Five must-see theatre shows in London this Christmas
It’s that time of year again. As the air gets a little bit colder, and the fairy lights a little bit brighter, why not warm your hearts in London’s West End? This year, celebrate the festive season with our recommendations for the top five Christmas shows in London. With an eclectic mix of ballet, musicals, pantomime, and drama, these performances are sure to inspire Christmas spirit!
The Snowman at the Peacock Theatre
Embark on an adventure that has captivated the nation, into the wintry world of a boy and his magical Snowman. Be transported to a world of dancing penguins, reindeer, and Father Christmas in a mesmerising spectacle of dance, music and magic.
The Snowman is on at the Peacock Theatre from 25th November 2015 until 3rd January 2016, for further information or to book visit here.
Elf: The Musical at the Dominion Theatre
Based on the beloved 2003 film with Will Ferrell, Christmas spirit is materialised through the musical medium. Enjoy this hilarious holiday spectacular starring the winner of ITV’s Superstar, Ben Forster, and laugh the night away with truly infectious Christmas joy.
Elf is on at the Dominion Theatre until 2nd January 2016, for further information or to book visit here.
A Christmas Carol at the Noel Coward Theatre
Academy Award-winning actor Jim Broadbent makes his long-awaited return to the stage in an imaginative adaption of the dramatic and uplifting classic. Dickens’ most memorable characters are brought to life to recreate the tale of greed, grief and ghoulish ghosts.
A Christmas Carol is on at the Noel Coward Theatre from 30th November 2015 until 30th January 2016, for further information or to book visit here.
The Winter’s Tale at the Garrick Theatre
As a part of the Kenneth Branagh season at the Garrick Theatre, Shakespeare’s timeless tragicomedy of redemption is a more serious event for your festival calendar. With Dame Judi Dench and Kenneth Branagh starring as the ill-fated couple, this talented star-studded cast is not to be missed this Christmas.
The Winter’s Tale is on at the Garrick Theatre until 16th January 2016, for further information or to book visit here.
Peter Pan Goes Wrong at the Apollo Theatre
Starring the original cast of the Olivier award-winning The Play that Goes Wrong, Peter Pan Goes Wrong battles technical glitches, flying mishaps and cast disputes on their way to Neverland. For hilarious confusion and joyful disasters, this is a play to laugh off the Christmas cold.
Peter Pan Goes Wrong is on at the Apollo Theatre from 4th December 2015 until 31st January 2016, for further information or to book visit here.