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UK: London theatre attendance by genre 2017-2019

Musicals are the most popular genre for London theatres. Attendance at musicals reached almost 9.3 million in 2019, compared to just 4.2 million for plays. Figures for musicals however decreased slightly compared to the previous year, while attendance at plays increased.

Attendance at theatres in London in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2017 to 2019, by genre

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Release date

February 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2017 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* Figures have been rounded.
The source adds the following information: "Box Office figures are compiled on behalf of the industry by the Society of London Theatre, and relate to all the major theatres, both commercial and grant-aided, in central London."

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