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The Tiger Who Came To Tea at the Theatre Royal Haymarket - Britain’s Best-Loved Picture Book Roars to Life

Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

The Purrfect Christmas Treat!

16th July - 6th September 2020

Suitable for 3+ years

Best Bits

This Summer join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos! A stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem... expect to be surprised!

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big, stripy tiger!

  • The beloved book by Judith Kerr ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’ comes to life in this must-see children’s favourite!
  • Olivier Award-nominated for Best Family Entertainment
  • Directed by David Wood OBE undisputedly the country’s leading writer and director of plays and musicals for children.
  • A smash-hit family show
  • You'll be roaring with laughter
  • The purrrfect theatre treat the whole family can enjoy. 


★★★★★ "Delightful"

★★★★ “This Tiger is the cat’s meow” - The Times

★★★★ "Truly, all the fun of the fur" - Daily Express

★★★★ "Roar talent" - Sunday Telegraph

★★★★ "A tot's Glastonbury" - Daily Mail

★★★★ "Perfectly pitched adaptation - Daily Telegraph

★★★★ "A delight from start to finish" - Time Out

Dates and Prices


  • 16th July - 6th September 2020

Price Information: 

  • Tickets available from £17.40
Need to Know
  • Suitable for children aged 3+.
  • Running time: approx 55 minutes (no interval).
  • No refunds or exchanges available after purchase
Plan your Visit

What makes Theatre Royal Haymarket family friendly

Air conditioned
Air conditioned
Disabled toilets
Disabled toilets
Infrared hearing loop
Infrared hearing loop
Wheelchair accessible
Wheelchair accessible

Address and Contact Info

Theatre Royal Haymarket
8 Haymarket

Nearest Station: Piccadilly Circus
from £17.40