How To Hide a Lion

How To Hide a Lion by Pigtails Productions at The Welfare Ystradgynlais, SwanseaHow to Hide a Lion by Helen Stephens

When a lion is chased out of town, a little girl, Iris, helps him to find somewhere to hide. Iris embarks on a mission to squash her new friend into a variety of sneaky tight spots, as the misinformed town folk try and track him down.

Helen Stephen’s magical book, How to Hide a Lion, comes to life with playful humour, dazzling puppets and jazz.

Pigtails Productions, Polka Theatre and Oxford Playhouse present How to Hide a Lion by Helen Stephens, Directed and Adapted by Peter Glanville and with music and songs by Barb Jungr.

Recommended for children aged 3+

About Pigtails Productions:



“Comes to life with a roar.” The Guardian

“Little gem of a production . . . enchanting mini musical.” Children’s Theatre Review

“Staying true to the terrific tale and delightful drawings, with an extra pawful of stagey sprinkles… this makes for a very classy production.” Curious Mum

Tickets: Adults: £9 / Children: £8 / Babes-in-arms go free.

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Box Office: 01639 843163