The Gruffalo

Lyric Theatre, London

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‘Tall Stories’ magical, musical stage adaptation of The Gruffalo roars in to the West End for a monster season at the Lyric Theatre.

Music, laughter, physical theatre and just the right touch of scary fun, makes Tall Stories The Gruffalo the must see family show for lovers of the timeless story and everyone looking for a smashing day out!

Based on the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffer this production continues to entertain audiences worldwide, bringing everyone’s favourite furry monster to life on stage.

Voted the nation’s Number 1 bedtime story by BBC Radio 2 listeners.

The Gruffalo is booking from 3 July 2019 until 8 September 2019 at the Lyric Theatre, London.


Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep dark wood – in the search for hazelnuts – as she meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the party mad Snake, and outwits them all with the story of the fabled Gruffalo.

Armed with only a nut map and a little courage Mouse must make sure she doesn’t end up as dinner for these wily woodland creatures.


★★★★ “Irresistibly charming” The Times

★★★★ “Monstrous fun for your little horrors”  Daily Mail

★★★★  “A fine piece of children’s theatre” Sunday Times

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Lyric Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 7ES
Nearest Tube or Train: Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 14, 19, 22B, 38, 53, 88, 94, 159

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