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Perhaps there are no facts, only interpretations. Or perhaps the truth is stranger and sometimes more entertaining than fiction. Maybe, that is why shows based on biographies or true events generally gain so much popularity and often go on to become smash hits. You can find all that is good, bad, bold, beautiful and ugly in London shows based on a true story. Get your hands on the tickets to these shows to relish an evening of entertainment and education.

What Makes London Shows Based on a True Story Special?

TINA: The Tina Turner Musical

Review the fantastic selection of West End productions that explores true-life events and lives that are brought to life through music and dialogue. The London shows based on a true story bring with them, an extensive collection of remarkable tales of people and historical events, from the captivating life of a famous artist like Bob Marley or a historical or political figure like Alexander Hamilton to dramatizing past events in shows like Tom, Dick and Harry. 

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From Horrible Histories of the Terrible Tudors to the brilliant Tina Turner, from Frankie Vallie and the Four Seasons to Simon and Garfunkel to The Drifters, London’s West End hosts a plethora of legendary figures in its grand theatres. You can find everything from treachery to politics to music to treason to the mob in the finest London shows based on a true story. So you can go right ahead and pick your own cup of tea. Sometimes magic, sometimes tragic but always enjoyable, these shows are not to be missed!

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