Eight great Mother's Day theatre tickets ideas

What better way to say thanks to Mum, or any mother figure in your life, than with a trip to the theatre? We know not many shows have Sunday performances, but if you take her a day early or a couple later, it will be even more of a surprise! Whether she loves a laugh or a toe-tapping tune, we have the perfect suggestions for 2018 Mother’s Day theatre tickets:

Mamma Mia! at Novello Theatre

Mamma Mia! at Novello Theatre You can’t go wrong with Mamma Mia! on Mother’s Day… unless your mum really dislikes ABBA. The Swedish pop group provide the music for the long-running feel-good show that crams in more hits than you might have thought possible. The story even features a mother/daughter relationship AND three possible fathers! BOOK NOW

The Play That Goes Wrong at Duchess Theatre

If the mother figure in your life fancies a giggle, this could be the ticket to get for Mother’s Day. The tale of an inept theatre company trying desperately to stage a show while everything falls apart around them has proved so successful that the original cast is currently on Broadway. Fear not, they have replacements who are equally good at being terrible. BOOK NOW

Witness For The Prosecution at London County Hall

[caption id="attachment_198114" align="alignnone" width="300"]Witness For The Prosecution at County Hall Witness For The Prosecution at County Hall - Mother’s Day theatre tickets[/caption] If Mum loves nothing more than an evening with Midsomer Murders, Vera or Miss Marple, try Witness For The Prosecution. When Agatha Christie’s play begins, a murder has been committed. The plot then twists and turns, in and out of the courtroom, as we discover the truth behind the deed. Staged at London County Hall, it’s worth going just to nose around the incredible elegant building. BOOK NOW

Lady Windermere’s Fan at Vaudeville Theatre

[caption id="attachment_185960" align="alignnone" width="300"]Lady Windermere's Fan at Vaudeville Theatre Lady Windermere's Fan at Vaudeville Theatre - Mother’s Day theatre tickets[/caption] If the matriarch in your life loves Absolutely Fabulous or French And Saunders, head to the Vaudeville Theatre. There you can see Jennifer Saunders starring in Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy of society gossip and self-sacrifice. While Saunders hilariously steals the show, a strong ensemble combines to create a show that’s both warm and full of laughter. BOOK NOW

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at Apollo Theatre

[caption id="attachment_177413" align="alignnone" width="300"]Everybody's Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre Everybody's Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre - Mother’s Day theatre tickets[/caption] Mums – they’re there to support our every decision, aren’t they? And the mother in hit Brit musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the perfect example. She’s the rock for a teenage son whose father has abandoned him and who dreams of being a drag queen. Discover the West End’s most fabulous new show. BOOK NOW

42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

42nd Street at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane If escapism is what you need this Mother’s Day, try 42nd Street. It has tap dancing. It has chorus lines. It has huge ensemble routines. And it will leave you with a massive smile across your face. It also has a feel-good story about a young performer who has the chance to grab hold of her dreams and make them a reality. BOOK NOW

Disney’s The Lion King at Lyceum Theatre

[caption id="attachment_142729" align="alignnone" width="300"]Janique Charles and Nick Afoa in Disney's The Lion King Janique Charles and Nick Afoa in Disney's The Lion King - Mother’s Day theatre tickets[/caption] While young Simba is off finding himself and evil Uncle Scar is running amok, it’s Simba’s mum, Sarabi, who’s left to hold the entire pride together. Isn’t that always the way? Celebrate the unheralded work of all mums with a trip to see this hugely popular, beautifully staged musical. BOOK NOW

Brief Encounter at Empire Cinema Haymarket

[caption id="attachment_262987" align="alignnone" width="300"]Brief Encounter at Empire Cinema Haymarket Brief Encounter at Empire Cinema Haymarket - Mother’s Day theatre tickets[/caption] If the leading lady in your life likes a bit of romance, this could be your choice. A unique production, it fuses film and glorious theatricality to stage the story of how a chance meeting at a train station leads to a heartbreaking relationship. BOOK NOW

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