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The Tiger Who Came To Tea

THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEAA musical play adapted & directed by DAVID WOODBased on the book by JUDITH KERRTHE PURRFECT SUMMER TREAT!!!

Based on Britain’s best-loved picture book by Judith Kerr, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns to the West End for Summer 2024.

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big, stripy tiger!

Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos! A stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem... expect to be surprised!

‘This Tiger is the cat’s meow’
The Times

‘A rare and grrreat achievement’
Mail on Sunday

‘Perfectly pitched’
Daily Telegraph

‘Roar talent’
Sunday Telegraph

‘All the fun of the fur’
Daily Express


Age Restrictions

Ages 3+. Babes in arms are allowed for this production, babes under 18 months sitting on an adult's lap do not need a ticket. All other patrons do need a ticket for entry.

Performance Times

Now taking bookings for performances from Mon 8th July 2024 until Sun 1st September 2024.

Show times for each day are below.















The Tiger Who Came To Tea photo from the show The Tiger Who Came To Tea photo from the show
The Tiger Who Came To Tea photo from the show

Theatre Royal Haymarket Details

Buses Icon Bus routes: (Haymarket) 3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 15, 19, 23, 38, 53, 88, 139, 159

Night Buses Icon Night buses: (Haymarket) 6, 12, 23, 88, 139, 453, N8, N19, N38, N97, N3, N13, N15, N136, N159

Rail Icon Nearest rail: Charing Cross

London Underground Icon Tube lines: Bakerloo, Piccadilly

London Underground Icon Nearest tube: Piccadilly Circus

Directions Icon Directions from Piccadilly Circus :

(5mins) Go along Coventry Street and then take Haymarket on the right where the theatre will be approx. 200 metres along.

Parking Icon Car park: Leicester Square, Whitcomb Street (2mins)

Congestion Zone Icon In congestion zone?: Yes

Facilities at Theatre Royal Haymarket

Air conditioned


Disabled toilets

Infrared hearing loop


Wheelchair accessible

Theatre Royal Haymarket Location

8 Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4HT
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The Tiger Who Came To Tea

Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

Running until: Sun 1st September 2024

Running time: 55min. No interval.