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Trevor Dion Nicholas will play Genie in Aladdin when it opens at the Prince Edward Theatre in 2016

Aladdin extends booking to 2017

Fri 27 May 2016

There may still be a few hours wait until Disney’s Aladdin makes its West End debut, but the Broadway hit is already set for success, announcing it has extended its London run into 2017.

West End LIVE line-up announced

Thu 26 May 2016

Stars including Beverley Knight, Matt Cardle, Samantha Barks and Pixie Lott will perform as part of 2016’s incredible line-up for London’s free musical theatre extravaganza, West End LIVE with MasterCard.

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Running Wild

Fri 20 May 2016

An orangutan-tastic dark family adventure to launch the Open Air Theatre’s summer season.

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The Merchants Of Bollywood

Best seats half price for theatrical dance spectacular The Merchants Of Bollywood at the Peacock Theatre. Seen by over two million people worldwide this hit show continues to evolve with tributes to the latest Bollywood blockbusters. Book now for this turbo charged dance sensation for all the family

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Kids Week

Kids Week 2015 was a huge success with thousands of Kids Week participants attending a show, as well as the many incredible activities and workshops on offer. We'll be back for more Kids Week fun in 2016 so stay tuned for all the latest news on Official London Theatre!

Curtain Up

Visit the V&A's immersive Curtain Up The theatre exhibition

A major new immersive exhibition inspired by the 40th anniversary of the Olivier Awards with MasterCard in 2016 has opened at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum, showcasing numerous past Olivier Award winners’ work from Matilda The Musical to The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time.

Family Shows

Shakespeare Untold

Tue 31 May 2016

The Bard’s best tales are told from new, hitherto disregarded eyes in the hilarious family-friendly double-bill Shakespeare Untold.

I Pack My Bag

Wed 01 Jun 2016

Based on the children’s memory game, I Pack My Bag is a playful performance about all the fantasy and imagination that goes into packing a bag.

Boxy And Sticky

Fri 10 Jun 2016

The Polka Theatre hosts the entrancing, mischievous theatrical adventure Boxy And Sticky.

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