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Portugal Street, London, WC2A 2HT
23 Nov 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
It is the best kids show in the UK for Christmas by far!
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Birmingham Repertory Theatre's wildly successful live stage adaptation of Raymond Briggs' best-loved children's book makes another return to the Peacock this Christmas. Cemented as one of London's best Christmas traditions, this production makes use of a live orchestra, singing and charming choreography. Including the haunting "Walking in the Air, the show re-imagines Briggs' book and subsequent film for new audiences and old, without losing any of the original charm.
Waking up to a thick blanket of snow outside, a young boy named James rushes downstairs and into the garden, where he begins to build a snowman. After a fun-filled and exhausting day, he goes to bed, unaware of the adventure that awaits at the stroke of midnight.....
After a fitful sleep, James wakes up and decides to check up on his snowman. Opening the back door, he can't believe his eyes as his creation has magically come to life!
Watch spellbound as The Snowman and James literally fly through the night sky above you, escape the clutches of the evil Jack Frost, before attending a party with the big man himself - Father Christmas - and other snowmen, not to mention those comical penguins!
Opening night: 23 November 2016
Booking through until: 1 January 2017
The Snowman is suitable for all children aged two and upwards, this is a captivating mix of dance, stagecraft and music from a live orchestra. It is the perfect introduction to dance and theatre for the very young or a Christmas family day out.
One hour 50 minutes with one 15-minute intermission
The Snowman is in its 18th magical year and continues to delight young and old with its heartfelt story. Here's what the Theatreland kids have to say! more »
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