Baddies: the Musical

A Unicorn production

So you think being bad is wrong? Think again...

  • Book and Lyrics by Nancy Harris
  • Music and Lyrics by Marc Teitler
  • Story by Nancy Harris and Marc Teitler
  • Directed by Purni Morell

★★★★★ 'The Unicorn has a big hit on its hands' Evening Standard 
★★★★ 'An unexpected riot' The Guardian


Sure, I eat people’s grandmothers once in a while, but that doesn’t make me a bad person… it makes me a good villain.

The Big Bad Wolf's in trouble - he's been ripped out of his story and thrown in jail for being too good at being bad. But being the villain's the best part, everyone knows that...

This Christmas, someone's decided to change the fairytale rulebook and no-one seems to know why. How are you supposed to tell who the good guys are when there are no baddies around? Step into the lives of everyone's favourite villainous characters and find out.

This sublimely entertaining and larger-than-life new family show is sure to be the baddest musical in town!

Baddies: the Musical is coming back next year! Call the Box Office on 020 7645 0560 and sign up to our waiting list so we can let you know as soon as it goes on sale.


Watch our new trailer

What audience members thought 

Photos from the show. Photography by Manuel Harlan

‘Baddies is a brilliant new musical and surely one of the best Christmas shows on this winter.’

★★★★ Culture Whisper

‘Quirky, hilarious and brilliantly clever.’

Curious Mum

‘I haven’t seen an audience this pumped in a long time’

Sketches on Theatre

'genuinely entertaining and original and should live very happily ever after at the Unicorn this winter.'

★★★★ The Guardian

'...delightfully witty and endlessly imaginative spin on a host of familiar stories.'

★★★★★ Evening Standard

'Original and intelligently funny'

★★★★ The Stage

Fri 11 & 18 Dec: Magical Midnight Mischief Sleepover

Oh-uh! Found yourself locked up with the Baddies? You'll have to stay the night!

Our legendary sleepovers are back for Christmas - watch the show, meet the actors and take part in a whole host of activities before you bunk down on the set for the night (as usual, no grown-ups allowed).

Tickets are £75 (includes dinner, performance, workshop and breakfast). Our sleepovers are for ages 8-12 and sell out quickly, book now by calling the Box Office on 020 7645 0560 before it's too late and you end up in someone's bad books...

Access performances

Book tickets and find out more about access at the Unicorn. 

If you are attending a Relaxed performance of Baddies: the Musical, you may find our visual story helpful. Download visual story.

Please note, our Audio Described performance and accompanying touch tour at 5.30pm on Thu 19 Nov can only be booked by calling our Box Office team on 020 7645 0560. This performance is not sold out but is only bookable by access users.

Captioned performance
Thursday 3 December 2015, 11.00
Saturday 12 December 2015, 14.00
Relaxed Performance
Friday 20 November 2015, 10.30
Sunday 6 December 2015, 17.00
ISIP Performance
Thursday 26 November 2015, 19.00
Thursday 10 December 2015, 14.00
Audio Described Performance
Thursday 19 November 2015, 19.00

For schools (suitable for years 3 - 8)

School tickets £10 with every eleventh ticket free
Teacher CPD: Primary Schools - Mon 28 Sep, 10am-4pm and Secondary Schools Wed 7 Oct, 4.30-7pm (free)
Download the accompanying resource pack.
In-school workshops available (£120 p/class)

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