The Tiger Who Came To Tea Reviews

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Average customer review: 3.0 star rating (2.9 Stars)

Number of reviews: 5

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5.0 star rating Kaymac from Buckinghamshire

GREAT ADAPTATION FOR ALL THE FAMILY

Had a wonderful time seeing his performance this morning. Took 5 children ranging from 4 years to 10 years, plus my sister, me and our mum! All thoroughly enjoyed it! Our mum read the story to us as children, and we in turn have read it to ours. There were extra bits added like songs, but they stuck to the story, some of it word for word. Even dressed the same! Would recommend!

4.5 star rating Mum from London, UK

A REAL PLEASURE

We took a four- and six-year-old to this show first thing today and we all had a brilliant time. It is a simple piece of theatre and that's its charm. The three main actors were wonderful and this production perfectly introduced the youngsters to what the stage can offer.

3.0 star rating V Shannon from London, England

AMATEUR ACTING, PROFESSIONAL PRICES

My six your old granddaughter enjoyed it but wasn't thrilled by it. It was very thin - the tiger was great but once he went offstage the show should have been over - that last fifteen minutes were painful to sit through, Hideous acting from the woman who played the child - with some sort of weird speech thing going on that needs some serious attention. It was about the level of a decent am-dram village panto. NOT worth the ridiculous ticket prices.

1.0 star rating Victor from London

OVER STUFFED TIGER

The popular children's story comes to the stage with an excellent set and true to the story tiger and characters. And that's where any enjoyment ends. This is a production suitable only for very small children (4 or under)ie those who can't spot this is rubbish. The TTWCTT is a not a substantial story in the first place and this production is padded like a cheap sofa particularly after the Tiger leaves - another 15 minutes of vacuous songs heroically performed. The cast work hard but cannot make a silk purse out a sow's ear of the writer's appallingscript/songs. That said my 9 year old and I laughed through the last 15 minutes and the Yummy Scrummy Sausages song and its 1,2,3,4 choruses. AVOID (LIKE THE BLACK DEATH)

1.0 star rating Nicola from London, England

AVOID

I can’t believe that this London “show” charges so much money for what it is!!! Absolutely awful!!! At best it would be good for a 1 year old. Anyone older than 1 would not find this entertaining at all. I was literally counting down the minutes for this repetitive “show” to be over. Paid £90 for tickets and I’m still in shock at how bad it was.

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