Mother’s Day – a last minute survival guide

Mum, Mother, Mummy, Mom – whatever you call her, it’s not too late get her what she really wants this Mother’s Day.

So instead of making a last minute dash to your local garage to pick up some wilting flowers and naff chocolates, check out these shows that she’ll really love.

The Bodyguard
The West End adaptation of this 90s classic has just announced that Alexandra Burke will be be taking over from Beverley knight in the lead role. We’ll let you be the judge of who does the best Whitney!

Where: Adelphi Theatre, London

Elton John
Help Elton celebrate the 40th anniversary of his iconic album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road on one of his UK tour dates this summer.

Where: Various venues

Miss Saigon
The West End classic broke box office records when it went on sale last year, with £4.4 million takings from ticket sales in just one day. Make sure you done miss out!

Where: Prince Edward Theatre, London

Robbie Williams
The king of, er, swing? Robbie Williams is back with his second tribute album to the great crooners of the 50s and 60s, Swings Both Ways, and he’ll be taking the album on an extensive UK tour this summer.

Where: Various Venues

I Can’t Sing
Harry Hill’s hilarious and slightly bizarre take on the X Factor phenomenon hit the West End a couple of weeks ago. Even if your Mum’s not a fan of the show, there’s more than enough satire and outlandish comedy to keep them entertained.

Where:London Palladium

Still can’t decide? Check out our full Mother’s Day guide for more ideas.