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.


Blood Brothers


Touring from: 15 January 2018 to 1 December 2018


Tells the captivating and moving story of twin boys separated at birth, only to be reunited by a twist of fate and a mother's haunting secret. Award-winning and ever-popular musical written by Willy Russell.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre
   -   The Churchill Theatre

Bram Stoker's Dracula


Touring from: 28 September 2018 to 1 December 2018


Dracula is one of the most universally iconic novels ever written. A monumental, genre defining classic that is known the world over. Dracula remains the father of all gothic thrillers.

In London, playing at:


   -   The Churchill Theatre

Cilla The Musical


Touring from: 6 March 2018 to 10 November 2018


The story follows the extraordinary life of the ordinary teenage girl from Liverpool, Priscilla White, and her rocky, yet incredible, rise to fame. By the age of just 25 she was recognised as international singing star Cilla Black.

In London, playing at:


   -   The Churchill 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

Dido And Aeneas


Touring from: 17 March 2018 to 5 May 2018


Blackheath Halls Opera's intergenerational company and Trinity Laban students will work with professional opera singers, including German mezzosoprano Idunnu Münch and baritone Marcus Farnsworth in this production of Henry Purcell's classic opera.

In London, playing at:


   -   The Albany

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

Dishoom!


Touring from: 12 September 2018 to 27 October 2018


Summer 1978, disco is all the rage, the National Front are on the streets and 15-year-old Simon should have everything to live for. But Bibi won't stop nagging and his Dad hides in the pub, just because Simon is disabled.

In London, playing at:


   -   Queen's Theatre (Hornchurch)

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

Evita


Touring from: 20 March 2018 to 28 July 2018


Telling the story of Eva Peron, follows her journey from humble beginnings through to extraordinary wealth, power and iconic status which ultimately lead her to be heralded as the 'spiritual leader of the nation' by the Argentine people.

In London, playing at:


   -   The Churchill Theatre

Flashdance


Touring from: 19 March 2018 to 20 October 2018


The inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex, a determined welder who dreams of becoming a professional dancer. When a romance complicates her ambitions, she harnesses it to drive her dream of attending Shipley Dance Academy.

In London, playing at:


   -   The Churchill Theatre

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:


   -   Richmond Theatre
   -   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

Madagascar - A Musical Adventure


Touring from: 16 July 2018 to 8 December 2018


Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto your stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime.

In London, playing at:


   -   The Churchill Theatre
   -   New Wimbledon Theatre

Maklena


Touring from: 6 July 2018 to 21 July 2018


For thirteen-year-old Maklena, the Soviet Union is the best fairy tale yet. Her family faces dire poverty in 1930's Poland and Maklena dreams of a better life across the border in the USSR.

In London, playing at:


   -   Camden People's Theatre

Much Ado About Nothing


Touring from: 9 July 2018 to 1 September 2018


Set in a sun-drenched French village celebrating the new peace of 1945, Antic Disposition's Much Ado About Nothing draws its inspiration from the beloved films of French comic genius Jacques Tati.

In London, playing at:


   -   Gray's Inn Hall

Rain Man


Touring from: 3 September 2018 to 10 November 2018


When self-centred salesman Charlie Babbitt discovers that he has a long-lost older brother, Raymond, who has inherited the family multimillion dollar fortune, he sets out to get 'his half'.

In London, playing at:


   -   Richmond 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

Salad Days


Touring from: 5 September 2018 to 17 November 2018


An absolute romp of polite naughtiness and saucy encounters, with an energetic and peppy score featuring songs such as We Said We Wouldn't Look Back, Look At Me, I'm Dancing, and We're Looking For A Piano.

In London, playing at:


   -   Richmond Theatre

Saturday Night Fever


Touring from: 30 August 2018 to 1 December 2018


Tells the iconic story of Tony Manero, and his reckless, yet thrilling road to dancing success. Featuring the Bee Gees' greatest hits Stayin' Alive, How Deep Is Your Love, Night Fever, Tragedy, More Than a Woman and many more.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon Theatre

Six


Touring from: 11 July 2018 to 23 September 2018


From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the SIX wives of Henry VIII finally take to the mic to tell their tale, remixing five hundred years of her-storical heartbreak into a 75-minute celebration of sisterly sass-itude.

In London, playing at:


   -   Rose Theatre Kingston
   -   Arts Theatre

Still Alice


Touring from: 11 September 2018 to 24 November 2018


Alice Howland - a professional at the top of her game. But, diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's at the age of 50, she is compelled to confront her new reality and draw on her resilience to remain independent for as long as possible.

In London, playing at:


   -   Richmond Theatre

Summer Holiday


Touring from: 8 May 2018 to 3 November 2018


The hit iconic 1960's film starring Cliff Richard is now the feel-good musical of the year, bringing music, laughter and fun to the stage as it becomes the happiest hit musical around.

In London, playing at:


   -   New Wimbledon 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
   -   New Wimbledon Theatre

The End of Eddy


Touring from: 21 August 2018 to 1 January 2019


Born into poverty in an isolated village in rural France, a boy grows up amongst hard men and women living hard and violent lives. Bullied relentlessly for being gay, this is the story of Eddy's struggle to understand who he is.

In London, playing at:


   -   Unicorn 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 Habit of Art


Touring from: 30 August 2018 to 24 November 2018


A play about a meeting between the poet W H Auden and the composer Benjamin Britten. Exploring friendship, rivalry and heartache this multi-layered masterpiece examines the joy, pain and emotional cost of creativity.

In London, playing at:


   -   Richmond Theatre

The Tiger Who Came to Tea


Touring from: 28 June 2018 to 13 January 2019


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:


   -   Piccadilly 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

Titanic the Musical


Touring from: 12 April 2018 to 19 August 2018


In the final hour of 14 April 1912 the RMS Titanic, on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York, collided with an iceberg and 'the unsinkable ship' slowly sank. Based on actual characters, this musical focuses on their hopes and aspirations.

In London, playing at:


   -   The Churchill Theatre

Vulcan 7


Touring from: 19 September 2018 to 10 November 2018


Gary Savage and Hugh Delavois were students at RADA together. Now in their sixties, they meet in an Icelandic wasteland, on the set of a fantasy movie.

In London, playing at:


   -   Richmond 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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