The BAFTA Award-Winning CBeebies Children's TV Show Returns to the Stage with a New Show and its First Major UK Theatre Tour IN THE NIGHT GARDEN LIVE
This February 2019, the smash-hit In the Night Garden Live begins a first ever tour of UK theatres with a brand-new show. Take a spectacular journey into the magical world of In the Night Garden and experience the UK's favourite family show with all the enchanting characters magically brought to life on stage. Tickets go on sale on 17 October with the opportunity to register for presale from today.
In the Night Garden Live is the perfect musical theatre experience for the entire family. Children's favourite CBeebies stars - Igglepiggle, Upsy Daisy, Makka Pakka and friends - are all brought beautifully to life in a specially-written new story using full-size costumes and magical puppets with enchanting music and dancing.
This delightful classic, which premiered in 2010 before becoming a summer entertainment fixture, is a firm favourite with young pre-schoolers and their parents. Seen by over one million people, the critically acclaimed production has established itself as a must-see first theatre experience for young children.
Oliver Seadon, Executive Producer said "When we made In the Night Garden Live we never imagined it would run for 10 years and that over a million visitors would come to see it. It's incredibly exciting now to be making a brand-new show and taking it into theatres all over the country. This will be the first time that audiences get to see In the Night Garden Live in their local theatre."
In the Night Garden Live is written by Helen Eastman (writer of Bing Live) and based on the Ragdoll television series created by Andrew Davenport. Directed by acclaimed Royal Ballet choreographer and director Will Tuckett, the show is produced by Minor Entertainment under licence from DHX Media.
Director Will Tuckett said, "Children know these characters so well, much better than we ever might think. They see them as proper friends- when they appear on stage live they are seeing friends liberated from the television or tablet. They are there, waving at THEM. Taking your child to see them live on stage is an extraordinary experience - it's a genuinely heart-warming and truly magical thing and makes me love my job as much as I do."
Register for the presale at www.nightgardenlive.com by 1pm on 5 October. Presale starts 16 October. Tickets go on sale to everyone else 17 October.
Confirmed Tour Dates for 2019:
27 February-3 March The Lowry Theatre, Salford
2 & 3 April Grove Theatre Dunstable
6 & 7 April Watford Colosseum
10 & 11 April Reading Hexagon
13 & 14 April Kings Theatre Portsmouth
18-22 April Orchard Theatre Dartford
27 & 28 April King's Theatre Edinburgh
29 & 30 May Regent Theatre Ipswich
4 & 5 June Floral Pavilion New Brighton
19 & 20 June Alban Arena St Albans
22 & 23 June Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe
29 & 30 June Bradford Alhambra Theatre
6 & 7 July Plymouth Pavilion
10 & 11 July The Playhouse Theatre Weston Super Mare
13 & 14 July Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
17 & 18 July Tyne Theatre, Newcastle
20 & 21 July Hull New Theatre
31 July-4 August The Birmingham Repertory Theatre
7 & 8 August Marlowe Theatre Canterbury
10 & 11 August Cliffs Pavilion Southend
14 & 15 August Cambridge Corn Exchange
20-24 August Churchill Theatre Bromley
31 August & 1 September Venue Cymru Llandudno
7 & 8 September The Grand Theatre Blackpool
21 & 22 September Belfast Waterfront
25 & 26 September Wyvern Theatre Swindon
28 & 29 September Darlington Hippodrome
9 & 10 October The Cresset Theatre Peterborough
23-27 October Cardiff New Theatre