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The Play's the Thing (Top Plays)

Not interested in a song and dance? These shows are the best plays in town.

From classic plays to new writing, discover the plays that critics and fans are talking about on the West End.

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The Danish prince is visited by his father's ghost, demanding vengeance. Can Hamlet tell truth from fiction to save his family's legacy?
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The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini's international best-selling novel sees Amir and Hassan struggling to make peace with a difficult childhood.

The Ferryman

A stranger joins a village celebration in rural Ireland and sparks tension between the residents.
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Theatrical legend Stockard Channing stars in this topical and witty play about generations, secrets, and warring perspectives.


Jim Cartwright’s seminal play gives expression to the inhabitants of an unnamed northern road in Eighties Britain.

Queen Anne

The RSC production of Queen Anne transfers to the West End, starring Emma Cunniffe and Romola Garai.