The Tiger Who Came To Tea Tickets

Theatre Royal Haymarket, London
10 July 2023 - 3 September 2023
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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 10 July to 3 September 2023 at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, London.

What's the story of The Tiger Who Came To Tea?

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 is in the cast of The Tiger Who Came To Tea?

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

Who are the creative team of The Tiger Who Came To Tea?

The show is 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.

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

Performance dates
10 July 2023 - 3 September 2023
Age restrictions
Running time
55 minutes (no interval)
Performance days
Matinees: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

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

Important Notes

Suitable for ages 3 and above. Babes in arms under 18 months sitting on an adult lap do not need a ticket – all other patrons must have a valid ticket.

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

Ticket Information

Official London Theatre tickets for The Tiger Who Came To Tea at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

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