Five shows to see this week

Our guide to the London shows you need to see right now

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Which London productions should you see to brighten up your week? We have five suggestions for the shows to see this week:

The last chance choice – Labour Of Love (Noel Coward Theatre)

Martin Freeman plays a Labour MP in this hit comedy by James Graham. The show spans 25 years of the politician’s life, as he battles for re-election while his constituency agent tries to keep him in line. The always brilliant Tamsin Greig stars alongside Sherlock star Freeman. BOOK NOW


The other last chance choice – The Toxic Avenger (Arts Theatre)

What happens when the nerdy Melvin Ferd The Third is tipped into a vat of toxic waste? He becomes a mutated superhero intent on saving his local community and winning the heart of a blind librarian. Grab your last chance to see this muscle-bound musical. BOOK NOW


The musical choice – The Woman In White (Charing Cross Theatre)

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Olivier Award-nominated musical receives a well-deserved revival. Based on Wilkie Collins’s thriller, it tells the story of Walter Hartright, an art tutor for whom a spooky encounter has long-lasting consequences. Starring Anna O’Byrne, Chris Peluso and also Carolyn Maitland. BOOK NOW


The showman’s choice – Barnum (Menier Chocolate Factory)

Barnum at the Menier Chocolate Factory
Barnum at the Menier Chocolate Factory – Five shows to see this week

Marcus Brigstocke plays the world’s greatest showman in this revival of the Cy Coleman musical. Discover the story of PT Barnum, who made his name selling ‘humbug’ to the crowds of America. Expect a spectacle from this show, which also features leading ladies Celinde Schoenmaker and Laura Pitt-Pulford.


The festive choice – The Snowman (The Peacock Theatre)

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas in London without the arrival of this hit wintry production. Celebrating its 20th year at The Peacock Theatre, this festive family treat tells the famous tale of a young boy whose snowman comes to life and takes him on a magical adventure through the December skies. BOOK NOW