Christmas is coming! And a trip to the theatre is an absolute must. When we say there is plenty to choose from, we mean there really is a humongously long list of fantastic shows, singalongs and pantomimes to choose from.
We’ve done our best to narrow down the list – here’s our top picks for the best family theatre for Christmas 2013:
Step into the magical world of Wonderland and be amazed by the stunning spectacle unfolding in front of you. This adaptation of the Lewis Carroll classic brings the characters to life in a tale full of laughter, imagination and music.
Tickets from £16
This award-winning global show returns to London for Christmas. Experience an enchanting performance with bundles of riotous energy which will leave you breathless and lost for words!
Royal Festival Hall
8 years +
Tickets from £20
Inspired by the classic poem by Clement Clarke Moore, The Night Before Christmas is a musical puppet fantasy featuring singing stockings, cheeky reindeer and a Christmas wish that comes true – with near-disastrous consequences. A funny, feel-good musical which is fun for all the family.
Little Angel Theatre
3 years + (there are special baby shows for under 3’s)
Tickets from £10
- Feeling festive: get your dose of Christmas theatre
Both the book and play are famous the world over, still immensely popular after over ten years, and this version is as fun and wondrous as ever. Perfect for kids who love the book at home – the show will delight any Gruffalo fan.
3 years +
Tickets from £14
A perfect all-rounder which caters for all ages, The Good Neighbour is a clever, inventive exploration of the theatre’s historical past. The audience join George Neighbour on his mission to recover his lost memory, in an adventure full of festive wonder and magic.
Battersea Arts Centre
6 years +