Gruffalo roars into theatre for summer childrens’ fun

Roger Mills ART & LEISURE, Beddington, Carshalton, Cheam, Hackbridge, Sutton, Wallington, Worcester Park Leave a Comment

This year everyone’s favourite furry monster roars into Richmond Theatre Friday 18 – Sunday 20 AugustTall Stories’ smash hit production ofThe Gruffalo, which first opened on the 12 May 2001, 18 months after the book was first published, returns to the stage by popular demand from June 2017 – January 2018, visiting theatres across the UK on highly anticipated tour.

Tall Stories’ The Gruffalo is based on the much loved picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. The most fearsome creature that never was – but is – takes to the stage in this enchanting production combining songs, laughter and storytelling theatre with just the right amount of scary fun! Set to a wonderfully catchy score with original music and lyrics, The Gruffalo is a must-see show which continues to entertain audiences the world over.

Olivia Jacobs and Toby Mitchell from Tall Stories said today “Back in 1999, when we asked Julia and Axel if we could adapt their then little-known book The Gruffalo for the stage, we had no idea how things would turn out. The original 2001 tour involved three actors in a car (not even a stage manager!) touring to schools and small venues. To go from there to the West End, Broadway and the Sydney Opera House has been quite a journey.”


The Gruffalo

Friday 18 – Sunday 20 August

There will be a signed performance on Saturday 19th August at 1.30pm

Tickets from £15.15

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