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The Gruffalo celebrates 15th anniversary this summer

8 Mar 2016

This year we are celebrating 15 years of 'The Gruffalo' on stage! The show has come a long way since its first performances in 2001 and we are very pleased to be returning to the Lyric Theatre in the West End for a summer run this year. Like last year, we will be taking part in Kids' Week, which offers 2-for-1 London theatre tickets to families throughout August.

Toby and Olivia said: "Back in 1999, when we asked Julia and Axel if we could adapt their then little-known book The Gruffalo for the stage, we had no idea how things would turn out. The original 2001 tour involved three actors in a car (not even a stage manager!) touring to schools and small venues. To go from there to the West End, Broadway and the Sydney Opera House has been quite a journey."

We are also pleased to announced that the show will be touring Australia and New Zealand in September, October and November - see the show page for all the dates.