Ditch the panto in favour of something a little quirkier this Christmas... The Hunt For The Smoking Caterpillar will immerse you in a twisted re-telling of Lewis Carroll's classic, with bonkers storylines and hilarious actors adding to thrill of it all.
Best Christmas Theatre In London
From immersive dining experiences to crowd-pleasing cabaret, Christmas theatre in London doesn’t start and end with The Nutcracker. Whether you’re looking for a festive day out for the entire family or a chance to let loose from yuletide stress, we’ve rounded up the best shows to experience this Christmas, all of which are guaranteed to put a smile on the face of even the most stubborn of scrooges.
Combining two of our favourite movies for one wild ride, Mulan Rouge is a quirky Christmas show in London that's not to be missed. Taking place at The Vaults, you can expect a drag-tastic performance, as well as a five-course dinner and tasty cocktails.
Trust us when we say this is one train you won't want to miss. A dining journey like no other, you'll enjoy a four-course menu created by a MasterChef finalist, until a heinous crime occurs, forcing you to turn against your fellow passengers and find the culprit.
Sit back and sip on bottomless prosecco while watching the city's top West End talent flex their musical might. One of London's best theatre shows in December, you skip the box office queues and instead see the stars from Les Mis, Wicked, The Lion King and Phantom of The Opera all in one place.
Say hello to the world's only 5D Martian adventure. At Jeff Wayne's The War Of The Worlds immersive experience, you'll get to interact with live actors, use virtual reality and creep your way through scenes of an alien invasion.
Looking for December theatre in London? Step into the shoes of the criminal underworld at Crooks 1926, an immersive show in Elephant and Castle. You'll shape your own experience through the actions you take, as you bet, scheme and orchestrate a takeover of the city.
On the hunt for an immersive experience in London this Christmas? Well, you've just received an invite to join Jay Gatsby at one of his glamorous get-togethers. Head over to party in true Roaring Twenties fashion, complete with bootleg liquor, lashings of Champagne and live jazz.
This award-winning immersive dining experience will see you become part of the well-loved TV show Faulty Towers. Join Basil, Sybil and Manuel for an unforgettable night of improvised comedy, belly laughs and delicious food (served shambolically, of course).
If you fancy a bit of topless action this winter, Magic Mike Live! is performing at The Hippodrome Casino in Leicester Square all throughout the season. Pop over for a night out with the girls, enjoying cocktails while you admire the "show" (wink, wink).