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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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ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company: Message In A BottleZooNation: The Kate Prince Company: Message In A BottleTriple Olivier Award nominee Prince choreographs a spectacular dance theatre show about three separated siblings on a journey of self-discovery, based on the songs of Sting including Englishman In New York, Every Breath You Take, Fields Of Gold, Roxanne, Shape Of My Heart and Walking On The Moon.2020-02-20T19:30:00+00002020-03-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Peacock Theatre,   Portugal Street      WC2A 2HT
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Peacock Theatre,   Portugal Street      WC2A 2HT
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event > Kids Events > Theatre Productions - Kids Shows
PRICING  £10-£25
DATES  9th to 18th April 2020
VENUE  Peacock Theatre 
English National Ballet has partnered with English National Ballet School to produce the My First Ballet series, a number of special performances aimed at children as young as three to introduce them to ballet through the magic of fairytales. Cinderella, the charming tale of rags-to-riches, is performed to music by Prokofiev and accompanied by narr... More about this event
 
 

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