The beloved show is now in its 22nd year, testament to its enduring charm. Based on the children’s book by Raymond Briggs, it also includes songs and music from Channel 4’s 1982 film of the same name, including “Walking in the Air”. The story is wordless, told instead through movement. Special effects ensure the sense of magic and spectacle capture the imaginations of the little ones in the audience.
One Christmas – so the story goes – a young boy rushes excitedly outside at the sight of freshly fallen snow. He takes great pride in building a tall snowman, complete with hat and scarf. All of a sudden, a festive miracle occurs: the icy figure comes to life and takes the boy’s hand. Together they embark on a heart-soaring adventure.
The production is directed by Bill Alexander, who is Artistic Director of Birmingham Repertory Theatre. He counts a Binkie Beaumont Award for Best New Director and a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Director to his name.
The Snowman is produced by John Coates. Original music and lyrics are by Howard Blake. Choreography is courtesy of Robert North, with design by Ruari Murchison’s and lighting by Tim Mitchell.
Families can’t fail to leave this show in top festive spirits. Come and find how fly you can high with the gorgeous, heart-warming The Snowman at Peacock Theatre from 21 November 2019.
Recommended forAnybody who knows Christmas isn't complete without hearing "Walking in the Air", or who grew up reading Raymond Briggs' precious book, should be sure to get The Snowman tickets. This festive treat is perfect for children and grown-ups alike.
Age Recommendations: Suitable for all ages