Easter Holiday Theatre Shows For Kids In London

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Get ready to be 'half-term-tained' in London! Discover the 'stage-stellar' lineup of kid-friendly theatre shows hitting the capital this half term...

School's out and the West End is calling! As half-term rolls around once more, parents everywhere are met with a familiar mix of panic and perplexity. But fear not, for London's theatre scene is here to turn those screams and tears into oohs and ahhs! From delightful dance to laugh-out-loud comedy, there's a spectacular lineup of shows designed to captivate kids of all ages...

Frozen The Musical


Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5JF

Prepare to be frozen in awe at the chillingly spectacular Frozen The Musical, thawing hearts at Theatre Royal Drury Lane this half term! As Elsa conjures up her icy kingdom, the stage transforms into a winter wonderland, complete with beloved characters and toe-tapping tunes. With performances that rival the cinematic magic, this adaptation stays true to the essence of the Disney blockbuster, offering bonus songs and backstories to delight audiences of all ages. Join Elsa and Anna on their journey of sisterhood, loyalty, and discovery, as they navigate through a world of love, hope, and frozen adventures. With showtimes throughout the week, including matinees on weekends, there's no excuse to 'let it go'!  Ticket Prices start from £35. Click here for more information.

Matilda The Musical

LW Theatres

Cambridge Theatre, 32-34 Earlham Street, London, WC2H 9HU

Adapted from Roald Dahl's cherished children's book, this multiple award-winning musical is the perfect concoction of magic, mischief, and magnificence. Follow the extraordinary Matilda, a little girl with telekinetic powers, as she navigates her way through an unhappy home life and the tyranny of the terrifying Miss Trunchbull. With a dazzling combination of wit and wonder, Tim Minchin's hilarious lyrics and Dennis Kelly's sharp script bring Dahl's plucky heroine to life on stage. From catchy tunes like 'When I Grow Up' to heartwarming moments with Miss Honey, Matilda is a tale of empowerment that will leave audiences of all ages spellbound

Show Timings: Tue - Fri: 7 PM Wed: 2 PM Sat: 2:30 PM & 7:30 PM Sun: 3 PM

Ticket Information: Tickets from £20.00

Age Recommendation: Recommended for ages 6 and above

The Lion King

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Lyceum Theatre, 21 Wellington Street, London, WC2E 7RQ

This electrifying stage adaptation of the beloved 1994 film The Lion King is a purr-fect blend of jaw-dropping puppetry, eye-catching costumes, and toe-tapping tunes that will have you singing 'Hakuna Matata' all the way home. Directed by Julie Taymor, this marvellous spectacle transports audiences to the heart of the Pridelands, where the circle of life unfolds in all its majesty.

Show Timings: Tue - Sat: 7:30 PM Wed - Sat & Sun: 2:30 PM

Ticket Information: Seats are on sale now for performances until 19th October 2024. Tickets from £29. Matinee performances available on Sunday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 2:30 PM. Evening performances at 7:30 PM Tuesday to Saturday.

Age Recommendation: Recommended for ages 6 and above. Children under the age of 3 will not be admitted into the venue.

Running Time: 2 hours 30 minutes, including interval.

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

London Theatre Direct

113 Shaftesbury Ave, London, United Kingdom, W1D 5AY

Get ready to Accio some adventure into your half term with 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' at the Palace Theatre in London's West End! This spellbinding production, based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany, is the potion you need for a magical family outing. With its record-breaking nine Laurence Olivier Awards and a cast that's more enchanting than a Vanishing Spell, this play is a must-see for every witch, wizard, and muggle alike. Remember, the play is split into two parts, so be sure to book your tickets for both halves and experience double the magic! Show times are Wed, Fri, Sat at 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM and Sun at 1:00 PM & 6:00 PM.

Read more on tickets and prices here!



Apollo Victoria Theatre, 17 Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1LG

Prepare to be spellbound by the wickedly entertaining tale of 'Wicked' at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in London's West End this half term! This award-winning musical adaptation of the prequel to Wizard of Oz promises a whirlwind of enchantment and laughter for audiences of all ages. Follow the captivating journey of two witches, the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch, as they navigate the complexities of friendship, love, and destiny in the land of Oz. With show-stopping songs like 'Defying Gravity' and 'For Good', this gravity-defying production will leave you feeling positively green with envy if you miss it! Catch 'Wicked' at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, with performances on Tue, Thu & Fri at 7:30 PM and Wed & Sat at 2:30 PM & 7:30 PM. Tickets start from £25.25.

Six The Musical

London Theatres

404 Strand, London, WC2R 0NH

Party like it's 1509 at the Vaudeville Theatre with Six The Musical! This pop-tastic extravaganza puts Henry VIII's ex-wives front and center, giving them the royal treatment they've been missing. Join Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, and Catherine Parr as they rock the stage in a girlband showdown like no other. With tunes inspired by modern pop icons and a fierce all-female cast, this historical remix will have you dancing in the aisles faster than you can say 'divorced, beheaded, survived'! Catch Six The Musical at the Vaudeville Theatre, with performances on Tue, Wed & Fri at 8 PM, Thu at 5:30 PM & 8:30 PM, Sat at 4 PM & 8 PM, and Sun at 4 PM & 7 PM. Tickets start from £19.55.

Back To The Future!


 Adelphi Theatre, Strand, London WC2R 0NS

Back to the Future: The Musical at London's Adelphi Theatre! This electrifying adaptation of the beloved 1985 film is hitting all the right notes with audiences and critics alike, winning awards faster than you can say '88 miles per hour.' Join Marty McFly as he's whisked away to 1955 in a DeLorean time machine built by the eccentric Doc Brown. With catchy tunes like 'The Power of Love' and 'Johnny B. Goode,' this high-energy production will have you dancing in your seat faster than you can say 'Great Scott!' Directed by Tony Award-winner John Rando, this 'perfect musical escapism' is a must-see for fans of all ages. Tickets start from £19.55 and a runtime of 2 hours and 40 minutes, including an interval. Suitable for ages 6 and up.