Best Christmas Shows & Pantomimes in London 2020

The West End has a long history of providing some of the best Christmas entertainment in London for all the family.

For many, attending the theatre each Christmas is now tradition, with performances of many shows taking place across the period, including Christmas Eve and Boxing Day.

Family classics, such as the stage version of Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman return every year and are immensely popular, but you shouldn’t be fooled into thinking that Christmas shows are only for children.

The London Palladium’s huge-scale annual pantomime always gives laughs to the adults with its more risqué humour, while Matthew Bourne’s run of successful ballets are great for those wanting to see contemporary dance at its finest.

This year will be no different, so keep your eyes peeled below as we reveal our top picks for shows to see in London this Christmas.