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Nov 22 & 23, 29 & 30, Dec 6 & 7, 13, 7pm, Nov 24, Dec 1, 8 & 9, 15 & 16, 21-23, 27, 29, Jan 4, 11am, 2.30pm, 7pm, Nov 25, Dec 2, 24, 28, 30, Jan 2 & 3, 5 & 6, 11am & 2.30pm, Nov 28, Dec 5, 12, 14, 2.30pm & 7pm, Dec 26, Jan 1, 2.30pm, ends Jan 6
 
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The SnowmanBill Alexander directs Birmingham Repertory Theatre's musical adaptation of Raymond Briggs' children's story about the airborne adventures of a boy and his frosty friend. This staging of The Snowman by Sadler's Wells, suitable for children aged 4 and over, staged in the Peacock Theatre, has become a much-loved festive tradition in London. Translating the beautifully-illustrated book to dance, the respected ballet company creates a winter wonderland of a stage show at their West End theatre. This is the theatrical equivalent of going to see Father Christmas except infinitely more spectacular as a young boy's snowman comes to life and the two of them fly across the sky. When Father Christmas does appear it's in a shimmering woodland, surrounded by magical reindeer, dancing penguins and a host of snowy friends. As the first notes of Walking in the Air fill the theatre, the heart-melting factor will not disappoint as awe-struck children (and adults) are mesmerised by the dazzling light show of snow.

 

About Peacock Theatre

This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger on the pulse. The Peacock Theatre became the company's base from 1996 to 1998 when a new theatre was being built on its Islington site and, since that time, has been a shining star in the Sadler's Wells sphere. More about Peacock Theatre

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The Snowman  Birmingham Repertory Theatre, The Snowman, photo: Tristram Kenton  

   
The Snowman - Birmingham Repertory Theatre, The Snowman, photo: Tristram Kenton

The Snowman Birmingham Repertory Theatre, The Snowman, photo: Tristram Kenton 


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Beats on PointeBeats on PointeBeats on PointeFusing street dance and ballet, dance show Beats on Pointe comes to the Peacock Theatre this spring. With two opposing dance worlds colliding, the high energy show is a wonderfully dynamic production that sets the dance pieces to music, beat-boxing and a touch of comedy. The show has been created by Australian dance company Masters of Choreography,2019-05-27T00:00:00+01002019-06-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Peacock Theatre,   Portugal Street      WC2A 2HT
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event > Dance > Modern Dance - Ballet
PRICING  £18-£55
DATES  21st May to 16th June 2019
VENUE  Peacock Theatre 
Fusing street dance and ballet, dance show Beats on Pointe comes to the Peacock Theatre this spring. With two opposing dance worlds colliding, the high energy show is a wonderfully dynamic production that sets the dance pieces to music, beat-boxing and a touch of comedy. The show has been created by Australian dance company Masters of Choreography,... More about this event
 
Phoenix Dance TheatrePhoenix Dance TheatreThe company performs a collision of contemporary dance and opera in a re-imagining of Stravinsky's The Rite Of Spring, plus Left Unseen, a new work by established choreographer Amaury Lebrun.2019-06-27T19:30:00+01002019-06-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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