The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show: an image of a cartoon caterpillar is centre with the title of the show underneath it
Thu 30 May - Sun 2 Jun

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by author/illustrator Eric Carle has delighted generations of readers since it was first published in 1969 selling more than 43 million copies worldwide.

Eric’s well-known books captivated readers with his iconic colourful hand-painted tissue paper collage illustrations and distinctively simple stories, introducing generations of children to a bigger, brighter world – and to their first experience of reading itself.

The timeless classic has made its way off the page and onto the stage.

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, the critically acclaimed production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show features a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets, faithfully adapting four of Eric Carle’s stories Brown Bear, Brown Bear10 Little Rubber DucksThe Very Lonely Firefly and of course the star of the show celebrating its 50th Birthday in 2019, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Venue: Pentland Theatre

"Beautiful, rhythmic, and faithful to the author's works." ★★★★★ TimeOut

"Colourful, engaging, charming" The Huffington Post

"We rate it five smiles" Newsday

Ages 2+
Running Time: 55 mins (no interval)

Tickets from £9
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Booking Info

Tickets from £9

Ages 2+

Pick & Mix
Book 3 or more shows, save 15%
Book 5 or more shows, save 20%

  • Thu 30 May 20192.00pmBook
  • Thu 30 May 20194.30pmBook
  • Fri 31 May 201910.30amBook
  • Fri 31 May 20192.00pmBook
  • Sat 1 Jun 201910.30amBook
  • Sat 1 Jun 20192.00pmBook
  • Sun 2 Jun 201910.30amBook
  • Sun 2 Jun 20192.00pmBook

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