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Which London show /trip for a 7 year old girl

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TheSerene Wed 01-May-13 13:26:51

want to surprise and take my dd to a show but which one ( not lion king ) shes quitre mature but whats good out there?

Sleepwhenidie Wed 01-May-13 13:27:31

Matilda if you can get hold of tickets...

TheSerene Wed 01-May-13 13:28:37

sounds good off to look at it

Purpleprickles Wed 01-May-13 13:29:22

Matilda is fantastic!

Toughasoldboots Wed 01-May-13 13:29:46

I agree, matilda is brilliant. Even my moaning ds (13) loved it and he had to be dragged along.

Rosesandlemons Wed 01-May-13 13:30:37

Matilda gets my vote (for adults too)

TheSerene Wed 01-May-13 13:33:24

looks good but cant get tickets until september for a sat

was ifeally loking to go in august for her birthadu

any other suggestions?


Toughasoldboots Wed 01-May-13 13:35:09

Dd2 really enjoyed wicked.

BadRoly Wed 01-May-13 13:35:51

Matilda gets my vote too!

TobyLerone Wed 01-May-13 13:36:55

I took DD to see Mamma Mia for her 7th birthday. She absolutely adored it!

orangina Wed 01-May-13 13:36:56

Matilda is utterly brilliant. You might try Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (think it is opening in May)?

BadRoly Wed 01-May-13 13:37:43

Ah read back properly now blush

My dd2 loves the film Mamma Mia and we did take her to see it before we moved so she would have been 3, dc1&2 would have been 6 and 8. They seemed to enjoy it from memory.

PatriciaHolm Wed 01-May-13 13:46:32

Wizard of oz - both DD and I loved it!

oohaveabanana Wed 01-May-13 13:52:12

Humm, I've taken my two to a few things, and actually I'd be really tempted to wait for Matilda - it's genuinely outstanding...

I wonder if they are having the tent in Kensington gardens - that was quite a nice experience, esp if you get a warm day.

Stomp's quite clever... ?

TheSerene Wed 01-May-13 14:05:22

right going to wait for matilda and have just booked

thank you everyonexx

mnet is great for stopping me faffing !

Runoutofideas Wed 01-May-13 14:09:23

Would those of you who have seen Matilda think it is suitable for a nearly 6 yr old (quite sensible)? I think dd1 (8) would love it, but not so sure about dd2....?

BadRoly Wed 01-May-13 14:26:28

Depends on the child I think - dd2 (who saw Mamma Mia) can't sit still through a film at the cinema so I wouldn't take her yet! She is 6 1/2! It is a bit of an emotional roller coaster (I thought) but I don't think it's too scary or grown up.

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