Last Updated on 25th February 2016
BritishTheatre.com is pleased top bring you our selection of fabulous Christmas shows which are now on sale for your enjoyment during the festive season. We hope that you and your family enjoy some of these amazing productions.
SLAVA’S SNOW SHOW – ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL – BOOK NOW
This is theatre like you’ve never seen before. Comedy and spectacle provide fun for the whole family, never more than when this incredible show fills the Royal Festival Hall with a heart-stopping blizzard of snow. No theatre or circus finale quite compares with this, and, as an added communal pleasure, Polunin and co release into the auditorium a batch of giant coloured balls that slowly bounce off upstretched arms, as if everyone had been invited to play a slow-motion, slightly ominous game of beach-ball.
THE SNOWMAN – PEACOCK THEATRE – BOOK NOW
When a young boy’s snowman comes to life on Christmas Eve, the two set off on a night-time quest for adventure. On their travels they meet dancing penguins, reindeer and naturally, Father Christmas. Watch spellbound as the Snowman flies through the night sky above you, before escaping the clutches of the evil Jack Frost to return home for Christmas morning. Featuring Howard Blake’s beautiful Walking In the Air, performed by a live orchestra, choreographed by Robert North and directed by Bill Alexander, this is the perfect Christmas treat for all the family.
NUTCRACKER THE MUSICAL – PLEASANCE THEATRE – BOOK NOW
Teenage Marie is too old to play with dolls but there’s something intriguing about the nutcracker given to her by her old Uncle Drosselmier. He seems lost in time. Long ago in the fairy tale kingdom of Chronenburg, the beautiful Princess Pirlipat has been magically disfigured by the evil Mouseyrinks, Queen of the Mice. King Wilhelm enlists the help of the mystical Royal Clockmaker to break the curse. Will a little magic and a lot of imagination be enough to discover the secret of the nutcracker and rescue the people of Chronenburg from the clutches of Mouseyrinks’ spell?
WENDY AND PETER PAN – ROYAL SHAKESPEARE THEATRE – BOOK NOW
Join us this Winter as we return to Neverland with Ella Hickson’s acclaimed re-telling of JM Barrie’s classic chidlren’s story. Jonathan Munby’s spectuclar sold out production wowed audiences when it opened in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in 2013 and we are delighted to bring it back for 2015. Wendy, Peter, Tink, Captain Hook and the Lost Boys are wating to take you on an unforgettable journey.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL – NOEL COWARD THEATRE – BOOK NOW
Academy Award-winning actor Jim Broadbent makes his long-awaited return to the stage to play Scrooge in a new version of A Christmas Carol adapted by Patrick Barlow from Charles Dickens’ classic story of greed, grief, ghoulish ghosts and eleventh hour redemption. From Scrooge and Tiny Tim to Bob Cratchit and Mrs. Fezziwig, Patrick Barlow’s imaginative adaptation of A Christmas Carol will bring some of Dickens’ most memorable characters to life at the Noel Coward Theatre this winter.
PETER PAN GOES WRONG – APOLLO THEATRE – BOOK TICKETS
Starring the original accident-prone cast of The Play That Goes Wrong. The original cast of the West End’s hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong return to the stage this Christmas in J.M. Barrie’s classic Peter Pan. Once again the members of the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society battle against technical hitches, flying mishaps and cast disputes. Will they ever make it to Neverland?
For the slickest show in the West End this season, DON’T see Peter Pan Goes Wrong!
THE NUTCRACKER – ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET – BOOK NOW
Journey back in time with the English National Ballet to a frost covered, gaslit London. There you’ll meet young Clara, her enchanted Nutcracker doll, and the magician Drosselmeyer in this traditional festive tale for all the family. In a world of Edwardian elegance, The Nutcracker brings to life the eternally popular Tchaikovsky score featuring the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Waltz of the Flowers. This classical production is a magical, memorable unmissable Christmas treat.
ELF THE MUSICAL – DOMINION THEATRE – BOOK NOW
Elf is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.