kristin Scott Thomas (The Queen)
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Now closed, Kristin Scott Thomas received high praise for her portrayal of the Queen in the revival of Peter Morgan's award-winning play.


8. Bend it Like Beckham

A scene from Bend it Like Beckham, which premiere next month
A scene from Bend it Like Beckham, which premiere next month
© Ellie Kurtz

Gurinder Chadha directs the stage adaptation of her 2002 film starring Jamie Campbell Bower, Natalie Dew and Lauren Samuels with music by Howard Goodall.

Phoenix Theatre, open run. WhatsOnStage Review.

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7. The Commitments

The cast of The Commitments
The cast of The Commitments

Jamie Lloyd's production based on the novel by Roddy Doyle enters our top ten as theatregoers take advantage of discounts prior to the show's closing later this year.

Palace Theatre, until 1 November. WhatsOnStage Review.

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6. Jersey Boys

Matt Nalton, Michael Watson, Edd Post and Jon Boydon
Matt Nalton, Michael Watson, Edd Post and Jon Boydon
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The hit musical charting the success of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons continues to be a hit with WhatsOnStage readers still "Beggin'" to see Michael Watson and Co. "Walk like a Man".

Piccadilly Theatre, open run.

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5. Matilda

The company of Matilda
The company of Matilda

The RSC and Tim Minchin's production is still a top favourite for everyone at WOS HQ and, so it seems, with our readers too as it jumps up to number five in this month's best selling shows. A new cast announcement is possibly also to thank for its increased ranking.

Cambridge Theatre, open run. WhatsOnStage Review.

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4. Farinelli and the King

Mark Rylance in Farinelli and the King at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Mark Rylance in Farinelli and the King at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
© Marc Brenner

A rare chance to see Olivier Award-winner Mark Rylance on stage has had people parting with their hard-earned cash this month. Although a trip to the Duke of York's needn't break the bank, £10 tickets are still available.

Duke of York's Theatre, 14 September - 5 December. WhatsOnStage Review.

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3. In the Heights

The 2014 company of In The Heights
The 2014 company of In The Heights
© Robert Workman

One of the most anticipated revivals since Robbie reunited with Take That, Lin Manuel Miranda's multi award-winning show is returning to London at the King's Cross Theatre. One of the hottest tickets this year.

King's Cross Theatre, 3 October - 1 November. WhatsOnStage Review.

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2. Memphis

Beverley Knight and Matt Cardle on the set of Memphis the Musical
Beverley Knight and Matt Cardle on the set of Memphis the Musical
© Helen Maybanks

If you haven't seen the spectacular Memphis yet, where have you been? Beverley Knight brings the house down night after night in this Broadway transfer, now starring X Factor winner Matt Cardle in a critically acclaimed theatre debut.

Shaftesbury Theatre, booking until 31 October. WhatsOnStage Review.

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1. Gypsy

Imelda Staunton in Gypsy
Imelda Staunton in Gypsy
© Johan Persson

Starring the fabulous Imelda Staunton, Gypsy continues its strong ticket sales. This is one of those shows you'll tell the Grandkids about.

Savoy Theatre, until 28 November. WhatsOnStage Review.

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