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London Theatre Week Is Here

London Theatre Week is back in 2021 and it's bigger than ever.

London Theatre Week has arrived with a bang in 2021. From 23 August to 5 September, you'll have access to the West End's best plays and musicals at exclusive prices. Tickets start as low as £15, with some of the best seats in the house available for only £45.

With theatres now open, it's the perfect opportunity to catch a brilliant show with the whole family at a super-affordable price. We've compiled a list of the best shows on offer for Kidadlers, from musicals that the whole family can enjoy, to award-winning shows that teens will love. Some shows have never been offered at these prices for audiences before until now, including Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King and Back to the Future; all hugely popular in the West End and beyond.

Extra shows may be added to the list throughout the two weeks, so keep checking back for any updates. Tickets are limited, so grab yours while the best seats are still available.

& Juliet, Shaftesbury Theatre

What if Shakespeare's famous tale of two star-crossed lovers had a different ending? Now it's Juliet's time to shine in the colourful, pop-filled extravaganza & Juliet.

Age recommendation: 6+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £15, £25 and £35

Amélie the Musical, Criterion Theatre

Iconic French film Amélie has been adapted for the stage in a musical just as magical as the beloved Oscar-nominated movie. After a sell-out tour in 2019, along with Grammy and Olivier Award nominations, Amélie is about to turn the West End into the cobbled streets of Paris.

Age recommendation: 12+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £15, £25 and £35

Anything Goes, Barbican Theatre

Broadway royalty Sutton Foster reprise her Tony Award-winning role as Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes, a musical tale set on the high seas aboard the S.S. American.

Age recommendation: 10+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £15, £25 and £35

Back to the Future, Adelphi Theatre

Eighties classic Back to the Future is finally heading to the West End as a delightful musical, and great Scott, it’s going to be fun! Expect the tons of wit, sci-fi gadgets galore and, of course, the famous DeLorean, as '80s teen Marty McFly rushes in a race against time to save the past and get back to the future.

Age recommendation: 6+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £35

Be More Chill, Shaftesbury Theatre

Join high-school student Jeremy Heere in a musical coming-of-age story about social climbing, self-acceptance, and a supercomputer that wants to take over the world, based on the brilliant book by Ned Vizzini.

Age recommendation: 12+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £15, £25 and £35

Bring It On, Queen Elizabeth Hall

Broadway cheerleading smash-hit Bring It On is somersaulting onto the West End. Inspired by the film of the same name, it's filled with incredible gymnastics from Olympian Louis Smith and high-energy choreography from Love Island star Amber Davies.

Age recommendation: 10+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £25 and £35

Circus 1903, Royal Festival Hall

Inspired by circuses at the turn of the century, Circus 1903 has a vintage aesthetic, and is jam-packed with unbelievable acts, including acrobats, trapeze artists and a high-wire act that'll leave your heart beating out of your chest.

Age recommendation: 5+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £15, £25 and £35

Cirque Berserk, Garrick Theatre

Go berserk at this high-energy circus spectacular that combines classic circus acts with epic stunt action, including everything from jugglers and aerialists, to unbelievable stunts and the world-famous motorcycle 'Globe of Death'.

Age recommendation: 5+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £15, £25 and £35

Come From Away, Phoenix Theatre

Based on a true story, Come From Away shares the story of the immeasurable hospitality and kindness from the locals of a small town in rural Canada that was forced to house 7,000 air passengers after air space was closed on 9/11. It's an unmissable tale of hope and friendship in the darkest of times.

Age recommendation: 10+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £25 and £35

DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Noel Coward Theatre

Catch this Olivier Award-nominated modern musical at the Noel Coward Theatre and be prepared for a poignant, powerful tale about a boy who wants nothing more than to fit in.

Age recommendation: 12+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £25 and £35

Everybody's Talking About Jamie, Apollo Theatre

Discover how dreams really can come true in this fabulous, funny and fearless coming-of-age story based on the 2011 documentary Jamie: Drag Queen at 16.

Age recommendation: 14+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £25 and £35

Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical, Lyric Theatre

Take a journey through Bob Marley's life in this unmissable new production. From rural Jamaica all the way to global superstardom, never faltering from his message to unite the world through love, you'll get to see the musician and activist in a whole new light.

Age recommendation: 12+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £25 and £35

Hairspray, London Coliseum

Join Tracy Turnblad, a girl with big hair and even bigger dreams, in her singing and jiving journey towards fame and love. A story filled with inspirational characters and huge, high-energy songs like 'You Can't Stop the Beat' and 'Good Morning Baltimore', Hairspray is tons of fun.

Age recommendation: 8+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £15, £25 and £35

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Palace Theatre

Take your Time-Turner and journey to 19 years in the future, where Harry Potter is handling fatherhood and his son is dealing with a legacy he never asked for. Expect a mind-bending storyline and mesmerising special effects that might just make you believe in magic.

Age recommendation: 10+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at £15 per part

Heathers The Musical, Theatre Royal Haymarket

Grab your slushie and take a trip to Westerberg High in this brilliant adaptation of cult '80s hit Heathers. This is a coming-of-age story with a twist; filled with snark and dark humour that's perfect for teens.

Age recommendation: 14+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £15

Jersey Boys, Trafalgar Theatre

Experience the award-winning musical based on the story of Frankie Valli and his band The Four Seasons; four men from New Jersey with a sound that rocketed them to international fame. Expect all of their biggest hits in this toe-tapping tale.

Age recommendation: 12+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £25 and £35

Leopoldstadt, Wyndham's Theatre

Head to the Wyndham's Theatre for the Olivier Award-winning Leopoldstadt. Set in the Jewish quarter of Vienna in the early 1900s and centering around one family, it's a poignant, heartbreaking drama filled with powerful emotion.

Age recommendation: 12+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £25 and £35

Les Misérables, Sondheim Theatre

Worldwide sensation Les Misérables is back on the West End with brilliant new staging. Expect all the songs you know and love, including the legendary I Dreamed a Dream, rousing One Day More and tongue-in-cheek Master of the House.

Age recommendation: 8+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £25 and £35

Life of Pi, Wyndham's Theatre

Join 16-year-old Pi in an extraordinary tale about endurance, survival and hope, as he floats aboard a lifeboat after the ship he was on sinks. His fellow survivors? A tiger, an orangutan, a hyena and a zebra. Expect incredible puppetry and mesmerising set design.

Age recommendation: 8+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £15, £25 and £35

Mamma Mia!, Novello Theatre

This heartwarming jukebox musical transports audiences to a fictional Greek island where Donna and Sophie Sheridan live. It's a hilarious, lighthearted, but moving story about family and love, and is jam-packed with ABBA songs that'll be sure to put a smile on your face.

Age recommendation: 5+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at £25 and £35

Mary Poppins, Prince Edward Theatre

This long-time family favourite is back home on the West End. Meet the nanny who's practically perfect in every way as she flies her umbrella to the stage and join in a tale of a family coming together and the joy of everyday magic.

Age recommendation: 5+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £35

Matilda the Musical, Cambridge Theatre

Head to the Cambridge Theatre for the award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic story about a gifted but mischievous child. Join Matilda as she uses her sharp mind and special powers to stand up to bullies and change her life.

Age recommendation: 5+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £25 and £35

Only Fools and Horses: The Musical, Theatre Royal Haymarket

Beloved British sitcom Only Fools and Horses has been transformed into a hilarious musical that'll have you laughing nonstop. Join market trader Del Boy, Rodney and other familiar faces in their ridiculous antics and schemes to get rich quick.

Age recommendation: 10+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at £25 and £35

The Comedy of Errors (RSC), Barbican Theatre

Check out Shakespeare's enduring comedy of mistaken identity and the magic of everyday miracles with The Comedy of Errors at the Barbican Theatre. Expect hilarious confusion, tons of Shakespearean wit, and the message that absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Age recommendation: 10+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £15, £25 and £35

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre

When the extraordinarily intelligent Christopher is accused of killing his neighbour's dog, his whole world - which was previously reliably calm - turns upside down. Head to Wembley Park with your teens for the brilliant theatrical adaptation of Mark Haddon's bestselling novel.

Age recommendation: 11+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £25 and £35

The Last Five Years, Garrick Theatre

After global success, The Last Five Years is returning to the West End, telling the turbulent and poignant story of two New Yorkers who spend five years falling in and out of love, from both perspectives.

Age recommendation: 13+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £15, £25 and £35

The Lion King, Lyceum Theatre

Transport yourself to the African savanna in an epic theatrical experience about a young lion prince's journey to becoming king of the pride. The beloved Disney animation is brought to life on stage through brilliant puppetry, stunning sets and extraordinary costumes.

Age recommendation: 4+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £25 and £35

The Mirror and the Light, Gielgud Theatre

Check out the final chapter of Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall trilogy when it comes to London. Based in the courts of Henry VIII, expect a fast-paced story about noble legacy, royal beheadings, and a reminder that the higher you climb, the harder you fall.

Age recommendation: 12+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £25 and £35

The Phantom of the Opera, Her Majesty's Theatre

Step into the world of Andrew Lloyd Webber's haunting love story when it returns home to the West End this year, with brilliant talent from the likes of Killian Donnelly, Lucy St. Louis and Christine Daaé.

Age recommendation: 8+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £25 and £35

The Play That Goes Wrong, Duchess Theatre

You'll be roaring with laughter as hilarious comedy troupe Mischief Theatre bring their classic slapstick antics to the stage in a 1920s murder mystery performance where everything that can go wrong, does.

Age recommendation: 8+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £25 and £35

The Prince of Egypt, Dominion Theatre

Take a journey back in time to the wonders of Ancient Egypt for the brand-new DreamWorks musical, The Prince Of Egypt, based on the film of the same name and featuring its beloved songs, including Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston's 'When You Believe'.

Age recommendation: 7+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £15, £25 and £35

The Shark is Broken, Ambassadors Theatre

Go behind the scenes of '70s massive blockbuster Jaws in this super-funny and moving interpretation of what happened on board 'the orca' after Steven Spielberg yelled his final "cut!".

Age recommendation: 12+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £15, £25 and £35

The Windsors: Endgame, Prince of Wales Theatre

Soap opera meets the Royals in The Windsors: Endgame. With tons of British TV faces you know and love, this hilarious spoof is well worth a watch for teens.

Age recommendation: 12+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £25 and £35

The Woman in Black, Fortune Theatre

West End mainstay The Woman in Black is back in all its spine-chilling glory. Get ready to be spooked in the theatrical adaptation of Susan Hill's eerie ghost story.

Age recommendation: 12+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £15, £25 and £35

TINA - The Tina Turner Musical, Aldwych Theatre

Learn about the unbelievable life of music sensation Tina Turner, from her humble Tennessee roots to extraordinary career as a global rock ‘n’ roll sensation.

Age recommendation: 12+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £35

Wicked, Apollo Victoria Theatre

Head to Victoria for the award-winning Wicked, the magical re-telling of the story behind the witches of The Wizard of Oz. Featuring huge songs like Defying Gravity and Popular, you'll be mesmerised.

Age recommendation: 7+

Exclusive pricing: Tickets at just £15, £25 and £35

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Georgia Stone

After living in various countries across Europe and now settling in London, Georgia is still in awe of everything there is to see and do in the capital. She loves to explore anywhere with a view; whether it's the iconic Shard or a secret spot in Highgate. You can usually find her travelling, taking photos or making her way to a concert - sometimes all three at once!

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