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!

28 May - 1 Jun

Curve, Leicester

12 -13 Sep

Lighthouse, Poole

14 - 15 Sep

Chelmsford Theatre, Chelmsford

16 - 17 Sep

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

19 Sep

Kings Lynn Corn Exchange , Kings Lynn

21 - 22 Sep

BEAM, Hertford

24 -25 Sep

The Elgiva, Chesham

28 - 29 Sep

Swan Theatre, Worcester

1 Oct

Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham

2 Oct

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

5 - 6 Oct

Stockport Plaza, Stockport

8 - 9 Oct

The Atkinson, Southport

12 - 13 Oct

New Theatre Royal, Lincoln

15 - 16 Oct

The Albans Arena, St Albans

18 - 20 Oct

The Redgrave Theatre, Bristol

22 - 23 Oct

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

26 - 27 Oct

The Hawth, Crawley

28 - 29 Oct

The Haymarket, Basingstoke

30 - 31 Oct

CAST, Doncaster

2 Nov

The Albany Theatre, Coventry

3 - 4 Nov

Storyhouse, Chester

5 Nov

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

7 - 8 Nov

Grimsby Auditorium, Grimsby

9 - 10 Nov

New Theatre, Peterborough

12 - 13 Nov

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

14 Nov

The Broadway Theatre, Catford

16 - 17 Nov

Taunton Brewhouse, Taunton

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‘A superb theatrical production’
'A must-see for fans of the book, and for any young child who likes animals!’
'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.'