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8 Must-See West End Theatre Shows for Valentine's Day

Posted 9th February 2024

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate love and romance than with a night out at London’s renowned West End theatres? From timeless classics to contemporary hits, the West End offers a diverse array of shows guaranteed to make your Valentine’s Day unforgettable. Whether you’re seeking a heartwarming romance, side-splitting comedy, or toe-tapping musical extravaganza, there’s something for every couple to enjoy. Here are eight must-see West End theatre shows that promise to set the stage for a perfect Valentine’s Day date.

The Phantom of the Opera

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic masterpiece, The Phantom of the Opera, is a timeless tale of love, passion, and intrigue. Set amidst the grandeur of the Paris Opera House, this captivating musical follows the haunting story of the mysterious Phantom and his obsession with the beautiful soprano, Christine. With its sumptuous sets, unforgettable score, and spine-tingling romance, The Phantom of the Opera is the perfect choice for a romantic evening at the theatre.

Standing at the Sky’s Edge

For a unique and thought-provoking theatrical experience, look no further than Standing at the Sky’s Edge, due to open on the 9th February 2024. Set against the backdrop of Sheffield’s iconic Park Hill flats, this mesmerising musical weaves together multiple love stories spanning generations. Featuring the evocative music of Richard Hawley, Standing at the Sky’s Edge offers a poignant exploration of love, loss, and the enduring spirit of community.

Back to the Future the Musical

Get ready to embark on an exhilarating journey through time with Back to the Future the Musical. Based on the beloved film franchise, this high-energy production follows the adventures of Marty McFly and Doc Brown as they race to save the future. Packed with electrifying musical numbers, dazzling special effects, and plenty of nostalgic charm, Back to the Future the Musical is guaranteed to leave you and your date on the edge of your seats.

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Take a trip down memory lane with The Simon & Garfunkel Story, a captivating concert-style production celebrating the legendary folk duo’s iconic music. From timeless classics like The Sound of Silence to Mrs. Robinson, this heartfelt tribute captures the essence of Simon & Garfunkel’s enduring appeal. Whether you’re a die-hard fan or simply appreciate great music, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is sure to strike a chord with audiences of all ages.

The Addams Family – Musical in Concert

Embrace the darkly comedic world of The Addams Family in this special concert presentation of the hit musical. Join Gomez (Ramin Karimloo), Morticia (Michelle Visage), Grandma (Lesley Joseph), and the rest of the spooky clan as they navigate the ups and downs of family life with their signature macabre humour. With its catchy tunes, wickedly funny script, and memorable characters, The Addams Family is the perfect choice for couples looking to add a dose of dark humour to their Valentine’s Day celebrations.

Frozen The Musical

Experience the magic of Disney’s Frozen The Musical live on stage in this enchanting musical extravaganza. Follow sisters Elsa and Anna on a journey of self-discovery and sisterhood as they navigate the challenges of love, loyalty, and acceptance. Featuring dazzling special effects, show-stopping musical numbers, and heartwarming themes, Frozen The Musical is a delight for audiences of all ages.

The Rocket Man

Pay tribute to the legendary Elton John in The Rocket Man, an electrifying concert experience featuring all of his greatest hits. From Your Song to Rocket Man to Tiny Dancer, this high-energy production celebrates the flamboyant style and timeless music of one of pop music’s most iconic figures. Whether you’re a lifelong fan or discovering Elton’s music for the first time, The Rocket Man promises an unforgettable evening of entertainment.

Matilda The Musical

Join the extraordinary Matilda on her journey of courage, wit, and imagination in this award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved story. With its empowering message, memorable music, and unforgettable characters, Matilda The Musical is a heartwarming celebration of the power of storytelling and the resilience of the human spirit. Perfect for families and couples alike, this whimsical production is guaranteed to leave you feeling inspired and uplifted.

Gold Theatre Experiences

Elevate your theatre experience with our Go Gold hospitality, an exclusive service designed to provide you with a VIP treatment like no other. Enjoy access to either our private lounges or VIP areas both before your performance and during the interval, where you can indulge in refreshments and relax away from the crowds. With personalised concierge services, our Red Coat hosts ensure every aspect of your visit is seamless – you’ll be treated like a star from the moment you arrive. Treat yourself to a truly luxurious theatre experience and immerse yourself in the magic of the stage like never before with our showstopping Go Gold hospitality.

Afternoon Tea

Indulge in a romantic afternoon tea experience this Valentine’s Day at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, where elegance meets enchantment. Step into a world of timeless charm and treat your beloved to an unforgettable rendezvous amidst the historic ambiance of London’s West End. Delight in an array of delectable, sweet treats, savoury bites, and freshly brewed teas, meticulously crafted to tantalise the taste buds and ignite the senses. Whether you’re celebrating newfound love or cherishing years of cherished moments, our afternoon tea offers the perfect blend of sophistication and intimacy, promising an enchanting escape from the ordinary. Book your table now and make this Valentine’s Day truly unforgettable with Theatre Royal Drury Lane.


This Valentine’s Day, treat yourself and your loved one to an unforgettable time, either at the theatre with one of these must-see West End shows, or at Afternoon Tea. Whether you’re in the mood for romance, comedy, or musical magic, London’s West End has something to offer every couple looking to celebrate love in all its forms. Book your tickets or reserve your table now and get ready for a Valentine’s Day to remember!

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