WE’RE GOING TO THE WEST END
WE’RE GOING TO SEE A BEAR HUNT
WHAT A BEAUTIFUL PLAY!
WE’RE NOT SCARED!
Following a smash-hit international and West End tour, Kenny Wax Family Entertainment Ltd present a colourful stage adaptation of popular children’s novel We’re Going on a Bear Hunt. Returning once more to London, the vivid production plays a limited summer holiday season at the Lyric Theatre.
Based on Michael Rosen’s best-selling, award-winning book, which features iconic illustrations by Helen Oxenbury, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is the thrilling tale of an intrepid family determined to have a big adventure. Setting out on a quest to find a bear, accompanied by their special musical dog, the gang must journey through a host of climates, from gigantic grass to a splishy, splashy river and even big squelchy mud! Will they ever find the bear?
Featuring plenty of interactive fun, including a lively score and songs that everyone can sing, the exciting production promises to be the perfect treat for tiny theatregoers! Brought to life by director Sally Cookson, who has helmed previous West End children’s shows including Hetty Feather, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is a hands-on adventure for modern audiences!
Cast and Creative
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is the original novel by Michael Rosen, with illustrations by Helen Oxenbury, and is adapted for the stage by Sally Cookson and the Original Company, with direction by Sally Cookson, set and costume design by Katie Sykes, lighting design by Tony Simpson and sound design by Jason Barnes. The production also features compositions by Benji Bower and puppet design by Marc Parrett, and is production by Kenny Wax Family Entertainment Ltd.
Casting includes Joseph Carey as Dad, Christopher Smart as Boy, Rebecca Newman as Girl and Benjamin Hills as Dog/Musician, with Jordan Turner as Understudy/ASM.
Show Lengths and Times
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt comes to the Lyric Theatre London for limited performances from July 4th to September 2nd 2018. Performances are at 10am, 11am, 12pm and 2pm, and vary depending on the day.
Show running time is 55 minutes, without an interval.
Suitable for Children?
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is recommended for those aged 3 and up.
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