Family-Friendly Shows in London
See a show the whole family will love on London's West End! Choose from our wide range of age-appropriate musicals and plays, from Disney classics to timeless children's stories. Book your tickets today for an unforgettable family day!
Wicked - Londonat Apollo Victoria Theatre, Fri, 22 Mar 2019 - Sat, 21 Mar 2020
Experience one of the most popular musicals in London! Winner of over 100 international awards, Wicked has cast its spell over audiences of all ages for over a decade. Book your tickets online today and see the 10th longest-running West End musical of all time!
Disney’s Aladdin - Londonat Prince Edward Theatre, Fri, 22 Mar 2019 - Sat, 27 Jul 2019
Experience Disney's heart-warming tale about the street kid Aladdin who falls in love with Princess Jasmine, live in London. Aladdin the Musical will sweep you into a world filled with magic, adventure, comedy, and music in a breathtaking production. Book your tickets today for a musical the whole family will love!
Mamma Mia - Londonat Novello Theatre, Fri, 22 Mar 2019 - Sat, 14 Sep 2019
Sing and dance along to your favorite ABBA hits at Mamma Mia! in London! Enjoy the heartwarming tale of a young bride-to-be searching for her real father, one of the most popular musicals ever with audiences of all ages. Book your tickets from home for the best seats!
Disney's The Lion King - Londonat Lyceum Theatre, Fri, 22 Mar 2019 - Sun, 16 Feb 2020
Fall in love with Disney's award-winning, dazzling musical phenomenon The Lion King! With stunning visuals and music by Elton John The Lion King is pure musical joy for all ages. Book your tickets here for an unforgettable performance in London!
Matilda the Musicalat Cambridge Theatre, Fri, 22 Mar 2019 - Sat, 21 Mar 2020
Roald Dahl's beloved story about an extraordinary girl with a big imagination is now an award-winning musical. Book your tickets today & treat the entire family to this sweet, smart, funny, and gorgeously staged musical for an unforgettable day in London!
Thriller Liveat Lyric Theatre, Fri, 22 Mar 2019 - Sun, 29 Sep 2019
Moonwalking into London's West End, Thriller Live is a celebration of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5. It's a show for the whole family! Order your tickets online today for best seat selection.
Mary Poppinsat Prince Edward Theatre, Wed, 23 Oct 2019 - Sat, 21 Mar 2020
Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s multi award-winning musical Mary Poppins returns to London's West End. The magical story of the world’s favourite Nanny is triumphantly and spectacularly brought to the stage with dazzling choreography, magnificent effects and catchy songs. Avoid disappointment, book your tickets today!
Hansel and Gretelat Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, Fri, 14 Jun 2019 - Sat, 22 Jun 2019
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Comedy Club 4 Kidsat The Belly, Mon, 22 Apr 2019 - Sun, 2 Jun 2019
Since 2005, the Comedy Club 4 Kids has been getting the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit to do their thing for an audience of children (aged 6+) and their families… but without the rude bits! A decade later, the company has expanded from one London residency to being countrywide, running shows and workshops all over the UK from Peebles to Portsmouth, even producing a book on how to write and perform stand-up.
The Gruffaloat Lyric Theatre, Wed, 3 Jul 2019 - Sun, 8 Sep 2019
Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the high-spirited Snake. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these hungry woodland creatures? After all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo – is there?
Songs, laughs and monstrous fun for children aged 3 and up and their grown-ups, in the much-loved show that’s toured Britain and the world!
Showstopper The Improvised Musicalat Lyric Theatre, Mon, 13 May 2019 - Mon, 23 Sep 2019
The Showstoppers is a brand new musical, every single performance of this multi award-winning show is created from scratch! Each night, audience suggestions are instantly transformed into an all-singing, all-dancing production with unpredictable and hilarious results! Book tickets here!
Morgan & West's Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show for Kidsat Spiegeltent, Sun, 21 Apr 2019 - Sun, 1 Sep 2019Time travelling magicians Morgan & West present a jaw dropping, heart stopping, brain busting, opinion adjusting, death defying, mind frying, spirit lifting, paradigm shifting, outlook changing, furniture rearranging magic extravaganza!
Morgan & West have fooled Penn & Teller (Fool Us ITV 1), competed to be the Next Great Magician(ITV 1), and even attempted to escape The Slammer (CBBC).
Witness a mountain of mysterious magic, a hatful of hyper-reality, and of course a truck full of tricks and tea. Mixing brain boggling illusion and good old fashioned tom-foolery, Morgan & West present a show for all the family, where magic and silliness abound! Fun for ages five to 105!
Nativity! The Musicalat Eventim Apollo, Wed, 11 Dec 2019 - Sun, 29 Dec 2019
Nativity! The Musical is the perfect feel-good comedy musical for all the family. Featuring all of your favourite sing-a-long songs from the smash-hit films including Sparkle and Shine, Nazareth and One Night One Moment.
Screaming with Laughterat Spiegeltent, Sat, 20 Apr 2019 - Sat, 13 Jul 2019
Screaming with Laughter is London's Original daytime comedy club where babies can come too.
See the best acts from TV and the Comedy Circuit without having to book a sitter, and enjoy a night out but in the day. We are so excited to be back at the Underbelly with a new line-up including Josie Long, Hatty Ashdown and others.
Shakespearienceat Spiegeltent, Thu, 11 Apr 2019 - Sun, 14 Jul 2019
Five-star smash-hit Shakespearience returns! The Bard’s best-loved works burst into life in this high-octane, whistle-stop tour of three of Shakespeare’s plays, the perfect introduction for the next generation of budding Romeos and Juliets.
Variety Club 4 Kidsat Spiegeltent, Sat, 13 Apr 2019 - Sat, 8 Jun 2019
The very best variety acts from all around the world do their awe inspiring and death defying performances for an audience of children (aged 6+) and their families…but without the rude bits!
Shark in the Parkat Spiegeltent, Tue, 23 Jul 2019 - Sun, 28 Jul 2019
Timothy Pope is looking through his telescope –but wait, is that a Shark, in the Park!? From the creative team behind ‘The Hairy Maclary show’ - see all 3 of Nick Sharratt’s ‘Shark in the Park’ books live on Stage!
Featuring all 3 of the ‘Shark in the Park’ Series – Shark in the Park, Shark in the Dark and Shark in the Park on a Windy Day – this fin-tastic, family musical follows Timothy Pope (and his telescope!) on 3 exciting adventures…
Monski Mouse's Baby Cabaretat Spiegeltent, Wed, 24 Jul 2019 - Fri, 26 Jul 2019
Join Monski Mouse and friends: Richard Crawley, Amy Gwilliam and London cabaret superstar, Dusty Limits, for a live musical cabaret of nursery classics, reworked song, puppetry and fun for 0-5s and parents/carers. Come ready to sing-along!
Monstersaurusat The Belly, Mon, 15 Apr 2019 - Mon, 22 Apr 2019
One day Monty found a book 'Inventions Very Rare' Create yourself a monster friend BUT ONLY IF YOU DARE!
This brand new show from the creators of Aliens Love Underpantsis monster-ously good! Follow the young inventor Monty as he creates a whole world of whacky inventions and incredible monsters, but he has a problem -now he has made them all, what is he going to do with them?!
This energetic show full of thrills, spills, magic and mayhem will delight thewhole family – with original music and plenty of audience participation!
The Gruffalo, The Witch and the Warthog with Juliaat The Belly, Thu, 11 Apr 2019 - Sat, 13 Apr 2019
Following a sell-out season at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the UK's best-selling author Julia Donaldson presents a show featuring Room on the Broom, The Magic Paintbrush, The Ugly Five, Superworm, The Gruffalo and The Cook and the King.
The cast of five, including Julia’s guitar-playing husband Malcolm, bring Julia's stories to life with songs, puppetry and a touch of magic.
The Massaoke Family Showat Spiegeltent, Sat, 6 Apr 2019 - Sat, 13 Apr 2019
What is Massaoke? The idea is simple: a brilliant live band plays well-known songs, with lyrics on a giant screen, and the whole audience sings along together. The Massaoke Family show is an hour-long party for all ages, with hits from The Greatest Showman, Disney films including Frozen and Beauty and the Beast, modern pop megamixes from the likes of Ariana Grande, Katy Perry and Little Mix, classics from ABBA and Queen, and a few solid gold 80s bangers for the mums and dads.
Bring the kids, bring Dad’s best dance moves and, most importantly, BRING THE SING!
The Showstoppers Kids Showat The Belly, Mon, 8 Apr 2019 - Sun, 7 Jul 2019
Here at The Showstoppers’ Kids Show we take your ideas and turn them into marvellous, musical interactive adventures.
You decide where the story is set, who we meet and where we go. Harry Potter on the moon? Done! Peppa Pig and the Gruffalo meet dinosaurs inside a dolls house? No worries!
VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR GROWN UPS!: Children (and ONLY children!) are in charge in – no cheating please! Kids get to decide who our heroes are and what happens next in every story. All they need to do is shout out their ideas and The Showstoppers will bring them to life, right there on the spot. They can even join in!
If your children could create their very own dream musical show, where would they start? A magical castle under the sea? A spooky graveyard? And who would the characters be? A super hero? A crocodile? A fairy? From their imaginations straight onto the stage – we’ll bring their ideas to life.
Where Is Peter Rabbit?at Theatre Royal Haymarket, Fri, 5 Apr 2019 - Sun, 28 Apr 2019
Hop onto your seats and immerse yourself in the magical world of Beatrix Potter. Watch with delight as your favourite stories and most beloved characters are brought to life in this theatrical spectacular, with beautifully handcrafted puppets, enchanting original songs and a sprinkle of magic. Look out for the ferocious Mr. McGregor, reach heady heights with Jemima Puddle-Duck, do the laundry with Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and of course, fall in love with the mischievous Peter Rabbit.
Twirlywoosat Spiegeltent, Sat, 3 Aug 2019 - Sat, 31 Aug 2019
From the producers of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show and Sarah and Duck Live on Stage comes another enchanting show for young audiences.
Aracaladanza - Playat Sadler's Wells, Fri, 19 Apr 2019 - Sat, 20 Apr 2019
The multi award-winning Spanish-based company dedicated to producing magical shows for family audiences, Aracaladanza, have been favourites at Sadler’s Wells since their Family Weekend debut in 2008. Using costume design, music, light, rhythm and movement, they bring the audience into a dreamlike universe, filled with possibilities.
My First Ballet: Sleeping Beautyat Peacock Theatre, Tue, 16 Apr 2019 - Fri, 26 Apr 2019English National Ballet present the classic fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty, in a colourful and spellbinding show for all the family. With a narrator to help the young audience follow the classic story of Aurora and her true love’s kiss, and a shortened version of Tchaikovsky’s beautiful melodies, My First Ballet: Sleeping Beauty is an enchanting first encounter with dance for children, with performers dancing to recorded music as well as help with text and a narrator.
Arr We There Yet?at Spiegeltent, Sat, 22 Jun 2019 - Sun, 23 Jun 2019
These acrobatic pirates turn ship life upside-down! Every aspect of pirate life is explored through circus and physical comedy, with lots of laughs and fun for young and old. A rip-roaring and swashbuckling adventure in which 3 pirates hit the high seas in search of treasure, but only find haunted waters and scary storms.Walking the plank becomes the high flying teeterboard, cooking for the crew involves juggling knives and steering the ship the mesmerising cyr wheel.
Trash Test Dummiesat The Belly, Wed, 29 May 2019 - Sun, 2 Jun 2019
Winners of the best Children’s presentation at the Adelaide Fringe Festival 2016 and 2015, and runners up for children’s choice ward 2016 the Trash Test Dummies are as full of laughs as their bins are full of surprises. “Delightfully intelligent, highly entertaining.