The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle – Open Air Theatre

Friday 26th July, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm.

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The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle - Open Air Theatre

THE ADVENTURES OF DOCTOR DOLITTLE
by Hugh Lofting, adapted by Oliver Gray

Doctor Dolittle leads a simple life as the village doctor in sleepy Puddleby-On-The-Marsh. He often undercharges his patients, or even treats them for free, so he is terribly poor. But one day, with the help of his wise old parrot Polynesia, he makes an extraordinary discovery: that he can talk to animals.

As news of his talent as an animal doctor spreads, animals across the world send messages asking for his help. So he borrows a leaky old ship and embarks on a thrilling quest to cure illness, spread kindness, and better understand animals everywhere. He is joined on his adventures by a loyal animal crew: Jip (a dog), Chee-Chee (a monkey), Dab Dab (a duck), and Gub Gub (an ever-hungry, cake-loving pig) –who together may even help him fix his money problems once and for all!

Hugh Lofting’s timeless classic celebrates the power of empathy and inspires audiences young and old to see the world through the eyes of animals. This funny, exciting family musical is performed with flair and wit by Illyria in the great outdoors.

Please bring your own seating (blankets or low-backed camping chairs) and dress appropriately for the weather. Picnics welcome.

BOOK ONLINE or call 01455 290429 (10am – 4pm)

Doors open 2.30pm for a 3.30pm start, our tearoom will be open for light refreshments.

Ticket Prices:
Adult: £20
Child: £12 (Under 3s Free)
Concession: £16 (students/NUS card holders, senior citizens (60+), disabled – carers free)
Family Ticket (2A+2C): £55

Running time (approx): 110-minutes (including a 20-minute interval). Suitable for ages 5+ (younger children also welcome).

About Illyria
Our mission is simple: to create outstandingly enjoyable theatre and make it available for everyone. We’ve been pursuing this mission for over thirty years, performed for more than a million people, and intend to entertain families across the country for many more seasons to come.

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