There really is no better place to get closer to the arts than London’s West-End. With so many world-class shows descending on the nation’s capital each month, visitors to London are simply spoilt for choice with performances catering for all ages and tastes.
To help you decide which show you simply cannot miss the next time you take a trip to London, we’ve rounded up our top three must-see shows, transport information and the odd recommendation for a hotel near Paddington Station for those of us that can think of no better way to spend a few hours of our stay than with a West-End theatre visit.
Disney’s Aladdin – Prince Edward Theatre
Something for the whole family, the exciting tale of Aladdin is bought to life and is sure to transport visitors away to a world filled with beauty, comedy and adventure,
How to get there: Take either the Northern or Piccadilly line to Leicester Square and the theatre is just a short seven-minute walk away.
Where to stay: When talking children to the theatre, you’ll want a hotel with excellent transport links to the West-End as well as all of the facilities and home comforts you’d expect from a quality London Hotel.
The Park Grand London is a clear winner, having spacious and ell-equipped family rooms, fantastic food and a great bar area for the adults to enjoy!
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice – Park Theatre
If you’ve seen the movie ‘Little Voice’ then you’re certain to love this show! Charting the rise of a timid young woman in a small Northern community, see her talents reveal themselves with a little help from an overbearing mother and local impresario, Ray.
A real feel-good show with fantastic live song performances.
How to get there: A few minutes stroll from the West-End, the Park Theatre can be easily reached from Finsbury Park Station.
Where to stay: With excellent train routes to the West-End, choose our hotel near Paddington Station for quick and easy access to the Park Theatre.
Bat Out of Hell the Musical – Dominion Theatre
You’ll need your dancing shoes for this one! Bat Out of Hell the Musical is a rock and roll epic featuring 17 of Meatloaf’s greatest hits. Combined with creative stage design, let this musical odyssey take you back to a time of first love, teenage rebellion and live the rock and roll dream for yourself!
How to get there: Take the Tube to Leicester Square and enjoy a few pre-dinner drinks before taking a five-minute stroll to the theatre.
Where to stay: With the London underground running every three minutes from Paddington Station, the Park Grand London is the perfect location for an evening at the Dominion.
With stunning rooms and a beautiful bar setting, you can continue to rock and roll all night in our well situated, luxurious hotel.
For theatre ticket prices and showtimes, visit the box office of the theatre of the show you wish to visit to check for availability or search online. Our front desk and concierge will also be happy to help.