Hop onto your seats and immerse yourself in the magical world of Beatrix Potter. Watch with delight as your favourite stories and most beloved characters are brought to life in this theatrical spectacular, with beautifully handcrafted puppets, enchanting original songs and a sprinkle of magic. Look out for the ferocious Mr. McGregor, reach heady heights with Jemima Puddle-Duck, do the laundry with Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and of course, fall in love with the mischievous Peter Rabbit.
Prick up your ears to the delectable voiceovers from BAFTA Award-Winning national treasure Miriam Margoyles (Harry Potter Film Series and Call the Midwife) and one of the UK’s most respected TV and stage personalities, the Olivier Award-Winning Griff Rhys Jones. Shake your tail to 14 of the most joyful songs all performed live, with lyrics by one of Britain’s most beloved playwrights, Sir Alan Ayckbourn. And twinkle your eyes at the delightful dancing and entrancing set.
Handed down from generation to generation, these stories hold a special place in our hearts, so whether a warm hug of fluffy nostalgia, or the perfect introduction to Beatrix Potter’s Tales, this is a truly charming production for the whole family to cherish and enjoy together.
Based on the original Tales by Beatrix Potter.
Access description: Main entrance up three 15cm steps (staircases have handrails on both sides and are highlighted) through a set of double swing doors. Box Office counter to the right of the entrance. 18 steps down from the foyer to the Stalls, 28 steps up to the Royal Circle, and 60+ steps up to the Upper Circle and Gallery, through a separate entrance to the right of the main entrance. 4 steps in to each box.
Sound Amplification: Sennheiser infra-red system with 20 headsets.
Guide Dogs: Guide dogs are not allowed into the auditorium but up to 6 can be looked after in the manager’s office.
Disabled Access: No steps to the auditorium through EXIT doors to the left and righthand side of the main entrance – please tell the Box Office in advance and they will be opened for you. 1 space for a wheelchair user at X18. The venue is suitable for scooters. Transfer seating available to any aisle seat for 1 scooter and 4 wheelchairs. The theatre can store 1 scooter and 4 wheelchairs per performance.
Toilets: Women’s and men’s are down 11 steps from the foyer and at Royal Circle and Upper Circle level.
Disabled Toilets: Adapted toilet at Stalls entrance on street level