MATILDA, MISS SAIGON & More to Participate in West End's Kids Week 2015

Kids Week 2015 announces line-up of more than 40 top London shows offering free tickets & activities for children and families this August

More than 40 shows offering free tickets for children plus activities announced at (one child free with every adult paying full price)

Tickets on sale at 10:00 on Tuesday 16 June (no booking or postage fees) for performances in August

The annual London theatre initiative Kids Week ( returns this summer from 1 to 31 August 2015 with an exciting line-up of more than 40 top London shows offering free tickets for children.

Now in its 18th year and run by Society of London Theatre, Kids Week is all about encouraging young people and their families to experience the magic of live theatre. During Kids Week a child aged 16 or under can go free to participating shows when accompanied by an adult paying full price. Up to two extra children's tickets can also be purchased at half price, per transaction.

Kids Week also has a fantastic range of free activities and events - many new ones and others that are back by popular demand! Children can take a Billy Elliot The Musical ballet class, or take part in a storytelling workshop for I Believe In Unicorns. Under 5s are invited to meet The Gruffalo or enjoy fun activities with Aliens Love Underpants and, for older children, there's the chance to perform the choreographic moves from the hit musical Jersey Boys, go backstage with The Mousetrap to meet the current cast of the longest-running play in the world, learn some of Wicked's secrets or discover the art of improvisation from The Play That Goes Wrong.

All the Kids Week activity listings can be found at

In addition to the free children's tickets, families will be able to enjoy Kids Eat Free meal deals at selected London restaurants and take advantage of travel and hotel offers.

Tickets for Kids Week go on sale at 10:00 on Tuesday 16 June at or via the dedicated ticket hotline on 0844 248 5151. Kids Week is supported by Ticketmaster and there are no booking or postage fees.

For the latest Kids Week news and conversation, join our thriving social media community on Facebook (, follow Kids Week on Twitter @KidsWeek and sign up to the Official London Theatre fortnightly Family Bulletin (

The shows taking part in Kids Week 2015 are:

Ages 3+

Aliens Love Underpants

Ben And Holly's Little Kingdom

David Wood's Storytime - The Gingerbread Man

Dinosaur Zoo

The Gruffalo

The Three Little Pigs

All ages 5+

The 39 Steps

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

Disney's The Lion King

Hetty Feather

Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain - Part Three!

I Believe In Unicorns

Let It Be

Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games

Mamma Mia!

Matilda The Musical


The Phantom Of The Opera


The Railway Children

Sinatra At The London Palladium


Thriller Live

War Horse


Parental Guidance

Bend It Like Beckham

Billy Elliot The Musical

The Commitments


The Importance Of Being Earnest


Memphis The Musical

The Mousetrap

The Play That Goes Wrong

Seven Brides For Seven Brothers

Sunny Afternoon

The Woman In Black



American Idiot

Jersey Boys

The Mentalists

Miss Saigon

Please note: Shows are listed by age suitability but this is only a guideline. Information about the shows is available on the Kids Week website. Shows on offer may change throughout the promotion and all offers are subject to availability for specific performances (especially at weekends).


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