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Text: Another Day, Another Destiny. Les Miserables. 38th Revolutionary Year, Sondheim Theatre. Image: A line drawing of Cosette against a revolutionary background.
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Have Youdunnit? Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap St. Martin's Theatre
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5 stars 'London's guiltiest pleasure' Mail on Sunday. Agatha Christie Witness for the Prosecution. An overhead shot of London County Hall with the court in order, the accused faces the bench. The gallery is full of audience members.
Text: George Orwells 1984, A unique immersive experience. Chilling, engrossing. Hackney Town Hall 19 Oct - 25 Nov 2023. Image: A white building against a sinister green/blue background. The title text is in red, and the other text is in white.
Text: Returns to London! The acclaimed National Theatre production The Ocean at the End of the Lane . 7 weeks only from 11 October.
 Text: National Theatre 5 star, 'The Beautiful game in a beautiful play' WhatsonStage, Dear England a new play by James Graham, Directed by Rupert Goold. From 9 October, Prince Edward Theatre, A Delfont Mackintosh Theatre. Image: A Man stood walking down a path that looks like an English flag.
Text: Macbeth, Shakespeare's Globe. Image: A young boy wearing a battered crown kneels on a tree stump in a barren wasteland that looks dusty and deserted.

Drama Tickets

Phantom of the Opera

From £28

Les Miserables

From £25

An Enemy of the People

Opens 06 February 2024
From £37
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The Mousetrap

From £31

Hamnet

From £30

Witness for the Prosecution

From £15

1984

Opens 19 October 2023
From £22
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The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Opens 11 October 2023
From £25
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Dear England

Opens 09 October 2023
From £25
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Macbeth

From £12

A Sherlock Carol

From £17

Rebecca

From £28

The Unfriend

From £31

Lyonesse

Opens 17 October 2023
From £188
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The White Factory

From £24

A View From The Bridge

Opens 31 October 2023
From £12

Irvine Welsh’s PORNO

Opens 29 October 2023
From £25
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The Enfield Haunting

Opens 30 November 2023
From £31

The Mongol Khan

Opens 17 November 2023
From £23

Ghosts

Opens 10 November 2023
From £7

The Handmaid's Tale

From £44

La Traviata

Opens 23 October 2023
From £44

To Have and to Hold

Opens 20 October 2023
From £31
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The Interview

Opens 27 October 2023
From £18

Shooting Hedda Gabler

From £12

Peter Grimes

From £13

Rock and Roll

Opens 06 December 2023
From £31
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Dr Semmelweis

From £60

The Motive and the Cue

Opens 09 December 2023
From £25

Murder Trial Tonight

Price TBC
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Pacific Overtures

Opens 25 November 2023
From £48

Jenufa

Opens 13 March 2024
From £13

Kim’s Convenience

Opens 08 January 2024
From £19

Double Feature

Opens 08 February 2024
From £31

Treason the Musical

Opens 08 November 2023
From £25

Duke Bluebeard's Castle

Opens 21 March 2024
From £13

The Duchess of Malfi

Opens 17 February 2024
From £7

Passing

Opens 01 November 2023
From £19
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London drama tickets - Tickets for London's West End dramas

The word "drama" originated in Greece from a term meaning "action". The oldest recorded dramatic theory work is Aristotle's Poetics (335 BC). The Greek culture carried the tradition forward, and soon Rome adopted it. Thereon, drama quickly gained popularity in Europe, becoming known as "theatre" in England and France. European theatre's golden age in drama began during the Elizabethan era, which set the stage for drama throughout the world. Since then, London has become a prominent stage for dramatic productions in the past decades, and London drama tickets sell out in a flash.

Many acknowledge the power of drama as an effective method to enhance a person's emotional intelligence irrespective of their age. Drama stimulates creativity and imagination, helping develop an in-depth understanding of human behaviour and teaches us to empathise with situations that may otherwise seem distant. For decades, it has encouraged the development of critical thinking and making conscious decisions.

Different Kinds of Drama

When you think of drama, you might recall your favourite films or TV shows. However, drama is literary and focuses on stage performances. In literature, it refers to the stage action and written dialogue actors perform in front of an audience. There are several types of drama, and you have probably experienced all of them in your life.

Comedy: It has a light-hearted tone, silly characters, serious subjects addressed using humour, brilliant wordplay, as well as a happy ending.
Farce: Like the former, farce is considered a broad comedy. Shows often involve improbable events, a slapstick storyline, and gaga, often inappropriate and exaggerated humour.
Opera: Another important and ancient form of drama that sells many London drama tickets; operas include sung dialogues instead of spoken. The production is based on a musical score and has elaborate costume design and sets. The subject matter of opera can be melodramatic, comic, or tragic.
Melodrama: It has a serious story to tell and can have a happy or sad ending. Melodrama involves many actors playing heroes, villains, mentors and more.
Musical drama: While musical drama can be mistaken for opera, this type of drama features a quality storyline laced with songs. You will hear a distinctive and catchy musical score and enjoy plenty of singing and dancing. Perhaps the most noticeable element of musical drama is the feelings expressed by multiple characters singing together.
Tragedy: Tragedy is common in drama, and London drama tickets often sell out for tragic plays. Unlike comedy, it has a sad ending and a hero with a flaw. Dark and serious themes like poverty and hatred, the downfall of a good character, etc. mark tragedy dramas.
Tragicomedy: Tragicomedies present unconventional stories that are both sad and happy, and show characters acting in classical comedic manners.