Escapist (London Reviews) (77)

London theatre shows that help you escape to another world!

We often look to theatre to help us escape the world around us into a brand new world!
Let Show-Score's community of avid theatre fans tell you the best escapist theatre shows playing in London right now!

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1K+ Reviews
Ends May 2025
London: West End
Olivier Award nominated musical which follows the life of 12-time Grammy Award winner Tina Turner.
94
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1K+ Reviews
Ends Mar 2025
London: West End

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

Score it Buy from £20
94
Must See!
543 Reviews
Opens Sep 06
London: Covent Garden

The return of intimate candlelit concerts with a string quartet playing songs from hit musicals.

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

Four-time Tony Award-winning musical about the life of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson.

94
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1K+ Reviews
Ends Dec 2024
London: West End

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

93
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2K+ Reviews
Ends Jan 2025
London: London Bridge

The Bridge Theatre's immersive production of Frank Loesser's classic comedy musical.

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

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

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

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

93
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1K+ Reviews
Open run
London: Stratford

Swedish supergroup ABBA's virtual concert in a custom-built stadium in London's East End.

92
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1K+ Reviews
Ends Feb 2025
London: West End

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

92
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1K+ Reviews
Ends Mar 2025
London: West End

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

92
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898 Reviews
Ends Feb 2025
London: West End

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

92
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1K+ Reviews
Ends May 2025
London: West End
Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss' modern musical retelling of the lives of Henry VIII's six wives.
91
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1K+ Reviews
Ends Sep 08
London: West End

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

91
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3K+ Reviews
Ends Jan 2025
London: West End

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

91
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173 Reviews
Ends Dec 2024
London: West End

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

91
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1K+ Reviews
Ends Feb 2025
London: West End

A new family-friendly musical comedy based on the 1993 film of the same name.

91
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1K+ Reviews
Ends Apr 2025
London: West End

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

91
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424 Reviews
Ends Sep 14
London: West End

Imelda Staunton returns to the West End in the new revival of Jerry Herman's classic comedy musical.

91
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1K+ Reviews
Open run
London: West End

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

91
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2K+ Reviews
Ends Jul 2025
London: West End

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

91
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1K+ Reviews
Ends May 2025
London: West End

Olivier Award-winning comedy where everything goes wrong for the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society!

90
Excellent
663 Reviews
Ends Mar 2025
London: Waterloo

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

90
Excellent
403 Reviews
Ends Feb 2025
London: West End

The 12-time Tony-nominated musical adaptation of Tina Fey's movie transfers to the West End.