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4 West End shows that are perfect for family members of all ages


4 West End shows that are perfect for family members of all ages

Looking for a family-friendly show that’s guaranteed to put a smile on everyone’s face? Spark a child’s imagination at the theatre and allow your mind to run wild too with all the possibilities of what to see in London. Whether it’s an educational trip you have in mind at Horrible Histories, or a literary trip down memory lane at Matilda the Musical, with these West End shows and festival productions, you’ll leave the theatre having laughed your way through some of the best family theatre that London has to offer.

West End shows for all the family

Stick Man

From the team behind The Scarecrow’s Wedding comes Stick Man, a production packed with puppetry, songs, live music and plenty of funky moves! Written by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, see if Stick Man will ever return to his family tree in this heartwarming show for all ages.

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever

Peppa Pig is excited to be going on a special day out with George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig – it’s going to be her best day ever! Get ready for a road-trip full of fun adventures in a show that’s fun for all the family and their friends to enjoy, including Miss Rabbit, Mr Bull, Suzy Sheep, Gerald Giraffe and more!

Matilda the Musical

Roald Dahl’s Matilda comes to life at the Cambridge Theatre, as Matilda learns that to deal with rotten circumstances, you have to be a little bit naughty. When things don’t go well for Matilda when she gets on the wrong side of her school’s horrendous headmistress, Miss Agatha Trunchbull, she becomes friends with her teacher, Miss Honey in a ‘David and Goliath’ story with songs including “Revolting Children” and “When I Grow Up”. Perfect for all ages, head to the West End to see this children’s classic.

Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain: Part Five

Filled with historical facts and plenty of gruesome gore guaranteed to fascinate all the family, Horrible Histories returns to the stage with Barmy Britain: Part Five at the Apollo Theatre this summer. Inspired by the Terry Deary anthology and the BBC children’s television series, join the cast as they bring centuries gone by to the West End, with stories all about British monarchs and dynasties.