Best West End Theatre (London Reviews) (22)

A list of the top London theatre shows currently playing in the West End

Looking for the best West End theatre shows?

With shows such as 'Les Misérables', 'The Phantom of the Opera', 'Wicked', 'The Mousetrap' and more dominating West End theatres for decades, it can be difficult to figure out what London theatre shows to watch.

From long-running musicals, to smash hit plays, let Show-Score's community of avid theatre fans tell you the best West End Theatre shows to see in London! Read London Theatre reviews from our members and their picks for the best West End shows running in London right now!

95
Must See!
679 Reviews
Ends Jun 01
London: West End

The Olivier-Award nominated play about six black men in group therapy returns to the West End.

94
Must See!
1K+ Reviews
Ends Mar 2025
London: West End

The West End's longest-running musical has brand new staging at the renamed Sondheim Theatre.

94
Must See!
553 Reviews
Ends Aug 2024
London: West End

The West End transfer of this new British musical about two people from different worlds crossing paths.

93
Must See!
2K+ Reviews
Ends Mar 2025
London: Victoria

Revolutionary musical about American founding father, Alexander Hamilton. Winner of 7 Olivier Awards.

93
Must See!
898 Reviews
Ends Sep 2024
London: West End

A boozy jukebox musical which follows nine men in a pub harmonising to chart-topping songs.

93
Must See!
1K+ Reviews
Ends Mar 2025
London: West End

Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical has been entertaining West End audiences for over 30 years. 

92
Must See!
259 Reviews
Ends Aug 2024
London: West End

Emma navigates rehab, confronting a truth-shrouded world where intoxication seems the only escape.

92
Must See!
1K+ Reviews
Open run
London: West End

Olivier Award-nominated jukebox musical featuring the hits of Swedish pop group, ABBA.

92
Must See!
548 Reviews
Ends Dec 2024
London: West End

A new play based on the hit Netflix series that serves as a prequel to the eerie events in Hawkins.

92
Must See!
979 Reviews
Ends Jun 2025
London: West End
Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss' modern musical retelling of the lives of Henry VIII's six wives.
92
Must See!
925 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

The 7-time Olivier Award-winning revival of Kander & Ebb's landmark musical.

91
Must See!
1K+ Reviews
Open run
London: West End

Disney's 1994 animated film is brought to life in an award-winning theatrical experience.

91
Must See!
1K+ Reviews
Ends Sep 2024
London: West End

Disney's magical stage adaptation of the hit 2013 animated movie.

91
Must See!
2K+ Reviews
Ends Aug 2024
London: West End

Award-winning musical comedy from the creators of 'South Park' and 'Frozen' co-creator Robert Lopez. 

91
Must See!
943 Reviews
Ends Mar 2025
London: West End

The eighth story in the Harry Potter series told in an epic 2-part play. Winner of 9 Olivier Awards.

90
Excellent
131 Reviews
Ends Jul 22
London: West End

The improvised comedy based on Jane Austen's novels returns to the West End.

90
Excellent
1K+ Reviews
Ends Aug 2024
London: West End

Alan Menken's musical adaptation of the hit film of the same name returns to the West End.

88
Excellent
757 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

A magical stage adaptation of Roald Dahl's popular children's book. Winner of 7 Olivier Awards.

88
Excellent
159 Reviews
Ends Dec 2024
London: West End

Olivier Award-winning comedy group stage a brand new improvised musical every night!

88
Excellent
536 Reviews
Ends Jun 15
London: West End

Jez Butterworth's new play about two sisters returning home to their dying mother.

87
Excellent
631 Reviews
Ends Aug 2024
London: West End

Olivier Award-winning British musical - written as a love letter to Sheffield - transfers to the West End.

87
Excellent
272 Reviews
Ends Nov 2024
London: West End

The award-winning comedy musical about a corpse used to win a war transfers to the West End.