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Judith Kerr's Classic Children's Book Brought To Live Stage
Children's favourite The Tiger Who Came to Tea is set to delight a new generation of children as it takes to the road on a major UK tour. The magical Olivier Award nominated West End production will be roaring onto stages across Britain, including several performances at the Lichfield Garrick theatre over the course of May 10 and 11.

The Tiger Who Came To Tea
The Tiger Who Came To Tea is coming to the stage


Adapted and directed by David Wood OBE, Judith Kerr's ever popular tale, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, is the ideal introduction to theatre for children from the age of three upwards. The story opens with Sophie and her Mummy about to sit down to tea when suddenly the doorbell rings. Who could it possibly be? Well, they certainly don't expect to see a big furry, stripy tiger at the door, that's for sure! And when Sophie and her Mummy welcome the hungry Tiger to tea, he proceeds to eat all the sandwiches, buns, biscuits and more. He even manages to drink all the water in the tap! What will Sophie's Daddy say when he gets home? Join the Tiger, Sophie, her Mummy and Daddy in this musical slice of teatime fun with sing-a-long songs, lots of magic and interactive fun.

The Tiger Who Came To Tea
The Tiger played by Harry Howle


The Tiger Who Came to Tea is a musical play adapted and directed by David Wood, and based on the much-loved book by Judith Kerr. It stars Abbey Norman as Sophie, Ashley Tucker as Mummy, and Harry Howle as Daddy, the Milkman, Postman and the all-important Tiger. The Tiger Who Came to Tea is produced by Nick Brooke Ltd. It will be at the Lichfield Garrick on Wednesday 10th May with performances at 1.30pm and 4.30pm and Thursday 11th May at 10.30am and 4pm. Tickets are 14 and 11.50 (groups). School bookings are welcome. The show runs for 55 minutes with no interval and is suitable for children aged 3 and above. For more information visit online or call the box office on 01543 412121.

Lichfield Garrick
The Lichfield Garrick hosts four performances of The Tiger Who Came To Tea


Forthcoming UK dates

BOURNEMOUTH Pavilion Mon 17 - Tue 18 Apr 0844 576 3000

HEREFORD The Courtyard Fri 28 - Sat 29 Apr 01432 340555

CANTERBURY Gulbenkian Mon 1 - Thu 4 May

PETERBOROUGH Key Theatre Sat 6 - Sun 7 May

LICHFIELD Garrick Theatre Wed 10 - Thu 11 May

WESTON SUPER MARE The Playhouse Fri 12 - Sat 13 May 01934 645544

BLACKWOOD Miners Institute Tue 16 - Wed 17 May

HAMILTON The Townhouse Fri 19 - Sun 21 May 01698 452299

FIFE Rothes Hall Tue 23 - Wed 24 May 01592 611101

INVERNESS Eden Court Fri 26 - Sun 28 May 01463 234234

HARROGATE Harrogate Theatre Tue 30 - Wed 31 May 01423 502116

RICHMOND Richmond Theatre Fri 2 - Sun 4 Jun 0844 871 7651

BARROW-IN-FURNESS The Forum Fri 9 - Sat 10 Jun 01229 820000

BURY ST EDMONDS Theatre Royal Mon 12 - Tue 13 Jun 01284 769505

LOWESTOFT Marina Theatre Wed 14 - Thu 15 Jun

DONCASTER Cast Sat 17 - Sun 18 Jun 01302 303959

CRAWLEY The Hath Theatre Mon 19 - Wed 21 Jun 01293 553636

BASINGSTOKE Anvil Arts Fri 23 - Sun 25 Jun 01256 844244

NEWCASTLE Theatre Royal Thu 29 Jun - Sat 1 Jul 08448 112121

LINCOLN Performing Arts Centre Sat 8 - Sun 9 Jul 01522 837600

GUILDFORD G Live Mon 17 - Tue 18 Jul

TUNBRIDGE WELLS Assembly Hall Fri 21 - Sun 23 Jul

NEWBURY Corn Exchange Mon 24 - Wed 26 Jul

SALFORD The Lowry Thu 27 - Sun 30 Jul 0843 208 6000

NEW BRIGHTON Floral Pavilion Wed 2 - Thu 3 Aug

STOKE Regent Theatre Fri 4 - Sun 6 Aug

BROMLEY Churchill Theatre Mon 7 - Wed 9 Aug

CREWE Lyceum Fri 18 - Sun 20 Aug

DARTFORD Orchard Theatre Mon 21 - Wed 23 Aug

WHITLEY BAY Playhouse Tue 29 - Thu 31 Aug

HALIFAX Victoria Theatre Sat 2 - Sun 3 Sep

COVENTRY Belgrade Theatre Wed 13 - Sat 16 Sep

BILLINGHAM Forum Sun 17 - Mon 18 Sep

SOUTHAMPTON Mayflower Fri 13 - Sun 15 Oct 02380 711811
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Why? Children's Favourite Taking To The Live Stage In New Show
When: 17 April to 15 October
Phone: 01543 412121
Where: Lichfield Garrick, Castle Dyke, Lichfield WS13 6HR
Cost: Lichfield tickets 14
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