The Sound of Musicals

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Written by Tim Barnes-Clay

Whether it’s a date night out on the town or a family outing, dust off your shiniest shoes and take in one of these amazing shows. 


Having cast its spell over audiences worldwide for over a decade, Wicked continues to prove a West End sensation at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre. It tells the magical untold story of the unlikely friendship between Oz’s Glinda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West. Packed with thrilling wizardry, spectacular costumes and incredible show tunes, Wicked is a show for all the family – and one that is not to be missed.

Venue: Apollo Victoria Theatre | Ticket Prices: from £17.25 | Booking until: April 2016 | Nearest Tube: Victoria

The Railway Children

A stunning adaptation of E. Nesbit’s classic novel, The Railway Children at London’s King’s Cross Theatre features a unique stage built around a real train-track and a spectacular 60-tonne locomotive steam train that chugs into the theatre to delight both adults and children alike. Your family will join Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis on an adventure of a lifetime, as they retell the story of how they became known as The Railway Children.

Venue: King’s Cross Theatre | Ticket Prices: from £25.75 | Booking until: September 2015 | Nearest Tube: King’s Cross

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