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Family Shows in August

Matilda The Musical

Cambridge Theatre Open Run

Easily the standout musical of the decade!

Matilda The Musical, Cambridge Theatre, London
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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...

Prices from: £35

Wicked

Apollo Victoria Theatre Open Run

Wicked will entrance every generation in wonder, wit and suspense

Wicked, Apollo Victoria Theatre, London
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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...

Prices from: £30

Lion King

Lyceum Theatre Open Run

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

Lion King, Lyceum Theatre, London
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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...

Prices from: £50

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4

Ambassadors Theatre Until Oct 12, 2019

An entertaining romp through teen awkwardness

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3 4, Ambassadors Theatre, London
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Sue Townsend's undiscovered teenage intellectual, Adrian Mole (aged 13 3/4) is back this summer in this critically acclaimed musical adaptation of his adolescent misadventures. Based on the first and second...

Prices from: £25

School of Rock

Gillian Lynne Theatre Open Run

The most enjoyable few hours money can buy

School of Rock, Gillian Lynne Theatre, London
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After schooling Broadway with his newest hit Andrew Lloyd Webber returns to the West End with School of Rock. Adapted from the Jack Black movie of the same name, School of Rock is set to feature his bumbling...

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Peter Pan

Troubadour White City Until Sep 1, 2019

Spellbindingly imaginative. An edgy and dazzling production that lights up the theatre.

Peter Pan, Troubadour White City, London

Head to the second star on the left and straight on till morning as the highly acclaimed National Theatre production of Peter Pan swoops back into London this year, landing at the newly opened Troubadour...

The Worst Witch

Vaudeville Theatre Until Sep 8, 2019

This crafty show brims with magic!

The Worst Witch, Vaudeville Theatre, London

Where pint-sized heroine Mildred Hubble goes, pandemonium is sure to follow. So when Mildred is accepted into a school for gifted young wizards, her bubbling trouble doubles to magical proportions! Catch...

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Shakespeares Globe Theatre Until Oct 13, 2019

'Gentles, perchance you wonder at this show. But wonder on, till 'truth make all things plain.'

A Midsummer Nights Dream, Shakespeares Globe Theatre, London

When the fairy King and Queen quarrel, no one is safe from their fervour, setting the scene for a witty and vibrant comedy of romance, mischief and magic that enchant audiences of all ages from the first...

Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain Part Four!

Apollo Theatre Until Aug 31, 2019

The Horrible Histories stage shows have become a bit of a British institution. It's not hard to spot why. Think Fry and Laurie mixed with Little Britain and a dash of Monty Python. It's sparky, cheery and covered in poo!

Horrible Histories Barmy Britain Part Four, Apollo Theatre, London

The Horrible Histories team truly are the gift that keeps on giving. After 2017's Best of Barmy Britain, they're back with Part Four of their zany series, teaching us all about the history of this sceptered...

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Troubadour White City Until Sep 1, 2019

The classic children's book is live on stage!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Troubadour White City, London

A very special play for youngsters (and parents that remember the books), four of children author's Eric Carle's celebrated stories are woven together in a stage adaptation that returns to London. Watch...

Prices from: £15

Brainiac Live!

Garrick Theatre Until Sep 1, 2019

Excellent...Science Museum meets Top Gear

Brainiac Live, Garrick Theatre, London

Get ready for this explosive live show from the minds behind the hit TV show as it turns the Garrick Theatre into a laboratory this summer holiday. An extravaganza of marvelous and mischievous experiments,...

Prices from: £15

Where is Peter Rabbit?

Theatre Royal Haymarket Until Sep 1, 2019

A wholesome bundle of joy - a comforting musical package that Beatrix Potter herself would have been proud of

Where is Peter Rabbit, Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

Everyone's favourite mischievous bunny is back for summer 2019, hopping into the Theatre Royal Haymarket with this charming stage show. Along with pals Jemima Puddleduck, Mrs. Tiggywinkle, and the grumpy...

Prices from: £20

The Illusionists - Direct From Broadway

Shaftesbury Theatre Until Sep 1, 2019

A feast for the eyes!

The Illusionists Direct From Broadway, Shaftesbury Theatre, London

After a scintillating run on Broadway over Christmas, The Illusionists return to London this summer to showcase their out of this world tricks to UK audiences. Full of outrageous and astonishing acts,...

Prices from: £30

The Gruffalo

Lyric Theatre Until Sep 8, 2019

Tall Stories have transformed a well-loved story into an exuberant, funny show

The Gruffalo, Lyric Theatre, London

Following several successful runs in the capital,, Julia Donaldson's iconic children's picture book musical stage adaptation returns in summer 2019! When Mouse embarks on an adventurous journey through...

Prices from: £20

Hilarious and good for all ages

Morgan Wests Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show For Kids and Childish Grown ups, Underbelly Festival London, London

They've competed to be the Next Great Magician on ITV, attempted to escape The Slammer on CBBC, have fooled the famous Penn & Teller and now their taking over London's Underbelly Festival once more. The...

Dinosaur World

Troubadour Wembley Until Sep 1, 2019

Walk with Dinosaurs!

Dinosaur World, Troubadour Wembley, London

Dive into the past with Dinosaur World Live and discover the beasts that used to roam the earth in this immersive experience. Grab your compasses and your walking boots as you travel through time to unchartered...

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Underbelly Festival 2019

Spiegeltent Southbank Until Sep 29, 2019

The festival's packed comedy, circus and cabaret schedule sees some of the UK's finest live performers channel the spirit of the Edinburgh Fringe and take to the stage between April and September.

Underbelly Festival 2019, Spiegeltent Southbank, London

When the howling gale force winds of March turn into the tentative unfurling of Springtime's first buds, the giant inflatable purple cow descends from the heavens and makes camp at the South Bank's Jubilee...

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Palace Theatre Open Run

So this is Dickens, with magic. It's a raunchless Game of Thrones with heart. Crucially, it's authentic Potter but, most importantly, it's new. It's not the movie of the book. It's the real deal, live in front of you, so much better than any film could b

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, Palace Theatre, London

Brace yourselves London, JK Rowling has blessed us with another foray into the Potterverse, announcing that new play 'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' will apparate into The Palace Theatre sometime next...

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