London is the place to go if you fancy seeing a show. No matter what your taste, whether it's drama, comedy, or musicals, you will definitely find something to suit you.
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Theatre West End
Main hub of London's Theatreland.
Home to some 50 theatres alone.
Surrounding area and districts are home to much smaller venues that add to the variety.
Well-loved theatre famous for 'Sunday Night at the London Palladium'.
Nearest Tube and Hotels: Oxford Circus
This grade II listed building has hosted many famous musicals and seen many famous stars perform, including Judy Garland.
Nearest Tube and Hotels: Tottenham Court Road
Famous for its leadership by Hollywood actor, Kevin Spacey.
Nearest Tube and Hotels: Waterloo
In keeping with tradition, they still sell a limited number of standing seats for 10p, minutes before the performance starts.
Nearest Tube and Hotels: Sloane Square
London has a vast comedy scene, ranging from traditional places such as the Comedy Store (Oxendon Street, SW1Y 4EE) to much more individual venues such as Banana Cabaret (77 Bedford Hill Road, SW12 9HD).
Many pubs also offer live comedy nights all over the city.
If live music is what you're after, then London has many large venues that are worth visiting:
Most of these venues host popular artists, meaning that tickets must be booked in advance.
There are also a high number of smaller venues catering for every taste. These include:
Ronnie Scott's 47 Frith Street W1D 4HT, Jazz venue.
12 Bar Club 22-23 Denmark Place WC2H 8NL, eclectic range of music.
Dublin Castle 94 Parkway, NW1 7AN, eclectic range of music.