Don’t let your young theatregoers overdose on pantomimes, Scrooge and Santa Claus this Christmas season. For an alternative, family-friendly show, hop to the Arts Theatre to catch new page-to-stage adaptation of much-loved children’s book series Guess How Much I Love You by 31 December 2017. The hares will show you the way – now get booking!
Join Little and Big Nutbrown Hare, from the best-selling Guess How Much I Love You and I Love You All Year Round collection, as they leap off the page and onto the stage in this magical journey through the seasons. The pair of hares settle down after a bedtime story and re-awaken to discover the delights and colours of each season as they compete to measure their love for each other in this timeless loveable story. Explore this playful story of love and nature as it unfolds on stage through puppets, live music and interactive play, all designed for children aged 3 and up to join in.
Since it was first published by Walker Books in 1994, Guess How Much I Love You, written by Sam McBratney and illustrated by Anita Jeram, has been translated into 53 languages and sold more than 23 million copies worldwide. This new stage production of Guess How Much I Love You stars Penny Dyer as Little Nutbrown Hare, Matthew Crouzieres as Big Nutbrown Hare and Emily-Jane Ashford as Mother Nature. Anna Fox directs this Selladoor Family production, which embarks on a major UK tour in 2018.
Guess How Much I Love You runs at the Arts Theatre, London WC2H 7JB until 31 December 2017, with performances variously at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 3pm. Tickets are priced from £12.50, with family tickets also available.
Hop to it
The Hares journey to @ArtsTheatreLDN We’re just a hop skip and jump away from #LeicesterSquare tube station. Follow Little & Big Nutbrown Hare to see just how simple it is! If you don’t want to be in the cold too long buy your tickets online https://t.co/10pEUWkBoc pic.twitter.com/gmxig73gck
— Guess How Much (@GuessUKTour) December 11, 2017