Image Designed by Guy J Sanders, Illustrated by Israel Kujore.

Alice in Wonderland

1 December-31 December

Multi-award-winning company Poltergeist weave rap music together with the sights and sounds of Brixton into a hundred-mile-an-hour Christmas adventure.

A Brixton House and Poltergeist Production. Directed by Jack Bradfield. Created by Poltergeist.


After an explosive argument with Mum on a Victoria line station, eleven-year-old Alice leaps onto the tube seconds before the doors hiss shut.

Trapped on a train speeding into Nonsense, surrounded by weird and wonderful passengers, and at the mercy of a Queen who won’t relinquish the controls, can Alice turn this train around?

Multi-award-winning company Poltergeist weaves rap music together with the sights and sounds of Brixton into a hundred-mile-an-hour Christmas adventure. This alternative family Christmas show is created by Poltergeist.


★★★★★ “How do you adapt a text that has been endlessly reworked for screen, stage and art, with characters who are ingrained into our collective cultural psyche? You do it exactly like this…fantastic.” The Stage  

★★★★★ “Jack Bradfield has pulled off that wonderful trick of writing a script that appeals in equal measure to kids and adults.” Broadway World

★★★★★ Alice in Wonderland is a great Christmas show and a great family show. It’s a lot more than that, too. It’s a great Brixton show. Also a great example of a creative team at the top of their game.Salterton Arts  

★★★★★ “Shankho Chaudhuri’s set design is terrific.” LondonTheatre1 

★★★★★ “Just brill. A Christmas show that will appeal to all children – from 3 to 103.” Time and Leisure

★★★★★ “Simply, the show is marvellously creative in every area.” A Youngish Perspective

★★★★ “A wonderfully unique Christmas show.” North West End UK

★★★★ “Moving, memorable and creatively realised, Alice in Wonderland is a fantastically original update of the classic text.” The Reviews Hub

★★★★ “Alice is convincingly played by Nkhanise Phiri who is clearly one to watch.” Plays to See

★★★★ “This Brixton House production is unique from the get-go. The set is innovative and cleverly designed by Shankho Chaudhuri.” Everything Theatre

★★★★ “Gerel Falconer’s lyrics and the fabulous rap performances by Nkhanise Phiri and Toyin Ayedun-Alase are a joy.” Fairy Powered Productions

Nkhanise Phiri is a maelstrom of 11-year-old emotions: huffy, funny, cheeky and, naturally, ever-curiousThe Guardian

“Alice Reigns Supreme… The audience is laughing so much that the temperature in the room rises.” Southwark News

“A lively and loopy production which have audiences of all ages grinning like a Cheshire Cat. All aboard the Victoria Line towards Brixton.” The Family Stage

Content warning: includes some strobe and flashing lights.

Duration: 1 hour 35 with 15 minute interval 

Ticket Pricing

Show DateTicket Price
1, 2 Dec (previews)£20
Child £12.50
3, 6, 7 Dec (previews)£25
Child £15
8 – 18 Dec£28, £25 concessions
Child £15
19 – 31 Dec£32, £28 concessions
Child £15

Get 15% off your tickets when booking a family ticket deal. Simply add your tickets to the basket and your discount will be automatically applied.
*Terms and conditions: Family ticket bookings must include at least one child ticket, a maximum of two adult tickets and a minimum of 3 tickets in total

Alice on stage

Inside the rehearsal room

Meet the creative team

Making of Alice in Wonderland


Alice – Nkhanise Phiri

Queen of the Line, Chatter, Mum – Toyin Ayedun-Alase

Rabbit, Pigeon, Hammersmith – Khai Shaw

Tortoise, Dum, Rat, District – Rosa Garland

Cat, Dee, Nose, Circle – Will Spence

Creative Team

Director and Lead Writer – Jack Bradfield

Composer and Sound Designer – Alice Boyd 

Set and Co-Graphic Designer  –  Shankho Chaudhuri

Costume Designer – Debbie Duru

Producer for Poltergeist – Emily Davis

Lyricist and Rapperturg – Gerel Falconer 

Production Manager – Ethan Hudson

Illustrator and Co-Graphic Designer – Israel Kujore

Lighting Designer – Rajiv Pattani

Company Stage Manager – Chloe Ashley

Deputy Stage Manager – Chloe Astleford

Assistant Stage Manager – Gracie Adlington

Costume Supervisor – Isobel Pellow

Fight Director – Rebecca Wilson

Fight Director – Lucy Wordsworth

LX Programmer – Gareth Weaver

BSL Interpreter – Rachel Jones

Dance Captain – Khai Shaw

Devised by Poltergeist

Supported by NDT Broadgate

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