Top 10 kids shows this summer

Check out how to keep the little ones entertained over the summer holidays

Adrian Mole

Sue Townsend's novels are adapted for the stage in this off-the-wall rollick of a ride, which runs in the West End until the end of September. Don't miss out before the musical Mole departs.

Matilda / School of Rock / Aladdin

These long-running staples of the West End are always a surefire bet for a cracking family treat – Disney's Aladdin is closing at the end of August so get in there quick!

The Falcon's Malteser

A show that uses an addictive chocolate snack as its starting point is always a solid win, and The Falcon's Malteser, penned by Anthony Horowitz, looks like a crime caper with oodles of fun.

Madagascar Musical tour

Malory Towers

Aesop's Fables

The Unicorn Theatre near London Bridge is a one-stop-shop for children's theatre available for those from the age of 0 upwards. Right now the venue is adapting the most famous of fable collections, with animal costumes, massive sets and oodles of fun.

Horrible Histories / Peter Rabbit

The Worst Witch

Peter Pan