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The Tiger Who Came to Tea

55 min with no interval
Until 1 September 2024

Why watch The Tiger Who Came to Tea?

  • Watch David Wood’s comical adaptation of the much-loved picture book by Judith Kerr, which sold over 10 million copies.
  • This wonderful children’s film has been nominated for an Olivier Award, the highest honour in British theatre, as well!
  • The comical show revolves around a young girl, Sophie, who is enjoying some tea with her mother when they're suddenly visited by a friendly tiger.
  • You’re in for an evening of laughter as you enjoy the fun-filled antics of Sophie and the tiger. So what are you waiting for? Book The Tiger Who Came to Tea tickets in London today!

This Olivier award nominated hilarious adaptation effortlessly captures the essence of the original story, with its quirky antics and comical double-takes! David Wood, considered by The Times to be the National Children’s Dramatist, brought this beloved children’s book to life through singable music, stunning costumes and talented acting. So book your tickets to The Tiger Who Came to Tea show in London and laugh along as you watch the riotous characters from Judith Kerr’s picture book come to life!


The Tiger Who Came to Tea is one of Britain's favourite children’s picture books, for more than a decade. The story narrates the comical experience that a young girl, Sophie and her mother have when they are visited by a tiger for tea. The clumsy chaos that follows is sure to leave you in fits of laughter. The maestro, David Wood does a wonderful job taking this story onto the stage and bringing the book to life.

Show timings

  • Mon, Tue, Thu & Fri at 1:30 PM
  • Tue, Thu & Fri at 11 AM
  • Show timings for The Tiger Who Came to Tea may vary every week. You can check the show timings for your preferred date at the next stage of booking.

Cast & crew

  • Book by: Judith Kerr
  • Adaptation & Direction by: David Wood

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

Age & content guide

  • This show is recommended for ages 3 and above.
  • Please keep in mind that theatre does not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

Theatre Royal HaymarketRead more

The Theatre Royal Haymarket is a popular West End Theatre located at Haymarket in Westminster. It is the third oldest active theatre in London and has hosted multiple shows, musicals and plays, including The Royal Family, When Harry Met Sally, A Few Good Men and Much Ado About Nothing.

Seating Capacity: 893

The Theatre Royal Haymarket seating plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

Getting there

Address: Theatre Royal Haymarket, 18 Suffolk Street, London

Tube: The nearest tube stations are Charing Cross Station (Bakerloo/Northern Lines) and Piccadilly Circus.

Bus: Bus routes servicing the area include 3, 6, 12, 14, 15, 22, 23, 38, 88, 94, 159, and 453.

Facilities & accessibility

Available Facilities: Wheelchair, Theatre Bar, and Assistive Hearing System.

Accessibility: Theatre Royal Haymarket welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone

Additional information

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

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: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.

Tickets redemption

  • E-tickets will be provided when you check in online
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your 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.

Ratings & reviews

44 Ratings

Frequently asked questions about The Tiger Who Came to Tea

How much do tickets to The Tiger Who Came to Tea cost in London?

The cost of show tickets starts from £15.50 and will vary depending on the type of seats you choose.

What is the opening date for The Tiger Who Came to Tea?

The Tiger Who Came to Tea opens on 8th July 2024 at Theatre Royal Haymarket.

What age is The Tiger Who Came to Tea appropriate for?

The Tiger Who Came to Tea does not have a strict age limit. However, it is most suitable for children aged 3 and above.

Where is The Tiger Who Came to Tea playing in London?

The Tiger Who Came to Tea is playing at Theatre Royal Haymarket in London and opens on 8th July 2024.

How long does The Tiger Who Came to Tea run for

The running time of The Tiger Who Came to Tea is 55 minutes with no interval.