Mary Poppins: Scenes in the Square - Leicester Square
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Mary Poppins

Prepare to be dazzled by the world’s most delightful nanny in the heart of Leicester Square as part of the Scenes in the Square trail.

at Leicester Square Gardens, WC2H 7AL.

Looking for a timeless classic?


Discover one of the UK’s most beloved characters, Mary Poppins, as she lands in Leicester Square following the classic scene in which she takes flight over the London skies.

Mary Poppins is as relevant today as she was when she first flew into screens in 1964 and has been portrayed on the big screen by Julie Andrews and Emily Blunt. Zizi Strallen currently plays Mary on stage at the Prince Edward Theatre.

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Want to immerse yourself in movies?


Tune-in to the ultimate soundtrack to accompany your journey through the Scenes in the Square trail.

Narrated by TV’s Alex Zane, our audio walking tour has been specially designed with social distancing in mind. Plus, it’s completely FREE.

Packed with movie clips, trivia, humour and interviews with stars including Paddington’s Hugh Bonneville and Gene Kelly’s wife and biographer Patricia Ward Kelly, the tour is available on all podcast platforms.

Learn more about the audio walking tour here.

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Did you know?

It took Walt Disney more than 20 years to convince author, P.L. Travers, to sell the movie rights of her Mary Poppins books, and a further 40 years for it to play on the stage.

Looking to learn more?


Sculpted by Samantha Wild, Mary Poppins has been created with the blessing of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh in partnership with the stage show at the Prince Edward Theatre.

The statue is based on the Zizi Strallen’s portrayal of the eponymous nanny in the West End theatre production and is depicted gracefully landing in Leicester Square gardens.

Looking to see the West End stage show of Mary Poppins?

Book tickets to see Mary Poppins On Stage here, currently playing at the Prince Edward Theatre in London.

Plus, why not pair your theatre trip with a bite to eat in Leicester Square?

Offering LSQ’s rooftop restaurant, a Mexican-Peruvian sensation at Leicester Square Kitchen and plenty of family-favourites to fill-up on, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Discover the full list of what’s on in LSQ.

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