Top reviewed West End shows to see
Our top picks of what to see in London!
We run down the top reviewed shows currently playing or coming soon! (Fear not, we'll be repeating this for shows across the UK imminently!).
– Carousel – Timothy Sheader's radical twist on the R&H classic wowed critics when it first opened – Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, until 25 September 2021
– Everybody's Talking About Jamie – Its new cast continues to cement it as one of the best new musicals in a long while – and it's soon going to "pause" its West End run – Apollo Theatre until 26 September
– The Last Five Years – Jason Robert Brown's romantic two-hander will have its first major West End run – Garrick Theatre from 17 September until 17 October
– Pride and Prejudice* *(sort of) – It got five stars during its original run, and it's now back for a weighty West End spell! – Criterion Theatre, from 15 October
– Life of Pi – The WOSAward-winning play has been gearing up for a West End run for a long time, so we can't wait for what is hopefully a lengthy, lengthy spell at the Wydham's Theatre – From 15 November 2021
– Six the Musical – Its third London home will be the Vaudeville Theatre! A chance to see the six Queens in a fresh location – Vaudeville Theatre, from 29 September
– Dear Evan Hansen – The cult fan favourite will be back in action post-pandemic, just in time for the movie release – Noël Coward Theatre, returning from 26 October 2021'
– The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Neil Gaiman's fantasy adventure was an utter smash-hit at the National, and now returns – Duke of York's Theatre, from 26 October
The Phantom of the Opera, Her Majesty's Theatre
Come From Away – Phoenix Theatre
Frozen – Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
Leopoldstadt, Wyndham's Theatre, until 30 October
Rockets and Blue Lights, National Theatre, until 9 October
Operation Mincemeat, Southwark Playhouse, until 18 September
Jersey Boys, Trafalgar Theatre
Cinderella, Gillian Lynne Theatre
Amélie the Musical, Criterion Theatre, until 25 September
The Prince of Egypt , Dominion Theatre, until 8 January 2022
Back to the Future – Adelphi Theatre
Les Misérables – Sondheim Theatre, from 25 September