Everything you need to know about Six in London's West End

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How long is Six the Musical in London? Where is the show playing? We answer all of your questions about Six in London's West End!

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Six (West End)
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When did Six the Musical open in the West End?

Six the Musical premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2017. The show transferred to the Arts Theatre in London's West End in 2019, before running at the Lyric Theatre in 2020, and transferred to the Vaudeville Theatre in 2021, where it remains to this day.

What is the running time of Six the Musical in London?

Six the Musical has a running time of 1 hour & 20 minutes - this show does not have an interval.

Where is Six the Musical playing in London?

Six the Musical is currently playing at the Vaudeville Theatre in London's West End. Six the Musical has been playing at the Vaudeville Theatre since 2021 after previous West End runs at the Lyric Theatre & the Arts Theatre.

What is Six the Musical in London about?

Six is British pop musical that reimagines the six wives of Henry VIII as modern-day pop stars. In this 75-minute pop concert, Katherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Katherine Howard & Katherine Parr take to the stage & give their own accounts of their lives providing perspectives that may not be included in our history books.

What age group is Six the Musical in London suitable for?

The recommended viewing age for Six the Musical is 10 and above. All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Is there a dress code for Six the Musical in the West End?

There is no dress code for Six the Musical, or any other West End show - wear anything you feel comfortable wearing to the theatre! Jeans and trainers are perfectly acceptable, though many theatregoers opt for a smart casual dress code, particularly for evening performances. Want to know more about London theatre etiquette? Check out our blog that answers 10 FAQs about going to a London theatre show!

What do audiences think of Six the Musical in the West End?

Theatre critics and audiences generally have positive things to say about Six the Musical. What's on Stage's Daisy Bowie-Sells stated, This is a madcap, frenetic, hugely entertaining history remix. Right from the initial strains of its first song "Ex-Wives", you'll be wanting to get to pump your fist in the air and sing with Six.".

Check out what some real audience members thought about their trip to Six the Musical below!

Rachel 3004 gave Six (West End) a 91

Must see, Great writing, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining
January 4th, 2023

See it if you love a contemporary take on history and are all about girl power! You will have these songs stuck in your head for daysss.

Don't see it if you want to learn about history as you can read about it in the books. Also if you are pro Henry VIII (doubtful).

Anna-Lena gave Six (West End) a 80

Intelligent, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful
January 3rd, 2023

See it if You like to feel like you're at a pop concert. Short show with just one act. Funny storytelling by the six wives with amazing songs.

Don't see it if You don't like to feel like you're at a pop concert.

Adrian 2225 gave Six (West End) a 70

Great singing, Entertaining, Clever
August 13th, 2022

See it if Entertaining but I felt it lacked heart. More of a concert than anything else.

Don't see it if You prefer something traditional

Emily 2606 gave Six (West End) a 67

Funny, Great writing, Entertaining
August 3rd, 2022

See it if You like fun, upbeat and fast-pasted shows. Also great if you enjoy shows that run all the way through with no interval.

Don't see it if You are not a fan of a 'girl band' dynamic for historical figures. Whilst enjoyable, I feel as though you get all you need from the album.