Charlie Cook's Favourite Book tour

Currently touring until 26 August 2024

Charlie loves reading. Especially books about pirates. But his sister hates it – it’s boring! Can Charlie convince her that reading is fun? Perhaps if she read a book about a pirate, who is reading a book about Goldilocks, who is reading a book about a knight…

Charlie Cooks's Favourite Book at Little Angel Theatre.
Charlie Cooks's Favourite Book at Little Angel Theatre. Credit: Phil Tragen

The Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book stage show is coming to a theatre new you!

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book comes to live on the stage in a new show, opening in London before touring to venues across the UK.

Charlie loves reading. Especially books about pirates. But his sister hates it – it’s boring! Can Charlie convince her that reading is fun? Perhaps if she read a book about a pirate, who is reading a book about Goldilocks, who is reading a book about a knight…

Come and delve into a range of books with Charlie Cook, brought to life with puppetry and enchanting songs, and perhaps you will be able to help his sister discover the wonderful world inside a book…

Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book tour dates and tickets

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All about the live theatre show

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book has been adapted by Barb Jungr and Samantha Lane (who also directs) following their celebrated collaboration on the Olivier-nominated The Smartest Giant in Town.

The show has a running time of approximately 1 hour and an age recommendation of 3 – 8 years old.

Making up the cast are Georgie Samuels, Pierre Hanson-Johnson and Freya Stephenson.

The production has set and costume design by Ellie Mills with puppets by Maia Kirkman-Richards and lighting by Sherry Coenen.

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