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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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6 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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City Thameslink Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
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Drury Lane NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
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6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  33% off
61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 2 minutes from The Snowman
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Cirque Eloize: HotelCirque Eloize: HotelThe Canadian circus troupe comprising 12 acrobats and musicians goes behind the scenes of a 1920s art deco grand hotel where guests and staff collide under the watchful eye of a maitre d'hotel. The production is set to an original score by Eloi Painchaud.2019-02-20T19:30:00+00002019-03-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Peacock Theatre,   Portugal Street      WC2A 2HT
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Yamato Drummers Of Japan: PassionYamato Drummers Of Japan: PassionThe Taiko drummers return to the UK with an energetic display of rhythm and musicianship, bringing with them the traditional Odaiko drums, which weigh more than half a tonne each and are used in Shinto rituals.2019-03-12T19:30:00+00002019-03-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Peacock Theatre,   Portugal Street      WC2A 2HT
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Inala: Sisters GrimmInala: Sisters GrimmAn exhilarating fusion of South African and Western cultures culminates in an explosion of music, song and dance.2019-04-30T19:30:00+01002019-05-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Peacock Theatre,   Portugal Street      WC2A 2HT
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Inala: Sisters Grimm
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:
Peacock Theatre,   Portugal Street      WC2A 2HT
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