What Are the Best Musicals to See in London?

London is one of the rare cities hosting so many musical and theatre shows. So why don’t you book a show whilst visiting? It would be a great experience during your holidays in the English capital. Have a look at the top 5 of the best musicals in London below:


 

1- The Lion King

The Lion King is a must-see show! Of course everyone knows the story because of the famous animated Disney film. The Lion King London opened in 1999 and has been a best-selling show ever since. With music by Elton John, the African rhythms and décor, you will be completely immersed in the magical story of Simba.

2- Mamma Mia

Mamma Mia is a musical gathering Abba’s greatest hits around Sophie’s story. Living on a Greek island with her mother, Sophie is in search of her identity. She is getting married but she doesn’t know her father so she decides to look for him before the big day. This musical is the highest grossing live action musical film of all time; book your tickets now to avoid disappointment!

 

 

 

 

3- Wicked

Based on the famous novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”, Wicked tells the story of the Witches of Oz: a friendship between two young women who meet as sorcery students. The show has been acclaimed as “a world class West End musical with stunning spectacle, a heart-warming story and unforgettable songs” (Official London Theatre).

 

4- Matilda

Matilda’s character is inspired by Roald Dahl’s novel (Roald Dahl wrote Charlie and the Chocolate Factory). Matilda is a young girl neglected by her parents; she is very clever and discovers that she has a special power! Go to the show to find out the ending 😉

 

 

5- Thriller

A tribute to the king of Pop Michael Jackson, Thriller will astonish you! Featuring the first songs performed by the Jackson 5 to his most famous hits such as Billie Jean and of course Thriller, the show brings back to life one of the best singer in the world for a few hours. The dance movements and mimics are quite impressive as well!

 


These musicals sell fast, so don’t forget to book in advance to secure your seats, get in touch here to book.

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