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Why Watch What The Ladybird Heard?

  • This summer, get ready for 55 minutes of farmyard fun at the Palace Theatre!
  • If you’re a fan of books, you’ll enjoy your favorite characters come to life on the theatre stage.
  • Come and join Hefty Hugh, Lanky Len, the Ladybird, and the rest of the farmyard crew as they scheme together to steal the farmer’s cow.
  • Enjoy live music, dancing, and puppetry as the cast takes you on a fun journey this summer.
  • What The Ladybird Heard is perfect for kids above the age of 3, so bring your family down for a fun show!

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability

Tickets

After a long break, the beloved children's musical is back for one summer only at the Palace Theatre. Based on the book by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks comes a stage adaptation filled with music, dancing, puppetry, and a whole lot of audience participation.

Join two clever robbers, one tiny ladybird, and a whole crew of farmyard animals as they take you through an adventurous journey of trying to steal the farmer’s cow. Will they make it? Will the Ladybird save the day? Come on down this summer to find out!

The Story

Based on the beloved picture book by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks comes an adventurous story of a group of animals. While Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len come up with a devious plan to steal the farmer’s fine prize cow, they reckon they can’t pull it off without the tiniest creature on the farm - The Ladybird. Little do they know that the Ladybird has her own plan!

Join the Ladybird, the jolly sheep, the hairy hog, the fat red hen, the dainty dog, and the rest of the farmyard crew as they save the day through a captivating adaptation of the original book.

Show Timings

  • July 2021:
  • Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri : 11 AM
  • Sat & Sun : 10:30 AM, 1 PM
  • August 2021:
  • Tue & Thu :11 AM
  • Wed & Fri : 11 AM, 2 PM
  • Sat & Sun : 10:30 AM, 1 PM

Cast & Crew

  • Leading Roles: Nikita Johal as Lily/Ladybird, Roddy Lynch as Farmer, and Matthew McPherson as Hefty Hugh.
  • Based on book by: Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks

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

  • Children aged under 3 will not be admitted to this show. This show is recommended for ages 3 and above only.
  • 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.

What The Ladybird Heard Tickets are available now!

Book your online tickets for What The Ladybird Heard play and secure your seats now! Watch the farm animals plot to steal the farmer's cow at the Palace Theatre, London.

Booking Period: From 15 July - 29 Aug 2021

Tickets Redemption

  • Contactless E-tickets will be provided for online check-in.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your Wicked 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 Palace Theatre

The Palace Theatre, located on London’s Shaftesbury Avenue, dates back to 1891 when it was built for Richard D’Oyly Carte as The Royal English Opera House. It opened on the 31st of January with Arthur Sullivan’s Opera Ivanhoe, which ran for 155 performances. After many hit shows and major renovations over the years, Palace Theatre is now all set to welcome What the Ladybird Heard play.

Seating Capacity: 1400

The Palace Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

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

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: Palace Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 7ES, London

Tube: The nearest tube is Leicester Square station.

Bus: 14, 19, 38

Available Facilities: Retail Outlets, Bar, Cloakroom

Accessibility: The Palace Theatre 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 Palace Theatre.

Outside Food: Please note that outside food is strictly prohibited inside PalaceTheatre.

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.

FAQs | What The Ladybird Heard

How can I buy tickets to the West End show What The Ladybird Heard?

You can book online tickets to What The Ladybird Heard from 15 July - 29 Aug 2021.

How much are the tickets for What The Ladybird Heard?

The ticket price for What The Ladybird Heard will vary with the seats you choose. However, tickets can be purchased at prices starting from £15.

What age is What The Ladybird Heard appropriate for?

What The Ladybird Heard is suited for a general audience aged 3 years and above.

How long is What The Ladybird Heard?

What The Ladybird Heard runs for 55 minutes, with no intervals in between.

When is the opening date of What The Ladybird Heard play in London?

Wicked will start playing in Apollo Victoria Theatre from 15th July 2021.

Where is the West End show What The Ladybird Heard playing in London?

You can watch the West End show What The Ladybird Heard at the Palace Theatre, London.

How can I buy discount tickets to the West End show What The Ladybird Heard?

By booking your What The Ladybird Heard tickets with us, you may avail of exclusive discounts.

Are there accessible tickets for What The Ladybird Heard?

Yes. Since the Palace Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone, viewers can purchase accessible tickets for What The Ladybird Heard.

Do I need to purchase a What The Ladybird Heard ticket for my child?

Yes. Children above the age of 3 can attend What The Ladybird Heard with a separate ticket.

Are cheaper tickets available for What The Ladybird Heard?

Yes. Depending on the seat of your choice, you can find cheaper tickets for What The Ladybird Heard. Click here to view your various ticket options.

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