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The Best Musicals in London | reviews, news & interviews

The Best Musicals in London

The Best Musicals in London

We recommend the top shows in musical theatre

Sensational. Ibinabo Jack, Liisi LaFontaine and Amber Riley in 'Dreamgirls' at the Savoy TheatreBrinkhoff & Mögenburg


Aladdin, Prince Edward Theatre ★★★ Disney's latest blockbuster film-turned-stage show remains airborne – just

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Aldwych Theatre ★★★★ Broadway hit makes it successfully across the Atlantic

Dreamgirls, Savoy Theatre ★★★★★ Sensational! It's been worth the long wait for the girl group musical to reach London

In the Heights, King's Cross Theatre ★★★★ Swagger, salsa and soul in this exhilarating production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's innovative musical. Until 8 Jan

Lazarus, King's Cross Theatre ★★★★ David Bowie musical crosses the Atlantic, its intrigue intact. Until 27 Jan

Kinky Boots, Adelphi Theatre ★★★★ Broadway Tony-winner comes home in its West End debut

Les Misérables, Queen's Theatre ★★★★ The longest survivor of them all still offers much more bang than whimper

Matilda the Musical, Cambridge Theatre ★★★★ The RSC's production of Dahl's classic is a feast for eyes, ears - and heart

Miss Saigon, Prince Edward Theatre ★★★★★ 25 years on, Boublil and Schönberg's celebrated musical thrills anew

School of Rock, New London Theatre ★★★★ Andrew Lloyd Webber's transatlantic transfer is a blast

She Loves Me, Menier Chocolate Factory ★★★★★ Bijou Broadway title proves supremely winning. Until 4 Mar

The Book of Mormon, Prince of Wales Theatre ★★★★★ The dirty-talking, big-hearted musical from the talents behind South Park is satirical heaven

The Lion King, Lyceum Theatre ★★★★ Disney's anthropomorphic magic still holds its appeal for all the family

The Phantom of the Opera, Her Majesty's Theatre ★★★★ Does the most successful entertainment event of all time still have it?

Wicked, Apollo Victoria Theatre ★★★★ Elphaba flies high for the ages in perennial audience favourite

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