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Thriller Live at the Lyric TheatreThe Show
Thriller Live is the brilliantly energetic tribute to Michael Jackson's musical legacy - with a career spanning 40 years, get ready to sing along with 35 of his best loved and biggest hits!

Featuring a live band and over 20 performers, as well as a full company of singers and dancers, this high-octane show delivers an experience never to forget.

With director and choreographer Gary Lloyds' spectacular dance routines showcasing moves from break-dancing to gravity defying leaps from an on-stage bridge - and of course the moonwalk, together with the fabulous range of multi-media effects the cast really bring a feel of Jackson's legendary live performances to the West End.

Including numbers from the early days in the Jackson 5 all the way through to his last solo works, this 2 ˝ hour show is a celebration of a ground breaking artist who changed the face of music.

Please note - Contains constant use of flashing LED screen and some strobe lighting.

History of Thriller Live
Originally created by Adrian Grant, family friend and author of Michael Jackson- The Visual Documentary, Thriller Live has come a long way, having recently celebrated its sixth birthday in London's Lyric Theatre.

Named after Jackson's biggest hit, which still remains the world's best-selling record of all time at over 750 million copies, the show has played over 3000 times globally to 2.5 million fans. Having already been performed in Germany, Scandinavia and the Netherlands, as well as completing 3 tours of the UK, Thriller Live then arrived at the Lyric Theatre where it has been wowing fans ever since.

Following further worldwide tours, reaching as far as Australia and China, the craze around this show doesn't look set to end any time soon!

Why book London Theatre Breaks to see Thriller Live?
When you could save up to 75% by booking your Thriller Live tickets and hotel stay through Hotel Direct, it can be too good an opportunity to miss - partying along with the King of Pop! For an even better experience why not give us a call and we can help tailor a package especially for you.

Awards and what the critics have to say
Critics raved when Thriller Live first opened in the West End's Lyric Theatre in 2009 and haven't stopped since, with lead singer Cleo Higgins being nominated for Best West End Debut in the West End Frame awards, Thriller Live is still going strong.
  • "This theatrical extravaganza is a breathtaking celebration - QUITE LITERALLY, THRILLING" - The Stage
  • "The songs are great and the singing and dancing is outstanding, it also has the best live band I've heard in a theatre for a long time" - Tony Blackburn
  • "A glitzy concert of song and dance. THE HITS JUST KEEP ON COMING" - Daily Telegraph
Interesting facts about Thriller Live
  • Thriller Live entered the record books when it became the longest running show in the Lyric Theatres' 125 year history.
  • The show has now received standing ovations in 28 countries from South America to South Korea.
  • Gary Lloyd doubles as director and choreographer and has previously worked with artists including Robbie Williams and Girls Aloud, the show also features additional choreography from five-time MTV award winner LaVelle Smith Jnr.

Lyric Theatre
29 Shaftesbury Avenue


Exit Piccadilly Circus Station and head towards Great Windmill Street and The London Pavillion. Head up Great Windmill Street onto Shaftesbury Avenue. Stay on Shaftesbury Avenue until you reach the Lyric Theatre on your left hand side. This is approximately a 2 minute walk.

Thriller Live

Lyric Theatre
29 Shaftesbury Avenue

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Audience reviews of Thriller Live

Superb, 91%

Score from 447 reviews

All Thriller Live reviews are written by customers who have seen the show. Hotel Direct invites all theatre break guests to submit a review.

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"Anyone of any age will have celebrated the music of MJ, and the show is a real tribute to this through the years, with the different `Michael`s doing each tune justice! Some great singing, great dancing - you`ll just wanna sing and dance along all night :-)"

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"Great show with excellent dancers and singers. Loved it."

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"What a fantastic show. Full of energy with great music!!"

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"What a Thriller!"

"Excellent show, the dancers were simply amazing!"

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"absolutely brilliant.such talented actors singers musicians..def recommend this show"

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"brilliant show!"

"Soooo good. Such a good atmosphere and it was just amazing."

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"Great show only downside the theatre got very hot, unsure if there was a problem but be warned and wear your clothes in layers!"

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"Awesome show in a great theatre."

"Cast and quality of performance from dancers to vocalists was outstanding. Couldn`t of asked for anything better from my first visit to a theatre. Would definately go again. A must watch!"

Thriller Live Review Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 447 reviews.
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