The Gruffalo's Child tour

Currently touring until 10 April 2024

Stage adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's classic. One wild and windy night the Gruffalo's Child ignores her father's warnings about the Big Bad Mouse and tiptoes out into the deep dark wood. She follows snowy tracks and encounters mysterious creatures - but the Big Bad Mouse doesn't really exist... does he?

L-R Harriet Waters, Maxwell Tyler & Samuel Tracy - The Gruffalo's Child
L-R Harriet Waters, Maxwell Tyler & Samuel Tracy - The Gruffalo's Child. Credit Charles Flint

The Gruffalo’s Child stage adaptation is touring the UK – here are all the dates and venues to see the show.

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s popular picture book comes to life with a theatre production for all the family.

One wild and windy night the Gruffalo’s Child ignores her father’s warnings about the Big Bad Mouse and tiptoes out into the deep dark wood. She follows snowy tracks and encounters mysterious creatures – but the Big Bad Mouse doesn’t really exist… does he?

The Gruffalo’s Child’s Child tour dates and tickets

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All about the theatre show

The Gruffalo’s Child has a running time of just under an hour and is suitable for ages 3+.

Making up the cast are Harriet Waters as the Gruffalo’s Child, Maxwell Tyler as the Gruffalo, Snake, Owl and Fox, Samuel Tracy as Mouse and understudy Pip Simpson.

L-R Harriet Waters, Maxwell Tyler & Samuel Tracy - - The Gruffalo's Child - Photo Credit Charles Flint (5)
L-R Harriet Waters, Maxwell Tyler & Samuel Tracy – The Gruffalo’s Child. Credit Charles Flint

Presented by Tall Stories and directed by Olivia Jacobs, the production has dramaturgy by Toby Mitchell, design by Isla Shaw, lighting design by James Whiteside, choreography by Morag Cross, costume supervision by Martin Rodges, music and lyrics by Jon Fiber, Andy Shaw and music production by Jon Fiber and Andy Shaw for Shock Productions.

Julia Donaldson said: “Tall Stories bring their own special magic to their stage productions based on my books. Children will love entering the atmosphere of the deep dark wood and enjoy the catchy songs. The Big Bad Mouse is worth waiting for.”

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