Autumn is coming, the nights are drawing in and it’s time to think about cosy winter entertainments, like live theatre or a musical. If you live in London, it’s easy to enjoy the vast array of entertainment in the capital but if your home is out of town then you may feel it is too expensive to treat the family to one of the smash-hit shows.
However, if you look around you can find incredible show and hotel deals that will let you introduce the kids to the joys of live performance at affordable prices. And you don’t have to compromise on quality, the top companies will give you a choice of the best theatre seats and rooms in comfortable central London hotels.
Which are the best shows to take the family to this winter? Here’s a selection of six family favourites that everyone from kids to great grandparents can enjoy with one of the super-value show and hotel deals.
Matilda the Musical
Children and adults alike will love this adaptation of Roald Dahl’s much-loved story about Matilda and her extraordinary imagination. Hilarious from beginning to end, this is one of the ‘must see’ London musicals.
Shrek The Musical
One of the funniest London musicals in the current crop. Join Shrek the green Ogre and his faithful steed Donkey, as they set off to rescue the feisty Princess Fiona.
The Lion King
Based on Disney’s iconic film, this fabulous musical is one of the best London shows for families. The performance pulses with energy and has thrilled audiences of all ages across the world.
The Wizard of Oz
Take the yellow brick road through the Land of Oz along with Dorothy, Toto, Tin Man, Lion, and Scarecrow. Enjoy all the much-loved songs from the Oscar winning movie, plus surprises along the way, including new songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Watch spellbound as the Snowman literally flies through the night sky above you, before escaping the clutches of the evil Jack Frost to return home for Christmas morning.
Remember the Wicked Witch of the West from the “Wizard of Oz”? See this powerful character in a completely new light in this tale full of tantalising twists. Visually stunning, “Wicked” is one of the most popular of London musicals.