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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 Mary Poppins to family favourites such as Matilda and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, there's theatre for kids of all ages.

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

    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 Prince of Egypt: until 4th September 2021
    The Prince of Egypt: until 4th September 2021
    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). 

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

    Following a triumphant sold-out season in 2019, the new smash-hit production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will return to The London Palladium for a strictly limited season this summer.

  • 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. 
    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.

  • 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 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 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).

  • Everybody's Talking About Jamie
    Everybody's Talking About Jamie
    Apollo Theatre
    Wednesday Matinee

    Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. Jamie is going to be a sensation. Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight. This fearless, funny, fabulous brand new musical sensation hits London with catchy new songs by lead singer-songwriter of The Feeling Dan Gillespie Sells and writer Tom MacRae. Sixteen: the edge of possibility.  Time to make your dreams come true.

  • The Wind in the Willows
    The Wind in the Willows
    Kew Gardens
    Wednesday, Thursday Matinee

    An enchanting show for children of all ages. The Wind in the Willows is Kenneth Grahame’s classic story of life on the riverbank

  • Cirque Berserk
    Cirque Berserk
    Garrick Theatre
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Showcasing the finest in traditional circus thrills and skills, Cirque Berserk! celebrates the invention of Circus by bringing this treasured form of live entertainment bang up-to-date in a jaw-dropping spectacular created especially for the theatre.

  • Wonderment Magic & Illusion
    Wonderville Magic & Illusion
    Palace Theatre.
    Thursday Matinee

    Five incredible acts. A vaudevillian journey of illusion. Wonderville brings its magic to the West End this Summer. Wonderville brings together some of the greatest illusionists live on stage in a breath-taking display of magic and illusion that will electrify, surprise and leave theatregoers in awe at what they are seeing.

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