Illustrated image of animals (lion, giraffe, monkey, snake, elephant, frog, dog, and a camel) on a pale yellow background

Dear Zoo Live!

Family based on the book by Rod Campbell The Haymarket



£19. Under 16s £17 (includes £4 booking fee)

Group bookings

Buy 10 and all tickets are £15 (includes £4 booking fee)


Suitable for: ages 2 and over

Running time: 55 minutes (no interval)

Dear Zoo, the popular children's book returns to the stage!

See our characters write to the Zoo. Who will be delivered? A cheeky monkey, a jumpy frog, and of course, a perfect puppy.

Help your children learn as the book leaps onto the stage and share a magical experience as the story unfolds with child-engaging puppets, music, and lots of audience interaction.

Rod Campbell is the master of interactive storytelling, and an expert in early learning for pre-schoolers. As a trusted household name, his books have stood the test of time and continue to be a staple addition to the family bookshelf, and a popular choice for early years' teachers. The creator of more than 200 books for children, Rod Campbell's ability to be both fun and reassuring encourages children to discover and delight in the world around them.

Join us to see what the zoo has sent: the perfect pet – in the end!

Cast & Creatives

Cast & Creatives


5 Stars

A superb theatrical production
My Theatre Matters

5 Stars

A must-see for fans of the book, and for any young child who likes animals!

5 Stars

This show is the perfect running time and there’s no interval, so momentum isn’t lost. If you're looking for a family trip to the theatre, this is one of the best

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