Shows touring in the UK


You'll find below shows that are (or will be) touring in the UK and which are coming to London theatres.


Select the show title for tour details.


Click the theatre name for the full show listing at that theatre.


A Passage To India


Touring from: 11 January 2018 to 24 March 2018


Forster's masterpiece poses a question more urgent today than ever: how can we love one another in a world divided by culture and belief?

In London, playing at:


   -   The Churchill Theatre

Around The World in Eighty Days


Touring from: 23 June 2017 to 7 January 2018


The mysterious and fabulously wealthy Phileas Fogg wagers his life's fortune that he can circumnavigate the globe in just 80 days.

In London, playing at:


   -   artsdepot

Austen the Musical


Touring from: 7 October 2017 to 6 April 2018


Explores Jane's struggle to have her work published in a male dominated environment, her failed romances and her vow to reject a woman's conventional lifestyle in Georgian England.

In London, playing at:


   -   The Bread & Roses Theatre

Awful Auntie


Touring from: 21 September 2017 to 2 December 2018


When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre
   -   The Churchill Theatre

Cabaret


Touring from: 21 September 2017 to 9 December 2017


Features show-stopping choreography, dazzling costumes and some of the most iconic songs in musical theatre including Money Makes The World Go Round, Two Ladies, Maybe This Time and of course, Cabaret.

In London, playing at:


   -   The Churchill Theatre

Cirque Berserk


Touring from: 31 January 2018 to 1 September 2017


Combining contemporary cirque-style artistry with adrenaline-fuelled stunt action, this international troupe includes over thirty jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, drummers, death-defying stuntmen and of course the award-winning clown, Tweedy.

In London, playing at:


   -   The Churchill Theatre

Crazy For You


Touring from: 21 November 2017 to 19 May 2018


High energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous, starring Tom Chambers (Top Hat and Strictly Come Dancing) and Charlotte Wakefield (Sound Of Music, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) featuring a fabulous score from the Gershwin brothers' songbook.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre

Fat Friends The Musical


Touring from: 7 November 2017 to 2 June 2018


Join the infamous group of T.V's most loveable characters as they are put through their Zumba paces at their local branch of Super Slimmers by the lovelorn Lauren whilst Kelly fantasises about fitting in to the wedding dress of her dreams.

In London, playing at:


   -   The Churchill Theatre

Hamlet


Touring from: 26 January 2018 to 31 March 2018


Sent by the ghost of his father to avenge his brutal death, Hamlet's mission to expose the truth is a perilous journey of madness, murder and lost love. What will ultimately become of a young man sent to kill?

In London, playing at:


   -   Hackney Empire

How To Be A Kid


Touring from: 24 June 2017 to 3 March 2017


Molly cooks. Molly does the dishes. Molly gets her little brother Joe ready for school. Molly is only 12, but she doesn't feel much like a kid anymore. Now Molly's Mum is feeling better, maybe things will get back to normal.

In London, playing at:


   -   Orange Tree Theatre

Legally Blonde The Musical


Touring from: 14 September 2017 to 23 June 2018


Follows sorority sister Elle Woods who loves to be pampered and is passionate about pink. When she is dumped by her boyfriend Warner Huntingdon III for a more serious girlfriend she puts down the credit cards and picks up the books.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre

Macbeth


Touring from: 25 January 2018 to 18 May 2018


Goaded by the whispers of demons, the Macbeths (Jonathan Goddard and Eleanor Duval) unleash murder for their own gains and set in motion their path to madness and self-destruction, unravelling events in a nightmare they cannot control.

In London, playing at:


   -   Wilton's Music Hall

Nativity! The Musical


Touring from: 20 October 2017 to 6 January 2018


Every child in every school has one Christmas wish, to star in a Nativity, and at St Bernadette’s School they’ve decided to mount a musical version!

In London, playing at:


   -   Eventim Apollo

Noggin the Nog


Touring from: 30 November -0001 to 30 November -0001


In the Lands of the North where the black rocks stand guard against the cold sea, the Men of the Northlands sit around their great log fires and they tell a tale. Silly Vikings, puppets, original film and live music. Based on the popular TV Series.

In London, playing at:


   -   Rose Theatre Kingston

Of Mice and Men


Touring from: 26 February 2018 to 14 April 2018


Set in the trying times of the Great Depression, a powerful portrait of the American spirit and a heartbreaking testament to the bonds of friendship and what it means to be human.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em


Touring from: 21 February 2018 to 28 July 2018


Everyone's favourite 1970s classic TV comedy is back with Joe Pasquale starring as the loveable accident-prone Frank Spencer, Sarah Earnshaw as his wife Betty and Susie Blake as his disapproving Mother-in-Law, Mrs Fisher.

In London, playing at:


   -   The Churchill Theatre
   -   Richmond Theatre

Spamalot


Touring from: 8 September 2017 to 7 April 2018


Lovingly ripped-off from the hugely successful 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot is a riotous comedy full of misfit knights, killer rabbits, dancing nuns and ferocious Frenchmen.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre

Strangers on a Train


Touring from: 5 January 2018 to 24 March 2018


A fateful encounter takes place between two men in the dining carriage of a train crossing America. Guy is the successful businessman with a nagging jealousy; Charles is the cold, calculating chancer with a dark secret.

In London, playing at:


   -   Richmond Theatre

Sunset Boulevard


Touring from: 13 November 2017 to 28 April 2018


Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning masterpiece, stars Ria Jones, who received standing ovations every night when performing the role at the London Coliseum, as Norma Desmond and Strictly Come Dancing's Danny Mac as Joe Gillis.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre

The Butch Monologues


Touring from: 8 November 2017 to 25 November 2017


A powerful and often humorous collection of secret stories exploring sexuality, vulnerability and desire taken from interviews with butches, masculine women, gender rebels and transmen, living world-wide.

In London, playing at:


   -   Soho Theatre

The Case Of The Frightened Lady


Touring from: 10 January 2018 to 6 October 2018


When Inspector Tanner is called in to investigate a ruthless murder at Mark's Priory, the grand ancestral home of the Lebanon family, he quickly discovers that nothing is quite as it seems.

In London, playing at:


   -   The Churchill Theatre

The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk


Touring from: 17 January 2018 to 5 May 2018


Partners in life and on canvas, Marc and Bella are immortalised as the picture of romance. But whilst on canvas they flew, in life they walked through some of the most devastating times in history.

In London, playing at:


   -   Wilton's Music Hall

The Gruffalo's Child


Touring from: 30 July 2017 to 7 January 2018


One wild and windy night the Gruffalo's child ignores her father's warning and tiptoes out into the snow. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn't really exist ... does he?

In London, playing at:


   -   Lyric Theatre

The Jungle Book


Touring from: 28 November 2017 to 12 May 2018


Mowgli the man cub battles for survival in this heart-warming coming-of-age story about a boy raised by wolves in the jungle. An exciting new adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's family classic comes to life in this colourful new show.

In London, playing at:


   -   The Churchill Theatre
   -   Richmond Theatre

The Little Matchgirl


Touring from: 30 November 2017 to 21 April 2018


As our destitute heroine struggles to survive, she strikes her matches to keep warm. Each match will conjure a new story, a new vision, and we will hold her hand as we tumble down the rabbit hole together.

In London, playing at:


   -   Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

The Ramshackle House


Touring from: 19 October 2017 to 24 December 2017


Rattling windows, wobbly floorboards and a crumbling roof ... what will Christmas be like for the family that calls this rickety house their home, and will it be ready in time for the festivities?

In London, playing at:


   -   Stratford Circus Arts Centre

The Simon & Garfunkel Story


Touring from: 2 May 2017 to 9 December 2017


Using projection photos and original film footage, this 50th Anniversary Celebration features a full live band and brass orchestra performing all the hits including 'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Bridge Over Troubled Water', 'Homeward Bound' and more.

In London, playing at:


   -   Lyric Theatre

The Sound of Music


Touring from: 19 December 2017 to 17 March 2018


Lavish new staging tells the true story of the world-famous von Trapp singing family, from their romantic beginnings and search for happiness, to their thrilling escape to freedom at the start of World War ll.

In London, playing at:


   -   The Churchill Theatre

The Tiger Who Came to Tea


Touring from: 24 April 2017 to 31 December 2017


The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don't expect to see at the door is a big, stripy tiger!

In London, playing at:


   -   artsdepot

The Tin Drum


Touring from: 28 September 2017 to 23 December 2017


On Oskar’s third birthday he rails against the adult world and decides to remain a child forever. Armed with a heart full of rage, a voice that shatters glass, and an indestructible tin drum, Oskar sets about to reveal the world for what it truly is.

In London, playing at:


   -   Shoreditch Town Hall

Things I Know To Be True


Touring from: 27 September 2017 to 3 February 2018


Parents Bob and Fran have worked their fingers to the bone and with their four children grown and ready to fly the nest it might be time to relax and enjoy the roses. But the changing seasons bring home some shattering truths.

In London, playing at:


   -   Lyric Hammersmith

This Is Elvis


Touring from: 24 January 2018 to 4 August 2018


It's 1968 - the major musical event of the year is the first live TV special for Elvis Presley in what will come to be known as 'The '68 Comeback Special'.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre

Thoroughly Modern Millie


Touring from: 27 March 2018 to 30 June 2018


Taking you back to the height of the Jazz Age in 1920s New York City, when 'moderns' including a flapper named Millie Dillmount, were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, entering the workforce and rewriting the rules of love.

In London, playing at:


   -   Richmond Theatre

Trainspotting Live


Touring from: 30 January 2018 to 20 May 2018


The acclaimed no-holds-barred immersive, in-yer-face theatre staging of Irvine Welsh's classic, Trainspotting Live - direct from a world tour - is to return to London for an 8-week season at the Vaults.

In London, playing at:


   -   The Vaults

Ugly Duckling


Touring from: 28 September 2017 to 31 December 2017


Woodland trees transform from dark weathered branches, to silver sticks of frost, while hidden in brushwood, beside an ice-covered lake, a lost rejected duckling stares skyward at the swans, yearning to belong and marvelling at their beauty.

In London, playing at:


   -   The Albany


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