Looking for great family theatre to book for half term? Look no further! These are the shows worth seeing:
The perfect introduction to Shakespeare for younger audiences - this show is adapted for primary school-aged children.
Perdita is a brave, intelligent and much-loved girl, but something is not quite right in her world. Join her on a journey through magic and mayhem as she uncovers her story – the girl who was once lost and then found. 6–21 February. Ages 8–12.
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's much-loved Zog comes to life in a magical adaptation at the Rose Theatre. Large in size, and keen in nature, Zog is so eager to win a golden star at Madam Dragon's school, where dragons learn all the things that dragons need to know. Zog tries so very hard, perhaps too hard, and he bumps, burns and roars his way through years one, two and three. 14–23 February. All ages.
It's big, it's huge, it's... ENORMOUS! A mysterious present has appeared in the school playground. Who can it possibly be for? Jack, Dot or Polly? What could be waiting inside? Find the answers to all these questions at Lyric Hammersmith. 19–23 February. Ages 3–8.
A brand new version of the classic story of the three little pigs set in Paris! A grumpy old wolf is a chef who wants some pigs’ tails for his soup. Will the little pigs outwit the wolf and what kind of house will they build? A funny and interactive tale to make little ones squeal with laughter, with puppets, live music and lots of joining in. 20–24 February. Ages 3–8.
Sally Cookson’s fun-filled adaptation is coming to artsdepot. Join the intrepid family of adventurers and their musical dog on a quest to find a bear; as they wade through the gigantic swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and the thick oozy, squelchy mud! 16–21 February. Ages 3+.