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The Christmas Gift Guide

Posted 1st December 2021

Want to make festive dreams come true? Look no further..

For those who want to learn about the hidden tales of Theatre Royal Drury Lane

An incredible guided tour of the West End’s most iconic theatre and discover hidden tales that date back over 350 years. From ghosts to royal scandal, step inside and go behind-the-scenes as our expert tour guides unearth the secrets of the world’s oldest theatre site. Surviving tragedy, bankruptcy, fire, and even murder, delve deep in the theatre’s almost 400 years of history.

For a limited time only, experience the theatre after dark , with our exclusive late night tours. Tickets are £25 and include mulled wine and a complimentary mince pie. Only available 7th – 9th and 14th – 16th December.


For those who have all the film memorabilia already

Are they a fan of the 80s cult classic, Back to the Future? You can’t go wrong with the theatre show of the same name. If they’re new to musicals, don’t worry; the movie’s creators are involved and you bet those memorable songs still feature.

Great Scott! You’re gonna see some serious… entertainment!


For those who want to see one of the newest shows in the West End

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella, is a new romantic musical comedy featuring an original story and book by 2021 OSCAR winner Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman) and lyrics by Tony & Olivier award winner David Zippel (City of Angels). Laurence Connor (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, School of Rock) directs with choreography by Joanne Hunter.


For those who love the laughs

No joke, we’ve got the cream of the comedy crop coming to The London Palladium. For observational, you’ve got the likes of Josh Widdicombe, for unfiltered perspectives see Katherine Ryan or Ross Noble. If there was ever the time to give the gift of some laughs, it’s now.


For those who are fanatic about Disney

Prepare to fall in love with Disney’s FROZEN all over again, as a brand-new theatrical experience arrives in London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

Incredible special effects, stunning costumes and jaw-dropping scenery bring Elsa and Anna’s journey to life in a whole new way. And with all the beloved songs from the movie – as well as a few surprises from the writers behind Let it Go – you’ll be transported to Arendelle from the moment the curtain rises.


For those who fancy a foodie treat in the city

Treat yourself to an unforgettable experience, celebrating the ceremony and pageantry of an exquisite afternoon tea.

Surrounded by elegance from the moment you enter, the Grand Saloon features dazzling chandeliers, ornate ceilings, beautiful furnishings and fine art.

Afternoon Tea at The Lane is now being served with some delightful festive edits, direct from the fabulous mind of Lily Vanilli.


For those looking for a bit of outrageous fun

This Christmas the greatest entertainer on earth Donny Osmond and ultimate pantomime star Julian Clary will take you on a magical trip to Pantoland at The Palladium.

Experience the hilarious festivities for a no-doubt feel-good time.


For those who’d like a family-friendly classic

The Roald Dahl classic is brought to life via an extraordinary show, featuring original songs by comedian, Tim Minchin. The familiar story does wild and whimsical well, thanks to its vivid sets, energetic routines and colourful costumes.

We challenge you not to hum the songs once you leave the Cambridge Theatre.


For those you can find in the crowd of a gig

So you know they’re into music, you’re just not too sure what kind of music to spend the money on? Step away from snooping on their Spotify, bank on The London Palladium and they’ll have many a gig to choose from.

Chart toppers, veteran rockers and dancefloor hit droppers, we got it all.


For those who want to see the musical of all musicals

Do you know someone who loves the grandeur and spectacle of a theatre show? No one does it as good as The Phantom of the Opera. A mainstay of musical theatre for over 35 years, follow The Phantom as he hides within the shadows of the Paris Opera House.

Expect jaw-dropping scenery and breathtaking special effects, all within the majestic Her Majesty’s Theatre.