Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to see The Snowman! Now in its 20th hit year, this enchanting stage show of Raymond Briggs' classic book, The Snowman, tells the story of a boy and his magical snowman's wintery wonderland adventure. As a friendship is kindled, the two embark on a starry-skied journey to the North Pole, where they meet dancing penguins, Ice Princess, Father Christmas and escape the clutches of Jack Frost.

"Sheer theatrical magic. Go see The Snowman and melt"

The Times

With music and lyrics by Howard Blake, including Walking in the Air, choreography by Robert North and directed by Bill Alexander, The Snowman stage show has become a much-loved festive tradition. Ruari Murchison’s enchanting design combined with Tim Mitchell’s spectacular lighting delight young and old alike with a captivating mix of dance, live music, storytelling, spectacle and magic.

"As traditional as mince pies and Santa Claus"

Time Out

By arrangement with Snowman Enterprise Limited (A Penguin Company) and Chester Music Limited. The film of The Snowman was directed by Dianne Jackson and produced by John Coates.

"Irresistible nostalgia"

Sunday Express

Performance Times

11am performances
25, 26 Nov 
2, 3, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 19 - 24, 27 - 31 Dec

2.30pm performances
25, 26, 29 Nov
2, 3, 6, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26 - 31 Dec 

7pm performances
23 - 25, 28 - 30 Nov
1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 21, 23, 27, 29, 30 Dec

Running time

1 hr 50 mins (including one 20 min interval)


£15, £24, £32, £36 

Transaction fee applies: £3 for telephone bookings, £1.95 for online and concessionary bookings. No charge in person at Ticket Office.

Group Discounts

Groups 8+ 20% off stalls seats for all performances. more » Not available online or in conjunction with any other offer. To book, call the Ticket Office on 020 7863 8222.

Family Ticket

£115 (4 tickets inc at least one child under 16)
Not available in conjunction with any other offer. All seats must be within the same price band and all together.

Suitable for all ages

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School discount performances

Tue 19, Wed 20 & Thu 21 Dec at 11am
Wed 29 Nov, Wed 6, Tue 19, Wed 20 & Thu 21 Dec at 2.30pm
Thu 23, Tue 28, Wed 29, Thu 30 Nov, Tue 5, Wed 6, Thu 7 & Thu 21 Dec at 7pm

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Archived Show

The Snowman

Birmingham Repertory Theatre Production

23 Nov - 31 Dec 2017

Tickets from: £15

The Peacock, Portugal Street, Holborn, WC2A 2HT, London

Ticket office: 020 7863 8222

Peacock Theatre