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The Gruffalo
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Tickets currently available from 17th July 2024 to 8th September 2024

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Get ready to embark on a thrilling journey through the deep, dark wood as The Gruffalo makes a triumphant return to the West End stage this summer!

Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2024, this beloved children's classic promises to enchant audiences of all ages at the Lyric Theatre. With a strictly limited run, now's your chance to experience the magic of your favorite bedtime tale brought to life. Secure your tickets today and prepare for an unforgettable adventure!

What is The Gruffalo about?

"A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood..."

Join Mouse as he ventures into the enchanting world of the deep, dark wood in the mesmerizing, musical adaptation of the timeless picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

On his quest for hazelnuts, Mouse encounters the crafty Fox, the wise old Owl, and the mischievous Snake. But when faced with the legendary Gruffalo, will Mouse's quick wit and cunning be enough to outsmart these hungry woodland creatures? After all, everyone knows there's no such thing as a Gruffalo... or is there?

Filled with catchy songs, infectious laughter, and monstrous fun, this delightful show is perfect for children aged 3 and up (and their grown-ups!), delivering the same joy and excitement that has captivated audiences across Britain and beyond.

About The Gruffalo

The heartwarming tale of The Gruffalo's escapades burst onto the scene in 1999, captivating readers young and old alike.

Inspired by a Chinese folktale featuring a clever girl who outwitted a hungry tiger, author Julia Donaldson embarked on a creative journey to craft a character that would capture the imaginations of children worldwide.

Since its debut, The Gruffalo has sold over 13.5 million copies, solidifying Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler as the most successful author and illustrator duo in the history of picture book publishing. Don't miss your chance to experience the timeless magic of The Gruffalo live on stage – book your tickets now and join in the celebration of this enduring masterpiece!

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The Gruffalo
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Theatre Address

Lyric Theatre,
Shaftesbury Avenue,

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