Team

Adapted by the company from the picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (Macmillan Children’s Books)

Production

Director
Olivia Jacobs
Creative producer
Toby Mitchell
Designer
Isla Shaw
Lighting designer
James Whiteside
Choreography
Morag Cross
Musical director
Jon Fiber
Music and lyrics
Jon Fiber
Robin Price
Olivia Jacobs
Andy Shaw
Music production
Jon Fiber and Andy Shaw for Shock Productions
UK tour general managers
Kenny Wax Family Entertainment
UK production manager
Nick May
West End press and publicity
Kate Morley PR
Thanks to
Julia Donaldson MBE, Axel Scheffler and all at Macmillan Children’s Books; our initial devisers Tom Banks, Felix Hayes and Sharon McArdle, and all previous Gruffalo casts; all at Jacksons Lane; all at our tour venues and rehearsal rooms; Clare Fischer; all at CPT (especially Shaun Glanville) and at the Diorama; the Tall Stories board members; Dan, Joe, Jessica, George and their parents. 'The Gruffalo' is for Mia.

Previous team members

Mouse
Sharon McArdle (original production), Hilda Gardner, Alice Parsloe, Samantha Barron, Emma Manton, Michaela O’Connor, Becky Kitter, Abbey Norman, Karina Garnett, Sharon Thompson, Louise Mai Newberry, Caroline Garland, Naomi Said, Crystal Hegedis, Alex Tregear, Josie Cerise, Susanna Jennings, Luanna Priestman, Ellie Bell, Angela Laverick
The Predators
Tom Banks (original production), Robert Evans, Michael Lambourne, Andrew Hoggarth, Gareth Farley, Sean Kempton, Alex Perkins, Austin Mitchel Hewitt, Joseph Carey, Jonathan Race, Alex Scott Fairley, Tim Stedman, Rob Copeland, Paul Lancaster, Napoleon Ryan, Stephen Anderson, David Garrud, Daniel Foxsmith, Will Towler, Tim Richey, Charlie Guest
The Gruffalo
Felix Hayes (original production), Scott Ironside, Ben Phillips, Colin Adrian, Derek Elroy, Nick Ash, Mark Peachey, James Gitsham, Duncan Foster, Ross Hugill, Alan Park, Tamlyn Henderson, Scott Armstrong, Tom Crook, Tim Hibberd, Owen Guerin, Aaron Millard, Steve McCourt
Understudy
Paul Matania, Jeremy Randall
Company Stage Manager
Benjamin Luke, Jules Millard
Associate/assistant director
Luanna Priestman (associate), Joe Hancock (assistant)
Original design/construction
Zahra Premji, Katie Avis, Neil Gavin and Gus Houssein