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The Lion King

4.89,655 reviews

Disney’s award-winning musical has been stunning West End audiences for 18 years.

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Singin' In The Rain

Opens 30 July 2021

Adam Cooper returns to Sadler's Wells in the classic feel-good show Singin' in the Rain!

From £36

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The Book of Mormon

4.74,055 reviews

The Book of Mormon, the award-winning Broadway Musical from the creators of South Park.

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Aladdin 2021

Opens 20 November 2021

Aladdin flies in on magic carpet ride Christmas 2021 for a new #LyricPanto production by Vikki Stone!

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Wicked

4.64,414 reviews

Defy Gravity with Wicked, one of London's most beloved musicals.

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The Mirror and the Light

Opens 23 September 2021

The Mirror and the Light is coming to the West End this autumn!

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Matilda The Musical

4.72,374 reviews

Roald Dahl's darkly comic musical continues to wow West End audiences.

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Circus 1903

4.7260 reviews

Experience the thrills and daredevil entertainment of a turn-of-the-century circus this Christmas.

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Four Quartets

Opens 18 November 2021

Ralph Fiennes in the West End

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Les Miserables

4.83,384 reviews

The new production of Les Miserables at the newly reconstructed Sondheim Theatre from December 2019!

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Peppa Pig: Best Day Ever!

4.323 reviews

Have the Best Day Ever with Peppa Pig this Christmas!

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The Snowman

4.5434 reviews

The Snowman is one of the West End’s most magical Christmas treats.

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Wednesday Matinee Shows

What is the best way to enjoy a Wednesday afternoon here in London? Watch a Wednesday matinee! Wednesdays in London's West End are just the right thing for anyone who wants to see a theatre show. You can find various afternoon performances for your seasonal favourites, family-friendly shows, as well as classic dramas and musicals. Choose what you like and head out. The city stages many productions throughout the week. The large number of shows is obvious as London is also a mega tourist hub that attracts record-breaking visitors every year. Tourists visit the city from all parts of the world for its wonderful offerings in both arts and entertainment.

A city tour is incomplete without experiencing its theatre scene—every Wednesday, theatres host spectacular entertainment for the audiences. Although some consider evenings are best for the theatre experience, most theatres also host matinee shows. These afternoon shows are perfect for those looking to watch theatre and spend the evening with loved ones. Since matinees are in the afternoon, you have the entire evening left for other activities. Wednesdays being the middle of the week, is widely preferred by audiences for a Wednesday matinee. It leaves enough room for everybody to catch a show and continue the enjoyment in a nearby bar or café.

Usually, afternoon shows take place from 3 or 4 pm. However, the timings vary from show to show, and some theatres may also present a show at 5. Either way, you can choose from a range of Wednesday matinees playing across the West End theatres and have the time of your life. Have you booked your tickets yet?