Let’s face it, Christmas isn’t Christmas without a family trip to the theatre and whether that’s a traditional pantomime or your child’s favourite musical; there’s literally hundreds of different shows for your consideration if you’re either living in or visiting the Capital. As such, it’s often difficult to know exactly which one you and the kids will enjoy most or which might not be as suitable as you first thought. With this in mind, we’ve teamed up with leading London discount theatre ticket company, Hello Darling, to bring you three family shows for your consideration this Christmas.
1. Matilda The Musical
Who doesn’t love a bit of Roald Dahl? This children’s classic has finally made it’s way onto the West End stage at The Cambridge Theatre on Earlham Street in London and makes the perfect family theatre trip this Christmas. This fantastic book has been brought onto the stage in a collaboration between Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin, offering a simply stunning musical version of Matilda. You know the story but you’ve probably not yet seen the musical so what are you waiting for? It definitely won’t disappoint and is perfect for the whole family.
2. Mamma Mia
Having been on tour recently and up in Blackpool for the summer months, Mamma Mia is back in London for Christmas at the Novello Theatre! Now celebrating the 15th year of this ever-popular Abba inspired musical, you’ll find yourself tapping your toes, dancing and singing along throughout the whole show. Over 54 million people across the globe have now had the pleasure of seeing Mamma Mia for themselves and whether you’ve seen it before and fancy re-living the experience or are considering it for the first time, it’s a simply fantastic show and we guarantee you’ll all leave with a huge smile on your faces!
Wicked is based on the popular novel by Gregory Maguire which re-imagined the stories and characters of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ and has now won over 90 international awards. If you’re looking for a night out to remember and with those added magical moments, Wicked is likely for you! It’s currently on at The Apollo Victoria Theatre in London and promises a fantastic family theatre trip this Christmas. You’ll know the characters but do you know the story? Book your tickets and see for yourself why Wicked has won so many awards over the past few years.
Above all, no Christmas is complete without a trip to the theatre so start looking at what’s available this year and book ahead for some fantastic deals and discounts to ensure you see the show you want at a great price!