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Theatres & Shows 2017

Theatre & Shows – All include coach travel


Last updated 17th November 14.37


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


Shops + matinee
Dec 20th, Jan 3rd 2018 - £60.00

Sat Jan 6th 2018 - £62.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50 / £72.50 Sat

 Reader Trips: an american


 Reader Trips: 42nd Street

42ND STREET - Theatre Royal Drury Lane


Shops + matinee
Jan 31st 2018, Feb 7th 2018 - £57.00


Evening Show
Apr 24th - £61.00


Includes seat ssp £75.00

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
Dec 7th, Jan 18th 2018, Mar 22 2018, Apr 5th 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
Apr 4th 2018 - £67.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50



Special Price Thursdays
Jan 25th 2018, Feb 8th 2018 - £55
Sat Mar 31st 2018 - £69


Includes seat ssp £71.00/£80 March onwards

Reader Trips: phantom new



Reader Trips: Annie

ANNIE - Piccadilly Theatre


Shops + Matinee
Jan 6th - £65.00
School Holidays
Thurs Feb 15th - £65.00


No under 5s, from Nov 27 starring Meera Syal as Miss Hannigan 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
Dec 6th - £64.00


Evening Show
Jan 18th 2018 - £63.00


Matinee, no shops
Jan 17th 2018 - £63.00


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


 Reader Trips: New dreamgirls image - reader

 Reader Trips: Kinky Boots 

KINKY BOOTS - Adelphi Theatre
Fall head over heels with this truly outstanding and uplifting show inspired by true events on a 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


Shopping & Matinee
Dec 13th - £65.00


Special price 2018 dates
Shopping & Matinee
Jan 10th, Feb 28th, April 4th - £52.00
Evening show
Mar 1st- £51.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50

LION KING - Lyceum Theatre


Shops & Matinee
Dec 6th, May 9th 2018 - £65.00


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


Evening Shows
May 16th 2018 - £64.00


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


Includes seat ssp £69.50/£72.50 summer hols



Reader Trips: lion king 

 Reader Trips: play that goes wrong

PLAY THAT GOES WRONG - Duchess Theatre
The drama society is putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does! The accident prone thespians battle against all the odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences!


Evening Show
Mar 8th 2018- £56.00


Includes seat ssp £46.50

Starring Jenny Seagrove, Peter Bowles and Adam Garcia
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.  Recommended age guidance 18+


Leisure + Evening Show
March 1st 2018 - £57.00


Includes seat ssp £55.00

 Reader Trips: Exorcist


Reader Trips: aladdin j

Special Prices now available
Disney's ALADDIN - Prince Edward Theatre

Featuring all the songs from the classic hit film and a whole world of exceptional performances and theatrical magic this show is a spectacle not to be missed


Jan 23rd 2018 - £60.00
School Holidays
May 28th 2018 - £65.00


Shops + Matinee
Dec 7th, Mar 8th 2018 - £60.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50/£75 peak

Special Offer

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

 Reader Trips: Reader - Young Frankenstein 

Reader Trips: Dick Whittington

DICK WHITTINGTON - London Palladium
Starring Elaine Paige, Julian Clary, Ashley Banjo & Diversity, Gary Wilmot,  Paul Zerdin, Charlie Stemp and Nigel Havers
Hot on the heels of Cinderella and produced by the same team, pantomime returns to the Palladium for Christmas 2017 with an all-star cast, spectacular sets and plenty of laughs


Evening show - 2 places only left
Boxing Day Dec 26th - £60.00


Includes seat ssp £75. Recommended 5+

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.

 Reader Trips: Nativity the Musical

Reader Trips: matilda

MATILDA - Cambridge Theatre


Shops & Matinee
(Inset day for some Essex schools)
Jan 3rd 2018, April 18th 2018 - £59.50


Includes seat ssp £74.50

MAMMA MIA - Novello Theatre


Shops + Matinee
Jan 25th 2018 - £57.00


Includes seat ssp £67.50

Reader Trips: New Mamma Mia

Reader Trips: thriller 125 wide

THRILLER LIVE - Lyric Theatre


Shops + Matinee
Sat March 17th 2018, Sun May 6th 2018 - £60.00


Includes seat ssp £72.50



Reader Trips: Stomp

Show closes on January 7th 2018
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 Jan 7th - £47.00


Includes seat ssp £57.50

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 or Jan 25th - £73.50


Includes stall seat, ssp £59.00

Reader Trips: Matthew Bourne Cinderella - Reader

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 a festive Frank, Sammy and Dean.  If you don’t want a seasonal show then our January date will let your imagination go back in time to the famous Las Vegas Sands hotel with the fabulous Burrelli Sisters and the Rat Pack Big Band


Shops + Live in Las Vegas matinee
Jan 25th 2018 - £59.00


Includes seat ssp £69.50

Prepare to see the incredible technique of the dancers, the Strictly singers and band and the sparkling spectacle of some 150 costumes in this breathtaking live experience celebrating all that you love about the BBC1 TV series


Leisure + matinee shows
Sat/Sun Feb 10th/11th - £86.00


includes £45 lower tier seat

Reader Trips: Strictly come dancing 2018

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A New Musical For Today
Jamie New is 16 and lives on a council estate in Sheffield, he doesn’t quite fit in.  Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by friends he overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness into the spotlight

Shopping + Matinee
Apr 11th - £66.00


Includes seat ssp £65.00

New Musical Opens March 2018

From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them. This new musical, featuring her much loved songs, reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race

Shopping + Matinee
May 17th, Jun 14th, July 5th, July 19th, Aug 23rd Sept 20th, Nov 8th, Nov 15th, Dec 13th 2018 - £67.00


Evening Show
May 3rd, Jun 12, July 18th, Sept 10th, Oct 2nd, Nov 14th - £66.00


Includes seat ssp £79.50

Reader Trips: Tina Turner

Reader Trips: Strictly Ballroom

New show 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 win 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 25th, June 6th, June 13th, July 11th 2018 - £67.00


Evening Show
Sept 19th 2018 - £66.00


Includes seat ssp £72.50

Don’t miss this orchestral extravaganza accompanied with big screen visuals. Watch in wonder as famed composer Ramin Djawadi leads an orchestra and choir performing music from all seven seasons of this iconic series. The use of innovative production and video technology will recreate the various realms found throughout Westeros and Essos, a must-see-show for all fans

Sun May 27th 2018 - £101.00


Includes £65 seat.

Reader Trips: Game of Thrones

Reader Trips: Les Miserables

LES MISERABLES   - Queen's 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


Shopping & Matinee
Nov 29th (2 places only)- £70.00
Mar 29th - £70.00


Evening Show
Apr 10th - £69.00


Includes seat ssp £75.00

This musical follows the rise and demise of Small Faces, the band who encapsulated all that was mod: a unique blend of taste and testosterone, clothes-obsessed and street-wise but, most of all a dedication to rhythm ‘n’ blues with an arsenal of hits.   Whatcha Gonna Do About It, All Or Nothing, Lazy Sunday, Itchycoo Park, Tin Soldier and more

Evening Show
Feb 28th - £61.00


Shopping + Matinee
Mar 1st - £62.00


Includes seat ssp £49.50

Reader Trips: awaiting image

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 n the Battle of the Bands?

Shops + Matinee
Aug 2nd - £65.00


Includes seat ssp £75.00

TRIOPERAS - Peacock Theatre
Three legendary operas come together for an unforgettable journey of love, vengeance, tears and laughter with shortened versions of Turandot, Butterfly and Carmen in one spectacular triple bill.
TRIOPERAS features the beautiful classics that you know and love, including Nessun Dorma, One Fine Day, Humming Chorus, Habanera and The Toreador Song, merged with punk, rap, rock and hip hop. This high adrenaline show is a dazzling experience, with an incredible display of acrobatics, kung-fu, puppetry, breakdancing, tap, ballet, salsa and even Chinese lion wushu and parkour


Shopping + Matinee
May 30th - £67.00


Evening Show
June 19th - £66.00


Includes seat ssp £59.00

Reader Trips: awaiting image


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