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My Neighbour Totoro
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The Great Gatsby
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Life of Pi
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To Kill A Mockingbird
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The Tempest
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Which are the longest-running plays at London Theatre?

Some of the best West End plays that have withstood the test of time to emerge as crowd favorites. Here are the longest-running plays:
  • The Mousetrap (1051-present)
  • The Woman In Black (1989-present)
  • No Sex Please, We're British (1971-1987)
  • The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (1996-2005)

How to choose the right seats for a London theatre play?

Choosing the right seats for a London theatre play is as important as picking the right show to watch. Here is a breakdown of the London theatre seating plan to help you make an informed decision:
  • Stalls: If you are looking for seats with the best views, look no further. Since they are closest to the stage, they are the most popular seats in the house as well as the most expensive. 
  • Dress Circle: The section of seats right above the Stalls is known as Dress Circle or Royal Circle. The middle part of the Dress Circle usually gives a great view of the stage. 
  • Grand Circle: If you are looking for cheap London play tickets, make your way to the Grand Circle or the upper Circle. While the view from here is nothing to write home about, some sections may provide you with decent views of the stage.
  • Balcony: Located right above the Grand Circle is the Balcony section. However, since the balcony is located at a considerable distance from the stage, don’t expect a great view even though you may find some of the cheapest tickets here. 

What is the difference between West End and Off West End plays?

West End theatres largely refer to those theatres that are located in the theatre district of London. They are required to register with the Society of London Theatre (SOLT) which consists of the mainstream, professional theatres. Off West End is the name we use to refer to fringe theatres, as well as mainstream theatres that are located away from the main theatre center in London. They are relatively new and include many small and non-commercial theatres. Read the London theatre guide for more information.

Which musicals are currently playing at London Theatre?

There are several West End shows that are currently playing. You can enjoy a show to Life of Pi, The Play That Goes Wrong, To Kill A Mockingbird, Hamlet, Death Drop, and more.

Which is the largest theatre at West End?

The London Palladium and London Coliseum theatre are considered to be the largest at West End. The former has a guest capacity of 2,359 while the Coliseum can entertain up to 2,286 attendees.

Can I book London play tickets online?

Yes, London Play tickets can be easily booked online. Sites like Headout offer last-minute London theatre tickets, best London theatre seat plan, secure online booking, and cheap West End tickets.

What is the average run time of plays in London?

The usual running time of a play in London is between 2-2.5 hours.

Is photography allowed during a play at London Theatre?

London theatres have a very strict policy of no camera use of any sort during plays and it is best to leave your cameras behind. Phone photography is also prohibited.

Are theatres at West End wheelchair accessible?

Most London Theatres have a dedicated space for wheelchair users in their seating structure.

What are post-COVID-19 safety measures at West End?

London theatre tickets can now be booked online. It is mandatory that all visitors wear masks throughout the show. To ensure social distancing, theatres will function at 50% capacity and one-way routes have been implemented. Temperature checks at the entrance will be carried out and guests can use hand sanitizers available.
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