THE PURRFECT TREAT FOR ALL THE FAMILY!

 

The Olivier Award nominated The Tiger Who Came to Tea is celebrating 14 years on stage and over 50 years as Britain’s best-loved picture book!

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big, stripy tiger!

Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos! A stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem... expect to be surprised!

Produced by Nicoll Entertainment, based on the book by Judith Kerr OBE and directed by David Wood OBE.

David Wood OBE is undisputedly the country’s leading writer and director of plays and musicals for children. His many successes include The Gingerbread Man, The Witches and Babe the Sheep Pig.
 

  • Nominated for best family entertainment

    Olivier Awards 2012

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    'The children loved it!'

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    'This tiger is the cat's meow'

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    'PERFECTLY PITCHED ADAPTATION'

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    'ROAR TALENT'

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    'A DELIGHT FROM START TO FINISH'

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    'A TOT’S GLASTONBURY'

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    'TRULY, ALL THE FUN OF THE FUR'

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  • 'THE CHILDREN SAT SPELLBOUND. GO SEE IT!'

    My Generation

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2022-23 UK Tour Dates

NEWCASTLE

Theatre Royal

28 September - 2 October

0191 232 7010

SUNDERLAND

Fire Station

4 - 5 October

0191 5700 007

BLACKPOOL

The Grand Theatre

7 - 9 October

01253 290190

NOTTINGHAM

Theatre Royal

12 - 15 October

0115 989 5555

WOKING

New Victoria Theatre

17 - 18 October

0333 009 6690

EDINBURGH

Playhouse

20 - 22 October

03330 096 690

St Albans

Alban Arena

24 - 26 October

01727 844488

SALFORD

The Lowry

27 - 30 October

0343 208 6000

STOKE

Regent Theatre

1 - 2 November

0333 009 6690

Wirral

Floral Pavillion

4 - 6 November

0151 666 0000

Sheffield

Lyceum Theatre

7 - 9 November

0114 249 6000

MILTON KEYNES

Milton Keynes Theatre

17 - 19 November

0333 009 6690

DARTFORD

Orchard Theatre

24 - 27 November

0343 310 0033

Glasgow

King's Theatre

21 - 22 February 2023

0333 009 6690

Coventry

The Albany Theatre

25 - 26 March 2023

024 7699 8964

Cast

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Jennifer Addey

Sophie (UK Tour)

Katie Tripp

Mummy (UK Tour)

James Carlisle

Daddy / Milkman / Postman / Tiger (UK Tour)

Benjamin Stone

Understudy / ASM (UK Tour)

Tia Bunce

Understudy / Wardrobe (UK Tour)

Creatives

David Wood

Director / Adaptor

Emma Clayton

Assistant Director / Choreographer

Tony Simpson

Lighting Designer

Shock Productions

Sound Design

Scott Penrose

Magic Advisor

Peter Pontzen

Music Supervisor

Angie Burns

Wardrobe Supervisor

Nick May

Production Manager

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