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About the show

Raymond Briggs’ charming Christmas tale The Snowman returns to London’s West End for yet another festive season at the Peacock Theatre. A spectacularly magical treat for families of all ages, the production is Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s most successful show, delighting audiences for an astounding 18 years.

Taking audiences on an exciting journey to a wondrous wintery world, The Snowman is the magical story adapted from Raymond Briggs’ beloved book and 1982 film, the story follows the unlikely friendship between a young boy and a magical snowman he creates.

One snowy morning, a little boy creates a snowman in his garden, but becomes is reluctant to leave his new friend alone at night. But when he peeps out of the window to see if he’s alright, he discovers that his snowman is mysteriously alive!

As the two friends embark on a dazzling journey to the North Pole, they meet more fantastical snowmen, dancing penguins, reindeer and, of course, Father Christmas. But all the while, the boy and his snowman must work together to escape the evil Jack Frost! A sensational production that has been delighting audiences for years, The Snowman is unmissable at Christmas.

Directed by Bill Alexander, the show features the memorable music and lyrics from legendary composer Howard Blake, including the iconic song “Walking in the Air”. The production also features design by Ruari Murchison, lighting design by Tim Mitchell and choreography by Robert North.

A treat that is perfect for families looking for something festive to see over the holidays, The Snowman plays a limited season at the Peacock Theatre from November 22nd 2018 to January 6th 2019.

Who Should See It?

Those well-acquainted with the book and film will love this stage adaptation, which introduces a whole host of new characters.

The Snowman is suitable for all ages.

Playing at

Peacock Theatre
Portugal Street, Off Kingsway
Seating Plan

Peacock Theatre seating plan

Booking period

22nd Nov 2018

17th Feb 2019

6th Jan 2019

Running time

1 hour 50 minutes (including an interval)


Suitable for all ages