London Theatre Shows For Kids & Families

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Taking the kids to the theatre on a family day out? Here you'll find the best London shows for kids to suit every family budget. From Disney classics such as The Lion King and Aladdin to family favourites such as Matilda and School of Rock there's theatre for kids of all ages.

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33 shows found
  • Disney's The Lion King
    Disney's The Lion King
    Lyceum Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Disney's musical phenomenon The Lion King continues to captivate audiences of all ages. Combining dazzling staging and highly imaginative costumes, masks and puppets, this astonishing show at the Lyceum Theatre uses breathtaking theatrical magic to tell the story of Simba - join him now in his epic journey to reclaim his kingdom!

  • Dear Evan Hansen
    Dear Evan Hansen
    Noel Coward Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Striking a remarkable chord with audiences and critics everywhere, DEAR EVAN HANSEN is a six-time Tony Award®-winning musical about life and the way we live it.

    From the Tony, Oscar and Golden Globe-winning songwriting team Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (The Greatest Showman, La La Land), DEAR EVAN HANSEN is directed by four-time Tony Award®-nominee Michael Greif (Rent) and features a book by Tony Award®-winner Steven Levenson.

  • Wicked
    Wicked
    Apollo Victoria Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire that re-imagined the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’, the WICKED musical tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two girls who first meet as sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West. Experience this unforgettable, award-winning musical and discover that you’ve not been told the whole story about the land of Oz...

  • Mary Poppins
    Mary Poppins
    Prince Edward Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS returns to its original West End home at the Prince Edward Theatre from 23 October 2019.
    The magical story of the world’s favourite Nanny is triumphantly and spectacularly brought to the stage with dazzling choreography, incredible effects and unforgettable songs. Starring Zizi Strallen, returning to play the title role following great acclaim on the recent sell-out international tour, and Charlie Stemp as Bert, who recently gave an award-winning performance as Arthur Kipps in Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Half A Sixpence.

  • Matilda the Musical
    Matilda the Musical
    Cambridge Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. 

  • The Prince of Egypt
    The Prince of Egypt
    Dominion Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Experience the epic emotion and soaring music of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, the extraordinary new musical from three-time Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz (composer of the global phenomenon Wicked).

  • The Play That Goes Wrong
    The Play That Goes Wrong
    Duchess Theatre
    No Matinee

    The first production brought to the West End by Mischief Theatre Company, The Play That Goes Wrong has been entertaining audiences with its slapstick comedy and lighthearted fun since 2014.

     

  • The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
    The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
    Criterion Theatre
    No Matinee

    Mischief Theatre’s smash-and-grab hit The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is a fast, fabulous comedy caper and the funniest show in the West End! Book now for this dynamite comedy. It would be criminal to miss it!

  • Mamma Mia
    Mamma Mia
    Novello Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Join the ultimate feel-good party at MAMMA MIA!, the world’s sunniest and most exhilarating smash-hit musical!

  • Thriller Live
    Thriller Live
    Lyric Theatre
    No Matinee

    Moonwalking into the West End after three acclaimed UK tours and standing ovations across Europe, Thriller - Live is a spectacular, high-octane show celebrating the career of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5.

  • A Christmas Carol
    A Christmas Carol
    The Old Vic
    Wednesday Matinee

    Esteemed writer Jack Thorne's joyous, atmospheric adaptation of the timeless Charles Dickens classic returns to The Old Vic following a successful run last Christmas.

  • School of Rock
    School of Rock
    Gillian Lynne Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    Based on the iconic, hit movie, this irresistible new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn an extra bit of cash by posing as a supply teacher at a prestigious prep school. 

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