About Hairspray

Hairspray the Musical is back and starring the West End’s hottest couple! Don’t miss Michael Ball reprising his Olivier Award-winning role as Edna Turnblad alongside star of Have I Got News For You, Paul Merton, as husband Wilbur. The huge-hearted, smash-hit musical arrives at the magnificent London Coliseum from 23 April for a strictly limited 18-week season.

Baltimore, 1962. Tracy Turnblad is a big girl with big hair and big dreams. Can she make it on the local TV dance show, win the heart of teen heartthrob Link Larkin and bring everyone together – whatever their colour, size or hairdo? Well if you want a change, you’ve really got to shake things up!

From the original award-winning creative team of director Jack O’Brien and choreographer Jerry Mitchell, and featuring the infectiously feel-good songs Good Morning Baltimore, You Can’t Stop the Beat and Big, Blonde and Beautiful this inspirational, fun-loving and fabulously uplifting musical sensation is back and bigger than ever.

It’s the show that gives maximum lift…but for 18 weeks only. Don’t miss out – book now!

PLEASE NOTE:

Michael Ball will not perform at both performances on 2 July and 21 & 22 July evening performances

Paul Merton will not perform on the following evening performances: 23, 30 April, 7, 14, 21, 28 May, 4 June and  13 - 22 August.

Now Starring

Michael Ball
Paul Merton

Performance dates & times

You can book from 21-Feb-2020 to 29-Aug-2020.

Mon
  • -
Tue
  • 19:30
Wed
  • 19:30
Thu
  • 15:00
  • 19:30
Fri
  • 19:30
Sat
  • 15:00
  • 19:30
Sun
  • 16:00

Important Information

PLEASE NOTE: Michael Ball will not perform at both performances on 2 July and 21 & 22 July evening performances

Paul Merton will not perform on the following evening performances: 23, 30 April, 7, 14, 21, 28 May, 4 June and  13 - 22 August.

London Coliseum

Find out more about the venue for your show: Directions, Transport options and facilities.

Where is the theatre?

St Martin's Lane London WC2N 4ES
  • Nearest Bus stop: 24, 29, 176 / 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 87, 91, 139
  • Parking: Q-Park: Chinatown (5mins) / Other: St Martin's Lane Hotel (1min)
  • Nearest Night Bus: 24, 176, N5, N20, N29, N41, N279 / 6, 23, 139, N9, N15, N11, N13, N21, N26, N44, N47, N87, N89, N91, N155, N343, N551
  • Nearest Tube: Piccadilly, Northern
  • Directions:

    (3mins) Take Cranbourn Street until St Martin’s Lane, where you head right until you reach the theatre.

  • Nearest Station: Charing Cross

Available facilities

  • Air conditioned
  • Bar
  • Disabled toilets
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible