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.


Amélie


Touring from: 11 April 2019 to 27 August 2019


Amélie is the story of an astonishing young woman who lives quietly in the world, but loudly in her mind. She secretly improvises small, but extraordinary acts of kindness that bring happiness to those around her.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre

American Idiot


Touring from: 17 January 2019 to 1 June 2019


The story of three boyhood friends, each searching for meaning in a post 9/11 world. The show features the music of Green Day with the lyrics of its lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong and book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre

Avenue Q


Touring from: 25 January 2019 to 3 August 2019


Catch-up with all your favourite (and unforgettable) characters on a downtown New York street trying to make sense of life's burning issues - like what do you do with a BA in English? How do you find your purpose?

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre

Awful Auntie


Touring from: 21 September 2017 to 5 January 2019


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:


   -   Bloomsbury Theatre

Benidorm


Touring from: 17 September 2018 to 20 April 2019


ITV's award-winning comedy celebrates over a decade of all-inclusive hilarity, having followed the ensemble cast of holiday makers and staff for ten series since it first broadcast in 2007.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre

Club Tropicana The Musical


Touring from: 24 January 2019 to 13 July 2019


Welcome to the vibrant Club Tropicana Hotel - the 1980's answer to Love Island, where the drinks are free and the whole family is invited to join the ultimate holiday musical, celebrating all that we love about the 80's.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre
   -   The Churchill Theatre

Dad's Army Radio Show


Touring from: 16 September 2018 to 30 April 2019


Two actors play 25 characters in this brilliant staging of three classic radio episodes based on favourite scripts from the original TV series.

In London, playing at:


   -   Wilton's Music Hall

Dirty Dancing


Touring from: 20 September 2018 to 8 December 2018


Tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre
   -   The Churchill Theatre

Doctor Dolittle The Musical


Touring from: 9 November 2018 to 2 November 2019


Join the eccentric Doctor, his human companions and his exotic menagerie of animal friends on an extraordinary adventure to find the Giant Pink Sea Snail, that holds the secret of life and making the world a happier place.

In London, playing at:


   -   The Churchill Theatre

Fame The Musical


Touring from: 20 July 2018 to 20 October 2019


This bittersweet but uplifting triumph of a show explores the issues that confront many young people today: prejudice, identity, pride, literacy, sexuality, substance abuse and perseverance.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre
   -   The Peacock

Horrible Histories - Awful Egyptians


Touring from: 4 October 2018 to 29 June 2019


From the fascinating Pharaohs to the power of the pyramids, discover the foul facts of death and decay with the meanest mummies in Egypt. Are you ready to rumble with Ramesses the Great? Dare you enter through the Gates of the Afterlife?

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre

Horrible Histories - Terrible Tudors


Touring from: 13 September 2018 to 29 June 2019


From the horrible Henries to the end of evil Elizabeth, hear the legends (and the lies!) about the torturing Tudors. Find out the fate of Henry's headless wives and his punch up with the Pope. Meet Bloody Mary and see Ed fall dead in his bed.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre

Little Miss Sunshine


Touring from: 20 May 2019 to 12 October 2019


The Hoover family has more than a few troubles, but young Olive has her heart set on winning the Little Miss Sunshine beauty contest. When an invitation to compete comes out of the blue, the Hoovers must pile in to their rickety yellow camper van.

In London, playing at:


   -   Arcola Theatre

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake


Touring from: 29 January 2019 to 4 May 2019


Thrilling, audacious, witty and emotive, this Swan Lake is perhaps still best known for replacing the female corps-de-ballet with a menacing male ensemble, which shattered conventions, turned tradition upside down and took the dance world by storm.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre

Nativity! The Musical


Touring from: 23 October 2018 to 31 December 2018


This Christmas join EastEnders' Danny Dyer, legendary comedian Jo Brand and West End star Simon Lipkin as he reprises his role as 'Mr Poppy' in the hit show Nativity!

In London, playing at:


   -   Eventim Apollo

Rock Of Ages


Touring from: 20 September 2018 to 27 July 2019


This musical will have you singing and laughing along with its epic songs, including We Built This City, The Final Countdown, Here I Go Again, Can't Fight this Feeling and I Want To Know What Love Is played loud and proud by an awesome live band.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre

Room on the Broom


Touring from: 22 December 2016 to 27 August 2017


The witch and her cat are flying happily along on their broomstick when a stormy wind blows the witch's hat, bow and wand away into the night. Based on the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

In London, playing at:


   -   Lyric Theatre

Six


Touring from: 30 August 2018 to 30 December 2018


Divorced. Beheaded. LIVE IN CONCERT. From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII take to the mic to rewrite 'Her-story'. Following a sell-out UK tour, hit pop-concert musical SIX returns to the Arts Theatre.

In London, playing at:


   -   Arts Theatre

The Band


Touring from: 6 March 2018 to 16 March 2019


It's 1992 and for five 16 year old girls, the band is everything. Join us as this group of girls who were once inseparable reunite after 25 years apart ...

In London, playing at:


   -   Theatre Royal Haymarket

The Full Monty


Touring from: 17 September 2018 to 18 May 2019


This "CHUFFING BRILLIANT" production about six out-of-work, impoverished steelworkers from Sheffield with nothing to lose, took the world by storm and has become one of Britain's most successful shows.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre

The Girl On The Train


Touring from: 23 January 2019 to 13 July 2019


Rachel Watson longs for a different life. Her only escape is the perfect couple she watches through the train window every day, happy and in love. Or so it appears.

In London, playing at:


   -   Richmond Theatre

The Gruffalo's Child


Touring from: 30 May 2018 to 6 January 2019


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:


   -   artsdepot

The Rocky Horror Show


Touring from: 4 February 2019 to 30 November 2019


The story of two squeaky clean college kids - Brad and his fiancée Janet. When by a twist of fate, their car breaks down outside a mansion whilst on their way to visit their former college professor, they meet the charismatic Dr Frank'n'Furter.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre
   -   Richmond Theatre
   -   The Churchill Theatre

The Simon & Garfunkel Story


Touring from: 2 May 2017 to 9 December 2017


A critically acclaimed concert style show, The Simon & Garfunkel Story takes you though all the songs and stories that shaped them.

In London, playing at:


   -   Vaudeville Theatre
   -   Lyric Theatre

The Wipers Times


Touring from: 28 August 2018 to 13 October 2018


In a bombed out building during the First World War in the Belgian town of Ypres (mis-pronounced Wipers by British soldiers), two officers discover a printing press and create a newspaper for the troops.

In London, playing at:


   -   Arts Theatre

Tom Gates Live on Stage!


Touring from: 14 February 2019 to 20 July 2019


I'm Tom Gates and I'm VERY excited to tell you about my first ever live stage show! It stars me (obviously) Amy Porter (who's smart) my best friend Derek and our band DOGZOMBIES.

In London, playing at:


   -   Richmond Theatre

Vulvarine


Touring from: 2 March 2019 to 12 July 2019


Following a dose of hormone therapy gone wrong and a well-timed bolt of lightning, Bryony gains superhero abilities and a brand-new persona: Vulvarine, saviour of womankind.

In London, playing at:


   -   King's Head Theatre
   -   The Vaults Theatre

War Horse


Touring from: 16 May 2018 to 6 April 2019


At the outbreak of World War One, Albert's beloved horse, Joey, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. Though not yet old enough to enlist, Albert joins the army, and embarks on a treacherous mission to find his horse and bring him home.

In London, playing at:


   -   National Theatre


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