London Theatre Family & Kids

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Taking the kids to the theatre on a family day out? Here you'll find children's shows in the West End 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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24 shows found
  • Dick Whittington
    Dick Whittington
    Lyric Hammersmith
    Wednesday, Friday Matinee

    An enchanting new production of Dick Whittington will open on Saturday 9 December 2017, produced by Qdos Entertainment, the world’s biggest pantomime producer, and the team behind Cinderella.

     

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

    Twinkling with festive spirit The Snowman returns for a record-breaking 21st year. Based upon the book by Raymond Briggs and the film directed by Dianne Jackson and produced by John Coates which has transported a generation of children and their families into the wintery world of a boy and his magical snowman.

  • Horrible Christmas
    Horrible Christmas
    Alexandra Palace
    No Matinee

    Horrible Histories proudly presents the terrific tale of Christmas in the triumphant re-opening of Alexandra Palace.

    When Christmas comes under threat from a jolly man dressed in red, it’s up to one young boy to save the day – but can he save Christmas? From Victorian villains to Medieval monks, Puritan parties to Tudor treats, join us on a hair-raising adventure through the history of Christmas in the company of Charles Dickens, Oliver Cromwell, King Henry VIII, St Nicholas and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer as they all join forces to save the festive season!

  • Circus 1903
    Circus 1903
    Royal Festival Hall
    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    Experience the thrills and daredevil entertainment of a turn-of-the-century circus this Christmas.

  • Operation Ouch
    Operation Ouch
    Apollo Theatre
    No Matinee

    Based on the hit CBBC children’s television series, Operation Ouch! Is performing for the first time in the UK in December 2018. Don’t miss Dr Chris and Dr Xand up close and personal, live on stage!

  • The Box of Delights
    The Box of Delights
    Wilton's Music Hall
    Tuesday, Thursday Matinee

    The Box of Delights wowed audiences and critics last time round and returns to Wilton’s this Christmas, back by popular demand for a limited run of 45 performances.

  • Aladdin Pantomime - Catford
    Aladdin Pantomime - Catford
    Broadway Theatre
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    The Lyric's traditional panto returns in 2016 when Aladdin flies into Hammersmith on his magic carpet for some festive fun in true Lyric style.

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

    One of the world's most beloved characters comes to the stage for the very first time in a brand new production produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callender’s Playground Entertainment and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions.

  • Nativity! The Musical
    Nativity! The Musical
    Eventim Apollo
    Thursday Matinee

    Your favourite festive film is now a major new musical adapted for the stage by Debbie Isitt, the creator of the much-loved films. 

    Feel –good, funny and full of yuletide joy, Nativity! The Musical features all of the favourite sing-a-long hits from the films including Sparkle and Shine, Nazareth, One Night One Moment, She’s the Brightest Star and a whole host of new songs filled with the spirit of Christmas!

    So join us this Christmas for some MAYHEM in Bethlehem!

  • Peter Pan
    Peter Pan - Park Theatre
    Park Theatre
    Thursday Matinee

    In 1904 J.M. Barrie premiered one of the greatest adventures to ever play on a theatrical stage. Filled with mermaids, pirates and fairies, lost boys and crocodiles, this is the stunning original story of the boy who could fly.

  • Rumpelstiltskin
    Rumpelstiltskin
    Queen Elizabeth Hall
    No Matinee

    See the UK premiere of this retelling of a beloved family fairy tale, reimagined with lashings of magical mayhem, rocking music and supreme silliness.

    In this ground breaking theatrical spectacle that is anything but traditional, wonder at the visually stunning costumes, hyper-modern set and larger-than-life characters and delve into a fantastical world, fizzing with fun and laughs.

  • The Gruffalo
    The Gruffalo
    Lyric Theatre
    No Matinee

    TALL STORIES’ magical, musical stage adaptation of THE GRUFFALO roars back in to the Lyric for a monster summer season!

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