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Christmas shows in London

Complete guide to pantomimes, family shows and alternative Xmas theatre

Alastair Muir
'The Snowman'

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, plus keep an eye out for the latest theatre openings and specialist listings for October, November and December.

Get ready for Christmas in London with our guide

The seriously festive...

Pantomimes in London
Theatre

Pantomimes in London

Where's the best pantomime in London this Christmas? It's behind you! Sorry, no, it isn't. It's here. From Hackney to Hammersmith, here's our list.

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Family Christmas shows
Theatre

Family Christmas shows

Tis the season for family outings, there's no need to compromise anybody's enjoyment thanks to these delightful family-friendly shows.

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And for the little ones...

Christmas theatre for toddlers
Theatre

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.  

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Christmas theatre for kids
Theatre

Christmas theatre for kids

Burn some of that Christmas energy at one of these enthralling festive shows designed especially for children aged five to eight years old. 

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Or for something completely different...

Alternative Christmas shows in London
Theatre

Alternative Christmas shows in London

Going to the theatre this winter and want to avoid the tinsel and panto dames? Our list of alternative shows is guaranteed to quell the Christmas overload.

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Christmas dance shows in London
Dance

Christmas dance shows in London

Pirouette into the festive season with our pick of Christmas dance shows in London. From classic ballets to gothic fairy tales, take your pick. 

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More fun Christmas events

Winter Wonderland 2015
Things to do

Winter Wonderland 2015

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Your guide to Winterville
Things to do

Your guide to Winterville

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Christmas markets and fairs
Shopping

Christmas markets and fairs

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Your guide to Winterville

Your guide to Winterville

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Southbank Centre Winter Festival

Southbank Centre Winter Festival

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Christmas carol concerts in London
Music

Christmas carol concerts in London

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2015's top Christmas markets

2015's top Christmas markets

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The best Christmas lights

The best Christmas lights

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Must-visit Santa's grottos

Must-visit Santa's grottos

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Where to ice skate in London

Where to ice skate in London

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The best theatre shows in London this Christmas
Theatre

The best theatre shows in London this Christmas

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Christmas dance shows in London
Dance

Christmas dance shows in London

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More Christmas in London

Winter Wonderland 2015
Things to do

Winter Wonderland 2015

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Your guide to Winterville
Things to do

Your guide to Winterville

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Southbank Centre winter festival guide

Southbank Centre winter festival guide

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Christmas carol concerts in London
Music

Christmas carol concerts in London

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2015's top Christmas markets
Shopping

2015's top Christmas markets

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The best Christmas lights in London
Things to do

The best Christmas lights in London

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Must-visit Santa's grottos
Kids

Must-visit Santa's grottos

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Where to ice skate in London
Things to do

Where to ice skate in London

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steve morgan
steve morgan

In London for Christmas looking to take my daughter to a pantomime oh yes i am