Family-friendly (London Reviews) (41)

London theatre shows fit for all the family!

From Disney classics like 'The Lion King', to stage adaptations of beloved children's books by David Walliams, family-friendly theatre is a popular choice for families looking to head into London's theatreland.
Let Show-Score's community of avid theatre fans tell you the best London theatre shows for families! Read London Theatre reviews from our members and their picks for the best children's family shows running in London right now!

92
Must See!
70 Reviews
Starts Nov 2024
London: Southwark

Scrooge, visited by Marley's ghost, warned of eternal damnation if he doesn't change.

92
Must See!
1K+ Reviews
Open run
London: West End

Disney's 1994 animated film is brought to life in an award-winning theatrical experience.

91
Must See!
1K+ Reviews
Ends Sep 2024
London: West End

Disney's magical stage adaptation of the hit 2013 animated movie.

91
Must See!
962 Reviews
Ends Mar 2025
London: West End

The eighth story in the Harry Potter series told in an epic 2-part play. Winner of 9 Olivier Awards.

91
Must See!
849 Reviews
Ends Feb 2025
London: West End

A new family-friendly musical comedy based on the 1993 film of the same name.

90
Excellent
951 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

Olivier Award-winning comedy where everything goes wrong for the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society!

90
Excellent
2K+ Reviews
Ends Jun 2025
London: Victoria

Stephen Schwartz's long-running hit musical about the untold story of the Witches of Oz. 

88
Excellent
769 Reviews
Open run
London: West End

A magical stage adaptation of Roald Dahl's popular children's book. Winner of 7 Olivier Awards.

88
Excellent
169 Reviews
Ends Dec 2024
London: West End

Olivier Award-winning comedy group stage a brand new improvised musical every night!

88
Excellent
1K+ Reviews
Ends Mar 2025
London: West End

Agatha Christie's mystery drama has been entertaining audiences for a record-breaking 70 years. 

85
Excellent
33 Reviews
Opens Nov 23
London: Holborn

Raymond Briggs' beloved book about a little boy and a magical snowman is adapted for the stage.

Score it Buy from £23
76
Good
171 Reviews
Opens Aug 15
London: West End

Andrew Lloyd Webber's adaptation of the classic movie following Dorothy's magical adventure through Oz.

Score it Buy from £28
75
Good
8 Reviews
Opens Jul 20
London: Victoria

Celebrate iconic women with empowering music in Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World.

Score it Buy from £22
75
Good
14 Reviews
Opens Jul 25
London: West End

Horrible Histories lights up the West End with an educational show about the Tudors.

61
Average
66 Reviews
Opens Jun 22
London: Wimbledon

The UK tour of Zinnie Harris' adaptation of the beloved children's story with music by Douglas Hodge.

Score it Buy from £13
93
Must See!
17 Reviews
Opens Jul 23
London: London Bridge

The stage adaptation of Rachel Bright's children's book about confidence & self-esteem.

Score it Buy from £15
90
Excellent
1 Review
Opens Jul 19
London: Hammersmith

The UK tour of the Olivier Award nominated musical based on the hit 2001 movie.

86
Excellent
4 Reviews
Opens Jul 08
London: West End

Olivier Award nominated musical stage adaptation of Judith Kerr's beloved picture book.

85
Excellent
88 Reviews
Opens Jun 30
London: Wembley

A new staging & adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock musical about anthropomorphic trains.

Score it Buy from £21
Unreviewed
Opens Nov 28
London: Wimbledon

The Dickens Theatre Company's mishap-laden take on Dickens' Christmas classic.

Score it Buy from £14
Unreviewed
Opens Nov 20
London: Hammersmith

Raymond Briggs' festive children's book is brought to life for the Lyric stage.

Score it Buy from £14
Unreviewed
Opens Aug 14
London: Wimbledon

A kids' show about balloons that teaches children about holding on and letting go.

Score it Buy from £15
Unreviewed
Opens Aug 20
London: Kingston

A musical adaptation of Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler's best-selling book about the joy of reading.

Score it Buy from £13
Unreviewed
Opens Nov 07
London: Wimbledon

The stage adaptation of David Walliams' children's book about a young girl & her awful auntie!