Starlight Express London 2024: Full info on tickets and more as show returns to the capital after two decades

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical-on-wheels Starlight Express will return to London next summer.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Starlight Express is coming back to London after more than two decades. The classic production, which closed in 2002, will have a revival next summer.

Starlight Express first came to London in the 1980s, following the story of the run-down steam engine Rusty, It was performed entirely on wheels, had a 17-year run in the capital before it closed.

Two decades on, the show is set to return to the city and will be revived in an updated production. Based in the specially designed Starlight Auditorium, audiences can expect to be immersed in the fast-paced show more than ever.

In a video posted on X (formally known as Twitter), Andrew Lloyd Webber said the show will be "even more immersive" and "exciting" and teased that some of the audience’s seats will move during the show.

Here’s everything theatre fans need to know about the Starlight Express revival coming to the capital next year.

When will Starlight Express return to London?

Starlight Express will open in London next summer in June 2024. A specific opening date has not yet been announced.

Where will the Starlight Express be shown in London?

Starlight Express is set to take over the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, where the Starlight Auditorium will be based.

What is the nearest Tube station to the Starlight Express London 2024 shows?

The closest underground station to the Starlight Express 2024 shows is Wembley Park. The station, which is accessible via both the Jubilee and Metropolitan lines, is a five-minute walk away from the venue.

How to get tickets to the Starlight Express London 2024 shows

Tickets are not yet on sale. However, theatre fans can sign up for priority booking on the Starlight Express website. Those who sign up will be able to get early access to tickets 48 hours before the general sale begins.