Booking to 2 January 2023
Things are looking up for mums and dads in London this Christmas as Stick Man comes to the Leicester Square Theatre.
Based on the much-loved book by Julia Donaldson (The Gruffalo, Zog) with illustrations by Axel Scheffler, this smash-hit adaptation of Stick Man returns to the West End at the Leicester Square Theatre from 22 October 2022 to 2 January 2023.
This delightful adaptation from Freckle Productions, the team behind Zog and Tiddler and other Terrific Tales, features a trio of top actors and is packed full of puppetry, songs, live music and funky moves.
What's the story of Stick Man?
What starts off as a morning jog becomes quite the misadventure for Stick Man: a dog wants to play fetch with him, a swan builds a nest with him, and he even ends up on a fire! How will Stick Man ever get back to the family tree in time for Christmas?
Who is in the cast of Stick Man?
The cast feature Aaron Douglas and Alex Wingfield as Stick Man, Rishi Silvera and Maisie Armarh as Stick Lady Love and Lucas Taylor and Niall Morris as Actor-Musician.
Who are the creative team of Stick Man?
Stick Man is directed by Mark Kane with original direction by Sally Cookson (A Monster Calls), design by Katie Sykes (Jane Eyre), lighting by Elanor Higgins (Private Peaceful) music by Benji Bower (A Monster Calls) and musical direction by Brian Hargreaves.
More about Julia Donaldson
Donaldson is best known for her popular rhyming stories for children, especially those illustrated by Axel Scheffler, which have sold millions of copies and have been translated into over 80 languages. Her most notable, The Gruffalo has sold over 14-million copies world-wide.
Reviews of Stick Man★★★★★ "Wonderfully exuberant and imaginative! Our 3 year old was engrossed from start to finish" - Time Out Critics’ Choice
★★★★ "Zesty and delightful. A clever compelling treat" - Independent
★★★★ "More fun than you can shake a stick at" - Daily Mail
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
Relaxed Performance: Sunday 13 Nov 12.15pm,
Venue InformationLeicester Square Theatre, 6 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7BX
Nearest Tube or Train: Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 14,19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 40, 176