The Best Family Shows To Book in London this Half Term

London Shows For Kids – Not long until February half term, and if you are looking for somewhere to take the family, have you considered a trip to the theatre.

There are some amazing Kids and Family Shows in London for you to consider, so check out the suggestions below for the Best Family Shows in London

Best London Shows For Kids

Mamma Mia

Playing at : Novello Theatre, Aldwych, London WC2B 4LD

Mamma Mia! is a jukebox musical that weaves together the timeless hits of the iconic Swedish pop group ABBA. Written by British playwright Catherine Johnson, the musical takes its title from ABBA’s 1975 chart-topping song Mamma Mia.

Sophie secretly invites the three potential fathers to her wedding, hoping to discover which one is her biological dad.

As the wedding approaches, chaos ensues as her mother Donna grapples with her past and the unexpected reunion with her former lovers.

The island buzzes with ABBA’s timeless tunes, including hits like Super Trouper, Dancing Queen, and The Winner Takes It All.

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The Lion King

Playing at : Lyceum Theatre, 21 Wellington St, London WC2E 7RQ

The Lion King is a musical that tells the story of Simba, a young lion prince, who flees his kingdom after his father, Mufasa, dies tragically.

Simba grows up in exile with new friends Timon and Pumbaa. He is manipulated by his villainous uncle Scar into thinking he’s responsible for his father’s death.

The story follows Simba’s journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.

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Back to The Future the Musical

Playing at : Adelphi Theatre, 409-412 Strand, WC2R 0NS

Back to the Future: The Musical is an exhilarating stage adaptation of the iconic 1985 film Back to the Future

For fans of the film and newcomers alike, Back to the Future: The Musical brings the beloved story to life on stage, complete with thrilling adventures, heartfelt moments, and a dash of nostalgia.

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Playing at : Apollo Victoria Theatre, 17 Wilton Road, London SW1V 1LG

Wicked is a captivating musical that unveils the untold story of the Witches of Oz.

Set in the magical land of Oz, it delves into the lives of two iconic characters: Elphaba, the misunderstood green-skinned girl who eventually becomes the Wicked Witch of the West, and Glinda, the popular and seemingly shallow Good Witch of the North.

Wicked explores themes of identity, acceptance, power, and the blurred lines between good and evil. With its enchanting music, stunning visuals, and memorable characters, it has become one of the most successful and beloved musicals of all time

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Frozen the Musical

Playing at : Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5JF

Frozen The Musical is a captivating stage production based on the beloved 2013 animated film.

It brings to life the enchanting world of Arendelle, where two sisters, Elsa and Anna, embark on a remarkable journey of self-discovery and sisterly love.

Check out My Tunbridge Wells Review of Frozen

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ABBA Voyage

Playing at : Abba Arena, Pudding Mill Lane, London E15 2RU

ABBA Voyage is an extraordinary concert experience that brings the legendary Swedish pop group ABBA back to the stage in a groundbreaking way.

ABBA Voyage is a virtual concert residency where the group appears as digital avatars (dubbed ‘ABBAtars’) on stage.

The concert combines cutting-edge technology, spectacular lighting, and some of the most beloved songs ever written.

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Mrs. Doubtfire the Musical

Playing at : Shaftesbury Theatre, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8DP

Mrs. Doubtfire The Musical is a delightful and heartwarming production based on the beloved film.

Set in the city of San Francisco, California, this musical adaptation brings the iconic character to life on stage.

The show features all the hilarious moments you know and love from the original movie, along with fabulous new songs and dazzling dance numbers.

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Matilda The Musical

Playing at : Cambridge Theatre, Earlham Street, London WC2H 9HU

Matilda The Musical is a multi-award-winning show based on the beloved book by Roald Dahl.

The musical, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company, features a captivating story of an extraordinary little girl named Matilda.

Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, she dares to take on the challenges around her.

The show’s original songs, composed by Tim Minchin, add to the magic of this theatrical experience. From the whimsical “Naughty” to the heartwarming “Pathetic,” the music brings Matilda’s world to life on stage.

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The Little Big Things

Playing at : Soho Place Theatre, 4 Soho Place Charing Cross Rd, London W1D 3BG

The Little Big Things is a new British musical based on the remarkable true story of Henry Fraser, a quadriplegic artist and best-selling author who defied the odds after a life-changing diving accident.

The musical follows the Fraser family in the aftermath of Henry’s diving accident. Torn between the past they expected and the unforeseen future, they must confront their new reality. Henry’s life as a tetraplegic becomes the focal point of their journey

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My Neighbour Totoro

Playing at : Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS

‘Enchanting’ is what this lovely story is being called. It delves into the fantasy world of childhood and explores the transformative power of the human imagination.

It follows two sisters, Satsuki and Mei, through one magical summer.

This production combines puppetry, live music, and sound effects to bring the magical world of Totoro to life

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Have you found the perfect show for your family to check out this half term?

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