The Gruffalo: Tall Stories Theatre Company

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 12TH JANUARY 2014

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Dates:
20th November 2013 until 12th January 2014
 
OPENING TIMES
Wed-Fri 11am, Sat & Sun 10am & 12noon, Dec 3, 10, 17, 23 & 24, 30 & 31, 11am, Dec 17-19, 23 & 24, 30, Jan 2 & 3, 2pm
 
PRICES
£14 and £16.50, Premium seats including a postergramme £21.50, family £60 applies to 16.50 tickets only
 

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The Gruffalo: Tall Stories Theatre CompanyThe Gruffalo is a classic that kiddies just love and a popular Christmas outing, returning to the London stage for the sixth year running. The loveable little mouse will once again be taking a 'stroll through the deep, dark wood'. Threatened by various predators, a snake, an owl and a gruffalo with ''terrible tusks and terrible claws, and terrible teeth in his terrible jaws'', the mouse outwits them all. The plot is enchanting and is told by Tall Stories with a winning simplicity. The cast of three manage to transform the Lyric Theatre stage with remarkably few props and a host of infectiously catchy songs, not to mention some superb dance routines and non-stop drama. Many of the memorable lines become catchphrases and are repeated throughout the show in a bid to appeal to the innate 'again, again' approach favoured by children. By the end of the show they can raucously join in with their favourite bits. "A fine piece of children's theatre," says The Sunday Times; "Monstrous fun," says The Daily Mail. Recommended for children aged 3+. Book tickets to The Gruffalo today.

 

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Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
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Brewer Street NCP
 
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Leicester Square Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Thriller LiveThriller LiveThriller LiveMichael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with the obvious decision that the show must go on "to the memory of the man and his incredible music". The lights of the Lyric were dimmed and a minute's silence was held in the auditorium on the night of the first performan1st February 2015Sunday 6th September 2015 Where:
Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue,   Shaftesbury Avenue      W1D 7ES
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Thriller Live
event > Theatre > Musicals
DATES  1st October 2009 to 6th September 2015
VENUE  Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 
Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with the obvious decision that the show must go on "to the memory of the man and his incredible music". The lights of the Lyric were dimmed and a minute's silence was held in the auditorium on the night of the first performan... More about this event
 
Curtis StigersCurtis StigersThe singer-songwriter and saxophonist performs tracks from his latest album, Hooray for Love, featuring songs from the American Songbook.2nd February 2015Monday 2nd February 2015 Where:
Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue,   Shaftesbury Avenue      W1D 7ES
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