Backstage: Guides

Helpful London Theatre guides covering top tips when visiting the theatre. From finding and booking tickets, to travelling with friends and family along with access information and seating tips. Our London Theatre Guides are here to make sure you get the most out of your theatre experience. Compiled and written by industry professionals, each of these guides provide top-tips and handy information you otherwise may miss out on.

Best Cheap Seats For ABBA Voyage at ABBA Arena London

Best Cheap Seats For ABBA Voyage at ABBA Arena London

It cost an estimated £140 million to produce, but if you want to sing “Mamma Mia!” at a pocket-friendly price, there are plenty of cheap ABBA Voyage tickets! The show’s custom-built venue has audience experience at the heart of its design so the best cheap seats for ABBA Voyage are the cheapest in the entire […]

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Best Cheap Seats For Matilda at Cambridge Theatre London

Best Cheap Seats For Matilda at Cambridge Theatre London

Matilda is one of the West End’s most popular shows for families, combining a classic story with eye-popping sets and catchy songs that you’ll be humming for weeks! Premium seats can cost more than £125 during peak periods, but there are lots of good value cheap Matilda tickets available across the auditorium. Wondering exactly where […]

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Best Cheap Seats For Hamilton at Victoria Palace Theatre London

Best Cheap Seats For Hamilton at Victoria Palace Theatre London

It is the show that made headlines in 2017 for prices that soared over £200, but cheap Hamilton tickets are not difficult to find if you know where to look! This juggernaut West End production has broken box office records, won countless awards and introduced thousands of fans to live theatre. Seats can start from […]

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Best Cheap Seats For The Lion King at Lyceum Theatre London

Best Cheap Seats For The Lion King at Lyceum Theatre London

It has played in the West End for over 20 years, and The Lion King remains a theatrical spectacle that has welcomed over 15 million people through its doors worldwide. This musical is so popular that it doesn’t need to keep its prices low: top price tickets can soar above £200.  If that sounds like […]

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How to Get Cheap London Theatre Tickets

How to Get Cheap London Theatre Tickets

Theatregoing has long been seen as an expensive treat – a perception not helped by some premium ticket prices skyrocketing over £200 for top West End plays and musicals.  Seeing a show doesn’t have to be a bank-breaking endeavour though, and there are a huge number of ways to save money on tickets. From discounts […]

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Tips for Taking Children to the Theatre

Tips for Taking Children to the Theatre

Taking Children to the West End can sometime be a daunting prospect. Our handy guide gives you all the information you need to know about which shows are perfect for children from infants to teenagers, and also answers your questions on suitability across a number of top West End musicals.

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Top Five Funniest West End Shows

Top Five Funniest West End Shows

The West End might be known for its incredible musicals, but comedy plays in London are some of the best all-rounders that anyone can enjoy! With a bigger variety of shows on the West End than ever before, we’ve put together a list of the top five funniest shows in London that are guaranteed to […]

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Valentine’s Day Guide to London Theatre

Valentine’s Day Guide to London Theatre

Valentines Day is a perfect occasion to visit the theatre, and London has a number of perfect shows to see with your loved on. From the romantic classic musicals such as Phantom of the Opera, to the more upbeat, modern romance Ghost - let our handy guide help you have the most perfect February 14th...

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London Theatre for Students and Young People

London Theatre for Students and Young People

Are you a Student or a Young Person? Do you want to save money on theatre tickets? If so, we have a round up of a variety of schemes and initiatives that can help you get to see some top quality shows for less. Read our handy guide about which venues offer discounts and even free tickets to those under 26.

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Best London Musicals for Children

Best London Musicals for Children

Coming to the theatre with children? This can sometimes be a daunting task. We've put together a handy guide of shows that are child friendly, with a description of what age limits and recommendations mean for your trip so you are not caught out.

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