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10, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 28 December and 2 January, 7pm; 12, 14, 18, 20,21, 28 December and 2 January, 2pm; 23, 27, 30, 31 December and 3, 4 January, 12.30pm; 23, 30, 31 December and 3, 4 January, 5pm
 

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Based on stories from Ted Hughes's popular book for children, The Dreamfighter And Other Creation Tales, this enchanting family opera for ages 5 and over has been composed by Julian Philips and librettist Edward Kemp. The Linbury Studio Theatre will be transformed into a magical world by director Natalie Abrahami and designer Tom Scutt as a diverse ensemble of singers and musicians bring to life witty and irreverent tales.

 

About Linbury Studio Theatre

Part of the Royal Opera House, the Linbury Studio Theatre seats up to 394 people in theatre style. The studio can also be hired for private events and can be adjusted to accommodate 400 for a standing reception, 300 for banqueting and 250 for a dinner and dance. More about Linbury Studio Theatre


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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £118  34% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 3 minutes from How The Whale Became
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372 Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from How The Whale Became
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How The Whale Became, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 4 minutes from How The Whale Became
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How The Whale Became, 404 Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from How The Whale Became
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How The Whale Became, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 6 minutes from How The Whale Became
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London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on this ... More
 
 
 
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Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it ... More
 
 
 
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Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from How The Whale Became
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8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from How The Whale Became
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