2023 Highlights

Best Theatre in 2023: Top 10 shows to see in London in 2023

Here’s our annual run-down of the Best London Theatre to see in 2023.

The list includes the Top Musicals to see in 2023, and the Top Plays to see in 2023.

Musicals for 2023 include the blockbuster new production of Crazy For You at the Gillian Lynne Theatre, coming from a five-star run at Chichester Festival Theatre, directed by Broadway legend Susan Stroman and starring Charlie Stemp; and Nick Hytner’s new immersive production of Broadway classic Guys & Dolls at the Bridge Theatre.

Top 10 Shows in London in 2023

Crazy For You
Crazy For You - Gillian Lynne Theatre London
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Crazy For You
Gillian Lynne Theatre
The smash-hit revival of Crazy For You in the West End starring Charlie Stemp - MUST END 31 DECEMBER
Guys & Dolls
Guys & Dolls - Bridge Theatre London 2024
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Guys & Dolls
Bridge Theatre
A stunning new revival of Broadway classic Guys and Dolls staged as immersive theatre, at the Bridge Theatre in London
Hamnet
Hamnet - Garrick Theatre
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Hamnet
Garrick Theatre
The RSC's production of Hamnet based on Maggie O’Farrell’s novel, comes to the West End's Garrick Theatre
My Neighbour Totoro
My Neighbour Totoro 2024
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My Neighbour Totoro
The RSC present the five-star hit, Olivier Award-winning show My Neighbour Totoro
The Time Traveller’s Wife
The Time Traveller's Wife
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The Time Traveller’s Wife
Apollo Theatre
A new musical adaptation of acclaimed book The Time Traveller’s Wife is coming to the West End's Apollo Theatre
Stranger Things: The First Shadow
Stranger Things The First Shadow - London
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Stranger Things: The First Shadow
Phoenix Theatre
Get ready to journey into the supernatural world of Stranger Things: The First Shadow at the Phoenix Theatre in London's West End.
Elf The Musical
Elf The Musical UK Tour
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Elf The Musical
ELF The Musical is the smash-hit festive treat - coming to theatres in the UK & Ireland on tour in 2024
Lyonesse
Lyonesse - Harold Pinter Theatre London
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Lyonesse
Harold Pinter Theatre
Acclaimed actresses Kristin Scott Thomas (Slow Horses) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) return to the West End stage in new play Lyonesse at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
Backstairs Billy
Backstairs Billy at the Duke of York's Theatre
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Backstairs Billy
Duke of York's Theatre
Luke Evans and Penelope Wilton star in Backstairs Billy at the Duke of York's Theatre in London.
The Enfield Haunting
The Enfield Haunting - London Ambassadors Theatre
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The Enfield Haunting
Ambassadors Theatre
Catherine Tate and David Threlfall star in thrilling new ghost play The Enfield Haunting at the West End's Ambassadors Theatre.



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