Theatre News

Will Tuckett, winner of Best Entertainment And Family, with presenter Alistair McGowan (Photo: Pamela Raith)
  • Wed 16 Apr 2014

    “Bonkers” Olivier win for Willows

    Director and choreographer Will Tuckett has described the experience of collecting an Olivier Award as “bonkers” after his family production of The Wind In The Willows took home the award for Best Entertainment and Family at the Olivier Awards with MasterCard on Sunday.

  • Fri 11 Apr 2014

    Kids Week returns for 2014

    Kids Week, our hugely popular annual kids go free ticket campaign, will once again run for a whole month when it returns for its 17th year this August.

  • Wed 09 Apr 2014

    Globe hosts party for Bard’s birthday

    Shakespeare’s Globe will celebrate the Bard’s 450th birthday by inviting families to a free birthday party on Easter Monday.

Family Pass

  • Alex Jennings performs as Willy Wonka with the Charlie And The Chocolate Factory cast for the first time in public (Photo: Alastair Muir)
    Thu 17 Apr 2014

    Gallery: Family shows at the Oliviers

    Many of London’s most popular family shows appeared at this year’s incredible Olivier Awards with MasterCard. From Wicked on the red carpet to Matilda The Musical on stage, check out our gallery capturing the excitement.

  • Primetime: family theatre at the Royal Court

    Primetime is a series of brilliantly imaginative new short plays written by primary school children aged eight to 11-years-old. Pack your bags and hold on tight as you’re whisked away on a whirlwind of crazy adventures. And get ready to meet a host of captivating characters who will win you over with their charm whether you’re eight or 80.

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    Sign up for the Family Bulletin

    Our Family Bulletin is emailed to you every fortnight to keep you up-to-date with the latest show announcements, exclusive competitions, ticket deals and family friendly theatrical events.

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    Kids Week

    Kids Week, our popular annual kids go free ticket campaign, will return for the whole month of August and tickets will go on sale on 17 June. Participating shows will be announced soon so make sure to sign up to the Family Bulletin above to keep up to date with Kids Week news.

  • Charlie And The Chocolate Factory performs at the Olivier Awards 2014 with MasterCard (Photo: Alastair Muir)

    Olivier Awards with MasterCard

    Missed the show? Watch on ITV Player. Highlights include performances by Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Broadway star Bernadette Peters, and ABBA’s Benny and Björn reuniting to celebrate 15 years of Mamma Mia!

Family Shows

  • Sensacional

    Sensacional is back to charm the very youngest theatregoers from 18 months old.

  • Chalk About

    A playful, funny and sometimes moving look at how we see ourselves and others for ages 8+.

  • O Snap

    Three young dancers explore friendship, loyalty and what matters most when you’re young.