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The Gruffalo’s Child - Tickets

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Join the adventurous journey of The Gruffalo's Child at the Garrick Theatre. The show's creative storytelling, fantastic puppetry and enchanting music make it a must-see performance.

why watch the gruffalo's child

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler have been the most popular author-illustrator duo in the history of picture book publishing ever since the beloved story of The Gruffalo's encounter with a crafty little brown mouse was first published in 1999 and have continued to wow their readers. The show, adapted for the stage from Julia Donaldson’s award-winning book with illustrations by Axel Scheffler, is well-recognized for its exceptional performance and imaginative storytelling.

With an enchanting narrative and a talented cast, 'The Gruffalo's Child' is a must-watch at the Garrick Theatre this winter. This acclaimed adaptation takes you on a journey of a young Gruffalo's daring escapade into the deep dark woods. Each character is vividly brought to life by an experienced group of puppeteers and performers, making for a truly immersive theatre experience you simply should not miss. Get your hands on some tickets to The Gruffalo’s Child and get ready for a perfect day out with your family!

The Story

'The Gruffalo's Child' is a delightful theatre production at the Garrick Theatre that brings Julia Donaldson's beloved children's book to life. Journey with the young Gruffalo as she ventures into the deep dark wood, disregarding her father's tales of the Big Bad Mouse. With your Gruffalo’s Child tickets, you will enter a world filled with suspense, laughter, and enchanting creatures. Will she encounter the mythical Big Bad Mouse? Experience the magic and find out!

Great For

Children | The Gruffalo Fans | Musical Lovers

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These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Show Details

Genre: Musical

Duration: 55 min with no interval

Audience: Suitable for 3+

Opening Date: 1 December 2023

Closing Date: 7 January 2024

Theatre Name: Garrick Theatre

Theatre Capacity: 733

Garrick Theatre Seating Plan >

Theatre Facilities: Toilets, Bar, Cloakroom

Dress Code: Smart casual

Cast & Crew

Leading Roles

Andrew Mudie as The Gruffalo/Predators

Sophie Alice as The Gruffalo's Child

Catriona Mackenzie as The Mouse


Olivia Jacobs


Julia Donaldson

Axel Scheffler


Tall Stories Theatre Company

Additional Tips

  • Keep in mind, most London theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly. Bring along a light jacket if needed.

  • Relaxed Performances: 16 December at 10:30 AM, 21 December at 10:30 AM, and 3 January at 2 PM.

  • Audio Described Performance: 24 December at 11 AM.

  • British Sign Language Performance: 29 December at 2 PM.

  • You will be contacted by the theatre 48 hours before the performance with instructions on how to check-in and retrieve your e-ticket.

  • If you do not receive your e-tickets, please contact 0330 333 4815 or boxoffice@nimaxtheatres.com.

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