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The Scarecrows' Wedding Tickets

Leicester Square Theatre

Beloved children’s author Julia Donaldson returns to the stage with The Scarecrows’ Wedding this summer. Perfect for any fans of The Gruffalo and Stick Man, this witty and warm story will have fans of all ages cheering along at Leicester Square Theatre.

Fans of The Gruffalo and Stick Man are invited to a very special occasion this summer at the Leicester Square Theatre. The Scarecrows’ Wedding is the latest collaboration from picture book favourites Julia Donaldson and Axel Schaffer, and Scamp Theatre.

Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay are the perfect scarecrows, and the perfect couple. They’re eagerly planning their wedding, and what a day it will be! That is, if the charming, smooth talking Reginald Rake doesn’t swoop in to take Harry’s place…

The Scarecrow’s Wedding is based on Julia Donaldson and Axel Schaffer’s beloved children’s book. Created by the incomparable Scamp Theatre, the show features music, drama and plenty of laughs to keep even the smallest audience members entertained.

Julia Donaldson and Axel Schaffer have worked together on countless children’s picture books, with modern classic including The Gruffalo and The Highway Rat being adapted for stage and television. This brand-new production of The Scarecrows’ Wedding features direction from Eva Sampson (Rudolph), design from James Button, and music and lyrics by Darren Clark.

Casting includes Katy Ellis, Patrick Orkney and Michael Palmer.

Settle down for some enchanting, hilarious fun from the masters of children’s entertainment. The Scarecrows’ Wedding at Leicester Square Theatre is a sweet and cheerful hour of music perfect for introducing children to the magic of live theatre.

Sorry this show closed 01 September 2019, we recommend these similar productions.

The Lion King
Matilda the Musical
Performance dates:
01 Sep 2019 - 01 Sep 2019
Running time:
0 hour and 55 minutes.
Age recommendation:
Recommended 3+
Audience Notes:
Any parents who’ve read and re-read The Gruffalo to their children should secure tickets to this theatrical treat. The Scarecrows’ Wedding is a cheery and quirky show that will engage and enthral little ones.

The Scarecrows' Wedding Reviews

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User Reviews

The show was excellent. Had both me and my 5 year old daughter laughing in delight. Knowing the book beforehand helps but is definitely not essential. Loved the music and singing too.

Performance date: 28 August 2019

My 6 year old loved this, and found it very funny, especially the jokes, and the parts with audience participation! She loved all the songs, and said that the lady's voice was "really nice". All of the staff were very helpful to parents with younger Read more

Performance date: 14 August 2019

Show was wonderful. Kept my daughter and all the children transfixed and entertained. Go see it while you can!

Performance date: 10 August 2019
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