Night after night, audiences are having the time of their lives at Mamma Mia! .
Catherine Johnson's sunny, funny story of love, laughter and friendship has been thrilling London audiences for over 10 years.
More recently it became the biggest British hit movie of all time when the three women who created the worldwide stage smash hit adapted it for the silver screen.
Inspired by the storytelling magic of ABBA's songs, from 'Dancing Queen' and 'Take A Chance On Me' to 'Super Trouper' and 'Thank You For The Music', Mamma Mia! 's enchanting tale of family and friendship unfolds on a Greek Island paradise.
On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past to the island they last visited 20 years ago.
Over 40 million people worldwide have been dancing in the aisles to this sensational musical, and London is where it all began back in 1999.
So who will you bring to experience the joy and exhilaration of Mamma Mia! with you?History of Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia! The Musical first premiered in London in 1999. Today productions are enjoyed around the world in eleven different languages with venues as far apart as Hong Kong, Germany, Serbia and Toronto. In 2008 the musical was additionally transformed into a movie which has since become one of the highest grossing cinematic musicals of all time.Why book London theatre breaks to see Mamma Mia!?
Whether with friends, partner or family you will have the time of your life at Mamma Mia! singing along to your favourite ABBA hits at the Prince of Wales Theatre. You can't help but leave the show smiling and in a great mood.Awards and what the critics have to say
Mamma Mia! has been nominated for various Olivier awards and Tony awards including best musical, best actress in a musical and best supporting actress in a musical.
"The Perfect ticket for a feel good night out!" Charles Spencer, Daily Telegraph
"Fresh and Exhilarating" Sunday Express
"London's Classiest Musical" Fiona Mountford, Metro LifeInteresting facts about Mamma Mia!
- There are typically seven performances of Mamma Mia! happening around the world on any day.
- This isn't the first musical based on the works of ABBA. In 1983 Abracadabra hit the London stage and featured Elaine Page and a plot about school kids travelling to space.
- After the main story ends and the cast take a bow, some of the cast return to perform "Mamma Mia", "Dancing Queen" and "Waterloo" in ABBA style costumes.
Exit Covent Garden Station and turn right onto Long Acre. At the end of the road turn right onto Bow Street. At the end of Bow Street turn left onto Russell Street and then right on to Catherine Lane. At the end of the road turn left onto Aldwych and the theatre is on your left. This is approximately a 6 minute walk.