Julia Donaldson's children's classic, The Gruffalo's Child, live on stage at Cast, Doncaster

Based on Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson MBE and Axel Scheffler's award-winning picture book sequel to the much-loved The Gruffalo, the musical stage adaptation of The Gruffalo's Child comes to life at Cast, Doncaster Thursday 16 '“ Sunday 19 June.

Friday, 27th May 2016, 10:49 am
Updated Friday, 27th May 2016, 10:53 am
The Gruffalo's Child

The Gruffalo’s Child was adapted to the stage by Tall Stories, the internationally acclaimed theatre company behind The Gruffalo monstrous West End success and sell-out tour. This marks a return to South Yorkshire by Tall Stories, after a sell out success in 2014 with The Gruffalo in Doncaster.

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?

The Gruffalo's Child

This magical, musical production promises songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged 3+ and their families.

The picture book series has sold over 10 million copies worldwide and been translated into 48 languages. The Gruffalo’s Child received the W.H. Smith Children’s Book of the Year award in 2005.

Julia Donaldson is one of the most popular writers of children’s books today, achieving worldwide acclaim alongside German-born illustrator Axel Scheffler withThe Gruffalo and sequel The Gruffalo’s Child. The picture book series has sold over 10 million copies worldwide and been translated into 48 languages. The Gruffalo’s Child received the W.H. Smith Children’s Book of the Year award in 2005.

Her titles include The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child and Room on the Broom. Other titles by Donaldson and Scheffler include The Snail & the Whale, A Squash and a Squeeze, The Smartest Giant in Town and The Tales from Acorn Wood Series.

The Gruffalo's Child

The Gruffalo’s Child is on at Cast, Doncaster Thursday 16 to Sunday 19 June – tickets are £12.50 / £10.50 concessions / £42 Family of 4, available from 01302 303 959 or online at Cast in Doncaster