What’s on this weekend: December 17th & 18th

    There’s plenty of exciting adaptations to see at the theatre this weekend


    1. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

    Eric Carle’s classic makes its way off the page and onto the stage in this live show for little ones. The critically-acclaimed production features a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets in a faithful adaptation of the adored story, as well as four other Carle tales.

    When: Until Saturday 7th January, 11am and 2pm
    How much: From £12.50 each
    Where: Ambassadors Theatre, West Street, London WC2H 9ND
    0207 395 5405


    2. Babe, The Sheep-Pig

    Adapted from Dick King-Smith’s much-loved novel, Babe, The Sheep-Pig is brought to life in an enchanting new production for kids of all ages. Featuring stunning puppetry, an original score and an utterly charming ‘baa-ber sheep’ quartet.

    When: Until Sunday 5th February, times vary
    How much: from £12 each
    Where: Polka Theatre, 240 The Broadway, London SW19 1SB


    3. Cinderella at Chiswick Hosue

    A magical production of the classic fairytale story, Cinderella takes place in the Walled Gardens at Chiswick House this Christmas. Performed in a state-of-the-art giant theatre tent, Cinderella will transport you into an enchanting world, complete with dancing mice, an illusionist, an acrobatic lizard and live orchestra performing an original score.

    When: 16th to 31st December, 7.30pm and 2pm
    How much: from £30; under-threes go free
    Where: The Walled Garden, Chiswick House, London W4 2RP
    visit eventbrite.co.uk to book