The Gruffalo's Child

Lyric Theatre

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Fridays- Wednesdays: 10.30am, 11am, 2pm & 4.30pm


60 min




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Lyric Theatre

Shaftesbury Avenue
St James
0330 333 4812


Discover an enchanting stage adaptation of the award-winning children’s book, The Gruffalo’s Child, at the Lyric Theatre.

Follow the Gruffalo’s Child on her daring adventure through the deep dark wood, as she encounters mysterious creatures on an extraordinary adventure.

What is The Gruffalo's Child about?

Be charmed by the magical Tall Stories’ adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s classic picture book, The Gruffalo's Child, arriving in London’s West End for songs, laughter and monstrous fun.

Join the Gruffalo’s Child on a wild and windy night when she ignores her father’s warnings about the Big Bad Mouse and tiptoes out into the misty wood. As she follows the snowy tracks, the Gruffalo’s Child encounters mysterious creatures and discovers if the Big Bad Mouse really does exist after all.

Come along on a captivating adventure, enjoying whimsical original music and a cast of familiar characters, for an evening of fun for the whole family.

How can I get tickets for The Gruffalo's Child in the West End?

Book tickets for The Gruffalo's Child now with Visit London. View a seating plan to pick where to sit and watch this incredible musical.

Ticket prices can be seen when viewing the seating map. .

How long is the show?

The running time for The Gruffalo’s Child is 60 minutes long, with no interval.

Where is the show playing?

The show is performing at the Lyric Theatre, located on Denman Street.

How to get there:

  • Underground - The nearest tube stations are Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly lines) and Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly and Bakerloo lines)
  • Bus - You can catch the following buses which stop at Trocadero Haymarket, a few steps away from the theatre: 14, 19, 38, N19 and N38.
  • Cycling - Rent a Santander bike and head to Golden Square, Soho where you will find bike docks.

  • What days and times are the performances?

    Performances for the family-friendly play The Gruffalo's Child take place Fridays to Wednesdays at 10.30am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm and 4.30pm- although times vary depending on the day of the week. Make sure to check your ticket for timings.

    What age is the show suitable for?

    The show is recommended for anyone aged three and over. Children under 18 months old are allowed to sit on an adult’s lap for this show and are required to purchase a free ‘babies in arms’ ticket.

    What other shows can I see in London?

    Follow the heart-warming tale of Simba with The Lion King London at the Lyceum Theatre, or join the adventures of Anna and Elsa at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane with the magical adaptation of the Disney hit film Frozen.


    Adult Ticket From £11.90 per ticket