Top Christmas Shows in London

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From festive favourites to Christmas treats for all the family, we have the ultimate guide to the best Christmas shows in London to see this year. Whether it's Julian Clary in the annual London Palladium pantomime Goldilocks and the Three Bears, or a staging of Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic, tickets for Christmas shows guarantee festive fun for all the family. 

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23 shows found
  • The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
    The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
    The Bridge Theatre
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Matinee

    Step through the wardrobe this winter into the magical kingdom of Narnia for the most mystical of adventures in a faraway land. Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter as they wave goodbye to wartime Britain and say hello to a talking Faun, an unforgettable Lion and the coldest, cruellest White Witch.

  • Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: The Magic Cutlass
    Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs: The Magic Cutlass
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Captain Flinn is ready for an adventure! Les Petits theatre company return to the high seas after their hugely successful shows David Walliams’ The First Hippo on the Moon and Adventures in Wonderland.

  • Stick Man
    Stick Man
    Leicester Square Theatre
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    What starts off as a morning jog becomes quite the misadventure for Stick Man: a dog wants to play fetch with him, a swan builds a nest with him, and he even ends up on a fire! How will Stick Man ever get back to the family tree?

  • Matthew Bourne's production of The Red Shoes
    Matthew Bourne's production of The Red Shoes
    Sadler's Wells
    No Matinee

    Matthew Bourne’s triumphant adaptation of the legendary film returns to London, having won two Olivier Awards and dazzled audiences across the UK and the USA.

  • Sink The Pink presents ESCAPE FROM PLANET TRASH
    Sink The Pink presents ESCAPE FROM PLANET TRASH
    Pleasance Theatre
    No Matinee

    Sink The Pink return to Pleasance Islington for five weeks of queer, campy, Christmas fun. Featuring drag queens, comedy, aliens, giant space spiders, and a live score, Planet Trash is destined to become this year's Christmas must-see!

  • The Australian Ballet - Cinderella
    Cinderella (alternative pantomime)
    Vaults
    No Matinee

    The Great British pantomime, staged in a traditional English pub! This unique twist on the Cinderella story sees all the characters you know, love and hate colliding in a local boozer, where the audience are welcomed to the heart of the action to witness pints spilled, mates pulled and hearts poured out on the karaoke.

  • Cinderella - Pantomime
    Cinderella - Pantomime
    Lyric Hammersmith Theatre
    No Matinee

    Polish your glass slippers, dust off your carriage and join us as the clock strikes midnight for the Fairy Godmother of pantomimes, Cinderella. Expect the usual Lyric twist on Wicked Stepmothers, Ugly Stepsisters, pumpkins, mice and more. You shall go to the ball with this festive fairy tale treat. Word has it that if you leave it too late to book, you might turn into a pumpkin…

  • Cinderella
    Cinderella - Trafalgar Studios
    Trafalgar Studio One
    No Matinee

    Not another Cinderella…..?! We know, we know, BUT this time it’s the West End getting a fierce and funny drag makeover with this hilarious retelling of the classic pantomime from TuckShop!

  • Nativity! The Musical
    Nativity! The Musical
    Eventim Apollo
    Thursday Matinee

    Returning to London for a third successive year, Nativity! The Musical is back with an all-star cast! Feel –good, funny and full of yuletide joy, Nativity! The Musical features all of the favourite sing-a-long hits from the films including Sparkle and Shine, Nazareth, One Night One Moment, She’s the Brightest Star and a whole host of new songs filled with the spirit of Christmas! So join us this Christmas for some MAYHEM in Bethlehem!

  • Peter Pan Goes Wrong
    Peter Pan Goes Wrong
    Alexandra Palace
    No Matinee

    Once again the members of the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society battle against technical hitches, flying mishaps and cast disputes. Will they ever make it to Neverland?

  • Potted Panto
    Potted Panto
    Southwark Playhouse
    Tuesday, Friday Matinee

    Seven classic pantomimes in eighty hilarious minutes! Double Olivier nominees Dan and Jeff return for a fifth festive season of Potted Panto, hot on the heels of their world tour of Harry Potter parody Potted Potter. In a madcap ride through the biggest stories and best-loved characters from the wonderful world of pantomime, our dastardly double act dash from rubbing Aladdin’s lamp to roaming the golden streets of Dick Whittington’s London and making sure that Cinderella gets to the ball. 

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