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Theatres & Shows 2017

Theatre & Shows – All include coach travel

Last updated 22nd June 13.46


42nd STREET - Theatre Royal Drury Lane


Shops + matinee
Jul 19th, Sept 13th, Oct 4th, 18th, 25th, Nov 22nd, Nov 29th, Dec 6th, 13th, Dec 27th, Jan 31st 2018 - £57.00

Evening Show
Oct 16th - £56.00

Matinee, no shops
Jan 17th 2018 - £56.00


Includes seat ssp £75.00

Reader Trips: 42nd Street

Reader Trips: half a sixpence

Show closes Sept 2nd


Shops + Matinee
Aug 3rd - £67.00


Includes seat ssp £72.50

WICKED THE MUSICAL - Apollo Victoria


Shops and Matinee
Oct 14th, Dec 16th - £67.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50

Reader Trips: Wicked

Reader Trips: New Mamma Mia

MAMMA MIA - Novello Theatre


Shops & matinee
July 20th £57.00


Includes seat ssp £67.50

The Songs, The Sound, The Story
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL - Shaftsbury Theatre

With just $800 borrowed from his family, Motown founder, Berry Gordy, goes from featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul, discovering and launching the careers of Diana Ross & the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, and many more. Discover the story of the legendary record label that changed music history, featuring an 18 piece orchestra playing 50 Motown tracks this is a musical sensation with real soul!


Shops + Matinee
Sept 14th, Nov 16th, Dec 21st, Feb 8th 2018 - £62.00


Evening Show
Nov 9th, Jan 24th 2018, Feb 20th 2018 - £61.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50

Reader Trips: larger motown image

Reader Trips: an american

AMERICAN IN PARIS - Dominion Theatre
With musical numbers like I’ve Got Beginners Luck, I Got Rhythm and I’ll Build A Stairway To Paradise this show follows  Jerry Mulligan on an unforgettable journey through post-war Paris with a tale of friendship and romance


Evening shows
Sept 12th, Jan 9th 2018 - £60.00


Shops + matinee
Sept 13th, Oct 25th, Nov 15th, Dec 6th, Jan 3rd 2018 - £60.00


Matinee, no shops
Jan 24th 2018 - £60.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50

KINKY BOOTS - Adelphi Theatre
Inspired by true events journey from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan via a chance meeting, a broken heel and an entertainer with Angels and a flair for design.This show celebrates friendships and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind


Evening Show special price
Wed July 12th - £57.00


Shops & Matinee
Aug 9th, Nov 8th, Dec 6th, Feb 14th 2018 - £65.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50

Reader Trips: Kinky Boots

Reader Trips: school

SCHOOL OF ROCK - New London Theatre
Follow Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn extra cash by posing as a supply teacher at a prestigious prep school turning straight-A pupils into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping mind-blowing rock band but can they get to the Battle of the Bands?


Shops & matinee
Nov 23rd - £65.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - Her Majesty's Theatre
This show continues to captivate audiences bringing Andrew Lloyd Webber’s legendary love story to life  


Evening Show
July 14th £68.00


Shops + Matinee
Aug 12th, Sept 2nd, Oct 14th £68.00


Includes seat ssp £71 

Reader Trips: phantom new

Reader Trips: Annie

ANNIE - Piccadilly Theatre

Shops + Matinee
Oct 19th, Dec 7th - £62.00


Bank Holiday Monday
Aug 28th Leisure + 7.30pm show £65.00


Evening show
Sept 14th, Oct 11th - £62.00

Please note the appearance of any artist cannot be guaranteed, no under 5s, includes seat ssp £69.50

Extra dates
BAT OUT OF HELL - The Musical - London Coliseum

Featuring 17 of Meat Loaf’s most iconic songs, this musical tells the story of the eternally young Strat and his wild gang, The Lost, as they roam the streets of Obsidian, a post-apocalyptic Manhattan, ruled by the wicked and tyrannical Falco. Limited run to Aug 5th only, don’t miss this epic rock ‘n’ roll theatrical fantasy when it explodes onto the London stage.

Shops + matinee
July 6th 1 seat only, Aug 3rd - £65.50


Evening show
Aug 1st - £64.50


Includes seat ssp £75.00

Reader Trips: bat

  Reader Trips: 10 beautiful

Show closes August 5th
BEAUTIFUL The Carole King Musical - Aldwych Theatre
Carole King fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock 'n' roll. BEAUTIFUL tells the inspiring true story of King's remarkable rise to stardom. Along the way, she made more than BEAUTIFUL music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.


Shops + Matinee
Jul 27th, Aug 1st - £66.50


Includes seat ssp £72.50

DREAMGIRLS - Savoy Theatre
This musical charts the tumultuous journey of a young American female singing trio called The Dreams, as they learn the hard lesson that show business is as tough as it is fabulous and features the classic songs 'And I Am telling You I'm Not Going,' 'I Am Changing' and 'One Night Only.'

Evening show
Thurs July 13th, Feb 6th 2018- £63.00


Shops + matinee
Sept 6th, 13th, Nov 15th, Dec 13th, Feb 7th 2018 - £64.00


Matinee no shops
Jan 10th 2018 - £63.00


Includes seat ssp £72.50 

Reader Trips: New dreamgirls image - reader

Reader Trips: wind in

Starring Rufus Hound
WIND IN THE WILLOWS - The Musical - London Palladium

School holiday dates
Shops + matinee
Aug 8th, Aug 22nd - £57.50


Evening show
Sept 7th - £56.50


Includes seat ssp £55.00 

LION KING - Lyceum Theatre


Summer School Holidays
Shops + matinee
July 26th, Aug 9th, Aug 23rd, Aug 30th - £79.00


Shops + Matinee
Sept 20th, Oct 11th, Nov 29th, Dec 13th - £65.00


Matinee, no shops
Jan 10th, Jan 31st 2018 - £64.00


Evening Show
School hols 2018
May 29th, May 30th - £66.00


Includes seats ssp £69.50 / £72.50 peak

Reader Trips: lion king

Reader Trips: Reader - Comedy Bank

A priceless diamond has been entrusted to the city bank, but in a town where everyone’s a crook, what could possibly go wrong?  Delivering swag loads of laughter, Ocean’s Eleven meets the Marx Brothers in this dynamite comedy


Evening Show
July 27th - £55.00


Leisure + 7pm show
Sun Sept 10th - £55.00


Includes seat ssp £46.50  

THRILLER LIVE - Lyric Theatre

Shops + matinee
Aug 5th, Nov 25th - £60.00


Includes seat ssp £72.50

 Reader Trips: Thriller

Reader Trips: Aladdin

A whole new world
Disney’s ALADDIN - Prince Edward Theatre


Evening shows
Sept 19th - £71.00

Nov 23rd - £75.00 


Shops + Matinee
Nov 2nd - £73.00


Matinee no shops
Jan 25th 2018 - £73.00


Includes seat price ssp £69.50

Starring Summer Strallen, Lesley Joseph, Ross Noble & Hadley Fraser
Mel Brooks brings his classic monster musical comedy to life in an all-singing, all-dancing stage production. Will professor Frankenstein run from his family’s tortured past or continue his grandfather’s experiments in the Transylvania castle?

Shops + Matinee
Oct 18th, Nov 8th, Dec 6th - £66.00


Come and find out, includes seat ssp £69.50

Reader Trips: Reader - Young Frankenstein

Reader Trips: 5 guys named MOE

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE - Marble Arch Theatre
Nomax is down on his luck. Newly single and broke, he drinks his sorrows away. But in a wild night that he’ll never forget Five Guys Name Moe are on hand to help him party his way back to the straight and narrow as you’re transported back to the enthralling jazz bars of the 1940s New Orleans and features the toe tapping hits of jazz legend Louis Jordan


Shopping + Matinee
Oct 26th, Nov 23rd - £49.50


Includes outer ring seat ssp £34.50

MATILDA - Cambridge Theatre


Shops + Matinee
Nov 22nd - £59.50


Includes seat ssp £67.50

Reader Trips: matilda

Reader Trips: Dick Whittington

Starring Julian Clary, Paul Zerdin and Nigel Havers 
DICK WHITTINGTON - London Palladium

Hot on the heels of Cinderella and produced by the same team, pantomime returns to the Palladium for Christmas 2017 and again promises a soon to be announced star studded cast and plenty of laughs. If you enjoyed Cinderella then book your place now.

Leisure + 5pm show
Sun Dec 10th - £61.00


Evening show
Tues Dec 26th - £60.00


Shops + 2.30pm show
Tues Jan 2nd 2018 - £61.00


Includes seat ssp £75. Recommended 5+

This interpretation of the classic fairytale, has, at its heart, a true war-time romance.  A chance meeting results in a magical night for Cinderella and her dashing young RAF pilot, together just long enough to fall in love before being parted by the horrors of the Blitz.

Dec 12th, Jan 24th 2018 - £73.50


Includes stall seat, ssp £59 for 7.30pm show.

Reader Trips: Matthew Bourne Cinderella - Reader

Reader Trips: Nativity the Musical


Matinee shows
Dec 17th - £65.00


Includes seat ssp £56.25 and brief tour of London Lights.

RIP IT UP - London Palladium
Two ‘Strictly’ champions alongside one ‘Strictly’ professional. Live on stage with BBC Radio Two’s Leo Green with musicians, dancers and singers. Jay McGuiness, Natalie Lowe and Louis Smith will swing, bop, jitterbug, lindy hop, jive and ballroom through the greatest songs from the greatest decade of music! The music in the show spans various styles from romantic ballads and crooner songs through to classic pop hits and the shattering world of rock ’n’ roll. Includes: ‘Smile’, ‘Mona Lisa’, ‘Cry’, ‘When I Fall In Love’, ‘Fly Me To The Moon’, ‘Young & Foolish’, ‘That’ll Be The Day’, ‘Summertime Blues’, ‘Only You’, ‘The Great Pretender’, ‘Fools fall In Love’, ‘Hound Dog’, ‘Bye Bye Love’, ‘I Only Have Eyes For You’.

Sat September 30th - £73.00


Includes stall seat and leisure time pre  7.30pm show.

Reader Trips: Rip it Up

Reader Trips: play that goes wrong

PLAY THAT GOES WRONG - Duchess Theatre

Shops + Matinee
Sun Nov 5th, Jan 28th 2018, Feb 25th 2018 - £50.00


Includes seat ssp £46.50.

Using huge projection photos and original film footage, this 50TH Anniversary Celebration also features a full live band and brass orchestra performing all the hits including Mrs Robinson, Cecilia, Bridge Over Troubled Water and many more

Evening show
November 6th - £57.00

Includes seat ssp £49.50.

Reader Trips: Simon & Garfunkel

Reader Trips: Les Miserables

LES MISERABLES - Queens Theatre

Shops + Matinee
Nov 15th, Feb 7th 2018 - £70.00


Includes seat ssp £72.50

THE RAT PACK - Theatre Royal, Haymarket
Christmas with the Rat Pack is still the coolest party in town so beat the winter blues with Frank, Sammy and Dean.  If you prefer let your imagination take you back in time to the famous Sands hotel with the fabulous Burrelli Sisters and the Rat Pack Big Band

Shops + Christmas Show Matinee
Dec 21st - £59.00


Evening Show + Live in Las Vegas
Jan 19th 2018 - £58.00


Shops + Live in Las Vegas Matinee
Feb 1st 2018 - £59.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50

Reader Trips: Rat Pack


Reader Trips: Remembering Fred

REMEMBERING FRED Starring Aljaz and Janette - London Palladium
Strictly Come Dancing stars Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara’s show celebrates the legacy of Hollywood icon Fred Astaire. Backed by a full supporting cast of dancers, live band and singers this show will feature songs and dances from the golden era.

Shops + Matinee
Sat April 7th 2018 - £75.00


Includes £42.50 seat for 2.30pm show.

KISS ME KATE - London Coliseum
The full scale Orchestra and Chorus of Opera North brings the magical sound of Cole Porter’s Broadway comedy classic and the gold age of MGM musicals to the West End for just 11 days with show stopping numbers.

Shops + Matinee
Thurs June 21st 2018 - £103.00


Includes seat ssp £120.75

Reader Trips: Kiss Me Kate


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Please note: Management/Promoters reserve the right to substitute performers and unless a tour is cancelled due to insufficient response all monies paid are non-refundable and tours are non-transferable. Details shown are for general information only, all prices are believed correct at time of upload, however Reader Travel reserve the right to verbally confirm a price at the time of booking and this price shall apply and supersede any written material.
Newmarket Promotions terms and conditions apply, available on request prior to booking or online here. Strictly no under 16's without parent's written consent.
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