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The Tiger Who Came to Tea is one of the best-selling picture books of all time. Since it was first published in 1968, it has sold over 4 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over 20 languages.





STORYSTOCK Returns to the Bush Theatre This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

STORYSTOCK, the travelling story circus, returns to the Bush Theatre from 28th to 30th October 2014. Storystock is a storytelling festival for children (3-11) and their families, which launched at the Bush Theatre in autumn 2013. Last year's debut festival attracted nearly 2,000 visitors in 3 days. (more...)

Dick King-Smith's BABE, THE SHEEP-PIG Returns to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Adapted from Dick King-Smith's much-loved children's novel which inspired the Oscar-winning 1995 film, Babe, The Sheep-Pig will be brought to life on stage in an enchanting new production, embarking on a major UK Tour in 2017 following a Christmas season at Polka Theatre. Featuring stunning puppetry, an original score and an utterly charming 'baa-ber sheep' quartet, the tour will launch from West Yorkshire Playhouse on Monday 13 February and run until September 2017. Full tour schedule attached; further dates to be announced.   (more...)

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...)

THE THREE LITTLE PIGS to Play Arts Centre Melbourne in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

A favourite fairytale of children the world over will trot into Melbourne direct from London's West End this summer for the live stage musical The Three Little Pigs, at Arts Centre Melbourne's Playhouse from Saturday 2 January - Sunday 17 January 2016. (more...)

Cheltenham Literature Festival Announces Full Lineup, Including Matthew Bourne
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

For culture lovers, there's really only one place to be this autumn and that's The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival. Running from Friday till Sunday, October 2-11 the Festival boasts speakers as diverse as Ronnie Wood, Martha Lane Fox, Matthew Bourne, George the Poet, Garry Kasparov, Jeanette Winterson, Nick Clegg, Nigel Mansell, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Nick Frost, Nigella Lawson, Bill Bryson and Gino D'Acampo. (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Sets Full 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

The season begins with a real treat for dance fans as Moscow City Ballet bring their breathtaking production of Swan Lake to the stage from Tuesday 6 - Saturday 10 January and Northern Ballet return to the Lyceum with their adaptation of Emily Bronte's romantic masterpiece Wuthering Heights (Wed 18 - Sat 21 March) with music by Claude-Michel Schonberg (Les Miserables). (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...)

THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA to Play QPAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

The tea-guzzling Tiger will pounce into Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) for the first time ever in the truly magical Olivier Award nominated production of The Tiger Who Came to Tea from 14 January 2016. (more...)

QPAC Sets Summer 2016 Offerings
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

There is something for everyone within the Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC's) SummerSet program; a line up of family friendly entertainment in January 2016. (more...)

Olivier Award-Winning Goodnight Mister Tom Full Cast and Spring Tour 2016 Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

The producers of Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Goodnight Mister Tom are delighted to announce today that the Oliver award-winning stage adaptation of Michelle Magorian's classic novel will embark on a UK Tour in 2016 after its strictly limited West End run at the Duke of York's Theatre this Christmas. (more...)

Theatre Royal Glasgow Presents GOODNIGHT MISTER TOM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

The producers of Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Goodnight Mister Tom are delighted to announce that the Oliver award-winning stage adaptation of Michelle Magorian's classic novel will embark on a UK Tour in 2016 after its strictly limited West End run at the Duke of York's Theatre this Christmas. (more...)

THE HERBAL BED, THE WITCHES, TOAST and More Slated for Rose Theatre Kingston's Spring 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

The Rose Theatre Kingston today announces its full spring season with an array of the finest drama, children's theatre, comedy and music. (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...)

Adelaide Festival Centre Launches 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

Nothing compares to the anticipation and excitement of sitting in a theatre as the lights go down and the action starts up. Get set to see live on-stage action all year round as Adelaide Festival Centre's launches its eclectic and electric 2016 season program. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Centre Announces Season 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

Nothing compares to the anticipation and excitement of sitting in a theatre as the lights go down and the action starts up. Get set to see live on-stage action all year round as Adelaide Festival Centre's launches its eclectic and electric 2016 season program. (more...)

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN and More Set for Exeter Northcott Theatre's 2017 Spring/Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Exeter Northcott Theatre has announced its exciting spring/summer 2017 season. (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...)

WAKE UP with BWW 11/25/2015 - A CHRISTMAS STORY, SCROOGE, TIGER at Tea and Broadway on TV!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 25, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: The holiday season starts in earnest with A CHRISTMAS STORY and SCROOGE taking over theaters across the country, plus it's a big night for Broadway appearances on TV! (more...)

QPAC Announces SummerSet
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Your family is set this summer at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC's) SummerSet*. With all the adrenaline of Cirque Adrenaline, the carnival of Carnival of the Animals, the excitement of Deadly 60 or the awe and wonder of George's Marvellous Medicine and The Tiger Who Came to Tea, summer at QPAC never looked so good! Now add to that the opportunity to go behind the scenes or enjoy a tasty and refreshing summer menu and your QPAC experience really has summer set. (more...)

Polka Theatre to Present BABE, THE SHEEP-PIG Before Launching National Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Meet the little pig with big dreams in Polka's new stage adaptation of Dick King-Smith's much loved novel Babe, The Sheep-Pig. Featuring stunning puppetry, original music and a charming 'baa-ber sheep' quartet, Babe, the Sheep-Pig runs on Polka's Main Stage from 25 Nov 2016 - 5 Feb 2017 for the whole family ages 5 and up. With a subsequent national tour throughout 2017, this is Polka's biggest ever production. (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne Announces Summer Offerings
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

Sit down with a cheeky tea-drinking tiger, paint your very own house or join a secret journey through the nooks and crannies of the theatres (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...)

Casting Announced For The Olivier Award-Winning GOODNIGHT MISTER TOM
by Jenny Ell - Nov 11, 2015

The producers of Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Goodnight Mister Tom are delighted to announce today that the Oliver award-winning stage adaptation of Michelle Magorian's classic novel will embark on a UK Tour in 2016 after its strictly limited West End run at the Duke of York's Theatre this Christmas. (more...)

Get Into London Theatre Deals Offered for Over 40 Top Shows
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Theatres all over the capital are set to welcome in the new year by offering fantastic ticket deals as part of Get Into London Theatre, Official London Theatre's annual promotion allowing the public to see some of the best-loved shows in London for a fraction of the normal cost. Since its launch in 2002, the promotion has grown bigger and better every year. (more...)

FAITHFUL RUSLAN - THE STORY OF A GUARD DOG and More Set for 10th Anniversary Season at Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Autumn 2017 will mark the 10th Anniversary of the Belgrade Theatre's B2 Auditorium with a landmark production of Faithful Ruslan - The Story of a Guard Dog co-produced with the Glasgow's Citizen's Theatre and directed by the internationally renowned Helena Kaut-Howson. (more...)

West End's Kids Week Announces Schedule
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Kids Week, the annual London theatre initiative, returns for the whole of August 2016, with more than 35 shows offering free tickets for children. (more...)

Simon Webbe & Gareth Gates to Star in THE THREE LITTLE PIGS
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

Stars from the worlds of pop, musical theatre and Saturday night TV are joining forces for a brand new family musical that's trotting into the West End this summer. (more...)

THE REAL THING, GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE and More Set for Rose Theatre Kingston's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces its autumn 2017 and spring 2018 season. (more...)

An Amazing Month of Shows This March at The Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

It's a jam packed month of popular music, laugh out loud comedy and fantastic theatre at The Epstein stage this March! (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...)

Curve Adapting Roald Dahl's GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE for the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Following the success of Fantastic Mr Fox, The Twits and The Witches, Curve is delighted to announce a new Made At Curve co-production of Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Medicine for Christmas 2017.  (more...)

THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA Roars Back into the Epstein Theatre this Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

???????The Tiger Who Came to Tea is roaring back into Liverpool and it's almost time to welcome that hungry tiger through our doors once more! (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...)

THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA Set for Limited Summer Season at Cadogan Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 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. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 4, 2017
by - Jul 4, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 4, 2016
by - Jul 4, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 4, 2015
by - Jul 4, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA Thrilled Young Fans Of The Book
by Barry Lenny - Jan 24, 2016

Based on the children's book, by Judith Kerr, this drew plenty of young people. (more...)

THE HERBAL BED, THE WITCHES, TOAST and More Slated for Rose Theatre Kingston's Spring 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

The Rose Theatre Kingston today announces its full spring season with an array of the finest drama, children's theatre, comedy and music. (more...)

Curve Theatre, Leicester and Rose Theatre, Kingston Present Roald Dahl's THE TWITS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

???????One of Roald Dahl's classic stories will come to life in February, as The Twits head to the Exeter Northcott Theatre. (more...)

West End Comedy THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Bound for Australia Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

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...)

Steve Backshall's DEADLY 60 LIVE! Comes to Her Majesty's Theatre, 11-12 Jan
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Don't miss Steve Backshall's DEADLY 60 LIVE! at Her Majesty's Theatre from 11 - 12 January. It promises to be 'weird, wild and wonderful'. In his first ever Australian tour, Steve will take audiences on the adventure of a life time telling the stories and showing us footage from his most famous expeditions and answering your questions about the making of his popular BBC Earth series. (more...)

Booking Now Open for Get Into London Theatre 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

Booking has now opened for Get Into London Theatre 2016. Official London Theatre's annual promotion allows the public to see some of the best-loved shows in London with tickets for top shows reduced to just £10, £20, £30 or £40. (more...)

Belgrade Theatre's Spring 2017 Lineup Full of Music, Drama and Fun
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Belgrade Theatre has revealed its new season of shows coming to Coventry in spring 2017. (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...)

THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA Coming to Her Majesty's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

The tea-guzzling Tiger pounces into Adelaide at Her Majesty's Theatre from 22 - 24 January. The Tiger Who Came to Tea is a musical play adapted and directed by David Wood. This truly magical production is based on Judith Kerr's best-selling children's book. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA, a delightfully whimsical interactive musical play for children.
by Jade Kops - Dec 10, 2014

Judith Kerr's children's book The Tiger Who Came to Tea comes to life at Sydney Opera House this summer, to the delight of young audiences. Director, songwriter and lyricist David Wood has brought new life to this modern classic story about little Sophie, her Mummy and The Tiger Who Came to Tea. (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith Announces Little Lyric Season For Young Audiences
by Marianka Swain - Aug 11, 2016

The Lyric Hammersmith has announced its 2016 Autumn season of Little Lyric especially for audiences aged aged 2-11. This programme is sure to delight young audiences with stories of beanstalks, giraffes and space travel. October half-term sees a new adaptation of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, before finishing off the year with the return of the much-loved family favourite, Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas. (more...)

KIDS WEEK Begins Today And Extends Booking To 7 September 2016
by Edward Baker - Aug 1, 2016

The annual London theatre initiative KIDS WEEK began today and announced it would be extending until 7 September 2016 to mark the end of school summer holidays. With over 55,000 tickets available, you can book free tickets for London's biggest shows including, The Railway Children, Jersey Boys and Wicked. (more...)

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