Friday, 9 December 2016


I was lucky enough to see the fabulous Disney`s Aladdin The Musical at the Prince Edward Theatre in London on Wednesday evening.

It is magical like most of the big theatre productions in London but this is suitable for quite young children. They can follow the story line easily. Do check with the individual threatre for age restrictions. 

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Firstly do go and see it is fun, colourful and magnificent! The Genie makes the show supported by the wonderful Aladdin and Princess Jasmine. Everyone in the show is great and the fabulous stage sets and lighting are awe inspiring.

It is not the best show on in London though, I found Lion King and Wicked much better.

We paid £30 a ticket with www.seetickets  we sat up in the grand circle, the seats good for what we paid.. The Prince Edward Theatre is not as big as some London Theatres. If you can chose your grand circle tickets go for the middle rows not the side as the stage view is better.

The theatre itself is only a few minutes walk from Leicester square 
and very close to China Town.

When street urchin Aladdin stumbles across an ancient lamp in the Cave of Wonders he unwittingly releases the weird and wonderful Genie. Transformed into a prince by his three wishes, Aladdin teams up with adventure-hungry Princess Jasmine. But Aladdin’s not the only one who knows about the lamp – the wicked Jafar has his own wishes he wants granted.

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from Disney the magical aladdin

Directed and choreographed by the incomparable Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Something Rotten!), starring Trevor Dion Nicholas in his role as Genie and with stunning sets from multi-award-winning designer Bob Crowley. It is good.

It is very hard to make a choice of what Musical to see in London as there are so many. 

If you are taking children I would go for 

1. Lion King
2. Wicked
3. Aladdin

Without children I would chose

1. Les Mis
2. Phantom of the Opera
3. Mama Mia

Go and enjoy a show but don`t pay too much for your ticket, there is nothing wrong with being in the gods.  You see the same show.

Phantom of the Opera Review

Les Mis Review

 theatre, magical, seetickets, aladdin, genie

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