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Theatres & Shows 2017

Theatre & Shows – All include coach travel


Last updated 23rd June 13.00


AN 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 musical follows  Jerry Mulligan on an unforgettable journey through post-war Paris with a tale of friendship and romance


Evening show
July 12th, Jan 23rd 2018- £60.00


Shops + matinee
Aug 9th, Oct 4th, Nov 1st, Dec 20th - £60.00


Matinee no shops
Jan 10th 2018 - £60.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50



Reader Trips: an american 

 Reader Trips: Thriller

THRILLER LIVE - Lyric Theatre


Shops + matinee
Sat Oct 21st - £60.00


Includes seat ssp £72.50

42ND STREET - Theatre Royal Drury Lane


Evening show
July 26th, Sept 14th - £56.00


Shops + matinee
Sept 6th, Oct 4th, Oct 11th, Oct 25th, Nov 9th, Nov 29th, Dec 6th, 13th, 27th - £57.00
Jan 24th 2018, Feb 7th 2018 - £57.00


Matinee no shops
Jan 10th 2018 - £56.00


Includes seat ssp £75.00



Reader Trips: 42nd Street


Reader Trips: girls

Show closes July 15th
THE GIRLS - Phoenix Theatre

The Girls- It’s the true story of the Yorkshire Calendar Girls – a group of ordinary ladies who achieves something extraordinary. This new musical comedy combines the writing talents of Gary Barlow and Tim Firth who have been friend for 25 years and when it opened in Leeds and Salford there were nightly standing ovations


Evening - Special Price
July 6th - £60.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50

Show closes August 5th
BEAUTIFUL The Carole King Musical - Aldwych Theatre
Carole King fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock 'n' roll. BEAUTIFUL tells the inspiring true story of King's remarkable rise to stardom. Along the way, she made more than BEAUTIFUL music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.


Shops & Matinee
Aug 3rd - £66.50


Includes seat ssp £72.50


Reader Trips: 10 beautiful


Reader Trips: half a sixpence 

Show closes Sept 2nd
Special Price
HALF A SIXPENCE - Noel Coward Theatre

Arthur Kipps, an orphan and over-worked draper’s assistant at the turn of the last century unexpectedly inherits a fortune that propels him into high society and learns that if you want to have the chance of living the right life, you need to make the right choices


Shops + Matinee
Aug 17th - £65


Includes seat ssp £72.50

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
Aug 3rd, Oct 19th, Nov 9th, Dec 7th, Jan 18th 2018- £62.00


Evening Show
Dec 14th - £60.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50



Reader Trips: larger motown image

 Reader Trips: Wicked

WICKED THE MUSICAL - Apollo Victoria 


Shopping and Matinee
Aug 12th, Aug 26th, Dec 2nd - £67.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50

LES MISERABLES   - Queen's Theatre


Shopping & Matinee
Oct 4th, Nov 29th - £69.00


Includes seat ssp £72.50

Reader Trips: Les Miserables

  Reader Trips: phantom new



Shops + Matinee
Sat Aug 19th, Oct 7th - £68


Includes seat ssp £69.50

ANNIE - Piccadilly Theatre

Evening show
July 12th, Nov 16th, Dec 11th - £62.00


Shops + Matinee
Sept 14th, Nov 23rd - £62.00


Starring Miranda Hart until Sept 17th but please note the appearance of any artist cannot be guaranteed, no under 5s, includes seat ssp £69.50



Reader Trips: Annie  


 Reader Trips: New dreamgirls image - reader

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.'   


Evening Show
July 18th 2017, Jan 18th 2018 - £63.00


Shops + matinee
Oct 18th 2017, Dec 6th 2017 - £64.00


Matinee, no shops
Jan 17th 2018 - £63.00


Includes seat ssp £72.50.  Please note Amber Riley will not perform on Wednesday evenings.

BAT OUT OF HELL - The Musical - London Coliseum
Featuring 17 of Meat Loaf’s most iconic songs, this musical tells the story of the eternally young Strat and his wild gang, The Lost, as they roam the streets of Obsidian, a post-apocalyptic Manhattan, ruled by the wicked and tyrannical Falco. Limited run so don’t miss this epic rock ‘n’ roll theatrical fantasy when it explodes onto the London stage.


Evening show
July 6th - £64.50
 (1 seat only)


Shops + matinee
July 20th - £65.50 


Includes seat ssp £75.


Reader Trips: bat

 Reader Trips: wind in

WIND IN THE WILLOWS Starring Rufus Hound - London Palladium
Stunningly brought to life in a spectacular new musical by Oscar winning screen writer Julian Fellowes come join Ratty, Badger, Mole and the impulsive Toad as they embark on a series of riotous adventures


Shops & matinee
Aug 15th - £57.50


Includes seat ssp £55

KINKY BOOTS - Adelphi Theatre
With songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this show celebrates friendships and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind.  Inspired by true events journey from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan


Shopping & Matinee
July 12th, Aug 16th, Dec 13th - £65.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50

Reader Trips: Kinky Boots



Reader Trips: lion king

LION KING - Lyceum Theatre


Shops & Matinee
Oct 4th, Nov 15th, Dec 6th - £65.00


Summer School Hols
Wed Aug 2nd, Aug 16th - £79.00


Evening Show
Sept 13th - £64.00


2018 dates
Matinee, no shops
Jan 17th 2018, Feb 7th 2018 - £64.00


School Holidays
Evening Shows
Tues/Wed May 29th/30th 2018 - £66.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50/£72.50 summer hols

PAW PATROL LIVE! Race To The Rescue - Wembley Arena


Sat August 5th, 1.30pm - £66.00


Includes £33.50 seat. Under 12 months free on parent’s lap. 12 months plus full fare

Reader Trips: awaiting image

Reader Trips: school

SCHOOL OF ROCK - New London Theatre     


Shops + matinee
Aug 10th - £65.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE - Marbel 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 12th - £49.50


Includes outer ring seat ssp £34.50

Reader Trips: 5 guys named MOE


 Reader Trips: aladdin j

Explore a whole new world at
Disney's ALADDIN - Prince Edward Theatre


Sept 28th - £71.00
Jan 23rd 2018 - £75.00


Shops + Matinee
Dec 7th - £73.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50

Meet the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society as they attempt to put on a 1920s style murder mystery play at the Scottish capital, but unfortunately the only things that they are good at are getting things wrongs, hilarious slapstick comedy


Shopping and Matinee
Sun Nov 12th, Jan 14th 2018, Feb 18th 2018 - £49.50


Includes seat ssp £46.50

Reader Trips: play that goes wrong

 Reader Trips: Reader - Young Frankenstein

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? Come and find out


Shops + matinee
Nov 22nd, Dec 13th - £66.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50

DICK WHITTINGTON - London Palladium
Starring Julian Clary, Paul Zerdin and Nigel Havers
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


Shops + 2.30pm show
Dec 15th, Tues Jan 2nd 2018 - £61.00


Evening show
Boxing Day Dec 26th - £60.00


Includes seat ssp £75. Recommended 5+

Reader Trips: Dick Whittington

 Reader Trips: Nativity the Musical

The perfect feel-good family comedy featuring all of your favourite sing-a-longs from the smash-hit film.  Join teacher Mr Maddens and his crazy assistant Mr Poppy at St Bernadette’s for the Nativity – musical version!


Matinee 1pm show
Dec 17th - £65.00


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

MATILDA - Cambridge Theatre


Shops & Matinee
Nov 8th - £59.50


Includes seat ssp £67.50

Reader Trips: matilda

 Reader Trips: New Mamma Mia

MAMMA MIA - Novello Theatre


Shops + Matinee
Sept 14th, Nov 2nd - £57.00


Includes seat ssp £67.50

RAIN - 50 YEARS OF THE BEATLES - London Palladium
Rain Performs the full range of The Beatles’ discography live onstage, including the most complex and challenging songs that the Beatles themselves recorded in the studio but never performed for an audience.  Sets include high definition screens and multimedia content, Rain brings the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album to life in its entirety


Shopping + Matinee
Sat October 7th - £99.00


Includes £73 seat and coach.

Reader Trips: Rain

 Reader Trips: Rat Pack

THE RAT PACK - Theatre Royal, Haymarket
Christmas with the Rat Pack is still the coolest party in town so beat the winter blues with Frank, Sammy and Dean.  If you prefer let your imagination take you back in time to the famous Sands hotel with the fabulous Burrelli Sisters and the Rat Pack Big Band


Shops + Christmas show matinee
December 14th - £59.00 


Evening Show + Live in Las Vegas
Fri Jan 12th - £58.00 


Shops + Live in Las Vegas matinee
January 25th - £59.00 


Includes seat ssp £69.50.



Reader Trips: Matthew Bourne Cinderella - Reader 

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.


7.30pm show
Jan 18th, Jan 25th - £73.50


Includes stall seat, ssp £59.00

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


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