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London currently has a great selection of shows offering education rates for just £25 and less per student. From Disney’s The Lion King to Witness For The Prosecution there are is something for all students from KS1+. Take advantage of these amazing discounted rates and let your students experience the wonder of live theatre!

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1 – Matilda The Musical – £25 per student

Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl.

With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary little girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.

Winner of 99 international awards, including 24 for Best Musical, Matilda has been playing at the Cambridge Theatre in London’s West End for over a decade, where it continues to delight audiences of all ages.

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2 – Back To The Future: The Musical – £25 per student

Welcome to Hill Valley! Take an electrifying ride back in time as the 1985 blockbuster film and pop culture phenomenon arrives in London’s West End as a groundbreaking new musical adventure!

When Marty McFly finds himself transported back to 1955 in a time machine built by the eccentric scientist Doc Brown, he accidentally changes the course of history. Now he’s in a race against time to fix the present, escape the past and send himself… back to the future.

When BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE MUSICAL hits 88mph, you’re gonna see some serious… entertainment.

Book your tickets yesterday!

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3 – Mrs. Doubtfire – £25 per student

Direct from a sensational run up in Manchester — where it played to sold-out crowds and standing ovations — the new comedy musical MRS. DOUBTFIRE is ready to dazzle and delight London’s West End!

Out-of-work actor Daniel will do anything for his kids. After losing custody in a messy divorce, he creates the alter ego of Scottish nanny Euphegenia Doubtfire in a desperate attempt to stay in their lives. As his new character takes on a life of its own, MRS. DOUBTFIRE teaches Daniel more than he bargained for about how to be a father.

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4 – Tina: The Tina Turner Musical – £25 per student

From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them.

The hit musical revealing the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race.

TINA has strong links to PSHE and Drama for Key Stages 3+ and offers free teaching resources in their brand new education hub.

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5 – Disney’s The Lion King – From £22.50 per student

Disney’s The Lion King offer their Grand Circle seats for just £22.50 per student.

Watch in awe as giraffes strut, gazelles leap and birds swoop bringing the Serengeti, and the story of Simba, to life all around you… Ingenious puppetry, stunning effects and enchanting music will transport your class to the heart of the African Pridelands.

Over one million students have already experienced THE LION KING through its award-winning EDUCATION PROGRAMME. Developed by teachers, for teachers, curriculum-linked resources are available for free online to use as part of your trip.

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6 – Disney’s FROZEN – From £22.50 per student

Disney’s FROZEN offer their Grand Circle seats for just £22.50 per student.

Prepare to fall in love with Disney’s FROZEN all over again with a brand-new theatrical experience at London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Incredible special effects, stunning costumes and jaw-dropping scenery bring Elsa and Anna’s journey to life in a whole new way.

Enhance your students’ visit with resources about the inspiration for Disney’s Frozen and its transformation from screen to stage with free Enrichment Resources. For primary schools, accompanying teaching resources focused on wellbeing are now also available. Devised with teachers, they include classroom-based activities on themes of uniqueness, trust, relationships and emotional wellbeing.

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7 – Grease The Musical – Just £22.50 per student

Grease The Musical offers seats for just £22.50 per student.

Have a blast this summer as Grease The Musical returns to wow the West End for another strictly limited season.

After a whirlwind summer romance, leather-clad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High for senior year. But can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life and find true love once more?

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8 – Hadestown – Just £25 per student

Hadestown coming to Lyric Theatre in Feb 24 offers seats for just £25 per student.


Hadestown takes you on an unforgettable journey to the underworld and back, intertwining two mythic love stories – that of young dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice, and that of King Hades and his wife Persephone.

A deeply resonant and defiantly hopeful theatrical experience, Hadestown invites you to imagine how the world could be.

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9 – Jersey Boys – Just £22.50 per student

Jersey Boys offers seats for just £22.50 per student.

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story — a story that has made them an international sensation all over again.

Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony Award®-winning true-life musical phenomenon, JERSEY BOYS. From the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, this is the musical that’s just too good to be true.

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10 – SIX The Musical – £22 per student


Hailed as ‘the most uplifting piece of new British musical theatre’ (Evening Standard) the Tudor Queens turned Pop Princesses will be holding court in their new palace, extending their reign in London’s West End.

The six wives of Henry VIII take to the mic to tell their tales, remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an 80-minute celebration of 21st century girl power.

Book now and Get Down to the homegrown histo-remixed pop-concert musical by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss at the Queens ‘forever home’, the Vaudeville Theatre!

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11 – The Play That Goes Wrong – £21 per student

This hilarious production features an extraordinary range of theatrical techniques that are sure to energise your group’s studies. Showcasing the fundamentals of comedy, the truly original premise promises to inspire performers and playwrights of the future.

You all know the classic whodunnit story, there has been a murder at a country manor and an inspector is set on the case to find who the culprit is. However, when this plot is given to the accident-prone thespians, The Cornley Drama Society, everything that can go wrong… does!

The actors and crew battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences! Do you ever find out who murdered Charles Haversham? You’ll have to see for yourself!

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12 – RSC’s Hamnet – £25 per student

RSC’s Hamnet playing at Garrick Theatre from 30 Sep 23 offering ticket just £25 per student.

‘She’s like no one I’ve ever met… She’s like fire and water all at once.’

Experience the Royal Shakespeare Company’s hotly anticipated world premiere production of Maggie O’Farrell’s Hamnet as it transfers to London’s Garrick Theatre this autumn following a sell-out run in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Warwickshire, 1582. Agnes Hathaway, a natural healer, meets the Latin tutor, William Shakespeare. Drawn together by powerful but hidden impulses, they create a life together and make a family.

When the plague steals 11-year-old Hamnet from his loving parents, they must each confront their loss alone. And yet, out of the greatest suffering, something of extraordinary wonder is born.

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13 – Witness For The Prosecution – From £18.50 per student

Witness For The Prosecution offer Price Band B/C/D at £18.50 per student (valid for matinee performances only). Plus they offer Price Band B/C/D at £21.50 per student.


Step inside the magnificent surroundings of London County Hall and experience the intensity and drama of Agatha Christie’s gripping story of justice, passion and betrayal in a unique courtroom setting.

Leonard Vole is accused of murdering a widow to inherit her wealth. The stakes are high – will Leonard survive the shocking witness testimony, will he be able to convince the jury, and you of his innocence and escape the hangman’s noose?

Don’t miss this landmark stage production on London’s Southbank.


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14 – Wicked – From £17.50 per student

Their exclusive education rates are:

Purchase 10-99 Tickets
Band A/B £25.00
Band C/D £19.50

Purchase 100+ Tickets
Band A/B £22.50
Band C/D £17.50

Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire and twice voted ‘Best Theatre Production for Schools’ at the School Travel Awards, Wicked explores themes of self-esteem, identity, prejudice, fake news, and friendship.

Wicked Active Learning, the acclaimed production’s new education resource, connects teachers directly with the in-house sales team and provides web-hosted classroom resources (including free Anti-Bullying and Diversity, Inclusion + Wellbeing lesson plans and an interview with composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz, discussing his musical themes and inspiration behind many of the show’s iconic songs, including ‘Defying Gravity’, which is a set work for Pearson Edexcel GCSE Music).

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15 – MAMMA MIA! – £17.50 per student

Fall in love with the irresistibly funny tale of a mother, a daughter and three possible dads on a Greek island idyll, all unfolding to the magic of ABBA’s timeless songs. The worldwide phenomenon has now been turned into two record-breaking movies – MAMMA MIA! and MAMMA MIA! Here We Go Again.

Whatever age you are, you can’t help but have the time of your life at MAMMA MIA!

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16 – Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap – From £17.50 per student

Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap offer Band B seats for just £17.50 per student and Band A seats for just £25 per student.

This thrilling West End production is THE genre-defining murder mystery from the best-selling novelist of all time… case closed!

As news spreads of a murder in London, a group of seven strangers find themselves snowed in at a remote countryside guesthouse. When a police sergeant arrives, the guests discover – to their horror – that a killer is in their midst! One by one, the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts. Which one is the murderer? Who will be their next victim? Can you solve this world-famous mystery for yourself?


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17 – A Christmas Carol – Just £20.50 per student

A Christmas Carol at Alexandra Palace offers Band B seats for just £20.50 per student.



Marley was dead: to begin with.

Following a phenomenally successful run in 2021, Mark Gatiss’ retelling of Dickens’ winter ghost story returns to the hauntingly atmospheric Alexandra Palace. Filled with Dickensian, spine-tingling special effects, prepare to be frightened and delighted in equal measure as you enter the supernatural Victorian world of A Christmas Carol.

It’s a cold Christmas Eve and mean-spirited miser Ebenezer Scrooge has an unexpected visit from the spirit of his former business partner Jacob Marley. Bound in chains as punishment for a lifetime of greed, the unearthly figure explains it isn’t too late for Scrooge to change his miserly ways in order to escape the same fate, but first he’ll have to face three more eerie encounters…

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18 – RSC’s My Neighbour Totoro – Just £25 per student

RSC’s My Neighbour Totoro is returning to The Barbican Theatre from 21 Nov 23 and offering seats for just £25 per student.

In order to be closer to their mother while she recovers from an illness in a rural convalescent hospital, their father moves the family to the countryside. As the girls explore their beautiful new surroundings, Mei encounters magical creatures and the ancient protector of the forest she calls Totoro.

Although Satsuki doesn’t believe her little sister at first, they are soon both swept up in exciting adventures with their new neighbours – transported to a long-forgotten realm of spirits, sprites, and natural wonder.

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19 – The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Just £22.50 per student

The Ocean at the End of the Lane is coming to Noel Coward Theatre from 11 Oct 23 and offering seats for just £22.50 per student.

Returning to his childhood home, a man finds himself standing beside the pond of the old Sussex farmhouse where he used to play. He’s transported to his 12th birthday when his friend Lettie claimed it wasn’t a pond, but an ocean… Plunged into a magical world, their survival depends on their ability to reckon with ancient forces that threaten to destroy everything around them.

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20 – Peter Pan Goes Wrong – Just £25 per student

Peter Pan Goes Wrong is coming to Lyric Theatre from 23 Nov 23 and offering seats for just £25 per student.

The much-loved members of the Cornley Drama Society are back on stage, battling technical hitches, flying mishaps and cast disputes as they attempt to present J.M Barrie’s classic tale. But will they ever make it to Neverland?

Brace yourselves for an awfully big adventure!

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21 – The Time Traveller’s Wife – From £22.50 per student

The Time Traveller’s Wife is coming to Apollo Theatre from 7 Oct 23 and offering Band D seats from £22.50 per student.

Their relationship is like no other. And yet, it’s like all others. Clare is a talented sculptor and Henry is – well – a time traveller. They meet, fall in love, and marry – but not in that order. Flung apart by time but united by love, Henry is always trying to get back to Clare. Their journey is one of resilience, impossibilities, and trying to hold on to each other when everything is pulling you apart.

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