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Theatres & Shows 2017

Theatre & Shows – All include coach travel

Last updated 15th Sept 15.55


42nd STREET - Theatre Royal Drury Lane


Shops + matinee
Oct 25th, Nov 8th, Dec 6th, Dec 13th, Dec 20th, Dec 27th, Jan 31st 2018 - £57.00


Evening Show
Nov 10th - £56.00


Matinee, no shops
Jan 17th 2018 - £56.00


Includes seat ssp £75.00

Reader Trips: 42nd Street

Reader Trips: Wicked

WICKED THE MUSICAL - Apollo Victoria
Winner of over 100 major awards this magical musical tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz


Shops and Matinee
Oct 14th 2017, Dec 16th 2017, Feb 14th 2018, Apr 11th 2018 - £67.00



Includes seat ssp £69.50

MAMMA MIA - Novello Theatre


Shops & matinee
Nov 30th £58.00


Includes seat ssp £67.50

Reader Trips: New Mamma Mia

Reader Trips: larger motown image

The Songs, The Sound, The Story
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL - Shaftsbury Theatre

With just $800 borrowed from his family, Motown founder, Berry Gordy, goes from featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul, discovering and launching the careers of Diana Ross & the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, and many more. Discover the story of the legendary record label that changed music history, featuring an 18 piece orchestra playing 50 Motown tracks this is a musical sensation with real soul!


Shops + Matinee
Nov 2nd, Dec 21st, Feb 8th 2018, Mar 8th 2018, Apr 19th 2018 - £62.00


Evening Show
Nov 9th, Jan 24th 2018, Feb 20th 2018 - £61.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50

AMERICAN IN PARIS - Dominion Theatre
With musical numbers like I’ve Got Beginners Luck, I Got Rhythm and I’ll Build A Stairway To Paradise this show follows  Jerry Mulligan on an unforgettable journey through post-war Paris with a tale of friendship and romance


Evening shows
Jan 9th 2018 - £60.00


Shops + matinee
Nov 15th, Dec 6th, Jan 3rd 2018 - £60.00


Matinee, no shops
Jan 24th 2018 - £60.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50

Reader Trips: an american

Reader Trips: school

SCHOOL OF ROCK - New London Theatre
Follow Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn extra cash by posing as a supply teacher at a prestigious prep school turning straight-A pupils into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping mind-blowing rock band but can they get to the Battle of the Bands?


Shops & matinee
Nov 23rd - £65.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - Her Majesty's Theatre
This show continues to captivate audiences bringing Andrew Lloyd Webber’s legendary love story to life  


Shops + Matinee
Oct 14th £68.00


Special Price Thursdays
Dec 7th 2017, Jan 11th 2018, Feb 22nd 2018 £55.00


Includes seat ssp £71 

Reader Trips: phantom new

Reader Trips: Annie

ANNIE - Piccadilly Theatre

Evening show
Oct 11th - £62.00


Shops + Matinee
Dec 7th - £62.00


School Holiday
Feb 15th - £65.00

No under 5s, includes seat ssp £69.50

DREAMGIRLS - Savoy Theatre
This musical charts the tumultuous journey of a young American female singing trio called The Dreams, as they learn the hard lesson that show business is as tough as it is fabulous and features the classic songs 'And I Am telling You I'm Not Going,' 'I Am Changing' and 'One Night Only.'

Shops + matinee
Nov 15th, Dec 13th, Feb 7th 2018 - £64.00


Matinee no shops
Jan 10th 2018 - £63.00


Evening show
Feb 6th 2018 - £63.00


Includes seat ssp £72.50 

Reader Trips: New dreamgirls image - reader

  Reader Trips: lion king

LION KING - Lyceum Theatre


Shops + Matinee
Oct 11th, Nov 29th, Dec 13th - £65.00
Mar 21st, May 23rd 2018 - £65.00


Matinee, no shops
Jan 10th, Jan 31st 2018 - £64.00


Evening Show
Mar 7th - £64.00

School hols 2018
May 29th, May 30th - £66.00


Includes seats ssp £69.50 / £72.50 peak

THRILLER LIVE - Lyric Theatre

Shops + matinee
Nov 25th - £60.00


Includes seat ssp £72.50

Reader Trips: Thriller

Reader Trips: Aladdin

Disney’s ALADDIN - Prince Edward Theatre


Evening shows
Nov 23rd - £60.00


Shops + Matinee
Nov 2nd - £60.00


Matinee no shops
Jan 25th 2018 - £60.00


Shops + Matinee
March 29th 2018 - £60.00

School hols
May 31st 2018 - £67.00


Includes seat price ssp £69.50/£75.00 peak

Starring Summer Strallen, Lesley Joseph, Ross Noble & Hadley Fraser
Mel Brooks brings his classic monster musical comedy to life in an all-singing, all-dancing stage production. Will professor Frankenstein run from his family’s tortured past or continue his grandfather’s experiments in the Transylvania castle?

Shops + Matinee
Oct 18th, Nov 8th, Dec 6th - £66.00


Come and find out, includes seat ssp £69.50

Reader Trips: Reader - Young Frankenstein

Reader Trips: 5 guys named MOE

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE - Marble Arch Theatre
Nomax is down on his luck. Newly single and broke, he drinks his sorrows away. But in a wild night that he’ll never forget Five Guys Name Moe are on hand to help him party his way back to the straight and narrow as you’re transported back to the enthralling jazz bars of the 1940s New Orleans and features the toe tapping hits of jazz legend Louis Jordan


Shopping + Matinee
Oct 26th, Nov 23rd - £49.50


Includes outer ring seat ssp £34.50

MATILDA - Cambridge Theatre
Matilda is an extraordinary girl with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind whose talents are constantly belittled by her cruel parents and headmistress.  Dreaming of a better life for herself she takes destiny into her own hands


Shops + Matinee
Nov 22nd - £59.50


Includes seat ssp £67.50

Reader Trips: matilda

Reader Trips: Dick Whittington

Starring Elaine Paige, Julian Clary, Ashley Banjo & Diversity, Gary Wilmot, Paul Zerdin, Charlie Stemp and Nigel Havers  
DICK WHITTINGTON - London Palladium

Hot on the heels of Cinderella and produced by the same team, pantomime returns to the Palladium for Christmas 2017 and again promises a soon to be announced star studded cast and plenty of laughs. If you enjoyed Cinderella then book your place now.

Leisure + 5pm show
Sun Dec 10th - £61.00


Evening show
Tues Dec 26th - £60.00


Shops + 2.30pm show
Tues Jan 2nd 2018 - £61.00


Includes seat ssp £75. Recommended 5+

This interpretation of the classic fairytale, has, at its heart, a true war-time romance.  A chance meeting results in a magical night for Cinderella and her dashing young RAF pilot, together just long enough to fall in love before being parted by the horrors of the Blitz.

Dec 12th 2017, Jan 24th 2018 - £73.50


Includes stall seat, ssp £59 for 7.30pm show.

 Reader Trips: Matthew Bourne Cinderella - Reader

 Reader Trips: Nativity the Musical


Matinee shows
Dec 17th - £65.00


Includes seat ssp £56.25 and brief tour of London Lights.

LES MISERABLES - Queens Theatre
Set against the backdrop of 19th century France, the show tell an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit

Shops + Matinee
Nov 15th 2017, Nov 22nd 2017, Feb 7th 2018 - £70.00

Nov 6th 2017 - £69.00


Includes seat ssp £72.50

Reader Trips: Les Miserables

Reader Trips: Exorcist

THE EXORCIST - Phoenix Theatre
There is something very wrong with Regan. But don’t worry, she’s not alone….. When the medical profession fails to provide answers to young Regan's strange symptoms her desperate mother Chris turns to a local priest for help. But before Father Damien can tackle what's before him, he must overcome his own shaken beliefs, as this fight is for more than just one girl's soul…This play contains material which may shock and offend.

Leisure + Evening Show
Nov 21st 2017, March 8th 2018 - £57.00


Recommended age guidance 18+, includes seat ssp £55

Duluth, Minnesota in the midst of the Great Depression. A family adrift, their future on a knife edge. Lost and lonely people drifting through rooms of their guesthouse. But Nick Laine thinks he’s seen a way out…features classic songs of Bob Dylan

Shops + Matinee
Sept 20th - £55.00


Includes seat ssp £55

Reader Trips: Girl from the North Country

Reader Trips: play that goes wrong

PLAY THAT GOES WRONG - Duchess Theatre

Shops + 3pm Matinee
Sun November 5th - £50.00


Includes seat ssp £46.50

STOMP - Ambassadors Theatre
For 25 years this show has been shaking things up bringing audiences to life with its unique blend of comedy, dance and pure rhythm. Using everyday objects, the performers will have your toes tapping and your adrenaline pumping

Shops + Matinee
Sun November 19th - £47.00


Includes seat ssp £57.50

Reader Trips: Stomp


KINKY BOOTS - Adelphi Theatre
Inspired by true events journey from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan via a chance meeting, a broken heel and an entertainer with Angels and a flair for design.This show celebrates friendships and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind


Shops & Matinee
Feb 14th 2018 - £65.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50

Reader Trips: Kinky Boots

Reader Trips: Remembering Fred

REMEMBERING FRED Starring Aljaz and Janette - London Palladium
Strictly Come Dancing stars Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara’s show celebrates the legacy of Hollywood icon Fred Astaire. Backed by a full supporting cast of dancers, live band and singers this show will feature songs and dances from the golden era.

Shops + Matinee
Sat April 7th 2018 - £75.00


Includes £42.50 seat for 2.30pm show.

SAVE £5 per person*
New musical opening March 2018 STRICTLY BALLROOM - Piccadilly Theatre
When maverick championship ballroom dancer Scott defies all the rules of competition to follow his heart, he teams up with left-footed partner Fran to with the Pan Pacifics his way.  Featuring the film’s classic break-into-song numbers such as Love is in the Air, Perhaps Perhaps and Time after Time

Shops + Matinee
Apr 18th, May 9th, May 23rd, June 20th, July 18th 2018 - £67.00


Evening Show
May 10th, July 17th 2018 - £66.00


includes seat ssp £72.50   
*Book by September 30 and save £5 per person on the price shown, offer subject to availability.

Reader Trips: Strictly Ballroom

Reader Trips: Kiss Me Kate

KISS ME KATE - London Coliseum
The full scale Orchestra and Chorus of Opera North brings the magical sound of Cole Porter’s Broadway comedy classic and the golden age of MGM musicals to the West End for just 11 days with show stopping numbers.

Shops + Matinee
Thurs June 21st 2018 - £103.00


Includes stall seat


For a full printable list of all our trips, please click here

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