Top 10 West End musicals


Wednesday 31st January 2024

With such an incredible choice of West End shows, it can be hard to decide where to start. Even if you’re a seasoned showgoer, it can be challenging to filter through the flashing lights on Shaftesbury Avenue to find the best of the best. From drama and romance to comedy and fantasy, there’s something for every mood and every occasion.

While some theatres have been around since the 17th century, there’s never been a better time to catch a musical. Over 15,000,000 people went to the theatre in the capital in 2017, the highest number recorded since records began in 1986. Top-quality shows produced by leading talent in the theatre and music world, and many transfers from Broadway, meaning the standard is higher than ever, and it’s worth seeing more than one.

Our definitive list of the top 10 currently showing all-time classics, award-winning record breakers and the critically-acclaimed new kids on the block to help you pull together a list of your ‘must-sees’. Get booking those tickets!