Theatres have shut their doors for now but you can still experience some theatrical magic from the comfort of your home. See our picks to what to watch online.
Ratty, Badger, Mole and the impulsive Toad embark on a series of riotous adventures in this funny and thrilling production that was recorded live back in 2017 at the London Palladium. Expect eye-poppingly beautiful set and costumes, cheerful choreography and a glorious score. You can watch the show for free on the link in the tile though they ask for a small donation to help theatre workers in need.
See Jacqueline Wilson's best-selling novel come to life on stage as Hetty, a feisty young orphan with an intrepid imagination, tries to find her true home. Great songs and daring aerial feats, this musical is perfect treat for the whole family. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial on Broadway HD if you do not want to commit to a monthly plan.
The Royal Opera House have created a schedule of free broadcasts and live content that audiences can access for free anywhere and anytime, bringing both ballet and opera to families. This will include a production of Peter and the Wolf from 2010 offered on demand and for free via the ROH’s Facebook and YouTube channels.
Get cosy on your sofa and watch the Royal Ballet bring Lewis Carroll's story to life. Alice encounters a cast of extraordinary characters in her adventures, from the highly strung Queen of Hearts to a group of playing cards, a sinuous caterpillar and a tap-dancing Mad Hatter. World-class dance combined with enchanting family entertainment. Stream it on Marquee TV. You can sign up for a free 30-day trial.
Sondheim’s well-known play weaves together many famous fairy tales in a story of family, love, growing up and the murky areas between right and wrong. This production was recorded live at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and you can catch it on Digital Theatre. They also have recordings of ROH's Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker in their catalogue. Rent it for £7.99 or get a subscription to the platform for £9.99 per month.