Skip to main content

AREA MAP

Close Map

Click to plan your day
X
Planner
Add Pins

It looks like your itinerary Planner is empty

Go to 'Add pins' and start building your planner now

Near Me

Why not visit

London Eye

The London Eye
Riverside Building
County Hall
Westminster Bridge Road
London
SE1 7PB

0.5km from your location
Learn More

Winter Theatre in South Bank

January 24th, 2018 | by Jennifer Edwards

Winter Theatre in South Bank

Theatre is the perfect antidote to gloomy winter nights - and there is no shortage of top-notch theatrical performances in South Bank, home to the legendary National Theatre and Old Vic. If you've got kids in tow, it's worth also taking a look at what Southbank Centre offers as February launches Imagine Children's Festival. 

  • John

    Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning Annie Baker and transferring to London after a critically acclaimed run on Broadway, Baker’s new play has been hailed by some as her masterpiece. It is also the first play of hers to have a woman as the lead character and, unsurprisingly, Baker has crafted a protagonist who is rich, deep and complex. A play that will spark much discussion over post-show drinks.

    For more information and tickets click here.

    National Theatre
  • Amadeus

    With live orchestral accompaniment from Southbank Sinfonia, this thrilling tale of jealousy, power and corruption is accessible enough for those wanting a good story, grand enough for those wanting spectacle and artsy enough for those with finer tastes.  Worth seeing for the performances by Adam Gillen and Lucian Msamati as Mozart and Salieri if nothing else.

    For more information and tickets click here.

    National Theatre
  • PInocchio

    Indulge your inner child with this spectacular new production of Pinocchio; an electrifying adventure that takes you from alpine forests to Pleasure Island to the bottom of the ocean. Brought to the stage by an extraordinary team, including the director of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and the writer of Matilda the Musical, join Pinocchio on his quest to be truly alive.

    Featuring unforgettable music and songs from the classic Walt Disney film, including I’ve Got No Strings, Give a Little Whistle and When You Wish upon a Star in dazzling new arrangements. For more information and to book tickets, click HERE. 

    National Theatre
  • The Divide

    Although he is the second most performed playwright in the world, and deservedly so, Alan Ayckbourn will forever remain a child of God’s own county. His new work, a dystopian exploration of gender politics, moves away from the farce for which he is famous but keeps the deep character studies which have peppered his plays. Another example, as if it were ever needed, that people from the north are just better.

    For more information and tickets click HERE

    The Old Vic
  • Fanny and Alexander

    Legendary filmmaker Ingmar Bergman’s masterpiece Fanny & Alexander is translated to the stage by BAFTA award-winning writer Stephen Beresford and Old Vic Associate Director Max Webster.

    Amongst the gilded romance and glamour of 1900s Sweden, siblings Fanny and Alexander’s world is turned upside down when their widowed mother remarries the iron-willed local bishop.

    As creative freedom and rigid orthodoxy clash, a war ensues between imagination and austerity in this magical study of childhood, family and love.

    For more information, including show times and availability, click HERE

    The Old Vic
  • Imagine Children's Festival

    Let the kids run wild from 7 - 18 February at Southbank Centre, with the annual Imagine Children's Festival.Twelve jam-packed days filled with half-term fun await, and there's plenty of kid-friendly theatre on offer, too. 

    Check out Me and My Bee by multi-award-winning theatre company ThisEgg - a new comedy for children and adults alike, or perhaps Baby Broadway, a sing and dance-along for the whole family with hits such as The Sound of MusicMary PoppinsMamma MiaSingin’ in the RainFrozenMoana and many more. If you or your little ones are fans of Moomins, then we suggest Mischief and Mystery in Moomin Valley - full of magical puppetry, original music and interactive play to delight younger audiences and encourage them to be part of the storytelling experience.

    There's loads more- to check out the full programme and to book tickets, click HERE. 

    Southbank Centre

Find The Venues

  • 1 - National Theatre

    Upper Ground, South Bank
    London
    SE1 9PX 

    Learn More
  • 2 - National Theatre

    Upper Ground, South Bank
    London
    SE1 9PX 

    Learn More
  • 3 - National Theatre

    Upper Ground, South Bank
    London
    SE1 9PX 

    Learn More
  • 4 - The Old Vic

    The Old Vic
    The Cut
    London
    SE1 8NB 

    Learn More
  • 5 - The Old Vic

    The Old Vic
    The Cut
    London
    SE1 8NB 

    Learn More
  • 6 - Southbank Centre

    Belvedere Road
    London
    SE1 8XX 

    Learn More