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Record ticket sales for Kids Week!

First Published 17 April 2008, Last Updated 18 April 2008

With over 32,000 tickets sold, the 10th anniversary Kids Week is already a record-breaker, and it has only just started!

The Kids Week fortnight runs until 31 August, allowing children aged 5-16 to go to a top London show for free when accompanied by a full-paying adult. Since booking opened in July demand for tickets has smashed previous records meaning more young people than ever can enjoy London theatre for free over the next two weeks. If you haven’t booked yet, do not fret, as there are still thousands of tickets ready to be snapped up, with some new allocations just released. For details of the latest availability and to book, click here.

To launch Kids Week, a celebratory free outdoor event was held on 16-17 August, in which many of Theatreland’s biggest musicals took to a stage in Covent Garden piazza to wow the gathered crowds. Among those singing a snippet from their shows were Joseph star Lee Mead, Grease couple Danny Bayne and Susan McFadden, Chicago man Duncan James, Wicked witch Kerry Ellis, the cast of Mamma Mia!, Buddy Holly and the Crickets and The Gruffalo. To read our report on Friday's goings-on, click here.

To watch our video round-up of Kids Week Covent Garden, click here. Or to check out Mead in his Dreamcoat, Elphaba without her green face and many other stars from the event, view our photo gallery by clicking here.

If you were there, you can share your experience of Kids Week Covent Garden by writing on our blog, The Alternate.

For more information about this year’s Kids Week, visit the website at www.kidsweek.co.uk



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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.

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