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Dear Zoo

I wrote to the Zoo to send me a pet and they sent me a…
Ben and Sally are searching for the perfect pet, but instead the zoo sent a far too big elephant, a far too grumpy camel, and a far too jumpy frog.  Whatever will they send next?!

Rod Campbell’s much-loved lift the flap book has been a firm favourite with children and parents for nearly forty years.  Lovingly adapted for the stage, his distinctive illustrations leap from the page in this colourful show packed full of puppetry, songs and, of course, all the animals from the zoo.

With lots of laughs and audience interaction, Dear Zoo is the perfect introduction to theatre for young children. Join us and find out whether the zoo will send the perfect pet… in the end!

 

Price

Prices and discounts subject to change

Running Time

Approximately 55 minutes with no interval

Age guidance

2+ (Babes in arms free) Babes in arms (under 18 months) welcome, but please call to book in advance

Performances

Performances

Discounts & Concessions

CONCESSIONS

We offer a range of discounts and concessions to enable everyone to enjoy an affordable visit to Birmingham Hippodrome.

FRIENDS

Best Available tickets £12.50
Sat 13 – Sun 14 Apr & Tue 16 Apr performances

FAMILY OFFER

£60 ticket for 2 adults and 2 children, Sat 13 – Sun 14 Apr & Tue 16 Apr performances.

Select Family Offer price type and discount will apply when you have added all four seats to your basket

CONCESSIONS FOR PATRONS WITH DISABILITIES

£5 off standard price tickets in all seating areas.
2 for 1 for disabled patrons who require the service/support of a companion.

CLICK HERE for more information on our Assisted Performances

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Discounts and Concessions are offered subject to availability at the discretion of the Information and Sales Manager. Top three price bands only, unless otherwise stated. Restrictions may apply. Only one discount per ticket may apply, unless otherwise stated. Offers are non retrospective and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Valid ID must be presented where applicable. Additional discounts may be offered from time to time.

Food & Drink

The Coffee Bar

Our Coffee Bar is open before the show and during the interval for hot and cold drinks, snacks or a quick and tasty bite to eat.

The Kiosks

You’ll find kiosks in the foyers selling a range of confectionery, Marshfield ice creams (which can also be pre-ordered) and chilled soft drinks as well as the current show programme.

Accessible Performances

We strive to provide access for all

For dates of audio-described, captioned, British Sign Language (BSL) interpreted or relaxed performances, please see below. These vary from show to show.

If you would like to book for any accessible performance, please make sure you are signed up to our access registration scheme here. Once registered, you will be able to books seats online, see only relevant seats and information based on your needs – plus choose any relevant discounts. If you would prefer not to book online, you can speak to our friendly access advisors on 0121 689 1060.

Relaxed/Schools Performance: Thu 11 Apr, 10:30am, 1.30pm (Relaxed), Fri 12, Mon 15, Tue 16 Apr

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What is a relaxed performance?

A Relaxed Performance is an adjusted version of the show where sensory aspects such as bright lights and loud noises are reduced, delivered in an environment ‘where it is acceptable to move around, make noise, and behave in non-normative ways’. These performances are an important means for disabled people and people with sensory sensitivities, including but not exclusive to people with learning disabilities, autistic people, and people with other neurodivergent conditions, to experience the arts in an inclusive environment

Further information

Information about our access registration scheme here
About our accessible performances here
About our accessible facilities here
About our relaxed performances here

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

whatsgoodtodo.co.uk

A superb theatrical production

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