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

Current company

Gruffalo's Child
Sophie Alice
Catriona Mackenzie
Andrew Mudie
Jake Addley
Company Stage Manager
Ashley Illman


Olivia Jacobs
Creative Producer
Toby Mitchell
Associate Director
Bryony Shanahan
Isla Shaw
Lighting Designer
James Whiteside
Puppet Designers
Yvonne Stone and Polly Lawrence
Morag Cross
Associate Choreographer
Luanna Priestman
Music and Lyrics
Jon Fiber and Andy Shaw
Additional Lyrics
Olivia Jacobs and Robin Price
Music Production
Jon Fiber and Andy Shaw for JollyGoodTunes
Thanks to
Julia Donaldson MBE, Axel Scheffler and all at Macmillan Children’s Books; everyone at our touring venues; our initial devisers Morag Cross, Angela Laverick, Alex Perkins, Lenny Peters and Ben Richardson; all at our tour venues and rehearsal rooms; Caroline Beckman; all at Finchley Progressive; all at the Compass Theatre, Ickenham; all at Quicksilver; all at All Saints Arts Centre; the Tall Stories board members.
This show is for Freddie.

Previous team members

The Gruffalo's Child
Angela Laverick (original production), Sarah Thomas Lane, Caroline Garland, Karina Garnett, Marie-Therese Devine, Ellie Bell, Yvette Clutterbuck, Sarah Kameela Impey
Alex Perkins (original production), Rowan Talbot, Liam Lane, Felix Hayes, Stuart Slavicky, Owen G Bevan, Harry Lobek, Philip Yarrow, Tom Crook, Duncan Macinnes, Alex Scott Fairley
Morag Cross (original production), Hilda Gardner, Luanna Priestman, Alice Parsloe, Abbey Norman, Lesley Cook, Ellie Bell, Sally-Ann Staunton