Half Term

London theatre guide for Half Term 2019


When is October Half Term? Mon 21 October – Fri 1 November 2019

School’s out! Check out our guide to What’s On in the West End for kids of all ages. Whether magnificent musicals, delightful dance, or laugh-out-loud comedy, there are London theatre shows for families on any budget. Inspire those Little Whippersnappers with London theatre tickets this Half Term.

Musical Prodigies

School of Rock | Gillian Lynne Theatre

Age Guidance: 5+. Contains occasional strong language and may not be suitable for very young children.

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Get To Class

Matilda the Musical | Cambridge Theatre

Age Guidance: 6+. Recommended for a general audience.

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Drama Lessons

The Phantom of the Opera | Her Majesty’s Theatre

Age Guidance: 8+. Contains adult themes, strobe lighting, lightning effects, and gun shots.

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Pie Charts

Waitress | Adelphi Theatre

Age Guidance: 13+. Contains sexual references and adult themes.

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Family Values

Falsettos | The Other Palace

Age Guidance: 12+. Contains adult themes.

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Extra credit! Suitable for a younger audience, these shows are coming soon…


The London Palladium

Mon 21 October – Fri 25 October

Sunday Favourites: David Hunter

The Other Palace

Sun 27 October | Age Guidance: 8+

Terror at the Sweetshop

The Other Palace

Sat 2 November | Age Guidance: 7+

Sunday Favourites: Jason Pennycooke

The Other Palace

Sun 3 November | Age Guidance: 8+

Rip It Up - The 70s

The London Palladium

Wed 6 November

Amélie the Musical

The London Palladium

Fri 29 November 2019 – Sat 1 February 2020

Age Guidance: 12+. Contains adult themes.

Roll Up!

Goldilocks and the Three Bears will be The London Palladium panto for 2019! This festive extravaganza is packed with riotous comedy routines, extraordinary special effects, hair-raising stunts, international circus acts and an all-star cast.



Back by popular demand, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will return to The London Palladium summer 2020.

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Be More Chill

After a hit run on Broadway, new musical sensation Be More Chill is coming to The Other Palace in February 2020.

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