London's West End is recognised worldwide as the leading light in theatre. Each year millions of theatregoers enjoy spectacular performances in the heart of the UK capital. As one of the major attractions for residents and visitors, London plays are always in hot demand.
The rich diversity of London theatre means there is always an exceptional performance to take in – or the exciting prospect of a new production.
Over the years, Official London Theatre has kept audiences updated on all happenings in Theatreland while championing initiatives that enhance the theatregoing public's experiences and expand the reach of London plays.
So, for the inside track on all theatre news and information on London plays, we provide you with comprehensive production listings, First Night Features, star interviews, articles and the latest London show deals.
Enjoy the variety of plays in London
A night out at the theatre is the perfect way to wind down after a hard day's work or to treat yourself during a holiday in the capital. This year in Theatreland there is an exciting crop of plays receiving critical acclaim as well as enjoying popular appeal; something for everyone young and old.
London plays have always been a popular outlet for creativity, provoking debate and raising awareness, as well as being a barometer of popular culture. Indeed, with some very special shows featuring in the upcoming schedule, theatregoers, no matter what their interests, will be spoilt for choice.
It is an exciting time for theatre. With many well-received London plays currently showing, as well as numerous highly anticipated plays in production, the stage is enjoying a boom. So it is the perfect time to get the inside scoop on the plays you most want to see, discover new productions and enjoy an unforgettable night out.
Have a look around Official London Theatre to discover London shows. Learn more about musicals, smash-hit West End plays, operatic performances, stand-up specials, ballet in London and much more.
Whatever your tastes, London plays provide the variety and entertainment for an exhilarating night out. Purchase West End theatre tickets online and keep in touch with what's happening both onstage and behind the scenes through the Official London Theatre website.