Oi Frog & Friends! West End cast and creative team revealed

A musical production of Oi Frog & Friends! is coming to London’s West End this year and here’s all you need to know.

The adaption of Kes Gray and Jim Field’s best-selling, beloved books, Oi Frog & Friends! is coming to the Lyric Theatre.

Oi Frog & Friends! will play a limited season from 29 November to 5 January 2020.

The stage version of the popular books is directed by Emma Earle with design by Zoe Squire, music from Luke Bateman, lyrics by Richy Hughes, puppet design by Yvonne Stone and lighting design by Ric Mountjoy.

With songs, puppets, laughs and, of course, rhymes, the production is described as “an ideal introduction to theatre and the perfect entertainment for families with children aged 3+.”

The cast the West End production features Darren Seed as DOG, Lucy Tuck as CAT, John Winchester as FROG, and Simon Yadoo as CHEETAH, with Rebecca Ayres as Understudy/ASM.

A synopsis for the show reads:

It’s a new day at Sittingbottom school and FROG is looking for a place to sit, but CAT has other ideas and DOG is doing as he’s told. Little do any of them know that chaos is coming… who knew there were so many rhyming rules and what will happen when FROG is in charge? Oi Frog & Friends! is an action-packed play with songs, puppets, laughs and, of course, rhymes!

Following its West End run, the show will tour the UK throughout the Spring and Summer of 2020.

For more information, visit oifrogandfriendslive.com

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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