The Snail and the Whale

The Snail and the Whale


From the theatre company that brought you The Gruffalo, and Room on the Broom, comes a brand new live theatre treat for all the family. Basedon Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s much-loved picture book, The Snail and Whale will be a heartwarming treat for audiences this Christmas season.

When a little sea snail wants to go on an adventure to see the world, they jump on the back of a large grey humpback whale. Together the pair sail the seas and go on an amazing journey – but what happens when the whale gets beached? How will the tiny snail save him?

Featuring live music and lots of laughs, The Snail and the Whale is a perfect theatrical experience for all the family.

Cast & Creative

The Snail and the Whale is brought to life by the company Tall Stories, who created the stage adaptations of The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom. The show is based on the picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Show Length & Times

The Snail and the Whale runs at 55 minutes with no interval.

Suitable For?

The Snail and the Whale is recommended for ages 4+


Tickets for The Snail and the Whale at the Apollo Theatre London are now on sale! Book tickets by using the search form on the top right of the page.


Have you seen The Snail and the Whale? If so please share your thoughts in the comments section below!

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