Whether you’re looking to spend an evening in the mighty jungle with cinematic classic the Lion King or want to soak up the tragic tale of Hamlet, we’ve answered some of the most common questions around theatres and shows in London to help you find your perfect night out.
London's glitzy West End is home to many of the world’s most famous theatres, playing host to some of the most popular shows ever to hit the stage. With 40 venues to choose from, these are some of the best:
Originally, Shakespeare’s timeless classics were performed in venues open to the elements, with his famous Globe Theatre sporting an open roof. Today, the subtleties and authentic feeling of the bard’s best can still be brought to life as outdoor activities. In many cases, the weather works to the advantage of the audience, whether it’s adding a rainy Scottish twist to Macbeth or a howling wind to the castle ramparts in Hamlet’s Denmark.
Today Shakespeare's Globe on Bankside is a lovingly reconstructed version of the original, complete with open roof, and is an exciting venue to see one of Stratford’s most famous son’s original plays in. Browse Groupon's deals on theatre and shows in London to find a range of other outdoor theatre events.
Though there are constantly new productions opening across the capital, some popular London theatre shows are in such demand from theatregoers that they’ve been running triumphantly for decades. Some of the longest running include:
Whether you want to dip into the dramatic or revel in romance, there are a wide range of shows in London to indulge in. Groupon provides some inspiration for dinner and theatre shows in London and these are a few of the best:
For one night only this autumn a host of theatrical gems will be visiting Glasgow. With a combination of theatre, music and even some circus, there's something for everyone.MercuryThur 27th NovAfter over a decade on tour, Mercury have firmly established themselves as one of the world's most authentic tributes to the legendary Freddie Mercury and Qu