Taking the kids to the theatre on a family day out? Here you’ll find the best London family shows and kids theatre for all ages. From Disney musicals like Frozen to family favourites such as Wicked, there’s theatre for kids that’s suitable for all ages.
As well as theatre for younger audiences, the London kids theatre scene is bursting with shows dedicated to children. Check out our guide to the best children’s musicals in London and theatre for toddlers. We’ve also got tips on taking younger theatregoers to a show, and you can read our family theatregoing advice here.
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An iconic, innovative musical that will still take your breath away. This global hit is the most successful stage show in history. Using vibrant puppetry to bring to life the classic Disney film, Julie Taymor’s production was groundbreaking when it debuted and continues to be unlike anything else on the West End. Let yourself be transported, grab your tickets to The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre today.
Step through the wardrobe into a world of wintry magic! This critically acclaimed production comes to the West End after a series of hit runs. Lucy Cookson’s innovative adaptation tells the story of the Pevensie siblings’ journey to a magical world through dazzling puppetry and imaginative staging. Get your tickets to the limited run of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at the Gillian Lynne Theatre today.
What happened before Dorothy dropped in? The Wizard of Oz is reimagined in this record-breaking musical classic. Sweeping awards and selling out across the world, you won’t want to miss the chance to see the dazzling original staging. Get your tickets to Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre today.
Do you wanna build a snowman? The global phenomenon hits the West End, bringing all your favourite characters to life. Telling the now iconic story of two sisters who must save their kingdom and their love for one another, the musical contains all-new songs by award-winning duo Robert Lopez and Kristin Anderson-Lopez. Experience Frozen the Musical — book your tickets at Theatre Royal Drury Lane today.
The show must go on– no matter what goes wrong! The original hit from Mischief Theatre went from pub theatre to the West End, and has played to sell-out crowds everywhere along the way. The hilariously inept Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society won’t let anything stop them from putting on a good show in this riotously funny slapstick comedy. Book your tickets to The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre today.
A teatime guest no one expects! This delightful adaptation of the Judith Kerr novel returns to the West End for a special summer run. This musical romp about a chaotic teatime visitor is a perfect treat for the whole family. Grab your tickets to The Tiger Who Came To Tea at the Theatre Royal Haymarket today.
Anchors away– it’s Horrible Histories live! Tour the Thames and learn about the gristly goings-on right here in London with a tour from the hit television team. You’ll never look at the Thames the same way again after this hilarious trip. Book your passage at Horrible Histories Live Onboard! Terrible Thames today!
Oink oink! Peppa Pig is heading out on a roadtrip with her family, and you can join them! The hit children's TV show drives into the West End for a day out to remember. Jump in muddy puddles and book Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever tickets today.
How can I resist you? This crowd-pleasing global smash began in London and continues to delight audiences around the world. The hit songs of ABBA tell the story of a bride-to-be who just wants to know who should walk her down the aisle! Join the party at Mamma Mia! at the Novello Theatre today.
Rev up your DeLorean! The Olivier-winning Best New Musical is roaring into the West End for a night you won’t forget. With spectacular effects and all the hit songs from the movie, you’ve never seen the classic story quite like this. Get your tickets to Back to the Future at the Adelphi Theatre today.