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The Gruffalo

17 Nov - 28 Nov

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The Gruffalo

17 Nov - 28 Nov 2021


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★★★★★ “Just as enjoyable for parents as it is for children… couldn’t recommend this enough” West End Wilma

★★★★ “A master-class in timeless, interactive storytelling that blends adventurous imagination with whimsical original music to capture the hearts and minds of its young audience.” WhatsOnStage

“An entertaining musical version of the popular picture book [with] tuneful songs… and engaging, gently pantomimic interaction.” The Stage

A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood…

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the high-spirited Snake. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these hungry woodland creatures? After all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo – is there?

Songs, laughs and monstrous fun for children aged 3 and up and their grown-ups, in the much-loved show that’s toured Britain and the world!

Important information

Running time: 55 minutes no interval

Age recommendation: 3+

Groups – £10 for  10+ Tickets (weekdays only)
Schools –  £9 (weekdays only)

Access performances

Relaxed: Fri 19th Nov

Signed: Sun 28th Nov



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