‘The Snowman’ celebrates 25 years in London

Raymond Briggs’s Christmas story returns to the capital.

Sophie Thomas
Sophie Thomas

Get ready to walk in the air as The Snowman comes to London. The Snowman plays its 25th anniversary season at the Peacock Theatre, with performances from 19 November to 31 December. Book The Snowman tickets on London Theatre.

The Snowman follows a young boy and a snowman that comes to life as they embark on a winter adventure through the skies. Along the way, they soar through the Northern Lights and eventually meet Father Christmas.

The Snowman play is based on Raymond Briggs’s children’s picture book of the same name, and later adapted into a film. The Snowman on stage features music by Howard Blake, including the song “Walking in the Air” as made popular by Aled Jones.

Bill Alexander directs The Snowman on stge, with design by Ruari Murchison, lighting by Tim Mitchell, and choreography by Robert North.

The Snowman is at the Peacock Theatre.

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Photo credit: The Snowman (Photo courtesy of production)

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