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Why Watch The Tiger Who Came to Tea?

  • This is a kids-friendly play and an adaptation of the much-loved picture book by Judith Kerr.
  • This cute, clumsy, and magical play is a treat, especially for children where they get to sing along with the cast.
  • The Tiger Who Came to Tea has been nominated for an Olivier Award as well!

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability

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This hilarious show captures the essence of the original story, with its quirky antics and hilarious double-takes! Everything about the show from the characters to the set makes you feel like you’ve dived into a children’s fantasy book. David Wood has adapted the story brilliantly into a rib-tickling show. The costumes of the play bring to life the vivid illustrations of the book making it a treat for the eyes.

The Story

This story narrates the experiences of a young girl Sophie and her mother who were once visited by an anthropomorphized tiger! The tiger arrives and eats up all the food they have in the kitchen. The clumsy chaos this visit ensures in this delightful family is sure to leave you in fits of laughter. The story then follows Sophie’s attempts at accommodating the tiger’s future meals and the fate of their meetings thereafter. The maestro David Wood does a wonderful job taking this story onto the stage and bringing the book to life.

Show Timings

  • Thu, Fri, Sun, Mon & Tue: 11:00 AM & 1:30 PM
  • Sat : 10:30 AM

Cast & Crew

  • Leading Roles: Jocelyn Zackon, Lizzie Dewar, David Scotland.
  • Book by: Judith Kerr
  • Adaptation by: David Wood

  • 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.

The Tiger Who Came to Tea tickets are available now!

Book your online tickets for The Tiger Who Came to Tea play and secure your seats now! Watch what follows when an anthropomorphized tiger visits a young girl at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, London.

Booking Period: From 13 July 2021 - 5 Sept 2021

Tickets Redemption

  • Contactless E-tickets will be provided for online check-in.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your The Tiger Who Came to Tea voucher instantly. Please display the same on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. No need to take a printout.
  • Online Venue Check-In: Please note you will be contacted by the venue 48 hours before the performance with instructions on how to check in and retrieve your e-ticket.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended or rescheduled.

The Theatre Royal Haymarket

This West End Theatre dates back to 1720 making it the third-oldest London playhouse still in use. It is one of the busiest theatres and has hosted a list of acclaimed screenings and plays including Treasure Island, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, When Harry met Sally, and more recently The Tiger Who Came to Tea.

Seating Capacity: 889

Theatre Royal Haymarket Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

SEE IT SAFELY: The Theatre Royal Haymarket operates strictly under the government COVID-19 guidelines.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: Theatre Royal Haymarket, 18 Suffolk Street, London

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

Bus: 3, 6, 12, 14, 15, 22, 23, 38, 88, 94, 159, and 453.

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

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

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 theater is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Outside food is strictly prohibited inside the theatre.

FAQs | The Tiger Who Came to Tea

How can I buy tickets to the West End show The Tiger Who Came to Tea?

You can book online tickets to The Tiger Who Came to Tea from 13 July 2021 - 5 Sept 2021.

How much are the tickets for The Tiger Who Came to Tea?

The ticket price for The Tiger Who Came to Tea will vary with the seats you choose. However, tickets can be purchased at prices starting from £17.4.

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

The Tiger Who Came to Tea is recommended for ages 3 and above.

How long is The Tiger Who Came to Tea?

The Tiger Who Came to Tea runs for 55 minutes.

When is the opening date of The Tiger Who Came to Tea play in London?

The Tiger Who Came to Tea will start playing in the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 13 July 2021.

Where is the West End show The Tiger Who Came to Tea playing in London?

You can watch the West End show The Tiger Who Came to Tea at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, London.

How can I buy discount tickets to the West End show The Tiger Who Came to Tea?

By booking the Tiger Who Came to Tea tickets with us, you can avail yourself of exciting discounts.

Are there accessible tickets for The Tiger Who Came to Tea?

Yes. Since the Theatre Royal Haymarket welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone, viewers can purchase accessible tickets for The Tiger Who Came to Tea.

Do I need to purchase The Tiger Who Came to Tea ticket for my child?

Yes. Children above the age of 3 can attend The Tiger Who Came to Tea with a separate ticket. Please note that children under 18 months who are sitting on an adult's lap do not need a ticket.

Are cheaper tickets available for The Tiger Who Came to Tea?

Yes. Depending on the seat of your choice, you can find cheaper tickets for The Tiger Who Came to Tea. Click here to view your various ticket options.

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