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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Kids Week

Kids Week is all about introducing young people to London theatre. A child aged 16 or under can go FREE to any participating show when accompanied by an adult paying full price, and you can buy up to two extra children’s tickets at half price. What’s more, there are no booking or postage fees to pay!

Kids Week is over for another year but will return in August 2020.

What are the Kids Week dates?
The Kids Week deal will be valid for selected performances between 1- 31 August 2020. It used to be just one week long (hence the name!) but has grown and grown in popularity and now runs for the whole of August.

When does booking open?
Booking will open in June 2020, when a full list of participating shows will also be announced.

Sign up below and select “Family Theatre News & Offers” to be the first to know about the latest Kids Week news.

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Can kids go free for all performances in August?
The Kids Week deal is only valid on selected dates on participating shows booked directly through this website or on the dedicated Kids Week booking line. There are a limited number of Kids Week tickets for each performance and tickets may not be on sale for all performances.

How much are Kids Week tickets?
It really depends on the show, so be sure to check that when you book. All adults pay full price – you get a free kids’ ticket with each adult, and you can book up to 2 extra children for half price. There are no booking, postage or transaction fees on Kids Week tickets.

My child is 16 – can they have a free kids’ ticket?
They most certainly can! The offer’s open to any child aged 16 or under.

Can I take a child under 5?
It depends on the show. Some theatres and shows have strict age policies and don’t admit young children. We will have full information about each production when participating shows are announced. We always recommend looking at the Age & Content Guide for shows on their individual listings page. It looks like this:


Can I take a baby to the theatre?
Babes in arms are not allowed in almost all theatres. Please check with the venue directly for their current guidelines.

How many tickets can I buy?
We want to make sure everyone has fair access to this great offer, so you can book up to 8 tickets in a single transaction.

How much will I pay in booking and postage fees?
Absolutely nothing. There are no fees on Kids Week bookings at all.

What is a Kids Week Activity?
Many of the shows participating in Kids Week offer a free activity. Activities are usually before or after a show and might be a workshop or a Q&A. They are only available on selected dates and must be booked with your show ticket.

Can I use Theatre Tokens to pay for Kids Week tickets?
Yes! Theatre Tokens can be redeemed online or over the phone.

How do I book Access tickets?
If you, or someone you know, has access needs, you can contact us the weekend before tickets go on sale, outlining your access requirements. Sign up to our Access Newsletter below to be the first to receive the necessary information.

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How do I stay up to date with Kids Week news?
To keep up to date with all the latest Kids Week information please join our Facebook group here and follow Official London Theatre on Twitter, or sign up to our Family Bulletin below.

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How do I contact you if I have another question?
You can find our details on our Contact Us page.


Due to the current pandemic various venues and productions are making announcements for their individual shows. Please bear with us as we try to keep this page as up to date as possible. If you find a mistake, please let us know by emailing enquiries@soltukt.co.uk. If you click through to seat selection (where you'll see either best available or a seating plan), you will be seeing the most up-to-date prices. If this differs from what we've written on the calendar, please bear with us, as those prices will update soon.

We now sell our famous TKTS Booth discounts online here at Official London Theatre.

We are now cancelling all performances up until and including 31 May 2020 to help us process existing bookings whilst we wait for further clarity from the government in terms of when we will be able to reopen.

We are so sorry that in these testing and difficult times you are not able to enjoy the show you have booked for and hope the following helps clarify next steps in respect of your tickets .

There is nothing that you need to do if your performance has been cancelled, but we do ask for your patience.

If you have booked directly with the theatre or show website for an affected performance, please be assured that they will contact you directly to arrange an exchange for a later date, a credit note/voucher or a refund. If you have booked via a ticket agent they will also be in contact with you directly.

We are processing in strict date order of performance, so you are likely to be contacted after the date you were due to go to the theatre. However, we want to reassure you that you will be contacted, and your order will be processed, but please do bear with us.

We’d like to thank everyone who has been patient and kind in dealing with their ticket providers so far and we are sorry that we cannot process your order as quickly as we would like.

Please do not contact your credit card company as that will slow the process down and put an additional burden on our box office and ticket agent teams.

In order for us to serve our audiences the best we can, please do not get in touch with your point of sale if you have booked for performances after 31 May. Please be reassured that if we have to cancel future performances you will be directly contacted by your theatre or ticket provider. Our producers continue to plan for all eventualities dependent on the individual needs of their shows and we will provide further updates on specific shows as and when they become available.

We look forward to welcoming you back into our theatres as soon as we are allowed to resume performances. In the meantime stay safe and healthy.

For more than 40 years, TKTS was our on-the-day theatre ticket box office in Leicester Square. Currently closed due to the current situation, we are now selling our great last minute seats and prices online. Click here to learn more.

While theatres are currently closed, various venues and productions are making announcements for their individual shows, including cancellations and rescheduled performances. Please check with the individual shows for details.