London theatre: the best plays and shows on now

Dreamgirls at The Savoy Theatre
Dreamgirls at The Savoy Theatre

From Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to Motown the Musical, this is our regularly updated guide to the best shows in the West End and beyond

Amadeus ★★★★★

Where: Olivier Theatre, National Theatre

Address: Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 9PX

Until: March 18 (returns only)

Credit: Marc Brenner

In a nutshell: "Peter Shaffer's accomplished and daring account of the mutually fatal relationship between  Mozart and fellow composer Salieri has returned to its home, the National, in a note-perfect production by rising director Michael Longhurst that gives it a fresh, vital and musically inventive new reading, one which fully confirms its classic status." Read the full review

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Love's Labour's Lost and Much Ado About Nothing ★★★★★

Where: Theatre Royal Haymarket

Address: 18 Suffolk Street, London, SW1Y 4HT

Until: March 18

In a nutshell: "There were raving reviews for Christopher Luscombe’s delightful...


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