How to Hide a Lion by Helen Stephens

Wednesday 7 November | 1.30pm

£6.50 Children tickets | £9.50 Adult Tickets 

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When a lion is chased out of town, a little girl, Iris, helps him to find somewhere to hide. Iris embarks on a mission to squash her new friend into a variety of sneaky tight spots, as the misinformed town folk try and track him down. Helen Stephens’ magical book, How to Hide a Lion, comes to life with playful humour, dazzling puppets and jazz. 

Pigtails Productions, Polka Theatre and Oxford Playhouse present How to Hide a Lion by Helen Stephens, Directed and Adapted by Peter Glanville and with music and songs by Barb Jungr.

Meet & greet with the lion after the show!

Babes-in-arms go free.


"Comes to life with a roar."
The Guardian
"Little gem of a production . . . enchanting mini musical."
Children's Theatre Review
"Staying true to the terrific tale and delightful drawings, with an extra pawful of stagey sprinkles... this makes for a very classy production."
Curious Mum