Based on the best-selling book by Yann Martel, the five-star hit show has opened at Birmingham Hippodrome. Local media attended to see the jaw-dropping visuals and world-class puppetry for themselves and this is what they had to say…

“a theatrical banquet”

Bum on a Seat ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

“will take your breath away”

“the puppetry and choreography are incredible, and all aspects of the immersive set along with the beautiful soundtrack by composer Andrew T. Mackay makes for a spectacular experience”

Culture Bab ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

“The look, the sound and the movement [of the puppets] is second to none and really does elevate this play into something very special.”

Curtain Call Reviews ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

“A clever and breathtaking story of faith, imagination and endurance”

“This show is a must see.”

Express and Star ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

“the combined talents of all involved produces something spectacular and thought-provoking that stays with you long after you have left the theatre”

Fairy Powered Productions ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

“This production masterfully intertwines lighting, sound effects, puppetry and powerful acting to create a stage sensation.”

Small House Big Trips ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

“With a captivating story, unmatched stagecraft, and stirring performances, Life of Pi is a show that is not to be missed. “

The Reviews Hub ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

“Life Of Pi is a captivating work of theatre”

“a thoroughly absorbing and profoundly thought-provoking night of entertainment”

What’s On Live ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

Life of Pi will play at Birmingham Hippodrome’s main stage from Monday 12 February – Saturday 17 February. Tickets are on sale now and can be booked here or by calling 0844 338 5000* 

*0844 calls will cost you 4.5p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge.