The Gruffalo’s Child on stage at the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds next month

Internationally acclaimed theatre company Tall Stories is returning to Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds next month, following hot on the heels of The Gruffalo’s sell out tour and his monstrous West End success they present The Gruffalo’s Child– with attitude.

Just how brave is she? One wild and windy night, the Gruffalo’s Child ignores her father’s warning and tiptoes out into the snow. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn’t really exist… does he?

This magical, musical adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s award-winning sequel to The Gruffalois full of songs, laughs and lots of fun for children aged three and up and their families.

The Gruffalo’s Childwas first published by Macmillan Children’s Books in 2004 and the stage show premiered in London in October 2005, since then it has toured the UK and the world including North America and Australia.

Julia Donaldsonis the prize-winning author of some of the world’s best-loved children’s books. She was Children’s Laureate 2011-13 and has been honoured with an MBE for services to Literature.

Axel Scheffleris a star illustrator whose instantly recognisable, warm and witty illustrations have achieved worldwide acclaim and numerous awards. Axel’s artwork is exhibited internationally; he has illustrated for many charities and designed the Royal Mail Christmas stamps in 2012.

Tall Stories brings great stories to life for audiences of all ages, the company is a registered charity which tours the UK and the world with its exciting blend of storytelling theatre, original music and lots of laughs.

Founded in 1997 by co-directors Olivia Jacobs and Toby Mitchell, Tall Stories shows have played in the West End, on Broadway, in the Sydney Opera House as well as all sorts of venues and countries in between.

The Gruffalo’s Child is at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds from Friday to Sunday, June 22 to 24.


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