Lyric Theatre
29 Shaftesbury Avenue
London, W1D 7ES
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Opened: 05 Jul 2017
Booking from: 09 Sep 2017
Booking until: 10 Sep 2017
Duration: 55 minutes with no interval
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  • TrudyPaine 5'2" female 2 reviews 0 helpful votes
    100% total rating What the Ladybird Heard, 2nd August 2017
    Show was wonderful adaptation of the book with catchy songs (forcing a purchase of the cd after the show!) Kids entertained (aged 2-7) and able to recall large amounts of what they had seen.
    All of stage was clear to see. Slightly blocked when tall person sat directly in front but they kindly moved! Great access as dress circle is actually on street level so only two steps up to seats. Saw show with children and there was enough space for them to stand up and join in with the actions. Decent amount of legroom considering age of theatre.
  • lisabayford-smith 5' female 3 reviews 0 helpful votes
    100% total rating What the Ladybird Heard, 8th August 2017
    Excellent show.
    Excellent view of the stage!
Sit in the Stalls of the Lyric Theatre to get the best experience! Sitting close to the stage ensures that your little ones will be able to see, and a steep rake in the Stalls allows to see over the heads of other audience members.

Alternatively, for those looking for bargain seats, rows at the front of the Circles allow for panoramic views of the entire stage that don’t feel distant from the action at all.
Lyric Theatre, London interactive seating plan & seat reviews
After a tremendously successful UK tour, a colourful, riotous stage adaptation of What the Ladybird Heard flies in to the West End, directed by Graham Hubbard. Opening for a summer season at the Lyric Theatre, What the Ladybird heard is the beloved children’s story, adapted from the popular book by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks.

An enchanting story about friendship and believing in yourself, What the Ladybird Heard tells the tale of a tiny ladybird with big ideas! When naughty robbers Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len decide to sneakily steal the farmer’s best prize cow, the little ladybird comes up with a crafty way to thwart their plans…

Join the ladybird and a whole farmyard of fluffy friends, including the woolly sheep, hairy hog, fat red hen and dainty dog as they come together to expose the robbers! Packed full of magical music, mesmerising puppetry and plenty of audience participation to keep the whole family involved, What the Ladybird Heard is the perfect summer treat!

Directed by Graham Hubbard, What the Ladybird Heard features design by Bek Palmer, lighting design by Ric Mountjoy and original music and sound design by Jon Fiber and Andy Shaw for JollyGoodTunes.

Guaranteed to be a hilarious, engaging outing for tiny theatregoers, What the Ladybird Heard plays until the 10th September 2017.
Tiny fans of The Gruffalo and Peppa Pig will love seeing a familiar story on stage, full of songs and audience participation! Grown-ups are guaranteed to love it too!

What the Ladybird Heard is recommended for those aged 3 and up.

Age Recommendations: Recommended for ages 3+