London's theatres are spoiling us this Christmas with a spectacular (and totally festive) array of shows for all comers. Whether it's an adorbs animal show for toddlers, a traditional family panto trip, a saucy festive comedy, or a dazzling night at the circus, our guide to Christmas theatre in London has got you covered.
Tis the season when every neighbourhood theatre puts on a pantomime, so check out our comprehensive panto guide for the best places to sample this uniquely British festive tradition. But if fabulously-frocked dames and shouts of 'He's BEHIND you!' aren't your bag of brussel sprouts, then don't worry. London's theatres have a few other Christmas plans in store, including vintage drama at Orange Tree Theatre, immersive dining experiences, and sharp new writing shows with an edgy perspective on the party season.
Read on for more info on the best festive shows out there, whether they're at London's biggest venues or in teeny-tiny pub theatres. Or for a comprehensive guide to what's on right now, keep an eye on the latest theatre openings.
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