Summer Theatre for Older Kids

What to see with older kids?


"The sun'll come out tomorrow!" Top tunes, optimism and Miranda Hart. We LOVED it.

The Borrowers

Heroic Arietty embarks on an action-packed journey. 16 June–20 Aug, Polka Theatre.

The Wind in the Willows

Julian Fellowes' adaption of The Wind in the Willows storms into the West End

The Tempest

The perfect introduction to Shakespeare. 30 June–18 Aug, Barbican.

Extravaganza Macabre

A Tale of Villainy & Valour in Victorian London. 4–29 July, Battersea Art Centre.

Around the World in 80 Days

Join Phileas Fogg as he tries to beat the clock around the globe. 2 Aug–2 Sept, Cadogan Hall.

The Midnight Gang

A hilarious tale of fun and adventure based on David Walliams' novel. 19 July–6 Aug, Chickenshed.

More Best of Barmy Britain

The Horrible Histories team are back in town! 4 Aug–5 Sept, Garrick Theatre.

Gangsta Granny

David Walliams' popular heroine makes her West End debut. 26 July–3 Sept, Garrick Theatre.

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole: The Musical

Everyone’s favourite teenager Adrian Mole arrives at the Chocolate Factory this summer!

Adventures in Wonderland

Ever been to Wonderland? Well now is your chance!

The Hunting of the Snark

A brand new family musical inspired by Lewis Carroll's magical poem. Opens 26 July.

Kiki's Delivery Service

Can Kiki overcome her self-doubt and fit into her independent life? 10 Aug–3 Sept, Southwark Playhouse.