Top 5 Christmas Shows in London

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Don’t miss these fantastic festive productions that will fill London with magic this December!

1. The Nutcracker

14 Dec – 7 Jan


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Fernando Carratala Coloma as nutcracker and James Streeter as mouse king in nutcracker – Laurent Liotardo

In this production, choreographed by Wayne Eagling, over 100 dancers and musicians will bring the classic story and Tchaikovsky’s iconic score to life.


2. Cabaret


Kit Kat Club

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cabaret Jake Shears emcee and company – Marc Brenner

In this fantastic show, Jake Shears and Rebecca Lucy Taylor – AKA Self Esteem – extend their run as The Emcee and Sally Bowles respectively until Saturday 27 January 2024.


3. A Christmas Carol

To 7 Jan

Alexandra Palace

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Keith Allen, Peter Forbes in A Christmas Carol

Keith Allen stars as Scrooge in this production filled with Dickensian, spine-tingling special effects, recreating the supernatural Victorian world of A Christmas Carol.


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4. Moulin Rouge


Piccadilly Theatre

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Moulin Rouge the musical at Piccadilly Theatre London. photo credit Marc Brenner

Now in its third year, Moulin Rouge! The Musical is the story of a lovesick American writer, Christian, and Satine, the dazzling star of the Moulin Rouge nightclub.


5. La Clique

To 6 Jan

Leicester Square

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LJ Marles credit Craig Sugden

The original Spiegeltent cabaret show that created a genre of its own, with its award winning and superlative family of circus, cabaret and music performers as well as its unique and irreverent atmosphere.


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