A new puppet-infested production adapted by Toby Olié

From the original graphic novel by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Dave McKean

A Little Angel Theatre, Bristol Old Vic and York Theatre Royal co-production

Fri 14 February – Sun 26 April 2020
See Diary for performance times

Location: Theatre

When Lucy hears noises from behind the walls, she tries to warn her family that there are wolves lurking inside their house, but her family doesn’t believe her. Then one day, Lucy’s fears come true when a pack of wolves comes bursting out of the walls, forcing Lucy and her family to live at the bottom of the garden. But the story is far from over – Lucy must gather her courage, as her battle against the wolves is only just beginning.

Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean’s spooky and hilarious tale comes to thrilling theatrical life in this frenzy of puppetry, songs, and shadow-play directed by Toby Olié and featuring original songs by Adam Pleeth and Carl Grose. Suitable for brave children and scared adults.


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Age guidance:

The Wolves in the Walls is aimed at ages 7 – adult. It is an enjoyably dark and funny show for older children and adults, with an anarchic mix of puppetry and music. There are some scenes with lots of shadows and darkness, and there is a scary atmosphere which builds up throughout the show.

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£15 Full-price Adults
£13 Children (age 1 – 15) and Concessions
All tickets £8 for previews 14 – 16 February
Friday Fives: all tickets £5 at 5pm on Fridays

Running Time: 1 hour approx

School Bookings
Call box office on 020 7226 1787 to make a school booking.

Tickets for school groups are £6.50 per person (weekdays only).

Relaxed Performances:
Saturday 4 April, 4pm

Call the box office on 020 7226 1787 to book for a Relaxed Performance.
Call the box office to enquire about booking a weekday Relaxed Performance for a school.

What is a Relaxed Performance? Find out more here.

The visual story for The Wolves in the Walls will be available shortly.

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Directed and designed by Toby Olié
Lighting design by Matt Daw
Music composed by Adam Pleeth
Lyrics by Carl Grose
Associate designer and puppet supervision by Daisy Beattie
Performed by Matthew Churcher, Elisa De Grey, Michael Fowkes and Katie Haygarth

Very generously supported by Sarah-Jane Fenton and Clive Owen