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London Theatre Breaks
Immerse yourself in the glitz and glamour of the stage and book a dazzling London Show, packaged with a stay in a nearby hotel!
🏆 Award-winning productions
✨ Star-studded casts
🎭 Genres incl. musicals, dramas, comedies & plays
🕢 Matinee & evening performances
⭐ 3, 4 & 5-star West End hotels
🚆 Accessible to public transport
We're thrilled to announce that for the second consecutive year, Holiday Extras has been crowned the Best Company for UK Short Breaks at the prestigious British Travel Awards 2023!
At Holiday Extras, we've been perfecting the art of hassle-free UK breaks for over 40 years, and we're not stopping anytime soon.
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London at Christmas
Exciting festive packages
The most wonderful time of the year is fast approaching and what better way to ensure a merry little Christmas than by a festive short break?
We have a treasure trove of gift-wrapped packages for the whole family to enjoy.Discover More
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Explore our selection of deals on a wide range of UK breaks from West End shows to river cruises.
All of our offers include tickets, an overnight stay and breakfast in a hotel close to your activity.Secure Savings
OUR TOP PICKED SHOW
Get in loser, Broadway's hit musical MEAN GIRLS is coming to London in Spring 2024 at The Savoy Theatre.
Expect iconic characters, razor-sharp wit, and killer songs. Grab your friends and your cool mom, this is going to be fetch!Book Now
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It's not like a regular musical. It's a cool musical.
Lights, music, applause! Our bestselling shows
With some of the most well-known, stirring show tunes, Les Misérables is a must-see theatrical extravaganza not to be missed.Book Now
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
An electrifying tribute that celebrates the life and talent of the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll.Book Now
Discover the untold story of the Witches of Oz, with captivating music, an enchanting cast and a tale that defies gravity.Book Now
This ultimate feel-good musical will have you dancing in the aisles with energetic performances and infectious ABBA hits.Book Now
Phantom Of The Opera
A timeless musical with mesmerizing performances, unforgettable melodies, and a tale of love, obsession, and mystery.Book Now
Hand-picked London hotels for your theatre break
Holiday Extras is a close partner with all the top London hotel chains which means we can bring you the very best deals on a stay right near the theatre.
Choose your show or browse options, and we'll bundle your show tickets with hotels for a convenient package deal, providing all the details you need to enjoy your London theatre break to the fullest.
Set the stage for an epic theatre break at this 4-star hotel, where you can enjoy superb facilities whilst revelling in playful luxury and dazzling décor.
St Pancras Renaissance
Spa and fitness
Step into a world of timeless elegance and unbeatable luxury at this 5-star hotel in the heart of London, where Victorian grandeur meets modern sophistication.
Holiday Inn Bloomsbury
Coram St, Bloomsbury
Stay classy in the heart of London at this stylish Holiday Inn. Savour delicious bites, rest and recharge in comfort and surf the web with free WiFi.
Holiday Inn Express Earls Court
Bar and lounge
This super-smart West London hotel features free high-speed WiFi, a scrumptious buffet breakfast, and rooms made for pure comfort.
Holiday Inn Express Limehouse
Bar and lounge
This Holiday Inn offers secure parking, spacious rooms, and a prime location outside the London Congestion Zone in the heart of the Docklands.
Holiday Inn Express Royal Docks
Conveniently located just 5 minutes from Canning Town tube station, this hotel offers easy access to Central London. Enjoy affordable parking at £15 per day, allowing you to explore the city hassle-free.
Cocktail bar and terrace
Experience this urban resort and hotel, complete with stylish rooms, vibrant vibes, and a stage-worthy stay in the heart of the action.
Sunborn London Yacht hotel
Royal Victoria Dock
Anchor yourself in luxury and enjoy the unique experience of staying on an ocean-going yacht combined with the comfort of a top-class hotel.
Grange Clarendon Hotel
This 4-star gem near Euston Station is a Georgian townhouse turned trendy boutique hotel. Perfectly restored period vibes included.
Euston Square Hotel
With cosy rooms, a great atmosphere, and a prime location, this hotel is your perfect base for a sensational theatre break in London.
Why you should book an award-winning UK Break from Holiday Extras.
With 40 years experience, our hassle-free breaks create unforgettable moments. Plus our expert team guarantees a standing ovation-worthy booking experience.
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If you find the same Holiday Extras UK Break Package for less within 24 hours of booking, we'll price match and refund the difference.
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Theatre Break FAQs
What are the best theatres in London?
London has some of the very best theatres in the world. Here's a selection of the top 10:
- The Adelphi Theatre which showcases record-breaking productions and hit Broadway musicals on the Strand, in the City of Westminster.
- The Barbican in the City of London which provides the base of the London Symphony Orchestra.
- The London Coliseum in the West End is the home of the English National Opera.
- The Lyceum Theatre located on Wellington Street, is one of the UK's most important and prominent theatres.
- The National Theatre on the South Bank, one of London's most iconic repertory theatres.
- The Noël Coward Theatre in St. Martin's Lane, which hosts many award-winning productions.
- Regent's Park Open-Air Theatre, an award-winning theatre nestled between the trees at Regent's Park.
- The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Home to The Royal Opera, The Royal Ballet and the orchestra of the Royal Opera House.
- Shakespeares Globe, one of the finest repertory theatres in the world, located on the South Bank.
- Shaftesbury Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue. The largest independent theatre in the West End.
What are the best West End theatre shows in 2023?
From magical musicals, to intense dramas and edge-of-your-seat thrillers, we've handpicked what we think are the best London theatre shows to experience this year. The Top 10 best London theatre shows of 2023 are:
- The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre
- WICKED the Musical at the Apollo Victoria Theatre
- Matilda the Musical at the Cambridge Theatre
- Back to the Future: The Musical at the Adelphi Theatre
- Hamilton at the Victoria Palace Theatre
- Jersey Boys at the Trafalgar Theatre London
- TINA: The Tina Turner Musical at Aldwych Theatre
- Moulin Rouge! The Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre
- Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre London
- MAMMA MIA! at the Novello Theatre
What's the best way to travel around London on a theatre break?
One of the easiest and most hassle-free ways of travelling around London is via public transport. All of the theatres in London can be reached easily by bus or using underground tube trains. Bus and tube stations are all within just a 5-minute walking distance of West End theatres. You could also travel in a taxi, though the cheapest option tends to be public transport.
What's the longest running theatre production in London?
The Mousetrap is the world's longest running London theatre production. Agatha Christie's timeless thriller has been running in the West End since November 1952, so it's been playing for almost an incredible 70 years.
What's the longest running West End musical?
Les Misérables is the longest running musical in the West End, after initially opening in the Barbican Center in October 1985, this world-famous musical has been an enormous success, entertaining theatre-lovers ever since. This is followed closely by the phenomenal Phantom of the Opera, which has been wowing audiences since October 1986.
What are the best hotels near the Lyceum Theatre?
Strand Palace hotel and Waldorf Hilton are both 4-star hotels located just a 1-2 minute walk away from the Lyceum Theatre, making them a popular choice with people seeing The Lion King. For more hand-picked recommendations, check out our Top 10 hotels near Lyceum Theatre page.
What are the best hotels near the Aldwych Theatre?
If you're looking for the closest hotel to Aldwych Theatre, the Waldorf Hilton needs to be on your radar - it's just a 1 minute walk away. The NYX Hotel London Holborn, located within easy walking distance (or a quick bus ride away) is also a super convenient choice. Our best hotels if you're on a budget would be the Holiday Inn Bloomsbury or St Giles hotel. For lots more hand-picked recommendations, check out our Top 10 hotels near Aldwych Theatre page.
What is the break in a theatre performance called?
An intermission, is the interval or break during a theatre performance or production which allows time for the audience to visit the theatre bars for refreshments. As well as providing respite for actors and allowing stage hands to reset the stage for the following act.
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