The Tiger Who Came To Tea Tickets

Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

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The magical show for all ages

Based on the award winning picture book by Judith Kerr, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns to London’s West End in 2022 for its 8th London season.

Adapted for the stage with songs and lyrics by the UK’s leading children’s theatre dramatist David Wood OBE, this musical treat is a delight for kids of all ages. David Wood is an acclaimed children’s theatre dramatist and director. His many successes include theatrical adaptations of Shaun the Sheep, Fantastic Mr Fox, The BFG, The Witches, Meg and Mog, Spot, The Gingerbread Man and Babe the Sheep Pig.

The hilarious tale of a tea-guzzling tiger who drops in for tea contains lots of surprises for the whole family.

The Tiger Who Came To Tea is booking from 11 July 2022 until 4 September 2022 at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, London.

What’s the Story?

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big, stripy tiger!

Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos! A stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem… expect to be surprised!

Who’s in it? The Cast

Casting for The Tiger Who Came To Tea is to be announced soon.

Reviews of The Tiger Who Came To Tea

★★★★ “A rare and grrreat achievement”  - Mail On Sunday
★★★★ “Roar talent…Old fashioned values shine in this children’s classic” - Sunday Telegraph
★★★★ “An invitingly jolly, consistently inventive treat… This Tiger is the cat’s meow” - The Times
★★★★ “It is perfect entertainment for pre-school children" - Daily Express
★★★★ “A delight from start to finish” - Time Out London

Show Information

Age restrictions
Running time
55 minutes (no interval)
Performance dates
Booking to 4 September 2022
Performance days
Matinees: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.

Venue Information

Theatre Royal Haymarket, 8 Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4HT
Nearest Tube or Train: Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo, Piccadilly), Leicester Square (Northern, Piccadilly)
Nearest Buses: 3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 22, 23, 24, 29, 38, 40, 88, 91, 94, 139, 159, 176
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The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns to London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket for summer season
Popular children's play The Tiger Who Came To Tea is back in the West End for its 8th successful season. The Olivier Award nominated show is returning to the Theatre Royal Haymarket for a Summer 2022 season, running from 11 July to 4 September 2022. This delightful musical play is based on Judith Kerr's award-winning books, and adapted and directed by David Wood OBE. Judith Kerr's timeless classic illustrated book The Tiger Who Came to Tea was first published in 1968 and is in its 54th year, having sold over 5 million copies. The stage show first premiered in 2008, and has never stopped touring around the UK and internationally. In 2012 the show was nominated for the Olivier Award for 'Best Family Entertainment'. Bringing the nation's favourite tea-guzzling tiger to life on stage, this musical slice of teatime mayhem entertains with sing-a-long songs, oodles of magic and interactive fun. It's the ideal introduction to live theatre for children aged three and above and the perfect summer treat for the whole family. The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her Mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don't expect to see at the door is a big furry, stripy tiger! Directed by David Wood OBE, with designs by Susie Caulcutt, assistant director/choreographer Emma Clayton, music arranger & supervisor Peter Pontzen, magical illusions designed by former President of the Magic Circle Scott Penrose, lighting design by Tony Simpson and sound design by Shock Productions. Produced by Nicoll Entertainment Ltd. Book tickets to The Tiger Who Came to Tea at the Theatre Royal Haymarket

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