As ever, the iconic Bankside venue runs one of the best line-ups of half-term activities of any theatre in London, from abridged storytelling versions of Shakespeare plays (aka Telling Tales, this time ‘Hamlet’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’) to sword-fighting workshops for all the family.
Prise your kids away from their mobile phones this half-term with these ace theatre shows. London has tons of great children’s theatre during the October half-term (Saturday September 15 Sunday September 30 2022), and we’ve found some shows that’ll keep everyone from toddlers to teenagers to parents thoroughly entertained.
And if you’d rather leave the little ones at home, check our critics’ round-up of the best new theatre openings.
RECOMMENDED: Explore our full guide to half-term in London.