Why Watch Where is Peter Rabbit?
First published in 1902, The Tale of Peter Rabbit has enraptured children across all age groups for several generations. Featuring lifelike handcrafted puppets that aptly depict the animal characters of the book, Where is Peter Rabbit is an excellent take on the classic children’s tale. The play features voiceovers from some of the most well-known actors in theatre, including BAFTA Award-winning Miriam Margolyes, of Harry Potter fame and Griff Rhys Jones, am Olivier Award Winner. The music and lyrics have been inspired by the original book and makes for an enchanting original soundtrack and performance. Potter’s books have been inspired as a result of her love for animals and nature. She has numerous pets throughout her childhood, which served as inspiration for her stories. The play combines numerous stories, all centered around animals and serves as an excellent merger of all her famous characters. A combination of live performance, recorded material, and projection make for an unforgettable night at West End!
The story is set in the Lake District of England. Peter Rabbit and his family are constantly on the lookout for food. He is accompanied by Benjamin Bunny and Jemima Puddle-Duck in all his adventurous endeavors. They mostly steal vegetables from the garden of Mr. McGregor, a cruel and wicked man, who attempts to catch the animals. Join Peter Rabbit on his adventures, as he is joined by a multitude of other characters. Mrs. Tiggly Winkle helps everyone with their laundry and ironing, while the friendly Jemima Puddle-Duck always accompanies Peter. Will Peter Rabbit’s luck run out, and will he get caught by Mr. McGregor, who swears to protect his lettuce garden from the pesky animals?
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Strong production values in an ingenious attempt to bring Beatrix Potter’s tales to the stage
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The Theatre Royal Haymarket has a seating capacity of 889.
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