Stage shows to enjoy on Sky Arts this Christmas/New Year

Brighten your holiday season with these great stage shows to see on SkyArts this festive season

Boxing Day, 26th December

9.10am FUNNY GIRL

11.35am JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (CONCERT)

1.25pm THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! (from 2012)

3.50pm Matthew Bourne’s SWAN LAKE

6.05pm LES MISERABLES 25th Anniversary concert production

9.00pm MISS SAIGON

Sunday, 27th December

9.30am THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (25th anniversary production from the Royal Albert Hall)

12.15pm The National Theatre’s TWELFTH NIGHT

9.00pm CATS (the stage show)

Monday, 28th December

9.00pm The National Theatre’s JANE EYRE

Tuesday, 29th December

9.00pm THE WIZ Live!

Wednesday 30th December

9.00pm BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL

Thursday, 31st December (New Year’s Eve)

8.10am LES MISERABLES 25th Anniversary concert production

4.35pm – THE SOUND OF MUSIC Live! (from 2012)


Little Angel Theatre’s gifts for younger audiences this Christmas

Puss-Cat’s First Christmas, available from December 16th
The Christmas Nisse, available in daily chapters from December 1st

London’s world-renowned children’s puppet theatre the Little Angel Theatre, which has presented a number of shows free on its YouTube account over the past eight months for young viewers, has announced that it will make available several more short shows from December 1st

MOTHER CHRISTMAS by Barb Jungr and Samantha Lane, and PUSS-CAT’S FIRST CHRISTMAS by Michael Fowkes – will both be available for families to watch at home for free on the theatre’s YouTube channel in December.

MOTHER CHRISTMAS will be available from December 1st and PUSS-CAT’S FIRST CHRISTMAS will be available from December 16th. You’ll find more details here when they become available

Also starting on December 1st is THE CHRISTMAS NISSE, a story continuing all through December, a sort of “advent calendar story” that will see a new chapter released on the theatre’s YouTube channel each day during December. Patrick Nielsen and Robyn Wilson-Owen’s story is suitable for primary-age youngsters.

The theatre will have other paid-for shows available, which can be found at their website here

More details and direct links will be posted here when they become available – so keep your eyes peeled for the stories starting December 1st!