Defy Gravity with Wicked, one of London's most beloved musicals, witnessed by millions.
Aimie Atkinson and Danny Mac star in Pretty Woman at London's Savoy Theatre
The fully staged production of Les Miserables at the Sondheim Theatre!
The Lion King
Disney’s award-winning musical has been stunning West End audiences for 22 years.
The Snowman is one of the West End’s most magical Christmas treats.
The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon, the award-winning Broadway Musical from the creators of South Park.
Matilda The Musical
Roald Dahl's darkly comic musical continues to wow West End audiences.
Roll up! Big top thrills and daredevil entertainment await you in London this Christmas!
The retelling of Virginia Woolf's Orlando at Garrick Theatre
Peppa Pig: Best Day Ever!
Have the Best Day Ever with Peppa Pig this Christmas!
Peggy Sawyer dreams big in this reimagined production of the iconic musical 42nd Street!
Blippi The Musical
Blippi The Musical returns to the stage in time for Christmas
As You Like It
A joyful adaptation of Shakespeare's As You Like It comes to @sohoplace
Neil Baldwin's epic biopic production Marvellous comes to the new @sohoplace Theatre.
Book Allegiance Tickets to see legend George Takei on stage in London
The Upstart Crow
The Upstart Crow starring David Mitchell transfers to West End's Apollo Theatre
Wednesday Matinee Shows
What is the best way to enjoy a Wednesday afternoon here in London? Watch a Wednesday matinee! Wednesdays in London's West End are just the right thing for anyone who wants to see a theatre show. You can find various afternoon performances for your seasonal favourites, family-friendly shows, as well as classic dramas and musicals. Choose what you like and head out. The city stages many productions throughout the week. The large number of shows is obvious as London is also a mega tourist hub that attracts record-breaking visitors every year. Tourists visit the city from all parts of the world for its wonderful offerings in both arts and entertainment.
A city tour is incomplete without experiencing its theatre scene—every Wednesday, theatres host spectacular entertainment for the audiences. Although some consider evenings are best for the theatre experience, most theatres also host matinee shows. These afternoon shows are perfect for those looking to watch theatre and spend the evening with loved ones. Since matinees are in the afternoon, you have the entire evening left for other activities. Wednesdays being the middle of the week, is widely preferred by audiences for a Wednesday matinee. It leaves enough room for everybody to catch a show and continue the enjoyment in a nearby bar or café.
Usually, afternoon shows take place from 3 or 4 pm. However, the timings vary from show to show, and some theatres may also present a show at 5. Either way, you can choose from a range of Wednesday matinees playing across the West End theatres and have the time of your life. Have you booked your tickets yet?