Looking for great family theatre to book for half term? Look no further! These are the shows worth seeing with little ones:
The classic tale by Saint-Exupéry has been given a fresh and witty take using dance, humour and music. Stranded in the desert where he’s crashed his plane, a pilot meets an inquisitive boy who tells him a remarkable story of how he left his own tiny asteroid and journeyed through the universe.
WHEN: Thursday, 20th February
WHERE: artsdepot, N12
AGE GUIDANCE: 4+
A little girl cuts out a string of paper dolls and she takes them by the hand. Together they go on a fantastical adventure whirling through their home and garden. Adapted from the beloved book by Julia Donaldson.
WHEN: On now, runs until 18th April
WHERE: Little Angel Theatre, N1
AGE GUIDANCE: 3–8
Photo by Tristram Kenton
A new play that expresses a child's perspective on the adult world. The child imagines themselves as a bee completing levels in a computer game in order to cope with their day. Full of energy, warmth and sorrow, it celebrates a child discovering their inner resources, resilience, determination and ingenuity.
WHEN: On now, runs until 1st March
WHERE: Unicorn Theatre, SE1
AGE GUIDANCE: 8–12
Celebrating books and the joy of reading, The House That Jackson Built is a magical spoken word theatre show about the power of imagination, family, memory – and recycling!
WHEN: 21–22 February
WHERE: Half Moon Theatre , E1
AGE GUIDANCE: 4–9
Photo by Alex Brenner
Follow a brother and sister who have enough wit and wiliness to win through all adversity – even after being abandoned in the forest by their own parents! With shifting scenery and ingenious props, Lyngo serve up their own special recipe of the timeless story.
WHEN: 18–22 February
WHERE: Jacksons Lane , N6
AGE GUIDANCE: 4+