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The Snowman 2020

Why Watch The Snowman?

  • The Snowman is a critically acclaimed musical that has returned to the Peacock Theatre for the 23rd consecutive year.
  • Enjoy this holiday favorite about the magical adventures of a young boy and his snowman.
  • This musical is based on an illustrated book by Raymond Briggs and was adapted into an animated TV special.
  • It is the perfect Christmas outing for families and the best way to get into the festive holiday spirit.

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability

Covid-19 Safety


The Snowman, a holiday favorite, has returned to London’s Peacock Theatre for the 23rd year in a row. Received with rave reviews, it charms the audience with its story narration and delightful music, dance, and magic.

Based on a picture book of the same name, The Snowman is a lauded musical, produced by the late John Coates. It is directed by Bill Alexander and features stellar music by Howard Blake and stunning choreography by Robert North. Enjoy the show-stopper score ‘Walking in the Air’ as you catch this festive classic with your entire family.

The Story

A Christmas classic, The Snowman narrates the story of a boy who builds a snowman after a night’s snowfall. When the clock strikes midnight, the boy finds his creation come to life. Watch this truly heartwarming tale of two unlikely friends as they embark on a fun adventure through the night.

Travel with the two as they explore the boy’s house, fly together in the sky, and enjoy a magical journey together. They laugh, sing, dance and meet Father Christmas. After a night of fun, they head back home and the boy falls asleep. In the morning, he finds that his friend the snowman has melted and finds solace in the magical memories of the night before.

Show Timings

Please check the schedule for the show timings

Cast & Crew

Direction: Bill Alexander

  • Suitable for all ages
  • Please keep in mind that theatre 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.
  • Reduced Capacity: In order to abide by the social distancing guidelines, Novello theatre will function at reduced capacity.
  • Safety Gears: Audiences must wear safety gear such as masks, gloves, etc.
  • Increased Sanitization: The theatre will be deep cleaned and sanitized at regular intervals.
  • Temperature Check: All viewers must undergo temperature checks upon entering the theatre.
  • Contactless Tickets: Novello Theatre will only issue print-from-home or e-tickets. You will be contacted by the venue 48 hours before the performance with instructions on how to check in and retrieve your e-ticket.
  • Food & Beverages: A system to pre-order food and beverages will be put in place to minimize contact.

The Snowman Tickets

Book online tickets for The Snowman musical in London.

Booking Period: From 21 Nov 2021 - 2 Jan 2022

Tickets Redemption

  • Contactless E-tickets will be provided for online check-in.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your The Snowman voucher instantly. Please display the same on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. No need to take a printout.
  • Online Venue Check-In: Please note you will be contacted by the venue 48 hours before the performance with instructions on how to check-in and retrieve your e-ticket.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended or rescheduled.

Peacock Theatre

Located in Portugal Street, the Peacock Theatre is located at West End in the City of Westminster. Owned by the London School of Economics and Political Science, this 999-seater theatre is used not only for holding lectures and conferences but also for dance performances, pop concerts, ballets, and more. The Rat Pack, Doldrum Bay, Bubbling Brown Sugar, Calcutta, etc. are a few hit productions featured here. Currently, one can see The Snowman and Saturday Night Fever at Peacock Theatre.

Seating Capacity: 999

Peacock Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: Portugal St, London WC2A 2HT, United Kingdom

Tube: he underground stations that lie closest to the theatre are Temple (District/Circle Lines) and Holborn (Central/Piccadilly Lines).

Bus: The theatre is quite well serviced by bus lines 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 19, 22B, 23, 25, 26, 68, 76, 91, 168, 171, 341, 501, 505, and 521.

Available Facilities: Wheelchair accessible, In-house bar, Coat check, Assistive Listening System, Guide dogs, Washrooms

Accessibility: Peacock 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 Peacock Theatre.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theatre is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Strictly prohibited

FAQs | The Snowman

How can I buy tickets to the West End show The Snowman?

You can book online tickets to The Snowman from 21 Nov 2021 - 2 Jan 2022.

What age is The Snowman appropriate for?

While The Snowman is suitable for people of all ages

How long is The Snowman?

The Snowman runs for 1 hour 50 minutes including one interval

When is the opening date of The Snowman Musical in London?

The Snowman will start playing in Peacock Theatre from 21 Nov 2021.

Where is the West End show The Snowman playing in London?

You can watch the West End show The Snowman at Peacock Theatre, London.

How can I buy discount tickets to the West End show The Snowman?

By booking your The Snowman tickets with us, you can avail of 5% cashback on your purchase.

Are there accessible tickets for The Snowman?

Yes. Since Peacock Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone, viewers can purchase accessible tickets for The Snowman.

Do I need to purchase a The Snowman ticket for my child?

Yes. Children above the age of 5 can attend The Snowman with a separate ticket.

Are cheaper tickets available for The Snowman?

Yes. Depending on the seat of your choice, you can find cheaper tickets for The Snowman. Click here to view your various ticket options.

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