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The Smartest Giant in Town
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The Smartest Giant in Town

Plays
Kids
Christmas
02 Dec 2023 - 07 Jan 2024
55 mins with no interval

Why Watch The Smartest Giant in Town?

  • Watch The Smartest Giant in Town at London’s West End for a limited one-month run this winter.
  • Based on Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's much-adored children’s book of the same name, the show is a sure hit among kids.
  • Get The Smartest Giant in Town London tickets now and take your kids to St. Martin's Theatre for a treat this Holiday season. They will thank you later!
  • This show is not just great for the kids but is also a treat for the entire family. So, don’t miss out on this incredible story and book The Smartest Giant in Town London tickets now!

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability

Tickets

The Smartest Giant in Town London tickets are available now! The Smartest Giant in Town was originally written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. This award-winning book is brought to the stage at the St. Martin’s Theatre in London this year. The show will be performed from 2 December 2023 to 7 January 2024. Get your The Smartest Giant in Town London tickets now while tickets are available!

Samantha Lane is the co-adapter and director of the show, with music and lyrics from Barb Jungr. Kate Bunce is in charge of set and costume design while Sherry Coenen acts as the lighting designer. Nik Ryal is the production manager and Judith Hope designs the puppets. Ashton Owen plays the Giant, with Heidi Goldsmith and James Keningale as puppeteers.

The Story

George, the giant, is fed up with his usual dress of an old robe. He doesn’t want to be the scruffiest giant in town anymore. He gets a chance to try something new when he encounters a new shop in town advertising clothes in his exact size. George's trying for a completely distinct style this time: smart slacks, smart shirt, striped tie, and gleaming shoes! George emerges from the shop as the town's smartest giant! But he comes across some creatures in desperate need of his assistance and maybe his clothes too! This engaging story about friendship and helping others will lift your spirits and keep your kids cheerful all day! So what are you waiting for? Purchase The Smartest Giant in Town London tickets now!

Show Timings

  • Thu, and Sat at 11 AM
  • Mon, Wed and Fri at 11 AM and 1:30 PM
  • Sun at 11 AM, 1:30 PM, and 3:30 PM

Cast & Crew

  • Leading Roles: Ashton Owen as the Giant with Heidi Goldsmith and James Keningale as puppeteers
  • Director: Samantha Lane
  • Original Story: Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

Note: Producers can not guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.

  • This performance will permit babies in arms.
  • A ticket is not required for babies under the age of 12 months who are seated on an adult's lap.
  • All other guests must have a valid ticket in order to enter.
  • Please keep in mind that London theatres do not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

The Smartest Giant in Town Tickets

Book online tickets for The Smartest Giant in Town in London.

Booking Period: From 2 Dec 2023 to 7 Jan 2024

Tickets Redemption

  • E-tickets will be provided when you check-in online.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your The Smartest Giant in Town voucher instantly.
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. A physical printout is not necessary.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended or rescheduled.

St. Martin’s Theatre

St. Martin's Theatre is on West Street near Shaftesbury Avenue and is a Grade II listed West End theatre. W. G. R Sprague was tasked with designing the theatrical structure by Richard Verney, 19th Baron Willoughby de Broke, and B. A. (Bertie) Meyer. It has a seating capacity of 553. The theatre holds the honour of making a record for its longest-running show, The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie.

Seating Capacity: 553

St. Martin’s Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: West St, London WC2H 9NZ, United Kingdom

Tube: The nearest tube station is Leicester Square tube (Northern and Piccadilly lines)

Bus: Buses to Charing Cross Road and Shaftesbury Avenue – 14, 19, 24, 29, 38 and 176.

Available Facilities: Wheelchair accessible, In-house bar, Coat check, Assistive Listening System, Guide dogs, Washrooms

Accessibility: Wheelchair Access, Assistive Listening System, Guide Dog Allowance, Ramp. Access Toilets

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at St. Martin’s Theatre.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theatre is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Outside food is strictly prohibited inside this venue.

Frequently Asked Questions About The Smartest Giant in Town Tickets.

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Booking The Smartest Giant in Town Tickets online will give you the opportunity to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view seating. But if you try your luck with lottery tickets, or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.

What is the opening date for The Smartest Giant in Town?

The Smartest Giant in Town opens on 2 Dec 2023 at St. Martin's Theatre.

What age is The Smartest Giant in Town appropriate for?

The Smartest Giant in Town is family-friendly and appropriate for all ages.

How long does The Smartest Giant in Town run for?

The duration of The Smartest Giant in Town is 55 minutes.

How many intermissions does The Smartest Giant in Town have?

The show has no intermissions.

Where is The Smartest Giant in Town playing in London?

The Smartest Giant in Town is playing at St. Martin's Theatre in London.

What is The Smartest Giant in Town about?

The Smartest Giant in Town is a puppet show about George, a kind-hearted giant, and how he helps the animals in his town.

Do I need to purchase The Smartest Giant in Town tickets for my children?

If your child is above the age of 12 months, you do need to purchase a The Smartest Giant in Town ticket for your child. Babies below 12 months of age who will sit on an adult's lap do not need tickets.

What is the dress code while attending The Smartest Giant in Town?

There is no specific dress code at West End. However, it is prudent to dress in semi casuals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.

Is outside food allowed while attending The Smartest Giant in Town?

No, outside food is not allowed while attending The Smartest Giant in Town. Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.

What are the facilities available at St. Martin's Theatre?

St. Martin's Theatre has multiple facilities including an in-house bar, wheelchair access, adapted toilets and more for the audiences during the show.

Can I take pictures or videos of The Smartest Giant in Town inside the theatre?

Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.

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