Text says Dear Zoo with illustrations of different zoo animals coming out of a red box, 4 polaroid pictures show actors on stage
Sat 12 Feb - Thu 17 Feb

Dear Zoo Live

I wrote to the Zoo to send me a pet and they sent me a…

Ben and Sally are searching for the perfect pet, but instead the zoo send a far too big elephant, a far too grumpy camel, and a far too jumpy frog. Whatever will they send next!

Rod Campbell’s much-loved lift the flap book has been a firm favourite with children and parents for nearly forty years. Lovingly adapted for the stage, his distinctive illustrations leap from the page in this colourful show packed full of puppetry, songs and, of course, all the animals from the zoo.

With lots of laughs and audience interaction, Dear Zoo is the perfect introduction to theatre for young children. Join us and find out whether the zoo will send the perfect pet…in the end!



Venue: Pentland Theatre

"A must-see for fans of the book, and for any young child who likes animals!" ★★★★★ Whatsgoodtodo.co.uk

"A superb theatrical production" ★★★★★ My Theatre Mates

"This show is the perfect running time and there’s no interval, so momentum isn’t lost. If you’re looking for a family trip to the theatre, this is one of the best." ★★★★★ Entertainmentviews.co.uk 

Ages: 18 month - 6 years
Running Time: 55 mins (no interval)

Tickets from £9
Group Discounts may apply to this event. Please contact the Groups Department at groups@artsdepot.co.uk for more information.

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Dynamic pricing applies to this event. This means that the price of individual seats may increase based on demand, so it's best to book early.

In line with government guidelines, we have returned to full capacity for events and seating for this performance is not socially distanced. 

Following the recent lifting of restrictions, we have kept some safety measures in place and are asking visitors to:

  • Scan the NHS Covid-19 Test & Trace QR code on arrival
  • Wear a face covering inside the building, including in the auditorium
  • Be aware of their proximity to others when moving around the building
  • Use contactless payment methods where possible

Read more about our current procedures

Booking Info

Tickets from £9

Ages 18 months - 6 years

Pick & Mix
Book 3 shows, save 15%
Book 4 or more shows, save 20%
(T&Cs apply, see Audience Notes)

  • Sat 12 Feb 20222.00pmBook
  • Sun 13 Feb 202211.00amBook
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  • Mon 14 Feb 202211.00amBook
  • Mon 14 Feb 20222.00pmBook
  • Tue 15 Feb 202211.00amBook
  • Tue 15 Feb 20222.00pmBook
  • Wed 16 Feb 202211.00amBook
  • Wed 16 Feb 20222.00pmBook
  • Thu 17 Feb 202211.00amBook
  • Thu 17 Feb 20222.00pmBook

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