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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15 shows found
  • 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.

  • 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.

     

  • 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 for Christmas.

  • 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!

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