The smash-hit stage production The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show is now available to stream until the end of February 2021.
Filmed in front of a live audience at Hertford Theatre in December, Eric Carle’s treasured stories are brought to life by four master puppeteers in a magical show that features a menagerie of 75 enchanting puppets.
A theatrical recreation of Eric Carle’s beautifully imaginative stories, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show includes Carle’s classic stories: Brown Bear, 10 Little Rubber Ducks, Dream Snow and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
The show was originally made available to stream for a limited 3-week period over Christmas, however with the country now in lockdown, this has been extended by 7 weeks until Sunday 28 February.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show first premiered in Australia in 2015 before opening in New York at the Acorn Theatre in January 2016 and at the Ambassadors Theatre in December 2016. It has since has since played multiple seasons in London and across the UK.
Eric Carle’s books have captivated generations of readers with their iconic hand-painted illustrations and distinctively simple stories, introducing millions of children to a bigger, brighter world, and to their first experience of reading itself. Carle has illustrated more than seventy books, most of which he also wrote, and more than 169 million copies of his books have sold around the world.
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 50thAnniversary. 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.
Where can I get tickets?
Tickets for the 50 minute show are available to purchase as a 3-day pass (£14.50), 5 day pass (£16.50 ) and 7 day pass (£18.50).
Tickets for the The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show are available here