Theatre shows can be amazing and there are so many out there to enjoy. There are many options around the UK and the world in regards to famous theatre shows. While they often feature famous actors/actresses, it’s the amazing stories that make them so popular. Let’s talk about a few of the really popular ones that might interest you further.

Sweeney Todd

The horribly amazing story of Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is actually shown all over the world. If you like your shows with a whole lot of blood but not without an amazing story, this is definitely one to explore. Since Tim Burton made this story into a movie several years ago with actors Johnny Depp and Alan Rickman, this show complete with catchy songs has become even more popular.

West Side Story

This classic musical themed around forbidden love is set in New York and was originally inspired by Romeo and Juliet. The show has been played on broadway and throughout theatres around the world for many years now. It’s an emotional journey with talented all singing and dancing cast that is sure to leave you awestruck.

Les MIserables

As one of the most successful theatre shows over the world, Les Miserables tells the story of a convict being released from prison after 17 years for stealing a loaf of bread, only to find himself shunned by society when he gets released. He is eventually shown kindness and vows to start a new life but the story doesn’t go so smoothly. This is an interesting show that will keep you captivated from start to finish.


This is such a cool theatre show that is actually set before “Wizard of Oz”. The songs, the dancing and the special effects are simply out of this world and this is not a story that you will forget in a hurry.