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The Secret Garden

Secret Garden musical opens in London

Tue 03 May 2016

A specially created youth version of the Tony Award-winning musical The Secret Garden will play a six-week season at the Ambassadors Theatre this summer.

West End Wednesdays return for May

Tue 03 May 2016

Lovers of ticket offers will be dancing around Leicester Square in delight this month as TKTS’ West End Wednesdays returns to the Official London Theatre ticket booth for May.

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A life in the theatre: Make-Up

Tue 03 May 2016

Ever wondered what life as a theatrical make-up artist would entail? We certainly have, so we went right to the top and quizzed The Phantom Of The Opera’s Make-Up Supervisor Tanya Noor about what it takes to create one of the West End’s most iconic faces…

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Brainiac Live!

Strap on your safety goggles boys and girls, due to popular demand Science's greatest and most volatile live show is returning with a vengeance as Brainiac Live explodes into London this May half-term. Get £5 off tickets to see the multi award-winning TV show with us here.

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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

Septimus Bean And His Amazing Machine

Fri 20 May 2016

Based on the much-loved book by Janet Quin-Harkin, this comical, rhythmical and inventive show will be a highly entertaining and enjoyable performance for all aged four and above.

Northern Ballet - Tortoise & The Hare

Fri 27 May 2016

Following the successful run of Ugly Duckling at Sadler’s Wells in 2013 and the BAFTA-winning TV adaptation for CBeebies, Northern Ballet brings its magic to Tortoise & The Hare in a child-friendly 40-minute production.

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James And The Giant Peach

Fri 27 May 2016

The Polka Theatre celebrates Roald Dahl’s 2016 centenary year with the remarkable children’s story of James And The Giant Peach, an adventure packed with excitement, songs and laughter.

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