Welcome to Time Out's guide to Christmas theatre in London – from pantomimes to family shows to something a little more alternative, our guides will help you find the festive show that your lot will love. More will be added as the shows are announced, but click here for all our December theatre listings.
The seriously festive...
Pantomimes in London
If you feel theatre is nothing without scripted heckling and cross-dressing silliness, you'll be delighted to hear that London is bursting with pantomime fun this Christmas. READ MORE
Family Christmas shows
Tis the season for family outings, but there's no need to compromise anybody's enjoyment of your trip to the theatre thanks to these delightful family-friendly shows. READ MORE
And for the little ones...
Christmas theatre for toddlers
Christmas is at its most magical in the eyes of our littlest ones. Keep their Christmas spirits high with a charming show this winter. READ MORE
Christmas theatre for kids
Stretch their concentration spans and burn some Christmas energy at one of these enthralling festive shows designed especially for children. READ MORE
Or for something completely different...
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Ice skating in London
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Christmas markets and fairs in London
Wrap up your festive shopping with London's Christmas markets and fairs READ MORE