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The Snail And The Whale at the Apollo Theatre

Apollo Theatre, Piccadilly Circus

Saturday 30 November 2019 - Sunday 5 January 2020

Suitable for 4+ years

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Join a tiny snail on her trip round the world in Tall Stories’ magical, musical production inspired by the much loved picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Longing to see the world, a tiny snail hitches a lift on the tail of a humpback whale. Together they go on an amazing adventure - but when the whale gets beached, how will the snail save him? 

  • Are you ready to set sail this Christmas?
  • Follow the tiny snail’s exciting journey live on stage! 
  • As seen through the eyes of an adventurous young girl and her seafaring father...
  • Storytelling, live music and lots of laughs for everyone aged 4 and up,
  • From the Olivier Award-nominated company that brought you ‘The Gruffalo’ and ‘Room on the Broom’ live on stage
  • ★★★★★ 'Faultless family fare' WHAT’S ON STAGE
Dates and Prices


  • Saturday 30 November 2019 - Sunday 5 January 2020
  • Valid on all perf. from 30 Nov-05 Jan 2020.
  • Book by 31 Jul 2019

Price Information: 

  • Tickets available from £20
Need to Know
  • Recommended for ages 4+ 
  • Duration 55mins
  • No refunds available
Plan your Visit

Address and Contact Info

Apollo Theatre
31 Shaftesbury Avenue

0207 492 9978
Nearest Station: Piccadilly Circus Station
Nearest Park: St Anne's Churchyard Gardens
from £20