The Snail and the Whale at Apollo Theatre tickets
The Snail and the Whale at Apollo Theatre tickets

The Snail and the Whale tickets from £18.00

Tickets from £18.00

About the show

Join a tiny snail and an enormous whale on a seafaring adventure this Christmas as The Snail and the Whale opens in London. The show plays from 1 December at the Apollo Theatre.

Based on Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s beloved picture book, The Snail and the Whale sees a plucky young girl and her father re-imagine the unlikely story of a snail’s intrepid trip around the world. The tiny adventurer hitches on the tail of a huge humpback whale, and together the duo explore the oceans on an amazing journey. But when the whale gets beached, can his tiny companion save him?

Featuring bright and colourful sets and music to engage even the youngest audience members, The Snail and the Whale is another hit from the Olivier Award-nominated Tall Stories (The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom). It is directed by Tall Stories co-founder Toby Mitchell, designed by Isla Shaw and composed by Richard Heacock.

The human cast are yet to be announced.

Don your wellies and sailing caps for some thrill-seeking fun this festive period. The Snail and the Whale at the Apollo Theatre opens on 1 December.

Recommended for

The Snail and the Whale is the perfect show for young children who want to feel adventurous; with engaging songs and audience participation, it’s an ideal slice of escapism for anyone aged 4 and above.

Age Recommendations: Recommended 4+

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Dates and times

Running time: 55 minutes (no interval)
Opening: 30 Nov 2019
Booking from: 30 Nov 2019
Booking until: 05 Jan 2020

Next available performances

Saturday 30 Nov 201911:00am--
Sunday 01 Dec 201911:00am--
Tuesday 03 Dec 201911:00am--
Wednesday 04 Dec 201911:00am--
Thursday 05 Dec 201911:00am--
Friday 06 Dec 201911:00am--
Saturday 07 Dec 201911:00am--

Location and map

Apollo Theatre
Shaftesbury Avenue
London, W1D 7EZ

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