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We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is a smash hit production based on the award winning classic book by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury. This lively, fun filled show has been directed by Sally Cookson with Benji Bower’s vibrant musical score. The show returns to the West End at Lyric Theatre, which is famous for hosting comic operas, light comedies, and family shows. We present here a complete guide to this perfect theatrical family show, helping you with all you want to know about it and also to find ways to get some good deals on We’re Going on a Bear Hunt London tickets.
About the Show
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is a cheerful and joyous family show taking your imagination back to the much loved, beautifully illustrated picture book of the same name. A fun filled adventure, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is a concoction of gleeful music, catchy repetition of rhymes, amazing imagination, creative puppetry, laughter, and sheer fun.
Applying a combination of simple theatrical techniques, this musical utilises everyday objects and materials to capture the imagination. For example, watering cans and blue buckets are used to show a river, handprints on paper to show mud, light and a stack of cardboard boxes to portray a forest, among other creative techniques. Catering to small children and their families, We’re Going On A Bear Hunt is an action-packed adventurous treat not just for kids but also an ideal theatrical experience for first time theatregoers providing a unique experience to the viewers.
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is the story of a family of adventurers, who go out hunting for a bear with their dog. Going over thick, long grass; crossing the swelling deep, cold river; facing the blizzard; and fighting in the swampy, muddy strip are some of the many challenges they face as they cross over the dense dark forest to reach a cave. As it turns out, the bear is far more dangerous than they expected it to be. Their journey back home, racing away, with the ferocious bear following them with vigour, is something that keeps the audience glued to the edge of their seats.
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Reviews
“Ultimately We’re Going On a Bear Hunt is a fun, mischievous family journey that brings this classic book to life complete with paint, mud, water and even snow.”
“This is a familiar title transposed from page to stage, but done with skill and a bubbling sense of fun.”
– The Guardian
Please note that the above reviews are for previous productions of the same show.
The show is suitable for ages 3 and up, with adult supervision.
Lyric Theatre has a seating capacity of 887.
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Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt London Tickets
Looking for discounts on We’re Going on a Bear Hunt London tickets?
Check the real-time seat availability and prices of different sections for We’re Going on a Bear Hunt West End. In the interactive seat-map, select the date that you would like to watch the show and check out the seats available for that day. You can filter the seats as per your desired price range and purchase tickets directly.
Lyric Theatre - We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Ticket Prices
Stalls: £27 - £18
Dress Circle: £22
Upper Circle: £18
Lyric Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.
We're Going on a Bear Hunt London TKTS, Lottery and Day Tickets
Apart from getting We’re Going on a Bear Hunt tickets online, there are other ways to obtain West End tickets for cheap, such as:
TKTS: The TKTS booth obtains its inventory directly from the theatre based on availability, and sells them for cheap.
We're Going on a Bear Hunt Tickets on TKTS
TKTS booths offer discounted tickets for certain shows, and can only be collected in person. Unlike New York, there is only one TKTS booth in all of London. You can check the availability of tickets for the show of your choice at the official TKTS website.
The website displays availability of tickets for the current day, along with the following two days. Based on how popular We're Going on a Bear Hunt is, TKTS tickets for the show are rarely available.
Lottery: The winner takes it all! You can try your luck to obtain tickets for a performance on the same day at discounted rates!
We're Going on a Bear Hunt LOTTERY
There is currently no lottery policy for We're Going on a Bear Hunt.
Day Tickets: These are tickets that are made available at the theatre on the day of the show.
We're Going on a Bear Hunt DAY SEATS
Currently, there is no We're Going on a Bear Hunt day tickets policy in place.
Q: Is there a way to purchase London TKTS tickets online, instead of waiting in line at the TKTS booths?
A: Unfortunately, no. The only way to purchase tickets is in person at the TKTS booth in Leicester Square.
Q:What is the age limit for this show?
A: The show is recommended for ages 14 and above, as it contains strong language and mild sexual references. Please note that children aged under 10 will not be admitted.
Q: What time should I arrive at Lyric Theatre?
A: Doors open 45 minutes before show time. We recommend arriving at least 30 minutes before curtain.
Q: Can I take photographs or videos of the show?
A: The use of cameras (still and video) and sound recorders is not allowed inside the theatre.
Q: Is there a possibility that I will get partial view seating if I purchase discount tickets for We’re Going on a Bear Hunt?
A: When booking with Headout, you will get to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view. However, if you opt to try and win lottery tickets, or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.