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The Tiger Who Came to Tea (2020)

18 February, 2020 - 23 February, 2020

Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show

    The Tiger Who Came to Tea

    Tuesday 18 - Sunday 23 February 2020 at NST Campus

    A musical play adapted and directed by DAVID WOOD, based on the book by JUDITH KERR

    Suitable for children aged 3+

    Running time: approx 55 minutes (no interval)

    Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on tour, celebrating over 10 years on stage!

    The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big, stripy tiger!

    Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos! A stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem... expect to be surprised!

    Check out the trailer...



    ‘This Tiger is the cat’s meow’

    The Times



    ‘A rare and grrreat achievement’

    Mail on Sunday



    ‘All the fun of the fur’

    Daily Express



    ‘Perfectly pitched’

    Daily Telegraph








    Children’s Birthday Parties at NST

    Are you planning a children’s birthday party? Did you know NST can help you host a birthday party here at the theatre, before or after a show?

    For more information please contact [email protected]


    Park and Ride Service

    Unilink will be running a Park & Ride service for all half term performances of The Tiger Who Came To Tea running approximately every 6 minutes from Wessex Lane Halls of Residence (SO18 2NU), simply park in Wessex Lane Halls and then walk across to the bus stop and catch a U1C to Highfield. 

    Return tickets are just £3.00 per adult and kids go free* when you show your performance ticket! 

    For the return journey from the theatre to Wessex Halls you would need to catch the U1A, U1W or U1E buses, all of which stop outside Wessex Halls.

    *Valid for up to two children under 5 per paying customer.




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    Tickets: £13

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