Best Christmas Theatre in London

From boozy West End brunches to immersive dining experiences and crowd-pleasing pantomimes, Christmas theatre in London doesn’t just 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 London’s top Christmas shows, guaranteed to put a smile on the face of even the most stubborn of scrooges.

Last updated on 3rd January 2020

  West End Musical Brunch

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@ Secret London Location on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

Sit back and sip on bottomless prosecco whilst watching London's top theatre talent flex their musical might. The ideal activity for a day of Christmas fun in the capital, 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.

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

From the team behind Alcotraz comes this brand new immersive experience, set on board a real ship. Join Captain Jack Cassidy and his undercover crew and help to recapture some precious long-lost treasure. And what's a pirate without his rum? Whilst aboard the ship you'll be served three tailor-made cocktails, steadying your sea legs no doubt.

@ 5-15 Sun Street, London, EC2M2PT on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th January 2020

Inspired by the smash hit film and set in a top-secret London location, this interactive theatre experience allows the audience to step inside a world of lavish luxury and criminal hedonism. The perfect Christmas gift, but ready yourself - when the moment comes you'll be forced to decide which side of the law you stand.

@ Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

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).

The stuff of Christmas dreams – enjoy a plethora of the West-End's top shows, from Disney's The Lion King to The Book of Mormon and Hairspray, as part of a luxury experience. The Theatre Supper Club by Stephen Cherry eliminates all of the hassle that comes with planning a visit by organising pre-show dining at a selection of handpicked restaurants and exclusive private member clubs.

@ Owl and Hitchhiker on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

Prepare to plunge down the rabbit hole with this experiential twist on Lewis Caroll's classic tale. The ultimate Christmas party experience, expect an hour of mystery and madness. It's entirely bonkers, but we'll tell you a secret, all the best events are…

  The Murdér Express

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@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

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Winner of Design My Night's 'Best Experience' award 2019, trust us when we say this is one train you won't want to miss. The Murder Express takes you on a dining journey like no other, whilst enjoying a four-course menu created by Master Chef winner Jane Devonshire, a heinous crime occurs, forcing you to turn against your fellow passengers and find the culprit, after all, everyone's a suspect… even you.