The Lyric Theatre located on Shaftesbury Avenue is one of the oldest theatres in West End, London. The Renaissance themed building is now accorded a heritage status and is a legendary landmark. The theatre has been home to Thriller Live since 2009 and has previously hosted many musicals and plays, including Blood Brothers, Five Guys named Moe, The Little Hut, and How the Other Half Loves.
Our guide below will give you all the information you need about the show, and will discuss the best ways to get Thriller Live London discount tickets.
About the Show
Thriller Live is a fantastic tribute to the life and music of the King of Pop, and features his best songs including Thriller, Beat It, Dirty Diana, Can You Feel It and I’ll Be There. 3000 performances and 9 years later, Thriller Live is going strong and the crowds just can’t get enough of Michael Jackson! The show conceived by Adrian Grant is directed and choreographed by Gary Lloyd. The stellar cast including singers, chorus singers, and band bring the magic of Michael Jackson alive on stage and allow the audience to revel in his music one more time!
Thriller Live at West End
Thriller Live at West End is a musical revue of Michael Jackson’s life and career. The show celebrates the music of Michael Jackson and Jackson 5, the band in which he performed with his brothers. The concert musical explores his music through the various genres of pop, rock, soul, and disco. Michael Jackson’s illustrious music career earned him 13 Grammy Awards, the Grammy Legend, and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards. He was also awarded the epithet ‘Most Successful Entertainer of All Time’ by the Guinness Book of World Records. The musical is named after his most successful album ‘Thriller’ which is the world’s best selling album till date having sold more than 50 million copies! Be a part of this phenomenon and relive the magic of Jackson with Thriller Live in London!
Thriller Live London Discount Tickets
Looking out for discounts on Thriller Live West End tickets?
Have a look at the real-time seat availability and prices of different sections for Thriller Live on West End. In the interactive seat-map, select the date that you would like to watch the show and check out the seats available for that day. You can filter the seats as per your desired price range and purchase tickets directly.
Lyric Theatre - Thriller Live West End Ticket Prices
Stalls: £85 - £85 - £72
Dress Circle: £72
Grand Circle: £60
West End Performance
Thriller Live opened to the audience in West End in January 2009. It has since then been running full house and receiving appreciation by Michael Jackson fans.
Thriller Live Reviews
“A glitzy concert of song and dance. The hits just keep on coming.”
– The Telegraph
“Wonderful catalogue of late motown, blues and early indie rock that covers a whole era of pop music at its best.”
– The Independent
Know Before You Go
2 hours, 20 minutes
Suitable for ages 8 and up.
The Lyric Theatre has a seating capacity of 967.
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
Thriller Live London Lottery, TKTS, Day Seats
Apart from getting tickets for Thriller Live online, there are other ways to obtain West End tickets for cheap, such as:
TKTS: The TKTS booth obtains its inventory directly from the theatre based on availability, and sells them for cheap. Refer to our detailed guide.
Thriller Live TKTS
TKTS booths offer discounted tickets for certain shows, and can only be collected in person. Unlike New York, there is only one TKTS booth in all of London. You can check the availability of tickets for the show of your choice at the official TKTS website.
The website displays availability of tickets for the current day, along with the following two days. Thriller Live TKTS tickets are usually available.
Lottery: The winner takes it all! You can try your luck to obtain tickets for a performance on the same day at discounted rates!
Thriller Live LOTTERY
There is currently no Thriller Live lottery policy.
Day Tickets: These are tickets that are made available at the theatre on the day of the show.
Thriller Live DAY SEATS
Currently, there is no policy for Thriller Live day seats.
Q: Is there a way to purchase Thriller Live London TKTS tickets online, instead of waiting in line at the TKTS booths?
A: Unfortunately, no. The only way to purchase tickets is in person at the TKTS booth in Leicester Square.
Q: Is there an age limit for the Thriller Live London show?
A: The show is suitable for those of ages 8 and up.
Q: What time should I arrive at Lyric Theatre?
A: Doors open 45 minutes before show time. We recommend arriving at least 30 minutes before curtain.
Q: Can I take photographs or videos of the show?
A: The use of cameras (still and video) and sound recorders is not allowed inside the theatre.
Q: What do I wear to the show?
A: There is no specific dress code. Formal attire is not required; semi formal or smart casual is recommended.
Q: Is there a possibility that I will get partial view seating if I purchase discounted Thriller Live West End tickets?
A: When booking with Headout, you will get to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view. However, if you opt to try and win lottery tickets, or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.