London theatre is always good, but at this time of year it’s even better! With so much to choose from, we’ve selected a few of our top picks for Christmas!
It wouldn’t be Christmas without a Christmas Carol and this December, Mark Gatiss' acclaimed retelling of Dickens' winter ghost story returns to the hauntingly atmospheric Alexandra Palace with a brilliant new cast. Prepare to be frightened and delighted in equal measure as you enter the supernatural Victorian world of A Christmas Carol…
As Love Actually celebrates its 20th anniversary, writer Richard Curtis is back with his new play “Christmas Actually” at the Royal Festival Hall. This witty and enchanting evening captures all of the fun and laughter of Christmas through a treasure trove of entertainment, as a starry line-up performs live music, Christmas stories, poetry, and comedy. What’s not to love actually? Get your tickets now!
Buddy’s back! Santa's favourite musical is back in London! ELF, the smash-hit Christmas show based on the beloved film, returns to London for a strictly limited eight-week season at the Dominion Theatre from November 14 to January 7. Don’t miss your chance to spend an evening with the tallest elf in the north pole!
For little ones, the Stick Man features a trio of top actors and is packed full of puppetry, songs, live music, and funky moves. Watch and wonder “How will Stick Man ever get back to the family tree?”. Or join quirky characters and puppets at Bloomsbury Theatre, in the magical choose-your-own-adventure story Finding Santa, written by children's author Sean Taylor.
And finally definitely for adults only, ‘The Nutcracker: A Very Adult Pantomime!’. After her terrible year, join Carly and help as she seeks revenge on her ex and learns how to love again. Expect absolute filth from this anything-but-sweet Christmas offering.
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