Christmas theatre shows for kids
Find festive entertainment for your little ones with our guide to Christmas theatre for kids
Thu Oct 24 2013
Help make Christmas even more magical while they're still gullible with a festive theatre show created especially with small people in mind.
Christmas shows for kids (5-8 years)
- Rated as: 4/5
- Critics choice
Erich Kästner’s ‘Emil and the Detectives’ is one of the all-time great adventure stories and an inspired choice for the National Theatre’s big seasonal show – a crowdpleasing leftie alternative for families who don’t fancy being bossed about by a creepy bloke with big tits this Christmas. It’s all power to the kids in Kastner’s sprightly 84-year-old tale: plucky young country boy Emil is robbed on a train and left alone in the big city. He recruits a rowdy bunch of streetwise youths to help him hunt down a sinister bowler-hatted robber in the fast and dangerous Berlin of the 1920s.
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