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Best Christmas Shows & Pantomimes in London 2021

The West End has a long history of providing the best Christmas entertainment in London for all the family, from side-splitting pantomimes to uplifting plays.

With theatres set to reopen this summer and brush away the lockdown cobwebs, we're expecting some fantastic announcements for Christmas shows over the coming months.

Whether it's classics like The Snowman returning to spread holiday cheer, or a warming new family favourite to greet the festive season, keep your eyes peeled below for our top picks for Christmas theatre in London this year.
The Nutcracker London
The Nutcracker London

The Nutcracker

Start a new Christmas tradition for your family with a trip to see the English National Ballet’s most beloved annual show. Featuring stunning costumes and set design, beautiful dances and Tchaikovsky's heart-stopping music, this enchanting story about a young girl’s adventures in the Land of Snow delivers a sprinkle of wintry joy.

Perfect For: Families looking for a magical, traditional Christmas treat - this is London’s quintessential festive show that audiences return to again and again.
From £18.00

Opens December 2021

Aladdin London
Aladdin London

Aladdin

Join young street urchin Aladdin as he heads on an adventure filled with magic and music in West London. The Lyric Hammersmith's panto season is hugely popular thanks to the venue's bold take on well-worn favourites, so expect a treasure trove of surprises at this dazzling gem off the West End.

Perfect For: Families who enjoy a bright, modern alternative to big-budget, big-name West End pantomimes and musicals.
From £18.00

Opens November 2021

The Snowman London
The Snowman London

The Snowman

Soar into a magical winter wonderland with the West End's most beloved family Christmas show. The Snowman has been keeping audiences warm at the London Coliseum for over 20 years, offering an irresistible combination of nostalgia and dazzling storytelling as one little boy and an enchanted snowman head off on adventures.

Perfect For: Families who want to enjoy a festive show that stands the test of time.
From £21.60

Opens November 2021

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