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There’s something quaintly charming about spending Christmas in London watching a show in West End with your loved ones. Horrible Christmas, despite what the name suggests, is the perfect Christmas-time show to watch with your family. The holiday-themed show is appropriate for age groups 4 and above, and features a fantastic bunch of characters that will fill you to the brim with festive spirit! Horrible Christmas is a limited engagement show produced by Horrible Histories to celebrate the re-opening of Alexandra Palace.

Horrible Histories has produced some of the best shows on West End including the Olivier Award-nominated Gangsta Granny and the acclaimed Barmy Britain. With such talented folks involved in the production, you can bet Horrible Christmas is equally good, if not better, than their past plays. The festive favourite show will be coming to London’s Alexandra Palace for a limited time, starting from 13th December and ending on 30th December 2018.

About the Show

Neal Foster has directed Horrible Christmas and the sets have been designed by Jackie Trousdale. Matthew Scott has worked on the music for the play and Jason Taylor is in charge of lighting. The sound is by Tom Lishman and Rae Piper and Paul Chantry have handled the choreography. The show’s talented cast includes Chris Gunter, Laura Dalgleish, Erika Poole, Neal Foster, and Ashley Bowden.

The Story

Christmas is truly the season of joy, so it certainly makes sense to enliven things this year with a spirited performance of Horrible Christmas. The show, while full of jokes, songs, and outrageous historical facts, is also warm and inviting. took her to the forest, but soon took pity on the poor girl and spared her life.

The show begins when a jolly man in red threatens to ruin Christmas. It all comes down to one little boy and his will; but does he have what it takes to save the big day and give everyone the Christmas they have been dreaming of? Join along for the ride of a lifetime as everyone and everything from Victorian villains to Medieval monks and Tudor treats to Puritan parties accompany you for a thrilling story of Christmas. And that’s not all! You’ll also be in the company of the great Charles Dickens, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Oliver Cromwell, St Nicholas, and King Henry VIII as they all come together to save Christmas!

Practical Info

Show Details

Show Timings

Wed & Thu - 1:30 PM & 7:00 PM
Fri - 10:30 AM & 6:30 PM
Sat - 2:30 PM & 6:30 PM
Sun - 11:00 AM & 3:00 PM


Leading Roles
Chris Gunter as Sydney Claws
Ashley Bowden as Rudolph
Erika Poole as Shirley Holmes
Tom Cawte as Watson
Ed Allenby as Richard Cromwell
Natalie Simone as Elizabeth Cromwell

Neal Foster



Alexandra Palace has a seating capacity of 10,400.

Outside Food
Strictly prohibited. If you'd like to grab a meal before or after the show, check out our guide to the 30 Best Restaurants in West End.

Dress Code
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Horrible Christmas London Tickets

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Have a look at the real-time seat availability and prices of different sections for Horrible Christmas London. In the interactive seat-map, select the date that you would like to watch the show and check out the seats available for that day. You can filter the seats as per your desired price range and purchase tickets directly.

Horrible Christmas - Alexandra Palace Ticket Prices

Stalls: £29.7

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Critic Reviews

“This neatly designed show zips along, and it is performed with energy and a madcap charm by the hard-working cast.”
The Guardian

“If you fancy something a little different for your family Christmas show this year then look no further than Horrible Christmas.”
The Reviewers Hub

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Apart from getting tickets for Horrible Christmas online, there are other ways to obtain West End tickets for cheap, such as:

TKTS: The TKTS booth obtains its inventory directly from the theatre based on availability, and sells them for cheap.

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LOTTERY: The winner takes it all! You can try your luck to obtain tickets for a performance on the same day at discounted rates!

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DAY TICKETS: These are tickets that are made available at the theatre on the day of the show.

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About Alexandra Palace

Located between Muswell Hill and Wood Green, Alexandra Palace is a graded entertainment venue in London. The building stands on the site of Tottenham Wood (and later Tottenham Wood Farm), making it significant in English history. Alexandra Palace was first built in 1873 by John Johnson and Alfred Meeson. Two weeks after the opening, a fire occurred, leading to the building being rebuilt by Johnson.

The Great Hall and West Hall are generally employed for exhibitions, conferences and music concerts. Alexandra Palace is not an entertainment and sports venue though. There is also a pub, palm court and ice rink located inside. In 2013, The park inside Alexandra Palace was certified a Local Nature Reserve, making a visit to this venue an even more special experience.

Location: Alexandra Palace Way, London N22 7AY, UK
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Q: Is there a way to purchase Horrible Christmas London TKTS tickets online, instead of waiting in line at the TKTS booths?
A: Unfortunately, no. The only way to purchase tickets is in person at the TKTS booth in Leicester Square.

Q: What time should I arrive at Alexandra Palace?
A: Doors open 45 minutes before show time. We recommend arriving at least 30 minutes before curtain.

Q: Can I take photographs or videos of the show?
A: The use of cameras (still and video) and sound recorders is not allowed inside the theatre.

Q: What do I wear to the show?
A: There is no specific dress code. Formal attire is not required; semi formal or smart casual is recommended.

Q: Is there a possibility that I will get partial view seating if I purchase discounted Horrible Christmas London tickets?
A: When booking with Headout, you will get to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view. However, if you opt to try and win lottery tickets, or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.