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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Or for something completely different...
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.
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.