Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Strictly Ballroom, Chicago and Bat Out of Hell: The Musical are just some of the hit shows announced for West End Live next month.

Now in its 14th year, West End Live is an annual event which showcases some of the best shows in London’s theatre-land, as well  as fun activities, merchandise stalls, refreshments and sing-alongs for theatre fans young and old.

Attracting thousands of theatre fans, the free event takes place on 16-17 June in London’s Trafalgar Square and will have performances from long running shows likes Wicked, Les Miserables & Thriller Live as well as new and upcoming shows such as Heathers The Musical, Six and Knights of the Rose.


image of Cast of Bat Out Of Hell performing at West End Live 2017

Cast of Bat Out Of Hell performing at West End Live 2017 (c) Pamela Raith


The colourful showcase will culminate in a performance from chart-topping Britain’s Got Talent winners Collabro on Saturday 16 June, and an exclusive cabaret of West End stars on Sunday 17 June.


image of Crowds at West End Live 2017

Crowds at West End Live 2017 (c) Pamela Raith

Produced and organised by Westminster City Council and Society of London Theatre (SOLT), with support from the Mayor of London, West End Live will be hosted by Magic Radio presenters Ruthie Henshall, Emma B, Harriet Scott, Richard Allinson, Paul Hayes, Tom Price and Lynn Parsons.

Julian Bird, chief executive of SOLT and UK Theatre, said:

We are delighted to be continuing our partnership with the City of Westminster to bring the casts of London’s great shows to Trafalgar Square, giving theatre fans the chance to see exclusive performances for free. West End Live is a unique celebration of our world-leading theatre industry, and this year promises to be as diverse and entertaining as ever.”

image of Trafalgar Square during West End Live 2017

Trafalgar Square during West End Live 2017 (c) Pamela Raith


Full list of shows performing at West End Live 2018

Disney’s Aladdin
Bat Out Of Hell The Musical
Brief Encounter
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Heathers The Musical
Kinky Boots
Kiss Me, Kate
Knights Of The Rose
Disney’s The Lion King
Little Shop Of Horrors
Mamma Mia!
Matilda The Musical
Les Misérables
Motown The Musical
The Phantom Of The Opera
A Spoonful Of Sherman
Strictly Ballroom The Musical
Thriller Live
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical



Date and Time: Saturday 16 June 11AM – 5PM // Sunday 17 June 12PM – 5PM

Location: Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN

Tickets: Free, no ticket required

Website: westendlive.co.uk