Christmas is arriving soon and people out there have already started preparations for this cheerful festival- what will be the dinner menu, decorations, dresses, etc. This festival brings opportunity to spend quality time with family and friends. To have more fun-fill Christmas this year, take your family to London Theatreland. Almost all of us are aware of this West End; for those unfamiliar, this is a popular place for its amazing theaters and shows. Below given is the list of Christmas shows that you can choose to watch with your family:
- Cinderella at the London Palladium
Starting from 10th December to 15th January, this Christmas pantomime revolves around the famous story of Cinderella. See how wicked stepmother and sisters tried to spoil Cinderella’s life and how fairy godmother – Amanda Holden, helped Cinderella.
Sleeping Beauty at Hackney Empire
Starting from 26th November to 8th January, Sleeping Beauty is the story of Princess Tahlia in the enchanted world of Hackneytonia. With Alexia Khadime as lead role, enjoy this hilarious Christmas panto in colorful modern interpretation.
Starting from 19th November to 7th January, Aladdin is Christmas panto with comedy and musical routines. Witness the romance of the Aladdin’s classic story and see comedian Vikki Stone as Abanazer at Lyric Hammersmith.
Want to laugh until your stomach hurts? Starting from 10th December 2016 to 8th January 2017 at Garrick Theatre, Potted Panto is Olivier award-winning show which is full of fun and silly jokes by Dan and Jeff.
Starting from 23rd November, 2016 until 1st January 2017 at Peacock Theatre, this show is based on the famous children’s book by Raymond Brigg. This perfect show for a family day out with children is about a young boy named James and his snowman, which he built in the garden and has magically come to life.
The Nutcracker at London Coliseum
Starting from 14th December 2016 to 7th January 2017, this show is a tale of magic and adventure, and based on the book written by E.T.A. Hoffman. This ballet version tale is famous for its orchestral written by Tchaikovsky.
Peter Pan Goes Wrong at Apollo Theatre
Started from 20th October 2016 until 29th January 2017, this hilarious show is based on J.M Barrie’s book. This mischievous smash-hit is the tale of the boy who never grew up.
The Railway Children at Kings Cross Theatre
Started from 22nd April 2016 and showing until 8th January 2017, this show is adaption of E Nesbit’s book. This Olivier-winning production attempts to stage the tale of three children whose lives change when their father was taken away mysteriously.
The Red Shoes at Sadlers Wells Theatre
Starting from 6th December 2016 until 29th January 2017, this show is based on the book written by Hans Christian Andersen. It is the story of young and talented dancer torn between her career and love.
Kiki’s Delivery Service At Southwark Playhouse
Starting from 13th December 2016 until 8th January 2017, this show is based on Japanese children’s novel written by Eiko Kadono. The story revolves around the 13-year old witch, Kiki, who goes out into the world and make her own fortune.