Thursday, 9 August 2012

Shows for the Summer Holidays

he 6 week summer holidays can feel like a long time! If you’re stuck for ideas on what to do with the kids this summer, take a look at what west end musicals and plays are on offer, perfect for children.

Matilda The Musical

Fast becoming one of the most popular west end musicals, Matilda is the show that everyone wants to see. Based on the Roald Dahl classic, the stage show captures all the naughtiness of the book. Get your west end tickets now.
Cambridge Theatre until 17th February 2013
Tickets from £32

Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain

History has never been so fun thanks to CBBC’s Horrible Histories series. The TV programme is now just as popular on stage, and the Barmy Britain tour is even more gory, gruesome and hilarious.
Garrick Theatre until 1st September 2012
Tickets from £15


Shrek The Musical

The popular fairytale film has recently made its move to the stage and has had a host of familiar faces in its cast, from Richard Blackwood to Amanda Holden. The show is just as funny as the film for both children and adults.
Theatre Royal Drury Lane until 30th June 2013
Tickets from £21 


The Tiger Who Came To Tea

The classic children’s picture book has been brought to life with music and lyrics. The show is full of sing-a-long’s and laughter, perfect for the little ones.
Lyric Theatre until 2nd September 2012
Tickets from £17


The Lion King

The Lion King is one of the longest running musicals in London. Its beautiful and intricate costumes and set are vibrant and the show is energetic and colourful – perfect for sparking little imaginations!
Lyceum Theatre until 14th April 2013
Tickets from £38


Dora The Explorer

Dora The Explorer is live on stage again but this time she has lost her toys and sets out on an adventure with all her friends to find them!
Apollo Theatre 28th August – 16th September
Tickets from £17


The Lion The Witch & The Wardrobe

Watch this beautiful production from within a 360 degree theatre with 3D projections all around. The wonderful set, props and costumes takes you on the journey to Narnia with Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy.
The ThreeSixty Theatre until 9th September 2012
Tickets from £18.50

Ice Age Live! a Mammoth Adventure

Ice Age Live is touring the UK, playing in London, Cardiff and Nottingham. This brand-new story brings you all your favourite Ice Age characters and some new ones too! Fun packed, dramatic and funny – this is a must for the family.
Various Venues until 18th September 2012
Tickets from £30

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