London Theatre Shows For Kids & Families

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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12 shows found
  • Back to the Future: The Musical
    Back to the Future: The Musical
    Adelphi Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Welcome to Hill Valley as the 1985 movie phenomenon is finally transported to the stage by the film’s original creative team Bob Gale and Robert Zemeckis. This is heavy!

    Take an electrifying ride back in time with Doc Brown and Marty McFly in this groundbreaking new musical production.

    Featuring all the characters and songs you love alongside a brand new score and a few added surprises, Back to the Future: The Musical is the hilarious, high-voltage story you know...but with added plutonium.

    The adventure wouldn’t be complete without a Delorean, because if you’re gonna build a film into a musical...why not do it with some style?

    Time circuits on. Flux capacitor fluxing. Now strap yourself in, because when this show hits 88miles per hour, you’re gonna see some serious…entertainment!

    Book your tickets yesterday!

  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
    Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
    London Palladium
    Wednesday Matinee

    Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is now postponed at the London Palladium to 2021. Released as a concept album in 1969, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat has become one of the worlds most iconic musicals, featuring songs that have gone on to become pop and musical theatre standards, including Any Dream Will Do and Go Go Go Joseph.

  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
    Palace Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play by Jack Thorne. It is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage.

  • 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...

  • 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.

     

  • 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!

  • The Tiger Who Came to Tea
    The Tiger Who Came to Tea
    Theatre Royal Haymarket
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Based on Britain’s best-loved picture book by Judith Kerr, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns to the West End.

  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    The smash-hit National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to London for a strictly limited season at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, as part of the latest UK tour.

  • Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part 5
    Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part 5
    Apollo Theatre
    No Matinee

    Britain’s favourite history show is back in the West End with a brand-new production! We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So BARMY BRITAIN is back with a brand-new show full of crazy new characters and rude new rulers from Britain’s barmy past!

  • The Snowman
    The Snowman
    Peacock Theatre
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Delighting audiences for 23 years, this magical stage adaption of Raymond Briggs’ much-loved book, and the film directed by Dianne Jackson and produced by John Coates, has transported a generation of children and their families into the wintery wonderland of a boy and a snowman that comes to life

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