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Top theatre shows for summer has partnered with Shows in London who are recommending their top theatre productions for the Summer. With tickets available for a great selection of musicals and plays there's no better time to take a trip to London. Remember, by booking your train tickets to London in advance you’re sure to get the cheapest travel price, so be quick and book your tickets with!


A chocolate garden, an army of squirrels and the curiously peculiar Oompa-Loompas must be believed to be seen in this gigantic new musical that is choc-full of fantastical treats to dazzle your senses.

Roald Dahl’s deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectioner Willy Wonka comes to life on the West End stage.

When Charlie wins a golden ticket to the weird and wonderful Wonka Chocolate Factory, it's the chance of a lifetime to feast on the sweets he's always dreamed of. But beyond the gates astonishment awaits, as down the sugary corridors and amongst the incredible edible delights, the five lucky winners discover not everything is as sweet as it seems.

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Disney’s magical tale Aladdin re-imagined on stage - Tickets from £29.99

With just one rub of the lamp, Disney’s Aladdin takes viewers on an exhilarating journey into an exotic world of adventure, romance and comedy. Combining incredible visual effects with breath-taking choreography, Aladdin the musical has been dubbed as being an “unforgettable theatrical experience.”

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Experience London's greatest love story! Tickets from £25.99

Phantom Of The Opera is Andrew Lloyd Webber's magnificent hit musical. The music is haunting and amongst Lloyd Webber's best. The songs have become woven in the fabric of musical theatre with their superb melodies and lyrics. Even someone who is hard of heart can enjoy Phantom as a romantic love story, a beautiful girl falling for a misguided, disfigured, misunderstood man.

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Pay no booking fees for hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong!

The Play That Goes Wrong centres on The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society who are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong... does! The accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences.

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Do not miss the most hilarious new show in the West End – tickets from £12.25

There’s one gigantic diamond, eight inept crooks, a security guard who’s having a nap, could anything go right? Best known for the sensational, Oliver Award-winning hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong, Mischief Theatre Company have brought a new show to the West End, The Comedy about a Bank Robbery.

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Book now for London’s ultimate feel-good show this summer – tickets from £19

One bride, three fathers and an ageing girl band come together on an idyllic Greek island in a worldwide hit that will warm your heart, share your feelings and have you dancing in the aisles. Supported by a wealth of ABBA classics, Mamma Mia! has been thrilling theatergoers around the world since 1999, and you will not fail to be dazzled by this energetic, funny and poignant production. How can you resist it?!

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Michael Crawford stars in a musical adaptation of the classic novel - tickets from £23.75

The Go-Between is based on a novel by L. P. Hartle and retells the story of Leo Colston, an elderly man who can no longer hide from distant memories, which take him back to the resplendently hot summer of 1900 in Norfolk. Leo spent the summer at his friend Marcus’ luxury country home, where he gets caught up in a secret love-affair between the stunning upper-class Marian and the family’s farmer, Ted.

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Book Show Boat today and save up to £17 per seat!

Daniel Evans’ critically-acclaimed production of the ground-breaking musical Show Boat is back in the West End, for the first time in almost 20 years. The epic musical is set at the turn of the 20th century, against the backdrop of America’s Deep South. Featuring music by Jerome Kern and a book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, Show Boat tells a compelling story of loyalty, freedom and love, across three generations aboard a show boat, which makes its way down the Mississippi River.

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