WhatTheatres & Shows
Little Angel Theatre
14 Dagmar Passage
29 March–2 April
Tickets: £10 adults, £8 children
The Curious Adventures of Pinocchio
One of the best loved classics for children comes to life, literally. Crickets, cats, foxes and of course the world-famous puppet will spring out of our collection of dusty old magic books while Patrick Lynch from Cbeebies pulls all the strings and turns all the pages to bring you the true and original story of Pinocchio, no lie. Who nose? He might even find his father and become a real boy.
That is if he does what he is told by the turquoise fairy. Come and join him on his incredible journey, you’ll have a whale of a time!
29 March–2 April
Tickets: £10 adults, £8 children
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Award-winning phenomenon of comedy and dance
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A treasure hunt in search of the disappearing moon. 23 April, artsdepot.
Explore the beauty of difference. 30 April, artsdepot.
Contemporary and innovative theatre
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Classic West End theatre
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A theatre built around a real train track with it's own steam train.
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Proper West End theatre.
The home of British puppetry
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Shadow puppetry inspired by the Andersen classic. 3–4 April, Little Angel Theatre.
An action-packed escapade with an extraordinary treemole. 11–12 April, Little Angel Theatre.
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Home to the English National Opera
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Central Saint Martins' theatre complex
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Explore the wow-world of colours to with the curious little owl. Polka Theatre.
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Classic Victorian theatre in the heart of Richmond.
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Kingston's artistic hub for music, dance, comedy, circus, opera, fine art, talks, festivals and more.
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A former railway shed in Chalk Farm that's become North London's creative hub.
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The world's number one for dance.
New theatre, comedy and cabaret in the heart of Soho
Fab stand-up comedy - without the rude bits!
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One of London's top off-West End theatres
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