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21 Nov 2023 - 24 Mar 2024
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Why Watch My Neighbour Totoro?

  • Do not miss the new and incredible adaptation of Olivier award-winning show, My Neighbour Totoro, at London's Barbican after its roaring success in 2022!
  • My Neighbour Totoro tells the enchanting tale of two sisters who discover magical creatures in the forest near their home and embark on an exhilarating journey to discover more such mystical creatures.
  • This magical new play is brought to you by the Royal Shakespeare Company (Matilda the Musical) and Joe Hisaishi, the original composer of the film.
  • Based on the Studio Ghibli cult classic film, My Neighbour Totoro, London is a new musical that is coming to the Barbican. Book My Neighbour Totoro London tickets before they run out!

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability


Following its spectacular success in the West End in 2022, My Neighbour Totoro is making a highly anticipated return to London's Barbican for a strictly limited 18-week run starting from 21 November 2023. My Neighbour Totoro has received five WhatsOnStage Awards and an astounding nine Olivier Award nominations. It is widely recognized as a mesmerizing, contemporary masterpiece that showcases theatre in its most enchanting manifestation. So, make haste and book My Neighbour Totoro London tickets now whilst availability lasts. The music for My Neighbour Totoro in London will be performed live with Tony Gayle's sound design.

This groundbreaking new adaptation comes from the Royal Shakespeare Company, which brought to you the hit Matilda the Musical, along with Joe Hisaishi, the film’s original composer. Tom Morton-Smith (Oppenheimer) is the playwright and the show is directed by Phelim McDermott, who has also won two Olivier Awards. Tom Pye provided production design, while Kimie Nakano and Jessica Hung Han Yun are in charge of costume design and lighting design, respectively. Featuring puppetry from Basil Twist, music from Joe Hisaishi’s classic original musical score, and new orchestration by Will Stuart, you really cannot miss out on this show.

The Story

This coming-of-age magical tale has enthralled movie fans for decades, and it comes to life on the stage in a highly anticipated comeback. The play celebrates and explores the wonder of childhood's fantasy realm as well as the amazing power of imagination to alter our lives. My Neighbour Totoro is the tale of Satsuki and Mei and one unforgettable summer in the lives of the sisters. The two sisters along with their father move to the countryside to be closer to their mother who is recovering from an illness at a rural hospital.
The children have a great time discovering their new home. Mei comes upon mystical creatures while exploring, as well as a legendary forest guardian who she names Totoro. Satsuki takes time to believe her sister, but before long, they are swept up in thrilling new adventures together with their new neighbours. Pre-book your My Neighbour Totoro London tickets and grab the best seats to witness this enchanting tale's premiere.

Show Timings

  • Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri : 7 PM
  • Thu & Sat: 2PM & 7 PM
  • Sun: No show

Cast & Crew

Playwright: Tom Morton-Smith

Direction: Phelim McDermott

Composer: Joe Hisaishi

  • This recommended age for this production is 6 years and above.
  • The show will be quite long (running time TBC), quite loud in parts and possibly scary for some younger children at moments. Children need to occupy their own seats at all times throughout the performance. This production is not suitable for children under 4 years of age (including babes in arms).
  • Please keep in mind that theater does not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

My Neighbour Totoro Tickets

Book online tickets for My Neighbour Totoro musical in London.

Booking Period: From 21 November 2023 to 24 March 2024

Tickets Redemption

  • E-tickets will be provided when you check-in online.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your My Neighbour Totoro voucher instantly.
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. A physical printout is not necessary.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended or rescheduled.

The Barbican Centre

The Barbican Theatre is a renowned performance arts space in the Barbican Estate of London, from which it gets its name. The building is the largest performance arts venue in the whole of Europe. The theatre has a total of 1156 seats with the Stalls having 679 seats, 137 in the Gallery section, 143 in the Upper Circle, and 195 seats in the Circle. The theatre is well-known for hosting a wide range of shows, including theatre and art exhibitions, film screenings, and contemporary and classical concerts. A conservatory, a few restaurants, and a library are all located on the premises.

Seating Capacity: 1154

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: Barbican, Silk Street, London

Tube: The nearest tube stations are Barbican, St Paul's and Moorgate

Train: The closest train stations are Liverpool Street, Farringdon, and Blackfriars

Bus: Buses servicing the area include 153, 4, 56

Available Facilities: Bar, Cloakroom, Restrooms

Accessibility: Accessible Toilets, Accessible Parking

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Barbican Theatre.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formals are recommended. Keep in mind, that most London theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.

Frequently Asked Questions About My Neighbour Totoro Tickets

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What is the opening date for My Neighbour Totoro?

My Neighbour Totoro opens on 21 November 2023 at Barbican Theatre.

What age is My Neighbour Totoro appropriate for?

My Neighbour Totoro is suitable for ages 6 and above, but younger guests are welcome. This production is not suitable for children under 4 years of age (including babes in arms).

Where is My Neighbour Totoro playing in London?

My Neighbour Totoro is playing at Barbican Theatre in London and opens on 21 November 2023.

How long does My Neighbour Totoro run for?

The running time of My Neighbour Totoro is to be confirmed.

What is My Neighbour Totoro about?

My Neighbour Totoro is a magical new play based on the hit Studio Ghibli film of the same name. The play tells the story of two sisters and explores the wonder of childhood's fantasy realm as well as the amazing power of imagination through the little girls.

Who are the main stars of My Neighbour Totoro?

The main stars of My Neighbour Totoro are to be confirmed.

What is the dress code while attending My Neighbour Totoro?

There is no specific dress code at West End. However, it is prudent to dress in semi-formals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.

Is outside food allowed while attending My Neighbour Totoro?

No, outside food is not allowed while attending My Neighbour Totoro. Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.

What are the facilities available at Barbican Theatre?

Barbican Theatre has multiple facilities including bar, cloakroom, and toilets available for the audiences during My Neighbour Totoro.

Can I take pictures or videos of My Neighbour Totoro inside the theatre?

Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.

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