Giles Guide: Must See Musicals in London

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With the central London location of the St Giles Hotel, why not make the most of staying in the heart of the West End. Filled with so many amazing shows and musicals, there’s something for everyone. We have created a list of our favourites here for you. 


Mamma Mia the Musical at the Novello Theatre: the world famous smash-hit musical is currently being shown at the Novello Theatre, only 10 minutes walk away from the St Giles London Hotel. Telling the story of a mother and her daughter who is trying to find her father to invite to her wedding. Set in the beautiful backdrop of the Greek Island, this incredible show is the ultimate feel good musical. 


Les Miserables at the Sondheim Theatre: less than 10 minutes away from the St Giles London Hotel, this moving performance inspired by the French Revolution tells the story of Jean Valjean and his journey to seek redemption. Filled with love, sorrow, conflict and hope, this musical has become one of the world’s all time favourites. 


Hamilton at the Victoria Palace Theatre: this world-renowned, multi-award winning musical is back in the West End. A fast paced performance educates the audience about the life of Founding Father, Alexander Hamilton. The journey from immigrant to the right hand man of Washington during the Revolutionary War, filled with rap, blues, jazz and R&B music. Only a 20 minutes tube journey from the St Giles London Hotel.


Phantom of the Opera at His Majesty’s Theatre: a true classic and a must-see performance only a 10 minute walk from the St Giles London Hotel. The tale of a one-sided love story where the mysterious masked figure falls in love with Christine, a cast member from the Opera house, who is in love with her newly reunited childhood friend. 


Sister Act at the Dominion Theatre: less than a 5 minute walk from the St Giles London Hotel, this all-time classic musical is now showing at the Dominion Theatre. The award-winning musical is based on the hit movie inspired by Motown and is all about the funny. Said to be a dazzling comedy sensation, so don’t miss this night of laughter just around the corner from the hotel.  


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