Book/movie-based (London Reviews) (56)

Every London theatre show based on a book, movie, TV show or something else!

With West End shows like 'Les Misérables', 'Back to the Future: The Musical' and 'Only Fools and Horses: The Musical', shows that are based on a book, film, TV show or something else are still firm favourites with London theatre audiences!
Let Show-Score's community of avid theatre fans tell you the best book/movie-based theatre shows to see in London! Read London theatre reviews from our members and their picks for the best book/movie-based shows running in London right now!

92
Must See!
436 Reviews
Open run
London: Victoria

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

92
Must See!
232 Reviews
Ends May 2023
London: West End

Matthew Modine stars in Aaron Sorkin's stage adaptation of Harper Lee's classic novel.

92
Must See!
153 Reviews
Ends Apr 2023
London: Wembley

A London revival of the Tony Award-winning musical inspired by the Newsboys Strike of 1899. 

91
Must See!
240 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

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

89
Excellent
286 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

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

Score it Buy from £16
89
Excellent
1 Review
Starts Apr 2023
London: Fitzrovia

The stage adaptation of Rebecca Watson's debut novel about a woman facing an all-consuming trauma.

88
Excellent
333 Reviews
Ends Oct 2023
London: West End

Samantha Barks stars as Elsa in Disney's magical stage adaptation of the hit 2013 film.

87
Excellent
182 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

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

87
Excellent
551 Reviews
Open run
London: Victoria

Stephen Schwartz's long-running hit musical about the untold story of the Witches of Oz. 

87
Excellent
448 Reviews
Ends Oct 2023
London: West End

A musical adaptation of the 1985 smash hit film - winner of the Best New Musical Olivier Award.

86
Excellent
107 Reviews
Ends Apr 2023
London: Waterloo

A revival production of Agatha Christie's intense courtroom drama.

86
Excellent
252 Reviews
Ends Sep 2023
London: Victoria

The hit musical returns as the Heathers transform high school life for young teen Veronica.

84
Great
226 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

Baz Luhrmann's hit stage adaptation of the 2001 Oscar-winning film transfers to London's West End. 

83
Great
219 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

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

79
Good
148 Reviews
Ends Apr 2023
London: West End

A stage adaptation of the 1990 film of the same name with music by Grammy Award winner Bryan Adams.

78
Good
133 Reviews
Ends Apr 2023
London: West End

One of Britain's most loved TV comedies comes to life on stage in a new musical.

78
Good
88 Reviews
Ends Apr 2023
London: Woolwich

Punchdrunk's new immersive show inspired by Greek mythology.

77
Good
135 Reviews
Ends Mar 04
London: West End

Susan Hill's best selling ghost story is hauntingly retold in this chilling stage adaptation.

74
Good
41 Reviews
Ends Feb 25
London: West End

Emma Corrin stars in Neil Bartlett’s new adaptation of Virginia Woolf's feminist classic.

57
Middling
37 Reviews
Ends Apr 2023
London: West End

The musical adaptation of the classic 80s film returns to the West End.

Score it Buy from £21
84
Great
2 Reviews
Opens Feb 13
London: West End

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

Score it Buy from £13
Unreviewed
Opens Sep 26
London: Wimbledon

The UK tour of the Olivier Award nominated musical based on the hit 2001 movie.

Score it Buy from £13
Unreviewed
Opens Feb 28
London: Richmond

The stage adaption of the 2019 movie that tells the story of the chart-topping Cornish singers.

Score it Buy from £13
Unreviewed
Opens Apr 18
London: Richmond

Giovanna Fletcher, George Rainsford & Clive Mantle in the stage adaptation of Peter James' thriller novel.