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Thriller Live

Tickets from: £24.00

Moonwalking into the West End after three acclaimed UK tours and standing ovations across Europe, Thriller - Live is a spectacular, high octane show celebrating the career of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5!

Booking from: Tuesday, 18th June 2019
Booking until: Sunday, 5th April 2020
Matinees: Saturday 4pm, Sunday 3.30pm
Evenings: Tuesday to Friday 7.30pm, Saturday 8pm, Sunday at 7.30pm
Running time: 2 More Info
The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the high-spirited Snake. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these hungry woodland creatures? After all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo – is there?
Songs, laughs and monstrous fun for children aged 3 and up and their grown-ups, in the much-loved show that’s toured Britain and the world!

Booking from: Wednesday, 3rd July 2019
Booking until: Sunday, 8th September 2019
Running time: 55 More Info
Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Eighty new musicals will have their West End premiere this Autumn, each created on the spot by the incredible, multi award-winning musical comedians The Showstoppers. 

Booking from: Monday, 15th July 2019
Booking until: Monday, 9th December 2019
Running time: 1 More Info
The Simon & Garfunkel Story

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Direct from a SELL OUT Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story arrives in London’s West End! 

Booking from: Monday, 24th June 2019
Booking until: Monday, 24th June 2019
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Oi Frog & Friends

Oi Frog & Friends

‘Cats sit on mats, hares sit on chairs, mules sit on stools, gophers sit on sofas and frogs sit on logs’

Are you sitting comfortably?

It’s a new day at Sittingbottom school and FROG is looking for a place to sit, but CAT has other ideas and DOG is doing as he’s told. Little do any of them know that chaos is coming...

Who knew there were so many rhyming rules and what will happen when FROG is in charge? Original music, songs, puppets, laughs and more rhymes than you can shake a chime at! Created for the stage by Emma Earle, Zoe Squire, Luke Bateman and Richy Hughes.

Kenny Wax Family Entertainment presents the premiere of Oi Frog & Friends! the highly anticipated stage show which brings together Kes Gray and Jim Field’s bestselling and award-winning picture books Oi Frog!, Oi Dog! and Oi Cat! into one action-packed musical production.

Booking from: Friday, 29th November 2019
Booking until: Sunday, 5th January 2020
Running time: 60 More Info

Lyric Theatre Seating Plan

Lyric Theatre

Lyric Theatre on the Map

How to get there: (3mins) Take Shaftesbury Avenue along the side where the famous illuminated signs are. The theatre will be on your left about 100 metres along.

29 Shaftesbury Avenue

Buses: 14, 19, 22B, 38, 53, 88, 94, 159

Nearest Underground: Leicester Square


The Lyric Theatre is the oldest surviving of all the theatres currently on Shaftesbury Avenue. The foyers and bar areas were completely redecorated in 1932/33 while the exterior was restored in 1994.

The Lyric Theatre initially staged mostly light operattas when it first opened before subsquently staging light comedies and straight drama. In 1950 Andre Roussin's "The Little Hut" run for 1,261 performances with Robert Morley in the first cast. 1972 saw Alan Ayckbourn's "How the Other Half Loves" run for 869 performances. More recently "Five Guys Named Moe", a musical based on the songs of Louis Jordan, had a very successful run here, opening 14 December 1990 and running until 4 March 1995.