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Why Watch My Neighbour Totoro?

  • Do not miss the world premiere of the incredible new play, My Neighbour Totoro at London's Barbican.
  • 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. So, you're in for a great time with My Neighbour Totoro's stage adaptation.
  • Based on the Studio Ghibli cult classic film, My Neighbour Totoro, London is a new musical that is coming to the Barbican for a limited 15-week run. My Neighbour Totoro's London premiere is in October this year. You’ll definitely want to book My Neighbour Totoro London tickets before they run out.

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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. So, make haste and book My Neighbour Totoro London tickets now whilst availability lasts. The music for My Neighbour Totoro's London premiere will be performed live with Tony Gaile's sound design.
My Neighbour Totoro London tickets are going to be in very high demand as this new adaptation is eagerly awaited. Book My Neighbour Totoro London tickets now and be one of the first to experience this beloved story live on stage.

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 world premiere. 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 4 years and above.
  • The theater does not permit children under the age of 4.
  • 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 8 October 2022 - 21 January 2023

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 Centre 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 1158 seats with the Stalls having 687 seats, 137 in the Gallery section, 139 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: 1943

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: 153, 4, 56

Available Facilities: Air Conditioning, Theatre Bar, Cloakroom, Access-Adapted Toilet Facilities, Accessible parking.

Accessibility: Barbican Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone.

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 is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Strictly prohibited

FAQs | My Neighbour Totoro Tickets.

Where is My Neighbour Totoro playing in London?

My Neighbour Totoro is playing at The Barbican in London .

Do I need to purchase a My Neighbour Totoro ticket for my child?

If your child is above the age of 4, you do need to purchase a My Neighbour Totoro ticket for your child

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.

Are there discounted tickets available for kids?

Generally, children above 5 years are expected to pay full price for a London theatre ticket. However, Kids Week, which is an annual event during the summer, lets you purchase theatre tickets for children under 16 at half price as long as they are accompanied by two adults.

How long does My Neighbour Totoro run for?

The running time of My Neighbour Totoro is yet to be announced.

What is the dress code while attending the show?

There is no specific dress code at West End. However, it is prudent to dress in semi casuals 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?

A - 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 The Barbican?

The Barbican has multiple facilities including Air Conditioning, Theatre Bar, Cloakroom, Access-Adapted Toilet Facilities, Accessible parking.

Can I take pictures or videos of the show 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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