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The Gruffalo’s Child at Alexandra Palace

The Young Londoner takes a stroll through the deep dark woods with the Gruffalo's Child.

Tall Stories have adapted the award-winning sequel to The Gruffalo into an all singing and dancing show perfect for the whole family. Join the Gruffalo’s Child on her adventurous mission in this magical musical stage adaptation, of the much-loved picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

The show begins with the Gruffalo’s child and her decision to go against her father’s advice as she tiptoes out into the deep, dark woods in search of the Big Bad Mouse.

The Gruffalo’s Child encounters various animals through the woods and here Dominic Gee Burch really brought out all the laughs with his Spanish snake dressed in snakeskin clothes reminiscent of the ‘One Sheet’ guy (from the advert). The same actor also plays The Owl and the Fox and delighted the audience with the parts of the show where they could get involved.

After a number of catchy tunes and move in your seat dances, the Gruffalo child returns home to his dad (who is still sleeping and snoring when she returns).

In terms of Covid measures, Alexandra Palace has a no entry unless you are visiting a ticketed event policy, one way systems are in place, plenty of hand sanitising stations and masks need to be worn throughout the building unless consuming food.

The Gruffalo’s Child is a brilliant show that children over the age of 3 and their families will enjoy. The show is produced by award-winning theatre company Tall Stories – a creative force whose productions include The Gruffalo, the Olivier Award Nominated Room on the BroomThe Snail and the Whale and The Snow Dragon. The creative team includes Director Olivia Jacobs, Creative Producer Toby Mitchell, Designer Isla Shaw, Composers Jon Fiber & Andy Shaw of Jolly GoodTunes and Lighting Designer James Whiteside.

Ticket Prices: £12 – 18 + £1 booking fee
Dates: 5 December  – 3 January, 10am, 12.15pm, 2.30pm
Various performance days and times – see full listings here

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