March Theatre Guide and Mother’s Day Gift Ideas



It’s March, and the weather isn’t showing any signs of getting better, so we’ve selected the best West End shows to help you escape the beast from the east! And, as Mother’s day is just around the corner, we’ve also selected the best shows to treat your Mum to.

Mamma Mia!

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The ultimate Mother’s Day treat, the feel-good musical Mamma Mia! features ABBA’s greatest hits. It tells the story of a girl trying to find the Father she’s never known, bringing her mother face-to-face with three men from her past. Be transported to a Greek Island and forget all about the icy weather outside.

Kinky Boots

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If you fancy doing something fun this Mother’s Day, then this is for you. Inspired by true events, this exciting musical will leave you with a smile on your face – featuring songs by Grammy® and Tony® award-winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper.



The world’s longest running American musical makes its return to the West End! Opening on 23 March, it stars Cuba Gooding Jr and features numerous toe-tapping, crowd-pleasing numbers.   

Strictly Ballroom


Opening this month, the musical is based on Baz Luhrmann’s legendary movie Strictly Ballroom. Will Young is set to star in the West End production, which features the film’s classic numbers. The story follows maverick championship ballroom dancer Scott, as he defies all the rules of competition to follow his heart.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

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The West End’s latest smash hit and winner of Best New Musical, Best Actor in a Musical and Best Supporting Actress in a Musical at the 2018 Whatsonstage Awards. Based on a true story, Jamie wants to dress in girls’ clothes – supported by his brilliant Mum and surrounded by friends, he manages to overcome prejudice and beat the bullies.

42nd Street

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Broadway is brought to you on the West End stage – and from the 19th March sees Lulu’s return to the West End stage after 30 years. Winner of Best Musical Revival, Best Choreography, Best Set Design and Best Costume Design, this all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza will make this Mother’s Day one to remember.   

Anna’s Champagne Afternoon Tea


Why not make a day of it and treat your Mum to a Champagne Afternoon Tea at the fabulous Grosvenor House? It’s the perfect way to spend an afternoon; you’ll be treated to a selection of sandwiches and cakes to suit all tastes.

Make March magical, get tickets for all these shows and more here.

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