Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 4TH JANUARY 2014

ADDRESS
Lyric Hammersmith, Lyric Square, Hammersmith and Fulham, 2 King Street, London W6 0QA 
 
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Dates:
22nd November 2013 until 4th January 2014
 
OPENING TIMES
6.30pm, mats Dec 14, 21, 23, 26-31, Jan 2-4, 2.30pm, Nov 22, Dec 8, 10-13, 15, 17 & 18, 20, 22, 2pm, Nov 23, 30, Dec 7, 11am & 1pm, Nov 25-29, Dec 3-6, 10.30am & 1pm, Dec 8, 15, 22, 12noon, Dec 14, 21, 23, 26-31, Jan 2-4, 12.30pm, Dec 10-12, 17-20, 9.30am
 
PRICES
£10 (Adults), £8 (Children)
 

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Raymond Briggs' Father ChristmasFollowing last year's sell-out success, Raymond Briggs' famous Christmas story returns to the Lyric for Chrismas 2013. Created by the London-born author and illustrator in 1973, Briggs' Father Christmas is as enchanting as it was 40 years ago, portraying Santa as a rather grumpy, discontented figure. In this adaptation presented by Pins and Needles the popular children's tale is told using puppet theatre and live music to create a wonderful seasonal outing for those under 6. Barry McCarthy, who plays the lead as, "a homely, flesh and blood old chap who snores, feels cold, goes to the loo..." (The Stage), reprises his role as Father Christmas.

 

About Lyric Hammersmith

Frank Matcham's velvet and gilt theatre was saved from demolition - following a public outcry - by being carefully dismantled, moved from its location further down King Street and then rehoused on its current site. As a consequence, the Lyric Hammersmith's gorgeous Victorian auditorium is housed in a severely utlitarian concrete cube, above Kings Mall shopping centre. More about Lyric Hammersmith

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Hammersmith Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
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Hammersmith Grove NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Kings Mall Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Shopping > Baby Care
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London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 14 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 14 minutes from Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas
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Lyric Hammersmith events

 
Shoe Baby: Long Nose Puppets (Over 2s)Shoe Baby: Long Nose Puppets (Over 2s)A magical puppet show about a baby who takes to the sea, the air, the zoo, all in a shoe.20th September 2014Saturday 20th September 2014 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
Category: event
On Soon
Shoe Baby: Long Nose Puppets (Over 2s)
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  Saturday 20th September 2014 at 11am and 1pm
VENUE  Lyric Hammersmith 
A magical puppet show about a baby who takes to the sea, the air, the zoo, all in a shoe.
The Tap Dancing Mermaid: Tessa Bide Productions (Over 3s)The Tap Dancing Mermaid: Tessa Bide Productions (Over 3s)A devised solo show with puppets, live music, storytelling and tap dancing.27th September 2014Saturday 27th September 2014 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
Category: event
On Soon
The Tap Dancing Mermaid: Tessa Bide Productions (Over 3s)
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  Saturday 27th September 2014 at 11am and 1pm
VENUE  Lyric Hammersmith 
A devised solo show with puppets, live music, storytelling and tap dancing.
Mucky Pup: Theatre Alibi (Ages 5-11)Mucky Pup: Theatre Alibi (Ages 5-11)A funny story about a tidy boy and a scruffy dog.3rd October 2014Saturday 4th October 2014 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
Category: event
On Soon
Mucky Pup: Theatre Alibi (Ages 5-11)
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  Friday 3rd October 2014 at 10.30am and 1.30pm & Saturday 4th October 2014 at 11am and 2pm
VENUE  Lyric Hammersmith 
A funny story about a tidy boy and a scruffy dog.
Clink Restaurent Fundraiser LunchClink Restaurent Fundraiser Lunch9th October 2014Thursday 9th October 2014 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
Category: event
 
Clink Restaurent Fundraiser Lunch
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Fundraising Event
DATES  Thursday 9th October 2014 - 11.30am
VENUE  Lyric Hammersmith 
Pied Piper: Norwich Puppet Theatre (Ages 3-7)Pied Piper: Norwich Puppet Theatre (Ages 3-7)Children's puppet show with storytelling and music.11th October 2014Saturday 11th October 2014 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
Category: event
 
Pied Piper: Norwich Puppet Theatre (Ages 3-7)
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  Saturday 11th October 2014 at 11am and 1pm
VENUE  Lyric Hammersmith 
Children's puppet show with storytelling and music.
Tony And Mike: The Country Owl And The City SquirrelTony And Mike: The Country Owl And The City SquirrelTom Frankland and Laura Mugridge present a puppet show, inspired by the Tale Of The Town Mouse And The Country Mouse.18th October 2014Saturday 18th October 2014 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
Category: event
 
Tony And Mike: The Country Owl And The City Squirrel
event > Theatre > Puppet shows
DATES  Saturday 18th October 2014 at 11am and 1pm
VENUE  Lyric Hammersmith 
Tom Frankland and Laura Mugridge present a puppet show, inspired by the Tale Of The Town Mouse And The Country Mouse.
Inside Out!: Tell Tale Hearts And Imagination Stage (Ages 2-6)Inside Out!: Tell Tale Hearts And Imagination Stage (Ages 2-6)While playing dress-up that leads to a mountain top rescue, an older brother loses his special hat and so begins an adventure to find it.25th October 2014Saturday 25th October 2014 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
Category: event
 
Inside Out!: Tell Tale Hearts And Imagination Stage (Ages 2-6)
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  Saturday 25th October 2014 at 11am and 1pm
VENUE  Lyric Hammersmith 
While playing dress-up that leads to a mountain top rescue, an older brother loses his special hat and so begins an adventure to find it.
Three Wise Monkey: Hiccup Theatre (Ages 3-7)Three Wise Monkey: Hiccup Theatre (Ages 3-7)A show about three cheeky monkeys by acclaimed writer Mike Kenny.28th October 2014Saturday 1st November 2014 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
Category: event
 
Three Wise Monkey: Hiccup Theatre (Ages 3-7)
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  28th Oct to 1st Nov 2014
VENUE  Lyric Hammersmith 
A show about three cheeky monkeys by acclaimed writer Mike Kenny.
Raymond Briggs Father Christmas (Under 6s)Raymond Briggs Father Christmas (Under 6s)The famous seasonal show.14th November 2014Wednesday 31st December 2014 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
Category: event
 
Raymond Briggs Father Christmas (Under 6s)
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  14th November to 31st December 2014
VENUE  Lyric Hammersmith 
The famous seasonal show.
Dick Whittington And His CatDick Whittington And His CatA traditional family pantomime based on the ever-popular fairy tale.22nd November 2014Saturday 3rd January 2015 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
Category: event
 
Dick Whittington And His Cat
event > Theatre > Pantomimes
DATES  22nd November 2014 to 3rd January 2015
VENUE  Lyric Hammersmith 
A traditional family pantomime based on the ever-popular fairy tale.

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