Last Updated on 26 June 2021 by Showcall Editorial Team
West End Children’s Theatre
Every year the West End presents some of the best children’s theatre. Presented during the day, in major West End theatres, children and their parents see some of their favourites bought to life.
WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD
Palace Theatre, London (15 July – 29 August 2021)
From Julia Donaldson, bestselling author of The Gruffalo, and award-winning illustrator Lydia Monks, comes the stage show of the much-loved picture book What the Ladybird Heard. With live original music from a quartet of talented actors, puppetry and a whole farmyard of fun, this 55-minute family favourite is the perfect summer treat!
Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len have a cunning plan to steal the farmer’s fine prize cow. But they reckon without the tiniest, quietest creature of all: the Ladybird has a scheme of her own!
Join the woolly sheep, the hairy hog, the fat red hen and the dainty dog as they take on the villains in their quest to save the day at the Palace Theatre, London. Published by Macmillan Children’s Books and with over 4 million copies sold this adaptation is the perfect introduction to theatre for children aged 3+. Expect plenty of participation, lots of laughs and rhymes galore!
THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA
Theatre Royal Haymarket (13 July – 5 September 2021)
Based on Britain’s best-loved picture book by Judith Kerr, the Olivier Award-nominated smash hit show The Tiger Who Came To Tea returns to the West End’s Theatre Royal Haymarket for Summer 2020. The purrfect summer treat!!
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! Don’t miss this stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem… expect to be surprised!
Garrick Theatre (17 July – 22 August 2021)
From the award-winning West End producers of Gangsta Granny comes this amazing new production of David Walliams’ best-selling story Billionaire Boy at the Garrick Theatre!
Following a hugely successful run of Gangsta Granny at the Garrick Theatre in 2017, Birmingham Stage Company are delighted to return this summer with Neal Foster’s adaptation of Billionaire Boy.