How To Hide A Lion

Adult £14, Child £10

Mon – Sat 11am – 3pm
plus one hour prior to performance for that show only


Presented by Pigtail Productions

When a lion is chased out of town, a little girl, Iris, helps him to find somewhere to hide. Iris embarks on a mission to squash her new friend into a variety of sneaky tight spots, as the misinformed town folk try and track him down. Helen Stephens’ magical book, How to Hide a Lion, comes to life with playful humour, dazzling puppets and jazz.
Pigtails Productions, Polka Theatre and Oxford Playhouse present How to Hide a Lion by Helen Stephens, Directed and Adapted by Peter Glanville and with music and songs by Barb Jungr.


“Comes to life with a roar.” The Guardian
“Little gem of a production . . . enchanting mini musical.” Children’s Theatre Review
“Staying true to the terrific tale and delightful drawings, with an extra pawful of stagey sprinkles… this makes for a very classy production.” Curious Mum

Show Info

Suitable for 3+
Tickets: Adult £14, Child £10
(Price includes £1 Resoration Levy)
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