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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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The SnowmanThe SnowmanThe 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. Translati2018-12-12T14:30:00+00002019-01-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Peacock Theatre,   Portugal Street      WC2A 2HT
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event > Theatre > Musicals
PRICING  £15-£38, family £120
DATES  22nd November 2018 to 6th January 2019
VENUE  Peacock Theatre 
Bill 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. Translati... More about this event
 
German Cornejo's Tango FireGerman Cornejo's Tango FireGerman Cornejo and Gisela Galeassi lead a sensual cast of five couples, who chart the history of the authentic Argentine dance through explosive footwork and agility, accompanied by the Tango Fuego Quartet, which plays live music on stage.2019-01-29T19:30:00+00002019-02-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Peacock Theatre,   Portugal Street      WC2A 2HT
Category: event
 
German Cornejo's Tango Fire
Tango FireTango Fire2019-01-29T19:30:00+00002019-02-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Peacock Theatre,   Portugal Street      WC2A 2HT
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Tango Fire
Cirque Eloize: HotelCirque Eloize: HotelThe Canadian circus troupe comprising 12 acrobats and musicians goes behind the scenes of a 1920s art deco grand hotel where guests and staff collide under the watchful eye of a maitre d'hotel. The production is set to an original score by Eloi Painchaud.2019-02-20T19:30:00+00002019-03-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Peacock Theatre,   Portugal Street      WC2A 2HT
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Cirque Eloize: Hotel
Yamato Drummers Of Japan: PassionYamato Drummers Of Japan: PassionThe Taiko drummers return to the UK with an energetic display of rhythm and musicianship, bringing with them the traditional Odaiko drums, which weight more than half a tonne each and are used in Shinto rituals.2019-03-12T19:30:00+00002019-03-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Peacock Theatre,   Portugal Street      WC2A 2HT
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Yamato Drummers Of Japan: Passion
Inala: Sisters GrimmInala: Sisters GrimmAn exhilarating fusion of South African and Western cultures culminates in an explosion of music, song and dance.2019-04-30T19:30:00+01002019-05-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Peacock Theatre,   Portugal Street      WC2A 2HT
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Inala: Sisters Grimm
 

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