Theatre: the hottest shows to see on stage this autumn


From the biggest Broadway productions to home-grown talent and small companies there’s no shortage of show-stopping spectacles on offer at London’s West End this autumn.

A visit to the West End is a must during any trip to London, and with so many theatres packed into one area, you’re sure to find something that you simply have to see.

We’ve rounded up some of the hottest shows to see on stage in the next few weeks so take a look and see which of the West End’s latest offerings will have you running to the nearest box office for tickets!

The importance of being Ernest

Generally considered as one of the funniest British plays in history, The Importance of Being Ernest features a star-studded cast, including award-winning Sophie Thompson, in a brilliantly crafted production.

Currently running at the Vaudeville Theatre until October, you can reach the theatre in just over a ten minute walk from the Piccadilly London West End hotel making it the ideal base for theatre lovers.


For some light-hearted family fun suitable for guests of all ages, Aladdin has been a popular show during the summer months for couples and families alike.

With the show running until June 2019 at the Prince Edward Theatre, sing along to those well-known show tunes and enjoy the high energy performance and vibrant costumes as the cast transport you to faraway lands with this enchanting tale.

We have several hotels near Craven Hill offering excellent, convenient accommodation for families wishing to visit the theatre.

The Simon and Garfunkel Experience

Showing at the Lyric Theatre in London until December 2018, the Simon and Garfunkel Experience is an immersive production featuring adverts, newsreels, and interviews as well as a full orchestra and cast charting the journey of this iconic duo.

Sure to have you singing along, this show has returned to the West End for another season and once you’ve enjoyed the production, there’s plenty of nearby bars and restaurants for you to enjoy before heading back to your room at the Piccadilly London West End hotel.

42nd Street

Broadway shows don’t get much bigger than 42nd Street! Join the cast for a toe-tapping, sing-along musical extravaganza in this American dream fable that’s received excellent reviews both here in the UK and in the US.

Follow the journey of small-town starlet Peggy as she follows her dreams of making a name for herself in the bright lights of the big city. It’s on stage at the Theatre Royal Jury Lane up until the 9th of January 2019. If you plan to get tickets, stay at one of our hotels near Craven Hill as the Central Line runs every three minutes to the nearby Holborn underground station.

Once the cast has taken their final bow, there’s plenty of great places for a late dinner or after show cocktails nearby without you having to worry about how you’re going to get back to your hotel room.