Kat B: panto-view
A regular in the Hackney Empire pantomime, Kat B tells us about one of London’s best-loved Christmas shows.
Win a family ticket to The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
Win tickets to the acclaimed show featuring one of the world’s favourite children’s book characters.
Types of performance glossary: Beginner’s guide
Charlotte Marshall explains all about the types of performance you can see in London theatres.
Ts&Cs – Win a family ticket to The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
1. All entrants must be over 18 years of age. 2. Entry into the competition is free. 3. Employees, ex-employees (and their families) of theatre.london, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show and all agencies connected to this contest are not eligible to enter. 4. The closing date for this competition is midnight on 3 December 2017. 5. There are two prizes of is a family ticket (2 adults, 2 children valued at £70) to The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show at The Ambassadors Theatre, to be redeemed between 13th December 2017 and 7th January 2018 excluding 16th & 17th December and 27th
See the most Christmassy of ballets, as English National Ballet’s Nutcracker returns to the London Coliseum.
Embark on a magical adventure with this fabulous family snow that’s celebrating its 20th London Christmas this year.
The Box Of Delights
See Matthew Kelly and Josefina Gabrielle star in this classic festive family tale.
See the heartwarming rags-to-riches musical about an orphan trying to find her parents in 1930s New York.
London Christmas shows 2017
From children’s shows to adult productions, our guide to the best London Christmas shows 2017 has it all.
Hit musical Kinky Boots, won the Olivier Award for Best New Musical in 2016. Featuring songs by US pop legend Cyndi Lauper, it tells the story of Charlie Price, who inherits his father’s failing shoe factory.
Five shows to see this week
Which London shows should you see to brighten up your week? Here are our five suggestions:
London Pantomimes 2017
Our guide to the best laughter-filled, audience-involving, thigh-slapping London pantomimes bringing theatrical joy to Christmas 2017.
Top fringe theatre to see this week
Young actor Charlie Mulliner tips us off about her top fringe theatre to see this week
Christian Slater: “This is the craziest I’ve ever seen the world”
Christian Slater on returning to the London stage in Glengarry Glen Ross and the state of everything.
Douglas Henshall: “The politics of Network are terrifyingly resonant”
Douglas Henshall discusses politics, Bryan Cranston and new play Network with Theo Bosanquet.
Voila! Europe: Festival Focus
Find out more about Voila! Europe, the 11-day festival bringing theatre from across the continent to London theatres.
Zubin Varla: 11 questions
Stage star Zubin Varla on early influences and appearing in the UK premiere of New York hit Poison at Orange Tree Theatre.
Stewart Pringle: “Isolation is the saddest and most dangerous thing”
Stewart Pringle tells us about creating his Papatango Prize-winning play, Trestle.
Types of theatre glossary: Beginner’s guide
Charlotte Marshall explains everything, from amphitheatre to thrust, in our types of theatre glossary.
Top 10 London shows for families this month
From musicals to street dance, puppets to drama, we run down the top shows for kids and their parents in November.