My Neighbour Totoro

Barbican Theatre


Barbican Theatre

Barbican Centre
Silk Street
+44 (0)20 7628 3351
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After wowing their audience last year at the Barbican, the team behind My Neighbour Totoro is making its long awaited come back after winning a record number of Olivier Awards. 

Follow sisters Satsuki and Mei, as they encounter magical creatures and natural wonders on an extraordinary adventure.

What is My Neighbour Totoro about?

The cast of my neighbour totoro, dressed in bright clothes, sit in an old truck piled with belongings.

Mei and Satsuki are enjoying a summer adventure of a lifetime, having moved away from the bustling city to an idyllic rural retreat with their father. As they explore their beautiful countryside surroundings, they befriend magical spirits, mystical creatures and the ancient protector of the forest, Totoro.

With stunning visuals, enchanting music, and delightful storytelling, Totoro is a theatrical experience that will leave you spellbound. Join Satsuki, Mei, and Totoro on their whimsical adventure and discover the true meaning of friendship, love, and family.

Be charmed by this heart-warming, coming-of-age story, based on the celebrated animated feature film by Hayao Miyazaki. Marvel at this enchanting fantasy adventure as it’s brought to life on stage with an iconic music and spectacular puppetry.

Actors dressed in black walk in the dark while the orchestra in the trees performs in My Neighbour Totoro.

How can I get tickets?

Book My Neighbour Totoro tickets online now.

How long is the show?

My Neighbour Totoro is 2 hours 40 minutes long, including an interval. 

Where is the play performing?

My Neighbour Totoro is playing at the Barbican Theatre, close to Barbican Tube station.

The three main characters of the play My Neighbour Totoro are driving a small truck heavily charged with various furnitures and belongings.

At what time is the evening show?

Evening performances usually take place at 7pm, from Monday to Saturday.

On which days are there matinee performances?

My Neighbour Totoro matinees are on Thursday and Saturday at 2pm – although times may vary. Make sure to check your ticket in advance.

Is there any age restriction?

My Neighbour Totoro is recommended for anyone aged six and over. This production is not suitable for children under four years of age, including babes in arms.

What other shows can I see in London?

Take a trip to the African savanna and follow the adventure of Simba at The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre. Or go on a magical adventure in quest of the Wizard of Oz at the London Palladium.


Adult Ticket From £67.65 per ticket