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Family Shows in October

Back To The Future - The Musical

Venue To Be Confirmed Open Run

A near-seamless slice of escapist entertainment.Even the time machine's a triumph in this larky musical version of the 1985 cult movie classic

Back To The Future The Musical, Venue To Be Confirmed, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Great Scott! Back To The Future has landed in London - The hit 80's franchise is the latest movie sensation to receive a musical adaptation. Back To The Future follows Marty McFly and kooky scientist Doc...

The Play That Goes Wrong

Duchess Theatre Open Run

Immaculately staged... roused even a staid matinee audience to hysterics

The Play That Goes Wrong, Duchess Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Now eyeing over half a decade in the West End, Mischief Theatre's bonkers theatrical farce is one of the capital's most consistent audience favourites. The original production from the company, discover...

Wicked

Apollo Victoria Theatre Open Run

Wicked will entrance every generation in wonder, wit and suspense

Wicked, Apollo Victoria Theatre, London
4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating

The subversive and downright twisty hit musical follows two unlikely friends and how they become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch of the South. Based on Gregory Maguire's best-selling...

Matilda The Musical

Cambridge Theatre Open Run

Easily the standout musical of the decade!

Matilda The Musical, Cambridge Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Matilda, Roald Dahl's much-loved classic of an extraordinary child with magical powers, is given the musical treatment by the combined talents of Tim Minchin and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Winner of...

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Duke of Yorks Theatre Oct 23, 2021 - Apr 24, 2022

Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel is brought to thrilling life.

The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Duke of Yorks Theatre, London
5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Described as a mesmerising piece of theatrical magic, Katy Rudd and Joel Horwood's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's 2013 novel was a huge hit at the National Theatre over Christmas last year and now returns...

Lion King

Lyceum Theatre Open Run

A wonderful, wonderful musical. It will touch a deep chord in anybody

Lion King, Lyceum Theatre, London
4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating4.5 star rating

This vastly successful re-imagining of Disney's 1994 continues to conquer after nearly two decades at the Lyceum theatre. Conjuring up the African savannah in all its grand, majestic beauty, using elaborate...

The Prince of Egypt

Dominion Theatre Until Jan 8, 2022

Moses' story told in good faith and with blistering bible-belters

The Prince of Egypt, Dominion Theatre, London
3 star rating3 star rating3 star rating

DreamWorks' 1998 smash hit movie The Prince of Egypt is finally in London! Based on the biblical story of Moses, The Prince of Egypt features songs by musical extraordinaire Stephen Schwartz, direction...

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