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Experience a new pop-rock musical about coming of age.
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About Babies

Be transported to secondary school in the new coming-of-age musical comedy Babies, starring Hearstopper's Bradley Riches. Book Babies tickets on London Theatre.

In the Babies musical, school is back in session, and after a rise in student pregnancies the previous year, the school's sex education department decides to have the students in grade 11 care for a robot baby for a week.

Through touching scenes, comedy, and a pop-rock score with hits like “Someone Else,” and “Baby Baby Baby,” the teenagers experience the pressures of being a student in secondary school alongside the struggles of parenting a (fake) child.

Babies in London is written by Jack Godfrey and Martha Geelan. In 2021, the duo was commissioned to fully develop the musical after the show won the British Youth Music Theatre's New Music Theatre Award. Since then, the show has been seen at New Wolseley Theatre, appeared on West End Live, and underwent multiple development workshops before coming to the West End at The Other Palace.

"Babies is about what it is to be young right now, what it is to be questioning the future, how it feels to try and get everything right," said Godfrey and Geelan in a statement. "We hope it speaks to audiences of all ages; all lived experiences. We hope there's something in there for everyone."

In addition to Bradley Riches, the musical cast includes Jaina Brock-Patel, who was part of the UK tour of SIX in 2022-2023, Lauren Conroy (Shetland), and Zoe Athena (Breeders).

The creative team behind Babies includes musical supervisor, vocal arranger, and co-orchestrator Joe Beighton, who was nominated for Olivier and Grammy Awards for his work on SIX. Godfrey also does orchestrations. Sound design is by Tony and Grammy nominee Paul Gatehouse, choreography is by Alexzandra Sarmiento, and set and costume design are by Jasmine Swan.

Run time

2hr. Incl. 1 interval.

Start date

31st May, 2024

End date

14th July, 2024

Categories

Age

Ages 11+ (recommended).

Production note
Contains strong language, alcohol, references to addiction, mishandling of baby dolls.
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405 Reviews

James Tradgett

James Tradgett

67 Reviews | 5 Followers
91
Relevant, Refreshing, Great acting, Funny, Delightful

See it if you like fun, humorous shows that also deal with serious issues

Don’t see it if you prefer something higher budget

Alex Room

Alex Room

229 Reviews | 42 Followers
90
Hilarious, Great writing, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting

See it if you want a great new british musical with feel good vibes

Don’t see it if you hate pop style musicals

Sparkz

Sparkz

48 Reviews | 4 Followers
100
Resonant, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Fun

See it if You enjoy a great upbeat (though with sad moments) show with a good storyline and execution. Get it before it's gone!

Don’t see it if You might might be triggered by (assumed) substance misuse references.

Katie 335834

Katie 335834

123 Reviews | 5 Followers
100
Relevant, Must see, Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You like fun musicals with great characters

Don’t see it if You want something serious

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Our Review

'Babies' review — let's welcome the birth of this heartwarming and hilarious musical

4 of 5
13 Jun 2024, 11:11
Read our review of new musical Babies, about a group of teens who practise parenting with dolls, now in performances at The Other Palace to 14 July.

Venue

12 Palace Street, London, United Kingdom, SW1E 5JA

Directions

Location: Fringe/Off West End
Railway station: Victoria
Bus numbers: 16, 38, 52, 73, 82, 42, 148
Night bus numbers: (Victoria Bus Station) 24, 36, 148, C2, N2, N11, N16, N38, N44, N52, N73, N136
Car Park: Eccleston Bridge Road

More information about Babies

Frequently asked questions

What is Babies about?

Babies, a new pop-rock musical comedy starring Hearstopper's Bradley Riches, tells the coming-of-age tale of students in grade 11 tasked with keeping a fake baby alive for a week.

Where is Babies playing?

Babies is playing at The Other Palace - Main Theatre. The theatre is located in 12 Palace Street, London, SW1E 5JA.

How long is Babies?

The running time of Babies is 2hr. Incl. 1 interval.

How do you book tickets for Babies?

Book tickets for Babies on London Theatre.

What's the age requirement for Babies?

The recommended age for Babies is Ages 11+ (recommended). .

Who wrote Babies?

The music and lyrics are by Jack Godfrey, and the book is by Martha Geelan.

What songs are in Babies?

The hit songs in Babies include “Without Saying Goodbye” and “Hot Dad.”

Who directed Babies?

Babies is directed by Martha Geelan.

Is Babies appropriate for kids?

Babies is best suited for children ages 11 and up.

Is Babies good?

Babies is an exciting new coming-of-age musical that balances emotional scenes with moments of witty humor, all with a pop-infused score. It’s a young show that has already seen success, including winning the British Youth Music Theatre’s New Music Theatre Award.

Tickets

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