The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show wiggles its way back to London this Summer with a season at the Lyric Hammersmith.
The show will run from 16 August until 4 September at the London venue as part of its 2022 UK tour. The show will also play a Festive Season at Curve Theatre, Leicester from Friday 16 to Saturday 31 December 2022.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, a stage adaption of Eric Carle’s beautifully imaginative stories has become a global sensation. Four master puppeteers weave their way through Eric Carle’s stories, bringing to life a menagerie of 75 enchanting puppets in a magical show that faithfully recreates the wonderfully colourful world of Carle’s illustrations.
His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has nibbled its way into the hearts of millions of children all over the world, and in 2019 celebrated its 50th Anniversary. Since it was first published in 1969 it has been translated into 62 languages and sold over 54 million copies, remaining one of the top ten bestselling children’s books of all time.
A enduring favourite, The Very Hungry Caterpillar UK tour will play dates in Grays Thameside, Gravesend, Tonbridge, Colchester, Hornchurch, Derby, Norwich, Taunton, Crewe, Greenwich, Bromley, Newbury, Hayes, Chippenham, Guildford, Radlett, Bedford, Worcester, Llandrindod Wells, Hamilton, Kettering, Tamworth, Alnwick, Sunderland, Didcot, Weston-super-mare, Ilfracombe and Southend.