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Theatre Information

Lyric Theatre (London, )
(Piccadilly Circus) Shaftesbury Avenue
London,

Schedule

55 minutes

Tuesdays: 11:00am and 2:00pm
Wednesdays: 11:00am and 2:00pm
Thursdays: 11:00am and 2:00pm
Fridays: 11:00am and 2:00pm
Saturdays: 10:00am and 12:00pm
Sundays: 10:00am and 12:00pm

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A glittering tale packed full of fun, What the Ladybird Heard follows two crafty robbers, one very small ladybird and all of her farmyard friends! When Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len devise a cunning plan to steal the farmer's best prize cow, the little Ladybird comes up with a whole new plan of her own!



Join a variety of fluffy, snuffly creatures at the Lyric Theatre, from the woolly sheep to the hairy hog, the fat red and hen and the dainty dog! Packed full of colour, amazing puppetry, live music and audience participation that will engage families of all ages, What the Ladybird Heard is the vibrant new stage show that promises to bring laughter and lots of fun.


UK Tour and NY Dates Announced for MR POPPER'S PENGUINS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Kenny Wax Family Entertainment today announced Mr Popper's Penguins will be visiting 6 venues in the UK from the 27 September to 11 December prior to a West End Christmas season. The Penguins will also be sailing across the Atlantic for their US premiere at New York's renowned New Victory Theatre this autumn.  (more...)

West End Comedy THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Bound for Australia
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Olivier Award-winning theatre company Mischief Theatre are bringing their comedy masterpiece The Play That Goes Wrong to Australia for the first time from February next year. (more...)

MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS to Make West End Debut at the Criterion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Kenny Wax Family Entertainment is delighted to announce the West End debut of new family musical - Mr Popper's Penguins, which will open at the Criterion Theatre for a magical Christmas season from the 15 December to 31 December. Mr & Mrs Popper and their remarkable family of performing penguin puppets come to London direct from a UK tour and US premiere at New York's renowned New Victory Theatre. (more...)

THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA to Roar Back into the West End This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

The tea-guzzling Tiger pounces back into the West End in this truly magical Olivier Award nominated production of THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA, opening at the Lyric Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue on Wednesday 25 November 2015 and running throughout Christmas to Sunday 10 January 2016. (more...)

Family Musical MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS Launches West End Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2015

The producer of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Hetty Feather and What the Ladybird Heard today announces the world premiere of brand new family musical Mr Popper's Penguins which is making a splash this winter touring around the country now through January 2016. Mr Popper and his Penguins will be hopping off to various locations, opening at the Theatre Royal Brighton today 26 November. (more...)

THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA Roars Back into the West End Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2015

The tea-guzzling Tiger pounces back into the West End in this truly magical Olivier Award nominated production of THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA, opening at the Lyric Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue tonight 25 November 2015 and running throughout Christmas to Sunday 10 January 2016. (more...)

Family Musical MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS to Launch West End Tour, Nov. 26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

The producer of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, We're Going on a Bear Hunt, Hetty Feather and What the Ladybird Heard today announces the world premiere of brand new family musical Mr Popper's Penguins which is making a splash this winter touring around the country from November 2015 to January 2016. Mr Popper and his Penguins will be hopping off to various locations, opening at the Theatre Royal Brighton on Thursday 26 November. The tour continues on to Malvern Theatre and London's Cadogan Hall before settling in at the Lowry Salford for a glittering Christmas season from Thursday 10 December to Sunday 10 January. The tour is completed with a run at Rose Theatre Kingston from Thursday 14 January to Sunday 17 January. (more...)

Kids Week Returns with Free Tickets to 36 Shows for Children, August 1
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

The annual London theatre initiative Kids Week (www.kidsweek.co.uk) returns this summer from 1 - 31 August 2014 with an exciting line-up of 36 shows offering free tickets for children. (more...)

THE GRUFFALO Returning to Lyric Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

This July everyone's favourite furry monster roars back into the West End in celebration of his 15th anniversary on stage! Tall Stories' smash hit production of The Gruffalo, which first opened on the 12 May 2001, 18 months after the book was first published, returns to the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue by popular demand from 6 July until 4 September 2016, forming a huge part of this summer's West End calendar. (more...)

KIDS WEEK Acheives Record-Breaking First Day Sales of 85,336 Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

The annual London theatre initiative Kids Week (www.kidsweek.co.uk) has achieved a 77% year-on-year increase in first-day sales, with 85,336 tickets sold in the first 24 hours since going on sale on 17 June 2014 at 10:00am (compared to the equivalent period in 2013). Revenue from paid tickets surpassed £2m. (more...)

Bookings for London's KIDS WEEK Now Open
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Tickets are now on sale for the annual London theatre initiative Kids Week (www.kidsweek.co.uk), with an exciting line-up of 37 shows offering free tickets for children between 1 and 31 August 2014. (more...)

THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA Roars Into Cadogan Hall
by Marianka Swain - Jun 15, 2016

The Tiger Who Came to Tea roars into Chelsea this summer in the truly magical Olivier Award nominated West End production opening at Cadogan Hall on Saturday 6 August 2016 and running through to Sunday 4 September 2016. For tickets, call 020 7730 4500 or visit https://www.cadoganhall.com/ (more...)

Julia Donaldson's WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD Plays Richmond and Cadogan Hall For London Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

From Julia Donaldson, the best-selling author of The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom award-winning illustrator Lydia Monks, comes What the Ladybird Heard. (more...)

SEE ROCK CITY AND OTHER DESTINATIONS to Make UK Debut at the Union Theatre, Aug 15-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

For the first time, the critically acclaimed off-Broadway musical See Rock City and Other Destinations, will be introduced to the UK for a two-week strictly limited run at the Union Theatre. Previews start on Friday 15 August and press night on Tuesday 19 August at 7.30pm, it was announced today. On sale now. (more...)

WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD Set for 2014 London Summer Season, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Based on the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson & Lydia Monks, What the Ladybird Heard will kick off a UK and international tour in 2014, stopping at Richmond and Cadogan Hall for a London summer season. (more...)

Marlowe Theatre Presents WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD, 17 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Two crafty robbers, one tiny ladybird and a whole farmyard of fun: What the Ladybird Heard comes to Canterbury during the summer holidays. Based on the award-winning picture book by best-selling author Julia Donaldson (The Gruffalo), and award-winning illustrator Lydia Monks, this is a new stage adaptation with live music, original songs, puppetry and lots of interactive fun. (more...)

Nuffield Announces Autumn, Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Nuffield's Director Samuel Hodges, now in his second year leading the company, announces the upcoming autumn/winter season, alongside plans for his Nuffield directorial debut. (more...)

WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD Set for 2014 London Summer Season, Followed by UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Based on the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson & Lydia Monks, What the Ladybird Heard will kick off a UK and international tour in 2014, stopping at Richmond and Cadogan Hall for a London summer season. (more...)

Birmingham Town Hall Presents WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD LIVE ON STAGE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Based on the award-winning children's book, What the Ladybird Heard will be performed at Town Hall from Tuesday 27 December 2016 until Wednesday 11 January 2017, with a specially adapted relaxed and BSL interpreted performance on Sunday 8 January. (more...)

SEE ROCK CITY AND OTHER DESTINATIONS Makes UK Debut at the Union Theatre, Now thru Aug 30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

For the first time, the critically acclaimed off-Broadway musical See Rock City and Other Destinations, will be introduced to the UK for a two-week strictly limited run at the Union Theatre. Previews start today 15 August and press night on Tuesday 19 August at 7.30pm. On sale now. (more...)

Kids Week Returns Today with Free Tickets to 36 Shows for Children
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

The annual London theatre initiative Kids Week (www.kidsweek.co.uk) returns this summer from today, 1 August, through 31 August 2014 with an exciting line-up of 36 shows offering free tickets for children. (more...)

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