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Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom: Live on Stage - New Wimbledon Theatre and on tour

Preview by Lizzie Guilfoyle

FROM the producers of the hugely successful Peppa Pig theatre tours, Fiery Light Productions, comes a return visit of the popular live stage show, Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom: Live on Stage.

Marking the 10-year anniversary of Entertainment One’s (eOne) animated TV series, the returning production opens at the Orchard Theatre, Dartford on Saturday, February 2 before visiting 45 theatres across Ireland and the UK until summer 2019.

They include New Wimbledon Theatre, where it runs from March 4 to March 5.

Entertainment One’s Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom hails from the award-winning animation studio Astley Baker Davies, creators of the global pre-school phenomenon Peppa Pig. The multi award-winning series is broadcast in over 130 territories and is popular with pre-schoolers on Nick Jr and on Channel 5’s Milkshake.

Fiery Light brings all the magic of the television show to the stage in this exciting live musical adventure which follows Ben and Holly in their fun-filled journey to help Gaston the Ladybird clean up his messy cave, visit The Big World with Nanny Plum and even plan a surprise for King Elf’s birthday party, complete with an unplanned jelly flood!

This charming, magical visit to the Little Kingdom is filled with fun, music, colour and songs that will delight young families.

Richard Lewis (Director) has adapted the TV animation for the stage and also directs having previously adapted and directed five Peppa Pig UK, Ireland, USA and Australian theatre tours, two LazyTown Live! Tours, the UK and US tours of Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure as well as Teletubbies Live!.

The composer is the highly talented Mani Svavarsson who has composed the music for a number of FieryLight shows including LazyTown Live!, Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure, Teletubbies Live! and all of the live Peppa Pig shows.

Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom: Live on Stage is produced by Fiery Light (Fiery Angel and Limelight Productions), the team behind popular stage adaptations of LazyTown Live!, Roald Dahl’s The BFG, Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure, Teletubbies Live and the five Peppa Pig stage tours – Peppa Pig’s Party, Peppa Pig’s Treasure Hunt, Peppa Pig’s Big Splash, Peppa Pig’s Surprise and Peppa Pig’s Adventure. Fiery Light also produce for the pre-school market in the USA and Australia.

For full tour venues and dates and to book tickets, visit www.benandhollylive.com/tour.