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London theatre breaks - one night hotel stay and coach
- Return coach travel from your chosen local pick-up point
- One night bed and English breakfast accommodation at a four star hotel in the Greater London area
- A ticket for your chosen show (prices will vary according to show and ticket category selected)
- Return hotel-to-show transfers
- A transfer into Central London on day two
- The services of a hotel-based representative
- Government taxes and service charges
- Single rooms are available for a supplement
Travel from your local pick-up point to London. In the late afternoon, transfer into central London where you'll be able to enjoy an optional early bird meal at a themed restaurant, such as Ruby Blue, before taking your seat at your chosen show.
After a relaxed morning, return to London for time to shop and explore before reboarding the coach to return to your pick-up point.
Our lead price is based on an included, Standard ticket to Wicked. Upgrade tickets are available, and the exact face-values of your tickets and your seat allocations will vary from show to show.
Billy Elliot the Musical
One of the most adored British films of 2000, 'Billy Elliot' has been developed for the stage by the same multi-award-winning team who created the film, and using a score written by pop megastar Elton John.Written by Willy Russell, this musical has been thrilling West End audiences for over 20 years. It follows twins who are separated at birth and grow up on opposite sides of Liverpool, in very different circumstances. The boys' paths cross in later life until a final clash leads to tragedy.
Based on the smash-hit 1982 film, this romantic thriller stars Tony Award-winning Broadway actress, Heather Headley. A whole host of Whitney Houston's greatest hits will feature, including 'Saving All My Love', 'I Have Nothing', 'How Will I Know', 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody' - and one of the greatest songs of all time, 'I Will Always Love You'.
33 years after it opened at at the New London Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber's ever-popular musical, Cats, is returning to the West End. Don't miss this chance to see TS Eliot's long-adored Practical Cat poems spring to life as you follow the story of Rumpleteazer, Macavity and the magical Mr Mistoffelees.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Roald Dahl's deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectioner Willy Wonka comes to life in a brand new West End musical. Directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, this spectacular new show is choc-full of fantastical treats and dazzling sensations.
The jazziest, sexiest, most divinely decadent musical in the West End, this glamorous show won the 1998 Olivier Award for Outstanding Musical Production and includes the songs 'All That Jazz' and 'Razzle Dazzle'.
A Chorus Line
Follow 17 young hopefuls as they fight it out for just eight places in a new Broadway show. With wonderful music by the late Marvin Hamlisch, including songs such as, 'I Hope I Get It', 'Sing!' and 'One (Singular Sensation)', this is a show that promises to have the audience on their feet and dancing in the aisles. Inspired by the album, 'Dreamboats and Petticoats The Musical' will give you the greatest time of your life - taking you back to a time when each passing week bought one classic hit after another from music's golden era.Bruce Joel Rubin adapts his Oscar-winning screenplay for the stage as 'Ghost' opens at the Piccadilly Theatre. Featuring stunning new music and lyrics, and magical stage effects by Paul Kieve, illusionist for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, this musical promises to be a thrilling rollercoaster ride of romance, drama and suspense.
Featuring classics 'Night Train', 'Try A Little Tenderness', 'In The Midnight Hour', 'Papa Was A Rolling Stone', 'Save Me' and 'Mustang Sally', this is the story of a young music fan who shapes an unlikely bunch into an amazing live act - the finest soul band Dublin has ever produced.
Cirque Du Soleil
Since its humble beginnings as a street-theatre group, the Cirque du Soleil has pioneered a unique combination of circus style and theatre. This year, they present 'Quidam', an astonishing show blending acrobatics, awesome aerial acts and sets, and flamboyant costumes, all set to music.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Based on the classic comedy film, and starring Robert Lindsay and Rufus Hound, this new show will transport you to the French Riviera as two seasoned swindlers attempt to hoodwink a millionaire heiress.
Dreamboats and Petticoats
Inspired by the album, 'Dreamboats and Petticoats The Musical' will give you the greatest time of your life - taking you back to a time when each passing week bought one classic hit after another from music's golden era.
Bruce Joel Rubin adapts his Oscar-winning screenplay for the stage as 'Ghost' opens at the Piccadilly Theatre. Featuring stunning new music and lyrics, and magical stage effects by Paul Kieve, illusionist for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, this musical promises to be a thrilling rollercoaster ride of romance, drama and suspense.
Don't miss this story of a group of working-class boys from the wrong side of the tracks who became one of the biggest pop phenomenons of all time - Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Featuring classics like 'Big Girls Don't Cry', 'Can't Take My Eyes Off You', 'Bye, Bye, Baby (Baby, Goodbye)', 'December 1963 (Oh, What a Night)', 'Walk Like a Man' and many more
Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular production sweeps its audience through a tale of passion set in a nation in the grip of revolution. In its intimate home at the Queen's Theatre, it's an incredibly moving experience.
Let It Be
Let It Be is a spectacular theatrical concert jam-packed with over 20 of The Beatles' greatest hits. Relive The Fab Four's meteoric rise from Liverpool's Cavern Club, through the heights of Beatlemania, to later studio masterpieces - and from 'Twist and Shout', 'She Loves You' and 'All My Lovin" to 'Yesterday', 'Come Together' and 'Hey Jude'.
The Lion King
Multi-award-winning director Julie Taymor has transformed Disney's phenomenal animated film into a breathtaking spectacle of animals, who are miraculously brought to life by a cast of more than 40 actors.
Made In Dagenham
Inspired by a true story and based on the hit movie, this uplifting new West End musical comedy is about friendship, love and the importance of fighting for what is right. Funny, touching and timeless, it shows how ordinary people can stand together to achieve extraordinary things.
This wonderful tongue-in-cheek production combines Abba's hit songs with glittering 1970s nostalgia, as seen through the eyes of a mother and daughter on her wedding day.
In 1996 Roald Dahl's much-loved story was adapted into a film, and now the stage adaptation is taking the theatre world by storm. The musical was awarded the Peter Heppie Award for Best Musical at The Critics Circle Award.
In the underground nightclubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, the soul of a new era is dawning. The first incredible sounds of rock 'n' roll, blues and gospel are emerging into the mainstream. The sparks of a music revolution blend with soaring emotion and roof-raising energy in this exhilarating show.
Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of this record-breaking, award-winning show makes a highly anticipated return to the West End. The epic love story is the tragic tale of young bar girl Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with American GI Chris, before the fall of Saigon tears their lives apart.
Winner of eight Tony Awards in 2012, including Best New Musical, Once is a celebration of love, friendship and music. When an Irish busker and a young Czech mother meet through a shared love of music, their songwriting sparks a tender, longing romance that neither of them could have expected.
The Phantom of the Opera
Andrew Lloyd Webber's romantic masterpiece. This haunting musical, featuring memorable music, wonderful costumes and special effects, has been playing to packed houses since it opened.
Rock of Ages
This worldwide smash hit features of a raucous mix of 28 classic 80s tunes, including 'Don't Stop Believin", 'We Built This City', 'The Final Countdown', 'Wanted Dead or Alive' and 'Here I Go Again', and tells the hilarious story of a small town girl and a big city rocker falling in love to the greatest songs of the decade.Join unlikely hero Shrek and his loyal steed, Donkey, as they set off on a quest to rescue the beautiful (if slightly temperamental) Princess Fiona from her tower. Featuring new songs, as well as the cult Shrek anthem 'I'm a Believer', this spectacular stage production brings the film's well-loved characters to life.
Singin' In The Rain
Full of the charm, romance, comedy and tinsel town glamour of one of the world's best loved films, with a glorious score including 'Good Morning', 'Make 'em Laugh', 'Moses Supposes' and the classic 'Singin' in the Rain'.
Shakespeare In Love
Featuring a company of over 30 actors and musicians, this romantic comedy will transport you back in time to a Shakespearean London teeming with vibrant colour, characters, music and energy for a dramatic tale. Oh, and there's a bit with a dog!
Shrek - The Musical
Join unlikely hero Shrek and his loyal steed, Donkey, as they set off on a quest to rescue the beautiful (if slightly temperamental) Princess Fiona from her tower. Featuring new songs, as well as the cult Shrek anthem 'I'm a Believer', this spectacular stage production brings the film's well-loved characters to life.
With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, this show charts the rise and fall of Stephen Ward, friend to film stars, spies, models - including the beautiful Christine Keeler - government ministers and aristocrats, and the increasingly permissive lifestyle of London's elite in the early 1960s.
STOMP finds beauty and music in the mundane. With energy and exuberance, its cast of eight take the clutter and junk of everyday life and transform it into a theatrical event.
Michael Ball stars as the eponymous demon barber of Fleet Street, with Oscar-nominated actress Imelda Staunton as the devoted Mrs. Lovett, in this wickedly funny production of Sondheim's musical masterpiece.
The 39 Steps
Based on John Buchan's classic novel and Alfred Hitchcock's memorable movie version, this hilarious comedy stars just four actors who play 139 roles in 100 minutes of fast-paced fun.
Celebrating the life of the greatest entertainer of all time, award-winning director Gary Lloyd's spectacular show features over two-hours of non-stop hits. Expect your favourite Jackson songs, delivered by an exceptionally talented cast and live band, including 'I Want You Back', 'I'll Be There', 'Beat It' and 'Billie Jean'.
Packed full of Irving Berlin's greatest hits, including 'Let's Face the Music and Dance', 'Cheek to Cheek', 'Top Hat' and 'White Tie and Tails', Top Hat is a giddy, glorious celebration of 1930s song and dance. Packed with stunning tap, romantic ballroom - and a little bit of Busby Berkeley thrown in for good measure - this is a love story that will set the pulses racing.
Spice up your life with this exhilarating and irresistibly funny tale of love, loyalty and romance, written by comedy legend Jennifer Saunders. An original story of our times, inspired by and featuring the songs of the Spice Girls, Viva Forever! promises to hit all the high notes for a fabulous night out.
'War Horse', the stage adaptation of the celebrated novel by the 2003-2005 Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo, is a must-see! Wrap yourself in the story of Albert and his horse Joey, as actors working with magnificent, life-sized puppets created by the internationally renowned Handspring Puppet Company lead us on a gripping journey through The First World War.
Wicked, the spellbinding and spectacular smash-hit musical that has already broken every New York box-office record, is the untold story of the legendary witches from 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz'. See it, and find yourself transported to a fantasy land of wizardry and witchcraft!
The Wizard of Oz
Follow the yellow brick road over the rainbow and into The London Palladium for Andrew Lloyd Webber's new production of 'The Wizard of Oz', starring Danielle Hope, winner of the BBC's 'Over The Rainbow', as Dorothy!
The Woman in Black
Over seven million people have lived to tell the tale of one of the most exciting, spooky, gripping and successful theatre events ever staged. Don't miss an evening of unremitting drama in a terrifying and ghostly world.
Please note - We cannot be held responsible in the unlikely event of any of the named performers not appearing in the performance of the show that you have booked to see.
Standard tickets will usually have a face value of GBP15.00 - GBP44.00, and seats will generally be in the rear and upper circle (sometimes balcony). Upgrade tickets usually have a face value of GBP32.00 - GBP55.00, and seats will generally be in the stalls, dress circle or front upper circle. Top Price tickets will usually have a face value of GBP45.50 - GBP67.50, and seats will generally be in the front stalls and front dress circle.
You will be staying in a luxurious four-star hotel with a leisure centre and indoor swimming pool, such as the Hilton Hotel, Watford or the Coppid Beech, Bracknell. All guest rooms will have private bathrooms, colour TV, radios, telephones, hairdryers, trouser presses and tea- and coffee-making facilities, and the hotel will also offer good restaurant and bar facilities.