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Dear Zoo Live!

After a successful debut tour, Dear Zoo the timeless children’s classic book returns to the stage in 2019!

Rod Campbell’s best-selling lift the flap book has delighted generations of young readers since it was first published in 1982. And has sold more than 8 million copies worldwide.

This production will delight all those who have read the book (both young and old) as it unfolds with child-engaging puppets, music and lots of audience interaction.

Join us at The Capitol to see what the zoo has sent: the perfect pet – in the end!



  • The play is for children aged 2 years and upwards.
  • Running Time: 55 minutes. No interval.

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  • A superb theatrical production
    My Theatre Mates

  • A must-see for fans of the book, and for any young child who likes animals!
    What's Good To Do

  • This show is the perfect running time and there's no interval, so momentum isn't lost. If you're looking for a family trip to the theatre, this is one of the best